Johnson City offering more money in hopes of filling school bus driver positions

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Johnson City Schools say they are in the midst of a bus driver shortage ahead of a new school year.

As an incentive, school officials are offering to increase pay and benefits in hopes of attracting more drivers.

News Channel 11’s Blake Lipton spoke to the school system today to find out more about this incentive and will have the full story starting on WJHL at 5 o’clock.

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SHORTAGE: Tonight, Blake Lipton WJHL has more on the need for school bus drivers in Johnson City and the current status of the Washington County system as well.

Posted by WJHL on Monday, July 29, 2019

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