Why do people living in South Charlotte, Ballantyne, Pineville and Matthews all get brand new third and fourth lanes in their expressways, and yet these same taxpayers want Lake Norman residents have to pay a toll for 50 years to have the same privilege? The same scenario for light rail. read more about Is this fair?
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To the person in the dark-colored late 1990s model Dodge pickup towing the boat who thought it would be cool to throw their cup of liquid on the cyclist in Davidson, this is assault. I hope you think about the death or injury you could cause with your stupidity. You've been reported as an… read more about You've been reported
The male idiot driving the black Corvette on Catawba, who passed me on the left (going on the wrong side of the road) while I was getting ready to take a left on Westmoreland, you broke numerous laws ... speeding, driving on the wrong side of the road, reckless driving, etc. You are going to kill… read more about Hope the police caught up with you
Please don't block intersections. And to the man that was behind me at the Exit 28 bridge laying on his horn and making gestures at me, I was obeying the law and practicing common courtesy by not blocking it. I've never experienced road rage until this mess! read more about Please don't block intersections!
The intersection of Alexandrana and Old Statesville Road/N.C. 115 has many vehicles coming from the northeast via Eastfield Road. There are few vehicles approaching the intersection from the west. I’d like to see the NCDOT add a yellow arrow visible to the left turners coming from the east.It would… read more about It would sure help
To Peninsula parents: Please read this to your sons. On Oct. 12 at 10:45 a.m., boys left their bikes at the club and ran down Peninsula Club Drive ringing doorbells. Please tell them that my lights may not be on but my cameras are recording. Also, "Hoodies" don't hide faces!Cute pictures, good… read more about "Hoodies" don't hide faces!
Is anyone else sick of Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis commercials, non-stop? Millions of dollars wasted on political campaign BS. Maybe we should all vote for Sean Haugh – Pizza Deliveryman. No idea who he is or what he represents but he has no commercial and probably more common sense. read more about Probably more common sense...
Helloooo out there in public affairs from Mooresville to Charlotte ... has anyone really thought about I-77 toll lanes vs. mass transportation? Don't be sold a bill of goods! Engage your brains for a little critical thinking. Mass transportation is really the solution. Don't need more road… read more about Mass transportation is really the solution
Only the idiots at NCDOT would consider a "superstreet"into the already doomed DDI on Catawba. Maybe they can throw in a couple traffic circles in as well and then take eight years to complete it. God help us! On a side note, I like how Catawba has now become a speed trap with two patrol cars… read more about Only the idiots at NCDOT would consider a "superstreet"
Attention all drivers! Here is a news flash for you: Pedestrians have the right of way!!!? Accept it and drive accordingly. You would not like it if someone ran over one of your loved ones. Don't run over someone else’s! read more about Pedestrians have the right of way!!!?
The swim beach just sounds like another project with no forethought or planning, since 2008 no less. Is this supposed to be some kind of boon to the area? Who is going to wait in their hot stuffy car for a parking spot. I feel for the folks on Nantz. Maybe they could hire a Spanish company to put… read more about Another project without forethought or planning
For us on the east side of I-77 we say thanks to those neighbors helping us merge onto Catawba Avenue and not blocking intersections. Did people actually see the signs much less read and obey them? This "DDI" is just the tip of the iceberg as where traffic is going from here. Boycott Exit 28,… read more about Boycott Exit 28, when it’s finished!
I was at recess the other day when I stepped in a bunch of dog poo. I've stepped in worse, but still ... EWWWW!I was not happy to step in a bunch of poo. I think that the person walking their dog should pick up their dog's poo, especially on the school playground! read more about EWWWW!
There are two town board members, Jeff Neely and Ron Julian, who are acting like 2-year-olds. And one of them even resorted to offensive language from the podium at a recent meeting. In town government, things should be settled by votes and not juvenile name-calling, making faces and off-color… read more about It's time to grow up
If you really want to express your displeasure with the construction on Exit 28, avoid using the exit once construction is complete. Actions speak louder than words and your participation would greatly assist my travel time to work! No pain, no gain ... read more about Your participation would greatly assist my travel time to work
Who needs to go to a corn maze this fall when you have the Exit 28barrel maze right here in Cornelius for free! read more about Free attraction right in Cornelius!
Every day, my neighbor’s children drive off from their parents’ house and honk their car horns. Sometimes they go around the block so that they can repeat the honking. I wish they would exercise consideration for neighbors and reserve the use of car horns for their original intention, preventing… read more about Honk elsewhere, please
To the gals that work out at Gold's Gym. Yes, your breast implants are beautiful and we can all see them. Now you went and supersized them. How about covering your new real estate up? And we thought McDonalds was the only place to supersize. read more about How about covering your new real estate up
Seriously, is there an idiot out there who believed that Exit 28 would be completed on time? We should know by now that any completion dates for public projects, especially for DOT projects, are meant to appease the public. They aren't going to happen! read more about They aren't going to happen!
Articles touting higher high school graduation rates need to factor the following: Required credits lowered from 32 to 24 and if test scores too low, you take over. Most articles on this are disingenuous to say the least since these changes aren't mentioned. Dumbing down continues in the schools! read more about Dumbing down continues in the schools
What propaganda about recent graduation rates at local high schools. No wonder! They ran me off? MA in English ... gave my job to a reading teacher for ninth grade. After I failed 12 rich lazy seniors, the principal passed them anyway. My job teaching honors/advanced seniors went to uncertified… read more about Rates are up, but diplomas are free
I appreciate the long article on discrimination in west Davidson and the space it gave to Mr. Brice's careful detailing of the actual record of town services there. The Davidson administration surely realizes that some in west Davidson will always have a grievance, will remain unappeased, will… read more about West Davidson will always have a grievance
Peeved that Mecklenburg County Commissioners, including our own Karen Bentley, are trying to ban tobacco from all county property in an effort to save lives while ignoring other heart disease-linked behaviors like obesity and unhealthy diets. Why not ban all unhealthy behaviors from county property? read more about Why not ban all unhealthy behaviors from county property?
I appreciate that bicyclists love their sport and respect their right to share the roads. In our area, the rural roads are often narrow, two lanes with winding curves and hills, making it impossible for automobiles to safely pass a group of bicycle riders and leaving cars trailing behind the pack… read more about Bicycle riders - extend the courtesy
Have they poured enough cement for the Diverging Diamond at Exit 28? I have traveled to every state in the great USA. You do not see cement medians! Also, I think the NCDOT missed the geometry class on hypotenuses. Straightest line is the most direct route. Even a marathon runner will clip a mm off… read more about Only in Cornelius!!