Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 17, 2016

“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