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Quotes of the week

“The colleges enhance the flavor of the community but don’t swallow it.”

— Robin Rhyme,

RowanWorks, on Salisbury as a college town

“Students will learn better when they’re well-nourished.”

— Meg Ham,

Food Lion president, on the grocer partnering with          Livingstone College to open a food pantry for students

“I’ve cried so much that I think I’m not crying anymore.”

— Will Sandridge,

on helping to chop 150 pounds of onions for a Masonic Lodge Brunswick stew             fundraiser

“I told my teammates that we were not losing this one. … If they had to carry me off on a stretcher, we were not losing.”

— Eric Mayo,

Livingstone basketball player, on the team’s overcoming a 19-point deficit in 8 minutes to beat Winston-Salem State

“This wasn’t just a fire department effort. This was an effort by the community as a whole.”

— SFD Battalion Chief David Morris,

on containing the Okey Dokey fire

“In any other industry, paying people what they’re worth in terms of education and experience is a no-brainer.”

— Chip Short,

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College board of trustees chairman, calling on the N.C. General Assembly to invest in community colleges

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