Quotes of the week
“I think this would be a win-win, not only for the farmers market but for the citizens of Rowan County.” — Craig Pierce, commission vice chair, on offering former mall as market site
“It would be an icon for the city.” — State Alexander, Livingstone College, on plans to put culinary arts program in historic McCanless House.
“My mind tells me it ain’t through with us yet.” — Shirley Nance, Groundhog Day watcher, on whether Ol’ Man Winter is on the way out
“I think we’ve done about all we can to cut back.” — Gary Page, county manager, on likelihood tax hike will be needed
“People will still smoke, but the fact that someone in corporate America is promoting a healthy lifestyle is great.” — Former smoker Nathan Riddle, on CVS’ decision to stop selling cigarettes