MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon News office will be closed on New Year’s Day.
The deadline for obituaries for the Dec. 31 paper is 8 a.m. The deadline for obituaries for the Jan. 1 paper is 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 31. The following offices and businesses will also be closed for New Year’s Day:
•Knox Area Transit will be closed for New Year’s Day and reopen Wednesday for regular business hours.
•Knox County Department of Job & Family Services will be closed Tuesday. This includes Workforce Development, Opportunity Knox One Stop Employment and Training, Public Assistance, Child Support Enforcement, and Children and Family Services.
•The office of the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority will be closed New Year’s Day. The office handling the CHIP housing rehabilitation activities for the city of Mount Vernon and Knox County will also be closed.
•All offices at the Knox County Health Department will be closed New Year’s Day. The dental clinic also will be closed Monday.
The water testing laboratory used by the health department will be closed several days during the holidays so that means water samples will not be accepted at the health department during that time. The affected days are: Dec. 31; Jan. 1 and 2.
Published on December 27, 2012