Jim Brickman gets back to the basics with new book, CD
Jim Brickman has a thing for keyboards. Since the mid-1990s, Mr. Brickman has quietly staked his claim as a pianist and composer, attracting a fervent fan base with his smooth, jazzy piano-based pop. But music, it seems, is not his only talent. When not tickling the ivories, Mr. Brickman, who performs at 7 p.m. Sunday at Bell Auditorium, has been clicking the keys, writing a book of inspirational essays.

Club calendar
PUNK-POP POETRY Maryland-based band Mary Prankster on Thursday will bring its particular amalgamation of punk rock, folk, pop and beat-era poetry to the Red Lion Pub on Walton Way. There will be a $5 cover at the door. For more information, call 736-7707.

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THE RAP-ROCK SKINNEE: Funky rap-rockers 2 Skinnee Js perform Sunday at the Imperial Theatre on Broad Street with the Augusta band the Riff Raff Kings.

Famous Dave's barbecue sticks to the ribs

Concert calender
Here is a listing of local concerts coming up.

'Roar' adds room for more roles

'Faith County' residents may be familiar to some
In Faith County, the tractor pull and big, beehive hair will never die. In Faith County, social circles revolve around the very public private lives of the families and friends that spend their lives in close proximity.

Some films have undying quality

'Roar' adds room for more roles
There are 225 dancers in the Augusta Dance Theatre production of the ballet Roar of Love.

Jim Brickman gets back to the basics with new book, CD

Some films have undying quality
Nothing moves a plot along like the untimely death of a main character.

Applause calender

Events calender
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Club calendar

Musician hopes to draw new listeners
Whether blowing the blues or coaxing a concerto from his Hohner harp, Robert Bonfiglio is enthusiastically a harmonica player.

Actress wants audience to cry for Anne Frank

Actress wants audience to cry for Anne Frank
The Young Artists Repertory Theatre Company may be the new kid (or kids, as the case may be) on Augusta's theatrical block, but it is announcing its presence in dramatic fashion.

Musician hopes to draw new listeners

Ramblin' Rhodes: Mandrell devoted to Sunday services
Louise Mandrell gets to bed Saturday nights about 1 a.m., but she usually is up five hours later preparing to greet visitors at church services in her Smoky Mountains theater.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Mandrell devoted to Sunday services

Famous Dave's barbecue sticks to the ribs
The word "heavy" comes to mind when we think of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que on Washington Road: heavy sauces, heavy portions, heavy waistlines - heavy, man.

Events calender

'Faith County' residents may be familiar to some

Strawberry admits violating rules of probation
TAMPA, Fla. -- Darryl Strawberry admitted violating the rules of his probation and told a court Friday he's willing to accept the consequences even if it means serving state prison time.

Seattle returns home after going 10-0 on road trip
SEATTLE -- As impossible as it sounds, the 2002 Seattle Mariners are upstaging the 2001 version.

Seattle returns home after going 10-0 on road trip

Jackets will play for region title

Coach breaks state record
There weren't many in the crowd to witness the momentous occasion. The scoreboard in right field wasn't turned on, and a few Little League contests were in progress behind the field where history was to be made.

Prep statistics
Here are statistics for area prep players.

Prep statistics

Offensive lull concerns Barnwell coach
His team is undefeated in South Carolina this season. It's sewn up the Region 5-AA championship for the fourth consecutive year. Perhaps most impressively, it's the top-ranked team in the state - and has been for much of the year.

Lopes out as Brewers manager

Lopes out as Brewers manager
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers, off to their worst start in franchise history, fired manager Davey Lopes on Thursday and hired bench coach Jerry Royster to succeed him on an interim basis.

Jackets will play for region title
AIKEN - North Augusta baseball coach Drew Hummel wasn't expecting much out of Yellow Jacket starter Jon Plexico.

Best wishes to the winner of the Big Game jackpot

Moss fills in for Marquis, Maddux to start Saturday
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves had to use Damian Moss as an emergency starter Friday against the Florida Marlins after a sore shoulder sidelined Jason Marquis.

Maddux to pitch despite pain

Braves turn on offense
ATLANTA - You tell yourself it's early, the hitters will inch away from the Mendoza line soon, and all will be right on Hank Aaron Drive.

Braves turn on offense

Moss fills in for Marquis, Maddux to start Saturday

Maddux to pitch despite pain
ATLANTA - There was never any doubt in Greg Maddux's mind who would start tonight against the Marlins.

Braves off to slow start
ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves general manager John Schuerholz to mirror: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?

Braves off to slow start

Company reaches new heights

Mutual fund fees add up over time

Business briefs
Augusta-based Merry Land Properties Inc. reported a decline in first-quarter operational revenues but an increase in net income stemming from the sale of three apartment complexes.

Company reaches new heights
With his feet propped on the ledge of University Hospital's roof, Carl Herring leaned back and stepped off.

How to file a late tax return

IRS ruling can be appealed
Are you in the middle of a disagreement with the IRS? One of the guaranteed rights for all taxpayers is the right to appeal, according to the IRS. If you disagree with the IRS about the amount of your tax liability or about proposed collection actions, you have the right to ask the IRS Appeals Office to review your case.

Business briefs

Maker of cups earns award
Sweetheart Cup Co., one of Augusta's oldest and most recognizable companies, on Thursday was named the state's top midsize manufacturer.

Correction

Mutual fund fees add up over time
Mutual fund management fees can siphon hundreds of thousands of dollars from the nest eggs of long-term investors.

Bank company's earnings climb

Plant ships new tractor
Deere & Co.'s Columbia County plant has seen production hours increase in recent weeks as the company has prepared to unveil a new tractor-loader-backhoe, assembled exclusively in Grovetown.

Cautious buyers focus on blue chips

Correction
An article in the business section of Friday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly reported the return on average assets of Georgia-Carolina Bancshares Inc., holding company for First Bank of Georgia.

IRS ruling can be appealed

Bank company's earnings climb
The holding company for First Bank of Georgia, the market's newest community bank, reported first quarter earnings of $1.005 million, or 83 cents per diluted share.

How to file a late tax return
The IRS says it hears many reasons from taxpayers for not filing a tax return. You may not have known whether you were required to file. Whatever the reason, it's best to file your return as soon as you can. If you need help, even with a late return, the IRS is ready to assist you.

Cautious buyers focus on blue chips
NEW YORK -- Wall Street ended an uninspiring earnings week with another lackluster session Friday, as investors settled for safer blue chips and once again shied away from tech stocks.

Terrorist ties

Commission, fix thyself

Aging ungracefully

Kill amnesty bill

Hoyt Goodson Jr.

Garden attracts beauty on the wing
Arleigh and Tommy Mansfield love birds, butterflies and flowers, and it shows.

Garden attracts beauty on the wing

Planting too soon not wise
Many people get in a hurry to plant the vegetable garden in spring, and that can be problematic.

Planting too soon not wise

Tech might use two quarterbacks
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Chan Gailey has said all spring he's not opposed to playing two quarterbacks and today he'll put that plan in action.

Florida State 4, Georgia Tech 3
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Stephen Drew had three RBIs, including a go-ahead, two-run home run in the fifth inning, as Florida State beat Georgia Tech 4-3 Friday night.

Florida State 4, Georgia Tech 3

Tech might use two quarterbacks

Resilient left-hander provides bright spot
Phil Dumatrait now has two things he didn't have this season: an earned run average and a loss.

Capital City rallies to beat Augusta
COLUMBIA - Capital City scored three runs in the fifth inning, and held on to beat Augusta, 3-2, Friday night at Capital City Stadium.

62 puts Love in the lead

Daly withdraws with wrist injury
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- John Daly withdrew from the WorldCom Classic on Thursday, 6 over par through 15 holes of the first round. He cited a wrist injury.

Mickelson shows both sides in taking WorldCom lead
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Phil Mickelson showed the maddening and marvelous sides of his game Friday, shooting a 7-under 64 to tie Jack Nicklaus' 36-hole scoring record in the WorldCom Classic.

Daly withdraws with wrist injury

Montgomerie wants revenge against Ballesteros
NEWTONMOUNTKENNEDY, Ireland -- Colin Montgomerie wants to get even with Seve Ballesteros. His chance begins Friday.

Love shoots personal best at WorldCom
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Davis Love III felt ready for the WorldCom Classic and showed it Thursday with a 62, one off the tournament record and a personal best at one of his favorite courses.

Rain, crowds take toll on Augusta National
Not long after Tiger Woods secured his third Masters Tournament victory, crews at Augusta National Golf Club were back at work.

Top-ranked Yellow Jackets bolt to lead

Great Britain-Ireland lead 5-3 overall
NEWTOWNMOUNTKENNEDY, Ireland -- Colin Montgomerie rebounded from a morning loss by teaming with Andrew Oldcorn for a victory in foursomes Friday, leading Great Britain and Ireland to a 5-3 lead over Continental Europe after the first day of the Seve Trophy.

Montgomerie wants revenge against Ballesteros

Love shoots personal best at WorldCom

62 puts Love in the lead
HILTON HEAD ISLAND - The WorldCom Classic's first-round leader need only to look back one week to see how little a Thursday score can mean. But the other 131 players at Harbour Town this week have more history than that telling them where Davis Love III might be headed now.

Favorite Duke in driver's seat in ACC golf

Mickelson shows both sides in taking WorldCom lead

Top-ranked Yellow Jackets bolt to lead
NEW LONDON, N.C. -- Nicholas Thompson and Kris Mikkelson each shot 5-under-par 67s to lead top-ranked Georgia Tech to the first-round lead in the Atlantic Coast Conference men's golf tournament Friday.

Favorite Duke in driver's seat in ACC golf
CLEMMONS, N.C. -- Virada Nirapathpongporn and Kristina Engstrom each shot a 2-under-par 70 and Candy Hannemann added a 71 as Duke took an 11-shot lead after the first-round of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's golf tournament Friday.

Great Britain-Ireland lead 5-3 overall

Capital City rallies to beat Augusta

Resilient left-hander provides bright spot

Hurricanes top Devils in OT
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A team not given much of a chance against the New Jersey Devils for a second straight year is now in the driver's seat.

Blackhawks have upper hand over Blues again
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues are pursuing the Chicago Blackhawks again.

Stanley Cup playoffs begin with two OT games

Blackhawks have upper hand over Blues again

Hurricanes top Devils in OT

Stanley Cup playoffs begin with two OT games
Vancouver and Carolina hope to build on their Stanley Cup leads Friday night when they resume their playoff series following surprising first-game victories over Detroit and New Jersey.

Best wishes to the winner of the Big Game jackpot
I don't play the lottery on theological grounds (with an emphasis on the -logical aspect).

Shooting suspect captured
A twelve hour ordeal that began on Friday at 4 p.m. with a Columbia County deputy being shot ended Saturday at 4 a.m. when the barefoot, half dressed suspect was captured by a pack of bloodhounds.

Cop shot in Columbia County, police chasing suspect
A Columbia County Sheriff's Police were searching looking for an escaped prisoner who shot a Columbia County deputy before fleeing in a stolen truck.

McKinney seeking hero status?

Editorial cartoon criticized as irresponsible and profane

God blesses those who bless Israel

The soul of golf

Commissioner doing a fine job

With Tiger, it's deja vu all over again

Blames oil-dependency on Demos

Deplores loss of privacy rights

Flag burning dismays ASU student

Stress stopper
Tina Tucker, a student at Aiken Technical College, enjoys a break from studying to participate in the water relay at the school's spring picnic. The activities are designed to help ease the stress of upcoming exams.

Birds endanger monument
Spared by the wrecking balls of Reconstruction, one of the Civil War's most important monuments is falling prey to an enemy of modern times: pigeons.

Plan to build crematorium draws protest
AIKEN - Residents opposed to having a crematorium built in their historic Aiken neighborhood ran a half-page newspaper advertisement Friday calling for city council to block the request.

Residents voice zoning concerns
AIKEN - More than 100 Aiken County residents turned out at Aiken Technical College on Thursday night - some looking to protect their property values from mobile homes, some worried about future commercialization that could come with the extension of the Bobby Jones Expressway.

Across South Carolina
ST. GEORGE -A judge told a mother her 20-year history of drug abuse was no defense and sentenced her Thursday to 40 years in prison for the death of her 6-month-old son.

Israel temple's sisterhood honors Woman of the Year
Michelle Bannon was al-most speechless when she was recognized Thursday night as the Woman of the Year by the sisterhood of the Congregation of Israel.

State offers tips to prevent West Nile virus
ATLANTA - As the weather warms, state health officials are urging Georgians to help block the next round of the dangerous West Nile virus by stopping the mosquitoes that spread the disease.

Beaten pupil, 14, released from ICU

News you can use
APRIL 19, 1902 In a recent reference to Maj. Waller's acquittal, we unwittingly referred to the members of the court as "naval officers." This was an error that we gladly rectify. The court was composed of Army officers altogether, the only naval officer being Maj. Waller's counsel.

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Candidate supports governor
AIKEN - Greenwood Rep. Jim Klauber, one of six Republican candidates vying to replace U.S. Rep. Lindsey Graham, is standing with party opponent Gov. Jim Hodges on the issue of nuclear waste storage at the Savannah River Site.

Across South Carolina

State's leaders will meet on river use
The Savannah River is shared by Georgia and South Carolina.

Subscriber of the day

Student turns his life around

Crash critically injures woman

Subscriber of the day
Lynn Ahrens is today's subscriber of the day.

State's leaders will meet on river use

Woman gets 6 1/2 years for drug charges
An Augusta woman connected with a former narcotics officer now under indictment received a 6 1/2 -year federal prison sentence Thursday.

Around town

Playground for the disabled will fulfill mother's dream
The first shovel of dirt was turned Thursday in the construction of a playground that will be accessible to all children and adults.

Across Georgia

Finance director selected
It has taken a year and four months, four job searches and a national headhunting firm for a single candidate to be brought forward to fill the city's finance director position.

Across the area

Across the area
Police in two counties are looking for suspects with similar descriptions in two different armed robberies.

Spending prompts squabble

Senator criticizes Hodges' stand
U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici is the latest player in the politics of plutonium.

Schrenko will face hearing

News you can use
BACK IN TIME APRIL 20, 1918 WAYNESBORO, Ga. - A patriotic meeting was held in Waynesboro yesterday afternoon. Two thousand people were present. The meeting was addressed by Maj. Ullern of the French Mission, Camp Hancock, and Judge H.C. Hammond, of Augusta.<

Shooting suspect captured

NAACP's leader joins protests along border
FORT MILL, S.C. - NAACP President Kweisi Mfume visited border patrols at a welcome center on the state line Friday to show his support of a boycott that protests the Confederate flag's presence on the Statehouse grounds.

Plan to build crematorium draws protest

Beaten pupil, 14, released from ICU
BLUFFTON, S.C. - Nearly three weeks after a South Carolina eighth-grader went into cardiac arrest after being punched during a "new school" initiation, the 14-year-old boy has improved enough to be taken out of intensive care at a Charleston hospital.

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Cemetery holds wealth of history
In the stillness and shadow of historic Magnolia Cemetery, the tombstones speak the silent language of our ancestors.

Events mark anniversary of historic hotel

Events mark anniversary of historic hotel
NORTH AUGUSTA - Hot air balloons lighted the sky at Lion's Field on Friday night and will take off this morning from Riverview Park to mark the 99th anniversary of the construction of the city's historic Hampton Terrace Hotel.

Cemetery holds wealth of history

Students get day in court
AIKEN - The high-schoolers who participated Thursday in Aiken County Government Week programs are more likely to appear before a judge as future attorneys than defendants.

State offers tips to prevent West Nile virus

Body found in Lake Olmstead
A fisherman discovered the body of an Augusta man floating in Lake Olmstead on Thursday morning, and police are treating the case as a homicide.

NAACP's leader joins protests along border

Subscriber of the day
Today's subscriber of the day is T.D. Mooneyham of Augusta.

Candidate supports governor

Teacher of Year plans transfer to Greenbrier
Andy Baumgartner, the 1999 National Teacher of the Year, is leaving the Richmond County school system.

Around town

Around town
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Birds endanger monument

Across the area
An employee of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is one of two women charged in a scheme to steal Cash 3 lottery tickets from a Jefferson County store, police said Thursday.

Georgia Tech team recruits drivers for speeding study

Across Georgia
NEW YORK -A family court judge rejected a Georgia mother's plea for custody of her 12-year-old son while he awaits trial on charges he swallowed 87 heroin-filled condoms before flying to the United States from Nigeria.

Across Georgia

Across Georgia
LAFAYETTE -A Cobb County judge assigned to the Tri-State Crematory case did not compromise his impartiality with comments he made at a bond hearing, another Superior Court judge ruled Friday.

Cop shot in Columbia County, police chasing suspect

Officers prepare to block plutonium
South Carolina law enforcement officers will practice their plutonium quick-draw Monday.

Across the area

Around town
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Students get day in court

Spending prompts squabble
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - This coastal Georgia city spent an $800,000 surplus and used $1.4 million of its reserves to offset overspending last year, an annual audit shows.

Finance director selected

Student turns his life around
Robert Turner Jr. is still a fan of the Gothic.

Deputy shot; suspect captured
A Memphis, Tenn., woman who police said shot a Columbia County deputy and fled in a stolen truck was still at large Friday evening.

Crash critically injures woman
A wreck Friday morning that left a Gloverville woman in critical condition was caused by a Midland Valley High student, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Residents voice zoning concerns

Schrenko will face hearing
ATLANTA - The State Ethics Commission on Friday ordered formal hearings on two complaints charging state school Superintendent Linda Schrenko with misuse of campaign funds and taxpayer money dating to 1994.

Stress stopper

Teacher of Year plans transfer to Greenbrier

Georgia Tech team recruits drivers for speeding study
ATLANTA - Attention, Georgia motorists.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA -South Carolina ranks 18th in the country in the ability of its congressional delegation to obtain federal funding for projects, a Washington-based watchdog group says.

Players mean more than milestones
Gerald Barnes doesn't ever talk about it. Truth is, he wouldn't even know about it if it wasn't for an article in the newspaper last year noting his 500th coaching victory.

No. 1 Bird leads UConn players in WNBA draft

Injuries, terrible start lead Atlanta to another bad season

Butler leaving UConn for NBA draft
STORRS, Conn. -- Caron Butler is headed to the NBA after a sophomore season in which he led Connecticut to the NCAA tournament final eight and was co-Big East player of the year.

Iverson's status still unclear for playoff opener
PHILADELPHIA -- Allen Iverson wants to play against the Boston Celtics. Philadelphia's team doctor will decide, though.

Lakers take mental edge into playoffs
Let's sum up the NBA playoffs with a five-word question: Can anybody beat the Lakers?

Butler leaving UConn for NBA draft

Lakers take mental edge into playoffs

Iverson's status still unclear for playoff opener

No. 1 Bird leads UConn players in WNBA draft
SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Sue Bird and her Connecticut teammates extended their dominant season to the WNBA draft.

Injuries, terrible start lead Atlanta to another bad season
ATLANTA -- When general manager Pete Babcock traded for Shareef Abdur-Rahim last summer, Jason Terry was impressed.

Seattle likes Sue Bird as No. 1 pick

Seahawks trade Huard to Colts

Players hope to be drafted

Draft heavy with tackles; No. 1 pick already signed

Falcons put finishing touches on draft day plans

Panthers have choices narrowed, not opposed to trading pick

Deals start with Harrington

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Mrs. Bessie Stephens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecile Brogdon    (WILLISTON, S.C.)
WILLISTON, S.C. - Memorial services for Cecile B. Brogdon will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, at Folk Funeral Home chapel, Williston. Survivors include James M. Bessinger, Betty B. Reiser, Bernard H. Bignon, Anne Dixon.

Mr. Thomas DeGennaro    (North Augusta, S.C.)
North Augusta, S.C. - Funeral services for Mr. Thomas A.

Mr. John Dietz    (SALISBURY, N.C.)
SALISBURY, N.C. - Mr. John "Jack Lawrence Dietz, 86, died Thursday, April 18, 2002. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Monday at Summersett Me

Mr. Sidney Reese    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 11, 2002, at the residence, Mr. Sidney Reese of Kent Street. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 19, 2002, at 11 a.m., at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Clyde Hill Sr.,

Mrs. Mamie Downs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered in

Mr. Eddie Hood    (THOMSON, Ga.)
THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Eddie Lewis Hood, 48, of Thomson, entered into rest April 18, 2002, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Beggs Funeral Home 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Ga. 595-4100.

Mrs. Elease Glover    (Homemaker AIKEN S.C.)
Homemaker AIKEN S.C. - Mrs. Elease Glover, 67, of Marlboro Street, entered into rest April 12, 2002, at Aiken Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Satu

Mr. Michael Clarke    (ATLANTA, Ga.)
ATLANTA, Ga. - Mr. Michael Leonard Clarke died April 16, 2002. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Brown Chapel Cemetery. Interment in Brown Chapel A.M.E Church. Survivors are par

Mrs. Allean Goodwin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest April 16, 2002, Mrs. Allean

Mrs. Hattie Black    (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)
BURNETT

Mrs. Virginia Green    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 18, 2002, at the University Hospital, Mrs. Virginia Green of Hilltop Court. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are two daughters, Jacquelin Daggett and

Mrs. Ava Ryals    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Miriam Hamilton    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
EDGEFIELD, S

Mr. Israel Kolonel    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Herman Monroe    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)
ALLENDALE, S.C. - Mr. Herman Monroe died April 14, 2002. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m., Satur

Mrs. Mamie Downs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered

Mrs. Alice Henderson    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Alice Albea Henderson, 93, wife of the late James

Mrs. Matilda Council    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)
HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at the Doctors Hospital, Mrs. Matil

Mr. Eddie Hood    (THOMSON, Ga.)
THOMSON, Ga. - Entered into rest April 18, 2002, at his residence, Mr. Eddie "Tolie" Lewis Hood, 48, of Barberry Lane, Thomson, husband of Mrs. Ellen J. Berry Hood. Funeral services will be held 2

Mr. Nathaniel Carter    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)
HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mr. Nathaniel Carter, 74, of Teakwood Court, passed on Monday, April 15, 2002, at St. Joseph Hosp

Mrs. Bessie Stephens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at her residence, Mrs. Bessie Stephens of Old Savannah Road. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martine Luther King Jr., Blvd.

Mrs. Kathleen Carroll    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 18, 2002, Mrs. Kathleen Fail Carroll, age 74, of Gr

Lt. Col. Thomas Wheelin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Carrie Collier    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
NORTH A

Mr. Charles Turner    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dr. Charles Nephew    (AIKEN, S.C.)
AIKEN, S.C. - Funeral services for Dr. Charles T. Nephew will be held Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Rivers Funera

Ms. Annie Walker    (WARRENTON, Ga.)
WARRENTON, Ga. - Funeral services for Ms. Annie Walker will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 1 p.m. at the Lithonia Baptist Church, Camak, Georgia, with Rev. William Evans Jr., pastor, officiating. Interment w

Ms. Wendy Williams    (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.)

Mrs. Betty Hunt    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
NOR

Mrs. Helen Crouch    (AIKEN, S.C.)
AIKEN, S.C. - Mrs. Helen J. "Pat" Crouch, 68, of Silver Bluff Road, Aiken, S.C., beloved wife of Thomas H. "Tom" Crouch, died Friday, April 19, 2002, at her residence. Funeral arrangements

Dea. James Daggett    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into res

Mrs. Betty Hunt    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Miriam Hamilton    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
EDGEFIELD, S.C. -

Mr. Thomas DeGennaro    (North Augusta, S.C.)
North Augusta, S.C. - Funeral services for Mr. Thomas A. DeGennaro, 54, of Scenic Lakes Drive, North Augusta, who died April 14, 2002, will be conduc

Mrs. Laura Gregory    (RIDGE SPRING, S.C.)
RIDGE SPRING, S.C. - Mrs. Laura Mae Lybrand Gregory, age 96, widow of Gyles E. Gregory, died April 16, 2002, at Saluda Nu

Mrs. Elease Glover    (AIKEN S.C.)
Homemaker AIKEN S.C. - Mrs. Elease Glover, 67, of Marlboro Street, entered into rest April 12, 2002, at Aiken Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2002,

Mr. James Knapp    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Katherine Derrick    (LAFAYETTE, Ga.)
LAFAYETTE, Ga. - Entered into rest April 15, 2002, Mrs. Katherine Elizabeth Cowan Derrick, 79, of LaFayette. Funeral se

Mrs. Eva Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 18, 2002, at the residence, Mrs. Eva Lee of Ptarmigan Road. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are three daughters, Mattie (Robert

Mrs. Judy Davis    (WADLEY, Ga.)
WADLEY, Ga. - Mrs. Judy Thomas Davis died on Wednesday, April 17, 2002, in Augusta. Funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2002, at San Clair Baptist Church in Wadley, Ga. Her survivors a

Mrs. Lyudmila McKenzie    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 18, 2002, Mrs. Lydmila P. McKenzie, age 57, of Columbia Hwy,

Miss. Carrie Collier    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Moses Mckie    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)
EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Entered into rest Tuesday April 16, 2002 at the Department of Veterans Affair Downtown Divis

Mr. Jabe Clark Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Jabe Clark Sr., age 84, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 16, 2

Mrs. Cora Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathleen Carroll    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 18, 2002, Mrs. Kathleen Fail Carroll of Rocktown Road, Graniteville. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced.

Mrs. Mattie Washington    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)
ALLENDALE, S.C. - Mrs. Mattie Washington died April 16, 2002. Funeral services will be at 12 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2002, at St. Mark Baptist Church, burial in the church cemetery. Survivors

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Charles Turner came from humble beginnings. According to those who knew him, his childhood on a farm, where he worked so he could eat, left a lasting impression on him.

Ms. Wendy Williams    (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.)

Mrs. Ethel Brown    (ULMER, S.C.)
ULMER, S.C. - Mrs. Ethel Brown died April 16, 2002. Funeral servivce will be Sunday, April 21, 2002, at Paul Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will be in Priest

Mr. James Adams Jr.    (ROCK HILL, S.C.)
ROCK HILL, S.C. - Mr. James Weldon "Jimmy" Adams Jr., 51, died April 17, 2002. Memorial services will be 7 p.m., Friday at New Hope Baptist Church. Intermen

Mrs. Bernice Copeland    (ADRIAN, Ga.)
ADRIAN, Ga. - Bernice Spence Copeland died Friday, April 19, 2002. Funeral services will be Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with R

Mrs. Eva Beckham    (ROCK HILL, S.C.)
ROCK HILL, S.C. - Mrs. Eva Truesdale Beckham, 96, of Rock Hill, S.C., died Wednesday, April 17, at Beverly Health Care in Rock Hill. Prior to entering Beverly Health Care, her primary care givers were her sister,

Mr. Tommie Cheeley    (MITCHELL, Ga.)
MITCHELL, Ga. - Funeral services for Mr. Tommie L. Cheeley, of Washington Street, Mitchell, will be Sunday, April 21, 2002, at 2 p.m., at

Mrs. Annie Moore    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. - Mrs. Annie Bell Moore, 82, Williston Road, died Thursday, April 18, 2002, at her residence. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, at St. Phillip Baptist Church, Bath with Re

Mr. Augustus Rickerson    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie Black    (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)
BURNETTOWN, S.C. - Entered into rest Thursday, April 18, 2002, Mrs. Hattie Sanders Black, Kimble Street, Burnettown. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. H. A. Black and a son Arden Black. She was

Mr. John Randal    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)
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Mrs. Peggy Rolison    (MIDLAND, Ga.)
MIDLAND, Ga. - Mrs. Peggy Rowland Rolison, 49, of Midland, Ga., formerly of Butler, died Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at her residence. Funeral servi

Mr. Joseph Willing Sr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)
AIKEN, S.C. - Joseph Dwight Willing, Sr., 73, of Good Springs Road, Aiken, died Thursday, April 18, 2002, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., on S

Mr. Charlie Readdy Jr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)
BRONX, N.Y. - Mr. Charlie Readdy Jr., age 59, entered into rest on Sunday April 14, 2002, at t

Miss Grace Washington    (DEARING, Ga.)
DEARING, Ga. - Miss Grace Washington, died Friday, April 19, 2002, in the Medical College of Georgia Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

Mr. Charlie Readdy Jr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)
BRONX, N.Y. - Mr. Charlie Readdy Jr., age 59, entered into rest on Sunday, April 14, 2002, at T

Mr. Terrell Smith    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - The funeral service for Mr. F. Terrell Smith, who die

Dr. Charles Nephew    (AIKEN, S.C.)
AIKEN, S.C. - Funeral services for Dr. Charles T. Nephew will be

Mr. Terrell Smith    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. F. Terrell Smith, 76, husband of Dorine Creighton Smith of Paris Avenue, died Wednesday April 17, 2002. at University Hospital, Augusta. The funer

Mr. Clyde Redd    (JACKSON, S.C.)
JACKSON, S.C. - Entered into rest on Thursday, April 19, 2002, Mr. Clyde Vernon Redd, husband of Mrs. Sarah Honea Redd, Quail Ridge Drive, Jackson. He was the son of

Mr. Moses Mckie    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Lizzie Newsome    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Janie Malloy    (MILLEN, Ga.)
MILLEN, Ga. - Mrs. Janie Tarver Malloy, widow of the Reverend George C. Malloy, departed this life Thursday April 11, 2002, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, Statesboro. For several years, she resided at Syl-View Health Center in

Mrs. Brenda Myles    (ROLAND, Okla.)
ROLAND, Okla. - Mrs. Brenda Lee (Woelber) Myles, 37, passed away April 1

Mrs. Teresa Larson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)
MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mrs. Teresa La

Mrs. Elsie Lack    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jackie Moneypenny    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)
GROVETOWN, Ga. - Funeral services for Mr. Jackie D. Moneypenny, 68, of Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown, who died April 19, 2002, will be conducted Monday morning at 11 a.m., from the Stephen D. Poesy Funeral Home. Interment in Pineview Memorial Gardens with f

Mrs. Fannie Miles    (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)
BURNETTOWN, S.C. - Entered into rest on Thursday, April 18, 2002, Mrs. Fannie Mae H. Miles. She was the wife of the late Mr. Henry E. Miles and the late Mr. Wilbur Fox. She was the sister of Marie H. Bishop o

SGM Tomas Melendez-Solis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lizzie Newsome    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)
GRANITEVILLE, S.C. - M rs. Lizzie OConne

Mrs. Janie Malloy (MILLEN, Ga.)

SGM Tomas Melendez-Solis (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Moses Mckie (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Bernice Copeland (ADRIAN, Ga.)

Mr. Terrell Smith (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie Black (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

Mrs. Kathleen Carroll (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Moses Mckie (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Elease Glover (AIKEN S.C.)

Mr. Charlie Readdy Jr. (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mrs. Ava Ryals (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Miss Carrie Collier (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Katherine Derrick (LAFAYETTE, Ga.)

Mrs. Mamie Downs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas DeGennaro (North Augusta, S.C.)

Mr. Clyde Redd (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Lizzie Newsome (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Annie Moore (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mrs. Laura Gregory (RIDGE SPRING, S.C.)

Mr. Jackie Moneypenny (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathleen Carroll (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva Lee (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Lt. Col. Thomas Wheelin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. James Daggett (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Randal (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Alice Henderson (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Matilda Council (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas DeGennaro (North Augusta, S.C.)

Mrs. Allean Goodwin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Hunt (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ms. Annie Walker (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. John Dietz (SALISBURY, N.C.)

Mr. Augustus Rickerson (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Fannie Miles (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

Mrs. Helen Crouch (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Eddie Hood (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Jabe Clark Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Myles (ROLAND, Okla.)

Dr. Charles Nephew (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Miriam Hamilton (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Cecile Brogdon (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Miss Grace Washington (DEARING, Ga.)

Ms. Wendy Williams (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.)

Mr. Tommie Cheeley (MITCHELL, Ga.)

Mr. Israel Kolonel (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Wendy Williams (HOLLYWOOD, Fla.)

Mrs. Betty Hunt (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Terrell Smith (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Miss. Carrie Collier (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Virginia Green (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Turner (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Sidney Reese (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Adams Jr. (ROCK HILL, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie Black (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

Mr. Michael Clarke (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Judy Davis (WADLEY, Ga.)

Mr. Nathaniel Carter (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bessie Stephens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charlie Readdy Jr. (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mrs. Lizzie Newsome (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva Beckham (ROCK HILL, S.C.)

Mr. Eddie Hood (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Elease Glover (Homemaker AIKEN S.C.)

Waste of energy
"Knee-jerk, Democratic opposition to ANWR oil development is an especially pronounced case of special

Terrorist ties
Who besides U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-Ga., would seek to spread the inflammatory notion that President Bush may have known in advance about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but did nothing because he wanted a war to enrich his friends in the energy and defense industries?

Waste of energy
"Knee-jerk, Democratic opposition to ANWR oil development is an especially pronounced case of special

Commission, fix thyself
Some members of the Augusta Commission still don't get it. They are whining that the legislative delegation was so busy trying to rewire the commission's rules of operation that lawmakers didn't get around to working on the commission's "honey-do" list.

Deplores loss of privacy rights
The full impact of the events of Sept. 11 is just beginning. If ever an excuse was needed to nullify the Constitution in this once great nation, this was the very thing needed. In a recent documentary, Harvard law professor Arthur Miller had this to say about the rights of the private citizen: "One of the great principles of the law is the right of privacy. Thus, as free, autonomous citizens, we have a certain amount of privacy that should be free from intrusion, especially by the government..." Rev. M. Allen Flowers, Augusta

Hoyt Goodson Jr.
We note with sadness the passing of long-time letter writer Hoyt Goodson Jr.

Flag burning dismays ASU student
I am an ex-military policeman who also happens to be a political science major at Augusta State University and a resident of Summerville. James H. Steed III, Augusta

Kill amnesty bill
Sometimes it seems we are living in an Orwellian world where words mean the opposite of what they're supposed to mean.

Aging ungracefully
Just how much the baby-boom generation hates (or fears) aging can be seen in the latest cosmetic surgery rage sweeping the country. Not surgery per se, a procedure approved just this month by the Food and Drug Administration involves the use of Botox on the face.

With Tiger, it's deja vu all over again
This is a word of encouragement for Augusta golf fans, since many may have been as upset as I was April 14 to see that last year's winner was not given the honor of helping Tiger Woods don his green coat. Roy C. DeLamotte, Augusta

Blames oil-dependency on Demos
Analysts assert gas and oil prices have risen due to friction in the Middle East and cutbacks in production by the oil-producing countries. Iran and Iraq threaten to cut off supply to those countries pressing the war on terrorism. Robert Smock, Hephzibah, Ga.

Commissioner doing a fine job
I listen to the media and read the newspaper, and I am really concerned about Augusta. I have lived here 36 years and, as long as I can remember, the city council controlled the city government. Carrie L. Burnett, Augusta

God blesses those who bless Israel
I have two points: First, the April 9 editorial, "Crucial mission," was absolutely anti-Semitic. We do not have to agree with everything Israel does, but to list Palestinian propaganda as a news source is too much. Where is the evidence that "its troops bulldoze entire Palestinian communities, killing hundreds of non-combatants"? Gary Heffner, Augusta

McKinney seeking hero status?
The Chronicle's April 14 editorial, "Goofy theory," stating that U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney, D-Ga., has simply lost her mind is a good one. That would explain her making any reference that senior Bush administration officials had credible knowledge of terrorist plans for Sept. 11. However, please allow me to offer one other opinion about what her intentions may be. Kevin King, Martinez, Ga.

Editorial cartoon criticized as irresponsible and profane
I was very disturbed to see the April 6 editorial page cartoon depicting armed Palestinians in the Church of the Nativity rebuffing individuals soliciting peace on the outside. It displays a gross misrepresentation of the facts. Sam Lake, Augusta

The soul of golf
I'm not a member of Arnie's Army, but I could have been, as he is the only golfer for whom I feel an emotional reaction. In 1985, the only year I've visited the Augusta National Golf Club, Arnold Palmer was the only "celebrity" I recognized (during practice rounds). I was thrilled, and he was so gracious. Alice Tanner, Sandersville, Ga.

Talladega Notes for Friday

Kerry Earnhardt to drive in Winston Cup at Talladega

Overtime

Jockeying for position in the Derby

Williams ousted, Capriati advances Family Circle semifinals

Prep athletes of the week

Santa Anita to host 2003 Breeders' Cup races

Few know what to expect at Talladega

Rebuilt car earns pole at Talladega

De Ferran not impressed with his speed

Overtime

Stallions try to declaw Wildcats

Receivers feel need for speed

Overtime
Sportscasters Marv Albert and Mike Fratello will miss the start of NBC's NBA playoff coverage after being injured early Thursday when their limousine hit a stalled truck on Interstate 295 near Trenton, N.J.

Talladega Notes for Friday
TALLADEGA, Ala. _ If anything, Kevin Harvick now seems more arrogant and more committed to driving by his own rules.

Prep athletes of the week
Here are the area prep athletes of the week.

Williams ousted, Capriati advances Family Circle semifinals
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The upsets kept coming at the Family Circle Cup on Friday - the latest victim No. 3 seed Serena Williams who was ousted in the quarterfinals by unseeded Patty Schnyder.

Overtime
USC Aiken is ranked third in the latest Precept/Golf Coaches Association of Ameri-ca Top 25 Coaches Poll, and only a few points separate the team from the top spot.

De Ferran not impressed with his speed
NAZARETH, Pa. -- Although he was the fastest driver in practice Friday at Nazareth Speedway, Gil de Ferran didn't figure that meant much.

Jockeying for position in the Derby
A flurry of Kentucky Derby decisions this week confirms that America's premier horse race will have one of the most wide-open fields in its 128-year history.

Santa Anita to host 2003 Breeders' Cup races
The 2003 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships will be held at Santa Anita Park - returning to the California track for the first time in 10 years.

Kerry Earnhardt to drive in Winston Cup at Talladega
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Kerry Earnhardt, driving a car co-owned by Terry Bradshaw, will start in the Winston Cup race at Talladega in October.

Rebuilt car earns pole at Talladega
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jimmie Johnson and Robby Gordon said all the credit at the Talladega Superspeedway belongs to the group of guys to build cars, not the drivers.

Few know what to expect at Talladega
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- The last visit to Talladega Superspeedway ended with a 16-car accident, angry drivers and a renewed focus on the dangers of racing under restrictor-plate rules.

Fishing report
Most people have heard the expression, "fish or cut bait," but professional guides after Thurmond Lake's striped bass and hybrids usually eliminate the "or" this time of year.

Fishing tournament news

Fishing report

Fishing tournament news
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish caught and total weight of the catch.

Players hope to be drafted
Kenneth Harney doesn't have any grandiose expectations about his chances in the NFL Draft.

Draft heavy with tackles; No. 1 pick already signed
NEW YORK -- Expect an emphasis on bulk in the NFL draft: There are six coveted tackles (four on defense, two on offense) who have a ton of talent. Their total weight is 1,963 pounds.

Deals start with Harrington
NEW YORK - At the 1986 NFL draft, Bill Walsh and the San Francisco 49ers traded down and down and down, ending up with eight players who had key roles on two Super Bowl champion teams.

Panthers have choices narrowed, not opposed to trading pick
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers, with the second pick in the NFL draft, are officially on the clock.

Jury awards Lewis $10,000, says women filed bad faith lawsuits
TOWSON, Md. -- A jury ordered two women to pay Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis $5,000 each, deciding Thursday their assault and battery lawsuit against the NFL star was filed in bad faith.

Falcons put finishing touches on draft day plans
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Ron Hill conducted the Atlanta Falcons' mock draft Friday morning, a makeshift format that's standard protocol for most teams.

Seahawks trade Huard to Colts
INDIANAPOLIS -- Quarterback Damon Huard has been traded from the Seattle Seahaws to the Indianapolis Colts for a fifth-round pick in this weekend's NFL draft.

Faith and fellowship calendar
THE REV. KENRICK SHARPE: 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church.

Area rabbis will say 'Shalom'
The two largest Jewish congregations in Augusta will lose rabbis this summer.

Heaven's reality is beyond description
When I moved to Augusta two years ago, my travels about town would often take me down Berkman and Washington roads. I would d

Bishop touts importance of Catholic unity
Looking like a tourist, Catholic Bishop Giuseppe Pasotto of Tbilisi accepted flowers from pupils at Immaculate Conception School and later posed with his interpreter in front of an icon of the Mother of God, a gift from the people in the Republic of Georgia to fellow believers in Augusta.

Spreading AIDS awareness
The Rev. Samuel Alexander tied together a lesson on HIV/AIDS awareness with a strand of red yarn.

Faith digest
The Rev. Nicholas Triantafilou, president of the Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Mass., will deliver the sermon during the 10 a.m. liturgy Sunday at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 953 Telfair St.

Players mean more than milestones

Receivers feel need for speed
The Augusta Stallions have played just one game and offensive specialist Undre Williams likes what he sees in the receiving corps.

Stallions try to declaw Wildcats
It's been an eventful first season for Cape Fear head coach Chris Siegfried.

Fish detect water hazards
ATHENS, Ga. - Researchers at the University of Georgia have patented a genetically altered fish, an environmental early warning system that they believe is the future of environmental testing.

Making your Palm do more
A few months ago, I decided I was going to take a look at how many applications were actually useful for those of us who are addicted to personal digital assistants (PDAs) using the Palm Computing platform.

Parents say vaccines made their kids autistic
At the age of 10 months, Alex Wilmarth could say "Hi" and "Bye bye," "Mama" and "Dada." The little boy would giggle at funny faces and wave goodbye.

Regulator questions SRS plan
COLUMBIA - The agency that oversees the nation's commercial nuclear reactors says there is no guarantee Savannah River Site's program to make fuel out of weapons-grade plutonium will ever start.

Experts find primates way, way, way back
Many a sci-fi movie over the years has depicted a carnivorous dinosaur chomping down on unlucky cavemen, drawing titters from scientists who insist that no creature like humans lived alongside dinos.

Hopes, concerns as 'green' farm spending blossoms
The red chisel plow rests in a grove behind the Sandager brothers' barn in the southwestern corner of Minnesota.

Shortage of germs worsens allergies
The raw, red-rimmed nostrils are a sign of Darrius McMullen's current misery - persistent allergies. But the 6-year-old Eatonton, Ga., boy has nothing on his two-year-old sister, Kiara, who is also exhibiting clear signs of congestion.

Probe of radioactive particles on worker clothes
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating how four contract workers left an Ohio nuclear plant with radioactive particles on their clothing.

Good news on an anti-cancer drug
New research on the anti-cancer drug tamoxifen found that it does not block the favorable effects of estrogen on the brain, which should help alleviate doctors' concerns that the powerful drug might hasten the onset of neurologic diseases of old age.

Problem-solving and the older adult
Your car won't start, and you are trying to figure out why. This is an example of a problem (the car won't start) and problem-solving behavior (figuring out why).

Georgia surges into NCAA finals
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Theresa Kulikowski took the all around lead in her bid for a fourth NCAA individual title and Utah surged into the finals of the women's gymnastics championships Thursday.

Georgia surges into NCAA finals

Georgia beats Kentucky

Georgia beats Kentucky
ATHENS, Ga. -- Justin McClain drove in two runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night to lift Georgia to a 5-4 victory over Kentucky.

LSU 9, South Carolina 8
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- LSU survived a five-run rally in the ninth to beat South Carolina 9-8 on Friday night.

Gortman, Geter drafted into WNBA
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina senior Shaunzinski Gortman was picked ninth overall by the Charlotte Sting and became the first Lady Gamecock to be drafted by the WNBA.

Gortman, Geter drafted into WNBA

Seattle likes Sue Bird as No. 1 pick
NEW YORK -- Sue Bird is the likely top pick, but the Washington Mystics may walk away the biggest winners at the WNBA draft on Friday.

Probe of radioactive particles on worker clothes

Good news on an anti-cancer drug

Parents say vaccines made their kids autistic

Making your Palm do more

Experts find primates way, way, way back

Fish detect water hazards

Hopes, concerns as 'green' farm spending blossoms

Regulator questions SRS plan

Shortage of germs worsens allergies

Bishop touts importance of Catholic unity

Area rabbis will say 'Shalom'

Faith and fellowship calendar

Faith digest

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