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'Cars' movie fans can meet Mater

Mater, the lovable tow truck from Disney Pixar's Cars movie will make a guest appearance for a Touch-a-Truck event from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the Seventh Street parking...
Factory where fire killed 112 made clothes for Wal-Mart, Sears, other

...Among the Disney garments was a gray sweatshirt emblazoned with the image of Lightning McQueen, the star of Pixar's Cars movies.A pair of blue ENYCE shorts was still on a sewing machine. There were also sweaters from the French company Teddy...
Theme parks offer new attractions

...a re-imagined Fan-tasyland at Florida's Walt Disney World, a Disneyland attraction in California based on the Cars movies, and Universal Studios Hollywood's new Transformers ride top the list of new attractions at theme parks across the...
Applause calendar

...John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene St.; concerts free, off-erings taken; (706) 724-9641. ONSCREEN CARS MOVIE MATINEE: 2 p.m. Saturday; Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; free movie, popcorn and drinks for members; (706...
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Applause calendar

...each team will be assigned a fifth player, either a Hall of Fame member or member representative; (706) 724-4443. CARS MOVIE MATINEE: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6; Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; free movie, popcorn and drinks for members...
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Education is worth a few extra dollars

...a few dollars a month extra for school taxes are the same ones who don't complain about the cost of their homes, cars, movie tickets or dinner out. I would happily pay a few dollars a month if it would allow students to have decent computers...
Screech of tires, hazardous obstacles fuel car movies

Has it really been 10 years? Ten years ago today, America was riveted by the unlikely sight of a white Bronco driving slowly down a Los Angles freeway, a trail of police cruisers following, just as slowly.
Steven Uhles
Racing notes

...pieces to a new truck, and the cross-country journey that started in Sonoma, Calif., resumed. ... The Porsche Fabcar that will include Kyle Petty and actor Paul Newman as drivers landed a sponsorship from Disney/Pixar's Cars movie.
Toys' lead is worth worry

...Mattel announced recalls Tuesday for 9 million more Chinese-made toys, including popular Barbie, Polly Pocket and Cars movie items, and warned that more could be ordered off store shelves because of lead paint and tiny magnets that could be...
Hollywood movies show cars are more than nuts and bolts

...mistress, many find themselves considering their cars to be something more than mere machines. It probably explains why car movies are so popular. On Friday, Disney releases Cars, its love letter to the automobile. Here are a few more like-minded...
Steven Uhles