This week Pennington Middle School has had a bomb threat on Monday and a weapon threat on Wednesday.
Sheriff Gary Parsons stated that the FBI is on site working with the Lee County law enforcement to ensure the safety of the children. With Wednesday weapon threat, an employee received an email regarding the threat and students that were already in the school was taken to Lee County Career and Technical Center and students arriving after the threat were told to go back home.
Parsons stated that he believes that threats are coming from an outside online gaming source. A bomb search dog will be at Pennington Middle School at 5:00 am on Thursday morning, November 13.