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Rants and Raves

...gallon; $100 on every mixed drink; and $200 on a glass of champagne or wine? THE ONES THAT ranted about Columbia County bus drivers smoking on their layovers have no life. Bus drivers have to carry children to and from school safely every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-17/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Rants and Raves

...in the White House for eight years: So was the pastry chef, and nobody wants to elect him. A HUGE RAVE FOR Columbia County bus driver Lisa Owens. She takes care of "her kids" on a daily basis. She goes beyond her job description, and I can't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-02-10/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Across the area

...women. As part of the settlement, the school board agrees to rehire Sissy Hobbs and Jamie Usry, two former Columbia County bus drivers who were terminated by the board in 2005. The two former drivers alleged in the lawsuit that they were targeted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/29/met_134044.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University | Columbia County Board of Education
Labor groups try to adapt to times

...would lose their job." The unionization of Richmond County drivers comes nearly three years after several Columbia County bus drivers chartered the TWU Local 279 amid complaints of reduced wages for the time they spent on pre-trip and post-trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/05/met_913.shtml
Metro | International Paper | Savannah River Site
Unionized bus drivers get county's attention

...being paid for all times they worked; that was resolved," said Mr. Morgan, the president of Local 527. Columbia County bus drivers were also given key positions on school committees, he said. Although unions are not allowed to strike in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/04/met_438938.shtml
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Driver opposes 'dual' bus schedule

I am a Columbia County bus driver ... who is very concerned about having high and middle school students on the same bus. We have enough problems to deal with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/07/edi_287724.shtml
Editorials
Argues against two-track bus schedule

...who drive while sick all the time because there is no one to cover for them. How do I know all this? I am a Columbia County bus driver and my job is at risk along with many other drivers who have worked a lot longer than I have. Robin Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/02/edi_286909.shtml
Editorials | Columbia County Board of Education
Rants and raves

...understand? We do not dislike illegals, we just want them to come in legally with a medical exam. TO THE COLUMBIA COUNTY bus drivers who "claim" they received compensation following their frivolous lawsuit. I do not believe the Board of Education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-07-15/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
School bus drivers test for 'S'

...is responsible for its transportation needs. Neither Richmond nor Columbia counties asked for an extension. Columbia County bus drivers are in good shape to meet the deadline, said Dewayne Porter, the transportation director. Of the 180 school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/22/met_4168.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
Schools enforce bus rules

...ride the bus home if there is a particular problem." Richmond County buses are equipped with radios, while Columbia County bus drivers have cell phones. Bus drivers can pull off the road to use them when accidents, breakdowns or discipline problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/met_396563.shtml
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