| July 03 2014 - X1 bus service between Hanley and Barlaston scrapped|
COMMUTERS and students are facing a longer journey to work or university after their bus was cancelled.The X1 service linking Barlaston, Wedgwood and Stone with Stoke and Hanley will be scrapped by the end of the month after train operator London Midland withdrew its funding.The Baker Bus service was also part-funded by Staffordshire University which cancelled its subsidy after it moved its ...
| June 19 2014 - Fall trip to Grand Hotel planned|
Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Michigan Recreation and Park Association and Saginaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, announces an all-inclusive bus trip to the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
| June 17 2014 - Frisco RoughRiders Game Notes|
Lazy Sunday: After a long bus ride and an early arrival in Midland, the RoughRiders looked a little weary in Sunday's 8-3 loss to the RockHounds. In an abbreviated start, Alex Gonzalez allowed a run in the second inning and then departed with a runner aboard and two outs in the third.
| June 15 2014 - Bus Contract to Be Rebid|
The long deliberations to contract with an operator for the Midlands bus system will get even longer as COMET board members voted Friday to start the bidding process all over again.
| May 20 2014 - Buses Now Running 7 Days a Week|
The Midlands' buses are running seven days a week after Sunday serviced resumed yesterday. It's one of several service changes planned for the coming months. Also, Sunday fares will be free until Labor Day, and you can ride the bus for free on Saturdays for the remainder of May.
| March 27 2014 - Van de Putte Launches Statewide Bus Tour|
This weekend, San Antonio state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte takes her campaign on the road. The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor plans to kick off a bus tour on Sunday in SA, making stops in more than 15 cities across the state. Van de Putte, extensively profiled in the Current’s March 26 cover story, will make appearances in cities including McAllen, El Paso, Midland, Nacogdoches and ...
| March 21 2014 - KenMcCormick published BRISTOL TRAFFIC: Diversions around Old Market, accident in...|
WORK to repair a burst water main in Old Market Street is continuing to cause disruption to traffic. All vehicles, including bus services, have been diverted away from the outbound A420 around Broad Plain, Unity Street and Midland Road, where temporary traffic lights are in operation. The diversion affects bus services 4, 6, 7, 24, 36, 42, 43, 44, 45, 48, 49 and 332. Police report that an ...
| February 08 2014 - Midland City Crisis: A Look Inside The Bus|
We know the names Charles Poland, Ethan, and Jimmy Lee Dykes. But what about the others in this tragedy? The ones who saw their friend lose his life protecting them.
| February 08 2014 - Memorial is held for school bus driver in bunker case|
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — A memorial service was held Wednesday night for 66 year old Charles Poland Jr., the school bus driver slain one year ago before a bunker standoff in southeast Alabama.
| February 08 2014 - Children healing one year after shooting on Midland City bus|
It's a scene straight from a horror movie -- an experience no one should ever have to go through. For students on a Midland City bus, they saw it unfold in person. To help cope with the horror, the Southeast Alabama Child Advocacy Center quickly stepped in and provided counseling for many of the students.
| January 28 2014 - Hundreds of flights canceled due to weather|
[...] hundreds of flights were canceled at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and at Hobby Airport with bad weather forecast in several parts of the country. At IAH, 20-year-old C.J. Ochoa was considering taking a bus back home to Midland at Terminal C after his flight was canceled. According to online information, 326 departing flights at IAH are canceled Tuesday through midnight, with 89 ...
| January 28 2014 - Freezing rain reported at IAH; flights canceled|
The weather service reported freezing rain at George Bush Intercontinental Airport at 7:45 a.m. Emmett said the precipitation could move into the city through noon. At IAH, 326 departing flights and 318 arriving flights are canceled through midnight, according to online information. C.J. Ochoa, 20, was considering taking a bus back home to Midland after his flight out of IAH's Terminal C was ...
| January 27 2014 - Memorial set for driver killed in Ala bunker drama|
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — A memorial is planned for the school bus driver who was slain a year ago during a bunker standoff in southeast Alabama. The event honoring 66-year-old Charles Poland Jr. will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dale County High School in Midland City, just a few miles from the scene of the hostage drama. A gunman boarded Poland's bus on Jan. 29, 2013, demanding children ...