Covington Schools Close After Holmes Receives Bomb Threat
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All schools in Covington Independent Public Schools were closed Friday after the high school received a bomb threat over social media.
Law enforcement is investigating and the school will be searched today.
“Although the threat was vague and anonymous, safety is of paramount importance and I will always err on the side of caution,’’ Superintendent Alvin Garrison said in a statement. "The safety of our students and staff comes first."
Further details were not immediately available.
Photo: Entrance to Holmes High School (RCN file)