published Sunday, September 30th, 2012


The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for Sept. 23-28.

"You ask yourself, 'Why them, and why am I so blessed?'"

— Bob Nevil, a physical therapist volunteering at an event that offered free dental, optical and medical care to the underinsured and uninsured, on the hundreds of people who turned out, each with their own sad story

"It's been pretty brutal. Savers in general have really gotten the short end of the stick."

— Claes Bell, senior banking analyst with, on the paltry returns being paid on certificates of deposit as a result of Federal Reserve action to keep interest rates low

"People are buried all over. It's good that we have a spot to come to remember."

— Janice Oliver, on the memorial unveiled in Apison to commemorate the 15 people who died there in the April 27, 2011, tornadoes

"What you have on the ballot now is a choice between hate and greed."

— U.S. Senate write-in candidate Angelia Stinnett, on her two opponents, anti-gay Democrat Mark Clayton and millionaire Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker

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