Sculptor puts his artistic twist on everyday objects
Even when he isn't drawing, Atlanta artist Andrew T. Crawford recognizes pencil potential in his work.

Sculptor puts his artistic twist on everyday objects

Children's authors fail to reach audience with e-books
NEW YORK - When Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince comes out in July, children from around the world will line up at stores or wait eagerly at home or summer camp for their copy to arrive by mail.

Children's authors fail to reach audience with e-books

Social Canvas is set to entertain senses with musicians, artists
Augusta's getting a bigger Canvas. Encouraged by the success of January's Social Canvas multimedia event, organizers have expanded the art/music experience, which will be staged at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.

Social Canvas is set to entertain senses with musicians, artists

Sculptor puts his artistic twist on everyday objects
Even when he isn't drawing, Atlanta artist Andrew T. Crawford recognizes pencil potential in his work.

Children's authors fail to reach audience with e-books
NEW YORK - When Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince comes out in July, children from around the world will line up at stores or wait eagerly at home or summer camp for their copy to arrive by mail.

Social Canvas is set to entertain senses with musicians, artists
Augusta's getting a bigger Canvas. Encouraged by the success of January's Social Canvas multimedia event, organizers have expanded the art/music experience, which will be staged at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Imperial Theatre, 749 Broad St.

Tigers dominate Padres, 8-2

Tigers dominate Padres, 8-2
DETROIT - Placido Polanco had three hits and three RBIs, and the Detroit Tigers ended Adam Eaton's eight-game winning streak with an 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.

Yankees dominate Pirates, 6-1
NEW YORK - After 2½ months of struggles, Randy Johnson has found his groove.

Tigers dominate Padres, 8-2
DETROIT - Placido Polanco had three hits and three RBIs, and the Detroit Tigers ended Adam Eaton's eight-game winning streak with an 8-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.

Rangers pound rookies
ARLINGTON, Texas - In search of the perfect illustration of the Atlanta Braves' current youthful navet?

Smoltz smokes Reds
CINCINNATI - It's June, not October. Seems like an elementary concept in terms of reading a calendar, but Atlanta starter John Smoltz said he's fast-forwarded his approach a bit, as if the leaves were changing and the air was cooling.

Hudson added to disabled list

Smoltz smokes Reds

Hudson added to disabled list
CINCINNATI - To make room for newly signed reliever Jim Brower, the Atlanta Braves knew they'd have to come up with a corresponding move.

Hudson added to disabled list
CINCINNATI - To make room for newly signed reliever Jim Brower, the Atlanta Braves knew they'd have to come up with a corresponding move.

Smoltz smokes Reds
CINCINNATI - It's June, not October. Seems like an elementary concept in terms of reading a calendar, but Atlanta starter John Smoltz said he's fast-forwarded his approach a bit, as if the leaves were changing and the air was cooling.

People are restaurateur's profit
S. Truett Cathy, 84, is small in stature, speaks softly and walks slowly.

People are restaurateur's profit
S. Truett Cathy, 84, is small in stature, speaks softly and walks slowly.

Solo plant's manager retires after 25 years
When Brett McGuire took the reigns at the former Sweetheart Cup factory on Wrightsboro Road, the plant was on the verge of a permanent shutdown.

Solo plant's manager retires after 25 years

Georgia tops U.S. jobless rate
ATLANTA - Georgia's unemployment rate has topped the national rate for the first time in nearly 16 years, state labor officials reported Thursday.

People are restaurateur's profit

Solo plant's manager retires after 25 years
When Brett McGuire took the reigns at the former Sweetheart Cup factory on Wrightsboro Road, the plant was on the verge of a permanent shutdown.

Georgia tops U.S. jobless rate

Georgia tops U.S. jobless rate
ATLANTA - Georgia's unemployment rate has topped the national rate for the first time in nearly 16 years, state labor officials reported Thursday.

Three Eckerds will close
The owner of the Eckerd drug store chain said it will close three area stores later this year because of poor profitability at the locations.

This Penn isn't mightier
As if the line between journalism and entertainment needed to get any fuzzier, actor Sean Penn has added to that blur.

This Penn isn't mightier
As if the line between journalism and entertainment needed to get any fuzzier, actor Sean Penn has added to that blur.

This Penn isn't mightier

Talks provide hope

Ruffling feathers
Newcomers elected to the Richmond County Board of Education last November are ruffling feathers, among both their fellow trustees and the administration.

Talks provide hope
On the surface, parts of Iraq are still being wracked by terrorist attacks that run up the death and injury toll daily. Yet, beneath the surface, things are happening to provide some hope that peace could be on the horizon.

Ruffling feathers
Newcomers elected to the Richmond County Board of Education last November are ruffling feathers, among both their fellow trustees and the administration.

Harbin's common sense
Georgia state Rep. Ben Harbin is on to something with his plan to research and write "common sense" legislation that would ban contractors who have fallen behind in their current projects from bidding on new ones.

Talks provide hope
On the surface, parts of Iraq are still being wracked by terrorist attacks that run up the death and injury toll daily. Yet, beneath the surface, things are happening to provide some hope that peace could be on the horizon.

Ruffling feathers

Stuff to do
HITCH (COLUMBIA TRISTAR, $28.95): Will Smith is likable as Hitch the Date Doctor, a professional romantic consultant who tries to coach hapless cases such as Albert (Kevin James) in the art of getting a woman's attention and inspiring her affection.

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

Open tab
In need of an evening out? Here's a roundup of some bar specials and nightclub entertainment in Augusta and Aiken:

Gallery 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

A paddle in the sunshine
Looking for a cool way to spend a hot summer day? The Savannah River and its tributaries, Thurmond Lake and the Augusta Canal offer an abundance of opportunities for canoeing and kayaking.

Stuff to do
HITCH (COLUMBIA TRISTAR, $28.95): Will Smith is likable as Hitch the Date Doctor, a professional romantic consultant who tries to coach hapless cases such as Albert (Kevin James) in the art of getting a woman's attention and inspiring her affection.

Spotted
Shaunda Tucker (from left), Marietta Elliotte and Siri Mobley work the registration table at the Whole Life Ministries Family Fun Fair. Below, Lisa Alexander (from left), Bobbie Mercier and Sabrina Hester Harris conduct health screenings at the fair.

Spotted
Shaunda Tucker (from left), Marietta Elliotte and Siri Mobley work the registration table at the Whole Life Ministries Family Fun Fair. Below, Lisa Alexander (from left), Bobbie Mercier and Sabrina Hester Harris conduct health screenings at the fair.

'Guild Wars' offers cut-throat battles
The biggest drawback to massive multiplayer online games is that they consume way too much time.

People in the News
SEATTLE - Amazon.com Inc. is planning a concert featuring Bob Dylan and Norah Jones to celebrate its 10th anniversary next month.

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

People in the News
SEATTLE - Amazon.com Inc. is planning a concert featuring Bob Dylan and Norah Jones to celebrate its 10th anniversary next month.

A paddle in the sunshine
Looking for a cool way to spend a hot summer day? The Savannah River and its tributaries, Thurmond Lake and the Augusta Canal offer an abundance of opportunities for canoeing and kayaking.

'Guild Wars' offers cut-throat battles
The biggest drawback to massive multiplayer online games is that they consume way too much time.

Open tab
In need of an evening out? Here's a roundup of some bar specials and nightclub entertainment in Augusta and Aiken:

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

Jackson is guilty of many missteps
Michael Jackson is guilty. Yes, I know he was acquitted Monday, and as far as I'm concerned, the conversations of did he or didn't he can end right now. The jury has spoken.

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

Jackson is guilty of many missteps
Michael Jackson is guilty. Yes, I know he was acquitted Monday, and as far as I'm concerned, the conversations of did he or didn't he can end right now. The jury has spoken.

Gallery 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

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: Five Pines Saloon
FIVE PINES SALOON ADDRESS: 2301 Gordon Highway MOST POPULAR DRINK: Rattlesnake shooter, Kahla, Baileys Irish Cream and vodka, $4

River the new hot spot for bass
When Thurmond Lake's fish turn off so you can't buy a strike over two mornings of fishing, what's a fisherman to do?

River the new hot spot for bass
When Thurmond Lake's fish turn off so you can't buy a strike over two mornings of fishing, what's a fisherman to do?

Tournament results
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Tournament results

Tournament results
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

River the new hot spot for bass

Shrine lures in anglers
Five men will be honored for their contributions to the sport of angling when they are inducted into the International Game Fish Association Fishing Hall of Fame on Oct. 25.

'What's for Lunch: Poppy Seeds

'What's for Lunch: Poppy Seeds
POPPY SEEDSADDRESS: 3626 Walton Way ExtensionON THE MENU: Specials: Barbecue brisket on an onion roll, $6.50; raspberry duck salad, $6.75; roasted lamb sandwich, $7.95; quiche of the day served with fresh fruit (spinach with artichokes and red bell peppers, broccoli and ham, bacon and cheddar), $7.

'What's for Lunch: Poppy Seeds
POPPY SEEDS ADDRESS: 3626 Walton Way Extension ON THE MENU: Specials: Barbecue brisket on an onion roll, $6.50; raspberry duck salad, $6.75; roasted lamb sandwich, $7.95; quiche of the day served with fresh fruit (spinach with artichokes and red bell peppers, broccoli and ham, bacon and cheddar), $7.

Plant breeders can be in your backyard, too

Too much rain can harm lawns
It is nice in many ways to get a lot of rain during the summer. It makes plants and lawns look better, and we don't have to spend extra time and money on irrigation. But too much rain can bring on problems in the landscape and garden.

Plant breeders can be in your backyard, too
Conjure up an image of the typical plant breeder and you'll probably see in your mind's eye a lab-coated scientist in a brightly lit sterile room, busily blowing pollen grains in one direction or another.

Too much rain can harm lawns
It is nice in many ways to get a lot of rain during the summer. It makes plants and lawns look better, and we don't have to spend extra time and money on irrigation. But too much rain can bring on problems in the landscape and garden.

Too much rain can harm lawns

Plant breeders can be in your backyard, too
Conjure up an image of the typical plant breeder and you'll probably see in your mind's eye a lab-coated scientist in a brightly lit sterile room, busily blowing pollen grains in one direction or another.\r\n

Tech baseball coach agrees to new contract
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech baseball coach Danny Hall agreed to a five-year contract extension, rejecting overtures from Texas A&M.

Tech baseball coach agrees to new contract
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech baseball coach Danny Hall agreed to a five-year contract extension, rejecting overtures from Texas A&M.

Tech baseball coach agrees to new contract

GreenJackets' stars prove worth in win
The Augusta GreenJackets gave the fans at Lake Olmstead Stadium a little preview of this month's South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

GreenJackets' stars prove worth in win
The Augusta GreenJackets gave the fans at Lake Olmstead Stadium a little preview of this month's South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

Golf: The cream rise, with a surprise at the top
PINEHURST, N.C. - Olin Browne strolled to the cup as his 18-foot putt dropped on the toughest hole at Pinehurst No. 2, making it look like just another routine birdie.

Woods wins Masters rematch, shoots 70
PINEHURST, N.C. - This time he holed the impossible pitch shot, rattled off three straight birdies and had the hot putter.

Howell is counting on simple plan for revival
PINEHURST, N.C. - Forget that he's missed four of his past eight cuts.

Howell falls apart on back nine
PINEHURST, N.C. - Charles Howell was cruising along, hanging inside the top 20 through 10 holes and lurking just off the leaderboard.

Howell falls apart on back nine

Golf: A day full of surprises
PINEHURST, N.C. - Rocco Mediate and Olin Browne, two 40-somethings supposedly in the twilight of their careers, didn't expect to be at Pinehurst No. 2 for the 105th U.S. Open, let alone share the first-round lead.

Browne is not feeling withdrawal
PINEHURST, N.C. - Olin Browne's decision last week to continue playing in a U.S. Open sectional qualifier is looking pretty good this morning.

Parel makes major progress since '02
PINEHURST, N.C. - No matter what caliber of player, U.S. Opens never feel comfortable.

Heat is on to maintain fair course

Dogs lie down in opening round
PINEHURST, N.C. - Something was missing for the three University of Georgia golfers who played together at Pinehurst on Thursday.

Dogs lie down in opening round

Golf: The cream rise, with a surprise at the top
PINEHURST, N.C. - Olin Browne strolled to the cup as his 18-foot putt dropped on the toughest hole at Pinehurst No. 2, making it look like just another routine birdie.

Tiger still the only black player on tour
PINEHURST, N.C. - Ten years after he joined the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods still stands alone. And not just because he's so good.

Woods wins Masters rematch, shoots 70

Howell falls apart on back nine
PINEHURST, N.C. - Charles Howell was cruising along, hanging inside the top 20 through 10 holes and lurking just off the leaderboard.

Tiger still the only black player on tour
PINEHURST, N.C. - Ten years after he joined the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods still stands alone. And not just because he's so good.

Heat is on to maintain fair course
PINEHURST, N.C. - On the eve of the toughest major championship in golf, the leading contenders to win the tournament issued a pre-emptive strike against the organization in charge of setting it up.

Dogs lie down in opening round
PINEHURST, N.C. - Something was missing for the three University of Georgia golfers who played together at Pinehurst on Thursday.

Howell is counting on simple plan for revival

Parel makes major progress since '02
PINEHURST, N.C. - No matter what caliber of player, U.S. Opens never feel comfortable.

Langham's journey beset with obstacles

Heat is on to maintain fair course
PINEHURST, N.C. - On the eve of the toughest major championship in golf, the leading contenders to win the tournament issued a pre-emptive strike against the organization in charge of setting it up.

Golf: The cream rise, with a surprise at the top

Parel could prosper at tough No. 2
PINEHURST, N.C. - The numbers are staggering, but consider what Augusta's Scott Parel overcame to make the U.S. Open field.

Golf: A day full of surprises

Howell is counting on simple plan for revival
PINEHURST, N.C. - Forget that he's missed four of his past eight cuts.

Langham's journey beset with obstacles
PINEHURST, N.C. - The driver didn't go where Franklin Langham aimed it, so the head slammed the practice range with a frustrating thud.

Langham's journey beset with obstacles
PINEHURST, N.C. - The driver didn't go where Franklin Langham aimed it, so the head slammed the practice range with a frustrating thud.

Tiger still the only black player on tour

Private club opens with bang
Some members of the Champions Retreat Golf Club waited more than two years to play the private Evans course.

Woods wins Masters rematch, shoots 70
PINEHURST, N.C. - This time he holed the impossible pitch shot, rattled off three straight birdies and had the hot putter.

Golf: A day full of surprises
PINEHURST, N.C. - Rocco Mediate and Olin Browne, two 40-somethings supposedly in the twilight of their careers, didn't expect to be at Pinehurst No. 2 for the 105th U.S. Open, let alone share the first-round lead.

Parel makes major progress since '02

GreenJackets' stars prove worth in win

'Chronicle' readers roam around the world
Your vacation postcards are backing up. Let's check them out. The Taylors from Evans send a card from St. Augustine, where "one drink from the fountain of youth and we lost 10 years!"

State Ethics Commission fines Gov. Perdue
ATLANTA - The State Ethics Commission on Friday fined Gov. Sonny Perdue $1,900 for campaign disclosure law violations and ordered him to repay more than $18,000 in campaign contributions, most of that to his wife, Mary, for using her company's airplane.

Man charged with 28 sex crimes
AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Windsor man and charged him with 28 sex crimes involving five girls over the past decade.

Stem-cell stance was muddled
I would like to say that the letter by Michael J. Rhoden ("Stem cells spur spiritual issues," June 7) is right on. It really opened up my eyes!John Gasko, Martinez

Fire-chief selection is troubling
I am having trouble understanding the latest developments concerning the selection of a new fire chief.Rick Wright, Augusta

U.S. troops need to leave Iraq
In response to Ken Manfredi's letter to the editor ("Put death toll in right perspective," June 15), he tries, in vain, to make a case for his right-wing, closed-minded views.Jim Reid, Martinez

Fire-chief selection is troubling
I am having trouble understanding the latest developments concerning the selection of a new fire chief.Rick Wright, Augusta

Graduation times make no sense
Well, finally, Richmond County School Superintendent Charles Larke is planning to hold all high school graduations inside the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. Larry Garner, Augusta

Destructive trade deals should not go through
Will Americans wake up in time to save the United States from the Central American Free Trade Agreement and the Free Trade Area of the Americas?Elton T. Booth, North Augusta, S.C.

Destructive trade deals should not go through
Will Americans wake up in time to save the United States from the Central American Free Trade Agreement and the Free Trade Area of the Americas?Elton T. Booth, North Augusta, S.C.

Destructive trade deals should not go through

Stem-cell research must go on
I am writing in response to recent letters about the stem-cell debate. I disagree that one has to base one's opinion about stem-cell research strictly on religious beliefs.Kathy Vitacco, Evans

Fire-chief selection is troubling

Writer misses on Sabbath letter

Writer misses on Sabbath letter
Stephanie Wilson ("Honor Sabbath as intended," June 5) and other current-day Pharisees are harmful to the cause of Christ. Chuck Tatum, North Augusta, S.C.

Writer misses on Sabbath letter
Stephanie Wilson ("Honor Sabbath as intended," June 5) and other current-day Pharisees are harmful to the cause of Christ. Chuck Tatum, North Augusta, S.C.

The great grilling debate heats up each summer

Living briefs

Audi's A3 is compact but powerful

High Mileage Award program

E-mail scam can wreck car sale

Audi's A3 is compact but powerful
It's a five-door hatchback and is smaller and lower-priced than Audi's A4 sedan, but Audi's new price leader in the United States, the 2006 A3, is no cheap car.

E-mail scam can wreck car sale
A scheme that needs to be exposed has found its way onto the Internet. Thanks to a reader, who will go by Eli, we now know how it works:

E-mail scam can wreck car sale
A scheme that needs to be exposed has found its way onto the Internet. Thanks to a reader, who will go by Eli, we now know how it works:

High Mileage Award program
After more than a year's hiatus, Mercedes-Benz has reintroduced its High Mileage Award program to recognize owners with long-lasting cars, the Chicago Tribune reports.

High Mileage Award program
After more than a year's hiatus, Mercedes-Benz has reintroduced its High Mileage Award program to recognize owners with long-lasting cars, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Audi's A3 is compact but powerful
It's a five-door hatchback and is smaller and lower-priced than Audi's A4 sedan, but Audi's new price leader in the United States, the 2006 A3, is no cheap car.

The great grilling debate heats up each summer
Some people like to argue that Coke is better than Pepsi, or Dunkin' Donuts are superior to Krispy Kremes. A self-described "oven freak," Clint Bryant is more interested in charcoal vs. gas. In his mind, blazing orange embers beat colorless gases any day.

The great grilling debate heats up each summer
Some people like to argue that Coke is better than Pepsi, or Dunkin' Donuts are superior to Krispy Kremes. A self-described "oven freak," Clint Bryant is more interested in charcoal vs. gas. In his mind, blazing orange embers beat colorless gases any day.

Living briefs
Here's a look at some of your entertainment bets for this weekend:

Living briefs
Here's a look at some of your entertainment bets for this weekend:

MCG hospital ends prisoner care
State prisoners will no longer be routinely treated at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics.

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

Pet of the week
Tucker, a 3-month-old Jack Russell terrier and beagle mix, is available for adoption through Molly's Militia.

MCG hospital ends prisoner care
State prisoners will no longer be routinely treated at Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics.

Across the area

Dig saves artifacts from construction
ATHENS, Ga. - To a lot of people, "archaeologist" conjures up an image of Indiana Jones, cracking a whip with one arm and cradling an armful of blonde with the other.

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

Across the area
A 30-year-old Barnwell man was shot to death Tuesday night, but authorities would provide few details on his death Wednesday.

Commissioner wants lane on perilous road
Once a new convenience store and car wash is built on Mike Padgett Highway at Old Waynesboro Road, Augusta Commissioner Jimmy Smith worries that the highway will become even more dangerous for drivers.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Former Columbia County resident Ashley Smith gained national fame for softening a slaying suspect who held her captive in her apartment by reading him a religious book.

Connector route plans are on track
Fewer stops. No turns. That's what county officials say they hope to achieve between Furys Ferry and Washington roads with a North Belair Road connector route that is set to begin sometime this summer.

Freed man walked with gun to jail, police say
Police arrested a 39-year-old felon who went into the Augusta Transitional Center and tried to enter the Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center with a loaded shotgun Tuesday.

News you can use
Events today include:

Late notices will show higher property values
If you thought your property wasn't assessed at a higher rate this year because you didn't get one of the 33,631 notices from the Richmond County Board of Tax Assessors sent earlier this month, you could be mistaken.

N. Augustan uncovered break-in
If it wasn't for North Augusta native Frank Wills, there never would have been a Deep Throat.

Augusta's weather heats up
Spring rains might have been a little late this year, but the dreaded "three H's" are right on time.

Crash link examined in four deaths
AIKEN - At least four deaths have been investigated for possible links to chlorine exposure since the Jan. 6 train collision that sent clouds of the toxic gas across Graniteville.

Across South Carolina
CLOVER - The body of a 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert was found Wednesday afternoon not far from the dock at her family's lakeside home.

State Ethics Commission fines Gov. Perdue
ATLANTA - The State Ethics Commission on Friday fined Gov. Sonny Perdue $1,900 for campaign disclosure law violations and ordered him to repay more than $18,000 in campaign contributions, most of that to his wife, Mary, for using her company's airplane.

Crash link examined in four deaths
AIKEN - At least four deaths have been investigated for possible links to chlorine exposure since the Jan. 6 train collision that sent clouds of the toxic gas across Graniteville.

Kid of the Day
Katelyn Holliday is today's Kid of the Day.

Former hostage writing book on her ordeal

Swamp Soiree benefits nature park
Storms brewed around much of the Augusta area June 9, but the heavy rains spared the Barrett home in Columbia County, allowing the seventh annual Swamp Soiree to take place.

Women ordered to give up 82 dogs

Panel to decide area code's fate
ATLANTA - If calling changes are inevitable, businesses would rather dial more digits than lose their existing area code, representatives told state regulators Thursday.

Across Georgia

Milestones
Sara Desirae Christopher, of Augusta, a student at John S. Davidson Fine Arts High School and daughter of Ray and Lillian Christopher, has been admitted to the Duke University Talent Identification Program to study in France from July 18-Aug. 3.

State Ethics Commission fines Gov. Perdue

Kid of the Day
Kyle Young is today's Kid of the Day

News you can use

Kid of the Day
Katelyn Holliday is today's Kid of the Day.

Sparklers are OK for this year's 4th

Women ordered to give up 82 dogs
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Two women were scolded by a judge after they pleaded not guilty to single counts of cruelty to animals and surrendered the rights to 82 dogs and a cat to Glynn County animal control officers.

Across South Carolina

Augusta's weather heats up
Spring rains might have been a little late this year, but the dreaded "three H's" are right on time.

Most members lose interest in Internet

Sparklers are OK for this year's 4th
ATLANTA - This year's Fourth of July sizzle may come from more than the barbecue grill.

N. Augustan uncovered break-in

Swamp Soiree benefits nature park
Storms brewed around much of the Augusta area June 9, but the heavy rains spared the Barrett home in Columbia County, allowing the seventh annual Swamp Soiree to take place.

Security program awarded funding

Growth of tumors is linked to 'hijacking'
Finding her breast cancer early paid off for Connie Crenshaw - twice. Mrs. Crenshaw's tumors were tiny and therefore less likely to have spread to other organs.

Man faces sex abuse charges

Security program awarded funding
Homeland security is hitting home in Columbia County in the form of money.

High levels of bacteria reported in waterways

Women ordered to give up 82 dogs
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Two women were scolded by a judge after they pleaded not guilty to single counts of cruelty to animals and surrendered the rights to 82 dogs and a cat to Glynn County animal control officers.

Growth of tumors is linked to 'hijacking'

Food company's Web site makes model family of boy and his mom
Four-year-old Hunter Holley is no stranger to being the poster child of a company. As a matter of fact, it's something that runs in the family.

Kid of the Day
Kyle Young is today's Kid of the Day

Family members remember namesake of dental clinic
It was at her brother's promotion ceremony several years ago that Andrea Brousseau Cornelius got her first glimpse of the building named in honor of her grandfather, Brig. Gen. Lynn Harold Tingay.

News you can use
Events today include:

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A former Holly Hill police officer has been charged with dropping traffic offenses against women if they let him videotape them stripping, according to State Law Enforcement Division warrants.

Family members remember namesake of dental clinic

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Things to do

Kid of the Day

Man still takes part in Soap Box Derby races

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.

Connector route plans are on track

Late notices will show higher property values
If you thought your property wasn't assessed at a higher rate this year because you didn't get one of the 33,631 notices from the Richmond County Board of Tax Assessors sent earlier this month, you could be mistaken.

This week

Alliance pursues new goals for post
The group that worked to keep Fort Gordon off the base-closure list will continue to work for more missions for the post and civilian economic development, officials say.

Across Georgia

Freed man walked with gun to jail, police say
Police arrested a 39-year-old felon who went into the Augusta Transitional Center and tried to enter the Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center with a loaded shotgun Tuesday.

Dig saves artifacts from construction

Most members lose interest in Internet
Although Richmond County school board members voted in March to install high-speed Internet access in their homes, they are now being polled to determine whether they still want it.

MCG hospital ends prisoner care

Commissioner wants lane on perilous road
Once a new convenience store and car wash is built on Mike Padgett Highway at Old Waynesboro Road, Augusta Commissioner Jimmy Smith worries that the highway will become even more dangerous for drivers.

Alliance pursues new goals for post

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested a 20-year-old Augusta man on a child molestation charge Thursday, police records show.

Augusta's weather heats up

Across Georgia
WILLIAMSON - Two people were killed Thursday when their single-engine trainer aircraft crashed in a field shortly after takeoff, authorities said.

For the record

Milestones
Sara Desirae Christopher, of Augusta, a student at John S. Davidson Fine Arts High School and daughter of Ray and Lillian Christopher, has been admitted to the Duke University Talent Identification Program to study in France from July 18-Aug. 3.

Pet of the week

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A former Holly Hill police officer has been charged with dropping traffic offenses against women if they let him videotape them stripping, according to State Law Enforcement Division warrants.

Across the area

Panel to decide area code's fate
ATLANTA - If calling changes are inevitable, businesses would rather dial more digits than lose their existing area code, representatives told state regulators Thursday.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Kid of the Day

Corrections
An article in Thursday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle about a man who authorities said tried to enter the Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center with a sawed-off shotgun contained incorrect information. Tony Lamar Buford is not currently being supervised by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, a spokeswoman for the board said.

Food company's Web site makes model family of boy and his mom

Most members lose interest in Internet
Although Richmond County school board members voted in March to install high-speed Internet access in their homes, they are now being polled to determine whether they still want it.

Post happenings

N. Augustan uncovered break-in
If it wasn't for North Augusta native Frank Wills, there never would have been a Deep Throat.

Swamp Soiree benefits nature park

Car runs over woman in lot
An Augusta woman was in critical condition Thursday after being run over by a driver authorities said was under the influence of alcohol and prescription drugs.

Milestones

Man faces sex abuse charges
AIKEN - A 59-year-old Windsor man has been charged with 28 counts of sexually assaulting young girls at his home.

Crash link examined in four deaths

High levels of bacteria reported in waterways
AIKEN - Potentially harmful levels of fecal coliform have been reported in four Aiken County waterways, including one that feeds heavily used Langley Pond.

Late notices will show higher property values

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested a 20-year-old Augusta man on a child molestation charge Thursday, police records show.

Alliance pursues new goals for post
The group that worked to keep Fort Gordon off the base-closure list will continue to work for more missions for the post and civilian economic development, officials say.

Richmond county restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

This week
Family discovery series: 7 p.m. today; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, on Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; program about dragonflies; $3 member family, $5 nonmembers; 828-2109

Man still takes part in Soap Box Derby races
Clarence Savage's involvement with the Soap Box Derby has spanned most of the 77-year-old's life.

Former hostage writing book on her ordeal
ATLANTA - The woman who convinced a suspected courtroom killer to surrender during a seven-hour hostage ordeal at her suburban apartment is writing a memoir.

Things to do
The Phinizy Swamp Nature Park will hold a Family Discovery Series on dragonflies at 7 tonight at the park on Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport. The program will be presented by Giff Beaton. The cost is $3 for member families and $5 for nonmember families. For more information, call 828-2109.

Rottweiler helps her owner take the garbage out
It's not every day you see a Rottweiler hitched to a cart, trotting across the pavement pulling bags of trash - unless you live in Westbury Creek Apartments.

Olde Town's setting, diversity draw residents to historic area
Glenn Jackson and his 11-month-old puppy, Muff, an Old English sheepdog, stroll down the well-tended grass that divides both sides of Greene Street.

Officer continues family's military tradition
Military service is a family tradition in 2nd Lt. Julian Wilson's family.

Family members remember namesake of dental clinic
It was at her brother's promotion ceremony several years ago that Andrea Brousseau Cornelius got her first glimpse of the building named in honor of her grandfather, Brig. Gen. Lynn Harold Tingay.

News you can use

Across Georgia
WILLIAMSON - Two people were killed Thursday when their single-engine trainer aircraft crashed in a field shortly after takeoff, authorities said.

Olde Town's setting, diversity draw residents to historic area

Olde Town's setting, diversity draw residents to historic area
Glenn Jackson and his 11-month-old puppy, Muff, an Old English sheepdog, stroll down the well-tended grass that divides both sides of Greene Street.

Richmond county restaurant ratings

Soldiers clean playground for children's agency
Audrey Ravenel knew that the playground behind Child Enrichment Inc. was overgrown, but even she was surprised to find out just how much Mother Nature had taken over.

Across South Carolina

Things to do
The Phinizy Swamp Nature Park will hold a Family Discovery Series on dragonflies at 7 tonight at the park on Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport. The program will be presented by Giff Beaton. The cost is $3 for member families and $5 for nonmember families. For more information, call 828-2109.

Freed man walked with gun to jail, police say

Man still takes part in Soap Box Derby races
Clarence Savage's involvement with the Soap Box Derby has spanned most of the 77-year-old's life.

Man charged with 28 sex crimes

Sparklers are OK for this year's 4th
ATLANTA - This year's Fourth of July sizzle may come from more than the barbecue grill.

Growth of tumors is linked to 'hijacking'
Finding her breast cancer early paid off for Connie Crenshaw - twice. Mrs. Crenshaw's tumors were tiny and therefore less likely to have spread to other organs.

Commissioner wants lane on perilous road

Car runs over woman in lot
An Augusta woman was in critical condition Thursday after being run over by a driver authorities said was under the influence of alcohol and prescription drugs.

Car runs over woman in lot

Security program awarded funding
Homeland security is hitting home in Columbia County in the form of money.

Panel to decide area code's fate

Man faces sex abuse charges
AIKEN - A 59-year-old Windsor man has been charged with 28 counts of sexually assaulting young girls at his home.

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

High levels of bacteria reported in waterways
AIKEN - Potentially harmful levels of fecal coliform have been reported in four Aiken County waterways, including one that feeds heavily used Langley Pond.

Man charged with 28 sex crimes
AIKEN -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Windsor man and charged him with 28 sex crimes involving five girls over the past decade.

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.

Connector route plans are on track
Fewer stops. No turns. That's what county officials say they hope to achieve between Furys Ferry and Washington roads with a North Belair Road connector route that is set to begin sometime this summer.

Sheriff backs cell phone limits
Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength said Wednesday that he would support a ban on handheld cell phone use while driving, similar to one proposed in Atlanta.

Pet of the week
Tucker, a 3-month-old Jack Russell terrier and beagle mix, is available for adoption through Molly's Militia.

Millions will go to projects at posts
SAVANNAH, Ga. - An estimated $482 million will be spent on construction at Hunter Army Airfield and Fort Stewart during the next five years.

Former hostage writing book on her ordeal
ATLANTA - The woman who convinced a suspected courtroom killer to surrender during a seven-hour hostage ordeal at her suburban apartment is writing a memoir.

Dig saves artifacts from construction
ATHENS, Ga. - To a lot of people, "archaeologist" conjures up an image of Indiana Jones, cracking a whip with one arm and cradling an armful of blonde with the other.

Richmond county restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Across the area
A 30-year-old Barnwell man was shot to death Tuesday night, but authorities would provide few details on his death Wednesday.

Food company's Web site makes model family of boy and his mom
Four-year-old Hunter Holley is no stranger to being the poster child of a company. As a matter of fact, it's something that runs in the family.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Former Columbia County resident Ashley Smith gained national fame for softening a slaying suspect who held her captive in her apartment by reading him a religious book.

This week
Family discovery series: 7 p.m. today; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, on Lock and Dam Road, near Augusta Regional Airport; program about dragonflies; $3 member family, $5 nonmembers; 828-2109

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Across South Carolina
CLOVER - The body of a 2-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert was found Wednesday afternoon not far from the dock at her family's lakeside home.

Golf's 'Animal' stays true to self
PINEHURST, N.C. - When John Daly's reasoning for skipping practice rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday were cited as "too hot and too hard," the infamous rebuke from Dean Vernon Wormer to Flounder immediately leapt to mind.

Golf's 'Animal' stays true to self
PINEHURST, N.C. - When John Daly's reasoning for skipping practice rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday were cited as "too hot and too hard," the infamous rebuke from Dean Vernon Wormer to Flounder immediately leapt to mind.

Poll: Fans prefer home viewing to big-screen
LOS ANGELES - The parking's easy and there are no lines at the concession stand: Most Americans would now rather watch films at home than in theaters, according to an AP-AOL poll.

Only moviegoers will be cursed by Craven's latest horror
The history of Cursed, horror master Wes Craven's (Scream, Nightmare on Elm Street) werewolf movie slated for release Tuesday, is littered with rumors of reshoots, ill-conceived edits and artistic difficulties. The result is a movie that is all concept and no conviction, a few starts but, sadly, no real scares.

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

New home-video releases
Here's a look at what's new in home video and DVD, and a calendar of what's coming:

Only moviegoers will be cursed by Craven's latest horror

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

Poll: Fans prefer home viewing to big-screen
LOS ANGELES - The parking's easy and there are no lines at the concession stand: Most Americans would now rather watch films at home than in theaters, according to an AP-AOL poll.

Imperial has film festivals for everyone
There's a film festival for every taste at the Imperial Theatre this summer.

Poll: Fans prefer home viewing to big-screen

Imperial has film festivals for everyone

Mini reviews

Only moviegoers will be cursed by Craven's latest horror
The history of Cursed, horror master Wes Craven's (Scream, Nightmare on Elm Street) werewolf movie slated for release Tuesday, is littered with rumors of reshoots, ill-conceived edits and artistic difficulties. The result is a movie that is all concept and no conviction, a few starts but, sadly, no real scares.

Imperial has film festivals for everyone
There's a film festival for every taste at the Imperial Theatre this summer.

Sonic Spotlight: Amera Abdelhadi

Big ticket
ALANIS MORISSETTEWHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Success of music festival should awaken timid Augustans
An event such as Music Midtown, the June 10-12 Atlanta festival that survived competing events, parking woes and a little storm named Arlene, makes no sense.

Success of music festival should awaken timid Augustans
An event such as Music Midtown, the June 10-12 Atlanta festival that survived competing events, parking woes and a little storm named Arlene, makes no sense.

Success of music festival should awaken timid Augustans

Big ticket
ALANIS MORISSETTE WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Big ticket

Sonic Spotlight: Amera Abdelhadi
Amera Abdelhadi is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Sonic Spotlight: Amera Abdelhadi
Amera Abdelhadi is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Pocono's owner is rejecting all offers
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Dr. Joseph Mattioli gets one or two offers a year to sell his Pocono Raceway, but his position never changes: It's not for sale.

NASCAR: Big Three stay on track
BROOKLYN, Mich. - When Sterling Marlin won at Michigan International Speedway in 2001, it came with the top executives from DaimlerChrysler looking on intently.

Racing newsmaker: Brian Vickers

NASCAR: Big Three stay on track

Racing newsmaker: Brian Vickers
A second-place finish last Sunday at the Pocono Raceway was Brian Vickers' second consecutive top-six finish, and it helped him improve from 27th to 21st in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series standings.

NASCAR: Big Three stay on track
BROOKLYN, Mich. - When Sterling Marlin won at Michigan International Speedway in 2001, it came with the top executives from DaimlerChrysler looking on intently.

Racing newsmaker: Brian Vickers
A second-place finish last Sunday at the Pocono Raceway was Brian Vickers' second consecutive top-six finish, and it helped him improve from 27th to 21st in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series standings.

Detroit knots up best-of-7
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Tayshaun Prince looked down upon Manu Ginobili, faked him out with a quick move and darted to the basket for a resounding dunk.

Falcons stress children's fitness during visit

Wright ponders being Ravens' backup QB

Mrs. Dorothy Wilson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Matthew Gray    (BATESBURG, S.C.)

Mr. Frank Gary, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roosevelt Gillyard    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mattie B. Dean    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Rev. Dr. George Weaver    (LAUDERDALE, Fla.)

Mrs. Johnnie M. Hawkins    (MITCHELL, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Gary, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Bowden, Jr.    (STATHAM, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Gartrell    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Rev. Eugene J. Hamilton    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. David Edward Kaplan    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. O'Neal Salter Graves    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest M. Avery    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Arthur Koehler    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert J. Green    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Flossie Devoe    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Flossie Devoe    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Ms. Mattie B. Dean    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ethel C. Blocker    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Silas Curry    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucienda C. Jones    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Ulysses Coleman, Sr.    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Rev. Dr. George Weaver    (LAUDERDALE, Fla.)

Mrs. Sudie L. Cobb    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Larry DeNard Hawes
AIKEN - Cherie Green can't think of anyone who didn't love her brother after meeting him.

Mr. Jack Bowden, Jr.    (STATHAM, Ga.)

Mrs. Mamie Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Booker, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Lee Plotts, Sr.    (CSM AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Clanice Bodie Prior    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Emma Johnson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ethel C. Blocker    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Joseph Harris, Jr.    (AVISTON, Ill.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Roosevelt Gillyard    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lilouise Anthony    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. David Edward Kaplan    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Dorothy Wilson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Silas Curry    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. H.M. Willis    (TIGNALL, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Booker, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Katherine S. Conrad    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Norman Wallace    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. John H. Henley    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mrs. Maureen Stocker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Henley    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. Douglas R. Smith    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura Goins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Skinner    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harvis Fuller    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. H.M. Willis    (TIGNALL, Ga.)

Rev. Harold P. Chavous    (INDIANAPOLIS, IN)

Mr. Robert J. Green    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Wilson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Emma Johnson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Clanice Prior    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucienda C. Jones    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Ronald Merritt    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Thena Wiggins    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Harvis Fuller    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Rev. Eugene J. Hamilton    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Maggie L.. Harden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula Bell Samuels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucienda C. Jones    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. John H. Henley    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Rev. Harold P. Chavous    (INDIANAPOLIS, IN)

Mr. Larry Hawes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph Harris, Jr.    (AVISTON, Ill.)

Rev. Eugene J. Hamilton    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Hawes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Matthew Gray    (BATESBURG, S.C.)

Ms. Mattie B. Dean    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Rev. Dr. George Weaver    (LAUDERDALE, Fla.)

Mr. Arthur Koehler    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Gartrell    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Maggie L.. Harden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mattie B. Dean    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ulysses Coleman, Sr.    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Bess G. Adams    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Johnnie M. Hawkins    (MITCHELL, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie Abney    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Sudie L. Cobb    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Lilouise Anthony    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Clanice Bodie Prior    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula Bell Samuels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bess G. Adams    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Maureen M. Stocker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Ryans    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie Abney    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Featured obituary: Larry DeNard Hawes
AIKEN - Cherie Green can't think of anyone who didn't love her brother after meeting him.

Mr. Wilbur Ocie Cook    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest M. Avery    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Mamie Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Wilson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Merritt    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. O'Neal Salter Graves    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Tom Mann Luckey    (DECATUR, Ga.)

Mrs. Clanice Prior    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Luis Lopez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Lela Mae Pope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Steven Miller    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Norman Wallace    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Judson R. McGahee    (STAPLETON, Ga.)

Mr. Douglas R. Smith    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Ms. Cathy Lynn Jones    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest Skinner    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Linderman    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. O'Neal Salter Graves    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Lee Booker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie G. Parrish    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Emma Johnson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva C. Oglesby    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Hawes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mamie Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jewell Hadden    (NEW ELLENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Ronald Merritt    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roosevelt Gillyard    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Essie R. Miller    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Ms. Sara Gadziemski    (LUDINGTON, MI)

Dr. Tom Mann Luckey    (DECATUR, Ga.)

Mr. Robert C. Foss    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty M. Linderman    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Katherine S. Conrad    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Dr. Tom Mann Luckey    (DECATUR, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Ms. Lela Mae Pope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Warren K. Agee
ATHENS, Ga. - Warren K. Agee, a "gentleman scholar" and dean emeritus of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia, died Tuesday. He was 88.

Ms. Cathy Lynn Jones    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Maureen M. Stocker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Tommie Lee Ellis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Ryans    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Lucienda C. Jones    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Wilbur Ocie Cook    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Emma Johnson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Steven Miller    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Hawes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Judson R. McGahee    (STAPLETON, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura Goins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Dr. George Weaver    (LAUDERDALE, Fla.)

Mr. Luis Lopez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. O'Neal Salter Graves    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Linderman    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Ms. Frances Ruth Stocker    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Lee Booker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie G. Parrish    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. John Henley    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva C. Oglesby    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Rev. Eugene J. Hamilton    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Mamie Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jewell Hadden    (NEW ELLENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Essie R. Miller    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Roosevelt Gillyard    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Tom Mann Luckey    (DECATUR, Ga.)

Ms. Sara Gadziemski    (LUDINGTON, MI)

Mr. Ronald Merritt    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert C. Foss    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty M. Linderman    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. William Lee Plotts, Sr.    (CSM AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Thena Wiggins    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Maureen Stocker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura Goins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Wilson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maureen M. Stocker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roosevelt Gillyard (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jewell Hadden (NEW ELLENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Johnnie M. Hawkins (MITCHELL, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Ryans (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah Anderson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Clanice Bodie Prior (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. O'Neal Salter Graves (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roosevelt Gillyard (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sudie L. Cobb (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Ms. Cathy Lynn Jones (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mamie Morris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Emma Johnson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah Anderson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John H. Henley (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Gartrell (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph Harris, Jr. (AVISTON, Ill.)

Mr. Matthew Gray (BATESBURG, S.C.)

Mrs. Mamie Morris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Eva C. Oglesby (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucienda C. Jones (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Robert C. Foss (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. William Lee Plotts, Sr. (CSM AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Emma Johnson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Norman Wallace (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Hawes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty M. Linderman (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. Harvis Fuller (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Ulysses Coleman, Sr. (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Rev. Eugene J. Hamilton (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest Skinner (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Henley (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Dr. Tom Mann Luckey (DECATUR, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucienda C. Jones (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Maureen Stocker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maggie L.. Harden (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lilouise Anthony (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Essie R. Miller (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Rev. Dr. George Weaver (LAUDERDALE, Fla.)

Mr. Arthur Koehler (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ethel C. Blocker (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. H.M. Willis (TIGNALL, Ga.)

Ms. Mattie B. Dean (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie Abney (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Douglas R. Smith (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Merritt (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Thena Wiggins (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest M. Avery (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Frank Gary, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Katherine S. Conrad (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Ronald Merritt (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wilbur Ocie Cook (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Jack Bowden, Jr. (STATHAM, Ga.)

Dr. Tom Mann Luckey (DECATUR, Ga.)

Mr. Robert J. Green (DEARING, Ga.)

Rev. Dr. George Weaver (LAUDERDALE, Fla.)

Mr. David Edward Kaplan (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Judson R. McGahee (STAPLETON, Ga.)

Mr. Silas Curry (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Lee Booker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie G. Parrish (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Luis Lopez (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Hawes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Linderman (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Bess G. Adams (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Booker, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Clanice Prior (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Flossie Devoe (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. O'Neal Salter Graves (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Eugene J. Hamilton (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Ms. Sara Gadziemski (LUDINGTON, MI)

Mr. Steven Miller (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Lela Mae Pope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Larry DeNard Hawes

Mrs. Dorothy Wilson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mattie B. Dean (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Lula Bell Samuels (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Harold P. Chavous (INDIANAPOLIS, IN)

Height doesn't faze Furman soccer player

Overtime

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Area Announcements

Federer could meet Roddick again in Wimbledon final

Roddick given tough draw at Wimbledon

Overtime
In Savannah, Ga., a 5-foot birdie putt by Laura Coble catapulted the Augustan to her first Women's Southern Amateur Championship final and halted the run of a surging Lindsey Bergeon, a Florida Southern sophomore playing her first match-play event.

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Height doesn't faze Furman soccer player
Brittany Moss has been looking up to people all of her life.

Overtime
In Savannah, Ga., a 5-foot birdie putt by Laura Coble catapulted the Augustan to her first Women's Southern Amateur Championship final and halted the run of a surging Lindsey Bergeon, a Florida Southern sophomore playing her first match-play event.

Roddick given tough draw at Wimbledon
WIMBLEDON, England - To get to the Wimbledon final, Andy Roddick may first have to get past the tallest player on the tour, the local favorite and the game's newest darling.

Federer could meet Roddick again in Wimbledon final
LONDON - Roger Federer and Andy Roddick were seeded 1-2 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, setting up a possible rematch of last year's final.

FireBall continue to smoke
There are a few defining moments that illustrate the true character of a team. The Augusta FireBall United soccer team had its first one a week ago.

Area Announcements
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.

Roddick given tough draw at Wimbledon
WIMBLEDON, England - To get to the Wimbledon final, Andy Roddick may first have to get past the tallest player on the tour, the local favorite and the game's newest darling.

Federer could meet Roddick again in Wimbledon final
LONDON - Roger Federer and Andy Roddick were seeded 1-2 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, setting up a possible rematch of last year's final.

Overtime
John Madden will join NBC as a game analyst when the network begins televising its newly acquired Sunday night football package in 2006.

Height doesn't faze Furman soccer player
Brittany Moss has been looking up to people all of her life.

Overtime
John Madden will join NBC as a game analyst when the network begins televising its newly acquired Sunday night football package in 2006.

Wright ponders being Ravens' backup QB
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - He is the architect of the greatest comeback in franchise history, a six-year veteran who started at quarterback the last time the Baltimore Ravens reached the playoffs.

Falcons stress children's fitness during visit
Standing in the warm summer sun, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Anthony Herron signed shirts, footballs and scraps of paper for appreciative children.

Falcons stress children's fitness during visit
Standing in the warm summer sun, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Anthony Herron signed shirts, footballs and scraps of paper for appreciative children.

Wright ponders being Ravens' backup QB
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - He is the architect of the greatest comeback in franchise history, a six-year veteran who started at quarterback the last time the Baltimore Ravens reached the playoffs.

Books sing praises of bluegrass music, artists who perform it

Books sing praises of bluegrass music, artists who perform it
On the day Roy "Pop" Lewis, the patriarch of The Lewis Family bluegrass gospel group based in Lincolnton, Ga., died - March 23, 2004 - I received an e-mail message from author Stephanie Ledgin.

Books sing praises of bluegrass music, artists who perform it
On the day Roy "Pop" Lewis, the patriarch of The Lewis Family bluegrass gospel group based in Lincolnton, Ga., died - March 23, 2004 - I received an e-mail message from author Stephanie Ledgin.

Golf's 'Animal' stays true to self

Hollywood makes films ageless with cross-generational affairs

First two hours inside Austin 'Real World' control room

First two hours inside Austin 'Real World' control room
AUSTIN, Texas - Jim Johnston, supervising producer of the 16th season of "The Real World," is swaggering back and forth like a rancher directing his hands to cover the herd, calling out commands on a walkie-talkie to three camera crews.

First two hours inside Austin 'Real World' control room
AUSTIN, Texas - Jim Johnston, supervising producer of the 16th season of "The Real World," is swaggering back and forth like a rancher directing his hands to cover the herd, calling out commands on a walkie-talkie to three camera crews.

Runaway bride to pitch TV project about her life
ATLANTA - Runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks has struck a deal for a TV project about her misadventures, irritating some people in her hometown.

A paddle in the sunshine

'Guild Wars' offers cut-throat battles

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Jackson is guilty of many missteps

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Hollywood makes films ageless with cross-generational affairs
The May-December romance, love that manages to cross generational lines, seems to flourish in the hothouse atmosphere of Hollywood. In the film industry, disparate ages among the coupled aren't unusual, both in terms of reality (Bogart and Bacall, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes) and onscreen.

Hollywood makes films ageless with cross-generational affairs
The May-December romance, love that manages to cross generational lines, seems to flourish in the hothouse atmosphere of Hollywood. In the film industry, disparate ages among the coupled aren't unusual, both in terms of reality (Bogart and Bacall, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes) and onscreen.

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