School board honors bus drivers

At a Newton County School Board meeting during School Bus Safety Week, officials from the Newton County School System and the school board honored lead school bus drivers with certificates and thanks all of the system's 235 drivers. Pictured, from left to right, are Jeanie Robertson, Pam Leidig, Tracey Conner, Gail Eidson, Shirley Smith, Charles Rooks, Deborah Griggs, Rosemary Thompson, Pam Ballard, Sherry Davenport, Kathy Dye, Sherry Barnett, Frances Cronan, Lynn Patterson, Transportation Director Charles Brasher, Kandie Harwell, Donna Brown and Barbara Ewing.