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Quotes of the week

“Everything starts and ends in the gut.”
— Dr. Chris Magryta, pediatrician, speaking on the effects of diet and the environment on the gut

“We’ve always tried to be very grateful for anything anybody has given us, whether it’s their time, $5, a chair or a curtain.”
— Robert Jones, board member,
Lee Street Theatre

“We’ve been invited to represent North Carolina, not just Carson High School or China Grove.”
— Jeffrey Street, band director,
on performing in the 2014 National Memorial Day Parade in the nation’s capital

“There are no further areas of concern that warrant soil or groundwater testing.”
— Dan Graham, project manager, N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources,
on city’s property at 329 S. Main St.
“It doesn’t make sense to buy property when we have free property …”
— Chuck Hughes, school board member,
on buying a central office site

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