Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 12, 2013

“The good guys always had white horses.”
— Tzena Wicker, daughter,
on the horse-drawn hearse at Charles Rufty’s funeral

“I was just shocked when I read it in the paper, because I thought that was a dead issue.”
— Becky Kepley, Cleveland principal,
on a county proposal to combine Cleveland and Woodleaf schools

“… You don’t get what you wish for but what you work for.”
— James Taylor, RowanWorks board,
on economic development efforts

“If one person had given me one valid, logical reason for not purchasing the mall, I would have changed my mind.”
— Chad Mitchell, Rowan County commissioner,
on voting to buy Salisbury Mall for $3.425 million

“You find a way to carry on. This ain’t nothing but a building.”
— The Rev. Nicholas Jackson, West A Tabernacle Church,
after fire severely damaged the church building Saturday