Courthouse Briefly Evacuated

Anderson County Courthouse
Photo credit Lee Rogers
By 106.3 WORD

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office reports that the Office was contacted just after 9AM Thursday morning regarding a bomb threat at the Anderson County Courthouse.  

Sheriff's deputies and Anderson City police officers responded to secure the scene.  Explosive Ordnances Disposal personnel also responded and are conducting a sweep of the Courthouse.

Just after 11AM, the Sheriff's Office reported that the Courthouse had been cleared and the call unfounded.  Court is back open and operational .