JACKSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Some businesses have opted to close on Monday, Aug. 21, for Heartland Eclipse 2017.
Due to the activities surrounding the solar eclipse, the Jackson County, Illinois Courthouse will be closed on Monday, Aug. 21.
The following offices will be affected by the closure: Animal Control, Supervisor of Assessments, Board of Review, Circuit Clerk, County Board, Computing Services, County Clerk and Recorder, Courts, Health Department, Highway Department, Probation, Public Defender, Regional Office of Education, State Attorney and Treasurer.
All local non-court deadlines will be extended one business day due to the closing.
The Courthouse will be open for regular business hours on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
For up to date information on the eclipse and Jackson County's closings, visit http://www.jacksoncountyEMA.com.
The Union County, IL courthouse will be closed from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21 due to the eclipse. The closure was decided during a special meeting last Friday.
- Cape Girardeau Public Library will be closed from noon-2:00 p.m. on Aug. 21 so all library staff may experience the eclipse