People in one Floyd County community can finally stay a little closer to home when sending their mail.
The Martin Post Office officially reopened this week, with new equipment and a renovated interior.
The office was closed after the Mother's Day Weekend flood of 2009 heavily damaged the inside. Since then, people had to go to an office in Allen to send mail.
City officials say they are glad to have their post office back, and hope it is a sign of better things to come.
"It's a struggle right now, but everything's underway so I think we're going to see a new beginning now," said Martin Mayor Thomasine Robinson.
"A post office gives a community their identity. Without a post office, it's hard to have an identity," said Martin Postmaster Donna Howell.
The post office serves about 2,000 people in and around Martin.