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Post Offices open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 5:20 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Post Offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve, Thursday, Dec. 24, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Post Offices will be open regular hours on New Year’s Eve. Mail delivery will be unaffected.

The Lynchburg Post Office will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve. Post Office officials said Tuesday that the retail lobby would be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Revised hours at other area post offices will be posted at each respective Post Office, and commercial customers are asked to check with their business mail entry units for specific information about holiday hours of operation.

Blue collection boxes having final collection times before noon will not be affected. However, boxes with final collection times scheduled after noon may be picked up early. Therefore, mail should be deposited into these mailboxes by noon for early pickup on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.

The Lynchburg Post Office will also be open regular hours on New Year’s Eve: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Post Offices will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Only Priority Mail Express will be delivered on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Customers requiring postal services later on Christmas Eve are encouraged to contact their local Post Office. Customers also may call 1-800-ASK-USPS for additional information.

All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

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