Quotes of the week

Published 6:45 pm Thursday, December 4, 2014

“You live so that when you’re gone, it mattered.”

— Linda Holshouser,

whose home on Mooresville Road will have a Country Christmas Open House 1-8 p.m. Saturday to benefit cystic fibrosis research

“When we total everything together, we have enough to cover it, but the project is going to be tight.”

— Anthony Vann,

assistant superintendent,

on building $7.98 million central office

“The families sacrifice just as much as the soldiers do.”

— Russ Roakes, Powles funeral director,

on collecting gifts for the children of people in the armed services

“People have been trying for 40 years to have a library out here, so this is the alternative plan.”

— Joy Steele,

Rowan Public Library board chair,

on outreach location in a former doctor’s office in Cleveland

“It was tough starting the season with a conference game and a rival game, but we got the win.”

— Shenique Pharr,

on East Rowan girls’ 50-43 win over Carson