Quotes of the week - 9-21-12
"We have been called to serve those broken in spirit, those in need, those who are hungry, those whom life has dealt crushing blows and those who simply need a helping hand."
The Rev. William S. Ketchie
At Rowan Helping Ministries
"All of these are positive signs compared to where they were only a year ago."
Robert Van Geons, Rowan Works
On increases in jobs, retail sales and building permits in Rowan
"No matter how you slice it, it's going to be a significant amount of money."
Kannapolis Schools, on paying for new teacher assessments
"I told them, 'For the last two years, we've been the laughingstock of Rowan County. Tonight's the night we can change that.' "
On his team's victory Sept. 14, South Rowan's first victory of the season