"Looks like Slim Pickens on city of Charlotte fireworks!"
"The only good news is we're going to land on the WBT studios."
-- a highly-placed, anonymous source in city government
"Is this what they mean by 'light' rail?"
-- David H. Coble, Mooresville
Unable to get the state to fix the Belk Freeway lights, Mayor Pat tries another approach...
-- Steve LaDue, Fort Mill
"Charlotte wants fireworks. Where’s Michael Barnes at?"
-- Gary Glenn, Hudson, NC
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better captions we received this week:
"Is this the flight to Fort Mill?!"
"Well, this is one way to get to Washington. "
"I'm not the man they think I am at home. Oh no, no, no. I'm a Rocket Man."
"I guess sometimes a short trip down I-77 can be a big deal".
“I knew all along that Rapid Transit would be fun!”
"This doesn't seem like a bandwagon!"
"I told you we'd get a low-cost airline!"
"Some-WHERE over the state line, fire-WORKS fly..." (to the tune of 'Over the Rainbow')
"I was only kidding about the 1 cent sales tax increase to pay for the show."
“I never knew this was such an explosive event.”
"What's one more departure to Fort Mill?"
" I wish I may, I wish I Knight......"
"This is one firework the taxpayers of Charlotte didn't mind paying for."
"Wow! Now I can see there's more to Charlotte than just Downtown!"
"Another isue blown out of sight!"
"Dadat dadat da -- thats all, folks!"
Got another caption to add to the list? Want to judge these yourself, and pick different winners? If you'd like to discuss or comment on any of this, feel free to click on the little blue "Comments" link just below this post. Please visit us again Monday for a new cartoon caption challenge.