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Linda King, Hunter Robbins and Mike Simerly posing in front of one of the county’s school buses at the county garage.

NEWLAND — It’s School Bus Safety Week across North Carolina. Thank your bus drivers with a card, a special message or personal thank you.

The Avery County Schools Transportation Department provides transportation to and from school for approximately 1,000 students each day with 26 transportation routes and a combined mileage of more than 319,000 per year. The department maintains and services more than 70 pieces of equipment including school buses, activity buses, driver education vehicles, wreckers, fuel trucks and maintenance vehicles. The bus drivers and transportation employees are committed to providing safe, efficient and orderly transportation for all students in Avery County.

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