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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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:

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

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.

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.

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

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'

Journalist seeks redemption in new memoir

Two men plunge the ocean's depths in the Bathysphere

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Tanner Jay Moore

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.

Jada Alexis McCladdie

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.

Kearston Tyler Hughes

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.

Jocelynne Paige Bourassa

Melody Elizabeth Cadle

Georgia and Dixie Bell

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.

Jackson Baylor Miles

Adam Dylan Pennington

Kenneth James Merritt

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

Brennen Todd Holgate

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.

Cameron Franklin Chou

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Delaney Grace Knoeferl

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Noah William Torres

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Chase Latron Hall

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.

Alayna Evelyn Redman

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.

Austin Craig Tharp

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.

Joshua Ismael Rodriguez

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.

Cuyler Seth Hicks

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.

Ansley Nicole Keenan

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.

Mathew Pierce Blackburn

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

Courtney Amanda Murphy

Evan Thomas Waldhauer

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.

Walker Davis Mobley

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.

Madison Grace Rabil

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.

Daniel and William Boaen

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.

Millie Jane Mobley

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.

Chandler Blaine Whitten

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.

Herbert Francis Barnhill

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.

Alisha Lasha ' Barton

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.

Evan Charles Holtsizer

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.

Taylor NyAsia Davis

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.

Paige Elaine Street

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.

Kadence Marie Barry

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.

Zaire Christopher Cummings

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.

Christian Xavier Lowery

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.

Easton Michael Huff

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.

Abigail Elayne Belongia

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.

Ne'Ziah Samone Ellison

Chandler Matthew Ash

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.

LaRoche can't find that elusive stride

Sheets tough again in win

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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
Bulldogs and Gamecocks make good mascots, but they're big moneymakers, too.

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.

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.

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

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
Q: Oil company stocks have done so well this year. Are they still a good investment?

On the move

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

Business calendar

Sanford applauds sharing resources

April business licenses

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.

Format simplifies submissions for our On the Move, calendar

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

Licensing lets buyers tote interest

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?

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

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:

July business licenses

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

Investment in oil company is risky venture these days

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:

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

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

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.

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

Five questions

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

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

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

Tigers hope to avoid missteps

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

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

Quarterback ready to bounce back

Lineman back to lead Miami again

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
ALLEN Sept. 3 Concordia 6 p.m.

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

Small colleges roundup

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.

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:

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.

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.

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:

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

Second time, Wannstedt said yes to Pitt

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.

Top 25 teams

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:

Glanville returns to sideline

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:

Browning is the odd back out

Games to watch

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:

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.

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.

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.

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

Small colleges schedules

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

Tigers have edge of easier schedule

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.

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.

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

USA Today top 25

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

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.

Get serious on oil

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.

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.

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

Caution: Do not jump

Now add 'anti-Georgia'

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Seven in 10 worry about the deficit

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

It's tough to keep Austin on bench

Five questions

Ball must get rolling for Jackets

Daniels has more climbing to do

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.

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.

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

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.

Samuels stealing seniors' spotlight

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.

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.

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.

Rose in four-stroke 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Dougherty, Molinari meet in 36-hole final

Minor league notebook

Rome homers too much for Augusta

Nolley's arm shocks Bulldogs

Richmond Academy rings up Aquinas

Fuller's running leads to victory

Rebels Rout, Yellow Jackets shut out

Panthers overcome Patriots

Prep Power Poll

Washington-Wilkes pulls surprise with road win

Walker, Wildcats top Rebels

Yellow Jackets ran into Rebels' stalwart defense

North Augusta's Long says he'll retire

Razorbacks survive to beat Eagles

Bears bust 33-year losing skid

Prep football roundup

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

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.

Prep football roundup
Friday night's game roundup:

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Prep football roundup
Friday night's game roundup:

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Public arts support is crucial

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.

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

President lied to start war in Iraq

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.

Local airport leaves family flustered

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.

You want facts? Here are the facts

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

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

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

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.

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
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

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

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

Pray for King widow's recovery

Editorial on 9-11 ignored the facts

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.

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

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

Septuagenarian studies the history she has lived

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

Vacation souvenirs may be as close as a hotel Web site

Travel briefs

Avebury's rocks outweigh Stonehenge

A day in the life of a supermodel

Living briefs

Home showcases memories of Japan

Diners may share the dessert, not the plate

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?

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.

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.

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

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.

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?"

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Correction

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

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kid of the day

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Former substitute pleads not guilty

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.

Students charged in gun's firing

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.

Pharmacist is target of new investigation

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

Across the area

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Rain or shine, governors set for conference

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

Across South Carolina

Across the area

Former UGA first lady dies

Where we live

Waterlogged Augusta might see flooding

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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.

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

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

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.

News you can use

Teens get second chances

Man arrested after threatening officials

Pedestrian struck crossing Deans Bridge

Preemie trend is keeping hospitals busy

Across Georgia

Government OKs Georgia's voter ID law

Across the southeast

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.

Young soccer player makes comeback after 2 transplants

Bus mixup has parents distraught

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.

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 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Civil rights lawyer, 63, dies

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.

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 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.

Schools, police differ on reports

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

Bookmobile aspires to attract new patrons

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.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

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

Litter in Augusta

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

News you can use
Today in regional history:

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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
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.

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.

News you can use

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

Kid of the day

Experienced leaders sought

Despite 4 posts on list, state leaders are upbeat

Officers battle to stop abuse

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.

Students to pick career paths

News you can use
Today in regional history:

Across Georgia

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.

History reborn with 'Battle o f Aiken'

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.

2 shot during paper route

Census shows fewer Hispanics in Augusta

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.

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

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:

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.

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
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

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
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, 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

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 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 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

Bell has yet to ring in for Chiefs this season

Falcons awaiting reports on Scott, White

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

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

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

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

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

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

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

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

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

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

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

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

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

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Eric Auriel Herbert (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Eric Auriel Herbert (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Ms. Ethel Lazaros (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Bill Samuels (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Jabari Bokknight (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Miss Stacy Hope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Jabari Bokknight (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Ms. Ethel Lazaros (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Quavon Keiori Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Cleat Jansen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Quavon Keiori Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Eva "MaEva" Reese (SPARTA, 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.

Overtime

Overtime

Limehouse purchased for $6 million

Area sports announcements

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Outdoors calendar

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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 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.

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.

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.

Outdoorsmen enjoy the thrill of hunting game with photos

Look into our crystal ball at college football

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.

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.

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.

HBO series offers Roman history

Where is TV headed this fall?

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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.

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.

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.

Big shoes to fill

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

Offense won't change to suit its new leader

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

Like his car, Verdun Wheeler exudes power

The perfect season

Five questions

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

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.

Georgia's title team members refresh their good memories

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.

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.

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

Georgia notebook

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
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.

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

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.

Turman taking a new outlook into final season

Mitchell will direct Spurrier's magic act

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

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

Spurrier gets opportunity to transform Gamecocks

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

The Spurrier File

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

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.

Five questions

Events

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Bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center

Dance theater will stage 'Peter Pan'

Across the river

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Area adult literacy sites

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Athlete Spotlight: Calvin Fuller

CSRA Bridge results

Active-duty airmen give hand to Habitat

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Morris Museum of Art is getting new exhibits

Recycling Centers

Thrift shops get, sell used items to build homes

Christ Central's gala will show community it cares

Faith digest

Faith Calendar

'The Sower' celebrates additions to his gardens

Pope Benedict sees Europe as unique in its drift from God