Gainesville Daily Register

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August 24, 2013

First Day of School

Gainesville — Courtesy photo

Some members of the Gainesville Fire Department were on hand to remind drivers of the 20-mph school zone in front of St. Mary's Catholic School as students recently started their new year. Pictured, left to right, are firefighter Toby Reynolds and Shawn Sutton, students Harrison Dempsey and Jay Ross and Fireman Kenny Blakey.

 

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