Originally created 09/08/02

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BACK IN TIME

SEPT. 8, 1940

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Delta Air Corp.'s proposed airline service between Augusta and Savannah was recommended by civil aeronautics examiners yesterday in a move to provide a link with Delta's Atlanta-Charleston route at Augusta.

Delta's application to extend the link from Savannah to Brunswick, Ga., was denied, along with adverse reports on other Savannah-Brunswick applications.

TREE SEEDLINGS

The Georgia Forestry Commission is now accepting seedling applications at the Columbia County office at 5887 Wrightsboro Road, Harlem. For more information, call Chief Ranger Steve Abbott at (706) 556-3962.

AROUND TOWN

Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

TODAY

CHEFS OF AUGUSTA: Chefs will prepare delicious dishes for sampling at 4 p.m. at Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St. This event is sponsored by Hot Foods By Calvin and will benefit the Augusta Mini Theatre Inc. The cost is $15. For more information, call 722-0598.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS PETTING ZOO: There will be a musical instruments petting zoo from 1 to 5 p.m. at Fort Discovery, Riverwalk Augusta at Seventh Street. This event is sponsored by the Augusta Symphony, Symphony Friends and Fort Discovery. The cost is $5. For more information, call 826-4705.

THE EARTH WILL SWALLOW YOU: A screening of the film from the band Widespread Panic will be shown at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta. Gates open at 4 p.m. Music by Redbelly and In Like Flynn will be at 5 p.m., and the movie begins at dusk. This event costs $7. For more information, go to www.soulbar.com, or www.wpmovie.com.

MONDAY STERLING & REID BROS. THREE-RING CIRCUS: The Sterling & Reid Bros. Three-Ring Circus will be at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. through Tuesday at the Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 308 Hale St. For tickets and more information, go to www.sterlingandreidbros.com.

DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF COLUMBIA COUNTY MEETING: There will be a meeting for the Democratic Party of Columbia County at 7 p.m. at the Juvenile Courtroom at the Government Complex, Washington Road, Evans. This meeting is open to the public.

100 BLACK MEN OF AUGUSTA INC.: Westinghouse will be giving a check in the amount of $10,000 to the 100 Black Men of Augusta Inc. at 6:30 p.m. at the Partridge Inn, Walton Way. This check is to help the company to continue services and activities. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Wayne Foster, 651-8444.

AVOIDING A RED FACE

One way to reduce the embarrassing acnelike flare-ups of rosacea, which affects an estimated 14 million Americans, is to reduce stress.

A survey of more than 700 patients found that 91 percent reported that emotional stress caused their rosacea to flare up, and 78 percent said they always or sometimes used stress-management techniques in their lifestyle, Harvard's Dr. Ted Grossbart reported in the journal Rosacea Review.

Of those who worked hard at controlling their stress, 83 percent reported it reduced or sometimes reduced their rosacea flare-ups.

Rosacea typically begins after age 30 as a flushing or redness on the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead that may come and go. As the disease progresses, the redness becomes ruddier and more persistent, and small dilated blood vessels may appear.

HOW TO KEEP A VCR CLEAN

Dust and dirt can build up inside VCRs over time, requiring periodic cleaning to keep them working properly.

To do this, take a cotton swab soaked in isopropyl alcohol. Open the tape door and rub the swab along the heads of the VCR. The black dots mounted on a silver cylinder are the carbon filters that read tapes. After cleaning the heads, take a new tape and let it run in the VCR for three to four minutes.

If this doesn't get the VCR clean, the machine might need to be professionally serviced.

OILY HAIR

Women with oily hair should never condition their whole head, because they have plenty of a natural conditioner, called sebum, at the roots area. Instead, they should start mid-shaft and work down through the ends.