Town of Halifax

Halifax Town Hall will be closed on Friday for Lee-Jackson Day and Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

The town will be picking up recyclables on Jan. 24 due to the modified holiday schedule. 

The regular town curbside recycling pick up will resume Jan. 29 as customary. 

During the modified holiday schedule, town residents also may take their properly prepared recyclable materials, to the large yellow containers provided at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail lower parking lot which now accepts co-mingled newspaper including mixed paper, No. 1 and No. 2 plastics, cardboard, aluminum and metal cans. 

At this time, glass is not permitted. 

The town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its solid waste pick-up the week of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on a modified schedule:

 Tuesday, Jan. 21: 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, Jan. 22: 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 railroad tracks).

• Thursday Jan. 23: 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 and Main Street (from Mountain Road north on US 501 and east on Va. 360 to the corporate limits). 

• Friday Jan. 24: The town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct curbside recycling on this day and resume regular weekly curbside recycling on Wednesday, Jan. 29. 

Metals such as aluminum cans accepted, preferably rinsed. Rinsed metal cans also will be accepted, and labels can be left on.

Plastics such as milk jugs, soda and water bottles, and detergent jugs with #1 or #2 on them should be rinsed, and caps should be removed.

Any clean and dry newspaper, including all sales papers accepted.

Cardboard must be flattened and any plastic bags or styrofoam inside the boxes must be removed. Waxed cardboard is excluded from recycling.

Mixed paper, such as junk mail, phone books, cereal boxes, magazines, ect. are accepted. Cereal boxes will need to be emptied of any contents.

Any clear, green and brown glass will need to be placed in a separate bin. The glass must be rinsed and free of any caps. Broken glass will not be accepted. 

 

South Boston

Town of South Boston offices will be closed on Friday for Lee-Jackson Day and Monday for Martin Luther King Day.

Curbside residential refuse collection scheduled for the Friday route will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 15. 

Residential refuse collection for the remainder of that week will remain the same. All refuse must be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.

 The commercial downtown refuse collection will be on Monday and Wednesday only of that week. 

Commercial downtown refuse collection scheduled for Friday, Jan. 17, will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Curbside residential refuse collection scheduled for the Monday route will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 22. 

Residential refuse collection for the remainder of that week will remain the same. All refuse must be placed at the curb before 7 a.m.

The commercial downtown refuse collection will be on Wednesday and Friday only of that week. 

Commercial downtown refuse collection scheduled for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

Persons wishing more information should contact the Public Works Department at 575-4260.