Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 8:18 p.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, January 25, 2013 6:54 a.m.

“We are trying to keep as much out of the landfill as possible.”
Brian Davis, Historic Salisbury Foundation, on what's left of Grimes Mill

“There seems to be a resurgence of people's desire to have an impact on the community.”
The Rev. Dr. Nilous Avery, pastor, Mt. Zion Baptist Church


“It doesn't matter if you're a Republican, Democrat or Independent; going to see the political process is a moving thing.”
Lucas Safrit, Carson High junior, on attending presidential inauguration

“If we all stand together for the same thing, the world would be a better place to live. People can come together, and it's not about what color you are. God put us here on Earth as one, and we are to be as one.”
Betty Eller, at inauguration watch on King Day

“I had been working all my life and all of a sudden I had nothing to do, so I thought maybe I could help somewhere.”
Alene Yoder, Communities in Schools mentor

“Good to meet you all. We out.”
Justin Bieber, after photo shoot at N.C. Transportation Museum

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