Looking back, Vince Dooley never expected to last at the University of Georgia. “To my wife Barbara, I said, ‘Don’t get too comfortable. Don’t unpack! We may not be here very long, which is the nature of the business, but I’m going to give it my best shot,’” Dooley said in an interview Wednesday with GPB.
A concert held last weekend at the University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium was an immediate success for those both on campus and off. The country concert featured Georgia artists Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett as well as Florida native Jake Owen.
Tickets to the SEC Championship football game in Atlanta next weekend continued to climb as Georgia and Alabama each demolished their archrivals. The game will be a de facto national semi-final, with the winner advancing to the BCS National Championship game in Miami.
It could be a blustery, soggy Saturday in Jacksonville for the Georgia-Florida football game. Hurricane Sandy is forecast to pass offshore, but it will bring rain and wind to a game that will decide which team represents the East division in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Police in Athens say they will increase patrols of University of Georgia football players' homes while the athletes are out of town for away games after players returned home from Saturday’s loss to find their home egged and toilet papered.
A bulldog has been banned from a Georgia county for life after a child was bitten. Oreo can never return to Chatham County under an agreement approved by a judge. A Chatham County Superior Court Judge approved the consent agreement. It also calls for Oreo's new owner to have the American Bulldog neutered and placed with a rescue agency or animal shelter.