Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 15, 2014

“To have a company as big as Food Lion step out and say, we’re making hunger our number one goal, I think is huge. It’s revolutionary.”
— Kay Carter, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina,
on Food Lion’s pledge to provide 500 million meals for hungry people

“If we could clean up the gateway, this town would change overnight.”
— Paul Fisher, chairman
of F&M Bank,
on proposals to boost
retail development in
Granite Quarry

“Our other store was kind of dark and dingy, but this store is bright and fresh.”
— Lt. Josh Morse,
on Salvation Army Family Store’s new home at 521 Jake Alexander Blvd. W.

“We’ve never focused on limitations. We’ve focused on opportunities.”
— Dr. Darrell McDowell,
reflecting on his years as principal of North Rowan High School

“He’s an expert on overseas stocks and he might understand more about global issues than any teacher in the school system.”
— North Rowan coach Aaron Rimer,
describing all-county baseball star Chance Mazza’s
decision to choose military life over collegiate baseball