Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013 12:01 a.m.

“Honestly, I expected a whole lot of nothing, as far as reaction. I really did.”

N.C. Rep. Carl Ford,

On controversy erupting over Defense of Religion Act




“He was relentless in his passion for downtown, recognizing it as the heart of the Salisbury-Rowan community.”

Downtown Salisbury Inc. President Mark Lewis,

on Randy Hemann, who’s leaving DSI to become city manager of Oxford



“We just need to make folks aware that they can get the skills here at the college to get those jobs.”

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson,

Talking about workforce training during tour of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College



“Based on feedback, what you are trying to accomplish has been grossly misunderstood. I’m afraid there is a negative perception of this.”

— Salisbury Councilman Brian Miller,

on proposed new rules intended to protect the tree canopy on commercial properties



“We tried to tell everybody it was a routine matter to get it cleaned up.”

Assistant School Supt. Gene Miller,

On geologist’s conclusion that groundwater contamination shouldn’t stop construction at downtown school office site

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