JDC schools on lockdown Monday morning

Published 9:59 am Monday, November 29, 2021

All three Jefferson Davis County schools are on lockdown this morning after a threat of violence was made on social media.

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently securing and protecting J.E. Johnson Elementary, G.W. Carver Elementary and Jefferson Davis County High School.

A social media post on Instagram was seen by a patron in the school district and reported to authorities.

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“We take each and every threat very seriously,” said Jefferson Davis County Sheriff Ron Strickland. “The safety of our children is our top priority.”