Top Headlines: Fort Payne buses go electric, TVA compensation under scrutiny

Fort Payne chooses electric school buses
The city school system in Fort Payne has added the first Blue Bird electric buses in the state to its fleet. The school system paid for the new, zero-emission buses, with $1 million in grant funding from the Volkswagen emissions settlement. — School Transportation News

Terminix to pay $2 million in punitive damages
In an American Arbitration Association settlement, Terminix is responsible for $3.8 million, including $2 million in punitive damages, relating to claims in a Daphne case that the company failed to provide the liquid termite barrier it promised. — Yahoo Finance 

TVA compensation under scrutiny
After President Donald Trump fired the current and former chairmen of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the board is considering drastic cuts to the agency president’s salary. The new TVA president faces a salary cut from $8 million to $500,000 after Trump lambasted the agency’s salary policies. — Chattanooga Times Free Press 

Covid doesn’t dampen “longest yard sale” attendance
The “world’s longest yard sale” — stretching along U.S. 237 from Gadsden north into Georgia — has seen barely a dip in attendance, coronavirus notwithstanding, vendors report. — Daily Telegram

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