Social media threat postpones football game in Southern VA

A Lowell High School student is facing a criminal charge after allegedly making a threat involving a "possible firearm" toward the school, Lowell Police said Friday.

Pickens County School District coordinator of communication John Eby said there was never a threat received by any district school.

In a Facebook post, the department says it will "continue to be vigilant" and there will be a noticeable police presence at both schools on Friday.

Roberts says multiple teams of investigators are working with Snapchat and interviewing students. No threat has been made against the school in recent days.

Eby said some students did stay out of class on Friday because of the situation.

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Easley High School is committed to the safety of our students and staff, and we will communicate if and when there is a credible threat against the school.

At 10 a.m. Scarice and DHHS Principal Anthony Salutari sent out a notification to parents, informing them that situation is under control and appropriate measures are being taken.

It is important to note that at this time no credible threat has been made against the school.

Rumors of a threat against Daniel Hand High School (DHHS) quickly spread across social media and put parents on high alert.

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