Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:27 a.m.
    UPDATED: Thursday, October 10, 2013 7:52 p.m.

“But, if you don’t take some risk, you’re going backwards, and going backwards is not responsible.”

— Hank Van Hoy, Mocksville city attorney,

on giving incentives to Gildan Yarns

“We’re putting in $3.5 million into your economy over the next 10 years above anything you give us. We’re not asking that you give us a free ride.”

— Chuck Ward, Gildan president,

to Rowan County commissioners

“Left turns could get people here, but bumpouts and wider sidewalks, that’s what will keep people here.”

— Jonathan Cerny, committee member,

on possible changes for traffic at the Square

“Everybody’s got an uncle to teach ‘em those first few chords.”

— Danny Hargis, at Fiddler’s Convention,

on how he got started playing the dobro

“It’s a great cause.”

— Bobby Parnell, Mets pitcher

and Salisbury native,

appearing at United Way campaign event

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