Braves notebook: Weiss still looking to regain hitting stroke

Braves notebook: Jordan, Millwood named NL reserves

Jackets' home not sweet home

Maddux steady again in win

Post 26's comeback falls short

Savannah downs Jackets 10-1

Millwood shows All-Star style

Additional business news

Jobless claims drop again
WASHINGTON -- Declining claims for jobless benefits and rising retail sales are providing fresh evidence of a booming economy.

Jobless claims drop again

SUVs' safety varies widely
DETROIT -- Midsize sport utility vehicles from Mercedes-Benz and Lexus performed the best in the latest sport utility vehicle crash tests performed by an insurance industry group.

New park generates interest
EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- The first spade of dirt has not been turned in Edgefield County's new industrial park, but it already has been looked at by potential clients.

Jury finds tobacco industry liable in class-action lawsuit
MIAMI -- The jury in the first class-action lawsuit by smokers ever to go to trial found Wednesday that cigarette makers produced a defective product that causes emphysema, lung cancer and other illnesses -- a ruling that could expose the industry to billions in damages.

Airline bumps soaring

Stores combat shoplifting
Steve Gurley thought he had seen it all. In April, however, one shoplifter at his Laney Walker Blvd. grocery store went fishing for trouble and found it.

Census office set to open
Work has begun to turn a vacant downtown Augusta building into a local headquarters for the 2000 census.

Airline bumps soaring
Airline passengers buy their tickets with the expectation they're assured seats on the flights they want, but more and more, airlines are ``bumping'' them because of overbooking.

Despite verdict, tobacco companies can still minimize Florida suit's damage
MIAMI -- Cigarette makers have a number of legal weapons available to minimize the damage caused by a jury's verdict holding them responsible for making thousands of Florida smokers sick.

New park generates interest

Russell 2000 announces roster
NEW YORK -- After weeks of speculation, the benchmark Russell 2000 stock index on Thursday released the list of small companies that will make up its roster for the coming year, knocking out 375 companies that had grown too big in the past 12 months.

Stores combat shoplifting

Census office set to open

SUVs' safety varies widely

Additional business news
Dow, S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs...McDonald's violates Sabbath...Fiat, Mitsubishi to build...Disney, Katzenberg settle suit...

Jury finds tobacco industry liable in class-action lawsuit

Additional business news
Nasdaq hits record as Dow declines...Ducati denies talks with Harley...Coke allowed to resume work...Prudential subsidiary fined...Wachovia to buy insurance broker...Japan, China agree on WTO deal

Journalist spread county news
Beneath a granite tombstone overlooking a knoll -- behind a rusting wrought iron fence enclosure at Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Grovetown -- rest the remains of James M. Atkinson.

Memorial will honor patients
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- For 150 years, patients who died at Central State Hospital -- once called the Georgia State Lunatic Asylum -- got a pauper's funeral and a grave with only a metal stake as a marker.

This day in history: July 8
1876: A riot broke out in the Edgefield County town of Hamburg when tensions between predominantly black and white military companies camped outside town erupted into violence. Two black soldiers were killed, a third mortally wounded and 25 taken prisoner.

No Ga. slush funds!

Open borders

Blames ignorance of truth for troubles

Lauds grocer who killed robber

Picture perfect
For a little more than a quarter, Augusta visitors can take home or share a memory of the Garden City in the form of a postcard.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Singer chases rainbow
Little did Daylon Wear know -- dressed as a leprechaun in his college musical and singing Look to the Rainbow -- that he would seek his own pot of gold in Nashville.

In the Know
Talking ATMs? They're coming. Threatened with a class-action suit by blind customers, Wells Fargo & Co. has agreed to be the first bank in the nation to install talking ATM machines. They'll begin appearing within the next year at Wells Fargo branches in California.

Broadway's alive in Southern barn
Harold Longway has made his dreams come true on 86 acres in McCormick County, S.C. Mr. Longway spent three years converting an old cattle barn a few miles outside the town of McCormick into a restaurant and entertainment venue.

Mase leaves listener with hangover
He was amusing in cameo roles in the remix of Mariah Carey's Honey, Brian McKnight's You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste My Time) and an affable sidekick for Shawn ``Puffy'' Combs' All About the Benjamins.

Recycled items find new life in homeowner's creative garden
The saying ``One man's trash is another man's treasure'' isthe foundation upon which Lawrence Berry's garden is built.

Capsules
The technique of using balloons to open up clogged arteries to prevent heart attacks may also be applied successfully to clogged arteries in the brain, say researchers seeking to prevent strokes.

Lawn mismanagement causing the spread of disease problems
A report I recently received from the University of Georgia laboratory shows that many lawns have disease problems. Grass samples with the potential for disease are sent to this lab from around the state. This report confirms that most diseases are caused by poor management, such as the way many homeowners water their lawns.

Get moving
Summer is a time for lounging in a hammock, lying by the pool and flopping in front of the television, right?

Fab fashions take a cue from hit movie
We can't explain the shag-appeal of happily unhip British spy Austin Powers. But we're guessing it has something to do with the threads.

Player's sacrifice becomes movie

Heat quarterback takes leadership role seriously

Green Bay shareholders, team officials sound off on state of Packers

Expansion is golden for ACC

Get moving

Ramblin' Rhodes: Singer chases rainbow

In the Know

Broadway's alive in Southern barn

Fab fashions take a cue from hit movie

Mase leaves listener with hangover

Capsules

Recycled items find new life in homeowner's creative garden

Lawn mismanagement causing the spread of disease problems

Picture perfect

Attorneys make pretrial agreement

Mom shot accidentally
Curtis Devoe always has kept a loaded .38-caliber revolver tucked under his bed -- for protection -- thinking his two toddler daughters would never find it.

Postcards arrive from distant sites
Vacation season is peaking. So are our vacation postcards. Barbara and Joe Ellington of Augusta send a card from Hawaii. They write: ``We've had a fabulous two weeks in Hawaii.''

Husband vanishes after job

Mental health patients facing change

Pole positions

`Midnight' hits stores with paperback edition

Use of sludge fertilizer concerns some in county

Forces at play
Hands-on science and state-of-the-art technology lessons are now within the reach of all Georgia pupils, regardless of their families' income.

Area briefs: Experts on aging to be on `Today'

Court orders files organized
Nearly four years after Lewis Huckeba dropped out of the study, and nearly a year after both researchers had been sent to jail, Janis Huckeba is still trying to find out what Drs. Richard Borison and Bruce Diamond did to her husband.

Forces at play

Police: Watch links man to robberies

Oil industry decries low-sulfur fuel plan

Forum seeks solutions for juvenile delinquency

Man made threats, defense lawyer says

Officers get new DUI tool
AIKEN -- One cone, two cones, three cones. The golf cart swerved around a row of orange cones, squashing many along the way as driver Ronald Skenes experienced the effects of impaired driving in the parking lot of the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

Aiken multiple criminal files application to get another trial

Area briefs: Experts on aging to be on `Today'
Two representatives from the Resource Center on Aging on Wrightsboro Road will appear on the Today show with interviewer Matt Lauer at 8 a.m. Friday on NBC's local affiliate station, WAGT (Channel 26).

Education board approves public school programs only
ATLANTA -- The state Board of Education voted Thursday to only fund after-school reading programs in public schools, leaving out church and private groups like the Wholistic Stress Control Institute in Atlanta and A World of Kidz Childcare in Richmond County, which received state grants in the past.

Use of sludge fertilizer concerns some in county
Richard Hudson is delighted to have sludge from Augusta's Messerly Wastewater Plant spread across hundreds of acres of coastal Bermuda growing on his family farm in Jefferson County.

Focused thinker
ATHENS, Ga. -- A conversation with Naomi Zeichner doesn't sound like one with your average 12-year-old girl. But most pre-teens haven't won international awards for solving the world's problems.

Attorney: No fraud intended
ATLANTA -- The federal mail fraud trial of suspended Savannah Sen. Diana Harvey Johnson opened Wednesday with a government lawyer charging she forged names on checks, backdated documents and tried to conceal the fact that she was paying her consulting business with state grants earmarked to promote black tourism.

Graduate student sues school over arrest
ATHENS, Ga. -- A graduate student arrested and jailed after he failed two courses and was barred from the University of Georgia campus has sued the university over the incident.

Family says missing man would not leave abruptly

Focused thinker

Journalist spread county news

Man sent to prison for theft of trailers

Area briefs: Board to take up probe of escapes

Postcards arrive from distant sites

Dancing back home

Shoplifters difficult to spot early

Officers get new DUI tool

Court orders files organized

Legislators looking for way out of funding jam

Mom shot accidentally

Preacher confesses his guilt
SAVANNAH -- Kenneth Hall, the one-time popular pastor at Savannah's Coastal Cathedral Church of God, pleaded guilty this week in federal court to tax evasion.

Mayor appeals FAA decision preventing air show

`Midnight' hits stores with paperback edition
SAVANNAH -- Sales of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil have gone soft.

Man bitten by bobcat with rabies
DOUGLAS, Ga. -- A Coffee County man is undergoing outpatient medical treatment after being bitten last weekend by a rabid bobcat that authorities say also attacked several pet dogs near Douglas.

Education board approves public school programs only

Dancing back home
Working as a consultant for the Augusta Ballet, one of Louis Hrabovsky's tasks was to find a new executive director for the organization.

Preacher confesses his guilt

Area briefs: Board to take up probe of escapes
Four Richmond County sheriff's deputies, whose jobs have been threatened after two recent jailbreaks, will go before an internal review board next week, the sheriff said Thursday.

Oil industry decries low-sulfur fuel plan
ATLANTA -- Expanding a state law requiring the sale of low-sulfur gasoline during the summer from 25 Atlanta-area counties to 44 additional counties, including Richmond and Clarke, would drive up pump prices and disrupt supplies, representatives of the oil industry said at a public hearing Wednesday.

Aiken multiple criminal files application to get another trial
AIKEN -- Four times Cornelius Barton was sent to the juvenile equivalent of prison until his 21st birthday, but he kept getting out and committing new crimes, court records show.

Council approves park site

Man sent to prison for theft of trailers
A Midville, Ga., grandfather received a nearly two-year prison sentence Thursday and orders to repay $265,158 to his interstate transportation theft victims.

Attorney: No fraud intended

Family says missing man would not leave abruptly
Though police say they believe the 35-year-old husband and father of four who has been missing since Friday most likely left town on his own accord, his family insists that kind of behavior is out of character.

Owners sell land to park
ST. MARYS, Ga. -- The purchase last week of two tracts totaling 558 acres concluded the sale of the largest tract of privately held land on Cumberland Island to the National Park Service.

Attorneys make pretrial agreement
Given a nudge and a little time by the judge Thursday, attorneys for two farming families and a local manufacturer reached an agreement instead of a protracted courtroom battle.

Council approves park site
Edgefield County, S.C., signs contract for 269-acre industrial area; companies already interested

Police: Watch links man to robberies
While James England was eating at Kentucky Fried Chicken nearly nine months ago, an armed robber who stormed the restaurant demanded his money and jewelry, including a $450 wristwatch.

Man made threats, defense lawyer says
The first time Steven Donald tried to get to know his future brother-in-law better over shots of Wild Turkey, the man threatened to kill him, Mr. Donald's attorney told a jury Wednesday.

Mental health patients facing change
Ever since Curtis Swan flew over the handlebars of his minibike and suffered a traumatic brain injury, he has had difficulty controlling his impulses.

Shoplifters difficult to spot early
Shoplifting cost store owners $15.4 billion nationwide in 1998; Richmond County had 762 cases, 533 arrests

Fire department distributes alarms
AIKEN -- Inspector David Turno got an impossible mission Thursday, and he accepted without a flinch: to install 5,000 fire alarms in city homes in just two months.

Husband vanishes after job
Clifford Wayne Hollis didn't make it home for the July Fourth celebration this year, and his wife and four children desperately want to know why.

Forum seeks solutions for juvenile delinquency
Quinton Christopher Cummings, 14; Judson Harden, 15; Justin Ronnel Williams, 16 -- all were recently charged with murder, armed robbery and aggravated assault in Richmond County.

Legislators looking for way out of funding jam
ATLANTA -- State lawmakers met Wednesday to discuss ways to undo their attempt to get a bigger share of highway-construction funding for parts of the state outside metro Atlanta.

Graduate student sues school over arrest

Pole positions
The continuing high temperatures in Augusta were a little more tolerable for this trio of teen-agers, who found a cool spot to go fishing in the spray of the waterfall at the Savannah Rapids on Wednesday afternoon. The high today is expected to be 94.

Fire department distributes alarms

Mayor appeals FAA decision preventing air show
Mayor Bob Young has renewed his effort to bring the Blue Angels to Bush Field.

Man bitten by bobcat with rabies

This day in history: July 8

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Mrs. Alice Randolph
Mrs. Alice Randolph, 81, of 1023 Oleander Drive, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at her residence.

Mrs. Annie Hammond
UNION POINT, Ga. -- Mrs. Annie Ruth Moon Hammond, 91, of 507 Carlton Ave., died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at her residence.

Mrs. Mae Jorden
MILLEN, Ga. -- Mrs. Mae Bell Jorden, 86, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at Jenkins County Hospital.

Mrs. Elizabeth White
HEPHZIBAH -- Mrs. Elizabeth H. ``Shorty'' White, of 3710 Hickory Cove Road, died Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at her residence.

Mrs. Karen Auman
HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Mrs. Karen Carmichael Auman, 36, died Thursday, July 8, 1999.

Mr. Jones Whittle
AIKEN -- Mr. Jones C. Whittle, 97, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at Mattie C. Hall Nursing Center.

Ms. Blanche Miller
GLOVERVILLE -- Ms. Blanche M. Miller, 66, of 540 Honeywell Circle, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at University Hospital.

Mr. Angel Vega-Perez
GROVETOWN -- Mr. Angel Louis Vega-Perez, 67, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Mrs. Betty Huff
JACKSON -- Mrs. Betty Jane Huff, 62, of 92 Main St., died Thursday, July 8, 1999, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Cecil Cooper Jr.
Mr. Cecil V. Cooper Jr., 68, of 2923 West Pointe Drive, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at his residence.

Mrs. Margaret Arnold
COLUMBIA -- Mrs. Margaret McDaniel Arnold, 75, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999.

Mr. Ralph Cason
GROVETOWN -- Mr. Ralph C. Cason, 88, of 6155 Columbia Road, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Mr. Jack Waters
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Jack Raleigh Waters, 51, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at his mother's residence.

Mrs. Catherine Banks
BAMBERG, S.C. -- Mrs. Catherine Banks, 75, of Route 1, South Carlisle Street, died Tuesday, July 6, 1999, at Bamberg County Hospital.

Mr. Anthony Boyd
Mr. Anthony ``Andy'' Boyd, of 906 Eighth Ave., died Monday, July 5, 1999, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Mrs. Katie Thomas
MILLEN, Ga. -- Mrs. Katie M. Thomas, 84, of 3537 Oakhill Church Road, died Monday, July 5, 1999, at her residence.

Mr. Robert Rucker
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mr. Robert J. ``Bob'' Rucker, 75, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, in Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Mr. Harold Croft
BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- Mr. Harold Croft, 77, died Wednesday, July 7, 1999, at Richland Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Nannie Gay

Mrs. Alice Randolph

Mrs. Betty Hollar

Mrs. Ola Zachary

Mr. Weldon Montgomery

Mrs. Karen Auman

Mr. Bertha Jones

Ms. Augusta Cassels

Rae-Sean Antwon Teasley

L.C. Towns Jr.

Mr. Gene Sharpe

Mrs. Julia Horne

Mrs. Juanita Jenkins

Mrs. Margaret Arnold

Mr. Jones Whittle

Mrs. Mae Jorden

Mr. Abraham Moment

Mrs. Annie Hammond

Mrs. Patricia Holland

Mrs. Catherine Banks

Mrs. Edith Yonce

Mr. Jack Waters

Mrs. Mary Lou Poarch

Mrs. Elizabeth White

Mrs. Sarah E.G. Dix

Mr. Anthony Boyd

Makayla Priester

Ms. Blanche Miller

Mr. Curtis Janes Sr.

Mr. Angel Vega-Perez

Mrs. Gladys Whitfield

Mr. Robert Rucker

Mrs. Gladys Covington

Mr. Edwin Happ

Grovetown police chief responds to editorial
ON JULY 4 an editorial was printed that accused me of making an intentional decision not to comply with the service of a court warrant. The editorial contained a number of inaccuracies and only a portion of the facts surrounding the incident.

S.C. voters should ban video poker in November
LAST WEEK, South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges signed into law the video poker ``compromise'' plan. The most important feature of this plan is a Nov. 2 referendum to ban video gambling.

Faults Commission for flooding
The news coverage of the recent flooding was not well at all. I give a ``grade D'' to all the local media sources. Joseph M. White, Augusta

Blames ignorance of truth for troubles
The safety of our schools is on the top of the social concerns agenda and, as usual, the religious babblers are blaming their favorite scapegoat and enemy, the devil, and calling for prayer to solve everything. As in every other case, ``the devil did it'' is bogus, and if you pray, pray for discernment and truth. Rev. Anthony Stephens, Waynesboro

Grovetown police chief responds to editorial
ON JULY 4 an editorial was printed that accused me of making an intentional decision not to comply with the service of a court warrant. The editorial contained a number of inaccuracies and only a portion of the facts surrounding the incident.

No Ga. slush funds!
Senate Majority Leader (and budget writer) Charles Walker, D-Augusta, defends funneling $760,000 in state grants through the Georgia Department of Education to help pay for eight after school programs in the Atlanta area.

Praises director of N.A. Chamber
The Augusta Chronicle printed a letter on June 30 by Maury Rice condemning the executive director of the North Augusta Chamber of Commerce. William J. Hodge Sr., North Augusta

S.C. voters should ban video poker in November
LAST WEEK, South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges signed into law the video poker ``compromise'' plan. The most important feature of this plan is a Nov. 2 referendum to ban video gambling.

Ga. pension outrage
Will the Georgia General Assembly do something next January about an awful glitch in the state's involuntary separation law that has recently been exposed?

Notes corruptive influence of politics
Do you know how you can tell a corrupt politician? By how close they are to the capital. David Chiera, Augusta

Seeks higher Aiken Co. DUI arrests
I am writing in response to the story concerning the increase in traffic deaths on Aiken County roads. D. L. Wright, North Augusta

Laments alcohol problem in Nebraska
White Clay, Neb., is two miles from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Four stores in this tiny town sell more than $3 million worth of beer each year, mostly to Indians with drinking problems. Alcohol is banned on the reservation, a 5,000 square mile expanse that is home to the nation's highest alcoholism related mortality rates! B. Newman Bancroft, North Augusta

S.C. bipartisanship
When Texas Gov. George W. Bush made a presidential foray into South Carolina, he visited a Heritage Community Services Program site at a Columbia exposition. While there, ``W'' endorsed a program initiated by the previous Republican governor and supported by his Democratic successor, Jim Hodges.

Open borders
In March the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, controlled by Clintonites who believe in an ``open borders'' philosophy, unilaterally announced a new mission.

Self-defense hero
Based on his courageous act of self-defense Monday, we'd say that criminals have more to fear from grocery store owner Thomas Shim than he should have fear of them.

Youth Center saved
Here's a story that should put a smile on your face. The Augusta Youth Center, headed by the much-admired Pat Jones for her years of work with minority children, is out of financial trouble -- at least for the rest of the year, and maybe longer.<

Lauds grocer who killed robber
Hooray for (Yeong grocery owner) Thomas Shim! He not only rid the world of vermin, he saved taxpayers money! Charlie J. Connell, North Augusta

Earnhardt Jr. enters Winston series with flair

Four locals have claimed title

Local character vies for Senior title

New Falcons still holding out on camp

Overtime: Garcia cards 9-under 62 at British tuneup

Overtime: ECHL moves franchise to Jackson, Miss.

DiCicco: The man behind the women

Stage set for local crowning

Parsons faces pleasure, pain of ownership

Heat quarterback takes leadership role seriously

Golf notebook: Merchandise is moving faster than it can be stocked

Keck wields putter at tournament

Slow start for Augusta's Littles

Striped bass, hybrid fishing heating up

Panel to oppose DNA testing of accused
ARLINGTON, Va. -- A federal panel has decided to oppose mandatory DNA testing for anyone charged with a crime, a recommendation that could be adopted by the Justice Department and used as guidance by states, USA Today reported.

New agency to oversee weapons programs
WASHINGTON -- Energy Secretary Bill Richardson has agreed to a Republican proposal to consolidate nuclear weapons programs under a semiautonomous agency within his department, a department official said Wednesday.

Malaysia opens futuristic cybercity
CYBERJAYA, Malaysia -- Malaysia opened its version of Silicon Valley today, cutting the ribbon on a high-tech cityscape in a giant clearing where wetlands and rubber trees once stood.

Russia needs Kazakstan to waiver space launch ban
MOSCOW -- Russia needs Kazakstan to waive its ban on space launches from the Baikonur cosmodrome so it can send food, fuel and equipment supplies to the Mir space station, Russian space officials said Wednesday.

Lab meets with residents over bacteria release
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- Unable to ease public fears, Los Alamos National Laboratory canceled plans Thursday to release a common strain of bacteria into the atmosphere to test new biowarfare detectors.

Recognizing and handling heat illnesses
Heat kills by taxing the human body beyond its abilities. Recognizing the symptoms and reacting properly can save lives. The human body tries to maintain a constant temperature. When cooling is needed, it tries to dissipate excess heat by moving blood to the skin and by evaporating sweat.

Study: Researchers closer to vaccine for Alzheimer's
Raising hopes of someday preventing Alzheimer's, scientists have developed a vaccine that in mice appears to ward off and even reduce the brain-clogging deposits that are characteristic of the disease.

A cup of tea a day cuts heart attack risk, research suggests
LONDON -- Drinking at least one cup of tea a day could cut the risk of heart attack by 44 percent, according to new research presented Thursday.

Nuclear plants not Y2K ready
WASHINGTON -- A third of the nation's atomic power plants still have additional work to complete on non-safety computer systems to be fully ready to deal with the Y2K computer bug, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

U.S. said poorly prepared for nuclear, chemical weapons threat
WASHINGTON -- The government is ill-prepared to handle an increasing threat of nuclear, chemical or biological attack from rogue states or terrorists, a commission headed by former CIA Director John Deutch concludes.

Possibility seen for global market for trading pollution credits
WASHINGTON --A $23 million project involving energy-efficient light bulbs in Mexico could lead to a global market for trading credits rewarded to countries or companies for curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

Study: Researchers closer to vaccine for Alzheimer's
Raising hopes of someday preventing Alzheimer's, scientists have developed a vaccine that in mice appears to ward off and even reduce the brain-clogging deposits that are characteristic of the disease.

Search engines overwhelmed
Internet search engines are not keeping pace with the explosive growth of the Web. A study found that search engines -- which enable a computer user to find information by typing in a word or combination of words -- cover a diminishing fraction of Web pages and take a long time to list new sites.

Russia needs Kazakstan to waiver space launch ban

Possibility seen for global market for trading pollution credits

Search engines overwhelmed

Nuclear plants not Y2K ready

U.S. said poorly prepared for nuclear, chemical weapons threat

New agency to oversee weapons programs

Study: Researchers closer to vaccine for Alzheimer's

A cup of tea a day cuts heart attack risk, research suggests

Malaysia opens futuristic cybercity

Study: Researchers closer to vaccine for Alzheimer's

Panel to oppose DNA testing of accused