5 best quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, September 6, 2013 12:09 p.m.
Rowan County manager Gary Page. PHoto by Jon C. Lakey
Rowan County manager Gary Page. PHoto by Jon C. Lakey

“If you could get 300,000 square feet of office space for $1.5 million, that would be an unbelievable buy.” — Gary Page, Rowan county manager, on minimum bid for Salisbury Mall property

“They do not see their walk with God as a community project.” — Jon Barber, Rowan commissioner, talking about self-righteous attitudes of some fellow commissioners


“For a town the size of Salisbury to garner 42 out of the 71 nominations is something to celebrate.” — Jennifer Hubbard, St. Thomas Players, on Metrolina Theatre Association awards

“We need jobs. Therefore, we need speculative land.” — John Leatherman, developer, on city’s proposed requirement that trees be replanted on cleared, commercial property

“God only gives special children to special people.” — Anonymous stranger, who paid the restaurant tab as Ashley and Jason England were having dinner with sons Logan and Riley, who has epilepsy

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