Area Businesses Reopen after Bomb Threat

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DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – A bomb threat called in by phone to the Sonic Drive In on Dawsonville Highway (Hwy. 53 East) sent employees and customers scrambling and Dawson County Emergency Services personnel into action Friday afternoon.

Hwy. 53 between Ga. 400 and Dawson Forest Road was closed for two hours while authorities investigated the threat. The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office turned vehicles around at the light near the old Kroger shopping center.

Several other businesses near the restaurant were also closed from about 3:50 p.m. until about 5:50 p.m. when the restaurant was cleared.

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