The Dawson County Government Center was partially evacuated on Wednesday after a powdery substance was dropped in a courtroom.
According to Sheriff Jeff Johnson, the third and fourth floors of the courthouse were evacuated from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. while sheriff's office deputies and Emergency Services responded.
The substance was identified by responders as Nontronite, powder that came out of a ball.
A Hazardous Materials team from Hall County assisted in the investigation.
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