By Paul T. Choate
May 26, 2012. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, area government offices and department will be closed. This will include departments in Watauga and Avery counties as well as town offices and departments in the two counties.
In addition to town and county offices, the public libraries in Watauga and Avery counties will also be closed, as will the health department.
All area ABC stores will be closed on Monday.
All area banks will also have the doors closed and locked up for Memorial Day.
AppalCART will be running on Monday on a regular schedule. Also operating on a regular schedule on Monday will be the Watauga County Sanitation Department (including waste pick-up).