Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
Thursday, August 28 2014 6:36 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:36:59 GMT
(WMC) - A Dyer County High Student and her family are looking to a higher power, asking for a public apology and the words "bless you" allowed in the school. Kendra Turner and her family have engagedMore >>
A Dyer County High student and her family are looking to a higher power, asking for a public apology and the words "bless you" allowed in the school. More >>
Toledo Public Schools has a new partnership with TARTA.
TPS will now house 24 of its buses at the main TARTA garage on Central Avenue. Not only will this help save the district money, but it will provide a more efficient service to students in central and north Toledo.
All TPS buses used to be housed on Hill Avenue, so some had to drive nine miles before reaching their first stop. With a different location for buses, TPS will be able to save money on fuel and maintenance costs, plus reduce travel time.
Leaders say they do not have an exact estimate on how much money this will save the district, but hope to know by the end of next school year.
"What we would do is a cost analysis in the first year to give good stats, in regards to the savings. But obviously when you're bringing buses, and you're moving, and you're transporting, and moving in a closer home base, then obviously you can expect some in fuel costs and etc." said Dr. Romules Durant, interim superintendent for TPS.