Local News

December 21, 2013

Holiday closings, garbage pickup schedules

Dalton city, Varnell and Whitfield County government offices will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for the Christmas holiday.

The city of Dalton Public Works Department will be closed to observe Christmas on Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be no garbage or recycling pickup on these two days.

Tuesday’s garbage and recycling will be picked up Thursday. Wednesday’s garbage and recycling will be picked up Friday. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on the regular schedule on Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Also, the Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be closed Sunday through Thursday for the holidays. The library will reopen for regular business hours on Friday. Any library materials may be renewed online through a PINES library card account. Book drops will remain available while the library is closed. For more information about library hours, call (706) 876-1360 or visit www.ngrl.org.

The Chatsworth-Murray County Library will be closed Monday through Thursday and will reopen on Friday at 8 a.m.

The business offices of Dalton Utilities and OptiLink will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for the Christmas holidays and Wednesday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. If customers have any interruptions in service during this time, call (706) 278-1313.

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