Newton County schools lock down lifted

The lock downs at Alcovy High School and Liberty Middle School in Covington have been lifted. The schools were was put on lockdown Thursday while authorities investigated a violent threat a student allegedly posted on Facebook.

The Newton County sheriff told Channel 2 Action News the male student has been identified and was being questioned.

Officials don’t believe there is a danger to any students at this time.

Check back with AJC.com for updates.

Contributed by Rhonda Cook


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