Renovations force senior center to different church
North Augusta Senior Center soon will have a new home.

Aiken County bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for June 18-19. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Competition inspires kids to get cooking with books
Children on summer break found a creative way to hone their reading skills through the second annual Feed the Need to Read contest at Nancy Carson Library in North Augusta.

Adult literacy sites:
Here are some phone numbers of area adult literacy sites:

Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood comes to Aiken's Hopelands
Four-year-old Maggie Dorn has had her first theater experience.

Fort Discovery camps keep kids busy
Dylan Gossett didn't mind the 45-minute drive from Barnwell, S.C., to participate in one of Fort Discovery's summer camps.

Library events
AIKEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 2-6 p.m. Sunday

Aiken Tech recruits part-time teachers at job fair
Aiken Technical College had representatives from its Academic Affairs and Continuing Education departments at its annual job fair Thursday to recruit adjunct professors for the fall term.

Milestones
The following area students have been named to the dean's list at Furman University, Greenville, S.C.:

Renovations force senior center to different church
North Augusta Senior Center soon will have a new home.

Fort Discovery camps keep kids busy
Dylan Gossett didn't mind the 45-minute drive from Barnwell, S.C., to participate in one of Fort Discovery's summer camps.

Class allows children to experience culture
Five children learning about Chinese culture lined up to get tissue paper so they could make a shuttlecock.

Aiken Tech recruits part-time teachers at job fair
Aiken Technical College had representatives from its Academic Affairs and Continuing Education departments at its annual job fair Thursday to recruit adjunct professors for the fall term.

Events
2005 PALMETTO STATE PAGEANT: Friday-Saturday, July 29-30, Center Theater, Hartsville, S.C.; open to girls 0-19, boys 0-7; a Ms. group for ladies ages 20 and older; two Grand Supreme winners to receive $1,500 savings bond, two Supreme winners to receive $1,200, 13 age-group winners will receive $1,000 savings bonds; (843) 332-0961

Class allows children to experience culture
Five children learning about Chinese culture lined up to get tissue paper so they could make a shuttlecock.

Around the block
The Hopelands Summer Concert Series will continue at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hopelands Gardens, off Whiskey Road, Aiken. The Parris Island Marine Corps Band will perform. The event is free. If it rains, the concert will be held at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Call 642-7631.

Events
2005 PALMETTO STATE PAGEANT: Friday-Saturday, July 29-30, Center Theater, Hartsville, S.C.; open to girls 0-19, boys 0-7; a Ms. group for ladies ages 20 and older; two Grand Supreme winners to receive $1,500 savings bond, two Supreme winners to receive $1,200, 13 age-group winners will receive $1,000 savings bonds; (843) 332-0961

Exhibition has works by guild members
For the ninth consecutive year, members of the Aiken Artists Guild are showing their works at the Aiken County Historical Museum.

Around the block
The Hopelands Summer Concert Series will continue at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hopelands Gardens, off Whiskey Road, Aiken. The Parris Island Marine Corps Band will perform. The event is free. If it rains, the concert will be held at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Call 642-7631.

Aiken County bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for June 18-19. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Exhibition has works by guild members
For the ninth consecutive year, members of the Aiken Artists Guild are showing their works at the Aiken County Historical Museum.

Milestones
The following area students have been named to the dean's list at Furman University, Greenville, S.C.:

Recycling centers
- To raise money for burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has recycling sites for aluminum cans at the Kmart Shopping Center in North Augusta, the Belvedere Fire Department on U.S. Highway 25, Langley Fire Department on South Carolina Highway 421, and Aiken Department of Public Safety Stations No. 2 on Silver Bluff Road and No. 3 on U.S. Highway 78.

Adult literacy sites:
Here are some phone numbers of area adult literacy sites:

Author to divorce husband who inspired book
SAN FRANCISCO - Author Terry McMillan has filed for divorce from the man who inspired the 1996 novel "How Stella Got Her Groove Back," which chronicled the romantic adventures of a 40-something woman who falls for a guy half her age.

Dominating the Derby

RiverDogs' Battle claims MVP
Tim Battle first contracted the serious illness when he was a senior in high school.

RiverDogs' Battle claims MVP
Tim Battle first contracted the serious illness when he was a senior in high school.

The stars are back
Beyond the wall 330 feet from home plate, on the other side of Milledge Road, Dylan Tedford waited.

Slumpin' Sosa dropped to sixth in Orioles' order
BALTIMORE - Sammy Sosa was dropped to sixth in the Baltimore Orioles' batting order Tuesday, a move designed to take pressure off the slumping slugger.

Jackets' trio makes impact

Slumpin' Sosa dropped to sixth in Orioles' order
BALTIMORE - Sammy Sosa was dropped to sixth in the Baltimore Orioles' batting order Tuesday, a move designed to take pressure off the slumping slugger.

Astros demolish Rockies, 7-1

McCormick used 'K' to jump into majors
Mike McCormick wasn't a strikeout pitcher in 16 seasons in the major leagues.

Pitcher shoves cameramen in angry tirade

McCormick used 'K' to jump into majors
Mike McCormick wasn't a strikeout pitcher in 16 seasons in the major leagues.

Pitcher shoves cameramen in angry tirade
ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers shoved two cameramen Wednesday, sending one to the hospital in a videotaped tirade that included throwing a camera to the ground and threatening to break others.

Stars shine at Lake Olmstead

Astros demolish Rockies, 7-1
DENVER - Craig Biggio's arm guard is headed to the Hall of Fame.

McCormick used 'K' to jump into majors

Trade talk bothers Sheffield
BALTIMORE - Gary Sheffield has no intention of leaving the New York Yankees, and manager Joe Torre said Wednesday that the team rejected a possible trade with the New York Mets involving the outfielder.

Jackets' trio makes impact
Shortstop Marcus Sanders scored runs, right fielder Brian Horwitz drove in runs and closer Brian Wilson picked up a save.

Trade talk bothers Sheffield
BALTIMORE - Gary Sheffield has no intention of leaving the New York Yankees, and manager Joe Torre said Wednesday that the team rejected a possible trade with the New York Mets involving the outfielder.

Stars shine at Lake Olmstead
More photos from the action on Tuesday night:

Astros demolish Rockies, 7-1
DENVER - Craig Biggio's arm guard is headed to the Hall of Fame.

Dominating the Derby
Grant Psomas didn't hit any balls out of Lake Olmstead Stadium during batting practice Tuesday.

Schilling makes first start since April
FORT MILL, S.C. - Curt Schilling took a big step toward rejoining the Boston Red Sox's rotation by pitching five strong innings for Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday night in his first start since injuring his right ankle in April.

Jackets' trio makes impact
Shortstop Marcus Sanders scored runs, right fielder Brian Horwitz drove in runs and closer Brian Wilson picked up a save.

Pitcher shoves cameramen in angry tirade
ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers shoved two cameramen Wednesday, sending one to the hospital in a videotaped tirade that included throwing a camera to the ground and threatening to break others.

Stars shine at Lake Olmstead
More photos from the action on Tuesday night:

RiverDogs' Battle claims MVP

Slumpin' Sosa dropped to sixth in Orioles' order

Trade talk bothers Sheffield

Dominating the Derby
Grant Psomas didn't hit any balls out of Lake Olmstead Stadium during batting practice Tuesday.

Braves solve Willis this time
MIAMI - After being shut down and shut out by Florida's Dontrelle Willis last week, the Braves vowed they'd be ready for the Marlins' lanky left-hander the next time they saw him.

Florida rallies in 13th
MIAMI - There is no baseball stadium closer to the Bermuda Triangle than Florida's Dolphins Stadium.

Top of order produces for Braves
MIAMI - If you're looking for offensive catalysts beyond Andruw Jones in the Atlanta Braves' recent tear, just go to the top.

Top of order produces for Braves

Top of order produces for Braves
MIAMI - If you're looking for offensive catalysts beyond Andruw Jones in the Atlanta Braves' recent tear, just go to the top.

Florida rallies in 13th

Braves solve Willis this time
MIAMI - After being shut down and shut out by Florida's Dontrelle Willis last week, the Braves vowed they'd be ready for the Marlins' lanky left-hander the next time they saw him.

Florida rallies in 13th
MIAMI - There is no baseball stadium closer to the Bermuda Triangle than Florida's Dolphins Stadium.

Braves solve Willis this time

Plant is moving work to Mexico

Plastic fabricator will create 200 jobs

Plastic fabricator will create 200 jobs
AIKEN - A new business venture in Trenton will bring about 200 jobs to Edgefield County.

Come home to the chef
Grandmothers better look out. A new restaurant in Augusta is serving up some serious dinner table competition.

Factory may add 500 jobs in area

Come home to the chef

Plant is moving work to Mexico
Aiken County will lose 250 jobs, most moving into Mexico, with the closure of an automotive parts plant owned by SKF USA Inc., the company announced Wednesday.

Plant is moving work to Mexico
Aiken County will lose 250 jobs, most moving into Mexico, with the closure of an automotive parts plant owned by SKF USA Inc., the company announced Wednesday.

Factory may add 500 jobs in area
A New York-based nutritional supplement company announced Wednesday that it will bring a factory and ultimately as many as 500 jobs to Augusta.

Plastic fabricator will create 200 jobs
AIKEN - A new business venture in Trenton will bring about 200 jobs to Edgefield County.

Factory may add 500 jobs in area
A New York-based nutritional supplement company announced Wednesday that it will bring a factory and ultimately as many as 500 jobs to Augusta.

Come home to the chef
Grandmothers better look out. A new restaurant in Augusta is serving up some serious dinner table competition.

Area rich in courses is getting even better

Hannibal Lecter lives
If you don't believe a human being can be pure evil, then you missed BTK serial killer Dennis Rader's cold, emotionless confession indelibly captured Monday by courtroom cameras.

Hannibal Lecter lives
If you don't believe a human being can be pure evil, then you missed BTK serial killer Dennis Rader's cold, emotionless confession indelibly captured Monday by courtroom cameras.

Closing the gap
Truett Abbott isn't just another successful middle-school principal. He's one of Georgia's most innovative educators who is proving that minority pupils from low-income communities can learn just as well as white pupils from upper-income communities. It's all in the method of instruction.

Hannibal Lecter lives

American amnesia

Yes, get that physical
One of the sillier health disputes is that between most primary care doctors, who believe annual health physicals are good for you, and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force which does studies and gives advice to doctors on medical care.

American amnesia
Americans seem to have forgotten the unprovoked act of war visited upon this nation on Sept. 11, 2001.

American amnesia
Americans seem to have forgotten the unprovoked act of war visited upon this nation on Sept. 11, 2001.

PSC makes the right call
People who find cell phone users a pain in the neck - as when they get distracted driving their cars, or obnoxiously carrying on private conversations in public - now have another reason to dislike them.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Kendra Todd got down to business as Donald Trump's latest "Apprentice" during her first day of work at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor.

Events will celebrate nation's birthday
Happy 229th birthday, America. The Fourth of July is Monday, but festivities begin locally today at Fort Gordon's Barton Field. There will be fireworks aplenty, from downtown Augusta to Thurmond Lake.

Stuff to do
The resurgent Atlanta Braves return home after an extended road trip with games Independence Day through Thursday, July 7 against the Chicago Cubs. There's fireworks after the game Monday at the Ted. Game times are 7:05 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 7:35 p.m. Tuesday and July 7. Tickets are $1-$53.

Open tab
TONIGHT: It's singles night at Club Velvet, 2306 Washington Road, with no cover, DJ Mike and drink specials all night. Call 738-5980.

Events will celebrate nation's birthday
Happy 229th birthday, America. The Fourth of July is Monday, but festivities begin locally today at Fort Gordon's Barton Field. There will be fireworks aplenty, from downtown Augusta to Thurmond Lake.

West top winner at BET Awards
LOS ANGELES - Producer-rapper Kanye West was the big winner at Tuesday night's BET Awards, earning trophies for male hip-hop artist and video of the year for his "Jesus Walks."

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

Clubbin': Room 9
ROOM 9ADDRESS: 913 Broad St.

Galleries
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. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

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 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Area anglers have plenty of well-stocked holes to try
Vernon Dorsey loves nothing better than to feel the afternoon breeze in his face while enjoying the solitude of a grassy peninsula at his favorite fishing pond.

Galleries
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. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Spotted
Gloria and Raymond Martin sit with Ronnie and Lilly Clifton at Riverwalk Augusta's Candlelight Jazz series.

Spotted
Gloria and Raymond Martin sit with Ronnie and Lilly Clifton at Riverwalk Augusta's Candlelight Jazz series.

West top winner at BET Awards
LOS ANGELES - Producer-rapper Kanye West was the big winner at Tuesday night's BET Awards, earning trophies for male hip-hop artist and video of the year for his "Jesus Walks."

Report: Lavigne engaged to Sum 41 frontman
LOS ANGELES - Avril Lavigne is reportedly marrying fellow Canadian singer Deryck Whibley, the frontman for punk-pop group Sum 41.

Hot ticket
ROBERT PLANTWHEN: 7:30 tonightWHERE: Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta

People in the News
NEW YORK - Kendra Todd got down to business as Donald Trump's latest "Apprentice" during her first day of work at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor.\r\n

Club calendar
Send your nightclub's entertainment or drink special information to rebecca.smith@augusta chronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220. Listings must be received by 6 p.m. Mondays for publication in the current week.

Clubbin': Room 9
ROOM 9ADDRESS: 913 Broad St.

Stuff to do
The resurgent Atlanta Braves return home after an extended road trip with games Independence Day through Thursday, July 7 against the Chicago Cubs. There's fireworks after the game Monday at the Ted. Game times are 7:05 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 7:35 p.m. Tuesday and July 7. Tickets are $1-$53.

Hot ticket
ROBERT PLANTWHEN: 7:30 tonightWHERE: Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta

Area anglers have plenty of well-stocked holes to try
Vernon Dorsey loves nothing better than to feel the afternoon breeze in his face while enjoying the solitude of a grassy peninsula at his favorite fishing pond.

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 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Club calendar
Send your nightclub's entertainment or drink special information to rebecca.smith@augusta chronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220. Listings must be received by 6 p.m. Mondays for publication in the current week.

Actress wins event at World Series of Poker tourney
LAS VEGAS - Actress Jennifer Tilly won the Ladies no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event at the World Series of Poker - the first time a celebrity has won an event at the famous tournament.

Spanish chickpeas with spinach and eggs
CONCORD, N.H. - Generally, I oppose treating my grocery cart as a medicine cabinet.

New location warrants name change
Dave's Restaurant has a new name and a new home.

Food is a heritage to celebrate on Independence Day
NEW YORK - Sharing food with each other defined survival for early Americans and, as the nation evolved, cooks have continued to share, varying menus, and combining original ingredients with new ideas.

Grubbin': The Arirang
The ArirangADDRESS: 3008 Deans Bridge Road

Food is a heritage to celebrate on Independence Day
NEW YORK - Sharing food with each other defined survival for early Americans and, as the nation evolved, cooks have continued to share, varying menus, and combining original ingredients with new ideas.

Food is a heritage to celebrate on Independence Day

Turkey kebabs make a great summer meal
Grilling or broiling is the way to go with summer meals - as with this low-fat kebab dish. It uses boneless turkey cutlets with accents that are both bright-tasting and colorful: gingered mustard sauce, pineapple, green pepper and cherry tomatoes.

Spanish chickpeas with spinach and eggs

Recipes make best use of summer's fresh fruits
Now's the season for fresh fruit desserts and treats, whether you're planning a holiday festivity, are expecting guests, or are just heading for a shady corner of the garden.

Spanish chickpeas with spinach and eggs
CONCORD, N.H. - Generally, I oppose treating my grocery cart as a medicine cabinet.\r\n

Turkey kebabs make a great summer meal
Grilling or broiling is the way to go with summer meals - as with this low-fat kebab dish. It uses boneless turkey cutlets with accents that are both bright-tasting and colorful: gingered mustard sauce, pineapple, green pepper and cherry tomatoes.

Turkey kebabs make a great summer meal

GreenJackets' staff is ready for a break
The Augusta GreenJackets' front office staff managed a minor miracle by pulling off the 46th South Atlantic League All-Star Game and all its festivities Monday and Tuesday.

GreenJackets' staff is ready for a break
The Augusta GreenJackets' front office staff managed a minor miracle by pulling off the 46th South Atlantic League All-Star Game and all its festivities Monday and Tuesday.

Augusta squad pleases Ripken
Cal Ripken Jr. is more used to being a Major League Baseball player than a minor league baseball owner.

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Sorenstam set to tee up against Morley

Charitable contributions top $3.4 million
Lee Smith can't pinpoint just one success story when it comes to charitable donations The Community Foundation of the CSRA receives from Augusta National Golf Club.

Course will be longer for '06

Course will be longer for '06
When Hootie Johnson says Augusta National Golf Club is "seriously looking" at changing something in the future during his annual news conference on the eve of the Masters Tournament each year, it usually happens by the next year.

Pros question latest changes at National
The changes being made to Augusta National Golf Club in time for the 2006 Masters Tournament are designed to maintain accuracy and shotmaking on the Alister Mackenzie-Bobby Jones creation.

Club renovations mangle schedule
The Regions Cup amateur golf tournament series will be playing an abbreviated official schedule.

Pros question latest changes at National

Sorenstam set to tee up against Morley
GLADSTONE, N.J. - Annika Sorenstam will face Joanne Morley in the first round of the HSBC Women's World Match Championship on Thursday, and U.S. Women's Open champion Birdie Kim will begin play against Sophie Gustafson.

Course will be longer for '06
When Hootie Johnson says Augusta National Golf Club is "seriously looking" at changing something in the future during his annual news conference on the eve of the Masters Tournament each year, it usually happens by the next year.

Club renovations mangle schedule

Sorenstam set to tee up against Morley
GLADSTONE, N.J. - Annika Sorenstam will face Joanne Morley in the first round of the HSBC Women's World Match Championship on Thursday, and U.S. Women's Open champion Birdie Kim will begin play against Sophie Gustafson.

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Club renovations mangle schedule
The Regions Cup amateur golf tournament series will be playing an abbreviated official schedule.

Upcoming events

Pros question latest changes at National
The changes being made to Augusta National Golf Club in time for the 2006 Masters Tournament are designed to maintain accuracy and shotmaking on the Alister Mackenzie-Bobby Jones creation.

GreenJackets' staff is ready for a break

Spread love for red, white and bleu
The Fourth of July is a great time to go a little overboard with the red, white and blue, and this recipe is my spin on the theme. My Layered Red, White and Bleu Spread combines the flavors of bleu cheese, roasted red bell peppers and marinated artichoke hearts in a creamy layered spread. With the help of a food processor, the recipe is a snap to prepare.

Spread love for red, white and bleu
The Fourth of July is a great time to go a little overboard with the red, white and blue, and this recipe is my spin on the theme. My Layered Red, White and Bleu Spread combines the flavors of bleu cheese, roasted red bell peppers and marinated artichoke hearts in a creamy layered spread. With the help of a food processor, the recipe is a snap to prepare.

Spread love for red, white and bleu

Reward offered in dead girl's case
Authorities announced this morning a $5,000 reward for information in the case of Tiffany Elizabeth Nelson, who disappeared in 1994 and whose bones were recently found in rural Burke County.

Inmate escapes in Edgefield County
Authorities are looking for a 20-year-old man who escaped this morning from Trenton Correctional Facility in Edgefield County, S.C.

2 people arrested after burned body is found
A New York-based nutritional supplement company announced today that it will bring a factory and ultimately as many as 500 jobs to Augusta.

Vitamin company to set up in Augusta
A New York-based nutritional supplement company announced today that it will bring a factory and ultimately as many as 500 jobs to Augusta.

To the contrary, GM is faring quite well around the world
After more than 30 years as a General Motors dealer, it seems to me that now, more than ever, it's popular to dump on a long-established manufacturer.Billy Schafer, owner, Master Pontiac, Buick, GMC Inc., Augusta

To the contrary, GM is faring quite well around the world
After more than 30 years as a General Motors dealer, it seems to me that now, more than ever, it's popular to dump on a long-established manufacturer.Billy Schafer, owner, Master Pontiac, Buick, GMC Inc., Augusta

Destination 2020 has hopeful vision
Destination 2020 is a community vision that has identified what residents of the Augusta region believe would make our city more vibrant and prosperous. James L. Kendrick, Augusta

Is good citizenship in decline?
Today we are at war. Sept. 11, 2001, saw a gathering of our national spirit - then dissent began with no concern about any solidarity of our resolve.Walter W. Lamb, Aiken, S.C.

Is good citizenship in decline?
Today we are at war. Sept. 11, 2001, saw a gathering of our national spirit - then dissent began with no concern about any solidarity of our resolve.Walter W. Lamb, Aiken, S.C.

To the contrary, GM is faring quite well around the world

The 'emperor' Bush has no clothes
The fairy tale about the emperor who struts naked while his followers insist he is clothed has a great parallel with President Bush and his war propagandists. Lowell Greenbaum, Augusta

High court botched property case
Mark June 23, 2005, as another black day for individuals' rights in America.Stephen Barrow, Aiken, S.C.

Is good citizenship in decline?

Living briefs

Film and television provide an endless parade of aliens

Lighting up legally

Honda to supply crash test data on window stickers

Lighting up legally
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Living briefs
It has 9,000 employees, serves 135 million customers and will have 1.8 billion items listed for sale this year. A new CNBC documentary, The eBay Effect: Inside a Worldwide Obsession, examines how this company, just 10 years old, has become a world power and a transforming presence in culture.

Film and television provide an endless parade of aliens
While the jury is still out on the extraterrestrial origins of crop circles or the odd abduction, there's proof that aliens have invaded Hollywood.

Film and television provide an endless parade of aliens
While the jury is still out on the extraterrestrial origins of crop circles or the odd abduction, there's proof that aliens have invaded Hollywood.

Honda to supply crash test data on window stickers
WASHINGTON - Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday it would publish government crash test data on window stickers in all 2006 model year Honda and Acura vehicles, providing a lift to lawmakers hoping to bring the information to consumers when they shop at dealerships.

Living briefs
It has 9,000 employees, serves 135 million customers and will have 1.8 billion items listed for sale this year. A new CNBC documentary, The eBay Effect: Inside a Worldwide Obsession, examines how this company, just 10 years old, has become a world power and a transforming presence in culture.

Honda to supply crash test data on window stickers
WASHINGTON - Honda Motor Co. said Tuesday it would publish government crash test data on window stickers in all 2006 model year Honda and Acura vehicles, providing a lift to lawmakers hoping to bring the information to consumers when they shop at dealerships.

Lighting up legally
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Woman takes oath as chief justice
ATLANTA - For the first time in its 159-year history, the Georgia Supreme Court is now led by a woman.

Inmate escapes in Edgefield County
Authorities are looking for a 20-year-old man who escaped this morning from Trenton Correctional Facility in Edgefield County, S.C.

Report will serve as planning guide

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Longtime school Superintendent Dennis McMahon has been fired by district board members of Lexington-Richland 5.

SRS bidding process begins
AIKEN - The Savannah River Site bidding war has officially begun.

Kid of the Day
Keisha Geter is today's Kid of the Day.

Budget, raises approved
The Richmond County Board of Education narrowly approved a final adoption of the fiscal year 2006 budget in a 5-4 vote Tuesday as some board members expressed apprehension in supporting a budget they didn't entirely understand.

Doctors want to buy hospital
A group of local physicians doesn't want St. Joseph Hospital to close - so they plan to buy it.

Soldiers back return of buses
City bus service to and from Fort Gordon would be welcome.

Be careful when working out in the heat
Clyde Lester has one word for people who want to follow his example of jogging at noontime through downtown Augusta: Don't. At least, not until you're ready.

Price names teacher accused of molesting
On Tuesday night, Columbia County schools Superintendent Tommy Price released the name of the substitute teacher whom police are investigating in connection with reports of multiple incidents of child molestation at two elementary schools.

Board punishes principal
Richmond County school officials found that former C.T. Walker Traditional Magnet School Principal Paula Baker broke the chain of command in making changes at the school after sifting through a series of charges.

Lawmakers will clarify issue
SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Georgia General Assembly will move quickly next year to define what is the public use in eminent domain cases, the Senate's top legislator said.

Budget, raises approved
The Richmond County Board of Education narrowly approved a final adoption of the fiscal year 2006 budget in a 5-4 vote Tuesday as some board members expressed apprehension in supporting a budget they didn't entirely understand.

Doe found in raid is recovering well
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A friendly fawn is thriving in the care of state wildlife workers after it was seized along with drugs and guns by Glynn County narcotics officers during a raid last week at a home north of Brunswick.

Price names teacher accused of molesting

Prosecutors say verdict was just
Federal prosecutors have countered claims by attorneys for former state Sen. Charles Walker that he was unfairly convicted.

2 people arrested after burned body is found
A New York-based nutritional supplement company announced today that it will bring a factory and ultimately as many as 500 jobs to Augusta.

SunCom agrees to give the 311
SunCom customers will now be able to use Columbia County's new 311 phone service.

Along with fireworks comes holiday travel
If you're planning on hitting the road for the Fourth of July weekend, you're in good company.

Manager to buy buildings
University Hospital will sell its share in four medical office buildings to the company that manages them.

Kid of the Day
Heather Ashley Harden is today's Kid of the Day.

Woman takes oath as chief justice
ATLANTA - For the first time in its 159-year history, the Georgia Supreme Court is now led by a woman.

Across the area
An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Augusta Regional Airport's Bush Field on Tuesday night.

Site wins reprieve
The U.S. Energy Department agreed Tuesday to provide $4.3 million to keep Savannah River Ecology Lab operating at reduced levels through next June.

SunCom agrees to give the 311

Board punishes principal
Richmond County school officials found that former C.T. Walker Traditional Magnet School Principal Paula Baker broke the chain of command in making changes at the school after sifting through a series of charges.

SunCom agrees to give the 311
SunCom customers will now be able to use Columbia County's new 311 phone service.

Inmate discovers gun stockpile
What could have been a dangerous escape attempt ended peacefully when a Richmond County inmate told a supervisor about his discovery of a loaded handgun, a rifle, five shotguns and ammunition in an overgrown lot in Augusta.

Price names teacher accused of molesting
On Tuesday night, Columbia County schools Superintendent Tommy Price released the name of the substitute teacher whom police are investigating in connection with reports of multiple incidents of child molestation at two elementary schools.

All wet
Five-year-old Breanna Rutland plays in the fountain near Riverwalk Augusta.

Report will serve as planning guide
AIKEN - Aiken County still doesn't have a plan to improve its school system over the next five years.

Across Georgia
SNELLVILLE - A suburban Atlanta man who feared losing his home to mounting debt shot his mailman several times in the abdomen Wednesday "to make a statement," authorities said.

News you can use

News you can use
A first-aid kit is often the last thing summer vacationers remember to bring along, but packing it should be second nature, says Dr. Brooks Metts, the director of the University of South Carolina's Palmetto Poison Center.

Hawaii outcry confuses some

Kid of the Day
Keisha Geter is today's Kid of the Day.

2 people arrested after burned body is found

Inmate flees from hospital
Columbia County police said Wednesday that they are upset and baffled over how a high-risk prisoner was able to escape Tuesday from East Central Regional Hospital at Augusta, formerly known as Georgia Regional Hospital.

Midville officer accused of intimidation is fired
MIDVILLE, Ga. - To some townspeople, he was "tyrannical," tailing motorists, pulling them over for menial violations, then approaching their doors with his hand wavering over his pistol holster.

Holiday Closings
The following holiday schedules have been announced for Independence Day:

Gap in scoring narrows
Test scores in Richmond County continue to lag behind state scores, but the gap is closing.

Hawaii outcry confuses some
Some Augusta Commission members are surprised they're being criticized for spending $14,000 on an upcoming convention trip to Hawaii.

Holiday Closings
The following holiday schedules have been announced for Independence Day:

UGA dean resigns amid inquiry
ATHENS, Ga. - The dean of the University of Georgia's journalism school will resign in the wake of a sexual harassment claim against him.

Loophole keeps tattooers from drawing business
AIKEN - Harvey "Butch" Lishka doesn't have any visible tattoos.

Inmate escapes in Edgefield County

Across South Carolina
WASHINGTON - A South Carolina prison inmate told a rapt House panel Wednesday about how he defrauded the U.S. government of $3.5 million by filing bogus tax returns.

Doctors want to buy hospital
A group of local physicians doesn't want St. Joseph Hospital to close - so they plan to buy it.

News you can use
Entertainment activities and events scheduled for this week include:

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Across Georgia
DOUGLAS - State Sen. Greg Goggans, of Douglas, was injured and another man was killed Monday in an automobile collision during a rainstorm.

Be careful when working out in the heat

Report will serve as planning guide
AIKEN - Aiken County still doesn't have a plan to improve its school system over the next five years.

Site wins reprieve

Hawaii outcry confuses some
Some Augusta Commission members are surprised they're being criticized for spending $14,000 on an upcoming convention trip to Hawaii.

Across the area
A Hephzibah man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old father of two.

Be careful when working out in the heat
Clyde Lester has one word for people who want to follow his example of jogging at noontime through downtown Augusta: Don't. At least, not until you're ready.

Body leads to charges for 2 men
WARRENVILLE - Two men have been arrested in connection with the discovery of badly burned human remains buried under debris in Warrenville on Wednesday.

Army targets effects of BRAC on schools
ATLANTA - The Army will work with nearly 200 school systems to soften the changes those districts will face because of the upcoming Base Realignment and Closure process, a high-ranking official said Wednesday.

Turtles might get new rehab on Jekyll Island
SAVANNAH, Ga. - When biologist Mark Dodd finds a sick or injured sea turtle, he can go two ways with it: south, to one of 15 turtle rehabilitation centers in Florida, or north, to one in Charleston.

Meth ring bust nets 6 arrests in Athens
ATHENS, Ga. - A major methamphetamine ring that sold primarily to University of Georgia students and clubgoers was dismantled Monday when authorities arrested six suspected dealers and issued federal arrest warrants for several more, Athens-Clarke County police said.

Doctors want to buy hospital

Deputies seek two robbery suspects
Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for suspects in two early Wednesday morning robberies at separate Waffle House restaurants along Gordon Highway.

Gap in scoring narrows

Manager to buy buildings

Midville officer accused of intimidation is fired

Manager to buy buildings
University Hospital will sell its share in four medical office buildings to the company that manages them.

Holiday Closings

Getting ready for tee time
Depending on their skill or lack thereof, golfers will soon get the chance to shoot plenty of birdies or bogeys at the newest public golf course being built in Columbia County.

Across Georgia

Midville officer accused of intimidation is fired
MIDVILLE, Ga. - To some townspeople, he was "tyrannical," tailing motorists, pulling them over for menial violations, then approaching their doors with his hand wavering over his pistol holster.

Across the area

Gap in scoring narrows
Test scores in Richmond County continue to lag behind state scores, but the gap is closing.

Along with fireworks comes holiday travel

Budget, raises approved

Kid of the Day

Woman takes oath as chief justice

Getting ready for tee time

Lawmakers will clarify issue

Body leads to charges for 2 men

Along with fireworks comes holiday travel
If you're planning on hitting the road for the Fourth of July weekend, you're in good company.

Loophole keeps tattooers from drawing business

Site wins reprieve
The U.S. Energy Department agreed Tuesday to provide $4.3 million to keep Savannah River Ecology Lab operating at reduced levels through next June.

Inmate flees from hospital

Prosecutors say verdict was just
Federal prosecutors have countered claims by attorneys for former state Sen. Charles Walker that he was unfairly convicted.

News you can use

Lawmakers will clarify issue
SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Georgia General Assembly will move quickly next year to define what is the public use in eminent domain cases, the Senate's top legislator said.

Across South Carolina

All wet
Five-year-old Breanna Rutland plays in the fountain near Riverwalk Augusta.

Turtles might get new rehab on Jekyll Island

SRS bidding process begins
AIKEN - The Savannah River Site bidding war has officially begun.

Kid of the Day
Heather Ashley Harden is today's Kid of the Day.

News you can use
Entertainment activities and events scheduled for this week include:

Across South Carolina
WASHINGTON - A South Carolina prison inmate told a rapt House panel Wednesday about how he defrauded the U.S. government of $3.5 million by filing bogus tax returns.

Vitamin company to set up in Augusta
A New York-based nutritional supplement company announced today that it will bring a factory and ultimately as many as 500 jobs to Augusta.

Across Georgia
SNELLVILLE - A suburban Atlanta man who feared losing his home to mounting debt shot his mailman several times in the abdomen Wednesday "to make a statement," authorities said.

Kid of the Day

Across the area
A Hephzibah man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old father of two.

Prosecutors say verdict was just

News you can use
A first-aid kit is often the last thing summer vacationers remember to bring along, but packing it should be second nature, says Dr. Brooks Metts, the director of the University of South Carolina's Palmetto Poison Center.

Board punishes principal

Turtles might get new rehab on Jekyll Island
SAVANNAH, Ga. - When biologist Mark Dodd finds a sick or injured sea turtle, he can go two ways with it: south, to one of 15 turtle rehabilitation centers in Florida, or north, to one in Charleston.

All wet

Getting ready for tee time
Depending on their skill or lack thereof, golfers will soon get the chance to shoot plenty of birdies or bogeys at the newest public golf course being built in Columbia County.

Vitamin company to set up in Augusta

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Rants and Raves
Comments from our readers:

Loophole keeps tattooers from drawing business
AIKEN - Harvey "Butch" Lishka doesn't have any visible tattoos.

Inmate flees from hospital
Columbia County police said Wednesday that they are upset and baffled over how a high-risk prisoner was able to escape Tuesday from East Central Regional Hospital at Augusta, formerly known as Georgia Regional Hospital.

Body leads to charges for 2 men
WARRENVILLE - Two men have been arrested in connection with the discovery of badly burned human remains buried under debris in Warrenville on Wednesday.

SRS bidding process begins

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

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

'Bride' blends cinematic forms to woo audiences

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

'Bride' blends cinematic forms to woo audiences
It's never easy to determine where Bride & Prejudice is coming from. That's a good thing.

Diesel finds himself out of fuel in numbing family flop 'Pacifier'
Before the berating begins, let us applaud action star Vin Diesel for having the courage and confidence to step outside his comfort zone and attempt to crossover into the always difficult genre of family comedy.

Mini reviews

'Bride' blends cinematic forms to woo audiences
It's never easy to determine where Bride & Prejudice is coming from. That's a good thing.

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

New on video

American music is much more than patriotic standards
Come this time next week, none of us will want to hear another John Philip Sousa march again.

American music is much more than patriotic standards

Sonic Spotlight
JOHN BERRETAGE: 26HOMETOWN: Elkton, Md. He moved to Aiken in 2002.

Starbucks to release CD of remastered Dylan bootlegs
SEATTLE - Bob Dylan made his mark playing in one cafe. Soon, he'll be in thousands.

Sonic Spotlight
JOHN BERRETAGE: 26HOMETOWN: Elkton, Md. He moved to Aiken in 2002.

Starbucks to release CD of remastered Dylan bootlegs
SEATTLE - Bob Dylan made his mark playing in one cafe. Soon, he'll be in thousands.

Notorious B.I.G., Big Daddy Kane to be honored at VH1 event
NEW YORK - Both Big Poppa and Big Daddy Kane will get their props from VH1 this year.

Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas added to Live 8
PHILADELPHIA - Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas, Josh Groban, Def Leppard and Toby Keith have been added to the lineup of Saturday's Live 8 concert in Philadelphia.

American music is much more than patriotic standards
Come this time next week, none of us will want to hear another John Philip Sousa march again.

Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas added to Live 8

Starbucks to release CD of remastered Dylan bootlegs

Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas added to Live 8
PHILADELPHIA - Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas, Josh Groban, Def Leppard and Toby Keith have been added to the lineup of Saturday's Live 8 concert in Philadelphia.

Sonic Spotlight

Busch drivers might get help
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Busch and Nextel Cup series have gone in different directions the past three weeks, but they converge back at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. And with it comes the rush of Nextel Cup drivers who will pull double duty.

Restrictor plates reduce speed, but lead to pileups

Busch drivers might get help
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Busch and Nextel Cup series have gone in different directions the past three weeks, but they converge back at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. And with it comes the rush of Nextel Cup drivers who will pull double duty.

Busch drivers might get help

Restrictor plates reduce speed, but lead to pileups
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Casey Mears said restrictor plates are like the Social Security program. Everyone agrees it's a flawed system, but nobody has a cure.

Racing newsmaker: Brian France

Racing newsmaker: Brian France
Brian France, the third generation chairman of NASCAR, talked with reporters during a national telephone conference call this week about the season and what's ahead for the powerful racing organization.

Restrictor plates reduce speed, but lead to pileups
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Casey Mears said restrictor plates are like the Social Security program. Everyone agrees it's a flawed system, but nobody has a cure.

Racing newsmaker: Brian France
Brian France, the third generation chairman of NASCAR, talked with reporters during a national telephone conference call this week about the season and what's ahead for the powerful racing organization.

Text of the speech by President Bush
WASHINGTON - The following is a transcript of remarks by President Bush at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Text of the speech by President Bush
WASHINGTON - The following is a transcript of remarks by President Bush at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Text of the speech by President Bush

Hawks choose Marvin Williams in draft
NEW YORK - Sure was a g'day for Andrew Bogut.

Mrs. Barbara A. McClattie    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. John D. Drew    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Jewell Claxton    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Bradley C. Curry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Harris    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Jewell Claxton    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald W. Barnes    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Kathryn Boardman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dickie Jerome Epps    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. John D. Perry    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Dorsey Jones, Jr.    (EATONTON, Ga.)

Mr. John D. Perry    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. John D. Drew    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Jaunell Standridge    (ADRIAN, Ga.)

Mrs. Peggy Tyler Johnson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Gregory R. Benjamin    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Stephens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald W. Barnes    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Louise Ford    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Wade W. Baker, Sr.    (EMS BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Susie Lowe    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Donald A. Tankersley    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Stephens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne Rodgers, Jr.    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Louise Ford    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Bernice Jenkins    (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Chaquise Natae Gregory    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Ferguson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Hickson    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mr. Bradley C. Curry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Franklin E. Hutto    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Roberta Adamson    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Grady H. Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert "Bob" Bussey    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Dickie Jerome Epps    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Waltower    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace B. Johnson    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Stephens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Marlon Leo Spann    (WILLIAMSTON, S.C.)

Mr. John D. Drew    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Harry H. Lowe, Jr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Rebecca Hickson    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Alice Darrisaw    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Marlon Leo Spann    (WILLIAMSTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Roberta Adamson    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mattie S. Favors    (RAYLE, Ga.)

Mr. Robert "Bob" Bussey    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Paul K. Sweeney, Sr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Thomas Waltower    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harry H. Lowe, Jr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Regina Walden    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Thelma Logan    (PLAINS, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Tyler    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Grady Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Donald A. Tankersley    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mr. Otis Hillary    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul K. Sweeney, Sr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Helen Fox Rhoden    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Harry H. Lowe, Jr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruth Edwards    (WHITE PLAINS, Ga.)

Mrs. Thelma Logan    (PLAINS, Ga.)

Mr. Sam T. Davis, III    (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

Mr. Dorsey Jones, Jr.    (EATONTON, Ga.)

Mr. Watson T. Crook, Jr.    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise E. Sachs    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Alice Darrisaw    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Grady Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Waltower    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bernice Jenkins    (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Barnes    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Otis Hillary    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory R. Benjamin    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Thomas Harris    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Wade W. Baker, Sr.    (EMS BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Helen Fox Rhoden    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Peggy Tyler Johnson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Ferguson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jaunell Standridge    (ADRIAN, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth Edwards    (WHITE PLAINS, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathryn Boardman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John D. Drew    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Bradley C. Curry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Sam T. Davis, III    (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

Mrs. Mattie S. Favors    (RAYLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Mealing    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Chaquise Natae Gregory    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Susie Lowe    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Grady H. Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clayton Boardman, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace B. Johnson    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Barnes    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Harry H. Lowe, Jr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Regina Walden    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara A. McClattie    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Waltower    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Tyler    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Bradley C. Curry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Mealing    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Watson T. Crook, Jr.    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne Rodgers, Jr.    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Clayton Boardman, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Peggy Tyler Johnson (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. John D. Drew (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Sam T. Davis, III (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

Mrs. Mary Stephens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John D. Perry (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mattie S. Favors (RAYLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara A. McClattie (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Grady H. Jenkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Otis Hillary (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Marlon Leo Spann (WILLIAMSTON, S.C.)

Mr. Gregory R. Benjamin (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Jaunell Standridge (ADRIAN, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald W. Barnes (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. John D. Drew (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Ford (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Jewell Claxton (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Tyler (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Susie Lowe (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Waltower (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Chaquise Natae Gregory (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Alice Darrisaw (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Helen Fox Rhoden (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Harry H. Lowe, Jr. (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Bradley C. Curry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dickie Jerome Epps (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Thelma Logan (PLAINS, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Mealing (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Regina Walden (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Bradley C. Curry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Watson T. Crook, Jr. (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathryn Boardman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul K. Sweeney, Sr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Grace B. Johnson (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Robert "Bob" Bussey (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Dorsey Jones, Jr. (EATONTON, Ga.)

Mr. Clayton Boardman, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Donald A. Tankersley (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mrs. Roberta Adamson (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Bernice Jenkins (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne Rodgers, Jr. (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Thomas Harris (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Harry H. Lowe, Jr. (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Grady Jenkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Barnes (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Ferguson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth Edwards (WHITE PLAINS, Ga.)

Mr. Wade W. Baker, Sr. (EMS BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Thomas Waltower (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Hickson (BARTOW, Ga.)

Roddick ready to reclaim top spot

Area Announcements

Davenport hopes to improve in semifinals

Overtime

Federer, Hewitt advance to Wimbledon semis

Overtime

Eustice leaving large shoes to fill in sport

Overtime
Dogwood Stable's Limehouse will run in the Grade 1 $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup.

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.

Davenport hopes to improve in semifinals
WIMBLEDON, England - Lindsay Davenport struggled with her strokes and still won in straight sets Tuesday, which may bode badly for her opponent in the Wimbledon semifinals, Amelie Mauresmo.

Roddick ready to reclaim top spot
WIMBLEDON, England - Andy Roddick knows he's a work in progress, a young player with a record-setting serve, a fearsome forehand, a Grand Slam title - and key parts of his game that occasionally let him down.

Roddick ready to reclaim top spot
WIMBLEDON, England - Andy Roddick knows he's a work in progress, a young player with a record-setting serve, a fearsome forehand, a Grand Slam title - and key parts of his game that occasionally let him down.

Overtime
In Boston, Robert Kraft might be the owner of the NFL champion New England Patriots, but Russia's president is lord of his 2005 Super Bowl ring.

Overtime
Dogwood Stable's Limehouse will run in the Grade 1 $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup.

Davenport hopes to improve in semifinals
WIMBLEDON, England - Lindsay Davenport struggled with her strokes and still won in straight sets Tuesday, which may bode badly for her opponent in the Wimbledon semifinals, Amelie Mauresmo.

Overtime
In Boston, Robert Kraft might be the owner of the NFL champion New England Patriots, but Russia's president is lord of his 2005 Super Bowl ring.

Eustice leaving large shoes to fill in sport
Now that both of his daughters are settled in at Georgia Southern, Gil Eustice can reclaim his house.

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.

Federer, Hewitt advance to Wimbledon semis
WIMBLEDON, England - Chasing down shots all over the court, Roger Federer was rewarded with another berth in the Wimbledon semifinals.

Federer, Hewitt advance to Wimbledon semis
WIMBLEDON, England - Chasing down shots all over the court, Roger Federer was rewarded with another berth in the Wimbledon semifinals.

Eustice leaving large shoes to fill in sport
Now that both of his daughters are settled in at Georgia Southern, Gil Eustice can reclaim his house.

Lewis Family turns out another top-notch album

Lewis Family turns out another top-notch album
There's something special about the songs of The Lewis Family bluegrass-gospel group of Lincolnton, Ga.

Lewis Family turns out another top-notch album
There's something special about the songs of The Lewis Family bluegrass-gospel group of Lincolnton, Ga.

Educators see what careers Fort Gordon has to offer
Several educators visited Fort Gordon last week to learn about Army careers.

Bluegrass is sacred to musician, 77
Jim Jewell has taken his lifelong passion for bluegrass music and turned it into a mission.

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

Hicks' task remains the same in civilian job
In a career spanning 30 years, Maj. Gen. Janet A. Hicks said, she has a lot of accomplishments that she is proud of and a lot of memories to cherish. Of all of them, there is one that stands out to her.

Across the river
RED, WHITE AND BLUE DANCE PARTY: 7:30-11 p.m. today; Aiken's Municipal Hall, The Alley; music, hors d'oeuvres, three cash bars; tickets sold at Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Aiken Drug Co. Inc., The Iron Pony, Aiken Office Supply and Book Store, Showtime Dance and Activewear; $15 at the door, $14 at ticket outlets; 643-9343

Music is heart of dinner theater's revue
When it comes to composers of Broadway musicals, the names John Kander and Fred Ebb might not be as familiar as song-writing duos such as Rodgers and Hammerstein and Lerner and Loew.

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.

Hicks' task remains the same in civilian job
In a career spanning 30 years, Maj. Gen. Janet A. Hicks said, she has a lot of accomplishments that she is proud of and a lot of memories to cherish. Of all of them, there is one that stands out to her.

Military milestones
- Air Force Airman Jerone Farewell, a 2003 graduate of Hephzibah High School and son of Gabriele Farewell, of Blythe, has graduated from the Air Traffic Control Operations Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss.

Residents find quiet along river bank
Every morning when Dick Fox wakes up, he walks into his living room and looks out the spacious windows overlooking the Savannah River where an occasional speedboat and personal watercraft passes by.

Correction
The map on the front page of the June 23 Richmond County Neighbors should have listed Milledge Road as one of the borders of the Harrisburg community. The Chronicle regrets the error.

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.

Support groups
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

Reunions
Academy of Richmond County 1980: Seeking classmates for a 25-year reunion Saturday, July 23; contact Jane Garrison Bailey, 736-3936 or JEGBailey@aol.com

Milestones
Richard S. Boggan, a primary care management coordinator, has been named the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers' employee of the year.

Administrators' council honors volunteers with reception
Patsy Pennington knew she wanted to help women touched by domestic violence, but she also knew her schedule would limit her involvement.

Georgia Farmers Market
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Fourth comes first in Augusta area
Celebrating the nation's 229th birthday should be easy because there are plenty of festivities scheduled in the Augusta area for the holiday weekend.

Military milestones
- Air Force Airman Jerone Farewell, a 2003 graduate of Hephzibah High School and son of Gabriele Farewell, of Blythe, has graduated from the Air Traffic Control Operations Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss.

Support groups
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

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

Milestones
Richard S. Boggan, a primary care management coordinator, has been named the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers' employee of the year.

Fort Discovery camps keep kids busy
Dylan Gossett didn't mind the 45-minute drive from Barnwell, S.C., to participate in one of Fort Discovery's summer camps.

Bluegrass is sacred to musician, 77
Jim Jewell has taken his lifelong passion for bluegrass music and turned it into a mission.

Correction
The map on the front page of the June 23 Richmond County Neighbors should have listed Milledge Road as one of the borders of the Harrisburg community. The Chronicle regrets the error.

Music is heart of dinner theater's revue
When it comes to composers of Broadway musicals, the names John Kander and Fred Ebb might not be as familiar as song-writing duos such as Rodgers and Hammerstein and Lerner and Loew.

Around the block
Acoustic Music for the Soul begins at 10 tonight at Lake Olmstead Stadium and again from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Parkway.

Library events
MAIN LIBRARY: FREE MOVIES: 6:30 p.m. Mondays; Amacord, July 11; Barton Fink, July 18; O Brother, Where Art Thou?, July 25

Residents find quiet along river bank
Every morning when Dick Fox wakes up, he walks into his living room and looks out the spacious windows overlooking the Savannah River where an occasional speedboat and personal watercraft passes by.

Fort Discovery camps keep kids busy
Dylan Gossett didn't mind the 45-minute drive from Barnwell, S.C., to participate in one of Fort Discovery's summer camps.

Reunions
Academy of Richmond County 1980: Seeking classmates for a 25-year reunion Saturday, July 23; contact Jane Garrison Bailey, 736-3936 or JEGBailey@aol.com

Around the block
Acoustic Music for the Soul begins at 10 tonight at Lake Olmstead Stadium and again from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Parkway.

Events
ELBERT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 10TH ANNUAL FIREWORKS SHOW: 6 p.m. Friday; Richard B. Russell State Park, Elberton, Ga.; music by The Splitz, martial arts demonstration, concessions, fireworks display at 9:20 p.m.; $6 per vehicle entry fee; (706) 283-5651

Events
ELBERT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 10TH ANNUAL FIREWORKS SHOW: 6 p.m. Friday; Richard B. Russell State Park, Elberton, Ga.; music by The Splitz, martial arts demonstration, concessions, fireworks display at 9:20 p.m.; $6 per vehicle entry fee; (706) 283-5651

Across the river
RED, WHITE AND BLUE DANCE PARTY: 7:30-11 p.m. today; Aiken's Municipal Hall, The Alley; music, hors d'oeuvres, three cash bars; tickets sold at Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Aiken Drug Co. Inc., The Iron Pony, Aiken Office Supply and Book Store, Showtime Dance and Activewear; $15 at the door, $14 at ticket outlets; 643-9343

This week
Independence Day Celebration: 3:30 p.m. today; Fort Gordon's Barton Field; featuring U.S. Army Signal Corps Band, Coca-Cola Fun Zone, animal exhibits, face painting, pony rides, fireworks at 9:30 p.m.; free; 791-6779

This week
Independence Day Celebration: 3:30 p.m. today; Fort Gordon's Barton Field; featuring U.S. Army Signal Corps Band, Coca-Cola Fun Zone, animal exhibits, face painting, pony rides, fireworks at 9:30 p.m.; free; 791-6779

Emergency Relief campaign successfully surpasses goal
It was a record-breaking year for Fort Gordon's Army Emergency Relief campaign, and post officials said "thank you" at a ceremony June 21 at Alexander Hall.

Administrators' council honors volunteers with reception
Patsy Pennington knew she wanted to help women touched by domestic violence, but she also knew her schedule would limit her involvement.

Artscape continues its summer activities
Two area groups have joined forces in presenting summer camp activities for low-income children.

Emergency Relief campaign successfully surpasses goal
It was a record-breaking year for Fort Gordon's Army Emergency Relief campaign, and post officials said "thank you" at a ceremony June 21 at Alexander Hall.

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

Fourth comes first in Augusta area
Celebrating the nation's 229th birthday should be easy because there are plenty of festivities scheduled in the Augusta area for the holiday weekend.

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

Recreation
FORT DISCOVERYSeventh Street, 821-0200HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Bluegrass is sacred to musician, 77

Events

For the record

Military milestones

Support groups

Emergency Relief campaign successfully surpasses goal

Milestones

Pet of the week

Hicks' task remains the same in civilian job

Fourth comes first in Augusta area

Administrators' council honors volunteers with reception

Music is heart of dinner theater's revue

This week

Correction

Around the block

Residents find quiet along river bank

Reunions

Fort Discovery camps keep kids busy

Across the river

Movies help viewers understand counterculture groups of society

ABC scores big ratings with NBA and dancing
NEW YORK - Viewers got into dribbling and dancing on ABC again last week.

Miss America Pageant to air on country music network

ABC scores big ratings with NBA and dancing
NEW YORK - Viewers got into dribbling and dancing on ABC again last week.

Miss America Pageant to air on country music network
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Miss America's goin' country. The famous beauty pageant, its future in doubt since ABC dropped it last fall, has signed a multiyear broadcast deal with cable country music network CMT, officials said Monday.

ABC scores big ratings with NBA and dancing

Miss America Pageant to air on country music network
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Miss America's goin' country. The famous beauty pageant, its future in doubt since ABC dropped it last fall, has signed a multiyear broadcast deal with cable country music network CMT, officials said Monday.

Area anglers have plenty of well-stocked holes to try

Hot ticket

People in the News

Club calendar

Applause calendar

Spotted

Stuff to do

West top winner at BET Awards

Galleries

Events will celebrate nation's birthday

Clubbin': Room 9

Movies help viewers understand counterculture groups of society
Society follows the physical laws that govern the universe. For instance, physics teaches us that for every reaction, there is an equal and opposite reaction. It's certainly true in society.

Movies help viewers understand counterculture groups of society
Society follows the physical laws that govern the universe. For instance, physics teaches us that for every reaction, there is an equal and opposite reaction. It's certainly true in society.

Area rich in courses is getting even better
You hear it all the time from newcomers to the Augusta area - they're amazed at what a great area this is to learn, practice and play golf.

Area rich in courses is getting even better
You hear it all the time from newcomers to the Augusta area - they're amazed at what a great area this is to learn, practice and play golf.

Milestones

Aiken County bookings

Around the block

Class allows children to experience culture

Aiken Tech recruits part-time teachers at job fair

Fort Discovery camps keep kids busy

Adult literacy sites:

Exhibition has works by guild members

Renovations force senior center to different church

Events