Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask elected officials about their jobs. This week, we speak with members of Greensboro City Council about matters related to the newly enacted downtown curfew affecting those under the age of 18. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. The city of Charlotte has a citywide curfew in effect for people under what age?

2. Multiple choice: The three offenders charged with firearms violations associated with the N Club, Greene Street and LAX Gentlemen’s Club were in what age range? A) Teenagers, B) A mix of teenagers and twentysomethings, C) Older than 20, or D) None of the above

3. True or false: Among the exceptions to the under-18 downtown curfew is for those “engaged in a lawful employment activity, or using a direct route to or from a place of employment.”

Danny Thompson, atlarge 1. Under 16. [ ] 2. I think they’re all older than 20. [ ] 3. That’s correct. Both of those are an exception. [ ]

District 2 Councilman Jim Kee 1. 16. [ ] 2. Older than 20. [ ] 3. True. [ ]

District 3 Councilman Zack Matheny 1. Theirs might be 16. [ ] 2. C. [ ] 3. True. [ ]

Correct Answers

1. 16

2. C) Older than 20

3. True