USPS operating status for National Day of Mourning, Dec. 5, 2018

December 03, 2018

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H. W. Bush. Out of respect for the 41st President of the Unites States and to honor his vast contributions to our country during his lifetime, and consistent with the Presidential Proclamation, the United States Postal Service will suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity on Dec. 5.

"We will provided limited package delivery service on that day to ensure that our network remains fluid and we do not experience any impacts to our package delivery operations that might negatively affect our customers or business partners during the remainder of or busy holiday season," stated a recent press release from the USPS.

Editors Note: Due to the suspension of regular mail delivers, subscribers to the Cherokeean Herald may experience a delay in receiving the Dec. 5 issue in the mail. However, the full edition will be available online Dec. 4.