published Sunday, July 8th, 2012

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for July 1-6.

"I just feel sad. I want to know why they shot him."

-- Lakendra Rivers, who lives a few blocks from the spot where Steve D. Mosley was gunned down, becoming the city's 10th homicide victim of 2012

"For months I kept opening my door, hoping to see change, hoping to see change and nothing was happening. This has been my life for the last four months."

-- Tonya Ransom, on the situation in Harrison since a tornado ravaged the area on March 2

"This is pure propaganda."

-- Tommy Coleman, criticizing the Hamilton County Commission for a new policy that formalizes its long-standing practice of allowing public prayer at meetings

"Each one of you are heroes in Hamilton County."

-- Mark West, president of the Chattanooga Tea Party, to Hamilton County commissioners after they formally adopted a policy allowing public prayer at meetings

"I've had a Georgia license for 23 years, and I have to bring a birth certificate? It's crazy."

-- Sandi Varnell, of Trenton, Ga., on new requirements to renew driver's licenses under the Real ID law

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