Gordon County Schools Superintendent Bill McCown says the students were evacuated around 11:15 a.m. and they are safe at Ashworth Middle School, and they returned back to by the end of the afternoon.
Police and investigators are on the scene and the road is blocked off at Gordon Central High School on Warrior Path Drive.
McCown explained that school officials found a hand writen bomb threat inside of the school.
"We had a threat written on the bathroom wall, and we have treated it very seriously," McCown said. "Safety first, so our children went into Ashworth (a nearby middle school) and were evacuated there."
Gordon County Emergency 911 Services received a report of a bomb threat at Gordon Central High School from school officials, and contacted the Deputy sheriffs and Sheriff's detectives, who are on the scene along with other emergency services.
The incident is under investigation, and details have not been released.
Course of Action during the Day
Parents were notified quickly.
"We sent our a parent link and told them that they could check out their child if they wanted to," said McCown.
Students will not be allowed back into the school until the authorities allow it, McCown said.
Gordon Central students will remain at Ashworth Middle School until the building has been cleared, officials said.
McCown says parents of Gordon Central students should check out their students at Ashworth Middle School and those who will stay will be bused from the school.
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