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Richmond, Aiken and Edgefield county schools cope with cold

...of maintenance and facilities, said there were no issues with heating or pipes at the schools. Richmond County Transportation Director Jimmie Wiley said mechanics reported to work at 5 a.m. to warm buses so they would not be delayed when...
Schools adjust to fuel prices

...cheaper for them to jump on the bus and save that gas money for the weekend," Nagle said.In Richmond County, transportation director Jimmie Wiley said he has dealt with large bus loads by strategizing the best routes for each school."We've...
Education | Metro
Program puts GPS in buses

...peace of mind" for parents that fits in the palm of your hand. Using cell phone technology, the Richmond County transportation director says, could make Richmond County school buses safer, increase efficiency and reduce costs. The county is...
School official offers bus plan

...attainable by our transportation department, things we certainly can do," said Shirley Doolittle, Columbia County transportation director. "I've already gotten target dates on some of these recommendations, and some are in the beginning stages...
Contracting SC bus operations could be costly

...Services, their third company since 1996."We're happy with the service," said Katie McClure, Charleston County transportation director. "They have a monthly report card. Principals rate them."The state's largest school district, Greenville...
South Carolina Governor | Government | Education | Metro
Across Georgia

...generally be ranked higher, while newer subdivisions in suburban and rural Clarke County would lose out, county Transportation Director David Clark said. Assault suspects face misdemeanor charges ALBANY - Three men charged with assaulting an...
More riders might ease school jams, but most seats are taken

...mostly in the Harlem and Appling areas, might have a small handful of open seats available. In Richmond County, Transportation Director Michael Shinn said a little more than half of the county's 33,069 students ride the bus. He said that...
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Schools enforce bus rules

...who can be assigned to a bus when problems arise. An aide rides in every special education bus. Richmond County Transportation Director Mike Shinn said his department purchased cameras five years ago but found they were too much trouble to use...