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Brandi Scott began attending Fayetteville Technical Community College in Spring 2016, after finishing active duty.


After finishing active duty, Brandi Scott was looking for a fresh start in Fayetteville, NC.  

Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the January 6 opening of a collision repair location in Monroe, North Carolina.

Monday, 09 January 2017 21:35

Crashed Car in FL Put Back on the Road with Short Cut Repairs

Written by Jackie Callaway, WFTS Tampa Bay

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A split second after Deb Orr drove through the green light, a commercial truck struck the back side of her 2015 Honda. Orr left her Civic at a dealership for repairs and State Farm covered the costs.

BumperDoc, an auto body paint shop franchise, (BumperDoc Franchises) is celebrating the grand opening of shop number six in the state of Florida, located in Oakland Park.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 19:07

Brakes Failed on Semi That Crashed into SC Body Shop

Written by Anna Lee, Greenville Online

A truck driver said his brakes went out moments before his tractor-trailer crashed into 10 vehicles and barrelled through the front of Jimmy's Garage on North Main Street in Greer, SC, a police collision report revealed.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016 22:42

VA Auto Body Shop Fire Under Investigation

Written by 13News Now

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(Photo: York COunty Fire and Life Safety)


YORK, Va. (WVEC) -- Firefighters braved cold temperatures while battling an early-morning fire in York County.

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The Driven Brands Charitable Foundation (DBCF) spread early holiday cheer on December 21 at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 23:56

Chester Jackson Bike Giveaway Helps Nearly 1,000 Kids

Written by J.T. Fellows, Digital Content Producer and Jose Zozaya, Reporter at WTVM

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Chester Jackson.
Photo credit: Jose Zozaya/WTVM


Columbus, GA entrepreneur Chester Jackson continued his annual tradition of giving out bicycles to local children for the fifth year on December 17.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 17:21

VA Shop Owner Inspired to Help Mother After Paddle Impales SUV

Written by Shelby Brown, WTVR

The vehicle was impaled perfectly by the paddle

The vehicle was impaled perfectly by the paddle.

Judy Hinchey says she will never forget the day a kayak paddle flew off of a truck on interstate 64, piercing the front of her SUV.


Friday, 09 December 2016 18:32

4 Towing Companies, Body Shops Suspended from MS City Pact

Written by Alyssa Schnugg, The Oxford Eagle

After the city received several complaints from individuals and insurance companies about being overcharged by area tow companies, the Oxford Police Department conducted an audit of the five towing companies contracted with the city to provide tow services for wrecks and illegal parking.

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