July 20th, 2014 in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press for July 13-19:

"It will be a true American car. It will be big, atttractive and have lots of high-tech equipment on board."

-- Volkswagen Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn on the new SUV to be built in Chattanooga

"Putting the pencil to the paper is the easy part. The language is the hard part."

-- Educator Jonathan Fribley, speaking to teachers about the importance of parents talking to their young children so they'll be ready for reading and writing in school

"These things are crafted by our economic development partners who are good people and do good work, but we didn't elect them to make decisions about who pays property taxes."

-- Helen Burns Sharp, whose lawsuit against tax increment financing for the Black Creek Mountain development resulted in a judge's ruling striking down the benefit

"Y'all are making my 'hood look good!"

-- Unnamed motorist driving by a house where the World Changers faith-based group was building a wheelchair ramp for 78-year-old Idella Darwin