'Morrie' author returns with fiction best seller
DETROIT -- Mitch Albom promised he wouldn't rush into anything after his 1997 best seller, "Tuesdays With Morrie."

Author focus on U.S. aerial might during World War II

Book embraces wonder of New York

Tate Modern unveils weather work

A new play about architecture to open in new off-Broadway theater
NEW YORK -- A play about architecture and in a new off-Broadway theater, too.

'Morrie' author returns with fiction best seller

Ned Beatty tackles Big Daddy in 'Cat' on Broadway
NEW YORK -- Throughout his career, Ned Beatty has made a name for himself as one of the pre-eminent character actors in Hollywood, embracing secondary roles and making them memorable.

The cast is set for the final weeks of 'Cabaret' on Broadway

Museum portrays South Africa's dark apartheid years

A new play about architecture to open in new off-Broadway theater

The cast is set for the final weeks of 'Cabaret' on Broadway
NEW YORK -- This is it - the final cast for "Cabaret," now heading into its last weeks of a more than five-year New York run. The farewell performance for the Roundabout Theatre Company revival at Studio 54 will be Jan. 4.

Ned Beatty tackles Big Daddy in 'Cat' on Broadway

Tate Modern unveils weather work
LONDON -- If the stereotype that Britons are obsessed with the weather can be taken as fact, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has given them plenty to talk about with a new work at the Tate Modern gallery.

Arts calendar
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Museum portrays South Africa's dark apartheid years
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The screams of children escaping a shower of tear gas and the explosion of bullets launched by police during a peaceful march echo throughout the Apartheid Museum.

Author puts life into perspective with 'Five People'
DETROIT - Mitch Albom promised he wouldn't rush into anything after his 1997 best seller, Tuesdays With Morrie.

The Joyce celebrates four decades of Alwin Nikolais dance

Author focus on U.S. aerial might during World War II
James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers, offers a second book about World War II and a small but strategic Pacific island.

Arts calendar

Book embraces wonder of New York
New York serves as the backdrop for so many memoirs and coming-of-age stories that it almost seems as though the city would have worn out its welcome on the printed page.

Author puts life into perspective with 'Five People'

The Joyce celebrates four decades of Alwin Nikolais dance
NEW YORK -- The Joyce Theater went back to the future Tuesday night, with a celebration of Alwin Nikolais' "total dance theater."

Valentine to manage again in Japan
TOKYO -- Former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine agreed Sunday to return to Japan to manage the Lotte Marines.

Almanac has forecasts for more than just weather

Couple accused of starving adopted sons deny charges
TRENTON, N.J. -- A couple jailed on charges they starved their four adopted boys denied the accusations and said one of the boys had a habit of lying.

Bicyclists take on radio empire
CLEVELAND -- Bicyclists are demanding that the nation's largest radio group be punished because disc jockeys at three stations made on-air comments they say encouraged drivers to throw bottles at bike riders or hit them with open car doors.

High school girls nab man suspected of flashing
PHILADELPHIA -- About 20 Catholic school girls chased down a man who had been flashing them near their high school, tackled him to the ground and held him there until police arrived, authorities said.

Monkeys torment workers
NEW DELHI - In a capital city where cows roam the streets and elephants plod along in the bus lanes, it's no surprise to find government buildings overrun with monkeys.

Competitive teen surfer loses arm in shark attack
LIHUE, Hawaii -- A shark bit off the left arm of a 13-year-old competitive surfer Friday morning while she was lying on her board in clear water, authorities said.

City hopes to recycle oyster shells to plant new beds
NEW ORLEANS - Oysters get shucked and swallowed by the ton in the French Quarter's busy restaurants, and at day's end trash bags dumped on the narrow streets bulge with oyster shells.

On the move

On the move
Christopher M. Peterson has been named assistant professor of dermatology and dermatologic surgery at the Medical College of Georgia Department of Medicine. Dr. Peterson was chief resident in the MCG Section of Dermatology.

Minnesota-made vodka hits luxury market
BENSON, Minn. -- Upscale vodkas like Absolut and Skyy are getting some competition from an unexpected corner of the world, the western Minnesota prairie.

City hopes to recycle oyster shells to plant new beds

Business calendar
Tuesday: APICS Augusta chapter course on master planning of resources. Three-day course focuses on planning and production scheduling to achieve efficiency in an organization. Courses are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; also on Nov. 11 and 18; $350 for APICS members, others $425; Club Car Technical Training Center, 4125 Washington Road. Call Jan Kelsch at 228-2696 or e-mail tianna.rowell@juno.com.

Busines briefs
EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT CASTLEBERRY/SNOW'S BRANDS INC. HEADQUARTERS:1621 15th St., Augusta

Companies use salvaged materials for new products
Christian Millworks looks like a termite's paradise and a carpenter's nightmare.

Minnesota-made vodka hits luxury market

Options help business owners plan for retirement
Many small-business owners worry about retiring some day, and they need to begin planning for it now.

Business calendar

Group names first inductees for hall of fame
Six people deemed "outstanding business leaders" by Junior Achievement of Augusta will be the first inductees in the group's CSRA Business Hall of Fame.

Group names first inductees for hall of fame

Busines briefs

Companies use salvaged materials for new products

Accusations fly as fast as paintballs

Accusations fly as fast as paintballs
Was District 8 Commission candidate Robert Buchwitz a marked man last weekend when two teens shot a paintball gun in his vicinity?

Clemson and son Tommy next for Bowden's Seminoles
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- From tradition to family.

Barclay runs over Clemson

Clemson and son Tommy next for Bowden's Seminoles

Barclay runs over Clemson
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Chris Barclay has had a hard time forgetting his costly fumble in last year's loss to Clemson.

SEC roundup

Oklahoma becomes unanimous No. 1 in AP poll
Oklahoma was the unanimous pick for the top spot in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday and Miami's record streak of top five votes ended after 55 weeks.

SEC roundup
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Chris Hannon caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Casey Clausen to help No. 19 Tennessee overcome a lackluster effort and beat Duke 23-6 Saturday.

Oklahoma becomes unanimous No. 1 in AP poll

Florida State shuts out Notre Dame
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Chris Rix got revenge of historic proportion on Notre Dame.

Florida State shuts out Notre Dame

Top 25 roundup

Top 25 roundup
NORMAN, Okla. - Bob Stoops silently stewed as he listened to the chatter coming from Oklahoma State all week.

We must make things

Price controls no cure

We must make things
China, hoping to smooth the way for Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to the United States in early December, has let it be known it will soon purchase billions of dollars of American goods, including airplanes, jet engines and auto parts. There's also word it's going to buy a lot of U.S. cotton for its thriving textile industry.

Giving away U.S. jobs
The government can't stop U.S. companies from picking up stakes and moving operations to low-wage countries, but it certainly can stop low-wage workers from coming into the United States to take our best jobs.

From the ashes
You're a volunteer firefighter, on the way to try to save a neighbor's house. On the way, you see your own house ablaze.

From the ashes

Crucifixion in Iraq

Giving away U.S. jobs

Crucifixion in Iraq
Show trials are the stuff of communist countries and despotic regimes. We had hoped the U.S. military was above that sort of thing.

Price controls no cure
Because Americans are paying so much for prescription drugs - much more than consumers in other nations - liberals and many Democrats are accusing U.S. pharmaceutical companies of selfishly fattening their bottom line at the expense of the nation's ill and elderly.

The Top 5 list
Here are some of the top 5 TV shows, films, concert tours and videos for the week.

Q & A with Bubba Sparxxx
NEW YORK -- Bubba Sparxxx's voice is a weird mixture of southern drawl and urban slang. He's polite and humble, but not afraid to slap down a few cusses when necessary.

Passing for white remains a resonant topic
NEW YORK -- America is more diverse than ever and racial pride is strong, yet a new movie and book are highlighting a phenomenon that seems like a relic of the segregationist past - black people passing as white.

Top 20 Concert Tours
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

Can I donate my frequent flier miles to charity?

October markets avoided scare, November may be different story
NEW YORK -- Wall Street resumed its advance this past week, posting a monthly gain despite October's reputation for market crashes. That offered hope to upbeat investors who are counting on the market's traditional year-end rally to add to their gains.

Fund scandal gets personal as allegations reach top

Growing regulatory probe threatens to dampen fund firm profits

More boomers invest in values, with improved results

Finding a bank that's a good fit
NEW YORK -- With Bank of America Corp. and FleetBoston Financial Corp. planning to merge, the two companies' small business customers are likely wondering what changes they'll see in their banking relationships.

October markets avoided scare, November may be different story

Can I donate my frequent flier miles to charity?
Q: I have many more frequent flier miles than I can use. Is there a way I can donate some to charity?

Fund scandal gets personal as allegations reach top
NEW YORK -- The mutual funds scandal has taken on a new, potentially much more damaging dimension with accusations that fund managers and top executives engaged in their own improper trading at the expense of other customers.

Growing regulatory probe threatens to dampen fund firm profits
NEW YORK -- Many mutual fund firms are enjoying strong quarterly earnings, thanks to growing investor optimism and a rebounding economy. But a widening regulators' probe into shady trading practices threatens to cut into fund firms' profits.

More boomers invest in values, with improved results
CHICAGO -- Rae Kramer, a devotee of socially responsible investing since before it became a trend, has heard all the cracks about oddball baby boomers like herself who sink money into the stock market without focusing overly on returns.

Finding a bank that's a good fit

Defense shines for Southern
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The final 40 minutes of Saturday's football game turned out to be a lot better than the first 20 for Georgia Southern.

Defense shines for Southern

Jacobson wins Volvo Masters in playoff

South Korea's Ahn wins first LPGA title
JEJU ISLAND, South Korea -- Rookie Shi-hyun Ahn won her first LPGA title, shooting a 4-under 68 Sunday to capture the CJ Nine Bridges Classic.

Vaughn earns Tour card

Golf capsules
PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Retief Goosen looked unflappable as ever Saturday at the Chrysler Championship on his way to a 4-under-par 67 and a two-stroke lead.

Jacobson wins Volvo Masters in playoff
SOTOGRANDE, Spain -- Fredrik Jacobson of Sweden won the Volvo Masters on Sunday, beating Carlos Rodiles of Spain on the fourth playoff hole in near darkness.

Couch holds four-shot lead in Nationwide Tour Championship
PRATTVILLE, Ala. -- Chris Couch shot a 7-under-par 65 Saturday to take a four-stroke lead after three rounds at the Nationwide Tour Championship.

Couch wins Nationwide Tour Championship

Golf capsules

Goosen holds off final charge from Singh

Vaughn earns Tour card
Augusta native Vaughn Taylor didn't win Sunday's Nationwide Tour Championship, but he came away with something better.

South Korea's Ahn wins first LPGA title

Couch wins Nationwide Tour Championship
PRATTVILLE, Ala. -- Chris Couch shot an even-par 72 Sunday to win the season-ending Nationwide Tour Championship by three strokes.

Goosen holds off final charge from Singh
PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Tiger Woods might be the first guy to call Retief Goosen and congratulate him for winning the Chrysler Championship on Sunday.

Couch holds four-shot lead in Nationwide Tour Championship

Silver Bluff opens playoffs at home

Prep football roundup

Jefferson County routs Musketeers

Playoffs rest on Gregg's shoulders

Silver Bluff opens playoffs at home
Silver Bluff's offense appears to be back on track.

Playoffs rest on Gregg's shoulders
Too many big plays for Laney. Too much speed against Westside. Not nearly enough Duane Gregg.

Prep football roundup
WINDER, Ga. - Only three ranked teams in The Associated Press high school football polls suffered losses Friday night, and the highest ranked team to fall was previously undefeated Cedar Shoals, No. 8 in Class AAAA.

Jefferson County routs Musketeers
The Jefferson County Warriors continued their quest for a shot at the Region 3-AAA title with a 42-14 win over the Richmond Academy Musketeers at ARC Stadium on Saturday night.

Thrashers tie Sharks

Thrashers tie Sharks
ATLANTA -- Marco Sturm scored off a scramble in front of the net with less than three minutes remaining to rally the San Jose Sharks to a 2-2 tie with the Atlanta Thrashers on Sunday night.

Almanac has forecasts for more than just weather
Are we in for a cold winter? Are we in for a dry spring? Will it rain during Masters Week? The answers, I am told, are: Yes, no and yes.

Complainer will benefit from Grantham's election
Regarding a complaint in the Oct. 24 Chronicle concerning Don Grantham's $12,000 anticipated income as commissioner: This minuscule amount per year is negligible to most people in business today. Bud Carter, Evans, Ga.

Keep Smith fighting for us
On Tuesday we have the opportunity to elect a man who truly cares about the community and south Augusta - Jimmy Smith, the District 8 candidate seeking a seat on the Augusta Commission. Billy Jones, Hephzibah, Ga.

Is the U.S. the future Zeider Zee?
I read in The Chronicle "Tell me a story" about the greed that dried up a great port in Holland, the present Zeider Zee. This brought back memories of World War II when I was on a B-17 bomber headed to bomb Germany, and the navigator told us that we were over the Zeider Zee... Harry Oliphant, Hephzibah, Ga.

Is the U.S. the future Zeider Zee?

Vote for Buchwitz a vote for citizens' control
While the national media focus is on the 2004 presidential/congressional elections, the election most important to Augustans is beginning to heat up. Having participated in candidate forums with AARP and the Democratic Party, I believe we are lucky to have the quality candidates who are competing for city commission seats in districts 2, 8 and 10. Walter S. Williams, Augusta

Complainer will benefit from Grantham's election

Outgoing commissioner supports Smith in District 8
Having considered the candidates vying for the District 8 Augusta Commission seat, my family and I support Jimmy Smith. Ulmer Bridges, Hephzibah, Ga.

Hannah has a heart for service

Labeling Rivera a conservative laughable
Robert Reardon's letter of Oct. 14, "Conservatives' actions not protected," where he describes Geraldo Rivera as a conservative is laughable. Alan R. Jackson, Hephzibah, Ga

Labeling Rivera a conservative laughable

Double standards of morality are test of God's patience
... Double standards regarding morality and God have come to the point of being ludicrous. Wayne Sweat, Martinez, Ga.

Outraged by editorials on Limbaugh and Robertson

Keep Smith fighting for us

Hannah has a heart for service
Like many Augustans, I have followed with interest the races for the Augusta Commission. But it's hard to keep my interest when we see the same old faces from the same old crowds running for office. Greg Capers, Augusta

Outraged by editorials on Limbaugh and Robertson
I know these two men don't need me to defend them, but I can't begin to describe my disgust at your diatribe against Rush Limbaugh ("Limbaugh's folly") and the Rev. Pat Robertson ("This isn't Christianity") in your paper on Oct. 14.

Double standards of morality are test of God's patience

Tech briefs

Woman's downtown apartment is a block from her birthplace

From sculpture to fashion, colored duct tape all the rage

Web littered with yesteryear's castoffs

Apple unleashes Panther, latest Mac OS X update

In the know

Grand Canal takes tourists through heart of artsy Venice

2004 Acura TL sedan also has first-ever DVD-Audio surround sound

Aunt wants to express disapproval

Web littered with yesteryear's castoffs
NEW YORK -- After Ajay Powell quit smoking and decided to run the Honolulu Marathon in 2001, she created a Web site to track her progress, updating it weekly with photographs and tallies of her training miles.

From sculpture to fashion, colored duct tape all the rage
CLEVELAND -- Todd Scott would use metallic gold to make a jacket fit for the King. Thirteen-year-old Sydney Hunt envisions a maroon handbag, maybe with matching red beads. Lindsey Parker has dreams of a steel blue dress.

Tech briefs
NEW YORK -- One of the biggest busts of the Internet bubble was the dream that wireless broadband would soon blanket the country. Even so, the technology has been making quiet inroads in some places.

In the know
The Augusta-area AARP Tax-Aide program is now accepting applications from volunteers who want to help senior citizens with their income taxes.

Grand Canal takes tourists through heart of artsy Venice
VENICE - Some travel truths are self-evident. As the Great Wall of China is great indeed, so Venice's Grand Canal is grand beyond compare.

Aunt wants to express disapproval
Dear Carson: My 35-year-old niece has a college degree, but has been working in a bar for five years. A little more than a year ago, she announced the impending birth of a child from a liaison she had with a man who has had a least one marriage and a child he supports. The advice of my brother (my niece's father) is liberal, usually rationalizing all behaviors as learning experiences and "finding one's way." Though shocked at the birth, I accepted the situation but let my feelings be known to my brother.

Apple unleashes Panther, latest Mac OS X update
For the second time in just over a year, Apple Computer Inc. is out with a major upgrade of the Mac OS X operating system, packing it with features Windows users won't see for years and attaching a price tag befitting Apple's reputation as the Porsche of computer makers.

2004 Acura TL sedan also has first-ever DVD-Audio surround sound
After years of pleasant-looking but conservative styling, Acura is finally designing boldly. And there's no better car to receive compelling, even emotional exterior styling than Acura's best-selling model, the TL sedan.

Woman's downtown apartment is a block from her birthplace
The view from Frances "Bunny" Davis' 15th-floor apartment in St. John Towers on Greene Street takes in Augusta's southern horizon.

Home front
It's the last day for Historic Augusta's 11th Annual Antiques Show and Sale, which will be from noon to 5 p.m. at the Old Medical College of Georgia, 598 Telfair St.

Goaltender has new perspective on life
Hockey has been Jeff Salajko's life for as long as he can remember.

Goaltender has new perspective on life

Math bowl tests students skills
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- At the math bowl, middle schoolers had to do some quick adding to figure out word problems faster than their peers.

DOE mock attacks test security at SRS
Decked out in camouflage fatigues and black ski masks, 15 men from the Savannah River Site's equivalent of a SWAT team prepared for a mock terrorist attack.

Polling places
Area voting locations

UGA Foundation under examination

Across the area
Stephanie Stallings was named the Academy of Richmond County's 2003-04 homecoming queen Saturday night.

News you can use

Airman's violence stuns friends

Former S.C. governor, tempered by loss, considers Senate run

Clark says all Democrats should condemn Confederate banner
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Presidential candidate Wesley Clark thinks all of his fellow Democrats should take a stand against the Confederate flag.

22-year-old gets murder charge

Airman's violence stuns friends
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A friend and former supervisor of a newlywed airman from Georgia, who was shot to death by a deputy during a domestic dispute, reacted with surprise that his friend could have been involved in such violence.

Georgia Ports employees seeking to unionize

UGA Foundation under examination
ATHENS, Ga. -- A secret report scrutinizes the group of fund-raisers who commissioned an audit that was critical of University of Georgia President Michael Adams' money management.

Across Georgia

Across Georgia

Family is sole of business

Polling places

House Republicans threaten to buck future trade deals without textile help

Island boasts good turtle season
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - An above-average number of hatchlings made it out of their nests this season, turtle protection workers report.

Entrepreneur aims for Senate

Timber theft increasing in Upstate, South Carolina

Rants and Raves
THIS IS A RANT for the deer hunters out at the Columbia and Burke county line dumping dead carcasses on Larkin and Randal Hunt Road. That is really disgusting. If you take your deer and dump them in the proper spot, then the other hunters out there can have the opportunity to kill them something.

Burke County election ballots
Sample ballot for Burke County races

Recruiters zero in on minorities

Mayors, council on Burke ballots
Waynesboro residents will decide Tuesday whether alcohol can be served in the city.

Some candidates have run into trouble
Some people who want to be your leaders don't always lead when it comes to paying their taxes and bills - or staying clear of the law.

Across Georgia
SAVANNAH -A Savannah man baby-sitting a 3-year-old is accused of killing the child.

Sights, smells draw fair patrons

Federal grant helps groups preserve endangered woodpeckers
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- On the quail-hunting plantations that dot the Red Hills of southwest Georgia and northern Florida, wildlife biologists climb skinny aluminum ladders to study and preserve the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, a species that was nearly wiped out by the decline of the South's longleaf pine ecosystem.

Clark says all Democrats should condemn Confederate banner

Drug court treats teens' lives
AIKEN - In the courtroom of Judge Larry Inabinet, three new entrants in Aiken County's juvenile drug court stand silently and hear the rules they will live under for the next six to 12 months.

Republicans split about Beasley run

Drug court treats teens' lives

Federal grant helps groups preserve endangered woodpeckers

Residents speak out on Kroger
In the neighborhoods off one stretch of Furys Ferry Road, the topic of many discussions in recent weeks has been encroaching commercial development.

Report calls for change to UGA Foundation

S.C. workers expected to be hit with higher costs

Mayors, council on Burke ballots

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Demi Laurence of Martinez.

Postwar injuries swamp doctors
FORT STEWART, Ga. - Maj. Mike Kissenberth is scheduled to perform surgery in two hours, just enough time to see a dozen clinic patients before he heads upstairs to scrub.

Sights, smells draw fair patrons
The reasons to go to the fair are many, but fun was the common denominator Saturday.

Report calls for change to UGA Foundation
ATHENS, Ga. - A secret report scrutinizes the group of fund-raisers who commissioned an audit that was critical of University of Georgia President Michael Adams' money management.

Underinsured? Officials say it could mean problems

Clark to address national security in campaign stops next week

Across South Carolina

Duo starts law enforcement legacy

House Republicans threaten to buck future trade deals without textile help
WASHINGTON -- They are some of President Bush's staunchest congressional supporters, but Republicans from textile states are sending him an ultimatum: limit the influx of Chinese textiles or see future free trade deals defeated in the U.S. House.

Patients flood emergency rooms

22-year-old gets murder charge
A Barnwell, S.C., man was arrested Sunday and charged in the shooting death of a man who was originally considered a pedestrian hit-and-run fatality, authorities said.

Clemson shuts post office after substance found
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- More than two weeks after a deadly substance was found at a Greenville-area post office, a Clemson facility was shutdown for about 30 minutes when an unknown white powder was discovered.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA -Presidential candidate Wesley Clark thinks his fellow Democrats should take a stand against the Confederate flag.

Patients flood emergency rooms
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Some emergency rooms are getting so crowded that patients are being given beepers similar to those handed out to customers waiting for a table at a restaurant.

Across the area
Three people were arrested Sunday in what police say was a methamphetamine laboratory operating at North Augusta Motel at 303 Georgia Ave.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Similar services studied
Bernie Silverstein wanted to make sure there wasn't a duplication of services or fees at Augusta Regional Airport.

Across South Carolina
ANDERSON -A week after the movie Radio premiered around the nation, the man whose life inspired the film awoke to find his room engulfed in flames.

Rants and Raves
THIS IS A RANT for the deer hunters out at the Columbia and Burke county line dumping dead carcasses on Larkin and Randal Hunt Road. That is really disgusting. If you take your deer and dump them in the proper spot, then the other hunters out there can have the opportunity to kill them something.

County hires lawyer for Commandments case
WINDER, Ga. - The Barrow County Commission has hired Virginia lawyer Herb Titus to defend the county in a highly publicized Ten Commandments lawsuit filed Sept. 17 by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Kid of the Day

State, company fight over millions in health services money
ATLANTA -- The Texas company that holds a $350 million contract to process health benefits for state employees and poor Georgians says the state owes it $118 million - and won't pay.

Across South Carolina

National Guard families make adjustments when soldiers return
ATHENS, Ga. -- Katherine Gentry has relied heavily on support from other military wives to get her through the past seven months since her husband, John, was deployed by the National Guard.

New ethics law yields different interpretations

Georgia Ports employees seeking to unionize
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Workers at the Georgia Ports Authority have received a charter to unionize, while management argues that an upcoming vote on the issue is unauthorized.

News you can use
NOV. 2, 1970 Augusta government will be busy today with both a recount of the votes cast in the Oct. 13 council election and a regular meeting of the City Council. Last week the council granted the recount to 1st Ward Councilman J.C. Anderson, who lost his post to Russell F. Malone.

Club's fancy-looking participants take in Aiken's sights

Family is sole of business
Glenn Williams takes pride in being the proverbial workaholic.

Kid of the day

Across Georgia
ATLANTA -Hundreds of mourners, including state and city political leaders, attended the funeral for three children killed in an early-morning house fire.

Duo starts law enforcement legacy
COLUMBIA - Some have called veteran fugitive tracker Lt. H.P. "Hoss" Horton a legend.

Entrepreneur aims for Senate
ATLANTA - Herman Cain knows where he's been and where he's going.

Schools await report cards
AIKEN - South Carolina educators are hoping for the best but bracing for another round of the worst this week, waiting for the annual release of school report cards Wednesday by the South Carolina Department of Education.

Recruiters zero in on minorities
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Sholon Rucker can easily sum up his job as the University of Georgia's outreach admissions recruiter for south and central Atlanta.

News you can use
NOV. 3, 1975 About 600 people gathered at Paine College on Sunday for a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's new academic building. The structure will stand on the site of Haygood Hall, which was destroyed by fire in 1968.

County finalists recall their love of teaching

Kid of the day
Today's kid of the day is Dennis Raymond Busbee, 4 months, of Langley.

Burke County election ballots

Radio's Anderson home burns
ANDERSON, S.C. -- A week after the movie "Radio" premiered around the nation, the man whose life inspired the film awoke to find his room engulfed in flames.

DOE mock attacks test security at SRS

Timber theft increasing in Upstate, South Carolina
SANDY SPRINGS, S.C. -- Ruby Love learned first hand how timber theft is increasing across South Carolina.

Some candidates have run into trouble

Underinsured? Officials say it could mean problems
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Even if you see someone's valid insurance card in an auto accident, that doesn't mean everything will turn out OK. The person could be underinsured, which state officials say can be as bad as having no insurance at all.

Prison system ranks boot camps low

S.C. workers expected to be hit with higher costs
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Workers in South Carolina could see higher health insurance premiums next year, industry experts say.

Districts establish eligibility of voters

Clark to address national security in campaign stops next week
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Democratic presidential hopeful Wesley Clark plans to focus on national security in a speech in South Carolina on Thursday.

Prison system ranks boot camps low
ATLANTA - In a state prison system that's bursting at the seams, Georgia's military-style boot camps stand in sharp contrast.

South Carolina soldiers adopts Iraqi elementary school
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Some South Carolina soldiers are visiting Iraqi elementary classrooms to build good relations with the local community.

Residents speak out on Kroger

Former S.C. governor, tempered by loss, considers Senate run
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Within a span of 15 months, former Gov. David Beasley lost his bid for re-election, lost his mother to cancer and almost lost his wife to a rare complication of pregnancy.

Across the area

Republicans split about Beasley run
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Richland County Republicans are split about whether former Gov. David Beasley should run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retirement of longtime Democratic officeholder Ernest "Fritz" Hollings.

Island boasts good turtle season

Club's fancy-looking participants take in Aiken's sights
AIKEN - Clopping along at the speed of a single horse while perched on the cushioned seat of a carriage that echoes an earlier and slower-paced time, Mary Katherine Philipp and her mother, Arline, missed none of the things they usually don't notice while riding in the close confines of a car.

County finalists recall their love of teaching
The seven finalists for Richmond County Teacher of the Year were asked for some words of wisdom for other teachers.

Postwar injuries swamp doctors

Schools await report cards

Politics differ in regions
AIKEN - In a political time long gone but not forgotten, the indelible mark of a South Carolina politician was place of birth and upbringing.

Across the area

Districts establish eligibility of voters
Election Day is two days away, but hundreds of ballots already have been cast in Richmond County, officials report.

State, company fight over millions in health services money

New ethics law yields different interpretations
A Georgia law that went into effect this year was supposed to hold candidates for public office to a higher standard.

South Carolina soldiers adopts Iraqi elementary school

Politics differ in regions

Gators pack bigger bite once again
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - You could see it in the dazed stares of the Georgia fans. You could hear it in the desperate pleas from the Bulldogs' players. You could sense it from the delirious peals of glee wafting over from the Florida half of Alltel Stadium.

'Scary Movie 3' yucks it up to remain top box-office draw

Morocco: Lots of sand, low prices draw big-budget directors

'Scary Movie 3' yucks it up to remain top box-office draw
LOS ANGELES -- Audiences were in a laughing mood for Halloween as the horror spoof "Scary Movie 3" took in $21.1 million to remain the top film for a second straight weekend.

Morocco: Lots of sand, low prices draw big-budget directors
MARRAKECH, Morocco -- Take a warrior king or a crusading knight. Throw in lots of sandy desert, some grisly battle scenes and an army of extras.

Los Lonely Boys earning fans with Tex-Mex rock

Bands and fans give back to communities they visit

Look out, pretty boys: Rough-hewn Pat Green aims to expand
NEW YORK -- "I'm so tired of country music being pretty! I'm so tired of country music being skinny!"

Los Lonely Boys earning fans with Tex-Mex rock
SARATOGA, Calif. -- Three Mexican-American brothers from dusty, middle-of-nowhere West Texas move to Nashville to break into the music business and catch the ears of country icon Willie Nelson, who makes them superstars.

James Brown's longtime collaborator fights for royalties
GRAYSON, Ga. -- Before Bobby Byrd starts to talk, he wants to get one thing straight - he doesn't hate James Brown.

Bands and fans give back to communities they visit
ALBANY, N.Y. -- When these musicians come to town, you might have to hide the groceries instead of the women and children.

James Brown's longtime collaborator fights for royalties

Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs joins cast of thousands in marathon
NEW YORK -- After 26.2 miles, maybe his new nickname should be Tough Daddy.

Look out, pretty boys: Rough-hewn Pat Green aims to expand

Earnhardt celebrates special win
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. proved his racing aptitude includes a lot more than high banks and restrictor plates Sunday.

Drivers just want to finish
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Todd Bodine and Ward Burton don't have the same kind of goals as most drivers.

Drivers just want to finish

Kenseth closes in on points crown
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Matt Kenseth can start breathing easy.

Kenseth closes in on points crown

LeBron James' NBA experience has just begun
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Just three games into the season, LeBron James is already experiencing the highs and lows of the NBA, and even the grind of the road.

Atlanta's Terry suspended for a game after elbowing Pacers player

Atlanta's Terry suspended for a game after elbowing Pacers player
NEW YORK -- Atlanta Hawks guard Jason Terry was suspended by the NBA for one game without pay Sunday after he elbowed Indiana's Anthony Johnson during a loss to the Pacers.

Vick-McNabb II not quite like their first meeting

Fan falls from third level at Soldier Field

NFL power rankings

Eagles top Falcons

Texans edge Panthers

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Women take center stage at NYC Marathon

United States tops Mexico

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Blind racer challenges for barrel horse title

Overtime
Nine NCAA championships will be broadcast live for the first time following an agreement between College Sports Television and CBS Sports.

Blind racer challenges for barrel horse title
For Christina Georges, competing in the 11th annual National Barrel Horse Association World Championships was an eye-opening venture.

Area sports announcements
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Hardaway wins Class AAAA title
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Hardaway senior Allison Bullard stood on the field near her cousin, Mimi Pohl, in the midst of smiles, cheers, hugs and tears. They now have something else in common besides a family bond.

Rider has successful week
Chuck Tolbert stood in the back of Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center understandably tired early Sunday morning.

Women take center stage at NYC Marathon
NEW YORK -- The little girls who live in the tiny Kenyan village where Lornah Kiplagat grew up might never have been to New York or know much about the city.

N.C. man earns record time, championship
Jamey Hunt knocked over the last barrel at an Ohio show one week ago. During his second run Friday, he repeated the trend.

Overtime
Andy Roddick slammed his racket to the court and hit himself in the head with it while losing to Tim Henman 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) Saturday in the Paris Masters semifinals.

United States tops Mexico
DALLAS -- Abby Wambach scored twice off Mia Hamm's assists as the United States women defeated Mexico 3-1 Sunday to close out their season.

U.S. tops France in boxing
RENO, Nev. -- Light welterweight Lamont Peterson's upset victory over world champion Willy Blain led the United States to a 7-4 victory over France in amateur boxing on Saturday night.

Outdoors calendar
NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

A Tradition Under Fire
Eddie Gay lives for the melody of frantic hounds. "I been doing this 35 years," he said. "My father-in-law got me started way back in the '60s."

Fan falls from third level at Soldier Field
CHICAGO -- A 32-year-old man was in serious condition after falling from a stairway on the third level of new Soldier Field during Sunday's game between the Bears and San Diego.

Vick-McNabb II not quite like their first meeting
ATLANTA -- Nearly 10 months have passed since Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb met in the playoffs, a seminal game with all sorts of generational and cultural overtones.

Eagles top Falcons
ATLANTA -- Donovan McNabb finally resembled that guy who's been to three Pro Bowls. All it took was playing the hapless Atlanta Falcons.

Texans edge Panthers
HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans told Tony Banks to avoid mistakes. He did, and they won.

NFL power rankings
Every week during the NFL season, The Augusta Chronicle's Raymond Beasock will break down the rankings of all 32 NFL teams and why they're ranked where they are.

A Tradition Under Fire

Maude's daughter is back on HBO's "Carnivale"

Reagan miniseries dispute grows, but will CBS suffer?
LOS ANGELES -- The angry buzz over "The Reagans" has grown louder and more pointed.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
Tuesday's return of "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" will be met by viewers with great interest, if not morbid curiosity.

CNN aims for young voters in partnership with Rock the Vote
NEW YORK -- Courting an audience that doesn't heavily watch the network, CNN is teaming with the Rock the Vote organization to sponsor a Democratic presidential debate with questions asked by young voters.

Some British shows get lost in the translation
LOS ANGELES -- Americans have been watching British TV shows for years, even if they haven't realized it.

Reagan miniseries dispute grows, but will CBS suffer?

Maude's daughter is back on HBO's "Carnivale"
NEW YORK -- The face is familiar. That snake charmer on HBO's "Carnivale" ... it's Carol! Carol from "Maude"!

Some British shows get lost in the translation

'Survivor' creator defends bringing voted-off contestants back in the game

'Survivor' creator defends bringing voted-off contestants back in the game
NEW YORK -- At Halloween, there's no better time for "Survivor" cast members to come back from the dead.

Q & A with Bubba Sparxxx

The Top 5 list

Passing for white remains a resonant topic

Top 20 Concert Tours

Georgia gets to rest up after another heartbreaking loss to Florida

Florida defeats Georgia again

Williams: Bulldogs have trouble scoring

Wait for a game-winner ends for Gators' kicker
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida place-kicker Matt Leach sat on a barstool in the hallway of Alltel Stadium Saturday night and was amazed at the number of television and newspaper reporters crowded around him after the Gators' 16-13 victory over No. 4 Georgia.

Georgia back finds glimmer of hope
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Trying to find something good about Saturday's 16-13 loss to Florida wasn't easy for Georgia running back Michael Cooper.

Florida defeats Georgia again
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Sugar Bowl representative in the blazer approached Georgia coach Mark Richt after his postgame news conference Saturday evening, offering words of encouragement after the fourth-ranked Bulldogs' 16-13 loss to No. 23 Florida.

Williams: Bulldogs have trouble scoring
A day after yet another crushing loss to Florida, Georgia coach Mark Richt wasn't too deflated to do what most people do on Sunday afternoons.

Georgia's offense couldn't finish job

Gators over Dawgs: A Southern tradition

Georgia back finds glimmer of hope

Wait for a game-winner ends for Gators' kicker

Georgia's offense couldn't finish job
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia tailback Michael Cooper didn't feel a sense of accomplishment as he walked off the field late in Saturday's game at Alltel Stadium.

Gators over Dawgs: A Southern tradition
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- That late field goal by Matt Leach did more than merely lift Florida over Georgia yet again.

Georgia gets to rest up after another heartbreaking loss to Florida
National championship hopes have been dashed. The Southeastern Conference race is a mess. So what did Mark Richt do Sunday?

Record breaking day for Collins
OXFORD, Miss. -- Being Eli Manning's favorite target has paid big dividends for Chris Collins.

Record breaking day for Collins

Monkeys torment workers

Competitive teen surfer loses arm in shark attack

Bicyclists take on radio empire