Grovetown High student charged in bomb threat

Columbia County authorities arrested a Grovetown High School student Thursday after a bomb threat was found.

School officials discovered the threat written in a bathroom stall about 8 a.m., forcing them to evacuate the school for about an hour.

Deputies arrested a 16-year-old girl in connection with the incident. She was charged with terroristic threats and acts, and disruption/interference with the operation of a public school.

The girl was booked into the Columbia County Detention Center before being transferred to the Regional Youth Detention Center in Sandersville, Ga.

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