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Posted on: June 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] County government offices closed Monday for Juneteenth observance

County government offices will be closed on Monday, June 20th in observance of Juneteenth and will reopen on Tuesday at 8 am.

Juneteenth honors the date when on June 19, 1865 the Union Army arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced the end of the Civil War and the end of slavery.

The observance was made a federal holiday last year.

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