The Macon County Sheriff’s Office has issued a statement regarding an incident which occurred at Macon Middle School Friday morning.
Macon County Sheriff Robbie Holland states that, “At no time was any student or any other person in any danger.”
A student told another student that he/she had found what he/she believed to be a “pipe bomb” and this was subsequently reported to school personnel. The Sheriff’s Office and other first responders were notified and initiated an investigation. The initial information available did not indicate that any device was on school property. However in an abundance of caution, a portion of the campus was treated as a crime scene and thoroughly searched by deputies and no explosive device was discovered.