Stamps and Priority Mail services went up in price Sunday. Here's a handy list of the new rates from the U.S. Postal Service.
Saturday, February 2
If you're planning on using the post office to mail an envelope or package this week you'll find the postage costs have jumped slightly. On Sunday (Jan. 27) the United States Postal Service upped its rates to help cover the costs of delivering the mail. Forever Stamps, the ones that remain good despite future postal rate increases, will increase to 46 cents. Here's a rundown of price increases: The USPS will also introduce a new First-Class Mail Global Forever Stamp. The stamp allows people to mail letters anywhere in the world for $1.10. In addition, several new shipping services products will be available in January. Free tracking will be offered to all packages, including retail Priority Mail and Parcel Post. Priority Mail rates also …
In north Georgia, the changes mean processing now done in Acworth, Athens, Cartersville, Douglasville and Marietta will be shifted to Duluth.
The Customer Service Mail Processing Center in Marietta is among the more than 200 mail processing facilities that face closure or consolidation. The U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday the completion of the Area Mail Processing consolidation studies on 264 processing centers across the nation that started more than five months ago. As a result of the studies, 223 facilities face closure or consolidation, while 35 locations remain open, and six are pending further study. In north Georgia, the changes mean processing now done in Acworth, Athens, Cartersville, Douglasville and Marietta will be shifted to Duluth, according to a CBS story. The number of employees at the centers varies, Postal Srrvice spokesman Michael Miles said. The …