This week
Minority business conference: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; municipal building, 214 Park Ave. S.W.; Aiken Chamber of Commerce; reservations required; free; 641-1111

Fort marks Oktoberfest with fun, food
Fred and Ruth Seabrook are regulars.

Around the block
An opening ceremony for the new Clear Channel House Family Y, 1147 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10. Call 279-2323.

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

Navy vet tells story of Tuskegee Airmen for freedom series
Al Jackson owes a lot to the men who served before him.

School lunch menu
Aiken County school lunch menu for the week./P>

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

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

Navy vet tells story of Tuskegee Airmen for freedom series
Al Jackson owes a lot to the men who served before him.

Meetings
AIKEN CAMERA CLUB: 7:30 p.m. third Mondays; H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; 642-9272 or misticole22@hotmail.com

Group is putting children in motion
Retired Marine Cpl. Lane Parker never thought he would see a room full of "combat-hardened veterans" cry.

Events
LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

Physics students build launchers for competition
The first tomato shot out of Overkill missed its target by a few yards - assuming it ever landed after flying over the pine trees behind North Augusta High School.

Around the block
An opening ceremony for the new Clear Channel House Family Y, 1147 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10. Call 279-2323.

Meetings
AIKEN CAMERA CLUB: 7:30 p.m. third Mondays; H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; 642-9272 or misticole22@hotmail.com

This week
Minority business conference: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; municipal building, 214 Park Ave. S.W.; Aiken Chamber of Commerce; reservations required; free; 641-1111

Events
LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

Milestones
Haley Mottel, a 2005 graduate of North Augusta High School and daughter of Phillip and Kim Mottel, of North Augusta, has received a $1,000 grant from The Comcast Foundation.

Winter Colony home becomes private club
Fifty years ago, a venerable old Aiken home took on a new identity when the Green Boundary Club was founded on Whiskey Road.

Veterans ring in fall with festival
The second floor of the uptown Department of Veterans Affairs Center was bursting with activity Thursday with about 300 patients participating in the 36th annual Fall Festival.

Veterans ring in fall with festival
The second floor of the uptown Department of Veterans Affairs Center was bursting with activity Thursday with about 300 patients participating in the 36th annual Fall Festival.

Milestones
Haley Mottel, a 2005 graduate of North Augusta High School and daughter of Phillip and Kim Mottel, of North Augusta, has received a $1,000 grant from The Comcast Foundation.

Physics students build launchers for competition
The first tomato shot out of Overkill missed its target by a few yards - assuming it ever landed after flying over the pine trees behind North Augusta High School.

School lunch menu
Aiken County school lunch menu for the week./P>

Winter Colony home becomes private club
Fifty years ago, a venerable old Aiken home took on a new identity when the Green Boundary Club was founded on Whiskey Road.

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

Group is putting children in motion
Retired Marine Cpl. Lane Parker never thought he would see a room full of "combat-hardened veterans" cry.

Fort marks Oktoberfest with fun, food
Fred and Ruth Seabrook are regulars.

Applause cover

Applause cover

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Sales of Harry Potter books surpass 300 million

Museum opens display on man and animals
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - The Van Gogh Museum has opened a new exhibition that explores people's changing view of animals during the period when Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution.

Galleries

Galleries
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Galleries
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Museum opens display on man and animals

Sales of Harry Potter books surpass 300 million
LONDON - Global sales of Harry Potter books have surpassed 300 million, the agent for author J.K. Rowling said Tuesday.

Sales of Harry Potter books surpass 300 million
LONDON - Global sales of Harry Potter books have surpassed 300 million, the agent for author J.K. Rowling said Tuesday.

Museum opens display on man and animals
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - The Van Gogh Museum has opened a new exhibition that explores people's changing view of animals during the period when Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution.

No quit among Astros
ATLANTA - They were dead. Buried. And somewhat literally.

White Sox halt champ's streak

Peavy struggles in first postseason game

Loss puts Red Sox in bind
CHICAGO - Boston needs another big comeback, this time just to get out of the first round.

Angels defeat Yankees, 5-3

Loss puts Red Sox in bind
CHICAGO - Boston needs another big comeback, this time just to get out of the first round.

Peavy struggles in first postseason game
ST. LOUIS - Jake Peavy picked a bad time for his worst start of the season, and an even worse time to get hurt.

No quit among Astros
ATLANTA - They were dead. Buried. And somewhat literally.

Cards slam Padres, 8-5

Cards slam Padres, 8-5
ST. LOUIS - Reggie Sanders, Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals looked every bit like the best team in baseball - even with a shaky ending.

Loss puts Red Sox in bind

Cards slam Padres, 8-5
ST. LOUIS - Reggie Sanders, Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals looked every bit like the best team in baseball - even with a shaky ending.

Angels defeat Yankees, 5-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. - When their offense failed them this season, the Los Angeles Angels scratched out victories with strong pitching and sparkling defense.

White Sox halt champ's streak
CHICAGO - The winning socks came from the White Sox. Now, maybe it's their turn to end a long championship drought.

Angels defeat Yankees, 5-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. - When their offense failed them this season, the Los Angeles Angels scratched out victories with strong pitching and sparkling defense.

Peavy struggles in first postseason game
ST. LOUIS - Jake Peavy picked a bad time for his worst start of the season, and an even worse time to get hurt.

White Sox halt champ's streak
CHICAGO - The winning socks came from the White Sox. Now, maybe it's their turn to end a long championship drought.

No quit among Astros

Smoltz, Rocket set for rematch
ATLANTA - John Smoltz has gone six years between postseason starts. Yet he'll face the same pitcher, Roger Clemens, in Game 2 of the National League Division Series today as he did the last time he started a playoff game.

Smoltz, Rocket set for rematch
ATLANTA - John Smoltz has gone six years between postseason starts. Yet he'll face the same pitcher, Roger Clemens, in Game 2 of the National League Division Series today as he did the last time he started a playoff game.

Same time this year

Smoltz tired of talking about his shoulder
ATLANTA - John Smoltz slipped out of the Atlanta Braves' clubhouse through a side door, hoping to avoid reporters camped out by his locker.

Houston's victory dredges up bad memories
ATLANTA - Helplessly familiar. That's the best way, Chipper Jones said, to describe the state of the Atlanta Braves' souls by Thursday evening.

Same time this year
This was supposed to be the end. But the Atlanta Braves are right where they've been each October for the past 13 seasons - in the playoffs. The division series with the Houston Astros starts today.

Houston's victory dredges up bad memories

Braves' 'Big 3' ready for test
ATLANTA - Seemingly all the chatter about pitching the past couple of days around here has centered on Houston's big three of Andy Pettitte, Roger Clemens and Roy Oswalt.

Houston's victory dredges up bad memories
ATLANTA - Helplessly familiar. That's the best way, Chipper Jones said, to describe the state of the Atlanta Braves' souls by Thursday evening.

Braves' 'Big 3' ready for test
ATLANTA - Seemingly all the chatter about pitching the past couple of days around here has centered on Houston's big three of Andy Pettitte, Roger Clemens and Roy Oswalt.

Lineup surprises by Braves don't pay off
ATLANTA - Manager Bobby Cox referred to his Atlanta team as the "Baby Braves" prior to Wednesday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series.

Same time this year
This was supposed to be the end. But the Atlanta Braves are right where they've been each October for the past 13 seasons - in the playoffs. The division series with the Houston Astros starts today.

Lineup surprises by Braves don't pay off
ATLANTA - Manager Bobby Cox referred to his Atlanta team as the "Baby Braves" prior to Wednesday's Game 1 of the National League Division Series.

Smoltz tired of talking about his shoulder
ATLANTA - John Smoltz slipped out of the Atlanta Braves' clubhouse through a side door, hoping to avoid reporters camped out by his locker.

Lineup surprises by Braves don't pay off

Smoltz tired of talking about his shoulder

Braves' 'Big 3' ready for test

Smoltz, Rocket set for rematch

Toyota purchases Fuji stake as GM ends alliance
DETROIT - General Motors Corp.'s decision to sell its 20 percent stake in Fuji Heavy Industries will help the troubled U.S. automaker streamline its business and raise cash, auto analysts said Wednesday, but some questioned Toyota Motor Corp.'s purchase of GM's stake.

Sales tax taken off efficient products
ATLANTA - When Bobby Strozier was shopping for a new washing machine three years ago, he relied on word-of-mouth advice to pick a model.

Kohl's fans get their fix during opening
Peggy Dingus and Julie Gay stood outside the new Kohl's department store in Evans on Wednesday showing off their new purchases.

Stocks fall again; investors jittery
NEW YORK - Stocks fell hard for a second day Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average losing more than 120 points after a surprisingly weak reading on the service sector of the economy raised concerns about the continuing impact of higher energy prices.

Kohl's fans get their fix during opening
Peggy Dingus and Julie Gay stood outside the new Kohl's department store in Evans on Wednesday showing off their new purchases.

Crude oil prices decrease

Regulators bring spyware case
WASHINGTON - Regulators are trying to shut down a company they say secretly placed spyware onto the computers of Internet users, opening them to a flood of pop-up ads, computer crashes and other problems.

Minority-owned businesses get fewer contracts

Speakers urge businesses to build wide relationships

Flight numbers shrink to save fuel

Lucky 100 crow about Chick-fil-A meal deal
Plucky patrons of Chick-fil-A received 52 free meals before the rooster crowed today at the chain's newest location.

Crude oil prices decrease
Crude oil prices slid more than $1 a barrel Tuesday in a sign that market jitters have eased with the summer driving season over and the winter heating season yet to begin, analysts said.

Lucky 100 crow about Chick-fil-A meal deal
Plucky patrons of Chick-fil-A received 52 free meals before the rooster crowed today at the chain's newest location.

Paper maker idling 1,100
ATLANTA - Georgia-Pacific Corp., maker of Brawny paper towels and a variety of other paper and lumber products, said Tuesday it is cutting more than 1,000 jobs in a broad restructuring that aims to save $100 million a year.

Viacom details its plan to split
NEW YORK - Shareholders of Viacom Inc. will get a half-share of the new Viacom and a half-share of CBS Corp. for each share they currently hold when the media conglomerate splits into two companies, the company said Wednesday.

Sales tax taken off efficient products
ATLANTA - When Bobby Strozier was shopping for a new washing machine three years ago, he relied on word-of-mouth advice to pick a model.

Energy costs drive up prices
NEW YORK - The economy received another inflation warning Wednesday, when a survey of industry executives showed that energy costs drove prices higher in September while the services sector slowed.

Paper maker idling 1,100
ATLANTA - Georgia-Pacific Corp., maker of Brawny paper towels and a variety of other paper and lumber products, said Tuesday it is cutting more than 1,000 jobs in a broad restructuring that aims to save $100 million a year.

Paper maker idling 1,100

Flight numbers shrink to save fuel
ATLANTA- Delta Air Lines Inc., buffeted by high fuel costs in the wake of Katrina and Rita, said it is reducing its domestic flight schedule.

Lucky 100 crow about Chick-fil-A meal deal

Minority-owned businesses get fewer contracts
WASHINGTON - Minority-owned businesses say they're paying the price for the decision by Congress and the Bush administration to waive certain rules for Hurricane Katrina recovery contracts.

Inflation worries, dire reports lower stocks

Viacom details its plan to split

Sales tax taken off efficient products

Toyota purchases Fuji stake as GM ends alliance

Inflation worries, dire reports lower stocks
NEW YORK - Stocks fell Tuesday as a number of companies warned of profit shortfalls and higher costs, some of which could be passed along to consumers.

Energy costs drive up prices

Minority-owned businesses get fewer contracts
WASHINGTON - Minority-owned businesses say they're paying the price for the decision by Congress and the Bush administration to waive certain rules for Hurricane Katrina recovery contracts.

Kohl's fans get their fix during opening

Flight numbers shrink to save fuel
ATLANTA- Delta Air Lines Inc., buffeted by high fuel costs in the wake of Katrina and Rita, said it is reducing its domestic flight schedule.

Stocks fall again; investors jittery

Speakers urge businesses to build wide relationships
Networking extended from Augusta to Boston and all the way to Africa on Tuesday at the Third Annual Regional Minority Enterprise Conference & Expo.

Regulators bring spyware case

Inflation worries, dire reports lower stocks
NEW YORK - Stocks fell Tuesday as a number of companies warned of profit shortfalls and higher costs, some of which could be passed along to consumers.

Energy costs drive up prices
NEW YORK - The economy received another inflation warning Wednesday, when a survey of industry executives showed that energy costs drove prices higher in September while the services sector slowed.

Crude oil prices decrease
Crude oil prices slid more than $1 a barrel Tuesday in a sign that market jitters have eased with the summer driving season over and the winter heating season yet to begin, analysts said.

Viacom details its plan to split
NEW YORK - Shareholders of Viacom Inc. will get a half-share of the new Viacom and a half-share of CBS Corp. for each share they currently hold when the media conglomerate splits into two companies, the company said Wednesday.

Speakers urge businesses to build wide relationships
Networking extended from Augusta to Boston and all the way to Africa on Tuesday at the Third Annual Regional Minority Enterprise Conference & Expo.

Stocks fall again; investors jittery
NEW YORK - Stocks fell hard for a second day Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average losing more than 120 points after a surprisingly weak reading on the service sector of the economy raised concerns about the continuing impact of higher energy prices.

Regulators bring spyware case
WASHINGTON - Regulators are trying to shut down a company they say secretly placed spyware onto the computers of Internet users, opening them to a flood of pop-up ads, computer crashes and other problems.

Toyota purchases Fuji stake as GM ends alliance
DETROIT - General Motors Corp.'s decision to sell its 20 percent stake in Fuji Heavy Industries will help the troubled U.S. automaker streamline its business and raise cash, auto analysts said Wednesday, but some questioned Toyota Motor Corp.'s purchase of GM's stake.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 5, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 6, 2005

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 5, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 6, 2005

Manning, Palmer are making owners look smart
Things finally look to be returning to normal in fantasy leagues everywhere.

Crimson Tide's victory didn't come without a price
Reviewing and previewing college football

Crimson Tide's victory didn't come without a price

Manning, Palmer are making owners look smart

Crimson Tide's victory didn't come without a price
Reviewing and previewing college football

Manning, Palmer are making owners look smart
Things finally look to be returning to normal in fantasy leagues everywhere.

Now an ace can lead to bright future

Contempt for the game

A mixed blessing
Ronald Burke didn't break into Bernard Dunstan III's home. But the two-bit burglar ended up taking everything Dunstan had.

A mixed blessing
Ronald Burke didn't break into Bernard Dunstan III's home. But the two-bit burglar ended up taking everything Dunstan had.

Bali belies
It's not about Israel. It's not about the Palestinians. It's not even about George W. Bush.

No safe sanctuaries
Maybe it's time for Syrian strongman Bashar Assad to worry about whether it's a good idea to continue letting al-Qaida terrorists and Sunni-led insurgents have safe sanctuary in his country.

Bali belies
It's not about Israel. It's not about the Palestinians. It's not even about George W. Bush.

Bali belies

Contempt for the game
No one wants Congress writing laws for Major League Baseball, but that could happen if the summer pastime's powers-that-be don't step up to the plate on the steroid issue.

Contempt for the game
No one wants Congress writing laws for Major League Baseball, but that could happen if the summer pastime's powers-that-be don't step up to the plate on the steroid issue.

Nobel's right choice

Nobel's right choice
Drs. Barry Marshall and Robin Warren this week won the Nobel Prize in medicine, which they certainly earned - the hard way.

No safe sanctuaries

Nobel's right choice
Drs. Barry Marshall and Robin Warren this week won the Nobel Prize in medicine, which they certainly earned - the hard way.

No safe sanctuaries
Maybe it's time for Syrian strongman Bashar Assad to worry about whether it's a good idea to continue letting al-Qaida terrorists and Sunni-led insurgents have safe sanctuary in his country.

A mixed blessing

Spotted
Valeria Day (from left), Sissy Tutt and Marvia Tutt Gibson attended the Celebrity Men's Great Outdoor Cook-Off on Saturday at Lake Olmstead. About 70 men participated in the event.

Redundant 'Spider-Man' comes up short on action
Ultimate Spider-Man has a lot going for it, but just not enough.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Benigni's new film focuses on war in Iraq
ROME - Like the Oscar-winning "Life Is Beautiful," which tackled the Holocaust, Roberto Benigni's new film, "La Tigre e la Neve (The Tiger and the Snow)," is a comedy set against a tragic backdrop - the war in Iraq.

Grubbin': Wicked Wasabi
Wicked Wasabi ADDRESS: 1048 Broad St.

Grubbin': Wicked Wasabi
Wicked Wasabi ADDRESS: 1048 Broad St.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Liquid Life: Ballroom Billiards
Ballroom Billiards ADDRESS: 978 Broad St.

Partake in joe, hookah at new bar
The caffeine level on Eighth Street will go up another notch this weekend, when the 8th Street Augusta opens at 230 Eighth St., at Ellis Street. With coffee shop Mocha Delites already on Eighth and Broad streets, the new Internet, coffee and cigar bar will form a java-centric bookend for the block.

Partake in joe, hookah at new bar
The caffeine level on Eighth Street will go up another notch this weekend, when the 8th Street Augusta opens at 230 Eighth St., at Ellis Street. With coffee shop Mocha Delites already on Eighth and Broad streets, the new Internet, coffee and cigar bar will form a java-centric bookend for the block.

Liquid Life: Ballroom Billiards
Ballroom Billiards ADDRESS: 978 Broad St.

Proper etiquette helps both sides of bar
Bad behavior doesn't go far in a bar. Though many believe that smoke, beer and bands authorize the exclusion of etiquette, there are simple, standard rules of behavior that make navigating an evening at a bar more pleasant for everyone.

Stuff to do
The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 953 Telfair St., presents its annual Greek Festival this weekend. The event, which features live entertainment, crafts and mountains of Greek cuisine, takes place 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Redundant 'Spider-Man' comes up short on action
Ultimate Spider-Man has a lot going for it, but just not enough.

Club calendar
Sweet tea rules on this side of the Mason-Dixon line, but in the bar, the kind from up North works just fine. Long Island iced teas are $6 tonight at The Eagles Nest, 640 Broad St. Call 722-4451.

Club calendar
Sweet tea rules on this side of the Mason-Dixon line, but in the bar, the kind from up North works just fine. Long Island iced teas are $6 tonight at The Eagles Nest, 640 Broad St. Call 722-4451.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - The engagement has been called off, but Paris Latsis has only kind words for his ex-fiancee, Paris Hilton.

Spotted
Valeria Day (from left), Sissy Tutt and Marvia Tutt Gibson attended the Celebrity Men's Great Outdoor Cook-Off on Saturday at Lake Olmstead. About 70 men participated in the event.

Proper etiquette helps both sides of bar
Bad behavior doesn't go far in a bar. Though many believe that smoke, beer and bands authorize the exclusion of etiquette, there are simple, standard rules of behavior that make navigating an evening at a bar more pleasant for everyone.

Jagger denies reports of Stones rift over his girlfriend
LONDON - Mick Jagger says his girlfriend, stylist L'Wren Scott, isn't trying to rehab the Rolling Stones' choice of clothing and smoking habits.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - The engagement has been called off, but Paris Latsis has only kind words for his ex-fiancee, Paris Hilton.

Jagger denies reports of Stones rift over his girlfriend
LONDON - Mick Jagger says his girlfriend, stylist L'Wren Scott, isn't trying to rehab the Rolling Stones' choice of clothing and smoking habits.

Benigni's new film focuses on war in Iraq
ROME - Like the Oscar-winning "Life Is Beautiful," which tackled the Holocaust, Roberto Benigni's new film, "La Tigre e la Neve (The Tiger and the Snow)," is a comedy set against a tragic backdrop - the war in Iraq.

Stuff to do
The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, 953 Telfair St., presents its annual Greek Festival this weekend. The event, which features live entertainment, crafts and mountains of Greek cuisine, takes place 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Change a light bulb, save a few bucks
Saving money is as easy as changing a light bulb.

Georgians get tax break on energy-efficient items
ATLANTA - Beginning Thursday, Georgians will get a tax break on energy-efficient items for their homes.

Change a light bulb, save a few bucks
Saving money is as easy as changing a light bulb.

Georgians get tax break on energy-efficient items
ATLANTA - Beginning Thursday, Georgians will get a tax break on energy-efficient items for their homes.

Change a light bulb, save a few bucks

Georgians get tax break on energy-efficient items

Cod, a feast for fall
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - A favorite of the New England Atlantic coast, cod is lean, flaky, and delicate. Seafood lovers and fish novices alike enjoy its mild flavor and tender bite.

Calendar offers selection of firefighters' cookie recipes

Cod, a feast for fall
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - A favorite of the New England Atlantic coast, cod is lean, flaky, and delicate. Seafood lovers and fish novices alike enjoy its mild flavor and tender bite.

Pumpkin-cider stew returns gourd to table

Pumpkin-cider stew returns gourd to table
Because we're moving into a pumpkin time of year, here's a recipe for a savory pumpkin-cider stew in which edible pumpkins replace the traditional potatoes. Yet, for all its substance and flavor, a serving of this hearty dish has only about 8 grams of fat.

Cod, a feast for fall

Calendar offers selection of firefighters' cookie recipes
California's professional firefighters showed off their considerable cooking talents in a third annual "milk and cookies" recipe contest - and the winners' cookie recipes are now available to all cooks in the 2006 Milk and Cookies Calendar.

Pumpkin-cider stew returns gourd to table
Because we're moving into a pumpkin time of year, here's a recipe for a savory pumpkin-cider stew in which edible pumpkins replace the traditional potatoes. Yet, for all its substance and flavor, a serving of this hearty dish has only about 8 grams of fat.

Calendar offers selection of firefighters' cookie recipes
California's professional firefighters showed off their considerable cooking talents in a third annual "milk and cookies" recipe contest - and the winners' cookie recipes are now available to all cooks in the 2006 Milk and Cookies Calendar.

Tech relishes another home game
ATLANTA - Nothing can lift the mood of Georgia Tech's football team faster than the approach of another Thursday night game - a novelty in the early 1990s now regarded as a tradition for the Yellow Jackets.

Yellow Jackets have had Wolfpack's number
ATLANTA - Some college football streaks can be easily explained.

Yellow Jackets have had Wolfpack's number
ATLANTA - Some college football streaks can be easily explained.

Tech relishes another home game
ATLANTA - Nothing can lift the mood of Georgia Tech's football team faster than the approach of another Thursday night game - a novelty in the early 1990s now regarded as a tradition for the Yellow Jackets.

Tech relishes another home game

Yellow Jackets have had Wolfpack's number

An elite field on public domain
SAN FRANCISCO - For much of the last three decades, it was difficult to see Harding Park as anything but a tattered municipal golf course taking up valuable property along Lake Merced.

Aquinas golfer Nick Edry also plays football
Of her six kids, Kathy Edry said that her fifth child, Nick, was the only one who got a full nine holes of golf in before he was born.

An elite field on public domain

Aquinas golfer Nick Edry also plays football
Of her six kids, Kathy Edry said that her fifth child, Nick, was the only one who got a full nine holes of golf in before he was born.

Aquinas golfer Nick Edry also plays football

An elite field on public domain
SAN FRANCISCO - For much of the last three decades, it was difficult to see Harding Park as anything but a tattered municipal golf course taking up valuable property along Lake Merced.

New overtime rule is getting workout lately

Greenbrier spikes county rival

New overtime rule is getting workout lately
It's a rules change most fans learn at the most awkward time.

Greenbrier spikes county rival
Nothing could stop Greenbrier's volleyball squad Wednesday in the team's dominant performance over area foe Lakeside.

New overtime rule is getting workout lately
It's a rules change most fans learn at the most awkward time.

Greenbrier spikes county rival
Nothing could stop Greenbrier's volleyball squad Wednesday in the team's dominant performance over area foe Lakeside.

Hockey's greatest player turns to coaching

Hockey's greatest player turns to coaching
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Wayne Gretzky was lured to coaching by the most basic reason: a love of the game.

Hockey's greatest player turns to coaching
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Wayne Gretzky was lured to coaching by the most basic reason: a love of the game.

African flavors come through in stew
My introduction to Moroccan fare was an evening spent sitting on plump floor pillows while platters of steaming delicacies were placed before me on a low table at The Imperial Fez in Atlanta.

African flavors come through in stew
My introduction to Moroccan fare was an evening spent sitting on plump floor pillows while platters of steaming delicacies were placed before me on a low table at The Imperial Fez in Atlanta.

African flavors come through in stew

What will consolidation cost?
I found the recent article by Preston Sparks ("Merger, bond could be linked") to be very interesting and informative.Bob Cipperly, Evans

Bush is more pitied than hated

School has new weapon in drug war
On behalf of Byrd Elementary School, we would like to express our appreciation to Norfolk Southern for their involvement in purchasing the new Drug Abuse Resistance Education car.Rose Berry and Corey Burns, Graniteville, S.C.

Does private entity need public land?

Bush is more pitied than hated
Floyd Brown's Oct. 3 letter sings the standard refrain about Bush-haters. It's a common theme in letters to the editor in the newspapers I read from Aiken, Augusta, and Columbia. Greg Weis, Aiken, S.C.

We can do better by stray animals
On one recent night, a stray dog wandered to our porch. When I opened the door he ran into the shadows. Ginger Sitler, Augusta

We can do better by stray animals
On one recent night, a stray dog wandered to our porch. When I opened the door he ran into the shadows. Ginger Sitler, Augusta

We can do better by stray animals

Bush is more pitied than hated
Floyd Brown's Oct. 3 letter sings the standard refrain about Bush-haters. It's a common theme in letters to the editor in the newspapers I read from Aiken, Augusta, and Columbia. Greg Weis, Aiken, S.C.

School has new weapon in drug war

Aiken County TIF plan must be stopped
The Aiken County Council is considering a Tax Increment Finance ("TIF") proposal for two residential development projects between Aiken and Graniteville. Dick Smith, Aiken, S.C.

School has new weapon in drug war
On behalf of Byrd Elementary School, we would like to express our appreciation to Norfolk Southern for their involvement in purchasing the new Drug Abuse Resistance Education car.Rose Berry and Corey Burns, Graniteville, S.C.

Does private entity need public land?
It is really nice of our elite Columbia County Commission to give some of our land to the Family Y so they can put a fine, huge, new facility on our land. Ruth C. Tewes, Martinez

What will consolidation cost?
I found the recent article by Preston Sparks ("Merger, bond could be linked") to be very interesting and informative.Bob Cipperly, Evans

What will consolidation cost?

Does private entity need public land?
It is really nice of our elite Columbia County Commission to give some of our land to the Family Y so they can put a fine, huge, new facility on our land. Ruth C. Tewes, Martinez

Aiken County TIF plan must be stopped
The Aiken County Council is considering a Tax Increment Finance ("TIF") proposal for two residential development projects between Aiken and Graniteville. Dick Smith, Aiken, S.C.

Aiken County TIF plan must be stopped

A cheerful Jefferson is on new nickel

Living briefs

Wireless projects replace wires downed by Katrina

Living briefs
If you're pregnant, you might notice your beauty marks growing along with your belly.

Living briefs
If you're pregnant, you might notice your beauty marks growing along with your belly.

Wireless projects replace wires downed by Katrina
Hours after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast and knocked out telecommunications across much of the region, Mac Dearman visited shelters in northern Louisiana to connect telephones.

Wireless projects replace wires downed by Katrina
Hours after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast and knocked out telecommunications across much of the region, Mac Dearman visited shelters in northern Louisiana to connect telephones.

A cheerful Jefferson is on new nickel
WASHINGTON - After nearly 100 years of depicting presidents in somber profiles on the nation's coins, the Mint is trying something different: The new nickel features Thomas Jefferson, facing forward, with the hint of a smile.

A cheerful Jefferson is on new nickel
WASHINGTON - After nearly 100 years of depicting presidents in somber profiles on the nation's coins, the Mint is trying something different: The new nickel features Thomas Jefferson, facing forward, with the hint of a smile.

Parkway crash
Parkway crashRichmond County sheriff's Deputy Shawn Vangelder said Charles Reville, 28, struck a van (left) in the emergency lane of River Watch Parkway as he tried to merge his cargo truck into the right-hand lane. Tommy Baker, who was at the van, was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital along with Mr. Reville and another man in the truck.[CAPTION]

Medic 1st to wear badge

Elections to be held together
The special election to replace the late Georgia Rep. Henry L. Howard will be held on Election Day after all.

Craig: Retail isn't enough to power Augusta economy
Danny Craig wants Augusta and Richmond County to get more OPM - Other People's Money.

Drivers save on car insurance policies
Georgians and South Carolinians are certainly paying a pretty penny for gasoline these days.

Candidates seek support of group
Whether to pass a much-debated sales tax package or put new leadership on the Augusta Commission were among the issues raised by candidates in a forum Tuesday night.

Across the area
Two brothers have been charged as a result of an investigation into reports of gunfire exchanged between two vehicles Tuesday night, Aiken County sheriff's Lt. Michael Frank said.

Music festival will honor James Brown
The 50th anniversary of James Brown's first major hit, Please, Please Please, will not go unnoticed in Augusta.

Insurance puzzles educators
Georgia now has free liability insurance to cover its teachers, but education associations are cautioning that the coverage has holes.

Graniteville is free from spill contaminants
GRANITEVILLE - Graniteville residents can breath easy, say officials of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Free shuttle service will resume at fort
Fort Gordon officials will once again offer shuttle service around the post, only without the aid of Augusta Public Transit as originally planned, military officials said this week.

ASU students drive less as gas prices rise
The thought of riding on a motorcycle used to scare Augusta State University student Shannon Bruckner.

Waste tank at SRS springs leak briefly
AIKEN - A leak was found Monday on a radioactive waste tank at Savannah River Site, officials announced Wednesday.

Speed, curves contribute to fatal wrecks
The tempting straightaways and generally open traffic lanes of River Watch Parkway are more dangerous than they look, traffic officers say, and recent fatalities underscore their message to take things slow.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - Atlantic Beach has given initial approval to an early morning curfew leaders hope will curb drugs and prostitution, but the proposed ordinance raises legal and civil liberties concerns.

Graniteville mills begin 350 layoffs
GRANITEVILLE - Avondale Mills Inc. officials announced Tuesday that 350 employees will be laid off, a move that comes after months of coping with the aftermath of a January chlorine spill that corroded some of its key textile plants.

Train crash report is coming

Speed, curves contribute to fatal wrecks
The tempting straightaways and generally open traffic lanes of River Watch Parkway are more dangerous than they look, traffic officers say, and recent fatalities underscore their message to take things slow.

Kid of the Day
Kalei Bowser is today's Kid of the Day.

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Evans' new Target ready for business
The traffic on at least one stretch of Washington Road in Evans should be a little busier than normal today.

Kid of the Day

ASU students drive less as gas prices rise
The thought of riding on a motorcycle used to scare Augusta State University student Shannon Bruckner.

Patience urged on consolidation
The possible incorporation of the Evans-Martinez area and its consolidation with Columbia County could take longer than some commissioners anticipated.

Evans' new Target ready for business
The traffic on at least one stretch of Washington Road in Evans should be a little busier than normal today.

Textile lawsuit blames damage on Norfolk
AIKEN - Avondale Mills Inc. is suing Norfolk Southern Corp. and three fired employees for damages caused by the January train crash and chlorine spill, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained Wednesday.

News you can use
As part of the First Family's 2nd Annual Family Fitness Challenge, all South Carolinians and Georgians are invited to a fall bike ride Sunday.

Correction
- The campaign signs in a photograph on page 2B of Wednesday's Metro section of The Augusta Chronicle appear to be in compliance with city requirements, according to Rob Sherman, the director of License and Inspections.

Across South Carolina
CLEMSON - Clemson University researchers want to hear from freshmen on campus about the situations that lead them to drink heavily in order to develop intervention programs to curb alcohol abuse.

Textile lawsuit blames damage on Norfolk
AIKEN - Avondale Mills Inc. is suing Norfolk Southern Corp. and three fired employees for damages caused by the January train crash and chlorine spill, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained Wednesday.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech and Emory University have received a $20 million federal grant to set up one of seven national cancer research centers.

Across Georgia
MACON - A military jury found a Robins Air Force Base airman guilty of murder Wednesday in the July 2004 stabbing deaths of an airman and his wife at base housing.

Across the area
Authorities responded to a report of gunfire exchanged between two vehicles on the Aiken-Augusta Highway on Tuesday night, Aiken County sheriff's Lt. Michael Frank said.

Columbus day closings
These holiday schedules have been announced for Columbus Day:

Elections to be held together
The special election to replace the late Georgia Rep. Henry L. Howard will be held on Election Day after all.

Medic 1st to wear badge
Continuing to treat detainees at a U.S. military prison in Iraq despite a mortar that fell only a few yards away was just part of his job and just part of being human, Master Sgt. David Allegretti said.

Kid of the Day
Kalei Bowser is today's Kid of the Day.

Heating cost increase 'on the horizon'
ATLANTA - Georgians can't escape the fact that they will see significantly higher heating bills this year, industry experts and state officials said Tuesday.

Heating cost increase 'on the horizon'
ATLANTA - Georgians can't escape the fact that they will see significantly higher heating bills this year, industry experts and state officials said Tuesday.

News you can use
As part of the First Family's 2nd Annual Family Fitness Challenge, all South Carolinians and Georgians are invited to a fall bike ride Sunday.

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Grantham says campaign sign law goes unenforced
An Augusta commissioner has suggested a use for the vacant Regency Mall: Use it to store political signs confiscated from public rights of way.

Candidates seek support of group
Whether to pass a much-debated sales tax package or put new leadership on the Augusta Commission were among the issues raised by candidates in a forum Tuesday night.

Across Georgia

Grantham says campaign sign law goes unenforced
An Augusta commissioner has suggested a use for the vacant Regency Mall: Use it to store political signs confiscated from public rights of way.

Partnership with YMCA approved amid concerns

Partnership with YMCA approved amid concerns
Columbia County commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday night to pursue a public-private partnership with the Family Y for the construction of a facility at Blanchard Woods, which will become the county's largest park.

Columbus day closings
These holiday schedules have been announced for Columbus Day:

Kid of the Day

Insurance puzzles educators
Georgia now has free liability insurance to cover its teachers, but education associations are cautioning that the coverage has holes.

Free shuttle service will resume at fort

North Augusta buys property
NORTH AUGUSTA - The city council unanimously approved a resolution this week to purchase almost 1.8 acres of prime downtown real estate for nearly $448,678 to construct a new municipal building.

Negotiations on dam nearly done
The fate of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam could be decided by the first of the year.

Train crash report is coming
AIKEN - A federal investigation of the Graniteville train disaster is almost complete, and final results might be published before year's end, according to a lead investigator.

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Negotiations on dam nearly done
The fate of the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam could be decided by the first of the year.

Train crash report is coming
AIKEN - A federal investigation of the Graniteville train disaster is almost complete, and final results might be published before year's end, according to a lead investigator.

No emergency landing
A twin-engine Beechcraft lands safely at the Aiken Municipal Airport after radioing in about engine problems.

Music festival will honor James Brown
The 50th anniversary of James Brown's first major hit, Please, Please Please, will not go unnoticed in Augusta.

Free shuttle service will resume at fort
Fort Gordon officials will once again offer shuttle service around the post, only without the aid of Augusta Public Transit as originally planned, military officials said this week.

Patience urged on consolidation

Kid of the Day
Bethany Danielle Barkeloo is today's Kid of the Day.

Columbus day closings

Nunn in the running for Peace Prize
ATLANTA - Sam Nunn wouldn't be the first warrior to win a Nobel Peace Prize if the committee selects him Friday, but his contribution to global security might be among the most far-reaching.

Textile lawsuit blames damage on Norfolk

Judges find fault with tort reform
ATLANTA - Portion by portion, Georgia judges have begun chipping away at a law passed earlier this year limiting lawsuits filed against allegedly careless doctors and businesses.

Across the area

News you can use
Events scheduled for this week include:

Waste tank at SRS springs leak briefly

Patience urged on consolidation
The possible incorporation of the Evans-Martinez area and its consolidation with Columbia County could take longer than some commissioners anticipated.

Science building almost finished

Nunn in the running for Peace Prize

Across the area

Georgia job growth falls behind nation
ATLANTA - Georgia's job growth is ranked among the 10 worst in the country, and the industries adding jobs the fastest don't pay enough to afford the median-priced home, according to a quarterly economic report released Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Waste tank at SRS springs leak briefly
AIKEN - A leak was found Monday on a radioactive waste tank at Savannah River Site, officials announced Wednesday.

Across South Carolina

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Partnership with YMCA approved amid concerns
Columbia County commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday night to pursue a public-private partnership with the Family Y for the construction of a facility at Blanchard Woods, which will become the county's largest park.

Drivers save on car insurance policies

Georgia job growth falls behind nation
ATLANTA - Georgia's job growth is ranked among the 10 worst in the country, and the industries adding jobs the fastest don't pay enough to afford the median-priced home, according to a quarterly economic report released Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech and Emory University have received a $20 million federal grant to set up one of seven national cancer research centers.

Science building almost finished
ATHENS, Ga. - Five years after the sudden death of U.S. Sen. Paul Coverdell, a 140,000-square-foot science building named after him is nearing completion on the University of Georgia campus.

Evans' new Target ready for business

Rants and Raves
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Across South Carolina

Across the area
Authorities responded to a report of gunfire exchanged between two vehicles on the Aiken-Augusta Highway on Tuesday night, Aiken County sheriff's Lt. Michael Frank said.

Grantham says campaign sign law goes unenforced

Graniteville is free from spill contaminants

Across South Carolina
CLEMSON - Clemson University researchers want to hear from freshmen on campus about the situations that lead them to drink heavily in order to develop intervention programs to curb alcohol abuse.

Across Georgia
MACON - A military jury found a Robins Air Force Base airman guilty of murder Wednesday in the July 2004 stabbing deaths of an airman and his wife at base housing.

Heating cost increase 'on the horizon'

Across the area
Two brothers have been charged as a result of an investigation into reports of gunfire exchanged between two vehicles Tuesday night, Aiken County sheriff's Lt. Michael Frank said.

Candidates seek support of group

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

ASU students drive less as gas prices rise

News you can use
Events scheduled for this week include:

Elections to be held together

Judges find fault with tort reform
ATLANTA - Portion by portion, Georgia judges have begun chipping away at a law passed earlier this year limiting lawsuits filed against allegedly careless doctors and businesses.

Craig: Retail isn't enough to power Augusta economy

Nunn in the running for Peace Prize
ATLANTA - Sam Nunn wouldn't be the first warrior to win a Nobel Peace Prize if the committee selects him Friday, but his contribution to global security might be among the most far-reaching.

Music festival will honor James Brown

Kid of the Day
Bethany Danielle Barkeloo is today's Kid of the Day.

Georgia job growth falls behind nation

Parkway crash
Parkway crashRichmond County sheriff's Deputy Shawn Vangelder said Charles Reville, 28, struck a van (left) in the emergency lane of River Watch Parkway as he tried to merge his cargo truck into the right-hand lane. Tommy Baker, who was at the van, was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital along with Mr. Reville and another man in the truck.[CAPTION]

Graniteville mills begin 350 layoffs

No emergency landing
A twin-engine Beechcraft lands safely at the Aiken Municipal Airport after radioing in about engine problems.

Craig: Retail isn't enough to power Augusta economy
Danny Craig wants Augusta and Richmond County to get more OPM - Other People's Money.

Correction
- The campaign signs in a photograph on page 2B of Wednesday's Metro section of The Augusta Chronicle appear to be in compliance with city requirements, according to Rob Sherman, the director of License and Inspections.

News you can use

Correction

Speed, curves contribute to fatal wrecks

Parkway crash

Drivers save on car insurance policies
Georgians and South Carolinians are certainly paying a pretty penny for gasoline these days.

No emergency landing

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - Atlantic Beach has given initial approval to an early morning curfew leaders hope will curb drugs and prostitution, but the proposed ordinance raises legal and civil liberties concerns.

North Augusta buys property

Science building almost finished
ATHENS, Ga. - Five years after the sudden death of U.S. Sen. Paul Coverdell, a 140,000-square-foot science building named after him is nearing completion on the University of Georgia campus.

Negotiations on dam nearly done

Judges find fault with tort reform

North Augusta buys property
NORTH AUGUSTA - The city council unanimously approved a resolution this week to purchase almost 1.8 acres of prime downtown real estate for nearly $448,678 to construct a new municipal building.

Across Georgia

Insurance puzzles educators

Medic 1st to wear badge
Continuing to treat detainees at a U.S. military prison in Iraq despite a mortar that fell only a few yards away was just part of his job and just part of being human, Master Sgt. David Allegretti said.

'Next' Tiger Woods needs to win like him
The next Tiger Woods sported the Nike swoosh on fuschia instead of red and wore high heels.

'Next' Tiger Woods needs to win like him
The next Tiger Woods sported the Nike swoosh on fuschia instead of red and wore high heels.

Film signaled demise of the silent movie

Film signaled demise of the silent movie
In 1928, the year the F.W. Murnau movie Sunrise was released, the film industry was at a crossroads. That year, The Jazz Singer, starring a singing Al Jolson, was released, ushering in the era of sound. Sunrise was part of the revolution. Although not technically a talkie, it did feature a sound effect and music sound track.

Film signaled demise of the silent movie
In 1928, the year the F.W. Murnau movie Sunrise was released, the film industry was at a crossroads. That year, The Jazz Singer, starring a singing Al Jolson, was released, ushering in the era of sound. Sunrise was part of the revolution. Although not technically a talkie, it did feature a sound effect and music sound track.

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see www.chronicle.augusta.com/movies.

Mini reviews

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see www.chronicle.augusta.com/movies.

Country star says baby isn't his
NEW YORK - Chris Cagle was excited about becoming a new dad, only to learn after the baby was born that he isn't the father.

Rockapella bring a sense of surprise to their music
For the a cappella quintet Rockapella, reward comes from risk.

Franz Ferdinand knows nothing of sophomore slump with latest

Concerts
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $20, or $60 series tickets, which also include Rhonda Vincent and the Rage on Oct. 21, Kenny and Amanda Smith Band on Nov. 4, and Mountain Heart on Nov. 18; 722-8341, or imperialtheatre.com.

Country star says baby isn't his
NEW YORK - Chris Cagle was excited about becoming a new dad, only to learn after the baby was born that he isn't the father.

Franz Ferdinand knows nothing of sophomore slump with latest
A raft of articles recently has suggested that the fascination with well-scrubbed, well-mannered young men dubbed metrosexuals has passed. American women are more interested in scruffy dudes such as Vince Vaughn.

Concerts
OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $20, or $60 series tickets, which also include Rhonda Vincent and the Rage on Oct. 21, Kenny and Amanda Smith Band on Nov. 4, and Mountain Heart on Nov. 18; 722-8341, or imperialtheatre.com.

Sonic spotlight: Joe Herzberg
Joe Herzberg is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Concerts

Sonic spotlight: Joe Herzberg
Joe Herzberg is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Country star says baby isn't his

Rockapella bring a sense of surprise to their music
For the a cappella quintet Rockapella, reward comes from risk.

Rockapella bring a sense of surprise to their music

Franz Ferdinand knows nothing of sophomore slump with latest
A raft of articles recently has suggested that the fascination with well-scrubbed, well-mannered young men dubbed metrosexuals has passed. American women are more interested in scruffy dudes such as Vince Vaughn.

Sonic spotlight: Joe Herzberg

Quality of tailgating has improved

NASCAR Newsmaker: Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace, 49, has seven races remaining in his driving career and he's trying to go out in style.

Johnson accepts blame for crash
Upon further review, Jimmie Johnson was to blame for the first multi-car crash during Sunday's UAW-Ford 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

NASCAR Newsmaker: Rusty Wallace
Rusty Wallace, 49, has seven races remaining in his driving career and he's trying to go out in style.

Johnson accepts blame for crash

Johnson accepts blame for crash
Upon further review, Jimmie Johnson was to blame for the first multi-car crash during Sunday's UAW-Ford 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

NASCAR Newsmaker: Rusty Wallace

Quality of tailgating has improved
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Three hours before Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway, Doug and Karen Carter were still sluggish from a big breakfast.

Quality of tailgating has improved
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Three hours before Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway, Doug and Karen Carter were still sluggish from a big breakfast.

Atlanta's star QB learns to play hurt

Blame Favre for Carolina's near collapse

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Mr. Eddie L. White (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest W. White, Sr. (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Spencer Sanborn (FORT VALLEY, Ga.)

Rep. Henry L. Howard (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Theresa Huffman (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Carolyn Anne Hirsch (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gertrude Broyles (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Marjorie Campbell (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Clifford E. Curry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arsey "Bill" Corley (WINDSOR, S.C.)

Mrs. Eleanor Jordan (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Barnhart (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. William Jordan (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Buford Franklin Clark (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James H. Fambrough (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Leroy Griffin, Jr. (HICKORY, N.C.)

Mr. Michael G. Mulich (SFC AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Inez Barnes (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Luther Marshall (NEW YORK)

Mrs. Mary Irene Poole (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mr. Edmond S. Peebles (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Lois Pardue Berry (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Anna Mae Mckie (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Gertrude Broyles (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Inez Barnes (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Earl B. Barwick, Sr. (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frederick Welcher (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Janet Droba Rice (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Emily Forstner (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Marjorie Campbell (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. R.C. Jordan (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Joseph Kazragis, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Audrey Webster (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Presley E. Myers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Mae Lee (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jacquelyn P. Abbott (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Ms. Shirley Ann Jackson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William A. Stewart (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur P. McKee (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Albert Dugar (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Fay Zeigler Key (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Ms. Susie M. Lowe (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Williams, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Charles K. Butler (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Overtime

Paine is knocked from its pedestal

Area Announcements

Overtime

Area Announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

Paine is knocked from its pedestal
Sarah Lobstein's spikes have a thunderous sound about them.

Paine is knocked from its pedestal
Sarah Lobstein's spikes have a thunderous sound about them.

Area Announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

Overtime
Top-ranked USC Aiken and senior Scott Brown were repeat winners in the AFLAC/Cougar Invitational in Columbus, Ga.

Overtime
The Augusta Lynx announced that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Chris Pedota and forwards Paul Kelly and Joe Pereira.

Overtime
The Augusta Lynx announced that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Chris Pedota and forwards Paul Kelly and Joe Pereira.

Overtime
Top-ranked USC Aiken and senior Scott Brown were repeat winners in the AFLAC/Cougar Invitational in Columbus, Ga.

Blame Favre for Carolina's near collapse
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers were building a comfortable lead against Green Bay, but coach John Fox didn't dare let his team back down. Not with Brett Favre in the game.

Atlanta's star QB learns to play hurt
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - For a quarterback who puts himself at risk as much as Michael Vick, there's a skill that must be mastered as much as learning plays and reading defenses.

Blame Favre for Carolina's near collapse
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers were building a comfortable lead against Green Bay, but coach John Fox didn't dare let his team back down. Not with Brett Favre in the game.

Atlanta's star QB learns to play hurt
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - For a quarterback who puts himself at risk as much as Michael Vick, there's a skill that must be mastered as much as learning plays and reading defenses.

For Old Crow singer/fiddler, it's all about song choice

For Old Crow singer/fiddler, it's all about song choice
Jay Ketcham "Ketch" Secor thinks Bob Dylan made some great music for weddings.

For Old Crow singer/fiddler, it's all about song choice
Jay Ketcham "Ketch" Secor thinks Bob Dylan made some great music for weddings.

Health clinic has low-cost care, programs
Dana Nelms, the practice administrator for Druid Park Community Health Center, wanted to help people who fell through the cracks of government assistance and insurance costs. With the help of Project Access, Miracle Making Ministries Inc. formed a low-cost health clinic.

Military milestones
- Army Pfc. Adam J. Nettles, a 2005 graduate of Aiken High School and son of Lynn Nettles, of Aiken, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Health clinic has low-cost care, programs
Dana Nelms, the practice administrator for Druid Park Community Health Center, wanted to help people who fell through the cracks of government assistance and insurance costs. With the help of Project Access, Miracle Making Ministries Inc. formed a low-cost health clinic.

Oktoberfest conjures up community spirit
Fred and Ruth Seabrook are regulars. Twice a year, the Anderson, S.C., couple travel to Fort Gordon for the Fort Gordon Service Club's flea market to sell their collectible glass and cast-iron pieces.

Georgia Military College honor list
The following area students have been honored at Georgia Military College, Augusta:

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

School lunch menu
RIchmond County school lunch menu.

50th wedding anniversary: James and Frances M. Wooten
James and Frances M. Wooten celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27 with a dinner at T's restaurant given by their family and friends. The couple has two daughters, Beverly W. Griffin and LaVern Surrency; a son, James Wooten III; and several grandchildren.

Georgia Military College honor list
The following area students have been honored at Georgia Military College, Augusta:

Richmond County restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Across the river
AIKEN NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION CHAPTER BANQUET: 6 p.m. today; Aiken County Shrine Club, U.S. Highway 1, Aiken; $50, couples $80, sponsors $275; (803) 641-1242, 649-9996

Senior pageant puts importance on inner beauty
To call the Ms. Senior Georgia-Carolina Pageant simply a beauty pageant doesn't quite cover it, according to its organizers and contestants.

Medical alliance raises money for education
Richmond County Medical Society Alliance believes in education for the good of medicine. That's why the group, with a membership of more than 100 doctors' spouses, puts forth great efforts to raise money to increase health awareness throughout the Augusta community.

Events
The 30901 Development Corp. board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way.

Senior pageant puts importance on inner beauty
To call the Ms. Senior Georgia-Carolina Pageant simply a beauty pageant doesn't quite cover it, according to its organizers and contestants.

This week
Fine Arts gala: 8 tonight; the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $10; free with valid ASU student ID; 667-4807

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

Post Happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Ryan Wehmeyer, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Area celebrities fire up grills to raise money
The aroma of sizzling steaks, ribs and chicken filled Lake Olmstead Park on Saturday as about 70 men helped raise money for the 30901 Development Corp. through the Celebrity Men's Cook-off.

Medical alliance raises money for education
Richmond County Medical Society Alliance believes in education for the good of medicine. That's why the group, with a membership of more than 100 doctors' spouses, puts forth great efforts to raise money to increase health awareness throughout the Augusta community.

Reunions
WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL 1995: Seeking classmates for a 10-year reunion Friday-Saturday; (706) 738-5774 or e-mail westsidehigh1995@hotmail.com

50th wedding anniversary: James and Frances M. Wooten
James and Frances M. Wooten celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27 with a dinner at T's restaurant given by their family and friends. The couple has two daughters, Beverly W. Griffin and LaVern Surrency; a son, James Wooten III; and several grandchildren.

Richmond County restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Residents of Eagle Pointe have city at their fingertips
For Don and Joan Wanner, it was their best buy. Situated in west Augusta, Eagle Pointe is a small neighborhood off of Skinner Mill Road, behind Best Buy on Walton Way Extension.

This week
Fine Arts gala: 8 tonight; the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way; $10; free with valid ASU student ID; 667-4807

Lifelong learning courses come to soldiers
When the concept of "lifelong learning" was introduced at Fort Gordon four years ago, the idea seemed a little far-fetched.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

Fall Festival brightens life for veterans at center
The second floor of the uptown Department of Veterans Affairs Center was bursting with activity Sept. 29 with about 300 patients participating in the 36th annual Fall Festival.

Area celebrities fire up grills to raise money
The aroma of sizzling steaks, ribs and chicken filled Lake Olmstead Park on Saturday as about 70 men helped raise money for the 30901 Development Corp. through the Celebrity Men's Cook-off.

Georgia Farmers Market
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Events
The 30901 Development Corp. board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876.

Residents of Eagle Pointe have city at their fingertips
For Don and Joan Wanner, it was their best buy. Situated in west Augusta, Eagle Pointe is a small neighborhood off of Skinner Mill Road, behind Best Buy on Walton Way Extension.

Georgia Farmers Market
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Oktoberfest conjures up community spirit
Fred and Ruth Seabrook are regulars. Twice a year, the Anderson, S.C., couple travel to Fort Gordon for the Fort Gordon Service Club's flea market to sell their collectible glass and cast-iron pieces.

School lunch menu
RIchmond County school lunch menu.

Across the river
AIKEN NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION CHAPTER BANQUET: 6 p.m. today; Aiken County Shrine Club, U.S. Highway 1, Aiken; $50, couples $80, sponsors $275; (803) 641-1242, 649-9996

Events
FORT DISCOVERY DINOSAURS: Through Oct. 30; lifelike dinosaurs exhibited in the Knox Gallery

Lifelong learning courses come to soldiers
When the concept of "lifelong learning" was introduced at Fort Gordon four years ago, the idea seemed a little far-fetched.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876.

Fall Festival brightens life for veterans at center
The second floor of the uptown Department of Veterans Affairs Center was bursting with activity Sept. 29 with about 300 patients participating in the 36th annual Fall Festival.

Military milestones
- Army Pfc. Adam J. Nettles, a 2005 graduate of Aiken High School and son of Lynn Nettles, of Aiken, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.

Things to do
PICNIC WITH THE ORCHES-TRA!: Saturday, begins at 4 p.m., picnic registration 4-5:30 p.m., orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m.; Forsyth Park, 102 West Hall St., Savannah, Ga., free; (912) 651-6417

Things to do
PICNIC WITH THE ORCHES-TRA!: Saturday, begins at 4 p.m., picnic registration 4-5:30 p.m., orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m.; Forsyth Park, 102 West Hall St., Savannah, Ga., free; (912) 651-6417

Events
The 30901 Development Corp. board of directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Beulah Grove Community Resource Center, 1446 Lee Beard Way.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

Post Happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Ryan Wehmeyer, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Library events
BOARD MEETING: The Augusta-Richmond County Library Board will meet at the Main Library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17.

Library events
BOARD MEETING: The Augusta-Richmond County Library Board will meet at the Main Library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17.

Reunions
WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL 1995: Seeking classmates for a 10-year reunion Friday-Saturday; (706) 738-5774 or e-mail westsidehigh1995@hotmail.com

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Events

Medical alliance raises money for education

Richmond County restaurant ratings

50th wedding anniversary: James and Frances M. Wooten

Post Happenings

Lifelong learning courses come to soldiers

Residents of Eagle Pointe have city at their fingertips

Area celebrities fire up grills to raise money

Senior pageant puts importance on inner beauty

This week

Pet of the week

Library events

Reunions

Oktoberfest conjures up community spirit

Military milestones

Across the river

Recycling centers

Health clinic has low-cost care, programs

Meetings

Events

School lunch menu

Things to do

Georgia Farmers Market

For the record

Georgia Military College honor list

Fall Festival brightens life for veterans at center

'Next' Tiger Woods needs to win like him

Production designers brings movie sets and scripts to life

Conan O'Brien turns his show over to U2 on Thursday
NEW YORK - In his 12 years in charge of booking musical guests on Conan O'Brien's "Late Night," Jim Pitt always listed U2 and Johnny Cash as the dream artists he'd tried but never succeeded in getting.

Conan O'Brien turns his show over to U2 on Thursday
NEW YORK - In his 12 years in charge of booking musical guests on Conan O'Brien's "Late Night," Jim Pitt always listed U2 and Johnny Cash as the dream artists he'd tried but never succeeded in getting.

Sid Caesar marvels at technology with DVDs
LOS ANGELES - Sid Caesar sounds a bit bemused by the technology that has allowed his classic TV shows to reach a new generation via DVD.

Two weeks into fall season, juggling begins

Sid Caesar marvels at technology with DVDs
LOS ANGELES - Sid Caesar sounds a bit bemused by the technology that has allowed his classic TV shows to reach a new generation via DVD.

Sid Caesar marvels at technology with DVDs

Two weeks into fall season, juggling begins
NEW YORK - Two weeks into a new TV season and the juggling of schedules has already begun, except at quick-starting ABC and CBS.

Two weeks into fall season, juggling begins
NEW YORK - Two weeks into a new TV season and the juggling of schedules has already begun, except at quick-starting ABC and CBS.

Conan O'Brien turns his show over to U2 on Thursday

Liquid Life: Ballroom Billiards

Club calendar

Redundant 'Spider-Man' comes up short on action

Stuff to do

Partake in joe, hookah at new bar

Applause calendar

People in the News

Grubbin': Wicked Wasabi

Proper etiquette helps both sides of bar

Benigni's new film focuses on war in Iraq

Jagger denies reports of Stones rift over his girlfriend

Spotted

Questions about 'Dogs about to be answered
ATHENS, Ga. - The glow of a dominating season-opening win over Boise State dimmed a bit when the Broncos fell out of the top 25 and lost again the following week to Oregon State.

Georgia win would break Vols' record
ATHENS, Ga. - Before Mark Richt arrived at Georgia, a generation had passed since the Bulldogs had left Knoxville, Tenn., as winners.

Georgia win would break Vols' record

Questions about 'Dogs about to be answered

Questions about 'Dogs about to be answered
ATHENS, Ga. - The glow of a dominating season-opening win over Boise State dimmed a bit when the Broncos fell out of the top 25 and lost again the following week to Oregon State.

Georgia win would break Vols' record
ATHENS, Ga. - Before Mark Richt arrived at Georgia, a generation had passed since the Bulldogs had left Knoxville, Tenn., as winners.

Production designers brings movie sets and scripts to life
Actors and directors often get the glory, but much of what a film audience sees on screen is the work of a largely unheralded team of artisans. Chief among these is the production designer. The final word on all matters regarding scenery, sets, locations and costumes, production designers are responsible for the overall look and atmosphere of a movie. They imagine and oversee every grand ballroom and squalid tenement, each quaint country kitchen and flashing science fiction control room. Without them, most movies would look like the bare interior of a soundstage or the same studio street front, over and over again. Below are a few outstanding examples of the art of production design:

Production designers brings movie sets and scripts to life
Actors and directors often get the glory, but much of what a film audience sees on screen is the work of a largely unheralded team of artisans. Chief among these is the production designer. The final word on all matters regarding scenery, sets, locations and costumes, production designers are responsible for the overall look and atmosphere of a movie. They imagine and oversee every grand ballroom and squalid tenement, each quaint country kitchen and flashing science fiction control room. Without them, most movies would look like the bare interior of a soundstage or the same studio street front, over and over again. Below are a few outstanding examples of the art of production design:

Spurrier's job harder after Auburn loss
COLUMBIA, S.C. - These days when Steve Spurrier wants to remember winning football, he'll look at his championship trophies and plaques.

Spurrier's job harder after Auburn loss

Spurrier's job harder after Auburn loss
COLUMBIA, S.C. - These days when Steve Spurrier wants to remember winning football, he'll look at his championship trophies and plaques.

Now an ace can lead to bright future
There are perks that come with making a hole-in-one - aside, of course, from having the information printed in the local newspaper.

Now an ace can lead to bright future
There are perks that come with making a hole-in-one - aside, of course, from having the information printed in the local newspaper.

Events

School lunch menu

Around the block

Group is putting children in motion

Milestones

Veterans ring in fall with festival

Fort marks Oktoberfest with fun, food

Area adult literacy sites

Meetings

Navy vet tells story of Tuskegee Airmen for freedom series

Winter Colony home becomes private club

Reunions

Physics students build launchers for competition

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