Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 6:20 a.m.
The Historical Society of South Rowan owns the China Grove Roller Mill Museum, the county’s last remaining roller mill after fire destroyed Grimes Mill in Salisbury.
The Historical Society of South Rowan owns the China Grove Roller Mill Museum, the county’s last remaining roller mill after fire destroyed Grimes Mill in Salisbury.

“I call it holy ground, because God’s allowed it to stand here.”

— Barbara Doby

About China Grove Roller Mill


“Sometimes when you are new to a community, people will share with you some things they may not have shared with others.”

— Elaine Spalding

New president, Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

“I know the school system can get a bad rap for not making more cuts, but had they made all the cuts necessary, the school system may have been all but decimated.”

— Chad Mitchell

Rowan County Board of Commissioners

“Let me finish my statement.”

— Nadine Cherry

Landis resident, after being repeatedly interrupted by the town attorney, Rick Locklear

“I think we all just decided it’s time to make this work.”

Gene McIntyre, chair,

Stanly County Commissioners

on agreement with Alcoa

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