Friday, 11 November 2016 23:31

FBI Takes Guns, Money from What Is Believed to Be Body Shop

Written by Becca Mitchell

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At least a dozen police and undercover cars were present at the more than twenty-year-old body shop.
Photo credit: Allison Mechanic, WTKR


The FBI's Norfolk Field Office confirms a federal law enforcement operation was underway in Newport News on October 20.


Friday, 11 November 2016 22:49

What to Do If Your Car Was Damaged in Hurricane Matthew

Written by WECT Staff

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - People who had their automobiles damaged or destroyed by the flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew may be eligible for assistance in repairing or replacing their vehicles, according to the NC State Emergency Response Team.

Friday, 11 November 2016 21:59

Man, Possibly High, Goes on Body Shop Sledgehammer Rampage

Written by Al Pefley,

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A man went on a rampage at a Florida auto body shop in what a sheriff’s dispatcher described as a case of excited delirium.

Maaco recognized more than 60 franchisees during this year’s convention in Charlotte, NC.

Monday, 07 November 2016 18:44

Wyatt Johnson Kia in TN Celebrates ‘Topping Out’ of New Dealership & Body Shop

Written by Lee Erwin,

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Wyatt Johnson Kia held a topping out ceremony to celebrate the construction of the new Kia dealership on the corner of Trenton Road and 101st Parkway in Clarksville, Tennessee.


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Derek Jameson and his crew at the Maaco body shop in Antioch, TN restored Columbine victim Rachel Scott's 1988 Acura Legend in memoriam.

The film “I’m Not Ashamed,” based on the diaries of Columbine victim Rachel Scott, made its official movie premiere on October 10 at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville.

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Universal Technical Institute, a provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, in partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US LLC, recently began offering its Mopar Technical Education Curriculum (Mopar TEC) advanced training program at its NASCAR Technical Institute campus in Mooresville, NC.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 16:56

Insurance claims pour in after hurricane, and some policyholders are realizing a hard truth

Written by Robert McCabe, The Virginian Pilot



Homeowner and auto insurers are dealing with thousands of claims in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

Monday, 17 October 2016 20:08

More than $1M in cocaine seized at Lancaster body shop

Written by Greg Suskin, WSOC TV

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LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. - Alex's Auto Care on Highway 160 has been in business for about four years.

Since announcing his campaign to run for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner, collision repair industry veteran Mike Causey has spoken at a variety of venues across his state, including several industry events.

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