Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 24, 2016

“Just because you have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, life doesn’t end if you don’t let it end. … He still is Dad, and he deserves that respect.”

— Eugenie Eaborn, on husband Denny Eaborn’s relationship with his children

“After exhaustion comes frustration. You’re tired but it’s nonstop. You just have to do what you have to do.”

— Renoda Burns, paramedic, Rowan Emergency Medical Services, on working 24-hour shifts, which the county is phasing out

“I truly believe we need more weapons in the hands of good people and it will prevent a lot of these tragedies.”

— N.C. Rep Carl Ford, R-Rowan,on gun legislation

“It’s just important to say publicly that Fibrant drives the city, it drives the budget.”

— David Post, member, Salisbury City Council, on the expense of running the city’s

high-speed broadband network