Quotes of the week – The Robesonian

Quotes of the week  The Robesonian


“Everything is going to be safe. We’re going to make it as safe as absolutely possible.”

— Owen Thomas, Lumberton City Council member and president of the Robeson Road Runners, speaking about Saturday’s Rumba on the Lumber event.

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“Both of these bills were requested by the respective towns. Hopefully they will pass very soon.”

— Sen. Danny Britt speaking about the filing of a state Senate bill that changes the charter of two Robeson County municipalities.

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“If you don’t, you’re putting it off another year.”

— Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education Chairman Craig Lowry speaking about funding the Red Springs Athletic Complex.

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“Our superintendent, Board of Education, and SPHS Principal Jason Suggs will revisit the situation with health officials to determine if the return of students needs to be extended.”

— Gordon Burnette, spokesman for the Public Schools of Robeson County, speaking about the return of students to St. Pauls High School being delayed because of COVID-19 outbreaks at the school.