Increased Security at Pickens High School

On Monday, additional law enforcement was deployed to Pickens High School in response to a potential threat that had been made over the weekend. The threat, which specifically mentioned the high school, was made on social media, according to officials from the School District of Pickens County1. Following an immediate preliminary investigation, the district stated that the Pickens Police Department does not believe the threat is credible2. The district emphasized that safety is their highest priority.