Guided by their science cousins, art museums offer hands-on thrills
Guided by their science cousins, art museums offer hands-on thrills

'Meshugah,' based on an Isaac Bashevis Singer novel, comes to off-Broadway
NEW YORK -- Three Jewish emigres who come to New York in the 1950s are the focus of "Meshugah," a new play based on a novel by Isaac Bashevis Singer. It opens May 15 at the Kirk Theatre on West 42nd Street.

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MAYFEST: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May Park, 622 Fourth St.; with Lil John and the Eastside Boyz, Playa, Rasheedah, T.I., Kizzy Rock and DJ Smurf, Malaysa, Klutch and more; free; LaKeshia Collins, 279-2330, Ext. 226.

'Meshugah,' based on an Isaac Bashevis Singer novel, comes to off-Broadway

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Romans giddy about their new baseball team
ROME, Ga. -- It's more than an hour before the first pitch at State Mutual Stadium. Already, the fans are lined up 20-deep outside the main gate.

Romans giddy about their new baseball team

Rafael Palmeiro hits 500th home run

Rafael Palmeiro hits 500th home run
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas slugger Rafael Palmeiro hit his 500th home run with a three-run shot in the seventh inning against Cleveland on Sunday, becoming the 19th player ever and second this season to reach the milestone.

Whites-only prom held in second Georgia county
WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. -- Students at Johnson County High School maintained their tradition this year of having separate, private proms for whites and blacks.

Woman charged with using perfume to hurt husband
STUART, Fla. -- A woman was arrested for dousing herself with perfume, spraying the house with bug killer and disinfectant, and burning scented candles in an attempt to seriously injure her chemically sensitive husband, prosecutors said.

Flag protesters to print deck of cards
ATLANTA - Similar to the deck of playing cards featuring wanted Iraqi leaders, a Southern heritage group plans to make its own cards attacking politicians who voted for Georgia's new state flag.

Braves' notebook

Braves redeem last fall

Lopez finds groove against Giants

Braves redeem last fall
ATLANTA - They will play more than three months and 88 games before the schedule maker gives them a chance to meet again.

Braves' notebook
ATLANTA - For two years, the Atlanta Braves had a "bullypen," a combination of relievers so good opposing hitters wished Cy Young winners Greg Maddux or Tom Glavine would return to the mound.

Bullpen, bats lift Braves
ATLANTA - For several days now, the Atlanta Braves and the San Francisco Giants have downplayed their first meeting of the 2003 baseball season.

Lopez finds groove against Giants
ATLANTA - Javy Lopez, who batted .207 in April last year and followed it with a .237 average in May, doesn't want to hear about another slow start.

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Tuesday: Strategic Management of Resources CPIM course, presented by the APICS Chapter; to register, call 554-4708 or go to www.apicscsra.org.

Gates advocates even stronger ties to hardware makers

With focus on interests, negotiating goes smoother
Have you ever considered how much time we consume negotiating?

Crackdown needed in companies' pressure on analysts
NEW YORK -- The cleanup of stock research won't be complete until companies stop using bully tactics to control the ratings and reviews they get from analysts.

Government tightens medical-privacy rules
NEW YORK - Patients visiting doctors Jeffrey Mazlin or Howard Shaw remark on how much nicer the office looks since a wall was removed, creating a bigger, more open space.

Around the watercooler
GENDER DIFFERENCES: Men and women differ markedly when it comes to their assessments of working conditions and career advancement opportunities, according to a survey by an Internet job search site.

Gates advocates even stronger ties to hardware makers
NEW ORLEANS -- Ever since IBM Corp. asked a small company founded by Harvard dropout Bill Gates to build an operating system for its first personal computer, the PC industry has evolved in a dual universe. Hardware firms engineer faster systems, while software companies race to take advantage of that speed.

Outfitters cater to baby boomers with travel

Crackdown needed in companies' pressure on analysts

On the move

With focus on interests, negotiating goes smoother

Government tightens medical-privacy rules

Cash for college
Before John McRee could talk, his mother, Melinda, started planning for the day he would start writing term papers.

Pocket change

On the move
Gray Jackson, a financial consultant in the Augusta office of Smith Barney, was recently recognized for first quintile performance in 2002.

Cash for college

Realtors taking listings online
The days when a Realtor's Internet presence could be limited to an e-mail account are coming to an end.

Pocket change
EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT: Austin Industrial

Realtors taking listings online

Around the watercooler

Outfitters cater to baby boomers with travel
Outfitters cater to baby boomers with travel

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Coleman-Grinalds

Clemson rallies to beat North Carolina
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Garrick Evans hit a double to bring in the game-winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning as Clemson beat North Carolina 5-4 on Sunday.

Love and sacrifices

Fed's historic shift
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan, often cited as the second most powerful person in the nation behind the president, and his central bank colleagues made history last week.

Lawyers spoil fun

Fed's historic shift

It's time for a visit
It seems to be a characteristic of human nature that people will travel hundreds, even thousands, of miles to visit tourist attractions in other states or nations while ignoring those in their own hometown.

Lawyers spoil fun
Families and kids who found summertime fun and enjoyment each year at the Krystal River Water Park in Evans will have to find somewhere else to cool off in the months ahead.

School budget row
South Carolina education authorities are in a row with the Policy Council, a state tax-exempt research group which charges public school systems are overspending on administration and under-spending on classrooms.

Love and sacrifices
When Julia Ward Howe, who wrote the words to Battle Hymn of the Republic, first suggested the idea of celebrating Mother's Day in 1872, she intended it as a time to honor the love and sacrifices that mothers offer their children and their country with a day dedicated to peace to help heal the wounds of the Civil War.

School budget row

Coleman-Grinalds
Dr. and Mrs. Charles Hamilton Coleman, Jr. of Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mimi DuBose Coleman of Augusta, to Allen Dennis Grinalds of Yuma, Ariz., son of Major General and Mrs. John Southy Grinalds of Charleston, S.C.

Jones-Carr
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wilson of Birmingham, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Frances to Benjamin Matthew Carr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Holmes Carr of Atlanta.

Bokesch-Rogers
Mr. and Mrs. David M. Bokesch of Martinez, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Beth Bokesch of West Palm Beach, Fla., to Richard Jason Rogers of Los Gatos, Calif., son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rogers of Penn Valley, Calif.

That was the week that was
Entertainment highlights during the week of May 11-17

Mutual fund investors unlikely to see much - or any - settlement money

Should I sign up for my employer's college savings plan?

Should I sign up for my employer's college savings plan?
Q. My company recently began offering a 529 College Savings Plan to employees as a voluntary benefit. With so many of these plans out there, does signing up for the one available through my employer make sense?

Mutual fund investors unlikely to see much - or any - settlement money
NEW YORK -- Mutual fund shareholders who lost money on stocks that analysts pumped up in the late 1990s bull market might be hoping for a share of an investor restitution pool, but they should prepare themselves: They're likely to get nothing.

Sweet strawberries have healthful side
The strawberry is a delicate fruit. Shaped like a heart and as rosy red as one, the strawberry has long represented the idea of innocence, sweetness and purity.

Sweet strawberries have healthful side

Greenjackets notebook
Hanley Ramirez has enormous potential as a baseball player.

Arond the horn
Delmarva Shorebirds right-hander John Maine went 2-0 while allowing no runs on just three hits in 13 innings. He struck out seven and walked only two in two starts.

Jackets keeping familiar refrain
The Augusta GreenJackets reached the quarter pole of the season Sunday afternoon. Game 35 of the 140-game South Atlantic League schedule wasn't much different than the first 34. The Jackets battled and played well in spurts, but came up short in the end, falling 8-5 to the Charleston RiverDogs.

GreenJackets' Bonvechio starts to find his groove
Brett Bonvechio rolled into the Martinez Putt Putt a few weeks ago in his white Lincoln Navigator, and headed to the batting cage with his girlfriend for a few extra swings.

Casey wins in England by four strokes
SUTTON COLDFIELD, England -- Former Arizona State star Paul Casey won in his home country Sunday, capturing the final Benson and Hedges International by four strokes after shooting a 1-under-par 71.

Jones wins at Mount Vintage
The losing streak is over. Not just for American golfers on the LPGA Tour, but for Rosie Jones, a wire-to-wire winner in the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship on Sunday.

Irwin beats Watson in playoff
AUSTIN, Texas -- A whiff, a triple bogey and a playoff. What a way for Hale Irwin to win the inaugural Kinko's Classic.

Golf roundup
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A chip-in for eagle and a brilliant fairway bunker shot enabled David Toms to pull away from the pack Saturday in the Wachovia Championship.

Ace as a mom and golfer
It was a nice Mother's Day exchange between Danielle Ammaccapane and her 3-year-old daughter, Laura.

Sorenstam wins Nichirei Cup

Toms wins despite sloppy finish
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- David Toms did everything so well for 71 holes that he could have made a quintuple-bogey 9 on the last hole Sunday and still won the Wachovia Championship.

Kane is willing, not able
Lorie Kane is passing up the opportunity to follow in Annika Sorenstam's footsteps and see how she measures up against male professional golfers.

Casey wins in England by four strokes

Jones leads U.S. run up scoreboard
Rosie Jones and Laura Diaz have done this before, but the roles are reversed this time.

LPGA notebook
Paula Creamer shot an even-par 72 in the third round of the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship on Saturday and is at 1-over par for 54 holes.

Tournament makes push to widen fan base
As Lorena Ochoa made her charge up the leaderboard Saturday at the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship, a dozen or so fans trudged up the hill to the ninth green.

Mitzi tries to regain edge
After the completion of the 2002 LPGA season, Mitzi Edge had to make a decision.

Sorenstam wins Nichirei Cup
TOKYO -- Annika Sorenstam got what she wanted: a win before facing the men in the PGA Tour's Colonial.

Mitzi tries to regain edge

Jones leads U.S. run up scoreboard

Jones wins at Mount Vintage

Golf roundup

Runner-up gets handsome re-Ward

LPGA notebook

Toms wins despite sloppy finish

Tournament makes push to widen fan base

Runner-up gets handsome re-Ward
When you've missed four cuts in seven events and your best finish is a tie for 31st, second place is something much more than second rate.

GreenJackets' Bonvechio starts to find his groove

Greenjackets notebook

Jackets keeping familiar refrain

Arond the horn

Save politicians time - make your own state flag
Gov. Sonny Perdue has unified Georgia on the state flag issue - everyone's unhappy.

Don't give Clinton credit for improving economy
I would delete one word from the English language - "can't." When I was in the first or second grade, they told us that the old train engine seemed to say, "I think I can, I think I can." We have the best technology in the world because someone says, "I think I can," and does it. Harry Oliphant, Hephzibah, Ga.

Leave editorials to the editorial page

'Chronicle's' slant on moral transgressions off
How does one go about rank ordering moral transgressions? Susan Kinney, Waynesboro, Ga.

Even those who say they opposed Clinton miss him
People are still saying ugly things about former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. They both were good presidents. Bill Clinton was elected twice. Doesn't that tell you something? Business doors did not close, and people had jobs. Now, it's a mess. Elnora McGruder, Louisville, Ga.

New military support group to meet

Don't give Clinton credit for improving economy

Leave editorials to the editorial page
I take issue with the lead headline ("Governor loses some support") in the May 5 Augusta Chronicle. Kirk P. Stiles, Augusta

State representatives deserve our thanks
I write to commend the outstanding work of our state representatives who helped to defeat one of the worst stealing bills ever introduced in the Georgia legislature. Sam Booher, Martinez, Ga.

Goodwill Industries invests in the economy
Families across North America are facing tough times as unemployment rates rise to their highest levels in years. At Goodwill Industries, we know that the most effective way to help people is by providing them with the means to earn a paycheck and support their families long term. James K. Stiff, Augusta

State representatives deserve our thanks

New military support group to meet
Because our area has seen a large number of its military residents deployed to support the war, the Ladies Support Group of the James L. Hammons Marine Corps League, Det. 939, has taken on the task of establishing an organization new to the Central Savannah River Area. Judith L. Knight, Warrenville, S.C.

Goodwill Industries invests in the economy

'Chronicle's' slant on moral transgressions off

Mom's nerves jangled

In the know

Open country

Joining the Assembly

If you choose to be a bridesmaid, you'll pay

If you choose to be a bridesmaid, you'll pay
Dear Carson: Since when did it become protocol for bridesmaids to pay for their own dress, jewelry and shoes? It is ridiculous for couples to have huge weddings, but ask other people to foot the bill. - Financially Strapped Maid of Honor

Open country
It didn't take Mark and Paula Guilbeau long to realize that living in a neighborhood just wasn't for them.

Joining the Assembly
The Augusta Assembly is a social club begun in 1952 that maintains a membership of 52 couples.

Home front
DuPont Teflon is famous for preventing food from sticking to your pans. Now, it's taking on a new role: keeping dirt from sticking to your floors.

Constant care needed to keep hardwood floors looking good
Q: My husband and I installed a pre-finished Bruce hardwood floor in our new home two years ago. We were told that the finish was baked-on urethane. When construction of our house was complete we could not get all the construction dirt off the floor.

Mom's nerves jangled
Elaine Brandon is a paragon of motherhood, a veritable sea of tranquility. In the annals of Great Moms, her picture should be placed right between Donna Reed and Marge Simpson.

In the know
The Augusta Chronicle is looking for a few good grads. Specifically, members of the first graduating class of John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School - class of 1986.

Across South Carolina

Mothers enjoy jazz at library

Teachers plan learning trip to the Bahamas

Moms on course

Pupils compete in eco-friendly contest
EDGEFIELD, S.C. - About 75 eco-enthusiastic Georgia and South Carolina middle school pupils spent their Saturday taking tests and learning more about the environment at the National Wild Turkey Federation headquarters in Edgefield.

Charges fly after day care bill dies

Augusta Hotel's collapse stirs wrecking bill queries
The sudden collapse of the old Augusta Hotel on Saturday and the hurried decision to demolish the front portion has sparked finger-pointing over who will pay the tab.

Pupils compete in eco-friendly contest

Charges fly after day care bill dies
By most accounts, a bill that would require day cares in Georgia to notify parents or guardians about whether they had liability insurance was a noble piece of legislation.

State becomes Democratic focus

Across Georgia

Officer says he is target of probe

Servicewoman of the day
Today's servicewoman of the day is Spc. Tinika James.

Legal overhaul awaits scrutiny

WWII hero to receive medals
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - When Royce Hall left the Navy after World War II, he wasn't looking for awards and glory for fighting in the South Pacific. He was looking for a job.

Servicewoman of the day

Mother is charged with child cruelty

News you can use

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA -Greenville County will be in the spotlight again next weekend over its policies on a holiday recognizing the Rev. Martin Luther King.

Across the area

Nursing shortage spurs grads
In spring 2000, Jana Styron flipped her tassel symbolizing her graduation from Lakeside High School.

Rants and Raves
THE REASON PEOPLE do not go to schoolteachers with problems is because they will hide problems from the school board. I had this happen to me and my daughter when she was assaulted by one of the teacher's pets.

High expectations await sheriff

Mother is charged with child cruelty
An Augusta mother was charged Sunday with child cruelty, accused of beating her 7-year-old son with an electrical cord, a sheriff's investigator said.

Roof of old hotel collapses
The roof of the old Augusta Hotel collapsed inward Saturday night, sending debris crashing through the rotted interior of the building, which is at least three stories tall.

Mother's day gift leaves family stranded
What started out as a leisurely afternoon boat ride on Mother's Day turned into an emergency for a Hephzibah family.

Moms on course
LPGA golfer Pat Hurst walks with her daughter, Reilly, and son, Jackson, past the putting green at Mount Vintage Golf Club. Twenty-six golfers on the tour have children, and some travel as a family to tournaments.

Mothers enjoy jazz at library
Some children take their mothers out to eat at a restaurant on Mother's Day.

Across the southeast
MARYVILLE, Tenn. -The body of a missing student was found along a highway in the Great Smoky Mountains after police arrested the man accused of stalking and killing her.

Across Georgia
NEWNAN -Cocaine worth $1 million was found hidden behind an air bag in a trap door of a car traveling on Interstate 85, police said.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Across South Carolina
ORANGEBURG -Gov. Mark Sanford called on graduates of South Carolina State University to help end a "crisis in leadership."

WWII hero to receive medals

Across the area
A man posing as a computer technician stole 800 hydrocodone pills from two CVS Pharmacy stores in North Augusta, police said.

Rants and Raves
THE REASON PEOPLE do not go to schoolteachers with problems is because they will hide problems from the school board. I had this happen to me and my daughter when she was assaulted by one of the teacher's pets.

Towns feel less pain from cuts
AIKEN - Small towns in Aiken County have avoided the hard hit of the state's budget crisis that has devastated school budgets across South Carolina because fees for basic services such as water and sewerage have remained robust, local administrators said last week.

Course is early start to college

Teachers plan learning trip to the Bahamas
Claire Stracke has a love of language.

Across Georgia
RINGGOLD -A federal investigation has cleared a deputy sheriff accused of hitting a man with his cruiser and then striking him with his fists after a chase.

Across South Carolina

State becomes Democratic focus
ATLANTA - Three years ago in February, George W. Bush used the South Carolina Republican primary to revitalize his foundering presidential candidacy.

Slain officer's Klan connections come under debate

Military spouses get party at post
Freedom Park took on a whole new meaning Saturday, as colorfully-clad toddlers pulled away from their parents to roll in green grass and play games at the first Military Spouse Appreciation Day & Barbecue.

Across the area

Across the southeast

Towns feel less pain from cuts

Augusta Hotel's collapse stirs wrecking bill queries

Servicewoman of the day

Nursing shortage spurs grads

News you can use

System's costs raise questions

Course is early start to college
Geoffrey Shealy plans to major in industrial design and business management at Georgia Tech.

Woman deters robbery attempt
Authorities said a Martinez woman thwarted an armed robbery attempt early Sunday by telling the would-be robber she had no money.

Servicewoman of the day
Today's servicewoman of the day is Army Sgt. 1st Class Angela Jiles of Houston.

Officer says he is target of probe
New Ellenton Police Chief Van McMillan spent part of Friday defending himself from rumors and two complaints about his police work that he says are being reviewed by the town's police commission.

News you can use
MAY 12, 1947 An unidentified man in a soldier's uniform was being sought by police in connection with the beating of a woman in a downtown hotel early Sunday, the second such incident within a week.

System's costs raise questions
When a statewide indigent defense system gets under way, counties such as Richmond County are expected to be relieved of the cost of paying attorneys to represent poor people.

Across the southeast
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -Police arrested a man Sunday in connection with a dormitory fire that killed a student who was found a week ago with stab wounds in her burning room at Western Kentucky University.

Legal overhaul awaits scrutiny
Curtis Bell, 31, showed up for what was supposed to be his guilty plea and sentencing hearing in Richmond County Superior Court on April 1, but his court-appointed attorney did not.

Slain officer's Klan connections come under debate
AIKEN - Almost eight decades after he was killed by a shotgun blast, former Aiken County Sheriff Henry Hampton "Bud" Howard is receiving honors customarily bestowed upon a lawman killed in the line of duty.

News you can use
A full rehearsal of all the groups participating in the Augusta Bicentennial pageant will be held tonight at 8 o'clock at the Municipal Stadium. All costumes for the pageant must be secured today. They are ready at the Sutherland Mill off 13th Street.

High expectations await sheriff
AIKEN - Whoever wins Tuesday's election to become Aiken County's next sheriff will face an immediate tug-of-war between the hard reality of budget constraints and the high expectations of everyone from residents to small-town police chiefs.

Roof of old hotel collapses

Across the area
State and local officials are investigating the death of a Waynesboro, Ga., woman who was found in her home Saturday morning.

Across the southeast

Foreign streak is shattered - again
After one champion few had ever heard of before or since and another not quite familiar enough to have her named spelled correctly in her preferred parking space, there should be no problem remembering who won the third Asahi Ryokuken International Championship at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club.

Rookie enjoys her 'roller coaster' ride
This wasn't the Tiger Woods of Mexico. This looked a little more like Phil Mickelson marking up a scoreboard with wild Zorro-like slashes.

Deana Carter returns to charts with new album, video
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Five years is a long sabbatical in a business where careers rise and fall with the music charts.

Record companies re-releasing relatively new CDs with new material
NEW YORK -- Before rushing out to buy the latest disc from your favorite artist, you might want to wait for the "new and improved" version.

Eminem bars Weird Al from making video

Deana Carter returns to charts with new album, video

Eminem bars Weird Al from making video
NEW YORK -- Eminem may poke fun at himself in videos, but he doesn't want "Weird Al" Yankovic doing it.

Record companies re-releasing relatively new CDs with new material

Zanardi finishes his 13 laps after 20-month 'pit stop'
KLETTWITZ, Germany -- Alex Zanardi completed his 20-month pit stop on Sunday.

Bourdais wins second straight CART race

Rain washes out first pole qualifying day

Castroneves wins Indy 500 pole
INDIANAPOLIS -- Helio Castroneves wiped away tears of joy Sunday after he reached yet another goal at the Indianapolis 500.

Castroneves wins Indy 500 pole

Rain washes out first pole qualifying day
INDIANAPOLIS - Scott Dixon was primed and ready for Indianapolis 500 pole qualifying Saturday when the rain started falling.

Bourdais wins second straight CART race
KLETTWITZ, Germany -- Sebastien Bourdais is proving to be a fast learner.

Zanardi finishes his 13 laps after 20-month 'pit stop'

Riggs banks win; Bliss out of gas
MADISON, Ill. - Scott Riggs raced to his third Busch Series victory Saturday, taking the Charter Pipeline 250 when Mike Bliss ran out of fuel on the final lap.

76ers even series

76ers even series
PHILADELPHIA -- Allen Iverson's quick feet and smart decisions couldn't be stopped. Making matters worse for Detroit, the Pistons got almost nothing on offense from anyone but Richard Hamilton.

NBA, police investigating argument between Walker and fan
BOSTON -- Celtics forward Antoine Walker is facing investigations by the NBA and the Boston police after an argument with a fan at the end of Game 3 against New Jersey.

Nets grow closer despite doubt about Kidd
BOSTON -- The Boston fans who tried to distract Jason Kidd by heckling him about a domestic abuse charge have had no discernible impact. The ones who tried to distract him with humor - well, at least they got a smile out of New Jersey coach Byron Scott.

Nets grow closer despite doubt about Kidd

Yao Ming hosts SARS telethon
BEIJING -- Yao Ming played a new role - telethon host.

Lakers edge Spurs
LOS ANGELES -- Without coach Phil Jackson, the Los Angeles Lakers turned to their two stars.

Lakers edge Spurs

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Ms. Lillie Whitaker-Dolin (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Emma Dozier (AUGUSTA, GA)

Trinity Pate (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Julian Cooper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Trinity Pate (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Arthur Jenkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Helen Hill (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. William Cooper (SPRINGFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Sammy Wilson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Baldowski (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bettijo Peace (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Michael Marshall (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Maddox (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. Jake Howard Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Fields (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Hodges (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Sanders (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Leroy Bird (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Ashley Parker (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathryn Ferriter (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Toombs Lewis Sr. (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Chinn (PETERSBURG, Fla.)

Mr. Ronald Bowens Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Eugene Bennett (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ethel Devine (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Rosanna Hunter (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Fields (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Mamie Morgan (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Baldowski (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Christopher Cabarrus (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Julian Cooper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Area sports announcments

Thurmond gets help for title

Henin-Hardenne wins German Open

Overtime

Derby-winning jockey investigated; photo raises questions

Wins will come for Augusta trio

Henin-Hardenne wins German Open
BERLIN -- Justine Henin-Hardenne made a resilient stand at the German Open, winning this event for the second straight year in a gritty performance that showcased her strength on clay courts.

Derby-winning jockey investigated; photo raises questions
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The jockey who won the Kentucky Derby aboard Funny Cide is being investigated by track stewards who examined a photo of him possibly holding something besides his whip as he crossed the finish line.

Thurmond gets help for title
ALBANY, Ga. - Greenbrier junior Tesha Thurmond doesn't typically show much emotion at track meets.

Area sports announcments
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls will be accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.

Wins will come for Augusta trio
ALBANY, Ga.- As one of the top sprinters in Class AAA watched the Class AAAA 200-meter dash, Glenn Hills freshman Marcella Avery and Cross Creek junior Antronette Stringer rounded the curve and hit the home stretch.

Overtime
Michael Campbell and Matt Riddle drove in three runs apiece as South Carolina rallied for a 9-6 win over Alabama.

River trip provides an escape
Glenn Baldridge reclined peacefully in the bow of a pontoon boat, almost hypnotized by the low, steady drone of an outboard motor.

River trip provides an escape

Foreign streak is shattered - again

Rookie enjoys her 'roller coaster' ride

Katey Sagal's laughter lights up ABC sitcom '8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter'
BURBANK, Calif. -- John Ritter knows why Katey Sagal is his perfect foil: "Katey's got the kind of laugh, once you hear it you'll do everything you can to hear it again."

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead

Katey Sagal's laughter lights up ABC sitcom '8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter'

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead
When she began the "Today" show as its 25-year-old co-host, Jane Pauley was described by one reporter as looking "like what she once was: A smart sorority girl from Indiana, pretty enough to gain acceptance among the men, but not striking enough to rattle the women in the morning hours of pin curls and frog face." For all this, according to another story, she earned an annual salary "around $70,000."

High stakes: The Travel Channel bets on poker in prime time
For the Travel Channel, it never seemed like a gamble.

Swimsuit model Jenna wins 'Survivor: The Amazon'
NEW YORK -- Jenna Morasca outwitted, outplayed and outlasted her rivals to become the newest "Survivor" millionaire.

Swimsuit model Jenna wins 'Survivor: The Amazon'

Georgia falls to Mississippi State
ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia's snapped its six-game winning streak Saturday when No. 14 Mississippi State won 7-5 at Foley Field.

Gamecocks defeat Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Matt Campbell pitched eight strong innings and South Carolina clinched at least a share of the Southeastern Conference East Division title with a 5-1 win over Alabama on Sunday afternoon.

Gamecocks defeat Alabama

Combs-Stuart
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.- Jodi Voels Stuart and Craig Combs, both of Evans, were married at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 4, 2003, at Callaway Gardens. The Rev. Emory Gilbert officiated.

Harley-Stone
NORTH AUGUSTA- Jennifer Rae Stone and Earl Tyrone Harley, both of North Augusta, were married at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Grace United Methodist Church. Dr. James Adams officiated.

Harris-Fitts
AIKEN- Shelia D. Fitts of Hephzibah, and A. Marcell Harris of Augusta, were married at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2003, at the Victorian Wedding Chapel. Dr. C.W. Joyner, Jr. officiated.

Hardy-Thaxton
COLUMBIA, S.C.- Amy Michelle Thaxton of Columbia, and Mason Bonnycastle Hardy of Newberry, formerly of Columbia, were married at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2003, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The Rev. Susan Heath officiated.

English-Wikander
HELEN, Ga.- Mary Louise Wikander and Travis Shawn English, both of Trenton, were married at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2003, at the Alpine Wedding Chapel. The Rev. Austin Echols officiated.

Adamson-Rice
CHARLESTON, S.C.- Susan Carol Rice and Robert Francis Adamson II, both of Atlanta, were married at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2003, at First Scots Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. G. Daniel McCall officiated.

Johnson-Gibson
AUGUSTA- Kizzie Kendale Gibson and Rodney Bakari Johnson, of North Augusta, were married at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Scared Heart Cultural Center. The Rev. John Ira Gibson officiated.

Taylor-Rogers
HEPHZIBAH- Nikki Rogers and Jeremy Taylor, both of Hephzibah, were married at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2003, in a garden wedding held at the home of the brides parents. The Rev. John Beck officiated.

Nesbitt-Jones
ATLANTA- Robernett L. Jones and Oz Nesbitt, Sr., both of Lithonia, were married at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2003, at Clifton United Metho-dist Church. Dr. Reginald M. Copeland officiated.

Gillis-Snider
AUGUSTA- Rachael R. Snider of Nashville, Tenn., (formerly of Augusta) and Jonathan E. Gillis of Florence, Miss., were married at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2003, at the First Assembly of God. The Rev. Baxter Stanley, uncle of the bride officiated.

Jones-Booth
CHARLESTON, S.C.- Teresa Marie Booth and Nathan Wayne Jones, both of Grovetown, were married at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2003, at White Point Gardens. The Rev. Gerald Caldwell officiated.

Whites-only prom held in second Georgia county

Flag protesters to print deck of cards