The Labor Day Holiday, a day set apart in recognition of American workers, will be observed this year on Monday, September 2.
In observance of the holiday, Richmond County Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, and classes will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Holiday office hours for Richmond County government and municipal offices will be as follows:
• Richmond County government offices will be closed Friday, Aug. 30 and Monday, Sept. 2 (will include non-essential services only). Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, Sept. 3.
• City of Rockingham municipal offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2.
• City of Hamlet municipal offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2.
• Town of Ellerbe municipal offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2.
The Richmond County Landfill will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2.
The days for Hamlet city limits garbage collection for the Labor Day holiday will not change.
City of Rockingham’s garbage collection will be as follows: Monday/Thursday route will be collected on Tuesday/Thursday and Tuesday/Friday route will be collected on Wednesday/Friday. Pickup for street trash (leaves, limbs, etc.) is not guaranteed.
Town of Ellerbe’s garbage collection will be changed to Tuesday.
The Richmond County Daily Journal office located 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, will be closed all day Monday, Sept. 2.
— Staff Writer Kelly Gaskins can be reached at 910-997-3111, ext. 16, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org