Braves notebook

Gamecocks need win Sunday

Trojans sweep Jackets

Jackets Tonight

Gamecocks one win from World Series

Jackets capture 3rd straight win

Clemson earns trip to Omaha

Braves notes: Sanders baffled by struggles at plate

Jackets rally for 11-inning win

Minor league notebook: Baker's career chronicled

Southern Cal knocks off Georgia Tech

North Augusta's Lynn puts Tigers ahead in long relief

Yankees top Braves

Pitchers fall short of expectations

Summer has much to teach us

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

Company files bankruptcy

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

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.

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.

Economic slowdown ahead

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.

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.

Business briefs

Credit unions make mark

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.

Quick tips: Newlywed financial planning

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.

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.

On the move

Animals need care from their owners

Dorsey column called waste of space

SBC stand on women pastors defended

Let's stress 'greenspace'

Noisy non-jets to Atlanta spur protest

Landscaping is a source of pride

Disabled vets still can contribute

Doesn't wonder why children go astray

People should accept blame for failure

Dist. 114 race draws 'real' Republican

Some fundamentalists aren't respected

NATO fibs

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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).

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

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"?

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Howell increases lead at NCAA Championships

Howell wanted the team title

Lowery holds lead at Kemper Open

Howell wins NCAA title

Howell heading back to school

Three share Jones Creek lead

Kuchar not certain he'll turn pro

Stars hope poor home ice works slows Devils

Devils edge Stars for series lead

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.

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

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

Address confusion is easy to correct

'Zombie' attacks are part of Caribbean tradition

The illusion of roominess

Faith digest

Tanning results

Aiken bookstore has firm foundation

Pleasant Hill tranquillity

Keeping it in the family

Tan in a tube

Kosher cuisine

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.

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.

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.

Educator quits post on panel

Wedding announcements page receives makeover

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.

Fishing contract clarified

Telethon shares survivor's story

Firefighters parade downtown

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.

Secessionist ideas gaining support

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.

Stallions take opportunistic win

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

Parade caps off convention

Information on open meeting laws

Improving the Sunshine laws

Columbia County steps up school security

Centers offer cool reprieve

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 wins NCAA golf title

Leaky hose injures four employees at SRS

Meetings often closed to public

Armed man apprehended after crash

Howell heading back to school

Replacement process begins

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Correction

Minister turns himself in to police

Man admits to being under suspicion

Across the area: Wrightsboro plan will be discussed

Short-lived watering ban worries residents

Partnership focuses on Augusta Commons

Service honors patriots

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.

Class explores black community

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.

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

Acoustics help find explosives

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.

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

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.

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

Lawsuit rejected by jury

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.

Family mourns slain woman

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.

Pilot program debuts at Bell Auditorium

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.

Area officials set guides for input

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Students celebrate year's end

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.

Sparrow among candidates for arenafootball 2 honors

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.

Few accepts D.C. job

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.

Commander to leave fort after promotion

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.

Runoffs attract hopefuls

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.

Kuchar not certain he'll turn pro

Lakers must avoid third straight loss

Pacers knock off Knicks

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Mrs. Julia Jones
Mrs. Julia Mae Jones, 75, of Gilbert Manor, died Wednesday, May 31, 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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. Elsie Ruth

Miss Virginia Smith

Mr. Edgar Wiggins

Mrs. Anna M. Cain

Mr. Cecil Harris Jr.

Mrs. Bertha Scott

Mr. Paul Nalon

Mrs. Lula Adams

Mrs. Theresa Wood

Mr. Eugene Vogle

Mr. Charlie Cartledge

Mrs. Latisha Herron

Mrs. Verlie Jones

Mr. Tilmon Beard

Mrs. Louise Bishop

Mr. Wayne Canady

Mr. Alcide Hauser

Mr. Ellie Davis

Mr. Robert Parker

Mrs. Lois Cone

Mrs. Ruby Bacon

Mr. Julian Simons

Mrs. Mary Tarver

Mr. Miller Rolland Jr.

Mrs. Peggy Kitchens

Mrs. Marie Thorne

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Overtime: Wasden leads Curtis Baptist athletic staff

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

Wallace not content with pole

Woman's work benefits animals

Children fish the forbidden lake

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.

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

Area braces for crimes

Julia Roberts receives her own domain name