The recent accidental blowing of the warning sirens should be a wake up call for Duke Energy. No one pays much attention to them. Duke Energy should have a cell phone alert program in addition to the sirens. Should McGuire malfunction, proper notification and evacuation plans are vital to the… read more about No one pays much attention to them...
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For those people who use Smith Circle as their personal recycle bin: Are you ignorant? Or does it give you a feeling of power to throw food wrappers, plastic bottles and beer cans along our street, just because you can? I'm sure your mothers would be proud ... read more about I'm sure your mothers would be proud ...
I understand that riding a bicycle is great exercise, but do you have to ride on the very edge of the narrow back roads here in Huntersville. Especially in 5 p.m. work traffic when we have already been sitting forever in backed up traffic and then we have to go 5 mph behind you so you won’t get run… read more about It's very unsafe for you and very frustrating...
To the driver speeding on I-77, yes, I am the gal with the Bailey Middle School magnet on my car driving the speed limit. You want to go faster, use your turn signal and go around. Reminder slow down. Pull over Paul is waiting for you at the I-277 junction!! read more about Pull over Paul is waiting for you at the I-277 junction!!
Peeved that so many people using lawnmowers willfully cut their grass so that debris and grass clippings spray all over the road and/or sidewalk. If your mower doesn't have a bag, turn the mower so debris is sprayed back onto your own yard instead of potentially causing rocks or other dangerous… read more about If your mower doesn't have a bag
When I walk into a frozen yogurt store, I pick up the cup, serve myself, then walk over to the cashier to pay. Am I the only one who thinks it absurd that a tip jar is sitting there? We customers do our part by patronizing these places. The rest is up to the employer. read more about The rest is up to the employer
What’s been the delay with the player’s jerseysin this spring season’s Huntersville Parks and Rec Girls Volleyball leagues? Will the jerseys arrive by the final game or by the final tournament day? read more about What’s been the delay with the player’s jerseys
Why doesn't CATS 77X Express Line to North Mecklenburg run buses on Saturdays or Sundays? Wish readers wanting to leave their cars at home to go into Center City Charlotte would pressure CATS to make such environmentally friendly transportation available. read more about Why doesn't CATS 77X Express Line to North Mecklenburg run buses on Saturdays or Sundays?
It seems that local and state governments are using the police and courts to indirectly tax us through excessive penalties for minor infractions. Examples: $250 cost for a registration lapse, $300 for a seatbelt infraction, a friend with a $450 cost associated with a speed trap (going 37 in a… read more about Excessive penalties for minor infractions
Here's a driving lesson for folks entering Interstate 77 North from Exit 28. Zipper merging: Drivers in merging lanes are expected to use both lanes to advance to the lane reduction point and merge at that location, alternating turns. Did you get that? Alternating turns. Not gunning it so you can… read more about Here's a driving lesson
Dears servers. My wife and I appreciate the hard work you do in providing us quality food and a relaxed meal service but … the next time you ask me if I’m done with my dinner while I am still chewing my food, I will stab your hand with a fork! I might even go “Animal House” on you and do a John… read more about You may have my plate when I am done
To the lady driving the blue Jeep that barrels down our neighborhood streets daily: Consider yourself lucky that it was my husband rather than me who was outside the day you almost mowed down our “stupid kids” because you were speeding and looking at your phone. Put your phone away and slow down… read more about Consider yourself lucky...
Peeved at the guys at the fitness center who slam weights like bombs. These are the ones who often strain like they are in the final phases of child birth, adoringly gaze at their muscles while lifting weights, and strut and swagger away like a hen who laid an egg. read more about For real?
What peeves me is when I'm doing 8 miles an hour or more over the limit and when I look in my rearview mirror, someone is riding my rear end too close and pushing me to go 100 mph. Just because you ride someone's tail, doesn't give you the right of way or that I have to move over. Slow down. Obey… read more about Just because you ride someone's tail...
To the Town of Davidson and the decision to make most of the available parking in Davidson “two hour” so it will be more “pedestrian friendly.” Are pedestrians even going to come if they can’t find parking and/or have little less than two hours to shop and dine? read more about Two hour parking to shop and dine?
Who keeps driving over the round-a-bout on Ramah Church Road? You're supposedto go around the landscaping. read more about Who keeps driving on the round-a-bout?
People living here driving cars from other states: You have 30 days to get N.C. plates! read more about You have 30 days to get N.C. plates!
With all the hype about all that the Town of Huntersville has to offer, how many people would take their out-of-town guests to the center of town and say, "This is the center of our beautiful town?" It's a run-down, dilapidated disgrace and shame on the mayor for not attempting to beautify it… read more about It's a run-down, dilapidated disgrace
Is this city going to do anything about widening Statesville Road traveling north to Gilead? You have that center turning lanes doing nothing and single line traffic backed up to Alexander Road. It is only going to get worse. Make it four-lane road. read more about Make it four-lane road
Is the Cornelius Police Department so desperate for money, they run a license plate for no apparent reason while I was still in my own subdivision? Discover the drivers license expired four days earlier. No renewal received from the DMV. Said I would go to the DMV that day. Told I could not move… read more about Why aren’t they targeting real criminals!
This is my bad driving peeve for this week. When you are driving along the interstate highway, you might want tolook at that thing that is attached to your front windshield. It's called a rearview mirror. And when you do finally look, you might see a string of cars and trucks directly behind you.… read more about Please look at that thing that is attached to your front windshield
I, like thousands of others in the community, live more than onebut less than five miles from Birkdale Village. I would love to hop on my bike and go shopping or out to eat with my husband. But, of course, there are no bike racks in Birkdale and biking seems to be discouraged. I understand not… read more about Bike racks on the outskirts of Birkdale, please
A block-long street in Davidson, despite signs on both sides clearly stating DO NOT PARK HERE, nearly always has the same cars parked there. It is tough for school buses, garbage trucks, rescue vehicles, not to mention neighbors. Hint: Check Watson-Magnolia corner. read more about DO NOT PARK HERE...