We are trying to have our kids healthy and doing more exercise … trying to keep them out of the “couch” ... then we have a minimum of one hour at the school bus … and a minimum seven hours at school and then they have an average of two hours homework and requested 30 minutes reading time. Do we… read more about Too much homework!
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Our local advocates sure know how to not be accountable when we are given inferior service. Just look at the just completed eastern section of Sam Furr Road. They are an eyesore after offensive eyesore stretches of weed-infested landscape and dead shrubbery. All courtesy of our local government and… read more about Eastern Sam Furr Road - what a weed infested eyesore!
Parents who don't show up for curriculum night at their child's school. The teachers are there, where are the parents? read more about Back to school night - where are the parents?
Sprinklers that run in the rain or get the sidewalk or driveway wet and not the grass. read more about Don't eat the daisies, but please water the grass!
There are now medians all along West Catawba Avenue. On any given day, a driver can travel west from Taco Bell down Catawba Avenue to the CVS store and see broken, damaged and missing median signs. Today, there are 16 missing from the total of 32 that are supposed to be in place. If the signs are… read more about Get rid of the broken, jagged and missing signs on W. Catawba Avenue
I have lived in Cornelius for three decades and we have never been allowed to have Time Warner Cable here which is nuts. This is America. This is a personal decision. We have something else with a crummier DVR than what TW would be doing. MI-Connection is not enough for some of us. Husbands want… read more about Let us choose...
Parents who allow their children to play video games during a church service/sermon. read more about Peeved about children at church whose parents...
What is up with “Duck Dynasty”-style beards on guys? They gross me out! read more about What's up with "Duck Dynasty" beards?
Now that the temperatures have cooled, we are having Jetton Road blocked off for various runs and walks more frequently. Last Saturday was particularly annoying for nearby residents as everything was stopped for walkers supporting breast cancer awareness to come strolling by while us drivers have… read more about Driver annoyed at fundraising walkers/runners
Too many out-of-towners are coming into downtown Huntersville to get to and from 16, 77, 85 and 485. Huntersville's folks are sizzling trying to get on or off 77. Even more traffic will come through downtown if a light is put up at Ramah and 73 or a purposed park at Gilead and Maxwell. Fearless… read more about Huntersville residents sizzling at local gridlock
How can we get a yearlong hunting season on Canadian geese? These huge flying rodents are nothing but an ugly nuisance, and they are everywhere!!! They leave dog-sized droppings that need to be scooped. Send them all back to Canada permanently! read more about Send the geese back to Canada!
I have so many peeves they can't be listed here. My latest is the anti-peevers who think we should all be quiet and not complain. I guess we should live with smallpox, segregation and quartering British solders in our homes. Peeves make the world a better place my friends. Whine on!! read more about Yes to peeves!
Dear Hough Herald, my pet peeve is your obvious infatuation with the name Hough. I propose renaming the other high schools in your coverage area to Houghwell and North Houghlenburg to get them some coverage. I fully intend to propose this to the CMS school board at their next meeting. read more about Infatuation with the name Hough?
I completely respect your right to drive on I-77, I-485 and I-85 at or below the posted speed limit. But if you choose to do so, will you please keep the left lane open for passing slower cars? This “left lane hanging” has got to stop! read more about "Left lane hanging" - has got to stop!
Duke Power has delayed the replacement bridge walkway at the pond (Roosevelt Wilson Park Pedestrian Bridge) in Davidson and now we have people walking in the street. read more about People walking in the street at the Roosevelt Wilson Park Pedestrian Bridge
Last Sunday morning, we were traveling Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road on our way to Sunday school. As we reached Hambright Road, Huntersville police had traffic stopped for bicycle riders traveling east on Hambright. We sat there for 15 minutes while these riders passed through the intersection. I… read more about Please don't impede traffic for bike riders!
The U.S. Postal Service in great financial trouble!!!!!! This is not new news!!!!! Cornelius Post Office is just unsightly/dirty. The free paper boxes outside and the trash receptacle has not had a "power wash" in months. I notice the local garden club is no longer planting flowers at the front… read more about Let's Clean Up the Cornelius Post Office
I want to scream! This new landing traffic pattern at Charlotte Douglas International Airport is killing us! We cannot sit on the porch and have a conversation without feeling like we are on an active runway! The planes are approaching CLT directly over our neighborhood, first the left side of the… read more about New landing traffic pattern at Charlotte Douglas
I am personally very peeved by the “peeved” section of this newspaper! I feel blessed to live in a spectacular town with incredible opportunities for raising my children, playing tennis, meeting friendly people … the list goes on! The fact that The Herald is using 1/4 page for people to gripe… read more about Peeved at "Peeved" Section
What really peeves me these days is how people choose to use the phrase "no problem" instead of "you are welcome" - when- "you are welcome" should be used instead of "no problem"! For example, I am in the grocery store and I couldn't find the bread crumbs, so I ask the clerk where might I find the… read more about No Problem vs. You Are Welcome - ???
Davidson's "Town Hall" which should be doing things for us, seems to enjoy doing things to us. Remember those curbs that jutted out into streets designed and placed to calm down traffic? Take a look at them now and see the black tire marks they have collected revealing all of the tires and cars… read more about Davidson Town Hall Please Help with Curbs that Jutt Out