UPDATE: The university is back to normal operations.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WJTV) — Mississippi State University has issued a Maroon Alert about a safety concern near the library.
We’re told that the university received a time-specific bomb threat; however, the time mentioned in the threat has passed.
The school tweeted that students and faculty should evacuate the areas near the library, Carpenter, Swalm, Hand, the Health Center, Etheredege and Drill Field, which are located on Hardy Road.
Emergency personnel and MSU bomb-sensing dogs were dispatched to the scene.
The university tweeted that it is returning to normal operation except for the library. Access at the Mitchell Memorial Library is still restricted.
They are still investigating.