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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

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A Precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been issued for residents and businesses off Corbin Street.

A Streets Division crew was working to clear a drainage ditch which was clogged by hurricane debris and accidentally snagged a main line which was more than...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Advisory: Heavy Traffic of Detoured Drivers, Hurricane Evacuees Delays Repair

Traffic Advisory Update: Heavier than expected traffic of detoured hurricane evacuees has caused a major rework of a key intersection to be delayed, while authorities are now issuing an advisory to avoid the intersection because of the heavy use.

A plan wa...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Recovery Update

Crews Clearing the Streets

Update: Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 9AM

Jacksonville: 90% Streets Cleared; Several Homes Found Heavily Damaged

More than 90% of the Jacksonville streets are now open to traffic, while some still have impediments and a few streets in the City are impassab...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Event Cancelled: River Cleanup Leads to Expanded Water-Based Event

Kayaking the New River

A water-based festival styled event is expanding, benefiting from the successful cleanup of the New River. The New River Splash will feature some activities that once had been avoided because of water quality concerns.

In 1995, the New River was so degrade...

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PlayJOSC.com/NewRiverSplash Media Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2018

2017 Visitor Impact for Jacksonville & Onslow County

Lejeune Memorial Gardens, Visitors Observing the Montford Point Marines Memorial

Jacksonville N.C. Thursday, August 23, 2018 — Visit North Carolina announced today that domestic visitors to and within Onslow County spent $231 million in 2017, an 3.78% increase from 2016. 

“This spending ca...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Public Safety Complex

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Upcoming Passport Fair: Saturday, October 6, 8AM to 5PM at City Hall, 815 New Bridge St. It's an easy and quick way to get your passport on the weekend. Services offered and items needed for the process are listed below.

Business or vacation taking you abr...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2017

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

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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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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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