Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 1, 2014

“I’m glad they are finally getting charged with something, even though it’s not what I hoped for. So now I just hope that one of them will grow a conscience and tell what they have done with Erica.”
— Robin Ashley, sister of Casey Parsons,
on fraud charges against Casey and Sandy Parsons, adoptive parents of missing teen

“We will keep this case open until we find Erica.”
— Kevin Auten, Rowan County sheriff,
on one-year anniversary of learning teen had been missing for over a year

“We’re not necessarily against this, but we want — in an overabundance of caution — to be prepared.”
— Ed Muire, director of planning,
on Rowan department heads’ concerns about allowing guns on county property

I’m hearing no love for ‘City Hall,’” Legg said.
— Mike Legg, Kannapolis city manager,
on finding a name for new city municipal building

“Teacher recruitment is probably one of the best things you can do as far as school improvement.”
— Derek DiStefano, principal,
Morgan Elementary School