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Baker County schools still face power outages

Posted at 2:35 AM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2019-10-02 15:34:20-04

BAKER COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Baker County students returned to school this week after the destruction of Hurricane Michael.

Madison McClung has more on how students are making it school when most of the county still doesn't have power.

Baker County K-12th went back to school on Tuesday though most of the county still doesn't have power. Principal Michael Best says having school is creating a normalcy for students again.

Best says that they had seventy five percent of their students at school on Tuesday and the ones who couldn't make it to school will get an excused absence.

Best says that Baker County still has a long way before it can fully recover from Hurricane Michael, but says he and his teachers are going to help their students in any way they can.

Best says that they have opened up their gym showers for their students that still do not have power.