Archive for Wednesday, November 26, 2008

City, county offices to close for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2008

Most government offices in Eudora and Douglas County will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving. Many will also be closed Friday.

All city, county and state offices will be closed both days, as will offices in most area towns and counties.

Federal offices in the General Services Administration and federal courts will be closed Thursday.

There will be no mail delivery Thursday, and post offices will be closed. UPS and FedEx deliveries also will not be made Thursday.

Parking at meters in downtown Lawrence will be free on Thursday and Friday. Meters will run regularly from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Home delivery and Bus 62 senior service meals are canceled Thursday and Friday. All activities at the Lawrence Senior Center, including clubs, classes and the noon meal, will be canceled both days.

Meals also will not be served at Babcock Place, Edgewood Place, and the Lecompton, Eudora and Baldwin City senior centers.

The business office of the Journal-World will be open for walk-ins and phone inquiries from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday.

USA Today will not be published Thursday.

State law mandates that liquor stores be closed Thursday.

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