The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for June 2-8:
"What made [it] so special was when a caller reached out for help, not only did they receive a referral from a trained volunteer, but they also received a person on the other line whose voice was full of compassion and the love of Christ for their fellow man or woman."
-- Chris Delaney, president of Joseph's Coat Ministries, about the crisis services offered by Contact of Southeast Tennessee, which closes June 15
"This is a facility that just keeps on giving. These are annual impacts and will continue year after year."
-- Dr. William Fox, who directs the UT Center for Business and Economic Research, on a recent study showing the economic impact of the Volkswagen assembly plant at Enterprise South is greater than predicted
"This is a sore subject. Most of the people in this community do not like the Patten Towers. There are even some people who maybe feel that we shouldn't do what we are doing."
-- Greg Waite, CEO of the Chattanooga Area Red Cross, on the lack of donations to the Red Cross and Salvation Army, which are providing services to displaced Patten Towers residents
"Anytime somebody else in the school system needs a good principal, they reach over here and take ours."
-- Jerry Walls, president of the Lookout Valley Neighborhood Association, on the principal turnover at Lookout Valley Elementary School. There have been six principals in 12 years at the school.