By BRAD KELLAR
Many government employees will have at least the middle of next week off, as city and county offices close for the Christmas holiday.
The same offices will also get an extra Wednesday off to start the new year.
City of Greenville offices and the W. Walworth Harrison Public Library will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24-25 for the Christmas holidays. The City will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1 for the New Years Day holiday.
For after-hours utility emergencies, citizens may call 903-457-2948.
Hunt County offices will be closed on the same schedule.
Most State of Texas offices are scheduled to be open Monday and Tuesday, although at least some are taking off Christmas Eve or will have a skeleton crew operating. All state offices are closed Wednesday, December 25 and Wednesday January 1.
All federal government offices will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Senior Center Resources and Public Transit will be closed December 24-25 and January 1.
The business offices and the editorial department of the Herald-Banner will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.