Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 25, 2013

“I truly appreciate Commissioner (Craig) Pierce’s elevating this issue for consideration and possible solution.” — School Board Chairman Richard Miller, on county commissioner offering list of potential sites for school central office

“We couldn’t imagine a child waking up without anything.” — Teresa Cress, East Rowan High alumnae, explaining why group donated to Salisbury Post’s Helping Handbags Sale

“I don’t know what they were looking for. I stayed in the house.” — William Parsons, adoptive grandfather of missing teen Erica Parsons, as authorities conducted more searches in their investigation of the girl’s disappearance

“ … We are definitely not participating in a walk-out, but we want to consider that a day of walk-in, to invite parents, to invite all legislative members into their schools on that day.” — Marian Thompson, president of Rowan-Salisbury Association of Educators, on statewide movement calling for teachers to stay out of school Nov. 4 to protest pay and working conditions