The Kinston Main Post Office in Coffee County has temporarily suspended operations, according to a news release from the U.S. Postal Service.
Mail delivery is not affected, but customers will need to visit the Opp Post Office to pick up their post office box mail or to conduct retail transactions. The distance between the two post offices is roughly 7 miles.
“The safety and well-being of both customers and employees is of utmost importance to the Postal Service,” the news release stated. “We will provide additional information as soon as it becomes available. The Postal Service appreciates its customers and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.”
The Opp Post Office is at 710 Old Perry Store Road. Hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon. It is closed on Sunday.
Customers can call 800-ASK-USPS or go to the Postal Service’s website, usps.com, for the location of other nearby post offices and approved postal retail service providers.