Holiday schedules change
by Staff Reports
County and town offices will be closed Monday through Wednesday for Christmas.
The Watauga County Sanitation Department and all convenience centers will close at noon on Tuesday for Christmas Eve.
All convenience centers and the transfer station will reopen Wednesday, Dec. 26.
The department also will be closed on New Year's Day.
The U.S. Post Office in Boone will close at noon Monday and will be closed all day Tuesday. All other local post offices are expected to follow the same schedule, according to the Boone branch.
Watauga County Schools released students early Thursday for the holidays, and classes will resume Jan. 7. The schools' central office will close at 4 p.m. today.
Two Rivers Community School will release students today for the holiday, reopening Jan. 7.