By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
School was evacuated Tuesday afternoon and the students and faculty moved to
Dade High School after an employee of the school found what appeared to be a threat
on the wall in a restroom.
The decision to
evacuate came quickly and Superintendent Shawn Tobin was pleased with how well
the entire process was carried out. In all 13 buses were used in the evacuation
Sheriff Ray Cross called in the Chattanooga Bomb Squad and the entire school
was searched but nothing suspicious was found during the search.
have to be taken seriously to ensure the safety of our kids.” Sheriff Cross said. “We received the call and
immediately acted to get the kids as far away from any potential danger as
possible,” he added.
investigation is on going but at press time no arrest had been made in
connection with the threat.