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Good Samaritan lucky to be alive after being dragged by school bus

Clarendon Co., SC (AP) —  Troopers with the Highway Patrol says a man was injured trying to help a school bus navigate a dirt road in Clarendon County. Trooper Judd Jones says yesterday afternoon a bystander was trying to help the bus get around a stalled pickup truck. Officials say the man’s clothes somehow got caught in the bus and…

State to Investigate Fires on Beaufort County School Buses

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) _ The South Carolina Department of Education is assembling a team to investigate why Beaufort County has been the site of half of the state's school bus fires so far this school year.

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) _ The South Carolina Department of Education is assembling a team to investigate why Beaufort County has been the site of half of the state’s school bus fires so far this school year. Agency spokesman Dino Teppara tells The Island Packet of Hilton Head that a group of Columbia transportation officials and state staff will conduct a…

VIDEO: Special Needs Students Stranded on Bus for Hours

A group of students with disabilities was left on a broken down school bus for hours

SUMTER, S.C. (WOLO)– A group of students with disabilities was stuck on a broken down school bus for hours. A spokesperson for the Sumter County School District says the bus broke down Monday near the intersection of Highway 378 and St. Paul Church Road. A district official says the route’s normal drivers were out sick and the substitute driver did…