FILE: Richard and Peggy Geraghty, of Bluffton, carry trash and recyclables from their vehicle to dump at the Bluffton Convenience Center at 104 Simmonsville Road on Aug. 1, 2014. Beaufort County's 11 trash and recycling centers reduced operating hours beginning Oct. 4, part of budget cuts county officials say were necessary to avoid a tax increase. Most centers went from being open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week to 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. six days a week.
FILE: Richard and Peggy Geraghty, of Bluffton, carry trash and recyclables from their vehicle to dump at the Bluffton Convenience Center at 104 Simmonsville Road on Aug. 1, 2014. Beaufort County's 11 trash and recycling centers reduced operating hours beginning Oct. 4, part of budget cuts county officials say were necessary to avoid a tax increase. Most centers went from being open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week to 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. six days a week. Staff photo
FILE: Richard and Peggy Geraghty, of Bluffton, carry trash and recyclables from their vehicle to dump at the Bluffton Convenience Center at 104 Simmonsville Road on Aug. 1, 2014. Beaufort County's 11 trash and recycling centers reduced operating hours beginning Oct. 4, part of budget cuts county officials say were necessary to avoid a tax increase. Most centers went from being open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week to 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. six days a week. Staff photo

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