What about Davis Nelson?

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Rammer Jammer

Florence, AL

#1 May 18, 2012
Is this guy really on the Bartow County School Board and at the same time principal of the local Chrsitian private school? Is this a conflict of interest?
Wiggens

Clarkston, GA

#2 May 18, 2012
Of course it is!! And what about his brother Charles? Has he gone to jail yet???
nope

Cartersville, GA

#3 May 18, 2012
In what way could this be a conflict of interest?
jury forman

Cartersville, GA

#4 May 18, 2012
Melba Scoggins is one hot lady.
Rambo John J

Bowling Green, KY

#5 May 18, 2012
Don"t start on Davis. He puts in a tremendous amount of time working for the schools an community. He is a much better person than folks give him credit for. If you have a problem with him you probably don't really know him.
Clarence

Cartersville, GA

#6 May 18, 2012
Every time this man is involved with the county schools there is nothing but turmoil and controversy. When he was canned as superintendent (remember the misappropriated $3.5 million dollars?) he should have just gone on with his life but he's so full of himself he had to run for school board to get his nose back under the tent.
Rammer Jammer

Florence, AL

#7 May 18, 2012
Conflict of interest- When the personal or professional motives of a Board member conflicts with the best interest of a School System. Can anyone think of an example involving Davis Nelson?
Rammer Jammer

Florence, AL

#8 May 18, 2012
Or when the Private school principal's management becomes micro management on the school board of the public school, does he involve himself in the day to day management decisions of the public schools?
Fred

San Diego, CA

#9 May 18, 2012
Rammer, Nelson is head of Excel Academy which has gotten a sweetheart deal to use the sports facilities at the old Cass High. Conflict? Yes! I hear there are many more examples.
Fred

San Diego, CA

#10 May 18, 2012
Also how about someone enlightening us on the lawsuit between Davis and his siblings... I hear they sued him because he manipulated their parents into leaving everything to him before he died. Anyone know the facts on this?
Hmmm

Cartersville, GA

#11 May 19, 2012
Is Davis Nelson the one running the show along with Boyd Pettit on keeping the lady in Post 5 on illegally? Does anyone stand up to them at all?

This school board is corrupt...and any board member who doesn't speak up publicly on these issues is part of the problem, even if they disagree with Nelson and Pettit. Seems to me like there are many people running the show who either have no spine or don't have the strength of character to do the right thing even when they are the only ones to do so.

It's high time some really good people run for these offices to clean up this place. Don't we all deserve better?
Maxwell

Conyers, GA

#12 May 19, 2012
Fred wrote:
Rammer, Nelson is head of Excel Academy which has gotten a sweetheart deal to use the sports facilities at the old Cass High. Conflict? Yes! I hear there are many more examples.
If the Church of God can use the facilities then why not the Muslims, Roman Catholics and others?

Religions have no business using government facilities.
Sarah

United States

#13 May 19, 2012
Fred wrote:
Rammer, Nelson is head of Excel Academy which has gotten a sweetheart deal to use the sports facilities at the old Cass High. Conflict? Yes! I hear there are many more examples.
It would be interesting to know if the Bartow County School System has to maintain a liability policy on the students using the systems facilities. If so, who pays for this? If not, what is the liability to the system.
Sarah

United States

#14 May 19, 2012
Maxwell wrote:
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If the Church of God can use the facilities then why not the Muslims, Roman Catholics and others?
Religions have no business using government facilities.
My thinking is.....you open the facilities up to one organization, religious or other, then you open it to all. Just like Maxwell said. Sounds to me like someone has opened a can of worms.
Emily

United States

#15 May 19, 2012
The Bartow County Board of Education is all about numbers. You get 3 votes and you rule the entire county school system. Isn't it interesting....the 3 new board members always vote together. The students, teachers and parents of the county do deserve better. I understand that teachers are scared to death of losing their jobs...such power as these 3 board members have.

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#16 May 19, 2012
Melba ...HOT??? you must be looking at a different ad sign then I am
whacko

Cartersville, GA

#17 May 19, 2012
yankee dude wrote:
Melba ...HOT??? you must be looking at a different ad sign then I am
Now this statement makes a lot of sense. NOT ROFL

Damn idiot.
R u Shocked

Acworth, GA

#18 May 19, 2012
The snake that you know has the most venom and will always strike the quickest.
R u Shocked

Acworth, GA

#19 May 19, 2012
Melba is a nice looking woman btw
Not to mention she's actually a pretty decent ol gal
Graduate

Cartersville, GA

#20 May 19, 2012
His nephew aka principal told us grads while in gym to clap for Dr. Nelson when they introduced him at CHS graduation. It is sad when someone has to be told to clap for him. Would he not have gotten claps otherwise?

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