Leadoff veteran fills hole

Braves notes: Reinoso gets used to nation, game

Cubs' injury list continues to grow

Padres camp by charges against player

Westside wins, improves playoff hopes

Ligtenberg regains confidence after injury

Late inning homer saves Greenbrier

People, like trees, can surprise you

Business briefs: Investors' flight hurts Nasdaq index

Dillard's will move to Aiken mall
AIKEN -- Mildred Morgan is ready for one-stop shopping.

Augusta golf shop adds 26th location
Golf Augusta Pro Shops on Monday announced the purchase of a Baltimore-area golf shop, bringing its total number of locations to 26.

Business briefs: Local groups make trip to Washington
About 50 local business and civic leaders will leave for Washington today to promote funding for Savannah River Site, Bobby Jones Expressway, Fort Gordon and New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam.

Morris: Web can help papers
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Newspapers must make the most of online immediacy and space while serving as truth-seekers in the Internet age, the chairman of the Newspaper Association of America said Monday.

Dillard's will move to Aiken mall

Business briefs: Investors' flight hurts Nasdaq index
NEW YORK -- The Nasdaq composite index fell sharply Monday as investors once again moved money out of newer technology stocks and into shares of more established computer makers and traditional industrial companies.

Augusta golf shop adds 26th location

Boardman sells fleet fuel business
The Boardman family has sold another piece of its oil business, this time its fleet fuel company.

Business briefs: Local groups make trip to Washington

Shine a bright spot for Seton Hall

Tar Heels enjoying the West

Record-setting Georgia still short of ultimate goal

Cremins joins CBS for tourney

NCAA tournament ratings up

Hamilton's discipline motivates Miami

Duke women reach 'Sweet 16' for third straight year

Syracuse prepares to face Michigan St.

Tournament twice as nice for five schools

Lady Bulldogs advance

Irish get 20 wins with NIT victory

Run to Sweet 16 lifts Seton Hall's spirits

Iowa St. cleared in Brown recruiting case

Blasts blasphemous television cartoon

Urges S.C. support for lock and dam
Save Our Savannah had a well-attended meeting on March 14. In at-tendance were Augusta Mayor Bob Young, former U.S. Rep. Doug Barnard, D-Ga., U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga., and representatives of U.S. Sens. Paul Coverdell, R-Ga., and Max Cleland, D-Ga.Wendell Hall, North Augusta

The Speech

Shreds governor's education plan

Sees Democrats as 'party of the rich'

Wrong Corps priority

Hits legislator for usurping credit
The proposed water authority bureaucracy for Augusta-Richmond County has been blocked by Sen. Don Cheeks, D-Augusta.However, you wouldn't know it if you listened to Rep. Robin Williams, R-Augusta, on Austin Rhodes' radio talk show.Jack E. Hobbs, Augusta

Hopes Ga. prescriptive bill passes

Close reservoir
Although a walk around Augusta's Highland Avenue reservoir is a pleasant way to spend the afternoon, it's a risky activity.

Says racism motivates some blacks

Rips editorial on prescriptive rights
I am concerned about your March 11 editorial, ``Wrong RX for nurses.'' Either you are dreadfully misinformed, not even taking the time to read House Bill 784, or you are purposely misleading the public with inadequate information.Roger Henderson, Evans

Finds sewerage charge excessive

Wants physical education preserved

Good attitude is key to shedding the pounds
As he sat in the waiting room at Professional Health Control, George Ball Jr. looked around at the ``before'' and ``after'' pictures of successful PHC clients.

In the know
GETTING HOSED: Pantyhose for men? Yes -- a struggling Granville, Ohio, women's hosiery company has found new life by marketing what it calls ``legwear'' for men. ``Guys who like silk boxers like these,'' says Steve Katz, who with his wife, Connie Barsky, sells the ComfiLon brand waist-high and knee-high hosiery via their Internet site (http://www.comfilon.com/). Runners, hunters, skiers, utility workers and others wear them for insulation, to improve circulation, to prevent chafing or to provide extra leg support.

Can't be topped
It's official: Spring is here. And for drivers of convertible cars -- ragtops -- that means finally being able to put the top down on a consistent basis and let the wind blow freely through the hair.

In the know
Ever wonder if the prices at your regular grocery store are cheaper or more expensive than those up the street? Each Wednesday, Price Check offers price comparisons on goods at area stores. Prices below were checked Monday. No coupons or discount cards were used.

Age old question: Breaking bad habits can have serious health benefits
Q: Can old habits affect my health now? -- H.C., Aiken

Small portions
Why should you learn to love the cabbage family? Let's count the reasons. Cabbages have fiber and many vitamins, especially vitamin C, but few calories. They are available year-round at low to moderate prices; they come with a broad international recipe repertory; and they are amazingly versatile. Serve cabbages raw or marinated. Cook them whole, stuffed, cut into wedges or shredded, by boiling, steaming or braising or by deep- or stir-frying.

Italian greenery
Cannelloni takes a different turn with addition of spring vegetables

Always on Sunday: Woods is close to lead

ASU's Duck shows promise again

O'Meara faces an uphill climb

Golf nuts get all the info they want -- and more

Jaguars grab 7-shot lead

Niedermayer suspended 10 games for stick hit

Tiltgen hat trick lifts Lynx

Rest of schedule crucial to Lynx playoff hopes

Lynx ledger

Tiltgen hat trick lifts Lynx

People, like trees, can surprise you
The dogwoods surprised me this year. One minute, I was waiting to see if the blooms on the Bradford pears (those high-bred white puffballs) would last more than a week, when the dogwoods suddenly began to break out.

Age old question: Breaking bad habits can have serious health benefits

In the know

Italian greenery

Good attitude is key to shedding the pounds

In the know

Can't be topped

Group seeks help to keep area roads clean

Pictures of children used in Craft trial
Again and again, for hours Tuesday, images of children flashed across screens in the courtroom as the prosecution continued presenting evidence in its case against child psychologist Robert Bruce Craft.

Minister enters race for council chairman
AIKEN - The race for Aiken County Council heated up Tuesday when the Rev. Tommy Knotts announced his intention to run for chairman of Aiken County Council.

Tax collector to run for sheriff

Slaying suspects arrested
ELBERTON, Ga. -- An Elbert County father and son were being held in an undisclosed jail Monday, charged with the fatal shootings of an Elbert County man and woman.

Budget doesn't please everyone

Pictures of children used in Craft trial

Truckers rally for rights
Before turning his big rig onto Gordon Highway on Tuesday afternoon, Joe Bottoms flipped on the truck's headlights and four-way blinkers.

Witness says defendant was gang leader
A tattered orange notebook containing grades and high school classwork was also the place where an 18-year-old convicted robber listed cryptic gang language.

Commissioners, townspeople clash over project
THOMSON, Ga. -- Residents who gathered to oppose a 420-acre industrial park left Tuesday night's McDuffie County Commission meeting disappointed.

Speaker dissuades teen sex

Woman fights to save 1800s cemetery

Craft sexual exploitation trial opens

Woman fights to save 1800s cemetery
Jean Atilano of Waxhaw, N.C., has been digging through the historical records of Columbia County in search of her family lineage for nearly four years.

School board requests charter standards

Craft sexual exploitation trial opens
Once, after a visit with Robert Bruce Craft, a 4-year-old boy mentioned that the child psychologist had touched his penis like his physician did, a mother testified Monday.

Agency to probe enrollment for gifted program

Corrections
An announcement in Monday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle for a meeting of Columbia County Special Education PTO was based on incorrect information and specified a wrong date. The organization will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Evans Elementary School gymnasium.

Tax collector to run for sheriff
AIKEN -- Aiken County Tax Collector J. Martin Posey filed Tuesday as a Democratic challenger to Republican Sheriff Howard Sellers, promising to improve communications between the sheriff's office and county residents if elected.

Across the area: Mother sentenced to weekends in jail
The jail sentence for a former plastic surgeon who slashed her 7-year-old son's throat in an attempted murder-suicide has been changed from 90 days in a work release program to 45 consecutive weekends in jail, court officials said.

Corrections

Georgia Senate OKs juvenile assault measure
ATLANTA -- Georgia senators on Monday passed a House version of a bill prompted by a 1999 attack on an Augusta teacher, Linda Gail Hendrick.

Three plans to improve Laney-Walker unveiled
Residents got the chance Tuesday night to see three different plans for improving Laney-Walker Boulevard.

Senator accuses colleague
ATLANTA -- Augusta Sen. Charles Walker was accused by one of his colleagues Monday of conflict of interest and using pressure to stop creation of a committee designed to investigate the issue.

Gun bill sails through House
ATLANTA -- Georgia's House unanimously passed legislation Monday to strengthen penalties for defendants convicted of bringing handguns near children.

School board requests charter standards
AIKEN -- During a joint meeting with the Aiken County school board, members of the county's legislative delegation were told that standards for charter schools should be much the same as for public schools.

Trial of robbery suspect continues
Gang names, secret signs and initiations that have been connected to a 1999 robbery and shooting at a Tobacco Road pawnshop are fictitious creations of three convicted youths, defense attorney Pete Theodocion said Monday during a trial for the man charged as ringleader.

Speaker dissuades teen sex
Most teen-agers have heard about the birds and the bees. But have they listened? Some teen pregnancy experts say not closely enough.

Chambers OK accord on budget

City hears development proposal
North Augusta officials are about to kick off an ambitious plan for developing the city's riverfront.

Witness says defendant was gang leader

Chambers OK accord on budget
ATLANTA -- The General Assembly late Monday overwhelmingly passed a $14.4 billion state budget that includes the down payment on Gov. Roy Barnes' education reform plan.

Dispute tangles fire departments

Lack of funding scuttles cleanup plans
Augusta will get a spring cleaning this weekend, but some lower-income neighborhoods may not be able to take part in traditional pre-Masters Tournament cleanup efforts.

Minister enters race for council chairman

Budget doesn't please everyone
ATLANTA -- Hospitals in Augusta, the Little Leaguers and volunteer firefighters of Georgia are delighted with the largesse of state lawmakers.

Group seeks help to keep area roads clean
Metro Augusta Clean & Beautiful Inc. is looking for partners in grime -- volunteers to join its adopt-a-highway program during April, which is Keep America Beautiful Month.

Three plans to improve Laney-Walker unveiled

Dispute tangles fire departments
AIKEN -- Two Horse Creek Valley volunteer fire departments are embroiled in a territorial dispute, and it might be up to the Aiken County Council to find a solution.

Corrections
In Sunday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle, information supplied to The Chronicle concerning a wreck Friday was incorrect. Surgeons at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics were able to reattach the left arm of 4-year-old Elijah Fox of Lincolnton, Ga. The boy was in serious condition Tuesday at MCG.

Across the area: Threat activates emergency center

F-16s unlikely to fly in show
Last weekend's fatal crash of an F-16 jet puts in jeopardy a flight demonstration at SkyFest 2000 but will have a negligible effect on the air show set for April 1-2, an event official said.

Across the area: Threat activates emergency center
Savannah River Site officials briefly activated the site's Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday after an employee received a threatening letter.

Trial of robbery suspect continues

Reservoir to receive upgrades
The raw-water reservoir on Highland Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic immediately but kept open to pedestrians for 90 days; the state will build a new GBI crime lab on city-donated property on Phinizy Road; and the Great American Cleanup will take place Saturday in Augusta as scheduled.

Slaying suspects arrested

Public transit routes to change April 3
Some Augusta Public Transit riders will have to make changes to their travel plans starting April 3, when one route is dropped and three are altered.

Texas crash jeopardizes show

Truckers rally for rights

Across the area: Mother sentenced to weekends in jail

Commissioners, townspeople clash over project

Senator accuses colleague

Texas crash jeopardizes show
The Air Force pilot who crashed his F-16 Fighting Falcon during a weekend air show in Kingsville, Texas, was scheduled to fly the same jet at Augusta's SkyFest 2000 air show April 1-2.

Agency to probe enrollment for gifted program
To ensure the program is not discriminatory, officials from the federal Office for Civil Rights on Monday will begin studying Richmond County's process for enrolling pupils in the gifted program.

Hawks score late to surprise Heat

Starks out of Chicago, but there'll be no playoffs

Stallions release five players

Stallions continue workouts

Stallions continue workouts

Mr. Grady Bedenbaugh
SALUDA, Ga. - Mr. Grady Graham Bedenbaugh, 86, of Cherry Hill Road, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Saluda Nursing Center.

Mrs. Liza Williams
SALUDA, S.C. - Mrs. Liza Louise Culbreath Williams, 71, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Morris Johnson Jr.
MILLEN, Ga. - Mr. Morris Johnson Jr., 76, died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at Bethany Nursing Home.

Mr. Hector Roundtree
AIKEN - Mr. Hector Roundtree, 43, of Silver Bluff Road, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Eleanor Mathewson
Mrs. Eleanor B. Mathewson, 82, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Connie Chavis
MIAMI - Mrs. Connie Patterson Chavis, of 188th Street, died Friday, March 17, 2000, at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Joseph Bookhamer
Mr. Joseph Anthony Bookhamer, 83, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Mrs. Josephine Bussey
APPLING - Mrs. Josephine George Bussey, 82, of Pine Ridge Road, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at her residence.

Mrs. Johnetta Faulkner
Mrs. Johnetta K. Faulkner, 70, of Summerchase Circle, died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Bessie Thompson
ADRIAN, Ga. - Mrs. Bessie Mae Thompson, 94, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at her residence.

Mrs. Eva Futch
SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Eva Marie Futch, 69, of Sutton Street, died Monday, March 20, 2000.

Mrs. Gladys Higdon
Mrs. Gladys Lois Higdon, 69, of Sparks Road, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Sean Wehunt
NORTH AUGUSTA - Mr. Sean Corey Wehunt, of Towhee Avenue, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mrs. Edith Cheek
APPLING - Mrs. Edith Louise Cheek, 78, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at Lake Crossing Health Center.

Mr. Collie Collins
BROOKLET, Ga. - Mr. Collie R. Collins, 57, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital.

Ms. Lanni Smith
BARNWELL, S.C. - Ms. Lanni Sue Long Smith, 44, of Caro Kee Park, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at her residence.

Mrs. Geraldine Alexander
UNION POINT, Ga. - Mrs. Geraldine Alexander, 60, died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Paul Flanders
WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Paul C. Flanders, 82, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Fairview Park Hospital, Dublin.

Ms. Valerie Beard
Ms. Valerie A. Beard, of Royal Street, died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at University Hospital.

Mr. William Tharpe
WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. William Cecil Tharpe, 81, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at Fairview Park Hospital.

Mr. Reese Edwards
THOMSON - Mr. Reese L. Edwards, 78, of Dell Drive, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Augusta.

Mr. Henry Odom Sr.
WILLISTON, S.C. - Mr. Henry Everette Odom Sr., 62, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Providence Memorial Hospital, Columbia.

Rev. Herbert Johnson
TENNILLE, Ga. - The Rev. Herbert ``Herb'' Johnson, 84, of Georgia Highway 272, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. Henry Moses Jr.
DUBLIN, Ga. - Mr. Henry Arthur Moses Jr., 83, of Claxton Dairy Road, died Friday, March 17, 2000.

Mr. Henry Odom Sr.

Mr. Collie Collins

Mrs. Eva Futch

Mrs. Bessie Thompson

Mr. Paul Flanders

Ms. Lanni Smith

Mrs. Connie Chavis

Mr. Sean Wehunt

Mrs. Edith Cheek

Mr. Joseph Bookhamer

Rev. Herbert Johnson

Mrs. Liza Williams

Mr. Reese Edwards

Mr. Grady Bedenbaugh

Mr. Morris Johnson Jr.

Mrs. Josephine Bussey

Mrs. Gladys Higdon

Mrs. Geraldine Alexander

Mr. William Tharpe

Mrs. Eleanor Mathewson

We've got a 'Convoy'
It's a protest story that country musician C.W. McCall would love. It's another trucker ``Convoy,'' just like the name of his 1978 hit song.

Kent: New bilingual scheme more consumer fraud
IN A WIDELY under-reported speech at Bell Multicultural High School in the District of Columbia, President Clinton's U.S. Secretary of Education last Wednesday endorsed a radical approach to elementary and secondary language education that further undermines English as our common tongue.

Slams `new generation of vipers'
Thanks to a few questionable lawyers in this area, it's obvious that our legal system leaves plenty of room for slick promoters to suck up huge amounts of money purely for the sake of greed. Lamar Rush, Augusta

Raps columnist's `spin' on Williams
The Chronicle management should consider renaming the Phil Kent Politics as Usual column toPhil Kent as Usual, for he has been the master of one-sided information whenever it is about his political cronies. Melanie Carter, Martinez

Blasts blasphemous television cartoon
WAGT-Channel 26 has hit an all-time low for broadcasting a cartoon that portrays God as a beer-drinking spoof in a bar with a man named Bob and the devil. This program is blasphemous and sacrilegious. Ray Parish, Martinez

The Speech
Secretaries in Atlanta's legislative offices stopped work to listen to the incredible floor speech. While lawmakers inside the Senate chamber were stunned, others scurried in to listen. A flabbergasted lieutenant governor even tried to gavel the speaker ``out of order'' at three different times. Journalists especially noted bombshells like, ``They don't care about Grady, they care about how much money they can get out of Grady in their pockets.''

Urges S.C. support for lock and dam
Save Our Savannah had a well-attended meeting on March 14. In at-tendance were Augusta Mayor Bob Young, former U.S. Rep. Doug Barnard, D-Ga., U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood, R-Ga., and representatives of U.S. Sens. Paul Coverdell, R-Ga., and Max Cleland, D-Ga. Wendell Hall, North Augusta

Filter out pornography
Should librarians or staff be held criminally accountable if children view pornography on the Internet? A bill in the South Carolina Senate called for just that.

Shreds governor's education plan
Gov. Roy Barnes' program, and the ads run by organizations promoting his plan, blame teachers and schools for the lack of students' performance. What does the governor plan to do about children who won't work to learn and parents who don't care? Jeff C. Annis, Augusta

Lottery vow breached
When Georgia voters narrowly approved then-Gov. Zell Miller's lottery referendum in 1990, they were assured the revenues would be spent solely on education.

Rips editorial on prescriptive rights
I am concerned about your March 11 editorial, ``Wrong RX for nurses.'' Either you are dreadfully misinformed, not even taking the time to read House Bill 784, or you are purposely misleading the public with inadequate information. Roger Henderson, Evans

Finds sewerage charge excessive
We received our water bill yesterday, and I looked at it carefully for the first time in a long time, because we had been out of town. Seems we used 12,000 gallons of water, for a water usage charge of $15.23. Not bad for a winter month. Betty Maxwell Draughon, Augusta

Praises effort for more air service
Bravo, Sen. Don Cheeks, D-Augusta, Mayor Bob Young and Bush Field Airport Commissioner Ed Skinner for representing the Augusta and regional traveling public to Delta Airlines Vice President Douglas Blissit. Joseph W. Rubin, MD, CM, Augusta

Says racism motivates some blacks
Of all the Chronicle's letters to the editor I've read over the years, I finally read one by F.H. Harrison (March 11) that screams ``racism'' loud and clear. Tony R. Bledsoe, North Augusta

Wrong Corps priority
In the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' never-ending quest to get the injunction lifted on the use of the four Russell Dam reversible turbines built above Thurmond Lake, taxpayers have spent a whopping $34 million in environmental studies and fish-protection measures.

Sees Democrats as 'party of the rich'
Now there's no doubt: Democrats are indeed the ``party of the rich.'' Gasoline prices are at their highest levels in history, interest rates are rising, Bill Clinton is preparing to veto the minimum wage bill and taxes haven't been higher since World War II. Is relief in sight? Absolutely not. The Democratic Party thinks you're too wealthy to need any help. You should be paying more taxes, not less. Gasoline prices ought to be higher to encourage us to experiment with kinky ``alternative fuels.'' Keith Shafer, Augusta

Close reservoir
Although a walk around Augusta's Highland Avenue reservoir is a pleasant way to spend the afternoon, it's a risky activity.

Hopes Ga. prescriptive bill passes
As Yogi Berra once said, ``It's de ja vu all over again.'' Tom Hamorsky, Millen

Hits legislator for usurping credit
The proposed water authority bureaucracy for Augusta-Richmond County has been blocked by Sen. Don Cheeks, D-Augusta.However, you wouldn't know it if you listened to Rep. Robin Williams, R-Augusta, on Austin Rhodes' radio talk show. Jack E. Hobbs, Augusta

Wants physical education preserved
It was dismaying to read in the March 15 Chronicle that Columbia County is considering the possibility of ``slashing'' the amount of physical education offered to middle school students. Bernard (Bob) Gutin, PhD, Augusta

Seeks help in protesting abortion
Thank God for the recent surge of compassion demonstrated in our city by the protest of inhumane treatment of animals at the Augusta Animal Control facility. Diane A. Cone, Augusta

Overtime: Butler's Jones, Troy to sign football grants

NCAA reprimands Georgia Southern for fans' behavior

Overtime: Woods hikes World Ranking over Duval

Lynx ledger

Zippy Chippy can't win for losing

E-commerce panel endorses access tax ban
DALLAS -- Congress should permanently ban taxes on access to the Internet and repeal a century-old telephone tax, and lawmakers should refrain for now from trying to apply state sales taxes to purchases online, a federal e-commerce panel decided Monday.

Human genome map nearly complete
Sometime in the next few days or weeks, Celera Genomics, a biotech company in Rockville, Md., is expected to make a historic announcement: that it has completed the mapping of the entire human genome, a remarkable achievement and a necessary step in the worldwide effort to understand and defeat disease.

Court: FDA can't regulate tobacco as drug
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled today the government lacks authority to regulate tobacco as an addictive drug, rejecting the Clinton administration's main anti-smoking initiative.

We're all living in the immediate past
In a way, we're all living in the past, according to new brain research. At least about 80 milliseconds in the past, that is. That's apparently how long it takes what we see to register in our conscious perception.

Study says protein deposits may cause Alzheimer's
CHICAGO -- A new study supports the notion that certain protein deposits found in the brains of Alzheimer's victims are a cause of the mind-robbing disease, and not just a symptom, researchers say.

Another Bird-Dinosaur link found
Paleontologists last week unveiled an analysis of a virtually complete dinosaur fossil discovered in Montana in 1993. The creature had razor-sharp claws on each foot and a relatively large brain and lived about 75 million years ago.

Automakers to alter SUVs to reduce risks to other vehicles
DETROIT -- Automakers plan to continue modifying designs of their sport utility vehicles to make them less hazardous to other motorists.

Controversial gasoline additive to be phased out
WASHINGTON -- The Clinton administration has decided to phase out MTBE as a gasoline additive on grounds it poses a risk to public health or the environment, government sources said today.

Digital divide targeted
WASHINGTON -- Politicians are rushing to try to close the digital divide, the gap between Americans who have computers and Internet access and those who don't.

Xtreme movies
PLOT SUMMARY: Mona Dearly (Ms. Midler) is murdered by someone in her quaint town. There was a good reason for her to be murdered, too, because she was one of the most unpleasant people ever (to the townfolk at least).

Countdown to commencement

Your style
Deanna Crystal Lee, 15, a sophomore at Barnwell High School.

Your style

Xtreme movies

Friend should proceed cautiously with info
``My best friend has been going out with this boy for about a month. Another friend and I found out he was cheating on her. He said he broke up with the other girl, but we don't believe him. We don't want to tell our friend, but we think she should know because she likes him a lot. We don't know what to do.'' -- 14-year-old Augusta girl

Xtreme calendar

Countdown to commencement
Students in their final year of high school have caught something and it's spreading: senioritis.

Xtreme calendar
The Morris Museum of Art, 1 10th St., is sponsoring Youth Art Month, which means you can get in for just $1. Check out works by Charleston, S.C., artist William Halsey before his exhibit closes Sunday. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 12:30-5:30 p.m. Sundays.

Friend should proceed cautiously with info

E-commerce panel endorses access tax ban

Another Bird-Dinosaur link found

Digital divide targeted

Automakers to alter SUVs to reduce risks to other vehicles

We're all living in the immediate past

Human genome map nearly complete

Court: FDA can't regulate tobacco as drug