Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 7, 2013

“To me, the city’s only as strong as its weakest community, and the council bought into that.” — Pete Kennedy Salisbury City Council

“Put the monkey on my back, ‘cause that was my campaign issue. I’m proud to say I did what the citizens asked me to do.” — Craig Pierce, vice chair On county’s refusal to get loan for a school central office

“I would love for us to see if we can overcome that obstacle and still make something positive happen for our community.” — Brian Miller, City Council On facilitating a loan for the central office through the city

“I think everyone is preparing for the baby boomers, who like to have it their own way. We always have.” — Barbara Garwood Lutheran Services, on trends in care, such as ‘aging in place
“It’s good for the state that they’re there and it’s good for Salisbury and Rowan County.” — Jake Alexander Jr. Transportation board appointee, on the Rowan citizens Gov. Pat McCrory has named to different posts