Curfew laws in the State of Georgia are applicable to minors and include both driving and non-driving clauses. Although the exact rules can vary across Georgia's counties and municipalities, violations of these curfews are often punishable by a fine and, in some cases, jail time. In legal terms, a curfew is an official order imposed by the government that prevents certain people from being outdoors or in public spaces during designated times. In Georgia, curfews are applied to minors, people who are under the age of 18 years.
Parts of 30A seem like they've been taken over by hundreds of teenagers and some say they're wreaking havoc on several communities. Now, residents and business owners are trying to find ways to keep them under control. But one age group seems to be causing some issues in some of the smaller communities. Last year saw about a thousand just wandering from one place to another and that's continued onto this year," White explained. This week, Seacrest Beach, Rosemary Beach and the Villages of South Walton have enacted an emergency curfew hoping to disperse the large groups of young people. Although it's only for a couple more days, resident and business owners said that this emergency curfew is necessary. It's bad for business but it's only here another day and it's just to keep everyone safe," Kirk said.
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Walton County Sheriff Michael Ashley said he plans to re-open the Bridge within a few hours and that most of the damage was done in the Rosemary Beach area of Walton County. He plans to lift a curfew as soon as he possibly can. There are no plans to close bridges in Okaloosa County, where winds have been averaging miles per hour, according to county spokesman Christopher Saul. Those wind speeds are no where close to the anticipated gusts of up to 70 mph.
More than 30 metro Atlanta cities have adopted curfew laws that ban minors from being outside their homes without adult supervision at a certain time of night. The laws restrict minors from wandering, loitering or playing in public areas and walkways during curfew hours unless traveling to or from work, a church event or a school-sanctioned event. A look at cities that have curfews and the limits they impose.