Upson-Lee High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a note was found claiming that a bomb was in the building and scheduled to go off later that morning. Upson County Sheriff’s deputies searched the building, but no bomb was found and classes resumed a short time later.
According to Upson County Sheriff’s Major Dan Kilgore, the handwritten note was found in one of the school restrooms about 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. It indicated a bomb was in the building and set to go off at 9:45 a.m.
Kilgore said investigators are working to determine who actually wrote the note. Anyone with any information about the note or who may have wrote it is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 706-646-7904.