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After a four-year wait, Clarksville residents see signs of post office

After a four-year wait, Clarksville residents see signs of post office

In a step that residents say has been a long time coming, the U.S. Postal Service announced plans to bring a post office back to Clarksville four years after the post office there closed.

"You have said the most beautiful words on this topic I've heard in awhile," said Jerry Golabowski at a packed public meeting on Wednesday, where the move was announced.

Since the USPS office on Auto Drive closed on Aug. 12, 2011, some residents trekked up to 12 miles to mail and retrieve packages. The office closed when property owners Walter and Ilene Veasel decided not to renew the lease, fearing losses as a result of rent decreases.

At the public meeting on Wednesday, USPS...

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