Quotes of the week: “I have enjoyed every day” – Salisbury Post
“I’m not mentally ready to retire, but physically it’s time. … I enjoyed every day.
—Betty Stirewalt who retired at 87 after 28 years working at Food Lion
“I still would like us to go back one more time and see what we can do to stay where we are and not do a tax increase this year.”
— Cheryl Leaves, The China Grove councilwoman who was the only one to vote against holding a public hearing on a proposed budget that would include a 2-cent property tax hike
“We still have so many of our small businesses really in recovery mode and these are the businesses that we really encourage to apply for this phase two of the business resumption grant program. »
—Elaine Spalding Chairman of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce as a North Carolina Department of Revenue Disaster Recovery Grant
the second phase of the program has been launched
“Not everyone who goes to seminary wants to be a pastor. I think it’s something like 50%, if that.
— Rev. Jeff Richards, who started the Charlotte Divinity School with classes held at churches like Maupin Avenue Presbyterian
“We try to show them, even if they are small, that they can make a difference in the world, even with a small pebble.”
—Bonita Rowland, kindergarten teacher at St. John’s Lutheran Church as students place kindness stones at
Green bell tower
“Volunteers do much more than deliver meals. For many of our participants, a brief conversation over the meal
delivery is the only social interaction they get that day.
— Sand combs, Meals on Wheels program director Rowan
“A public library collection is current and popular material, so we have quite a high turnover.”
— Melissa Oleen Director of the Rowan Public Library at the massive Bookpalooza book sale
“A superintendent is more than a leader of the school system. I pray they find the right person.
— Patty Overcash Rowan Partners for Education Executive Director Seeking New Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent
“I start creating things and playing with plants in the woods. Also, I can help people. It’s always something that attracted me, helping others.
— Candice CasaSanta which sells remedies, teas and skincare products under the Fiddlehead brand