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Effingham Co. Sheriff's Office: No credible threat at county schools

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EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office began receiving calls referencing a social media rumor that a shooting incident was to occur at South Effingham High School on Thursday.

The sheriff’s office and school administrators say they worked throughout the night and determined the threats as not credible.

Law enforcement presence was increased at SEHS and Effingham County High School as well has South Effingham and Effingham Middle schools as a precautionary effort.

According to the sheriff’s office, the increased law enforcement presence will continue for the next several days.  

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