Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 5, 2013

“I don’t want the county pointing fingers at the school board, and I don’t want the school board pointing fingers at the county. I want us all pointing fingers at Raleigh.”
— School Board member Chuck Hughes
On upcoming mediation session to discuss school funding
“There were hundreds of trees down — we couldn’t move.”
— Park Superintendent Greg Schneider
On destruction at Morrow Mountain State Park after storm swept through last month, forcing temporary closure

“Regardless of what party is in charge or what important issue is being discussed, the process must be appropriate and thorough.”
— Gov. Pat McCrory

Criticizing the legislative process by which the N.C. Senate approved new rules for abortions

“He’s a really good man. … He’ll go the extra mile if someone needs it.”
— Barbara Kemper

On Salisbury Transit bus driver Tyrone Gordon