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Deputies check West Brunswick HS after Facebook threat

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SHALLOTTE, NC (WWAY) -- The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office placed West Brunswick High School on lockdown for a brief time early this morning. A school district spokeswoman says deputies did a security sweep based on a Facebook posting about a threat at the school.

The school district says the measure was proactive and preventative. Deputies determined there was no threat at West Brunswick.

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There was never a threat to

There was never a threat to West Brunswick. The school that was actually targeted is in Harnett County. But I am glad that law enforcement checked everything out and it is always better to be safe than sorry.