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All Clear – No Threat Found at Asheboro High School

All Clear – No Threat Found at Asheboro High School

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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...
Suspicious Smell Prompts Evacuation At  Archdale Elementary

Suspicious Smell Prompts Evacuation At Archdale Elementary

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ungvar / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - This morning students at Archdale Elementary had to be evacuated and the fire department called after someone noticed the smell of smoke in a classroom. From emergency radio traffic we know that fire crews from multiple Randolph and Guilford county fire departments responded to a report of the smell of smoke in a classroom. Randolph County Schools Public Information Officer Tim Moody in an email to Randolph News Now said that just after 7:30 a.m. Archdale Elementary School was evacuated as a result of a "suspicious smell" from an undetermined source in one of the buildings on the school’s campus. "The school's administration and maintenance team worked closely with the fire department to immediately address the situation" said Moody who ...