Some Asheville area schools on perimeter lockdown following UNC Asheville threat

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Asheville City Schools officials said four schools are on a perimeter lockdown following a threat at University of North Carolina Asheville.

Claxton Elementary School, Ira B. Jones Elementary School, Isaac Dickson Elementary School and Montford North Star Academy have been placed on perimeter lockdowns to ensure the safety of the staff, according to school officials.

Due to the lockdown, the drive-thru meal sites at Claxton Elementary School and Isaac Dickson Elementary School will be closed. Meals will not be able to deliver meals to Klondyke Apartments either.

Meals will be available at the following locations:

  • Asheville High School 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Asheville Middle School 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Hillcrest Apartments 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Livingston Street Area 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Herb Watts Park from 11 – 11:35 a.m.
    • Wesley Grant Center 11:40 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
    • Walton Street Park 12:25 – 1 p.m.
  • Pisgah View Apartments 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Vance Elementary School 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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