Mon., November 19, 2012 6:45am
The U.S. Postal Service is planning to close a 100-year-old post office in downtown Albany, a decision locals worry will hurt downtown. Now officials are optimistic mail service could continue in the historic space with a private company taking over.
Wed., October 3, 2012 12:00pm
A post office located in Albany's federal courthouse will close when the lease on the branch expires on Dec. 2. Locals worry that decision will be bad for the downtown.
Fri., April 13, 2012 2:23pm
When Congress reconvenes from its Easter break Monday, it will continue work on a bill that would end Saturday mail delivery. Letter carriers in Macon and Marietta rallied Thursday against that bill, which would also end door-to-door delivery for 35 million homes and businesses.
Wed., March 28, 2012 11:00am
The University of Georgia will close the post office in the Tate Student Center as the volume of mail has declined in recent years. University officials said the post office will close permanently May 31 because the volume of mail on campus has declined by about 75 percent over the past decade.
Fri., February 24, 2012 9:05am
“Snail mail” in Georgia is about to get slower. The U.S. Postal Service confirmed Thursday its plan to close more than 220 mail processing center across the United States, including eight in Georgia.
Tue., February 14, 2012 1:04pm
Postal workers at a south Georgia distribution center are expected to learn the fate of their jobs next week. The Albany Herald reports that Assistant Dougherty County Manager Mike McCoy participated in a meeting with the U.S. postmaster general recently, and learned that notification of workers in Albany is expected on Feb. 23.
Tue., December 6, 2011 9:13am
The U.S. Postal Service is moving ahead with plans to close a dozen Georgia mail facilities, part of a nationwide effort to cut costs.