Minor league notes

Major League notebook

Ripken has first five-hit game in 14 years

Wohlers headed to minors again

Stats guru charts Braves' every move

Jackets Trivia

Dierker collapses in Astros' dugout with seizure

Baseball Hall of Fame celebrates 60th anniversary

Braves humiliated by Orioles

Weiss anxious to return

Behind the scenes at WTBS

Braves blanked by Orioles

Clearing the bases with one swing

Braves notebook: Smoltz to start today

Company concierge service becoming popular

On the move

Titans taken to school

Fed policy changes don't have to affect fund investors

Company profits from Y2K bug

Business briefs: Floral, gift shop to open

This day in history: June 13
1880: William H. Fleming resigned as Augusta's superintendent of public schools.

Presidential nicknames endure time
WASHINGTON -- A nickname, says the proverb, is ``the heaviest stone the devil can throw at a man.'' Some wound and leave scars. Some stick like burrs. Others fall away and are forgotten.

This day in history: June 14
1903: T. Harry Garrett was named principal of Tubman High School.

A look at the 20th Century: 1945
Fifty-four years later, the names are not forgotten Bastogne, Iwo Jima, Auschwitz, Okinawa, Luzon . . . and of course, Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Vaccine tops news of 1950s
The Augusta Chronicle received hundreds of responses when we asked readers to rank the top world and national news stories of the 20th century.

Stars top Sabres

Hitchcock: Finals could be a sticky situation

Hitchcock adapts to new coaching style

Stars top Sabres

Stars can't keep stars healthy

Sabres look to rebound in Stanley Cup finals

New owners have some Capital ideas to sell hockey

Church invests in members
Caitlin Amick, 9, wants to sell vegetables. Beautician Patty Daimler will kick in some of her profits. Margaret and John Meyers and some of their friends will record a gospel tape for sale.

Augusta's most wanted
Deric Hamilton is on the list along with Richard Owens, Jarvis Hardwick and about 250 other people. They are all on a list of folks that Richmond County sheriff's Investigator Mark Bowen wants to put in jail.

Officials watch water tanks

Cutbacks in Medicare mean family hardships

Two more jailed in firearms theft
Richmond County sheriff's authorities have arrested two more suspects -- bringing the total to seven jailed -- in the recent theft of 18 air rifles and firearms from a Butler High School ROTC building.

Catch-and-release urged for Saluda trout

Cities, counties still leery of consolidation

Catches small at Family Fishing Day

Home Front: Teacher finds outlet in acting helpful at work
After Sharon Brooks got the lead role in her high school one-act play, she was hooked. It was the role of a Spanish princess in Oscar Wilde's Infanta. But when the one-act play went to state competition, the high school production didn't win, leaving the young actress devastated.

A look at the 20th Century: 1945

Nature's friends

Council to vote on proposal to renovate theater

Cities, counties still leery of consolidation
ATLANTA -- Most Georgia cities and counties aren't in a rush to follow Augusta and Athens down the path of consolidated government, despite a state law that has renewed interest in the issue.

Rapper dies after being shot in head

Price to embrace challenges

Home Front: Teacher finds outlet in acting helpful at work

Vaccine tops news of 1950s

Archaeology students dig island
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Stallings Island in the Savannah River brought archaeologist Ken Sassaman back to the Augusta area.

Two more jailed in firearms theft

Residents say city unclear on water bans

City plans refit of libraries
If you build it, will they come? More importantly, will they convince someone to buy new books? That's the key question for the Richmond County library system, which will get its first face lift in years, thanks to $1.3 million in special-purpose local-option sales tax money.

Limits on water backed

Officials watch water tanks
Without much help from Mother Nature or the city of Augusta, gardener Dot Weaver watched her beautiful 10-acre flower garden wilt in the hot summer sun all week, dying of thirst.

City plans refit of libraries

Is summer still good old days?

Board raises minority issues

Limits on water backed
The need for outdoor watering restrictions was never more clear than when a fire broke out during the weekend at the Bridgestone-Firestone tire factory in Graniteville, a utility official said Sunday.

Farmers predict plenty of peaches

New law restricts secrecy
In less than a month, elected officials around the state will have to swear on more than the Bible. Beginning July 1, state law will require the chairman of a governing body to sign an affidavit after private -- or executive -- sessions swearing that subjects discussed in private were exempt from Georgia's open-meetings law and identify the exemptions.

This day in history: June 13

Growth outracing system

New law restricts secrecy

Augusta's most wanted

Across the area
Shooting victim listed as critical ... University receives grant ...Teen graduates Tech with honors

Across the area

Presidential nicknames endure time

Archaeology students dig island

Water woes have no easy solutions

Across the area

Church invests in members

A look at the Knicks' season of improbable success

Expected top draft picks finally show up at camp

San Antonio sizes up Knicks

NBA Finals may give San Antonio new arena, new identity

Knicks search for way to stop Spurs

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Mrs. Debra Still

Mr. Leonard Collins Sr.

Mr. George Travis

Mrs. Mattie Gowdy

Mr. Wallace Walker Jr.

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Mrs. Lucy Hunt

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Local buzz

U.S. Open changes latitude

Overtime: Moraetes wins unanimously over Watkins

Pinehurst village nervously awaits U.S. Open crowds

Sampras reaches Queen's final

Golf roundup

Irvan hopes for stock car history at Kmart 400

BMW captures Le Mans 24 Hour race title

Locke may find it tough to line up with Dogs or Vols

Speed coaches get Falcons in shape

Augusta's Howell waits in the wings

Kmart 400 notes

Kids' derby brings in record field

Regatta offers preview of Georgia Games

Heat gives players a second chance

Ousted IOC official details his side of bribe scandal

Gordon takes momentum into Kmart 400

Jarrett takes flag at Kmart 400

Overtime: Silver Charm retired after racing loss

Georgia beats Howell, Engler to national title

Woods on top of his game heading into U.S. Open

Former senator says Olympic athletes should press for reforms

KMart 400 notes

Egypt excavating huge necropolis
BAWITI, Egypt -- Mohammed Ayadi has spent six years digging through sand and broken rock to peek into the afterlives of long-ago residents of Egypt's Western Desert.

First storm of season spins deep in Atlantic
MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Arlene, the first of the season, built to 60 mph winds Sunday and experts said it could strengthen even more as it spins deep in the Atlantic.

Experts brace for new computer virus mutations
NEW YORK -- After a weekend of scouring their computers for the latest e-mail virus to bombard the Internet, systems managers were bracing for a new work week and the threat of new infections when workers log on.

Marines to be tried for refusing anthrax vaccine
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. -- A military judge ruled on Friday that five Marines who refused to take anthrax vaccinations must face separate courts-martial.

Microsoft judge not afraid to speak his mind
WASHINGTON -- Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson, a man once bewildered by a courtroom demonstration on downloading software, is proving a quick study on the technical jargon of the Microsoft trial -- and a short fuse with some of the legal arguments.

Report: Russia, Iraq and North Korea probably hiding smallpox for military purposes
NEW YORK -- Government officials say Russia, Iraq and North Korea are probably concealing the deadly smallpox virus for military use, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

Vigorous exercise helps women quit smoking
CHICAGO -- Women who exercise vigorously while trying to quit smoking are twice as likely to kick the habit than wannabe ex-smokers who don't work out regularly, a new study finds.

In the know

Council will honor stars of city's arts

Treasure hunters seek answers to money pit

Accepting reward is the proper thing to do

Main beauty

Vacationers, get your cameras, film ready

Worry over new computer virus drops, but experts say more trouble ahead

CD images look better than Web photos

Let the Web wake you up

Egypt excavating huge necropolis

Marines to be tried for refusing anthrax vaccine

Vigorous exercise helps women quit smoking

Experts brace for new computer virus mutations


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