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Back to school
Classes in session Wednesday
Jose Camargo, 5, takes a break from activities at Gath Baptist Church for a snack. The church provided hotdogs, chips, drinks, cookies and watermelon.
Forget about sleeping late and hitting snooze. Students and teachers return to school this morning across the county with classes beginning bright and early at 7:45 a.m."We're excited to get the school year underway and we hope everybody gets off to a good start," said Director of Schools Bobby Cox.With school buses hitting the roads, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is reminding motorists not to pass a bus with its stop sign out and to be mindful of children around school zones.To prepare for the dawn of a new school year, Gath Baptist Church on Smithville Highway offered a back-to-school bash on Sunday. The event was free and offered school supplies to area children.