6 quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, August 23, 2013 12:27 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, August 23, 2013 10:25 a.m.
Sandy Parsons rushes past reporters as he gets into his car outside attorney Carlyle Sherrill’s office.
Sandy Parsons rushes past reporters as he gets into his car outside attorney Carlyle Sherrill’s office.

“We have a whole family that lies.” — Casey Parsons, adoptive mother of Erica Parsons, on relatives’ charges she and husband Sandy abused the girl

“He was what I consider strongly deceptive to both relevant questions.” — Jack Trimarco, former FBI polygraph examiner, on ‘Dr. Phil,’ on Sandy Parsons’ responses


“I’ve told them there’s definitely a divergence between the facts and what they’ve been saying.” — Carlyle Sherrill, attorney, on statements by clients Sandy and Casey Parsons

“[T]eachers will be having a more enjoyable time in the classroom because they’re being supported by their administration and they’ll be supported by their legislature.” — N.C. Sen. Andrew Brock, R-Davie, on results of Republicans’ education funding

“It’s not about a do-over, as my kids would say. It’s about leveraging our legacy around price and convenience.” — Beth Newlands Campbell, Food Lion president, on steering the grocery chain going forward

“Even if a board member did make a phone call and said, ‘Slow the process down,’ those inspectors have pledged an oath that they will uphold the building code. I go back to the integrity of Pete Bogle.” — Gary Page, Rowan County manager, on City Council fears that the county would try to slow down the central office project

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