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.

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Slaxxon Regret - And Response

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Roy Exum: Oh Yes, I Loved West

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