Soft Lockdown Lifted In Carter County

ELIZABETHTON — A soft lockdown put in place by Carter County school authorities this morning because of a threat made on social media has been lifted.

WCYB reports an anonymous post said that someone with a gun was going to show up at Happy Valley, Cloudland and Elizabethton High Schools.

Police say they were not able to trace the post but an investigation did reveal there no validity to the threat.