Ripken has first five-hit game in 14 years

Braves notebook: All-star presence could be minimal

Braves sink further against Astros

NL goes 68-57 in first leg of interleague play

Dierker collapses in Astros' dugout with seizure

Ripken's average up 30 points

Braves humiliated by Orioles

Braves sink further against Astros

Macon steals win over Jackets

Weiss anxious to return

EBay stock plunges after outage

Additional business news

Projects receive funding

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.

Churches focus on community
Jay Johnson and his family have spent much of the last 50 years at Abilene Baptist Church on Washington Road. Sunday morning services, weeknight youth meetings, weekend dinners and Wednesday night Bible studies were all part of the routine.

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.

Macon steals win over Jackets

Braves sink further against Astros

Braves notebook: All-star presence could be minimal

Sabres look to rebound in Stanley Cup finals

Stars can't keep stars healthy

Hitchcock adapts to new coaching style

Murray moves to Kings coach

Satan looking to break out of scoring slump

No doubt in Hull's mind he'll play again in Stanley Cup finals

New owners have some Capital ideas to sell hockey

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.

Archaeology students dig island

Churches focus on community

Across the area

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.

This day in history: June 13

Cities, counties still leery of consolidation

Augusta's most wanted

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.

Church invests in members

City plans refit of libraries

Vaccine tops news of 1950s

Presidential nicknames endure time

Officials watch water tanks

Smooth move

Two more jailed in firearms theft

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

State official announces resignation

Westminster readies for new facility

Dealing with death

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.

Response changes planned

Limits on water backed

Genetic evidence accepted

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.

Wild ride

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.

Flag Day gets little attention

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.

Mayor calls for private water system

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.

Area briefs: Fund to help pay for repairs to park

New law restricts secrecy

Augusta studies deal for runway zone land

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.

Health care providers asking for grant

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

Officer injured in suspect's arrest

Home Front: Teacher finds outlet in acting helpful at work

Popovich: brash, disciplined

Is Phil ready to be reeled in?

Knicks search for way to stop Spurs

Van Gundy masters the art of survival

NBA Finals may give San Antonio new arena, new identity

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Mr. Christopher Hannah

Mrs. Annie Wilson

Mr. David Babb

Mr. Merritt Jenkins

Mrs. Margaret Pearson

Mr. George Travis

Miss Betty Paschal

Mr. Everette Walton

Mr. Timothy Batchelor

Mr. Clifton Godwin

Mr. John Nunez

Mrs. Annie Johnson

Mr. Wallace Walker Jr.

Mr. Bill Wilson Jr.

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Golf roundup

Regatta offers preview of Georgia Games

Tryba wins rain-delayed St. Jude

McEnroe tops Courier in grass-court exhibition

Jarrett takes flag at Kmart 400

American team united

BMW captures Le Mans 24 Hour race title

Overtime: Augusta pair top qualifying for Amateur

Kmart 400 notes

Helsinki still upbeat on 2006 bid

Ousted IOC official details his side of bribe scandal

Pinehurst village nervously awaits U.S. Open crowds

Overtime: Silver Charm retired after racing loss

Speed coaches get Falcons in shape

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sailing as easy as a drive

Age old question: Treatment can ease snoring problems

In the Know

Adaptation stays close to character

Xtreme style

Xtreme advice: The pain of a breakup will eventually ease

Summertime grind

Marines to be tried for refusing anthrax vaccine

Befriending bloodsuckers

Deal would fine Intel for creating jobs

Tips for avoiding the Worm.Explore.Zip virus

Egypt excavating huge necropolis

Vigorous exercise helps women quit smoking

Experts brace for new computer virus mutations

Vigorous exercise helps women quit smoking

Experts report more virus outbreaks