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COVID-19 Guidance & Town Updates

posted Mar 17, 2020, 1:46 PM by Town of Spindale   [ updated Oct 7, 2020, 8:48 AM ]

As of October 2 at 5pm, North Carolina entered into Phase 3 of a phased reopening strategy. Find more information on specific restrictions here.

The Town of Spindale is working in cooperation with the state of North Carolina and government officials to best ensure the safety of our residents. Town officials will rely on guidance from the CDC, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Rutherford County Health Department to make decisions that are in the best interest of our staff and the public. 

Town residents are encouraged to visit ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus or coronavirus.gov for the most up-to-date information. Residents are asked to please adhere to recommendations, state executive orders, and guidelines issued by the state and U.S. government regarding preventative measures.  

Click here for information regarding the state executive orders governing North Carolina's efforts to stay ahead of the curve.  


September 4, 2020: 
  • North Carolina entered into Phase 2.5, as directed by Executive Order from Governor Cooper.
June 24, 2020: 

May 20, 2020: 
  • North Carolina entered into Phase 2, as directed by Executive Order from Governor Cooper.  
    May 8, 2020: 
    • North Carolina entered into Phase I, as directed by Governor Cooper.
    March 27, 2020:
    • The Town of Spindale, in a joint proclamation with Rutherford County and other municipalities, issued a Stay at Home order. 
    • Stay at Home order: Joint Proclamation on Stay at Home Order 
    • Press Release & Frequently Asked Questions: Rutherford County Stay at Home Order
    • Trash and recycling pickup will slightly alter scheduling in order to prioritize health and safety for town employees. If waste is not picked up on your normal day, please leave your can at the curb for next day pickup.
    March 19, 2020:
      • Beginning March 19, 2020, the Spindale House, Spindale Library, and Spindale Town Hall will be closed to the public until further notice.  
      March 16, 2020: 


        If you have an emergency call 911
        If you need Police or Fire and it is NOT an emergency, call (828) 286-2911
        If you need to conduct business with Town Hall, call (828) 286-3466

        Code Enforcement: tsjackson@spindalenc.net
        Parks & Recreation: esearcy@spindalenc.net
        Waste Treatment: goconnor@spindalenc.net

        The Thermal Belt Rail Trail is still open currently, provided visitors comply with social distancing requirements described in Rutherford County and the state's Stay At Home orders. Visitors should remain at least 6 feet away from others and all gatherings more than 10 people are prohibited. Playground equipment, hydration stations and restroom facilities are closed to the public. 

        Town of Spindale State of Emergency Proclamation

        posted Mar 16, 2020, 1:51 PM by Town of Spindale

        On March 16, 2020, the Town of Spindale issued a Proclamation of a State of Emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).  The entire proclamation can be freely read within this post.

        Garbage and Recycling Holiday Schedule 2019

        posted Dec 19, 2019, 8:52 AM by Town of Spindale   [ updated Dec 19, 2019, 11:00 AM ]

        As the winter holiday season fully commences, please be advised again of the Town’s 2019 holiday garbage and recycling pickup schedule here.  Plan ahead and check on normally scheduled pickup dates at your specific address with the interactive collection calendar here.  

        Please remember to not bag your recyclables before placing in the container! For more information on what is recyclable, check out this infographic.  Happy Holidays!

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