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Quotes of the week

“It means different things to different people — that’s

obvious. The Confederate statue is not the only heritage in Salisbury.”

— Whitney Peckman,

On discussions about the future of Fame, Salisbury’s Confederate monument

 

 

“It is a new day in South Carolina, a day we can all be proud of, a day that truly brings us all together as we continue to heal, as one people and one state.”

— S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley,

After South Carolina’s legislature voted to remove Confederate flag from Statehouse

“Knowing my time on council is coming to an end is bittersweet, but I feel confident that what we have put in place over the past 18 years will benefit Salisbury for years to come.”

— Mayor Paul Woodson,

Joining City Council members Pete Kennedy and Maggie Blackwell in declining to seek re-election

 

“You’ve got to find something to be passionate about that you’re skilled at.”

— Officer Reese Helms,

First China Grove policeman to complete the N.C. Justice Academy’s Traffic Enforcement and Investigation Certificate Program

 

“Droughts come and go, and unfortunately it’s something we have to deal with. It’s part of doing business as a farmer.”

— Johnny Moore,

On  the agricultural impact as Rowan County experiences significant deficits

 of rainfall

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