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December 19, 2012

Deadlines are here for holiday shipping



Customers are urged to use complete mailing addresses on holiday mail, including apartment numbers, directional indicators and zip codes.

The post office in downtown Milledgeville will operate under regular hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The Milledgeville post office is open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve with shortened lobby hours and close on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day in observance of the holidays.

As an authorized FedEx shipping center, the local Ship Or Sell store also provides customers another avenue for mailing letters and packages to domestic and international locations. The FedEx Express Saver service can be used today for guarantee delivery by Christmas Eve.

The holiday service schedule for packages shipped via FedEx guaranteed to arrive by Christmas is:

• Thursday - FedEx 2-Day

• Saturday - FedEx First, Priority and Standard Overnight

Ship Or Sell is located on Log Cabin Road near Kroger and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

OfficeMax is another local contracted station for FedEx drop-offs.

The FedEx Company experienced the busiest day in company history Monday, Dec. 10 when 19 million packages moved through the FedEx networks.

For more information, specific shipping dates, or packaging tips, visit,, or

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