Trailer offers communication in emergency
Relief workers in the Gulf Coast need more than food and water.

Groups can apply for hotel tax funding
Aiken County is accepting applications for state accommodations tax money from groups that promote tourism.

Milestones
Darla Simons, a 2004 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School, a sophomore at Clemson University and the daughter of Ronald and Becky Simons, of North Augusta, has been named recipient of the South Carolina Young Farmer-Agribusiness Association's Collegiate Scholarship.

Lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Statue will honor 'visionary' founder of North Augusta
A grandson of North Augusta's founder thinks a bronze statue of James U. Jackson is a fitting tribute.

Milestones
Darla Simons, a 2004 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School, a sophomore at Clemson University and the daughter of Ronald and Becky Simons, of North Augusta, has been named recipient of the South Carolina Young Farmer-Agribusiness Association's Collegiate Scholarship.

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

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

Trailer offers communication in emergency
Relief workers in the Gulf Coast need more than food and water.

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

Redcliffe Plantation visitors discover rewards of archaeology
An archaeology program at Redcliffe Plantation on Saturday fit well with the home-school lessons Cynthia George has been teaching her children.

Around the block
The Aiken Community Playhouse's Bechtel Expermental Theater, in the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. will present art at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 for playhouse members and $10 for others. For more information, call 648-1438.

First Baptist rolls with punches
Celebrating our heritage; embracing our future. This is the theme of the First Baptist Church of Aiken's 200th anniversary celebration this month.

First Baptist rolls with punches
Celebrating our heritage; embracing our future. This is the theme of the First Baptist Church of Aiken's 200th anniversary celebration this month.

Around the block
The Aiken Community Playhouse's Bechtel Expermental Theater, in the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 126 Newberry St. will present art at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 for playhouse members and $10 for others. For more information, call 648-1438.

Statue will honor 'visionary' founder of North Augusta
A grandson of North Augusta's founder thinks a bronze statue of James U. Jackson is a fitting tribute.

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

Redcliffe Plantation visitors discover rewards of archaeology
An archaeology program at Redcliffe Plantation on Saturday fit well with the home-school lessons Cynthia George has been teaching her children.

Lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Groups can apply for hotel tax funding
Aiken County is accepting applications for state accommodations tax money from groups that promote tourism.

Long hair looked better when it was closer to my head

Smoltz opts to rest sore shoulder
ATLANTA - The cause for concern isn't necessarily high, John Smoltz said Tuesday, but he and the Braves have decided it's best for the team's ace to skip tonight's start to rest his stiff right shoulder.

Andruw Jones for MVP?
ATLANTA - He uses the word so frequently that it becomes borderline maddening after several months.

Sosa works his magic again

Braves hardly coasting to division title

Sosa works his magic again
ATLANTA - If any Braves pitcher is to keep Jorge Sosa from the No. 3 spot in the team's presumed playoff rotation, they had better begin to make a rather profound statement - and quickly.

Andruw Jones for MVP?

Smoltz opts to rest sore shoulder

Braves hardly coasting to division title
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are hardly coasting to their 14th straight division title.

Andruw Jones for MVP?
ATLANTA - He uses the word so frequently that it becomes borderline maddening after several months.

Smoltz opts to rest sore shoulder
ATLANTA - The cause for concern isn't necessarily high, John Smoltz said Tuesday, but he and the Braves have decided it's best for the team's ace to skip tonight's start to rest his stiff right shoulder.

Sosa works his magic again
ATLANTA - If any Braves pitcher is to keep Jorge Sosa from the No. 3 spot in the team's presumed playoff rotation, they had better begin to make a rather profound statement - and quickly.

Braves hardly coasting to division title
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are hardly coasting to their 14th straight division title.

Board weighs plan for housing
Columbia County officials on Tuesday discussed preliminary plans for a second phase of a development near Greenbrier High School that could bring the county thousands of residents, hundreds of new jobs and more traffic.

Investors wait for Fed's rate decision
NEW YORK - Stocks plummeted Monday as heightened fears of another hurricane strike on the Gulf Coast sent oil prices racing past $67 a barrel and investors grew anxious about the Federal Reserve's upcoming interest-rate meeting.

Pillow maker rests easy
Larry Illingworth's math will put you to sleep. Don't feel bad, though. He has designed vector pressures specifically for your dozing needs.

Board weighs plan for housing
Columbia County officials on Tuesday discussed preliminary plans for a second phase of a development near Greenbrier High School that could bring the county thousands of residents, hundreds of new jobs and more traffic.

Fed rate increase is blow to stocks
NEW YORK - Investors concerned about slowing economic growth sent stocks sharply lower Tuesday after the Federal Reserve said it would continue raising interest rates despite Wall Street's worries about the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina.

Pillow maker rests easy

Fed increases key rate again despite Katrina
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday boosted a key interest rate for the 11th straight time and signaled that more rate increases were likely even as the country recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina.

Board weighs plan for housing

Rhodes to close its doors

Fed increases key rate again despite Katrina

Rhodes to close its doors
When three Rhodes Furniture trucks drove past her with "going out of business" signs, Jeannie Hill had a short response.

Pillow maker rests easy
Larry Illingworth's math will put you to sleep. Don't feel bad, though. He has designed vector pressures specifically for your dozing needs.

Fed rate increase is blow to stocks
NEW YORK - Investors concerned about slowing economic growth sent stocks sharply lower Tuesday after the Federal Reserve said it would continue raising interest rates despite Wall Street's worries about the economic impact of Hurricane Katrina.

Rhodes to close its doors
When three Rhodes Furniture trucks drove past her with "going out of business" signs, Jeannie Hill had a short response.

Investors wait for Fed's rate decision
NEW YORK - Stocks plummeted Monday as heightened fears of another hurricane strike on the Gulf Coast sent oil prices racing past $67 a barrel and investors grew anxious about the Federal Reserve's upcoming interest-rate meeting.

Fed rate increase is blow to stocks

Investors wait for Fed's rate decision

Fed increases key rate again despite Katrina
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve on Tuesday boosted a key interest rate for the 11th straight time and signaled that more rate increases were likely even as the country recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon published on September 21, 2005.

Tigers hope they don't moon over Miami loss
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson defensive end Gaines Adams desperately wants to put the Tigers' triple overtime loss to Miami this past Saturday out his mind. So far, he can't do it.

Tigers hope they don't moon over Miami loss
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson defensive end Gaines Adams desperately wants to put the Tigers' triple overtime loss to Miami this past Saturday out his mind. So far, he can't do it.

Tigers hope they don't moon over Miami loss

Can Vanderbilt really be 3-0?
Reviewing and previewing college football

Famous brother's help put Vick on right track

Bama has fans abuzz again

Vanderbilt finally on top looking down
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - For decades, the Vanderbilt Commodores have been one of the worst teams in the country. Not this year.

Famous brother's help put Vick on right track
ATLANTA - Michael Vick heard the question from five lockers away, proving God blessed him with good ears as well as fast legs and a strong left arm.

Vanderbilt finally on top looking down

Bama has fans abuzz again
No. 20 Alabama is unbeaten, ranked for the first time in two years and coming off a big road victory.

Bama has fans abuzz again
No. 20 Alabama is unbeaten, ranked for the first time in two years and coming off a big road victory.

Can Vanderbilt really be 3-0?

Famous brother's help put Vick on right track
ATLANTA - Michael Vick heard the question from five lockers away, proving God blessed him with good ears as well as fast legs and a strong left arm.

Vanderbilt finally on top looking down
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - For decades, the Vanderbilt Commodores have been one of the worst teams in the country. Not this year.

Can Vanderbilt really be 3-0?
Reviewing and previewing college football

Players appreciate sponsor of series

Protein can help in battle of bulge
Low-calorie, low-fat, low-carb, slow foods - what's left? How about a high-protein, low-fat, moderate-carb diet - exactly what works, according to research. I was thinking of calling it the Platkin Diet: the "P" stands for protein, and the "L" stands for lean.

From a garden of chaos

No to nuclear blackmail!
If you've not noticed by now, Kim Jong Il is harder to nail down than a jellyfish.

Parents should know
It's getting to be that time of year when elected state officials start looking ahead to the next General Assembly session in January.

No to nuclear blackmail!
If you've not noticed by now, Kim Jong Il is harder to nail down than a jellyfish.

A senseless crime
Why do vandals vandalize? There's no point to it. A thief is trying to get money, albeit illegally. The same is true with a robber. Even murder makes sense on some sick, twisted level - jealousy, hate, profit, passion.

No to nuclear blackmail!

The Laney legacy
One of our state's most significant historical figures in the field of education is receiving her just due today from the Georgia Historical Society.

A senseless crime

From a garden of chaos
The titan arum plant takes seven years to bloom - and even then gives off an unpleasant odor.

Death of a Nazi hunter
Simon Wiesenthal was to Nazis what the Nazis were to Jews, except Mr. Wiesenthal had justice and morality on his side. Mr. Wiesenthal, who died Tuesday at age 96 in Vienna, was a Ukranian Jew who was routed through 12 concentration camps from the time he was apprehended by the Germans in 1941 until he was liberated by U.S. troops in 1945.

A senseless crime
Why do vandals vandalize? There's no point to it. A thief is trying to get money, albeit illegally. The same is true with a robber. Even murder makes sense on some sick, twisted level - jealousy, hate, profit, passion.

Parents should know
It's getting to be that time of year when elected state officials start looking ahead to the next General Assembly session in January.

From a garden of chaos
The titan arum plant takes seven years to bloom - and even then gives off an unpleasant odor.

Parents should know

The Laney legacy
One of our state's most significant historical figures in the field of education is receiving her just due today from the Georgia Historical Society.

Death of a Nazi hunter

The Laney legacy

Death of a Nazi hunter
Simon Wiesenthal was to Nazis what the Nazis were to Jews, except Mr. Wiesenthal had justice and morality on his side. Mr. Wiesenthal, who died Tuesday at age 96 in Vienna, was a Ukranian Jew who was routed through 12 concentration camps from the time he was apprehended by the Germans in 1941 until he was liberated by U.S. troops in 1945.

Rebecca Romijn engaged to Jerry O'Connell
NEW YORK - Rebecca Romijn, whose screen credits include the "X-Men" films and "Rollerball," is engaged to Jerry O'Connell.

Rebecca Romijn engaged to Jerry O'Connell
NEW YORK - Rebecca Romijn, whose screen credits include the "X-Men" films and "Rollerball," is engaged to Jerry O'Connell.

'Fat Actress' Kirstie Alley loses 50 pounds
NEW YORK - Kirstie Alley is dropping the "fat" from "actress."

'Survivor' winner pleads innocent to tax evasion
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Richard Hatch, who won $1 million on the first season of the reality show "Survivor," pleaded innocent Monday to charges that he failed to pay taxes on his winnings and other income.

'Fat Actress' Kirstie Alley loses 50 pounds
NEW YORK - Kirstie Alley is dropping the "fat" from "actress."

'Survivor' winner pleads innocent to tax evasion
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Richard Hatch, who won $1 million on the first season of the reality show "Survivor," pleaded innocent Monday to charges that he failed to pay taxes on his winnings and other income.

People in the News
SYDNEY, Australia - Russell Crowe is a big rugby fan, and now the Oscar-winning actor wants to buy a team.

People in the News
SYDNEY, Australia - Russell Crowe is a big rugby fan, and now the Oscar-winning actor wants to buy a team.

Buyer beware of cars damaged by Katrina flooding

Buyer beware of cars damaged by Katrina flooding
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - In the market for a good used car? Watch out for vehicles that sat submerged for days in the flooded streets of New Orleans, Biloxi or other Gulf Coast cities ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Buyer beware of cars damaged by Katrina flooding
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - In the market for a good used car? Watch out for vehicles that sat submerged for days in the flooded streets of New Orleans, Biloxi or other Gulf Coast cities ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Real-estate speculators, beware the 'flip' audit
NEW YORK - Amateur "flippers" in the real-estate market have more to worry about than a bubble burst. An IRS audit, for instance, might interrupt their trip up the property ladder.

Real-estate speculators, beware the 'flip' audit
NEW YORK - Amateur "flippers" in the real-estate market have more to worry about than a bubble burst. An IRS audit, for instance, might interrupt their trip up the property ladder.

Real-estate speculators, beware the 'flip' audit

Low-fat idea: Lemon-garlic halibut steaks
Halibut is low-fat, firm and full of flavor. That makes the white-fleshed fish a good base for dishes helpful to people watching their fat intake - and this recipe using halibut comes into that desirable category.

Low-fat idea: Lemon-garlic halibut steaks
Halibut is low-fat, firm and full of flavor. That makes the white-fleshed fish a good base for dishes helpful to people watching their fat intake - and this recipe using halibut comes into that desirable category.

Small bites
A limited edition of Better Homes and Gardens "New Cook Book" (Meredith, $29.95) is now available. It's distinguished by its cover design, a pink plaid background that has been substituted for the familiar red plaid of other editions of the publication.

Small bites
A limited edition of Better Homes and Gardens "New Cook Book" (Meredith, $29.95) is now available. It's distinguished by its cover design, a pink plaid background that has been substituted for the familiar red plaid of other editions of the publication.

Small bites

Tortellini and fresh fruit skewers recipies

Homemade granola makes perfect parfait
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - If you want to get more whole grains into your diet, search no further than granola. This sweetened blend of grains, nuts, seeds and dried fruits is high in fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.

Sweet-tart Cameo apples add flavorful taste to crisp
Apples are available year round, but they never seem more mouth- watering than at apple-picking time. Fresh from the tree, apples are appealing as a fruit to bite into but also as an ingredient as we go back to the kitchen and to baking.

Tortellini and fresh fruit skewers recipies
CONCORD, N.H. - My life is becoming a cliche. Or perhaps it is my son's life.

Sweet-tart Cameo apples add flavorful taste to crisp
Apples are available year round, but they never seem more mouth- watering than at apple-picking time. Fresh from the tree, apples are appealing as a fruit to bite into but also as an ingredient as we go back to the kitchen and to baking.

Quick and easy pasta with broccoli rabe
The pasta and the sausage are two of the building blocks of this quickly made, savory main-course dish, with broccoli rabe as a variable third ingredient.

Quick and easy pasta with broccoli rabe
The pasta and the sausage are two of the building blocks of this quickly made, savory main-course dish, with broccoli rabe as a variable third ingredient.

Tortellini and fresh fruit skewers recipies
CONCORD, N.H. - My life is becoming a cliche. Or perhaps it is my son's life.

Sweet-tart Cameo apples add flavorful taste to crisp

Homemade granola makes perfect parfait

Low-fat idea: Lemon-garlic halibut steaks

Quick and easy pasta with broccoli rabe

Homemade granola makes perfect parfait
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - If you want to get more whole grains into your diet, search no further than granola. This sweetened blend of grains, nuts, seeds and dried fruits is high in fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.

Elder plays in Columbia County benefit

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Upcoming events
Upcoming events in the world of golf:

Woods' partner remains mystery
GAINESVILLE, Va. - Who wants to play with Tiger Woods?

Elder plays in Columbia County benefit
Lee Elder, the first black golfer to play in the Masters Tournament in 1975, was on hand Tuesday for the inaugural Columbia County Chamber of Commerce golf tournament.

Elder plays in Columbia County benefit
Lee Elder, the first black golfer to play in the Masters Tournament in 1975, was on hand Tuesday for the inaugural Columbia County Chamber of Commerce golf tournament.

Woods' partner remains mystery

Woods' partner remains mystery
GAINESVILLE, Va. - Who wants to play with Tiger Woods?

Upcoming events

Prep football power poll

Fuller steals the showdown in focus

Prep football power poll
The area's top 10 prep football teams after the fifth week of the season as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF NewsChannel 6 sports departments, plus selected other media outlets around the area.

Fuller steals the showdown in focus
South Aiken quarterback Calvin Fuller. Fuller has out-Coco'd Strom Thurmond's electric playmaker Coco Hillary with his feet at the quarterback position in recent weeks.

Fuller steals the showdown in focus
South Aiken quarterback Calvin Fuller. Fuller has out-Coco'd Strom Thurmond's electric playmaker Coco Hillary with his feet at the quarterback position in recent weeks.

Prep football power poll
The area's top 10 prep football teams after the fifth week of the season as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF NewsChannel 6 sports departments, plus selected other media outlets around the area.

Linguine dish adds variety to spaghetti menu
Spaghetti with meat sauce is my son Tripp's most-requested meal. Though Tripp could eat it almost every day, the rest of the family grows tired of the combination.

Linguine dish adds variety to spaghetti menu
Spaghetti with meat sauce is my son Tripp's most-requested meal. Though Tripp could eat it almost every day, the rest of the family grows tired of the combination.

Linguine dish adds variety to spaghetti menu

Long hair looked better when it was closer to my head
Hairstyles comes and hairstyles go. But lately, I've noticed, they don't go as fast as I would like.

Long hair looked better when it was closer to my head
Hairstyles comes and hairstyles go. But lately, I've noticed, they don't go as fast as I would like.

Fire burns wood warehouse in Augusta
Authorities say it will take a while to determine why the large warehouse of a wood refinishing business off of Gordon Highway caught fire early this morning.

Voter turnout for special election is light
Richmond County elections officials said this morning no problems had been reported and turnout was expectedly light as voters came to the polls in a special election to fill the 22nd District state Senate seat.

Chamber names new president

Augusta Commission fills District 7 seat
Augusta C ommission selected the treasurer of the Richmond County Republican Party to fill the commission's District 7 seat today.

Inept Bush highlights insensitivity
Bush devotees, please visit Earth. We have a reality pill, which is not expensive and does not make you a liberal, but it does sharpen your thinking processes, if you have them.Saroja Venkatraman, Martinez

Ignore all the hype on changing climate

Don't consolidate Columbia County
Regarding the proposal to make Evans a city, then combine it into a consolidated government: What do we have now?Charles D. Johnson Jr., Augusta

Let's clean up, plan ahead wisely
The storm that hit the Gulf Coast seems to be a trend of future storms. Recent information indicates that global warming is a fact, and shorelines are receding.Michael Ferguson, Augusta

Writer recalls events differently
Regarding Liam McGinley's letter ("Writer's facts don't match reality," Sept. 3): First of all, George Bush was not "given the election." He won it.Shelton Chance, Perkins

Blame environmentalists about gas
Let's clarify the issue of gas prices and shortages. The price of gasoline is dictated by supply and demand. John Petrozello, Martinez

Store chain 'really came through' to help youth group

Who knows where Hillary stands?
Even though I'm a registered Republican, I really see no peril in store for our nation should a Democrat ascend to the presidency in 2008.Gene Rickaby, Martinez

Ignore all the hype on changing climate
We must resist emerging pressure for the United States to endorse the flawed Kyoto Protocol to save us from future hurricanes such as Katrina.Elton T. Booth, North Augusta, S.C.

Let's clean up, plan ahead wisely
The storm that hit the Gulf Coast seems to be a trend of future storms. Recent information indicates that global warming is a fact, and shorelines are receding.Michael Ferguson, Augusta

Inept Bush highlights insensitivity

Blame environmentalists about gas
Let's clarify the issue of gas prices and shortages. The price of gasoline is dictated by supply and demand. John Petrozello, Martinez

Don't consolidate Columbia County
Regarding the proposal to make Evans a city, then combine it into a consolidated government: What do we have now?Charles D. Johnson Jr., Augusta

Who knows where Hillary stands?
Even though I'm a registered Republican, I really see no peril in store for our nation should a Democrat ascend to the presidency in 2008.Gene Rickaby, Martinez

Church collected 'flood buckets' for Katrina victims

Party of inaction just heaps blame
Lowell Greenbaum reared his head again as a representative of the Democratic Party, claiming the current administration is responsible for the events following Hurricane Katrina ("Response to Katrina was far too sluggish," Sept. 8).Gary P. Bolick, Augusta

Church collected 'flood buckets' for Katrina victims

Let's clean up, plan ahead wisely

Inept Bush highlights insensitivity
Bush devotees, please visit Earth. We have a reality pill, which is not expensive and does not make you a liberal, but it does sharpen your thinking processes, if you have them.Saroja Venkatraman, Martinez

Blame environmentalists about gas

Writer recalls events differently
Regarding Liam McGinley's letter ("Writer's facts don't match reality," Sept. 3): First of all, George Bush was not "given the election." He won it.Shelton Chance, Perkins

Who knows where Hillary stands?

Don't consolidate Columbia County

Party of inaction just heaps blame

Writer recalls events differently

Ignore all the hype on changing climate
We must resist emerging pressure for the United States to endorse the flawed Kyoto Protocol to save us from future hurricanes such as Katrina.Elton T. Booth, North Augusta, S.C.

Party of inaction just heaps blame
Lowell Greenbaum reared his head again as a representative of the Democratic Party, claiming the current administration is responsible for the events following Hurricane Katrina ("Response to Katrina was far too sluggish," Sept. 8).Gary P. Bolick, Augusta

Health and fitness calendar

Study: Overweight people with high blood pressure are at risk

Living briefs

New scrubbers, wands work like magic on chores

Study challenges standard for treating heart attacks

'Wearable' is a welcome buzzword after Fashion Week

Psychic makes TV season predictions

Seniors Calendar

Living briefs

Gossip meets the G-men in vast FBI files

Gossip meets the G-men in vast FBI files
NEW YORK - The Beach Boys. Frank Sinatra. Liberace.

Seniors Calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.

Living briefs
New parents or those about to have a child can win a $25,000 Discover Network Gift Card or other prizes in the Similac Gives Mom Credit sweepstakes.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 and send e-mail to rebecca.smith@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Psychic makes TV season predictions
LOS ANGELES - TV experts have tracked, stacked and analyzed Internet buzz about the new fall network series, issuing impressive-sounding reports on potential winners and losers.

Study challenges standard for treating heart attacks
BOSTON - In a study colliding with established practice, recovery from small heart attacks went just as well when doctors gave drugs time to work as when they favored quick vessel-clearing procedures.

Living briefs
- This site, thrown together since Katrina, provides the most up-to-date aerial and satellite images of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, and it allows users to describe current conditions at any location. There is a chilling view of the Superdome with the roof torn back: www.scipionus.com

Study: Overweight people with high blood pressure are at risk
If you are overweight, new research shows how important it is to control your blood pressure besides trying to lose those extra pounds.

New scrubbers, wands work like magic on chores
Cleaning shouldn't be a chore. If manufacturers and homeowners continue to have their way, it never will be again.

'Wearable' is a welcome buzzword after Fashion Week
NEW YORK - The buzz about spring fashion is that there are a lot of choices. Wearable choices.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403 and send e-mail to rebecca.smith@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

New scrubbers, wands work like magic on chores
Cleaning shouldn't be a chore. If manufacturers and homeowners continue to have their way, it never will be again.

Psychic makes TV season predictions
LOS ANGELES - TV experts have tracked, stacked and analyzed Internet buzz about the new fall network series, issuing impressive-sounding reports on potential winners and losers.

Living briefs
New parents or those about to have a child can win a $25,000 Discover Network Gift Card or other prizes in the Similac Gives Mom Credit sweepstakes.

Seniors Calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augustachronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.

'Wearable' is a welcome buzzword after Fashion Week
NEW YORK - The buzz about spring fashion is that there are a lot of choices. Wearable choices.

Living briefs
- This site, thrown together since Katrina, provides the most up-to-date aerial and satellite images of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, and it allows users to describe current conditions at any location. There is a chilling view of the Superdome with the roof torn back: www.scipionus.com

Study: Overweight people with high blood pressure are at risk
If you are overweight, new research shows how important it is to control your blood pressure besides trying to lose those extra pounds.

Study challenges standard for treating heart attacks
BOSTON - In a study colliding with established practice, recovery from small heart attacks went just as well when doctors gave drugs time to work as when they favored quick vessel-clearing procedures.

Gossip meets the G-men in vast FBI files
NEW YORK - The Beach Boys. Frank Sinatra. Liberace.

Woodpecker Trail serves as interstate alternative
Getting a feel for Georgia's true character is impossible at 80 mph, Georgia's governor said Monday.

Parents charged after children found alone

St. Joseph negotiates deal to accept Blue Cross again

Museum honors its namesake
The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History unveiled its newest memorial Tuesday to honor the woman who made Augusta her home and changed the face of education across the state.

Ways you can help hurricane victims
AID FOR VICTIMS

Most of warehouse is destroyed in fire
Authorities say it will take time to determine why the large warehouse of a wood-salvaging business off Gordon Highway caught fire early Tuesday.

Public shares views on plan
What makes a park a park was the topic of discussion at a public hearing Monday night in Evans.

Georgia donors help feed picky pandas
When Zoo Atlanta's giant pandas get hungry, it takes more than driving to a nearby grocery store. It takes driving around the state.

Ways you can help hurricane victims
AID FOR VICTIMS

New voter ID law is challenged in court
ATLANTA - On the eve of more than 30 special elections across the state, a coalition of public-interest groups and political organizations filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a new requirement that Georgians show a photo ID before casting their ballots.

Hot rod plan revs up city panel
An official with the International Hot Rod Association made a pitch Tuesday for the city to develop a drag-racing track in south Augusta.

News you can use
MULTISTATE TAX SEMINAR: A Multistate Tax Seminar, presented by Serotta, Maddocks, Evans and Co., CPAs, will be held at 5 p.m. in the Morris Museum of Art auditorium, 1 10th St. For reservations, call 722-5337.

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Across Georgia
MACON - A Mercer University law student shot and killed a man who broke into his home, police said.

Master teacher role discussed
Master teachers and academic coaches were established by the Georgia General Assembly last legislative session, but what exactly they are is still being worked out.

Across South Carolina
WEST COLUMBIA - Circuit Judge Marc Westbrook has been remembered as a great judge who took time for everyone who entered his courtroom.

Council reverses speed-limit ruling
NORTH AUGUSTA - The city council put the brakes Monday on a resolution to set a speed limit for cyclists and skaters on the Greeneway Trail System.

Across the area
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the murder conviction of a Burke County man.

Hot rod plan revs up city panel

Special election is today
If you live in Augusta, chances are you can vote in today's election to decide who will represent Georgia Senate District 22.

Across the Southeast

New Orleans student gets aid at MCG
Muhammad Irfan Ali got back to research Monday but in a place hundreds of miles from his New Orleans lab.

Property taxes grow 6 percent
AIKEN - Property taxes are going up in Aiken County. The Aiken County Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to increase the county's millage from 66.5 to 70.5, a 6 percent increase that officials estimate will bring in an additional $1.6 million during the fiscal year that started in July and ends in June.

Woodpecker Trail serves as interstate alternative
Getting a feel for Georgia's true character is impossible at 80 mph, Georgia's governor said Monday.

Museum honors its namesake
The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History unveiled its newest memorial Tuesday to honor the woman who made Augusta her home and changed the face of education across the state.

Parents charged after children found alone
Police arrested a man and a woman Monday after they left their 3-month-old and 2-year-old sons alone on an Olde Town street corner at about 2 a.m., officials said.

Center aids storm victims
EATONTON, Ga. - Casey Kauffman brings medicine to a New Orleans man whose foot is infected from wading barefoot in neck-deep fetid water for three days.

Cost of fuel hinders air show
Sky-high fuel prices are forcing organizers of this year's Boshears Fly-in to tweak the types and numbers of planes at the long-running annual event.

Parents charged after children found alone
Police arrested a man and a woman Monday after they left their 3-month-old and 2-year-old sons alone on an Olde Town street corner at about 2 a.m., officials said.

Shot aims to protect babies
Emily Anne Bartenfeld's life is starting to converge. As she learns about how the immune system works, she also got an experimental shot that might one day protect her baby from a common bacteria.

Special election is today
If you live in Augusta, chances are you can vote in today's election to decide who will represent Georgia Senate District 22.

Center aids storm victims
EATONTON, Ga. - Casey Kauffman brings medicine to a New Orleans man whose foot is infected from wading barefoot in neck-deep fetid water for three days.

Court refuses appeal for Taliaferro landfill
Georgia's Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by developers hoping to establish a controversial landfill in Taliaferro County.

St. Joseph negotiates deal to accept Blue Cross again
After a few months out, St. Joseph Hospital is rejoining the network of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia.

Savannah's on Target for distribution center
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Gov. Sonny Perdue, Target Corp. executives and Georgia Ports officials are expected to announce today that the big-box retailer will build a 2-million-square-foot import distribution center in Savannah, the Morning News has learned.

Schools doing well with evacuees
An estimated 9,800 pupils displaced by Hurricane Katrina have filtered into Georgia and South Carolina schools, but area school systems say they have felt little effect.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man wanted in several Augusta car break-ins, officials said Tuesday.

Fort Gordon greets deputy commander
With the rank and file of Fort Gordon's civilian community in front of him Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, the post's commander, formally welcomed a man who will help him guide the Army's Signal Center into the future.

Museum honors its namesake

Fort Gordon greets deputy commander

Outdoorsman day coming

Rants and Raves
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Voter ID law affects few at polls
It took about as much time for Audrena Dixon to vote during Tuesday's special election as it did for her to back out of her precinct's parking lot at Gilbert Lambert Chapel afterwards.

Minority buying power is up

Across the area

Study suggests tests hurt learning

Public shares views on plan

County leaders vote in favor of new city

County leaders vote in favor of new city
Columbia County commissioners agreed unanimously Tuesday night that a new city comprising the Evans/Martinez area should be created, then consolidated with the county government.

Savannah's on Target for distribution center

St. Joseph negotiates deal to accept Blue Cross again
After a few months out, St. Joseph Hospital is rejoining the network of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia.

New voter ID law is challenged in court
ATLANTA - On the eve of more than 30 special elections across the state, a coalition of public-interest groups and political organizations filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a new requirement that Georgians show a photo ID before casting their ballots.

Outdoorsman day coming
Fort Gordon and Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division are planning events Saturday as part of National Hunting and Fishing Day.

News you can use
MULTISTATE TAX SEMINAR: A Multistate Tax Seminar, presented by Serotta, Maddocks, Evans and Co., CPAs, will be held at 5 p.m. in the Morris Museum of Art auditorium, 1 10th St. For reservations, call 722-5337.

Minority buying power is up
ATLANTA - The consumer market is becoming a more diverse place, according to a report on minority buying power released Tuesday.

Across the area
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the murder conviction of a Burke County man.

Study suggests tests hurt learning
ATLANTA - High-pressure exams don't help students learn and might actually hurt their chances of graduating from high school, according to a study released Tuesday by a group opposed to measuring student progress through testing.

Across South Carolina
WEST COLUMBIA - Circuit Judge Marc Westbrook has been remembered as a great judge who took time for everyone who entered his courtroom.

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Cost of fuel hinders air show
Sky-high fuel prices are forcing organizers of this year's Boshears Fly-in to tweak the types and numbers of planes at the long-running annual event.

Woodpecker Trail serves as interstate alternative

New Orleans student gets aid at MCG
Muhammad Irfan Ali got back to research Monday but in a place hundreds of miles from his New Orleans lab.

Kid of the Day
Joseph Barksdale is today's Kid of the Day.

Shot aims to protect babies
Emily Anne Bartenfeld's life is starting to converge. As she learns about how the immune system works, she also got an experimental shot that might one day protect her baby from a common bacteria.

Hot rod plan revs up city panel
An official with the International Hot Rod Association made a pitch Tuesday for the city to develop a drag-racing track in south Augusta.

Kid of the Day
Christos Perry is today's Kid of the Day.

Tarver claims seat in Georgia Senate
The second time was the charm for Augusta attorney Ed Tarver, defeating two former lawmakers Tuesday night to take the Georgia Senate District 22 special election.

Across the area
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the murder conviction of a Burke County man.

County leaders vote in favor of new city
Columbia County commissioners agreed unanimously Tuesday night that a new city comprising the Evans/Martinez area should be created, then consolidated with the county government.

Aiken County's top teacher named
AIKEN - Art Lader knew he was among the top four candidates for Aiken County Teacher of the Year, but when his name was called for the top honor Monday night, the Aiken High School German teacher's mouth dropped open.

Court refuses appeal for Taliaferro landfill
Georgia's Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by developers hoping to establish a controversial landfill in Taliaferro County.

Kid of the Day
Joseph Barksdale is today's Kid of the Day.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man wanted in several Augusta car break-ins, officials said Tuesday.

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Aiken County's top teacher named

Across the region
ATLANTA - The marketing team working to revamp Atlanta's image has added a Broadway producer to its cast.

Georgia donors help feed picky pandas

Tarver claims seat in Georgia Senate

News you can use

Across the area

Special election is today

Aiken County's top teacher named
AIKEN - Art Lader knew he was among the top four candidates for Aiken County Teacher of the Year, but when his name was called for the top honor Monday night, the Aiken High School German teacher's mouth dropped open.

Council reverses speed-limit ruling

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man wanted in several Augusta car break-ins, officials said Tuesday.

Across Georgia

Augusta Commission fills District 7 seat
The Augusta Commission selected the Richmond County Republican Party treasurer to fill the commission's District 7 seat Tuesday.

Court refuses appeal for Taliaferro landfill

Cost of fuel hinders air show

Man's sentence includes chores
Timothy Wynn cannot replace Keefe Howell's amputated right leg, but he can do the chores Mr. Howell did before Mr. Wynn slammed his sport utility vehicle into Mr. Howell's car.

Public shares views on plan
What makes a park a park was the topic of discussion at a public hearing Monday night in Evans.

Master teacher role discussed

New voter ID law is challenged in court

Man's sentence includes chores

Across the region

Property taxes grow 6 percent

Center aids storm victims

Ways you can help hurricane victims

Minority buying power is up
ATLANTA - The consumer market is becoming a more diverse place, according to a report on minority buying power released Tuesday.

Augusta Commission fills District 7 seat

Study suggests tests hurt learning
ATLANTA - High-pressure exams don't help students learn and might actually hurt their chances of graduating from high school, according to a study released Tuesday by a group opposed to measuring student progress through testing.

Schools doing well with evacuees

Property taxes grow 6 percent
AIKEN - Property taxes are going up in Aiken County. The Aiken County Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to increase the county's millage from 66.5 to 70.5, a 6 percent increase that officials estimate will bring in an additional $1.6 million during the fiscal year that started in July and ends in June.

Kid of the Day

Savannah's on Target for distribution center
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Gov. Sonny Perdue, Target Corp. executives and Georgia Ports officials are expected to announce today that the big-box retailer will build a 2-million-square-foot import distribution center in Savannah, the Morning News has learned.

Master teacher role discussed
Master teachers and academic coaches were established by the Georgia General Assembly last legislative session, but what exactly they are is still being worked out.

Most of warehouse is destroyed in fire
Authorities say it will take time to determine why the large warehouse of a wood-salvaging business off Gordon Highway caught fire early Tuesday.

Kid of the Day
Christos Perry is today's Kid of the Day.

Schools doing well with evacuees
An estimated 9,800 pupils displaced by Hurricane Katrina have filtered into Georgia and South Carolina schools, but area school systems say they have felt little effect.

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Man's sentence includes chores
Timothy Wynn cannot replace Keefe Howell's amputated right leg, but he can do the chores Mr. Howell did before Mr. Wynn slammed his sport utility vehicle into Mr. Howell's car.

Across Georgia
MACON - A Mercer University law student shot and killed a man who broke into his home, police said.

Tarver claims seat in Georgia Senate
The second time was the charm for Augusta attorney Ed Tarver, defeating two former lawmakers Tuesday night to take the Georgia Senate District 22 special election.

Across the Southeast
MONTGOMERY, ALA. - Waste Management has canceled plans to develop a landfill along a historic trail that commemorates the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March.

Fort Gordon greets deputy commander
With the rank and file of Fort Gordon's civilian community in front of him Tuesday, Brig. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, the post's commander, formally welcomed a man who will help him guide the Army's Signal Center into the future.

Across South Carolina

Voter ID law affects few at polls
It took about as much time for Audrena Dixon to vote during Tuesday's special election as it did for her to back out of her precinct's parking lot at Gilbert Lambert Chapel afterwards.

New Orleans student gets aid at MCG

Augusta Commission fills District 7 seat
The Augusta Commission selected the Richmond County Republican Party treasurer to fill the commission's District 7 seat Tuesday.

Georgia donors help feed picky pandas
When Zoo Atlanta's giant pandas get hungry, it takes more than driving to a nearby grocery store. It takes driving around the state.

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Voter ID law affects few at polls

Outdoorsman day coming
Fort Gordon and Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division are planning events Saturday as part of National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Most of warehouse is destroyed in fire

Kid of the Day

Shot aims to protect babies

Council reverses speed-limit ruling
NORTH AUGUSTA - The city council put the brakes Monday on a resolution to set a speed limit for cyclists and skaters on the Greeneway Trail System.

This Cup needs bad blood, too
GAINESVILLE, Va. - With all due respect to the dignified ambassadors of golf, they are absolutely killing the Presidents Cup with kindness.

This Cup needs bad blood, too
GAINESVILLE, Va. - With all due respect to the dignified ambassadors of golf, they are absolutely killing the Presidents Cup with kindness.

Cronenberg's 'A History of Violence' entertains
TORONTO - David Cronenberg is about as scary as Santa Claus. His films are another matter.

Cronenberg's 'A History of Violence' entertains
TORONTO - David Cronenberg is about as scary as Santa Claus. His films are another matter.

Cronenberg's 'A History of Violence' entertains

Lil' Kim reports to detention center in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA - Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence Monday for her conviction on charges stemming from a 2001 shootout outside a New York City radio station.

Former pop star says foreign policy a factor in attacks
CARDIFF, Wales - British foreign policy played a role in motivating the July 7 London bombings, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens said Tuesday.

Singer Neil back on stage after Atlanta injury
ATLANTA - Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil has returned to the stage after injuring himself at an Atlanta concert.

Lil' Kim reports to detention center in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA - Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence Monday for her conviction on charges stemming from a 2001 shootout outside a New York City radio station.

Singer Neil back on stage after Atlanta injury

Former pop star says foreign policy a factor in attacks
CARDIFF, Wales - British foreign policy played a role in motivating the July 7 London bombings, the singer formerly known as Cat Stevens said Tuesday.

Former pop star says foreign policy a factor in attacks

Lil' Kim reports to detention center in Philadelphia

Singer Neil back on stage after Atlanta injury
ATLANTA - Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil has returned to the stage after injuring himself at an Atlanta concert.

Gordon, Kahne fined for New Hampshire outbursts
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kasey Kahne and Robby Gordon avoided suspensions Monday when NASCAR instead fined both drivers for road-rage incidents in New Hampshire.

Gordon, Kahne fined for New Hampshire outbursts
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kasey Kahne and Robby Gordon avoided suspensions Monday when NASCAR instead fined both drivers for road-rage incidents in New Hampshire.

Gordon, Kahne fined for New Hampshire outbursts

NBA unveils minor-league team affiliations
NEW YORK - C.J. Miles learned Monday that Albuquerque, N.M., may be his detour destination if the road to the Utah Jazz includes a stint in the minor leagues.

NBA unveils minor-league team affiliations
NEW YORK - C.J. Miles learned Monday that Albuquerque, N.M., may be his detour destination if the road to the Utah Jazz includes a stint in the minor leagues.

NBA unveils minor-league team affiliations

Team returns from storm-torn region

Target on schedule to open Oct. 5

Teacher of the Year treats pupils as her own kids

Builders show off homes

Augusta Christian opens new campus

Harlem cracks down on dark windshields

Given with a sister's love

Game puts relief effort in spotlight

Falcons watching Vick's hamstring

Cowboys can't let loss carry over

Redskins score late for victory

T.O. put on quite a show

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Mr. William H. Holden, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susan Harden    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Miss Julia Mae Morton    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. William H. Holden, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Merian Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Jackson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Parris Lewis, Jr.    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Norma Gross Shaw    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell    (SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Destiny Chanel Garris    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Jae S. Landers    (SICU DDEAMC AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Nolan R. Eubanks    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Sara Alice Ward    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Teresa Chambers    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Price    (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. David M. Hinton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Amelia Martha Vrana    (HAWKINS, WI)

Mr. James G. Swift    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Herman C. Layton    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Daisy Andrews    (WRENS, Ga.)

Ms. Rennie Tillis    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Teresa Chambers    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Frankie Bryant Black    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Nicholus Woodring    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Benjamin R. Brown    (DAVIDSON, N.C.)

Mr. Ronald R. Stripp    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Julian Braddock    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mr. Harland W. Mason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Haiwaither T. Bates    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ayre Lee Aycock    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Antonio Arcelay    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Susan Harden    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara Alice Ward    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy Carlton    (LEESVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Nicholus Woodring    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Upton Smith    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Upton Smith    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Nelle Smith    (CAMILLA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles N. Thomas    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell    (SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Mrs. Merian Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harland W. Mason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara Alice Ward    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Miss Julia Mae Morton    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Antonio Arcelay    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Ayre Lee Aycock    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Miss Haiwaither T. Bates    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jae S. Landers    (SICU DDEAMC AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Julian Braddock    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Susan Harden    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Benjamin R. Brown    (DAVIDSON, N.C.)

Mrs. Ellen Chitty Spires    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Frankie Bryant Black    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Roy Carlton    (LEESVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Teresa Chambers    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara Alice Ward    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Nolan R. Eubanks    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Dwight William Parken    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Destiny Chanel Garris    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Marian Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Norma Gross Shaw    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Rouse Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James G. Swift    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tommy McNair    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nelle Smith    (CAMILLA, Ga.)

Mrs. Amelia Martha Vrana    (HAWKINS, WI)

Mr. Charles N. Thomas    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Parris Lewis, Jr.    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Price    (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. Herman C. Layton    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Doris Moore    (RAYTOWN, Ga.)

Mr. David M. Hinton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell    (SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Mr. Raymond Davis    (SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, NY)

Miss Julia Mae Morton    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Teresa Chambers    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Ottie D. Guion    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Daisy Andrews    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. Nicholus Woodring    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Nicholus Woodring    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dwight William Parken    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles N. Thomas    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Rennie Tillis    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. James G. Swift    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marian Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Prince, Jr.    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald R. Stripp    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Doris Moore    (RAYTOWN, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Rouse Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Julia Mae Morton    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell    (SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Mrs. Susan Harden    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Tommy McNair    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Raymond Davis    (SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, NY)

Mr. Raymond Davis (SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, NY)

Mr. Benjamin R. Brown (DAVIDSON, N.C.)

Mr. Herman C. Layton (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Miss Julia Mae Morton (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Jae S. Landers (SICU DDEAMC AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Destiny Chanel Garris (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Marian Taylor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles N. Thomas (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Ayre Lee Aycock (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell (SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Mr. Ronald R. Stripp (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Norma Gross Shaw (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. David M. Hinton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Doris Moore (RAYTOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Nicholus Woodring (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Teresa Chambers (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Tommy McNair (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susan Harden (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Susan Harden (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Miss Haiwaither T. Bates (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ellen Chitty Spires (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Merian Taylor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Julia Mae Morton (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Upton Smith (BARTOW, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Rouse Heath (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Julian Braddock (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mr. Roy Carlton (LEESVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Mildred Price (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. Harland W. Mason (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ottie D. Guion (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara Alice Ward (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Nicholus Woodring (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dwight William Parken (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Prince, Jr. (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Daisy Andrews (WRENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara Alice Ward (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Teresa Chambers (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. James G. Swift (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Mitchell (SPRINGFIELD, VA)

Mr. William H. Holden, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Amelia Martha Vrana (HAWKINS, WI)

Mr. Nolan R. Eubanks (BARNWELL, S.C.)

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Mr. Antonio Arcelay (HARLEM, Ga.)

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Pet of the Week

Sending hope

Things to Do

Summer adventures

Showing spirit

Police Blotter

Showing spirit

Police Blotter

School Councils

Seasonally speaking, it's autumn

Seasonally speaking, it's autumn

Small efforts will send hope

Overtime

Overtime

Cycling body denies accusations over leak

Overtime
In Florence, S.C., top-ranked USC Aiken won its seventh consecutive event while setting a tournament record.

Overtime
In Florence, S.C., top-ranked USC Aiken won its seventh consecutive event while setting a tournament record.

Overtime
In Florence, S.C., USC Aiken shot a collective 18-under par over 36 holes to jump to an 11-shot lead over a Division I field at the 21st Raines Development Group Intercollegiate.

Overtime
In Florence, S.C., USC Aiken shot a collective 18-under par over 36 holes to jump to an 11-shot lead over a Division I field at the 21st Raines Development Group Intercollegiate.

Cycling body denies accusations over leak
AIGLE, Switzerland - Cycling's governing body denied that its president supplied a French sports newspaper with documents used to accuse Lance Armstrong of doping at the 1999 Tour de France.

Cycling body denies accusations over leak
AIGLE, Switzerland - Cycling's governing body denied that its president supplied a French sports newspaper with documents used to accuse Lance Armstrong of doping at the 1999 Tour de France.

Cowboys can't let loss carry over
IRVING, Texas - Explaining how the Dallas Cowboys lost was the easy part for Bill Parcells. Knowing how it will affect the rest of their season is a little more uncertain for the coach.

Redskins score late for victory
IRVING, Texas - As much as the Washington Redskins would've settled for any kind of victory over the Dallas Cowboys, this one was especially sweet.

Game puts relief effort in spotlight
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The New Orleans Saints were to play their first home game Monday night in a stadium more than 1,000 miles from Louisiana, sharing the spotlight with jazz greats and ex-presidents united to bring relief to the battered Gulf Coast.

Falcons watching Vick's hamstring
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - With the game hanging in the balance, Michael Vick headed to the sideline. He ripped off his helmet and slung it to the ground, fully aware that his day was over.

T.O. put on quite a show
PHILADELPHIA - Terrell Owens gave Andy Reid an earful on the sideline, trying to persuade the coach to call his number one more time.

T.O. put on quite a show
PHILADELPHIA - Terrell Owens gave Andy Reid an earful on the sideline, trying to persuade the coach to call his number one more time.

Falcons watching Vick's hamstring
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - With the game hanging in the balance, Michael Vick headed to the sideline. He ripped off his helmet and slung it to the ground, fully aware that his day was over.

Redskins score late for victory
IRVING, Texas - As much as the Washington Redskins would've settled for any kind of victory over the Dallas Cowboys, this one was especially sweet.

Game puts relief effort in spotlight
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The New Orleans Saints were to play their first home game Monday night in a stadium more than 1,000 miles from Louisiana, sharing the spotlight with jazz greats and ex-presidents united to bring relief to the battered Gulf Coast.

Cowboys can't let loss carry over
IRVING, Texas - Explaining how the Dallas Cowboys lost was the easy part for Bill Parcells. Knowing how it will affect the rest of their season is a little more uncertain for the coach.

This Cup needs bad blood, too

Cheering competitions begin soon

Wolfpack holds off Knight's tenacious attack

Pigskin Picks

Cheering competitions begin soon

Athlete Spotlight

Week's football winners forecast

Wolfpack holds off Knight's tenacious attack

What if the Three Stooges had been cats
LOS ANGELES - Children everywhere recognize his voice. His face they never see.

'Invasion' clings to family themes in hurricane aftermath

What if the Three Stooges had been cats

'Invasion' clings to family themes in hurricane aftermath
BURBANK, Calif. - The sunlight was bright as Shaun Cassidy drove a golf cart across the Warner Bros. studio lot.

'Invasion' clings to family themes in hurricane aftermath
BURBANK, Calif. - The sunlight was bright as Shaun Cassidy drove a golf cart across the Warner Bros. studio lot.

What if the Three Stooges had been cats
LOS ANGELES - Children everywhere recognize his voice. His face they never see.

'Fat Actress' Kirstie Alley loses 50 pounds

People in the News

'Survivor' winner pleads innocent to tax evasion

Rebecca Romijn engaged to Jerry O'Connell

Chaney has no hard feelings for Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. - Mississippi State's Jamar Chaney had a spare moment after practice Monday afternoon, so he picked up his cell phone and placed a long-distance call.

Georgia enjoying surge in takeaways
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's meager total of five interceptions for 2004 was the lowest since the school began tracking the statistic in 1948, and it ranked 113th in Division I-A.

Chaney has no hard feelings for Georgia

Georgia enjoying surge in takeaways

Georgia enjoying surge in takeaways
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's meager total of five interceptions for 2004 was the lowest since the school began tracking the statistic in 1948, and it ranked 113th in Division I-A.

Chaney has no hard feelings for Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. - Mississippi State's Jamar Chaney had a spare moment after practice Monday afternoon, so he picked up his cell phone and placed a long-distance call.

Spurrier changing lineup for Troy game

Spurrier changing lineup for Troy game
COLUMBIA, S.C. - After an embarrassing loss at home this past weekend, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is shaking up his lineup for Saturday's game against Troy.

Spurrier changing lineup for Troy game
COLUMBIA, S.C. - After an embarrassing loss at home this past weekend, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is shaking up his lineup for Saturday's game against Troy.

Players appreciate sponsor of series
As the recent Regions Cup Matches were winding down earlier this month, player after player stopped to shake Jimmy Rigsby's hand and offer their thanks.

Players appreciate sponsor of series
As the recent Regions Cup Matches were winding down earlier this month, player after player stopped to shake Jimmy Rigsby's hand and offer their thanks.

The 4-1-1
Think you're business-savvy? Like all successful business people, you have to start somewhere.

Experience in Scotland is beyond mere words
So, how was your experience in Scotland?

Eleventh grade requires planning ahead

Proceed with caution in online relationship
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: I met this boy on a chat line and he said he loves me and everything. Should I talk to him?

Question of the week
Q: Have you already started your scholarship search?

Question of the week

Audio best

Eleventh grade requires planning ahead
The end is near. And the panic usually has just begun when juniors approach what is essentially the 11th hour of high school.

Gas prices easier to overcome than devastation of Katrina
Three days after Hurricane Katrina blasted ashore in the Gulf Coast, I was talking with some of my swim team members before practice. Amid talk of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a panic seemed to go through the Augusta Aquatic Center. People were saying, "The guy on the radio just said that Swainsboro just ran out of gas!"

Gas prices easier to overcome than devastation of Katrina

Proceed with caution in online relationship
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: I met this boy on a chat line and he said he loves me and everything. Should I talk to him?

Experience in Scotland is beyond mere words
So, how was your experience in Scotland?

Audio best
Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine. Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold:

Xtreme calendar
GRIDIRON MATCHUPS include these Georgia games: Burke County at Butler; Glenn Hills at Cross Creek; Thomson at Harlem; Hephzibah at Academy of Richmond County and Greenbrier playing host to Lakeside, all at 7:30 p.m. In South Carolina: Greenwood travels to Aiken and Silver Bluff plays at Strom Thurmond, both at 8 p.m. Contact schools for ticket prices.

Proceed with caution in online relationship

Question of the week
Q: Have you already started your scholarship search?

The 4-1-1

Xtreme calendar
GRIDIRON MATCHUPS include these Georgia games: Burke County at Butler; Glenn Hills at Cross Creek; Thomson at Harlem; Hephzibah at Academy of Richmond County and Greenbrier playing host to Lakeside, all at 7:30 p.m. In South Carolina: Greenwood travels to Aiken and Silver Bluff plays at Strom Thurmond, both at 8 p.m. Contact schools for ticket prices.

Xtreme calendar

The 4-1-1
Think you're business-savvy? Like all successful business people, you have to start somewhere.

Audio best
Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in Billboard magazine. Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold:

Gas prices easier to overcome than devastation of Katrina
Three days after Hurricane Katrina blasted ashore in the Gulf Coast, I was talking with some of my swim team members before practice. Amid talk of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a panic seemed to go through the Augusta Aquatic Center. People were saying, "The guy on the radio just said that Swainsboro just ran out of gas!"

Eleventh grade requires planning ahead
The end is near. And the panic usually has just begun when juniors approach what is essentially the 11th hour of high school.

Experience in Scotland is beyond mere words

Reunions

Trailer offers communication in emergency

Statue will honor 'visionary' founder of North Augusta

Groups can apply for hotel tax funding

Milestones

Redcliffe Plantation visitors discover rewards of archaeology

First Baptist rolls with punches

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