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Quotes of the week

On speeches he helped format as a volunteer at the Democratic National Convention

“Could we service more, yes. I think what the district views as the secret to success is having small numbers.”
— Principal Dr. Chris Vecchione
On the decline in Henderson Independent School’s average daily enrollment from 193 students a day six years ago to 60 last year

“Times are changing, and we need to change with them.”
— Mayor Pro Tem Susan Kluttz
On revisiting Salisbury’s 1984 sign ordinance.

“I don’t want to have to sit through a second set of budget meetings to determine how to spend that $30 million.”
— Chad Mitchell, chairman, Rowan Board of Commissioners
On whether to seek more control of the school system’s budget

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