While federal services are generally closed, many restaurants will remain open, with some offering veterans and military members free or discounted food.
The victims were shot as they sat in a car at the fast food outlet in Canton, Mississippi, on Wednesday evening.
Bullets from the gun shattered glass and damaged walls at the restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee, officers said.
KFC has come under fire a number of times in recent years for all kinds of accusations including racism, serving old food, and mutant chickens.
The acronym doesn't stand for "John F. Cennedy," either.
The limited-edition $60 shoes were sold out almost immediately, but people are willing to pay hundreds to get their hands on them.
Each pair of the KFC x Crocs shoes comes with two Jibbitz charms that look and smell like fried chicken.
Prime minister Jacinda Ardern has been praised for her response to the coronavirus in New Zealand, allowing people to get takeaways for the first time in over a month.
U.K.- and Ireland-based KFC fans have to tweet a reason why they're qualified to be a professional finger licker.
This isn't the first time the fast food chain has flown the coop and created unusual food items.
Where can Americans get plant-based foods while eating out?
Officers later told the customer that the incident was a civil issue and not a police matter.
Jonelle Jade Dare, 33, from Marietta, Georgia, fired shots into the fast food outlet in Shelby, Kentucky last month and was arrested in her home state this week.
"We are grateful that no one was injured. We are working with local authorities as they investigate the incident," a KFC spokesperson said after the Monday incident in Shelbyville.
Joshua Moser is also accused of stabbing the tires on his boss' car after being let go from the fast food store.
Fried chicken was considered a special occasion dish until the early 1900s because spring chickens were scarce.
President of KFC's U.S. business said he is looking at developing plant-based alternatives after seeing where market is heading.
"One of my staffers went out the night before and got some KFC," Rep. Steve Cohen (Tenn.) said. "Another staffer brought in the porcelain ceramic chicken."
"He's here," Representative Steve Cohen joked to his House colleagues as he walked into the room with a bucket of KFC and a small statue of a chicken, a stand-in for the attorney general.
"It's a great day for women's rights. The jury sent a message that employers cannot treat lactating women differently in the workplace," said the plaintiff's attorney.
Find out where you can get a bite to eat on January 1.
George Costanza is going to start serving up fried chicken.
"He's a weasel. Because he's prejudiced, he's trying to say somebody else was, too."