Governor Nathan Deal has appointed Berry College’s Chief of Staff Alexander “Whit” Whitaker to the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission.
The Atlanta Braves’ new ballpark in Cobb County will take one step closer to becoming a reality as ground is slated to be broken on the new facility today. The groundbreaking will take place at 11 am and will be streamed live at www.braves.com.
Preston Stewart of Berry College has been named the Southern Athletic Association’s defensive player of the week. The sophomore linebacker from Atlanta is the first Viking to earn an SAA weekly defensive honor, according to a Berry sports release.
Gas prices, nationally, are the lowest they’ve been in seven months, according to AAA: The Auto Club Group, which reports that gas prices fell for the sixth consecutive week, while oil had it’s lowest Friday close since May 2013.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 4-2 in the opener of a three game series at Turner Field last night, marking the Braves’ fourth straight loss.
The Philadephia Eagles topped the Indianapolis Colts 30-27 in Monday Night Football last night at Indy. The Eagles clinched the victory as time expired on a 36-yard field goal from Cody Parkey.
WLAQ/The Ridge Report would like to take a moment to wish ‘happy trails’ to a dear friend. Cancer Navigators Executive Director Charlotte Atkins announced late last week that she is leaving her post to take a job as publisher for The Times in Gainesville, Georgia. She will be working for a multimedia/newspaper company owned by a national outfit called Morris Multimedia.