Dooley to visit Coweta Tuesday for book signing


Longtime Georgia Tech fan Neil Newton gets an autograph from Vince Dooley during a 2012 book signing in Newnan. The former UGA head coach will be at the Kroger at Thomas Crossroads signing books Tuesday. 

Legendary University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley will visit Coweta County on Tuesday to sign copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia.

He will be at the Kroger store on East Highway 34 at Thomas Crossroads.

Dooley coached the UGA football team for 25 years and led the Bulldogs to more than 200 victories, including a 1980 National Championship. The former UGA coach has published more than nine books focused on life, the South and football, including: “How ‘Bout Them Dawgs”

“Dooley: My 40 Years at Georgia”

“Hairy Dawg’s Journey Through the Peach State”

“Vince Dooley’s Garden: A Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach”

Attendees will be able to purchase UGA merchandise, as well as copies of Dooley’s new book, throughout the event. The book signing will be from 4–6 p.m. at the Kroger, 3150 East Hwy. 34.

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