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Thanksgiving closings, trash pickups

These business and government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving:

• Hernando County libraries, all • Hernando County government offices

• THE Bus and Trans-Hernando public transportation

• Supervisor of elections offices

• U.S. Postal Service (closed Thursday only)

• Local banks (closed Thursday only)

• Hernando County Sheriff's Office

• Hernando County public schools (closed Wednesday through Friday)

• Hernando County Recreation Department

• Hernando County Northwest Waste Management Facility, East Hernando Transfer Station, West Hernando Transfer Station (closed Thursday only)

• Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce

• Florida Department of Children and Families

• Pasco-Hernando Community College, all campuses

• Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative

• Southwest Florida Water Management District

• Brooksville Police Department offices

• Brooksville City Hall

• City of Brooksville Sanitation Division: Thursday's pickups will be on Wednesday; Friday's pickups will be as regularly scheduled.

Thanksgiving closings, trash pickups 11/18/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 18, 2011 8:45pm]
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