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Rural Carriers and the upcoming food drive

It is that time again.  Every year the NALC sponsors the Stamp Out Hunger food drive.  In 2010, the NRLCA became an official partner of the food drive.  I am not going to get into whether you should help or…



Putnam County rural mail carrier killed in accident

EATONTON, Ga. — A mail carrier died Tuesday in Putnam County after a single-vehicle accident. According to Sheriff Howard Sills, it happened around 1 p.m. on Lakeview Estates Drive. He says evidence shows 39-year-old Latonja Reese was working when she…





Another awesome group of Rural carrier heroes

Tanya Morris, Perry, GA, Rural Carrier Tanya Morris was recently delivering mail in Perry, GA, when she spotted smoke pouring out of a customer’s home. Morris immediately called 911 and alerted neighbors, who converged on the scene to check on…




RCAs doing the hero thing

John Bondy, Clark, MO Rural Carrier Associate John Bondy was delivering mail on a wet November day last year in Clark, MO, when he spotted a pregnant customer collapsed on muddy ground near her front porch. Bondy rushed to aid…


Rural Route Digitization Program

On March 25, 2019, the NRLCA was notified that USPS will begin a 6-week “rural route digitization” program. Starting March 28, 2019, USPS will utilize the GPS “breadcrumb” information collected by the MDD (Scanner) to plot the line of travel…