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Martin Luther King Jr. Day


January 10, 2018

I hope all are well and have started January off on the right foot.  I wanted to wish all a nice upcoming MLK Jr. Day and hope that if you are off work that day that you enjoy a great day with family and friends.  Our county offices will be closed  Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of the holiday.

Here are a few facts about Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  It is a federal holiday marking his birthday, but although Dr. King's birthday is January 15, the holiday is always observed on the third Monday of January each year.  President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in 1983, and it...

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