The Biscayne neighborhood is back to normal following the report of a suspicious package found at a home on Sandcastle Court.
"It was a false alarm," said Dawson County Sheriff's Maj. Ray Goodie.
A blue wire inside the package led the homeowner that received the package to call authorities as a precautionary measure.
Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations were called to the scene to assist local deputies in identifying the contents of the package.
Goodie said the package was opened and deemed safe.
He did not say what was inside the package.
Nearby neighbors were evacuated from their homes and officers were stopping vehicles from entering the subdivision while authorities investigated.
The road leading into the neighborhood on Harmony Church Road, near Ga. 400 has since reopened.