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.

McCann still beaming over 'neat' moment

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

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
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.

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.

Surprising Sosa calm about debut

Rookie helps Atlanta even series

Reitsma's result is a familiar one

Dublin officials explore Georgia

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

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.

Delta willing to go to court

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.

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.

Hurricane contracts to be rebid

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

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.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 7, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 7, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

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.

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.

Hass puts up impressive numbers

No. 13 Gators seek revenge, rebound

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Roberts' first big test

Bush stops pussyfooting

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.

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.

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
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.

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
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.

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.

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.

Fishing tournaments

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.

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
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.

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

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.

Fall brings down leaves, limbs, aphid sap

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

Tundra is anything but empty for autumn visitors

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

Caterpillars can damage azaleas

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.

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."

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 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

Jackets' mainstays make miscues, too

Wildcats don't miss a beat

Radio schedule

Briarwood LB is tough to slow down

Irish can't stop Devils

Wolfpack roll dice, but come up short

Warriors' drive to success starts on the bus

Prep Football Schedule

Morgan blows past Westside in second half

Power Poll

Harlem sets stage for a region clash

Coaches Confidential

Spartans air it out to bust up Rebels' defense

Week 8 Key Matchups

Knights just miss first win

Jackets kick Wildcats

Thoroughbreds down Bruins

Player of the Week

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

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.

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:

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Radio schedule
Tonight

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.

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?*

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Radio schedule
Tonight

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

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
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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Abortions slay only the innocent

Differentiate science and religion

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

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.

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

Race isn't as important as some think

Safety investigations join recalls

Paris trends favor a return to soft femininity

Products of the future presented at GM's TechWorld

2006 Honda Civics get peppier, pricier

Auto briefs

Living briefs

Designer's style evoke Imperial Russia

Ford's Tyrannosaurus rex, Excursion, becomes extinct

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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:

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Area finally gets showers

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

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.

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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?"

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.

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.

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

Augusta remembers Henry Howard

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

Across South Carolina

Flooding near lake is possible

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

Change boosts office's results

Girl Scouts storm Atlanta

Pilots bring gyrocopters out for spin

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.

News you can use

Across the area

Across Georgia

Across South Carolina

Cutting school trips is savings option

Across the area

ASU looks to end divide broadened by education

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.

Festivals still show life amid showers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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

Group wants contract with city

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

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.

US Airways picks up customers

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.

Drivers ignore advice that helps save gas

Superintendent is investigated

Sanford touts fitness

Drive ending today

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.

Kid of the Day

Columbus day closings

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.

Florida company may buy St. Joseph

Club works to add field facilities

MCG seeks minorities

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Correction

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

Across the Southeast

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

News you can use

Across Georgia

Former hostage deals with criticism

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.

Family Y plan is opposed

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

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.

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.

Ex-NAACP president dies at 80

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.

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
Alexis Inglett is today's Kid of the Day.

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.

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

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

Student privacy policy questioned

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Kid of the Day

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.

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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.

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

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
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Rants and Raves
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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.

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

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

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.

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?"

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.

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

James Bond's liaisons earn citation

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
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.

Clooney film connects the dots from McCarthy to today

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.

Forgotten Bradley ready to make an impact

Iverson finds Cheeks is the answer for 76ers

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.

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Jackie Murray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jackie Murray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph Oliphant    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

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

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Marguerite Richey    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nina Steele    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

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

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hazel Waters    (SIMONS ISLAND, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susie Bell Walden    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nina Steele    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

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

Mr. Robert L. Heggs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Jean Howard    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Carolyn Horton    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

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.)

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Carolyn Horton    (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Miss Jean Howard    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, 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.)

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

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

Mrs. Susie Bell Walden    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Furlan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Fred Mackie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Joe Thuan (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Marguerite Richey (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clifford Patterson (NEW YORK)

Mr. Norris Ware (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Huzlee Gilchrist (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson (DEARING, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Susie Bell Walden (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Hazel Waters (SIMONS ISLAND, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson (DEARING, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Rose Mae Heath (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Nina Steele (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

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

Ms. Carolyn Horton (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jackie Murray (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum (THOMSON, Ga.)

Miss Jean Howard (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Billy Miller (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jack Massey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin Bridges (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ella M. Lee (AUGUSTA, 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.

Overtime

Dementieva ends Clijsters' bid for top ranking

Corrales, Castillo ready for rematch

Overtime

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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."

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

Smoltzie always gives team hope

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

PBS hires Michael Getler as ombudsman

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

Leoni visits Vietnam as UNICEF ambassador

People in the News

Celebs straddle truth, timing in refuting rumors

Esquire dubs Jessica Biel sexiest woman alive

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.

'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.

'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, 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 looks to keep up winning streak

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

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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