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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline Approaching

Property Tax Exemption Application Deadline Approaching

Elderly or Disabled, including Disabled Veterans, May Qualify for Property Tax Exemption

June 1, 2022 is the deadline for elderly or disabled persons to apply for a property tax exemption for the 2022 ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Summer Art Programs Return

The Onslow County Museum excited to announce the theme for this year's Summer Art Program is "The First People of Carolina."

For more info follow the link and print out the registration form. Return to the Museum by mail or drop it off in person.

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Business Recovery Grant Phase 2 Now Open

More NC businesses that experienced a significant economic loss due to COVID-19 are eligible for grants.

Grants are available to eligible arts, entertainment, or recreation, accommodation, or food service business such as a hotel, restaurant, or bar.

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Convenience Site Hours Update

The Richlands convenience site is now open the last Saturday of the month from 10AM-6PM. The Silverdale convenience site will be open every Saturday except the last Saturday of the month from 12PM-6PM

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

An Onslow Veterans Service Officer will soon be embedded in the Jacksonville Vet Center to help veterans get their benefits to receive services there. The embedding was approved by the Onslow County Board of Commissioners in their regular session Monday, ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

Onslow County Board of Commissioners have unanimously approved an economic development proposal that will sell about 16 acres within Burton Park with the agreement that the investment would provide substantial property tax revenues and provide for at leas...

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Communications
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Albert J Ellis Airport Director Honored

Chris White Award

Congratulations to Onslow County Airport Director Chris White who has been named the 2022 Airport Professional of the Year by the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Aviation Executives at their annual meeting. The Association represents 12 s...

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Communications
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Onslow County Hosts Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Training

HART Advisory

Full scale exercise at Hammocks Beach State Park will include multiple low-flying aircraft

Onslow County Emergency Services is hosting a helicopter aquatic rescue training exercise involving federal, state, and local agencies. The exercise takes place Apri...

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Communications
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Economic Development Public Hearing Item Scheduled

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The Onslow County Board of Commissioners are to hold a public hearing at their next regular meeting to consider an economic development project to be located at Burton Park and for it to provide at least 100 new jobs at above the Onslow County median wage...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

Onslow Commissioners Honor Telecommunicators and Others

Twelve Onslow County Telecommunicators have been honored for outstanding services, including saving lives by competent and calm direction during medical emergencies. The twelve were honored in a regul...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Farmers' Market Season Begins April 23

Open Every Saturday from 8AM-12PM at 4024 Richlands Hwy. April 23 -Nov 19

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Evaluating Your Revaluation

Click here to find comparable sales data for your property. If you need assistance call the Appraisal Department at 910 455-7431.

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

88,282 Onslow Revaluation Notices in the Mail

Onslow property owners will soon receive a notification of new values assigned to property in the County. State law requires Counties to regularly adjust property values to match market value. In Onslow County, t...
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Communications
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

After a volunteer group dissolved, the Onslow Board of Commissioners have agreed to help continue operations of the Onslow County Farmers Market. Commissioners also approved accepting a grant to start a Veterans Treatment Court and gave formal approval to...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Onslow County Museum Turns “Inside/Out”

InsideOut Exhibit Opens

Onslow County Museum is opening a new exhibit called “Inside/Out” which features rarely seen items from the Museum’s collection and archives. Located in the changing gallery, this yearlong exhibition will feature different ar...

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Communications
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

Onslow Commissioners have approved a request to ask for State lottery funds to help expand a middle school and to construct a new elementary school well as participating with occupancy tax funds for a Welcome Center. The Commissioners were meeting in a re...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Onslow County Museum Selected to Host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Highlighting Rural America

Croassroads Exhibit

One of only six museums selected in North Carolina to host this exciting exhibit. Will be featured in the rotating gallery next year, May 2023 – June 2023.

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

Onslow Commissioners gave approval for the purchase of a 12-acre parcel that could help expand the Jacksonville High School site. The Commissioners were meeting in a regular session Monday, February 21, 2022, and in other action rezoned about 269 acres of...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners have unanimously approved accepting a grant that will help provide body cameras for Onslow Sheriff’s Deputies. A $129,537 grant from the US Department of Justice will be used to start the body camera syst...

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Communications
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Nonprofit Grant Application Period Open

All applications for funding & required documentation are due March 1

Find out how to apply... Communications
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Lesser Used Solid Waste Collection Sites to Close

Some lesser-used Onslow County Solid Waste Collection sites will close so that resources can be allocated to higher use sites. Revenue from the operations of those closing did not support the cost of operating those sites.

The County’s Solid Wast...

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Communications
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Registration Opens

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The Spring 2022 Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy will begin Tuesday March 8th, meeting every Tuesday night for 10 weeks from 6–9PM, ending the evening of May 10, 2022.

The 30-hour program is designed to provide attendees with information about th...

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Communications
Posted on: September 28, 2021

COVID-19 Exposure Decision Guide

COVID-19 Decision Guide

If you've been exposed to COVID-19 and want to know what to do, the Onslow County COVID-19 Decision Guide will make it easy to decide what to do next.

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

The Onslow Board of Commissioners will meet in a regular session at 6PM, Wednesday, January 19, 2022, in the Commissioners’ Chambers at the Onslow County Government Center, 234 NW Corridor Blvd, Jacksonville, NC. The meeting is being held on a W...

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Communications
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Dr. Martin Luther King Essay and Spoken Word Contest Winners

MLK Contest

Thank you to everyone that participated in our first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay and Spoken Word contest. Everyone did an amazing job!

See the winners! Communications
Posted on: January 6, 2022

FEMA Assists Onslow County EMS

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Two FEMA Strike Team fully staffed ambulances are now on duty in Onslow County helping to deal with a COVID-19 surge in calls and staff shortages. Onslow Emergency Services reached out to FEMA for assistance who through partnerships are supplying the two ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

Onslow County offers a Low Income Energy Assistance Program. Eligible households may receive a credit on their heating bill once per year. The application period is open now.

For more info contact Onslow County DSS at 910 219-4820.

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Posted on: December 4, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

The Onslow Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning that could provide for more than 150 new housing units. The approval came after two public hearings held during the regular session Monday, January 3, 2022.  

The Board also received a...

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Communications
Posted on: December 21, 2021

New Tax Bill Payment Site

Search for and Pay Your Tax Bill Online. Payment Deadline is January 5, 2022.

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Commissioners Pledge $5 Million to Affordable Housing Development

Affordable Housing Render

The Onslow Board of Commissioners has voted to support an affordable housing project that they hope will help many county residents. In a unanimous vote, the board voted to support a proposal from Carolina Statewide Development LLC, an Onslow County firm ...

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Communications
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Candidate Filing Period Suspended by Court Order

NC Supreme Court suspends filing for 2022 primaries and delays election to May 17, 2022. Dates for new candidate filing period yet to be determined and any previous filings will remain.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Holiday Shopping Safety

Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller is encouraging shoppers to stay safe this holiday season. “This time of year attracts more shopping-related criminal activity because of the larger crowds, the extended store hours & shorter daylight. These ...

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Communications
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Runway Extension Project makes Airport Eligible for Significant Aeronautical Development

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A $29-million investment in the just adopted State Budget will allow larger and heavier aircraft at the Albert J. Ellis Airport. The project could promote new business, jobs and other economic development for the County. The announcement of the record set...

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Communications
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Workshop Meeting

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The Onslow County Board of Commissioners will meet in a workshop session at 9:30AM, Monday, December 13, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Chambers at the Onslow County Government Center, 234 NW Corridor Blvd, Jacksonville, NC.

The Board will consider p...

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Communications
Posted on: December 4, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

The Onslow Board of Commissioners will elect a chairman as part of their annual organizational meeting set for 11AM, Monday, December 6, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Chambers at the Onslow County Government Center, 234 NW Corridor Blvd, Jacksonvil...
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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Wreath Laying Ceremony to Honor Those Who Perished as First Responders

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Honors to First Responders who died in service to the County, will be given by the Onslow County Board of Commissioners in a Wreath Laying Ceremony, 10:30AM Thursday, November 18, 2021.

To be held at the Public Safety Memorial at 211 NW Corridor Blvd (at t...

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Communications
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners met at 6PM, Monday, November 152021 in the Commissioners’ Chambers at the Onslow County Government Center. The following are summaries of the action...

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Communications
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Onslow County Solid Waste Shredder Begins Operation

Shredder

Onslow County Solid Waste has a new tool that will prolong the life span of its landfill by offsetting costs and improving waste compaction. The VZ 950 Titan shredder recently entered service after a testing period that included multiple other types of in...

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Communications
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

The Onslow Board of Commissioners met at 11AM, Monday, November 1, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Chambers at the Onslow County Government Center, 234 NW Corridor Blvd, Jacksonville, NC. The following are summaries of the actions taken and are not o...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Special Meeting

Items on the agenda include review of Onslow County's debt capacity model, capital and public school needs. Staff will present an update on American Rescue Plan Act projects including the Emergency Operations Center expansion and Landfill expansi...

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Communications
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Smart911 Now Available in Onslow County

Smart911 Webstory

Callers to Onslow County’s 9-1-1 center now have an option to enhance the information that operators can use to help improve emergency responses to your home or business. 

Onslow County has partnered with Smart...

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Communications
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

BOC Meeting

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session at 6PM, Monday, October 18, 2021 in the Commissioners’ Chambers in the Onslow County Government Center at 234 NW Corridor Blvd, Jacksonville NC.

Items for Consent consideration...

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Communications
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Halloween Safety Tips

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Soon our streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins, and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween. “Halloween should be filled with surprise and enjoyment and following some common-sense practices can keep events safer and more fun,” says Onslo...

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Communications
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Social Services Annual Report Available

DSS Report FY21

The Department of Social Services began developing its annual report about 2 years ago with the intent to inform and educate Citizens and community partners regarding the social and economic impact of DSS in the community. DSS is responsible for administe...

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Read the full report here... Communications
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

Onslow County Board of Commissioners will be meeting in a regular session at 11AM,  Monday, October 4, 2021 in the Commissioners’ chambers, 234 NW Corridor Blvd.

Items on the agenda include the presentation of the annual report for the D...

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Communications
Posted on: October 1, 2021

County Investments and MCB Camp Lejeune Agreement Improves Fire Districts

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One of the departments is also significantly lowering what homeowners in their area must pay for fire insurance as part of the arrangement and their work to improve their capabilities and protection for the firefighters.

The arrangement calls on the MCB Ca...

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Communications
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Special Meeting

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The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m., Onslow County Government Center, Commissioners’ Chambers, 234 NW Corridor Boulevard, Jacksonville.

The purpose of the meeting is for consideration of a Joint Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System, including the proposed...

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Communications
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Onslow County Board of Commissioners' Meeting

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Result of the Board of Commissioners September 20, 2021 meeting Consent Agenda: The board unanimously approved a list of budget amendments and past meeting minutes.  Approval of Agenda: Note that the Land Purchase of the former ...
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