MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A Middle Georgia couple donates $1 million to Mercer Athletics. Dr. Chuck Hawkins and his wife, Kathy, gave the funds to Mercer to benefit the universities basketball program.
To say thank you, Mercer President William Underwood announced the school will name the U.C. arena as Hawkins Arena, in honor of Dr. Hawkins' late father. He was the longtime boys and girls basketball coach at Crawford County High School and the fourth winningest high school basketball coach in Georgia history.