Easter holiday closings vary
by Anna Oakes
Governmental offices and businesses will have varied schedule changes for the Easter holiday weekend.
Watauga County and town of Boone offices will be closed Friday, April 18, but will reopen on a regular schedule Monday, April 21. The county's solid waste and recycling convenience centers will operate on a regular schedule, however.
The U.S. Postal Service and most banks will operate on regular schedules as well.
Watauga County Schools are in session on Good Friday but closed the week of April 21-25 for spring break. Appalachian State University is also open on Good Friday but closed Monday and Tuesday, April 21 and 22. Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute's Watauga campus will be open Friday but closed on Monday, April 21. CCC&TI's curriculum classes will not be held Tuesday, April 22, but continuing education and basic skills will operate on a regular schedule Tuesday.
The Watauga County Public Library's main branch and western Watauga branch will be closed Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, and will reopen Monday, April 21.