SOUTHEASTERN NC (WECT) – For now, the United States Postal Service is no longer making changes to retail hours at post offices in the eastern part of NC, according to a news release from USPS officials.
The news comes after it was recently announced that several area post offices would close early on Wednesdays and completely on Saturdays, starting May 18, in an effort to save money.
The move was scheduled to affect several post offices in North Carolina, including Atlantic Beach, Castle Hayne, Chadbourn, Clarkton, Erwin, Holly Ridge, Kenansville, Lumber Bridge, Parkton, Seven Springs, Beulaville, Bridgeton, Lake Waccamaw, Winnabow and Dudley.
The following is a statement from the USPS:
"The Postal Service is holding off on making changes to retail hours in several Post Offices in Eastern North Carolina.