Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Axalta's Front Royal, Virginia manufacturing plant celebrates its 35th year of operation with a community celebration and recognition from government officials. Lou Papa, plant manager, presents a cake that commemorates the 35th anniversary and Axalta's 150th year of innovation. (Photo: Axalta)
On Labor Day, Axalta Coating Systems celebrated 35 years of operations at its Front Royal Virginia manufacturing plant with a program, festivities, tours and a barbecue for employees, their families, and local dignitaries.
Michelle Hendrickson is a very lucky person. The Norfolk, VA woman, who described herself as a full-time student, won the $100,000 top prize in the Winner Take All Scratcher game.
The 2016 Snap-on Franchisee Conference (SFC) highlighted the latest in product innovations, business seminars and programs to enhance the success of Snap-on Tools franchisees.
Attorney General Sam Olens announced on August 4 that Southtowne Motors of Newnan, Inc.; Southtowne Chevrolet Buick GMC; Southtowne Motors, Inc.; Southtowne Hyundai Riverdale; Southtowne Motors of Newnan II, Inc.; and Southtowne Hyundai of Newnan have entered into Assurances of Voluntary Compliance with the State of Georgia.
Overall Parts Solutions (OPS), a provider of parts procurement management systems to the auto collision industry, has announced a partnership with Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) to provide its proprietary suite of technology tools for the area's franchise dealerships and body shop customers.
Ashley Stevenson of the Standing Hand and Hand Foundation will hold a back-to-school drive from 2pm to 6pm on August 27 at the Bentley Community Center, 234 Wilmington Ave., Statesville, NC.
Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the July 22 opening of a collision repair center in Titusville, Florida.
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Lisa Dombrowsky likes cars. She has since she was a teenager.
Photo credit: Larry Stanford
CONYERS — Investigators from the Rockdale Sheriff’s Office and Rockdale Fire and Rescue are looking into a possible arson fire that seriously damaged Classic Concepts Collision and Restoration on Old Covington Highway early Monday, July 25.
Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the July 15 opening of a collision repair center in Statesville, North Carolina.
Mark Williams Collision Center LLC, of Lugoff, recently received recognition as a winner of the 2015 AutocheX Premier Achiever for outstanding customer service and satisfaction.
Nunley's Auto Shop in Greensboro is collecting donations to send to West Virginia flood victims. (Photo: WFMY)
A Greensboro auto shop owner is doing something to help flood victims in West Virginia.
John Mulherin claps after handing Stephanie Odom the keys to her new van. Photo by Monica Kreber/Journal Scene.
Until recently, Florence resident Stephanie Odom, a mother of six, was driving a 2003 Impala, which the single mom used to get her children from point A to point B.
“We just don’t have space in it,” she said. “There was no room for everybody.”
Now Odom has a new set of wheels, thanks to a national mission to help families in need.