Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority Announces Thanksgiving Hours

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority announced its Thanksgiving Day holiday operating schedules for Landfill and Convenience Centers.  Locations include the Old Dixie Landfill and Convenience Center, McGaughey Chapel Convenience Center, Westside Convenience Center, and the M.L. King Convenience Center. For more information, visit www.DWSWA.org or call 706 277-2545.

95em; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, Geneva, sans-serif;">Thanksgiving Day Holiday Operating Schedules for Landfill and Convenience Centers

  • Wednesday, Nov. 21 – All locations open – 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (McGaughey Chapel normally closed)
  • Thursday, Nov. 22 – All locations closed – Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, Nov. 23 – All locations open – 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (Resume normal operating days and hours)
  • Saturday, Nov. 24 – All locations open – 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Roberts Mill Road Is Now Open

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North River Civic Center Has Call For Artists

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EPB Says "Close To A Wash" On City Street Light Billing

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New Red Bank Zoning Ordinance Is Ready For Review

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Why So Much For A Rail Study?

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Roy Exum: I’m Certainly No Expert

Sometime on Monday night, after I had written a piece on getting swatted with a switch as a kid, I got an email from ESPN Canada asking if I would be a televised guest on “Off the Record,” the most watched daily sports show in Canada. The subject: corporal punishment in America. Are you kidding me? I am hardly an expert. All weekend my world of sports and its excitement was warped ... (click for more)