Lenoir County Needs Substitute School Bus Drivers

Lenoir County Officials say there are enough drivers for the 146 routes in the county, but no substitutes. So if someone calls out that means another driver has to double-up routes.

That's causing some students to either get to school late in the morning, or get home later from school. School officials say this is mainly effecting Woodington Middle School and North Lenoir High School.

Lenoir County School spokeswoman Lidia Guzman says they've had plenty of people applying, but not enough people who qualify.

"We do have many people who come to sign up but it's the qualifying for the position that seems to be ongoing." said Guzman.

She says another problem is once people get licensed they would rather have a full time job, then just a part time job. So they look for something else.


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  • by Don't Pay Location: Lenoir on Feb 24, 2011 at 10:09 AM
    The reason being is that you don't get paid enough to drive these bad childern...............PAY MORE AND YOU MIGHT GET THE DRIVERS THAT YOU NEED
  • by Beachbum3 on Feb 24, 2011 at 03:08 AM
    I say let the governor an her republican croines drive the school buses anfix the state highways an teach the students an graud the prisoners an issues the speeding ticket an collect the states tax revenues an adminstrate the laws an all other state provide service for this state an this governor are all just attempting to abuse mistreat the states employees thatprovides these an other services to the states taxpayers they have balanced the states budget for way to long on the backs of state emplyees antheir familys it is time for state employee to have unions right an fairness in the work place just as the employee of WISCONSIN ARE WORKING TOWARD IN THIS STATE IT IS TIME FOR STATE EMPLOYEE TO HAVE AN TO BE ABLE TO RERCEIVE COLLECTIVE BARGINING RIGHTS IN THIS STATE AS WELL AN FOR THE STATE POLITICIANS TO BE TRUELY HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR TOTAL MISMANGAMNET OF THE STATE TAXPAYERS REVENUES GOING TO THE NCDOR EVERY DAYA N EVRY YEAR MORE THAN ENOUGH TAXES TO FUND THE STATES OPERATIONS
  • by Anonymous on Feb 23, 2011 at 09:07 PM
    Go to neighborhood schools.
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