You have to hand it to Gov. Nathan Deal; he is a real problem solver. Last year, the problem was state Sen. Chip Rogers, who had been an opponent of Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and an impediment to Deal's legislative plans.
PLAY OF THE GAME: With Fox Creek nursing a one-point lead late in the fourth quarter, Jaquan Williams broke a 49-yard run. It allowed the Predators to run out most of the clock before Deondre Baskett scored with 1:07 to go.
Merriwether Middle School pupils are getting an opportunity to learn about an alternative energy source first-hand.
Through a partnership with Aiken Electric Cooperative, the school is participating in the Green Power Solar Schools program.