A list of holiday closings

City of Bainbridge closings

All non-emergency City of Bainbridge offices will be closed on Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.  Offices will also be closed on Friday, December 30 for the New Year’s holiday.

Because of the holiday on December 26, trash pickup will be pushed back a day.  Those residences who regularly scheduled for Monday will have their garbage collected on Tuesday, December 27 while those regularly scheduled for Tuesday will have theirs picked up on Wednesday, December 28.

However, because of the large amount of trash accumulated over the holiday, dumpsters will be set up at Bainbridge Public Safety on Shotwell Street as well as the Public Services Department on Pierce Street until Tuesday, December 27 for anyone needing to use them.

 

Decatur County

All non-emergency Decatur County offices will be closed Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26. County emergency services will continue to operate.

The county landfill will operate as usual but will be closed on Christmas Day, as it is a Sunday. Normal operating hours for the landfill are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. until noon. The number for the landfill is (229) 465-3188 and more info is available at www.decaturcountyga.org/Landfill.php

In the event of an emergency, call 911. The telephone number for the Decatur County Jail is 248-3050.

 

State and federal offices

State of Georgia offices, as well as federal government offices, will be closed Friday, December 23 and Monday, Jan. 2.

Most financial institutions close on the days that federal government offices are closed.

The U.S. Postal Service will not deliver mail on Monday, Dec. 26 or Monday, Jan. 2 and post offices will also be closed on those days.

 

Library closings

The Southwest Georgia Regional Library system, including the Decatur County-Gilbert H. Gragg library, will be closed between Dec. 23 and Dec. 26 in celebration of the Christmas holidays. The Decatur County will re-open at regular business hours on Tuesday, Dec. 27. All libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 but will re-open at regular business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

 

Bainbridge College

Bainbridge College offices will be closed between December 22 and January 2. They will re-open on January 3. The first day of classes for Spring Semester, regular and A terms, will be Jan. 9.

 

Local schools

Decatur County Schools are closed for the winter holidays, with students to return on Monday, Jan. 9.

Miller County Schools are closed for the winter holidays, with students to return on Thursday, Jan. 5.

Seminole County Schools are closed for the winter holidays, with students to return Wednesday, Jan. 4.

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