Dance theater will stage 'Peter Pan'
It's a familiar story told through a different medium.

Morris Museum of Art is getting new exhibits
Two exhibits reflecting rural life in the South and Midwest during the 1920s and '30s will be held at the Morris Museum of Art.

Chamber gives money to help victims of crash
Midland Valley Chamber of Commerce donated $2,000 to the Valley Outreach Interface Center on Wednesday.

Events
LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

War Eagles, Patriots hope for faster starts
LAST SEASON: The War Eagles stumbled early last year, losing four of their first five games. Wagener-Salley rallied to finish with a 6-6 record, advancing to the second round of the Class A state playoffs.

Pet of the week
Lilo, an 18-month-old beagle mix, is available for adoption through Molly's Militia.

Chamber gives money to help victims of crash
Midland Valley Chamber of Commerce donated $2,000 to the Valley Outreach Interface Center on Wednesday.

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

Boy Scouts holds membership drive
Rich Baker has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America most of his life.

Active-duty airmen give hand to Habitat
With construction in his background, it was easy for Airman 1st Class Eric Watson to pitch in with a Habitat for Humanity project Aug. 19 in Aiken.

Right at Home helps seniors stay independent
Kathy Crist's new business venture is helping senior citizens stay in their homes rather than moving into assisted-living centers.

Boy Scouts holds membership drive
Rich Baker has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America most of his life.

Teacher has been molding young minds for 50 years
The students in Dorothy Flanagan's third-period chemistry class were slow to enter the room and sit down, but they were quick to talk to their friends in the North Augusta High School classroom Wednesday morning or pull a mirror out to check their makeup.

Athlete Spotlight: Calvin Fuller
When Calvin Fuller was preparing for South Aiken High School's season-opening game on Aug. 19, he had some butterflies.

CSRA Bridge results
CSRA Bridge Results for Aug. 15-21

CSRA Bridge results
CSRA Bridge Results for Aug. 15-21

Reunions
Leavelle McCampbell high school 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

Events
LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

Active-duty airmen give hand to Habitat
With construction in his background, it was easy for Airman 1st Class Eric Watson to pitch in with a Habitat for Humanity project Aug. 19 in Aiken.

Reunions
Leavelle McCampbell high school 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

Drawing narrows field to four children
There was excitement in the air Wednesday at Champion Window on Washington Road, and not all of it was about the possibility of winning $10,000.

Around the block
A Cleon W. Mauldin Workshop and Recital will be held at the University of South Carolina Aiken's Etherredge Center on Thursday. Michael Williams will present a drumming workshop from 1:45 to 3 p.m. in Room 125. The recital will be at 7:30 p.m. in the O'Connell Theater. The workshop is free; the recital costs $8. Call 641-3305.

This week
Grand illusions: Through Sept. 25; traveling exhibit about faux painting; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St.; museum hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; free; 642-2015

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

Teacher has been molding young minds for 50 years
The students in Dorothy Flanagan's third-period chemistry class were slow to enter the room and sit down, but they were quick to talk to their friends in the North Augusta High School classroom Wednesday morning or pull a mirror out to check their makeup.

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.

Right at Home helps seniors stay independent
Kathy Crist's new business venture is helping senior citizens stay in their homes rather than moving into assisted-living centers.

This week
Grand illusions: Through Sept. 25; traveling exhibit about faux painting; Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St.; museum hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; free; 642-2015

Bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Aug. 12-16. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Across the river
UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN KICKOFF: 11:30 a.m. Monday; Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.; $15 a person, $120 for corporate table of eight; 724-5544

Morris Museum of Art is getting new exhibits
Two exhibits reflecting rural life in the South and Midwest during the 1920s and '30s will be held at the Morris Museum of Art.

Bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Aug. 12-16. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Drawing narrows field to four children
There was excitement in the air Wednesday at Champion Window on Washington Road, and not all of it was about the possibility of winning $10,000.

Pet of the week
Lilo, an 18-month-old beagle mix, is available for adoption through Molly's Militia.

Around the block
A Cleon W. Mauldin Workshop and Recital will be held at the University of South Carolina Aiken's Etherredge Center on Thursday. Michael Williams will present a drumming workshop from 1:45 to 3 p.m. in Room 125. The recital will be at 7:30 p.m. in the O'Connell Theater. The workshop is free; the recital costs $8. Call 641-3305.

War Eagles, Patriots hope for faster starts
LAST SEASON: The War Eagles stumbled early last year, losing four of their first five games. Wagener-Salley rallied to finish with a 6-6 record, advancing to the second round of the Class A state playoffs.

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.

Athlete Spotlight: Calvin Fuller
When Calvin Fuller was preparing for South Aiken High School's season-opening game on Aug. 19, he had some butterflies.

Dance theater will stage 'Peter Pan'
It's a familiar story told through a different medium.

Itching for a cat mystery? Try 'Scratch the Surface'
After writing 16 mysteries in which dogs are prominent, Susan Conant tackles a more crowded field - mysteries featuring cats.

Interviews with music, film stars compiled in book

Two men plunge the ocean's depths in the Bathysphere

Two men plunge the ocean's depths in the Bathysphere
Despite the many inventions and scientific breakthroughs of the early 20th century, one realm that continued to defy man's curiosity was the ocean depths.

Journalist seeks redemption in new memoir
NEW YORK - Michael Finkel was in the grip of despair in February 2002, fired from his job at The New York Times Magazine for writing a story about slavery in West Africa based on a composite character.

Interviews with music, film stars compiled in book
Noted rock music critic and interviewer Anthony DeCurtis says in his introduction to "In Other Words: Artists Talk About Life and Work" that he expects readers to hop, skip and jump throughout the book to read about artists they know and like.

Interviews with music, film stars compiled in book
Noted rock music critic and interviewer Anthony DeCurtis says in his introduction to "In Other Words: Artists Talk About Life and Work" that he expects readers to hop, skip and jump throughout the book to read about artists they know and like.

Itching for a cat mystery? Try 'Scratch the Surface'
After writing 16 mysteries in which dogs are prominent, Susan Conant tackles a more crowded field - mysteries featuring cats.

Itching for a cat mystery? Try 'Scratch the Surface'

Two men plunge the ocean's depths in the Bathysphere
Despite the many inventions and scientific breakthroughs of the early 20th century, one realm that continued to defy man's curiosity was the ocean depths.

Journalist seeks redemption in new memoir

Journalist seeks redemption in new memoir
NEW YORK - Michael Finkel was in the grip of despair in February 2002, fired from his job at The New York Times Magazine for writing a story about slavery in West Africa based on a composite character.

Royston remembers Hall of Famer as 100-year anniversary arrives
ROYSTON, Ga. - Traces of Ty are everywhere.

Royston remembers Hall of Famer as 100-year anniversary arrives
ROYSTON, Ga. - Traces of Ty are everywhere.

Legend got career start in Augusta
Traces of Ty Cobb are few and far between in Augusta, just 100 miles from Royston, Ga., Cobb's hometown.

Legend got career start in Augusta

Royston remembers Hall of Famer as 100-year anniversary arrives

Legend got career start in Augusta
Traces of Ty Cobb are few and far between in Augusta, just 100 miles from Royston, Ga., Cobb's hometown.

Things certainly have changed since I was in school

Madison Grace Rabil
Kami Williams and Edward Rabil IV are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Grace, born July 31, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Cameron Franklin Chou
Eric and Jessica Chou of Martinez, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Franklin, born July 10, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA

Evan Thomas Waldhauer

Jada Alexis McCladdie
Alexandra Abraham and Carnelle McCladdie are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jada Alexis, born July 2, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Joshua Ismael Rodriguez
Ismael and Kathy Rodriguez of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Ismael, born April 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ne'Ziah Samone Ellison

Christian Xavier Lowery
Clarence Lowery and LaKeisha Bratton of Aiken, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Christian Xavier, born July 29, 2005 at Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken, SC.

Taylor NyAsia Davis
Chandra Davis of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Taylor NyAsia, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Alayna Evelyn Redman

Delaney Grace Knoeferl
Christopher and Judy Knoeferl of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Delaney Grace, born July 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Noah William Torres
Jerson and Karin Torres of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Noah William, born July 28, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Courtney Amanda Murphy

Carrington Alexandra Harris
Minister and Mrs. Jonavon Harris of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Carrington Alexandra, born July 28, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Joshua Ismael Rodriguez

Jocelynne Paige Bourassa
Kenny and Jennifer Bourassa of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jocelynne Paige, born July 27, 2005 at the Bourassa home in Grovetown.

Cuyler Seth Hicks
Jesse Hicks and Alisha Johnston of North Augusta, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cuyler Seth, born July 26, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Adam Dylan Pennington
Adam and Victoria Pennington of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Adam Dylan, born July 26, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Millie Jane Mobley
David and Mildred Mobley of Augusta, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Millie Jane, born June 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA

Chase Latron Hall
Christopher Hall and Krishayla Wilson of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chase Latron, born July 25, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Alayna Evelyn Redman
Jason and Deanne Redman of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Alayna Evelyn, born June 15, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Jackson Baylor Miles
L. Wayne and Kimberly Miles of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jackson Baylor, born July 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ne'Ziah Samone Ellison
Bryan and Angela Ellison of Aiken, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ne'Ziah Samone, born July 14, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jada Alexis McCladdie
Alexandra Abraham and Carnelle McCladdie are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jada Alexis, born July 2, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Kenneth James Merritt
Darci Beausoleil and James Merritt of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kenneth James, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Evan Thomas Waldhauer
Karl and Tara Waldhauer of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Evan Thomas, born July 11, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mathew Pierce Blackburn
Melvin and Shannon Blackburn of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Mathew Pierce, born July 15, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Zaire Christopher Cummings
Sudena and Freemen Cummings of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Zaire Christopher, born July 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Evan Thomas Waldhauer
Karl and Tara Waldhauer of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Evan Thomas, born July 11, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Melody Elizabeth Cadle
Edward and Peggy Cadle of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Melody Elizabeth, born July 19, 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Abigail Elayne Belongia

Mathew Pierce Blackburn
Melvin and Shannon Blackburn of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Mathew Pierce, born July 15, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Chandler Matthew Ash

Austin Craig Tharp
Rusty and Sherri Tharp of Aiken, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Austin Craig, born July 25, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Chase Latron Hall

Courtney Amanda Murphy
Mike and Amanda Murphy of Martinez, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Courtney Amanda, born July 8, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA

Austin Craig Tharp

Herbert Francis Barnhill
Herbert and Luci Barnhill of Gaffney, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Herbert Francis, born June 4, 2005 at Mary Black Health System in Spartanburg, SC

Noah William Torres

Paige Elaine Street
Kevin and Connie Street of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Elaine, born March 17, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Adam Dylan Pennington

Walker Davis Mobley
Chris and Molli Mobley of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Walker Davis, born June 27, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Austin Craig Tharp
Rusty and Sherri Tharp of Aiken, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Austin Craig, born July 25, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Georgia and Dixie Bell
Daniel and Laura Bell of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their twin daughters, Georgia Faith and Dixie Rose, born July 15, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Courtney Amanda Murphy
Mike and Amanda Murphy of Martinez, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Courtney Amanda, born July 8, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA

Easton Michael Huff
T. Michael and Wendy Huff of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Easton Michael, born July 31, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Herbert Francis Barnhill
Herbert and Luci Barnhill of Gaffney, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Herbert Francis, born June 4, 2005 at Mary Black Health System in Spartanburg, SC

Daniel and William Boaen
Bobby and Kimberly Boaen of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their twin sons, Daniel Ricks and William Ray, born July 29, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Paige Elaine Street
Kevin and Connie Street of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Elaine, born March 17, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Tanner Jay Moore
Sean and Kristin Moore of Augusta, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tanner Jay, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Walker Davis Mobley
Chris and Molli Mobley of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Walker Davis, born June 27, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Evan Charles Holtsizer
Chris and Kerri Holtsizer of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Evan Charles, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Georgia and Dixie Bell
Daniel and Laura Bell of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their twin daughters, Georgia Faith and Dixie Rose, born July 15, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Abigail Elayne Belongia
Tara Belongia of Grovetown is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Abigail Elayne, born July 28, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Easton Michael Huff
T. Michael and Wendy Huff of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Easton Michael, born July 31, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kadence Marie Barry
Jason Barry and Rebecca Volkmar of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kandence Marie, born July 26, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Daniel and William Boaen
Bobby and Kimberly Boaen of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their twin sons, Daniel Ricks and William Ray, born July 29, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Melody Elizabeth Cadle
Edward and Peggy Cadle of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Melody Elizabeth, born July 19, 2005 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Tanner Jay Moore
Sean and Kristin Moore of Augusta, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tanner Jay, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ansley Nicole Keenan
Kevin and Monica Keenan of Graniteville, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ansley Nicole, born July 26, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Evan Charles Holtsizer
Chris and Kerri Holtsizer of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Evan Charles, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Alisha Lasha ' Barton
Lorenzo and Allison Barton of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Alisha Lasha', born July 11, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Kearston Tyler Hughes
Tyrone and Yetta Hughes of Bath, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kearston Tyler, born July 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Abigail Elayne Belongia
Tara Belongia of Grovetown is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Abigail Elayne, born July 28, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Walker Davis Mobley

Kadence Marie Barry
Jason Barry and Rebecca Volkmar of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kandence Marie, born July 26, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Delaney Grace Knoeferl

Ansley Nicole Keenan
Kevin and Monica Keenan of Graniteville, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ansley Nicole, born July 26, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Melody Elizabeth Cadle

Alisha Lasha ' Barton
Lorenzo and Allison Barton of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Alisha Lasha', born July 11, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Tanner Jay Moore

Kearston Tyler Hughes
Tyrone and Yetta Hughes of Bath, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kearston Tyler, born July 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jada Alexis McCladdie

Chandler Blaine Whitten
Jerry and Rachel Whitten of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chandler Blaine, born July 20, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Madison Grace Rabil

Brennen Todd Holgate
Kenneth Holgate and Amber Stikeleather of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Brennen Todd, born July 16, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kearston Tyler Hughes

Delaney Grace Knoeferl
Christopher and Judy Knoeferl of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Delaney Grace, born July 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jocelynne Paige Bourassa

Brennen Todd Holgate
Kenneth Holgate and Amber Stikeleather of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Brennen Todd, born July 16, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Georgia and Dixie Bell

Cuyler Seth Hicks
Jesse Hicks and Alisha Johnston of North Augusta, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cuyler Seth, born July 26, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Jackson Baylor Miles

Cameron Franklin Chou
Eric and Jessica Chou of Martinez, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Franklin, born July 10, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA

Daniel and William Boaen

Millie Jane Mobley
David and Mildred Mobley of Augusta, GA are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Millie Jane, born June 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA

Kenneth James Merritt

Joshua Ismael Rodriguez
Ismael and Kathy Rodriguez of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Ismael, born April 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Brennen Todd Holgate

Alayna Evelyn Redman
Jason and Deanne Redman of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Alayna Evelyn, born June 15, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Millie Jane Mobley

Madison Grace Rabil
Kami Williams and Edward Rabil IV are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Grace, born July 31, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Cameron Franklin Chou

Ne'Ziah Samone Ellison
Bryan and Angela Ellison of Aiken, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Ne'Ziah Samone, born July 14, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Carrington Alexandra Harris

Taylor NyAsia Davis
Chandra Davis of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Taylor NyAsia, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Cuyler Seth Hicks

Kenneth James Merritt
Darci Beausoleil and James Merritt of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kenneth James, born July 29, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Chandler Blaine Whitten

Christian Xavier Lowery
Clarence Lowery and LaKeisha Bratton of Aiken, SC are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Christian Xavier, born July 29, 2005 at Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken, SC.

Herbert Francis Barnhill

Noah William Torres
Jerson and Karin Torres of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Noah William, born July 28, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Alisha Lasha ' Barton

Jocelynne Paige Bourassa
Kenny and Jennifer Bourassa of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jocelynne Paige, born July 27, 2005 at the Bourassa home in Grovetown.

Ansley Nicole Keenan

Adam Dylan Pennington
Adam and Victoria Pennington of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Adam Dylan, born July 26, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Evan Charles Holtsizer

Carrington Alexandra Harris
Minister and Mrs. Jonavon Harris of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Carrington Alexandra, born July 28, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Taylor NyAsia Davis

Chase Latron Hall
Christopher Hall and Krishayla Wilson of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chase Latron, born July 25, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Paige Elaine Street

Jackson Baylor Miles
L. Wayne and Kimberly Miles of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jackson Baylor, born July 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kadence Marie Barry

Chandler Matthew Ash
Henry and Kristy Ash of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chandler Matthew, born July 22, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

Zaire Christopher Cummings

Chandler Blaine Whitten
Jerry and Rachel Whitten of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chandler Blaine, born July 20, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Christian Xavier Lowery

Zaire Christopher Cummings
Sudena and Freemen Cummings of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Zaire Christopher, born July 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Mathew Pierce Blackburn

Easton Michael Huff

Chandler Matthew Ash
Henry and Kristy Ash of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Chandler Matthew, born July 22, 2005 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta.

LaRoche can't find that elusive stride
MILWAUKEE - Most find it surprising that the Atlanta Brave with the best slugging percentage in the second half of last season wasn't anyone by the name of Jones.

Braves' bats bust out 17 hits
MILWAUKEE - Walk down any hotel hallway. Step into any elevator. Talk to John Smoltz.

Braves' bats bust out 17 hits
MILWAUKEE - Walk down any hotel hallway. Step into any elevator. Talk to John Smoltz.

LaRoche can't find that elusive stride

Sheets tough again in win

Braves' bats bust out 17 hits

Sheets tough again in win
MILWAUKEE - Give Ben Sheets a run, one Brave said, and you might as well be staring at a five-run deficit. Give Ben Sheets that run early in the game, he added, and you might as well be staring at a loss.

LaRoche can't find that elusive stride
MILWAUKEE - Most find it surprising that the Atlanta Brave with the best slugging percentage in the second half of last season wasn't anyone by the name of Jones.

Sheets tough again in win
MILWAUKEE - Give Ben Sheets a run, one Brave said, and you might as well be staring at a five-run deficit. Give Ben Sheets that run early in the game, he added, and you might as well be staring at a loss.

Sanford applauds sharing resources
AIKEN - Washington Group International on Friday announced the start of its third subsidiary in Aiken since 1997, a spinoff company called Washington Energy Center that will handle engineering work all around the world from an office building off Whiskey Road.

Richmond County property transfers
Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 10-17. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

Investment in oil company is risky venture these days
Q: Oil company stocks have done so well this year. Are they still a good investment?

Format simplifies submissions for our On the Move, calendar

Greenspan voices concerns about U.S. economy
JACKSON, Wyo. - Creeping trade protectionism and bloated budget deficits pose a risk to the United States' long-term economic vitality, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan warned Friday.

Licensing lets buyers tote interest

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

Logo-product partnership is beneficial to both sides

Licensing lets buyers tote interest
When George Pocisk says Everthere, he means it. Be it camouflage for hunters, Ducks Unlimited logos for the conservationists or college football emblems for the sports fans, the Martinez-based startup company is expanding its product line to appeal to a greater array of customers.

Richmond County property transfers

July business licenses
The following is a list of business licenses in Richmond County for July 2005:

July business licenses

On the move

Richmond County property transfers
Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 10-17. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

Investment in oil company is risky venture these days
Q: Oil company stocks have done so well this year. Are they still a good investment?

July business licenses
The following is a list of business licenses in Richmond County for July 2005:

Logo-product partnership is beneficial to both sides
Bulldogs and Gamecocks make good mascots, but they're big moneymakers, too.

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

Format simplifies submissions for our On the Move, calendar
If you're reading this, the chances are you are a regular reader and/or contributor to The Augusta Chronicle's weekly On the Move/Biz Bits feature - a listing of noteworthy achievements in the area's business community - and the Biz Calendar - a roundup of local business events.

Business calendar
- Wednesday: North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; speaker Dr. Peggy Torey, South Carolina Department of Commerce associate vice president of education policy: topic is No Child Left Behind ... Really! How the Education and Economic Development Act meets South Carolina's Educational Challenges; 7-8:30 a.m.; North Augusta Community Center. Tickets are $8, $10 at the door; call 279-2323.

Business calendar
- Wednesday: North Augusta Chamber of Commerce A.M. Connection; speaker Dr. Peggy Torey, South Carolina Department of Commerce associate vice president of education policy: topic is No Child Left Behind ... Really! How the Education and Economic Development Act meets South Carolina's Educational Challenges; 7-8:30 a.m.; North Augusta Community Center. Tickets are $8, $10 at the door; call 279-2323.

Investment in oil company is risky venture these days

On the move
Dr. Melissa Frank-Alston has joined Augusta Technical College as vice president of instructional and student services.

Greenspan voices concerns about U.S. economy
JACKSON, Wyo. - Creeping trade protectionism and bloated budget deficits pose a risk to the United States' long-term economic vitality, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan warned Friday.

Greenspan voices concerns about U.S. economy

Logo-product partnership is beneficial to both sides
Bulldogs and Gamecocks make good mascots, but they're big moneymakers, too.

Sanford applauds sharing resources
AIKEN - Washington Group International on Friday announced the start of its third subsidiary in Aiken since 1997, a spinoff company called Washington Energy Center that will handle engineering work all around the world from an office building off Whiskey Road.

Licensing lets buyers tote interest
When George Pocisk says Everthere, he means it. Be it camouflage for hunters, Ducks Unlimited logos for the conservationists or college football emblems for the sports fans, the Martinez-based startup company is expanding its product line to appeal to a greater array of customers.

April business licenses

Business calendar

On the move
Dr. Melissa Frank-Alston has joined Augusta Technical College as vice president of instructional and student services.

Format simplifies submissions for our On the Move, calendar
If you're reading this, the chances are you are a regular reader and/or contributor to The Augusta Chronicle's weekly On the Move/Biz Bits feature - a listing of noteworthy achievements in the area's business community - and the Biz Calendar - a roundup of local business events.

Sanford applauds sharing resources

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon published on August 27, 2005.

Around and around with the tax plan

Around and around with the tax plan
After last week's special purpose local option sales tax meeting, Augusta Commissioner Andy Cheek said that if he were on the Titanic rearranging the deck chairs, it would feel pretty much the same.

Around and around with the tax plan
After last week's special purpose local option sales tax meeting, Augusta Commissioner Andy Cheek said that if he were on the Titanic rearranging the deck chairs, it would feel pretty much the same.

Tigers hope to avoid missteps
Of all people to give rhythm lessons to youngsters, Tommy Bowden is among the most unlikely.

Quarterback ready to bounce back
Charlie Whitehurst considers himself an expert on third-and-long situations.

Five questions
Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden cleaned house after the 2004 season.

Five questions
Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden cleaned house after the 2004 season.

Tigers hope to avoid missteps

Quarterback ready to bounce back
Charlie Whitehurst considers himself an expert on third-and-long situations.

Tigers hope to avoid missteps
Of all people to give rhythm lessons to youngsters, Tommy Bowden is among the most unlikely.

Quarterback ready to bounce back

Five questions

Lineman back to lead Miami again
Nothing could prepare Miami offensive lineman Erik Winston for the sight - and the pain - of his left knee bent at a 45-degree angle after being inadvertently rolled by a Georgia Tech opponent early in the 2004 season.

Lineman back to lead Miami again

Tough opponents could spur Heels

Small colleges schedules
ALLEN Sept. 3 Concordia 6 p.m.

Browning is the odd back out
The buzz this preseason is about Georgia's talented trio of tailbacks, making senior Tyson Browning the forgotten man in the backfield.

Tough opponents could spur Heels
At North Carolina, there's good news and bad news heading into the 2005 season.

USA Today top 25

Tigers have edge of easier schedule
With the coaching carousel spinning almost yearly in the Southeastern Conference, it's a safe bet there's going to be an opening somewhere.

Glanville returns to sideline

Glanville returns to sideline
HONOLULU - For Jerry Glanville, returning to coaching more than a decade after leaving the NFL wasn't about missing the fans, money or limelight.

Lineman back to lead Miami again
Nothing could prepare Miami offensive lineman Erik Winston for the sight - and the pain - of his left knee bent at a 45-degree angle after being inadvertently rolled by a Georgia Tech opponent early in the 2004 season.

Games to watch
Clear your calendar, stock the refrigerator and turn off your phone on these three Saturdays made for couch potatoes and satellite dishes:

Small colleges roundup

Small colleges roundup
ALLEN OUTLOOK: The offense looks to be strong with nine returning starters. They will be led by QB Reggie Haynes and All-SEAC WR Reggie Ellis.

Tigers have edge of easier schedule

USA Today top 25
The top 25 teams in the USA Today college football preseason coaches' poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 records, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote, through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Second time, Wannstedt said yes to Pitt

Small colleges schedules
ALLEN Sept. 3 Concordia 6 p.m.

Games to watch

Browning is the odd back out

Kentucky faces an uphill battle

Tigers have edge of easier schedule
With the coaching carousel spinning almost yearly in the Southeastern Conference, it's a safe bet there's going to be an opening somewhere.

Second time, Wannstedt said yes to Pitt
PITTSBURGH - Maybe he still needed time away from football after the Ricky Williams fiasco. Or, perhaps he felt too far removed from college football after being away for 15 years.

Tough opponents could spur Heels
At North Carolina, there's good news and bad news heading into the 2005 season.

Kentucky faces an uphill battle
The view from the head coach's chair is usually pretty nice. But not if that chair is in the Kentucky football office. And especially if not it's the "hot seat."

Glanville returns to sideline
HONOLULU - For Jerry Glanville, returning to coaching more than a decade after leaving the NFL wasn't about missing the fans, money or limelight.

Browning is the odd back out
The buzz this preseason is about Georgia's talented trio of tailbacks, making senior Tyson Browning the forgotten man in the backfield.

USA Today top 25
The top 25 teams in the USA Today college football preseason coaches' poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 records, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote, through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Kentucky faces an uphill battle
The view from the head coach's chair is usually pretty nice. But not if that chair is in the Kentucky football office. And especially if not it's the "hot seat."

Small colleges schedules

Top 25 teams
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and final ranking:

Top 25 teams

Top 25 teams
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and final ranking:

Second time, Wannstedt said yes to Pitt
PITTSBURGH - Maybe he still needed time away from football after the Ricky Williams fiasco. Or, perhaps he felt too far removed from college football after being away for 15 years.

Small colleges schedules
ALLEN Sept. 3 Concordia 6 p.m.

Games to watch
Clear your calendar, stock the refrigerator and turn off your phone on these three Saturdays made for couch potatoes and satellite dishes:

Now add 'anti-Georgia'
Since leaving the White House, Jimmy Carter has made a living of putting up houses and tearing down America.

Now add 'anti-Georgia'

Caution: Do not jump
Life can be ever so fragile. But we can't live in fear of breaking.

Curb TV indecency
When a dad sits down with his kids to watch a nationally televised football game, he doesn't expect to have to explain why a woman flashed her breast during the halftime show.

Curb TV indecency

Get serious on oil
Winning the war on terror rightly is the nation's No. 1 priority, but very close behind that - and closely allied to it - is the need to break dependence on foreign energy sources, especially oil.

Caution: Do not jump
Life can be ever so fragile. But we can't live in fear of breaking.

Get serious on oil
Winning the war on terror rightly is the nation's No. 1 priority, but very close behind that - and closely allied to it - is the need to break dependence on foreign energy sources, especially oil.

Now add 'anti-Georgia'
Since leaving the White House, Jimmy Carter has made a living of putting up houses and tearing down America.

Curb TV indecency
When a dad sits down with his kids to watch a nationally televised football game, he doesn't expect to have to explain why a woman flashed her breast during the halftime show.

Get serious on oil

Caution: Do not jump

People in the News
LONDON - Internet shoppers will get a chance to add an unusual item to their wardrobe: the flamboyant swan dress worn by Icelandic singer Bjork to the 2001 Oscars ceremony.

Russell Crowe reaches settlement with man hit by phone
LOS ANGELES - Russell Crowe has reached a settlement with a Manhattan hotel employee who claimed the actor threw a phone at him, according to a statement released Thursday by the actor's publicist.

Russell Crowe reaches settlement with man hit by phone
LOS ANGELES - Russell Crowe has reached a settlement with a Manhattan hotel employee who claimed the actor threw a phone at him, according to a statement released Thursday by the actor's publicist.

People in the News
LONDON - Internet shoppers will get a chance to add an unusual item to their wardrobe: the flamboyant swan dress worn by Icelandic singer Bjork to the 2001 Oscars ceremony.

Seven in 10 worry about the deficit
Seven in 10 worry about the deficit, but people divided over the best solution, AP-Ipsos poll finds

Debt: Experts warn that heavy debt threatens U.S. economy
You owe $145,000. And the bill is rising every day.

Debt: Experts warn that heavy debt threatens U.S. economy
You owe $145,000. And the bill is rising every day.

Seven in 10 worry about the deficit

Debt: Experts warn that heavy debt threatens U.S. economy

Seven in 10 worry about the deficit
Seven in 10 worry about the deficit, but people divided over the best solution, AP-Ipsos poll finds

It's tough to keep Austin on bench
STATESBORO, Ga. - Jermaine Austin might be 5-foot-8 and able to hide among the giants of the offensive line, but he's not invisible.

It's tough to keep Austin on bench
STATESBORO, Ga. - Jermaine Austin might be 5-foot-8 and able to hide among the giants of the offensive line, but he's not invisible.

Five questions
Last year began as a public relations nightmare for Georgia Southern coach Mike Sewak.

Five questions
Last year began as a public relations nightmare for Georgia Southern coach Mike Sewak.

Five questions
Last year began as a public relations nightmare for Georgia Southern coach Mike Sewak.

Daniels has more climbing to do
ATLANTA - The third climb is always the toughest.

Five questions
When Georgia Tech athletic director Dave Braine hired Chan Gailey, he mentioned the Georgia native in the same sentence with legendary coach Bobby Dodd.

Daniels has more climbing to do
ATLANTA - The third climb is always the toughest.

Ball must get rolling for Jackets
ATLANTA - The buzz is back at Georgia Tech.

Ball must get rolling for Jackets
ATLANTA - The buzz is back at Georgia Tech.

Five questions
When Georgia Tech athletic director Dave Braine hired Chan Gailey, he mentioned the Georgia native in the same sentence with legendary coach Bobby Dodd.

Five questions

It's tough to keep Austin on bench

Daniels has more climbing to do

Ball must get rolling for Jackets

Five questions

Rome homers too much for Augusta
In Rome, Ga., outfielders Matt Young and Ardley Jansen and second baseman J.C. Holt each homered for Rome as the Braves beat the Augusta GreenJackets, 6-1 on Saturday.

Minor league notebook
Greenbrier's J.J. Johnson entered his sixth professional baseball season in the Chicago Cubs' organization with 21 home runs. With the help of a monster game a week ago today, Johnson already has 10 this season.

Rome homers too much for Augusta
In Rome, Ga., outfielders Matt Young and Ardley Jansen and second baseman J.C. Holt each homered for Rome as the Braves beat the Augusta GreenJackets, 6-1 on Saturday.

Minor league notebook
Greenbrier's J.J. Johnson entered his sixth professional baseball season in the Chicago Cubs' organization with 21 home runs. With the help of a monster game a week ago today, Johnson already has 10 this season.

Golf roundup

Samuels stealing seniors' spotlight

Rose in four-stroke lead at Buick Championship
CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose kept his driver in the bag for most of his round Friday, and it turned out to be a wise choice.

Dougherty, Molinari meet in 36-hole final
ARDMORE, Pa. - Dillon Dougherty won the last two holes with a chip-in birdie and a gimmie par after hitting the flagstick, beating J.C. Deacon, 1-up on Saturday, to advance to the final of the U.S. Amateur at Merion Golf Club.

Golf roundup
DUBLIN, Ohio - Despite closing with two bogeys, Paula Creamer moved closer to clinching LPGA Rookie of the Year honors by shooting 6-under-par 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Wendy's Championship for Children.

Rose hangs on for third-round lead at Buick Championship
CROMWELL, Conn. - Bogey-free and four strokes in front after 36 holes at the Buick Championship, Justin Rose went over par on No. 37. He kept his poise, though, and was still one stroke in front Saturday after three rounds.

Samuels stealing seniors' spotlight
It's been all about timing and strong play this summer for Augusta's Robert Samuels, who became a senior rookie halfway through the Regions Cup golf tournament circuit.

Sappington enjoys share of Midland Valley lead
GRANITEVILLE - Midland Valley Senior Invitational co-leader Spencer Sappington is still going strong at age 62, and appreciating every minute of it.

Rose in four-stroke lead at Buick Championship

Sappington enjoys share of Midland Valley lead

Dougherty, Molinari meet in 36-hole final

Rose hangs on for third-round lead at Buick Championship

Dougherty, Molinari meet in 36-hole final
ARDMORE, Pa. - Dillon Dougherty won the last two holes with a chip-in birdie and a gimmie par after hitting the flagstick, beating J.C. Deacon, 1-up on Saturday, to advance to the final of the U.S. Amateur at Merion Golf Club.

Rose in four-stroke lead at Buick Championship
CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose kept his driver in the bag for most of his round Friday, and it turned out to be a wise choice.

Rose hangs on for third-round lead at Buick Championship
CROMWELL, Conn. - Bogey-free and four strokes in front after 36 holes at the Buick Championship, Justin Rose went over par on No. 37. He kept his poise, though, and was still one stroke in front Saturday after three rounds.

Samuels stealing seniors' spotlight
It's been all about timing and strong play this summer for Augusta's Robert Samuels, who became a senior rookie halfway through the Regions Cup golf tournament circuit.

Golf roundup
DUBLIN, Ohio - Despite closing with two bogeys, Paula Creamer moved closer to clinching LPGA Rookie of the Year honors by shooting 6-under-par 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Wendy's Championship for Children.

Sappington enjoys share of Midland Valley lead
GRANITEVILLE - Midland Valley Senior Invitational co-leader Spencer Sappington is still going strong at age 62, and appreciating every minute of it.

Minor league notebook

Rome homers too much for Augusta

Panthers overcome Patriots

Walker, Wildcats top Rebels

Rebels Rout, Yellow Jackets shut out

Yellow Jackets ran into Rebels' stalwart defense

Bears bust 33-year losing skid

Nolley's arm shocks Bulldogs

Prep football roundup

Washington-Wilkes pulls surprise with road win

North Augusta's Long says he'll retire

Richmond Academy rings up Aquinas

Razorbacks survive to beat Eagles

Fuller's running leads to victory

Prep Power Poll

Richmond Academy rings up Aquinas
While his teammates all headed toward the locker room, Adam Johnson sprinted as fast as a 5-foot-11, 280-pound lineman can sprint in the other direction.

North Augusta's Long says he'll retire
Strom Thurmond's 36-0 win at North Augusta was shocking, but it wasn't the biggest news of the night Friday at North Augusta.

Fuller's running leads to victory
GRANITEVILLE -- Bobby Smith had his breakout game as South Aiken's quarterback against Midland Valley in 2004.

North Augusta's Long says he'll retire
Strom Thurmond's 36-0 win at North Augusta was shocking, but it wasn't the biggest news of the night Friday at North Augusta.

Yellow Jackets ran into Rebels' stalwart defense
North Augusta planned to run the ball against Strom Thurmond Friday night. The Rebels planned for the Yellow Jackets to run into a wall.

Prep football roundup
Friday night's game roundup:

Washington-Wilkes pulls surprise with road win
THOMSON -- The normally festive mood for the season opener at the Brickyard in Thomson was somewhat somber before and after the Bulldogs' game with Washington-Wilkes.

Panthers overcome Patriots
Special teams made the difference in the battle Friday night at Westside as the visiting Lakeside Panthers escaped with a 13-12 win.

Panthers overcome Patriots
Special teams made the difference in the battle Friday night at Westside as the visiting Lakeside Panthers escaped with a 13-12 win.

Razorbacks survive to beat Eagles
Cross Creek head coach Kevin Hunt couldn't bear to see his young squad let another possible victory slip through their hands.

Walker, Wildcats top Rebels
As a senior, Kenneth Walker's been in some big battles before.

Nolley's arm shocks Bulldogs
HARLEM - Junior quarterback Brandon Nolley accounted for 423 all-purpose yards as Hancock Central scored 30 second-half points to erase a 13-point deficit and surprise Harlem, 30-27, on Friday night.

Yellow Jackets ran into Rebels' stalwart defense
North Augusta planned to run the ball against Strom Thurmond Friday night. The Rebels planned for the Yellow Jackets to run into a wall.

Rebels Rout, Yellow Jackets shut out
The word Strom Thurmond linebacker Kenneth Griffin wanted to see in a headline was swat.

Walker, Wildcats top Rebels
As a senior, Kenneth Walker's been in some big battles before.

Prep Power Poll
How the top 10 teams in The Augusta Chronicle/WJBF Channel 6 Power Poll fared Friday night:

Rebels Rout, Yellow Jackets shut out
The word Strom Thurmond linebacker Kenneth Griffin wanted to see in a headline was swat.

Washington-Wilkes pulls surprise with road win
THOMSON -- The normally festive mood for the season opener at the Brickyard in Thomson was somewhat somber before and after the Bulldogs' game with Washington-Wilkes.

Nolley's arm shocks Bulldogs
HARLEM - Junior quarterback Brandon Nolley accounted for 423 all-purpose yards as Hancock Central scored 30 second-half points to erase a 13-point deficit and surprise Harlem, 30-27, on Friday night.

Richmond Academy rings up Aquinas
While his teammates all headed toward the locker room, Adam Johnson sprinted as fast as a 5-foot-11, 280-pound lineman can sprint in the other direction.

Razorbacks survive to beat Eagles
Cross Creek head coach Kevin Hunt couldn't bear to see his young squad let another possible victory slip through their hands.

Bears bust 33-year losing skid
LINCOLNTON, Ga. -- It happened in 1972, wedged between the United States withdrawing its last troops from Vietnam and Arab terrorists killing eight Israeli Olympians in Munich, Germany.

Bears bust 33-year losing skid
LINCOLNTON, Ga. -- It happened in 1972, wedged between the United States withdrawing its last troops from Vietnam and Arab terrorists killing eight Israeli Olympians in Munich, Germany.

Prep football roundup
Friday night's game roundup:

Prep Power Poll
How the top 10 teams in The Augusta Chronicle/WJBF Channel 6 Power Poll fared Friday night:

Fuller's running leads to victory
GRANITEVILLE -- Bobby Smith had his breakout game as South Aiken's quarterback against Midland Valley in 2004.

Things certainly have changed since I was in school
As an older American, I enjoy telling my 11-year-old son stories about how tough things used to be when I went to school.

Things certainly have changed since I was in school
As an older American, I enjoy telling my 11-year-old son stories about how tough things used to be when I went to school.

Faxon wins Buick Championship in playoff
CROMWELL, Conn. - Brad Faxon rolled in a 3-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Sunday to win the Buick Championship over South African Tjaart van der Walt, his first victory since 2001.

Braves defeat Brewers, 5-2
MILWAUKEE - Andruw Jones hit two home runs, increasing his major league-leading total to 42, and Tim Hudson pitched his second straight complete game to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Sunday.

Fire guts apartments
A fast-moving blaze tore through Springhouse Apartments early this morning, gutting five units and damaging14 others.

Pedestrian struck crossing Deans Bridge
A man was rushed to Medical College of Georgia Hospital tonight after he darted in front of a car on Deans Bridge Road and was hit.

Police search for man in Aiken homicide
Aiken County Sheriff's Office investigators are searching for a 22-year-old Springfield resident believed to have information about a shooting Saturday morning near Salley that left one Aiken Standard newspaper deliverer dead and another injured.

School schedule has benefits
Many people complain that the early start date for Columbia County schools is a gross imposition on their summer plans. They complain about children being in a classroom while it is over 90 degrees outside. They complain that they cannot take their vacations when they would like.Cathy Chase, Evans

Local airport leaves family flustered
We are a military family that has two daughters going to out-of-state colleges. We decided to fly them out of Augusta instead of making the long trip to Atlanta. Linda Joyce, Evans

Local airport leaves family flustered

You want facts? Here are the facts

Public arts support is crucial
Sylvia Cooper's City Ink column Aug. 21 ("Comments cause a commotion") showed an appalling lack of understanding of the history of the arts.Christian Stracke, Augusta

Public arts support is crucial

President lied to start war in Iraq

Make Tommy Boyles our mayor

Pray for King widow's recovery
There are heroes in our midst, and one is in need of our prayers. After suffering a stroke, Coretta Scott King - the beautiful, classy and courageous wife of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. - must know that others stand with her during her time of need, and that we are thankful she nurtured a family that has given all for this country.Joshua H. Bolin, Augusta

Local airport leaves family flustered
We are a military family that has two daughters going to out-of-state colleges. We decided to fly them out of Augusta instead of making the long trip to Atlanta. Linda Joyce, Evans

Editorial on 9-11 ignored the facts
The Aug. 19 editorial, "Worse than Watergate?" is a clear example of creative fiction that ignores reality.Patricia Lavins, Aiken, S.C.

Editorial on 9-11 ignored the facts
The Aug. 19 editorial, "Worse than Watergate?" is a clear example of creative fiction that ignores reality.Patricia Lavins, Aiken, S.C.

School schedule has benefits

President lied to start war in Iraq
The United States is the paradigm of a free, democratic society. We cherish our rights of freedom of speech and assembly, freedom to protest and to speak out against government policies.Erika J. Pracht, North Augusta, S.C.

You want facts? Here are the facts
In Paul Cooks' letter ("Here are the facts about war in Iraq," Aug. 26) he stated that he had the "facts" about the war. Dan Duncan, Aiken, S.C.

President lied to start war in Iraq
The United States is the paradigm of a free, democratic society. We cherish our rights of freedom of speech and assembly, freedom to protest and to speak out against government policies.Erika J. Pracht, North Augusta, S.C.

Make Tommy Boyles our mayor
With the mayoral election gearing up, we are beginning to see signs of various parties seeking qualification. Too many would-be parties seem to get involved in qualifications, skewing the results. The result of this situation is usually a run-off.Kitty Lamb, Augusta

Editorial on 9-11 ignored the facts
The Aug. 19 editorial, "Worse than Watergate?" is a clear example of creative fiction that ignores reality.Patricia Lavins, Aiken, S.C.

Public arts support is crucial
Sylvia Cooper's City Ink column Aug. 21 ("Comments cause a commotion") showed an appalling lack of understanding of the history of the arts.Christian Stracke, Augusta

Pray for King widow's recovery
There are heroes in our midst, and one is in need of our prayers. After suffering a stroke, Coretta Scott King - the beautiful, classy and courageous wife of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. - must know that others stand with her during her time of need, and that we are thankful she nurtured a family that has given all for this country.Joshua H. Bolin, Augusta

School schedule has benefits
Many people complain that the early start date for Columbia County schools is a gross imposition on their summer plans. They complain about children being in a classroom while it is over 90 degrees outside. They complain that they cannot take their vacations when they would like.Cathy Chase, Evans

Pray for King widow's recovery

You want facts? Here are the facts
In Paul Cooks' letter ("Here are the facts about war in Iraq," Aug. 26) he stated that he had the "facts" about the war. Dan Duncan, Aiken, S.C.

Make Tommy Boyles our mayor
With the mayoral election gearing up, we are beginning to see signs of various parties seeking qualification. Too many would-be parties seem to get involved in qualifications, skewing the results. The result of this situation is usually a run-off.Kitty Lamb, Augusta

Editorial on 9-11 ignored the facts

Travel briefs

Home showcases memories of Japan

A day in the life of a supermodel

Vacation souvenirs may be as close as a hotel Web site

Septuagenarian studies the history she has lived

Diners may share the dessert, not the plate

Rising price of gas means you can't get as far as a year ago

Living briefs

Avebury's rocks outweigh Stonehenge

'Witness' tour takes you to real-life movie sites

Rising price of gas means you can't get as far as a year ago
Everyone who drives a car, truck or SUV knows gasoline prices have risen at an alarming rate.

Vacation souvenirs may be as close as a hotel Web site
HONOLULU - Like that curved shower rod in your hotel bathroom? The embroidered pillow on the bed? The martini glasses you saw down at the bar?

Home showcases memories of Japan
When a friend asked her whether she would like to teach conversational English in Japan, Catherine Prysiazny thought, "Why not?"

Travel briefs
OAKLAND, Calif. - Only 20 percent of all Americans have a passport, according to the U.S. Department of State. But the number of passports issued has been rising since 1974, when just 2.4 million U.S. passports were issued. In 2004, 8.8 million were issued.

Diners may share the dessert, not the plate
Dear Carson: Three friends went out to dinner together and all wanted dessert - just a share and not the whole thing. We agreed on a dessert and asked the waiter to bring us three forks. Should we have shared one plate and used our own forks? What is the proper etiquette for sharing a dessert? - Dessert Dilemma

Avebury's rocks outweigh Stonehenge
AVEBURY, England - Avebury might not be as convenient, famous or spectacular as Stonehenge, and you might never have heard of it.

A day in the life of a supermodel
NEW YORK - So much for beauty sleep. When model-actress Molly Sims came to New York earlier this month for a a one-day visit, she wasn't going to waste her precious hours sleeping.

Vacation souvenirs may be as close as a hotel Web site
HONOLULU - Like that curved shower rod in your hotel bathroom? The embroidered pillow on the bed? The martini glasses you saw down at the bar?

'Witness' tour takes you to real-life movie sites
STRASBURG, Pa. - The 82-acre farm featured in the 1985 movie thriller "Witness" is tucked into a small valley, hidden from the view of travelers on Lancaster County's back roads. But that hasn't deterred curiosity-seekers from sneaking peeks over the years.

'Witness' tour takes you to real-life movie sites
STRASBURG, Pa. - The 82-acre farm featured in the 1985 movie thriller "Witness" is tucked into a small valley, hidden from the view of travelers on Lancaster County's back roads. But that hasn't deterred curiosity-seekers from sneaking peeks over the years.

Avebury's rocks outweigh Stonehenge
AVEBURY, England - Avebury might not be as convenient, famous or spectacular as Stonehenge, and you might never have heard of it.

Diners may share the dessert, not the plate
Dear Carson: Three friends went out to dinner together and all wanted dessert - just a share and not the whole thing. We agreed on a dessert and asked the waiter to bring us three forks. Should we have shared one plate and used our own forks? What is the proper etiquette for sharing a dessert? - Dessert Dilemma

Living briefs
And you thought chewing gum was just a treat. today, companies are cramming more into those bubble-makers.

Home showcases memories of Japan
When a friend asked her whether she would like to teach conversational English in Japan, Catherine Prysiazny thought, "Why not?"

A day in the life of a supermodel
NEW YORK - So much for beauty sleep. When model-actress Molly Sims came to New York earlier this month for a a one-day visit, she wasn't going to waste her precious hours sleeping.

Septuagenarian studies the history she has lived
Things have changed since Peggy Chastain last sat in a classroom.

Septuagenarian studies the history she has lived
Things have changed since Peggy Chastain last sat in a classroom.

Rising price of gas means you can't get as far as a year ago
Everyone who drives a car, truck or SUV knows gasoline prices have risen at an alarming rate.

Travel briefs
OAKLAND, Calif. - Only 20 percent of all Americans have a passport, according to the U.S. Department of State. But the number of passports issued has been rising since 1974, when just 2.4 million U.S. passports were issued. In 2004, 8.8 million were issued.

Living briefs
And you thought chewing gum was just a treat. today, companies are cramming more into those bubble-makers.

Teens get second chances
Rocky Moody, 17, of Augusta, admits he's made mistakes in his past.

News you can use
Today in regional history:

Across South Carolina
WALTERBORO - A Walterboro man collapsed in the middle of S.C. Highway 15 after he was shot during an argument over the price of crack cocaine, Colleton County deputies said.

Pharmacist is target of new investigation
Just weeks before sentencing in federal court, an Augusta pharmacist is under another criminal investigation.

Bookmobile aspires to attract new patrons
Library officials hope weekend exposure at a busy shopping center will boost circulation aboard Richmond and Columbia counties' only library on wheels.

Waterlogged Augusta might see flooding
Soggy Augusta could get even soggier next week.

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

Experienced leaders sought
Augusta's unemployment rate might be inching upward, but there are plenty of jobs available in the Garden City - and some of them are both lofty and lucrative.

Pedestrian struck crossing Deans Bridge

Across the area
A Jack Russell terrier puppy that authorities said chewed off parts of an infant's right foot, which had to be amputated, remained in quarantine Friday at Augusta Animal Services, officials said.

Across South Carolina
FOLLY BEACH - A Folly Beach man drowned Thursday night in rough water off the coast, authorities said.

Across South Carolina
FOLLY BEACH - A Folly Beach man drowned Thursday night in rough water off the coast, authorities said.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Georgia's judicial watchdog agency is looking into allegations that State Court Judge Jack Carney of Pembroke owes the state nearly $250,000 in back taxes, interest and penalties.

Civil rights lawyer, 63, dies
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Civil rights lawyer Fletcher Farrington, who challenged discriminatory employment practices across the state, died at his home Friday. He was 63.

Rain or shine, governors set for conference
ATLANTA - Heavy rains might threaten the pontoon boat tours of Lake Oconee, but the heads of several Southern states have plenty of indoor activities to keep them busy should Hurricane Katrina sweep through Georgia next week.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Government OKs Georgia's voter ID law
ATLANTA - Georgia voters can indeed be required to present a government-issued photo ID before casting a ballot. The U.S. Department of Justice issued its approval Friday.

Across South Carolina

Officers battle to stop abuse
ATHENS, Ga. - The floors were so saturated by urine, the woman living in the apartment below had to use buckets to catch the noxious fluids leaking through her ceiling.

Rain or shine, governors set for conference
ATLANTA - Heavy rains might threaten the pontoon boat tours of Lake Oconee, but the heads of several Southern states have plenty of indoor activities to keep them busy should Hurricane Katrina sweep through Georgia next week.

Kid of the day
Austin Barber is today's Kid of the Day.

Across the area
A Jack Russell terrier puppy that authorities said chewed off parts of an infant's right foot, which had to be amputated, remained in quarantine Friday at Augusta Animal Services, officials said.

Students to pick career paths
AIKEN - What you want to be when you grow up won't be a rhetorical question in Aiken County for much longer.

Across the area
A Hephzibah woman told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a masked man threatened to kill her in a home invasion Friday night, a police report states.

Former substitute pleads not guilty
A former Columbia County substitute teacher pleaded not guilty Friday to child molestation charges.

Kid of the day
Today's Kid of the Day is Ashton Barber of Thomson.

Man arrested after threatening officials
AIKEN - A Warrenville man wanted for threatening an Aiken County magistrate judge was arrested after a brief standoff with police late Friday afternoon.

Across Georgia
STATESBORO - A Georgia Southern University student was charged in the stabbing of two classmates.

Former UGA first lady dies
The widow of former University of Georgia President Fred C. Davison, who met her husband while both were veterinary students there, died Friday.

Across South Carolina
WALTERBORO - A Walterboro man collapsed in the middle of S.C. Highway 15 after he was shot during an argument over the price of crack cocaine, Colleton County deputies said.

Pharmacist is target of new investigation

Schools, police differ on reports
Columbia County police immediately want to know when a crime might have occurred in school, but education officials worry that doing so might violate a student's rights.

News you can use

Civil rights lawyer, 63, dies
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Civil rights lawyer Fletcher Farrington, who challenged discriminatory employment practices across the state, died at his home Friday. He was 63.

Man arrested after threatening officials

Across the area
A Hephzibah woman told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a masked man threatened to kill her in a home invasion Friday night, a police report states.

Officers battle to stop abuse

Bookmobile aspires to attract new patrons

Across Georgia

Kid of the day

Kid of the day

Kid of the day
Austin Barber is today's Kid of the Day.

Former substitute pleads not guilty

Government OKs Georgia's voter ID law
ATLANTA - Georgia voters can indeed be required to present a government-issued photo ID before casting a ballot. The U.S. Department of Justice issued its approval Friday.

Students charged in gun's firing

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Former UGA first lady dies

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Georgia's judicial watchdog agency is looking into allegations that State Court Judge Jack Carney of Pembroke owes the state nearly $250,000 in back taxes, interest and penalties.

Bus mixup has parents distraught

Preemie trend is keeping hospitals busy
Others might see a tiny baby weighing less than two pounds, but Chanese Jones sees more in little Malik Jones.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Experienced leaders sought

Students charged in gun's firing
Two Augusta Preparatory Day School students were formally charged Friday after an investigation by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office into a May incident in which a gun was taken onto the school campus and discharged.

Rain or shine, governors set for conference

Former substitute pleads not guilty
A former Columbia County substitute teacher pleaded not guilty Friday to child molestation charges.

Students to pick career paths

Man arrested after threatening officials
AIKEN - A Warrenville man wanted for threatening an Aiken County magistrate judge was arrested after a brief standoff with police late Friday afternoon.

History reborn with 'Battle o f Aiken'

2 shot during paper route

Preemie trend is keeping hospitals busy

Teens get second chances

Across South Carolina

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Government OKs Georgia's voter ID law

Pharmacist is target of new investigation
Just weeks before sentencing in federal court, an Augusta pharmacist is under another criminal investigation.

Waterlogged Augusta might see flooding

Preemie trend is keeping hospitals busy
Others might see a tiny baby weighing less than two pounds, but Chanese Jones sees more in little Malik Jones.

News you can use
Book signing: A book signing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway. Ron Eaker will sign copies of his book Holy Hormones, and Shirley Mitchell will sign copies of Sensational After 60. The event is free. For information, call 737-6962.

Students charged in gun's firing
Two Augusta Preparatory Day School students were formally charged Friday after an investigation by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office into a May incident in which a gun was taken onto the school campus and discharged.

Across the area

Bus mixup has parents distraught
Richmond County school officials are investigating an incident in which Langford Middle School children were placed on the wrong bus earlier this week, then returned and left at the school unattended.

Litter in Augusta
Whoever calls Augusta "the garden city" hasn't been down the alley off Hicks Street lately, where weeds and scrub creep over a pile of garbage 3 feet high and 10 feet wide.

News you can use
Today in regional history:

Census shows fewer Hispanics in Augusta
Augusta is bucking a state and national trend of growth in its Hispanic population.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Schools, police differ on reports
Columbia County police immediately want to know when a crime might have occurred in school, but education officials worry that doing so might violate a student's rights.

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

Young soccer player makes comeback after 2 transplants
Columbia County Patriots United soccer player Peter Kwon has worn his uniform countless times in the past three years. Saturday, however, was the first time in as many years that he has worn his jersey on the field.

Despite 4 posts on list, state leaders are upbeat
WASHINGTON - It was by far the worst week Georgia has endured in nearly two decades of the base closure process.

2 shot during paper route
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning shooting Saturday that left one Aiken Standard newspaper carrier dead and an employee injured.

Pedestrian struck crossing Deans Bridge
A man was rushed to Medical College of Georgia Hospital tonight after he darted in front of a car on Deans Bridge Road and was hit.

Correction
- A news obituary in Saturday's editions should have said the burial of Dr. Dianne C. Davison, which will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oconee Hill Cemetery in Athens, Ga., will be open to friends. Incorrect information was provided to The Chronicle.

Litter in Augusta
Whoever calls Augusta "the garden city" hasn't been down the alley off Hicks Street lately, where weeds and scrub creep over a pile of garbage 3 feet high and 10 feet wide.

Across the area
A Hephzibah woman told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a masked man threatened to kill her in a home invasion Friday night, a police report states.

Teens get second chances
Rocky Moody, 17, of Augusta, admits he's made mistakes in his past.

History reborn with 'Battle o f Aiken'
The firing of muskets thundered through downtown Augusta on Friday night as Civil War re-enactors marked the world premiere of a feature film starring their Confederate and Union brethren.

Bookmobile aspires to attract new patrons
Library officials hope weekend exposure at a busy shopping center will boost circulation aboard Richmond and Columbia counties' only library on wheels.

Across the southeast
LEXINGTON, Ky. - A teacher who was fired after spending three months in jail for her part in a Georgia protest wasn't insubordinate, the Kentucky Court of Appeals said.

Litter in Augusta

Census shows fewer Hispanics in Augusta
Augusta is bucking a state and national trend of growth in its Hispanic population.

Civil rights lawyer, 63, dies

2 shot during paper route
The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning shooting Saturday that left one Aiken Standard newspaper carrier dead and an employee injured.

Schools, police differ on reports

Pedestrian struck crossing Deans Bridge
A man was rushed to Medical College of Georgia Hospital tonight after he darted in front of a car on Deans Bridge Road and was hit.

Census shows fewer Hispanics in Augusta

Kid of the day
Today's Kid of the Day is Ashton Barber of Thomson.

Young soccer player makes comeback after 2 transplants

Young soccer player makes comeback after 2 transplants
Columbia County Patriots United soccer player Peter Kwon has worn his uniform countless times in the past three years. Saturday, however, was the first time in as many years that he has worn his jersey on the field.

Where we live

Across Georgia

Despite 4 posts on list, state leaders are upbeat

Correction
- A news obituary in Saturday's editions should have said the burial of Dr. Dianne C. Davison, which will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oconee Hill Cemetery in Athens, Ga., will be open to friends. Incorrect information was provided to The Chronicle.

Across the southeast

Despite 4 posts on list, state leaders are upbeat
WASHINGTON - It was by far the worst week Georgia has endured in nearly two decades of the base closure process.

History reborn with 'Battle o f Aiken'
The firing of muskets thundered through downtown Augusta on Friday night as Civil War re-enactors marked the world premiere of a feature film starring their Confederate and Union brethren.

Across Georgia
STATESBORO - A Georgia Southern University student was charged in the stabbing of two classmates.

Former UGA first lady dies
The widow of former University of Georgia President Fred C. Davison, who met her husband while both were veterinary students there, died Friday.

Across the southeast
LEXINGTON, Ky. - A teacher who was fired after spending three months in jail for her part in a Georgia protest wasn't insubordinate, the Kentucky Court of Appeals said.

Waterlogged Augusta might see flooding
Soggy Augusta could get even soggier next week.

News you can use

Bus mixup has parents distraught
Richmond County school officials are investigating an incident in which Langford Middle School children were placed on the wrong bus earlier this week, then returned and left at the school unattended.

Across the area

Experienced leaders sought
Augusta's unemployment rate might be inching upward, but there are plenty of jobs available in the Garden City - and some of them are both lofty and lucrative.

Correction

Students to pick career paths
AIKEN - What you want to be when you grow up won't be a rhetorical question in Aiken County for much longer.

Officers battle to stop abuse
ATHENS, Ga. - The floors were so saturated by urine, the woman living in the apartment below had to use buckets to catch the noxious fluids leaking through her ceiling.

News you can use
Book signing: A book signing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Borders Books, Music and Cafe, 257 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway. Ron Eaker will sign copies of his book Holy Hormones, and Shirley Mitchell will sign copies of Sensational After 60. The event is free. For information, call 737-6962.

Look into our crystal ball at college football
A new college football season is upon us, complete with new coaches, new players, new conference alignments, new bowl sponsors and a new formula for picking a new national champion without a new playoff.

Look into our crystal ball at college football
A new college football season is upon us, complete with new coaches, new players, new conference alignments, new bowl sponsors and a new formula for picking a new national champion without a new playoff.

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

Microsoft inks deal for movie based on Halo video game
DALLAS - "Halo" hero Master Chief will be appearing in a film version of the top-selling video game franchise.

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

Microsoft inks deal for movie based on Halo video game

Microsoft inks deal for movie based on Halo video game
DALLAS - "Halo" hero Master Chief will be appearing in a film version of the top-selling video game franchise.

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

Diddy promises the ultimate party for MTV Awards
MIAMI - Scoring an invite to one of Diddy's dazzling, decadent bashes is a notoriously difficult get.

Diddy promises the ultimate party for MTV Awards

Diddy promises the ultimate party for MTV Awards
MIAMI - Scoring an invite to one of Diddy's dazzling, decadent bashes is a notoriously difficult get.

Rookie thrives on road course
SONOMA, Calif. - Rookie Ryan Briscoe won his first career pole Saturday, posting the best time at Infineon Raceway for today's Argent Mortgage Indy Grand Prix.

Rookie thrives on road course

Kenseth wins at Bristol

Kenseth wins at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Matt Kenseth used his first victory in over a year to strengthen his frantic push to make NASCAR's playoffs, winning at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night in dominating fashion.

Kenseth, Gordon still in the chase
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon continued their frantic push to qualify for NASCAR's Chase for the Championship, qualifying first and second Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Sharpie 500.

Kenseth wins at Bristol
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Matt Kenseth used his first victory in over a year to strengthen his frantic push to make NASCAR's playoffs, winning at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night in dominating fashion.

Rookie thrives on road course
SONOMA, Calif. - Rookie Ryan Briscoe won his first career pole Saturday, posting the best time at Infineon Raceway for today's Argent Mortgage Indy Grand Prix.

Kenseth, Gordon still in the chase

Kenseth, Gordon still in the chase
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon continued their frantic push to qualify for NASCAR's Chase for the Championship, qualifying first and second Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Sharpie 500.

Falcons awaiting reports on Scott, White

Bell has yet to ring in for Chiefs this season

T.O., McNabb are working together as silent partners

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Dea. Charlie Griffin, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Toney Mack, Jr.    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Sgt. Benjamin F. Pressley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. George H. Miller    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. George H. Miller    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Sgt. Benjamin F. Pressley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Hayden A. Kyles    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Hayden A. Kyles    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Ms. Catherine R. Clarke    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Dea. Charlie Griffin, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charlie Gilchrist, Sr.    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Charlie Gilchrist, Sr.    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Dianne C. Davison    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Rouse Byrd    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Ms. Catherine R. Clarke    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie L. Rountree    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Williams    (WADLEY, Ga.)

Mr. Toney Mack, Jr.    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Charles M. Ballard    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Rouse Byrd    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie L. Rountree    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Dea. Charlie Griffin, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Sgt. Benjamin F. Pressley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Hayden A. Kyles    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. George H. Miller    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Toney Mack, Jr.    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. George H. Miller    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Toney Mack, Jr.    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie L. Rountree    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Hayden A. Kyles    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Williams    (WADLEY, Ga.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Williams    (WADLEY, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Charles M. Ballard    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Rouse Byrd    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Sgt. Benjamin F. Pressley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Catherine R. Clarke    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mr. Charles M. Ballard    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Charlie Gilchrist, Sr.    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Dr. Dianne C. Davison    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles M. Ballard    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie L. Rountree    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Dianne C. Davison    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Charlie Griffin, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Williams    (WADLEY, Ga.)

Mr. Charlie Gilchrist, Sr.    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Rouse Byrd    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Dr. Dianne C. Davison    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Catherine R. Clarke    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mr. Bill Samuels (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Sgt. Benjamin F. Pressley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Rouse Byrd (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Jabari Bokknight (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles M. Ballard (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Dr. Dianne C. Davison (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mr. Hayden A. Kyles (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Charles M. Ballard (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Ms. Catherine R. Clarke (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charlie Gilchrist, Sr. (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Toney Mack, Jr. (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mr. Charlie Gilchrist, Sr. (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Sgt. Benjamin F. Pressley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Rouse Byrd (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. George H. Miller (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way (GOUGH, Ga.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. George H. Miller (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Williams (WADLEY, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Hayden A. Kyles (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Toney Mack, Jr. (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie L. Rountree (MILLEN, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Charlie Griffin, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Dianne C. Davison (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie L. Rountree (MILLEN, Ga.)

Ms. Catherine R. Clarke (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Dea. Charlie Griffin, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way (GOUGH, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby C. Williams (WADLEY, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter (EVANS, Ga.)

Long-term study confirms that SRS is safe for area communities
A recently issued independent study confirms what most of us have known: Radiation risks for residents living or working near Savannah River Site are so low, they can't be separated from everyday background radiation, and it causes no adverse health effects.

Long-term study confirms that SRS is safe for area communities
A recently issued independent study confirms what most of us have known: Radiation risks for residents living or working near Savannah River Site are so low, they can't be separated from everyday background radiation, and it causes no adverse health effects.

Long-term study confirms that SRS is safe for area communities
A recently issued independent study confirms what most of us have known: Radiation risks for residents living or working near Savannah River Site are so low, they can't be separated from everyday background radiation, and it causes no adverse health effects.

Limehouse purchased for $6 million

Overtime

Area sports announcements

Overtime

Limehouse purchased for $6 million
Limehouse, a Kentucky Derby participant and one of the most successful horses in Dogwood Stable history, has been sold to a Kentucky stud farm.

Overtime
In Rome, Ga., the Rome Braves used a four-run third and a five-run fifth to blow out the Augusta GreenJackets 11-3 on Friday.

Overtime
In New Haven, Conn., Lindsay Davenport won the Pilot Pen championship, defeating France's Amelie Mauresmo, 6-4, 6-4, after missing nearly two months with a back injury.

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.

Limehouse purchased for $6 million
Limehouse, a Kentucky Derby participant and one of the most successful horses in Dogwood Stable history, has been sold to a Kentucky stud farm.

Overtime
In New Haven, Conn., Lindsay Davenport won the Pilot Pen championship, defeating France's Amelie Mauresmo, 6-4, 6-4, after missing nearly two months with a back injury.

Overtime
In Rome, Ga., the Rome Braves used a four-run third and a five-run fifth to blow out the Augusta GreenJackets 11-3 on Friday.

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 may be required.

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

Outdoors calendar

Outdoorsmen enjoy the thrill of hunting game with photos
Bill Poulson's fascination with trail cameras started as a simple weekend pastime.

Outdoorsmen enjoy the thrill of hunting game with photos
Bill Poulson's fascination with trail cameras started as a simple weekend pastime.

Falcons awaiting reports on Scott, White
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - A 23-7 victory over Jacksonville might temporarily cost the Falcons the services of three players: free safety Bryan Scott, receiver Dez White and rookie linebacker Jordan Beck.

Bell has yet to ring in for Chiefs this season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Did the Chiefs get a great deal on a slick-looking newer used car with some fixable mechanical problems, or did they overspend on a potential lemon?

Falcons awaiting reports on Scott, White
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - A 23-7 victory over Jacksonville might temporarily cost the Falcons the services of three players: free safety Bryan Scott, receiver Dez White and rookie linebacker Jordan Beck.

Bell has yet to ring in for Chiefs this season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Did the Chiefs get a great deal on a slick-looking newer used car with some fixable mechanical problems, or did they overspend on a potential lemon?

T.O., McNabb are working together as silent partners
PHILADELPHIA - Despite his selfish, petulant behavior, flamboyant antics and arrogant attitude, Terrell Owens again proved in just one half why the Philadelphia Eagles are so much better with him on the field - even if he doesn't talk to quarterback Donovan McNabb.

T.O., McNabb are working together as silent partners
PHILADELPHIA - Despite his selfish, petulant behavior, flamboyant antics and arrogant attitude, Terrell Owens again proved in just one half why the Philadelphia Eagles are so much better with him on the field - even if he doesn't talk to quarterback Donovan McNabb.

Christ Central's gala will show community it cares
Instead of sending shiny apples to school, Christ Central Institute wants the pupils to get a treat.

Christ Central's gala will show community it cares
Instead of sending shiny apples to school, Christ Central Institute wants the pupils to get a treat.

Thrift shops get, sell used items to build homes
The upholstered chairs and couches, the carpets, glassware and dishes for sale in the front of the Augusta Habitat ReStore on Walton Way give it a homey feel, but the back of the store is the major end of the business.

Pope Benedict sees Europe as unique in its drift from God
The rather pessimistic cultural outlook of Pope Benedict XVI comes into sharp focus in an address the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger delivered a day before predecessor John Paul II died.

Pope Benedict sees Europe as unique in its drift from God
The rather pessimistic cultural outlook of Pope Benedict XVI comes into sharp focus in an address the former Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger delivered a day before predecessor John Paul II died.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send to churchnews@ augustachronicle.com. Send a fax to 722-7403 or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

'The Sower' celebrates additions to his gardens
METTER, Ga. - A large electric fan silently blew hot air across a speaker's platform Sunday in an open, sunny space in Guido Gardens, a landmark in Metter.

Faith digest
DR. C. GREGORY DELOACH III, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Marietta, Ga., will preach at 11 a.m. Sunday in view of a call at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

'The Sower' celebrates additions to his gardens
METTER, Ga. - A large electric fan silently blew hot air across a speaker's platform Sunday in an open, sunny space in Guido Gardens, a landmark in Metter.

Thrift shops get, sell used items to build homes
The upholstered chairs and couches, the carpets, glassware and dishes for sale in the front of the Augusta Habitat ReStore on Walton Way give it a homey feel, but the back of the store is the major end of the business.

Faith digest
DR. C. GREGORY DELOACH III, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Marietta, Ga., will preach at 11 a.m. Sunday in view of a call at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send to churchnews@ augustachronicle.com. Send a fax to 722-7403 or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Outdoorsmen enjoy the thrill of hunting game with photos

Look into our crystal ball at college football

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

Where is TV headed this fall?
NEW YORK - Summer's nearly over, Labor Day is all too close, and the new fall TV shows are just around the corner.

Where is TV headed this fall?
NEW YORK - Summer's nearly over, Labor Day is all too close, and the new fall TV shows are just around the corner.

HBO series offers Roman history
LOS ANGELES - Back in 52 B.C., Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo were bit players in Julius Caesar's sweeping account of the Gallic Wars.

HBO series offers Roman history
LOS ANGELES - Back in 52 B.C., Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo were bit players in Julius Caesar's sweeping account of the Gallic Wars.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
There's nothing confining about "Prison Break." Michael Scofield's brother Lincoln Burrows is on death row and scheduled to die for a murder he did not commit - or so Michael believes when he holds up a bank to get himself jailed alongside Lincoln and plot their breakout.

HBO series offers Roman history

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
There's nothing confining about "Prison Break." Michael Scofield's brother Lincoln Burrows is on death row and scheduled to die for a murder he did not commit - or so Michael believes when he holds up a bank to get himself jailed alongside Lincoln and plot their breakout.

Where is TV headed this fall?

People in the News

Russell Crowe reaches settlement with man hit by phone

Like his car, Verdun Wheeler exudes power

Georgia's title team members refresh their good memories
Erk Russell thought out the victory celebration. After Georgia's 1981 Sugar Bowl victory over Notre Dame, the Bulldogs defensive coordinator planned to hand out cigars to his defensive players.

Offense won't change to suit its new leader
ATHENS, Ga. - The common adage is that defense wins championships, but if the Georgia Bulldogs are to contend in 2005 it's the offense that will need to step up and prove itself.

Georgia's title team members refresh their good memories

Georgia notebook

The perfect season
Trailing by 13 in the second half, Georgia kicked off its national championship campaign by handing the ball to a widely-recruited freshman from Wrightsville, Ga. Herschel Walker displayed his ability with one play in the third quarter, plowing through Tennessee's Bill Bates on a 16-yard touchdown run. Walker later scored on a pitch around the corner in the fourth quarter to put the Bulldogs on top.

Georgia notebook
ATHENS, Ga. - The less-heralded of Georgia's two freshmen defensive tackles has made the biggest splash this preseason.

Five questions
No longer is there the House of David in Athens, Ga.

Like his car, Verdun Wheeler exudes power
ATHENS, Ga. - Danny Verdun Wheeler's wheels make a distinct statement the linebacker from Thomson aspires to live up to as a junior at Georgia.

Georgia notebook
ATHENS, Ga. - The less-heralded of Georgia's two freshmen defensive tackles has made the biggest splash this preseason.

Georgia's title team members refresh their good memories
Erk Russell thought out the victory celebration. After Georgia's 1981 Sugar Bowl victory over Notre Dame, the Bulldogs defensive coordinator planned to hand out cigars to his defensive players.

Like his car, Verdun Wheeler exudes power
ATHENS, Ga. - Danny Verdun Wheeler's wheels make a distinct statement the linebacker from Thomson aspires to live up to as a junior at Georgia.

Offense won't change to suit its new leader

Big shoes to fill
ATHENS, Ga. - Quentin Moses knows how all those guys coming along after Herschel Walker must have felt.

Five questions

The perfect season
Trailing by 13 in the second half, Georgia kicked off its national championship campaign by handing the ball to a widely-recruited freshman from Wrightsville, Ga. Herschel Walker displayed his ability with one play in the third quarter, plowing through Tennessee's Bill Bates on a 16-yard touchdown run. Walker later scored on a pitch around the corner in the fourth quarter to put the Bulldogs on top.

Offense won't change to suit its new leader
ATHENS, Ga. - The common adage is that defense wins championships, but if the Georgia Bulldogs are to contend in 2005 it's the offense that will need to step up and prove itself.

Big shoes to fill
ATHENS, Ga. - Quentin Moses knows how all those guys coming along after Herschel Walker must have felt.

Five questions
No longer is there the House of David in Athens, Ga.

Big shoes to fill

The perfect season

Mitchell will direct Spurrier's magic act
Fall practice was barely three days old when Steve Spurrier made his biggest announcement since taking over South Carolina's football program.

Spurrier gets opportunity to transform Gamecocks

The Spurrier File
HOMETOWN: Johnson City, Tenn.AGE: 60

The Spurrier File

Five questions
After the past eight months, the South Carolina Gamecocks could use a fresh start.

The Spurrier File
HOMETOWN: Johnson City, Tenn.AGE: 60

Turman taking a new outlook into final season
Few will forget the melee at the end of Clemson's 29-7 victory over South Carolina last season.

Mitchell will direct Spurrier's magic act
Fall practice was barely three days old when Steve Spurrier made his biggest announcement since taking over South Carolina's football program.

Mitchell will direct Spurrier's magic act

Spurrier gets opportunity to transform Gamecocks
COLUMBIA - A King James Bible sits on his desk, his name inscribed in gold letters.

Five questions

Turman taking a new outlook into final season
Few will forget the melee at the end of Clemson's 29-7 victory over South Carolina last season.

Spurrier gets opportunity to transform Gamecocks
COLUMBIA - A King James Bible sits on his desk, his name inscribed in gold letters.

Turman taking a new outlook into final season

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Boy Scouts holds membership drive

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Events

Around the block

Area adult literacy sites

Morris Museum of Art is getting new exhibits

Dance theater will stage 'Peter Pan'

Drawing narrows field to four children

Reunions

Recycling Centers

Active-duty airmen give hand to Habitat

CSRA Bridge results

Chamber gives money to help victims of crash

Bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center

Across the river

Teacher has been molding young minds for 50 years

Thrift shops get, sell used items to build homes

Faith digest

Faith Calendar

Pope Benedict sees Europe as unique in its drift from God

'The Sower' celebrates additions to his gardens

Christ Central's gala will show community it cares