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COVID-19 Guidance & Town Updates

posted Mar 17, 2020, 1:46 PM by Town of Spindale   [ updated Apr 1, 2020, 6:09 AM ]

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, executive orders, and guidelines issued by the state and U.S. government regarding preventative measures.  


March 31, 2020: 
March 27, 2020:
  • On 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.  
    • The garbage and recycling collection service schedule will continue uninterrupted.
    • The Town of Spindale Press Release is available to the public.
    March 17, 2020:
    • The Town of Spindale is restricting public access to employee areas within Town Hall in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 
    March 16, 2020: 


    • March 31: Executive Order 124 prohibits utilities - including electric, gas, water and wastewater services - from disconnecting people who are unable to pay during this pandemic and prohibits them from collecting fees, penalties or interest or late payment.  The order applies for the next 60 days and gives residential customers at least six months to pay outstanding bills. FAQOpen PDF
    • March 30: Executive Order 122 helps schools and local governments access state surplus property to help bridge gaps during the response to COVID-19.  
    • March 27: Executive Order 121 issues a statewide Stay at Home Order beginning Monday, March 30, 2020 at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020, directing people to stay at home except to visit essential businesses, to exercise outdoors or to help a family member. Specifically, the order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least six feet apart from others. FAQOpen PDF.


      Town Hall will be closed to the public until further notice, effective Thursday, March 19, 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.  Please practice social distancing measures while on the trail.

      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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