My peeve is that the instructions for the "Peeved" column specifically say, “up to 50 words,” and then you publish pieces that are significantly longer than that limit. Why set a limit if you use ones with as many as 200 or more words? (44 words). read more about Why set a limit?
Most Recent Peeved Articles
Cleveland Spruill is the new police chief. He wants to equip the police department with Harleys. My neighbors and I can simply not wait to see an officer hiding behind some bushes peeping with their radar guns at speeding cars. What a great first impression to our community you will be making,… read more about What a great first impression to our community you will be making, Cleveland Spruill
I am sick of telemarketers who have no respect for others even in their own homes!! I have been getting spam and sales calls for months on end even at 8 a.m. which is nuts. I have to put the phone off the hook to avoid being disturbed when sleeping. This is my home not a business! I’m on the Do Not… read more about Bug off and leave me alone in my castle
Really, really????? … 40 minutes from storage facility on N.C. 21, heading north, to get through the light!!! Drivers speeding up left lane and "cutting" in front of others who have patiently waited … I don’t think so!!! Take some of those construction barrels and block that lane from the bottom of… read more about Chaos
So, the Town of Davidson doesn’t want a replica of Exit 30 for the downtown area. Yet those same people approved a development to cram 16 homes on a small tract of land on a quiet but personable street. In their words, “If you want privacy, this development is not for you.” No consideration for the… read more about Thanks Davidson!
No one at the NCDOT has a brain. They can't widen U.S. 21 or N.C. 115? So they are selling our roads and America to a Spanish company. No American company would want this business? Can you spell KICKBACK TO THE POLITICOS!! Widen the roads people are flocking to the Carolinas. read more about Can you spell KICKBACK TO THE POLITICOS!!
I-77 is already a toll road. The HOV lane requires 2x people (instead of cash) and is glaringly under-utilized, compared to the other lanes. Do away with the HOV requirement, restrict transfer trucks to the right lane(s), and the traffic problem should be alleviated, until public funding becomes… read more about I-77 is already a toll road
You can travel the complete distance of the New York State Thruway, which is hundreds of miles, for less than $20 round trip but it will cost you more than that to go 26 miles on the I-77 toll lanes. By 2035, it will cost you $42. Something sure smells rotten in the state of North Carolina. read more about Something sure smells rotten in the state of North Carolina
Owners of strip malls and professional buildings should be made to trim or remove shrubs from the entrances and exits of their properties on a monthly basis. read more about Be responsible on your part, please
Customer orders 48 cupcakes for daughter’s birthday party from bakery in Cornelius, pays $3.50 each up front to pick up a week later. Week later, cupcakes picked up for party that day. When guest began eating, their mouth and hands turned black, blue, whatever the icing color on cupcake. Return to… read more about When ordering, please give the facts up front...
Handicap spaces are needed. Most of us need to lose some weight, including myself, so people, park at the other end of the parking lot once in a while. You’ll get some much needed exercise! read more about You’ll get some much needed exercise!
This peeve goes out to all the cigarette smokers who think this world is their ashtray! Cigarette butts are not biodegradable and end up in our lakes, rivers and oceans. Littering is against the law, with fines and community service applicable. Please stop flicking your butts out your car windows… read more about Take pride in keeping our towns clean and beautiful.
Every week, we, the lowly taxpaying peons of Huntersville, march our containers of trash to the curb, only to have them skipped over by the collection trucks. This creates problems and headaches for us, having to put up with the smell and having to worry about what to do once the container is… read more about Trashville not Huntersville
I cannot understand why they have remade the intersection of Eastfield and Prosperity Church roads and not put in a right turn lane. Doesn’t the DOT and the Huntersville road people ever try driving northeast on Eastfield during the week between 4 and 7 p.m.? Eastfield is backed up all the way to… read more about Try driving northeast on Eastfield during the week between 4 and 7 p.m. ...
I'm hoping the person who bashed my windshield will come forth and right this wrong. It happened the morning of June 7 on Friarsgate Road in the Hampton Ridge subdivision during the community yard sale. Please yard-saling brethren, come forward if you witnessed this accident. As you probably… read more about I'm hoping the person who bashed my windshield will come forth and right this wrong
I know people love their dogs but why do they feel the need to bring them on their boats and then let them run loose on the islands on the lake? These dogs run around scaring my children. They have snatched food out of their hands, jumped on my husband (he still has a scar where the dog scratched… read more about This is the lake, not a dog park!
I am so tired of the boaters on Lake Norman not paying attention. I am a kayaker. I have a red vest, a bright orange paddle and a bright orange flag on the back of my kayak that sticks up about three feet. What else do I need to do? I am constantly waving my paddle to get distracted boater's… read more about Dear boaters, share the lake, give me a break!
Why is there no safe way for a pedestrian to walk from Cornelius to Davidson on N.C. 115 under the railroad? We are new to the area and figure there has to be a back story to this. Going under the railroad bridge is not safe. There isn't proper room between you and a speeding car. There's always… read more about Is there a safe way to access south Davidson on foot via 115?
I am peeved with many members of The Peninsula Club, who should go back to school to learn to read and the meaning of respect!!!! So many cars are parking on the “No Parking Area” at the club. Shame on you who do not respect those rules!!! read more about Shame on you who do not respect those rules!!!
If someone buys an item from your store, the default should be to put the item in a bag … especially if the customer is buying food. The customer should not have to tell the clerkto put purchases in a bag. read more about The customer should not have to tell the clerk...
I drive through Statesville and Alexanderana roads intersection at least twice a day. This intersection has been modified for what, two years now or more? Southbound, there are two left turn lanes (to North Mecklenburg High School), one straight ahead down Statesville Road, and one right turn… read more about Wake up, have more coffee before you leave, something...
Three different neighbors of ours on Balmore Pines Lane in The Peninsula had their lawn services come and mow their lawns at three different times on Monday, Memorial Day – interfering with numerous neighbors who were hosting events and cookouts in their backyards.How completely inconsiderate they… read more about How completely inconsiderate they were!