The City of Tuskegee, the Towns of Shorter and Franklin, along with Macon County government. will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19 for President’s Day.

The Town of Notasulga and the Macon County School system will be open during regular business hours. All local banking institutions will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19 for President’s Day.

Tuskegee Garbage Collection Schedule

The City of Tuskegee’s Public Works Department Sanitation Division will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

The garbage collection schedule is as follows: Monday and Tuesday’s garbage will collected on Tuesday, Feb. 20 along with Tuesday’s regular route.

Presidents Day originated as the celebration of the birthday of George Washington, the first president of the country. A provision was enacted to combine Washington’s birthday, which falls on February 22, with Lincoln’s birthday, which falls on February 12. The holiday is understood to be a celebration of Washington, Lincoln, and all other citizens who served as President of the United States – thus evolving to become “Presidents Day.”

Many school districts across the country has designated the time for students spend time learning about the history of the United States and the social responsibilities that come with being a citizen of the country during the month of February.

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