Towns in Robeson and Scotland counties issue curfews amid virus outbreak


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FAIRMONT/GIBSON, NC (WBTW) – Towns in Robeson and Scotland County have issued curfews amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The Town of Fairmont in Robeson County has declared a state of emergency, according to a Facebook post from the Fairmont Police Department. A town-wide curfew is in effect for those 17 years old and younger from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.

This curfew doesn’t apply to religious gatherings, traveling to and from work or civic duties.

The Town of Gibson in Scotland County has implemented a town-wide curfew from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., according to Scotland County government’s Facebook page.

For a full list of changes to local governments, schools, health care facilities, and other events due to the coronavirus outbreak, click here.


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