Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012 6:11 p.m.

“It’s his own little McAdenville.”

— Wendle Pruett
about husband Oliver Pruett’s 15,547-light Christmas display on Harrison Street


“We have to have those face-to-face conversations; we have to not be having back door conversations…”

— Richard Miller, chairman
On RSS school board’s dealings with the county commission

“I’m looking forward to how the city might be a solution provider.”

— Brian Miller, Salisbury City Council

On downtown central office for schools

“Our goal has been to cooperate.”

— Doug Paris, city manager
On county-city 911 center and

city’s $2.5 million equipment upgrade

“I don’t think it’s hurting anybody. We don’t hear of anybody that’s been pulled out of their house for this right here.”

— Thomas Thomas
Employee of G.B.’s Internet Cafe,

on ruling that may endanger cafes

“I was protecting my family. I didn’t mean to shoot him.”

— Christopher Watson
On shooting of Z&H Mart

owner Hecham Abualeinan

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