I am so tired of Hough High students using our neighborhood (Bailey Springs) as a parking lot. We have NO PARKING signs posted everywhere but they just won’t stop trying to sneak into the neighborhood and park on side roads. They leave their trash everywhere, too. Not to mention how many times we… read more about Hough High students - please find other parking
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I forgot how blinding being out in the snow can be when it’s sunny. My eyes felt as irritated as Bob Costas covering the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. read more about What does snow blinding and Bob Costas have in common?
Why do some restaurant hostesses routinely drag senior citizens through a half empty restaurant and seat them at the restroom entrance? Not all of us older folks "gotta go" all the time, and the serenade of flushing toilets and hand dryers is most unpleasant. Ms. Grumpy Hostess, how about… read more about How about seating distinguished elders at a window table?
Safe crosswalks with flashing lights on Jetton so people can walk their dogs or get their exercise. No crosswalks on West Catawba where CATS passengers have to dodge worse traffic to catch a bus. Shameful. read more about Safe crosswalks needed on West Catawba
What business is it of the federal government to approve the boardwalk at Roosevelt Wilson? When are the citizens going to wake up to the fact that the federal government has way overstepped its authority? No wonder it spends $3.7 trillion a year, a big chunk of which it has to borrow! read more about The federal government has overstepped its authority
Packaging on toys is terrible these days. They act like the toys are going to get dropped out of an airplane. I need a doohickey just to get into them. read more about What is with the packaging on toys?
That loud, thunderous noise booming overhead? No, that's not low-flying jets. That's the sound of our property values plummeting. read more about What's that loud, thunderous noise booming overhead?
What has me peeved is all the trash on our roadsides here. What are we? You can Adopt a Highway and make this area look much better. Why can’t we throw all our trash away at our home or business instead of throwing it out the window to litter our roadsides? Check out Route 21 between Exit 28 and… read more about Please don't throw your trash on the highways
Individuals with cats for pets who, apparently, do not feel rules and regulations apply to them, nor does practicing common courtesy for their neighbors. What makes you think it is OK for your free-ranging cat to defecate and urinate on my property, to get into regular cat fights with a lot of… read more about Who let the cat out?
To the home in Arbor Croft with the habitual barking dog, I know you hear your dog barking because everyone else within a half mile can. The late night, early mornings get really old. Be considerate to everyone else and do something! read more about Who let the dog out?
NCDOT, know what it stands for? Not Complete 'til Debris On Thoroughfare. Why do they dump all that loose junk on the sides of intersections instead of fixing the roads like a real DOT? That stuff is dangerous when it gets dragged into intersections and they won't put the donuts down long enough to… read more about Come on, clean up our roads like they do in Raleigh!!
It would be greatly appreciated by all if you would be please store your yard waste on your own street rather than spread it all out on Torrence Chapel Road. If you do not have enough room to store your waste in front of your house then hire a removal company. Several times a year you do this and… read more about Please don't share your yard waste
I can understand why you’d want to create a circular driveway, but please reinforce the ground on either side of the sidewalk! Your big trucks and trailers have turned the cement into crumbles, unsafe for all who walk, run and bike there. read more about Please reinforce the ground
It's no wonder the bridge project at Exit 28 is scheduled to take 1 1/2 years to complete. Barrels were placed along the roadway on Dec. 9. Nothing has happened since! Typical road project, get your deposit and move on to the next one. Road contracts should require that companies actually make an… read more about What's up with the bridge project at Exit 28?
Peeved that The Herald juxtaposed the Elevation Church and 2011 property tax debacle stories without referencing Elevation's tax-exempt status. Hundreds of Mecklenburg County taxpayers were overcharged their property taxes, yet Elevation isn't required to pay any property tax. Can someone explain… read more about Why is Elevation Church exempt from paying property taxes?
If my neighborhood public school had a waiting list and no bus service, you’d be clamoring to get in. Choose whichever school is best for your child but don’t mock my choice to avoid the charter lottery mania. We love the excellent services at our home school. read more about Don't mock my choice...
I'll tell you what really gets me. When people check their lottery tickets, usually more than one, at the gas station at the front of long line. I just want to buy a couple of sodas. I'd buy you 20 lottery tickets just to get outta my way! Many gas stations in the area are guilty. read more about Get outta my way!
To every person that decides to take a right off I-77 onto Exit 23 and thinks they can create their own exit lane ... and then flip me off when I don't let them in, you are reason for road rage. Next time take the bus! I am so peeved!!!!! read more about Next time take the bus!
Hey! Hey! Hey! Aren't turn signals a most wonderful invention ... whenused! read more about Hey! Hey! Hey! Are you exempt from using your turn signal?
Every Sunday, I get stuck behind this same guy in the produce section at the grocery store. I have tried different times but to no avail. He touches every single vegetable and looks for the tiniest blemishes. I want to say to him, "I'll give you a dime if you get the $0.79 cucumber with a small… read more about I'll give you a dime...
To the neighbors who leave their cars out of the garage all night and then let them run for 20 to 30 minutes the next morning to warm them up: Stop polluting the air. Clean the garage out and use it for what is designed to do. Keep your cars in. read more about Stop polluting the air!