More than 20 courthouses around Tennessee reportedly received bomb threats on Nov. 27.
Roane County’s wasn’t among them, but officials here didn’t sit idly by.
“We went ahead and searched ours
as a precaution,” Roane County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tim Phillips
No bomb was found during the search, he added.
County Executive Ron Woody said officials decided to search the courthouse because they wanted to be proactive and not wait for a threat.