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All Clear – No Threat Found at Asheboro High School

All Clear – No Threat Found at Asheboro High School

Breaking News
An officer with NC Probation and Parole blocks off W Walker Ave as students return to the high school after the all clear. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Police have given the "all clear" and reported no one was injured after a threat to Asheboro High School triggered an evacuation of the school and a lockdown of all Asheboro City Schools this morning. According to a press release from the Asheboro Police Department, at 9:21 a.m. this morning an individual called the police department's headquarters and stated they "had placed bombs inside Asheboro High School," and that they were "armed with a weapon and would enter the school." School resource officers at the high school were notified and law enforcement personnel from Asheboro Police Department, Randolph...
Bomb Threat Closes Ramseur Dollar General Early

Bomb Threat Closes Ramseur Dollar General Early

Crime
Photo provided by Dollar General RAMSEUR N.C. - Earlier this week a bomb threat closed the Dollar General in Ramseur early and now police are asking anyone with information to contact them. On July 10th, 2023, Ramsuer Police and first responders were dispatched to the Dollar General Store located at 6493 Jordan Rd. According to police, an unknown subject called into the store requesting to speak with the manager who they told there was a bomb in a specific area of the store. Employees evacuated the store and called 911. Multiple searches of the store were conducted by officers and nothing suspicious was located. The business closed early due to the incident. Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Sgt Cox or Detective Zogopoulos.
NC Zoo Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

NC Zoo Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

Breaking News
A Sheriff's Deputy walks into the Africa entrance at the NC Zoo after a bomb threat triggered an evacuation. [Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo has been evacuated and closed due to a bomb threat this morning. Monday morning at approximately 10:45 am, emergency crews were called to the Zoo after receiving a report of a bomb threat. An evacuation took place of all guests, including several field trip groups visiting the zoo today. Guests who spoke to reporters say they were asked to leave due to a "security incident". According to information released by the Randolph County Sheriff's office, a zoo employee received the threat through "electronic means." Emergency vehicles at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro on March 27, 2023. (Scott Pel...
Wheatmore Middle Evacuated Wednesday After Bomb Threat

Wheatmore Middle Evacuated Wednesday After Bomb Threat

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - Wheatmore Middle School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the school discovered a potential threat to the safety of the school written on the wall of a bathroom. On February 1st, 2023, at 2 PM, Wheatmore Middle School's principal, Dr. Bruce Carrol sent out a phone message to parents saying that the school had to be evacuated due to a threat to the safety of the school. That message said in full: "Good afternoon, Wheatmore Middle School parents, this is Principal Bruce Carroll. I am calling to inform you that a potential threat to the safety of the school was discovered today in relation to a statement written on a bathroom wall on the school’s campus. As a result of the discovery of the potential threat, all students and staff were evacuated from the build...