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Officials offer reward for info in high school powder scare in Flowery Branch
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Flowery Branch High School has returned to normal after a brief scare Tuesday morning involving a note containing a powdery substance.

The note, addressed to Principal Jason Carter, was found by a teacher in the school’s main office workroom shortly after 8 a.m.

When Carter unfolded the paper, a small amount of powder came out.

Hall County Emergency Services responded, securing the office area and investigating the substance.

The nature of the powder remains unknown, but officials have determined it was not dangerous. Carter did not seek medical attention, according to Hall County School District spokesman Gordon Higgins.

The office area was disinfected as a precaution before opening back up for business.

A $500 reward is being offered for information about whoever is responsible.

“It did cause quite a commotion,” Higgins said.