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MLK Jr Holiday in Hall County

Jan. 18, 2013 – The Martin Luther King, Junior Holiday will be observed on Monday, January 21, so the City of Gainesville will be closed.

Hall County’s administrative offices, courts and community centers will be also closed Monday.

However, the landfill and compactor sites will remain open.

Solid waste and recycling will be picked up Tuesday for Monday customers.
Tuesday customers will be picked up Wednesday.
Thursday and Friday will be normal schedule pick up days.

For more information on garbage pick up call Solid Waste Supervisor Billy Carter at 770-532-0493.

For more Hall County information visit hallcounty.org

Forsyth County Trash Bag Mystery

Jan. 4, 2013 – Forsyth County has a dirty mystery on there hands,┬ádozens of black trash bags, some filled with human waste, are being tossed in a neighborhood near Cumming.

The residents of the Charleston Park Road area called the investigative reporters of Channel 2 News and told them that more than 50 bags of waste had been tossed along the roadway since last May.

Forsyth County spokeswoman Jodi Gardner told Channel 2 the county realizes the bags of waste are health hazards and said,

“We haven’t been able to come up with anything identifiable, anything conclusive, so it is an open case. We continue to investigate it.”