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Clarke County Government observes Juneteenth

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Berryville, Boyce and Clarke County Government offices, circuit, General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts.

As well as the Clarke County Animal Shelter along with Parks and Recreation Administrative offices will all be closed on Friday.

The Clarke County Library will be open on Friday but will close on Sat. Jun. 19.

This is in honor of Juneteenth, the ending of slavery in the United States in 1865.

Union soldiers arrived in Galveston Texas to announce the end of the war and the enslaved were now free in the United States on Jun. 19, 1865.

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