CSRA Bridge results
CSRA Bridge results for the week Aug. 29-Sept. 4

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

Belvedere chapter of national federation will hold expo
There are lot of misconceptions about the blind.

Library events
NANCY CARSON LIBRARY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

Belvedere chapter of national federation will hold expo
There are lot of misconceptions about the blind.

Actors must bring 'Art' to life if production is be successful
With minimal props, it's up to the actors to make Art work.

Reunions
Silver Bluff High School 1985: Seeking classmates for a 20-year reunion Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15; contact Susan Todd Porter, stporter@fhfllp.com

Around the block
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

N. Augusta chamber's business expo will include job fair
More than 70 businesses are expected to be represented at the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Sept. 22.

Recycling centers
- CMC North Augusta, 1119 Atomic Road, North Augusta, 279-0161, takes scrap metal and nonferrous metals.

Athlete Spotlight: Anthony Thomas
Nothing could have improved on last year's high school soccer season for Anthony Thomas.

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

Events
The Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Aiken-Augusta Highway, Clearwater, will hold biker Sunday today. Biker registration will be at 9 a.m., and the service begins at 10. The service will be followed by lunch at noon. There will be a blessing of the motorcycles at 1 p.m. Call 593-3114.

CSRA Bridge results
CSRA Bridge results for the week Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Aug. 26-28. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Recreation center events
TUMBLING TOT CLASS: 9-9:45 a.m. Fridays for six weeks, beginning Friday; ages 2-4; registration required

Recreation center events
TUMBLING TOT CLASS: 9-9:45 a.m. Fridays for six weeks, beginning Friday; ages 2-4; registration required

Around the block
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

North Augusta artist's works are meticulous in their detail
Before ink ever touches paper, every dot in one of Henry Wynn's drawings has been formed in his mind.

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Aug. 26-28. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Ordinance will set speed limit for bike riders
Bikers, beware. The North Augusta Greeneway could be getting some new rules and regulations, including a 15 mph speed limit.

Library events
NANCY CARSON LIBRARY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

Program seeks to reduce dropout rate
The Aiken school district is adding a program at the Youth Challenge Academy that will allow teens to graduate instead of dropping out.

Pet of the week
Sadie, a 3-month-old bulldog mix, is available for adoption through Molly's Militia.

N. Augusta chamber's business expo will include job fair
More than 70 businesses are expected to be represented at the Greater North Augusta Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Sept. 22.

Reunions
Silver Bluff High School 1985: Seeking classmates for a 20-year reunion Friday-Saturday, Oct. 14-15; contact Susan Todd Porter, stporter@fhfllp.com

Pet of the week
Sadie, a 3-month-old bulldog mix, is available for adoption through Molly's Militia.

Events
The Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Aiken-Augusta Highway, Clearwater, will hold biker Sunday today. Biker registration will be at 9 a.m., and the service begins at 10. The service will be followed by lunch at noon. There will be a blessing of the motorcycles at 1 p.m. Call 593-3114.

Ordinance will set speed limit for bike riders
Bikers, beware. The North Augusta Greeneway could be getting some new rules and regulations, including a 15 mph speed limit.

This week
Biker Sunday: Today, 9 a.m. registration, 10 p.m. service, noon lunch, 1 p.m. blessing of the bikes; Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Aiken-Augusta Highway, Clearwater; 593-3114

Variety will mark season for USC Aiken company
From lighthearted children's productions to operas by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, the University of South Carolina Aiken's University Theatre has a variety of performances scheduled for the upcoming season.

Athlete Spotlight: Anthony Thomas
Nothing could have improved on last year's high school soccer season for Anthony Thomas.

This week
Biker Sunday: Today, 9 a.m. registration, 10 p.m. service, noon lunch, 1 p.m. blessing of the bikes; Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Aiken-Augusta Highway, Clearwater; 593-3114

Variety will mark season for USC Aiken company
From lighthearted children's productions to operas by William S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, the University of South Carolina Aiken's University Theatre has a variety of performances scheduled for the upcoming season.

Recycling centers
- CMC North Augusta, 1119 Atomic Road, North Augusta, 279-0161, takes scrap metal and nonferrous metals.

Actors must bring 'Art' to life if production is be successful
With minimal props, it's up to the actors to make Art work.

Program seeks to reduce dropout rate
The Aiken school district is adding a program at the Youth Challenge Academy that will allow teens to graduate instead of dropping out.

North Augusta artist's works are meticulous in their detail
Before ink ever touches paper, every dot in one of Henry Wynn's drawings has been formed in his mind.

Poker champ didn't play all his cards right

Buzz book of the summer lives on past Labor Day
NEW YORK - Imagine rolling into your doctor's office with three martinis under your belt, armed with questions that in more sober circumstances might never be posed.

Buzz book of the summer lives on past Labor Day

Poker champ didn't play all his cards right
Poker has so permeated the national consciousness in recent years - with games on TV, best-selling books and even a weekly column in The New York Times - it's easy to forget that the game long dwelled in a dark corner of the American psyche.

Poker champ didn't play all his cards right
Poker has so permeated the national consciousness in recent years - with games on TV, best-selling books and even a weekly column in The New York Times - it's easy to forget that the game long dwelled in a dark corner of the American psyche.

Buzz book of the summer lives on past Labor Day
NEW YORK - Imagine rolling into your doctor's office with three martinis under your belt, armed with questions that in more sober circumstances might never be posed.

Baseball notebook
NEW YORK - New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada was out of the starting lineup Saturday, a day after he was knocked over by Boston's Jason Varitek in a home-plate collision.

Baseball notebook

Baseball notebook
NEW YORK - New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada was out of the starting lineup Saturday, a day after he was knocked over by Boston's Jason Varitek in a home-plate collision.

Postcards cross the country; Nebraska makes 50

Jessie Falyn Maile
Roman and Julie Howerton of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jessie Falyn Maile, born August 9, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Benjamin Daniel Bofford
Kenneth and Faith Bofford of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son , Benjamin Daniel, born August 25, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

James Satcher Gillespie
Bobby and Teressa Gillespie of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, James Satcher, born August 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Patricia Gale Deas
Lisa Hicks and Richard Deas are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Patricia Gale, born August 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Casey Evonne Waites
Tonya Waites of Hephzibah is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Casey Evonne, born August 14, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Treyvon Deondre Counts

Paxton Knox Sheppard
Michael and Casey Sheppard of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Paxton Knox, born August 24, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Paxton Knox Sheppard

Theo L. Hayes
Kiva Nabritt and Theo Hayes are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Theo L., born August 9, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Trevor James Brown

Kyler Scott Rearden
Scotty and Cindy Rearden of Langley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kyler Scott, born August 18, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Benjamin Daniel Bofford

Joycelyn Amia Bussey
Maria Birt and James Bussey are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Joycelyn Amia, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Caleb Preston Price

Carson Blayne Shipley
Cami Shuman and Robert Shipley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson Blayne, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Joycelyn Amia Bussey

Hayden Quinn Cooper
Hamilton and Jerika Cooper of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Hayden Quinn, born August 24, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Roosevelt Wendell Demmons

Aiden Blaze Shipley
Cami Shuman and Robert Shipley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Blaze, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Austin Chase James

Landen Keith Dunn
Jeremy and Tonya Dunn of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Landen Keith, born February 17, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Zy'Quarius Antron Johnson

Gabriella Laren Saxon
Dusty and Crystal Saxon of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Gabriella Laren, born June 15, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

MaKayla DeMya McCord

Trevor James Brown
James and Melissa Brown of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Trevor James, born August 17, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

James Satcher Gillespie

Micah Hudson Green
Casey and Monique Green of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Micah Hudson, born August 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Patricia Gale Deas

Gracyn Rachelle Rutland
George and Shannon Rutland of Aiken are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracyn Rachelle, born August 10, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Brooke Rote

Roosevelt Wendell Demmons
Cassandra Jones and Roosevelt Demmons are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Roosevelt Wendell, born August 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Cameron Antonio Frank

Keenan Arness Freeman
Janice Dunn and Christopher Freeman are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Keenan Arness, born August 5, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Carson Blayne Shipley

Zy'Quarius Antron Johnson
Tiffany King and Robert Johnson are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Zy'Quarius Antron, born August 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Chandler Blaine Whitten

Ramey LeeAnn Martin
Hope Martin of Tignall is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Ramey LeeAnn, born August 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tamia Armani Tremble

Carson Riley Brown
Dennis and Stephanie Brown of Warrenville are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson Riley, born August 1, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Hayden Quinn Cooper

Caleb Preston Price
Jerry and Cynthia Price of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Caleb Preston, born August 19, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Faith Gabriell Perryman
Donnie and Loni Perryman of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Gabriell, born August 11, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Briana April Nicole
Tiffany Andrews and Stephen Wigginton are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Briana April Nicole, born July 21, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Owens Charles
Tamika Smith and Charles Owens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Charles Jr., born August 10, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Treyvon Deondre Counts
Dianne and Myrthell Counts of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Treyvon Deondre, born August 24, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Brooke Rote
Aaron and Rebecca Rote of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Brooke, born August 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Lassiter Brae Johnston
Robert and Caroline Johnston of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lassiter Brae, born August 4, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tamia Armani Tremble
Natasha Watson and Milton Tremble are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Tamia Armani, born August 16, 2005 at University Hospital in August.

MaKayla DeMya McCord
Tymeka Kyler and Milo McCord are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, MaKayla DeMya, born July 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

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

Cameron Antonio Frank
Sarah Terry and Antonio Frank are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Antonio, born August 18, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Cameron Antonio Frank
Sarah Terry and Antonio Frank are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Cameron Antonio, born August 18, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

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

MaKayla DeMya McCord
Tymeka Kyler and Milo McCord are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, MaKayla DeMya, born July 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tamia Armani Tremble
Natasha Watson and Milton Tremble are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Tamia Armani, born August 16, 2005 at University Hospital in August.

Lassiter Brae Johnston
Robert and Caroline Johnston of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lassiter Brae, born August 4, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Brooke Rote
Aaron and Rebecca Rote of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Brooke, born August 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Treyvon Deondre Counts
Dianne and Myrthell Counts of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Treyvon Deondre, born August 24, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Owens Charles
Tamika Smith and Charles Owens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Charles Jr., born August 10, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Austin Chase James
Ryan and Kristi James of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Austin Chase, born August 8, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Faith Gabriell Perryman
Donnie and Loni Perryman of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Faith Gabriell, born August 11, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Elijah Graham Cosper
Christopher and Elizabeth Cosper of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Graham, born August 8, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Theo L. Hayes
Kiva Nabritt and Theo Hayes are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Theo L., born August 9, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Briana April Nicole

Caleb Preston Price
Jerry and Cynthia Price of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Caleb Preston, born August 19, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Landen Keith Dunn

Aiden Blaze Shipley
Cami Shuman and Robert Shipley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Blaze, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Micah Hudson Green

Carson Riley Brown
Dennis and Stephanie Brown of Warrenville are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson Riley, born August 1, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Faith Gabriell Perryman

James Satcher Gillespie
Bobby and Teressa Gillespie of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, James Satcher, born August 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Lassiter Brae Johnston

Ramey LeeAnn Martin
Hope Martin of Tignall is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Ramey LeeAnn, born August 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Keenan Arness Freeman

Hayden Quinn Cooper
Hamilton and Jerika Cooper of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Hayden Quinn, born August 24, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Elijah Graham Cosper

Zy'Quarius Antron Johnson
Tiffany King and Robert Johnson are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Zy'Quarius Antron, born August 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jessica Lauren Barela

Paxton Knox Sheppard
Michael and Casey Sheppard of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Paxton Knox, born August 24, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Patricia Gale Deas
Lisa Hicks and Richard Deas are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Patricia Gale, born August 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Keenan Arness Freeman
Janice Dunn and Christopher Freeman are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Keenan Arness, born August 5, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Briana April Nicole
Tiffany Andrews and Stephen Wigginton are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Briana April Nicole, born July 21, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Carson Blayne Shipley
Cami Shuman and Robert Shipley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Carson Blayne, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Austin Joseph Griffin
Wade and Roxana Griffin of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Austin Joseph, born August 15, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Roosevelt Wendell Demmons
Cassandra Jones and Roosevelt Demmons are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Roosevelt Wendell, born August 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Elijah Graham Cosper
Christopher and Elizabeth Cosper of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Graham, born August 8, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Jessie Falyn Maile
Roman and Julie Howerton of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jessie Falyn Maile, born August 9, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jessica Lauren Barela
Robert and Rebecca Barela of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jessica Lauren, born August 20, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Austin Chase James
Ryan and Kristi James of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Austin Chase, born August 8, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Jessie Falyn Maile

Joycelyn Amia Bussey
Maria Birt and James Bussey are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Joycelyn Amia, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Aiden Blaze Shipley

Micah Hudson Green
Casey and Monique Green of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Micah Hudson, born August 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Austin Joseph Griffin

Casey Evonne Waites
Tonya Waites of Hephzibah is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Casey Evonne, born August 14, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Gabriella Laren Saxon

Trevor James Brown
James and Melissa Brown of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Trevor James, born August 17, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Gracyn Rachelle Rutland

Kyler Scott Rearden
Scotty and Cindy Rearden of Langley are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kyler Scott, born August 18, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Carson Riley Brown

Gabriella Laren Saxon
Dusty and Crystal Saxon of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Gabriella Laren, born June 15, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ramey LeeAnn Martin

Benjamin Daniel Bofford
Kenneth and Faith Bofford of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son , Benjamin Daniel, born August 25, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Owens Charles

Landen Keith Dunn
Jeremy and Tonya Dunn of Harlem are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Landen Keith, born February 17, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Theo L. Hayes

Jessica Lauren Barela
Robert and Rebecca Barela of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Jessica Lauren, born August 20, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kyler Scott Rearden

Austin Joseph Griffin
Wade and Roxana Griffin of Evans are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Austin Joseph, born August 15, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Casey Evonne Waites

Gracyn Rachelle Rutland
George and Shannon Rutland of Aiken are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracyn Rachelle, born August 10, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Braves' bullpen blows lead

Andruw Jones joins exclusive HR club
WASHINGTON - On an afternoon that vaulted Andruw Jones' name among the very best hitters to ever put on a Braves uniform, manager Bobby Cox said he had never seen the team's slugging center fielder look any better.

Andruw Jones joins exclusive HR club
WASHINGTON - On an afternoon that vaulted Andruw Jones' name among the very best hitters to ever put on a Braves uniform, manager Bobby Cox said he had never seen the team's slugging center fielder look any better.

Braves' bullpen blows lead
WASHINGTON - On the same day Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox officially acknowledged Kyle Farnsworth as the team's closer, it became evident yet again that there are middle-inning relief issues abound with the National League East's pacesetters.

Braves' bullpen blows lead
WASHINGTON - On the same day Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox officially acknowledged Kyle Farnsworth as the team's closer, it became evident yet again that there are middle-inning relief issues abound with the National League East's pacesetters.

Andruw Jones joins exclusive HR club

Prices of gas, oil are down

Business calendar
- Monday: SuCCess Columbia County Style, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce after-hours networking event; GIW Industries, 5000 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; 5 p.m.; chamber members free; nonmembers $10; call 651-0018.

Property transfers
Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 18-26. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

Katrina to cost $125 billion

Biz Quiz: How much do you know about local business?
The Augusta-Aiken area's largest employer is: (5 points)

American spirit isn't flagging
Joe Matosian keeps an American flag decal stuck to his tailgate as a reminder to himself, and to those following too closely behind, of his love for this country.

American spirit isn't flagging

Drop in oil prices helps market
NEW YORK - Wall Street advanced solidly Friday to finish the week higher as oil prices waned and investors embraced signs that the economy could move forward despite Hurricane Katrina's devastation of the Gulf Coast. The major indexes gained for the week.

Prices of gas, oil are down
NEW YORK - Crude oil and gasoline prices dropped Friday as traders' worries over crude shortages, high oil demand and Tropical Storm Ophelia calmed down.

Property transfers

Augusta physicians lose St. Joseph bid
A group of Augusta physicians seeking to buy St. Joseph Hospital did not make the final cut of bidders.

Business licenses

Augusta physicians lose St. Joseph bid
A group of Augusta physicians seeking to buy St. Joseph Hospital did not make the final cut of bidders.

On the move

Business briefs
LOOK AHEAD

Biz Quiz: How much do you know about local business?

On the move
- Bryan T. Mundy has joined the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce as director of membership services. Mr. Mundy's responsibilities include directing membership activities, the Ambassador's Club, affinity programs, membership sales and educational seminars. The University of Georgia graduate was previously employed by the MONY Group and Wachovia.

Business calendar

'70s model puts Kodak first in digital cameras
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Steven J. Sasson knew right away in December 1975 that his 8-pound, toaster-size contraption, which captured a black-and-white image on a digital cassette tape at a resolution of 0.01 megapixels, "was a little bit revolutionary."

Business briefs

Augusta physicians lose St. Joseph bid

'70s model puts Kodak first in digital cameras

Drop in oil prices helps market

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

Drop in oil prices helps market
NEW YORK - Wall Street advanced solidly Friday to finish the week higher as oil prices waned and investors embraced signs that the economy could move forward despite Hurricane Katrina's devastation of the Gulf Coast. The major indexes gained for the week.

Property transfers
Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Aug. 18-26. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

Katrina to cost $125 billion
Hurricane Katrina caused at least $125 billion in economic damage and could cost the insurance industry up to $60 billion in claims, a leading risk assessment firm said in updated estimates released Friday.

On the move
- Bryan T. Mundy has joined the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce as director of membership services. Mr. Mundy's responsibilities include directing membership activities, the Ambassador's Club, affinity programs, membership sales and educational seminars. The University of Georgia graduate was previously employed by the MONY Group and Wachovia.

Katrina to cost $125 billion
Hurricane Katrina caused at least $125 billion in economic damage and could cost the insurance industry up to $60 billion in claims, a leading risk assessment firm said in updated estimates released Friday.

Business briefs
LOOK AHEAD

Prices of gas, oil are down
NEW YORK - Crude oil and gasoline prices dropped Friday as traders' worries over crude shortages, high oil demand and Tropical Storm Ophelia calmed down.

Business calendar
- Monday: SuCCess Columbia County Style, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce after-hours networking event; GIW Industries, 5000 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; 5 p.m.; chamber members free; nonmembers $10; call 651-0018.

American spirit isn't flagging
Joe Matosian keeps an American flag decal stuck to his tailgate as a reminder to himself, and to those following too closely behind, of his love for this country.

Biz Quiz: How much do you know about local business?
The Augusta-Aiken area's largest employer is: (5 points)

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

'70s model puts Kodak first in digital cameras
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Steven J. Sasson knew right away in December 1975 that his 8-pound, toaster-size contraption, which captured a black-and-white image on a digital cassette tape at a resolution of 0.01 megapixels, "was a little bit revolutionary."

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon published on September 11, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon published on September 10, 2005.

Engineering plan may cause stir

Engineering plan may cause stir
Expect controversy over a proposal to be discussed at Monday's Augusta Commission engineering services committee meeting to hire the city's water and wastewater consultants CH2MHill and two other firms to help Engineering Director Teresa Smith get some of the backlogged sales-tax projects rolling. The agenda item calls for the professional services agreement not to exceed $2.92 million.

Engineering plan may cause stir
Expect controversy over a proposal to be discussed at Monday's Augusta Commission engineering services committee meeting to hire the city's water and wastewater consultants CH2MHill and two other firms to help Engineering Director Teresa Smith get some of the backlogged sales-tax projects rolling. The agenda item calls for the professional services agreement not to exceed $2.92 million.

Tigers find way to rally past Terps

Tigers find way to rally past Terps
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Put Clemson in a close game, and more often than not the Tigers will do precisely what it takes to win.

Tigers find way to rally past Terps
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Put Clemson in a close game, and more often than not the Tigers will do precisely what it takes to win.

Weis guides Irish to win at 'Big House'
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A mere two games into his Notre Dame tenure, Charlie Weis has joined Knute Rockne in the record books.

Truesdale gives Aggies first win
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Chaz Truesdale's five-yard run in the fourth quarter put the game out of reach as North Carolina A&T defeated Norfolk State, 16-14 on Saturday.

Longhorns meet Buckeyes under the lights
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Both No. 2 Texas and No. 4 Ohio State want to be at the top at the end of the season. For one of them, that dream could be gone after the second game.

Truesdale gives Aggies first win

Tigers rebound in rout of 'Dogs
AUBURN, Ala. - Brandon Cox passed for 202 yards and two first-half touchdowns, and Will Herring recovered a fumble for a touchdown to lead Auburn to a 28-0 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.

Terps would like to take frustration out on Tigers
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - There are plenty of things about last season that Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen found distasteful, not the least of which was a bitter 10-7 loss to Clemson.

Tigers rebound in rout of 'Dogs
AUBURN, Ala. - Brandon Cox passed for 202 yards and two first-half touchdowns, and Will Herring recovered a fumble for a touchdown to lead Auburn to a 28-0 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.

Terps would like to take frustration out on Tigers
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - There are plenty of things about last season that Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen found distasteful, not the least of which was a bitter 10-7 loss to Clemson.

Tigers rebound in rout of 'Dogs

Weis guides Irish to win at 'Big House'

Truesdale gives Aggies first win
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Chaz Truesdale's five-yard run in the fourth quarter put the game out of reach as North Carolina A&T defeated Norfolk State, 16-14 on Saturday.

Terps would like to take frustration out on Tigers

Longhorns meet Buckeyes under the lights

Weis guides Irish to win at 'Big House'
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A mere two games into his Notre Dame tenure, Charlie Weis has joined Knute Rockne in the record books.

Longhorns meet Buckeyes under the lights
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Both No. 2 Texas and No. 4 Ohio State want to be at the top at the end of the season. For one of them, that dream could be gone after the second game.

Not the time or place
New Orleans is now that place where resolve and foolhardiness flow together.

Not the time or place
New Orleans is now that place where resolve and foolhardiness flow together.

Not the time or place

Toward a FAIRer tax

Rebuild New Orleans
House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., shocked Louisianans and many others with his remark last week that it didn't make sense to rebuild Katrina-stricken New Orleans because the city was below sea level.

Rebuild New Orleans

Toward a FAIRer tax
Most criticisms of our tax code center on the fact that it's much too complicated, and it favors the wealthy at the expense of the poor.

Tarver: just what we need
After his stunning conviction earlier this year on 127 federal crimes, and his disgraced ouster from the state Senate, Augusta desperately needs to make a clean break from the corrupt Charles Walker era.

Tarver: just what we need

Tarver: just what we need
After his stunning conviction earlier this year on 127 federal crimes, and his disgraced ouster from the state Senate, Augusta desperately needs to make a clean break from the corrupt Charles Walker era.

Rebuild New Orleans
House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., shocked Louisianans and many others with his remark last week that it didn't make sense to rebuild Katrina-stricken New Orleans because the city was below sea level.

Toward a FAIRer tax
Most criticisms of our tax code center on the fact that it's much too complicated, and it favors the wealthy at the expense of the poor.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - It could be, Wayne Knight says, that he was born to play comically evil, pompous villains.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - It could be, Wayne Knight says, that he was born to play comically evil, pompous villains.

What type of resume services are out there?
Q: What type of services and resources are out there to create a winning resume for someone who is a recent college graduate?

What type of resume services are out there?

What type of resume services are out there?
Q: What type of services and resources are out there to create a winning resume for someone who is a recent college graduate?

Best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago
NEW MARKET, Va. - Do yourself a good turn when leaf-watching season arrives this year by adding nursery centers to the tour. That could mean some of the best fall colors in the area eventually coming from trees growing in your own yard.

Best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago

Best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago
NEW MARKET, Va. - Do yourself a good turn when leaf-watching season arrives this year by adding nursery centers to the tour. That could mean some of the best fall colors in the area eventually coming from trees growing in your own yard.

Unranked squad tops No. 5 Eaglessouthern conferenceFurniturestandings
STATESBORO, Ga. -- The last mistake proved to be the most devastating for Georgia Southern on Saturday night.

Unranked squad tops No. 5 Eagles
STATESBORO, Ga. -- The last mistake proved to be the most devastating for Georgia Southern on Saturday night.

Jackets look to avenge loss
ATLANTA - Determined to avoid another in a troubling series of letdowns in recent years, No. 17 Georgia Tech has more reason than ever to make sure it places a proper focus on today's visit from North Carolina.

Jackets look to avenge loss
ATLANTA - Determined to avoid another in a troubling series of letdowns in recent years, No. 17 Georgia Tech has more reason than ever to make sure it places a proper focus on today's visit from North Carolina.

Bilbo doing his best to live down losing job
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Damarius Bilbo wants to be known for more than losing his starting quarterback job to a true freshman.

Yellow Jackets, Ball don't let up on Heels
ATLANTA - Reggie Ball never hesitated as he reached the tunnel, not even for an instant as the chants of "REG-GIE, REG-GIE" washed out of the stands.

Bilbo doing his best to live down losing job
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Damarius Bilbo wants to be known for more than losing his starting quarterback job to a true freshman.

Yellow Jackets, Ball don't let up on Heels
ATLANTA - Reggie Ball never hesitated as he reached the tunnel, not even for an instant as the chants of "REG-GIE, REG-GIE" washed out of the stands.

Unranked squad tops No. 5 Eaglessouthern conferenceFurniturestandings

Jackets look to avenge loss

Bilbo doing his best to live down losing job

Yellow Jackets, Ball don't let up on Heels

Minor league notebook
The pitcher was perfect, the batter was pretty darn close and both local players helped their teams win playoff games Thursday night.

Minor league notebook
The pitcher was perfect, the batter was pretty darn close and both local players helped their teams win playoff games Thursday night.

South Carolina takes narrow lead at Regions Cup
AIKEN - Group after group came through the 18th hole at Houndslake Country Club in Saturday's Regions Cup Matches, and none of them could make a putt of any significant length.

South Carolina takes narrow lead at Regions Cup

Solheim Cup notebook
CARMEL, Ind. - The Solheim Cup atmosphere has given Christina Kim license to loosen up. Like she needed permission.

Unknown Gantt ready to chip in
The 18th annual Regions Cup Matches begin today with the usual cast of veteran stars, from player of the year Jay Blackburn to Randy Sapp and Rusty Flanders.

Daniel and Creamer - an odd and unexpected match
CARMEL, Ind. - One of them is the oldest player in Solheim Cup history. The other is the youngest.

Unknown Gantt ready to chip in
The 18th annual Regions Cup Matches begin today with the usual cast of veteran stars, from player of the year Jay Blackburn to Randy Sapp and Rusty Flanders.

U.S. team rallies to tie with Europe
CARMEL, Ind. - Momentum swung fast and furious in the Solheim Cup, stopping only when Paula Creamer holed a 5-foot par putt to win for the second time Saturday and leave the matches where they started - all square, with 12 singles matches left to decide who wins.

Daniel and Creamer - an odd and unexpected match
CARMEL, Ind. - One of them is the oldest player in Solheim Cup history. The other is the youngest.

Golf capsules
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Stephen Ames shot a course-record tying 6-under-par 64, and Craig Barlow made a hole-in-one to surge into contention Saturday as Mark Calcavecchia's lead shrunk to one stroke after three rounds of the Canadian Open.

Daniel and Creamer - an odd and unexpected match

Solheim Cup notebook

U.S. team rallies to tie with Europe

South Carolina takes narrow lead at Regions Cup
AIKEN - Group after group came through the 18th hole at Houndslake Country Club in Saturday's Regions Cup Matches, and none of them could make a putt of any significant length.

Unknown Gantt ready to chip in

Solheim Cup notebook
CARMEL, Ind. - The Solheim Cup atmosphere has given Christina Kim license to loosen up. Like she needed permission.

Golf capsules
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Stephen Ames shot a course-record tying 6-under-par 64, and Craig Barlow made a hole-in-one to surge into contention Saturday as Mark Calcavecchia's lead shrunk to one stroke after three rounds of the Canadian Open.

U.S. team rallies to tie with Europe
CARMEL, Ind. - Momentum swung fast and furious in the Solheim Cup, stopping only when Paula Creamer holed a 5-foot par putt to win for the second time Saturday and leave the matches where they started - all square, with 12 singles matches left to decide who wins.

Golf capsules

Minor league notebook

Bulldogs back on track in shutout

Bulldogs end Bears' streak

Friday night rewind

Laney suffers year's first loss

High school scores

Fumbling Eagles fall to Rebels

Offensive line clears path to Wolfpack win

Power Poll

Friday's scores

Hornets take to air over Mustangs

Patriots fight for Barnes

Friday's scores
GEORGIA

Friday night rewind
There was something Strom Thurmond coach Lee Sawyer noticed about his team this week. There were no loud proclamations of "Beat Laney." No extra zeal in drills. No locker room speeches.

Bulldogs end Bears' streak
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - With Burke County dominating opponents in the young season and Thomson struggling to find the end zone despite its huge offensive line, the Region 3-AAA rivalry could have easily been a mauling at the Bears' Den on Friday night.

Warriors stick to ground in victory
LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Last year, Jefferson County coach J.B. Arnold knew just what to do on offense: hand the ball to running back Jeffrey Walker.

Friday night rewind
There was something Strom Thurmond coach Lee Sawyer noticed about his team this week. There were no loud proclamations of "Beat Laney." No extra zeal in drills. No locker room speeches.

Hornets take to air over Mustangs
AIKEN - Brett Williamson had seen the play plenty of times before, both in games and in practice.

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

Bulldogs back on track in shutout
PETTICOAT JUNCTION - Myron Gary and Lawrence Boyd led the way as Silver Bluff easily won the non-region game.

Patriots fight for Barnes
A simple sign was taped on the fence that runs along the home stands at The Battlefield on Friday night.

Offensive line clears path to Wolfpack win
Greenbrier's offensive line took control at the Brierpatch on Friday night in the Wolfpack's 36-16 win over Lincoln County.

High school scores
Scores from Friday's games

Hornets take to air over Mustangs
AIKEN - Brett Williamson had seen the play plenty of times before, both in games and in practice.

High school scores
Scores from Friday's games

Fumbling Eagles fall to Rebels
HEPHZIBAH - Hephzibah rushed for 205 yards in the second half Friday night and pulled away for a 27-6 victory over Josey at Rebel Field.

Laney suffers year's first loss
Laney fans loved the beginning. Strom Thurmond fans danced in delight at a boring conclusion.

Bulldogs back on track in shutout
PETTICOAT JUNCTION - Myron Gary and Lawrence Boyd led the way as Silver Bluff easily won the non-region game.

Offensive line clears path to Wolfpack win
Greenbrier's offensive line took control at the Brierpatch on Friday night in the Wolfpack's 36-16 win over Lincoln County.

Patriots fight for Barnes
A simple sign was taped on the fence that runs along the home stands at The Battlefield on Friday night.

Fumbling Eagles fall to Rebels
HEPHZIBAH - Hephzibah rushed for 205 yards in the second half Friday night and pulled away for a 27-6 victory over Josey at Rebel Field.

Friday's scores
GEORGIA

Laney suffers year's first loss
Laney fans loved the beginning. Strom Thurmond fans danced in delight at a boring conclusion.

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

Bulldogs end Bears' streak
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - With Burke County dominating opponents in the young season and Thomson struggling to find the end zone despite its huge offensive line, the Region 3-AAA rivalry could have easily been a mauling at the Bears' Den on Friday night.

Two New Orleans couples who survived Katrina marry at Texas shelter
FORT WORTH, Texas - Leo Tate never took his eyes off his bride, Annie Lee. Beside them, Donna Mathis cried as she said her vows to James Nelson Jr.

Government won't bar reporters from witnessing Katrina recovery efforts
NEW YORK - Challenged in court by CNN, the Bush administration agreed on Saturday not to prevent the news media from following the effort to recover the bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims.

New York's police and firefighters see the unimaginable, again
NEW ORLEANS - In the middle of a shattered neighborhood, stepping around glittering shards of glass, breathing the unavoidable stench of death, Lt. Bill Butler surveyed what was left of the city and went to work.

Two New Orleans couples who survived Katrina marry at Texas shelter
FORT WORTH, Texas - Leo Tate never took his eyes off his bride, Annie Lee. Beside them, Donna Mathis cried as she said her vows to James Nelson Jr.

Signs of life start to appear in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - A woman waters her mint plants outside her house. A man rides his bicycle on a levee. A newspaper truck lumbers down the road, the passenger handing out papers.

Signs of life start to appear in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - A woman waters her mint plants outside her house. A man rides his bicycle on a levee. A newspaper truck lumbers down the road, the passenger handing out papers.

Charleston lawyers offer legal help in storm-ravaged states
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Charleston lawyers say they'll offer relocating victims of Hurricane Katrina free legal help.

New York's police and firefighters see the unimaginable, again
NEW ORLEANS - In the middle of a shattered neighborhood, stepping around glittering shards of glass, breathing the unavoidable stench of death, Lt. Bill Butler surveyed what was left of the city and went to work.

A look at the refugee situation around the country
An estimated 374,000 Hurricane Katrina refugees are in shelters, hotels, homes and other housing in 34 states and Washington, D.C., according to the Red Cross and state officials:

Illinois town, rebuilt after 1993 flood, understands New Orleans' plight
VALMEYER, Ill. - Donna Mueller has seen the images of Hurricane Katrina's displaced wading helplessly through the flooded ruins of New Orleans. More than most observers, she understands their despair.

Charleston lawyers offer legal help in storm-ravaged states
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Charleston lawyers say they'll offer relocating victims of Hurricane Katrina free legal help.

Government won't bar reporters from witnessing Katrina recovery efforts
NEW YORK - Challenged in court by CNN, the Bush administration agreed on Saturday not to prevent the news media from following the effort to recover the bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims.

Forensic workers broaden search for bodies; cleanup work intensifies in battered New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - The crew in white jumpsuits and blue gloves carried a body bag out of the empty senior center. Then another bag, then another, eight in all.

Katrina impact: About 60 percent of Gulf of Mexico's oil production still blocked
NEW ORLEANS - Over 120 Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms were still shut down Saturday and nearly 60 percent of the gulf's normal daily oil production remained blocked from the market because of evacuations due to Hurricane Katrina, a federal agency said.

New Orleans refugee makes mark in prep game
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Zach Morgan hit the ground running - and tackling - after his family fled New Orleans two days before Hurricane Katrina hit.

Biloxi harbor eases back into business; fishing boats return to bay
BILOXI, Miss. - The harbor showed signs of life Saturday as the Coast Guard allowed limited commercial traffic for the first time since Hurricane Katrina.

Katrina impact: About 60 percent of Gulf of Mexico's oil production still blocked
NEW ORLEANS - Over 120 Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms were still shut down Saturday and nearly 60 percent of the gulf's normal daily oil production remained blocked from the market because of evacuations due to Hurricane Katrina, a federal agency said.

Forensic workers broaden search for bodies; cleanup work intensifies in battered New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - The crew in white jumpsuits and blue gloves carried a body bag out of the empty senior center. Then another bag, then another, eight in all.

Illinois town, rebuilt after 1993 flood, understands New Orleans' plight
VALMEYER, Ill. - Donna Mueller has seen the images of Hurricane Katrina's displaced wading helplessly through the flooded ruins of New Orleans. More than most observers, she understands their despair.

A look at the refugee situation around the country
An estimated 374,000 Hurricane Katrina refugees are in shelters, hotels, homes and other housing in 34 states and Washington, D.C., according to the Red Cross and state officials:

Biloxi harbor eases back into business; fishing boats return to bay
BILOXI, Miss. - The harbor showed signs of life Saturday as the Coast Guard allowed limited commercial traffic for the first time since Hurricane Katrina.

Many Katrina evacuees seeking help from black churches first
DECATUR, Ga. - A local black church quickly raises an average of $85 from each of its 70 members to feed hungry hurricane evacuees. Across town, a black church pastor takes 10 families into his home. Another black church turns its sanctuary into a warehouse packed with donated clothes, toiletries and hope.

New Orleans refugee makes mark in prep game
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Zach Morgan hit the ground running - and tackling - after his family fled New Orleans two days before Hurricane Katrina hit.

Many Katrina evacuees seeking help from black churches first
DECATUR, Ga. - A local black church quickly raises an average of $85 from each of its 70 members to feed hungry hurricane evacuees. Across town, a black church pastor takes 10 families into his home. Another black church turns its sanctuary into a warehouse packed with donated clothes, toiletries and hope.

Postcards cross the country; Nebraska makes 50
Another Labor Day passed and with it another summer of your vacation postcards.

Postcards cross the country; Nebraska makes 50
Another Labor Day passed and with it another summer of your vacation postcards.

Fire department is professional
Our sincere appreciation to the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department for the outstanding professional job they performed during the Spring House Apartments fire on Aug. 28. Lee and Kathleen Winger, Martinez

Work for real progress in Augusta
Dr. John R. Maben's letter to the editor ("Uncle Toms impede genuine progress," Sept. 3), defining Uncle Toms for us, conveys the same distrust that occurred recently in New Orleans: "When water began rising in predominantly black neighborhoods, many jumped to the conclusion that the levee had been purposely breached to preserve the old city and hotels." ("Once-vibrant New orleans is inundated by chaos," Sept. 3 news story).Helen A. Skinner, Augusta

Group aids mental, spiritual healing
Dan Cook hits the nail on the head expressing concerns in his letter to the editor ("Mental health and spirituality can mix," Sept. 5) about the July 30 article "Mental health needs put believers in dilemma."Lynn Tyson, M.D., Martinez

Fire department is professional
Our sincere appreciation to the Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department for the outstanding professional job they performed during the Spring House Apartments fire on Aug. 28. Lee and Kathleen Winger, Martinez

Tarver must represent Augusta
Attorney Ed Tarver is a civic-minded family man who brings strong leadership skills to the political arena.Louis A.K. Sylvester, Augusta

Know where Katrina blame truly lies
Reading the letters for Sept. 8, I see Lowell Greenbaum ranting his usual idiotic accusations ("Response to Katrina was far too sluggish").Charles H. Kimbrough, Sylvania

Know where Katrina blame truly lies

Work for real progress in Augusta
Dr. John R. Maben's letter to the editor ("Uncle Toms impede genuine progress," Sept. 3), defining Uncle Toms for us, conveys the same distrust that occurred recently in New Orleans: "When water began rising in predominantly black neighborhoods, many jumped to the conclusion that the levee had been purposely breached to preserve the old city and hotels." ("Once-vibrant New orleans is inundated by chaos," Sept. 3 news story).Helen A. Skinner, Augusta

Tarver must represent Augusta

Tarver must represent Augusta
Attorney Ed Tarver is a civic-minded family man who brings strong leadership skills to the political arena.Louis A.K. Sylvester, Augusta

Fire department is professional

Group aids mental, spiritual healing
Dan Cook hits the nail on the head expressing concerns in his letter to the editor ("Mental health and spirituality can mix," Sept. 5) about the July 30 article "Mental health needs put believers in dilemma."Lynn Tyson, M.D., Martinez

Group aids mental, spiritual healing

Know where Katrina blame truly lies
Reading the letters for Sept. 8, I see Lowell Greenbaum ranting his usual idiotic accusations ("Response to Katrina was far too sluggish").Charles H. Kimbrough, Sylvania

Work for real progress in Augusta

Home briefs

Fashion briefs

Most problems around the house have cheap, easy solutions

Vera Wang has a turn in the spotlight

Woman's travels inspire the decor

Music stars look their best at Fashion Rocks

End junk e-mail by citing fear of viruses

Walk-around tests can find energy loss

Living briefs

Forest offers snapshot of ecological history

See fall foliage - by balloon, ATV or train

The fashion calendar flips to spring

Forest offers snapshot of ecological history
PLYMOUTH, Mass. - Despite its historic namesake, Myles Standish State Forest is less about North America's early European settlers than about biological diversity, environmental change and modern-day recreation.

Most problems around the house have cheap, easy solutions
Let's be honest. Sometimes it seems as though life is playing a big joke on us.

See fall foliage - by balloon, ATV or train
NEW YORK - Once upon a time, enjoying fall meant taking a drive down a country road, preferably in the Northeast, to look at the pretty leaves.

Vera Wang has a turn in the spotlight
NEW YORK - Vera Wang says that in fashion, you're only as good as your last collection.

End junk e-mail by citing fear of viruses
Dear Carson: I love to use e-mail for keeping in touch. Some friends and acquaintances, however, use my address to forward snippets people have sent them and other junk mail, even chain letters. I used to read this mail, hoping my friends included some friendly note or comment as to why they thought it might interest me. That has never been the case.

Music stars look their best at Fashion Rocks
NEW YORK - When fashion rocks, singers-turned-designers Gwen Stefani and Beyonce pull out all the stops.

Living briefs
It took a move away from home for Rebekah Rogers to meet Eric Angel and find what she'd been looking for in love.

Music stars look their best at Fashion Rocks
NEW YORK - When fashion rocks, singers-turned-designers Gwen Stefani and Beyonce pull out all the stops.

Forest offers snapshot of ecological history
PLYMOUTH, Mass. - Despite its historic namesake, Myles Standish State Forest is less about North America's early European settlers than about biological diversity, environmental change and modern-day recreation.

Home briefs
See what's new in home and garden trends at the Augusta Home Interior and Garden Show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.

Woman's travels inspire the decor
An artist can't be separated from her work, and at the home of Marietta Betty Mayes-Hicklin and James Hicklin, art is everywhere.

Woman's travels inspire the decor
An artist can't be separated from her work, and at the home of Marietta Betty Mayes-Hicklin and James Hicklin, art is everywhere.

See fall foliage - by balloon, ATV or train
NEW YORK - Once upon a time, enjoying fall meant taking a drive down a country road, preferably in the Northeast, to look at the pretty leaves.

End junk e-mail by citing fear of viruses
Dear Carson: I love to use e-mail for keeping in touch. Some friends and acquaintances, however, use my address to forward snippets people have sent them and other junk mail, even chain letters. I used to read this mail, hoping my friends included some friendly note or comment as to why they thought it might interest me. That has never been the case.

Walk-around tests can find energy loss
Q: Our energy bills keep going up and up. There seem to be so many ways to start cutting them that I don't know where to begin. What do we do first?

Living briefs
It took a move away from home for Rebekah Rogers to meet Eric Angel and find what she'd been looking for in love.

Vera Wang has a turn in the spotlight
NEW YORK - Vera Wang says that in fashion, you're only as good as your last collection.

Most problems around the house have cheap, easy solutions
Let's be honest. Sometimes it seems as though life is playing a big joke on us.

Walk-around tests can find energy loss
Q: Our energy bills keep going up and up. There seem to be so many ways to start cutting them that I don't know where to begin. What do we do first?

The fashion calendar flips to spring
NEW YORK - Will women's wardrobes take another 180-degree turn?

Fashion briefs
"He (Clooney) conveys immediately that this a men's magazine. He's the embodiment of the man we're talking to... someone who has achieved some success and is looking to expand his horizons," says editor in chief Jay Fielden.

Fashion briefs
"He (Clooney) conveys immediately that this a men's magazine. He's the embodiment of the man we're talking to... someone who has achieved some success and is looking to expand his horizons," says editor in chief Jay Fielden.

The fashion calendar flips to spring
NEW YORK - Will women's wardrobes take another 180-degree turn?

Home briefs
See what's new in home and garden trends at the Augusta Home Interior and Garden Show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 601 Seventh St.

Candidate dodges controversy

Music acts cancel after poor sales
Rapper Young Jeezy and the R&B act Mint Condition and Rene were scheduled to perform at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center late this summer, but it's likely music fans never knew the performers would be in town.

Augusta man watched plane hit tower
In the moments just before the world changed, Moses Todd was 245 feet up in the air, about five miles from Manhattan on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, with a view of the Twin Towers rising beyond the Statue of Liberty.

Safety plans are in place, not approved

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Jacob Bass of North Augusta.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Candidate profile: Rocky Napier

Area weekend events
Looking for something to do this weekend? You have plenty of options. Here are a few:

Residents remember September 11th

Across the area
Miami Dolphins tight end Randy McMichael has been sentenced in Columbia County on a criminal trespass charge related to a July argument in which, police say, he gave his wife a bloody nose.

2005 property tax bills will be delivered soon
The 2005 Richmond County property tax bills are coming soon to a mailbox near you, and if your property values went up this year, there's a good chance your tax bill will follow suit.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Ways you can help hurricane victims
Aid for Victims

Miss Aiken County pageant set tonight

Kid of the Day
Donnie Dakota "Coty" Shumpert is today's Kid of the Day.

To her heart's content

Candidate dodges controversy
ATLANTA - Former State Rep. George Brown is talking to voters in the 22nd Senate District, asking for their support in a special election Sept. 20. The onetime Augusta lawmaker is not, however, talking about the state job from which he was dismissed after a variety of allegations, including choking a subordinate.

Seher Gill: The Muslim Teenager
A junior at Lakeside High School, Seher Gill began wearing a head scarf - or hijab - to school this year after close study of the Quran. It hasn't been hard so far. Other students have asked questions, she said, and she replies that the head scarf represents modesty.

Leaders discuss effects of storm
ATLANTA - Lawmakers spent their time gathering information on the state's response to Hurricane Katrina and proposing a way to save struggling Delta Airlines as they awaited today's finish to a special session called to deal with rising gas costs.

ID law's effects will be watched
On Sept. 20, numerous groups will be watching to see whether a new Georgia law requiring government-issued photo identification at the polls keeps people from voting.

Signs of devotion
Altar servers surround Father Jerry Ragan (center) as he holds the monstrance containing the Holy Eucharist at the end of a Eucharistic procession Friday to mark the end of the 40 Hours Devotion outside the Adoration Chapel at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Residents remember September 11th
Even if they were nowhere near ground zero on Sept. 11, 2001, many Americans still remember the feelings of shock, disbelief and helplessness they felt on that day.

Candidate profile: Rocky Napier
An attempt to put patio homes in his neighborhood of single-family dwellings influenced Houndslake resident Rocky Napier's decision to launch his Aiken City Council campaign.

Ways you can help hurricane victims
Here's how you can help.

Candidate profile: Jane Vaughters
Aiken City Councilwoman Jane Vaughters is an ardent supporter of new ideas and new opinions in local government.

School officials to be investigated
The Georgia Professional Standards Commission will investigate two current Columbia County school officials and one former official, including Superintendent Tommy Price.

Candidate profile: Don Wells
Don Wells said the small business community has lacked a strong voice on the Aiken City Council in the past. He would like to change that.

Safety plans are in place, not approved
There have been terrorist attacks, weather catastrophes and school violence around the nation, yet, according to the state, no Richmond County schools have approved safety plans as mandated by Georgia law.

Candidate profile: Kay Biermann Brohl
Kay Biermann Brohl has been an Aiken community activist for years. She would like to increase her civic involvement by being elected to the Aiken City Council.

Candidate profile: Jane Vaughters

Miss Aiken County pageant set tonight
Miss Aiken County and Miss Aiken County Teen will be crowned tonight at the Miss Aiken County Scholarship pageant.

State disaster team helps victims

Safety plans are in place, not approved
There have been terrorist attacks, weather catastrophes and school violence around the nation, yet, according to the state, no Richmond County schools have approved safety plans as mandated by Georgia law.

Football fans eager to renew the border battle

State disaster team helps victims
Ryan Goodson knew this was not going to be any ordinary disaster as he approached New Orleans and saw the 37-foot yacht sitting on the interstate.

PFC. Steven Cheek: The Marine recruit
A 2004 graduate of North Augusta High School, Steven Cheek joined the Marines the following November. On Sept. 15, he said, he will deploy with his unit, the Camp Lejeune, N.C.-based 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, on a tour that will take him to Fallujah, Iraq.

Law waiving state gas tax is passed
ATLANTA - Georgia drivers will shave some money off their gasoline bills, and state employees will see larger mileage checks through new laws the General Assembly passed Saturday.

Irene Prather - The Army Widow
Irene Prather lost her husband, Chief Warrant Officer Clint Prather, when a CH-47 Chinook helicopter went down in a sandstorm in Afghanistan on April 6. He had previously served in Iraq.

School officials to be investigated
The Georgia Professional Standards Commission will investigate two current Columbia County school officials and one former official, including Superintendent Tommy Price.

Law waiving state gas tax is passed

Experts wait out Ophelia
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A hurricane watch was posted Saturday for the Southeast coast as Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane once again and meteorologists said its meandering course could take a sharp turn toward land.

Larke, 22, in jail on violations

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Jacob Bass of North Augusta.

Islands will be stars of festival
Lewis Duenas was perfectly happy living in Stockton, Calif., his home away from home. But when his sister Victoria was transferred from her post in South Korea to Fort Gordon in 1990, he helped her husband move from California to Augusta.

Ways you can help hurricane victims
Here's how you can help.

City remembers Sept. 11 attacks
Life went on Saturday morning as usual in downtown Augusta, as if nothing tragic had happened - either recently or four years ago.

Where We Live
Daisy the dog was born to ride; her owners, the Wilders, just didn't realize it at first.

Despite obstacles, woman resumes cross-country trek
Even after 8,000 miles, Deborah Simone's journey is not done. The former Augusta resident today will resume the Journey of Hope from St. Louis on her way by bike to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness of hepatitis C.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Experts wait out Ophelia
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A hurricane watch was posted Saturday for the Southeast coast as Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane once again and meteorologists said its meandering course could take a sharp turn toward land.

Correction
- An article in Saturday's Religion section about today's concert and worship celebrating Jamie Council Garvey's 25th anniversary as organist and director of music at St. John United Methodist Church contained incorrect information. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. The anthem by Carlton Young and Don Saliers was commissioned by the church. The Chronicle regrets the errors.

Officials to look at starting date
The Columbia County Board of Education and a group of concerned parents will move forward to survey parents, teachers, students and residents about the school system calendar.

Clowns about town
Cindy Harrison, also known as Petunia, walks down Reynolds Street with a throng of fellow clowns as part of the South East Clown Association convention in Augusta this weekend.

Larke, 22, in jail on violations
The son of Richmond County's school superintendent is back in the Richmond County Jail after authorities recently issued a warrant for failing to report to his probation officer and for violating his curfew this summer.

Law waiving state gas tax is passed
ATLANTA - Georgia drivers will shave some money off their gasoline bills, and state employees will see larger mileage checks through new laws the General Assembly passed Saturday.

Leaders discuss effects of storm
ATLANTA - Lawmakers spent their time gathering information on the state's response to Hurricane Katrina and proposing a way to save struggling Delta Airlines as they awaited today's finish to a special session called to deal with rising gas costs.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's investigators are looking into a Saturday afternoon armed robbery at a south Richmond County insurance office.

To her heart's content
AIKEN - Homework, dinner, bath, bedtime.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Kid of the Day

2005 property tax bills will be delivered soon

Area weekend events

Music acts cancel after poor sales

Candidate profile: Don Wells

Officials to look at starting date

Officials to look at starting date
The Columbia County Board of Education and a group of concerned parents will move forward to survey parents, teachers, students and residents about the school system calendar.

Experts wait out Ophelia

Leaders discuss effects of storm

Kid of the Day

Candidate profile: Kay Biermann Brohl

ID law's effects will be watched

Across the area

City remembers Sept. 11 attacks

Signs of devotion

Clowns about town

Lenie Roos-Gabridge - The business traveler
As executive director of the Georgia Medical Center Authority and manager of Augusta BioBusiness Center at Enterprise Mill, Lenie Roos-Gabridge often travels in her efforts to recruit medical companies to locate in Augusta. She said she usually flies about 10 times per year, attending trade shows and meeting with company representatives.

Across the area

City remembers Sept. 11 attacks
Life went on Saturday morning as usual in downtown Augusta, as if nothing tragic had happened - either recently or four years ago.

Augusta man watched plane hit tower

Residents remember September 11th
Even if they were nowhere near ground zero on Sept. 11, 2001, many Americans still remember the feelings of shock, disbelief and helplessness they felt on that day.

Despite obstacles, woman resumes cross-country trek

Music acts cancel after poor sales
Rapper Young Jeezy and the R&B act Mint Condition and Rene were scheduled to perform at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center late this summer, but it's likely music fans never knew the performers would be in town.

Correction

Ways you can help hurricane victims

Football fans eager to renew the border battle
University of Georgia fan Carlie Taylor had the right idea when she told her dad she wanted to bring their 4-month-old English Bulldog to the 12th annual Border Bash on Friday at the Augusta Common.

Islands will be stars of festival

To her heart's content
AIKEN - Homework, dinner, bath, bedtime.

Where We Live

Kid of the Day
Donnie Dakota "Coty" Shumpert is today's Kid of the Day.

Despite obstacles, woman resumes cross-country trek
Even after 8,000 miles, Deborah Simone's journey is not done. The former Augusta resident today will resume the Journey of Hope from St. Louis on her way by bike to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness of hepatitis C.

State disaster team helps victims
Ryan Goodson knew this was not going to be any ordinary disaster as he approached New Orleans and saw the 37-foot yacht sitting on the interstate.

Larke, 22, in jail on violations
The son of Richmond County's school superintendent is back in the Richmond County Jail after authorities recently issued a warrant for failing to report to his probation officer and for violating his curfew this summer.

Football fans eager to renew the border battle
University of Georgia fan Carlie Taylor had the right idea when she told her dad she wanted to bring their 4-month-old English Bulldog to the 12th annual Border Bash on Friday at the Augusta Common.

2005 property tax bills will be delivered soon
The 2005 Richmond County property tax bills are coming soon to a mailbox near you, and if your property values went up this year, there's a good chance your tax bill will follow suit.

Signs of devotion
Altar servers surround Father Jerry Ragan (center) as he holds the monstrance containing the Holy Eucharist at the end of a Eucharistic procession Friday to mark the end of the 40 Hours Devotion outside the Adoration Chapel at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church.

Augusta man watched plane hit tower
In the moments just before the world changed, Moses Todd was 245 feet up in the air, about five miles from Manhattan on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, with a view of the Twin Towers rising beyond the Statue of Liberty.

Miss Aiken County pageant set tonight
Miss Aiken County and Miss Aiken County Teen will be crowned tonight at the Miss Aiken County Scholarship pageant.

Islands will be stars of festival
Lewis Duenas was perfectly happy living in Stockton, Calif., his home away from home. But when his sister Victoria was transferred from her post in South Korea to Fort Gordon in 1990, he helped her husband move from California to Augusta.

Candidate dodges controversy
ATLANTA - Former State Rep. George Brown is talking to voters in the 22nd Senate District, asking for their support in a special election Sept. 20. The onetime Augusta lawmaker is not, however, talking about the state job from which he was dismissed after a variety of allegations, including choking a subordinate.

Where We Live
Daisy the dog was born to ride; her owners, the Wilders, just didn't realize it at first.

Across the area
Miami Dolphins tight end Randy McMichael has been sentenced in Columbia County on a criminal trespass charge related to a July argument in which, police say, he gave his wife a bloody nose.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's investigators are looking into a Saturday afternoon armed robbery at a south Richmond County insurance office.

Candidate profile: Don Wells
Don Wells said the small business community has lacked a strong voice on the Aiken City Council in the past. He would like to change that.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Candidate profile: Don Wells
Don Wells said the small business community has lacked a strong voice on the Aiken City Council in the past. He would like to change that.

ID law's effects will be watched
On Sept. 20, numerous groups will be watching to see whether a new Georgia law requiring government-issued photo identification at the polls keeps people from voting.

Candidate profile: Rocky Napier
An attempt to put patio homes in his neighborhood of single-family dwellings influenced Houndslake resident Rocky Napier's decision to launch his Aiken City Council campaign.

Clowns about town
Cindy Harrison, also known as Petunia, walks down Reynolds Street with a throng of fellow clowns as part of the South East Clown Association convention in Augusta this weekend.

Candidate profile: Rocky Napier
An attempt to put patio homes in his neighborhood of single-family dwellings influenced Houndslake resident Rocky Napier's decision to launch his Aiken City Council campaign.

Correction
- An article in Saturday's Religion section about today's concert and worship celebrating Jamie Council Garvey's 25th anniversary as organist and director of music at St. John United Methodist Church contained incorrect information. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. The anthem by Carlton Young and Don Saliers was commissioned by the church. The Chronicle regrets the errors.

Area weekend events
Looking for something to do this weekend? You have plenty of options. Here are a few:

Ways you can help hurricane victims

Ways you can help hurricane victims
Aid for Victims

School officials to be investigated

Georgia has bigger worry than Spurrier
ATHENS, Ga. - Steve Spurrier doesn't need anyone wagging tongues on his behalf.

Spurrier nearly pulls off upset bid
ATHENS, Ga. - There was much fear and loathing on the SEC trail Saturday.

Georgia has bigger worry than Spurrier
ATHENS, Ga. - Steve Spurrier doesn't need anyone wagging tongues on his behalf.

Spurrier nearly pulls off upset bid
ATHENS, Ga. - There was much fear and loathing on the SEC trail Saturday.

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

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

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

Yearwood's return as gentle as a 'Georgia Rain'
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A quick reality check for Trisha Yearwood's old boyfriends back in Jasper County, Ga.: Her touching new single "Georgia Rain"? It's not about you.

Yearwood's return as gentle as a 'Georgia Rain'
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A quick reality check for Trisha Yearwood's old boyfriends back in Jasper County, Ga.: Her touching new single "Georgia Rain"? It's not about you.

Yearwood's return as gentle as a 'Georgia Rain'

Patrick hopes to chalk up first win near hometown

Roush could have half the Chase cars
RICHMOND, Va. - When Matt Kenseth turned his season around and put himself in title contention, it created a daunting scenario for NASCAR's competitors: All five cars owned by Jack Roush could make up half the 10-car field in the Chase for the championship.

Busch rolls into Chase; Gordon outBoxlet the
RICHMOND, Va. -- The defending NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion will go into next week's Chase for the Championship with a lot of momentum.

Roush could have half the Chase cars
RICHMOND, Va. - When Matt Kenseth turned his season around and put himself in title contention, it created a daunting scenario for NASCAR's competitors: All five cars owned by Jack Roush could make up half the 10-car field in the Chase for the championship.

Patrick hopes to chalk up first win near hometown
JOLIET, Ill. - Although Sunday's IRL event isn't quite in her backyard, it's close enough for Danica Patrick.

Roush could have half the Chase cars

Patrick hopes to chalk up first win near hometown
JOLIET, Ill. - Although Sunday's IRL event isn't quite in her backyard, it's close enough for Danica Patrick.

Busch rolls into Chase; Gordon outBoxlet the

Busch rolls into Chase; Gordon outBoxlet the
RICHMOND, Va. -- The defending NASCAR Nextel Cup Series champion will go into next week's Chase for the Championship with a lot of momentum.

Basketball Hall of Fame to induct class of 2005
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Jim Calhoun played his college ball in the 1960s across town from rival Springfield College, which then housed the fledgling basketball Hall of Fame, and would often visit the site hoping someday to meet those enshrined.

Basketball Hall of Fame to induct class of 2005

Basketball Hall of Fame to induct class of 2005
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Jim Calhoun played his college ball in the 1960s across town from rival Springfield College, which then housed the fledgling basketball Hall of Fame, and would often visit the site hoping someday to meet those enshrined.

NFL power rankings

Celebrity status has been thrust upon Vick now

Reese eager to face former Philadelphia teammates

Mr. William "Bill" Mayers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John G. Franklin    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Beatrice Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha M. Holmes    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Carpenter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ida Frances MacKendree    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bartie Tanks, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Ms. Wynie Mae Bishop    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Ida Frances MacKendree    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Micheal Wilder    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Geneva Sayers    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Nancy C. Odo    (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Wynie Mae Bishop    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Olix    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. John G. Franklin    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Ms. Donna Parker    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Miss Casey Lynn Delmore    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Charlotte Pearson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Galehouse    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Geneva Sayers    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. John Campbell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bartie Tanks, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Ms. Donna Parker    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest N. Williamson    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Pamela L. Eyer    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest N. Williamson    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Rev. Sister Bessie Small    (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Evadell Wrenn    (LYONS, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Carpenter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John W. Williams, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Martha M. Holmes    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Bartie Tanks, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Maria Lynn Evans    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie Saddler    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Williamson    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Maurice Raulerson    (BASINGER, Fla.)

Mr. Daniel John Sobecki    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Olix    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. L.V. Garner    (DELTONA, Fla.)

Mr. Harvey Nasworthy    (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. John G. Franklin    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Miss Casey Lynn Delmore    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Vernon A. Cook    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Daniel John Sobecki    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Gregory Brisco    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Jenkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Olix    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. L.V. Garner    (DELTONA, Fla.)

Mrs. Charlotte Pearson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest N. Williamson    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Rev. Sister Bessie Small    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. John G. Franklin    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Vernon A. Cook    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ida Frances MacKendree    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory Brisco    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon A. Cook    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Henry, III    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Campbell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory Brisco    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory Brisco    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nancy C. Odo    (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Evadell Wrenn    (LYONS, Ga.)

Ida Frances MacKendree    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John W. Williams, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. William Henry, III    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bartie Tanks, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Pamela L. Eyer    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Hattie Saddler    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon A. Cook    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Maurice Raulerson    (BASINGER, Fla.)

Mr. James Micheal Wilder    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harvey Nasworthy    (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. William Henry, III    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Olix    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Galehouse    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Maria Lynn Evans    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ida Frances MacKendree (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John G. Franklin (JACKSON, S.C.)

Ms. Donna Parker (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Charlotte Pearson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ida Frances MacKendree (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Pamela L. Eyer (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Miss Casey Lynn Delmore (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Nancy C. Odo (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Bartie Tanks, Sr. (TRENTON, S.C.)

Maria Lynn Evans (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Williamson (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Geneva Sayers (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. L.V. Garner (DELTONA, Fla.)

Mr. William "Bill" Mayers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Maurice Raulerson (BASINGER, Fla.)

Mrs. Hattie Saddler (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Bartie Tanks, Sr. (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Daniel John Sobecki (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest N. Williamson (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon A. Cook (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory Brisco (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon A. Cook (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Sister Bessie Small (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. John W. Williams, Sr. (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Martha M. Holmes (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Harvey Nasworthy (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory Brisco (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Campbell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John G. Franklin (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Olix (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Olix (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Carpenter (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Evadell Wrenn (LYONS, Ga.)

Mr. William Henry, III (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Jenkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Wynie Mae Bishop (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. James Micheal Wilder (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Galehouse (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Iraq and Japan: A tale of two U.S. occupations
This month marks the two-and-a-half-year anniversary of our invasion of Iraq and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Violence and terrorism continue and the future stability of the country is anything but certain. In contrast, our occupation of Japan (1945-1952) was peaceful and the transition to democratic self-government was relatively smooth. Why the difference?

Iraq and Japan: A tale of two U.S. occupations
This month marks the two-and-a-half-year anniversary of our invasion of Iraq and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Violence and terrorism continue and the future stability of the country is anything but certain. In contrast, our occupation of Japan (1945-1952) was peaceful and the transition to democratic self-government was relatively smooth. Why the difference?

Iraq and Japan: A tale of two U.S. occupations
This month marks the two-and-a-half-year anniversary of our invasion of Iraq and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Violence and terrorism continue and the future stability of the country is anything but certain. In contrast, our occupation of Japan (1945-1952) was peaceful and the transition to democratic self-government was relatively smooth. Why the difference?

Cycling body seeks answers

Sports rants

Overtime

Overtime

Agassi wins in five, will face Federer

It's Clijsters vs. Pierce in Open final

Cycling body seeks answers
GENEVA - Cycling's world governing body criticized world doping authorities and a French sports newspaper for alleging seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing substances six years ago.

Overtime
A shortage of hotel rooms, caused by Hurricane Katrina victims who fled the New Orleans area, is the main obstacle to the New Orleans Saints playing three of their home games at Louisiana State University's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., a school official said Friday.

It's Clijsters vs. Pierce in Open final
NEW YORK - All Mary Pierce and Kim Clijsters needed was a little extra time to get to the U.S. Open final.

Agassi wins in five, will face Federer
NEW YORK - With a spry, childlike skip at the end to blow kisses to the crowd, Andre Agassi showed he still has legs and spirit aplenty, even if he is the oldest Grand Slam finalist in 31 years.

Agassi wins in five, will face Federer
NEW YORK - With a spry, childlike skip at the end to blow kisses to the crowd, Andre Agassi showed he still has legs and spirit aplenty, even if he is the oldest Grand Slam finalist in 31 years.

Sports rants
Spurrier said the Georgia fans dislike Florida a lot more than they dislike me, but you'll have to ask them. WE LIKE FLORIDA! Georgia would have had another touchdown if Cantrell hadn't tripped over that yellow line.

Overtime
In Joliet, Ill., Sarah McCune became the first woman to capture the pole in an Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro Series event, taking the top spot in her first race on the circuit during qualifying on Saturday.

Overtime
In Joliet, Ill., Sarah McCune became the first woman to capture the pole in an Indy Racing League Menards Infiniti Pro Series event, taking the top spot in her first race on the circuit during qualifying on Saturday.

Sports rants
Spurrier said the Georgia fans dislike Florida a lot more than they dislike me, but you'll have to ask them. WE LIKE FLORIDA! Georgia would have had another touchdown if Cantrell hadn't tripped over that yellow line.

It's Clijsters vs. Pierce in Open final
NEW YORK - All Mary Pierce and Kim Clijsters needed was a little extra time to get to the U.S. Open final.

Overtime
A shortage of hotel rooms, caused by Hurricane Katrina victims who fled the New Orleans area, is the main obstacle to the New Orleans Saints playing three of their home games at Louisiana State University's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, La., a school official said Friday.

Cycling body seeks answers
GENEVA - Cycling's world governing body criticized world doping authorities and a French sports newspaper for alleging seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing substances six years ago.

Outdoors calendar

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

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

Recent deer harvest sees confusing decline
There is good news and bad news for Georgia's deer hunters this season.

Recent deer harvest sees confusing decline
There is good news and bad news for Georgia's deer hunters this season.

NFL power rankings
Every week of the season, The Augusta Chronicle's Ray Beasock will rank the pro teams.

Reese eager to face former Philadelphia teammates
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Ike Reese harbors no bitterness toward the Philadelphia Eagles.

Reese eager to face former Philadelphia teammates
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Ike Reese harbors no bitterness toward the Philadelphia Eagles.

NFL power rankings
Every week of the season, The Augusta Chronicle's Ray Beasock will rank the pro teams.

Celebrity status has been thrust upon Vick now
ATLANTA - Michael Vick has all the trappings of fame: a big contract, lucrative endorsements, diamonds in each ear, overprotective handlers, a never-far-away entourage - heck, even a scandalous lawsuit.

Celebrity status has been thrust upon Vick now
ATLANTA - Michael Vick has all the trappings of fame: a big contract, lucrative endorsements, diamonds in each ear, overprotective handlers, a never-far-away entourage - heck, even a scandalous lawsuit.

Faith digest
THE INAUGURAL Biker Sunday will include a blessing of the bikes, a parade and a tribute to military and safety personnel at 10 a.m. Sunday at Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Jefferson Davis Highway in Clearwater. A catered lunch will be served. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Call (803) 593-3114.

Church to hold dedication for new organ
After he finishes working in his florist business in Williston, S.C., Mark Creech likes to walk the block over to First Baptist Church, unlock the sanctuary, sit at the pipe organ and play.

Faith digest
THE INAUGURAL Biker Sunday will include a blessing of the bikes, a parade and a tribute to military and safety personnel at 10 a.m. Sunday at Midland Valley First Church of the Nazarene, 3526 Jefferson Davis Highway in Clearwater. A catered lunch will be served. Registration starts at 9 a.m. Call (803) 593-3114.

Church plans musical day for longtime choir director
It was a plot hatched in June with the help of an Evans soprano and two church musicians and kept hidden through a month of rehearsals, but on Sunday the secret will be out.

Church plans musical day for longtime choir director
It was a plot hatched in June with the help of an Evans soprano and two church musicians and kept hidden through a month of rehearsals, but on Sunday the secret will be out.

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

Church to hold dedication for new organ
After he finishes working in his florist business in Williston, S.C., Mark Creech likes to walk the block over to First Baptist Church, unlock the sanctuary, sit at the pipe organ and play.

Good Samaritan will open doors
Home-style care will be available for homeless patients at Good Samaritan Respite Center after its ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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

Good Samaritan will open doors
Home-style care will be available for homeless patients at Good Samaritan Respite Center after its ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Recent deer harvest sees confusing decline

Spurrier nearly pulls off upset bid

Georgia has bigger worry than Spurrier

Martha Stewart is back on TV
NEW YORK - "This one," says Martha Stewart, "this is the one I want."

Martha Stewart is back on TV

Kathy Bates gets her way with Lifetime movie

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

Kathy Bates gets her way with Lifetime movie
LOS ANGELES - Kathy Bates fell hard for "Ambulance Girl."

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
The 33 passengers and seven-member crew on United Airlines Flight 93 displayed rare bravery by defying the plan of four terrorists who meant to plunge the jetliner in the midst of Washington, D.C.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
The 33 passengers and seven-member crew on United Airlines Flight 93 displayed rare bravery by defying the plan of four terrorists who meant to plunge the jetliner in the midst of Washington, D.C.

Kathy Bates gets her way with Lifetime movie
LOS ANGELES - Kathy Bates fell hard for "Ambulance Girl."

Martha Stewart is back on TV
NEW YORK - "This one," says Martha Stewart, "this is the one I want."

People in the News

Bulldogs fend off feisty Gamecocks
ATHENS, Ga. - Ten years ago, Steve Spurrier's visit to Sanford Stadium resulted in his Florida Gators scoring the highest number of points ever recorded by a Georgia opponent, earning the everlasting scorn of Bulldog fans everywhere.

Georgia brings out best in safety
ATHENS, Ga. - Ko Simpson was a one-man show in the Bulldogs' 17-15 win over South Carolina.

Georgia brings out best in safety

Bulldogs fend off feisty Gamecocks
ATHENS, Ga. - Ten years ago, Steve Spurrier's visit to Sanford Stadium resulted in his Florida Gators scoring the highest number of points ever recorded by a Georgia opponent, earning the everlasting scorn of Bulldog fans everywhere.

Georgia brings out best in safety
ATHENS, Ga. - Ko Simpson was a one-man show in the Bulldogs' 17-15 win over South Carolina.

Bulldogs fend off feisty Gamecocks

This week

Around the block

Actors must bring 'Art' to life if production is be successful

Recycling centers

Pet of the week

CSRA Bridge results

Area adult literacy sites

N. Augusta chamber's business expo will include job fair

Ordinance will set speed limit for bike riders

Library events

Variety will mark season for USC Aiken company

Events

Recreation center events

Aiken County Detention Center bookings

Reunions

Program seeks to reduce dropout rate

Belvedere chapter of national federation will hold expo

North Augusta artist's works are meticulous in their detail

Athlete Spotlight: Anthony Thomas

Forensic workers broaden search for bodies; cleanup work intensifies in battered New Orleans

Two New Orleans couples who survived Katrina marry at Texas shelter

New Orleans refugee makes mark in prep game

Biloxi harbor eases back into business; fishing boats return to bay

Signs of life start to appear in New Orleans

Katrina impact: About 60 percent of Gulf of Mexico's oil production still blocked

Government won't bar reporters from witnessing Katrina recovery efforts

Many Katrina evacuees seeking help from black churches first

Illinois town, rebuilt after 1993 flood, understands New Orleans' plight

A look at the refugee situation around the country

Charleston lawyers offer legal help in storm-ravaged states

New York's police and firefighters see the unimaginable, again

Church to hold dedication for new organ

Faith Calendar

Church plans musical day for longtime choir director

Faith digest

Good Samaritan will open doors