Saturday, September 1, 2007

Gang Initiation Rumor Closes School

Ledger-Enquirer [Columbus, GA]
1 September 2007

Rumor swirls across city, school closes

Worry over threat leads to dismissal at Brookstone


Students at a Columbus private school were sent home early Friday afternoon after administrators heard rumors of possible gang activity that turned out to be a hoax.

Brookstone School on Bradley Park Drive went into lockdown around 1:15 p.m. after Columbus police informed school officials of a possible gang initiation at the school, headmaster Scott Wilson said. [...]