Mulder, Cardinals stay strong to beat Padres
ST. LOUIS - When Mark Mulder took a line drive off his arm in the second inning and doubled over in pain, the St. Louis Cardinals figured it would be a short outing for their 16-game winner.

Mulder, Cardinals stay strong to beat Padres

Mulder, Cardinals stay strong to beat Padres
ST. LOUIS - When Mark Mulder took a line drive off his arm in the second inning and doubled over in pain, the St. Louis Cardinals figured it would be a short outing for their 16-game winner.

Sentimental shopper hunts bargains but finds epitaph

Reitsma's result is a familiar one
ATLANTA - The Braves' regular-season king of giving up cheap hits was also anointed with the postseason crown in Wednesday's Game 1 of the Division Series against Houston.

Reitsma's result is a familiar one
ATLANTA - The Braves' regular-season king of giving up cheap hits was also anointed with the postseason crown in Wednesday's Game 1 of the Division Series against Houston.

Reitsma's result is a familiar one

McCann still beaming over 'neat' moment
HOUSTON - The Boston Red Sox, the band of reigning champs who dubbed themselves "The Idiots," are gone from this postseason.

Rookie helps Atlanta even series
ATLANTA - When the conversation spun Thursday afternoon toward the man known as the Rocket, the Braves' Chipper Jones sighed, thought about it and then put forth the notion that Roger Clemens' pant legs function the same as any other ballplayer's.

Surprising Sosa calm about debut
HOUSTON - What's Jorge Sosa worth to the Braves, specifically the team's starting rotation? Forget a million bucks.

Surprising Sosa calm about debut

Rookie helps Atlanta even series
ATLANTA - When the conversation spun Thursday afternoon toward the man known as the Rocket, the Braves' Chipper Jones sighed, thought about it and then put forth the notion that Roger Clemens' pant legs function the same as any other ballplayer's.

Surprising Sosa calm about debut
HOUSTON - What's Jorge Sosa worth to the Braves, specifically the team's starting rotation? Forget a million bucks.

McCann still beaming over 'neat' moment

McCann still beaming over 'neat' moment
HOUSTON - The Boston Red Sox, the band of reigning champs who dubbed themselves "The Idiots," are gone from this postseason.

Rookie helps Atlanta even series

Hurricane contracts to be rebid

Stocks lose ground amid inflation woes
NEW YORK - Chronic economic worries stifled Wall Street's attempt at a rebound Thursday as stocks fell for a third consecutive session despite a solid outlook at General Electric Co. and modest but better-than-expected retail sales reports.

Stocks lose ground amid inflation woes

Hurricane contracts to be rebid
WASHINGTON - Millions of dollars in federal contracts for Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts that were handed out with little or no competition will be rebid to prevent waste or abuse, FEMA chief R. David Paulison said Thursday.

Delta willing to go to court
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc. is prepared to use the bankruptcy court to achieve $325 million in cost concessions from its pilots if the company and union can't reach a deal on their own, Chief Executive Gerald Grinstein said Thursday.

Hurricane contracts to be rebid
WASHINGTON - Millions of dollars in federal contracts for Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts that were handed out with little or no competition will be rebid to prevent waste or abuse, FEMA chief R. David Paulison said Thursday.

MCI authorizes Verizon deal

Dublin officials explore Georgia

Delta willing to go to court

Katrina won't scar economy
WASHINGTON - Hurricane Katrina bruised the economy in September, causing the first nationwide job loss in two years, but the damage wasn't as awful as many had feared.

MCI authorizes Verizon deal
ASHBURN, Va. - MCI Inc. shareholders voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve an $8.4 billion acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc., despite some lingering shareholder resentment over the company's rejection of a higher bid.

Plight gives rise to 'city'
ATLANTA - It's not often that a new city pops up complete with upscale shopping, plush condos, a ritzy hotel, gleaming office towers and a national reputation.

Katrina won't scar economy
WASHINGTON - Hurricane Katrina bruised the economy in September, causing the first nationwide job loss in two years, but the damage wasn't as awful as many had feared.

Dublin officials explore Georgia
ATLANTA - One day, Savannah students could be brewing animation in Dublin's old Guinness factory as a result of talks over coffee and bagels in Atlanta on Wednesday morning.

Delta willing to go to court
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc. is prepared to use the bankruptcy court to achieve $325 million in cost concessions from its pilots if the company and union can't reach a deal on their own, Chief Executive Gerald Grinstein said Thursday.

Stocks lose ground amid inflation woes
NEW YORK - Chronic economic worries stifled Wall Street's attempt at a rebound Thursday as stocks fell for a third consecutive session despite a solid outlook at General Electric Co. and modest but better-than-expected retail sales reports.

Dublin officials explore Georgia
ATLANTA - One day, Savannah students could be brewing animation in Dublin's old Guinness factory as a result of talks over coffee and bagels in Atlanta on Wednesday morning.

Plight gives rise to 'city'

MCI authorizes Verizon deal
ASHBURN, Va. - MCI Inc. shareholders voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve an $8.4 billion acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc., despite some lingering shareholder resentment over the company's rejection of a higher bid.

Katrina won't scar economy

Plight gives rise to 'city'
ATLANTA - It's not often that a new city pops up complete with upscale shopping, plush condos, a ritzy hotel, gleaming office towers and a national reputation.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 7, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 7, 2005.

Hass puts up impressive numbers

Hass puts up impressive numbers
CORVALLIS, Ore. - In 2001, Mike Hass was a wide-eyed walk-on at Oregon State. No one had offered him a scholarship, not even Division I-AA Portland State, so he decided to give the Beavers a try.

No. 13 Gators seek revenge, rebound
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The road loss was Florida's most disappointing and embarrassing in recent years.

No. 13 Gators seek revenge, rebound

No. 13 Gators seek revenge, rebound
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The road loss was Florida's most disappointing and embarrassing in recent years.

Hass puts up impressive numbers
CORVALLIS, Ore. - In 2001, Mike Hass was a wide-eyed walk-on at Oregon State. No one had offered him a scholarship, not even Division I-AA Portland State, so he decided to give the Beavers a try.

Graniteville's latest toll
The Norfolk Southern train wreck chlorine spill that killed nine people and injured a couple of hundred more in Graniteville last January is the toll that keeps on mounting. The bad news just won't stop.

Roberts' first big test
It didn't take long for new U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. to hear his first hot-button case. Oregon's doctor-assisted suicide law - fraught with moral and religious overtones - was argued before the high court Wednesday.

Graniteville's latest toll

Bush stops pussyfooting
The speech President Bush gave Thursday to boost public support for the Iraq war should have been given a couple of years ago. And the themes should have been repeated time and again since then.

Graniteville's latest toll
The Norfolk Southern train wreck chlorine spill that killed nine people and injured a couple of hundred more in Graniteville last January is the toll that keeps on mounting. The bad news just won't stop.

Don't rush consolidation
Why the big rush? That's the question key members of the Columbia County legislative delegation rightly want answered before they'll move ahead in January with the county commission's request to get a consolidation referendum on the ballot by next July.

Roberts' first big test
It didn't take long for new U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. to hear his first hot-button case. Oregon's doctor-assisted suicide law - fraught with moral and religious overtones - was argued before the high court Wednesday.

Bush stops pussyfooting
The speech President Bush gave Thursday to boost public support for the Iraq war should have been given a couple of years ago. And the themes should have been repeated time and again since then.

Don't rush consolidation
Why the big rush? That's the question key members of the Columbia County legislative delegation rightly want answered before they'll move ahead in January with the county commission's request to get a consolidation referendum on the ballot by next July.

Don't rush consolidation

Roberts' first big test

Bush stops pussyfooting

Celebs straddle truth, timing in refuting rumors
NEW YORK - When is a denial not a denial? Life as a Hollywood couple means perpetual breakup rumors - which means perpetual insistence that "things are good."

Leoni visits Vietnam as UNICEF ambassador
HANOI, Vietnam - Tea Leoni visited young Vietnamese at a support center for people who are HIV-positive, promoting AIDS awareness in a country where infection rates are rising.

Leoni visits Vietnam as UNICEF ambassador
HANOI, Vietnam - Tea Leoni visited young Vietnamese at a support center for people who are HIV-positive, promoting AIDS awareness in a country where infection rates are rising.

People in the News
NEW YORK - The blue vs. red political quips of "The Daily Show" is getting a peppermint infusion.

Celebs straddle truth, timing in refuting rumors
NEW YORK - When is a denial not a denial? Life as a Hollywood couple means perpetual breakup rumors - which means perpetual insistence that "things are good."

Esquire dubs Jessica Biel sexiest woman alive
NEW YORK - Jessica Biel has been proclaimed "the sexiest woman alive" by Esquire magazine.

People in the News
WASHINGTON - Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will make their first visit to the White House since their marriage, officials announced Thursday.

People in the News
NEW YORK - The blue vs. red political quips of "The Daily Show" is getting a peppermint infusion.

Esquire dubs Jessica Biel sexiest woman alive
NEW YORK - Jessica Biel has been proclaimed "the sexiest woman alive" by Esquire magazine.

People in the News
WASHINGTON - Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, will make their first visit to the White House since their marriage, officials announced Thursday.

Americans' increase their borrowing in August
WASHINGTON - Americans increased borrowing on their credit cards and for purchases such as autos in August, although the gain wasn't as sizable as it was the previous month.

Americans' increase their borrowing in August

Americans' increase their borrowing in August
WASHINGTON - Americans increased borrowing on their credit cards and for purchases such as autos in August, although the gain wasn't as sizable as it was the previous month.

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.

Tuten saves best catch for last
Following runner-up finishes in many local bass tournaments over the past several years, firefighter Mike Tuten had a burning desire to make the prestigious Mr. Clark Hill Bass Fishing Championship first major victory.

Wind, rain are welcomed by anglers

Wind, rain are welcomed by anglers
There's a positive slant about this week's high northeast winds and rains: Fishing conditions on Strom Thurmond Lake and elsewhere will get decidedly better.

Wind, rain are welcomed by anglers
There's a positive slant about this week's high northeast winds and rains: Fishing conditions on Strom Thurmond Lake and elsewhere will get decidedly better.

Tuten saves best catch for last
Following runner-up finishes in many local bass tournaments over the past several years, firefighter Mike Tuten had a burning desire to make the prestigious Mr. Clark Hill Bass Fishing Championship first major victory.

Fishing tournaments

Tuten saves best catch for last

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.

Caterpillars can damage azaleas

Tundra is anything but empty for autumn visitors

Fall brings down leaves, limbs, aphid sap

Fall brings down leaves, limbs, aphid sap
The summer heat has finally abated, but for trees, the fun has just begun. Autumn officially arrived Sept. 22, and in the next few weeks the tall, green plants will play up the other term for the season, "fall."

Caterpillars can damage azaleas
Azalea caterpillars are a nuisance for area azaleas, but they can avoided.

Caterpillars can damage azaleas
Azalea caterpillars are a nuisance for area azaleas, but they can avoided.

Fall brings down leaves, limbs, aphid sap
The summer heat has finally abated, but for trees, the fun has just begun. Autumn officially arrived Sept. 22, and in the next few weeks the tall, green plants will play up the other term for the season, "fall."

Tundra is anything but empty for autumn visitors
KIANA, Alaska. - Crimson comes early to the Arctic. The tundra seldom draws visitors strictly on the strength of its fall colors, but the horizon-to-horizon display is a visual feast for the fortunate few waiting for the caribou to arrive or who are here picking berries.

Tundra is anything but empty for autumn visitors
KIANA, Alaska. - Crimson comes early to the Arctic. The tundra seldom draws visitors strictly on the strength of its fall colors, but the horizon-to-horizon display is a visual feast for the fortunate few waiting for the caribou to arrive or who are here picking berries.

Jackets drop heartbreaker
ATLANTA - ESPN bills its Thursday night game as a college football special.

Jackets' mainstays make miscues, too
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech fans can usually count on two constants when it comes to their football team.

Jackets drop heartbreaker
ATLANTA - ESPN bills its Thursday night game as a college football special.

Jackets' mainstays make miscues, too
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech fans can usually count on two constants when it comes to their football team.

Jackets' mainstays make miscues, too

Jackets drop heartbreaker

Player of the Week

Jackets kick Wildcats

Radio schedule

Knights just miss first win

Irish can't stop Devils

Spartans air it out to bust up Rebels' defense

Power Poll

Morgan blows past Westside in second half

Briarwood LB is tough to slow down

Harlem sets stage for a region clash

Coaches Confidential

Wolfpack roll dice, but come up short

Thoroughbreds down Bruins

Week 8 Key Matchups

Warriors' drive to success starts on the bus

Prep Football Schedule

Wildcats don't miss a beat

Wildcats don't miss a beat
Coming off a bye week, Laney coach Eric Parker was worried about the kind of start his team would have against Putnam County Friday night at ARC Stadium.

Player of the Week
This week's Player of the Week:

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Who was the best area player you've ever coached against?*

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Who was the best area player you've ever coached against?*

Spartans air it out to bust up Rebels' defense
HEPHZIBAH - Glenn Hills coach Felix Curry had a definite answer this week on the status of standout running back Ricky Young.

Briarwood LB is tough to slow down
Ask the competition about Tyler Wester. Thomas Jefferson coach Chuck Wimberly has one loss this season. It was to Briarwood Academy and Wester, who excels at linebacker in a 5-3 set.

Wolfpack roll dice, but come up short
Greenbrier and Baldwin battled each other through heavy rain, scoreboard problems and light failures before Baldwin escaped with a 14-13 win Friday night.

Prep Football Schedule
All games at 7:30 p.m.

Radio schedule
Tonight

Radio schedule
Tonight

Thoroughbreds down Bruins
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The "second" season offered the same final results on the scoreboard for Orangeburg-Wilkinson on Friday night.

Warriors' drive to success starts on the bus
The reason why Jefferson County is 6-0 and off to the best start in history is its wheels.

Jackets kick Wildcats
The field was a muddy mess, and every step was an adventure.

Harlem sets stage for a region clash
HARLEM - Harlem notched its second consecutive region win with a wet-and-wild 26-6 Homecoming victory over Butler on Friday night, setting up a Region 3-AAA showdown with Cross Creek next week.

Power Poll
The area's top 10 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.

Knights just miss first win
SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Winless Evans battled back from a two touchdown deficit, but still came up short in Region 2-AAAA.

Briarwood LB is tough to slow down
Ask the competition about Tyler Wester. Thomas Jefferson coach Chuck Wimberly has one loss this season. It was to Briarwood Academy and Wester, who excels at linebacker in a 5-3 set.

Thoroughbreds down Bruins
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The "second" season offered the same final results on the scoreboard for Orangeburg-Wilkinson on Friday night.

Prep Football Schedule
All games at 7:30 p.m.

Spartans air it out to bust up Rebels' defense
HEPHZIBAH - Glenn Hills coach Felix Curry had a definite answer this week on the status of standout running back Ricky Young.

Week 8 Key Matchups
WARREN COUNTY (5-1) AT AQUINAS (4-2)

Knights just miss first win
SPRINGFIELD, Ga. -- Winless Evans battled back from a two touchdown deficit, but still came up short in Region 2-AAAA.

Power Poll
The area's top 10 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.

Wildcats don't miss a beat
Coming off a bye week, Laney coach Eric Parker was worried about the kind of start his team would have against Putnam County Friday night at ARC Stadium.

Wolfpack roll dice, but come up short
Greenbrier and Baldwin battled each other through heavy rain, scoreboard problems and light failures before Baldwin escaped with a 14-13 win Friday night.

Irish can't stop Devils
It was one of those rare moments when a game of 48 minutes, 500-plus yards and 66 points scored could be summed up with 19 seconds of action.

Irish can't stop Devils
It was one of those rare moments when a game of 48 minutes, 500-plus yards and 66 points scored could be summed up with 19 seconds of action.

Harlem sets stage for a region clash
HARLEM - Harlem notched its second consecutive region win with a wet-and-wild 26-6 Homecoming victory over Butler on Friday night, setting up a Region 3-AAA showdown with Cross Creek next week.

Morgan blows past Westside in second half
Morgan County got deep into Westside territory twice in the first half Friday night at The Battlefield, but a turnover and a missed field goal left the Bulldogs trailing by seven points at halftime.

Morgan blows past Westside in second half
Morgan County got deep into Westside territory twice in the first half Friday night at The Battlefield, but a turnover and a missed field goal left the Bulldogs trailing by seven points at halftime.

Player of the Week
This week's Player of the Week:

Jackets kick Wildcats
The field was a muddy mess, and every step was an adventure.

Week 8 Key Matchups
WARREN COUNTY (5-1) AT AQUINAS (4-2)

Warriors' drive to success starts on the bus
The reason why Jefferson County is 6-0 and off to the best start in history is its wheels.

Ward is starter while Gerber recovers
RALEIGH, N.C. - Cam Ward made an impressive debut with the Carolina Hurricanes, stopping all 24 shots to secure a shutout in his very first start.

Ward is starter while Gerber recovers

Ward is starter while Gerber recovers
RALEIGH, N.C. - Cam Ward made an impressive debut with the Carolina Hurricanes, stopping all 24 shots to secure a shutout in his very first start.

Sentimental shopper hunts bargains but finds epitaph
When the Kmart on Washington Road opened many years ago, I thought the least I could do was drop in and buy something.

Sentimental shopper hunts bargains but finds epitaph
When the Kmart on Washington Road opened many years ago, I thought the least I could do was drop in and buy something.

Differentiate science and religion

Abortions slay only the innocent
As a nation, we are saddened by the thousands of lives lost to hurricanes Katrina and Rita. This sadness has given rise to outrage. Amy Peduto, Augusta

Abortions slay only the innocent
As a nation, we are saddened by the thousands of lives lost to hurricanes Katrina and Rita. This sadness has given rise to outrage. Amy Peduto, Augusta

Terrorist is still wanted and missing
Where is Osama bin Laden? By the time night fell on this past Sept. 11, Osama bin Laden had already been at large for 1,461 days - about one day for every two Americans he killed on 9-11.Sandy Untermyer, Appling

Race isn't as important as some think

Column on culture war was on-target
Wow! Dr. Albert Kitchen's Oct. 1 opinion piece, "Don't ignore the war at home - this one is cultural and religious," was a masterfully created blow to the historical re-constructionists' position.Art Denney, North Augusta, S.C.

Differentiate science and religion
I have read with interest recent letters regarding the debate over intelligent design vs. evolution. Rather than debate scientific details or specific religious beliefs, I'd like to summarize the two opposing philosophies and propose an alternate viewpoint.

Race isn't as important as some think
I don't normally read "City Ink," and I don't live in Augusta city limits, so maybe I don't have the right to voice my opinion about what disturbed me.Connie Solomon, Hephzibah

Differentiate science and religion
I have read with interest recent letters regarding the debate over intelligent design vs. evolution. Rather than debate scientific details or specific religious beliefs, I'd like to summarize the two opposing philosophies and propose an alternate viewpoint.

Katrina exposed incompetence
I felt an urge to write about the response to Hurricane Katrina a few days after the storm hit. But much like the very people commenting on every television network, I knew very little because it was too soon.Herbert A. Edney IV, Augusta

Column on culture war was on-target

Column on culture war was on-target
Wow! Dr. Albert Kitchen's Oct. 1 opinion piece, "Don't ignore the war at home - this one is cultural and religious," was a masterfully created blow to the historical re-constructionists' position.Art Denney, North Augusta, S.C.

Terrorist is still wanted and missing

Katrina exposed incompetence

Race isn't as important as some think
I don't normally read "City Ink," and I don't live in Augusta city limits, so maybe I don't have the right to voice my opinion about what disturbed me.Connie Solomon, Hephzibah

Terrorist is still wanted and missing
Where is Osama bin Laden? By the time night fell on this past Sept. 11, Osama bin Laden had already been at large for 1,461 days - about one day for every two Americans he killed on 9-11.Sandy Untermyer, Appling

Katrina exposed incompetence
I felt an urge to write about the response to Hurricane Katrina a few days after the storm hit. But much like the very people commenting on every television network, I knew very little because it was too soon.Herbert A. Edney IV, Augusta

Abortions slay only the innocent

Ford's Tyrannosaurus rex, Excursion, becomes extinct

Living briefs

Auto briefs

Paris trends favor a return to soft femininity

Designer's style evoke Imperial Russia

Safety investigations join recalls

2006 Honda Civics get peppier, pricier

Products of the future presented at GM's TechWorld

Auto briefs
Dodge confirmed Wednesday that it will add the Nitro sport utility vehicle to its lineup for the 2007 model year, reports AutoWeek online.

Ford's Tyrannosaurus rex, Excursion, becomes extinct
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The last Ford Excursion, a super-size sport utility vehicle, rolled off the assembly line Sept. 30 as the automaker focuses to producing more fuel-efficient vehicles.

Paris trends favor a return to soft femininity
PARIS - The legendary designer Yohji Yamamoto paraded out camouflage prints in fabrics that smacked of war on a Paris runway on Sunday, but used bouncy shapes with an unmistakably romantic flavor.

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

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

Safety investigations join recalls
The government is investigating whether the rear coil spring can fracture and punch a hole in the rear tires of some models of the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable, federal auto safety officials said Tuesday.

Safety investigations join recalls
The government is investigating whether the rear coil spring can fracture and punch a hole in the rear tires of some models of the Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable, federal auto safety officials said Tuesday.

2006 Honda Civics get peppier, pricier
The Honda Civic's title as America's best-selling compact car is safe.

2006 Honda Civics get peppier, pricier
The Honda Civic's title as America's best-selling compact car is safe.

Products of the future presented at GM's TechWorld
WARREN, Mich. - Imagine a car that will only start with a scan of its owner's fingerprint. Or a vehicle that heats up instantly, even in the dead of winter.

Ford's Tyrannosaurus rex, Excursion, becomes extinct
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The last Ford Excursion, a super-size sport utility vehicle, rolled off the assembly line Sept. 30 as the automaker focuses to producing more fuel-efficient vehicles.

Designer's style evoke Imperial Russia
NEW YORK - Russian styles are invading U.S. stores and they're being greeted with open arms.

Auto briefs
Dodge confirmed Wednesday that it will add the Nitro sport utility vehicle to its lineup for the 2007 model year, reports AutoWeek online.

Paris trends favor a return to soft femininity
PARIS - The legendary designer Yohji Yamamoto paraded out camouflage prints in fabrics that smacked of war on a Paris runway on Sunday, but used bouncy shapes with an unmistakably romantic flavor.

Designer's style evoke Imperial Russia
NEW YORK - Russian styles are invading U.S. stores and they're being greeted with open arms.

Products of the future presented at GM's TechWorld
WARREN, Mich. - Imagine a car that will only start with a scan of its owner's fingerprint. Or a vehicle that heats up instantly, even in the dead of winter.

Augusta roster set; Texas team sits out
On the same day teams had to turn their training camp rosters in to the ECHL, the league announced that its board of governors approved the Texas Wildcatters' request for a voluntary suspension.

Augusta roster set; Texas team sits out
On the same day teams had to turn their training camp rosters in to the ECHL, the league announced that its board of governors approved the Texas Wildcatters' request for a voluntary suspension.

Augusta roster set; Texas team sits out

Correction
- A map that accompanied a story Thursday on the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam mislabeled Augusta Regional Airport.

Girl Scouts storm Atlanta
ATLANTA - Nikkia McNeal warily eyed a replica of Juliette Gordon Low's Girl Scout uniform - a thick, khaki skirt that stretched to the floor and a long-sleeved, military-style field jacket.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Family Y plan is opposed

Student privacy policy questioned

News you can use

Change boosts office's results
ATLANTA - Another sales-tax holiday started Thursday, bringing into focus the ability of the Department of Revenue to adjust to the new demands it's under.

Kid of the Day

Across the area

Ex-NAACP president dies at 80
An Augusta civil rights activist and former president of the Augusta branch of the NAACP died Thursday.

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

Former hostage deals with criticism
Ashley Smith knew there would be cynicism when she revealed to the world that she gave accused Fulton County courthouse shooter Brian Nichols crystal meth while he held her hostage last spring.

Across Georgia
WASHINGTON - Rep. John Lewis says it's unlikely Georgia Democrats will mount a legal challenge to a recently approved congressional map, even though he contends at least one of the new districts will limit the influence of black voters.

Area finally gets showers
Thursday's soaking from Tropical Depression Tammy caused heavy downpours but didn't produce significant flooding in Richmond and Columbia counties, experts said.

Ex-NAACP president dies at 80

Augusta remembers Henry Howard
State Rep. Henry Howard was remembered Friday as a working-class family man who rose to become an influential member of Richmond County's legislative delegation, never losing sight of the needs of the 45,000 constituents he represented.

Across Georgia

News you can use
Entertainment events and activities for today include:

Across the Southeast

Augusta remembers Henry Howard
State Rep. Henry Howard was remembered Friday as a working-class family man who rose to become an influential member of Richmond County's legislative delegation, never losing sight of the needs of the 45,000 constituents he represented.

Correction

Superintendent is investigated
GIBSON, Ga. - The Georgia Professional Standards Commission is investigating Glascock County School Superintendent Jim Holton for allegedly falsifying school attendance records to meet Adequate Yearly Progress.

MCG seeks minorities

Kid of the Day
Lauren Elizabeth Herrera is today's Kid of the Day.

Across South Carolina

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

Florida company may buy St. Joseph

Sanford touts fitness
AIKEN - Since taking office in 2003, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has talked a lot about getting his constituents into better shape.

Flooding near lake is possible

MCG seeks minorities
Medical College of Georgia has teamed up with seven colleges in the state to raise the number of underrepresented minorities entering the medical profession.

Festivals still show life amid showers

Florida company may buy St. Joseph
The parent company of St. Joseph Hospital is negotiating with a Florida hospital-management company on the sale of the hospital.

Kid of the Day

Across South Carolina
CAMPOBELLO - Two suspected bank robbers ran into trouble when they split up to avoid police.

Across South Carolina

Flooding near lake is possible
As rainfall soaked much of the upper Savannah River Basin on Friday, Columbia County officials were wary of possible localized flooding, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was expecting shorelines to rise at Thurmond Lake and two other reservoirs upstream.

Pilots bring gyrocopters out for spin

Group wants contract with city
As a candidate, or elected officials, of Richmond County,

Augusta remembers Henry Howard

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested a man who they said pretended to be a police officer to a blind neighbor, records said.

News you can use

Festivals still show life amid showers
Remnants of Tropical Storm Tammy might have brought wet weather to the area Friday, but it wasn't enough to keep Augustans from getting their yearly Greek food fix.

Across Georgia

Family Y plan is opposed
Members of the Columbia County Recreation Advisory Board expressed dismay at the county commission's recent decision to examine allowing the Family Y to build on a county-owned park at a Thursday meeting.

Cutting school trips is savings option

Cutting school trips is savings option
School field trips could be cut in Richmond County, but school officials aren't sure how much the savings will be.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Prices among nation's highest

Across the Southeast
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - An 85-year-old Alzheimer's patient who wandered away from her home was found less than an hour later raped and shot.

Sanford touts fitness

ASU looks to end divide broadened by education

Across Georgia
CONYERS - When a Rockdale County judge wanted to revoke a man's probation on a shoplifting charge, the defendant happily agreed.

Florida company may buy St. Joseph
The parent company of St. Joseph Hospital is negotiating with a Florida hospital-management company on the sale of the hospital.

Change boosts office's results
ATLANTA - Another sales-tax holiday started Thursday, bringing into focus the ability of the Department of Revenue to adjust to the new demands it's under.

Across South Carolina
CAMPOBELLO - Two suspected bank robbers ran into trouble when they split up to avoid police.

Festivals still show life amid showers
Remnants of Tropical Storm Tammy might have brought wet weather to the area Friday, but it wasn't enough to keep Augustans from getting their yearly Greek food fix.

Area finally gets showers

Club works to add field facilities
Pupils will get plenty of new classrooms once a new Evans Middle School is constructed on Hereford Farm Road. They might, however, have to do without some facilities.

Former hostage deals with criticism

Group wants contract with city
As a candidate, or elected officials, of Richmond County,

Across Georgia
WASHINGTON - Rep. John Lewis says it's unlikely Georgia Democrats will mount a legal challenge to a recently approved congressional map, even though he contends at least one of the new districts will limit the influence of black voters.

Family Y plan is opposed
Members of the Columbia County Recreation Advisory Board expressed dismay at the county commission's recent decision to examine allowing the Family Y to build on a county-owned park at a Thursday meeting.

Across the area
An E-Z-Go employee was killed Thursday afternoon when he was crushed as he tried to free a jammed golf cart from an assembly-line machine.

Drive ending today
It's not just about the dollars donated, it's also about the people and relationships those dollars represent, Augusta State University's top development official said.

Rants and Raves
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Drivers ignore advice that helps save gas
Part of nearly every standard set of recommendations to save gasoline includes slowing down on roadways.

News you can use
Greek food, a bazaar, a Greek store and performances by a Greek band and a dancing troupe will be part of the annual festival from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Prices among nation's highest
Gasoline prices in South Carolina and Georgia, typically among the lowest in the country, have shot to the top since hurricanes ravaged the Gulf Coast.

Kid of the Day
Alexis Inglett is today's Kid of the Day.

US Airways picks up customers
In June, Earl and Fern Rodman saw the Augusta Regional Airport commercials telling area residents to "Fly There, Fly Home" and thought "Why not?"

Student privacy policy questioned
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Buried within the federal No Child Left Behind Act is a provision that requires school districts to give personal information about students to military recruiters

Kid of the Day
Alexis Inglett is today's Kid of the Day.

Change boosts office's results

ASU looks to end divide broadened by education
Education has been presented as the great equalizer in the pursuit of the American dream, but the country must "salvage" a dream that has not been equally available to everyone, Augusta State University officials said Friday.

Drive ending today
It's not just about the dollars donated, it's also about the people and relationships those dollars represent, Augusta State University's top development official said.

News you can use
Greek food, a bazaar, a Greek store and performances by a Greek band and a dancing troupe will be part of the annual festival from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Cutting school trips is savings option
School field trips could be cut in Richmond County, but school officials aren't sure how much the savings will be.

MCG seeks minorities
Medical College of Georgia has teamed up with seven colleges in the state to raise the number of underrepresented minorities entering the medical profession.

Pilots bring gyrocopters out for spin
AIKEN - The contemporary gift for a 10th wedding anniversary is diamonds. Tom Clark hinted to his wife, Tammy, on Friday that he was more interested in the traditional metallic gift of tin or aluminum.

US Airways picks up customers
In June, Earl and Fern Rodman saw the Augusta Regional Airport commercials telling area residents to "Fly There, Fly Home" and thought "Why not?"

Student privacy policy questioned
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Buried within the federal No Child Left Behind Act is a provision that requires school districts to give personal information about students to military recruiters

Former hostage deals with criticism
Ashley Smith knew there would be cynicism when she revealed to the world that she gave accused Fulton County courthouse shooter Brian Nichols crystal meth while he held her hostage last spring.

Ex-NAACP president dies at 80
An Augusta civil rights activist and former president of the Augusta branch of the NAACP died Thursday.

Drivers ignore advice that helps save gas
Part of nearly every standard set of recommendations to save gasoline includes slowing down on roadways.

Across South Carolina
DARLINGTON - Police responding to an alarm at a cash advance business found a naked man hanging from the ceiling Thursday morning.

Area finally gets showers
Thursday's soaking from Tropical Depression Tammy caused heavy downpours but didn't produce significant flooding in Richmond and Columbia counties, experts said.

Girl Scouts storm Atlanta
ATLANTA - Nikkia McNeal warily eyed a replica of Juliette Gordon Low's Girl Scout uniform - a thick, khaki skirt that stretched to the floor and a long-sleeved, military-style field jacket.

Prices among nation's highest
Gasoline prices in South Carolina and Georgia, typically among the lowest in the country, have shot to the top since hurricanes ravaged the Gulf Coast.

Club works to add field facilities
Pupils will get plenty of new classrooms once a new Evans Middle School is constructed on Hereford Farm Road. They might, however, have to do without some facilities.

Sanford touts fitness
AIKEN - Since taking office in 2003, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has talked a lot about getting his constituents into better shape.

Kid of the Day
Lauren Elizabeth Herrera is today's Kid of the Day.

Club works to add field facilities

Pilots bring gyrocopters out for spin
AIKEN - The contemporary gift for a 10th wedding anniversary is diamonds. Tom Clark hinted to his wife, Tammy, on Friday that he was more interested in the traditional metallic gift of tin or aluminum.

Across the area

Flooding near lake is possible
As rainfall soaked much of the upper Savannah River Basin on Friday, Columbia County officials were wary of possible localized flooding, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was expecting shorelines to rise at Thurmond Lake and two other reservoirs upstream.

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ASU looks to end divide broadened by education
Education has been presented as the great equalizer in the pursuit of the American dream, but the country must "salvage" a dream that has not been equally available to everyone, Augusta State University officials said Friday.

Girl Scouts storm Atlanta

Group wants contract with city

Across South Carolina
DARLINGTON - Police responding to an alarm at a cash advance business found a naked man hanging from the ceiling Thursday morning.

US Airways picks up customers

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested a man who they said pretended to be a police officer to a blind neighbor, records said.

Drivers ignore advice that helps save gas

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Superintendent is investigated

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Entertainment events and activities for today include:

Drive ending today

Superintendent is investigated
GIBSON, Ga. - The Georgia Professional Standards Commission is investigating Glascock County School Superintendent Jim Holton for allegedly falsifying school attendance records to meet Adequate Yearly Progress.

Columbus day closings

Across Georgia
CONYERS - When a Rockdale County judge wanted to revoke a man's probation on a shoplifting charge, the defendant happily agreed.

Correction
- A map that accompanied a story Thursday on the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam mislabeled Augusta Regional Airport.

Smoltzie always gives team hope
ATLANTA - It's been six long years since the Atlanta Braves tasted a World Series.

Smoltzie always gives team hope
ATLANTA - It's been six long years since the Atlanta Braves tasted a World Series.

Clooney film connects the dots from McCarthy to today

James Bond's liaisons earn citation
This week, a medical research team denounced superspy James Bond in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Clooney film connects the dots from McCarthy to today
NEW YORK - Most have forgotten CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" broadcasts that took on Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Not George Clooney - he even sees those '50s political battles recurring in today's America.

Clooney film connects the dots from McCarthy to today
NEW YORK - Most have forgotten CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now" broadcasts that took on Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Not George Clooney - he even sees those '50s political battles recurring in today's America.

James Bond's liaisons earn citation
This week, a medical research team denounced superspy James Bond in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

James Bond's liaisons earn citation

Beyonce 'loses herself' in Vanity Fair interview
NEW YORK - As if Beyonce wasn't enough to satisfy audiences, now the secret of "Sasha" is out.

Beyonce 'loses herself' in Vanity Fair interview

Beyonce 'loses herself' in Vanity Fair interview
NEW YORK - As if Beyonce wasn't enough to satisfy audiences, now the secret of "Sasha" is out.

Newman has a need for a lot more speed
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Ryan Newman was so concerned about finding speed during practice on Friday he grabbed a wrench and helped work on his Dodge.

Newman has a need for a lot more speed
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Ryan Newman was so concerned about finding speed during practice on Friday he grabbed a wrench and helped work on his Dodge.

Newman has a need for a lot more speed

Iverson finds Cheeks is the answer for 76ers
DURHAM, N.C. - Allen Iverson loves practice so much he wants to arrive early.

Iverson finds Cheeks is the answer for 76ers

Iverson finds Cheeks is the answer for 76ers
DURHAM, N.C. - Allen Iverson loves practice so much he wants to arrive early.

Forgotten Bradley ready to make an impact

Forgotten Bradley ready to make an impact
DURHAM, N.C. - Everyone remembers that Chris Webber was traded to Philadelphia last year. Not everyone knows the other forward who came along with him from Sacramento.

Forgotten Bradley ready to make an impact
DURHAM, N.C. - Everyone remembers that Chris Webber was traded to Philadelphia last year. Not everyone knows the other forward who came along with him from Sacramento.

Eagles' D gears up for Bledsoe

QB remains probable, hopes to start vs. Patriots

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Shirley Garthwaite    (NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.)

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

Mr. Edster Tomlin, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susie Bell Walden    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mr. Clinton McCladdie, Sr.    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Lawrence A. Durham    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia May Irwin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Jackie Murray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Imogene Morris    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Virginia May Irwin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary L. Messer Perdue    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Jackie Murray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Jeanette Brown    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Joseph Oliphant    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Josie D. Stewart    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Franklin Holmes    (WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Marguerite Richey    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Nina Steele    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie D. Stewart    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Edster Tomlin, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hazel Waters    (SIMONS ISLAND, Ga.)

Mr. Franklin Holmes    (WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mr. Jessie Williams, Jr.    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Lawrence A. Durham    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Susie Bell Walden    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Shirley Garthwaite    (NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Jeanette Brown    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Johnsie B. Berry    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Jessie Williams, Jr.    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Nathaniel Booker, Sr.    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nina Steele    (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Vertie Coleman    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary L. Messer Perdue    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Nathaniel Booker, Sr.    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

CDR John W. Gilmore    (USN, Ret. MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary L. Messer Perdue    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert L. Heggs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clinton McCladdie, Sr.    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Sandra Hopson    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Jean Howard    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Carolyn Horton    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. William F. Hirsch    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sandra Hopson    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

CDR John W. Gilmore    (USN, Ret. MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Vertie Coleman    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Vertie Coleman    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mr. Alvin Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Johnsie B. Berry    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Imogene Morris    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. David T. Watkins II    (GROVELAND, Fla.)

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary L. Messer Perdue    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Robbins    (KINGSTREE, S.C.)

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Gladys E. Richard    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clinton McCladdie, Sr.    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia May Irwin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Carolyn Horton    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Jean Howard    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. William F. Hirsch    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Vertie Coleman    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. David T. Watkins II    (GROVELAND, Fla.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Hazel Waters    (SIMONS ISLAND, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie D. Stewart    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie D. Stewart    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marguerite Richey    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Robbins    (KINGSTREE, S.C.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Joseph Oliphant    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Imogene Morris    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Clinton McCladdie, Sr.    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Imogene Morris    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Gladys E. Richard    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia May Irwin    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathryn W. Parks    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Kathryn W. Parks    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary L. Messer Perdue (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gladys E. Richard (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Joseph Oliphant (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Sandra Hopson (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Imogene Morris (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie D. Stewart (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Carolyn Horton (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jackie Murray (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William F. Hirsch (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson (NEW YORK)

Mrs. Nora Peacock (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia May Irwin (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie D. Stewart (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnsie B. Berry (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Vertie Coleman (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher (GIBSON, Ga.)

Miss Jean Howard (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nina Steele (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. David T. Watkins II (GROVELAND, Fla.)

Mr. Robert L. Heggs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John F. Kane (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Ms. Jeanette Brown (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Fred Mackie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Kathryn W. Parks (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Odell Richardson (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Joe Thuan (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin Bridges (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. James Furlan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Jessie Williams, Jr. (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Hazel Waters (SIMONS ISLAND, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Odell Richardson (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Lawrence A. Durham (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Edster Tomlin, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Shirley Garthwaite (NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.)

Mr. Clinton McCladdie, Sr. (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary L. Messer Perdue (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clinton McCladdie, Sr. (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia May Irwin (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

CDR John W. Gilmore (USN, Ret. MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Imogene Morris (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Vertie Coleman (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marguerite Richey (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Robbins (KINGSTREE, S.C.)

Mr. Nathaniel Booker, Sr. (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Franklin Holmes (WEST COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mr. Billy Miller (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Susie Bell Walden (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Italy readying massive security for Turin Olympics

Italy readying massive security for Turin Olympics
ROME - Italian security forces won high marks for the protection of more than 100 world leaders and the 2 million pilgrims who came to Rome after the death of Pope John Paul II.

Italy readying massive security for Turin Olympics
ROME - Italian security forces won high marks for the protection of more than 100 world leaders and the 2 million pilgrims who came to Rome after the death of Pope John Paul II.

Dementieva ends Clijsters' bid for top ranking

Overtime

Overtime

Corrales, Castillo ready for rematch

Corrales, Castillo ready for rematch
LAS VEGAS - Their first fight was an epic brawl, brutal for nine rounds and breathtaking in the 10th.

Overtime
Elena Dementieva ended Kim Clijsters' run at the top ranking, beating the U.S. Open champion 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Porsche Grand Prix in Filderstadt, Germany.

Dementieva ends Clijsters' bid for top ranking
FILDERSTADT, Germany - Elena Dementieva ended Kim Clijsters' bid for the top ranking, beating the U.S. Open champion 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Porsche Grand Prix.

Corrales, Castillo ready for rematch
LAS VEGAS - Their first fight was an epic brawl, brutal for nine rounds and breathtaking in the 10th.

Dementieva ends Clijsters' bid for top ranking
FILDERSTADT, Germany - Elena Dementieva ended Kim Clijsters' bid for the top ranking, beating the U.S. Open champion 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Porsche Grand Prix.

Overtime
U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters closed in on the top ranking, beating Croatia's Karolina Sprem, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals at the Porsche Grand Prix in Filderstadt, Germany.

Overtime
U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters closed in on the top ranking, beating Croatia's Karolina Sprem, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals at the Porsche Grand Prix in Filderstadt, Germany.

Overtime
Elena Dementieva ended Kim Clijsters' run at the top ranking, beating the U.S. Open champion 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Porsche Grand Prix in Filderstadt, Germany.

QB remains probable, hopes to start vs. Patriots
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Michael Vick felt better as he tested his sprained right knee in practice drills Thursday.

Eagles' D gears up for Bledsoe
PHILADELPHIA - Drew Bledsoe should expect to see a sea of green or black or whichever color jersey the Philadelphia Eagles wear Sunday.

QB remains probable, hopes to start vs. Patriots
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Michael Vick felt better as he tested his sprained right knee in practice drills Thursday.

Eagles' D gears up for Bledsoe
PHILADELPHIA - Drew Bledsoe should expect to see a sea of green or black or whichever color jersey the Philadelphia Eagles wear Sunday.

First Baptist will hear new preacher
Monday was the Rev. Greg DeLoach's first day on the job as pastor of First Baptist Church of Augusta. He spent part of it pulling cartons of books off a stairwell and into the pastor's study. Unpacking and organizing their contents was lower on his agenda.

Gospel music pioneer Henry Howard is remembered
Augusta gospel singer Flo Carter has a warm memory of her last time with her friend State Rep. Henry Howard.

Gospel music pioneer Henry Howard is remembered
Augusta gospel singer Flo Carter has a warm memory of her last time with her friend State Rep. Henry Howard.

First Baptist will hear new preacher
Monday was the Rev. Greg DeLoach's first day on the job as pastor of First Baptist Church of Augusta. He spent part of it pulling cartons of books off a stairwell and into the pastor's study. Unpacking and organizing their contents was lower on his agenda.

International group has cook-off, other events in ministry
A 6-inch-high chocolate cake, a late arrival at an international cook-off at Warren Baptist Church, still managed to get its share of attention from other cooks and guests, though the serving tables were crowded with dozens of dishes from around the world.

International group has cook-off, other events in ministry
A 6-inch-high chocolate cake, a late arrival at an international cook-off at Warren Baptist Church, still managed to get its share of attention from other cooks and guests, though the serving tables were crowded with dozens of dishes from around the world.

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

Storm's aftermath raises Biblical and theological debates
New York's Union Theological Seminary began the academic year with an explosive speech by Bill Moyers, late of PBS and CBS television, who was introduced as "the most respected journalist in America."

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

Orthodox church can share faith at festival
For volunteers at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, this was a week like no other.

Faith digest
Moses Missionary Baptist Church will be collecting baby food, canned goods, diapers and personal hygiene items for flood victims at 11 a.m. today at the church, 112 Walker St. Members also will sell barbecue sandwiches and tea. Proceeds will benefit men's and women's day.

Storm's aftermath raises Biblical and theological debates
New York's Union Theological Seminary began the academic year with an explosive speech by Bill Moyers, late of PBS and CBS television, who was introduced as "the most respected journalist in America."

Faith digest
Moses Missionary Baptist Church will be collecting baby food, canned goods, diapers and personal hygiene items for flood victims at 11 a.m. today at the church, 112 Walker St. Members also will sell barbecue sandwiches and tea. Proceeds will benefit men's and women's day.

Orthodox church can share faith at festival
For volunteers at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, this was a week like no other.

Smoltzie always gives team hope

PBS hires Michael Getler as ombudsman

Amy Grant pays a visit with 'Three Wishes,' and a town's dreams come true

Amy Grant pays a visit with 'Three Wishes,' and a town's dreams come true
NEW YORK - I am frankly amazed by "Three Wishes," NBC's dreams-fulfilling reality series.

Amy Grant pays a visit with 'Three Wishes,' and a town's dreams come true
NEW YORK - I am frankly amazed by "Three Wishes," NBC's dreams-fulfilling reality series.

PBS hires Michael Getler as ombudsman
NEW YORK - PBS said Wednesday it has hired veteran journalist Michael Getler as an ombudsman to examine network content issues and stay in contact with viewers who are concerned about what is being aired.

PBS hires Michael Getler as ombudsman
NEW YORK - PBS said Wednesday it has hired veteran journalist Michael Getler as an ombudsman to examine network content issues and stay in contact with viewers who are concerned about what is being aired.

People in the News

Celebs straddle truth, timing in refuting rumors

Leoni visits Vietnam as UNICEF ambassador

People in the News

Esquire dubs Jessica Biel sexiest woman alive

'Dogs seeing better Riggs for big game

Georgia looks to keep up winning streak
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer likes to teach his players a little history about rivalries while he plots game plans.

'Dogs seeing better Riggs for big game
Gerald Riggs Jr. proved a load to bring down last year for Georgia when the Tennessee tailback notched his first 100-yard rushing game in the Southeastern Conference.

Georgia looks to keep up winning streak

Georgia, Tennessee look for advantage

Georgia, Tennessee look for advantage
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Georgia's chance to play for the Southeastern Conference championship and the national title faded away after its loss to Tennessee last year.

Georgia looks to keep up winning streak
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer likes to teach his players a little history about rivalries while he plots game plans.

Georgia, Tennessee look for advantage
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Georgia's chance to play for the Southeastern Conference championship and the national title faded away after its loss to Tennessee last year.

'Dogs seeing better Riggs for big game
Gerald Riggs Jr. proved a load to bring down last year for Georgia when the Tennessee tailback notched his first 100-yard rushing game in the Southeastern Conference.

Kuwait trip has impact on coach

Kuwait trip has impact on coach
When Dave Odom got the call from the Department of Defense, he couldn't turn it down.

Kuwait trip has impact on coach
When Dave Odom got the call from the Department of Defense, he couldn't turn it down.

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