Teen author tries hand at adventure for adults

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Book details roots of Southern rock

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Young readers' novel is prequel for 'Peter Pan'

Author to tell how to tame clutter at home
When Deniece Schofield arrives at one her home-organization seminars, she knows her audience will be mostly housewives looking for ways to tame the messy beast that is their family.

Teen author tries hand at adventure for adults
TULSA, Okla. - Don't ask why she let Johnny die.

Book details roots of Southern rock
ATLANTA - For many, Southern rock conjures up images of beer drinkin', hell raisin' and flapping Confederate flags.

Young readers' novel is prequel for 'Peter Pan'
In Peter and the Starcatchers, columnist Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, who usually write separately and for adults, team up to offer a book for younger readers.

Author to tell how to tame clutter at home

Yankees close in on division title

MVP, Cy Young, Rookie awards up for grabs
Playoff spots are still up for grabs and so are postseason awards as baseball heads into the final week of the regular season.

MVP, Cy Young, Rookie awards up for grabs

D.C. begins the wait for Expos
WASHINGTON - As far as Washington is concerned, the negotiations with Major League Baseball are essentially done. Now it's a matter of waiting for a 33-year drought to end.

D.C. begins the wait for Expos

Yankees close in on division title
BOSTON - Those Red Sox managers just never learn.

Simple Secrets to Lower Your Utility Costs
If you are like many homeowners, you likely dread the arrival of bills. Especially the water, gas and electric bills - it feels like you have no control over them, so you just sigh and write the check. It's time to take charge of your bills.

Check out the best made cars with the best warranties
What logically goes with the best-built cars in the world? The best warranty, of course.

Milton Ruben Chrysler-Jeep: Car Buying 101
Everyone in the C.S.R.A. already knows that MiltonRuben Chrysler-Jeep is the best place to buy a car,SUV, or van. Mickey "The Professor" Ortiz is proud toshare his secret. "An educated consumer is our bestcustomer," says The Professor. When a guest comes toour dealership, our first responsibility is to teachhim or her how to get the best vehicle, the best deal,and the best financing terms. Of course I'm proudthat no one else sells more vehicles than we do. ButI'm more proud that when someone leaves thisdealership with or without a vehicle, they areeducated. I'm pretty darned proud of our referralsthat come from people who don't buy cars from us. People are amazed and tickled that we are willing tospend so much time with them and that we discloseeverything so freely and comprehensively. It's partof the education process."

When it's the fit that counts, turn to Mooney's for shoes
"If the shoe fits ..." "That is the whole idea. Fit means everything." says Cal Williams of Mooney's Shoes.

The inside scoop on homeowner's insurance
If home is where the heart is, then you undoubtedly want that heart to be protected by insurance.

The Windsor Jewelers Story
To withstand the ever-shifting winds of fashion trends and economic change, the truly successful jeweler must develop genuine relationships with their customers.

New location bigger and better, but the expertise is still the same
One of the most prestigious coin shops in the Southeast, Clein's Rare Coins, announces a new, more accessible location at the corner of 13th and Telfair.

Why pay the difference if you can't tell the difference?
Why pay the difference if you can't tell the difference?

Lincolns and Mercurys: Setting the standard for quality and luxury
What could possibly improve upon the great reputation of Lincoln and Mercury automobiles for quality and luxury?

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Tom Sorrells and his staff are there for all your insurance and financial needs
Come visit Tom, Tania, Marie, and Rosa for Allstate "You're in Good Hands" products.

Saving people money on furniture for over 35 years
When most people hear General Freight Furniture they think, "All we do is save you money."

Sylvan Learning Center
Dan and Misty Gleason have been operating Sylvan Learning Center since May of 1987. Their staff of highly qualified, local certified teachers are compassionate, caring and concerned about students gaining success with skills for school. Many of their students are children of past Sylvan students who know how much of a difference Sylvan made in their lives. The Sylvan center in Augusta is located in the Professional Center West at Pleasant Home Road and Davis Road.

Unique store offers the best in wicker furniture
David Newsome came here last March because he knew when he opened The Wicker Barn he could bring something to the people of Augusta that they couldn't find anywhere else in town.

Low carb products abundant, but the best product is the free advice
Castus Low Carb Superstore has a fascinating array of Atkins and other low-carb foods for sale - things you wouldn't think could be low-carb, like ice cream, bread and spaghetti.

Platt's Funeral Home and Augusta: A Commitment of 160 Years
For over 160 years the story of Platt's Funeral Home has been intricately entwined with the history of the city of Augusta.Charles A. Platt opened Platt's Furniture Emporium in 1837 and soon began to take charge of the elegant Victorian funerals that were so important among the affluent society that had grown up in Augusta.

Drive business with a top-flight website
7th Street Media is devoted to designing elegant, usable, useful web sites. When 7th Street Media builds your web site, you get the highest quality work and the best way to reach your audience.

Branum's celebrates 25 years with a bigger, better store
Branum's Sewing & Vacuum Center is already the biggest and best vacuum cleaner, sewing machine and accessories dealer in the region - and it's about to get even bigger and better!

To Lease or to Buy? That is the Question
So you want to get a new car. You have chosen the color, make and model and envision yourself in the car, cruising down the highway. But now you have to decide whether to lease or buy. Do you even know the difference between the two? Here are some basics from car experts on both options to help you in your decision.

Ashley Furniture: You're Gonna Love This Place!
You've got to come see Ashley Furniture HomeStore at the Augusta Exchange Shopping Center - You're Gonna Love This Place!

Get Connected: Networking Guidelines
Networking can play an integral role in helping you find a job or expanding your current business.

New location helps company build on its solid reputation
The professional staff at Southern Mechanical, Inc., has built a reputation for service, quality and reliability since our opening over a dozen years ago.

Revolutionary leaf-free gutter system available only at Enloe
Enloe Residential Company has been dressing up and protecting home exteriors in Aiken for 35-plus years.

Project Management - Partnering for Success
Engineers, Accountants, Lawyers - not so long ago professional career opportunities on corporate projects were limited to just a few fields.

Hard work and ingenuity lead to long-running business success
When James E. Felton was in his early twenties, he began his career in the aluminum siding business.

Thomson Motor Centre: They make buying and service easy
If you haven't ever been there you should find out what a great place Thomson Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Thomson is.

When your image is important, choose Allegra for the best
Choosing the right print supplier isn't easy, and a lot rides on your decision. Your company's image is reflected every day through the letterhead, brochures and other business communications you use. And in today's ever-changing and demanding business world, the need for high-quality print communications is greater than ever.

Bank opens downtown branch
Georgia Bank & Trust has opened a new branch office in the historic Augusta Cotton Exchange Building

Furniture Shopping on a Limited Budget
The finishing touch to home-improvement projects is adding furniture. You may have the most intricately painted room on the street, but your look won't be complete without adding furniture to finish off the space. However, after the endless trips you made to the local home-supply center to complete your project, do you have any money left to furnish the space? Most people answer, "no."

Get the car you want at the price you want to pay
Now you've got a friend on the inside in the car business.

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Diary entries land man in jail
Police say an Augusta man's diary of bad deeds was enough to nail him on a rash of gang-related shootings.

Painting chimp exhibit opens
Asuka, a three-year-old female chimpanzee, paints her work at Izu Shaboten Park in Ito, southwest of Tokyo, in this photo taken Saturday, March 20, 2004 by Master Painter Asuka exhibition chief organizer Takuzo Yoshimura.

San Antonio man buys David Koresh's car
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas - A car wash owner placed a winning bid of $37,500 on Saturday on an automobile once owned by Branch Davidian leader David Koresh.

Time for Braves' subs to step up to the plate

Braves savor another division title
ATLANTA - As it turned out, No. 13 wasn't unlucky at all for the Atlanta Braves.

Hampton hurls Braves to win
ATLANTA -- If the Braves had any questions about the state of Mike Hampton's left knee, he answered them in Saturday night's 1-0 win over the Florida Marlins.

Time for Braves' subs to step up to the plate
Jones remained the cleanup hitter, but Cox shuffled the order, starting at the top. He replaced leadoff man Rafael Furcal with Charles Thomas, penciled in Nick Green at second base, chose Dewayne Wise to substitute for center fielder Andruw Jones and bat third, and made Mark DeRosa the shortstop.

Braves clinch East title

Braves clinch East title
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves didn't expect to have to stage a three-run rally in the eighth inning to clinch their 13th consecutive division title Friday night, but they were in no mood to wait for another day.

Braves savor another division title

Hampton hurls Braves to win

To Lease or to Buy? That is the Question

Budget priorities carry heavy cost

Branum's celebrates 25 years with a bigger, better store

When it's the fit that counts, turn to Mooney's for shoes

Budget priorities carry heavy cost
WASHINGTON - President Bush and Democratic Sen. John Kerry have starkly different economic priorities with a common thread: price tags exceeding $1 trillion that could pump already huge deficits skyward over the next decade.

The inside scoop on homeowner's insurance

Revolutionary leaf-free gutter system available only at Enloe

Pitch interview when making follow-up call

Richmond County property transfers

Sylvan Learning Center

Store owner hopes for bright future at location

Saving people money on furniture for over 35 years

Judge rejects pension claims
CHICAGO - A federal bankruptcy judge ruled against United Airlines on Friday in a procedural dispute, siding with unions who said the company submitted unsubstantiated claims about how employees would be affected if their pension programs were terminated.

Hard work and ingenuity lead to long-running business success

Store owner hopes for bright future at location
One of downtown's big empty buildings is being furnished.

Check out the best made cars with the best warranties

Pitch interview when making follow-up call
In a recent column, you mentioned sending a resume, then following up to ask for an interview. How do you properly ask for an interview? E-mail from J.W. in Indiana

New location bigger and better, but the expertise is still the same

Ashley Furniture: You're Gonna Love This Place!

Simple Secrets to Lower Your Utility Costs

Bank opens downtown branch

101 tips and tricks to stash your cash

Automakers offer incentives to boost sales

Thomson Motor Centre: They make buying and service easy

Judge rejects pension claims

Get Connected: Networking Guidelines

Automakers offer incentives to boost sales
DETROIT - Heavy discounting by General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. and rising demand for foreign brands helped lift U.S. vehicle sales in September as the nation's largest automakers likely lost market share, analysts said.

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Richmond County property transfers
Here are Richmond County property transfers for Sept. 8-14. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

Business briefs

101 tips and tricks to stash your cash
Montgomery Burns has proved himself to be a shrewd miser on The Simpsons. The billionaire owner of Springfield's nuclear power plant will do anything to save a dollar.

Drive business with a top-flight website

Business briefs
Elizabeth F. Woodward has been promoted to senior accountant in Elliott Davis LLC's Augusta office. The Augusta native is a member of the firm's Assurance and Advisory Group and earned a master's degree in business administration from Georgia Southern University.

Business calendar
Business events in the Aiken-Augusta area.

Lincolns and Mercurys: Setting the standard for quality and luxury

Why pay the difference if you can't tell the difference?

Our thoughts on a state senator's comments

Our thoughts on a state senator's comments
Former Columbia County Commission Chairman Pete Brodie, now president of the Kiwanis Club of Augusta, reported at last week's meeting that the chapter had made it into the state magazine, the Kiwanian, and credited member Cheryl Cheek, whose photo appeared in the issue.

Change of Fortune
Before the start of the season, Clemson coach Tommy Bowden pointed out that Charlie Whitehurst had been very fortunate.

Clemson falls to Florida State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Wyatt Sexton threw for 162 yards and a touchdown after replacing an injured Chris Rix, and No. 8 Florida State forced five turnovers in a 41-22 victory over Clemson on Saturday.

Change of Fortune

Michigan hopes to avenge loss
DETROIT - Hate is a strong word. When used in sports, it often signifies a rivalry-the kind of game that has both teams riled up and has no real favorite.

Michigan hopes to avenge loss

College Football capsules

College Football capsules
College football capsules for today's gridiron action.

Quinn ties record as Irish roll again
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Brady Quinn tied a school record with four touchdown passes to lead Notre Dame to a 38-3 victory over Washington on Saturday.

Auburn will not overlook Bulldogs
AUBURN, Ala. - If ever Auburn was susceptible to the temptation of looking ahead or behind, this might be the time.

Quinn ties record as Irish roll again

Stow the racial rhetoric

What alliances?

Stow the racial rhetoric
Augusta, and indeed the entirety of the South, has a whale of a job getting over a painfully racist past.

Driving home a point
Greenbrier High School is doing its best to turn a tragedy into a triumph.

What alliances?
A central tenet of John Kerry's foreign policy is that, if elected president, he will rebuild the global alliances that President George W. Bush's "unilateralism" supposedly has shattered - and even get more foreign troops to help put down the terrorist war in Iraq.

Marvin Davis, former Fox studios owner, dead at 79
LOS ANGELES - Billionaire Marvin Davis, a former oilman who sold his 20th Century Fox studios to Rupert Murdoch in the 1980s, died Saturday at his Beverly Hills home. He was 79.

People in the news
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Comedian and actor Bill Cosby pledged at least $1 million for a planned U.S. National Slavery Museum.

Yale conference examines Michael Jackson
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Michael Jackson, frequently savaged in the tabloid press, was picked apart by more rarified critics as scholars gathered for a conference on the pop star at Yale University.

Yale conference examines life, work of Michael Jackson
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Michael Jackson, frequently savaged in the tabloid press, was picked apart by more rarified critics as scholars gathered for a conference on the pop star at Yale University.

401(k) holders should keep foot in stock market

Fees, costs of owning cars force many to share rides

401(k) holders should keep foot in stock market
NEW YORK - With the stock market just sputtering along this year and the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, it might be time to review the holdings in your 401(k) retirement account.

Fees, costs of owning cars force many to share rides
SEATTLE - Facing rising gasoline prices, high insurance costs and hefty parking fees, Shana Lehar came to the conclusion that she simply couldn't afford to own a car.

Park car, hop on bike for best way to commute

Index funds good, but not all equal
NEW YORK - If you've got better things to do than pore over the finer points of your stock portfolio, and you don't care to study the performance records and investing styles of mutual fund managers, chances are you've invested in an equity index fund.

Park car, hop on bike for best way to commute
Q: Can I save money by commuting to work by bicycle?

Index funds good, but not all equal

Georgia Southern trounces Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Jermaine Austin rushed for 167 yards and scored two touchdowns - one for 63 yards - to help Georgia Southern beat Chattanooga 51-17 Saturday night.

Eagles explode past hapless foe
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The siege continued Saturday at Finley Stadium.

Tech following big wins with bad losses
ATLANTA - They said all the right things, appeared to take all the proper precautions and still the Georgia Tech players and coaches again were left with the bitter hangover that accompanies the fall from toast of the town to flop of the week.

Georgia Southern trounces Chattanooga

Tech following big wins with bad losses

DiMarco eyes steady Singh

Stadler holds SAS lead by four strokes

DiMarco eyes steady Singh
FARMINGTON, Pa. - Their Ryder Cup experience was so miserable, the magnitude of the United States' loss to Europe so great, Tiger Woods and Kenny Perry decided to pull out of the 84 Lumber Classic.

Singh still leads 84 Lumber Classic

Lindley takes lead at Longs Drugs Challenge
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Leta Lindley birdied seven holes Saturday to shoot a 6-under 65 and take a one-shot lead over two-time champion Juli Inkster after three rounds at the LPGA Longs Drugs Challenge.

Stadler holds SAS lead by four strokes
CARY, N.C. - Craig Stadler already is atop the Champions Tour money list, and now he's poised to become the first tour player in more than six years to win three consecutive tournaments.

Singh still leads 84 Lumber Classic
FARMINGTON, Pa. - Vijay Singh is making it look easy by winning tournament after tournament, and millions upon millions of dollars, while chasing Tiger Woods' single-season money record.

Stenson leads by a stroke at The Heritage
WOBURN, England - Henrik Stenson shot a 5-under-par 67 Saturday for a one-stroke lead over Swedish countryman Patrik Sjoland after three rounds at The Heritage.

Final-second run lifts Bears

Record-setting run continues for Aquinas

Wolfpack get first win

High school football capsules

Rebels' Hillary adds to personal highlight reel

Spartans run way to 5-1 record

Strom Thurmond tops Silver Bluff

Laney's reverse nets victory
MADISON, Ga. - Morgan County, ranked tenth in Class AA, lost for the second consecutive week, as the visiting Laney Wildcats scored with less than a minute to go to defeat the Bulldogs, 20-17 at Bill Corry Stadium.

Homestanding Bulldogs win big
It was all Thomson in the battle of the Bulldogs Friday night at the Brickyard.

Loss could helpThoroughbreds
AIKEN - If every black cloud has a silver lining, then South Aiken might have to wait a few weeks to see its reward.

Strom Thurmond tops Silver Bluff
PETTICOAT JUNCTION, S.C. - Sometimes, the nickname of the Strom Thurmond team gets hacked for simplicity's sake. Look in the middle of the Strom Thurmond football program and you'll find the long version.

Trio runs Rebels to shutout
Two weeks ago, Hephzibah fullback Kendall Calvin rushed for more than 250 yards and beat Josey almost on his own.

Final-second run lifts Bears
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Disgusted Burke County fans spilled into the aisles with three minutes remaining in the game. In their minds, the game was over.

Spartans run way to 5-1 record
GLENN HILLS - Ricky Young had 16 carries for 206 yards as Glenn Hills defeated Cross Creek, 16-8 in Region 3-AAA North Division play. The Spartans upped their record to an impressive 5-1, 2-0 while Cross Creek fell to 2-4, 0-2 in region play. Young had two runs that were longer than 50 yards.

Record-setting run continues for Aquinas
Jim Connor and the Aquinas football team know how the Glascock County Panthers feel.

Rebels' Hillary adds to personal highlight reel
Coco Hillary's legs once again scampered enough to get a victory for Strom Thurmond on Friday night. The junior reached into his bag and turned in three magical game-altering plays in a 20-12 comeback win over Silver Bluff.

Red Devils defense rises to occasion at right time
ATHENS, Ga. - Lincoln County's Shawntavius Jennings sacked Athens Academy's Chris Rogers with 1:15 left to bag the No. 6 Spartans' late comeback attempt Friday night, preserving the No. 7 Red Devils' 14-9 win at Slaughter Field.

High school football capsules
CHENG HO RUSHED FOR A PAIR OF TOUCHDOWNS AND 92 YARDS TO GIVE THE KNIGHTS A KEY WIN IN REGION 2-AAAA HEADING INTO NEXT WEEK'S SHOWDOWN WITH STATE NO. 1 STATESBORO.

Wolfpack get first win
Mickey Derrick looked like a proud papa after Greenbrier's game Friday night.

Vignettes along the path of Hurricane Jeanne
INDIANTOWN, Fla. - A hurricane can force businesses to close, but babies ready to be born can't be convinced to wait until the storm passes.

Jeanne comes ashore with 120-mph winds
STUART, Fla. - Hurricane Jeanne tore off part of a hospital's roof and sent huge waves crashing ashore as it slammed into storm-weary Florida Saturday, again forcing thousands into shelters just weeks after Frances ravaged the same stretch of coast.

Carolinas brace for blow from Hurricane Jeanne
Residents in Georgia and the Carolinas readied for Hurricane Jeanne on Saturday as forecasters predicted the storm would march up the East Coast after making landfall in Florida.

Residents wait, watch as Jeanne turns serious
The watch extended from Altamaha Sound near Darien, Ga., south to St. Augustine, Fla., where it changed to a warning all the way down to Florida City south of Miami.

Almanac reveals latest trends, collections, recipes
It takes a lot of time to be a genius; you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.

Monday school closings
Columbia County schools are releasing students early today because of foul weather from the remnants of Hurricane Jeanne.

President is good for education
As a young teacher in Augusta, I feel obligated to express my support for President Bush and encourage others to vote for his re-election in November. One of the president's first actions in office was to push for passage of the bipartisan No Child Left Behind Act. That legislation is based on a principle of accountability and high standards, and is designed to change the culture of American schools by closing the achievement gap, offering more flexibility, giving parents more options and teaching students based on what works. Anna Grace Carter, Augusta

Plutonium protests
Anti-nuclear zealots, led by Greenpeace International, turned out last week to protest a shipment of weapons-grade plutonium being sent from the Savannah River Site to France to be converted into nuclear fuel.

Dems' rhetoric lacks credibility

Kerry would be poor in wartime
This is in response to Anne Cook's Sept. 8 letter, "Kerry would be best in wartime." I guess she hasn't read about John Kerry's track record. I don't think the short stint he served in Vietnam qualifies him for being the better person to lead this country in any kind of way. Bonnie Cox, North Augusta, S.C.

Vote Atkins onto school board

President is good for education

Dems' rhetoric lacks credibility
Having an empty suit for a presidential candidate understandably spawns the rabid rage of irrationality characterizing repetitive hate letters spewing from local Democrat "demagogic sycophants" such as Tom Zwemer, the Cooks and the Greenbaums, and validates and reinforces Zell Miller's passionate conclusion that the Democratic Party has lost its credibility and honor. Vern J. Simon, Evans

Civility, diplomacy can fight terrorism
Stumbling blocks to the past seldom constitute useful avenues to better days ahead, except when they are crafted into bridges that narrow the pass between good intentions and good will. To help avoid repeats of Sept. 11, 2001, I'm proposing a truce - that is, among we who claim to be civilized. Then, perhaps, those whom we denigrate as uncivilized will have visual proof of a panacea for eliminating hatred and terrorism. The Rev. Lewis A. Bohler Augusta

Civility, diplomacy can fight terrorism

Nation's deep debt will ruin us all
Don't ask. Don't tell. The presidential candidates aren't talking about the U.S. debt disaster. Robert Gilbert Aiken, S.C.

War on terrorism is a botched job
Michael Ryan's opinion piece ("These aren't your father's anti-war protesters," Sept. 5) trivializes and denigrates the very legitimate issues that many have over President George W. Bush's unnecessary and counterproductive war in Iraq. Joseph A. Dahlheimer Martinez

Voting is important obligation
Registered voters have a right and an obligation to vote. Harry Sellers, Hephzibah

Compassionate mom backs Bush
As I read editorials in the newspaper or watch cable news channels, it becomes obvious to me that conservative Republicans are considered by the left as warmongers.

Voting is important obligation

Meet Bush, the Great Quibbler
How does one answer this question: Which candidate do you believe? Dick Donnelly, Evans

Meet Bush, the Great Quibbler

Vote Atkins onto school board
I recently learned that my son's Masters City Little League coach, Jimmy Atkins, is a Richmond County Board of Education candidate for District 8. Jimmy took this coaching assignment as an opportunity to spend more time with his children and give back to the community. Della Epps-Hardge, Hephzibah

Augusta's elected officials shouldn't attempt to wheedle 'freebies'
What gives elected officials the idea that they are entitled to every "freebie" that comes down the pike? They are not satisfied with just a free ticket. They want free tickets for family and friends - and they want only the best seats, the sponsors' seats to boot, all for free. Allen W. Johnson, Augusta

Mississippi promotes history of Delta

Houseguests deserve amenities in room

Couple's home is a perfect fit

Some special sales tax fund suggestions

Couple's home is a perfect fit
Along the greens and fairways of Mount Vintage Plantation & Golf Course in Edgefield County, S.C., Jerry and Mary Schaefer have built a home with vision and a view.

Houseguests deserve amenities in room
Dear Carson: I am in my 60s and recently married a man with grown children who live out of state. We went for a five-day visit with his son, daughter-in-law and four grandchildren. They had recently bought a new home and insisted that we stay with them, rather than in a hotel.

Some special sales tax fund suggestions
Let's face it, $485 million will buy a lot. In November, the $485 million special purpose local option sales tax proposal goes before voters. Should the proposal become practice, a variety of infrastructure and quality-of-life projects will get the green light. Roads will get paved, parks and playgrounds built, drainage will be updated and area venues will be built or restored.

Mississippi promotes history of Delta
GREENWOOD, Miss. - In the Mississippi Delta, life is never far from the blues - a challenge and an opportunity for those promoting tourism here.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A University of South Carolina board of trustees committee has approved merging the state's two pharmacy schools and their research foundations.

Parents express SAT concerns

Across the area

Rants and raves
I REALLY ENJOY READING my Augusta Chronicle with my morning cup of coffee. Notice I said morning cup of coffee, not afternoon. Seems like the last three out of four weekends, it's been going on late, late morning before my paper's been showing up in my yard. And it's all because of broken-down presses. Maybe The Augusta Chronicle needs to update to the 21st century and buy some new equipment.

Family recalls slain worker
MARIETTA, Ga. - Jack Hensley was a man who loved to smile and make others laugh. He played golf in his sandals, sent clean versions of e-mail jokes to his pastor and wore a grass skirt for two days when he organized a trip with friends to a Jimmy Buffett concert.

Airline problems trouble Augusta
Continental Express is leaving Augusta Regional Airport in just over a month, but the airport's future could remain hazy for much longer, airport and civic leaders say.

Our thoughts on a state senator's comments
Former Columbia County Commission Chairman Pete Brodie, now president of the Kiwanis Club of Augusta, reported at last week's meeting that the chapter had made it into the state magazine, the Kiwanian, and credited member Cheryl Cheek, whose photo appeared in the issue. Mr. Brodie said if he had been in the picture, the magazine would never have published the Augusta news.

Council starts inquiry on sheriff
The Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, which certifies police officers to make arrests, is looking into the case of Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile, accused of using inmate labor for personal and political gain.

News you can use

Scientist at MCG awarded for work
At times, Kristen Harris sounds more like a struggling student than the recipient of a prestigious research award.

Audience joins in lively show
A slight breeze off the Savannah River helped carry the sounds, rhythm and music of a legendary folk singer to families seated in Riverwalk Augusta's Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Saturday evening.

ASU students give help in free counseling
People who need counseling but can't afford it might find help at Augusta State University.

Across the area

Man gets 10-year term for death of his friend
They ran out of beer and someone had to drive to the store. For Dennis E. Morris' friend, it was a fatal decision. For Mr. Morris, it meant 10 years in prison Friday.

Folk singer, 80, draws audience into lively show
A slight breeze off the Savannah River helped carry the sounds, rhythm and music of a legendary folk singer to families seated in Riverwalk Augusta's Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Saturday evening.

Some call cruising ban biased
ATHENS, Ga. - A new anti-cruising ordinance might help police keep late-night control as lines of drivers loop downtown to see and be seen by crowds of often-tipsy pedestrians who spill off the sidewalk.

Across the Southeast

Durango creditor proposal wins OK
ST. MARYS, Ga. - City and county-elected officials have accepted an offer from federal bankruptcy court trustees that is intended to speed up the process for partial repayment of debts owed to creditors by Durango-Georgia Paper Co.

Where your tax money will go: Windsor Spring Road

County will reconsider plan to extend parkway
A proposed extension of William Few Parkway in Columbia County has hit a bump in the road.

Blue land crab docks far from usual home

Getting some fresh air
Pat Hinkle makes her way around the path at the Warren Road Recreation Center. Ms. Hinkle says she tries to walk several times a week and that she enjoyed Friday morning's mild temperature. Today's forecast calls for highs in the low 80s with sunny skies.

As bus tour project hits Atlanta, civil rights heroes recall stories

Blue land crab docks far from usual home
ST. MARYS, Ga. - A blue land crab apparently evacuated Florida and found a new home at St. Marys Elementary School just after Hurricane Frances blew through.

Rivals demand return of funds
Democratic Party campaign leaders are urging Republicans - including Georgia Congressman Max Burns - to return campaign contributions from a Republican political action committee embroiled in controversy over questionable actions in Texas.

DNA confirms identity of H.L. Hunley crewman
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Scientists using DNA have positively identified one of the crewmen of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first submarine in history to sink an enemy warship.

Parents express SAT concerns
The pressure to earn top scores on the SAT is no longer just about getting into a good college.

Across the area
Richmond County authorities are looking for an Augusta man accused of shooting another man in the face Thursday night.

Council starts inquiry on sheriff

Across Georgia
CONYERS - The ex-husband of a high school Spanish teacher charged with trying to stab her in the chest before students tackled him was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday.

Novices remain hopeful against imcumbent
AIKEN - Mickey Ellisor, political novice and Democratic challenger to powerful U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., doesn't measure campaign success by the benchmarks most politicians use.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A protester arrested during a visit by President Bush nearly two years ago says he will appeal his conviction to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Opponents criticize 'Miller Trusts'
ATLANTA - Vicky Peel has worked in nursing homes and similar facilities for 25 years. Still, she's having trouble grasping the state's decision to end a program that has helped hundreds of Georgians pay their nursing home bills.

County files suit against owners
LaFAYETTE, Ga. - A northwest Georgia county has sued the owners of a crematory where 334 bodies were found, seeking $2 million to recover the cost of cleaning up the corpse-strewn property and other expenses.

Folk singer, 80, draws audience into lively show

Whistle-blower sues Georgia Southern
ATLANTA - A former Georgia Southern University employee who says he was wrongfully fired for blowing the whistle on the school's violations of environmental standards has filed suit against the university.

Opponents criticize 'Miller Trusts'

As bus tour project hits Atlanta, civil rights heroes recall stories
ATLANTA - Gloria Wright was a 16-year-old in Albany, Ga., when she learned something could be done about the way she was being treated in her town.

Family recalls slain worker

Pair ordered to face S. Carolina charges
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A federal judge Friday ordered a Tennessee couple returned to South Carolina to face charges that could carry the death penalty in the fatal carjacking of a Greenville businessman.

Rivals demand return of funds

Official will be tried on charges
AIKEN - Suspended South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Charles Sharpe faces a Jan. 24 trial date on charges of extortion, money laundering and lying to investigators about an Aiken County cockfighting arena about a dozen miles from his Wagener home.

Schools get tough on fashion

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A protester arrested during a visit by President Bush nearly two years ago says he will appeal his conviction to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Doctor under inquiry didn't report conviction

Across the area
Richmond County authorities are looking for an Augusta man accused of shooting another man in the face Thursday night.

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Sign offers glimpse into plant's past
AIKEN - A metal sign stands at the crossroad of U.S. Highway 278 and South Carolina Highway 19 briefly describing the paradoxical history of Savannah River Site - a place that drew workers from around the country while pushing residents off their land to make room for the new government facility.

DNA confirms identity of H.L. Hunley crewman

Schools get tough on fashion
Boys had better tuck it in or take it home when it comes to shirttails at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton Middle School because of a new dress code rule added to the books this year.

Southern Wood wants permit review
After two decades of work and $50 million in cleanup costs, the owners of the former Southern Wood Piedmont wood treating plant in Augusta hope to scale back monitoring programs this fall.

10 more counties eligible for aid
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Friday that federal disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Ivan has been expanded to include 10 more Georgia counties, including four in the northeast part of the state.

Where your tax money will go: Windsor Spring Road
On Nov. 2, Richmond County voters will be asked to approve $486 million in projects to be funded by Phase 5 of the 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax, which will begin in 2006. Each day, The Augusta Chronicle will profile one project targeted by the tax.

Voters contest ballot's legality
ATLANTA - Seven Georgia voters - all married - asked a Fulton County Superior Court judge Friday to remove a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage from the state's Nov. 2 ballots, arguing the referendum is illegally written and misleads voters.

Across the area
An Augusta woman told police her 16-year-old nephew was assaulted this weekend.

Doctor under inquiry didn't report conviction
COLUMBIA - A doctor being investigated for unorthodox hydrogen peroxide treatments that authorities say killed a Minneapolis woman did not tell state medical regulators of a felony switchblade possession conviction.

Police arrest 9 after officer is hurt
ATHENS - Five days after an Athens-Clarke County police officer was smacked in the face by a rock thrown on Pauldoe Street, police returned to the west Athens neighborhood in force and sent at least nine people to jail.

Jumpers prepare to wow crowd at motor event
Dirt is always preferable to pavement when you're plummeting from 25 feet up, but Kenny Yoho isn't complaining.

Voters contest ballot's legality

Augusta prepares for Hurricane Jeanne
Jeanne's on her way. By Monday afternoon, Hurricane Jeanne is expected to spin up through Georgia, bringing rain and likely severe thunderstorms.

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Kid of the day
Today's kid of the day is 2-year old Tatiana Jenkins of Martinez.

Almost 80, Carter keeps on working toward peace
ATLANTA - Jimmy Carter could enjoy being just a full-time resident of Plains, Ga., now - simply teaching his Sunday school class, relaxing with family and reflecting on a life that's taken him from his hometown's peanut fields to the White House and back.

Buyers look for best deal at auctions
Good auction-goers are like good poker players - they use research, strategy, psychology and luck to win.

Across the Southeast
MIAMI - Long before welfare workers discovered that Rilya Wilson had been missing for 15 months, her caregiver told at least six people that the 4-year-old child was in the care of a friend, newly released court documents show.

Pair ordered to face S. Carolina charges

Across Georgia
SNELLVILLE - The winner of an eBay auction to have lunch with American Idol runner-up Diana DeGarmo said he bid more than $10,000 for the prize hoping she could lend some star power to his nonprofit organization.

Scientist at MCG awarded for work

Old farm tools draw big crowd
BLACKVILLE, S.C. - Terry Martin, of North Augusta, grew up on a farm in Kansas, but he never knew how all the old rusty plows and other implements scattered near the family's barn worked in the days before gas-powered tractors.

Whistle-blower sues Georgia Southern

Firefighters take on variety of calls
The garage is spotless, the living area tidy and the kitchen clean after a supper of cubed steak Thursday, but there is still work to be done for the men of Fire Station No. 8.

Sign offers glimpse into plant's past

Kid of the day
Emmaslese Nicole Bradford is today's kid of the day.

Buyers look for best deal at auctions

Southern Wood wants permit review

Jumpers prepare to wow crowd at motor event

Kid of the day

Some call cruising ban biased

Almost 80, Carter keeps on working toward peace

County will reconsider plan to extend parkway

Novices remain hopeful against imcumbent

Airline problems trouble Augusta

Across Georgia

Across the area

Firefighters take on variety of calls

10 more counties eligible for aid

Rants and raves
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Getting some fresh air

Old farm tools draw big crowd

Rants and raves
I REALLY ENJOY READING my Augusta Chronicle with my morning cup of coffee. Notice I said morning cup of coffee, not afternoon. Seems like the last three out of four weekends, it's been going on late, late morning before my paper's been showing up in my yard. And it's all because of broken-down presses. Maybe The Augusta Chronicle needs to update to the 21st century and buy some new equipment.

Kid of the day

Our thoughts on a state senator's comments

Bowden brother could lose out
Here they go again. Bowden meets Bowden and a Bowden's job might be on the line.

Braves are simply astonishing
For those who feared 13 would prove unlucky and unattainable for the Atlanta Braves, triskaidekaphobia turned into triskaidekeuphoria Friday night.

War tale wins top honors at Spanish film festival
MADRID, Spain - A film about Iraqi villagers desperate for a satellite dish as they await the U.S. invasion won the top prize Saturday at Spain's leading film festival.

China trying to cultivate drivers
SHANGHAI, China -There are the crowds, hype and dazzling new track. One thing will be missing, though, when Formula One holds a race for the first time in China on Sunday: a Chinese driver.

Truex wins at Dover
DOVER, Del. - Points leader Martin Truex Jr. bided his time, took the lead with 12 laps to go and drove to an easy victory in the NASCAR Busch series race Saturday at Dover International Speedway.

Mayfield, Newman need great finishes
DOVER, Del. - Jeremy Mayfield and Ryan Newman are badly in need of great finishes Sunday at Dover International Speedway after bad luck a week earlier made them long shots to win the Nextel Cup championship.

Truex wins at Dover

Mayfield on pole, back in Chase?

Mayfield on pole, back in Chase?
DOVER, Del. - Jeremy Mayfield took a big step toward climbing back into contention for the Nextel Cup Series championship Friday by winning the pole position for the MBNA America 400.

Kenseth's consistency could be magic formula

Kenseth's consistency could be magic formula
DOVER, Del. - When it comes to consistency and top-10 finishes, nobody in the Nextel Cup Series has done it better in the past three years than Matt Kenseth. That's why the new championship format - created in response to the way he easily won the title a year ago - might work in his favor.

Mayfield, Newman need great finishes

Gordon can not be timid
DOVER, Del. - Robby Gordon is not in a position to become a timid racer, even though wrecking another championship contender probably would enhance his standing as NASCAR's villain of the moment.

Crumpler shows he's worth money

Lots of familiar faces for Bucs and Raiders

Travis Hall eager to help team move to 3-0

Coach's style translates to win column

Football power ranking week 3

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Georgia remains best state despite readers' responses
Sometimes I don't understand the column-writing business. I can present a serious treatise about the impact of the International Monetary Fund on the price of cupcakes, or carefully analyze the three lucid thoughts our Ambassador to Outer Space Cynthia McKinney has had in her lifetime, and I'll get nary a peep from you. But let me opine that Georgia is the prettiest place on earth, with the exception of Ireland, Scotland and maybe Montana, and the mail comes roaring in like Hurricane Ivan.

Georgia remains best state despite readers' responses
Sometimes I don't understand the column-writing business. I can present a serious treatise about the impact of the International Monetary Fund on the price of cupcakes, or carefully analyze the three lucid thoughts our Ambassador to Outer Space Cynthia McKinney has had in her lifetime, and I'll get nary a peep from you. But let me opine that Georgia is the prettiest place on earth, with the exception of Ireland, Scotland and maybe Montana, and the mail comes roaring in like Hurricane Ivan.

Serena works way into final

Bryan duo blasts Belarus

Cheers! Fans get rowdy at Davis Cup

Roddick serves up another win

U.S. returning to Davis Cup finals

Jones brimming with confidence

U.S. returning to Davis Cup finals
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Twins Bob and Mike Bryan led the United States into the final of the Davis Cup for the first time in seven years with a 6-1, 6-3, 7-5 win Saturday over Max Mirnyi and Vladimir Voltchkov of Belarus.

Overtime
Two national poles have picked USC Aiken as the No. 1 team in Division II.

Jones brimming with confidence
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The marquee at FedExForum said it all.

Ali's daughter wins championship with KO
ATLANTA - Laila Ali, daughter of three-time heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, won the International Women's Boxing Federation light heavyweight championship by knocking out Gwendolyn O'Neil at 1:59 of the third round Friday night at Philips Arena.

Roddick serves up another win
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Andy Roddick's devastating power and Mardy Fish's steady play Friday gave the United States a 2-0 lead in its semifinal Davis Cup match against Belarus.

Cheers! Fans get rowdy at Davis Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. - There's nothing neutral about Davis Cup tennis.

Bryan duo blasts Belarus
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Twins Mike and Bob Bryan sealed the U.S. Davis Cup team's trip to the finals with a one-sided doubles victory over Belarus on Saturday for a 3-0 win.

Serena works way into final
BEIJING - Serena Williams overcame problems with her serve to defeat Russia's Vera Zvonareva, 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday, advancing to the China Open final against U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Outdoor Adventure Day

Outdoor Adventure Day
Shane Hawthorne (from left), a research coordinator with the University of Georiga, helps Taylor Tranum, 8, with her aim, as 4-year-old Joe Circo fires his gun with the help of Vic VanSant of the Department of Natural resources during Outdoor Adventure Day.

Announcements

Raffle win gives Augusta teacher a treasure
Richard Manly thought he was contributing to a good cause when be bought a raffle ticket to a New Mexico-based Boys & Girls Club that helps underprivileged kids learn about leadership skills and character development.

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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 are accepted.

Raffle win gives Augusta teacher a treasure

Lots of familiar faces for Bucs and Raiders
For two teams thousands of miles apart and with little history as rivals before 2002, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders sure are making up for lost time.

Coach's style translates to win column
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - In the locker room before a game, Jim Mora can seem more player than coach.

Berlin's struggles continue
HOUSTON - Brock Berlin will never be confused with great Miami quarterbacks from the past like Jim Kelly, Vinny Testaverde or Ken Dorsey.

Travis Hall eager to help team move to 3-0
Suffice to say, no one in Falcons' locker room appreciates the team's 2-0 start more than Hall.

Crumpler shows he's worth money
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Alge Crumpler proved worthy of a trip to the Pro Bowl last year.

Football power ranking week 3
Every week of the season, The Augusta Chronicle's Raymond Beasock will rank the pro teams.

Ministers offer comfort, prayer with spiritual act
Brandon Lanier has seen many people come forward for prayer and the laying on of hands during his years of ministry, but it comes with a warning.

Faith Digest
ELLA JENKINS, THE recipient of a lifetime achievement award at the 2004 Grammy Awards for her more than 40 years in children's music, will perform at 6 tonight at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater, Ninth Street at Riverwalk Augusta. The concert is sponsored by Lutheran Services of Georgia Childcare Resources and Referral. For more information, see her Web site, www.ellajenkins.com.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send items to virginia.norton@augusta chronicle.com, send a fax to 722-7403, or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Grace Corps lends hand to hospitals, clergy
Joann Huff's pastor saw that she had a gift for hospitality. Don Raley wanted to assist people in need.

Bowden brother could lose out

Braves are simply astonishing

Missing 'Honeymooners' episode found
ATHENS, Ga. - It's news that would make Jackie Gleason shout out his familiar "And away we go!"

ABC drama 'Lost' leads viewers onto Pacific island
NEW YORK - In a closely watched duel between New York-focused crime dramas, the first round goes to CSI: New York over Law & Order.

Yale conference examines Michael Jackson

Yale conference examines life, work of Michael Jackson

Marvin Davis, former Fox studios owner, dead at 79

People in the news

Richt content to let defense win games

Georgia on the defensive
ATHENS, Ga. -- As a disciple of Bobby Bowden, Mark Richt learned a thing or two about putting points on the scoreboard.

Richt content to let defense win games
ATHENS, Ga. - As a disciple of Bobby Bowden, Mark Richt learned a thing or two about putting points on the scoreboard.

Georgia on the defensive

Project Management - Partnering for Success

Walk-on receiver still making headlines
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Even without hitting the field Saturday, the legend of "Pops" Frisby continued to grow. Tim Frisby, South Carolina's 39-year-old walk-on receiver, has been the focus of attention not for his play, but for his age and story of perseverance.

Gamecocks conquer Troy
COLUMBIA - South Carolina set no school records Saturday night. No one walked out of Williams-Brice Stadium oohing and aahing at the offenisve masterpiece displayed.

Walk-on receiver still making headlines

San Antonio man buys David Koresh's car

Painting chimp exhibit opens

Vignettes along the path of Hurricane Jeanne

Faith Calendar

Faith Digest

Ministers offer comfort, prayer with spiritual act