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Waco-area news briefs: Thursday trash collection moved up a day

Waco-area news briefs: Thursday trash collection moved up a day

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Cameron Park Zoo lights

Cameron Park Zoo, 1701 N. Fourth St., will feature Wild Lights, a holiday lights display, Friday through Jan. 9, with the exception of Christmas, Christmas Eve and New Year’s day. The display will be open from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Tickets are date-specific. For more information, email

Holiday specials Wednesday

The Waco Tribune-Herald will only produce an electronic edition Thursday, available to subscribers at All holiday advertising inserts will be included in the Wednesday print edition.

Tribune-Herald offices will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Subscribers can access the electronic edition for no extra charge Thursday and every day, accessed via

Waco trash collection change

City of Waco offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday’s trash collection will be picked up a day early. Friday’s trash collection will run as scheduled. The Cobbs recycling center and city landfill will be closed Thursday and Friday. The landfill will accept franchise haulers until 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Normal operations resume at the landfill and Cobbs center on Saturday.

Waco Transit will not run routes on Thanksgiving Day.

City attractions are closed Thursday and will reopen on Friday.

Community meal Thursday

The Salvation Army hosts its Thanksgiving Day Community Meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 300 Webster Ave.

All are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship at this gathering of neighbors for a traditional Thanksgiving feast.

For more information, call 254-756-7271.

Submit printed or typed items to Briefly, P.O. Box 2588, Waco, 76702-2588; or email

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