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Columbia Museum of Art

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Have you been looking for something fun to do this holiday season?  While supplies last, we have free passes to the Columbia Museum of Art.  These passes are available to residents of Forest Acres.  Please call 782-9475 or drop by City Hall to inquire about the tickets.

 

The City is a proud sponsor of these two exciting exhibits:

https://www.columbiamuseum.org/…/midcentury-masters-jasper-…

https://www.columbiamuseum.org/view/jackson-pollock-mural

 

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Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018

The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a much needed day off on Thursday.

The Garbage and Recycling schedule for next week will be as follows:

  • Monday and Tuesday routes will be run as usual.
  • Thursday's route will be run on Wednesday.
  • Friday's route will be run as usual.

Yard debris will be picked up throughout the week as the workload and schedule permit. Please call City Hall at 782-9475 if you have any questions.

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Veterans Day Holiday

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day on Monday, November 12th. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a much needed day off.

The sanitation schedule for next week will be as follows:

  • Garbage and Recycling normally picked up on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday.
  • Garbage and Recycling normally picked up on Tuesday will be picked up on Wednesday.

The rest of the week will operate on a normal schedule. Yard debris will be picked up throughout the week as the workload and schedule permit. Please call City Hall at 782-9475 if you have any questions.

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Richland County Special Recycling Event - Sat., Oct. 20, 2018

Posted Monday, October 15, 2018

Richland County and Lexington County are teaming up to hold a free recycling event for residents in both counties to properly dispose of a variety of items – from household chemicals to furniture.

The event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at Irmo High School, 6671 St. Andrews Road. 

Residents can drop off electronics, scrap metal and household hazardous waste, and bring paper documents for shredding. In addition to these items, residents are encouraged to bring clothing, furniture and household items to be reused by Goodwill Industries – and thereby keeping them out of landfills. Also, any South Carolina resident or farmer may bring outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides to be disposed of safely.

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An update on Sanitation after Thursday’s storm...

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2018

We thank everyone for their patience and understanding while we deal with the cleanup from the storm. For those that did not get their garbage and recycling picked up on Thursday (10/11), please put them out Friday morning. We will make every effort to pick it up as soon as possible.

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Sanitation Collection and Municipal Court cancelled 10/11/18

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The City planned to run sanitation on the normal schedule tomorrow (10/11/18).  Unfortunately, shortly before 5pm today (10/10/18) we were notified that the landfill is going to be closed on Thursday due to inclement weather. We do not have another viable option to dispose of the garbage. We are officially cancelling sanitation services for Thursday. Please help us get the word out to your neighbors and anyone who has service on Thursdays. We will make every effort to resume service once the landfill reopens.

Further, the City’s Municipal Court session, scheduled for the morning of 10/11/18, has been cancelled.

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Hurricane Relief

Posted Monday, September 17, 2018

The Forest Acres Police Department will be serving as a drop-off location for supplies benefiting those most impacted by Hurricane Florence. We encourage everyone to donate what they can. Specifically, cleaning supplies, paper products, first aid items, and personal hygiene items.

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Post-Storm Update

Posted Sunday, September 16, 2018

Grateful that Hurricane Florence was gentler on Forest Acres and the greater Midlands than anticipated, the City remains mindful that others in the coastal areas of NC and SC are suffering a great deal.  We also wish to emphasize that, in the coming days, waterways in SC (including those in Forest Acres) will see the effects of heavy rains upstream.  Please remain vigilant and heed the warnings of officials.  Also, please report any issues to the City at (803) 782-9475 or (803) 782-9444.

All City operations will resume as normal on Monday, 9/17.

Also on Monday, the Sanitation Department will pick up along Friday’s Garbage/Recycling routes.

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Hurricane Preparedness - Sanitation Schedule (UPDATE)

Posted Monday, September 10, 2018

UPDATE: We have just received word that the landfill will be open until noon on Friday. This means that we can run the garbage and recycle route on the normal schedule. If your garbage and recycling are normally picked up on Friday, please put your garbage out as usual. If your garbage is not picked up for any reason, the City will pick it up on Monday or as soon as the weather allows.

 

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Labor Day Holiday

Posted Friday, August 31, 2018

The City of Forest Acres administrative offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day on September 3rd. Our sanitation workers will also be enjoying a much needed day off.

The sanitation schedule for next week will be as follows:

  • Garbage and Recycling normally picked up on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday.
  • Garbage and Recycling normally picked up on Tuesday will be picked up on Wednesday.

The rest of the week will operate on a normal schedule. Yard debris will be picked up throughout the week as the workload and schedule permit. Please call City Hall at 782-9475 if you have any questions.

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