A welcome cookout was held Monday for new staff members that include: back row (l to r): Sarah Wagner, Alison Easter, Jennifer Cox, Annie Baker, Ken Terry, Kyle Martin, Adam Carter, Chad Tucker, Bradley Goad, Kensie Woods, Stacie Yaunsem, Willie Greene, Kaitlyn Thompson, Jessica Franklin, Amanda Hall; front row: Emily Easter, Tiffany Hooker, Morgan Lawless, Tabitha Keith, Catherine McMillian, Jenell Tyndall, Patty Mosketti and Jody Belcher. Not pictured are Larry Clement, Elizabeth Martin, Michele Mabe, Beatrice Hubbard, Kevin Shinault, Shannon Cassell, Angela Kirk, Janet Snyder and Kendra Edgell. (Contributed photo)

Dean Gilbert, director of operations, said school bus safety on the road is always of paramount concern.

When a school bus is stopped to load or unload youngsters, all motorists must stop, Gilbert said.

At intersections, drivers approaching from any direction must stop and remain stopped until all children are clear of the roadway or highway and the bus is back in motion, Gilbert said.

Those traveling on undivided highways, roads or streets – even in the center lane – also must stop and remain stopped until the roadway is clear and the bus…

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