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CLINTON—No one was injured, and a black bear was chased away with rubber bullets and beanbag rounds after it spent three hours at Anderson County High School, mostly eating acorns, on Tuesday.
The bear was first seen at about 3:55 p.m. Tuesday on the east side of a parking lot on the east side of the high school campus.
ACHS Assistant Principal Ben Downs, the high school principal, and a school resource officer were involved in a student issue in the parking lot, when Downs looked over his left shoulder and saw the bear.
“There it was coming out of the woods,” Downs said. [Read more…]