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South Boston, Halifax County Veterans Day closings listed

All county, state and federal offices and all courts will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day.

In addition, the Virginia State Police Office in Halifax and the town police office in South Boston will be closed. However, the Halifax Police Office will be open as usual. State troopers and police officers in both towns will be on regular patrol during the Veterans Day holiday.

All banks in South Boston and Halifax will be closed Thursday.

In the Town of South Boston, town offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day, according to town officials.

Curbside residential refuse collection for the Thursday route will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 10, officials said. Residential refuse collection for the remainder of the week will remain the same, they added.

Town residents are reminded all refuse must be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.

South Boston residents who have questions or need additional information can contact the public works department at 575-4260.

In the Town of Halifax, Town Hall will be closed Thursday in observance of Veterans Day, according to Halifax Town Manager Carl Espy.

Town residents are reminded that town crews will pick up recyclables on Wednesday, Nov. 10, as usual, Espy said.

During the modified holiday schedule, town residents may take their properly prepared recyclable materials to the large bins provided at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail lower parking lot, the town manager said. The bins accept newspaper (mixed paper is also accepted), #1 and #2 plastic, cardboard, aluminum and metal cans, and clear, green and brown mixed consumer glass.

“When recycling glass at the convenience center site, please place the glass directly into the bin with no bags,” Espy said. “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 pickup the week of Veterans Day on the following modified schedule:

Monday: Residents normally served on this day 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 railroad tracks.

Tuesday: Residents normally served on this day will have solid waste picked up. This area includes properties along U.S. Highway 501 south from the railroad tracks to the corporate limits, Spencer Lane, Golf Course Road, Brook Run, Cowford Road, Meadow Drive, Banister Road, Gatha’s Trail and Ballou Trail.

Wednesday: The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct curbside recycling this day.

Thursday: Solid Waste Department service will not take place.

Friday: Residents normally served on Thursday 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 and Main Street from Mountain Road north on U.S. Highway 501 and east on VA Highway 360 to the corporate limits.