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Quotes of the Week: ‘Give it a go’

“How can we be the best church in the world if we don’t get out of our comfort zone and face the challenge? … We have to step out and give it a go.”

The Rev. Kate Morrison, who will be installed Sunday as the new pastor of John Calvin Presbyterian Church

“I feel like I’ve raised other people’s kids. I feel like I have a lot left to give, but I don’t need to be the
main person.”

Todd Parker, who’s retiring as principal of A.L. Brown High School after nearly 25 years with Kannapolis City Schools

“You want to have more points than your opponent on the scoreboard. We even got some style points tonight, I guess.”

Jason Causby, boys basketball coach at North Rowan High School, after a 77-36 win over Carolina International School on Tuesday in the first round of the 1A state playoffs

“I just pray that we can get together on one accord, and I pray we can get together as one family. That the whole world can get together.”

Magdelene Cathcart Fox, who was recently presented the “Legacy of a Leader” black history award by her church of more than 60 years, Southern City Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion

“The world was her stage, and she owned it. … I will miss the joy she brought every single day.”

Prem Manjooran, the “honorary son” at a celebration of life ceremony for Patsy Reynolds, who died Feb. 21 after a nearly yearlong battle with pancreatic cancer

“If we don’t do anything, it’s going to stay the way it is.”

Bill Feather, mayor of Granite Quarry, during a discussion about cleanup needs at a local mobile home community at a Board of Aldermen retreat last Friday



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