Tourists snap Jackets' win streak

Card trading a whole new game

Martinez shuts out Asheville

Braves notebook

Braves notebook

Third parties determine value

Braves rocked by Giants

Minor league notebook

Braves salvage series with win

Pitcher credits defense

Furcal spurs on Braves

First grade marks start of long trip

Pocket change

Wheels of misfortune
In the past few years, Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has been gaining ground on competitors, in part, analysts have said, because of its relationship with Ford and the success of its sport utility vehicles.

On the move

Wheels of misfortune

On the move
Tony Strickland has been promoted to director of product development, utilitywear fabrics, at Avondale Apparel Fabrics, Graniteville, S.C. He previously served as director of technical quality, sportswear fabrics, with Avondale.

Business briefs
Dixieland Concrete and Master Craft Flooring, both in Evans, received the Challenge Award for their performance in excellence.

Business briefs

Pocket change
Senior-level managers seeking new employment should know that snail-mail and faxes are on their way out as the best way to contact recruiters: Executive search companies say they prefer to receive resumes via e-mail, a new survey finds.

Curry healthy, ready to run

Area college team capsules

LSU playing to high expectations

Terps hope to regain edge

Just us liberals

Read the Bible, not Potter books

Augusta flood critic way off base

Riley's switch

Drugs and jobs

'Emergency' aid too slow

Bicyclists have road rights, too

There's more than just one Bible

Can't tolerate more liberalism

Evolution, Christianity compatible

Craig wrong to try Kennedy again

No clemency for Williams

Who says Bush has no experience?

Harry Truman not a stupid president

Big Sky blazes

Congress pay raise unjustified

Islam does respect other religions

Shut the book on Kennedy case

Trail yields its tales
Some guys stumble into a midlife crisis and cope by buying an old muscle car.

Confederate general blamed for Donelson loss
He's remembered as a blundering, cowardly Confederate commander who abandoned his troops in the face of battle at Fort Donelson in Tennessee and fled to safety.

Dream house to be raffled
The house of your dreams could be yours for just $100. Hard to believe? It's true.

Common sense will dictate who goes first
Dear Carson: When leaving a restaurant with no host or hostess leading the way, should the man go first to clear a path and open doors, or should the lady go first?

Swap shop
In a perfect world, parents and their children would agree on what to wear.

Class offers in-depth beer study
It wouldn't be unusual to see courses such as art, science and history on a college student's class schedule. But the Art, Science and History of Beer?

Tiger stumbles but keeps lead

PGA notebook

Coach rallies to win Palmetto

Woods outshoots May in duel

Juniors take control in Palmetto Am 082000 - The Augusta Chronicle

Marchman finishes season strong

PGA notebook

Woods worked for this win

Course knowledge helps Bissell

Lynx notebook

First grade marks start of long trip
My parents have a fading reel of film taken more than 40 years ago with a home movie camera.

Common sense will dictate who goes first

Class offers in-depth beer study

Trail yields its tales

Dream house to be raffled

Confederate general blamed for Donelson loss

Swap shop

Battered women face overwhelming odds

Making tracks

Defendant has history of troubles
There are two sides to Darryl Wilson.

Across the area

OMI celebrates anniversary
An open grill with sizzling hamburgers and hot dogs. Watermelon wedges and strawberry shortcake spread out on a checkered picnic tablecloth.

Officials promote vaccine

Walking the line
A motorist is given a sobriety test alongside John C. Calhoun Expressway. Richmond County sheriff's deputies and Georgia State Patrol troopers were at the location from 9 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday, checking driver's licenses and insurance cards and looking for drivers who were intoxicated or possessed illegal drugs.

Professor leads sorority at national level

Development poses water supply concerns

Rebel flags fly above highway

Across the area
An Evans home sustained heavy fire and smoke damage Saturday after two children accidentally started the blaze with a cigarette lighter, said Martinez Fire Department Public Information Officer Honey Shore.

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.

Flags missing from monuments
LEXINGTON - The morning after jubilant Southern partisans placed Confederate flags at three monuments that are protected by law, a battle flag was missing from the site of an 1865 skirmish between Union and Rebel troops, and the pole that held it was broken and twisted.

Reform not new to teachers
ATLANTA - Pupils throughout the state have headed back to class, lugging new school supplies and wearing fresh clothes, with excited teachers welcoming them just as in years past.

Flags missing from monuments

Appeal hinges on evidence
The same day Augusta native Alexander Williams is scheduled to die in the electric chair, an Augusta federal judge will be asked to decide whether another Georgia death row inmate may present evidence in his federal appeal.

Wetlands offer answers
Augusta has spent years and millions of dollars trying to solve its pollution problems. In the end, salvation might be in the bulrushes.  View the photo gallery

Walking the line

Officials promote vaccine
The disease is so rare that many people without medical training have heard of it but are not sure what it is.

Adoptions ease overcrowding
Overcrowding at the Columbia County animal shelter has been eased after another successful weekend adoption fair.

Defendant has history of troubles

Across the area

Appeal hinges on evidence

Golden Knights highlight blast

Development poses water supply concerns
The wild west is being tamed. Columbia County officials have known that growth was spreading west.

Wetlands offer answers

Project takes root in Aiken
AIKEN - Downtown is dead or dying in some cities, but not in Aiken, where public and private partnerships are working together - not just to survive, but to thrive.

Golden Knights highlight blast
As The Star-Spangled Banner played in the background, Sgt. 1st Class Mark Hollabaugh rode on the wind beneath his black-and-gold Army parachute.

Project takes root in Aiken

Across the area
A number of open houses have been scheduled at Richmond County schools this week.

Professor leads sorority at national level
Louise Rice has worn many hats. Professor. Doctor. Director.

Battered women face overwhelming odds
She showed up at the shelter door with three toddlers, bruises all over her upper body and blackened eyes swollen shut.

Reform not new to teachers

Rebel flags fly above highway
AIKEN - Friday began early for Bill Vanderhoff, who was out before dawn digging holes behind the Jefferson Davis Highway marker on U.S. Highway 1 between Lexington and West Columbia - one of hundreds of markers along the route named for the president of the Confederate States of America.

Bucs top Pats

Mr. John Warfield
Mr. John G. Warfield, of Lynwood Drive, Martinez, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Doctors Hospital.

Mrs. Lillie Tanner
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Lillie Shurling Tanner, 76, of Chambers Brooks Springs Road, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. Everette Josey
Mr. Everette E. Josey, 79, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. Willie Haywood
Mr. Willie Haywood, of Wheeler Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Joyce Ham
STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Joyce Lawrence Ham, 69, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Ogeechee Area Hospice.

Mrs. Ethel Phillips
Mrs. Ethel G. Phillips, 95, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mr. Johnny Lewis
MIDVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Johnny Paul Lewis, 75, of Mary Street, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at University Hospital.

Mr. Charles Thompson Jr.
Mr. Charles Boifeuillett ``Charlie'' Thompson Jr., 81, died Saturday, Aug. 19 2000, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Medical Center.

Mr. James Player
Mr. James Player, 65, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. Robert Leach
GREENSBORO, Ga. - Mr. Robert Terrell ``Bob'' Leach, 53, of Veazey Road, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens.

Mrs. Anne Zeigler
NORTH AUGUSTA - Mrs. Anne Morgan Zeigler, 80, of Highview Avenue, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, in Baton Rouge, La.

Mr. Warren Key Jr.
Mr. Warren Key Jr., 75, of Prep Street, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at his residence.

Mr. Joseph Beal
GREENSBORO, Ga. - Mr. Joseph Wesley Beal, 81, of Greene Street, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000.

Mr. J. Shields Kenan
STATESBORO, Ga. - Mr. J. Shields Kenan, 84, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Georgia War Veterans Home, Augusta.

Mr. Richard Davis
WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Richard E. Davis, 73, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at Carl Vinson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Mrs. Willie Hunt
Mrs. Willie Jo Hunt, 84, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Windermere Nursing Home.

Mr. Reuben Garrard
LINCOLNTON, Ga - Mr. Reuben Richard Gerrard, 85, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Twin View Health Care Center.

Blake Franco
Blake Anthony Franco, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Franco, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Shirley Edenfield
ADRIAN, Ga. - Mrs. Shirley Rowland Endenfield, 50, of Odomville Road, died Saturday, Aug. 19, at her residence.

Mr. Wilbur Rychly
MARTINEZ - Mr. Wilbur ``Bill'' J. Rychly, 83, of Bay Point, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at his residence.

Mrs. Eunice Van Keuren
SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. - Mrs. Eunice Cato Van Keuren, 78, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa.

Rev. Charles Chavis
AIKEN - Mr. Charles S. Chavis, 72, of Wagener Road, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. Cecil Allen
Mr. Cecil G. Allen, 86, of Evans, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Forrest Lake Health Care.

Mr. Willard Renfroe Jr.
SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Willard Madison ``Buddy'' Renfroe Jr., 46, of Northlake Drive, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000.

Mrs. Mary Brooks
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Brooks, 83, of Kings Chapel Road, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at her residence.

Mr. James Johnson
AIKEN - Mr. James Johnson, 75, of James Road, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Jared Johnson
Mr. Jared Johnson, 21, of Evans, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000.

Mrs. Inez Morris
EVANS - Mrs. Inez Morris, 82, of Brandon Wilde, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at her residence.

Ms. Barbara Malone
Ms. Barbara Malone, 39, of Laney Walker Boulevard, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at University Hospital.

Mr. Ernest Mackie Jr.
NORTH AUGUSTA - Mr. Ernest Mackie Jr., 52, of Five Notch Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

West Holloway
West Britton Holloway, 3, the son of Jason Linaweaver and Latrisha Holloway, both of Evans, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000.

Mr. Robert Kimbrel
BAXLEY, Ga. - Mr. Robert L. Kimbrel, 85, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Ms. Barbara Malone

Mr. Warren Key Jr.

Mrs. Anne Zeigler

Mr. Everette Josey

Mr. Richard Davis

Mr. J. Shields Kenan

Mr. Robert Leach

Mr. Wilbur Rychly

Mrs. Willie Hunt

Mrs. Lillie Tanner

Mr. James Johnson

Blake Franco

Mrs. Mary Brooks

Mr. Reuben Garrard

Mr. Willie Haywood

Mr. Willard Renfroe Jr.

Mr. James Player

West Holloway

Mr. Ernest Mackie Jr.

Mr. John Warfield

Mrs. Ethel Phillips

Mr. Jared Johnson

Mrs. Shirley Edenfield

Mr. Joseph Beal

Mr. Robert Kimbrel

Mrs. Joyce Ham

It was typical Clinton: Trying to take all the credit
IN PRESIDENT Bill Clinton's address to the Democratic Convention, he didn't talk about the initiatives he proposed - allowing homosexuals in the military and nationalizing our health care system - when he had a Democrat-controlled Congress.

Kent: Gore's class warfare; free speech in Ga.?
LOS ANGELES - Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore got it right in his acceptance speech when he said, ``The future is at stake'' on Nov. 7.

Big Sky blazes
"We would not do this if it were not absolutely essential.''

Bicyclists have road rights, too
Regarding Clint Smith's letter that cars should not share the road with bikes: Sharing the road with bicyclists is not a new idea, it is the law.David J. Collier, Augusta

Drugs and jobs
Who would have thought there'd be a connection between the nation's drug culture and its remarkably long-running low unemployment rate?

No clemency for Williams
Killer Alexander E. Williams IV has yet to pay for the evil he did 14 years ago when he kidnapped, robbed, raped and murdered a 16-year-old girl here in Augusta, and stashed her lifeless, violated body in the woods.

Immunization matters
Day-care centers that aren't making sure the young ones in their care are immunized need to clean up their act.

'Emergency' aid too slow
``Emergency relief'' money available to homeowners who were displaced during the flash floods of June 20 is flowing to them - like a glacier, that is.

Who says Bush has no experience?
This is to respond to an Aug. 16 letter from Herbert A. Edney IV who said George W. Bush has no experience except being governor of Texas, while Al Gore was a congressman, senator and then was vice president for eight years. H. Golabchi, Martinez

Make Postal Service compete
The U.S. Justice Department is rightfully taking a hard line against monopolies and uncompetitive practices. ``Exhibit A'' is the agency's judicial assault on Microsoft for using its monopoly powers to stomp its software competitors.

Islam does respect other religions
John Craig's Aug. 7 letter asserting that there can be and has been peaceful coexistence between both Moslem and Christian Arabs with the Jewish community in the Arab world is neither ignorance nor naivete.Zameer Sheikh, Martinez

Riley's switch
``I think it makes very good sense for the state to have a carefully controlled lottery with the funds going to education. I don't care about our state funding education in Georgia.''

Shut the book on Kennedy case
I can't believe that a family would have to go through the ordeal that the Kennedy family of Martinez is being forced to endure.Dale Duncan, Augusta

Sleep or get fat
It's worse than we thought. Not only do we get flabby by not exercising enough, but now scientists tell us we get excess back fat and multiple chins by not sleeping well enough.

Just us liberals
"What's not new is that most news people are Democrats, even liberals ... What is new is that newsies no longer try to keep their politics personal.''

Augusta flood critic way off base
Michael White's letter ("City to blame for flood lawsuits'') is another example of his attitude that he is the No. 1 authority on flooding and drainage in the Augusta area.Robert L. Clements, Louisville

Evolution, Christianity compatible
Hubert Baker, in his July 25 letter, ``Evolution a tool to ruin Christianity,'' shows confusion about evolution. Claud R. Caldwell Jr., Augusta

Read the Bible, not Potter books
I agree with D.H. Edwards' Chronicle letter. Where have all the so-called Christians gone? Answer: To purchase Harry Potter books.Arvilla Virgil, Harlem

Can't tolerate more liberalism
What is wrong with the Democratic Party? It would probably be easier to list what is not wrong with it.David Chiera Jr., Augusta

NCAA backs off boycott
The National Collegiate Athletic Association deserves a rousing cheer for dealing a serious setback to the stubborn campaign to continue the economic boycott of South Carolina over the Confederate battle flag.

Craig wrong to try Kennedy again
I am appalled by the outrageous behavior of our district attorney, Danny Craig.Charity Lyda, Evans

Harry Truman not a stupid president
Regarding recent letter calling Harry Truman the ``stupidest president ever'':Dick Donnelly, Martinez

It was typical Clinton: Trying to take all the credit
IN PRESIDENT Bill Clinton's address to the Democratic Convention, he didn't talk about the initiatives he proposed - allowing homosexuals in the military and nationalizing our health care system - when he had a Democrat-controlled Congress.

Congress pay raise unjustified
I recently read Congress will be receiving a 3 percent cost of living pay raise. John C. Whinnery Sr., Aiken

There's more than just one Bible
Some church people ask why there are so many different churches when there is only one Bible?Marsha Adams Faber Hance North Augusta

Kent: Gore's class warfare; free speech in Ga.?
LOS ANGELES - Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore got it right in his acceptance speech when he said, ``The future is at stake'' on Nov. 7.

NASCAR notebook: Labonte's ready to roll

Overtime: Little League World Series begins today

Tire change propels Wallace to win

Road gets smoother for Mast

Bow hunters gather at jamboree

Aniticipating the hunt

Outdoors calendar

Changes threaten day center
Sounds of singing and laughing from another room drift into the ``quiet room'' where Eleanor Dye sits with her granddaughter, Dawn Jarriel.  View the photo gallery

Search for cause progresses
The links between Alzheimer's disease and other afflictions such as heart disease might hold the key to unlocking how the disease kills brain cells and steals memories and lives, a local researcher said.  View the photo gallery

Melt-and-dilute test watched closely
In a cavernous laboratory of Savannah River Site's research and development lab, scientists are preparing for the final tests of a procedure that could lead to a $1.9 billion plant at the federal nuclear-weapons site.

Melt-and-dilute test watched closely

Changes threaten day center

Search for cause progresses

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