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175 bags of trash collected during cleanup

The fall roadside cleanup in Gloucester was a success, Clean Community Coordinator Rene Moring said Wednesday. In all, 125 volunteers took part, collecting a total of 175 bags of litter and debris, she said.

The main cleanup was held Saturday, Sept. 24. Because Guinea Road was closed part of the day for the Guinea Jubilee, members of the Abingdon Ruritan Club held a cleanup along Guinea Road on Oct. 1.

One hundred eleven volunteers participated on Sept. 24, collecting a total of 152 bags, containing mostly trash. One person found an iron stake.

Volunteers on Sept. 24 picked up litter along Providence, Cedar Bush, Hickory Fork, Harcum and T.C. Walker roads, along with Route 17 and Short Lane.

On Oct. 1, 14 people collected 23 bags which in addition to trash included three coolers and some building materials.

Persons and groups interested in participating in future road cleanups can contact Moring at 804-693-5370 or ...

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