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Group corrects dates for recycling center closings

An article in Tuesday's Citizen, "Centers to be closed more days," included an information box listing the dates and times the Newton County Landfill and Neighborhood Recycling Centers will be closed in fiscal year 2010.

Keep Covington-Newton Beautiful Director Connie Waller informed the Citizen Tuesday that her office had given out some incorrect information and asked that the correct schedule be posted.

SideBar: At a glance

The landfill and recycling centers will be closed the following dates:

· First Day of School/Sgt. John Newton Day - Monday

· Labor Day - Sept. 7

· Veterans Day - Nov. 11

· Thanksgiving Day - Nov. 26

· Day after Thanksgiving - Nov. 27

· *Christmas Eve (Half Day) - Dec. 24

· Christmas Day - Dec. 25

· Boxing Day - Dec. 28

· New Year's Day - Jan. 1

· Martin Luther King Day - Jan. 18

· Washington's Birthday - Feb. 15

· Good Friday - Friday, April 2

· *Last Day of School/Spring Holiday (Half Day) - May 28

· Memorial Day - May 31

* On half days, the recycling centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The landfill will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.