A story in Wednesday's Observer about delays in the next leg of the outerbelt incorrectly described its location. The stretch of Interstate 485 under construction is in northwest Mecklenburg.
An item in Wednesday's Observer about the 10th Congressional District election incorrectly listed the phone number for Democrat Daniel Johnson's campaign. It is 828-324-2255.
A story in Thursday's Observer about a campaign ad by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole incorrectly said that Democrats were hoping for a veto-proof majority in the U.S. Senate. It should have said filibuster-proof, which translates into 60 votes. Veto-proof would require two-thirds of the Senate, or 67 votes where all were present and voting.