Quotes of the week
“There are few activities that are as job intensive and return more money to local communities than historic rehabilitation.” — Myrick Howard, president of Preservation North Carolina, on new state initiatives aimed at helping the rehabilitation of buildings as historic preservation tax credits are phased out.
“It’s like a reality show based in our own backyard.” — Mark Gross, technical manager for Alcoa Power Generating, on Ospreycam’s intimate view of nesting osprey at Badin Lake.
“We’re trying to make a difference, be role models.” — Jada Cuff, Salisbury High student, on anti-violence video and other initiatives created by student group Team Good Life.
“I don’t think I was breathing hard, was I?” — The Rev. C.P. Fisher Jr., age 95, after running the 100-meter dash at Tuesday’s Salisbury/Rowan Senior Games at Livingstone College.
“… This certainly indicates that the programs in place are working.” — Dr. Lynn Moody, Rowan-Salisbury school superintendent, on downward trend in dropout rates.