Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 23, 2011

ěIím sorry the state continues to take money from the schools, but I do not feel we have any responsibility to fill the hole that the state creates.î
ó Jim Sides
Rowan County commissioner, on wanting to allocate less for schools

ě… Out in the street it wouldnít bother me. But I can talk tough because I wasnít here.î
ó JoAnn Gobble
About the bear that wandered through her neighborhood.

ěI would like to thank everybody for your concerns, your support and your prayers. I must now move on with my lifelong plans of recovery, one day at a time.î
ó Jon Barber
Rowan County commissioner, on his treatment for alcoholism