No Devices Found in Courthouse After Bomb Threat

Virginia State Police have completed the canine sweep of the building for explosive devices and none were found. The Courthouse will remain closed for the remainder of the day; however, the Board of Supervisors meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. as scheduled and the Courthouse will be open to the public at this time. The Courthouse will reopen on Wednesday for business as usual.
The incident is under continued investigation by the Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police. Farmville Police Department and Longwood University Police Department assisted with the incident response with Farmville Fire Department and Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad on standby.
For more information, contact County Administrator Wade Bartlett at (434) 547-8837.

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