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City of Atlanta and State of Georgia to Close Early on Monday, January 8, 2018

Post Date:01/04/2018 6:19 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303  

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Jenna Garland, Press Secretary
404-330-6612, office
404-357-5579, cell
jgarland@atlantaga.gov

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2018

 News Release

City of Atlanta and State of Georgia to Close Early on Monday, January 8, 2018

City of Atlanta to close at 2:30 p.m., Fulton County and state government to follow at 3 p.m.

ATLANTA - In light of several factors, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Governor Nathan Deal and Fulton County government officials, announced early closures for state and local government in metro Atlanta on Monday, January 8. The City of Atlanta will close at 2:30 p.m. Fulton County and the state government will close at 3 p.m.

Agencies are also encouraged to allow employees with the ability to telecommute to do so. Employees and visitors are also encouraged to use MARTA to travel on Monday.

Finally, state and local governments will continue monitoring weather and will send additional guidance to employees as necessary.

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For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Bottoms on Facebook and Twitter @KeishaBottoms.

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