Curfews Going into Effect Around the ENC

Curfews Going into Effect Around the ENC


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Several curfews have been imposed across eastern North Carolina due to protests over George Floyd’s death.


A city-wide curfew has been issued for Washington and is in effect from Monday at 8 p.m. until Tuesday at 6 a.m.

No one should be on the street unless you are traveling to/from work, officials said.


Another protest is scheduled to begin Monday at 5 p.m. and is likely to draw a large crowd in the downtown area.

In light of this, Mayor Chuck Allen has declared a State of Emergency and instituted a curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice, with the exception of people traveling to or from work.


The City of Wilson has imposed a curfew for the entire City starting Monday at 8 p.m. and ending on Tuesday at 6 a.m.

The curfew is in place for the protection of City residents and law enforcement officers.

All individuals should remain home during the curfew, with the exception of anyone seeking medical assistance for themselves or a family member and people traveling from employment.

The curfew will expire at 6 a.m. on Tuesday and will remain in place nightly until Mayor Stevens terminates the curfew.

Travel on any public street is prohibited during the curfew.

Violating the curfew is punishable as a Class 2 misdemeanor.


Greenville Mayor P.J. Connelly has enacted an 8:00 p.m. curfew for the city on Monday.

The curfew applies to the entire city limits until 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

The curfew requires individuals to remain at home with only a few exceptions.

Exceptions of the curfew include: Any police or public safety officer or other government engaged in official business.

Any member, volunteer, or employee of an organization providing disaster relief services.

Any person in transit from a place where he or she was temporarily engaged and could not have planned his or her departure to avoid the curfew.

Any medical service provider engaged in delivering medical services.

Members of the news media engaged in duties essential to providing public information.

All of those who are exempt under the curfew restrictions must carry proper identification.

A violation of the curfew is a misdemeanor.