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Discovery evacuated after receiving bomb threat

The following is a statement from the Madison City School District:

Update: It was a bomb threat in a note found in the building. No other details available at this time.

We just wanted to clarify the circumstances as we get them.

Original statement:

Law enforcement officials were called to Discovery Middle School this morning after school officials received a threat to the building. The school resource officer notified Madison police, and the building was evacuated.

Students were returned around 9:30 after police conducted a sweep of the building and gave the all clear. The incident remains under investigation.

John Peck

Public relations manager

Madison City Schools

jspeck@madisoncity.k12.al.us