Tag Archives: North Carolina

North Carolina Business Owner and Son Killed in Head-On Collision

Michael Shane Marlowe, owner of B & B Auto Glass and Mirrors in Statesville, N.C., was killed the evening of Monday, June 13, when a vehicle reportedly crossed the centerline and collided with his golf cart. Marlowe’s 5-year-old son, Bentley … Continue reading

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The Cost of Calibration, Part 3: South Atlantic

In part 3 of our look at the cost of calibration in the U.S., we go to the South Atlantic. In the automotive industry since 2004, Kris Griffin founded Calibrators of the Carolinas in 2019 in the Charlotte metro area … Continue reading

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Raleigh Man Says Woman Beat on Car, Broke Window with Machete at Stoplight

The victim, who asked that CBS 17 not identify him for safety reasons, said he was waiting to turn left at the light — with the median on his left and cars on all three other sides — when he … Continue reading

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‘It Scared the Bejeezus Out of Me’ — North Carolina Woman Had Flying Ice Shatter Her Windshield

A North Carolina woman said she feels fortunate that she’s OK after flying ice hit her SUV as she drove on the highway over the weekend. Beverly Cayton said she was on Interstate-40 westbound near Burlington following recent winter weather. … Continue reading

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Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Center in Charlotte, N.C.

The Boyd Group Inc. (the Boyd Group) announced the opening of a collision repair center in Charlotte, N.C. According to the company, this location is on a well-traveled roadway with many retail businesses and auto dealers nearby. “The opening of … Continue reading

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Surviving Hurricane Florence – Tips Shops Should Know

Hurricane Florence is quickly approaching the Carolina coasts, and many auto glass shops have started preparing. North Carolina’s Governor, Roy Cooper, issued an executive order for a state of emergency late last week, following more news on the tropical storm. … Continue reading

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N.C. House Bill to Repeal Tax Could Reduce Cost of Auto Repairs, Other Services

N.C. House Bill to Repeal Tax Could Reduce Cost of Auto Repairs, Other Services

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NC Insurance Officials to Challenge Auto Rate Increase

NC Insurance Officials to Challenge Auto Rate Increase

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