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Some Fran Debris Comes Back to Help, Not Haunt

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DURHAM — If the spring-like weather has you in the moodfor yard work, Hurricane Fran has left a helpful legacy.

Mulch from the mountains of debris in Durham will be made availablefree to the public.

Anyone willing to shovel the mulch may take as much as a pickup truck full from the old Durham County fairgrounds.

Dates for taking home mulch are March 1 - 2 and March 15 - 16. Be sureto bring a shovel.

Meanwhile, the last collection of hurricane debris is underway and willend March 9. Workers will pick up tree debris left by the curb along statemaintained roads.

If your location meets that criteria, you're asked to call 919-732-4330to schedule a collection time.

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