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Caswell County imposes curfew around county government property until July 9

Caswell County leaders told WFMY News 2 the decision stems from an incident Monday night.

CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — Caswell County has imposed a curfew around county government property until July 9.

The county has established a nightly curfew from 8:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. for a “specific area” that encompasses all county property including a monument donated by the Daughters of the Confederacy.

County officials have also declared a State of Emergency for that specific area as well. 

County leaders told WFMY News 2 the decision stems from an incident Monday night. They said people came from out of town to protest a Confederate statue in Yanceyville. The incident gained traction on social media. The county said they hope the curfew curbs any other potential demonstrations.

Read: Caswell County Curfew, State of Emergency Details 

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