Quotable moments from the week

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 19, 2012

“These schools have no boundaries. They can get kids from anywhere. That’s one factor, to me, that’s wrong.”
— Salisbury High athletic director Joe Pinyan, on parochial schools and high school sports
“It’s been there over 100 years. Why is it a liability now?”
— President Susan Sides, Historic Salisbury Foundation, on the railroad’s desire to demolish an old freight depot
“You are taking your life in your hands if you try to walk across Jake Alexander Boulevard.”
— Maggie Blackwell, Salisbury City Council, on traffic near the new Aldi store

“At least there were no calls for someone to resign today who represents the public safety community.”
— Jon Barber, member of the Rowan County Board of Commissioners, on comments at a recent board meeting
“The politics is so divided, people quit listening to each other.”
U.S. Rep Mel Watt, on the atmosphere in Congress