Published Sunday, February 10, 2013
By GINA SNIDER
City of Newnan Public Information Officer
It’s a “New Day, New Way” in the city when it comes to sanitation.
The City of Newnan is launching its new yard debris and bulk waste items service pickup beginning March 4. All city residents should have received notice by mail from Waste Industries on what their new pick up day for all trash will be.
Residents rates will remain the same. For yard debris and bulk waste items visit www.ci.newnan.ga.us . For all regular garbage or recycling services and billing, please contact Waste Industries at 770.474.9273 or visit www.wasteindustries.com .
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The Carnegie’s schedule of events for the week is the following:
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. Travels by Elizabeth – “Turkey.” Join local traveler Elizabeth Beers for an informative presentation and discussion with fellow travelers on Turkey.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2:30 p.m. The Joy of Knitting – For intermediate skill level. You must be able to cast on, knit and purl. Project: making winter socks. Supplies: 430 yards (one or two skeins) of sock yarn or lightweight yarn. One set of size 2 (US sizing) or 2.50 mm (metric sizing) double pointed needles, 6 to 7 inches in length. Stitch markers.
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2:30 p.m. “Remembering World War II” – Dr. Walt Todd, professor at Shorter University of Atlanta, provides a program commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Kasserine Pass.
Friday, Feb. 15, 2 p.m. Professional Development Seminar – Part 4 of 4 sessions offered in two-hour sessions. Seminar is designed for attendees to participate in all four sessions. This fourth session is “Practices that Define our Best Leaders” provided by guest speakers Paul and Judy Peeler.
Please call 770-683-1347 or log on to www.newnancarnegie.com for more information.
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There was one new tax occupational license issued by the city. The business name is Dry Cleaning Connection. For more information on tax occupational certificates or city taxes please contact the Finance Department at 770-253-2682.
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Check out the city’s new blog at newnannotes.wordpress.com . You will find highlighted stories that pertain to the city departments and all the city’s different events.
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Litter can present danger to our community by clogging our storm drain system and flooding our streets. Litter can also enter our streams through the storm drain system and pollute our drinking water and harm aquatic life and wildlife. Be sure that your trash is properly disposed of and never litter. Please report any clogged storm drain inlets or illegal dumping to the City of Newnan Environmental Hotline at 770-253-1823.
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The city of Newnan Animal Warden gives grooming tips for your pet.
If your dog is a little hard to bathe, smear some peanut butter on the spout in the tub and he will lick away at it while you begin the bath. If you have someone helping you, have them add a little more during bath time and before you know it, the dogs are clean and happy!
Rainy day cure for dog odor: Next time your dog comes in from the rain, simply wipe down the animal with Bounce or any dryer sheet, instantly making your dog smell springtime fresh.
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For more news and city events please visit www.ci.newnan.ga.us or sign up for the city’s Facebook and Twitter pages.