Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, October 12, 2012 12:51 p.m.

"It's down to old-fashioned, door-to-door retail politics."
Butch Clements
Volunteer, registering new voters
"We need someone who knows the code but is still trying to maintain the integrity of the town."
Ariella Sanchez
Ibeza Deli owner, on changes in the county inspections office
"I call it Broadway on the field. Marching bands basically put on a production."
Todd Whittington
South Rowan High School band director, on the dancing and acting in the band's show
"I believe it's time we get serious about protecting labor in this country and not just companies."
Elisabeth Motsinger
Democratic candidate
for 5th District, Congress
"There are no excuses for not achieving anything you want in this country."
Rep. Virginia Foxx
Republican candidate,
for 5th District, Congress
"For once, this is not about the teacher's standards in a sheltered school environment, but the real-world standards that employers and colleges have set ..."
Colby Cochrane
On new state tests for students

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