Reunions
Leavelle McCampbell High sSchool 1957: Seeking classmates for a 48-year reunion Friday-Saturday, Sept. 9-10; contact Joane Sealy Yeater, P.O. Box 264, Warrenville, SC 29851, or e-mail Jack Wood, j57ewood@bellsouth.net

Schooled in the ritual
Jaime Rayos, of Aiken, walks her children, Rhett, 7, and Kim, 6, to Millbrook Elementary.

Cyclist pedals message about proper nutrition
When Aiken High School students returned Tuesday, Joe Wilson, the school's agricultural teacher, had a surprise for his class.

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.

Glover 50th wedding anniversary
The Rev. Barney and Sarah Glover, of Augusta, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner Saturday, July 9, at their home.

Reunions
Leavelle McCampbell High sSchool 1957: Seeking classmates for a 48-year reunion Friday-Saturday, Sept. 9-10; contact Joane Sealy Yeater, P.O. Box 264, Warrenville, SC 29851, or e-mail Jack Wood, j57ewood@bellsouth.net

Library events
AIKEN COUNTY 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

This week
Aiken Brass: 7 p.m. Monday; Hopelands Summer Concert Series, Hopelands Gardens, Whiskey Road at Dupree Place; free; 642-7631

South Aiken High swimmer is making a big splash
Ryan Freed knows there is a lot of truth in the adage: "Good things come in small packages."

Around the block
The Master's Voice choir will be in concert at the Fountain of Life Fellowship, 2799 Whiskey Road, at the 11 a.m. service today. Dinner will be served at the end of the service. For more information call 645-0041.

County employees hold talent contest to help United Way
Twenty-one people will compete in three age brackets for the title of Aiken County Idol in a fund-raiser for the United Way of Aiken County.

CSRA Bridge Club results
CSRA Bridge Club results for Aug. 1-7

Around the block
The Master's Voice choir will be in concert at the Fountain of Life Fellowship, 2799 Whiskey Road, at the 11 a.m. service today. Dinner will be served at the end of the service. For more information call 645-0041.

Glover 50th wedding anniversary
The Rev. Barney and Sarah Glover, of Augusta, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner Saturday, July 9, at their home.

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.

County employees hold talent contest to help United Way
Twenty-one people will compete in three age brackets for the title of Aiken County Idol in a fund-raiser for the United Way of Aiken County.

Recreation events
AIKEN COUNTY RECREATION CENTER, GRANITEVILLE BROTHERS AND SISTERS MEETINGS: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; for boys and girls ages 5 to 18; programs offer tutoring, mentoring, cultural and recreational activities and field trips

Schooled in the ritual
Jaime Rayos, of Aiken, walks her children, Rhett, 7, and Kim, 6, to Millbrook Elementary.

University collecting stories of Graniteville train disaster
The University of South Carolina wants residents of Graniteville to talk about the Jan. 6 train wreck and chlorine spill that killed nine people and caused about 5,400 residents to be evacuated.

Scout leader is leaving council
The Boy Scouts has been a huge part of Bill Lesshafft's life, and on Sept. 1, his relationship with the organization will head in a new direction.

Scout leader is leaving council
The Boy Scouts has been a huge part of Bill Lesshafft's life, and on Sept. 1, his relationship with the organization will head in a new direction.

South Aiken High swimmer is making a big splash
Ryan Freed knows there is a lot of truth in the adage: "Good things come in small packages."

Jazz band is forced to improvise
The opportunity to enjoy her favorite form of music drew Linda Voldness to her first Hopelands Summer Concert Series performance.

University collecting stories of Graniteville train disaster
The University of South Carolina wants residents of Graniteville to talk about the Jan. 6 train wreck and chlorine spill that killed nine people and caused about 5,400 residents to be evacuated.

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Aug. 2-4. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Cyclist pedals message about proper nutrition
When Aiken High School students returned Tuesday, Joe Wilson, the school's agricultural teacher, had a surprise for his class.

CSRA Bridge Club results
CSRA Bridge Club results for Aug. 1-7

Production involves 'Amorous' diplomacy
Playing a stiff-upper-lip English butler isn't much of an act for Phil Finn.

This week
Aiken Brass: 7 p.m. Monday; Hopelands Summer Concert Series, Hopelands Gardens, Whiskey Road at Dupree Place; free; 642-7631

Meetings
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays; Thursdays and Fridays, Aurora Pavilion, 655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, 641-5926

Events
STAMP AND PICTURE POSTCARD SHOW: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; Spring Valley High School, 120 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia; free; (803) 254-3727

Library events
AIKEN COUNTYHOURS: 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

Meetings
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays; Thursdays and Fridays, Aurora Pavilion, 655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, 641-5926

Recreation events
AIKEN COUNTY RECREATION CENTER, GRANITEVILLEBROTHERS AND SISTERS MEETINGS: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; for boys and girls ages 5 to 18; programs offer tutoring, mentoring, cultural and recreational activities and field trips

Literacy
AIKEN COUNTY: David Gantt, adult-education director for Aiken County public schools, (803) 641-2476; Mary McGuire, literacy coordinator for public schools, (803) 641-2651

Literacy
AIKEN COUNTY: David Gantt, adult-education director for Aiken County public schools, (803) 641-2476; Mary McGuire, literacy coordinator for public schools, (803) 641-2651

Production involves 'Amorous' diplomacy
Playing a stiff-upper-lip English butler isn't much of an act for Phil Finn.

Across the river
CSRA WRITERS: 6:30 p.m. Monday; Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 1336 Augusta West Parkway; bring eight copies of a manuscript to be critiqued; 738-4114

Buchanan's 'Shadows' deserves the spotlight

Author says Pop culture can be educational

New first novels
-"Carnivore Diet" (Norton), Julia Slavin's comic tale in which a mythical monster terrorizing suburban Washington, D.C., seems to be stalking a former child actor.

New first novels
-"Carnivore Diet" (Norton), Julia Slavin's comic tale in which a mythical monster terrorizing suburban Washington, D.C., seems to be stalking a former child actor.

Buchanan's 'Shadows' deserves the spotlight
Edna Buchanan wears a gold necklace that spells out "I Love Miami." And as the crime rate rises with the Miami temperature, mystery fans love Buchanan.

Author says Pop culture can be educational
Couch potatoes and video game junkies, rejoice! You have a new messiah in Steven Johnson, author of "Everything Bad Is Good for You."

New first novels

Buchanan's 'Shadows' deserves the spotlight
Edna Buchanan wears a gold necklace that spells out "I Love Miami." And as the crime rate rises with the Miami temperature, mystery fans love Buchanan.

Author says Pop culture can be educational
Couch potatoes and video game junkies, rejoice! You have a new messiah in Steven Johnson, author of "Everything Bad Is Good for You."

Team missing Bonds' offense, fan following

Team missing Bonds' offense, fan following
SAN FRANCISCO - Baseballs launched into McCovey Cove float untouched in the water now. The kayakers who once fought for Barry Bonds' splash hits have found better things to do.

Team missing Bonds' offense, fan following
SAN FRANCISCO - Baseballs launched into McCovey Cove float untouched in the water now. The kayakers who once fought for Barry Bonds' splash hits have found better things to do.

Another year of postcards from every state is complete

Charles Asher Jones
Jason and Allison Jones of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Charles Asher, born July 5, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Owen Hunter Hughes

Isabella Grace Faglier
Mechelle P. Faglier of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Isabella Grace, born July 15, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Leighton Miles Linder

Jack Edney Thomas

Olivia Rose Dillabough
Katie Dillabough and Fili Sanchez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Rosa, born July 30, 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Lane Bradley Dunagan

Charles Asher Jones
Jason and Allison Jones of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Charles Asher, born July 5, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Chase Tyler Sakers

Owen Hunter Hughes
Heather and Christopher Hughes are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Owen Hunter, born July 14, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Isabella Grace Faglier

Jack Edney Thomas
Dr. and Mrs. Jack and Rachel Thomas, Jr. of Atlanta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jack Edney Thomas III, born March 26, 2005 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

Riley Grace Wisham

Leighton Miles Linder
Wes and Denise Linder of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Leighton Miles, born June 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Chase Tyler Sakers
Robert and Stacey Sakers of Appling are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chase Tyler, born July 7, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Lane Bradley Dunagan
Raven and Scott Dunagan of Aiken are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Lane Bradley, born June 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Charles Asher Jones

Lane Bradley Dunagan
Raven and Scott Dunagan of Aiken are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Lane Bradley, born June 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jack Edney Thomas
Dr. and Mrs. Jack and Rachel Thomas, Jr. of Atlanta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jack Edney Thomas III, born March 26, 2005 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta.

Isabella Grace Faglier
Mechelle P. Faglier of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Isabella Grace, born July 15, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Olivia Rose Dillabough
Katie Dillabough and Fili Sanchez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Rosa, born July 30, 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Leighton Miles Linder
Wes and Denise Linder of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Leighton Miles, born June 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Owen Hunter Hughes
Heather and Christopher Hughes are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Owen Hunter, born July 14, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Olivia Rose Dillabough

Chase Tyler Sakers
Robert and Stacey Sakers of Appling are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chase Tyler, born July 7, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Riley Grace Wisham
Christopher and Penny Wisham of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, born July 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Riley Grace Wisham
Christopher and Penny Wisham of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, born July 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Braves: No magic this time for Sosa
ATLANTA - In recent weeks, Jorge Sosa had evolved into the Atlanta rotation's Houdini or Copperfield, wiggling out of tight spots without much damage incurred.

Bats support Thomson's return
ATLANTA - John Thomson's first start in nearly three months wasn't a masterpiece by any means, but that really didn't matter by late Saturday afternoon.

Bats support Thomson's return

Braves: No magic this time for Sosa

Braves: No magic this time for Sosa
ATLANTA - In recent weeks, Jorge Sosa had evolved into the Atlanta rotation's Houdini or Copperfield, wiggling out of tight spots without much damage incurred.

Bats support Thomson's return
ATLANTA - John Thomson's first start in nearly three months wasn't a masterpiece by any means, but that really didn't matter by late Saturday afternoon.

Retailers see dollar signs in dorm-room decorating
NEW YORK - Denim fashions might be all the rage this fall, but Erica Green cares more about dressing up her dorm room than dressing up herself. Ms. Green, an incoming junior at Goucher College in Baltimore, Md., plans to spend more than $500 on furnishings, from bright-blue butterfly chairs and rugs to a TV-DVD combo unit.

Growth in Columbia County lures Augusta's restaurants
First they came downtown; now they're headed uptown.

Business licenses from June
The following is a list of business licenses in Richmond County from June 2005:

Mill blames 350 layoffs on imports
FLORENCE, S.C. - A textile maker in the Pee Dee will lay off about 350 workers because cheap imports from China have hurt business, company officials said.

Restaurateur hopes to suit tastes of downtown diners
Broad Street patrons soon will have a second helping of hot food to digest.

Access to acne drug is curbed
WASHINGTON - The thousands of Americans who take the acne drug Accutane - and people who prescribe and dispense it - must enroll in a national registry, part of a major government program to tighten access to the medicine that causes birth defects.

Biz bits
- Dr. Henry W. Ferguson, associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia, has been named director of the graduate training program in oral and maxillofacial surgery and interim chairman of the department.

Mill blames 350 layoffs on imports

Business calendar
- Tuesday: Augusta Metro Chamber's Women in Business; speaker Barbara Sims on Women in Government, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta, $17 at the door, nonmembers $20; contact Allison Hopkins at 821-1306 or ahopkins @augustagausa.com.

Delta revises flights for fall

Business briefs
How important are photos? The folks at Yahoo! asked 15,000 people worldwide last month.

Restaurateur hopes to suit tastes of downtown diners

Delta revises flights for fall
Business travelers will be losing Delta Air Lines' first morning flight out of Augusta for only one month, instead of the 2 previously announced.

Access to acne drug is curbed

Business calendar
- Tuesday: Augusta Metro Chamber's Women in Business; speaker Barbara Sims on Women in Government, Radisson Riverfront Hotel Augusta, $17 at the door, nonmembers $20; contact Allison Hopkins at 821-1306 or ahopkins @augustagausa.com.

Biz bits
- Dr. Henry W. Ferguson, associate professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia, has been named director of the graduate training program in oral and maxillofacial surgery and interim chairman of the department.

Business licenses from May
The following is a list of business licenses in Richmond County from May 2005:

Business calendar

Retailers see dollar signs in dorm-room decorating
NEW YORK - Denim fashions might be all the rage this fall, but Erica Green cares more about dressing up her dorm room than dressing up herself. Ms. Green, an incoming junior at Goucher College in Baltimore, Md., plans to spend more than $500 on furnishings, from bright-blue butterfly chairs and rugs to a TV-DVD combo unit.

Business licenses from June

Access to acne drug is curbed
WASHINGTON - The thousands of Americans who take the acne drug Accutane - and people who prescribe and dispense it - must enroll in a national registry, part of a major government program to tighten access to the medicine that causes birth defects.

Retailers see dollar signs in dorm-room decorating

Delta revises flights for fall
Business travelers will be losing Delta Air Lines' first morning flight out of Augusta for only one month, instead of the 2 previously announced.

Restaurateur hopes to suit tastes of downtown diners
Broad Street patrons soon will have a second helping of hot food to digest.

Stocks fall amid news of rising trade deficit
NEW YORK - Wall Street retrenched Friday as the trade deficit widened and oil prices surged, while a weak quarterly report from Dell Inc. also disheartened the market.

Business licenses from May

Mill blames 350 layoffs on imports
FLORENCE, S.C. - A textile maker in the Pee Dee will lay off about 350 workers because cheap imports from China have hurt business, company officials said.

Business licenses from June
The following is a list of business licenses in Richmond County from June 2005:

Growth in Columbia County lures Augusta's restaurants
First they came downtown; now they're headed uptown.

Growth in Columbia County lures Augusta's restaurants

Business licenses from May
The following is a list of business licenses in Richmond County from May 2005:

Biz bits

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon published on August 14, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon published on August 13, 2005.

22nd District's hopefuls have little time to get warmed up

22nd District's hopefuls have little time to get warmed up
So two attorneys and a telecommuting businessman walk into the secretary of state's office ...

22nd District's hopefuls have little time to get warmed up
So two attorneys and a telecommuting businessman walk into the secretary of state's office ...

Quarterbacks shine in Clemson scrimmage
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson's quarterbacks threw for four touchdowns and no interceptions as the Tigers held their first scrimmage of fall practice Saturday.

Quarterbacks shine in Clemson scrimmage

Quarterbacks shine in Clemson scrimmage
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson's quarterbacks threw for four touchdowns and no interceptions as the Tigers held their first scrimmage of fall practice Saturday.

All's quiet at Florida under its new coach
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida Gators have experienced their least eventful off-season in recent years.

All's quiet at Florida under its new coach
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida Gators have experienced their least eventful off-season in recent years.

All's quiet at Florida under its new coach

Repair lock and dam
Congress just approved a whopping $286 billion transportation bill packed with hundreds of millions of dollars in local pork projects that politicians call "earmarks."

A more dangerous world

Sorrowful arrogance

A more dangerous world
The world became a more dangerous place last weekend as nuclear nonproliferation talks broke down with North Korea and Iran - showing how extraordinarily difficult it is to negotiate life-or-death matters with sociopathic regimes.

Repair lock and dam

Sorrowful arrogance
It wasn't conscience or caring that brought down the Rev. Bob Cushing. It was sheer arrogance, plain and simple.

Repair lock and dam
Congress just approved a whopping $286 billion transportation bill packed with hundreds of millions of dollars in local pork projects that politicians call "earmarks."

Sorrowful arrogance
It wasn't conscience or caring that brought down the Rev. Bob Cushing. It was sheer arrogance, plain and simple.

A more dangerous world
The world became a more dangerous place last weekend as nuclear nonproliferation talks broke down with North Korea and Iran - showing how extraordinarily difficult it is to negotiate life-or-death matters with sociopathic regimes.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Kirsten Dunst says her role as Claire in Cameron Crowe's new film, "Elizabethtown," was one of the best female parts she'd read in ages.

Angelina Jolie given Cambodian citizenship
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Family ties between Angelina Jolie and her son, Maddox, just got a little tighter.

Schwarzenegger to rock with Rolling Stones
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Concert tickets for major acts are costly, but $100,000 to see the Rolling Stones?

People in the News
NEW YORK - Kirsten Dunst says her role as Claire in Cameron Crowe's new film, "Elizabethtown," was one of the best female parts she'd read in ages.\r\n

Eagles reload for another run at national title
Georgia Southern won the Southern Conference for the eighth time last season, but that wasn't good enough for a program that bases its success on bigger trophies.

Eagles reload for another run at national title
Georgia Southern won the Southern Conference for the eighth time last season, but that wasn't good enough for a program that bases its success on bigger trophies.

Can Calvin Johnson end Ga Tech's rut?
ATLANTA - Calvin Johnson has played himself on a new college football video game. Made some pretty good catches, too.

Georgia Tech notebook
ATLANTA - Travis Bell said there's one way to improve on his record-breaking first season as Georgia Tech's place-kicker.

Can Calvin Johnson end Ga Tech's rut?
ATLANTA - Calvin Johnson has played himself on a new college football video game. Made some pretty good catches, too.

Georgia Tech notebook
ATLANTA - Travis Bell said there's one way to improve on his record-breaking first season as Georgia Tech's place-kicker.

Eagles reload for another run at national title

Georgia Tech notebook

Can Calvin Johnson end Ga Tech's rut?

Sosa, Wagner slug Jackets to victory
In Savannah, Ga., Carlos Sosa and Michael Wagner both had two-RBI hits in a five-run first inning, and the Augusta GreenJackets got seven strong innings from Anthony Pannone for a 6-3 victory over the Savannah Sand Gnats on Saturday night.

Minor league baseball notebook
Appling's James Shanks made his Triple-A debut a week ago today. The former Greenbrier player went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and one RBI for the Albuquerque Isotopes - the Pacific Coast League affiliate of the Florida Marlins.

Minor league baseball notebook
Appling's James Shanks made his Triple-A debut a week ago today. The former Greenbrier player went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and one RBI for the Albuquerque Isotopes - the Pacific Coast League affiliate of the Florida Marlins.

Sosa, Wagner slug Jackets to victory
In Savannah, Ga., Carlos Sosa and Michael Wagner both had two-RBI hits in a five-run first inning, and the Augusta GreenJackets got seven strong innings from Anthony Pannone for a 6-3 victory over the Savannah Sand Gnats on Saturday night.

Another 68 has Love in contention
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - After opening with 2-under-par 68 on Thursday in the PGA Championship, Davis Love III remarked that four of those scores might be good enough to win the tournament.

Blackburn looks to make history
For the first time in three years, the Regions Cup's Player of the Year will be determined in the season-ending tournament this weekend.

Another 68 has Love in contention
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - After opening with 2-under-par 68 on Thursday in the PGA Championship, Davis Love III remarked that four of those scores might be good enough to win the tournament.

Mickelson takes big lead as Tiger struggles
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The roars came early for Phil Mickelson, who quickly separated himself from the pack Friday at the PGA Championship and matched his largest lead in a major.

Club pro makes first major cut thanks to sister

Flanders leads at home course
GRANITEVILLE - A change of scenery, plus a couple of putting tips, was all Rusty Flanders needed.

Blackburn looks to make history
For the first time in three years, the Regions Cup's Player of the Year will be determined in the season-ending tournament this weekend.

Mickelson, Love lead Bjorn by one shot
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Is Davis Love III feeling it?

Golf roundup
WHEATON, Ill. - John Holmes beat longtime Britain and Ireland player Gary Wolstenholme 1-up to help the United States take a 6-5 lead after the first day of the Walker Cup matches at Chicago Golf Club.

Steady Bjorn surprised by his record 63
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Thomas Bjorn made the biggest move of the PGA Championship's third round and etched his name into major championship history in the process.

Blackburn looks to make history

Late stumbles cost Woods shot at big move
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The steam coming out of Tiger Woods wasn't from the oppressive heat.

Brown wants to leave on top
AIKEN - Today's final round of the Palmetto Amateur has an added significance for leader Scott Brown.

Curtis shrugs off shank to contend
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Ben Curtis, the 2003 British Open champion who has struggled mightily with his game ever since, remained in contention entering the final round of the PGA Championship despite an embarrassing drive at the par-5 17th hole at Baltusrol Golf Club on Saturday.

Club pro makes first major cut thanks to sister
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Ron Philo Jr. has finally reached the weekend of a major championship. He just wishes his caddie didn't have to go back to the LPGA Tour next week.

Steady Bjorn surprised by his record 63
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Thomas Bjorn made the biggest move of the PGA Championship's third round and etched his name into major championship history in the process.

Peers not surprised by Brown
AIKEN - North Augusta's Scott Brown might be the only player in the Palmetto Amateur golf tournament who can shoot 7-under-par 64 and barely cause a stir.

Late stumbles cost Woods shot at big move
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The steam coming out of Tiger Woods wasn't from the oppressive heat.

Brown wants to leave on top
AIKEN - Today's final round of the Palmetto Amateur has an added significance for leader Scott Brown.

Late stumbles cost Woods shot at big move

Club pro makes first major cut thanks to sister
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Ron Philo Jr. has finally reached the weekend of a major championship. He just wishes his caddie didn't have to go back to the LPGA Tour next week.

Mickelson, Love lead Bjorn by one shot

Peers not surprised by Brown
AIKEN - North Augusta's Scott Brown might be the only player in the Palmetto Amateur golf tournament who can shoot 7-under-par 64 and barely cause a stir.

Brown wants to leave on top

Peers not surprised by Brown

Ace ups Howell's shot

Mickelson takes big lead as Tiger struggles

Another 68 has Love in contention

Mickelson takes big lead as Tiger struggles
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - The roars came early for Phil Mickelson, who quickly separated himself from the pack Friday at the PGA Championship and matched his largest lead in a major.

Ace ups Howell's shot
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Debra Howell would never be confused with either Babe Ruth or the Amazing Kreskin, but the PGA Tour mom's psychic abilities proved pretty sharp on Saturday.

Ace ups Howell's shot
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Debra Howell would never be confused with either Babe Ruth or the Amazing Kreskin, but the PGA Tour mom's psychic abilities proved pretty sharp on Saturday.

Mickelson, Love lead Bjorn by one shot
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Is Davis Love III feeling it?

Steady Bjorn surprised by his record 63

Flanders leads at home course

Flanders leads at home course
GRANITEVILLE - A change of scenery, plus a couple of putting tips, was all Rusty Flanders needed.

Minor league baseball notebook

Sosa, Wagner slug Jackets to victory

Another year of postcards from every state is complete
Thank you all. For the 12th year in a row, we have achieved our summer goal of a vacation postcard from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Another year of postcards from every state is complete
Thank you all. For the 12th year in a row, we have achieved our summer goal of a vacation postcard from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Stewart wins at Watkins Glen

Will we feel film's butterfly effect?
"According to chaos theory, the flapping of a single butterfly's wings can trigger a hurricane halfway across the globe, a phenomenon known as the 'butterfly effect,' " began a recent Los Angeles Times editorial.Mike Fulford, Evans

Editorial sold anchorman short
This is regarding the Aug. 9 editorial "End of an era." I thought it was a tribute to the late Peter Jennings. But after two short paragraphs, the usual liberal bashing started, quoting - of all people - Bernard Goldberg.Saroja Venkatraman, Martinez

Remember, folks: We are at war
Why is there no daily reference in the newspaper to the fact that we are at war? And we are at war because we were attacked.Susan B. Pitts, Augusta

Sweets story strikes a sour note

Sweets story strikes a sour note
In the Aug. 7 Your Life section, there was an article on the health benefits of chocolate ("Chocolate: Dark, delectable and healthful?"). In it, Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg clearly warned that milk chocolate and processed products such as typical candy bars were not used in the research.Casey Fay, Martinez

Pakistanis are proud to weave their culture into the American fabric

Will we feel film's butterfly effect?

Pakistanis are proud to weave their culture into the American fabric
A celebration of Pakistan Independence Day is being held by the Pakistan American Cultural Association in celebration of Pakistan's 58th year of independence, Aug. 14, 2005.

Remember, folks: We are at war

Sweets story strikes a sour note
In the Aug. 7 Your Life section, there was an article on the health benefits of chocolate ("Chocolate: Dark, delectable and healthful?"). In it, Dr. Jeffrey Blumberg clearly warned that milk chocolate and processed products such as typical candy bars were not used in the research.Casey Fay, Martinez

Pakistanis are proud to weave their culture into the American fabric
A celebration of Pakistan Independence Day is being held by the Pakistan American Cultural Association in celebration of Pakistan's 58th year of independence, Aug. 14, 2005.

Remember, folks: We are at war
Why is there no daily reference in the newspaper to the fact that we are at war? And we are at war because we were attacked.Susan B. Pitts, Augusta

Will we feel film's butterfly effect?
"According to chaos theory, the flapping of a single butterfly's wings can trigger a hurricane halfway across the globe, a phenomenon known as the 'butterfly effect,' " began a recent Los Angeles Times editorial.Mike Fulford, Evans

New air conditioners are energy savers

Friends enjoy cozy cottage

Not-so-basic black fashions return this fall

Fashion briefs

See the real Little House on the Prairie

Employees should remember office etiquette

Women seek beauty with less makeup

Living briefs

Magazines feature females of all shapes and sizes

Back-to-school traditions

Travel briefs

See the real Little House on the Prairie
DE SMET, S.D. - Margaret Knowles and her sister Karen Erickson might not be typical visitors to this little town on the South Dakota prairie, the setting for five of Laura Ingalls Wilder's novels for children about life on the American frontier.

Living briefs
Months before he would pledge to be with her in sickness and in health, and days before he proposed, Eric Butler already was carrying out that particular duty for Karen Giles.

Living briefs
Months before he would pledge to be with her in sickness and in health, and days before he proposed, Eric Butler already was carrying out that particular duty for Karen Giles.

Not-so-basic black fashions return this fall
There's nothing boring about the newest versions of fashion's favorite standby. The black garments that designers and retailers are embracing are rich, textured and luxe, yet more cozy than sleek.

New air conditioners are energy savers
During a recent heat wave, the central air conditioning system failed in our home.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - What are many girls going to do as Step 1 in their back-to-school beauty ritual? Wash their face.

Women seek beauty with less makeup
CHICAGO - When Sandy Di Stefano sees a woman wearing a lot of makeup, she doesn't think "pretty." She thinks "face paint."

Magazines feature females of all shapes and sizes
NEW YORK - Mixed among the pages of dazzling celebrities and rail-thin models that dominate fashion and teen magazines is a surprising sight: young women with thick thighs and flabby abs.

New air conditioners are energy savers
During a recent heat wave, the central air conditioning system failed in our home.

Not-so-basic black fashions return this fall
There's nothing boring about the newest versions of fashion's favorite standby. The black garments that designers and retailers are embracing are rich, textured and luxe, yet more cozy than sleek.

Friends enjoy cozy cottage
Neel Amin and Curran Ethridge's Kings Wood home is quite different from the apartment the two friends had previously shared.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - What are many girls going to do as Step 1 in their back-to-school beauty ritual? Wash their face.

Travel briefs
NEW YORK - You won't have to share a bathroom with three dozen backpackers at these hostels.

Travel briefs
NEW YORK - You won't have to share a bathroom with three dozen backpackers at these hostels.

Back-to-school traditions
Children are synonymous with unpredictably.

See the real Little House on the Prairie
DE SMET, S.D. - Margaret Knowles and her sister Karen Erickson might not be typical visitors to this little town on the South Dakota prairie, the setting for five of Laura Ingalls Wilder's novels for children about life on the American frontier.

Employees should remember office etiquette
EDITOR'S NOTE: This column originally ran Oct. 3, 1999.

Back-to-school traditions
Children are synonymous with unpredictably.

Friends enjoy cozy cottage
Neel Amin and Curran Ethridge's Kings Wood home is quite different from the apartment the two friends had previously shared.

Women seek beauty with less makeup
CHICAGO - When Sandy Di Stefano sees a woman wearing a lot of makeup, she doesn't think "pretty." She thinks "face paint."

Employees should remember office etiquette
EDITOR'S NOTE: This column originally ran Oct. 3, 1999.

Magazines feature females of all shapes and sizes
NEW YORK - Mixed among the pages of dazzling celebrities and rail-thin models that dominate fashion and teen magazines is a surprising sight: young women with thick thighs and flabby abs.

Across the area
Qualifying for the Sept. 20 special election to fill the Georgia Senate 22nd District seat once held by Charles Walker ended at noon Friday with three men in the running, Secretary of State Cathy Cox said.

Educators plead for changes in federal policy

Across the area

Educators vent at meeting
When Georgia Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor met with Richmond County teachers Saturday morning to get their opinions on education in the state, he left with an earful.

Guardsman returns to Iraq with family's hugs
It was the kind of morning a family might have if a son were leaving to spend a semester abroad, or maybe heading back to a faraway college after summer break.

Recipient's story helps dispel myths
Many of Sherrell Gay's co-workers at the Georgia Transplant Foundation insist that the Augusta woman has a big heart.

Roomier homes offer families needed space

Across the area
The inmate who stole an Aiken County truck and escaped from a work-release detail Wednesday was arrested in Belton, S.C., a town east of Anderson, on Saturday.

Across Georgia

Atlanta Boy Scouts work to recruit inner-city youth
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. - Towering pines, shimmering lakes, bike trails, target shooting and cookouts. For Julian White, Boy Scout camp in the north Georgia mountains is a world away from the life he's used to on the streets of Atlanta.

Educators plead for changes in federal policy
AIKEN - Despite objections from educators across the country, the federal government's No Child Left Behind legislation should be reauthorized when it comes before Congress in 2007, U.S. Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Friday during a trip to Aiken.

Finding his name
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The mystery started 62 years ago in Rhode Island and was renewed 10 years ago as Ted Darcy walked through a nearby cemetery.

Roomier homes offer families needed space
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Stephanie Rolston finally has a garage.

Harlem High students keeping to themselves
Freshmen at Harlem High School take classes, study and eat lunch together. What they don't do is socialize much with upperclassmen.

Kid of the Day
Gregory Leaptrotte is today's Kid of the Day.

Across Georgia
PINE LAKE - A Wisconsin man who fatally shot a police officer during a traffic stop and then killed himself inside a post office had been involved in a standoff with police before and was wanted in his home state for violating his supervised release from prison, authorities said Friday.

News you can use

Fishing for finds
Evans resident Eddie Bailey takes a dive in the Savannah River at the North Augusta boat ramp. He was looking for old bottles and enjoying the warm weather Friday.

Scheduling gets easier for schools

Battleground prepares for anniversary
BLACKSBURG, S.C. - Chris Revels is used to the question he gets as chief ranger at Kings Mountain National Military Park, where colonial patriots won a crucial Revolutionary War battle.

Across the Southeast

Across Georgia
ATHENS - The University of Georgia's campus police chief has been cleared of allegations made by one of his lieutenants that he acted in a sexually and racially offensive manner.

Guardsman returns to Iraq with family's hugs
It was the kind of morning a family might have if a son were leaving to spend a semester abroad, or maybe heading back to a faraway college after summer break.

Utilities fund regulators' campaigns
ATLANTA - Despite a state law barring utility companies from giving money to their state regulators, those with ties to such corporations have poured thousands of dollars into recent elections for the Public Service Commission, a study of campaign finance records shows.

Soldier remembered for service to God, country
The day before he was killed in a roadside bombing in Iraq, Sgt. David Jones Sr., of Augusta, wrote a last letter to his wife, Karen, and their two children.

Recipient's story helps dispel myths
Many of Sherrell Gay's co-workers at the Georgia Transplant Foundation insist that the Augusta woman has a big heart.

Private giving hits record high at UGA
ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia posted its best fundraising year ever in the fiscal year that ended June 30, the university has announced.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Earlier aid may decrease dropouts
ATLANTA - A new outreach program by the Department of Technical and Adult Education aims to keep high school students from dropping out, Commissioner Mike Vollmer said.

State law allows private meetings
ATLANTA - When Georgia Public Service Commissioner Angela Speir heard about the meeting, a stunned look crossed her face.

Across Georgia
PINE LAKE - A Wisconsin man who fatally shot a police officer during a traffic stop and then killed himself inside a post office had been involved in a standoff with police before and was wanted in his home state for violating his supervised release from prison, authorities said Friday.

Churches gather flocks in new, larger facilities
There's Christ Church Presbyterian, Journey Community Church, New Heights Community Church, Westside Christian Church and St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, among others.

Utilities fund regulators' campaigns
ATLANTA - Despite a state law barring utility companies from giving money to their state regulators, those with ties to such corporations have poured thousands of dollars into recent elections for the Public Service Commission, a study of campaign finance records shows.

Persistent problems plague jail
Nearly one year after city commissioners questioned why 20 different types of mold spores were found growing inside the moisture-laden walls of the Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, the building's problems are far from being solved.

Across the Southeast
WARTBURG, TENN. - More than 1,000 people, including 200 uniformed officers, attended the funeral Friday for a Tennessee corrections officer gunned down during a prisoner's escape from a courthouse parking lot.

News you can use
A college education isn't cheap, but neither is college-style fun. Keeping track of money can sometimes take a back seat to good times. Avoid financial failure with these tips:

Programs will work together
Picking apart the brain is a strength in Georgia, but it's one researchers should work together to build on, researchers said.

Across Georgia
ATHENS - The University of Georgia's campus police chief has been cleared of allegations made by one of his lieutenants that he acted in a sexually and racially offensive manner.

Across the area
Qualifying for the Sept. 20 special election to fill the Georgia Senate 22nd District seat once held by Charles Walker ended at noon Friday with three men in the running, Secretary of State Cathy Cox said.

Across South Carolina
SURFSIDE BEACH - A small plane made an emergency landing on a golf course Friday.

Across South Carolina
SURFSIDE BEACH - A small plane made an emergency landing on a golf course Friday.

Battleground prepares for anniversary
BLACKSBURG, S.C. - Chris Revels is used to the question he gets as chief ranger at Kings Mountain National Military Park, where colonial patriots won a crucial Revolutionary War battle.

News you can use
A college education isn't cheap, but neither is college-style fun. Keeping track of money can sometimes take a back seat to good times. Avoid financial failure with these tips:

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Joel McArthur Leaptrotte of Augusta.

Educators vent at meeting
When Georgia Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor met with Richmond County teachers Saturday morning to get their opinions on education in the state, he left with an earful.

Across the southeast
RICHMOND, VA. - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is reconsidering a campaign comparing images of animal abuse with those of slavery after complaints from civil rights groups and others.

Across the area
The inmate who stole an Aiken County truck and escaped from a work-release detail Wednesday was arrested in Belton, S.C., a town east of Anderson, on Saturday.

Former congressman Dorn dies at age 89
GREENWOOD, S.C. - William Jennings Bryan Dorn, who served western South Carolina in the U.S. House for nearly three decades, died Saturday morning in his home, his family said. He was 89.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Where we live
A weekly snapshot of the interesting places that make up the Augusta area.

News you can use

Federal funds funnel to area
Equipment and services paid for with millions of federal homeland security dollars have trickled into the Augusta area, according to records submitted by agencies in Columbia, Richmond and Aiken counties.

Federal funds funnel to area

Private giving hits record high at UGA

Across the southeast

Guardsman returns to Iraq with family's hugs

Churches gather flocks in new, larger facilities

Finding his name

Across Georgia

Across South Carolina

Kid of the Day

Fishing for finds

Recipient's story helps dispel myths

Programs will work together

Educators vent at meeting

Harlem High students keeping to themselves

Former congressman Dorn dies at age 89

Purple Hearts mark sacrifices

State law allows private meetings

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Utilities fund regulators' campaigns

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

Persistent problems plague jail

Purple Hearts mark sacrifices
With his bright-eyed, 3-year-old son, Robert, and wife, Regina, beside him, Staff Sgt. Earnest P. Kimery joined two other National Guard soldiers in receiving the Purple Heart at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center on Friday.

Stewart wins at Watkins Glen

Finding his name
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The mystery started 62 years ago in Rhode Island and was renewed 10 years ago as Ted Darcy walked through a nearby cemetery.

Where we live

Harlem High students keeping to themselves
Freshmen at Harlem High School take classes, study and eat lunch together. What they don't do is socialize much with upperclassmen.

Battleground prepares for anniversary

Programs will work together
Picking apart the brain is a strength in Georgia, but it's one researchers should work together to build on, researchers said.

Atlanta Boy Scouts work to recruit inner-city youth

Fishing for finds
Evans resident Eddie Bailey takes a dive in the Savannah River at the North Augusta boat ramp. He was looking for old bottles and enjoying the warm weather Friday.

Across the area

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - An Army Reserve soldier from Greenville County has died in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Friday.

Across South Carolina

Across the Southeast
WARTBURG, TENN. - More than 1,000 people, including 200 uniformed officers, attended the funeral Friday for a Tennessee corrections officer gunned down during a prisoner's escape from a courthouse parking lot.

State law allows private meetings
ATLANTA - When Georgia Public Service Commissioner Angela Speir heard about the meeting, a stunned look crossed her face.

Scheduling gets easier for schools
With school starting Monday, Richmond County officials are confident that there won't be a repeat of last year's first day of school.

Where we live
A weekly snapshot of the interesting places that make up the Augusta area.

Private giving hits record high at UGA
ATHENS, Ga. - The University of Georgia posted its best fundraising year ever in the fiscal year that ended June 30, the university has announced.

Churches gather flocks in new, larger facilities
There's Christ Church Presbyterian, Journey Community Church, New Heights Community Church, Westside Christian Church and St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, among others.

Purple Hearts mark sacrifices
With his bright-eyed, 3-year-old son, Robert, and wife, Regina, beside him, Staff Sgt. Earnest P. Kimery joined two other National Guard soldiers in receiving the Purple Heart at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center on Friday.

Federal funds funnel to area
Equipment and services paid for with millions of federal homeland security dollars have trickled into the Augusta area, according to records submitted by agencies in Columbia, Richmond and Aiken counties.

Scheduling gets easier for schools
With school starting Monday, Richmond County officials are confident that there won't be a repeat of last year's first day of school.

Persistent problems plague jail
Nearly one year after city commissioners questioned why 20 different types of mold spores were found growing inside the moisture-laden walls of the Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, the building's problems are far from being solved.

Roomier homes offer families needed space
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Stephanie Rolston finally has a garage.

Stewart wins at Watkins Glen

Educators plead for changes in federal policy
AIKEN - Despite objections from educators across the country, the federal government's No Child Left Behind legislation should be reauthorized when it comes before Congress in 2007, U.S. Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Friday during a trip to Aiken.

Former congressman Dorn dies at age 89
GREENWOOD, S.C. - William Jennings Bryan Dorn, who served western South Carolina in the U.S. House for nearly three decades, died Saturday morning in his home, his family said. He was 89.

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

Across the southeast
RICHMOND, VA. - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is reconsidering a campaign comparing images of animal abuse with those of slavery after complaints from civil rights groups and others.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - An Army Reserve soldier from Greenville County has died in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Friday.

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Joel McArthur Leaptrotte of Augusta.

Atlanta Boy Scouts work to recruit inner-city youth
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. - Towering pines, shimmering lakes, bike trails, target shooting and cookouts. For Julian White, Boy Scout camp in the north Georgia mountains is a world away from the life he's used to on the streets of Atlanta.

Taylor's no longer sweeping the dew
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - It's your first major championship as a professional and you reach the weekend two groups in front of Tiger Woods.

Taylor's no longer sweeping the dew
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - It's your first major championship as a professional and you reach the weekend two groups in front of Tiger Woods.

Tiger turns making cut into high drama
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Only Tiger Woods can make winning majors seem boring but surviving the cut look like a three-act Broadway drama.

Tiger turns making cut into high drama
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Only Tiger Woods can make winning majors seem boring but surviving the cut look like a three-act Broadway drama.

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films
Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films
Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

NASCAR: Roush won't let Busch go in '06
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Nextel Cup champion Kurt Busch will be back to fulfill the final year of his contract with Roush Racing because his car owner will not let him go early.

Stewart on cruise control
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Tony Stewart arrived at Watkins Glen on the kind of roll a driver usually dreams about.

Stewart on cruise control

Stewart on cruise control
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Tony Stewart arrived at Watkins Glen on the kind of roll a driver usually dreams about.

NASCAR: Roush won't let Busch go in '06

NASCAR: Roush won't let Busch go in '06
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Nextel Cup champion Kurt Busch will be back to fulfill the final year of his contract with Roush Racing because his car owner will not let him go early.

Newman blazes to Zippo victory
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Ryan Newman won a three-lap dash to the finish Saturday, holding off hard-charging Robby Gordon to win the Busch Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.

Newman blazes to Zippo victory

Newman blazes to Zippo victory
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Ryan Newman won a three-lap dash to the finish Saturday, holding off hard-charging Robby Gordon to win the Busch Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International.

Tracy speeds to mile-high record
DENVER - Paul Tracy had no intention of putting his car out early in qualifying. He quickly changed his mind when he saw Sebastien Bourdais head out of pit row.

Patrick has pole, aims for first win
SPARTA, Ky. - Danica Patrick says she's felt more like a "girl racer" in recent weeks, thanks to the media's focus on her story. But that could be a good thing for her at Kentucky Speedway, if history is any indication.

Boston judge clears way for Belkin's removal
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks owners are free to remove Steve Belkin as the team's NBA governor after a Boston judge on Friday lifted the injunction he issued earlier in the week.

Boston judge clears way for Belkin's removal
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks owners are free to remove Steve Belkin as the team's NBA governor after a Boston judge on Friday lifted the injunction he issued earlier in the week.

Panthers pummel Redskins

Vick unscathed as Falcons rip Ravens

Falcons try to buck 39 years of history

Mr. Robert Aunard Young    (MURPHY, N.C.)

Featured obituary: Mrs. Coren Wilson
A tough but beloved Richmond County elementary school principal lost a long battle with cancer Saturday, a few days shy of the first day of school.

Mr. Harold T. Clark    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Chambers    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Billie Rabun Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Alfred E. Ciarlone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harvey Pournell    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth W. Clanton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Mark Richard Scott    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mr. Harold T. Clark    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Daniel Walker, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Janie K. Combs    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Jackson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Eleanor Cook    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary B. Swafford    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Mark E. Cooper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maezell Franklin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sadie H. Corley    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Birdsong    (LAGRANGE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Epps    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Aileen Tinsley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Cassie Greene    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Sallie R. Wright    (RIDGE SPRING, S.C.)

Mr. Jack B. Holt, III    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Grace A. Roper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Jackson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mackenzie Jo Malcom    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Miss Edith Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hilda Cantrell    (PENFIELD, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelina Kotlan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Cleveland Williams    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Lila Mae Brannen    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Deacon Paul Russell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mackenzie Jo Malcom    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gertude Fuller    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. David Morris    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. Mark E. Cooper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Durward D. Murphy    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Chambers    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Lillian Pearl Menger    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Myra Reardon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Billie Rabun Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa L. Searles    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Annie Norman    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Daniel Walker, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Durward D. Murphy    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Aunard Young    (MURPHY, N.C.)

Mrs. Krysta Moore    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingeborg Wolff    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Hal G. Lewis, Sr.    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Aileen Tinsley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Tony Lee Barnes    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Glenice Reville    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Bodie, Sr.    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mr. Durward D. Murphy    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Birdsong    (LAGRANGE, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelina Kotlan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Sadie H. Corley    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Cassie Greene    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Eleanor Cook    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Dr. Alfred E. Ciarlone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold T. Clark    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Adeline Kotlan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Mrs. Coren Wilson
A tough but beloved Richmond County elementary school principal lost a long battle with cancer Saturday, a few days shy of the first day of school.

Mrs. Christine Kelly    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Ms. Sallie R. Wright    (RIDGE SPRING, S.C.)

Jayden Elizabeth Jones    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Aileen Tinsley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Patience Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James P. Smith    (SUWANEE, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Jackson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Isacc Robinson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Maedell Horton    (NUNEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley Berrian    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harvest Hall    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Virginia Franklin    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Gaumer    (PORTLAND, Ind.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Epps    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Gertude Fuller    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Eleanor Cook    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Franklin    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Dr. Alfred E. Ciarlone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maezell Franklin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Bodie, Sr.    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Epps    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley Berrian    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Coren Wilson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Glenice Reville    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Eleanor Cook    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace A. Roper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold T. Clark    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary B. Swafford    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Dr. Alfred E. Ciarlone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Wade Laney    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Chambers    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Bennie Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Shirley Williams    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley Berrian    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cleveland Williams    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Rosita S. Alston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Wade Laney    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelle P. Wright    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Aileen Tinsley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Bennie Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Taylor, Sr.    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Wade Laney    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary B. Swafford    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa L. Searles    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Stephens, Jr.    (BURLINGTON, N.C.)

Mr. Mark Richard Scott    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mr. James P. Smith    (SUWANEE, Ga.)

Mrs. Myra Reardon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jeffrey O. Safford    (SOUTHINGTON, Conn.)

Mrs. Lillian Pearl Menger    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Deacon Paul Russell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. David Morris    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mrs. Grace A. Roper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lila Mae Brannen    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Isacc Robinson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Miss Edith Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorene Powers    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Jack B. Holt, III    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Harvey Pournell    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Epps    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Ms. Eva Palmer    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Mark E. Cooper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lawanna Olliff    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Janie K. Combs    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Annie Norman    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth W. Clanton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Durward D. Murphy    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Chambers    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Krysta Moore    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley Berrian    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Hal G. Lewis, Sr.    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Rosita S. Alston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingeborg Wolff    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Adelle P. Wright    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Shirley Williams    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Wade Laney    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Lawanna Olliff    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Taylor, Sr.    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Jayden Elizabeth Jones    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Stephens, Jr.    (BURLINGTON, N.C.)

Mrs. Annie E. Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jeffrey O. Safford    (SOUTHINGTON, Conn.)

Mrs. Patience Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace A. Roper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Jackson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Lorene Powers    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Maedell Horton    (NUNEZ, Ga.)

Ms. Eva Palmer    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Harvest Hall    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Gaumer    (PORTLAND, Ind.)

Mrs. Adeline Kotlan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Christine Kelly    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mr. Tony Lee Barnes    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Mark E. Cooper    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace A. Roper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Shirley Williams (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Chambers (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Rosa L. Searles (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Harvey Pournell (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Mark E. Cooper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold T. Clark (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Eleanor Cook (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Maezell Franklin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth W. Clanton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lawanna Olliff (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Aileen Tinsley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Maedell Horton (NUNEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelina Kotlan (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley Berrian (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Epps (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Isacc Robinson (AIKEN, S.C.)

Featured obituary: Mrs. Coren Wilson

Mrs. Adeline Kotlan (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace A. Roper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Taylor, Sr. (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Aunard Young (MURPHY, N.C.)

Mrs. Virginia Franklin (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Durward D. Murphy (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Hal G. Lewis, Sr. (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James P. Smith (SUWANEE, Ga.)

Mrs. Cassie Greene (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Jeffrey O. Safford (SOUTHINGTON, Conn.)

Mrs. Myra Reardon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Alfred E. Ciarlone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. David Morris (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. Mark E. Cooper (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Billie Rabun Morris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jesse Stephens, Jr. (BURLINGTON, N.C.)

Mrs. Ingeborg Wolff (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Patience Jenkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sadie H. Corley (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Durward D. Murphy (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph Chambers (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Annie Norman (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Jackson (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Cleveland Williams (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Janie K. Combs (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Gaumer (PORTLAND, Ind.)

Mrs. Adelle P. Wright (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary B. Swafford (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Wade Laney (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Eleanor Cook (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Harold T. Clark (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Jackson (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mackenzie Jo Malcom (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Epps (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Dr. Alfred E. Ciarlone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorene Powers (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Jack B. Holt, III (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Aileen Tinsley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Lila Mae Brannen (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Eva Palmer (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Miss Edith Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Krysta Moore (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Pearl Menger (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tony Lee Barnes (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley Berrian (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gertude Fuller (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Glenice Reville (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Christine Kelly (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mr. Mark Richard Scott (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Bodie, Sr. (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mr. Daniel Walker, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Jayden Elizabeth Jones (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Sallie R. Wright (RIDGE SPRING, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Birdsong (LAGRANGE, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Wade Laney (DEARING, Ga.)

Ms. Rosita S. Alston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harvest Hall (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Deacon Paul Russell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Secrets can haunt bearers for life
I knew John as a carefree, funny, vocally talented and handsome classmate in high school. He was, in fact, the only person out of hundreds that I wished had been at our 20th reunion. I hadn't seen him since graduation. I thought of him often. I missed him.

Secrets can haunt bearers for life
I knew John as a carefree, funny, vocally talented and handsome classmate in high school. He was, in fact, the only person out of hundreds that I wished had been at our 20th reunion. I hadn't seen him since graduation. I thought of him often. I missed him.

Gaza disengagement is a sacrifice
The front page of The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 8 noted the resignation of Israeli Finance Minister and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the issue of the upcoming disengagement. The decision to withdraw from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank is by far the state's most important decision in 57 years.

Gaza disengagement is a sacrifice
The front page of The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 8 noted the resignation of Israeli Finance Minister and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the issue of the upcoming disengagement. The decision to withdraw from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank is by far the state's most important decision in 57 years.

Secrets can haunt bearers for life
I knew John as a carefree, funny, vocally talented and handsome classmate in high school. He was, in fact, the only person out of hundreds that I wished had been at our 20th reunion. I hadn't seen him since graduation. I thought of him often. I missed him.

Gaza disengagement is a sacrifice
The front page of The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 8 noted the resignation of Israeli Finance Minister and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the issue of the upcoming disengagement. The decision to withdraw from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank is by far the state's most important decision in 57 years.

U.S. ties golden mark; teen sweeps distances

Overtime

Overtime

Area sports announcements

Friends Rahman and Barrett to meet in ring

Overtime
In Montreal, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the finals of the Rogers Cup with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over unseeded Paul-Henri Mathieu of France on Saturday.

Overtime
The Augusta Lynx signed defenseman Shaun Fisher for the upcoming season.

Friends Rahman and Barrett to meet in ring
CHICAGO - Hasim Rahman and Monte Barrett are friends, and so are their children.

Overtime
The Augusta Lynx signed defenseman Shaun Fisher for the upcoming season.

U.S. ties golden mark; teen sweeps distances
HELSINKI, Finland - Lauryn Williams led the United States to victory in the 400-meter relay for her second gold medal of the week, and Dwight Phillips won his second straight long jump title Saturday to help the Americans match their best showing ever at the world track and field championships.

Friends Rahman and Barrett to meet in ring
CHICAGO - Hasim Rahman and Monte Barrett are friends, and so are their children.

Area sports 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. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.

U.S. ties golden mark; teen sweeps distances
HELSINKI, Finland - Lauryn Williams led the United States to victory in the 400-meter relay for her second gold medal of the week, and Dwight Phillips won his second straight long jump title Saturday to help the Americans match their best showing ever at the world track and field championships.

Overtime
In Montreal, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the finals of the Rogers Cup with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over unseeded Paul-Henri Mathieu of France on Saturday.

Area sports 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. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.

Outdoors calendar
NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations might be required.

Outdoors calendar

Outdoors calendar
NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations might be required.

Consumption advisories on stripers likely
Fishing in the Savannah River has changed a lot since striped bass were placed off limits in 1988, when they had nearly vanished.

Consumption advisories on stripers likely
Fishing in the Savannah River has changed a lot since striped bass were placed off limits in 1988, when they had nearly vanished.

Panthers pummel Redskins
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rod Gardner did his best to prove that Carolina was right to trade for him and that Washington should have found a way to use him.

Falcons try to buck 39 years of history
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Like any team that falls one measly win short of the Super Bowl, the Atlanta Falcons talk boldly about building on their success.

Panthers pummel Redskins
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rod Gardner did his best to prove that Carolina was right to trade for him and that Washington should have found a way to use him.

Vick unscathed as Falcons rip Ravens
ATLANTA - Ed Hartwell picked off a pass against his old team, and Michael Vick didn't get hurt.

Falcons try to buck 39 years of history
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Like any team that falls one measly win short of the Super Bowl, the Atlanta Falcons talk boldly about building on their success.<

Vick unscathed as Falcons rip Ravens
ATLANTA - Ed Hartwell picked off a pass against his old team, and Michael Vick didn't get hurt.

Panthers retire Mills' jersey at halftime
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers honored the late Sam Mills at halftime of their preseason game Saturday night by retiring his jersey.

Hartwell eager to play against old team
ATLANTA - Ed Hartwell circled this one on his calendar right away. Never mind that it's only the preseason.

Faith digest
RECAPS AND SASSY BRASS WILL PLAY FROM 8-11 P.M. TODAY at Westside High School, 1002 Patriot's Way. The dance is sponsored by the Christian Social Organization for Single Adults. Admission is $10 for members and $12 for others. Call 737-4944.

Faith digest
RECAPS AND SASSY BRASS WILL PLAY FROM 8-11 P.M. TODAY at Westside High School, 1002 Patriot's Way. The dance is sponsored by the Christian Social Organization for Single Adults. Admission is $10 for members and $12 for others. Call 737-4944.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday.

Churches make Sunday school fit their needs
Is it still Sunday school if it is not on Sunday and not under the church roof and the Scripture lessons are individualized?

The secularization of America's great universities
Some requirements for students at one prominent American college:\r\n

The secularization of America's great universities
Some requirements for students at one prominent American college:

Churches make Sunday school fit their needs
Is it still Sunday school if it is not on Sunday and not under the church roof and the Scripture lessons are individualized?

After the call, child took to pulpit to begin ministry
Standing next to a pulpit that had a few inches on him, 11-year-old Daniel Greene lost no time getting to his message for the youths at First New Canaan Baptist Church.

After the call, child took to pulpit to begin ministry
Standing next to a pulpit that had a few inches on him, 11-year-old Daniel Greene lost no time getting to his message for the youths at First New Canaan Baptist Church.

Consumption advisories on stripers likely

Taylor's no longer sweeping the dew

Tiger turns making cut into high drama

TV movie portrays Pope John Paul II's struggle
NEW YORK - It doesn't match the impact of "Schindler's List" or "The Pianist" - and what portrayals of the Nazi era reach such Academy Award-winning heights?

TV movie portrays Pope John Paul II's struggle

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

Five orphaned siblings suing home makeover show

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
Family, and the joy, pain and mystery that implies, is the theme loosely connecting a trio of films airing on PBS' "P.O.V." series.

Five orphaned siblings suing home makeover show
LOS ANGELES - Five orphaned siblings who moved into a new dream home on the hit ABC television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" are suing the network, the company that built the house and the couple who took them in after their parents died.

TV movie portrays Pope John Paul II's struggle
NEW YORK - It doesn't match the impact of "Schindler's List" or "The Pianist" - and what portrayals of the Nazi era reach such Academy Award-winning heights?

'Sopranos' adds 'bonus' episodes to sixth season
LOS ANGELES - When "The Sopranos" finally arrives next year for its sixth season, fans of the HBO mob drama will get more than they expected.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
Family, and the joy, pain and mystery that implies, is the theme loosely connecting a trio of films airing on PBS' "P.O.V." series.

Five orphaned siblings suing home makeover show
LOS ANGELES - Five orphaned siblings who moved into a new dream home on the hit ABC television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" are suing the network, the company that built the house and the couple who took them in after their parents died.

People in the News

Georgia tries to share ball among runners

Georgia tries to share ball among runners
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia hopes to learn a thing or two - maybe even three - about sharing from a bitter Southeastern Conference rival.

Georgia tries to share ball among runners
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia hopes to learn a thing or two - maybe even three - about sharing from a bitter Southeastern Conference rival.

Shockley finally gets his chance to shine for Bulldogs

Shockley finally gets his chance to shine for Bulldogs
ATHENS, Ga. - D.J. Shockley thought it would happen quicker than this. Much quicker.

Shockley finally gets his chance to shine for Bulldogs
ATHENS, Ga. - D.J. Shockley thought it would happen quicker than this. Much quicker.

Spurrier not pleased with South Carolina's scrimmage
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina still has a lot of work to do before the Gamecocks are ready for their Sept. 1 opener against Central Florida, coach Steve Spurrier said after the team's first scrimmage of the fall Saturday.

Spurrier not pleased with South Carolina's scrimmage

Spurrier not pleased with South Carolina's scrimmage
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina still has a lot of work to do before the Gamecocks are ready for their Sept. 1 opener against Central Florida, coach Steve Spurrier said after the team's first scrimmage of the fall Saturday.

Library events

University collecting stories of Graniteville train disaster

This week

South Aiken High swimmer is making a big splash

Glover 50th wedding anniversary

Scout leader is leaving council

Literacy

Schooled in the ritual

Production involves 'Amorous' diplomacy

Around the block

Recycling centers

Meetings

CSRA Bridge Club results

Reunions

Cyclist pedals message about proper nutrition

County employees hold talent contest to help United Way

Recreation events

After the call, child took to pulpit to begin ministry

Churches make Sunday school fit their needs

Faith digest

The secularization of America's great universities

Faith Calendar