Most businesses across the county, including the Stephenville Empire-Tribune, banks and the post office, will be closed Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Erath County offices, including those located inside the courthouse and annexes, will be closed Thursday and Friday. Normal business hours will resume Monday.

All city of Stephenville offices, including City Hall, the Senior Citizens Center, Recreational Hall and Municipal Service Center will also be closed Thursday and Friday. Stephenville Public Library will be closed Thursday through Monday and reopen Tuesday.

In addition, there will be no residential curbside trash collection for Stephenville residents on Thanksgiving Day. Normal Thursday trash collection will take place on Friday, and Friday routes will be collected on Saturday.

Dublin City Hall will close at noon Wednesday and remain closed Thursday and Friday.

Those needing last minute grocery items will not need to worry.

WalMart will be open all day Thursday while H-E-B will be open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.