READY TO ROLL: Douglas school buses preparing to c...
by Bill Baldowski
08:31 AM, Friday, July 25
On the calendar in the office of Douglas County School System Transportation Department Fleet Manager Charlie Brewer, the date of Aug. 6 is circled. It is the first day of the upcoming school year, and marks Brewer’s 23rd annual “first day” event,...

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