News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Kidz Dayz Out Child Care Program for Essential Personnel

Recreation Admin Center

Starting Monday, April 6, 2020, Jacksonville Recreation will offer a Kidz Dayz Out program for children ages 6-11. This child care program is for dependents of essential personnel only. 

Kids do not have to already be enrolled in Jacksonville Recr...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Some Special Sanitation Pickups Temporarily Suspended

Some special pickups by City of Jacksonville Sanitation Services have been suspended to protect employees who could be exposed to COVID-19.

The Dial-a-Truck, Electronics Pickup and Appliance Pickup are being suspended to avoid exposure to potential latent ...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Buildings Closed to Public Until Further Notice

City Hall Public Access

In an effort to limit person-to-person contact and to protect our valued employees and Citizens, most City of Jacksonville buildings will have restricted building access beginning at 5PM, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

The drive up access at City Hall to Utili...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Change in Police Procedures

Coronavirus and Police Procedure

The safety and health of our community and staff are a main concern for the City of Jacksonville. This applies to those who interact with Jacksonville Police and the officers.

Jacksonville Police are seeking to do their part in lessening the impact of COVI...

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Media Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19: Mayor Phillips Declares State of Emergency

City of Jacksonville

A State of Emergency has been declared for the City of Jacksonville due to the COVID-19 threat. 

This does not invoke a curfew, nor does it close any businesses.

The declaration may help provide for reimbursement for some expenditures, should they ...

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COVID-19 Schedules, Resources, and Information Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Temporarily Suspended Due to COVID-19 Threat

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Notice: Due to the evolving threat of COVID-19, and out of an abundance of caution, the City of Jacksonville has temporarily suspended all Passport Services at this time.

Passport Services

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Resurfacing Announced

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Henderson Drive Resurfacing Announced

A contract to repave a large portion of Henderson Drive that was the subject of extensive utility repairs by the City of Jacksonville is expected to have work begin in mid-April and finish b...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Traffic Advisory: Culvert to be Replaced; Part of Wardola Street to close for five months

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A new bridge over an environmentally sensitive creek will help improve water quality and safety. The work to do so will take about five months and close part of Wardola Street at the Thompson School Creek crossing for that period.

Forty-year-old culverts c...

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Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19: City Operations; Official Information & Resources

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Governor Roy Cooper issued a Stay at Home Order, effective 5PM, Monday, March 30, 2020. Essential services will continue.  I  FAQ for Stay at Home Order

Re-entry passes are not needed at this time as no curfew has been issued for our area...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Buildings Closed to Public Until Further Notice

City Hall Public Access

In an effort to limit person-to-person contact and to protect our valued employees and Citizens, most City of Jacksonville buildings will have restricted building access beginning at 5PM, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

The drive up access at City Hall to Utili...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Temporarily Suspended

Passport Application Form

Notice: Due to the evolving threat of COVID-19, and out of an abundance of caution, the City of Jacksonville has temporarily suspended all Passport Services at this time.

Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is ...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Resurfacing Announced

Henderson Drive traffic pattern

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - Henderson Drive Resurfacing Announced

A contract to repave a large portion of Henderson Drive that was the subject of extensive utility repairs by the City of Jacksonville is expected to have work begin in mid-April and finish b...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Taking Applications: Public Safety Citizens Academy

Public Safety Citizens Academy

Jacksonville’s Public Safety Citizens Academy is designed to enhance communication and relationships between Citizens, Fire & Emergency Services and Police through information and education. The Academy provides an opportunity for Citizens t...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

2020 Annual Poetry & Art Competition Open for Entries

Onslow Commission for Persons with Disabilities

“Sharing Hands Means Caring Hearts” is the theme of the 2020 Poster, Poetry, and Essay contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Onslow Commission for Persons with Disabilities and the City of Jacksonville. Onslow County students...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Traffic Advisory: Culvert to be Replaced; Part of Wardola Street to close for five months

wardola project

A new bridge over an environmentally sensitive creek will help improve water quality and safety. The work to do so will take about five months and close part of Wardola Street at the Thompson School Creek crossing for that period.

Forty-year-old culverts c...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Jacksonville's Opportunity Zone

Downtown Jacksonville and the New River

Jacksonville's Opportunity Zone

An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Opportunity Zones were added to the tax code by the Tax Cu...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Change in Police Procedures

Coronavirus and Police Procedure

The safety and health of our community and staff are a main concern for the City of Jacksonville. This applies to those who interact with Jacksonville Police and the officers.

Jacksonville Police are seeking to do their part in lessening the impact of COVI...

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Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Temporarily Suspended

Passport Application Form

Notice: Due to the evolving threat of COVID-19, the City of Jacksonville has temporarily suspended all Passport Services at this time.  

Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US ...

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Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Taking Applications: Public Safety Citizens Academy

Public Safety Citizens Academy

Jacksonville’s Public Safety Citizens Academy is designed to enhance communication and relationships between Citizens, Fire & Emergency Services and Police through information and education. The Academy provides an opportunity for Citizens t...

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Download the Application Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: February 8, 2019

JFES Offers Car Seat Installation Assistance

JFES Car Seat Check

Need help installing a car seat or want someone to check your work? Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services offers free installation and check service to Citizens throughout the year.

JFES is certified by the Office of the State Fire Marshal as a Permanen...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Tips for Making Safe Internet Purchase Exchanges

Internet Purchase Exchange Location at the Center for Public Safety

The Jacksonville Police Department reminds all to be cautious when buying or selling items on local internet and social networking exchange sites.

As a service to the community, the Center for Public Safety maintains an Internet Shopping Exchange area in t...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Police Public Safety Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: March 26, 2020

Coronavirus 2020 Updates on Recreation Programs

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Shelter Reservations being cancelled through April 30  3/30/2020

If you have a shelter reservation during the month of April, we will be contacting you to issue you a full refund.  If you would like to contact us, you can do so by calling...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Movies in the Park

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Movies in the Park

Join us at the Jacksonville Commons Amphitheater as we present our annual Movies in the Park series.  Enjoy movies throughout the summer, while also enjoying a family friendly outdoor event.  Activities for the kids and...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Spring & Summer Brochure 2020

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Published twice a year, our 2020 Spring & Summer Brochure is now available.


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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Summer Day Camps

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Summer Day Camps 2020

The Jacksonville Recreation Department offers a variety of youth day camps during the summer break.  

Sessions are two weeks in length and camp must be paid in full at time of registration.

Session Dates for all camps: June 15-...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: December 7, 2019

Jacksonville's Jamboree 2020

Jacksonville's Jamboree

Jacksonville's Jamboree Now Accepting Vendor Applications

Jacksonville's Jamboree is an annual event held at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex on the first Saturday in May.  This all-day celebration is filled with live entertainment, the...

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