1. His face hidden, former Officer Daniel Henley told WSB-TV on Thursday night that he was caught in the middle of a conflict between City Manager Scott Wood and interim Canton Police Chief Vande Zande. Henley is the officer who resigned on Wednesday in the wake of intense scrutiny of . Wood drove off that night with a warning for speeding and failing to maintain his lane. Henley turned off the audio toward the end of the stop, which is a violation of department policy. Henley told WSB-TV it was normal protocol in the Canton Police Department. "Vande Zande wanting to get the chief's position," he said. "That's all this is stemming from. He will do anything to get that position."
2. By Oct. 15, all members must submit an evaluation of Wood, who on Thursday was given to evaluate his effectiveness as city manager.
3. Vande Zande, the interim chief of the , overheard an April 6 meeting between Wood, Roger Garrison and a third unidentified person to discuss his qualifications for the job. Vande Zande, who interviewed to become the permanent chief on Monday, . Wood answered, but said nothing. During a special called Canton City Council meeting on Thursday, Wood said it was an honest mistake, and that he'd been "butt dialed" by a council member that day. He declined to identify the council member, but said the official was talking about him. Meanwhile, Garrison said there was nothing unusual about the meeting with Wood.
4. The will play host to the first Georgia Foothills Filmfest at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets, which are $5, will be available at the door.
5. in Woodstock has taken the lead in this week's Readers' Choice poll from in Canton. To make the poll a little more interesting, we're going to pick one winner for Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch, Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch and Canton-Sixes Patch combined. —and for town pride. Remember: We give equal weight to votes and comments. Be sure to do both.
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