What's open, what's closed for the holiday

By ED HOWELL and LEA RIZZO
Posted 7/4/17

Daily Mountain Eagle

Today, the nation observes its 241st birthday, with some schedules changed for the holiday.

First, the obvious: All federal, state and local government offices will be closed for non-essential services today, including …

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What's open, what's closed for the holiday

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Daily Mountain Eagle

Today, the nation observes its 241st birthday, with some schedules changed for the holiday.

First, the obvious: All federal, state and local government offices will be closed for non-essential services today, including the U.S. Postal Service, which will not deliver mail.

No garbage services will run today. The Walker County Solid Waste Landfill and Office will be closed today. All county residential trash routes will run one day behind; dumpster routes will be one to two days behind as well.

The Jasper City Council has moved its July 4 meeting to July 11, while the Sumiton City Council will not meet until July 18. No financial institutions will be open.

The business office at the Daily Mountain Eagle will be closed today in observance of the holiday.

Some restaurants and large national retail stores, such as Belk, Walmart and national drug store chains, are expected to be open. Some restaurants may have special holiday hours.

Grocery stores, including Winn-Dixie, Son’s and Gateway in Curry, will maintain their regular hours.

Central Alabama Urgent Care in Dora and the After Hours Clinic in downtown Jasper will both be open today. However, Urgent Care Northwest in Jasper and the After Hours Clinic in Sumiton will be closed.

If you missed the big fireworks show in Jasper, several other activities will be available. The Sipsey Volunteer Fire Department will host a fireworks show tonight at 9 p.m. at the Sipsey Fire Station on Park Road. Joe T. from Breakaway will play music and host karaoke. In Carbon Hill, the city swimming pool will not charge admission prices today, and the splash pad, which has not created a system yet for collecting fees, will be open for free. Jasper’s Natatorium will be closed today.

As for the surrounding area, Desperation Church, which mounted the fireworks show in Jasper, will hold a similar show in Cullman at Heritage Park tonight. Fireworks in Guin will start at 9 p.m., while its water park will be open all day for $10, $7 after 4 p.m. Birmingham’s 20-minute fireworks show will be held at 9 p.m.