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Schedule of Thanksgiving holiday closings

Nov. 25, 2013 at 5:25 a.m.


The Thanksgiving schedule for government offices and other services in the Victoria area includes:

GARBAGE SCHEDULE

Garbage scheduled for pickup Thanksgiving Day will be picked up Wednesday.

Recycling collection Wednesday will be picked up as scheduled. Residents whose garbage and recycling will be collected Wednesday are asked to have the garbage and recycling carts positioned 5 feet apart from each other. If recycling is scheduled for collection Thanksgiving Day, it will be picked up Saturday.

There will be no yard waste pickup from Thursday through Sunday. Yard waste pickup resumes Monday.

Solid waste garbage collection, the Victoria landfill and the compost facility are closed Thanksgiving Day.

All routes, including garbage, recycling and yard waste will resume as normal the week after Thanksgiving. For additional information, call the city's Solid Waste Department at 361-485-3220.

TEXAS ZOO

The zoo will be open.

CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES

All nonemergency city offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

All county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Victoria Transit will not run Thursday and Friday.

All emergency services will continue to operate.

MUSEUMS

The Childrens Discovery Museum will be closed Thursday and Friday. The Nave Museum will be closed Thursday.

LIBRARIES

Victoria Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday. Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday and reopen with normal hours Sunday.

STATE OFFICES

Workforce Solutions-Golden Crescent, Texas Department of Human Services, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Victoria County Health Center will be closed Thursday and Friday. The Department of Public Safety driver's license office will close at noon Wednesday and reopen with normal hours Monday.

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

The post office will be closed Thursday. Only express mail will be delivered.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

All banks will be closed Thursday.

SCHOOLS

All Victoria public schools as well as Faith Academy will be closed all week. Victoria Christian Elementary School will be closed Thursday and Friday. Trinity will close at noon Tuesday and reopen Monday. Our Lady of Victory will close at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday and reopen Monday. Nazareth Academy and St. Joseph High School will be closed Wednesday through Friday.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Victoria College will be closed all week. University of Houston-Victoria will be closed Thursday and Friday.

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

The Victoria Advocate offices will be closed Thursday. To report delivery issues Thursday, call 361-574-1200 from 6-10 a.m. To report news any time, call 361-574-1222.

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