Two Georgia schools locked down after ‘serious threat of violence’ by students

[Editor’s Note: The following report has been updated to correct two pages in the story. The school was locked down in Arthur County, Georgia, not in Lincoln County, Tennessee.]

ADAMSVILLE, Ga. — Two Adamsville, Georgia, schools were locked down Friday after students made a “serious threat of violence against the school,” according to the local news website

The Arthur County School District tells WBTV the incident was related to social media. No shots were fired and no students were injured.

The site reports that the “threat may have been made by a student in Arthur County. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has advised that that this does not appear to be a school-related threat.” reports that the announcement of the lock-down sent a crowd of students running in the opposite direction.

At least one person is now in police custody, and the website reports that the school was searched and allowed to reopen by 9:30 a.m.

The Arthur County Sheriff’s Office said it had no additional details to release.

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