MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon News will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Subscribers can expect delivery on Monday as a morning edition. Deadline for obituaries for Monday’s edition is Sunday at 2 p.m.

Other businesses and offices closed in observance of the holiday include:

•Knox Area Transit; resume regular business hours Tuesday.

•Knox County Department of Job & Family Services. This includes Workforce Development, Opportunity Knox One Stop Employment and Training, Public Assistance, Child Support Enforcement, and Child and Family Services.

•Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority. The office handling the CHIP housing rehabilitation activities for the city of Mount Vernon and Knox County will also be closed.



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