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Quotes of the Week: ‘Take the high road’

“Will we take the high road or the low road? I’m asking we make the choice to take the high road.”

Salisbury Mayor Al Heggins, appealing for reason after someone splashed yellow paint on the ‘Fame’ Confederate monument at West Innes and Church streets, the second time in seven months that it has been vandalized

“You’ve got to do the things that scare you, or you’re not gonna grow.”

Amanda Williams, who is taking a six-month break from college to hike the Appalachian Trail

“It’s really a coach’s dream — they work hard, they do what they’re supposed to do and there’s no BS. They’re all about team.”

Jim Gantt, baseball coach at Catawba College, after a 5-2 win over Carson-Newman last weekend pushed the team’s season record to 21-7

“As we researched, we found some inconsistency that I don’t want to go into.”

Kenny Isenhour, interim town manager for Landis, on a delay in responding to a Salisbury Post public-records request regarding town water and sewer rates

“Now, I feel like I am the girl on the outside who has always felt trapped on the inside of someone else’s body. I feel like I’m who I was meant to be all along.”

Jessica Lyerly, who like her triplet sisters, Megan and Katie, has struggled with obesity, leading all three to choose to undergo weight-reduction surgery

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