MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon News will be closed on Thursday, July 4, so that employees may spend Independence Day with family. There will be a Thursday edition of the News published. The deadline for obituaries for that edition is 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 3.

The following area offices/businesses will be closed in observance of the July 4 holiday:

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



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