Powder discovery closes Ga. Southern building

STATESBORO, Ga. -- A Georgia Southern University building remained closed Wednesday night after an admissions employee noticed a white powdery substance on an envelope, school officials announced.

About 9 a.m. GSU police were called to Lewis Hall after getting word about the suspicious envelope, which arrived in the building on Tuesday afternoon. A hazardous materials team was called to the building but its members were not able to determine the nature of the powder, school officials said.  Lewis Hall remained closed.

The envelope was sent to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta for more complete testing. No injuries were reported.

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