Cherokee County Evacuated

The Cherokee County courthouse was evacuated after a bomb threat was called into police.
But a spokeswoman for Canton police said that by shortly before 4:00 Tuesday afternoon no evidence of a bomb had been found. Sgt. Stacy Bailey said police were continuing to search the courthouse and the surrounding area. She said the search was still ongoing, but she said officers had reopened one street in downtown Canton.
Authorities say the threat was called into 911 on Tuesday. News footage of the scene showed that police had blocked off the streets around the courthouse in downtown Canton and brought in bomb dogs to search the area.


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  • by Dubose Location: none on Jun 5, 2012 at 05:00 PM
    They evacuated the entire county?
  • by Anonymous on Jun 5, 2012 at 04:24 PM
    I hope yall find who called in this threat because they needing jail time real bad.People can't understand that time cost money. Having to close the court house and search for a bomb some body got to be paid for all that.The person that called this in needs to pay for it, with money and time in the pen.
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