Quotes of the week

Published 5:49 pm Thursday, December 18, 2014

“So far, it is still not common knowledge that I use skydiving to quickly reach the houses as we fly around the world on
Christmas Eve.”

— Santa, after parachuting into Rowan County Airport

“The people here are unbelievable. They have made me feel worthy to be alive.”

— Judy Casey, patient at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House

“The economy has turned. We’re helping jobs find people.”

— Craig Lamb, RCCC vice president of corporate and continuing education administration

“It seems the restaurant investment guys from Charlotte play with live ammo …”

— Michael Young, owner of building to be vacated by Chick-N-Ale after only three months

“We’re not going to make farmers out of everyone. If we can create a better food consumer, we’ve done our job.”

— Tim Downing, teacher, Kannapolis Middle School, on teaching  students about farming, soil science and nutrition

“We can’t kill the rumor. … The truth needs to see the light.”

— Maggie Blackwell, mayor pro tem, on rumors Salisbury is secretly funneling tax money to Fibrant to make it look good