DeKalb County sanitation division workers will collect garbage a day late next week because of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, the sanitation department announced Feb. 11.

There will be no garbage pickups on Monday, Feb. 15, the Presidents Day holiday.  After that, collections move back a day, with pickups on Tuesday, Feb. 16, for customers whose trash normally is collected on Mondays; pickups on Wednesday, Feb. 17, for those whose trash usually is gathered on Tuesdays; Thursday, Feb. 18, collection for those whose trash usually is picked up on Wednesday; and collections on Friday, Feb. 19, from residents normally served on Thursdays.

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