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Kroger warms customers of possible spam emails

Kroger warms customers of possible spam emails

ATLANTA – Recently, Kroger sent their Kroger Plus customers’ a letter explaining that “someone outside of the company” had tapped into their data base and obtained customers’ names and email addresses.

According to Kroger, the data base contained names and email addresses of customers who voluntarily provided their names and email addresses to Kroger.

Kroger warning their customers to not be alarmed if they receive spam email messages and they apologize for any inconvenience. Kroger, also, wants to remind their customers not to open emails from senders they don’t know.

Also, “Kroger would never ask you to email personal information such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. If you receive such a request, it did not come from Kroger and should be deleted.”  

If you have any concerns, you are welcomed to call Kroger’s customer service center at 1-800-Krogers (1-800-576-4377).

UGA to get keys to former Navy supply school

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The University of Georgia will soon be the official owner of the former U.S. Navy Supply Corps School in Athens.

A ceremony is set for March 31 at UGA President Michael Adams' home to formally transfer the property to the university. An official from the U.S. Department of Education will be on hand to sign the deed over to the university, and a representative from the Navy School will hand the keys over.

UGA has plans to use the facility for a medical program in partnership with the Georgia Health Sciences University, formerly known as the Medical College of Georgia. Classes will begin in the fall of 2012.

The Navy School opened on the site in 1953. The U.S. Department of Defense announced plans in 2005 to move the school to Rhode Island.

UGA is spending $11.4 million to renovate the property.

UGA Football Kickoff Party with Cheerleaders and The Hairy Dog

Via Academy Sports: 


Stop by Academy Sports + Outdoors in Athens, on Friday, September 3rd, to kick off the Georgia football season. The UGA Cheerleaders and Hairy Dawg will be at the store beginning at 5:30 p.m. to entertain the crowd. There will be chances to register to win a $100 Academy Sports + Outdoors gift card, Georgia game tickets, a tailgate package, plus several other prizes and giveaways. Also, free food and beverages while supplies last.

Take photos and video of the UGA Cheerleaders, Hairy Dawg and Bulldogs fans celebrating the kickoff to the 2010 Georgia football season.

With the season just around the corner, fans will have the opportunity to stock up on Georgia jerseys, t-shirts, caps, pennants and more.