Moore Co. middle school student brings gun to school - WRBL

Moore Co. middle school student brings gun to school

Posted: Updated:
ABERDEEN, N.C. -

A Moore County middle school student has been charged and removed from Southern Middle School after bring a gun on campus last week.

The principal of the school sent a letter home with student on Monday, informing parents about the incident.

"Please know that such actions will not be tolerated at Southern Middle School and that the safety of our students is our foremost priority," said Principal Shelia Gilliard. "Thank you for your support of our school and for helping us ensure a safe and quality learning environment for our students."

The school said the student involved has been removed. The name of the student has not been released at this time.

Moore County Superintendent Dr. Aaron Spence said the school system "does not tolerate any behavior that in any way may jeopardize the safety of our students."

 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Pikeville couple accused of child abuse turn themselves in

    Pikeville couple accused of child abuse turn themselves in

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:53:09 GMT
    Christian Amanda Tomeski, 21, and Thomas John Stickland, 27.Christian Amanda Tomeski, 21, and Thomas John Stickland, 27.
    A Pikeville couple wanted on child abuse charges turned themselves into authorities Wednesday afternoon, said the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.
    A Pikeville couple wanted on child abuse charges turned themselves into authorities Wednesday afternoon, said the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.
  • Dr. Campbell: The role of vaccines in school

    Dr. Campbell: The role of vaccines in school

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:20:53 GMT
    Infectious diseases account for millions of school days lost each year for kindergarten through 12th-grade public school students in the United States. Forty percent of children aged five to 17 years missed three or more school days in the past year because of illness or injury.
    Infectious diseases account for millions of school days lost each year for kindergarten through 12th-grade public school students in the United States. Forty percent of children aged five to 17 years missed three or more school days in the past year because of illness or injury.
  • Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids

    Durham Rescue Mission giving away backpacks, supplies to kids

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:09 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:09:22 GMT
    The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.The Durham Rescue Mission, with the help of GSK, is giving away backpacks to needy children.
    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.
    The Durham Rescue Mission is making sure all kids get the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.
Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.