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Quotes of the week

United Way volunteer

Volunteer crews dispersed through out Rowan County on Thursday to give back to the community through the United Way's day of caring

“They have no limit to how far they will go to help people.” — Tammie Worth-Taylor, Freightliner cab line supervisor, on volunteering with and supporting the Rowan County United Way Jon C. Lakey/Salisbury Post

“It’s called the Trump train for a reason, because if you’re on the tracks, it’s coming through for you, and you’d better move out of the way.”

— Lara Trump, speaking on behalf of Donald Trump at Morgan Ridge Rail Walk in Salisbury

“You’ve got to ask yourself, do you want economic growth, or do you not?”

— Glenn Taylor, speaking in favor of demolishing a garage at 201 E. Innes to make way for new construction

“I don’t recall anyone voting for basketball players or celebrities or rock stars.”

— N.C. Rep. Harry Warren, reacting to events being pulled out of NC because of HB2, which he supported

“I knew she was special to us, but I didn’t realize how special she was to everybody else.”

— Dean Kirk, on the public outpouring after the death of daughter Taylor, 18

“They have no limit to how far they will go to help people.”

— Tammie Worth-Taylor, Freightliner cab line supervisor, on volunteering with and supporting the Rowan County United Way



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High School

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