The United States Postal Service announced Wednesday, June 3, that the Kinston Main Post Office has temporarily suspended operations.

The Kinston Main Post Office is located at 216 North Main Street in Kinston and mail delivery will not be impacted by this temporary suspension, according to a news release.

Kinston customers may pick up their post office box mail and conduct retail transactions at the Opp Post Office at 710 Old Perry Road Store in Opp. Hours of operation at that location are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., as well as Thursdays from 9 a.m. until noon and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon.

No reason was given for the temporary closure.

“The safety and well-being of both customers and employees is of utmost importance to the Postal Service,” the news release stated. “We will provide additional information as soon as it becomes available. The Postal Service appreciates its customers and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.”

Residents can call 1-800-ASK-USPS or visit, to get additional nearby post office locations.

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