Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 25, 2014

“Do we have a diamond in the rough, or did someone not do their homework?”
Jay White, a Concord attorney,
upon reviewing Doug Paris’ contract as Salisbury city manager

“We glamorize ‘the game,’ it’s not a game. We’re dealing with people’s lives.”
— Alex Clark, former drug dealer,
speaking at a community meeting in the West End

“I felt a sense of cohesiveness; a spark to the entire community.”
— Ken Hardin, organizer,
on the tone of the event

“I would have hated for those kids to be in the locker room right now with an ‘L’ on that one play.”
— Scott Young, coaching the West All-Stars,
on the last-second, 31-yard field gold that helped his team tie the East 10-10

“Keep your head down and your feet dry.”
— message to visitors at World War I-style trench in Rowan Museum exhibit