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Golden anniversary

...Daytona Beach that the future of organized stock car racing was shaped. The Dec. 14, 1947, meeting was arranged by a local mechanic, Bill France Sr., who had hung up his driving gear a year earlier to focus his attention on promoting stock car...
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State inspections address problems with Richmond County school buses

...traditionally occur in mid- to late July. "Any bus that is not repaired, doesn't run. It's that simple."With a local mechanic shadowing him to document and plan needed repairs, Kelly spends about 10 minutes inspecting each bus in the school...
NASCAR's 50 years recall facts, spur some fiction

...the innocent, but, otherwise, most of the facts in this chronology are completely fabricated. Dec. 14, 1947: Local mechanic Bill France arranges a meeting of track operators and promoters from across the South at the Streamline Hotel in Daytona...
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5 tips for choosing a mechanic

...problems with your exhaust system? Have a custom-built, high-performance vehicle? It's crucial to find out if a local mechanic has expertise dealing with specific problems, or a particular make of car. Some automakers offer special classes...
Mr. James Chandler (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Leader and Den Leader. Mr. Chandler, along with his late mother, also worked part-time as a caterer. He was a local mechanic. Mr. Chandler is survived by two sons, David A. Chandler and John M. Chandler; a daughter-in-law, Barbara...
School of hard knocks

...Jessica Guinn barely knew the difference between a seat belt and a fan belt, but she figured something was wrong when a local mechanic in Orange Park, Fla., tried to sell her fluid for her turn signal. "When someone tries to sell you blinker fluid...