Quotes of the week
"It winds and turns and climbs and twists and makes you feel like you are out on a very much larger piece of property."
LandTrust board member, on proposed
trail layout and temporary parking plans
for Spencer Woods
"My parents just bought the ring in February of that year. The day I told them I lost the ring was one of the longest days of my life."
- Ron Lightfoot
On Adam Broyles finding
the 1979 North Rowan High School
class ring Lightfoot lost long ago
"The animals, they don't care what you look like. As long as you take care of them and play with them, they'll love you."
- Sean Summer
Owner, Animal House
dog and cat boarding facility
"I just wish that things weren't blown out of proportion from time to time."
Vice Chairman Carl Ford
on reaction to county commissioners'
request for more financial information
from volunteer fire departments
"I see people I don't even know who say 'I'm praying for that boy of yours,' "Bill Jacobs
whose son Josh, a volunteer firefighter,
was seriously injured in a car crash