Augusta's bats quiet in loss

Minor League notebook: Ex-Jacket Arroyo debuts with Pirates

Jackets relay Father's Day memories

Braves notebook: Cox to bring teammates to All-Star game

Plenty to enjoy on Father's Day

Jackets' bid for title fails

Mulholland blasted in loss

Schilling slams door on Braves

Jackets' Baker passes early tests

Dedicated lawn care defies logic

Weekly gas update

Pocket change
PROS AND CONS E-mail may help some people reduce the costs of long-distance communication, but a recent study suggests chats over the phone have a personal touch that e-mail just cannot mimic.

The direct approach
Valerie Birt remembers when her mother brought home discount cans of beef stew, chili and barbecue hash from the Castleberry's factory store.

Bakery cooks up expansion
President Baking Co.'s Augusta plant, which makes Murray and Famous Amos brand cookies for Keebler Foods Co., on Friday announced an $11 million warehouse expansion.

The direct approach

3M puts pressure on firm
After having his photograph of Sudlow Lake published in Aiken County Magazine, Wesley Hightower decided to start his own photography business.

Pocket change

Business briefs
WASHINGTON - Housing construction last month dipped to its lowest level in almost a year, providing fresh evidence that the Federal Reserve's six interest rate increases are beginning to slow the economy.

Sports store lures patrons
Sohail Abdulla has a really cool place to fish. It's air-conditioned and everything. He can cast a crawfish lure and a 7-pound largemouth bass will strike - no problem.

On the move
Carolyn Teffeteller has been appointed to the position of controller of GIW Industries Inc.

Weekly gas update
Weekly check of area gasoline prices.

Quick tips: Pet care
Most dog owners spend about $550 a year on pet food, grooming, toys and routine medical care. They spend much more than that if their dogs get hurt or sick.

Sports store lures patrons

3M puts pressure on firm

Business briefs

On the move

Bakery cooks up expansion

Quick tips: Pet care

Lauds senate candidate Popplewell

Race relations stepping backward

Weegar's better idea

Cloaked censorship

Wide use of vulgar word sickens

Homosexuality is not about rape

Williams helping local schools

Lauds friends who stood by dad

Schools need guidance

Downtown sign ban harms recovery

Keep team of elected officials together

Is millage rollback law useless?

Make downtown regulations sensible

Politicians worked together for area

Urges sheriff enforce safe car code, noise and speed limits

A sign of compromise?

Reno revives Fugitive Slave Act

Ga. secretary hurts herself

Strength gathered through families
I believe with all my heart that the home is under Satanic attack. The devil knows that he can destroy America and destroy our churches today by destroying our homes. 1 Peter 5:8 says, ``Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls about like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.''

Pictures of love
In honor of Father's Day, The Augusta Chronicle invited children to draw their dads and send us the pictures. We received 40 entries from children ages 3-16. Here are some of them.  View the online special

Former parsonage will be missionary family's stateside home
While a missionary family from a village in the Philippines boarded a plane Friday for a year's furlough stateside, a team of Augustans halfway around the world awaited their arrival.

A LOT of possibilities
Gary and Debbie Katcoff found their dream house - or at least the lot - around the corner from their home in Waverly subdivision about eight years ago.

Strange disappearances defy explanation
Each year, some 10 million Americans are reported as missing.

Landmark showcases nature's grandeur
Over the previous two days, we had hiked round-trip from the rim of the Grand Canyon to the bunkhouses of Phantom Ranch more than a mile below on the canyon floor.

Pro active
A loose-limbed, 6-foot-9 Wally West towered over the campers, ages 9 to 17, at Curtis Baptist High School.

Confection connection
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The little store at the heart of the globe's oldest shopping mall holds the answer to one of the darkest, sweetest gastronomic mysteries: just why is Brussels the chocolate capital of the world?

Faith digest
A South Carolina pastor is calling on area churches and synagogues to pray for rain at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25.

Unused presents should be returned
Dear Carson: After only eight months of marriage, my husband and I have decided to divorce. How do I handle the return of our wedding gifts?

Home-schooling expo offered
More than 50 national and local vendors will show their wares to home-schooling families at a curriculum expo at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2367 Washington Road, from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 24.

Woods out to make history

Usual suspects top leaderboard

Woods increases lead at Open

Dedicated lawn care defies logic
Maintaining a lush, green lawn in a hot, Southern summer makes no logical sense. I do it.

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

Festival fun and informative
Leon Carter brought his two daughters, Rhonda and Joy, to the Augusta Juneteenth Festival on Saturday not only to enjoy the music and food but also for a history lesson. Full story -- Augusta Chronicle

SportsJam showcases alternative sports
As Nick Durante sped toward the ramp, Patrick Myers saw his life pass before his eyes. Full story -- Augusta Chronicle

Unused presents should be returned

A LOT of possibilities

Strength gathered through families

Former parsonage will be missionary family's stateside home

Landmark showcases nature's grandeur

Pro active

Faith digest

Strange disappearances defy explanation

Festival highlights small-town life

Festival fun and informative

4-year-old visits with her 'angel' nurses

4-year-old visits with her 'angel' nurses
Returning Friday to the hospital where her daughter fought for her life four years ago, Bonnie Parker once again thanked her daughter's special ''angels.''

Region's athletes compete
Ricky Jung performs a forward flip for momentum to whip the ball onto the field for a throw-in during a soccer match between his Atlanta squad and a team from Tampa, Fla.

Deputies arrest two in fugitive's escape
Richmond County Sheriff's investigators arrested two people Friday in connection with the escape of a county inmate taken into custody Thursday evening.

State limits set to begin

Money, donors revealed
State Sen. Charles W. Walker, D-Augusta, is seeking his sixth term in the state Senate with money to burn, while his Republican opponent's sole contribution is a loan to herself.

District suffers slow demise

State limits set to begin
Irrigation pumps that pull water from Crane Creek into yards off Pleasant Home Road already are running slow, and residents fear they could dry up altogether.

Across the area

Woman overcomes disability
There was a time when Adrena Clegg spoke louder. There was a time when she spoke more often. But there has never been another time when she has spoken with more heart.

Officials monitor birds for disease

Across the area
David Joseph Easterling, one of the three men arrested and charged in connection with the 1998 slayings of an Evans couple, appeared before a Magistrate Court judge Friday.

Deputies arrest two in fugitive's escape

Supplemental wells gain in popularity

Staying afloat

Staying afloat
Mary Stratton, of Aiken, helps her friend Crystal Eubanks, 4, practice her swimming strokes .

Event celebrates Juneteenth

Supplemental wells gain in popularity
More and more water restrictions might be on the way, and that spells more and more trouble for the few remaining tomatoes in Wendell Stubbs' garden.

Change boosts MCG optimism

PPO plan attracts workers

State body discusses education

Stallions' season flies by

Firm will investigate SRS security breach
Heads could roll at Savannah River Site over the sale of surplus computers that might have held sensitive information, Morrison Knudsen executives said Friday, two days after an investigation confirmed some of the computers wound up in China.

Across the area

Across the area
Augusta Mayor Bob Young will meet with Broad Street and other merchants at 9:30 a.m. Monday to discuss the city sign ordinance.

Special-teams play large role

Event celebrates Juneteenth
Leon Carter brought his two daughters, Rhonda and Joy, to the Augusta Juneteenth Festival on Saturday not only to enjoy the music and food but also for a history lesson.

State body discusses education
ATLANTA - Empty seats and questions about the purpose of the Governor's Education Reform Commission colored four recent days of commission meetings as members considered additional school reforms even though the current school reform won't affect the first pupil for months.

Businessman voids junkyard purchase

District suffers slow demise
The polished shoes and pressed shirts of black businessmen once filled the Laney-Walker neighborhood. So did the laughter of schoolchildren. There was a bustle along these brick facades, a vibrant pulse to this community.

Woman overcomes disability

Festival highlights small-town life
TRENTON, S.C. - Straight down a sidewalk shaded by magnolias and just past a row of white picket fences lies the Trenton town park, where residents gathered Saturday for their annual Ridge Peach Festival.

Students to improve towns

Sewage fines hit industry
Industries that dump toxic chemicals and regulated materials into Augusta's wastewater system are paying more than sewer bills this summer.

Stallions roll over Steam

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

Money, donors revealed

Change boosts MCG optimism
Registered nurse Amy Terry looks up and sees a mother walking toward an isolation room at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Medical College of Georgia Children's Medical Center.

Region's athletes compete

Officials monitor birds for disease
SAVANNAH - Two dead crows and one dead blue jay do not a plague make. But local health officials are paying more attention than usual to the occasional avian casualty this summer as the county steps up monitoring for West Nile encephalitis.

Howell wins NCAA golf title

Parade caps off convention

Making tracks

Students to improve towns
Hardly anybody in Springfield or Guyton even knew what a charrette was two months ago, but now officials in both cities are getting ready to host one next week.

Sewage fines hit industry

PPO plan attracts workers
ATLANTA - A cost-cutting strategy designed by the state Department of Community Health is paying dividends.

Jackets relay Father's Day memories

Stallions' season flies by

Businessman voids junkyard purchase
An Augusta businessman who planned to clean up and redevelop the defunct Goldberg Brothers junkyard has reneged on purchasing the site from a U.S. Bankruptcy Court trustee.

Firm will investigate SRS security breach

SportsJam attracts stunts
As Nick Durante sped toward the ramp, Patrick Myers saw his life pass before his eyes.

Series returns to L.A.

Mrs. Mirle Pender
ALLENDALE, S.C. - Mrs. Mirle McSwain Pender, 95, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at John E. Harter Nursing Center, Fairfax.

Mrs. Marjorie Cardo
Mrs. Marjorie Fischer Cardo died Wednesday, June 7, 1999.

Mrs. Helen Smith
AIKEN - Mrs. Helen Cox Smith, 73, of Bonnie Lane, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. Sydney Carter
Mr. Sydney Carter, 80, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at University Hospital.

Mrs. Mae Preston
RIDGE SPRING, S.C. - Mrs. Mae Bell Preston, 54, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at Edgefield County Hospital, Edgefield.

Mrs. Mary Jackson
CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Hudson Jackson, 88, of Jenning Street, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital, Greensboro.

Mrs. Billie Saunders
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Billie Hughes Saunders, 78, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Frank Lazenby
Mr. Frank Lazenby, of Laney-Walker Boulevard, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Rev. Walter Hodges
The Rev. Walter Wane Hodges, 64, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, in Augusta.

Mr. Joseph Maloney
AIKEN - Mr. Joseph ``Stewart'' Maloney, 54, died Monday, June 13, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Louise Wells
WRENS, Ga. - Mrs. Louise Wells, 94, of Washington Street, died Monday, June 12, 2000, at Burke County Hospital. Waynesboro.

Mrs. Viney Dotson
Mrs. Viney Foreman Dotson, 89, of East Avenue, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Ernest Proctor Sr.
WARRENVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Ernest Elton Proctor Sr., 98, of Howlandville Road, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at National Health Care.

Mr. John Hadden Jr.
Mr. John C. Hadden Jr., 63, of Sims Avenue, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Dollie McDaniel
BEECH ISLAND - Mrs. Mollie Brown McDaniel, 93, of Williston Road, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at her residence.

Mrs. Mary Renfroe
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Sharpe Renfroe, 89, of Harrison Street, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at Washington County Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Nora Story
Mrs. Nora R. Story, 74, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, in Matthews.

Mrs. Mary McLean
Mrs. Mary L. ``Peggy'' McLean, of Cinnarron Way, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center.

Mrs. Margaret O'Tuel
Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth O'Tuel, 70, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000.

Mrs. Ollie Adams
NORTH AUGUSTA - Mrs. Ollie Mae R. Adams, 77, died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mr. Ralph Morris
Mr. Ralph Edmund Morris, 78, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Corine Beard
JACKSON - Mrs. Corine Hazelton Beard, 77, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Alton Thompson
SYLVANIA, Ga. - Mr. Alton Norris Thompson, 68, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Savannah.

Mr. Franklin Floyd
HAWKINSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Franklin E. Floyd, 66, of Mooring Road, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Rosa Owens
BARNWELL, S.C. - Mrs. Rosa Lee Still Owens, 69, died Thursday, June 15, 2000.

Mr. William Rutledge Sr.
Mr. William Hunter Rutledge Sr., 91, of Boy Scout Road, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at his residence.

David Burns Jr.
BEECH ISLAND - David L. Burns Jr., 9, of Brayboy Road, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Mr. Jack Benson
NORWOOD, Ga. - Mr. Jack Hayden ``Pop'' Benson, 75, of Ridge Road Northeast, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Beamous Price
Mr. Beamous Price, 76, of Westmont Drive, Martinez, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at his residence.

Jarslaun Jones
SARDIS, Ga. - Jarslaun Jones, infant son of Jonathan and Nicole Jones, of Girard Avenue, died Friday, June 2, 2000.

Mr. Ernest Gilchrist Sr.
Mr. Ernest Gilchrist Sr., 79, of Watkins Street, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Dollie McDaniel
BEECH ISLAND - Mrs. Dollie Brown McDaniel, 93, of Williston Road, died Friday, June 16, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Wilbur Deer
ULMER, S.C. - Mr. Wilbur Louis Deer, 79, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Roper Hospital, Charleston.

Mrs. Abbrial Giles
NEWARK, N.J. - Mrs. Abbrial J. Davis Giles, 60, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000.

Mr. Kenneth Sibley
Mr. Kenneth Reed Sibley, of Dever Drive, Martinez, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.

Hannah Barelle Richardson
AIKEN - Hannah Barelle Richardson, infant daughter of Ken and Amy Igramm Richardson, of Two Notch Road, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Miss Alisha Thomas
IRMO, Ga. - Miss Alisha Rebecca Thomas, 20, of Sickle Court, died Friday, June 9, 2000, in Columbia.

Ms. Susie Collins
Ms. Susie Mae Collins, of 10th Street, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Ethel Irvin
BENESALEM, Pa. - Mrs. Ethel Irvin, 90, of Dunksferry Road, died Tuesday, June 13, 2000, at Nashaminy Manor Nursing Home.

Mr. Frank Johnson
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Mr. Frank Johnson died Wednesday, June 7, 2000.

Mrs. Mary Sperman
TRENTON, S.C. - Mrs. Mary Sperman, 86, of Academy Road, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mrs. Nezzie Thomas
Mrs. Nezzie Thomas, of Princeton Lane, died Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at University Hospital.

Cre'Shauna Harrell
AIKEN - Cre'Shauna Earlasia Harrell, infant daughter of Gregory Harrell and Gwanzy Alexander, of President Drive, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Dorothy Priester
FAIRFAX, S.C. - Mrs. Dorothy ``Kib'' Dickson Priester, 75, of Beaufort Avenue, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Aiken.

Mrs. Abbrial Giles

Mrs. Ethel Irvin

Cre'Shauna Harrell

Mr. William Rutledge Sr.

Mr. Frank Johnson

Mr. Beamous Price

Mrs. Viney Dotson

David Burns Jr.

Mrs. Ollie Adams

Mrs. Billie Saunders

Mrs. Nezzie Thomas

Mrs. Louise Wells

Mrs. Mae Preston

Mr. Ernest Proctor Sr.

Mrs. Mary Renfroe

Mrs. Dollie McDaniel

Mr. Frank Lazenby

Mrs. Marjorie Cardo

Mr. Jack Benson

Mrs. Helen Smith

Ms. Susie Collins

Mr. Kenneth Sibley

Hannah Barelle Richardson

Mrs. Rosa Owens

Mr. John Hadden Jr.

Mrs. Nora Story

Jarslaun Jones

Mr. Joseph Maloney

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mr. Franklin Floyd

Mrs. Dorothy Priester

Mr. Sydney Carter

Mrs. Corine Beard

Mrs. Dollie McDaniel

Few still scrutinized; MCG versus UGA?
Members of the District of Columbia City Council remain concerned that Augusta Fire Chief Ronnie Few, named by D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams to be the D.C. F

Are some rights more right than others?
PRESIDENT Franklin Roosevelt, so the story goes, was tired of the mindless small talk which accompanied White House dinners.

Ga. secretary hurts herself
Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox, a Democrat, made a terrible decision by keeping party-switching legislator Randy Sauder on the ballot for his Smyrna-based 29th District House of Representatives seat.

Few still scrutinized; MCG versus UGA?
Members of the District of Columbia City Council remain concerned that Augusta Fire Chief Ronnie Few, named by D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams to be the D.C. F

Downtown sign ban harms recovery
The June 10 Augusta Chronicle reported the Augusta Commission passed a new ordinance banning certain types of signage, flashing lights, tables and chairs along the sidewalks of Broad Street. Tim Campbell Jr., North Augusta

Homosexuality is not about rape
I have been following the debate about whether homosexuals should lead Boy Scout troops. The June 8 letter by Sam Fulton saddened me deeply.Megan Hathway, Aiken

Georgia Games 2002 encore
There can be no stronger evidence that the Augusta area's investment in hosting the Georgia Games last summer is paying off than the state Games Commission's decision to hold them here again in 2002.

Williams helping local schools
As the July 18 Republican primary gets closer, negative letters about state Rep. Robin Williams, R-Augusta, are being published. These meandering, whiny letters represent a small, unhappy faction - not the entire district.Ann Stafford, Augusta

Is millage rollback law useless?
Re the article in the June 9 Chronicle by Columbia County Bureau reporter Jason B. Smith. David K. Simpson, Martinez

Reno revives Fugitive Slave Act
The Fugitive Slave Act was passed by Congress in 1850 as part of compromise legislation that included the Missouri Compromise. It provided that a runaway slave had to be returned to its owner. Allen W. Johnson, Augusta

Keep team of elected officials together
The first job of any government is the protection of its people. Lesley McGee, Evans

Lauds friends who stood by dad
With Father's Day approaching it brings to mind my own father. A few months ago my father was arrested and charged with a terrible crime. Of course these accusations were not true. Sherri Grizzard Pearson, Clearwater

Wide use of vulgar word sickens
Why has the ``F'' word become such a popular everyday term? The word turns my stomach to even hear it. James M. Lewis, North Augusta

Memorial, Flag days wrongly taught
I agree wholeheartedly with George C. de Baca's June 11 letter: ``Why school uniforms are necessary.'' There are other concerns that today's parents are remiss in teaching their children about.David G. Edmiston Sr., Grovetown

Cloaked censorship
A bumper sticker tells it like it is: ''We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse.''

Urges sheriff enforce safe car code, noise and speed limits
Why doesn't the Richmond County Sheriff's Department enforce the motor vehicles laws? Everyday you see cars and trucks on the streets of Augusta with missing taillights, headlights, broken and missing windows, bald tires and windows taped over so the driver can't see out and the police can't see in.Joan A. Jackson, Hephzibah

Deadly Hyde Park chemicals ignored
I'm concerned about the situation involving Hyde Park and the Virginia subdivision area. I am an Augusta State University student enrolled in an urban African American studies course this summer. Deidre Moore, Hephzibah

Schools need guidance
It was just a year ago that George Jefferson, a retired Allendale math teacher, got mad. ``All hell's going to break loose. They better bring in the National Guard when they come. And I've already told my children they better bring home `Cs,' `Ds' and `Fs' when the state takes over. I better not see an `A' or `B.'''

Politicians worked together for area
A few years ago, the future of the Savannah River Site was in doubt. Citizens, business people and elected officials in the Aiken-Augusta area knew that a significant downsizing would have a dramatic impact on the local economy. State Rep. Roland Smith, Langley

Weegar's better idea
Sometimes a problem can appear intractable, such as how to bring more business to Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field at a time when Delta, its chief carrier, is downsizing service. Even if a solution's possible, it can seem to be too expensive or complex to be practical.

Are some rights more right than others?
PRESIDENT Franklin Roosevelt, so the story goes, was tired of the mindless small talk which accompanied White House dinners.

Guard SRS secrets
The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general concluded the other day what U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C., has been complaining about for several months: The loss of Savannah River Site computer disks containing sensitive data is ``a significant security and privacy concern which warrants further review.''

Lauds senate candidate Popplewell
I have known Mike Popplewell for at least 30 years. He and his wife are close friends of mine. I want to publicly support his bid to be our next 24th District state senator. For those who do not know Mr. Popplewell, I would like to share the following: Dewey Carey, Thompson

Race relations stepping backward
First the Confederate flag in South Carolina, now Georgia's state flag in Richmond County's school system is targeted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People because ``some pupils harbor feelings of being left out of history when they see the flag.''Cynthia Mottel, North Augusta

A sign of compromise?
After a swarm of e-mails, letters and phone calls, Mayor Bob Young decided to soften his position on enforcement of the sign ordinance in the economically sensitive downtown area.

Make downtown regulations sensible
As were the business owners on Augusta's Broad Street, I was shocked to learn all signs, banners, flower pots, tables and chairs are to be removed from the sidewalks. Michael B. Hagler, Augusta

Racing notebook: Earnhardt family adds another winner

Wallace has pole, wants win

500 rowers are expected for Langley Pond regatta

Overtime: Vikings' Moss not fined after plane mishap

Georgia takes lead in series

New af2 playoff format

Pocono 500 notebook: Steele expects to win

Augusta hosts state meet

Andretti optimism at Pocono sags

Overtime: Regions Cup golfers to test Persimmon Hill

Conditions don't dampen spirits

Group keeps on on the future

Peach prospect begins to sour
WARD, S.C. - Jimmy Forrest might be eating a lot more cheese crackers in his air-conditioned office after July.

Warmest spring on record for U.S.
WASHINGTON -- Mop your brow and read all about it: Spring 2000 was the hottest on record for the United States.

Warmest spring on record for U.S.

Peach prospect begins to sour