3-D exhibit shows influence of pop culture, artists
More than 40 years into his print-making career, artist Red Grooms still hasnt tired of putting tab A into slot B.

3-D exhibit shows influence of pop culture, artists
More than 40 years into his print-making career, artist Red Grooms still hasnít tired of putting tab A into slot B.

3-D exhibit shows influence of pop culture, artists

Libraries get chance at author-signed edition of Harry Potter
NEW YORK - Talk about your magic books. One lucky American library is going to be able to cast a spell on its readers by displaying the first American edition of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," signed by J.K. Rowling herself.

Aces could dominate Class AA series
The state Class AA championship will likely be decided by an arms race.

Aces could dominate Class AA series

Aces could dominate Class AA series
The state Class AA championship will likely be decided by an arms race.

Westside stays true to its plan
It's not what they do. It's how the Westside Patriots do it that makes them so successful.

Westside stays true to its plan

Westside stays true to its plan
It's not what they do. It's how the Westside Patriots do it that makes them so successful.

Odds and Ends
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - City officials are saying "No, you don't" to couples who want to say "I do."

Odds and Ends
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Some mistakes really do get carved in stone.

Odds and Ends
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - City officials are saying "No, you don't" to couples who want to say "I do."

Odds and Ends
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Some mistakes really do get carved in stone.

Sound of revving mo-ped becomes a hit single
LONDON - A cell phone ring tone appeared set to top the British singles chart Sunday, outselling the new single by the band Coldplay by nearly four to one, a music retailer said.

Late rally is timely for Smoltz
WASHINGTON - One of the unlikeliest of Atlanta Braves kept John Smoltz from turning into a volcano of human emotion Wednesday night.

Robinson admits call was wrong
WASHINGTON - Nationals manager Frank Robinson reversed his own call about Monday's overturned home run in Washington's 3-2 win against Atlanta.

Braves' bats are silent

Robinson admits call was wrong

Braves' bats are silent
WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves are hopeful that the start of baseball's third month will also be the awakening of more consistent hitting strokes.

Braves' bullpen falters again
WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves got four scoreless innings out of Mike Hampton's still-healing strained forearm.

Braves' bats are silent
WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves are hopeful that the start of baseball's third month will also be the awakening of more consistent hitting strokes.

Robinson admits call was wrong
WASHINGTON - Nationals manager Frank Robinson reversed his own call about Monday's overturned home run in Washington's 3-2 win against Atlanta.

Braves' bullpen falters again
WASHINGTON - The Atlanta Braves got four scoreless innings out of Mike Hampton's still-healing strained forearm.

Braves' bullpen falters again

Construction activity hits all-time high in April
WASHINGTON - Construction spending rose a healthy 0.5 percent to a record level in April, as office construction surged and activity in the red-hot housing market hit an all-time high, the government reported Wednesday.

Consumer confidence rebounds in May
NEW YORK - Consumer confidence unexpectedly rebounded in May after declining in April, as worries about the economy and jobs eased, a private research group said Tuesday. But another closely watched report that tracks Midwestern manufacturing activity fell in May.

Airport asks businesses about travel habits
Augusta Regional Airport is surveying the segment of fliers that might have been the reason for the loss of Continental Express last year.

Consumer confidence rebounds in May
NEW YORK - Consumer confidence unexpectedly rebounded in May after declining in April, as worries about the economy and jobs eased, a private research group said Tuesday. But another closely watched report that tracks Midwestern manufacturing activity fell in May.

Fit to be an Outfitter
TRENTON, S.C. - Several months ago, Gov. Mark Sanford saw the most oddly dressed group of people he had ever seen at Aiken Municipal Airport.

Auto suppliers have low level of trust in Big Three
DETROIT - Auto-parts suppliers' trust in General Motors Corp. is at its lowest level in 15 years, according to a survey by a Michigan consulting firm.

Canada welcomes Georgia bids
ATLANTA - Joe Fagan came south Wednesday, teaching a couple dozen Georgians how to bid on government contracts in Canada.

Andersen conviction is vacated
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court threw out the conviction of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm for destroying Enron Corp.-related documents, ruling unanimously Tuesday that the jury instructions were too broad.

Disappointing data send stocks slipping

Fit to be an Outfitter

Board selects new directors
The First Bank of Georgia broth now has six more cooks - but company officials are confident that will only make its business recipe sweeter.

Andersen conviction is vacated
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court threw out the conviction of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm for destroying Enron Corp.-related documents, ruling unanimously Tuesday that the jury instructions were too broad.

U.S. manufacturing activity slows down in May
NEW YORK - U.S. manufacturing activity expanded in May for the 24th consecutive month, but the rate was slower than it was in April and fell short of analysts' expectations, a private research group said on Wednesday.

Auto suppliers have low level of trust in Big Three

Arby's moves its headquarters to Georgia
ATLANTA - Arby's, the fast-food chain best known for its roast beef, will move its headquarters from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Atlanta.

Disappointing data send stocks slipping
NEW YORK - A surprisingly weak reading on the manufacturing sector sent stocks mostly lower Tuesday as investors feared that the economy has indeed run into a soft patch.

Oil prices limit gains for hopeful investors
NEW YORK - Stocks strode higher Wednesday as investors grew hopeful that the interest rate-tightening cycle might soon draw to a close, but a late-session rise in oil prices limited Wall Street's gains.

Construction activity hits all-time high in April
WASHINGTON - Construction spending rose a healthy 0.5 percent to a record level in April, as office construction surged and activity in the red-hot housing market hit an all-time high, the government reported Wednesday.

Consumer confidence rebounds in May

Fit to be an Outfitter
TRENTON, S.C. - Several months ago, Gov. Mark Sanford saw the most oddly dressed group of people he had ever seen at Aiken Municipal Airport.

Board selects new directors

Canada welcomes Georgia bids
ATLANTA - Joe Fagan came south Wednesday, teaching a couple dozen Georgians how to bid on government contracts in Canada.

Auto suppliers have low level of trust in Big Three
DETROIT - Auto-parts suppliers' trust in General Motors Corp. is at its lowest level in 15 years, according to a survey by a Michigan consulting firm.

Oil prices limit gains for hopeful investors
NEW YORK - Stocks strode higher Wednesday as investors grew hopeful that the interest rate-tightening cycle might soon draw to a close, but a late-session rise in oil prices limited Wall Street's gains.

Airport asks businesses about travel habits
Augusta Regional Airport is surveying the segment of fliers that might have been the reason for the loss of Continental Express last year.

Airport asks businesses about travel habits

Andersen conviction is vacated

CEOs lower expectations of economic growth
WASHINGTON - U.S. chief executives are much less optimistic about the economic outlook than they were three months ago, although most expect economic growth to be strong enough to drive up sales, according to a new survey.

Canada welcomes Georgia bids

Disappointing data send stocks slipping
NEW YORK - A surprisingly weak reading on the manufacturing sector sent stocks mostly lower Tuesday as investors feared that the economy has indeed run into a soft patch.

Construction activity hits all-time high in April

Board selects new directors
The First Bank of Georgia broth now has six more cooks - but company officials are confident that will only make its business recipe sweeter.

Oil prices limit gains for hopeful investors

Fox News' radio service embarks on expansion
NEW YORK - With a newly constructed Manhattan studio and expanded news offerings, the fledgling Fox News Radio is marking a key step in its growth plans.

This is one ace Payne is counting

Think of others, too
Cal Ripken will forever be remembered as baseball's Iron Man - for having played in a record 2,632 consecutive games. And nothing will ever detract from that amazing achievement.

Deep Throat speaks
What fun to be wallowing in Watergate again. To younger generations, Watergate is ancient history, but to old timers this week's revelations are like a nostalgic trip down 1970s memory lane.

Deep Throat speaks
What fun to be wallowing in Watergate again. To younger generations, Watergate is ancient history, but to old timers this week's revelations are like a nostalgic trip down 1970s memory lane.

When courts fail
Because Florida's judicial system didn't do its job, 18-year-old Lionel Tate is back in jail and held without bond, after being charged with robbing a pizza delivery man at gunpoint.

Think of others, too
Cal Ripken will forever be remembered as baseball's Iron Man - for having played in a record 2,632 consecutive games. And nothing will ever detract from that amazing achievement.

When courts fail

Think of others, too

Graham's wake-up call
Just 72 hours after the bipartisan "gang of 14" moderates ushered in a new era of comity and cooperation with their grand compromise to get three of President Bush's appeal court nominees confirmed, the Democrats went on another filibuster binge - against U.N. ambassador-designate John Bolton.

When courts fail
Because Florida's judicial system didn't do its job, 18-year-old Lionel Tate is back in jail and held without bond, after being charged with robbing a pizza delivery man at gunpoint.

Deep Throat speaks

The top five list
The top five list of entertainment.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Kevin Spacey has played Bobby Darin and one of "The Usual Suspects." Now the actor-director will take on the role of mentor to showbiz interns in "Going Hollywood," a new eight-part TLC reality series.

Paris Hilton engaged to Paris Latsis
LOS ANGELES - It's a match made in heaven: an heir and an heiress, both named Paris.

Actor Christian Slater accused of groping a woman
NEW YORK - Actor Christian Slater was arrested early Tuesday and charged with groping a woman on a Manhattan street, police said.

Rod Stewart and fiancee expecting baby
LOS ANGELES - Rod Stewart - known for songs such as "Forever Young" and "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" - will be a father again.

People in the News
ALBANY, N.Y. - Cyndi Lauper may have sold millions of albums, but that doesn't mean she wants to pay much more than $500 for her Manhattan apartment.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Kevin Spacey has played Bobby Darin and one of "The Usual Suspects." Now the actor-director will take on the role of mentor to showbiz interns in "Going Hollywood," a new eight-part TLC reality series.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or groupís schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Galleries calendar
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Club calendar
Send your nightclub's entertainment or drink special information to rebecca.smith@augustachronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220.

Lindsay Lohan uninjured in crash with photographer
LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan wasn't injured after her car was hit by a photographer who allegedly was following the "Mean Girls" actress.

Stuff to Do
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta kicks off its Spirituality and Film series with a screening of the 1973 film The Wicker Man at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 3501 Walton Way Extension. Part murder mystery and part exploration of pagan faith, it's a film sure to engender discussion. A $2 donation will be taken.

Stuff to Do
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta kicks off its Spirituality and Film series with a screening of the 1973 film The Wicker Man at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 3501 Walton Way Extension. Part murder mystery and part exploration of pagan faith, it's a film sure to engender discussion. A $2 donation will be taken.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or groups schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Lindsay Lohan uninjured in crash with photographer
LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan wasn't injured after her car was hit by a photographer who allegedly was following the "Mean Girls" actress.

Club calendar
Send your nightclub's entertainment or drink special information to rebecca.smith@augustachronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220.

The top five list
The top five list of entertainment.

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

The Liquid Life: Club Velvet
ADDRESS: 2306 Gordon Highway DRINK SPECIALS: Happy hour: Two-for-one drinks and free buffet featuring chicken wings, lasagna, ham, string beans, potatoes or spaghetti and meatballs; 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; $10 buckets of domestic beer, Thursday; ladies night, Friday until 11 p.m. and Saturday until 10 p.m.

The Liquid Life: Club Velvet
ADDRESS: 2306 Gordon Highway DRINK SPECIALS: Happy hour: Two-for-one drinks and free buffet featuring chicken wings, lasagna, ham, string beans, potatoes or spaghetti and meatballs; 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; $10 buckets of domestic beer, Thursday; ladies night, Friday until 11 p.m. and Saturday until 10 p.m.

Movies, TV latest reinvention for wrestling's Goldberg
ATLANTA - In the late '90s, when pro wrestling ruled the entertainment universe, a man called Goldberg was its biggest star.

Movies, TV latest reinvention for wrestling's Goldberg
ATLANTA - In the late '90s, when pro wrestling ruled the entertainment universe, a man called Goldberg was its biggest star.

Galleries calendar
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Delta senator has soul food restaurant success

These vegetarian cookbooks are worth using
CONCORD, N.H. - Huge cookbooks generally annoy me. Sure, some of them are great. Cook's Illustrated's tome "The New Best Recipe" (America's Test Kitchen, 2004, $35) is one example. Its more than 1,000 recipes are well written and thoroughly tested.

Rhinehart's, Soultry Sounds open doors

Delta senator has soul food restaurant success
CLEVELAND, Miss. - Some folks go to The Senator's Place for lunches of deep-fried catfish, creamy grits and sinfully rich banana pudding.

Small bites

Salads can seduce with a dash of difference

Rhinehart's, Soultry Sounds open doors
There is more seafood and more soul in Augusta with the debut of two restaurants.

These vegetarian cookbooks are worth using

Low-fat grilled pork chops are a snap to make
Grilled boneless pork chops are an easy choice for a low-fat meal. Doesn't have to be a dull choice, though, especially when the cook gives it an original touch, as in this recipe that's lifted out of the ordinary with rhubarb chutney.

These vegetarian cookbooks are worth using
CONCORD, N.H. - Huge cookbooks generally annoy me. Sure, some of them are great. Cook's Illustrated's tome "The New Best Recipe" (America's Test Kitchen, 2004, $35) is one example. Its more than 1,000 recipes are well written and thoroughly tested.

Small bites
Supermarkets are getting better about stocking ethnic ingredients, but they can still be hard to find, a feature in the June issue of Cook's Illustrated magazine points out. So, the magazine's editors suggest some substitutes, including:

Low-fat grilled pork chops are a snap to make
Grilled boneless pork chops are an easy choice for a low-fat meal. Doesn't have to be a dull choice, though, especially when the cook gives it an original touch, as in this recipe that's lifted out of the ordinary with rhubarb chutney.

Low-fat grilled pork chops are a snap to make

Small bites
Supermarkets are getting better about stocking ethnic ingredients, but they can still be hard to find, a feature in the June issue of Cook's Illustrated magazine points out. So, the magazine's editors suggest some substitutes, including:

Sushi lovers look for freshness, atmosphere
When some people hear the word "sushi," raw fish comes to mind. Although raw fish is the most common accompaniment, it's not the only food that sushi chefs roll their cooked rice and seaweed around. We took two readers on a tour of restaurants that serve sushi to see which would give a raw deal.

Salads can seduce with a dash of difference
Spring into summer with salads, but give your salads a role with dash of difference, a character variation.

Sushi lovers look for freshness, atmosphere
When some people hear the word "sushi," raw fish comes to mind. Although raw fish is the most common accompaniment, it's not the only food that sushi chefs roll their cooked rice and seaweed around. We took two readers on a tour of restaurants that serve sushi to see which would give a raw deal.

Delta senator has soul food restaurant success
CLEVELAND, Miss. - Some folks go to The Senator's Place for lunches of deep-fried catfish, creamy grits and sinfully rich banana pudding.

Sushi lovers look for freshness, atmosphere

Salads can seduce with a dash of difference
Spring into summer with salads, but give your salads a role with dash of difference, a character variation.

Rhinehart's, Soultry Sounds open doors
There is more seafood and more soul in Augusta with the debut of two restaurants.

Tech carries momentum into NCAA regional
ATLANTA - As the coach of the only team to have its third consecutive top-eight national seed in this year's NCAA tournament, Danny Hall says Georgia Tech is the envy of many baseball programs.

Tech carries momentum into NCAA regional
ATLANTA - As the coach of the only team to have its third consecutive top-eight national seed in this year's NCAA tournament, Danny Hall says Georgia Tech is the envy of many baseball programs.

Tech carries momentum into NCAA regional

Shortstop is no longer frustrated
After a blistering start to the season, Augusta GreenJackets shortstop Marcus Sanders slumped badly once the second month of the season began.

Shortstop is no longer frustrated
After a blistering start to the season, Augusta GreenJackets shortstop Marcus Sanders slumped badly once the second month of the season began.

Goshen event on hold

From competitor to ceremonial golfer
DUBLIN, Ohio - If he could write the script to the end of his storied career, Jack Nicklaus wouldn't just walk across the Swilken Bridge at St. Andrews on Sunday, it would be late in the afternoon, and the engraver already would be etching his name on the silver claret jug.

From competitor to ceremonial golfer

Jaguars let great round slip away
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The tale of teams was told at the No. 9 green, the last hole of the day for Augusta State and Georgia.

Goshen event on hold
The Goshen Golf Classic has been postponed, leaving just one Regions Cup tournament for July.

Jaguars let great round slip away
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The tale of teams was told at the No. 9 green, the last hole of the day for Augusta State and Georgia.

Jaguars let great round slip away

World-renowned golf writer dies

World-renowned golf writer dies
Herbert Warren Wind, the golf writer who came up with the nickname Amen Corner to describe Augusta National Golf Club's 11th, 12th and 13th holes, died Monday. He was 89.

From competitor to ceremonial golfer
DUBLIN, Ohio - If he could write the script to the end of his storied career, Jack Nicklaus wouldn't just walk across the Swilken Bridge at St. Andrews on Sunday, it would be late in the afternoon, and the engraver already would be etching his name on the silver claret jug.

Waiting is finally over for Jaguars
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - After watching his golfers play two practice rounds the past two days, Augusta State golf coach Josh Gregory can hardly wait for the NCAA Division I Championships to begin.

Upcoming Events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

World-renowned golf writer dies
Herbert Warren Wind, the golf writer who came up with the nickname Amen Corner to describe Augusta National Golf Club's 11th, 12th and 13th holes, died Monday. He was 89.

Goshen event on hold
The Goshen Golf Classic has been postponed, leaving just one Regions Cup tournament for July.

Upcoming Events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Upcoming Events

Shortstop is no longer frustrated

Active hurricane season expected this year
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The new hurricane season starting Wednesday may be too soon for South Carolinians who last year weathered the busiest season in more than century.

N.C. keeping watch as hurricane season starts
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Residents of western North Carolina are warily eyeing the start of hurricane season Wednesday after the remnants of two storms last year touched off destructive flooding in the mountains.

Burgers pack big taste into small package
When my children are home for the summer, I try to make dinner fun.

Area speller sits down
Joe Shepherd, the 13-year-old spelling phenom from Waynesboro, Ga., made it to the seventh round of the Scripps Howard National spelling bee before being eliminated this afternoon.

Flood warning issued for Edgefield County
The National Weather Service in Columbia, S.C., has issued a river flood warning for the Stevens Creek at Modoc in Edgefield County.

Thunderstorms, showers expected tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Burke County. The watch in in effect until 7:39 p.m.

Attorneys close out Walker trial
To prosecutors, state Sen. Charles Walker abused the trust and faith of voters, customers, hospitals officials and those who gave and received from the charity he started.

Arab-world rioting, sadly, is nothing new
Laura Bush recently said the United States respects "traditions of all faiths." Do those include traditions of rioting and brutality?Bill Dekle, Millen

Starve beast of bad government

Pantano editorial condones hate

Planned Parenthood is deceptive

Pantano editorial condones hate
Since moving here four years ago, I have come to expect the hatred and small-mindedness that routinely spews from your paper, but your editorial concerning 2nd Lt. Ilario Pantano ("We've got your back," May 30) went even beyond your usual shameful and embarrassing comments.Harold M. Szerlip, Martinez

Planned Parenthood is deceptive
I rarely respond to letters to the editor but feel compelled after Mary Beth Pierucci's letter defending Planned Parenthood and what they offer ("Organization prevents need for abortion," May 13).Gary Garner, Augusta

Filibuster deal was a betrayal
I'm sure you've heard about the so-called deal put together by "moderate" Democrats and Republicans in the U. S. Senate, which stopped Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist from putting a halt to the Democrats' unconstitutional judicial filibusters ... Neal B. Dillon, Aiken, S.C.

Pantano editorial condones hate
Since moving here four years ago, I have come to expect the hatred and small-mindedness that routinely spews from your paper, but your editorial concerning 2nd Lt. Ilario Pantano ("We've got your back," May 30) went even beyond your usual shameful and embarrassing comments.Harold M. Szerlip, Martinez

Filibuster deal was a betrayal

Last pope was much too conservative
In response to Larry Stenger's April 7 letter to the editor, "Truth trumps idle speculation on pope," I find myself quite bemused by his comments.Alexander Thurmond, Grovetown

Last pope was much too conservative

Filibuster deal was a betrayal
I'm sure you've heard about the so-called deal put together by "moderate" Democrats and Republicans in the U. S. Senate, which stopped Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist from putting a halt to the Democrats' unconstitutional judicial filibusters ... Neal B. Dillon, Aiken, S.C.

Planned Parenthood is deceptive
I rarely respond to letters to the editor but feel compelled after Mary Beth Pierucci's letter defending Planned Parenthood and what they offer ("Organization prevents need for abortion," May 13).Gary Garner, Augusta

Starve beast of bad government
Augusta's consolidated government has become a monster with a vampire's thirst for the lifeblood of its citizenry.Joseph J. O'Connell, Augusta

Last pope was much too conservative
In response to Larry Stenger's April 7 letter to the editor, "Truth trumps idle speculation on pope," I find myself quite bemused by his comments.Alexander Thurmond, Grovetown

Starve beast of bad government
Augusta's consolidated government has become a monster with a vampire's thirst for the lifeblood of its citizenry.Joseph J. O'Connell, Augusta

Plant thought extinct since 1912 found on island

Workout gadgets help count calories

Workers to dress casual to combat global warming

New theory might explain solar system

Workout gadgets help count calories
PITTSBURGH - Forget just feeling the burn. Some people tired of the treadmill and frustrated with food diaries are turning to pricey gadgets that can help them see the burn.

New theory might explain solar system
NEW YORK - Scientists say they have developed a tale of chaos in the early solar system that explains several mysteries about why our cosmic neighborhood turned out the way it did.

Workout gadgets help count calories
PITTSBURGH - Forget just feeling the burn. Some people tired of the treadmill and frustrated with food diaries are turning to pricey gadgets that can help them see the burn.

New theory might explain solar system
NEW YORK - Scientists say they have developed a tale of chaos in the early solar system that explains several mysteries about why our cosmic neighborhood turned out the way it did.

Plant thought extinct since 1912 found on island
AVALON, Calif. - A species of grass not seen since 1912 has been discovered growing on Santa Catalina Island off the Southern California coast, botanists say.

Plant thought extinct since 1912 found on island
AVALON, Calif. - A species of grass not seen since 1912 has been discovered growing on Santa Catalina Island off the Southern California coast, botanists say.

Workers to dress casual to combat global warming
TOKYO - Japan's bureaucratic rank and file march in dark jackets and ties to government offices every day, sweating their way through the country's sticky, sweltering summers.

Workers to dress casual to combat global warming
TOKYO - Japan's bureaucratic rank and file march in dark jackets and ties to government offices every day, sweating their way through the country's sticky, sweltering summers.

Living briefs
A recent federal study covering 1990 to 2000 blamed petting zoos and fairs in more than two dozen outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 - usually referred to as E. coli - which can cause severe diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and in about 2 percent to 7 percent of cases, life-threatening kidney complications.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Across Georgia

Planners seek new funds to pay debt
Savannah's airport makes a chunk of change from an 18-hole golf course just west of its terminal. Columbia's airport benefits financially from housing a United Parcel Services hub.

Correction
- The owner of Georgia Personnel Services was misidentified in some editions of Wednesday's Augusta Chronicle.

Panel supports judges' raises
An Augusta Commission committee voted Tuesday in favor of raises for Richmond County State Court judges.

Second finalist comes to city for interview
City officials interviewed a second finalist for the vacant Augusta fire chief's job Wednesday.

Spotted on Memorial Day

Hunting for alligator legalized in Augusta
ATLANTA - The first two years of alligator hunting in Georgia have proven to be so popular that state officials have decided to nearly double the number of licenses available for this year's season, while adding 35 more counties to the list of approved hunting sites.

Blowin' in the wind
Susan Phillips helps her cousin Mary Phillips Hollan blow bubbles while Maya LaCroix watches at the Riverwalk Special Events at the Downtown Lunch Date at Augusta Common.

Changes to club lead to owner's arrest
SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Savannah business owner was arrested Tuesday morning after not appearing in court to face charges that she made illegal changes to the exterior of her nightclub on the western fringes of the Historic District.

Flood warning issued for Edgefield County

Across Georgia
The military on Wednesday identified four more soldiers from Fort Stewart's 3rd Infantry Division who were killed in Iraq.

Sharing the day with animals

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Local police and state agents have seized 26 video gambling machines from six private businesses.

Changes to club lead to owner's arrest

Military milestones
Marine Corps Pfc. Mark A. Reed, a 2004 graduate of Aiken High School, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., and was promoted to his current rank.

School leaders vent at meeting
A proposal to improve relations between the Columbia County commission and school officials broke down into bickering at a Tuesday meeting.

Pupils promote good habits
Courtney Lain's acting debut was brief, but the Oakwood-Windsor Elementary fifth-grader has become a local star.

Attorneys close out Walker trial
To prosecutors, state Sen. Charles Walker abused the trust and faith of voters, customers, hospitals officials and those who gave and received from the charity he started.

Spotted on Memorial Day
Sgt. Joseph Goins (left) and Staff Sgt. Jason Guenther were at Memorial Day services in downtown Augusta. See The Augusta Chronicle's online photo blog, Spotted, at http://spotted.augusta.com for more photos.

Attorneys close out Walker trial

Armed forces chapter gives scholarships
Not having the annual Signal Symposium at Fort Gordon has a domino effect throughout the Augusta community.

Across the area

Senior events promote health, fitness
The lawn next to Julian Smith Casino was the site of races and football, basketball and softball games Friday, and all the participants were 50 and older.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Augusta State University spring graduates

School's out - let's party
Cameron Curry, 2, and his sister Kimberly Curry, 4, are shown how radio equipment works by WPRW-FM (107.7) DJs Kydd Joe (left) and Craig Boogie at the J.R. Riles Stop and Shops End of School Block Party .

Recycling centers
To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876 for the location near you.

Pacific pageantry
Members of the Augusta Thailand Dancers perform a village fishing dance during the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Command Program in Alexander Hall at Fort Gordon.

Pacific pageantry

Milestones
Mia-Talia Lowe, a student at John S. Davidson Fine Arts School , won third place and a $1,000 savings bond in the 2005 NMA National Leadership Development Conference American Enterprise Speech Contest.

Milestones

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - The NAACP accused police of treating blacks badly during a Memorial Day rally and said it would consider filing additional lawsuits.

News you can use

Across the area
Police are looking for a 30-year-old Augusta man wanted on charges of aggravated stalking and violation of a family violence order.

School planners favor lot
School officials are favoring an abandoned lot for the site of an east Augusta elementary school, a move that would keep them from bulldozing an entire neighborhood.

Augusta State University dean's list
This is a list of students at Augusta State University who have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester:

Kid of the Day
Tiffany Willingham is today's Kid of the Day.

Schools assigned summer spruce-up
While the pupils are away, Columbia County school maintenance workers are getting schools ready for children to play.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Population increases expected to continue
Enrollment in the Richmond County school district rose this year for the first time in at least five years, growth that is expected to continue through this decade, officials said Wednesday.

Planners seek new funds to pay debt

Population increases expected to continue

Businesses in Burnettown fight tax
Chances that a proposed business tax in Burnettown will take effect in July appear slim after business owners said they can't afford the extra cost.

Around the block
Historic Augustas Cotton Ball membership party will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today in the gardens of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Rahn, 920 Milledge Road.

Son is last to testify in case
The defense rested its case Tuesday afternoon without calling state Sen. Charles Walker to the witness stand in U.S. District Court.

Fort Gordon officials plan changes
Fort Gordon military and civilian officials got a better look Wednesday at what a consortium of private firms wants to do to improve the installation's housing.

Across the area
Police are looking for a 30-year-old Augusta man wanted on charges of aggravated stalking and violation of a family violence order.

Residents want road work done
Some area residents have nicknamed Reeves Construction The Three Guys Co.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A Florida slaying suspect who perched atop a construction crane for 56 hours said he will fight extradition.

Burns wants to reclaim seat

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MYRTLE BEACH - The NAACP accused police of treating blacks badly during a Memorial Day rally and said it would consider filing additional lawsuits.

Learning by example

Library happenings
Weekly storytime: 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays; registration required

Son is last to testify in case

Laney plans Parent Night
Lucy C. Laney High School will hold a Parent Night from 6 to 8 tonight at Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church.

Kid of the Day

Across the area
Richmond County deputies are looking for a man accused of shooting another man at a North Leg Road nightclub in late May, officials said Wednesday.

Fort Gordon officials plan changes

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Father regrets last words to slain child
Under the glow of a street light, a green Mercury Tracer pulled alongside the curb on Raleigh Drive. The driver, eight months pregnant, always parked in front of the house so she wouldn't have to unlock the gate to park in the back, as the rest of the family did.

Across the Southeast
TAMPA, FLA. - A 7-year-old boy beat his 7-month-old baby half-sister to death with his fists, feet and a two-by-four because he was jealous of the attention the girl was receiving and because she would not stop crying, police said Wednesday.

Son is last to testify in case
The defense rested its case Tuesday afternoon without calling state Sen. Charles Walker to the witness stand in U.S. District Court.

Kid of the Day
Rae De'Jana M. Frazier is today's Kid of the Day.

Senior events promote health, fitness

Burns wants to reclaim seat
Former U.S. Rep. Max Burns wants back in. Five months after leaving Congress, the Sylvania Republican said he is establishing a new campaign committee and will run next year to retake the 12th Congressional District, which he lost to Democrat John Barrow.

Library happenings

Departing pastor ready for service
Downtown pastor Mark Harris of Curtis Baptist Church will be moving uptown when he takes the pulpit at First Baptist Church of Charlotte, N.C., in mid-July.

Correction

Pupils promote good habits

Sharing the day with animals

Blowin' in the wind

Augusta State University dean's list

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Second finalist comes to city for interview

Study might help with restless leg

Association works on improvements to Glendale

Thunderstorms, showers expected tonight

Armed forces chapter gives scholarships

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Company to service medical needs
AIKEN - A Myrtle Beach company will start providing medical services at the Aiken County detention center in July, a move aimed at preventing costly overruns that have plagued the facility this year.

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Learning by example
Gisela Sager (right) shows flower fairies to Azalea Watkins, who is new to making ceramics, at the Henry H. Brigham Community Center.

Flood warning issued for Edgefield County
The National Weather Service in Columbia, S.C., has issued a river flood warning for the Stevens Creek at Modoc in Edgefield County.

Father regrets last words to slain child
Under the glow of a street light, a green Mercury Tracer pulled alongside the curb on Raleigh Drive. The driver, eight months pregnant, always parked in front of the house so she wouldn't have to unlock the gate to park in the back, as the rest of the family did.

Thunderstorms, showers expected tonight
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Burke County. The watch in in effect until 7:39 p.m.

Panel supports judges' raises
An Augusta Commission committee voted Tuesday in favor of raises for Richmond County State Court judges.

Residents want road work done
Some area residents have nicknamed Reeves Construction The Three Guys Co.

Corrections
The name of Maner Builders Supply was listed incorrectly on Page 2 of the Home Building 101 section that was published with the Saturday edition of The Augusta Chronicle.

Population increases expected to continue
Enrollment in the Richmond County school district rose this year for the first time in at least five years, growth that is expected to continue through this decade, officials said Wednesday.

Seeking successful style
Children at Richmond County's Murphey Middle School have failed to make academic progress for seven straight years, but incoming Principal Tonethia Frails Beasley is praying that classes in cosmetology and remote-control cars will stop that trend.

Fort Gordon officials plan changes
Fort Gordon military and civilian officials got a better look Wednesday at what a consortium of private firms wants to do to improve the installation's housing.

Burns wants to reclaim seat
Former U.S. Rep. Max Burns wants back in. Five months after leaving Congress, the Sylvania Republican said he is establishing a new campaign committee and will run next year to retake the 12th Congressional District, which he lost to Democrat John Barrow.

Study might help with restless leg
It usually hits Alison Holmes when she sits down to do her homework after dinner.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A Florida slaying suspect who perched atop a construction crane for 56 hours said he will fight extradition.

Second finalist comes to city for interview
City officials interviewed a second finalist for the vacant Augusta fire chief's job Wednesday.

Hunting for alligator legalized in Augusta

Hunting for alligator legalized in Augusta
ATLANTA - The first two years of alligator hunting in Georgia have proven to be so popular that state officials have decided to nearly double the number of licenses available for this year's season, while adding 35 more counties to the list of approved hunting sites.

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Schools assigned summer spruce-up
While the pupils are away, Columbia County school maintenance workers are getting schools ready for children to play.

Calling cards allow civilians to support troops
Supporting the troops overseas can be as easy as logging on to a Web site and purchasing a long-distance calling card.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Local police and state agents have seized 26 video gambling machines from six private businesses.

Sharing the day with animals
Standing in front of a room filled with more than 70 children, parents and caregivers at Maxwell Branch Library on May 25, Berkeley Boone held up a large snapping turtle.

Changes to club lead to owner's arrest
SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Savannah business owner was arrested Tuesday morning after not appearing in court to face charges that she made illegal changes to the exterior of her nightclub on the western fringes of the Historic District.

Walker jury begins deliberating
The federal case against state Sen. Charles Walker is now in the hands of 12 jurors.

Correction
- The owner of Georgia Personnel Services was misidentified in some editions of Wednesday's Augusta Chronicle.

Study might help with restless leg
It usually hits Alison Holmes when she sits down to do her homework after dinner.

Across Georgia
The military on Wednesday identified four more soldiers from Fort Stewart's 3rd Infantry Division who were killed in Iraq.

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Across the area
Richmond County deputies are looking for a man accused of shooting another man at a North Leg Road nightclub in late May, officials said Wednesday.

Across South Carolina

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Sharing the day with animals
Standing in front of a room filled with more than 70 children, parents and caregivers at Maxwell Branch Library on May 25, Berkeley Boone held up a large snapping turtle.

Father regrets last words to slain child

Kid of the Day
Rae De'Jana M. Frazier is today's Kid of the Day.

Augusta State University spring graduates
This is a list of spring graduate candidates from Augusta State University:

Pacific pageantry
Members of the Augusta Thailand Dancers perform a village fishing dance during the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Command Program in Alexander Hall at Fort Gordon.

Seeking successful style
Children at Richmond County's Murphey Middle School have failed to make academic progress for seven straight years, but incoming Principal Tonethia Frails Beasley is praying that classes in cosmetology and remote-control cars will stop that trend.

Recycling centers
To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876 for the location near you.

Seeking successful style

Senior events promote health, fitness
The lawn next to Julian Smith Casino was the site of races and football, basketball and softball games Friday, and all the participants were 50 and older.

Panel supports judges' raises

Spotted on Memorial Day
Sgt. Joseph Goins (left) and Staff Sgt. Jason Guenther were at Memorial Day services in downtown Augusta. See The Augusta Chronicle's online photo blog, Spotted, at http://spotted.augusta.com for more photos.

Businesses in Burnettown fight tax

Blowin' in the wind
Susan Phillips helps her cousin Mary Phillips Hollan blow bubbles while Maya LaCroix watches at the Riverwalk Special Events at the Downtown Lunch Date at Augusta Common.

Kid of the Day
Tiffany Willingham is today's Kid of the Day.

Area speller sits down
Joe Shepherd, the 13-year-old spelling phenom from Waynesboro, Ga., made it to the seventh round of the Scripps Howard National spelling bee before being eliminated this afternoon.

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Association works on improvements to Glendale
The Rev. Thomas Walker sits at the front of a room in the M and T Community Center on Olive Road, presiding over a meeting attended by eight Glendale Neighborhood Association members.

Schools assigned summer spruce-up

Around the block
Historic Augustaís Cotton Ball membership party will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today in the gardens of Dr. and Mrs. Daniel Rahn, 920 Milledge Road.

Planners seek new funds to pay debt
Savannah's airport makes a chunk of change from an 18-hole golf course just west of its terminal. Columbia's airport benefits financially from housing a United Parcel Services hub.

Augusta State University spring graduates
This is a list of spring graduate candidates from Augusta State University:

Learning by example
Gisela Sager (right) shows flower fairies to Azalea Watkins, who is new to making ceramics, at the Henry H. Brigham Community Center.

Augusta State University dean's list
This is a list of students at Augusta State University who have been named to the dean's list for the spring semester:

Businesses in Burnettown fight tax
Chances that a proposed business tax in Burnettown will take effect in July appear slim after business owners said they can't afford the extra cost.

Association works on improvements to Glendale
The Rev. Thomas Walker sits at the front of a room in the M and T Community Center on Olive Road, presiding over a meeting attended by eight Glendale Neighborhood Association members.

Around the block

Library happenings
Weekly storytime: 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays; registration required

Recycling centers

Milestones
Mia-Talia Lowe, a student at John S. Davidson Fine Arts School , won third place and a $1,000 savings bond in the 2005 NMA National Leadership Development Conference American Enterprise Speech Contest.

Residents want road work done

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

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.

Armed forces chapter gives scholarships
Not having the annual Signal Symposium at Fort Gordon has a domino effect throughout the Augusta community.

Kid of the Day

Pupils promote good habits
Courtney Lain's acting debut was brief, but the Oakwood-Windsor Elementary fifth-grader has become a local star.

Area speller sits down

Sharing the day with animals
Standing in front of a room filled with more than 70 children, parents and caregivers at Maxwell Branch Library on May 25, Berkeley Boone held up a large snapping turtle.

Across the area

Just call it the 'Sweet Tea era'
One day it will all probably move to Orlando, Fla. But until they start getting paid to play, the pulse of golf beats here.

Just call it the 'Sweet Tea era'
One day it will all probably move to Orlando, Fla. But until they start getting paid to play, the pulse of golf beats here.

It can be tough at the top
Tiger Woods has always claimed that the hardest round of golf he ever had to play came on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in 1997 when he started off with a nine-stroke lead.

It can be tough at the top
Tiger Woods has always claimed that the hardest round of golf he ever had to play came on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in 1997 when he started off with a nine-stroke lead.

Bruckheimer flops slide onto DVD for feeble returns
Jerry Bruckheimer, have you no shame? In 2000, the producer responsible for style-over-substance cinema such as Top Gun, Armageddon and Pearl Harbor unleashed two films that, even by his standards, seemed to value concept over content.

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times.

Bruckheimer flops slide onto DVD for feeble returns
Jerry Bruckheimer, have you no shame? In 2000, the producer responsible for style-over-substance cinema such as Top Gun, Armageddon and Pearl Harbor unleashed two films that, even by his standards, seemed to value concept over content.

Bruckheimer flops slide onto DVD for feeble returns

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times.

Where have all the superfans gone?

Where have all the superfans gone?
NEW YORK - Now that any die-hard "Star Wars" fan worth his lightsaber has seen "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" at least once, what's a Jedi to do?

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Where have all the superfans gone?
NEW YORK - Now that any die-hard "Star Wars" fan worth his lightsaber has seen "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" at least once, what's a Jedi to do?

Rapper 50 Cent sues over interview footage

This summer's hottest shows are on tour
Be they hip-hop or hard rock, country or cool jazz, it would be difficult to find a musician unwilling to hit the road for a summer tour.Traditionally the most popular, and profitable, time for acts to hit the road, summer also is rich pickings for music fans of every ilk. Here is a sampling of some regional dates for this summer’s hottest shows.

Dierks Bentley spends most of the year on the road
Dierks Bentley is a modern day troubadour playing 200 shows a year. Given travel time, that's 300 bus days on the road. Try to slow him down.

Audioslave is finally out of exile

AthFest captures year's trends on CD

Rock domination of album charts continues

Rock domination of album charts continues
NEW YORK - Rock is enjoying a resurgence at the top of the album charts, thanks to some much-anticipated veteran acts.

AthFest captures year's trends on CD
For the eighth year in a row, Ghostmeat records has assembled its annual celebration of the Athens, Ga., music scene, to be released in conjunction with the city's annual AthFest music festival in late June.

Rapper 50 Cent sues over interview footage
LOS ANGELES - 50 Cent has sued three video production companies, alleging they used footage from an interview without honoring an agreement to make a charitable donation.

Audioslave is finally out of exile
LOS ANGELES - It's a Wednesday night in Hollywood, and thousands of screaming fans are packed into a block of the Walk of Fame to see Audioslave storm an outdoor stage.

This summer's hottest shows are on tour

Sonic Spotlight
Randall Carver Jr. is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Dierks Bentley spends most of the year on the road

Dierks Bentley spends most of the year on the road
Dierks Bentley is a modern day troubadour playing 200 shows a year. Given travel time, that's 300 bus days on the road. Try to slow him down.

Audioslave is finally out of exile
LOS ANGELES - It's a Wednesday night in Hollywood, and thousands of screaming fans are packed into a block of the Walk of Fame to see Audioslave storm an outdoor stage.

This summer's hottest shows are on tour
Be they hip-hop or hard rock, country or cool jazz, it would be difficult to find a musician unwilling to hit the road for a summer tour. Traditionally the most popular, and profitable, time for acts to hit the road, summer also is rich pickings for music fans of every ilk. Here is a sampling of some regional dates for this summers hottest shows.

Rock domination of album charts continues
NEW YORK - Rock is enjoying a resurgence at the top of the album charts, thanks to some much-anticipated veteran acts.

AthFest captures year's trends on CD
For the eighth year in a row, Ghostmeat records has assembled its annual celebration of the Athens, Ga., music scene, to be released in conjunction with the city's annual AthFest music festival in late June.

Rapper 50 Cent sues over interview footage
LOS ANGELES - 50 Cent has sued three video production companies, alleging they used footage from an interview without honoring an agreement to make a charitable donation.

Racing newsmaker: Chad Knaus
Chad Knaus, crew chief for Jimmie Johnson, talked about his victory in last Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600 at the Lowe's Motor Speedway, his team's lead in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series standings and what's ahead for Hendrick Motorsports during a post-race press conference.

NASCAR: Demolition Derby
They call them CRASHCars, and the idea behind them is to entertain by blending a stock-car race with a demolition derby.

Racing newsmaker: Chad Knaus
Chad Knaus, crew chief for Jimmie Johnson, talked about his victory in last Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600 at the Lowe's Motor Speedway, his team's lead in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series standings and what's ahead for Hendrick Motorsports during a post-race press conference.

Indy 500 claims ratings victory

NASCAR: Demolition Derby
They call them CRASHCars, and the idea behind them is to entertain by blending a stock-car race with a demolition derby.

NASCAR: Demolition Derby

Indy 500 claims ratings victory
DOVER, Del. - The combination of Danica Patrick's success at the Indianapolis 500 and the late finish of the Coca-Cola 600 allowed the Indy-car race to beat NASCAR in the ratings for the first time since NASCAR signed its $2.6 billion television deal in 2001.

Racing newsmaker: Chad Knaus

Indy 500 claims ratings victory
DOVER, Del. - The combination of Danica Patrick's success at the Indianapolis 500 and the late finish of the Coca-Cola 600 allowed the Indy-car race to beat NASCAR in the ratings for the first time since NASCAR signed its $2.6 billion television deal in 2001.

Brown to get home game

Brown to get home game
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Larry Brown will return to Detroit to coach at least one more game. His defending champion Pistons made sure of it.

Brown to get home game
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Larry Brown will return to Detroit to coach at least one more game. His defending champion Pistons made sure of it.

Packers excuse Favre from June minicamp

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Mrs. Mary Patterson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Victoria Jeane Gatliff    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Mr. Kenneth Mendenhall    (BATH, S.C.)

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Mr. Leroy Martin    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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Mr. Albert P. Cook    (AIKEN, S.C.)
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Mr. Donald Brantley, Sr.    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)
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Mr. L.D. "Bert" Stewart    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Lt. Col. Lucian D. Stewart    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)
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Friends and relatives of Theresa Elaine Jones Minor agree that she was a very determined person and a "strong" woman.

Mrs. Essie Mae Anderson    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

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Mrs. Hattie M. Mack    (EVANS, Ga.)

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Mrs. Sara Peardon Rivers (ORLANDO, Fla.)

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Ms. Julia Ann Baker (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. James Sneed (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Mr. David Lewis (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Patterson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Victoria Jeane Gatliff (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Coke (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Mrs. Theresa Minor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mable Bargeron (LPN AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joenathan Randolph (ORANGEBURG, S.C.)

Mr. John Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dennis Williams, Jr. (MIAMI, Fla.)

Mr. Kenneth Mendenhall (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Theresa Minor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Albert P. Cook (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Diane Cobb Smith (WADLEY, Ga.)

Mr. David Lewis (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie M. Mack (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Bony Curry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Lee Perry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Mr. Johnnie Lee Conyer (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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No rest for Stars

No rest for Stars
One half of the Youth of Augusta, Inc.'s Georgia Stars girls basketball team practiced shots Tuesday night while the other jumped rope at the Carrie J. Mays Community Center.

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A video meant to prepare San Francisco 49ers players for dealing with the media features off-color humor - including racial jokes and nudity - and has outraged team ownership and angered the mayor.

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Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

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A video meant to prepare San Francisco 49ers players for dealing with the media features off-color humor - including racial jokes and nudity - and has outraged team ownership and angered the mayor.

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A drag racer was killed after his car crashed into a guard rail in front of about 100 spectators in Orangeburg, S.C.

No rest for Stars
One half of the Youth of Augusta, Inc.'s Georgia Stars girls basketball team practiced shots Tuesday night while the other jumped rope at the Carrie J. Mays Community Center.

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A drag racer was killed after his car crashed into a guard rail in front of about 100 spectators in Orangeburg, S.C.

Pierce defeats Davenport at French Open
PARIS - Mary Pierce took a moment to grasp what was happening on center court, because she knew that one day it would make a beautiful memory.

Packers excuse Favre from June minicamp
Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman is excusing Brett Favre from the team's voluntary minicamp that starts Wednesday, saying he wants the quarterback to be raring to go when training camp starts in July.

Packers excuse Favre from June minicamp
Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman is excusing Brett Favre from the team's voluntary minicamp that starts Wednesday, saying he wants the quarterback to be raring to go when training camp starts in July.

Presley back up singers got slow start behind King

Presley back up singers got slow start behind King
Ask any Elvis Presley fan who is singing backup vocals on I Was t he One and I Want You, I Need You, I Love You and you most likely will be told The Jordanaires.

Presley back up singers got slow start behind King
Ask any Elvis Presley fan who is singing backup vocals on I Was t he One and I Want You, I Need You, I Love You and you most likely will be told The Jordanaires.

Just call it the 'Sweet Tea era'

It can be tough at the top

Good Westerns don't always follow tradition

Good Westerns don't always follow tradition

Nine Inch Nails drop out of MTV Movie Awards
LOS ANGELES - Nine Inch Nails dropped out of the MTV Movie Awards after clashing with the network over an image of President Bush the band planned as a performance backdrop.

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Good Westerns don't always follow tradition
Few genres in cinema are as iconic as the American Western. Over the years, the white hats and steel-eyed heroes, the galloping stallions and six guns at high noon have become an indelible part of the collective consciousness.

Good Westerns don't always follow tradition
Few genres in cinema are as iconic as the American Western. Over the years, the white hats and steel-eyed heroes, the galloping stallions and six guns at high noon have become an indelible part of the collective consciousness.

Good Westerns don't always follow tradition
Few genres in cinema are as iconic as the American Western. Over the years, the white hats and steel-eyed heroes, the galloping stallions and six guns at high noon have become an indelible part of the collective consciousness.

This is one ace Payne is counting
Ed Payne's latest hole-in-one - the fifth of his amateur career - came on a most unlikely hole and at an inopportune time for the 61-year-old Augustan.

This is one ace Payne is counting
Ed Payne's latest hole-in-one - the fifth of his amateur career - came on a most unlikely hole and at an inopportune time for the 61-year-old Augustan.

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