All governmental offices will be closed next Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
As usual, this will affect solid waste collection in the city and county outside the city.
In New Albany, both the usual Thursday and Friday routes will be collected Wednesday, Dec. 23, due to the two-day office closing.
In the county outside the city, only one day will be affected even though offices will close two days.
The usual Friday route will be collected Wednesday instead. The Thursday route will be picked up as usual.
Most businesses will close Christmas Day and some local businesses will remain closed Saturday and Sunday.
The same garbage collection schedules are expected to be followed for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day the following Thursday and Friday.