Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Capers McGrier III started his car care business with one five-gallon bucket of water. Thirty-five years later, he has a thriving business on South Main Street in Greenwood, SC, where he works with his sons, Marcus and Romond.
Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) in Fayetteville, NC, recently announced that “Draft (Hiring) Days” has been scheduled in conjunction with the upcoming class of 2018 graduation for students in the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology and Automotive Systems Technology programs of study.
The Thomasville, GA, Police Department is investigating after property was stolen from another local car lot.
Fredericksburg, VA, body shop worker Willie Mullins recently scored a stunning runner-up finish in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards opener at Daytona International Speedway.
The Rutherford County, TN, Fire-Rescue Department, together with its Fire/Arson Investigation unit, received keys to a much-needed response vehicle March 2 as part of a donation on behalf of State Farm and Service King Collision Repair Centers.
A man who shot a painter at Ebby’s Auto Painting & Collision Repair in Williamsburg, VA, last July has pleaded guilty to seven felony charges---but attempted first-degree murder is not one of them.
Floridians are blessed with a low cost of living.
A field trip to the World of Customs Auto Show helped students from Tishomingo County’s Career and Technical Center in Mississippi see what can be done with the right education and training.
People working in auto body shops don’t mess with Gail Santoro. She can sand, polish and paint with the best of them.
High school graduates from the class of 2018 took advantage of the educational benefits that TN Promise affords by formally committing to technical programs offered through the Tennessee College of Applied Technology during National Signing Day at Chattanooga State Community College on Feb. 15.
A family auto business in Cobbs Creek, VA is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and is seeing a fourth generation priming itself to be involved.
Scott Fetcho of Lebanon, TN, retired as a race driver several years ago, but remains active in the sport as he assists his son, Dylan, with his high-speed aspirations.
Police in North Carolina continue to report an uptick in instances of a crime that could make your car sound different overnight.