Many offices and local businesses will be closed Monday, Sept. 6, in observance of Labor Day.

Among those closing will be banks, government offices, including area post offices and some retail businesses.

The Massac County Unit 1 School District and Joppa-Maple Grove School District will not be in session.

In Metropolis, trash service will be delayed one day throughout the city. Those who normally have trash pick-up on Mondays will have pick-up on Tuesday, Tuesday trash pick-up will move to Wednesday and so on.

The annual Metropolis Labor Day parade has been canceled due to the increase in local COVID cases.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has announced all offices and facilities will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Offices and Driver Services facilities operating on a Monday through Friday schedule will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6. Those operating on a Tuesday through Saturday schedule will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 4.

All offices and Driver Services facilities will be open for business on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

As a reminder, White has extended all driver’s license and ID card expiration dates to Jan. 1, 2022. This extension does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) and CDL learner’s permits. In addition, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended the federal REAL ID deadline to May 3, 2023.

Individuals can visit the Secretary of State’s website at for online services including checking eligibility to renew their driver’s license online, applying for a duplicate driver’s license, renewing license plate stickers or locating the nearest Driver Services facility.

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