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A message, found at Jefferson Forest High School Monday morning, threatening to blow up the school led to the evacuation of the school.
According to Ryan Edwards, the school division’s spokesman, school administrators became aware of the bomb threat shortly before 9 a.m. and evacuated the school. Sheriff’s deputies, along with school administrators conducted a visual search of the school. This was followed up with a search by bomb sniffing dogs.
Nothing was found and students returned to their classes.
The bomb threat is currently under investigation.