First morning rush over for Columbia County school traffic

Monday, Aug 10, 2009 5:06 AM
Last updated 12:25 PM
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The first morning rush of back to school traffic in Columbia County appears to be slowing down.

Traffic backs up this morning heading to the Lakeside High, Lakeside Middle and Blue Ridge Elementary school zone. Columbia County schools began the 2009-2010 session today.  Annette Drowlette/ Staff
Annette Drowlette/ Staff
Traffic backs up this morning heading to the Lakeside High, Lakeside Middle and Blue Ridge Elementary school zone. Columbia County schools began the 2009-2010 session today.

Drivers should watch for school children and traffic.

The heaviest morning traffic was seen near the Lakeside and Greenbrier school zones, where three schools - elementary, middle and high schools - are clustered together.

The school day began between 7:35 and 7:50 a.m. for middle and high school students. Elementary schools started at 8:30 a.m.

The speed limit in school zones is 25 miles per hour.

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bone
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bone 08/10/09 - 05:26 am
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only 180 days until summer!

only 180 days until summer!

jaschild
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jaschild 08/10/09 - 05:28 am
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this is when business picks

this is when business picks up for the makers of BC and Goody powders.

bigman30907
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bigman30907 08/10/09 - 07:46 am
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It is a day of celebration

It is a day of celebration for all parents. So what bar are we meeting at?

onlynaugusta
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onlynaugusta 08/10/09 - 07:59 am
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School should be in session

School should be in session all year!

Bommer
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Bommer 08/10/09 - 08:50 am
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we saw columbia county's

we saw columbia county's fineness giving out three tickets this monring on belair road.

LEO
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LEO 08/10/09 - 09:01 am
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The speed limit at Lakeside

The speed limit at Lakeside is 20mph.

LEO
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LEO 08/10/09 - 10:41 am
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It even says it on the sign

It even says it on the sign in the picture.

PeggyRuth382
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PeggyRuth382 08/10/09 - 11:22 am
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BREAKING NEWS!!!!! Richmond

BREAKING NEWS!!!!! Richmond County started back Friday! So whats so special about Columbia County starting back????

pops1
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pops1 08/11/09 - 06:22 am
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The ease of how it was

The ease of how it was completed, PeggyRuth382!!! Richmond County is STILL having problems getting children settled. hahahahaha.

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