More tow trouble: Lot owner arrested for brandishing weapon
Published on Dec 11th, 2012
34 comments Three weeks after a towing incident at the former Fry's Spring Exxon station on Fontaine Avenue escalated into a confrontation between a vehicle owner and an allegedly gun-wielding property owner, an...
Have you ever been towed?
Published on Nov 28th, 2012
Sunday night rites
Published on Aug 27th, 2012
2 comments Some people think that they can park for free on Sundays; others simply overstay their welcome. More towing stories: • Towing tales: Like hassles, everybody has one • Tough business: Collier's boss...
Tow talk: Council votes 4-1 for advisory board
Published on May 22nd, 2012
49 comments After a reported spike in towing complaints from visitors to downtown Charlottesville, the city's towing laws are about to come under scrutiny as City Council voted 4-1 to form a towing advisory...
Caveat emptor: How $2.75 generates $145

Published on May 17th, 2012
48 comments –An essay– By David M. Post I don't begrudge anyone running a successful business in a capitalistic society. I do, however, want people to have the ability to make an informed decision;...
Tough business: Collier's boss talks shop
Published on May 17th, 2012
14 comments It's early afternoon at Collier's Towing Service, and owner Glenda Jones takes a break from the phones to greet a reporter in the impound lot for cars towed from Keith Woodard's and other parking...
Towing tales: Like hassles, everybody has one
Published on May 17th, 2012
17 comments It was supposed to be a fun night out on the Downtown Mall for a pair of mothers: dinner followed by a show, then home to their families. But on April 17, after shelling out nearly $80 for tickets to...
Gotta follow the rules and limits...
Published on Apr 6th, 2012
0 comments Another vehicle gets towed from the parking lot owned by Keith Woodard and patrolled by Collier's towing between Lee Park and the Downtown Mall.
Don't park in the judge's spot
Published on Mar 19th, 2012
0 comments Someone who parked in front of the Albemarle County Courthouse got an expensive lesson about the sanctity of the judge's parking space.