Alexia Ridley

News Anchor

Ways to Connect

WUGA's Alexia Ridley talks with Blake Aued of Flagpole Magazine and Gwen O'Looney of WXAG.

While instances of street harassment statistically aren't likely to escalate to a sexual assault, that doesn't make such encounters any less violating and frightening for women. We'll explore the different forms street harassment takes and what exactly women can do to de-escalate the situation.

Athens News Matters: Places in Peril

Jun 11, 2021

Each year, Historic Athens releases its list of local “places in peril,” historic sites in danger of disappearing. Historic Athens Executive Director Tommy Valentine joins us to talk about this year’s list.

Photo: ACC Government

Athens-Clarke County Internal Auditor Stephanie Maddox held a press conference earlier this week.

Maddox alleges she has faced harassment from county leaders including Mayor Kelly Girtz and Manager Blaine Williams. “So there have been retaliation, age discrimination, racial discrimination, hostility, verbal assault, isolation, lack of, lack of support, lack of staffing…,” according to Maddox.