Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013 11:38 p.m.
    UPDATED: Thursday, July 25, 2013 11:39 p.m.

“It really makes you proud that other people find your cars appealing. We want taxpayers to be proud of the cars too.”

— Capt. Sam Towne, Sheriff’s Office,


on new design for Rowan County patrol cars featured in “Pro Securite” magazine

“If we didn’t have a love for it, we wouldn’t last long.”

— Tom Holt, church member,

who helps maintain Sills Creek AME Zion Church’s 9.l5 acres

“We have a new standard for hot.”

— Bobby Curlee, motorcyclist,

on experiencing 118-degree heat in the California desert during a cross-country trip

“As a parent myself, I am just outraged that teachers are being treated so poorly.”

— Susana DMello, teacher assistant,

on effects of the state budget on education

“In my profession, you have to put your feelings aside to care for others’ feelings. Just like a clown has to go out and do his job and please others with a smile on his face no matter what he is going through ...”

— Dr. George B. Jackson, pastor,

on his book, “Tears of a Clown”

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