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Axalta Honored by Senator Tim Kaine, Virginia Governor, Congressmen and More

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.

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Autobody Shop Gives Cars To Families In Need

Autobody Shop Gives Cars To Families In Need

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MT. JULIET, Tenn. - An auto body repair shop in Mt. Juliet has been on a mission to get community members in need back on the road by giving away 11 cars to families nominated by others.

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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.

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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.

Auto Body Shop's Owner in GA Has Lifelong Love Affair With Cars

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Lisa Dombrowsky likes cars. She has since she was a teenager.

Arson Classic Concepts Collision

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.

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