Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 6, 2013

“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