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.

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:

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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:

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Interviews with music, film stars compiled in book

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.

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.

Legend got career start in Augusta

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.

Bowa wants fewer pitches by Little Leaguers
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Larry Bowa wants Little Leaguers to throw fewer pitches and fewer breaking balls.

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

Bowa wants fewer pitches by Little Leaguers
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Larry Bowa wants Little Leaguers to throw fewer pitches and fewer breaking balls.

Cardinals blank Nationals
WASHINGTON - The Washington Nationals know their offense isn't going to make things easy. When their defense and pitching struggle, too, victories are really tough.

Cardinals blank Nationals
WASHINGTON - The Washington Nationals know their offense isn't going to make things easy. When their defense and pitching struggle, too, victories are really tough.

Bowa wants fewer pitches by Little Leaguers

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.

Cardinals blank Nationals

Things certainly have changed since I was in school

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.

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

Abigail Elayne Belongia

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.

Adam Dylan Pennington

Joshua Ismael Rodriguez

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alayna Evelyn Redman

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

Evan Thomas Waldhauer

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chase Latron Hall

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.

Austin Craig Tharp

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.

Noah William Torres

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Brennen Todd Holgate
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Christian Xavier Lowery

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.

Mathew Pierce Blackburn

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.

Easton Michael Huff

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.

Ne'Ziah Samone Ellison

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.

Chandler Matthew Ash

Jocelynne Paige Bourassa

Courtney Amanda Murphy

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.

Walker Davis Mobley

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.

Delaney Grace Knoeferl

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.

Melody Elizabeth Cadle

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.

Tanner Jay Moore

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.

Jada Alexis McCladdie

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

Madison Grace Rabil

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

Kearston Tyler Hughes

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.

Georgia and Dixie Bell

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

Jackson Baylor Miles

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.

Kenneth James Merritt

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.

Brennen Todd Holgate

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.

Millie Jane Mobley

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.

Cameron Franklin Chou

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.

Carrington Alexandra Harris

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

Cuyler Seth Hicks

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.

Chandler Blaine Whitten

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.

Herbert Francis Barnhill

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.

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.

Ansley Nicole Keenan

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.

Evan Charles Holtsizer

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.

Taylor NyAsia Davis

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.

Paige Elaine Street

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.

Zaire Christopher Cummings

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

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

LaRoche can't find that elusive stride

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

Hudson, Jones smack Brewers

Braves' bats bust out 17 hits

Hudson, Jones smack Brewers
MILWAUKEE - Welcome to baseball's stretch run.

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

Braves defeat Brewers, 5-2
MILWAUKEE - Andruw Jones gave Tim Hudson all the support he needed Sunday.

Hudson, Jones smack Brewers
MILWAUKEE - Welcome to baseball's stretch run.

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.

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.

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.

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

On the move

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

Business calendar

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?

April business licenses

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.

Licensing lets buyers tote interest

July business licenses

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

Start working now to lower your company's heating bills

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

Investment in oil company is risky venture these days

Young adults' pursestrings still tied to Mom and Dad

Format simplifies submissions for our On the Move, calendar

Analysts: Katrina 'perfect storm' for already high energy prices

Richmond County property transfers

Gas prices set another new record

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

Young adults' pursestrings still tied to Mom and Dad
Nishank Khanna, CEO of his own online-coupon Web site, knows how to make money. But the 23-year-old doesn't know how to manage it yet.

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.

Analysts: Katrina 'perfect storm' for already high energy prices
NEW YORK - With crude oil prices already at record levels, a hurricane targeted the heart of America's oil and refinery operations Sunday, shutting down an estimated 1 million barrels of daily production and threatening to curtail refining activity in the region.

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.

Gas prices set another new record
LOS ANGELES - Retail gas prices hit yet another record high over the past two weeks and could go even higher before the traditional post-Labor Day driving decline ends demands pressure, according to a nationwide survey.

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

Start working now to lower your company's heating bills
NEW YORK - If your small company's energy bills have been mind-boggling this summer, the fall and winter are likely to bring little relief. And now, before it gets cold, is the best time to take steps to mitigate some of damage from soaring heating bills.

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?

Young adults' pursestrings still tied to Mom and Dad
Nishank Khanna, CEO of his own online-coupon Web site, knows how to make money. But the 23-year-old doesn't know how to manage it yet.

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

Gas prices set another new record
LOS ANGELES - Retail gas prices hit yet another record high over the past two weeks and could go even higher before the traditional post-Labor Day driving decline ends demands pressure, according to a nationwide survey.

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

Analysts: Katrina 'perfect storm' for already high energy prices
NEW YORK - With crude oil prices already at record levels, a hurricane targeted the heart of America's oil and refinery operations Sunday, shutting down an estimated 1 million barrels of daily production and threatening to curtail refining activity in the region.

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

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:

Start working now to lower your company's heating bills
NEW YORK - If your small company's energy bills have been mind-boggling this summer, the fall and winter are likely to bring little relief. And now, before it gets cold, is the best time to take steps to mitigate some of damage from soaring heating bills.

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.

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.

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.

Quarterback ready to bounce back

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Small colleges schedules

Small colleges roundup

Top 25 teams

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.

Tigers have edge of easier schedule

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

N.C. State: New assistants make mark

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

Games to watch

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.

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

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

Tough opponents could spur Heels

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:

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

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:

N.C. State: New assistants make mark
Chuck Amato's first losing season at North Carolina State didn't leave him hitch-hiking along Tobacco Road.

USA Today top 25

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

Ole Miss: New coach hopes winning will rub off

N.C. State: New assistants make mark
Chuck Amato's first losing season at North Carolina State didn't leave him hitch-hiking along Tobacco Road.

Ole Miss: New coach hopes winning will rub off
The 2004 Southeastern Conference football season was barely over when the exodus began.

Ole Miss: New coach hopes winning will rub off
The 2004 Southeastern Conference football season was barely over when the exodus began.

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

Now add 'anti-Georgia'

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

Flying tots safer on laps
One of the more ridiculous rules ever to be considered was a proposal to disallow children younger than 2 to ride on a parent's lap when flying on a commercial airliner.

Politics affect immigration

More Senate fireworks
Hearings on confirming U.S. Appeals Court Judge John G. Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court are expected to provide the most fireworks for the Senate Judiciary Committee after Labor Day, but don't bet on it.

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

Politics affect immigration
Don't always be cynical about government officials who take action for political reasons. Politics are supposed to result in better government policies. And so it is - or at least we hope it is - with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff's announcement that he's beefing up security along the nation's borders.

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

More Senate fireworks

Caution: Do not jump

Flying tots safer on laps

More Senate fireworks
Hearings on confirming U.S. Appeals Court Judge John G. Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court are expected to provide the most fireworks for the Senate Judiciary Committee after Labor Day, but don't bet on it.

Flying tots safer on laps
One of the more ridiculous rules ever to be considered was a proposal to disallow children younger than 2 to ride on a parent's lap when flying on a commercial airliner.

Politics affect immigration
Don't always be cynical about government officials who take action for political reasons. Politics are supposed to result in better government policies. And so it is - or at least we hope it is - with Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff's announcement that he's beefing up security along the nation's borders.

People in the News
AMAGANSETT, N.Y. - Actor Robert Downey Jr., the Oscar-nominated star of "Chaplin" whose struggles with drug addiction drew attention in the late 1990s, has married producer Susan Levin.

People in the News
AMAGANSETT, N.Y. - Actor Robert Downey Jr., the Oscar-nominated star of "Chaplin" whose struggles with drug addiction drew attention in the late 1990s, has married producer Susan Levin.

Suge Knight shooting casts pall over MTV Video Music Awards
MIAMI BEACH - The MTV Video Music Awards escaped the drama and damage of Hurricane Katrina. On Sunday night, they faced being overshadowed by another dangerous name - Suge Knight.

Suge Knight shooting casts pall over MTV Video Music Awards
MIAMI BEACH - The MTV Video Music Awards escaped the drama and damage of Hurricane Katrina. On Sunday night, they faced being overshadowed by another dangerous name - Suge Knight.

Debt: Americans vulnerable to rising rates, currency imbalances
NEW YORK - Buy now, pay later: It's been the mantra of American consumers for decades.

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

Seven in 10 worry about the deficit
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

Debt: Americans vulnerable to rising rates, currency imbalances
NEW YORK - Buy now, pay later: It's been the mantra of American consumers for decades.

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

Debt: Americans vulnerable to rising rates, currency imbalances

Seven in 10 worry about the deficit

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Five questions

It's tough to keep Austin on bench

Daniels has more climbing to do

Five questions

Ball must get rolling for Jackets

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.

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.

Altering reality with gardening

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

Rose hangs on for third-round lead at Buick Championship

Molinari rallies to beat Dougherty at U.S. Amateur

Kerr wins LPGA event as Hurst's poor drive opens door
DUBLIN, Ohio - Cristie Kerr took a moment from her victory celebration to do some cheerleading for the U.S. Solheim Cup team.

Kelley holds off Sappington
GRANITEVILLE - A hole-in-one on the back nine put Mike Kelley back in the thick of the Midland Valley Senior Invitational, but the Augustan didn't stop there.

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

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

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.

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.

Kelley holds off Sappington

Lopez picks Ward, Daniel to round out U.S. Solheim team
DUBLIN, Ohio - Nancy Lopez went with veterans for her two captain's picks to the U.S. Solheim Cup team, selecting Wendy Ward and Hall of Famer Beth Daniel to complete the 12-player team that will face Europe on Sept. 9-11 at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind.

Sappington enjoys share of Midland Valley lead

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.

Faxon wins Buick Championship in playoff

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.

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.

Howell holds off Daly to win BMW International Open

Lopez picks Ward, Daniel to round out U.S. Solheim team

Molinari rallies to beat Dougherty at U.S. Amateur
ARDMORE, Pa. - Bobby Jones made history on the 11th hole at Merion Golf Club. Seventy-five years later, Edoardo Molinari made a statement there.

Kerr wins LPGA event as Hurst's poor drive opens door

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.

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

Lopez picks Ward, Daniel to round out U.S. Solheim team
DUBLIN, Ohio - Nancy Lopez went with veterans for her two captain's picks to the U.S. Solheim Cup team, selecting Wendy Ward and Hall of Famer Beth Daniel to complete the 12-player team that will face Europe on Sept. 9-11 at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind.

Dougherty, Molinari meet in 36-hole final

Howell holds off Daly to win BMW International Open
NORD-EICHENRIED, Germany - England's David Howell won his first title in six years Sunday, shooting a 7-under-par 65 to hold off John Daly by a stroke at the BMW International Open.

Kerr wins LPGA event as Hurst's poor drive opens door
DUBLIN, Ohio - Cristie Kerr took a moment from her victory celebration to do some cheerleading for the U.S. Solheim Cup team.

Kelley holds off Sappington
GRANITEVILLE - A hole-in-one on the back nine put Mike Kelley back in the thick of the Midland Valley Senior Invitational, but the Augustan didn't stop there.

Molinari rallies to beat Dougherty at U.S. Amateur
ARDMORE, Pa. - Bobby Jones made history on the 11th hole at Merion Golf Club. Seventy-five years later, Edoardo Molinari made a statement there.

Howell holds off Daly to win BMW International Open
NORD-EICHENRIED, Germany - England's David Howell won his first title in six years Sunday, shooting a 7-under-par 65 to hold off John Daly by a stroke at the BMW International Open.

Minor league notebook

Rome homers too much for Augusta

Yellow Jackets ran into Rebels' stalwart defense

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.

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.

Text of Iraq's new constitution
The complete text of the final draft Iraqi constitution, as translated from the Arabic by The Associated Press. Differences between this text and the version Aug. 22 are in parentheses:

Text of Iraq's new constitution
The complete text of the final draft Iraqi constitution, as translated from the Arabic by The Associated Press. Differences between this text and the version Aug. 22 are in parentheses:

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.

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.

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.

Leftists make hay with Cindy Sheehan
While Cindy Sheehan questions the United States' goals in Iraq, she has not done so as simply a grieving mother, but more so as a political operative. Her support group is not her family, but many highly visible groups - all with anti-war, anti-American and socialist trademarks, including Code Pink; Moveon.org; Veterans for Peace; and United for Peace and Justice. Michael Miller, Aiken, S.C.

Put emphasis on industrial arts
I cannot believe that anyone in the education field can hypothesize that having all the students take a college prep course will raise the average SAT scores. Richard J. Moser, Waynesboro

You want facts? Here are the facts

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

Leftists make hay with Cindy Sheehan
While Cindy Sheehan questions the United States' goals in Iraq, she has not done so as simply a grieving mother, but more so as a political operative. Her support group is not her family, but many highly visible groups - all with anti-war, anti-American and socialist trademarks, including Code Pink; Moveon.org; Veterans for Peace; and United for Peace and Justice. Michael Miller, Aiken, S.C.

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

Pat Robertson just might be right

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.

School schedule has benefits

Leftists make hay with Cindy Sheehan

Pat Robertson just might be right
The last time Pat Robertson got it right was 30 years ago when he said New York City was an upholstered sewer. Thirty years ago it was. Pat VanHooser, North Augusta, S.C.

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

Put emphasis on industrial arts
I cannot believe that anyone in the education field can hypothesize that having all the students take a college prep course will raise the average SAT scores. Richard J. Moser, Waynesboro

Put emphasis on industrial arts

Pat Robertson just might be right
The last time Pat Robertson got it right was 30 years ago when he said New York City was an upholstered sewer. Thirty years ago it was. Pat VanHooser, North Augusta, 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

Public arts support is crucial

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

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

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

Another reason that redheads more vulnerable to skin cancer?

Septuagenarian studies the history she has lived

Report: Coffee top source of healthy antioxidants

Living briefs

Video game review: A look at 'EyeToy: Play 2'

Travel briefs

Libraries offering free audiobook downloads

Home showcases memories of Japan

New traffic software gives radio a run for its money

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

Vacation souvenirs may be as close as a hotel Web site

Avebury's rocks outweigh Stonehenge

Techbits: E-records, Vacation bot, Phishing tool and more

Diners may share the dessert, not the plate

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

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.

'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.

In future, ordinary lights may communicate, boost health
NEW YORK - Scientists have been taking a closer look at the lighting in our homes, offices and vehicles, and they're seeing potential for a way to improve health and a new means of electronic communication.

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.

Another reason that redheads more vulnerable to skin cancer?
WASHINGTON - Redheads sunburn easily, but that may not be the only reason they are at high risk of skin cancer. New research suggests the pigment that colors their skin may set them up for cancer-spurring sun damage even if they do not burn.

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.

Report: Coffee top source of healthy antioxidants
WASHINGTON - When the Ink Spots sang "I love the java jive and it loves me" in 1940, they could not have known how right they were.

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?"

Techbits: E-records, Vacation bot, Phishing tool and more
LOS ANGELES - Warner Music Group is preparing to launch a record label that would develop and market new artists and distribute their music only over the Internet.

'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.

Video game review: A look at 'EyeToy: Play 2'
When Sony Computer Entertainment decided to create games that let users interact with the console and see themselves on-screen, it seemed like a good idea.

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?"

New traffic software gives radio a run for its money
EDISON, N.J. - Long Island looked as if it were on fire. That's my view of the New York suburbs on the screen of a Treo Smartphone. A new piece of software gives me real-time traffic updates - flashing yellow, orange or red circles appear over a road map, depending on the level of hell they portend.

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.

Libraries offering free audiobook downloads
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. - A new way to borrow audiobooks from the library involves no CDs, no car trips, no fines and no risk of being shushed.

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?

Another reason that redheads more vulnerable to skin cancer?
WASHINGTON - Redheads sunburn easily, but that may not be the only reason they are at high risk of skin cancer. New research suggests the pigment that colors their skin may set them up for cancer-spurring sun damage even if they do not burn.

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

Report: Coffee top source of healthy antioxidants
WASHINGTON - When the Ink Spots sang "I love the java jive and it loves me" in 1940, they could not have known how right they were.

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

Techbits: E-records, Vacation bot, Phishing tool and more
LOS ANGELES - Warner Music Group is preparing to launch a record label that would develop and market new artists and distribute their music only over the Internet.

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.

In future, ordinary lights may communicate, boost health
NEW YORK - Scientists have been taking a closer look at the lighting in our homes, offices and vehicles, and they're seeing potential for a way to improve health and a new means of electronic communication.

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?

Video game review: A look at 'EyeToy: Play 2'
When Sony Computer Entertainment decided to create games that let users interact with the console and see themselves on-screen, it seemed like a good idea.

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

Libraries offering free audiobook downloads
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. - A new way to borrow audiobooks from the library involves no CDs, no car trips, no fines and no risk of being shushed.

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.

New traffic software gives radio a run for its money
EDISON, N.J. - Long Island looked as if it were on fire. That's my view of the New York suburbs on the screen of a Treo Smartphone. A new piece of software gives me real-time traffic updates - flashing yellow, orange or red circles appear over a road map, depending on the level of hell they portend.

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.

In future, ordinary lights may communicate, boost health
NEW YORK - Scientists have been taking a closer look at the lighting in our homes, offices and vehicles, and they're seeing potential for a way to improve health and a new means of electronic communication.

News you can use

Officials brace for first election

Litter in Augusta

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.

Officials say child's need means more than scores

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.

Across the southeast

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Church selects Marietta pastor
First Baptist Church of Augusta has a new senior pastor, Dr. C. Gregory DeLoach III, 39, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga.

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.

Fire damages complex; no residents are injured

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.

Across South Carolina
GREENVILLE - Joe Berry is fed up with rising gasoline prices, and he's decided to take a stand.

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

Kid of the day

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.

2 shot during paper route

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.

Many struggle with energy bills
AIKEN - A heart attack in July robbed Calvin Setters' of his ability to work. After a month of unemployment, his family was buried under growing medical costs and unpaid bills.

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

Two factions emerge in Aiken council race

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.

The week ahead

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.

Across the southeast

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

Donors dwindle during summer

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.

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

Litter in Augusta
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.

Teens get second chances

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

Pedestrian struck crossing Deans Bridge

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.

Where we live

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.

Schools, police differ on reports

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.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

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

The week ahead
The Aiken Community Playhouse will hold its 2004-05 season awards ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Aiken Community Playhouse, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. Admission is free. For more information, call (803) 648-1438.

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.

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 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 South Carolina

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.

Many struggle with energy bills

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

Kid of the Day

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

Across Georgia

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.

Church selects Marietta pastor

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

Across the area

Slices of wilderness
CONWAY, S.C. - They might not have the beauty of a waterfall or waves crashing on the beach, but few places on the Southeastern shore can match the variety found inside the shallow depressions along the coastal plains called Carolina Bays.

Across the southeast
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Blacks who bought homes across America last year were four times more likely than whites to get high interest rates for mortgage loans, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday.

Officials say child's need means more than scores
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Experts say parents should take a closer look before transferring their children out of schools that are failing to make adequate yearly progress according to objectives set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Across Georgia
LITHONIA - Jesus wasn't broke, and leaders of churches shouldn't be either.

Across Georgia
LITHONIA - Jesus wasn't broke, and leaders of churches shouldn't be either.

Bookmobile aspires to attract new patrons

Across the southeast
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Blacks who bought homes across America last year were four times more likely than whites to get high interest rates for mortgage loans, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday.

Across South Carolina

States look to attract heritage tourists
GREENSBORO, Ga. - Southern state leaders need to look beyond roller coasters for attracting money-spending tourists, a group of governors meeting Sunday said.

Across the area

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Sebastian Greene, 2, of Evans.

Correction

Fire damages complex; no residents are injured
A fast-moving blaze tore through an Augusta apartment complex off Pleasant Home Road early Sunday, gutting five units and damaging 14 others.

Across Georgia

Donors dwindle during summer
Sherry Spencer spent her one-month wedding anniversary Friday donating platelets at Shepeard Community Blood Center on Wrightsboro Road.

Despite 4 posts on list, state leaders are upbeat

Church selects Marietta pastor
First Baptist Church of Augusta has a new senior pastor, Dr. C. Gregory DeLoach III, 39, the senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga.

Young soccer player makes comeback after 2 transplants

Commander's office under order of organized woman
Mary Beth Bieller's ninth-floor desk at Fort Gordon's Signal Towers was neat and orderly, and her work space outside the commanding general's office, at the moment, was quiet.

Census shows fewer Hispanics in Augusta

Officials say child's need means more than scores
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Experts say parents should take a closer look before transferring their children out of schools that are failing to make adequate yearly progress according to objectives set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Civil rights lawyer, 63, dies

Officials brace for first election
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The last-minute approval of Georgia's voter identification law meant last-ditch efforts to prepare for the new requirements in Gwinnett County, the site of the state's first election since the contentious measure was approved.

Two factions emerge in Aiken council race
Support for the four at-large Republican candidates in the Aiken City Council race has split into two camps.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Commander's office under order of organized woman
Mary Beth Bieller's ninth-floor desk at Fort Gordon's Signal Towers was neat and orderly, and her work space outside the commanding general's office, at the moment, was quiet.

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.

Donors dwindle during summer
Sherry Spencer spent her one-month wedding anniversary Friday donating platelets at Shepeard Community Blood Center on Wrightsboro Road.

States look to attract heritage tourists

Evans area booming with new businesses
A new Target store in Columbia County might be getting all the attention these days, but another area near the Evans Town Center continues to boom with new business.

Slices of wilderness

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Five questions with Michael Harley

Commander's office under order of organized woman

Officials say child's need means more than scores
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Experts say parents should take a closer look before transferring their children out of schools that are failing to make adequate yearly progress according to objectives set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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

Across South Carolina
GREENVILLE - Joe Berry is fed up with rising gasoline prices, and he's decided to take a stand.

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.

Five questions with Michael Harley
Michael Harley, the vice president of the Augusta Bulldog Club, says he's "about as excited as I could ever be" about the start of college football season this coming weekend. The Evans resident is a 1992 Georgia graduate who has bled red and black all his life.

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.

Across the area
Police are seeking an Augusta man in connection with a sexual assault of his wife.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Across the southeast
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Blacks who bought homes across America last year were four times more likely than whites to get high interest rates for mortgage loans, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday.

The week ahead
The Aiken Community Playhouse will hold its 2004-05 season awards ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Aiken Community Playhouse, Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. Admission is free. For more information, call (803) 648-1438.

Many struggle with energy bills
AIKEN - A heart attack in July robbed Calvin Setters' of his ability to work. After a month of unemployment, his family was buried under growing medical costs and unpaid bills.

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

Two factions emerge in Aiken council race
Support for the four at-large Republican candidates in the Aiken City Council race has split into two camps.

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

Evans area booming with new businesses
A new Target store in Columbia County might be getting all the attention these days, but another area near the Evans Town Center continues to boom with new business.

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.

Five questions with Michael Harley
Michael Harley, the vice president of the Augusta Bulldog Club, says he's "about as excited as I could ever be" about the start of college football season this coming weekend. The Evans resident is a 1992 Georgia graduate who has bled red and black all his life.

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.

States look to attract heritage tourists
GREENSBORO, Ga. - Southern state leaders need to look beyond roller coasters for attracting money-spending tourists, a group of governors meeting Sunday said.

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.

Slices of wilderness
CONWAY, S.C. - They might not have the beauty of a waterfall or waves crashing on the beach, but few places on the Southeastern shore can match the variety found inside the shallow depressions along the coastal plains called Carolina Bays.

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.

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Sebastian Greene, 2, of Evans.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Evans area booming with new businesses

Fire damages complex; no residents are injured
A fast-moving blaze tore through an Augusta apartment complex off Pleasant Home Road early Sunday, gutting five units and damaging 14 others.

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.

Altering reality with gardening
Not long ago, I was shopping in one of those large stores that sell everything you need. Among my purchases were a couple of cans of spray paint my wife picked up to paint some outdoor furniture.

Altering reality with gardening
Not long ago, I was shopping in one of those large stores that sell everything you need. Among my purchases were a couple of cans of spray paint my wife picked up to paint some outdoor furniture.

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

Carell's 'Virgin' remains on top with $16.4 million

Carell's 'Virgin' remains on top with $16.4 million
LOS ANGELES - Steve Carell's second time at the top of the box office was almost as good as the first.

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

Carell's 'Virgin' remains on top with $16.4 million
LOS ANGELES - Steve Carell's second time at the top of the box office was almost as good as the first.

Impact of 'Blues Brothers' still felt
CHICAGO - No matter how far director John Landis travels, he cannot help but run into a couple of soul-singing, sunglass-wearing characters from his past - Jake and Elwood Blues.

At 80, Robert Altman still busy filming
ST. PAUL - He moves slowly. His posture is slumped. But when it comes to making movies, 80-year-old Robert Altman has a young man's fire.

At 80, Robert Altman still busy filming

Impact of 'Blues Brothers' still felt

Impact of 'Blues Brothers' still felt
CHICAGO - No matter how far director John Landis travels, he cannot help but run into a couple of soul-singing, sunglass-wearing characters from his past - Jake and Elwood Blues.

At 80, Robert Altman still busy filming
ST. PAUL - He moves slowly. His posture is slumped. But when it comes to making movies, 80-year-old Robert Altman has a young man's fire.

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

Green Day hijacks MTV Video Music Awards

Q&A with a Pornographer Carl Newman

Q&A with a Pornographer Carl Newman
NEW YORK - For those who thought supergroups became an extinct species of rock band when Cream and Yes packed it in, a collection of Canadian indie musicians is rejuvenating the lost form.

Q&A with a Pornographer Carl Newman
NEW YORK - For those who thought supergroups became an extinct species of rock band when Cream and Yes packed it in, a collection of Canadian indie musicians is rejuvenating the lost form.

Green Day hijacks MTV Video Music Awards
MIAMI - Rock was resplendent at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, as the veteran punk group Green Day took home seven moonmen and newcomers The Killers and Fall Out Boy won one each.

Green Day hijacks MTV Video Music Awards
MIAMI - Rock was resplendent at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, as the veteran punk group Green Day took home seven moonmen and newcomers The Killers and Fall Out Boy won one each.

Gordon, Kenseth prepare to Chase

Bourdais has another Montreal misfire
MONTREAL - Sebastien Bourdais has to be wondering what it's going to take for him to win a race in Montreal. But at least he was running at the finish on Sunday.

Gordon, Kenseth prepare to Chase
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Bristol Motor Speedway is as close as the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series gets to a local dirt track.

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.

Servia gets first win with some official help
MONTREAL - Oriol Servia was handed his first Champ Car victory Sunday when series officials ordered rookie Timo Glock to let him pass on the final lap of the Montreal Molson Indy race.

Servia gets first win with some official help

Kenseth wins at Bristol

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

Servia gets first win with some official help
MONTREAL - Oriol Servia was handed his first Champ Car victory Sunday when series officials ordered rookie Timo Glock to let him pass on the final lap of the Montreal Molson Indy race.

Bourdais has another Montreal misfire

Gordon, Kenseth prepare to Chase
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Bristol Motor Speedway is as close as the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series gets to a local dirt track.

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.

Bourdais has another Montreal misfire
MONTREAL - Sebastien Bourdais has to be wondering what it's going to take for him to win a race in Montreal. But at least he was running at the finish on Sunday.

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

Rookie thrives on road course

Bell has yet to ring in for Chiefs this season

Panthers cut Rutherford, Stubblefield

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

Agent: Clarett will be released by Broncos

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

Mr. Johnny Funderburk    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Terry O'Shields    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Monroe Sims, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Pauline Armstrong    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Christopher Thomas    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Cleo Poole    (DAVISBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mae Woodward    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill Samuels    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Marion Williams    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Sweat    (WALTERBORO, S.C.)

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

Mr. Donald Robertson    (CONYERS, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Nellie Newton    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mr. William W. McClellan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert    (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mr. Charles Lowell Redel    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Ms. Cleat Jansen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace Gregory Toole    (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Ed Reese    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mr. William W. McClellan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Judkins Blount    (ATHENS, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Ruby L. Way    (GOUGH, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Funderburk    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Tiffany Salter    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Betty Judkins Blount    (ATHENS, Ga.)

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

Ms. Pauline Armstrong    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Debra Dorch    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Debra Dorch    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Marion Williams    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Christopher Thomas    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Grace Gregory Toole    (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Sweat    (WALTERBORO, S.C.)

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

Mr. Monroe Sims, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Donald Robertson    (CONYERS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Charles Lowell Redel    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. John Ed Reese    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. George Perkins    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Miss Stacy Hope    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Terry O'Shields    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Nellie Newton    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Cleo Poole    (DAVISBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Monroe Sims, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Marion Williams (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

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

Ms. Cleat Jansen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace Gregory Toole (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Quavon Keiori Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Judkins Blount (ATHENS, Ga.)

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

Mr. George Perkins (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

Mr. Bill Samuels (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Jabari Bokknight (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Ed Reese (GIBSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. William W. McClellan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Stacy Hope (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Charles Lowell Redel (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Eric Auriel Herbert (FORT RILEY, Kan.)

Mrs. Nellie Newton (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Tiffany Salter (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Donald Robertson (CONYERS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Terry O'Shields (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Ann McCarthy Dross (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Pauline Armstrong (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Christopher Thomas (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Ms. Debra Dorch (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Ethel Lazaros (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Funderburk (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Cleo Poole (DAVISBORO, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Elizabeth Sweat (WALTERBORO, S.C.)

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.

Area sports announcements

Overtime

Injuries take toll on women as No. 1 ranking up for grabs in U.S. Open

Limehouse purchased for $6 million

Overtime

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.

Injuries take toll on women as No. 1 ranking up for grabs in U.S. Open
NEW YORK - Women's tennis and the NFL have one thing in common: injuries galore.

Injuries take toll on women as No. 1 ranking up for grabs in U.S. Open
NEW YORK - Women's tennis and the NFL have one thing in common: injuries galore.

Overtime
Area coaches are encouraged to send in their team's statistic by noon Wednesday - no exceptions - to be included in From The Huddle, which publishes every Friday in The Augusta Chronicle.

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
Area coaches are encouraged to send in their team's statistic by noon Wednesday - no exceptions - to be included in From The Huddle, which publishes every Friday in The Augusta Chronicle.

Area sports announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.

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

Outdoors calendar

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.

Panthers cut Rutherford, Stubblefield
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rod Rutherford, who was battling for Carolina's third-string quarterback position, was one of 11 players released by the Panthers on Sunday.

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.

Agent: Clarett will be released by Broncos
DENVER - Unable to practice much or play at all during the preseason, Maurice Clarett will be released by the Denver Broncos later this week, his agent said Sunday.

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.

Panthers cut Rutherford, Stubblefield
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rod Rutherford, who was battling for Carolina's third-string quarterback position, was one of 11 players released by the Panthers on Sunday.

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?

Agent: Clarett will be released by Broncos
DENVER - Unable to practice much or play at all during the preseason, Maurice Clarett will be released by the Denver Broncos later this week, his agent said Sunday.

Pope calls Cologne gathering an 'extraordinary' experience
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy - Pope Benedict XVI said Sunday his first foreign trip, a pilgrimage to Germany this month, was an extraordinary experience and that the hundreds of thousands of young people who joined him there from around the world were filled with great hope.

Pope calls Cologne gathering an 'extraordinary' experience
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy - Pope Benedict XVI said Sunday his first foreign trip, a pilgrimage to Germany this month, was an extraordinary experience and that the hundreds of thousands of young people who joined him there from around the world were filled with great hope.

Outdoorsmen enjoy the thrill of hunting game with photos

Look into our crystal ball at college football

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
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.

Actor looks ahead to the end of 'Will & Grace'
NEW YORK - Eric McCormack is thinking back to March 1998, when he filmed the pilot for a comedy about unusual best friends: a handsome gay man and a beautiful straight woman cohabiting in Manhattan.

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.

Martha is ready to take wing with two new TV series
NEW YORK - Saying "I am a businesswoman and I am a homemaker," Martha Stewart served up details of the two upcoming series that mark her return to TV and call on those two roles.

Actor looks ahead to the end of 'Will & Grace'
NEW YORK - Eric McCormack is thinking back to March 1998, when he filmed the pilot for a comedy about unusual best friends: a handsome gay man and a beautiful straight woman cohabiting in Manhattan.

Martha is ready to take wing with two new TV series

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

Where is TV headed this fall?

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

Actor looks ahead to the end of 'Will & Grace'

Martha is ready to take wing with two new TV series
NEW YORK - Saying "I am a businesswoman and I am a homemaker," Martha Stewart served up details of the two upcoming series that mark her return to TV and call on those two roles.

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.

People in the News

Suge Knight shooting casts pall over MTV Video Music Awards

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.

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

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

Georgia offensive line among nation's best
ATHENS, Ga. - They used to be the weak link of the Georgia offense, a bunch of oversized, under-experienced players who carved out puny holes and let their quarterback take a beating.

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 offensive line among nation's best

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

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

Georgia offensive line among nation's best
ATHENS, Ga. - They used to be the weak link of the Georgia offense, a bunch of oversized, under-experienced players who carved out puny holes and let their quarterback take a beating.

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.

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.

Five questions

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

Like his car, Verdun Wheeler exudes power

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

Offense won't change to suit its new leader

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

Georgia notebook

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

Georgia's title team members refresh their good memories

The perfect season

Spurrier returns to college game at South Carolina

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.

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

Spurrier returns to college game at South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. - It's game week again for Steve Spurrier.

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

Spurrier returns to college game at South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. - It's game week again for Steve Spurrier.

Turman taking a new outlook into final season

The Spurrier File

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

Spurrier gets opportunity to transform Gamecocks

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

Mitchell will direct Spurrier's magic act

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

Five questions

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

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

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

War Eagles, Patriots hope for faster starts

This week

Morris Museum of Art is getting new exhibits

Teacher has been molding young minds for 50 years

Events

Drawing narrows field to four children

Pet of the week

CSRA Bridge results

Reunions

Bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center

Active-duty airmen give hand to Habitat

Across the river

Chamber gives money to help victims of crash

Area adult literacy sites

Around the block

Athlete Spotlight: Calvin Fuller

Right at Home helps seniors stay independent

Dance theater will stage 'Peter Pan'

Boy Scouts holds membership drive

Recycling Centers

Text of Iraq's new constitution

Pope calls Cologne gathering an 'extraordinary' experience