Potential threat prompts Florence ISD to release students early

Florence Independent School District released all students early on Oct. 19 due to a potential threat and out of an abundance of caution.

According to Florence ISD, students were air-dropped a threatening message on campus. 

The school district said once they were notified of the threat, a coordinated investigation was immediately conducted. 

The investigation confirmed that students were not in imminent danger and the threat was not credible, however, students were still released out of an abundance of caution. 

Students and staff will resume school on a regular schedule tomorrow.

Florence ISD said this investigation remains ongoing.