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Just ridiculous

To the runners and bikers who use Patrick Johnston Lane, please go in single formation. Either pick a lane or use the sidewalk. I'm all for a bike and runner-friendly community, but using the middle of the road with headphones on is just ridiculous. read more about Just ridiculous

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Unsightly and unhealthy

I'm sure Huntersville can afford to have an extra garbage man with the garbage truck driver so when he/she comes around to pick up the garbage, the extra guy/woman can jump off the truck and pick up what's been missed (or at least throw it back in the garbage container). It's embarrassing,… read more about Unsightly and unhealthy

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Why should this one work?

I never hear it mentioned that I-77 is going to be paid only by locals. Those traveling through Carolina will not be set up to pay the toll even if they wanted to. So they will be in the non-toll lane with me, which will be crowded. Only Tillis, Bradford and other Republicans will be in the toll… read more about Why should this one work?

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Are you kidding me

To the blonde lady driving a newer model black Toyota Camry, how do you sleep at night? As I was loading groceries in my car, I heard a loud crunching sound, looked up and it was you trying to parallel park in front of the Rosedale Dry Cleaner, as you pulled straight in you hit the drivers side… read more about Are you kidding me

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Peeved with mail carriers

I'm peeved with the mail carriers around here. Last place I lived, the carriers walked 500-plus house neighborhoods in 90-degree heat or 10-degree cold, but here they can't be bothered to deliver your mail if they have to get out of the truck and literally throw packages to your porch from the… read more about Peeved with mail carriers

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Please don't honk

Per North Carolina law, a vehicle may not turn right on a solid red arrow (NCDOT Traffic Ordinance Manual Ch4 S2). Drivers turning right onto Gilead Road from the I-77 south exit ramp – please don't honk at cars waiting for the red arrow to turn green. We are just following the law. It would be… read more about Please don't honk

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Buyer beware

A customer was returning a defective product that was missing a part. She had the original packaging and her receipt for the purchase made one day ago. The clerk, as well as the owner, immediately verbally jumped on the customer. They said they never sold any defective products. They actually… read more about Buyer beware

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How convenient for them

Just got back from student night at the high school with 2,600 students. The administration said they never want to hear from parents because they want kids to deal directly with teachers if they have a problem. How convenient for them. Now if my 14-year-old son has an issue with a 45-year-old… read more about How convenient for them

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Don't make assumptions

To the peeved resident complaining about "special" parking spots for families at a local elementary school, you should ask the staff first about why the spots are labeled before making any assumptions. At my elementary school, there are two designated spots for two different families. These spots… read more about Don't make assumptions

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Enjoys Peeved

I've enjoyed reading the peeved column. Now that the mayor is critical of it, I am totally devastated and traumatized. I get amused at some who complain about insignificant matters. And don’t see why anyone would care about what Jill Swain thinks about the feature. read more about Enjoys Peeved

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Organize your event!

I went to a reading of Edgar Allan Poe's poems last week. I heard a practiced, if uneven, reading of "The Raven" and then the organizer announced that, due to a mix-up, the second presenter would also be reciting "The Raven." Why would they force us all to listen to his long poem twice? Organize… read more about Organize your event!

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Peeved helps us sound off

So, Jill Swain, who is supposed to be representing ALL of the residents in Huntersville is peeved. And so she writes about the fact that she is peeved that the Huntersville Herald has a peeved column for residents of the area to sound off. So is it that only Jill Swain gets to be peeved and have it… read more about Peeved helps us sound off

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Thanks!

Thanks to whoever made the decision to move the sign and barriers at the corner of Jetton and John Connor that were obstructing the view of oncoming traffic. You prevented many accidents from occurring especially with the early morning sunlight. It had become a dangerous intersection. read more about Thanks!

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Favoritism?

Really?? I see at a local elementary school parking spaces with personal family names reserved for “special” moms who are volunteering to the school. Really?? Aren’t those parking spots a public place??? Why reserved for special families??? Who is checking this out making sure it is legal??? read more about Favoritism?

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Slow down

On April 23, I got a list of supplies for a local public school ... year 2015-16. Is such rush so necessary?? Then we always see people complaining how times go by so fast!! Slow down people. read more about Slow down