Truck needs scuba divers to be towed. (Courtesy Phillip Nadeu)
3 weeks ago
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4 trucks, scuba divers needed to tow drowning truck

Hooked Up Towing Owner Mark Gabriel said the truck was left in reverse and the current pulled it into the water. He said this was one of the biggest tasks he has ever had.
UPDATE: City Council backs court ruling on towing cost cap
1 year ago
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UPDATE: City Council backs court ruling on towing cost cap

Wilmington City Council removed the cap on towing fees related to private property Tuesday night. The decision came after the State Supreme Court ruled that cities cannot regulate those charges when a towing company picks up your car from private property, like an apartment complex.
Drivers upset after cars towed from Downtown Wilmington parking lot
1 year ago
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Drivers upset after cars towed from Downtown Wilmington parking lot

A Wilmington towing company is under fire after towing several cars from a downtown lot. Imagine this: you come back to your parking spot, and your car is towed. It’s a sinking feeling many drivers parking in one downtown lot today know first-hand. But they say they should not have been towed in the first place.
Tow trucks, drivers idle to honor one of their own
2 years ago
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Tow trucks, drivers idle to honor one of their own

Tow trucks have been busy this week dealing with icy roads, but today drivers stopped to honor one of their own.
Man accused of killing tow truck driver has 8 DWI convictions
3 years ago
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Man accused of killing tow truck driver has 8 DWI convictions

One man is dead and another behind bars after a hit and run last night on Carolina Beach Road. Highway Patrol says Anthony Thompson hit tow truck driver John Junior Colville and then took off, driving almost nine miles before he was pulled over.
Bill would put limits on towing
5 years ago
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Bill would put limits on towing

Walking out to find your car has been towed away can ruin your day, but relief could be on the way. If a bill passes the state legislature, it would help put the brakes on some towing frustrations.
Towing companies looking to increase rates
7 years ago
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Towing companies looking to increase rates

With the high price of gas, Wilmington towing companies are looking for some extra compensation.
Boaters in Carolina Beach are ticked about being towed
8 years ago
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Boaters in Carolina Beach are ticked about being towed

Boaters say there's never enough parking at the state-owned parking lot just off the Snow's Cut Bridge.