Minor league notebook: Baker's career chronicled

Jackets Tonight

Clemson earns trip to Omaha

Jackets capture 3rd straight win

Yankees top Braves

Braves notes: Sanders baffled by struggles at plate

Trojans sweep Jackets

North Augusta's Lynn puts Tigers ahead in long relief

Braves notebook

Gamecocks need win Sunday

Southern Cal knocks off Georgia Tech

Pitchers fall short of expectations

Jackets rally for 11-inning win

Gamecocks one win from World Series

Summer has much to teach us

Company files bankruptcy
The new managers of Augusta-based Alternate Energy Resources announced they temporarily will halt operations and seek bankruptcy protection in an attempt to restore profitability.

Business briefs
Jensen's Residential Communities received the Year 2000 Manufactured Housing Industry National Award for community operator of the year April 27 at the National Manufactured Housing Congress at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

On the move

Economic slowdown ahead

Project puts maps online to lure industry to area
The rural counties surrounding Augusta will be the first in the state to be mapped electronically under a program designed to attract new industry.

Company files bankruptcy

Quick tips: Newlywed financial planning

Business briefs

Credit unions make mark
In the 1980s, Ed Templeton was a comptroller for the city's largest bank, Georgia Railroad Bank & Trust. Back then, he was keeping close watch on the asset growth of metro Augusta's largest credit union, SRP Federal Credit Union, an organization he would come to lead several years later.

Credit unions make mark

Business briefs
Schwartz Business Furniture has been renamed Augusta Office Concepts Inc., owners Pat and John McMahon announced Friday. The new name reflects the company's focus on more than just furniture, the owners said. The McMahons bought the company about a year ago and have added a variety of services, including consulting, space planning and interior design.

Pocket change
Kodak has introduced an intriguing product for devotees of Palm organizers - a tiny digital camera.

On the move
The following executive appointments have been announced by Textron for its new Augusta-based Textron Golf & Turf division:

Quick tips: Newlywed financial planning
Money problems are routinely cited as the No. 1 cause of divorce. If you're planning to tie the knot, take the time to do some financial planning as well.

Economic slowdown ahead
ATLANTA - The Southeast's economy could be slowing, according to reports released this week, but it doesn't seem to be slowing much.

Let's stress 'greenspace'

SBC stand on women pastors defended

Animals need care from their owners

Disabled vets still can contribute

Landscaping is a source of pride

People should accept blame for failure

Doesn't wonder why children go astray

Dorsey column called waste of space

Dist. 114 race draws 'real' Republican

Noisy non-jets to Atlanta spur protest

Some fundamentalists aren't respected

NATO fibs

Aiken bookstore has firm foundation
Mamie Hollimon started the Myrtle Tree Bookstore in Aiken on faith and runs it on prayer.

In the know
Rosie O'Donnell is host of the event from Radio City Music Hall, which awards theater excellence. Entertainment will feature a performance by the cast of The Wild Party. That show earned seven nominations, including Best Actress in a Musical (Toni Collette, The Sixth Sense), Best Actor in a Musical (Mandy Patinkin) and Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Eartha Kitt).

Keeping it in the family
Four generations of David Jones' family have preached and led worship in the Methodist Church - a collective 200 years of ministry with hardly a weekend off.

Address confusion is easy to correct
Dear Ms Carson: Should a card or note to an acquaintance be signed as "Mary and John Smith" or "John and Mary Smith"?

Tanning results
Five self-tanning products were put to the test by Chronicle staff members. Here are the results.

'Zombie' attacks are part of Caribbean tradition
The notion that the dead can come back to life is at least as old as the Bible, but many Caribbean islanders believe corpses regularly walk among the living.

Kosher cuisine
The 3,000-year-old dietary code given to Moses forbids eating insects, said Rabbi Norman Schloss, a kosher supervisor, or mashgiach.

Serenity on the beach
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico - It wasn't long ago that this long strip of white-sand beach was nothing more than a sleepy fishing village, a blip on the map between tourist hot spots Cancun and Cozumel.

Faith digest
New Berry Baptist Church, 2040 Norfolk St., will hold a musical at 6 tonight to assist the Rev. and Mrs. Cleve Garrison, a couple who lost their home in a fire.

Pleasant Hill tranquillity
PLEASANT HILL, Ky. - I was proposing to my future wife and wanted everything to be perfect. I couldn't have scripted it better.

Tan in a tube
As the dangers of sun damage are publicized, self-tanners have become a popular and safe alternative to the real deal, according to doctors.

The illusion of roominess
Julie Bishop has just finished painting her bedroom, and she's thinking it's time to do something with the living room - again.

Three share Jones Creek lead

Howell increases lead at NCAA Championships

Howell heading back to school

Howell wins NCAA title

Howell wanted the team title

Lowery holds lead at Kemper Open

Kuchar not certain he'll turn pro

Devils edge Stars for series lead

Stars hope poor home ice works slows Devils

Summer has much to teach us
Summer's a different season in that its arrival is announced not by a calendar, but by the ringing of a bell - specifically the one signifying the end of school.

Howell wins NCAA golf title
OPELIKA, Ala. -- Augusta's Charles Howell proved he's more skilled with a driver than a microphone as shattered the NCAA men's golf individual championship record, ending four days of flawless golf Saturday at 23-under par to win by eight shots over Houston's Chris Morris. And to make his week in the Alabama Plains doubly exciting, Howell helped his Oklahoma State Cowboys to a national championship when they won a playoff over Georgia Tech. The tense drama at the Lake Course at Grand National Golf Club ended when Howell tapped in for par at 18 on the first extra hole. Full story -- Augusta Chronicle

Parade caps off convention
The sounds of fire engines screamed down Broad Street on Saturday as people on the sidewalks turned to see what was going on. But it wasn't a fire that brought out firefighters from all over the Southeast. It was a parade. Full story -- Augusta Chronicle

The illusion of roominess

Address confusion is easy to correct

'Zombie' attacks are part of Caribbean tradition

Faith digest

Pleasant Hill tranquillity

Aiken bookstore has firm foundation

Tanning results

Keeping it in the family

Kosher cuisine

Tan in a tube

Serenity on the beach
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico - It wasn't long ago that this long strip of white-sand beach was nothing more than a sleepy fishing village, a blip on the map between tourist hot spots Cancun and Cozumel.

Partnership focuses on Augusta Commons

Few accepts D.C. job

Educator quits post on panel
Richmond County School Board member Kingsley Riley resigned Friday citing physical problems.

Minister turns himself in to police

Making tracks
The Augusta Chronicle, the state Department of Transportation and city traffic engineers want to keep Augustans informed about when and where roadwork is scheduled to occur. An updated list of area road projects for the week appears Sundays in The Chronicle.

Runoffs attract hopefuls

Class explores black community

Wedding announcements page receives makeover

Columbia County steps up school security
After postponing random metal detector security checks with hand-held wands for most of the school year, Columbia County school officials are now favoring a less intrusive search method.

Firefighters parade downtown

South Aiken graduates 287
AIKEN - Alexander Lee said something Friday he hadn't said in a long time. The valedictorian of South Aiken High School, soon to be a freshman at Duke University, told his parents, Siyoung and Jean Lee, that he loved them - in front of at least 2,000 people in a packed gymnasium.

Secessionist ideas gaining support

Improving the Sunshine laws
Before he leaves office, Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes wants to do a little more work with the state's sunshine laws.

Stallions take opportunistic win

Man admits to being under suspicion
She may have been the last person to talk to Shanta White alive, and Tanika Bennett described the pregnant woman as terrified in the moments before the fatal shooting.

Parade caps off convention

Pilot program debuts at Bell Auditorium

Across the area: Wrightsboro plan will be discussed

Armed man apprehended after crash

Howell wins NCAA golf title

Kuchar not certain he'll turn pro

Meetings often closed to public

Commander to leave fort after promotion
Maj. Gen. Peter M. Cuviello will leave Fort Gordon in July. President Clinton has nominated Maj. Gen. Cuviello for a third star, which means he has to give up his post as commanding general at Fort Gordon because it is a two-star position, said James Hudgins, public affairs officer at the fort. Maj. Gen. Cuviello's new job will be at the Pentagon.

Howell heading back to school

Armed man apprehended after crash
AIKEN - A Lexington County, S.C., man who allegedly used a meat thermometer to rob a local woman Friday crashed his pickup into two parked cars during his attempted getaway, police said.

Partnership focuses on Augusta Commons
There's no good reason to end a partnership that has helped produce $200 million worth of economic development in the downtown area and along the river, say officials from Augusta Tomorrow and LDR International Inc.

Centers offer cool reprieve
Richmond County has opened cooling centers to help residents deal with the heat this summer.

Columbia County steps up school security

Wedding announcements page receives makeover
Starting today, our wedding announcements take on a new look. You can see them in the Your Life section.

Information on open meeting laws
Here are a look at open meetings laws in Georgia and South Carolina and some questions answered.

Educator quits post on panel

Service honors patriots
BURNETTOWN - As the band played My Country 'Tis of Thee, LaWana McKenzie stood on the speakers' platform, closed her eyes and quietly sang the words.

Pilot program debuts at Bell Auditorium
About 300 people went to Bell Auditorium on Saturday for the Public Information and Education Expo.

Leaky hose injures four employees at SRS

Telethon shares survivor's story
Nick Sheppard is holding the arrow for the first time - the arrow that could have killed him.

Commander to leave fort after promotion

Explorers collide
Elizabeth Claxton looks over her son-in-law's 1997 Ford Explorer after it rammed into a white 1997 Explorer (background) that overturned Friday morning at 15th Street and River Watch Parkway.

Lawsuit rejected by jury

Leaky hose injures four employees at SRS
AIKEN - Four employees at the Savannah River Site were treated at Aiken Regional Medical Centers on Friday after a leak in a hose splashed a chemical solution in their eyes.

Students celebrate year's end

Acoustics help find explosives
ATLANTA - Long after a war is over, the land mines left behind remain a deadly danger hidden from sight. The mines can't hide from sound, however, some Georgia Tech researchers say.

Students celebrate year's end
It was a year of clothing regulations, identification badges, new school buildings and exams.

Centers offer cool reprieve

Replacement process begins
As the speculation on Chief Ronnie Few's future as head of the Augusta-Richmond County Department ended Friday, another round begins on finding his replacement.

Firefighters parade downtown
The sounds of fire engines screamed down Broad Street on Saturday as people on the side-walks turned to see what was go-ing on.

Secessionist ideas gaining support
NORTH AUGUSTA - Secession is not for people who require instant gratification.

Improving the Sunshine laws

Replacement process begins

Service honors patriots

Lawsuit rejected by jury
Aiken - An Aiken County jury Friday found no evidence of negligence by Aiken regional Medical Centers or emergency room Dr. Gaston Machado in a wrongful-death lawsuit that accused the doctor of failing to catch a life-threatening injury before releasing a patient.

Fishing contract clarified

Minister turns himself in to police
WAGENER - A local minister turned himself into police Friday after learning he is charged with shooting a Wagener boy who had set off fireworks in his backyard with friends.

Information on open meeting laws

Few accepts D.C. job
Citing the opportunity to improve the Washington Fire Department the way he did Augusta-Richmond County's, Fire Chief Ronnie Few stood with county leaders Friday to announce he was taking the top fire job in the nation's capital.

Man admits to being under suspicion

Across the area: Wrightsboro plan will be discussed
Richmond County will hold a public information meeting June 19 to discuss plans to widen Wrightsboro Road from Jimmy Dyess Parkway to Augusta West Parkway.

Fishing contract clarified
Fishing tournaments will be allowed at Fort Gordon Recreation Area only if organizers provide evidence there are no other suitable locations, according to Fort Gordon and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Class explores black community
When a group of sociology students at Augusta State University was asked to describe the black community, professors received an array of answers - some positive, some negative.

Correction
A listing in Friday's Applause! section of The Augusta Chronicle should have said tickets for the July 14 Savage Garden concert at Fort Gordon's Barton Field will go on sale June 16. Tickets cost $17 in advance.

Area officials set guides for input
Mike Rorick knows he may not get everything he asks for - but at least he knows Columbia County commissioners are listening to him.

Killer receives life in jail plus 10 years
A senseless act of violence that cost one man his life cost another man a lifetime behind bars Friday.

Meetings often closed to public
A camouflaged door matching a wood-paneled wall separates the two rooms where Columbia County Board of Education members meet when they're in session in Appling.

Sparrow among candidates for arenafootball 2 honors

Area officials set guides for input

Short-lived watering ban worries residents
Water-war wounds from the past two summers were reopened for Charles Walker when the city issued a countywide watering ban Thursday.

Runoffs attract hopefuls
Chairman faces opposition from fellow Republicans as race begins for Aiken County Council seats

Family mourns slain woman

Family mourns slain woman
As friends, relatives and co-workers sat dazed in the den and dining room Friday, the door was kept closed to an empty bedroom in the back of Freddie White's modest home in the Forest Acres subdivision.

Short-lived watering ban worries residents

Across the area: Contractor settles account lawsuit
A defense contractor has agreed to pay the federal government about $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit over employees who unlawfully inflated their per diem accounts at Savannah River Site.

Telethon shares survivor's story

Correction

Acoustics help find explosives

Pacers knock off Knicks

Lakers must avoid third straight loss

Mrs. Lois Cone
STILSON, Ga. - Mrs. Lois Joanna Davis Cone, 103, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Mewes Retirement Home, Social Circle.

Mrs. Theresa Wood
Mrs. Theresa Chapman Wood, 82, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Barbara Moore
GROVETOWN - Mrs. Barbara Moore, 50, of Gibbs Road Extension, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. T.J. Danzy Sr.
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. T.J. Danzy Sr., 64, of Tybee Street, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at Washington County Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Peggy Kitchens
MITCHELL, Ga. - Mrs. Peggy H. Kitchens, 68, of Fowler Drive Southwest, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mrs. Elsie Ruth
AIKEN - Mrs. Elsie Mary Ruth, 81, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Augusta.

Mr. Alcide Hauser
AIKEN - Mr. Alcide R. Hauser, 88, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. Tilmon Beard
AIKEN - Mr. Tilmon C.C. Beard, 62, died Friday, June 3, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. John Knight Sr.
MIDVILLE, Ga. - Mr. John Henry Knight Sr., 56, of Squirrel Road, died Friday, May 26, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Lula Adams
HEPHZIBAH - Mrs. Lula Adams, 95, of Windsor Spring Road, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at her residence.

Mrs. Mary Tarver
BARTOW, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Lizzie Moye Tarver, 74, of Tarver's Grove Road, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mrs. Verlie Jones
GARDEN CITY, Ga. - Mrs. Verlie M. Edgecoe ``Tommie'' Jones, 73, of Leisure Drive, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at Toombs Nursing Center, Lyons.

Mr. E. Bryon Williams
Mr. E. Bryon Williams, 74, died Friday, June 2, 2000.

Sharon Landrum
Sharon Nikole Landrum, infant daughter of Stacey E. Landrum and Kimberly A. Coderre of Carmell Place, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at University Hospital.

Mrs. Latisha Herron
AIKEN - Mrs. Latisha Angela Herron, 22, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Paul Nalon
GROVETOWN - Mr. Paul F. Nalon, 92, of Orchard Hill Court, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Magnolia Hill Nursing Home.

Mr. Edgar Wiggins
SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mr. Edgar Wiggins, 88, of U.S. Highway 1 South, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Swainsboro Nursing Home.

Mrs. Bertha Scott
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Bertha Walker Scott, 86, of Georgia Highway 220 East, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Wilkes Health Care, Washington.

Mr. Eugene Vogle
AIKEN - Mr. Eugene ``Gene'' Vogle, 67, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. Julian Simons
CONLEY, Ga. - Mr. Julian Paul Simons, 78, of Glenn Place, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Beverly Healthcare, Jonesboro.

Mr. Wayne Canady
SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mr. Wayne Canady, 46, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Savannah.

Mrs. Julia Jones
Mrs. Julia Mae Jones, 75, of Gilbert Manor, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Ellie Davis
SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mr. Ellie R. Davis, 72, of Old Wadley Road, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro.

Mrs. Marie Thorne
Mrs. Marie Louise Thorne, 73, of Winesap Way, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at her residence.

Mrs. Peggy Kitchens
MITCHELL, Ga. - Mrs. Peggy H. Kitchens, 68, of Fowler Drive Southwest, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Cecil Harris Jr.
NORTH AUGUSTA - Mr. Cecil E. Harris Jr., 74, of Courtyards Place, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mrs. Anna M. Cain
Mrs. Anna M. Cain, 89, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Blair House Nursing Home.

Mrs. Dorothy Hammonds
AIKEN - Mrs. Dorothy G. Hammonds, 64, of Mississippi Avenue, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Eugene Cato
GLOVERVILLE - Mr. Eugene Victor Cato, 79, of Oak Street, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Augusta.

Mr. Miller Rolland Jr.
Mr. Miller Rolland Jr., 52, of Scott Road, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at University Hospital.

Mrs. Georgia Franklin
AIKEN - Mrs. Georgia Mae ``Pat'' Franklin, 57, of Hampton Avenue Northwest, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Miss Virginia Smith
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Miss Virginia Smith, of North Harris Street, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Heritage Inn.

Mr. Robert Parker
WILLISTON, S.C. - Mr. Robert Franklin ``Frank'' Parker, 76, died Thursday, June 1, 2000, at Barnwell County Hospital, Barnwell.

Mrs. Ruby Bacon
SPARTA, Ga. - Mrs. Ruby Bacon, 62, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Charlie Cartledge
THOMSON - Mr. Charlie Cartledge, 85, of Twin Oaks Road, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at Thomson Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Louise Bishop
SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Louise Greenway Bishop, 83, of Georgia Highway 56 North, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Peggy Kitchens

Mr. Eugene Vogle

Mr. Paul Nalon

Mrs. Lois Cone

Mr. Alcide Hauser

Mrs. Bertha Scott

Mrs. Verlie Jones

Mrs. Lula Adams

Mrs. Theresa Wood

Mrs. Marie Thorne

Mr. Tilmon Beard

Mrs. Louise Bishop

Mr. Miller Rolland Jr.

Mrs. Anna M. Cain

Mr. Cecil Harris Jr.

Mrs. Ruby Bacon

Mrs. Elsie Ruth

Mrs. Mary Tarver

Mr. Robert Parker

Miss Virginia Smith

Mr. Charlie Cartledge

Mr. Edgar Wiggins

Mrs. Latisha Herron

Mr. Wayne Canady

Mr. Ellie Davis

Mr. Julian Simons

Kent: 'Roy-form' in Ga.; a flawed S.C. proposal
GOV. ROY BARNES came to Augusta Thursday to speak to The Chronicle editorial board and, later, to raise money for Georgia Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker, D-Augusta.

Sisler: Americans hit 'snooze button' over divorce
THE REV. Paige Patterson, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said last Monday

Animals need care from their owners
A few days ago I called Aiken animal control because the dog that lives in the yard next to my grandparent's house was pinned in a pen that was entirely too small for it. Elizabeth Harris, Aiken

Some fundamentalists aren't respected
I have been reading The Chronicle with great interest lately. Patrick Barkley, Aiken

Doesn't wonder why children go astray
God-fearing members of the community stand against the American Civil Liberties Union in its attempt to change the Augusta official city seal, which depicts the Ten Commandments on tablets. Kathryn Lehn, Martinez

Ga. politicos scrap kids' health
Have the politicos and Gov. Roy Barnes legislated away our children's health? Dr. William R. Forbus, Augusta

Sisler: Americans hit 'snooze button' over divorce
THE REV. Paige Patterson, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said last Monday

All Americans have religious freedom
In Barbara Mohler's May 26 letter, she suggests that Christians may find it ``illegal'' to worship for fear of violating someone else's rights. It appears that she is upset because of the recent attention brought to the Richmond County seal. Laura Withers, Perkins

Less food, more exercise
Those old enough to remember the grapefruit diet, also called the Hollywood Diet, are probably also finally wise enough to know that the surest way to lose weight is to get away from the refrigerator and take a hike.

Landscaping is a source of pride
As chairman of Metro Augusta Clean and Beautiful, Inc., I have a greater appreciation than ever for the amount of time and effort that go into beautifying a community. Jeff Washington, Augusta

Noisy non-jets to Atlanta spur protest
As Delta frequent flyers, we are unhappy that we may have to use noisy non-jets to get to Atlanta, our gateway. We would not much mind loss of Delta's jets if Atlantic Southeast Air were to replace all their props with regional jets, but that is not likely without pressure on Delta from us flyers. Victor and Lucille Reilly, Aiken

Laments the death of a little girl
I read your May 25 story on the death of little Victoria Cowart and it moved me so much that I had to write and make this comment. You see, I have a 15-month-old daughter and she is the light of my life and her mother's life. She brings to us what is truly good in life. Larry Rodgers, Evans

Dorsey column called waste of space
Once again, Rick Dorsey has wasted space in The Chronicle sports section. Randy Layman, Augusta

SBC stand on women pastors defended
The Southern Baptist Convention's unpopular stand regarding women pastors is more involved than it seems. Like most denominations, its authority is the Bible. Grady Daniel, Augusta

Disabled vets still can contribute
There is a big disservice to disabled American veterans when it comes to getting a job. I have put in more than 30 applications for jobs and because I am disabled I get passed over. Sam Whitaker, North Augusta

Dist. 114 race draws 'real' Republican
Who do you want to represent you in the Georgia House of Representatives - a Republican or Democrat? Sonny Pittman, Augusta

Teacher hits governor's program
Gov. Roy Barnes passed his ``A+ Education Reform Act of 2000,'' but Georgia teachers are giving him an F. Apparently, the governor decided the main obstacle to education is the teacher. Thomas Shepherd, Augusta

Kent: 'Roy-form' in Ga.; a flawed S.C. proposal
GOV. ROY BARNES came to Augusta Thursday to speak to The Chronicle editorial board and, later, to raise money for Georgia Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker, D-Augusta.

The best in our schools
Scientists have cloned a sheep and cloned a human ear on a lab rat. What would really help the world, however, is if scientists could find a way to clone Andy Baumgartner.

Time to act
Exciting medical research possibilities have opened for Augusta. Now the question is how to leverage these possibilities into a world-class, highly networked research community based in Augusta.

NATO fibs
It was one of President Lyndon Johnson's Vietnam-era spokesmen who candidly admitted, ``Sometimes we have to lie to the American people.'' The United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies have taken a page from that dishonest playbook.

People should accept blame for failure
I read in the May 23 Chronicle about a black race car driver who suggests racism has kept NASCAR from allowing him to race in their races, but NASCAR says he just doesn't qualify. John Yarzebinski, Aiken

Let's stress 'greenspace'
A recent Wall Street Journal survey found that new home buyers rated natural areas and walking trails higher than any other community amenity, including retail shopping.

Wallace not content with pole

Overtime: 49ers' Rice reportedly close to pay-cut deal

Overtime: Wasden leads Curtis Baptist athletic staff

Children fish the forbidden lake

Woman's work benefits animals

Area braces for crimes
Twenty-five years ago, when Columbia County Sheriff's Investigator Gary Harden purchased his first Commodore computer, he thought it would be a fun way to spend his time.

Boy finds rare space rock
Daniel Brown knew there was something odd about the disc-shaped stone he plucked from a sandbar in the Savannah River.

Julia Roberts receives her own domain name
GENEVA - In a decision likely to cheer celebrity victims of ''cybersquatting,'' a U.N. tribunal has ruled that Julia Roberts owns her Internet domain name.

Julia Roberts receives her own domain name

Boy finds rare space rock

Area braces for crimes

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