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Newton celebrates National Telecommunicators Week

Newton County celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

Love Frazier has worked as a 911 operator in Newton County for four years. 911 operators around the U.S. are being honored in celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 13 - 19. Frazier said she decided to become a 911 operator because it was a good way to give back to the community. (Staff photos: Jessicah Peters)

Love Frazier has worked as a 911 operator in Newton County for four years. 911 operators around the U.S. are being honored in celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 13 - 19. Frazier said she decided to become a 911 operator because it was a good way to give back to the community. (Staff photos: Jessicah Peters)

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Christian Favors is busy behind the computer screens at the Newton County Emergency 911 Center. For the past five years, Favors has taken a variety of calls. She said she’s learned to expect the unexpected.

Love Frazier has worked as a 911 operator in Newton County for four years. 911 operators around the U.S. are being honored in celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 13 - 19. Frazier said she decided to become a 911 operator because it was a good way to give back to the community. (Staff photos: Jessicah Peters)

Christian Favors is busy behind the computer screens at the Newton County Emergency 911 Center. For the past five years, Favors has taken a variety of calls. She said she’s learned to expect the unexpected.

By Jessicah Peters