City Manager Says He Bears No Hard Feelings to Rowan Republicans – Offers Dinner to Craig Pierce

parisCity Manager Doug Paris appeared on Salisbury’s Early Morning News on WSTP Thursday and extended the olive branch to Rowan County Commission Vice Chairman Craig Pierce.

Paris even invited Pierce to dinner at Uncle Buck’s.

Paris recently spoke to a gathering of Rowan County Republicans where he was openly heckled from the crowd, even by County Commission Chairman Jim Sides and Pierce. ¬†As he calmly tried to continue, one member of the group announced he’d “had enough”, and left the gathering, all in full view of of a video camera in the room.

Paris told WSTP Thursday that, while it was an uncomfortable moment, he bears no ill will to the group, and appreciated the opportunity to speak. ¬†Listen to Thursday’s interview .