NC Post Offices to extend Saturday hours through holidays
Nov. 23, 2015/Submitted
The U.S. Postal Service, Greensboro District announces the opening or extending of Saturday retail hours for post offices throughout the northern half of the state during the three weekends before Christmas 2015. The dates for extended hours are December 5, 12 and 19.
On these dates, local offices will observe their weekly retail opening time Monday – Saturday, and Saturday hours will be extended until normal weekly close of business. These extended hours are designed to provide additional mailing and shipping convenience to customers during what is projected to be a busy shopping season.
Holiday shipping tips and suggested mailing dates, along with other information, are available online at usps.com/holiday. Postal officials encourage customers to ship their gifts and greetings as early as possible to avoid the rush that culminates with the busiest mailing day of the year on Monday, Dec. 14.
Kingswood UMC to hold church bazaar
Nov. 20, 2015/Submitted
Kingswood United Methodist Church, 6840 University Parkway in Rural Hall, will hold a church bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 8am until 11am which includes a breakfast, baked goods, cash drawings and crafts of all kinds.
REVO Church plans Thanksgiving service
Nov. 20, 2015/Submitted
The Rural Hall Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at Revo Church, 7105 Broad Street, on Sunday, November 22nd at 7pm. The entire community and all churches are invited to attend.
Rural Hall receives satisfactory audit
Nov. 13, 2015/Charlotte Evans
Rural Hall Town Council members received a favorable audit presentation from Pam Orrell and Harold Gibson of Gibson, Gibson & Co. during Monday night’s town council meeting.
According to Town Manager Frank James, the satisfactory audit resulted with no reprimands to the town. “Our numbers looked good, in fact we came in under budget for last fiscal year”, which ended in June 2015.
The town council approved an amendment to the 2015-16 budget, allowing the town to move funds from the appropriate fund balance to the capital outlay equipment for a snow plow package which was ordered and budgeted for in last year’s budget, according to James. The recent equipment addition cost the town $9,115.83.
James updated the council on the 8025 Broad Street property (also known as the Marshall House). The property is currently having survey and engineering work completed by Kale Engineering & Surveying of Winston-Salem. The property, currently four deeds, will become one deed, dividing the lot from the house and closing a small section of an alley located on the back part of the property.
In other business:
Mayor Larry Williams announced the upcoming events which include the Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 3 at 6pm at Town Hall, the Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 2:30pm (Dec. 13 if inclement weather), and the Firefighters Banquet will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 6:30pm.
Mayor Williams also announced that the Rural Hall Area Business Association’s 5K/10K raised $6,500 this year, breaking the group's record for funds raised for Rural Hall Elementary School.
Mayor, council members retain seats in Rural Hall
Nov. 4, 2015/Charlotte Evans
John N. McDermon and C. Thomas Griggs will retain their seats on the Rural Hall Town Council after yesterday’s election where they ran unopposed.
Jerry H. Canady defeated challenger Kimberly Hinton-Robinson for the unexpired-term seat available. Canady received 83.42 percent of the votes, while Hinton-Robinson gained 16.06 percent.
Mayor Larry T. Williams also ran unopposed in yesterday’s election and maintains his seat as mayor.