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Local Authors at the Library

LOCAL AUTHORS AT THE LIBRARY

Children's author Crystal Day will be reading her book 'Mason the Bull" at the South Boston Public Library on June 26 at 10 am. The book has a very informative web site, masonthebull.com, which provides information about Crystal Day, as well as information for teachers and a link to purchase copies of the book. Children of all ages and adults are invited to Crystal's program to hear her read from her book "Mason the Bull."

Danville author Barry Koplen will be reading from his works of poetry on July 20 at 6 pm at the Halifax Public Library. Barry has written a number of books, including both poetry and non-fiction. His books are available for purchase on Amazon. Make plans now to hear Barry's reading on July 20 at 6 pm at the Halifax Public Library.

Jay Stephens

Director

Halifax County South Boston Public Library

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Change of Pick-up for Town of Halifax Solid Waste & Recycling Customers

TOWN OF HALIFAX, VIRGINIA

Sanitation & Recycling Department

70 South Main Street, Post Office Box 627

Halifax, Virginia 24558

(434) 476-2343

IMPORTANT PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Change of Pick-up for Town of Halifax Solid Waste & Recycling Customers

EFFECTIVE WEEK OF MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

May 22, 2017

To All Town of Halifax Customers:

Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. Please be aware that the Town of Halifax will be picking up recyclables on Friday June 2nd due to the modified Holiday schedule. The regular town curbside recycling pick up will resume Wednesday June 7th as customary. During the modified holiday schedule, town residents may take their properly prepared recyclable materials (see guidelines for curbside pick-up below), to the large bins provided at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail lower parking lot which now accepts co-mingled newspaper (including mixed paper), plastic (#1 & #2), cardboard, cans (aluminum & metal) and mixed consumer glass (clear, green & brown). When recycling glass at the Convenience Center site, PLEASE PLACE THE GLASS DIRECTLY INTO THE BIN WITH NO BAGS-this will keep the glass free of contaminants so that sorting will not be necessary.

The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its solid waste pick-up the week of Memorial Day on a modified schedule:

  1. Tuesday May 30 – Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This area includes properties along US Hwy 501 south from the RR Tracks to the corporate limits, Spencer Lane Golf Course Road, Brook Run, Cowford Road, Meadow Drive, Banister Road, Gatha’s Trail and Ballou Trail.
  2. Wednesday May 31 – Residents normally served on Monday will have solid waste picked up. This area includes Mountain Road, Canterbury Drive, Woodview Road, Mimosa Drive, Oak Lane, Pine Road, Ash Street, Cedar Lane, Poplar Lane, Crawford Road, Academy Street, Ballpark Loop (within corporate limits), Craddock Street, Houston Street and Main Street (from Mountain Road south to the RR Tracks).
  3. Thursday June 1 – Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This area includes Maple Avenue, Buena Vista Drive, Park Lane, Lakeside Drive, Harding Street, Snead Lane, Cary Street, Elam Street, Hedderly Street, Jackson Street, Back Street, Main Street (from Mountain Road north on US Hwy 501 and east on VA Hwy 360 to the corporate limits).
  4. Friday June 2 – The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct curbside recycling on this day and will resume regular weekly curbside recycling on Wednesday June 7th.

Guidelines for Preparing Curbside Recyclables

(follow thoroughly & do not co-mingle trash items or service may be suspended)

Metals -- Aluminum Cans (rinsed if possible)            Plastics -- Milk, soda, water bottles, and detergent    

Metal Cans (rinsed - labels may be left on)                jugs (look for #1 & #2 on bottom) rinse, remove caps            

Newspaper -- Clean and dry                                                 Cardboard -- Flatten boxes, no waxed cardboard, (anything in the newspaper when you                             remove plastic bags, styrofoam or packing “peanuts”

receive it can be recycled)

Mixed Paper -- Junk mail, cereal boxes,                  Glass -- clear, green & brown; EMPTIED, RINSED, LIDS magazines, phone books, etc.                                       REMOVED, NO BROKEN GLASS-in plastic bag on top