Governmental offices and schools will close Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The annual MLK Day memorial program will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Union County Courthouse. Christopher Traylor, president of the Lee County chapter of the NAACP. Music will be provided by the Springville Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Choir of Pontotoc. The public is invited.
Because of the holiday, the solid-waste collection schedule will change in the City of New Albany. The usual Monday route will be picked up Tuesday and the usual Tuesday route will be picked up Wednesday.
Collection in Union County outside New Albany will not be affected and will go on as usual.collection, Martin Luther King, memorial, New Albany, Union County