Bald Head Island sets curfew for Monday night

Bald Head Island sets curfew for Monday night
The Village of Bald Head Island is closed to day trippers as of Saturday ahead of Hurricane Isaias.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Village of Bald Head Island will initiate a curfew Monday night beginning at 5 p.m. in advance of the arrival of Isaias.

The village declared a state of emergency Saturday afternoon. The curfew is expected to last until 9 a.m. Tuesday.

The order does not require any sort of evacuation at this time, but that could change. It does however limit access to the island.

“Persons who do not have plans/arrangements for overnight or longer lodging, other than contractors and regular employees of on-island businesses, shall be prohibited from arriving at Bald Head Island,” the order reads.

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