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News from USPS National and USPS North Carolina region.
01/17/2019 12:31
HOUSTON — Bright pink peach blossoms highlight the 2019 Year of the Boar Forever stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series. The U.S. Postal Service dedicated the stamps today during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Chinese Community Center in Houston, TX. The public is asked to share the news of the stamp using the hashtag #LunarNewYear.
USPS celebrates Lunar New Year with Year of the Boar Forever stamp
01/15/2019 12:34
CHARLOTTE, NC — The Postal Service observes the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday on Monday, Jan. 21. Post Offices are closed and there is limited delivery of some package products, including Priority Mail Express. All Post Offices will reopen with regular mail delivery, collections, and retail services after the holiday on Jan. 22.
U.S. Postal Service Observes Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Jan. 21
01/10/2019 15:48
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — El Servicio Postal Estadounidense celebra la energía del amor con la más reciente estampilla de la popular serie Love (amor), la estampilla Hearts Blossom Forever (florecimiento eterno de los corazones).
Celebra el amor con la estampilla Hearts Blossom
01/10/2019 09:59
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the joys of love with the latest stamp in the popular Love series, the Hearts Blossom Forever stamp.
Celebrate love with the Hearts Blossom Forever stamp
01/09/2019 14:51
The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the beauty of cactus flowers with 10 new stamp designs. The first-day-of-issue event for the Cactus Flowers Forever stamps is free and open to the public.
Celebrating Unexpected Beauty
12/26/2018 14:37
The 42nd stamp in the Black Heritage series honors Gregory Hines, whose unique style of tap dancing injected new artistry and excitement into a traditional American form. A versatile performer who danced, acted and sang on Broadway, television and in movies, Hines developed the entertainment traditions of tap into an art form for a younger generation and is credited with renewing interest in tap during the 1990s.
New Forever stamp honors legendary entertainer Gregory Hines
12/17/2018 09:39
NORTH CAROLINA – Many consumers are in a sprint to the finish in terms of getting their holiday gifts and greetings in the mail. This week is expected to be the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season for the Postal Service. The agency expects to process and deliver nearly 3 billion pieces of mail, which includes packages, this week alone. In the two weeks leading up to Christmas, Dec. 10-23, the Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages each week.
Get Ready for Year’s Busiest Mailing and Shipping Week
12/07/2018 16:42
NORTH CAROLINA — With winter weather in the forecast this weekend, the Postal Service reminds customers to keep curbside mailboxes and walkways free of snow and ice.
Postal Service Prepares for Winter Weather
12/04/2018 13:48
NORTH CAROLINA – Post Offices at select locations across the state will be open Sunday, Dec. 9 and Dec. 16, form 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., offering retail services as an added convenience to ensure customers have more opportunities to mail greeting cards and packages.
Post Offices Open Sunday Dec. 9 and 16 for Added Convenience During the Holiday Season
12/04/2018 13:19
NORTH CAROLINA — The U.S. Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 15 billion pieces of mail and 900 million packages, for a total of nearly 16 billion cheerful deliveries this holiday season – the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.
Postal Service is Ready to Deliver Nearly 16 Billion Pieces of Cheer This Holiday Season