East Ridge Observes Holiday Schedule For Independence Day

Monday, July 1, 2013

East Ridge offices and City Services will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5.  Sanitation will be operating on a holiday schedule. For residents that have Thursday trash service, your schedule will be the following:

 

North Side (Ringgold Road North to Chattanooga Line) – Wednesday, July 3;

South Side (Ringgold Road South to Georgia State Line) – Friday, July 5.

 

Recycling will also be picked up as scheduled for the North Side and Ringgold Road businesses. Brush and bulk items will not be picked up this week for the North Side. The North Side schedule will pick back up the week of July 15.

 

For more information, call East Ridge Sanitation at 892-8666.



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