It was first day of school in Aiken County Aug. 15, and the student drop-off at North Augusta Elementary was a busy one: after two pandemic years, parents once again could lead their kids inside.
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There was laughter. There were hugs. There was a giggled shout of “I missed the bus!” A couple of tears, too. It was first day of school at North Augusta Elementary. Aiken County public schools started bright and early Aug. 15.