Spooky! Exhibition looks at history of occult photography
NEW YORK - Ghostly, pale images of the dead hovering near those still living. Self-proclaimed mediums with streams of "ectoplasm" from the spirit world spewing from their mouths. Levitating tables.

Spooky! Exhibition looks at history of occult photography
NEW YORK - Ghostly, pale images of the dead hovering near those still living. Self-proclaimed mediums with streams of "ectoplasm" from the spirit world spewing from their mouths. Levitating tables.

Spooky! Exhibition looks at history of occult photography

Angels dominate Athletics, 7-1
OAKLAND, Calif. - Bartolo Colon made a final pitch for the AL Cy Young Award.

Angels dominate Athletics, 7-1
OAKLAND, Calif. - Bartolo Colon made a final pitch for the AL Cy Young Award.

Angels dominate Athletics, 7-1

City can march to own tune

Thomson up and down in Braves' loss
MIAMI - With the eyes of the baseball world focused up the Atlantic coastline to a place with bahs, cahs and pahks, you had to look around and wonder what happened here, in this place that was expected to be in full playoff pandemonium.

Thomson up and down in Braves' loss

Thomson up and down in Braves' loss
MIAMI - With the eyes of the baseball world focused up the Atlantic coastline to a place with bahs, cahs and pahks, you had to look around and wonder what happened here, in this place that was expected to be in full playoff pandemonium.

Cox faces tough roster decisions

Cox faces tough roster decisions
ATLANTA - Don't try to tell Brian Jordan the Atlanta Braves' final series of the regular season is meaningless.

Cox faces tough roster decisions
ATLANTA - Don't try to tell Brian Jordan the Atlanta Braves' final series of the regular season is meaningless.

Investor optimism sends stocks higher

Hotel's owners have changes in the works

Katrina job loss hits 279,000

Hotel's owners have changes in the works
The Partridge Inn is getting a multimillion-dollar face-lift, courtesy of new ownership.

Katrina job loss hits 279,000
WASHINGTON - The number of people out of work because of Hurricane Katrina has reached 279,000, and many more job losses are expected because of Hurricane Rita.

Investor optimism sends stocks higher
NEW YORK - Stocks rallied strongly Thursday as investors grew more confident about the prospects for the economy despite the impact of hurricanes Rita and Katrina.

Katrina job loss hits 279,000
WASHINGTON - The number of people out of work because of Hurricane Katrina has reached 279,000, and many more job losses are expected because of Hurricane Rita.

Workers back on job for Boeing
CHICAGO - Boeing Co. welcomed back airplane assembly workers after a four-week strike but faced another potential contract showdown Friday with engineers and technical workers, whose walkout five years ago hurt production.

Pfizer to close Augusta plant

Ready to rent?
Laurie Easterlin has a home 51 weeks a year. The other week, her family leaves town while Masters Tournament guests swoop in to eat, sleep and party.

Hotel's owners have changes in the works
The Partridge Inn is getting a multimillion-dollar face-lift, courtesy of new ownership.

Workers back on job for Boeing
CHICAGO - Boeing Co. welcomed back airplane assembly workers after a four-week strike but faced another potential contract showdown Friday with engineers and technical workers, whose walkout five years ago hurt production.

Pfizer to close Augusta plant
Pfizer Inc. will close its Augusta pharmaceutical plant in early 2006, citing a failed attempt to sell the facility as an ongoing operation, company officials announced Thursday.

Ready to rent?

Investor optimism sends stocks higher
NEW YORK - Stocks rallied strongly Thursday as investors grew more confident about the prospects for the economy despite the impact of hurricanes Rita and Katrina.

Workers back on job for Boeing

Ready to rent?
Laurie Easterlin has a home 51 weeks a year. The other week, her family leaves town while Masters Tournament guests swoop in to eat, sleep and party.

Pfizer to close Augusta plant
Pfizer Inc. will close its Augusta pharmaceutical plant in early 2006, citing a failed attempt to sell the facility as an ongoing operation, company officials announced Thursday.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 1, 2005

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Editorial cartoon for September 30, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for September 30, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 1, 2005

Clemson seeks victory at Wake Forest

Clemson seeks victory at Wake Forest
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The last Clemson visit to Groves Stadium didn't work out so well - until later in the season.

Clemson seeks victory at Wake Forest
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The last Clemson visit to Groves Stadium didn't work out so well - until later in the season.

Alabama defenders not intimidated by Gators
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Florida's unstoppable offense. Chris Leak's dazzling exploits. Urban Meyer's brilliant system.

Alabama defenders not intimidated by Gators

Alabama defenders not intimidated by Gators
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Florida's unstoppable offense. Chris Leak's dazzling exploits. Urban Meyer's brilliant system.

No immunity for this

GOP control in trouble
A grand jury indictment has a threshold somewhere just above sea level. And on Wednesday, the levee broke for Tom DeLay.

Wrong man, right point
During Katrina and its flooded aftermath, no one was in over his head more than Michael Brown.

Playing Katrina politics

Playing Katrina politics
There is extremism in both political parties. But since they've been voted out of power in Washington, Democrats have let extremists take control of their party and extremism to blind the party to reason.

GOP control in trouble

Saving Pfizer's workers

No immunity for this
David Graves, at the insistence of his GOP colleagues, has stepped back from the precipice. He has instructed his lawyer to drop his "immunity from arrest" defense against a drunken driving charge.

GOP control in trouble
A grand jury indictment has a threshold somewhere just above sea level. And on Wednesday, the levee broke for Tom DeLay.

Saving Pfizer's workers
From the moment Pfizer Inc. announced a year ago July that it would be shutting down its Augusta pharmaceutical plant, optimism was high that a buyer could be found for the 30-acre facility, thus saving the nearly 200 high-paid jobs there - scientists, engineers and technicians.

Playing Katrina politics
There is extremism in both political parties. But since they've been voted out of power in Washington, Democrats have let extremists take control of their party and extremism to blind the party to reason.

Saving Pfizer's workers
From the moment Pfizer Inc. announced a year ago July that it would be shutting down its Augusta pharmaceutical plant, optimism was high that a buyer could be found for the 30-acre facility, thus saving the nearly 200 high-paid jobs there - scientists, engineers and technicians.

No immunity for this
David Graves, at the insistence of his GOP colleagues, has stepped back from the precipice. He has instructed his lawyer to drop his "immunity from arrest" defense against a drunken driving charge.

Wrong man, right point

Wrong man, right point
During Katrina and its flooded aftermath, no one was in over his head more than Michael Brown.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Tara Reid wants to prove she's a great actress instead of a party girl.

Prosecutors considering charges against Kate Moss
LONDON - Government prosecutors are advising police in their investigation of British supermodel Kate Moss' cocaine use, the Crown Prosecution Service said Friday.

Charlize Theron gets star on walk of fame
LOS ANGELES - Oscar winner Charlize Theron's career came full circle Thursday when she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame only blocks from where she was first "discovered."

Prosecutors considering charges against Kate Moss
LONDON - Government prosecutors are advising police in their investigation of British supermodel Kate Moss' cocaine use, the Crown Prosecution Service said Friday.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Tara Reid wants to prove she's a great actress instead of a party girl.

Reports: Model Kate Moss checks into rehab clinic
LONDON - Two British newspapers reported Thursday that Kate Moss has checked into a rehabilitation clinic in Arizona.

Reports: Model Kate Moss checks into rehab clinic
LONDON - Two British newspapers reported Thursday that Kate Moss has checked into a rehabilitation clinic in Arizona.

Charlize Theron gets star on walk of fame
LOS ANGELES - Oscar winner Charlize Theron's career came full circle Thursday when she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame only blocks from where she was first "discovered."

General Motors ends employee discount program
DETROIT - General Motors Corp., the world's biggest automaker, is ending its popular discount program that let buyers pay the same price its employees pay for vehicles throughout the summer.

Law may not produce payoffs some creditors hoped

Law requires bankruptcy filers to seek credit counseling

Law requires bankruptcy filers to seek credit counseling
NEW YORK - Separated from her husband and struggling to buy food and other necessities for herself and two daughters, Bridget Glover watched in horror as her credit card bills mounted. She thought filing for bankruptcy would be the only way out.

General Motors ends employee discount program
DETROIT - General Motors Corp., the world's biggest automaker, is ending its popular discount program that let buyers pay the same price its employees pay for vehicles throughout the summer.

Law requires bankruptcy filers to seek credit counseling
NEW YORK - Separated from her husband and struggling to buy food and other necessities for herself and two daughters, Bridget Glover watched in horror as her credit card bills mounted. She thought filing for bankruptcy would be the only way out.

General Motors ends employee discount program

Law may not produce payoffs some creditors hoped
NEW YORK - The new bankruptcy law makes it harder for consumers to walk away from credit card debt and other loans they're having trouble paying.

Law may not produce payoffs some creditors hoped
NEW YORK - The new bankruptcy law makes it harder for consumers to walk away from credit card debt and other loans they're having trouble paying.

Fishing Tournaments
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Hybrids are schooling again
Augusta's Albert Moody and a fishing buddy celebrated the opening of the hybrid schooling season early Thursday on Strom Thurmond Lake.

Fishing Tournaments
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Hybrids are schooling again
Augusta's Albert Moody and a fishing buddy celebrated the opening of the hybrid schooling season early Thursday on Strom Thurmond Lake.

Fishing Tournaments

Hybrids are schooling again

Nematodes wreak havoc on gardens
There is a silent killer (or at least "stunter") in the landscape. Do you ever see certain plants that have poor growth? Uneven stands? Chlorosis and yellowing foliage? Wilting? If so, you might have nematodes.

Ornamental peppers perfect for fall
Much of the country is entering its second planting season, bringing many choices to liven up tired landscapes. There are mums and marigolds, salvias of all sorts, late-season zinnias and one of my favorites, the ornamental pepper.

Clematis can be spectacular in fall
Say "clematis" and most people think of wiry vines drenched in blossoms early in the season. But you could also conjure up this flowery image for late summer and fall.

Clematis can be spectacular in fall

Ornamental peppers perfect for fall

Ornamental peppers perfect for fall
Much of the country is entering its second planting season, bringing many choices to liven up tired landscapes. There are mums and marigolds, salvias of all sorts, late-season zinnias and one of my favorites, the ornamental pepper.

Clematis can be spectacular in fall
Say "clematis" and most people think of wiry vines drenched in blossoms early in the season. But you could also conjure up this flowery image for late summer and fall.

Nematodes wreak havoc on gardens
There is a silent killer (or at least "stunter") in the landscape. Do you ever see certain plants that have poor growth? Uneven stands? Chlorosis and yellowing foliage? Wilting? If so, you might have nematodes.

Nematodes wreak havoc on gardens

Six days before she turns 16, Wie to turn pro
Michelle Wie will stick to her routine by going to school Wednesday, with one notable exception.

Warren finally turns around poor play
GREENSBORO, N.C. - There was nothing in Charles Warren's recent performance to suggest this was coming.

Six days before she turns 16, Wie to turn pro

Warren finally turns around poor play
GREENSBORO, N.C. - There was nothing in Charles Warren's recent performance to suggest this was coming.

Six days before she turns 16, Wie to turn pro
Michelle Wie will stick to her routine by going to school Wednesday, with one notable exception.

Warren finally turns around poor play

Area teams get marks at midseason

Player of the week

Blocked kick leads Bulldogs to overtime win

Lincoln County rolls to region win

Key matchups

Thoroughbreds fall at home

Rebels' defense crushes Eagles

Patriots perform in must-win game

On the radio

Hudson, Bulldogs run over Rebels

Kick gets win for Green Hornets

Statesboro takes measure of Evans to stay unbeaten

Prep football poll

Friday's Prep Football scores

Coaches Confidential

Cross Creek blanks Butler

Panthers maul Greyhounds

Friday's schedule

On the radio
- 7 p.m.-David Emmanuel at Thomas Jefferson Academy (WPEH-FM 92.1)

Cross Creek blanks Butler
Butler proved to be the perfect Homecoming opponent for Cross Creek on Friday night. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, it was their own festivities that were ruined as the Razorbacks blanked Butler 44-0 at Bulldog Stadium.

Hudson, Bulldogs run over Rebels
THOMSON - As lineman Michael Paul tells it, his team awoke a month ago when coach Luther Welsh derided his offensive front.

Panthers maul Greyhounds
Lakeside propelled themselves back into region contention in front of a Homecoming crowd Friday night with a 33-6 victory over 2-AAAA opponent Jones County.

Statesboro takes measure of Evans to stay unbeaten
EVANS - Unbeaten and second-ranked Statesboro used a balanced offense to ease past Evans 35-7 on Friday night in a Region 2-AAAA game.

Kick gets win for Green Hornets
With 23 seconds left in Rock Hill's game against Aiken Friday night at District Three Stadium, Aiken coach Carey Johnson had only one decision to make.

Area teams get marks at midseason
It's halftime. If entire football seasons are seen as a game, the first half is over. Area teams have played over 120 games through the first six weeks of the season.

Blocked kick leads Bulldogs to overtime win
GLENN HILLS - Harlem's Brendan Gray blocked Glenn Hills' attempt at a game-winning field goal with eight seconds remaining, forcing overtime, and the Bulldogs posted a 14-7 region victory over the Spartans at The Pit on Friday night.

Thoroughbreds fall at home
AIKEN - It didn't take long for "Big Mo" to shift Friday night for South Aiken.

Friday's schedule
Schedule for Firday's Georgia and South Carolina prep football teams.

Kick gets win for Green Hornets
With 23 seconds left in Rock Hill's game against Aiken Friday night at District Three Stadium, Aiken coach Carey Johnson had only one decision to make.

On the radio
- 7 p.m.-David Emmanuel at Thomas Jefferson Academy (WPEH-FM 92.1)

Key matchups
HARLEM (3-3) AT AT GLENN HILLS (4-2) LAST WEEK: Thomson defeated Harlem 46-7; Cross Creek defeated Glenn Hills 21-9

Prep football poll
The area's top 10 prep football teams this week as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF NewsChannel 6 sports departments, plus selected other media outlets around the area. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place votes are in parentheses.

Thoroughbreds fall at home
AIKEN - It didn't take long for "Big Mo" to shift Friday night for South Aiken.

Key matchups
HARLEM (3-3) AT AT GLENN HILLS (4-2) LAST WEEK: Thomson defeated Harlem 46-7; Cross Creek defeated Glenn Hills 21-9

Hudson, Bulldogs run over Rebels
THOMSON - As lineman Michael Paul tells it, his team awoke a month ago when coach Luther Welsh derided his offensive front.

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Which area county pays its coaches the best?

Patriots perform in must-win game
MONTICELLO, Ga. - Westside coach Gerald Barnes told his players this was a game they "had to win," and the Patriots delivered on the road in Region 7-AA.

Player of the week
Here is this week's Player of the Week:

Rebels' defense crushes Eagles
JOHNSTON, S.C. - It takes a heck of a defensive game to get top billing in a win considering the 488 yards of offense Strom Thurmond rolled up Friday in a 37-0 waylaying of Chapin.

Area teams get marks at midseason
It's halftime. If entire football seasons are seen as a game, the first half is over. Area teams have played over 120 games through the first six weeks of the season.

Panthers maul Greyhounds
Lakeside propelled themselves back into region contention in front of a Homecoming crowd Friday night with a 33-6 victory over 2-AAAA opponent Jones County.

Cross Creek blanks Butler
Butler proved to be the perfect Homecoming opponent for Cross Creek on Friday night. Unfortunately for the Bulldogs, it was their own festivities that were ruined as the Razorbacks blanked Butler 44-0 at Bulldog Stadium.

Blocked kick leads Bulldogs to overtime win
GLENN HILLS - Harlem's Brendan Gray blocked Glenn Hills' attempt at a game-winning field goal with eight seconds remaining, forcing overtime, and the Bulldogs posted a 14-7 region victory over the Spartans at The Pit on Friday night.

Player of the week
Here is this week's Player of the Week:

Friday's Prep Football scores
Scores from Friday's games:

Friday's Prep Football scores
Scores from Friday's games:

Prep football poll
The area's top 10 prep football teams this week as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF NewsChannel 6 sports departments, plus selected other media outlets around the area. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place votes are in parentheses.

Rebels' defense crushes Eagles
JOHNSTON, S.C. - It takes a heck of a defensive game to get top billing in a win considering the 488 yards of offense Strom Thurmond rolled up Friday in a 37-0 waylaying of Chapin.

Friday's schedule
Schedule for Firday's Georgia and South Carolina prep football teams.

Statesboro takes measure of Evans to stay unbeaten
EVANS - Unbeaten and second-ranked Statesboro used a balanced offense to ease past Evans 35-7 on Friday night in a Region 2-AAAA game.

Patriots perform in must-win game
MONTICELLO, Ga. - Westside coach Gerald Barnes told his players this was a game they "had to win," and the Patriots delivered on the road in Region 7-AA.

Lincoln County rolls to region win
Lincoln County started the season with three losses in a row, but when you consider the Class A Red Devils played schools from Class AA, Class AAA and Class AAAA, the losses are a little easier to take.

Lincoln County rolls to region win
Lincoln County started the season with three losses in a row, but when you consider the Class A Red Devils played schools from Class AA, Class AAA and Class AAAA, the losses are a little easier to take.

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Which area county pays its coaches the best?

Team signs letter of intent to negotiate sale
ST. LOUIS - The owners of the St. Louis Blues signed a letter of intent to negotiate a sale with a group headed by the former chief executive officer of Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

Team signs letter of intent to negotiate sale
ST. LOUIS - The owners of the St. Louis Blues signed a letter of intent to negotiate a sale with a group headed by the former chief executive officer of Madison Square Garden on Thursday.

Team signs letter of intent to negotiate sale

City can march to own tune
Augusta State University will mark Georgia Archives Week with a Tuesday tribute to J. Louis Sayre.

City can march to own tune
Augusta State University will mark Georgia Archives Week with a Tuesday tribute to J. Louis Sayre.

School closings were a good idea

Evidence proves creationism

Evidence proves creationism
Regarding Victor Reilly's Sept. 12 letter, "Evolution simply is more plausible": He states that believing in an intelligent being - God - is a matter of faith.Joe Rich, Evans

Theory of evolution still evolving
... In the past five to eight years, there has been a dramatic interest and concern about the public's perception of the theory of evolution. Art Beall, Evans

Your vote really makes a difference

Your vote really makes a difference
"We the people, in order to form a more perfect union ... ." Does this sound familiar? Notice the word "people"? Margaret E. Paradiso, Augusta

'Coach' is ready to tackle politics
This is on behalf of Calvin "Coach" Holland Sr., candidate for Augusta Commission District 5.Leroy O. Rogers, Augusta

School closings were a good idea
I normally find Bill Kirby's column light, entertaining and a must-read. However, his Sept. 27 article chastising Gov. Sonny Perdue for a two-day school closing ("Fuelish school closing is costly for the home team") is off the mark.Al Jones, Twin City

Theory of evolution still evolving

Your vote really makes a difference
"We the people, in order to form a more perfect union ... ." Does this sound familiar? Notice the word "people"? Margaret E. Paradiso, Augusta

Don't ignore the war at home - this one is cultural and religious
It should not surprise anyone that we're at war - not just military action overseas, but also a real and probably more dangerous war here at home. It is a cultural war that is placing our civilization at great risk.

School closings were a good idea
I normally find Bill Kirby's column light, entertaining and a must-read. However, his Sept. 27 article chastising Gov. Sonny Perdue for a two-day school closing ("Fuelish school closing is costly for the home team") is off the mark.Al Jones, Twin City

Don't ignore the war at home - this one is cultural and religious

Theory of evolution still evolving
... In the past five to eight years, there has been a dramatic interest and concern about the public's perception of the theory of evolution. Art Beall, Evans

Evidence proves creationism
Regarding Victor Reilly's Sept. 12 letter, "Evolution simply is more plausible": He states that believing in an intelligent being - God - is a matter of faith.Joe Rich, Evans

Don't ignore the war at home - this one is cultural and religious
It should not surprise anyone that we're at war - not just military action overseas, but also a real and probably more dangerous war here at home. It is a cultural war that is placing our civilization at great risk.

'Coach' is ready to tackle politics
This is on behalf of Calvin "Coach" Holland Sr., candidate for Augusta Commission District 5.Leroy O. Rogers, Augusta

'Coach' is ready to tackle politics

First communism - now terrorism
Ronald Reagan said in 1964, "We are at war with the most dangerous enemy that has ever faced mankind in his long climb from the swamp to the stars, and it has been said if we lose that war, and in doing so lose this way of freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening. ... "Mike Fulford, Evans

First communism - now terrorism

First communism - now terrorism
Ronald Reagan said in 1964, "We are at war with the most dangerous enemy that has ever faced mankind in his long climb from the swamp to the stars, and it has been said if we lose that war, and in doing so lose this way of freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening. ... "Mike Fulford, Evans

Fashion briefs

Automotive briefs

Fashion's favorite fall color is pink

May-December pairs make good dates

Italian designers look toward a bright future

WRX sedan balances power, civility

DJs are designers' secret weapons

Robotic vehicles battle for spot in $2 million race

Living briefs

Nissan adds subcompact to its lineup

GM shows off new SUVs

Italian designers look toward a bright future
MILAN, Italy - Italian designers seem keen on a fresh start. Far from the mainly black, body-clinging sexy look that has defined Italian style for more than a decade, the Milan fashion week for the Spring-Summer 2006 season is full of white, Mediterranean colors and frilly girlish styles.

Italian designers look toward a bright future
MILAN, Italy - Italian designers seem keen on a fresh start. Far from the mainly black, body-clinging sexy look that has defined Italian style for more than a decade, the Milan fashion week for the Spring-Summer 2006 season is full of white, Mediterranean colors and frilly girlish styles.

WRX sedan balances power, civility
All-wheel drive is popular on sport utility vehicles and trucks, and it has been surfacing as a feature to improve traction and handling of luxury cars.

WRX sedan balances power, civility
All-wheel drive is popular on sport utility vehicles and trucks, and it has been surfacing as a feature to improve traction and handling of luxury cars.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - Architect Frank Gehry will be working with much smaller objects than he's used to in a new partnership with Tiffany & Co.

Living briefs
Here's a look at some of your best entertainment bets for this weekend:

May-December pairs make good dates
NEW YORK - May and December married in autumn.

May-December pairs make good dates
NEW YORK - May and December married in autumn.

Nissan adds subcompact to its lineup
DETROIT - Nissan Motor Co. is adding a subcompact to its lineup, a little car that could get lots of attention if gas prices continue to rise.

Robotic vehicles battle for spot in $2 million race
FONTANA, Calif. - It's the ultimate robot reality show: 43 contestants battling for a spot in a government-sponsored desert race intended to speed development of unmanned military combat vehicles.

Fashion's favorite fall color is pink
NEW YORK - When most people think of October, they think about the bright reds, yellows and orange of the turning leaves, or the orange and black associated with Halloween. The fashion and beauty industries, though, think pink.

Automotive briefs
- Mazda said it has halted the sale and production of the 2006 Mazda5 crossover vehicle because a potential heat buildup in the exhaust system could lead to a fire. The Mazda5 seats six but is smaller than a typical minivan. Three fires reportedl;y appeared to have started around the left rear bumper.

DJs are designers' secret weapons
NEW YORK - Fashion shows are, obviously, about clothes. And models. And celebrities in the front row. But style doesn't begin and end with visuals: The unsung hero of any fashion show is the music.

Nissan adds subcompact to its lineup
DETROIT - Nissan Motor Co. is adding a subcompact to its lineup, a little car that could get lots of attention if gas prices continue to rise.

Living briefs
Here's a look at some of your best entertainment bets for this weekend:

Robotic vehicles battle for spot in $2 million race
FONTANA, Calif. - It's the ultimate robot reality show: 43 contestants battling for a spot in a government-sponsored desert race intended to speed development of unmanned military combat vehicles.

Automotive briefs
- Mazda said it has halted the sale and production of the 2006 Mazda5 crossover vehicle because a potential heat buildup in the exhaust system could lead to a fire. The Mazda5 seats six but is smaller than a typical minivan. Three fires reportedl;y appeared to have started around the left rear bumper.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - Architect Frank Gehry will be working with much smaller objects than he's used to in a new partnership with Tiffany & Co.

GM shows off new SUVs
General Motors Corp. previewed its new full-size sport utility vehicle lineup last week. Some details:

Fashion's favorite fall color is pink
NEW YORK - When most people think of October, they think about the bright reds, yellows and orange of the turning leaves, or the orange and black associated with Halloween. The fashion and beauty industries, though, think pink.

DJs are designers' secret weapons
NEW YORK - Fashion shows are, obviously, about clothes. And models. And celebrities in the front row. But style doesn't begin and end with visuals: The unsung hero of any fashion show is the music.

GM shows off new SUVs
General Motors Corp. previewed its new full-size sport utility vehicle lineup last week. Some details:

Man, wife fight ALS with walk for cash
Tom Davis dreamed the other night of playing Augusta National Golf Club. Another night, he dreamed he was back in his plane, flying. These days, those dreams are as close as he can get to the things he used to enjoy.

Flu shot clinics begin for those at high risk
Starting next week in Georgia, health departments will begin offering flu shots to those at greatest risk from influenza, with South Carolina following suit later in the month. Georgia is putting a particular emphasis on protecting young children, the state's public health chief said.

Richmond Academy wins state honor
For the second year, Richmond County officials are touting SAT accolades and Governor's Cup honors for one of its schools.

Across Georgia

Woman accused of defrauding Red Cross
AIKEN - Police are looking for a woman accused of scamming the Aiken chapter of the American Red Cross by claiming to be a victim of Hurricane Katrina.

Richmond Academy wins state honor

Across Georgia
ATHENS - An Athens firearms dealer has asked a federal court to prevent the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives from revoking the dealer's license to sell guns.

Across South Carolina

4-H camp gives shelter from storm
EATONTON, Ga. - The Rock Eagle 4-H Camp's guests usually include businessmen, churchgoers and students. For most of September, though, the Putnam County camp played host to visitors of a different sort - evacuees from New Orleans.

Flu shot clinics begin for those at high risk

Kid of the Day
Justin Stonehill is today's Kid of the Day.

Barton's Pond coming back to Aiken

Columbia County objects to SAT score comparison
Columbia County Schools Superintendent Tommy Price doesn't like comparing the SAT scores of his system to Richmond County's.

Suit against jail is settled

Kid of the Day
Justin Stonehill is today's Kid of the Day.

News you can use

4-H camp gives shelter from storm

Augusta area's weekend events

Across Georgia
ATHENS - An Athens firearms dealer has asked a federal court to prevent the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives from revoking the dealer's license to sell guns.

Counties fare well in round of exams

Kid of the Day

Across South Carolina

Festival rules change
BURNETTOWN - The annual Horse Creek/Midland Valley Sassafras Festival kicks off tonight in Burnettown, where it's being held for the 11th year in a row despite complaints from some residents and business owners.

Across the area
An elderly Augusta woman told Richmond County sheriff's deputies that a man forced himself into her home and touched her inappropriately early Friday morning, a police report states.

Views on SPLOST report mixed
A status report on $153.6 million in unspent money from the first four phases of Augusta's special purpose sales tax programs is out, to mixed reviews.

Across the Southeast

Flu shot clinics begin for those at high risk
Starting next week in Georgia, health departments will begin offering flu shots to those at greatest risk from influenza, with South Carolina following suit later in the month. Georgia is putting a particular emphasis on protecting young children, the state's public health chief said.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Airport parking may get self-serve option
Augusta Regional Airport officials are trying to cash in on the popularity of credit cards.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Group helps storm's animal victims
KINGSLAND, Ga. - To some, they are the forgotten victims of Hurricane Katrina: Stray pets wandering the streets in towns in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi devastated by the storm, animals brought to shelters by their owners whose homes were destroyed, hoping their pets are adopted before they are euthanized.

Woman accused of defrauding Red Cross
AIKEN - Police are looking for a woman accused of scamming the Aiken chapter of the American Red Cross by claiming to be a victim of Hurricane Katrina.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

University tunes in to Georgia's state reptile

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Gas tax break ending tonight
ATLANTA - With the statewide moratorium on gas taxes expiring at midnight, state officials and convenience stores are scrambling to figure out how to start charging the taxes again without sparking new fears of price gouging.

Kid of the Day

Center offers skills classes
Suzanna Mitchell no longer has to pester her son or her niece for computer help.

Budget consultant selected

Columbia County objects to SAT score comparison

State struggles to manage parks

Martinez man gets 20 years in killing

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Woman accused of defrauding Red Cross

Across Georgia
CARTERSVILLE - Eight Emerson police officers remained on staff Thursday, a day after the city's police chief and five other officers resigned amid tensions with the department and the new city manager.

Gas tax break ending tonight

Across the Southeast
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A former analyst for the National Institutes of Health pleaded guilty to making an anthrax threat against a county agency during a tax dispute.

Across the area

Barton's Pond coming back to Aiken
AIKEN - An upcoming restoration project in Hitchcock Woods will stem erosion along the Sand River and revive a historic feature of the city landmark.

Views on SPLOST report mixed

Views on SPLOST report mixed
A status report on $153.6 million in unspent money from the first four phases of Augusta's special purpose sales tax programs is out, to mixed reviews.

Group helps storm's animal victims

Augusta sees dry September

Airport parking may get self-serve option

Martinez man gets 20 years in killing
A 19-year-old Martinez man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for killing his sister's boyfriend.

Counties expect to pay part of police assistance

Columbia County objects to SAT score comparison
Columbia County Schools Superintendent Tommy Price doesn't like comparing the SAT scores of his system to Richmond County's.

Man, wife fight ALS with walk for cash

Man, wife fight ALS with walk for cash
Tom Davis dreamed the other night of playing Augusta National Golf Club. Another night, he dreamed he was back in his plane, flying. These days, those dreams are as close as he can get to the things he used to enjoy.

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Airport parking may get self-serve option
Augusta Regional Airport officials are trying to cash in on the popularity of credit cards.

Augusta sees dry September
That quick little mid-week rainstorm did little for area flower beds, but it did keep September 2005 out of the record books.

Across South Carolina
GREENWOOD - A dog checking for drugs instead found a bomb inside a student's pickup at a Greenwood School District 50 career center, authorities say.

Signs pointing Hardy fans in right direction
Harlem now boasts one of the city's native sons in the form of signs along Interstate 20.

Group helps storm's animal victims
KINGSLAND, Ga. - To some, they are the forgotten victims of Hurricane Katrina: Stray pets wandering the streets in towns in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi devastated by the storm, animals brought to shelters by their owners whose homes were destroyed, hoping their pets are adopted before they are euthanized.

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Suit against jail is settled
A lawsuit filed on behalf of a paraplegic who claimed his health seriously deteriorated after a short stay in the Richmond County jail has been settled.

Counties expect to pay part of police assistance
Although officials say state and local governments will reimburse certain costs involved with sending deputies from Columbia and Richmond counties to Mississippi, both counties initially will have to fork out some money for labor costs.

Return of tax pumps up prices
On the last day of state tax-free gasoline in Georgia, officials said the state should expect to fork out more money to absorb the higher costs of fuel for school systems.

Across the area
A Columbia County grand jury upgraded charges against a Martinez man accused of running over a bicyclist who later died, according to court documents released Thursday.

University tunes in to Georgia's state reptile
DEARING, Ga. - Melissa Warden aimed a radio antenna toward a pine-covered hillside.

Barton's Pond coming back to Aiken
AIKEN - An upcoming restoration project in Hitchcock Woods will stem erosion along the Sand River and revive a historic feature of the city landmark.

Augusta area's weekend events
A host of area festivals and high gas prices usher in October today. The good news is, most of the festivals are an inexpensive good time, if you can afford the gas to get there.

Martinez man gets 20 years in killing
A 19-year-old Martinez man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for killing his sister's boyfriend.

Counties fare well in round of exams
Students in Aiken County outperformed the rest of South Carolina in the Advanced Placement test results released Friday, while Richmond County improved countywide and had more students take the test.

Counties expect to pay part of police assistance
Although officials say state and local governments will reimburse certain costs involved with sending deputies from Columbia and Richmond counties to Mississippi, both counties initially will have to fork out some money for labor costs.

Kid of the Day
Bryanna Shardae Wright is today's Kid of the Day.

Festival rules change
BURNETTOWN - The annual Horse Creek/Midland Valley Sassafras Festival kicks off tonight in Burnettown, where it's being held for the 11th year in a row despite complaints from some residents and business owners.

State struggles to manage parks
ATLANTA - Bryan Raffield is an avid rock climber whose brother is an avid hunter.

Richmond Academy wins state honor
For the second year, Richmond County officials are touting SAT accolades and Governor's Cup honors for one of its schools.

Budget consultant selected
ATLANTA - Taxpayers could reap $135 million in savings over four years on what the state government buys if a contract announced Friday meets expectations.

Center offers skills classes
Suzanna Mitchell no longer has to pester her son or her niece for computer help.

Across South Carolina
MANNING - A warm teddy bear helped lead Clarendon County deputies to a man wanted for an armed robbery and carjacking.

Gas tax break ending tonight
ATLANTA - With the statewide moratorium on gas taxes expiring at midnight, state officials and convenience stores are scrambling to figure out how to start charging the taxes again without sparking new fears of price gouging.

Across Georgia
CARTERSVILLE - Eight Emerson police officers remained on staff Thursday, a day after the city's police chief and five other officers resigned amid tensions with the department and the new city manager.

4-H camp gives shelter from storm
EATONTON, Ga. - The Rock Eagle 4-H Camp's guests usually include businessmen, churchgoers and students. For most of September, though, the Putnam County camp played host to visitors of a different sort - evacuees from New Orleans.

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University tunes in to Georgia's state reptile
DEARING, Ga. - Melissa Warden aimed a radio antenna toward a pine-covered hillside.

Across the area
A Columbia County grand jury upgraded charges against a Martinez man accused of running over a bicyclist who later died, according to court documents released Thursday.

Return of tax pumps up prices
On the last day of state tax-free gasoline in Georgia, officials said the state should expect to fork out more money to absorb the higher costs of fuel for school systems.

Across South Carolina
GREENWOOD - A dog checking for drugs instead found a bomb inside a student's pickup at a Greenwood School District 50 career center, authorities say.

Suit against jail is settled
A lawsuit filed on behalf of a paraplegic who claimed his health seriously deteriorated after a short stay in the Richmond County jail has been settled.

Festival rules change

Signs pointing Hardy fans in right direction
Harlem now boasts one of the city's native sons in the form of signs along Interstate 20.

Center offers skills classes

Augusta sees dry September
That quick little mid-week rainstorm did little for area flower beds, but it did keep September 2005 out of the record books.

Return of tax pumps up prices

Counties fare well in round of exams
Students in Aiken County outperformed the rest of South Carolina in the Advanced Placement test results released Friday, while Richmond County improved countywide and had more students take the test.

Across Georgia

Augusta area's weekend events
A host of area festivals and high gas prices usher in October today. The good news is, most of the festivals are an inexpensive good time, if you can afford the gas to get there.

Signs pointing Hardy fans in right direction

State struggles to manage parks
ATLANTA - Bryan Raffield is an avid rock climber whose brother is an avid hunter.

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Budget consultant selected
ATLANTA - Taxpayers could reap $135 million in savings over four years on what the state government buys if a contract announced Friday meets expectations.

Across the area

Kid of the Day
Bryanna Shardae Wright is today's Kid of the Day.

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Across South Carolina
MANNING - A warm teddy bear helped lead Clarendon County deputies to a man wanted for an armed robbery and carjacking.

Vandals' initial break-in criminalizes Harris Poll
One month into the season and the question on every college football fan's mind is simple.

Vandals' initial break-in criminalizes Harris Poll
One month into the season and the question on every college football fan's mind is simple.

Filmmakers peek into the future, faraway galaxies
Today, Serenity, a film adaptation of the failed television series Firefly, opens in theaters.

Script written by Tupac heads to movie set
LOS ANGELES - A screenplay written by slain rapper Tupac Shakur is being produced as a feature film.

Filmmakers peek into the future, faraway galaxies
Today, Serenity, a film adaptation of the failed television series Firefly, opens in theaters.

Script written by Tupac heads to movie set
LOS ANGELES - A screenplay written by slain rapper Tupac Shakur is being produced as a feature film.

Script written by Tupac heads to movie set

Filmmakers peek into the future, faraway galaxies

Wizards' coach speaks of 'pitfalls' after season
WASHINGTON - After all those years of striving for relevance, the Washington Wizards face a new kind of challenge.

Wizards' coach speaks of 'pitfalls' after season
WASHINGTON - After all those years of striving for relevance, the Washington Wizards face a new kind of challenge.

Wizards' coach speaks of 'pitfalls' after season

Smith ready for limelight after big game

Cornerback returns, hopes to stay healthy this time

Falcons rookie is restless

Mr. Lenian (Lil Buddy) Clay    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Homer Kay, Jr.    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Dukes    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Minnefield    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Lexie N. Pope    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Merriweather    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Pilcher    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Walter R. Martin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Paul E. Weathersbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Joan Marine    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Gloria Minnefield    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorraine Nagy    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Luvenia Kettles    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carol Wehunt    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Daphne D. Jenkins    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Homer Kay, Jr.    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Troy E. Carroll    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lenian (Lil Buddy) Clay    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Raymond E. Head, Jr.    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. William J. O'Hara, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Alfred S. Frazier    (SHREVEPORT, La.)

Ms. Mary Dukes    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley L. Dixon    (GIRARD, Ga.)

Mrs. Dianne Neal Rogers    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne H. Corley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Terry Holley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Azilee S. Collins    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Catherine C. Zervos    (PALMS, S.C.)

Mrs. Rosa Castleberry    (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Catherine C. Zervos    (PALMS, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Tinsley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Julia O. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lexie N. Pope    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Rich Bennett    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura Harrison    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Carrie Terry Holley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Troy E. Carroll    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jane Allen Norris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Carol Wehunt    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susie Alewine    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Terry Holley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

Mr. Robert Mereday, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Dolores Wood    (TIGNALL, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura Harrison    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Luther Wright    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Johnnie Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SFC Francis Zimmerman    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorraine Nagy    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Dianne Neal Rogers    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. John Norman Dodd    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. John Norman Dodd    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. Darwin Sweat, Sr.    (DETROIT, Mich.)

Mr. Robert A. Watkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ray Walker    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Johnnie Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dolores Wood    (TIGNALL, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Susie Alewine    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Luther Wright    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Jane Allen Norris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

SFC Francis Zimmerman    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Bell Mells    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. David E. Brenneman    (OSAGE BEACH, Mo.)

Mr. Rich Bennett    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Mattye Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Darwin Sweat, Sr.    (DETROIT, Mich.)

Mr. Paul E. Weathersbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Ray Walker    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Carrie Terry Holley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. William J. O'Hara, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. James H. Peebles    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Linda Newsome    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James H. Maxwell    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Mereday, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Julia O. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lincoln Marsh    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Carter    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Stewart L. Hawkins    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa Castleberry    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Dea. Henry Hall, Jr.    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Azilee S. Collins    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Wayne H. Corley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne H. Corley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. David E. Brenneman    (OSAGE BEACH, Mo.)

Mr. Stanley L. Dixon    (GIRARD, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alfred S. Frazier    (SHREVEPORT, La.)

Mrs. Mattye Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stewart L. Hawkins    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Tinsley    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Raymond E. Head, Jr.    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Pilcher    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Ms. Daphne D. Jenkins    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Linda Newsome    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Luvenia Kettles    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lincoln Marsh    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stewart L. Hawkins    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Joan Marine    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Dea. Henry Hall, Jr.    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Walter R. Martin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Wayne H. Corley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Mereday, Sr.    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Samuel Merriweather    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Stewart L. Hawkins    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Lexie N. Pope (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ray Walker (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Lenian (Lil Buddy) Clay (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Robert A. Watkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Terry Holley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Rosa Castleberry (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. James H. Peebles (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Luvenia Kettles (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Pilcher (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Joan Marine (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Lincoln Marsh (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Carter (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Homer Kay, Jr. (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia O. Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James H. Maxwell (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Wayne H. Corley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Tinsley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Dukes (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Terry Holley (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Laura Harrison (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Lorraine Nagy (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Catherine C. Zervos (PALMS, S.C.)

Mrs. Mattye Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Bell Mells (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. Stewart L. Hawkins (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Stewart L. Hawkins (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne H. Corley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Merriweather (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Carol Wehunt (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dolores Wood (TIGNALL, Ga.)

Mr. David E. Brenneman (OSAGE BEACH, Mo.)

Mrs. Dianne Neal Rogers (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Troy E. Carroll (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Daphne D. Jenkins (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Paul E. Weathersbee (EVANS, Ga.)

SFC Francis Zimmerman (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Linda Newsome (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Mereday, Sr. (TRENTON, S.C.)

Dea. Henry Hall, Jr. (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Raymond E. Head, Jr. (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. William J. O'Hara, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Rich Bennett (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Luther Wright (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Azilee S. Collins (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Walter R. Martin (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Alfred S. Frazier (SHREVEPORT, La.)

Mrs. Gloria Minnefield (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Stanley L. Dixon (GIRARD, Ga.)

Mr. Darwin Sweat, Sr. (DETROIT, Mich.)

Mrs. Susie Alewine (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Jane Allen Norris (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Mereday, Sr. (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. John Norman Dodd (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Overtime

Overtime

Tarver wants to prove he's no one-punch wonder

Millarville pulls out all the stops

Overtime
Nadia Petrova defeated Kveta Peschke, of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the Fortis Championships in Luxembourg.

Tarver wants to prove he's no one-punch wonder
TAMPA, Fla. - Antonio Tarver craves for respect as a boxer. The IBO light heavyweight champion insists he didn't get it after a stunning second-round knockout of Roy Jones Jr. in May 2004, so he hopes beating his longtime rival again will prove he's no one-punch wonder.

Overtime
USC Aiken is again atop the Golf Coaches Association of America/Bridgestone Top 25 coaches poll.

Millarville pulls out all the stops
AIKEN - The difference in play was simple for Millarville's Eduardo Novillo Astrada.

Overtime
USC Aiken is again atop the Golf Coaches Association of America/Bridgestone Top 25 coaches poll.

Overtime
Nadia Petrova defeated Kveta Peschke, of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the Fortis Championships in Luxembourg.

Millarville pulls out all the stops
AIKEN - The difference in play was simple for Millarville's Eduardo Novillo Astrada.

Tarver wants to prove he's no one-punch wonder
TAMPA, Fla. - Antonio Tarver craves for respect as a boxer. The IBO light heavyweight champion insists he didn't get it after a stunning second-round knockout of Roy Jones Jr. in May 2004, so he hopes beating his longtime rival again will prove he's no one-punch wonder.

Falcons rookie is restless
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Only three games into the season, Michael Jenkins has yet to pull Roddy White aside and tell his rookie teammate to relax.

Cornerback returns, hopes to stay healthy this time
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Cornerback Jason Webster wants to prove worthy of the huge contract he signed 18 months ago.

Smith ready for limelight after big game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Coming off the best game of his career, Carolina's Steve Smith is ready to establish himself among the NFL's elite receivers.

Smith ready for limelight after big game
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Coming off the best game of his career, Carolina's Steve Smith is ready to establish himself among the NFL's elite receivers.

Falcons rookie is restless
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Only three games into the season, Michael Jenkins has yet to pull Roddy White aside and tell his rookie teammate to relax.

Cornerback returns, hopes to stay healthy this time
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Cornerback Jason Webster wants to prove worthy of the huge contract he signed 18 months ago.

Focus on essentials to achieve unity
Before Jesus ascended into heaven, the disciples were an expectant fellowship, but they expected the wrong thing.

Readings will urge thought for Jews
It's said that one day a rabbi told a visiting wealthy miser to look out the window and asked him, "What do you see?"

Prayer service set for mental health
When someone has a mental illness, it is not the only problem the person has.

Synagogue membership fees deter some worshippers
ATLANTA - When the Jewish New Year begins at sundown Monday, Jews across the world will usher in a 10-day period of spiritual intensity called the Days of Awe to atone those they've wronged. To some, participating in the holy days also will make an impact on their wallets.

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

Readings will urge thought for Jews
It's said that one day a rabbi told a visiting wealthy miser to look out the window and asked him, "What do you see?"

Burn victim will not let car accident ruin his life
Joel Sonnenberg was just 2 when a tractor-trailer veered into a line of cars at a New York tollbooth and turned his parents' car - the last in line - into a torch. Strapped in his child seat, he was engulfed in flames. Seared over 85 percent of his body, he was burned beyond recognition.

Faith digest
Baked goods and a white elephant sale will be part of the bazaar at 8 a.m. today at Cliffwood Presbyterian Church, 2525 Lumpkin Road. Breakfast and lunch will be available.

Burn victim will not let car accident ruin his life
Joel Sonnenberg was just 2 when a tractor-trailer veered into a line of cars at a New York tollbooth and turned his parents' car - the last in line - into a torch. Strapped in his child seat, he was engulfed in flames. Seared over 85 percent of his body, he was burned beyond recognition.

Focus on essentials to achieve unity
Before Jesus ascended into heaven, the disciples were an expectant fellowship, but they expected the wrong thing.

Faith digest
Baked goods and a white elephant sale will be part of the bazaar at 8 a.m. today at Cliffwood Presbyterian Church, 2525 Lumpkin Road. Breakfast and lunch will be available.

Prayer service set for mental health
When someone has a mental illness, it is not the only problem the person has.

Synagogue membership fees deter some worshippers
ATLANTA - When the Jewish New Year begins at sundown Monday, Jews across the world will usher in a 10-day period of spiritual intensity called the Days of Awe to atone those they've wronged. To some, participating in the holy days also will make an impact on their wallets.

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

Vandals' initial break-in criminalizes Harris Poll

Would you believe ... 'Get Smart' rules
Don Adams survived the jungles of Guadalcanal, was a commercial artist, comedian and drill sergeant, and provided the voice for both Tennessee Tuxedo and Inspector Gadget, but what he'll be remembered for is the phone he kept in his wingtip.

'Will & Grace' goes live with a few errant giggles
NEW YORK - The set didn't collapse. No one forgot his lines. Too bad.

'Will & Grace' goes live with a few errant giggles
NEW YORK - The set didn't collapse. No one forgot his lines. Too bad.

Would you believe ... 'Get Smart' rules
Don Adams survived the jungles of Guadalcanal, was a commercial artist, comedian and drill sergeant, and provided the voice for both Tennessee Tuxedo and Inspector Gadget, but what he'll be remembered for is the phone he kept in his wingtip.

Cowell says 'Idol' fans should expect scandals
SAN FRANCISCO - "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul dodged questions about a review that Fox said found no evidence that she had an affair with a former contestant, and Simon Cowell said viewers can expect more scandals among competitors.

'Will & Grace' goes live with a few errant giggles

Cowell says 'Idol' fans should expect scandals
SAN FRANCISCO - "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul dodged questions about a review that Fox said found no evidence that she had an affair with a former contestant, and Simon Cowell said viewers can expect more scandals among competitors.

Would you believe ... 'Get Smart' rules

Cowell says 'Idol' fans should expect scandals

People in the News

Prosecutors considering charges against Kate Moss

Reports: Model Kate Moss checks into rehab clinic

Charlize Theron gets star on walk of fame

Auburn-South Carolina battle of young QBs

Auburn-South Carolina battle of young QBs
AUBURN, Ala. - What happens when you insert a running quarterback into a Steve Spurrier offense?

Auburn-South Carolina battle of young QBs
AUBURN, Ala. - What happens when you insert a running quarterback into a Steve Spurrier offense?

Focus on essentials to achieve unity

Burn victim will not let car accident ruin his life

Synagogue membership fees deter some worshippers

Readings will urge thought for Jews

Prayer service set for mental health

Faith digest

Faith calendar