Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, January 4, 2013 12:01 a.m.

“It’s going to be a learning
experience. It’s not the same when you’re in there with 120 people as opposed to five people at a commissioners’ meeting.”

N.C. Rep. Carl Ford
On moving to the state legislature after serving on the Rowan Board of Commissioners


“Experience does not seem to count for a lot any more, until all heck breaks loose; then they’re

looking around for the old guys.”

Deputy Police Chief Steve Whitley,

Looking back on 30 years with the Salisbury Police Department

“You feel like you’re in a mental fog. You may miss your off ramp.”

Dr. Sheila Smalls-Stokes
On the dangers of driving while drowsy

“He met the challenges and went above what we even

expected. He has done an amazing job.”

Former Mayor Susan Kluttz
Describing City Manager Doug Paris’ first year on the job (Paris waas the Post’s newsmaker of the year.)

“Nobody told him there was anything wrong about walking around on three legs.”

David Willingham
Describing Rhett, the arthritic miniature pinscher now the subject of a children’s book, “I’m Lonely”

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