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Tuscaloosa resolution to keep post office open


By Kelvin Reynolds

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - The Tuscaloosa City Council votes on a resolution Tuesday to keep one of the city's three post offices open. The U.S. Postal Service announced last year the Alberta City Post Office will close February 26th.

Many in the area say it's needed most by an older population of folks who don't have transportation and walk to it to get their mail and checks. The post office is in the district of Tuscaloosa City Councilman Kip Tyner.

He says they're hoping Sen. Richard Shelby will be able to step in and keep the post office open before the deadline passes.

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