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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Winter Weather Delay: Friday, February 21, 2020

Winter Weather Schedule Changes

City of Jacksonville Offices and Jacksonville Transit will operate on a 2-hour delay Friday, February 21, 2020 due to expected weather conditions.

The City wishes residents to stay safe and heed law enforcement advice to only travel as necessary during the...

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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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Posted on: February 3, 2020

2020 Fabric of Our Community Awards Named

2020 Fabric Honorees

Five additional persons have been named as being integral to the Fabric of Our Community by the Onslow Civic Affairs Committee and are to be given special recognition later this month.

The Fabric of Our Community civic award recognizes individuals or group...

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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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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...
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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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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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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Progress

Henderson Drive traffic pattern

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - Henderson Drive Project nearing End of Phase 1

Crews working on the three phase project to improve and repave Henderson Drive believe they are a month out from completing Phase 1.

The project was delayed by Hurricane Florence, ext...

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