Juvenile charged after Williston-Elko High evacuated due to threat

Williston-Elko High School
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Published: Jan. 4, 2023 at 10:07 AM EST
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WILLISTON, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Williston-Elko High School was evacuated Wednesday morning, according to school administrators.

The school district said the Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office was investigating an alleged bomb threat.

Students and employees were evacuated “out of an abundance of caution,” the district said in a statement.

According to the sheriff’s office, the juvenile was identified and charged with communicating a bomb threat.