'Load Up Your Pickup' slated for October

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The Carroll County Quorum court and the Carroll County Solid Waste Authority will host "Load Up Your Pickup" in October.

The event offers free waste collection for Carroll County residents. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the baseball fields in Oak Grove; Saturday, Oct. 17, at Lake Leatherwood Parking Lot; and Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Osage Baptist Church.

Accepted items include: old appliances, old furniture, mattresses and springs, up to 10 tires per family, electronics, sinks, toilets and bathtubs. Items that will not be accepted are: yard waste, hazardous waste, household garbage, commercial waste and agricultural waste.

Residents are encouraged to bring roadside litter to the event as well.

If interested in volunteering for the event, call Gary Gray at 479-253-2727 or 870-423-7156.

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