5 best quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, August 16, 2013 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, August 16, 2013 10:18 a.m.
Haley Wiggins and her family carry things into a dorm at Catawba College.
Haley Wiggins and her family carry things into a dorm at Catawba College.


“To me, she's still not missing. She's not missing as far as I know who she's with." — Casey Parsons, adoptive mother of missing teen Erica Parsons, not seen by her family since late 2011


“If they haven't had a need to find her in 18 months, then I don't think that they necessarily should have her back.” — Patti Miller, neighbor, on adoptive parents of Erica Parsons


“I'm having parent's depression right now.” — Shelley Barber of Bessemer City, upon dropping daughter Haley Wiggins off at Catawba College


“People jokingly called them crack houses, but there's nothing funny about it.” — Mark Lewis, former councilman, on tranformation of cottages on South Lee Street into new businesses


“I hope they are sincere when they make those comments and not just engaging in political posturing based on polls.” — Jon Barber, county commissioner, on President Obama's endorsement of sectarian legislative prayer, which commissioners are fighting for

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