Many school divisions throughout the region are struggling to get students to and from school each and every day. Franklin County Public Schoo…
Montgomery County isn’t alone on the matter as the still ongoing challenges of the pandemic has led to school staffing shortages elsewhere in the region.
The Virginia Employment Commission has paid most, but not all, back unemployment benefits due to Teresa Hatchel, a former bus driver who went into debt while she fought 15 months for the compensation.
After Teresa Hatchel was approved for unemployment benefits, the Virginia Employment Commission reversed the determination, demanded $5,568 back, and made Hatchel wait nine months for an appeal.
She prevailed, but seven weeks later, the agency still hasn't yet paid more than $12,000 in retroactive benefits due.
Bedford County Public Schools is struggling to recruit and retain bus drivers, and administrators are getting creative with ideas for how to address the shortage.
State police said a bus carrying 17 elementary school students was rear-ended by a car.
A Virginia school bus had a run-in with a deer on its early morning April 1 run and – no joke – the bus may have gotten the worst of the encounter.
POWHATAN – A Powhatan County Public School bus had a run in with a deer on its early morning April 1 run and – no joke – the bus may have gotten the worst of the encounter.
Botetourt County, like many localities, has a hard time finding school bus drivers. On Wednesday, the county school division is holding a job fair to fill the gaps.
After 61 years of serving as a bus driver for Bedford County Public Schools, James Bryant, Sr., is retiring at the age of 82.
Bus driver Laronda Marshall said she's always been someone who can "stay cool in a crisis."
Roanoke County Public Schools will offer financial incentives to keep bus drivers and recruit new hires.