Businesses, government close for holiday

Published 10:57 pm Friday, May 22, 2009

Many local businesses and services will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

All city offices in Clanton, Jemison, Thorsby and Maplesville will be closed Monday.

The Clanton City Council meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 26 at 5 p.m.

The Chilton County Commission meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. Most county services will not be available Monday.

“The courthouse will be closed on Monday,” Tim Mims, chairman of the County Commission, said. “I reckon the only ones working will be the Sheriff’s Department. They never close.”

Garbage pickup will still run as normal in Jemison and Clanton.

In Maplesville, garbage pickup scheduled for Monday will be picked up Tuesday.

In Thorsby, garbage pickup will be pushed back, with Monday pickup coming on Tuesday and Tuesday pickup coming on Thursday.

Most local banks will also be closed Monday. People’s Southern Bank, Peachtree Bank, Regions Bank and SouthFirst Bank will be closed Monday and will reopen Tuesday.

The local post offices will be closed, and mail delivery will resume Tuesday.