| February 25 2015 - UPDATES: Wednesday closings and delays|
The following closings and delays have been announced by Midlands-area schools, government offices and businesses. Click to Continue »
| February 11 2015 - White House honors 5 agents in Alabama bunker rescue|
WASHINGTON | The White House is honoring five federal agents for rescuing a boy who was held in an underground bunker in southeast Alabama two years ago. Members of the FBI's hostage rescue team are among the law officers receiving medals of valor Wednesday in a ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden. An armed man boarded a school bus in Midland City on Jan. 29, 2013, and killed the driver. He ...
| January 03 2015 - Bus cards spring roll-out promise|
Oyster-style bus cards to be rolled out to all operators by the spring, the transport authority for the West Midlands says.
| December 11 2014 - XALT Energy Powers New Flyer Battery-Electric Buses|
MIDLAND, Mich., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XALT Energy, a leading supplier of lithium-ion energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce their participation in the unveiling of New Flyer's latest addition ...
| November 04 2014 - No injuries reported in Aiken County school bus accident|
No injuries have been reported in a school bus accident carrying students, heading to Midland Valley High School. It happened shortly before 7:30am, Tuesday morning near Augusta Road and Piney Heights Road. Traffic is still being directed in the area so expect delays in the area.
| October 09 2014 - GOP heavyweights coming to Midland|
Some of the big names in the GOP will be visiting Midland in the coming weeks, including Republican Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush, his father Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
| October 24 2014 - Midland County School Bus Crash|
A school bus flipped and went into a ditch after it was involved in a 3 car crash in Midland County late Tuesday night.
| October 02 2014 - Arts & Entertainment SEE MORE|
MIDLAND – The Midland Civitans “Stuff the Bus” food drive was held on... TORONTO - Drivers in Ontario could soon face much stiffer penalties for texting behind the wheel, as the governing Liberals are set to reintroduce a bill that would boost the maximum fine to $1,000.
| October 20 2014 - The COMET Reaches Out to Students|
While it’s still unclear who will be running the Midlands bus system, The COMET is offering new routes and new rates in the Midlands in hopes of appealing to students as area schools open.
| July 31 2014 - City Wants to Hear from Walkers, Cyclists This Wednesday and Thursday|
Park the car. Take a bike. That’s one of the messages coming out of a well-funded planning project known as Walk Bike Columbia. The plan calls for walk-bike-bus access to destinations throughout the Columbia area, and ultimately, a new transportation mindset for the Midlands.
| 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.