Juneteenth National Independence Day is a US federal holiday signed into law by President Joe Biden on Thursday, June 17, 2021. It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was designated in 1983.
Juneteenth is a portmanteau word for June and nineteenth and commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas and the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South.
Juneteenth 2022 falls on a Sunday and will be observed on Monday, June 20, 2022.
Trash pickup will be picked up on Monday, June 20.
The local holiday hours for Juneteenth 2022 are as follows:
SIPOA Offices are normally closed on Sundays and will be open on Monday, June 20. Check sipoa.org for office hours.
The Town of Seabrook Island Office is normally closed on Sundays. In addition, they will also be closed on Monday, June 20 for the holiday. They will reopen on Tuesday, June 21, with normal hours. Check townofseabrook.org for office hours.
Vincent’s Pharmacy is normally closed on Sundays. They will be open on Monday, June 20 with normal hours.
Post and Computer Center is normally closed on Sundays. They will be open on Monday, June 20 with normal hours.
Harris Teeter will be open Monday, June 20 with normal hours.
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