Threats shut down 3 county schools

No threat found at Neal, Flomaton, career tech

Possible threats at W.S. Neal High School, the Career Readiness Center in Brewton and all Flomaton schools were recently put under a lockdown due to potential danger but all schools reopened quickly after law enforcement determined the schools were not under any threat.

W.S. Neal and the readiness center went under lockdown last Friday and Flomaton schools were locked down about an hour Monday afternoon.

Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson said last Monday morning a Snapchat photo circulated showing a 17-year W.S. Neal student holding what appeared to be a weapon. The caption read ‘Ready for...