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Quotes of the week

“If you stay the course long enough, you will see gains.”
— Dr. Lynn Moody, superintendent,
on school test scores

“I used to look at the old guys and now I am one.”
— Terry Jones, deputy chief, Rockwell Rural Fire Department,
who joined in the fall of 1973

“There’s no one tougher than Pawpaw. The toughest man I know.”
— Lt. Col. William Chris Robinson,
on grandfather Jack Jowers, a veteran and former POW

“It was the best sound in the world.”
— Jack Jowers, veteran,
on hearing U.S. planes overhead after escaping a POW camp and hiding for over a year in the jungles of French New Guinea

“I hate Facebook, But I gotta be out there. I have to be all over social media.”
— Rose Senehi, author,
on marketing her books

“That box will never hurt another animal again.”
— Ron Lee, vice president,
Lake Norman Animal Rescue.
on removing the gas chamber that Rowan County used to euthanize animals

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