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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 21:31

First Female Painter in Bradenton, FL, Car Dealer’s History Earns MTC Diploma

Written by Richard Dymond, Bradenton Herald

In the roughly 80-year history of Alex Karras Lincoln, a venerable Bradenton, FL, vehicle dealership at 6760 14th St. W., only one woman has ever had the job of spray painting cars in the body shop.

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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 18:20

Step Back in Time at Holland’s Paint & Body in Robertsdale, AL

Written by John Underwood, Gulf Coast Media

When you roll up on the new Holland’s Paint & Body in Robertsdale, AL, it’s like stepping back in time.

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Tuesday, 30 January 2018 22:38

Lanier Tech Hands Out Student, Teacher Awards in GA

Written by Nick Bowman, Gainesville Times

The young, aspiring machinist and manager Christian Johnson had to take some time off work on Jan. 24 to collect an award from Lanier Technical College---just what the college wanted to see.

Classic Collision Inc. recently added two more locations in the north Georgia market, bringing its total number of shops to 20.

A new law could put countless dangerous cars on Tennessee roads by allowing dealers to easily sell cars under safety recall, according to consumer advocates.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the January 19, 2018 opening of two collision repair locations in Collier County, FL.

Monday, 22 January 2018 23:14

Former Dade City, FL, Police Officer Charged With Insurance Fraud

Written by Staff, WFLA

A former Dade City, FL, police officer was arrested Jan. 18 for insurance fraud among other charges, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

The Boyd Group Inc. recently announced the Jan. 12, 2018 opening of a collision repair location in Lawrenceville, GA.

Friday, 19 January 2018 18:45

Family Era Comes to an End at Chapman’s Paint & Body Shop in GA

Written by Carolyn Iamon, The Post Searchlight

A business that began when Clyde Chapman opened his first auto paint and repair shop on Bainbridge Street in 1957 came to an end Dec. 28, 2017.

Monday, 15 January 2018 22:10

Tougher Texting While Driving Ban Moves in Florida House

Written by Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida

With support from the House speaker, a proposal to make texting while driving a “primary” offense in Florida received unanimous support Jan. 9 from a House panel as the 2018 legislative session opened.

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