News Flash

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Jacksonville Celebrates Community Development Week with New Home Tour

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A new home tour will kick off Community Development Week in Jacksonville. The tour will be of a home offered to residents through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. City officials will also provide awareness of other opportunities for n...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/CED Media Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

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Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Media Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Affecting Traffic

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Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Affecting Traffic

Multi-Phased Project Expected to Take Several Years 

A portion of the work to rehabilitate Henderson Drive utilities is underway and traffic patterns are affected. The work is part of a major project...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

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Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
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Media Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2018

New Census Rule Greatly Benefits Military Communities

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A new rule released Wednesday, February 7, 2018 will give credit to military communities where before massive deployments have decreased their Census counts.

City of Jacksonville officials have played a major role in fighting a Vietnam era rule that had re...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Tips for Making Safe Internet Purchase Exchanges

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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 Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Jacksonville Celebrates Community Development Week with New Home Tour

310 Sherwood Road

A new home tour will kick off Community Development Week in Jacksonville. The tour will be of a home offered to residents through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. City officials will also provide awareness of other opportunities for n...

Read on...

JacksonvilleNC.gov/CED Popular Topics
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

Read on...

Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Popular Topics
Posted on: March 14, 2019

City Annual Drinking Water Report for 2018

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The Annual Drinking Water Report is available for 2018 is available for public view - This report is a snapshot of last year’s water quality. Included are details about from where City water comes, what it contains, how it is treated an...

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Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Popular Topics
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Bigger, Better Transit Buses Debut with New Look

New look for Jacksonville Transit buses

Five new buses that have a higher duty rating and a new design are joining the fleet for Jacksonville Transit.

With more than 131,500 passengers in the last fiscal year, Jacksonville Transit provides services to City residents in major neighborhoods and co...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Transit Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

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Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
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Popular Topics
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 Popular Topics
Posted on: February 7, 2018

New Census Rule Greatly Benefits Military Communities

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

View the latest edition of "Your City," Jacksonville's monthly newsletter for Citizens

Your City Newsletter for Residents

With your printed monthly utility bill, you should receive a copy of the "Your City" insert in the mail. City utility services also provides an eco-friendly option for receiving monthly residential and commercial utility bills. For those who opt...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

Read on...

Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

Passport Application Form

Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
Read on...

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.

JFES is certified by the Office of the State Fire Marshal as a Permanent Checking Station a...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Fire Public Safety Popular Topics
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
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Missing Person Investigation Ongoing

James Wilson Jr - Silver Alert

January 16, 2019 - The investigation to find missing person James Wilson, Jr. continues. On Thursday, May 31, 2018, Jacksonville Police Department issued a Silver Alert for James Wilson, Jr., a 78-year old man who apparently walked away from his ...

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Public Safety Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: March 27, 2019

Parents' Night Out-National Space Day Celebration

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Parents' Night Out-National Space Day Celebration

A program providing parents with some time to themselves, while leaving their children in a fun and safe environment.  Fun activities and games.

Come and celebrate National Space Day with us!

  • Friday,...
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Online Registration Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Teens' Night Out-Dangers of Social Media

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Teens' Night Out - Dangers of Social Media

A program providing teens with important information they can use to protect themselves when using Social Media.  Parents are also invited to attend.

  • Friday, May 10, 6-9PM
  • Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New...
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Online Registration Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Family Camp Out

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Family Camp Out

Enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family!  There will be fun, food, games and s'mores.

  • Friday, May 17 at 6PM until Saturday, May 18 at 9AM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center
  • Ages 2 and up
  • Free program
  • Registration is require...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Teen Field Trip to Hunt Library @ NC State University

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Teen Field Trip to Hunt Library @ NC State University

Join us as we tour the famous James B Hunt Library at NC State University.  Home of the bookBot, it is capable to storing 2 million items.  This library is a state of the art facility ...

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Online Registration Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Movies in the Park-Incredibles 2

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Movies in the Park

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening with family and friends!  Concessions will have items available for purchase.

  • Friday, May 17 - Incredibles 2
  • Fun activities start at 7PM
  • Movie begins at Sunset
  • Jacksonville Commons ...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: April 14, 2019

Sounds of Summer presents 120 Minutes Band

120 Minutes Band

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Join us for the first 2019 presentation of the Sounds of Summer Concert Series featuring the band 120 Minutes, a '90s Alternative/Pop Rock tribute band based out of North Carolina's Triangle area.

  • Friday, June 14
  • Jacksonville ...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

Spring & Summer Brochure

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

For information about our upcoming programs and events, be sure to browse through our brochure.

Spring & Summer Brochure Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: March 23, 2019

Boys' Night Out

Young Men

Boys' Night Out

A program encouraging young men to become leaders in their community and prepare for a bright future. Dinner will be served.

  • Friday, April 26
  • 6-9PM at the Jacksonville Youth Center (804 New Bridge St)
  • Ages 11-18 are encouraged to attend.
  • Registr...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camp

Summer camp offers a fun and safe environment for kids age 4-15.  With a staff ration of 1:16, participants will have the opportunity to make new friendships and learn new things during their Summer break.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Jamboree Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display

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Jamboree Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display

Do you have a car, truck or motorcycle you would like to show off during the Jamboree?  Then this is the event for you.

  • Entry is free
  • Awards presented for 
    • People's Choice: Best Overall & Most...
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Event Information Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Jacksonville's Got Talent

Jacksonville's Got Talent

Jacksonville's Got Talent Auditions

Cash prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners at the Jamboree on May 4, 2019!

Register to audition by calling 910 938-5312. 

  • Auditions are held at the Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New Bridge St
  • March 30,...
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Additional Info... Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Eastern NC Barbecue Tour

NC BBQ

Join us as we embark on the Ultimate North Carolina Barbecue Road Trip!

Each Friday in May we will visit a different Eastern North Carolina barbecue establishment.

  • May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 10AM...
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