Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012 12:01 a.m.

“To rob somebody is one thing, but kill them? For what, a couple hundred bucks?”

Terry Petrucelli
Commenting on the murder of Z&H Mart owner Hecham Abualeinan, shot to death during a robbery Monday evening at the Mooresville Road store


“I realized to be effective I had to listen and learn and pay attention to who I was there servicing, which has been first-graders from the get-go,”

School volunteer Bob Harris
Honored with the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Partners for Student Success award for his work at Overton Elementary

“It’s offering them a home-like environment where they can age in peace.”

Debra Todd
Medical foster home coordinator for the Hefner VA Medical Center, commenting on a program designed to pair veterans in need of longterm care with families who can serve as caregivers

“I have been blown away by the amount of support we get from our community and the board.”

Spencer Police Officer H.J. Shue

Thanking aldermen for approving staff bonuses, the first since 2010

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