Hartsburg http://kbia.org en Rural church keeps small town united: A close look at Peace United Church of Christ http://kbia.org/post/rural-church-keeps-small-town-united-close-look-peace-united-church-christ <p style="margin-bottom: 23.765px; line-height: 23.765px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14.44444465637207px;"><strong><span style="font-size: 14.44444465637207px; line-height: 23.765px;">This story was produced in partnership with Columbia Faith &amp; Values (<a href="http://columbiafavs.com/2013/12/30/rural-church-community-keeps-small-village-united/?ref=leaderboard">ColumbiaFAVS.com</a>.)</span></strong></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:51:58 +0000 Nate Anton 46131 at http://kbia.org Rural church keeps small town united: A close look at Peace United Church of Christ As rural post offices close, Hartsburg residents highlight the PO's role http://kbia.org/post/rural-post-offices-close-hartsburg-residents-highlight-pos-role <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Hartsburg is home to one of the 13,000 rural post offices across the country that are reducing business hours in response to a major drop in revenue for the United States Postal Service.</p><p> Thirty Hartsburg residents met Wednesday to review the decision to keep the town’s post office open for only four hours on weekdays.</p><p> To the Hartsburg residents who gathered to discuss the future of the town’s postal service, the post office provides more than their mail—it gives the town an identity.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 22:26:47 +0000 Katarina Sostaric 25289 at http://kbia.org As rural post offices close, Hartsburg residents highlight the PO's role