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Quotes of the week: ‘I’ve seen some stuff’

“I was completely in shock. After being in the fire service for so long, I’ve seen some stuff, but I had
never seen anything like that.”

— Deborah Horne, who recently opened an old church envelope to find photos of the Dachau concentration camp that she believes were taken by her grandfather

“There’s something about being by the water that calms your soul.”

— Todd Littleton, a downtown Salisbury business owner who’s working with Mikey Wetzel, also a downtown business owner, to  create the Water’s Edge Dock and Grill on High Rock Lake

“You will see an absolutely magnificent park on the Davidson County side.”

— Ronnie Smith, a philanthropist who is involved in an effort to build a park on the Rowan County side of the Yadkin River

“Our mission of eradicating illiteracy in Rowan County did not align with the 2019 campaign’s priorities.”

— K.C. Scott, executive director of the Rowan County Literacy Council, which was not funded by the United Way this year as part of its community impact model

“When King was alive, he had a lot of enemies, including some of his own close associates, who didn’t always approve of what he did and would try to get him to pull back a little bit.”

— Rev. Nilous Avery, who is the pastor of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist and spoke Sunday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Awards event

“We felt that making the investment in downtown Salisbury would help strengthen our community and we are thrilled to be a small part of the resurgence of downtown Salisbury.”

— Kristin Dillard, principal of Team Auto Group who recently opened a downtown Salisbury headquarters for the  company’s dealerships

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