Quotes of the Week (Feb. 13-20)

Published 9:11 am Friday, February 20, 2015



“Inaccurate sound bites are not necessarily the truth.”

— Superintendent Dr. Lynn Moody,

talking about statements on social media about snow makeup days and school hours

“Had I known Christmas was the last time I would have talked to him, I would have made sure to be there.”

— Joanne Eichelberger,

friend of slain  Chapel Hill dental student Deah Barakat, on missing his December wedding

“It’s a little bit emotional.”

— Oscho Rufty,

whose family operated O.O. Rufty’s general store for generations, on seeing fire heavily damage its former site, now Okey Dokey

“Erica is no longer alive. There is an agreement between Casey Parsons and her husband to not report the death.”

— Anand Ramaswamy,  federal prosecutor,

at the couple’s sentencing for accepting health care and adoption benefits for their adoptive daughter after she disappeared

“Most communities in the U.S. would give anything to have what Salisbury has now.”

— Lane Bailey, new city manager,

on the role of Fibrant, the city’s fiber optic broadband network

“All I can say is this is the best commission that the city council’s money can buy. And you know what I mean.”

— Craig Pierce,  Rowan County commissioner,

on delaying roof work at the West End Plaza