Greenville County designates Veterans Day as official holiday

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Earlier this week, Greenville County councilmembers unanimously voted to make Veterans Day an officially-designated county holiday.

According to the passed resolution, councilmembers wished to recognize the “valor, courage, and sacrifices of over 35,000 Greenville County citizens who served in the Armed Forces of the United States.”

The resolution goes into effect immediately, and all county offices will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

To read the resolution in its entirety, click here.

Official Greenville County holidays:

• New Year's Day

• Martin Luther King Day

• Good Friday

• Memorial Day

• Independence Day

• Labor Day

• Veterans Day

• Thanksgiving Day

• Day after Thanksgiving

• Christmas Day

• Day after Christmas