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President’s Day closings

SoVaNow.com / February 14, 2013
Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18 in observance of President’s Day. Please be aware that the Town of Halifax will be picking up recyclables on Friday, Feb. 22 due to the modified Holiday schedule. The regular town curbside recycling pick up will resume Wednesday, February 27 as customary.

The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its solid waste pick-up the week of President’s Day on a modified schedule:

Tuesday, Feb. 19 – Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This area includes properties along US Hwy 501 south from the RR Tracks to the corporate limits, Spencer Lane Golf Course Road, Brook Run, Cowford Road, Meadow Drive, Banister Road, Gatha’s Trail and Ballou Trail.

Wednesday, Feb. 20 – Residents normally served on Monday will have solid waste picked up. This area includes Mountain Road, Canterbury Drive, Woodview Road, Mimosa Drive, Oak Lane, Pine Road, Ash Street, Cedar Lane, Poplar Lane, Crawford Road, Academy Street, Ballpark Loop (within corporate limits), Craddock Street, Houston Street and Main Street (from Mountain Road south to the RR Tracks).

Thursday, Feb. 21 – Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This area includes Maple Avenue, Buena Vista Drive, Park Lane, Lakeside Drive, Harding Street, Snead Lane, Cary Street, Elam Street, Hedderly Street, Jackson Street, Back Street, Main Street (from Mountain Road north on US Hwy 501 and east on VA Hwy 360 to the corporate limits).

Town of South Boston offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents’ Day.

Curbside residential refuse collection scheduled for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Residential refuse collection for the remainder of that week will remain the same. Please be reminded that all refuse must be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.

The commercial downtown refuse collection will be on Wednesday and Friday only of that week. Commercial downtown refuse collection scheduled for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Persons wishing more information should contact the Public Works Department at 575-4260.

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