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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 16:50

Florida Woman Finds Way to Succeed in a Man’s World

Written by John Prince,

People working in auto body shops don’t mess with Gail Santoro. She can sand, polish and paint with the best of them.

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Friday, 16 February 2018 22:43

46 Students Commit to Tech Fields at Chattanooga State in TN

Written by Staff, The Chattanoogan

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.

Friday, 16 February 2018 22:21

Cobbs Creek Body Works in Cobbs Creek, VA, Marks 40th Anniversary

Written by Sherry Hamilton, Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal

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.

Thursday, 15 February 2018 19:09

Body Shop Owner, Son Bond Over Racing in Lebanon, TN

Written by Larry Woody, Lebanon Democrat

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.

Monday, 12 February 2018 23:43

Car Sound Louder Than Before? You May Be the Victim of a Crime

Written by Aaron Moody, The News & Observer

Police in North Carolina continue to report an uptick in instances of a crime that could make your car sound different overnight.

Monday, 12 February 2018 20:33

Darrell Allen Body Shop in Burlington, NC, Wins National Award

Written by Bill Cresenzo, Times-News

Darrell Allen Body Shop of Burlington, NC, bested thousands of others across the country to win the Nationwide Insurance Showmanship of Excellence Award.

Friday, 09 February 2018 18:49

Tupelo, MS, Body Shop Owner Brings 35 Years’ Experience

Written by Dennis Seid, Daily Journal

With more than 35 years of experience in automotive body repair, Tim Holcomb opened his own business last fall.

Thursday, 08 February 2018 17:42

GICCA Hosts SkillsUSA Competition in Brunswick, GA

Written by Lauren McDonald, The Brunswick News

The Golden Isles College and Career Academy in Brunswick, GA, hosted the Region 8 Skills USA competition on Feb. 2.

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 22:40

Service King Opens 9th Georgia Repair Center

Service King Collision Repair Centers recently announced the company has officially opened its ninth Georgia repair center.

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 18:56

Collision Repair Program Starts Simulated Workforce in AL

Written by Lauren Wester, Franklin County Times

For 14 years, Steve Watts has taught collision repair at Franklin County’s Career Technical Center in Russellville, AL, which recently introduced something new to help students: a simulated workplace.

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