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Sheriff determines PHS weapons threat not credible, but increased security presence today

 

 PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE – 11/09/18 

After discussing last night’s investigation with the Sheriff, we have determined that the social media threat is not credible. However, in an abundance of caution, there will be an increased security presence on the High School campus tooday, Friday, Nov. 9. We would like to thank the Sheriff and his staff for their vigilance in addressing this matter. 

 

 ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THURSDAY, NOV 8 

 

PICKENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT PRESS RELEASE – 11/08/18 

 

     We are aware of a social media post made today which stated that a student planned to bring a weapon to the High School on Friday. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating this matter. We will update you with any information we receive from the Sheriff as it becomes available. As always, the safety of our children is our number one priority. 

 

Information will be posted on the Pickens County School District website at www.pickenscountyschools.org, the Infinite Campus parent portal, district social media sites, and sent to local media.