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The Library needs donations of gently used formal wear for both girls and boys for its first ever “Bling Your Prom” event. The clothes and accessory drive will help ease the financial burden of prom for teens enrolled in Clarke County schools by providing free attire for prom.

The library is currently collecting new and gently used formal wear, costume jewelry, accessories, dress shoes and new or unopened cosmetics. Those able to donate old prom dresses, bridesmaid gowns, suits and other items are asked to take their donations to the library located at 2025 baxter Street.

The University of Georgia's College of Pharmacy is once again reaching out to those who want to kick the habit. After a successful fall session, pharmacy students are taking part in a Beat the Pack Tobacco Cessation Program this spring. During the six-week course, the trained students group activities and individual coaching. Classes will be held Thursdays from 5:45 to 7 pm beginning January 25th. Professor Kay Brooks is the lead instructor.

UGA Fan Shares Memories of 1980 Championship Game

Jan 8, 2018

As Bulldog fans prepare for tonight’s national Champion Game between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama, some fans are taking a look back to the 1980 National Championship season. Brice Nelson recently retired from UGA after 31 years in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science.

He attended that game when he was a high school senior. He remembers a few key plays from the game as well as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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A former UGA football player will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. 

Matt Stinchomb was an offensive tackle for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1995 to 1998. He was a first round pick for the Raiders in the 1999 NFL draft. 

It was announced today that Stinchomb will be joining nine other players and three coaches for the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class. 

Stinchomb now works as a game analyst for the SEC Network and runs the Stinchomb Family Foundation.  

Florida and Georgia Taking Water Fight to Supreme Court

Jan 8, 2018
AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File

Reminders of the oyster's pre-eminence in this slice of northwestern Florida are everywhere, from the shells that line the edges of downtown buildings to the paintings of oysters that dot the walls of Apalachicola's art and history museum.