5 quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 7:12 p.m.
Sir Timothy pulled the hearse in a procession to the interment service for Charles William Rufty.
Sir Timothy pulled the hearse in a procession to the interment service for Charles William Rufty.

“The good guys always had white horses.”

— Tzena Wicker, daughter,

on the horse-drawn hearse at Charles Rufty’s funeral

“I was just shocked when I read it in the paper, because I thought that was a dead issue.”

— Becky Kepley, Cleveland principal,

on a county proposal to combine Cleveland and Woodleaf schools

“... You don’t get what you wish for but what you work for.”

— James Taylor, RowanWorks board,

on economic development efforts

“If one person had given me one valid, logical reason for not purchasing the mall, I would have changed my mind.”

— Chad Mitchell, Rowan County commissioner,

on voting to buy Salisbury Mall for $3.425 million

“You find a way to carry on. This ain’t nothing but a building.”

— The Rev. Nicholas Jackson, West A Tabernacle Church,

after fire severely damaged the church building Saturday

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