Quotes of the week: ‘Not just my family’
“To be honest, it’s not just my family. A’yanna as well. She was younger than my brothers and my son. She didn’t get to live out her dream because someone took her life unexpectedly. We all need justice.”
— Crischelle Patterson, a whose brothers died in 2008 and 2016 in shootings that remain unsolved. The Salisbury Police Department recently created a website highlighting so-called “cold cases.”
“I have to give thanks to my offensive line and wide receives because, if it wasn’t for them tonight, this wouldn’t have happened. Everything was blocked up perfectly.”
— Malcolm Wilson, a running back for North Rowan High School who set a county record last week by scoring seven touchdowns as the Cavaliers demolished Chatham Central, 72-3.
“We’re showing we don’t have quite the $15 million left in our capacity to borrow, and I certainly don’t want to short that community with what they need, but, at the same time, I am not seeing the numbers stack up.”
— Craig Pierce, a Rowan County commissioner who proposed that another, cheaper proposal be considered for events space and an agricultural center at West End Plaza.
“The community really wanted us to do two things: continue to honor Dale Earnhardt, as the favorite son of the community, and also recognize the history of the community and the importance of Cannon Mills..”
— Andy Sandler, owner of the Kannapolis minor league baseball team who was speaking Thursday after the announcement that the team would be known as “the Cannon Ballers.”
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