School custodians don't like cleaning gummed-up desks

It's a riddle Aiken County school custodians don't find amusing. "What's sticky, colorful and hides under a desk?" Gum. Mildred Cullum, a custodian at South Aiken High School, said cleaning gum from the bottom of desks isn't the...

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Richmond County school system brings back many workers laid off this year

...and less to do.In the months since 56 paraprofessionals, custodians and secretaries received pink slips, however, more than...who returned to work during the past few months, 12 were custodians and 20 were a combination of paraprofessionals and clerical...

Proposed Richmond County school budget calls for cutting 135 jobs

...County school system could resort to eliminating teachers, custodians and other employees to help make up a $23 million shortfall...calls for cutting 75 teachers, 22 paraprofessionals, 30 custodians, an assistant principal, two guidance counselors and four...

Bus drivers, crossing guards thanked at ministry breakfast

...Outreach held the free event for more than 50 bus drivers, crossing guards, maintenance workers, lunchroom staffers and custodians at Cross Creek High School on Friday morning."It's a nice thing they're doing," Thomas said. "I remember going...

Schools get bonuses from state

Teachers, custodians and even lunchroom personnel at some schools are getting bonuses in...teachers will receive $1,300 each, but even paraprofessionals, custodians and lunchroom workers will get a slice of the pie. "It is pay for...

Custodian roster falls despite adding school

There are fewer custodians cleaning Richmond County schools these...this school year without needing new custodians.The department has a custodial staff...employees and is working to have one custodian per 20,000 square feet of school...

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5 South Carolina children found dead in Alabama; father is suspected in deaths

...lifeless children were found wrapped in plastic bags.Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32, was charged with unlawful neglect by a legal custodian, and police expect to file additional charges as the investigation develops, Lexington County, S.C., Sheriff Lewis...

Savannah schools may privatize some services

...exploring the idea of privatizing services from nurses to custodians in an effort to cut costs.The Savannah Morning News reports...handle the services of school cafeteria staff, school nurses, custodians, campus police, advertising and payroll.McClain said that...

Teacher gives life lessons

Custodians at McBean Elementary School usually have to kick Judith Duke out of the school at night. They need to lock the building, and...

Services face cuts in budget

Money for continuing education, custodians and grounds maintenance at Fort Gordon could be the first to go as Army officials brace for cutbacks to basic services at bases...