By Brandi Underwood
At 7:45 a.m. Monday, Fayetteville High School received a bomb threat, according to a press release issued by the Fayette County Board of Education.
The school staff responded appropriately and the school was placed on a lockdown, the release said.
County and state law enforcement agencies responded to the scene immediately.
After being checked for explosives, the school was cleared and resumed its normal schedule just before 10 a.m.
“The Fayetteville High School staff responded quickly and the coordination with law enforcement agencies was outstanding,” said Fayette County School Superintendent Keith Butcher.
No further details were released.