May 17, 2013

Jamie Jones: Ric Flair coming to Ringgold for show

— Here are the notes and news items from the world of pro wrestling: Woooooooooo! “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair is coming to Ringgold.

The wrestling legend and 16-time world champion is scheduled for “Wrestle-Jam” presented by American Wrestling Federation (AWF) on May 30 at The Colonnade Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a meet and greet. Bell time is 7:30 p.m.

Also on the card are Raven, The Rock’n’Roll Express and TNA’s D.O.C.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $35 for ringside. You can buy tickets at or call (706) 935-9000 or (706) 935-8508.

There are 100 VIP backstage passes available for an additional $25 each and are available only at the AWF (4193 Highway 41 in Ringgold) or at the door if there are any left. Go to for more details.

The Local Corner: TWA Friday Night Brawl runs at 8 p.m. at the TWA Arena off Reed Road in north Whitfield County, about three miles north of the bypass. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 6 to 12; senior citizens 60 and older with proof of age will be admitted for $3. Kids younger than 6 will be admitted free. Any military member with proper identification will be admitted free. If it’s your birthday, you will be admitted free.

Renegade Championship Wrestling runs at 8 p.m. Saturdays at 806 Second Ave. in Chats-worth.

Trivia Teaser: “What was Buzz Sawyer’s nickname?”

Check back next week for the answer.

Last week’s question: “Big Cat” Ernie Ladd won an American Football League championship with this team in 1963.

San Diego.

Jamie Jones is not a jet-flying, limousine-riding, kiss-stealing son of a gun. You can contact him at or (706) 272-7723.