UPDATE: At 4:30pm, the courthouse was re-opened for normal business.
Athens Clarke County Sheriff has given an all clear at the ACC Courthouse. He reports no explosive device was detected.
Hilda Sorrow, Athens Clarke County Public Information Assistant, reports the bomb threat was made at 1:50 pm.
The Bomb Disposal Unit was sent a bomb diffusing robot into the courthouse.
Athens Clarke County Police Department is conducting an investigation into the matter.
We’ll keep you updated.