Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 10:37 a.m.
Jeff Houston helps with new subfloor at a house for Rowan Helping Ministries.
Jeff Houston helps with new subfloor at a house for Rowan Helping Ministries.

“It’s a worthy cause. It keeps us out of trouble.” — Jeff Houston, volunteer, Working on houses for Rowan Helping Ministries

“We really believed we could change the world.” — Karen Young, First woman on Salisbury City Council, appointed in 1968, on progress being made then


“This really is uncharted territory now. People are getting jobs that they really would not have imagined five years ago.” — Carol Spalding, President, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

“I decided I didn’t want to spend the next 20 years answering the telephone.” — Ramona Hart, former school clerk, on going back to school to be a teacher


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