Harlem's great artist gets citywide retrospective

'Arthur' exhibit has lots of aardvark at the Morris Museum
Marc Brown began his art career as a painter but revels in the role of caretaker for an aardvark named Arthur.

Fine arts calendar
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Fine arts calendar

'Arthur' exhibit has lots of aardvark at the Morris Museum

Harlem's great artist gets citywide retrospective
NEW YORK - From the gusto of Harlem to dreamscapes of the rustic South, Romare Bearden portrayed the strivings of black Americans in an era of tumultuous social change.

Clemens claims 7th Cy Young

Augusta pushes for road start

Augusta pushes for road start
An early draft of the 2005 South Atlantic League schedule had the Augusta GreenJackets starting their season at home during the first full week of April.

Clemens claims 7th Cy Young
NEW YORK - Roger Clemens easily won his record seventh Cy Young Award after putting off retirement and being about as dominant as ever - even at age 42.

Birth announcements
Jalen Nathaniel Hornsby: Robert and Andrea Hornsby, of Augusta, announce the birth of a son, Jalen Nathaniel Hornsby, Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at St. Joseph Hospital. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Willie J. Jennings, of Augusta, and the late Robert Hornsby Jr. and Roxane Hornsby.

Birth announcements

California couple seeks religious tax break
LOS ANGELES - A lawyer for an Orthodox Jewish couple claimed Monday the Internal Revenue Service has unfairly refused to allow tax deductions for their children's religious schooling.

Odds and Ends
RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. - Ten-year-old Bronwyn Fadem has cooked up $25,000 for college.

Odds and Ends
ISSAQUAH, Wash. - Carefully, carefully, 1,818 Krispy Kreme doughnuts were built into a 5-foot, 3-inch heap in an attempt to set a world record for the highest doughnut wedding cake.

Man found guilty in serial HIV assault case
OLYMPIA, Wash. - A man was convicted by a judge Monday on charges he deliberately exposed 17 women to HIV by having unprotected sex with them. Five of the women have tested positive for the virus, which causes AIDS.

Prisoner gets head caught in prison doors, dies
DRAPER, Utah - An inmate was killed accidentally when his head was crushed in a closing cell door, officials said Monday.

Nature of fatal attack is puzzling
PHILADELPHIA - Third-year medical student Lea Sullivan walked out of a grocery store onto a busy sidewalk on a Sunday afternoon and met a savage, inexplicable end.

Cox, Showalter voted managers of the year
DALLAS - Buck Showalter won his first American League Manager of the Year award 10 years ago after leading the New York Yankees back into contention.

Cox, Showalter voted managers of the year

Fed's rate hikes expected to continue
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is expected to nudge interest rates up for a fourth time this year on Wednesday, acting on the belief that the economy has finally emerged from an extended "soft patch."

As pilots vote, Delta drops

U.S. dollar slumps to new all-time low

IRS investigating Bank of America's pension plan
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Internal Revenue Service is auditing the 1998 and 1999 tax returns of Bank of America Corp.'s pension and 401(k) plans, which have been the subject of a class-action employee lawsuit.

Doctor, print shop owner receive award
Augusta's business community awarded a medical pioneer and the owner of a printing company with the annual Small-Business Person of the Year awards.

Philip Morris: 'light' cigarettes delivered what they promised
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Philip Morris USA challenged a $10.1 billion consumer fraud ruling Wednesday, telling the Illinois Supreme Court that its "light" cigarettes performed as advertised.

Airlines agree to costly drinking water tests, flushing

U.S. trade deficit narrows
WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit shrank to $51.6 billion in September, an improvement brought about as exports posted their best month on record.

Martha Stewart asks company to pay legal bills
NEW YORK - Imprisoned homemaking mogul Martha Stewart has asked the company she founded, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., to reimburse her for $3.7 million in legal bills.

U.S. dollar slumps to new all-time low
BERLIN - The U.S. dollar slumped to a new all-time low Wednesday against the euro, which briefly rose above $1.30 for the first time after data showed the U.S. trade deficit above $50 billion in September for the fourth straight month.

U.S. trade deficit narrows

Fed pushes interest rates up
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve boosted a key short-term interest rate by one-quarter percentage point Wednesday, the fourth increase this year. It's part of a credit tightening campaign to bring rates back up to more normal levels now that the economy's recovery from the 2001 recession is more deeply rooted.

FCC: Net-phone not subject to state regulation
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators gave a boost Tuesday to the fledgling Internet phone industry, removing a regulatory hurdle that threatened to drive up the cost of making calls through cyberspace.

As pilots vote, Delta drops
ATLANTA - Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. slipped again Wednesday, as investors awaited the outcome of a labor vote that could determine whether the airline ends up in bankruptcy court.

Business briefs
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. -- BMW announced Tuesday that it has signed a 10-year agreement with the State Ports Authority and will sharply increase the number of vehicles it ships through Charleston.

Fed pushes interest rates up

Doctor, print shop owner receive award

New Dell plant in N.C. to employ at least 1,500
RALEIGH, N.C. - Dell Inc. said Tuesday that it would build its third U.S. manufacturing plant in North Carolina, employing at least 1,500 people within five years.

Crude futures settle below $48

A new spin on clothing
Whoever said Deadheads and disc golfers don't mix obviously never met Michael and Sharon Wellman.

Crude futures rise as heating oil inventory shrinks
Crude oil futures surged more than $1 a barrel Wednesday after the government reported that the nation's supply of distillate fuel, which includes heating oil, shrank for the eighth consecutive week.

Airlines agree to costly drinking water tests, flushing
WASHINGTON - The government and a dozen airlines struck a deal Tuesday requiring sanitation improvements and increased testing of drinking water aboard aircraft after officials found evidence of harmful bacteria in the water of one in every eight planes tested.

A new spin on clothing

Anheuser-Busch reaffirms full-year outlook
ST. LOUIS - Beer giant Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. on Tuesday reaffirmed its earnings outlook for 2004, projecting a sixth straight year of double-digit earnings per share growth.

Business briefs

FCC: Net-phone not subject to state regulation

Philip Morris: 'light' cigarettes delivered what they promised

Honda plans new Georgia plant
ATLANTA - Honda Motor Co., the Japanese automaker, has plans to build an auto transmission plant in Tallapoosa, Ga., and expand existing plants in Alabama and Ohio as part of a $270 million investment plan that will create 600 jobs in the three states.

Crude futures settle below $48
Crude oil futures tumbled below $48 a barrel Tuesday, closing at their lowest level in seven weeks, on rising expectations that the U.S. supply of transport and home-heating fuels will be adequate this winter.

Fed's rate hikes expected to continue

Whitehurst is eager to go back to Duke

Whitehurst is eager to go back to Duke
Not too many people have fond memories about playing at Duke's Wallace Wade Stadium.

Spurrier wants to return to college ranks

Few passes thrown cornerback's way

Few passes thrown cornerback's way
Carlos Rogers' impact for Auburn isn't a statistical thing.

Zook plans to sit out 'Gator Growl'

Zook plans to sit out 'Gator Growl'
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Ron Zook has decided to skip one of the school's top homecoming festivities.

Amazingly, ACC should be even better this season

Spurrier wants to return to college ranks
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Steve Spurrier is making it clear: he wants to return to the college ranks.

Amazingly, ACC should be even better this season
The Atlantic Coast Conference has six teams in the AP's preseason Top 25. Eleven of the 15 players on last season's all-conference teams return.

Former Augustan plans PGA Tour retirement

Seizing the opportunity

Failure to communicate
It's heartening Aiken County authorities found a way to rectify a royal foul-up, and managed to return a convicted child molester to jail after first releasing him on bond following his arrest on new sexual assault charges.

Seizing the opportunity
"Presidents who worry about their legacy don't do as well as presidents who just go ahead and do what they think needs to be done. If he spends four years (thinking) how he's going to look in the history books then I think he's not going to take advantage of the opportunity."

Ashcroft, the Patriot
President Bush's partisan critics voted for the Patriot Act before they voted against it by demonizing the man charged with enforcing the new law passed in the wake of 9-11 to make it easier to combat terrorism. In the Senate, the vote was 96-1.

More than words
Imagine a gay pride parade with scantily clad men and women performing provocative acts - on top of floats touting moral values.

Model emergency plans
The last thing anyone wants is a large-scale disaster - whether it be caused by an enemy attack or nature's attack, such as a confluence of tornadoes, storms and floods. But if a disaster, in whatever form, does strike, it's good to know you live in a region of the country that's maximally equipped and trained to deal with it.

Never, never, never forget
Some go through life with a limb or two missing. Some have nervous twitches or hearing loss or sight impairment. Still others carry around wounds we can't see: lifelong emotional scars carved by the trauma and unforgiving horror of war.

Failure to communicate

Model emergency plans

More than words

Never, never, never forget

Club calendar
Here's a list of entertainment at Aiken-Augusta nightclubs.

People in the News
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Kevin Spacey, Laura Linney and Bryce Dallas Howard will be among the award winners at the 16th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Liza Minnelli countersues former bodyguard
NEW YORK - Oscar-winning singer-actress Liza Minnelli filed a $250,000 counterclaim Tuesday against a former driver and bodyguard in response to his reported allegations that she frequently beat him.

Actor favors 'Miami Vice' over James Bond
LOS ANGELES - Colin Farrell says he's not bonded to Bond, but thinks it would be nice to star in "Miami Vice."

Applause calendar
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Nicky Hilton ends brief marriage
LAS VEGAS - It's splitsville in Sin City. Hotel heiress Nicky Hilton and New York businessman Todd Andrew Meister have officially ended their brief marriage.

Love pleads not guilty in assault case
LOS ANGELES - Courtney Love pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon stemming from a confrontation with a woman at her ex-boyfriend's house.

Marlon Brando posthumously receives award
NEW YORK - Actors Warren Beatty and Whoopi Goldberg paid tribute to Marlon Brando at a black-tie gala awards ceremony and benefit for the famed acting school where the late two-time Oscar winner once studied.

People in the News
ROME - The singer once known as Cat Stevens will receive a peace prize from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

Open tab
Ready for a night on the town? Here's a guide to some drink and entertainment specials at Augusta and Aiken nightclubs and bistros:

Google's stock soars - but why?

Google's stock soars - but why?
NEW YORK - Sometimes when stocks soar, it has nothing to do with investors' genuine interest in the company's prospects. They just buy because the stock is going up.

Low-fat: Saffron chicken and rice with dates

Vegetarian: Chicken-fried steak
CONCORD, N.H. - Children are fattening. It took me just two months of fatherhood to figure that one out. And it already annoys me.

Quick: Cuban pork chops
There's a chapter headed "Tender Meats" in Leslie Revsin's new cookbook, "The Simpler The Better: Sensational Home Cooking in 3 Easy Steps" (Wiley, 2004, $24.95). Among the offerings therein is a recipe for Cuban pork chops.

Go-with-the-grain salad
Go-with-the-grain salad is a nutritious cold-season salad in which the grain is given a special boost with the addition of Italian ham and cheese.

Delicious breakfast awaits travelers in Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Quick, name a few dishes on the Chinese lunch or dinner menu. Easy, right? Sweet and sour pork. Stir-fried rice. Won ton soup. Kung pao chicken. Peking duck.

Quick: Cuban pork chops

Delicious breakfast awaits travelers in Taiwan

Fennel: A taste to ravish the palate

Low-fat: Saffron chicken and rice with dates
Dates are commonly used in North African and Middle Eastern kitchens, but Americans mostly use them for holiday baking, Dana McCauley says, in Cooking Light magazine's November issue.

Grubbin': Restaurant adds soul to its offerings

Go-with-the-grain salad

Grubbin': Dye's Southern Grill
Dye's Southern Grill SIGNATURE DISH: Catfish, served with hushpuppies and choice of two: steamed broccoli, coleslaw, french fries or baked potato (whole fish, $10.50, filets, $9.99)

Vegetarian: Chicken-fried steak

Grubbin': Restaurant adds soul to its offerings
The Inner City Cafe, 1201 12th St., has soul. A menu once composed mostly of burgers and wings is now full of Southern favorites.

Rice pudding, hot chocolate and almonds

Grubbin': Dye's Southern Grill

Fennel: A taste to ravish the palate
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. - After a two-day stay at the glitzy Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa here, I hit a jackpot - of sorts.

Rice pudding, hot chocolate and almonds
Perhaps it's hard to get going on a dark, shivery morning. Perhaps later in the day a touch of chill and fatigue begin to invade consciousness and must be kept at bay.

Georgia Tech, UConn have the same goal
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech and Connecticut will have the same goal when they meet at Grant Field on Saturday - garnering that magic sixth victory that will make them winner bowl eligible.

Georgia Tech, UConn have the same goal

Augusta pushes for road start
An early draft of the 2005 South Atlantic League schedule had the Augusta GreenJackets starting their season at home during the first full week of April.

Six shots that helped shaped the PGA Tour

Young Jags fail to close out victory

Ramsey sisters have LPGA aspirations

Ramsey sisters have LPGA aspirations
Children often are asked the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?"

Silly season is now for everyone

Silly season is now for everyone
Tiger Woods will play in the Skins Game and the Target World Challenge. Vijay Singh has the PGA Grand Slam and the Father-Son Challenge. Other top players can chase free money at the UBS Cup or the Shark Shootout.

Six shots that helped shaped the PGA Tour
The first sign that Vijay Singh would be a relentless force on the PGA Tour came in a tournament he didn't win, with a putt that ultimately didn't matter.

Young Jags fail to close out victory
After Kristen Bragg and Garrett Phillips each came off the No. 18 green, Augusta State coach Trelle McCombs wrapped an arm around the freshmen. A much-needed consoling hug was in order.

Augusta pushes for road start

Efforts of last season were great

Efforts of last season were great
Our season is over at North Augusta, and obviously we are all disappointed about not making the playoffs.

Blackville-Hilda has its chance for revenge
If you're a football player at Blackville-Hilda, the name Lake View quickens the pulse.

Cream cheese bars ensure tasty 'pumpkin season'
It would be hard to imagine the span between Halloween and the New Year without pumpkin.

Linda Schrenko indicted on theft charges
ATLANTA - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count indictment charging former state schools Superintendent Linda Schrenko with stealing more than $500,000 in federal education funds.

ABC affiliate decides not to air "Saving Private Ryan"
ATLANTA - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count indictment charging former state schools Superintendent Linda Schrenko with stealing more than $500,000 in federal education funds.

Train wreck kills 5
GRANITEVILLE -- At least five people were killed this morning when a train struck a car at a crossing near the intersection of Canal Street and Ascauga Lake Road, Aiken County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Michael Frank said. The accident occurred just before 8:30 a.m., he said.

Gay-marriage ban is hateful, wrong
Most people against gay marriage have been Christians, which is hard to understand after reading the Bible in its entirety. J.E. Hexum, Augusta

Nuclear weapons, energy differ

Board incumbent must toe the line

Electorate voted for better morals
The truth always prevails. Our recent election was a great victory for the return of morals to our society and country. Carl W. Raforth, Augusta

Problem schools need new ideas

Bush win will reset moral compass
The re-election of President Bush marks a great time for America. Along with many Bible-believing Christians in the CSRA, I have spent many months in prayer for this election. This election has been a second chance for Christians in America to stand up for our beliefs... Dianne Brady, North Augusta, S.C.

Fire judges over paid inmate release
As presented in your newspaper, ("Father pays for dealer's release," Oct. 31), two judges freed a convicted criminal for $70,000 paid to the court by the father of the guilty man. John R. Handy, M.D., Augusta

Flag decision doomed Randy Hall
Voters in Georgia's 23rd Senate District are to be congratulated for ridding our great state of Sen. Randy Hall. Nicholas Posey, Martinez

What will Charles Walker's fate be?

Nuclear weapons, energy differ
In Josh Gelinas' Nov. 4 article, "Bush victory might bode well for SRS," the writer implied that Sen. John Kerry would be unlikely to support future missions of Savannah River Site because he "was viewed as a skeptic of nuclear power." Terry R. Shipe, Evans

When money talks, justice walks

Kerry's campaign was flawed
I have been listening to the post-election rhetoric with astonishment. The Democrats have the gall to shake their heads and wonder why they lost. Many have said that they don't know what went wrong. I'd like to tell them. Gregory J. Topliff, Aiken, S.C.

Problem schools need new ideas
Can it be possible that the attention-getting demeanor of our problem youngsters is a cry for help? Nicholas Tummillo, Augusta

What is the price tag on justice?
Regarding the Oct. 31 story, "Father pays for dealer's release": Can anyone ignore this indictment of our criminal justice system? Julian Shull, Augusta

The fix is in: Walker will beat the rap
How many people videotaped the entire nine-month trial of O.J. Simpson? Not many, for sure. When it became obvious that it truly was going to be the "trial of the century," I decided to record the important parts. Andy Chandler, Augusta

Board incumbent must toe the line
I considered voting for Wayne Bridges a no-brainer after hearing Donnie Porter defend the ridiculous method for which Dr. Charles Larke has Richmond County manipulate its SAT scores. Ren Hatfield, Martinez

Voters reject Democrats' philosophy
I hope all of you Democrats got the resounding message from every nook and cranny of this great nation. We don't want anything you stand for. Phil Patterson, Augusta

Judges must issue justice price list
Shame on you, Augusta Chronicle! You exposed two judges who permitted the wealthy father to buy his convicted drug-dealer son out of prison, but then you stopped. Richard Netzley, Evans

When money talks, justice walks
I am outraged by the release of Paul M. Davis Jr., a twice-convicted drug dealer. He was released from state prison because his daddy had the means to buy him out. I am further appalled that judges not only allowed it, but apparently don't see, or care, that it would smack of impropriety and brings the word omnipotent to mind. Ginny Sherwood, Augusta

Gay-marriage ban is hateful, wrong

What will Charles Walker's fate be?
In your editorial of Nov. 4, "A huge loss for Augusta," you once again stated that, under state law and Senate rules, because of the federal indictment there's a good chance Walker will be shown the door before he can warm the District 22 seat." Howard Eubanks, Augusta

Judges must issue justice price list

Electorate voted for better morals

Fire judges over paid inmate release

Researchers show off supercomputer projects

Microsoft to preview new search engine

Study: Deer, raccoons are top crop-raiders

Armani fans cut from all cloths

Girl's abduction inspires aunt to write book

'Halo 2' is sequel that mostly lives up to hype

Beef up security in your home

Tests: Brick best to withstand hurricane-blown debris

Style Briefs

Hero's quest is an adventure for players

New species of predatory amphibian found

Armani gets intimate with American audience
NEW YORK - With a strong four-decade track record, Giorgio Armani has earned the right to do just about anything he wants in the field of fashion.

Diet pill shows lasting effect
NEW ORLEANS - An experimental pill made by Sanofi Aventis SA that offers the fairy-tale promise of helping people lose weight and quit smoking has gathered even more stardust.

Style Briefs
NEW YORK - Are you surrounded by stuff you never use?

Researchers show off supercomputer projects
PITTSBURGH - They help predict the path of weather halfway around the world or in space, shed light on the death of dinosaurs and train pilots to fly in Alaska. They're supercomputers, capable of high-speed calculations that would take people trillions of years to do.

Study: Deer, raccoons are top crop-raiders
Purdue University researchers who set up cameras in fields to catch wild animals in the act of gobbling up crops found that deer and raccoons - not wild turkeys, as many farmers believe - are the greediest crop-raiders.

Tests: Brick best to withstand hurricane-blown debris
When recent hurricanes tore a path through southeastern U.S. housing, Americans watched as airborne debris slammed into and through homes.

Armani fans cut from all cloths
NEW YORK - Giorgio Armani opened his recent U.S. fashion show to the public - a sign of appreciation for the support he receives from shoppers in this country.

'Halo 2' is sequel that mostly lives up to hype
Even if you don't play video games, chances are you've heard about Halo 2.

Beef up security in your home
When we were kids, our folks rarely locked the front door to our home. We couldn't have been classified as "latch-key children" -- we never had to carry a key.

New species of predatory amphibian found
PITTSBURGH - A freshman geology student on a field trip stumbled across the fossil of an oversized, salamander-like creature with vicious crocodile-like teeth that lived about 300 million years ago, paleontologists said.

Girl's abduction inspires aunt to write book
SKANEATELES, N.Y. - Though Linda Slifka tried her whole life to be a writer, it was an emotional near-tragedy involving her young niece that finally got her published.

Microsoft to preview new search engine
REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp., stepping up its efforts to compete with rival Google Inc., will offer consumers a preview of its technology for searching the Internet, beginning Thursday.

Hero's quest is an adventure for players
Using magic attack spells and an obsidian ax to lead traders through the woods is all in a day's work for a hero in Albion.

Snyder's return to roster pays off

Snyder's return to roster pays off
Augusta Lynx coach Stan Drulia waived rookie defenseman Lawne Snyder 3 1/2 weeks ago, but the coach told Snyder to hang around town, the Lynx might re-sign him.

Across South Carolina

T.W. Josey educator is class act

Group offers support to families left at home
Deployments are regular occurrences for members of the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion.

Kid of the Day
Katlyn Godwin is today's Kid of the Day.

Across the area
James "Bubba" Jennings received the mandatory life sentence Tuesday for murder.

Across Georgia

Funds exit Wrightsboro Road
With reluctance and skepticism, two transportation planning bodies approved shifting $5.4 million previously designated for the widening of Wrightsboro Road to a long-awaited project on St. Sebastian Way.

Medicaid purge worries doctors

Investigators say victims shot execution style
MOULTRIE, Ga. - Investigators searched for clues Tuesday in the execution-style slaying of five people, including a 3-year-old boy - whose bodies were discovered after four of the household's children returned from school.

Bell society delights church with hours of skilled rings

Event remembers troops, states they're from

Rants and raves
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Man will face 2 more charges

Across the area

For the record

AARP seeks volunteers to help with tax returns

Columbia County wants its own tourism office
Columbia County is looking for its own concierge.

History museum's program to honor veterans

Tuskegee Airman recalls battles

School lunch menus
Here are Richmond County school lunch menus through Nov. 19.

Area may get more flu shots
More than 10 million flu shots will be sent out to the states in the coming weeks to vaccinate high-risk patients, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. When and how much Georgia and South Carolina will get are still the big questions.

History museum's program to honor veterans
The Augusta Museum of History will honor military from the past century at its Veterans Day program this weekend.

News you can use

Canal partnerships applauded
Shrinking federal budgets make it more challenging for communities like Augusta to preserve important natural and historic areas, according to the U.S. Interior Department's deputy secretary.

Perdue doesn't seek suspension for Sheriff Kile

Fair winners
The following is a list of first- through third-place exhibits in their respective classes at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair.

Kid of the Day
Zoey Rene Knight of Hephzibah is today's the Kid of The Day

Expanded Spooky food drive smashes all collection records
It's Spooky to be Hungry shattered all previous records in the 10th year of the neighborhood-based food drive, bringing in 46 percent more money and 40 percent more food than in 2003, the drive's organizers announced Thursday.

Rants and raves
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Brownies show soldiers how much they care
Veterans Day prompted St. Mary on the Hill Brownie Troop No. 1 to do something for U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

News you can use
Student academy awards film festival: The winning films of the annual Student Academy Awards competition will be shown at 7 and 10 p.m. at The Bee's Knees, 211 10th St.

Event remembers troops, states they're from
The spectrum of colors adorned Fort Gordon's Good Shepherd Chapel on Sunday for the annual Massing of the Colors and Remembrance Day.

Funds exit Wrightsboro Road

Perdue doesn't seek suspension for Sheriff Kile
Johnny Roundtree says he doesn't want to talk about Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile anymore. He says he has too much to lose.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Public will see group's vision

Veterans Day Events
The City of Augusta, The Augusta Richmond County Historical Society, The CSRA Alliance for Fort Gordon and the Imperial Theatre will sponsor citywide events for Veterans Day.

Man will face 2 more charges
AIKEN - Convicted child molester Richard Grey Mayson Jr. was arrested Tuesday night on new charges in connection with a sexual assault of a Beech Island teen.

Bell society delights church with hours of skilled rings
If you thought you heard ringing in your ears for hours near Augusta State University on Nov. 3, your ears weren't playing tricks on you.

Area may get more flu shots

T.W. Josey educator is class act
A high school English teacher with a love of acting, working in the yard and playing with her dog Gabby was named Tuesday night as Richmond County Teacher of the Year.

Walker returns to Statehouse

Officials examine zoning proposals for new school
Columbia County school officials examined options for the zoning of a new elementary school opening in 2005 at a board meeting Tuesday.

School official named in theft

Panel: Aiken emergency crews need pay rise
AIKEN - Aiken County already is short 10 paramedics and could suffer an exodus of emergency service personnel if it doesn't provide better pay and hire additional paramedics to lighten the workload, a county advisory committee said Tuesday.

Around the block

Agency director steps down
The executive director of Metro Augusta-Columbia County Clean & Beautiful has resigned after a review of the agency's financial records, according to Augusta Administrator Fred Russell and the agency's board chairman.

Across South Carolina

Canal partnerships applauded

Reunions
This listing runs as space is available. For information to be published, please include the date of the reunion:

Across the area

Korean War Memorial site to be dedicated

Film program is on right track

Officials examine zoning proposals for new school

Residents want bars at crossing

City sues insurers to recoup lawsuit costs

Kid of the Day

Group offers support to families left at home

ABC affiliate decides not to air "Saving Private Ryan"

Train slams into car in Aiken County, killing 5

News You Can Use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Panel: Aiken emergency crews need pay rise

Veterans Day closings
The following holiday schedules have been announced for Veterans Day :

Lawsuit seeks to throw out Georgia gay marriage ban

Film program is on right track
It's a clich often repeated in Hollywood: It's not always what you know, but who you know.

Fair winners

School official named in theft
ATLANTA - Former Georgia School Superintendent Linda Schrenko was indicted Wednesday, charged with stealing $614,000 in education funds to finance her failed gubernatorial campaign and a face lift.

Pupils, politics mix at Harlem

Suspicious house fire

Korean War Memorial site to be dedicated
Dedication of the Korean War Memorial, which will be on Broad Street between Third and Fourth streets, will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.

Train slams into car in Aiken County, killing 5
GRANITEVILLE - Connie Bodie and her four co-workers had just finished the graveyard shift early Wednesday at an Avondale Mills plant and were headed for home when they tried to beat a Norfolk Southern train.

For the record
Here are Richmond County Superior Court sentencings, marriage license applications and divorces.

Proposal would cut arts funds
Act I, Scene I, The End. That's how Augusta Administrator Fred Russell would write the budget for the arts and more than a dozen other local agencies that receive money from the city budget each year.

Walk will raise funds to help the mentally ill
The Augusta chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill will hold its first fund-raiser and awareness walk Saturday.

Across the area
A list of proposed dates for stadium graduations brought criticism during Wednesday night's meeting of the Richmond County Board of Education.

Post Happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Rebecca A. Smith, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - The Georgia Secretary of State's Office would like to extend the period of advance voting before the state's next big election.

AARP seeks volunteers to help with tax returns
The area's AARP Tax-Aide, the nation's largest free and volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service, needs volunteers for tax counseling and leadership positions.

Across South Carolina
BENNETTSVILLE - U.S. Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings says a new federal prison that will open next year will be a place where criminals can be rehabilitated.

Event promotes healthful diets
Adam Butler wants people to know that healthful food does not have to equal nasty food.

Mending budget debt would eliminate jobs, city services
Augusta commissioners hoping Wednesday to erase $4.6 million in red ink in next year's general-fund budget were instead painted an ugly picture by city department heads: layoffs, dirty downtown streets, overgrown ditches, unkempt cemeteries, employees' taking out their own trash and a "severely impaired" Emergency 911 center.

Ceremony honors foreign POWs interred on post
Whenever John Munna sees a war memorial he remembers the faces of those who died while serving with him in Vietnam.

Tuskegee Airman recalls battles
GRANITEVILLE - Charles D. Dryden led the first group of black American pilots into combat during an era when the nation viewed people of his race as second-class citizens.

Public will see group's vision
More than four years of research assembled to ensure Metro Augusta's future growth is about to become a tangible product.

Study date
Hector Caceres, 19, of Hephzibah, sits with his girlfriend, Samantha Snead, 19, of Augusta, as she studies anatomy in a student lounge of University Hall at Augusta State University.

Savannah makes plans for massive annexation

Walker returns to Statehouse
ATLANTA - With a 142-count federal indictment hanging over his head, Sen.-elect Charles Walker of Augusta returned to the state Capitol on Wednesday to help Democrats map out their strategy for next year's legislative session.

19-year-old will face charges in teen cadet's death
Seventeen-year-old Chad Hutchings enrolled in the Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon to finish his education and later become a Navy SEAL.

Pupils, politics mix at Harlem
Forget negative ad campaigns or accusations of flip-flopping. To woo the swing voters of a Harlem High School ninth-grade English class, things such as a polished presentation, candy bars and lollipops were the key strategies.

Lawsuit seeks to throw out Georgia gay marriage ban
ATLANTA - As promised, gay-rights supporters filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to throw out a same-sex marriage ban voted into the Georgia Constitution last week.

Around the block
A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. today at the Georgia War Veterans Home courtyard, 1101 15th St. Attendees will include Col. Jeffery G. Smith Jr., the deputy commander of Fort Gordon; Mayor Bob Young; the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band; the Post-Ceremonial Detachment Color Guard; and the Butler High School Drill Team. The event is free. Call 721-2531.

Across Georgia
SAVANNAH - A judge sentenced a man who attempted to burn down the Catholic Cathedral of St. John the Baptist to 20 years in prison Monday.

Mending budget debt would eliminate jobs, city services

City sues insurers to recoup lawsuit costs
The city of Augusta wants insurance companies to bear the $1.74 million it incurred in battling a lawsuit stemming from the use of sewage sludge as fertilizer.

Study date

Medicaid purge worries doctors
ATLANTA - Health care advocates and doctors are anxious about a proposal to move about 1 million Medicaid recipients into private plans resembling health maintenance organizations, the state board overseeing public plans was told Wednesday.

Veterans Day closings

Suspicious house fire
Richmond County firefighters extinguish a fire at an abandoned house at 1592 Lee Beard Way. Augusta-Richmond County Fire Battalion Chief Mike Weathers said authorities received the call after 2:30 p.m. It took more than six minutes to extinguish the fire. No one was hurt.

Expanded Spooky food drive smashes all collection records

Heroes use day to show values
Veterans Day isn't just a time to remember sacrifice and heroism.

Train wreck kills 5

Savannah makes plans for massive annexation
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Savannah's march to the southwest turned into a sprint this week when a conglomerate of landowners led by International Paper asked the city to annex a huge swath of undeveloped land.

Residents want bars at crossing
GRANITEVILLE - It's not unusual for drivers to press their luck and hit the gas as trains approach the railroad crossing near the intersection of Ascauga Lake Road and Canal Street, residents said Wednesday.

Across South Carolina
HILTON HEAD ISLAND - A court has ordered a cardiologist to stop practicing medicine until he completes an alcohol abuse treatment program, three years after he was disciplined because of substance abuse.

Life without football suits Reeves fine
For a second, with the scent of salad dressing filling the air, you could sense the coach's hunger.

Pedro Almodovar takes a rare look back in 'Bad Education'

'Elf' gets into true spirit of holidays

'Polar Express' technology frees actors
LOS ANGELES - Tom Hanks used experimental technology to morph into a little boy, a train conductor, a hobo and Santa Claus for the new Christmas adventure "The Polar Express."

Review: 'The Polar Express'
People in Hollywood should never work with children or animals, W.C. Fields once said. Maybe that should be expanded to hyper-realistic computer-generated children and reindeer, too.

Review: 'After the Sunset'

'Polar Express' technology frees actors

'Elf' gets into true spirit of holidays
Christmas comedies inevitably fall under one of two categories - the spirited (The Santa Clause) or the spiteful (Bad Santa). Each has its merits, but neither seems a perfect representation of the holiday's spirit.

Pedro Almodovar takes a rare look back in 'Bad Education'
NEW YORK - Pedro Almodovar brings a small white pad to an interview, and while he speaks, he quietly sketches a detailed drawing of a pen sitting on the table.

Review: 'Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason'
"Another year, another diary," Renee Zellweger intones in her now flawless British accent at the start of "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason."

Review: 'After the Sunset'
With his post-James Bond track record, maybe Pierce Brosnan should not be so quick to say goodbye to the super spy.

Review: 'The Polar Express'

New home-video releases

Scary movie gets Davidson students prize
For aspiring filmmakers Alex Taylor and Paul Woods, there are times when there's nothing scarier than what's under the bed.

Scary movie gets Davidson students prize

Mini reviews
Movies are listed with theater locations through Wednesday. Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see augustachronicle.com/movies.

New home-video releases
Here's what's new in DVD and video cassette releases, along with a release calendar:

Review: 'Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason'

Hot ticket

Hot ticket
Badly Drawn Boy WHEN: 9 p.m. Friday WHERE: The Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta

Concert calendar
Here's a list of upcoming area concerts. The list includes concerts that are within easy driving distance from the Augusta area.

Rap label's bookkeeper indicted
NEW YORK - The bookkeeper for rap label Murder Inc. was indicted on money laundering charges by federal prosecutors who are probing ties between drug dealers and the recording home of such platinum-selling acts as Ja Rule and Ashanti.

Twain looks back on career with greatest hits
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A car full of dudes. Radio blaring. Annoying guy in the back singing off-key to Shania Twain's Man, I Feel Like a Woman while his buddies look seriously uncomfortable.

Rapper Murphy Lee accused of DUI, drug possession
ST. LOUIS - Grammy-award winning rapper Murphy Lee was arrested after police pulled him over for an expired license plate and found marijuana in his Mercedes, authorities said.

'Dead Roses' showcases bittersweet music

Chesney wins top honors at CMA
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying" won song of the year and single of the year, and Kenny Chesney took entertainer of the year and album of the year honors at the Country Music Association awards Tuesday night.

Sonic spotlight
This week's Sonic spotlight is on singer Lindsay Kircher of Martinez.

Rapper Murphy Lee accused of DUI, drug possession

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.

Chesney wins top honors at CMA

Twain looks back on career with greatest hits

Rap label's bookkeeper indicted

Field guide to all things metal

Field guide to all things metal
Not so long ago, things were looking a little heavy for metal.

Sonic spotlight

'Dead Roses' showcases bittersweet music
Sometimes there's nothing quite as beautiful as lost hopes, broken dreams and general malaise.

Ryan Cabrera is more than just Ashlee's ex
NEW YORK - Ryan Cabrera might be better known as Ashlee Simpson's ex-boyfriend, but now he's making a name for himself.

Chase signals return to racing
DARLINGTON, S.C. - A year ago Matt Kenseth put his championship season on cruise control three months before the finish line.

Newsmaker: Ryan Newman
Ryan Newman has a victory at Dover, Del., a runner-up finish last week at Phoenix and a third at Martinsville, Va., since the Chase for the Championship started eight weeks ago.

Newsmaker: Ryan Newman

NASCAR lifts ban on liquor sponsorship
NASCAR lifted a decades-old ban on liquor ads on cars Wednesday, opening the door for teams to be sponsored next season by distilled spirits.

Teams not in the Chase want recognition
DARLINGTON, S.C. - Joe Nemechek earned his spot in front of the television cameras - and in NASCAR's mindset - by winning the race in October at the Kansas Speedway.

NASCAR lifts ban on liquor sponsorship

Chase signals return to racing

Raptors top Jazz
SALT LAKE CITY - Chris Bosh scored 20 points and Rafer Alston hit a key 3-pointer down the stretch to lead the Toronto Raptors past Utah 104-95 Wednesday night, the Jazz's first loss of the season.

Raptors top Jazz

Garrard ready to run with Jags' QB job

Davis getting frustrated with knee injury

Injury bug bites early, often in NFL

Atlanta, Tampa Bay to cross paths again

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Overtime

Overtime

Williams, Kuznetsova win at WTA Championships

Smarty Jones was nearly un-retired

Smarty Jones was nearly un-retired
Smarty Jones was retired in August, but the owners of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner were prepared to announce a possible comeback as late as last month.

Overtime
Several area standouts are committing to college scholarships this week during the fall signing period for NCAA schools.

Overtime
Several area standouts are committing to college scholarships this week during the fall signing period for NCAA schools.

Williams, Kuznetsova win at WTA Championships
LOS ANGELES - Serena Williams rallied from a set and two service breaks down to beat French Open champion Anastasia Myskina 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the WTA Championships on Wednesday night.

Text of John Ashcroft's resignation letter, dated Nov. 2
Text of the resignation letter, dated Nov. 2 and released Tuesday, from Attorney General John Ashcroft to President Bush:

Injury bug bites early, often in NFL
Just when you thought you had your lineup set for the year, the injury bug has bitten once again.

Davis getting frustrated with knee injury
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina running back Stephen Davis said Wednesday he expects to play again this season. He didn't sound very convincing.

Atlanta, Tampa Bay to cross paths again
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Rich McKay built a Super Bowl champion in Tampa Bay, then lost a power struggle with Jon Gruden.

Garrard ready to run with Jags' QB job
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - David Garrard has always been a running quarterback.

Local musician will be opening act for country stars

President of bishops' conference reflects on scandal
BELLEVILLE, Ill. - A week before his term expires as leader of the nation's Roman Catholic hierarchy, Bishop Wilton Gregory said that the pressure of guiding the U.S. church through the height of the clergy sex abuse crisis "drove me to my knees" spiritually.

Pilgrim Press's gay theology tests Protestant limits
Pilgrim Press, the publishing arm of the Cleveland-based United Church of Christ, is once again testing the leftward limits of what's acceptable in "mainline" Protestantism, in particular how Jesus is treated.

Local musician will be opening act for country stars
Growing up in Aiken, Greg Hutto got to see several stars perform at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center and Bell Auditorium.

Life without football suits Reeves fine

You can order drama, action at cinema bars

'Law & Order' takes on political sex scandal
LOS ANGELES - A governor of a small Northeastern state announces his resignation, driven from office by a gay sex scandal. It happened in New Jersey and it happens again on "Law & Order." Wednesday's episode of the NBC drama, titled "Gov Love," revolves around a fictional Connecticut governor who is married but has an affair with a male state employee.

ABC scores a few hits in November sweeps
NEW YORK - Back in April, saying ABC would have three of the six most popular TV programs in early November was like predicting the Boston Red Sox would win the World Series.

ABC scores a few hits in November sweeps

CBS protests FCC fine for Super Bowl flash
NEW YORK - Viacom argued Monday that the $550,000 proposed government fine for Janet Jackson's Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction was "entirely illogical."

'Law & Order' takes on political sex scandal

Playing dead is an art on 'CSI'
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. - In the makeup trailer for "CSI: Miami," the coroner and the murder victim sit side by side.

Judge sides with Brokaw in hunting dispute
LIVINGSTON, Mont. - A judge has ruled in favor of "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw in his attempt to keep an outfitter from bringing more big-game hunters on land bordering the newsman's ranch.

Playing dead is an art on 'CSI'

People in the News

Marlon Brando posthumously receives award

Applause calendar

Nicky Hilton ends brief marriage

People in the News

Liza Minnelli countersues former bodyguard

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Actor favors 'Miami Vice' over James Bond

Club calendar

Georgia defense seeks boost
ATHENS, Ga. - It's the type of play that Georgia All-Southeastern Conference junior safety Thomas Davis has a reputation for, turning on the closing speed and delivering one of his bone-rattling hits to end a run.

Freshman making big impact for Bulldogs

Georgia safety leaning toward NFL

Pollack named finalists for Lombardi Award
HOUSTON - For the second straight year, Georgia defensive end David Pollack has been named a finalist for the Lombardi Award, given annually to the college football player deemed the nation's top lineman or linebacker.

Georgia safety leaning toward NFL
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia safety Thomas Davis said he's leaning toward skipping his final year of college to enter the NFL draft.

Richt bets on Brown in Auburn showdown
ATHENS, Ga. - Mark Richt knows he'll have to get a little creative when he divvies up playing time for Georgia's running backs next season.

Freshman making big impact for Bulldogs
ATHENS, Ga. - Mark Richt knows he'll have to get a little creative when he divvies up playing time for Georgia's running backs next season.

Pollack named finalists for Lombardi Award

Georgia defense seeks boost

You can order drama, action at cinema bars
A man walks into a bar ... Few phrases are as evocative as those six words.

Former Augustan plans PGA Tour retirement
Augusta native Pete Davison, the man who orchestrated the development of the PGA Tour's Tournament Players Clubs across the country, is changing gears before it's too late.

Prisoner gets head caught in prison doors, dies

Odds and Ends

California couple seeks religious tax break

Odds and Ends

Pilgrim Press's gay theology tests Protestant limits

President of bishops' conference reflects on scandal