November 4th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for Oct. 28-Nov. 2.

"His biggest thing that's completely unethical is him just picking up women while he's a doctor. I mean, seriously, that's his big no-no. ... He's just a hound."

-- Woman who says she had a sexual relationship with Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn.

"Every year we will rotate at least one of those businessmen off, even if we just have to put names in a box and pull one out because I'm not interested in putting friends of Jim on there. I hope everybody is a friend of Jim."

-- Sheriff Jim Hammond, speaking about members of his Sheriff's Foundation board of directors

"A home business does not have two dump trucks, a bucket truck, a log lifter, a log splitter, a wood chipper, several chain saws and five employees."

-- Martha King, who lives next door to a tree service business in Ringgold, Ga.

"I came to realize a long time ago that a gang member actually left somebody's home, going by somebody's church, on the way to somebody's school."

-- Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Beck, appointed last week to the Gang Task Force Steering Committee

"Imagine being able to walk out your back door in downtown Chattanooga and hike over the Cumberland Plateau all the way to western New York. Or take a detour on the Appalachian Trail and head to Maine."

-- Philip Grymes, executive director of Outdoor Chattanooga, discussing the Great Eastern Trail being routed through the city