Editor's note: The following is a recap of the week's news events , in the words of the newsmakers.
"They've done everything and anything they can, and he will stop at nothing to discredit any person that will run against him."
Luke Frazier, candidate for sheriff, during an attack leveled at Sheriff Richard Nugent during a candidates forum at Timber Pines.
"I take offense to being called a liar and a cheat and a criminal. I've dedicated 36 years of my life to public service. ... I can't imagine the drivel that comes out of certain individuals' mouths. I've never seen it."
Sheriff Richard Nugent, responding to the comments made to him by candidate Luke Frazier during the Timber Pines forum.
"Anyone who would watch that video and still vote for (Diane) Rowden and (Chris) Kingsley would have to be awfully partisan or awfully uninformed."
Home builder and political activistBlaise Ingoglia speaking about his media campaign to unseat the two Democratic incumbent county commissioners.
"He doesn't realize how inconsequential he is. He's got such a huge ego. This is all about Blaise. It's ranting from a narcissistic egomaniac. ... He just wants to see himself on television."
County Commissioner Chris Kingsley, responding to Blaise Ingoglia's video and media campaign against him.