Friday, February 1 2013 7:29 AM EST2013-02-01 12:29:41 GMT
Two weeks ago, Kenneth Applewhite was driving a school bus but these days he is driving an 18 wheeler. More >>
"Some want to strike can't, some don't want to strike -- it's a mix feeling thing," said Applewhite. "Most people don't want to leave. I didn't want to leave the children but I got to work for retirement."More >>
Wednesday, January 30 2013 5:31 PM EST2013-01-30 22:31:53 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - The Charleston County School District's Board of Trustees went into executive session Wednesday afternoon to discuss the legal and safety ramifications of a work stoppage dueMore >>
Charleston County School District Superintendent Dr. Nancy McGinley said Wednesday afternoon the district had 30 trained and licensed drivers at their disposal in the event of a strike.More >>
Wednesday, January 30 2013 2:30 PM EST2013-01-30 19:30:06 GMT
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – Durham officials said in a press conference Wednesday that negotiators for the bus company and the Teamsters union were slowly coming together on salary increases. ChairmanMore >>
Durham officials said in a press conference Wednesday that negotiators for the bus company and the Teamsters union were slowly coming together on salary increases.More >>
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - Teamsters Local 509, the union representing bus drivers for Dorchester, Beaufort and Charleston counties, said Thursday evening that they had made progress with Durham School Services and have plans to go back to negotiations on Monday.
"In the past week and a half since our members took strike votes, we have made progress at the bargaining table," the statement from the union read.
Durham officials said negotiations were still ongoing, but did not know how long it would be before the bus company had a substantive update.
"At this time, Durham School Services is still in active negotiations with
Teamsters Local 509. There is no official update at this time, but we will be
certain to keep you informed as further progress is made," the company said.
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>