$200,000 Clean Diesel grant to purchase 10 new buses

Pictured with the current buses, some of which will be updated thanks to the $200,000 grant, are, from left, Heath Tidwell, mechanic at the Winston County Transportation Office, Shop Foreman Jamie Blanton, Superintendent Greg Pendley, Transportation Supervisor Jeff Hendrix and Jerry Lassiter, financial administrator for the State Department of Education.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Board of Education was notified Feb. 21, they are receiving a $200,000 grant through the National Clean Diesel Rebate Program under the Environmental Protection Agency, that will be used to purchase 10 new school buses for their fleet. The 2019 buses will feature the latest in technology, including a new security Child Check Alarm system.

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