ASHEVILLE - Asheville city government offices will be closed Dec. 23, 26, 27 and Jan. 2.
Garbage and recycling collection will occur Dec. 26, 27 and Jan. 2 following the normal schedule. Residents are asked to have items placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on collection days. To view collections schedules for the sanitation division visit: www.ashevillenc.gov/sanitation.
Asheville Transit will provide bus service Dec. 24 through the following times:
Rt. 1, 2, 4, 12, 15, 18, 16 , 170 - last trip will leave at 5 p.m.
Rt. 5, 8, 9, 13, - last trip will leave at 4:30 p.m.
Rt. 11 - last trip will leave at 5:30 p.m.
Rt. 6 - last trip will leave at 4:00 p.m.
Rt. 26 - last trip will leave at 5:15 p.m.
Transit operations will be closed on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. For more information about Asheville Transit, call 253-5691, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.ashevilletransit.com.
The Western North Carolina Nature Center will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1. For hours of operation and other information about the WNC Nature Center visit http://wncnaturecenter.com/.
Many recreation centers have adjusted holiday hours. For a full listing of closings and special hours of operation visit http://www.ashevillenc.gov/Departments/ParksRecreation.aspx.
All public safety services, including police, fire and emergency response, will operate according to normal schedule – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – during the holiday.