“David has a lot on his plate, so give him a break.”

– Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox, talking about Commissioner David Sitton, who missed the town board meeting on July 9 due to a business meeting and was expecting the arrival of a new baby on July 10.

“You want us to say ‘no’ so you can vote?”


Matthew Fort

– Davidson Commissioner Matthew Fort joking with Knox about staging a 2-2 vote on an issue – with Sitton absent and four commissioners present – so Knox could have the rare opportunity to break a tie.

“You have to keep your head in the game. Each person is points.”

– Izzy Evely, describing the approach the Appalachian State cross country team took knowing it could win a conference championship. Every runner passed means gaining points.

“There’s movement.”

– Ann Stawski, marketing and communications leader for Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, on the progress being made on the renovations at the North County Regional Library.

“Think about his in terms of forever.”

– Park at Beaty Street Task Force member Dave Cable outlining the vision for the conservation easement proposed for the park property.


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