Group stresses the abilities of those who cope with disabilities
Les Paul Morgan, of Clearwater, has his own spelling for the word "disability." He spells it "disABILITY."

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Sept. 22-23, 26-30. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

This week
Horse Creek Valley Gardening Club: 7 p.m. Monday; Aiken County Career and Technology Center, 2455 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville; slide show presentation at 4 p.m.; guest speaker Tom Brandner; 593-7300

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

Group stresses the abilities of those who cope with disabilities
Les Paul Morgan, of Clearwater, has his own spelling for the word "disability." He spells it "disABILITY."

Reunions
Silver Bluff High School 1985: Seeking classmates for a 20-year reunion Friday-Saturday; contact Susan Todd Porter, stporter@fhfllp.com

Sports hall of fame to induct first members
The North Augusta Sports Commission has selected its first five inductees for the North Augusta Sports Hall of Fame.

This week
Horse Creek Valley Gardening Club: 7 p.m. Monday; Aiken County Career and Technology Center, 2455 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville; slide show presentation at 4 p.m.; guest speaker Tom Brandner; 593-7300

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

Senior Games promote good, healthy dose of competition
Clad in T-shirt, spandex shorts, running shoes and knee supports, Ann Carter is serious about running.

Quilt show's raffle will benefit camp for children with cancer
More than 200 quilts will be on display at the Quilts of Charm and Grace show at Riverview Park Activities Center on Oct. 21-22.

Correction
In the Mustang Classic Winners box in the Sept. 28 edition of the Carolina Chronicle, the Division A fourth-place band should have been listed as North High School, North, S.C. The Chronicle regrets the error.

Senior Games promote good, healthy dose of competition
Clad in T-shirt, spandex shorts, running shoes and knee supports, Ann Carter is serious about running.

Quilt show's raffle will benefit camp for children with cancer
More than 200 quilts will be on display at the Quilts of Charm and Grace show at Riverview Park Activities Center on Oct. 21-22.

Bolivia run aids church missions
For more than a decade, medical and construction mission teams from Grace United Methodist Church have spent summers assisting people in a remote region of Bolivia.

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Sept. 22-23, 26-30. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

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

Recreation center events
H. ODELL WEEKS ACTIVITY CENTER CANASTA AND PINOCHLE CLUB: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays; free

Events
The Horse Creek Valley Gardening Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Aiken County Career and Technology Center, 2455 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville. The guest speaker will be Tom Brandner. For more information, call (803) 593-7300.

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

Athlete Spotlight: Lila Shull
Unless she has a cross-country meet, Lila Shull spends most of her afternoons running three to seven miles around North Augusta with other members of her team.

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

Bolivia run aids church missions
For more than a decade, medical and construction mission teams from Grace United Methodist Church have spent summers assisting people in a remote region of Bolivia.

Events
The Horse Creek Valley Gardening Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Aiken County Career and Technology Center, 2455 Jefferson Davis Highway, Warrenville. The guest speaker will be Tom Brandner. For more information, call (803) 593-7300.

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

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

Governor plans bike ride from Aiken to Columbia
As Gov. Mark Sanford peddles out of Aiken this morning, Curt Sexton won't be far behind.

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

Governor plans bike ride from Aiken to Columbia
As Gov. Mark Sanford peddles out of Aiken this morning, Curt Sexton won't be far behind.

Reunions
Silver Bluff High School 1985: Seeking classmates for a 20-year reunion Friday-Saturday; contact Susan Todd Porter, stporter@fhfllp.com

CSRA bridge results
CSRA bridge results for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2.

Correction
In the Mustang Classic Winners box in the Sept. 28 edition of the Carolina Chronicle, the Division A fourth-place band should have been listed as North High School, North, S.C. The Chronicle regrets the error.

Athlete Spotlight: Lila Shull
Unless she has a cross-country meet, Lila Shull spends most of her afternoons running three to seven miles around North Augusta with other members of her team.

Recreation center events
H. ODELL WEEKS ACTIVITY CENTER CANASTA AND PINOCHLE CLUB: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays; free

CSRA bridge results
CSRA bridge results for the week of Sept. 26-Oct. 2.

Sports hall of fame to induct first members
The North Augusta Sports Commission has selected its first five inductees for the North Augusta Sports Hall of Fame.

'Diviners' could be the poster boy for excess
Nearly everything in "The Diviners," Rick Moody's new novel, reflects excess.

'Diviners' could be the poster boy for excess
Nearly everything in "The Diviners," Rick Moody's new novel, reflects excess.

'13 Steps Down' is worth every word
Ruth Rendell, who has written conventional English mysteries featuring Inspector Wexford, also writes harrowing psychological novels. And she is an absolute master at it.

'Diviners' could be the poster boy for excess

'13 Steps Down' is worth every word
Ruth Rendell, who has written conventional English mysteries featuring Inspector Wexford, also writes harrowing psychological novels. And she is an absolute master at it.

'13 Steps Down' is worth every word

Books include two that commemorate historic tragedy

Books include two that commemorate historic tragedy
The centennial of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906, is still months away, but two new nonfiction books chronicling the historic and tragic event are already on the scene.

Books include two that commemorate historic tragedy
The centennial of the San Francisco earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906, is still months away, but two new nonfiction books chronicling the historic and tragic event are already on the scene.

Playoff regular Sanders is now producing
SAN DIEGO - Reggie Sanders allowed himself all of two days to pout about his broken leg and question whether his 37-year-old body would bounce back this time.

Playoff regular Sanders is now producing

Angels, Yankees game postponed
NEW YORK - Game 4 of the AL Division Series between the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees was rained out Saturday and rescheduled for tonight.

Playoff regular Sanders is now producing
SAN DIEGO - Reggie Sanders allowed himself all of two days to pout about his broken leg and question whether his 37-year-old body would bounce back this time.

Angels, Yankees game postponed

Angels, Yankees game postponed
NEW YORK - Game 4 of the AL Division Series between the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees was rained out Saturday and rescheduled for tonight.

Polite profanity is cause of confusion

Megan Marie Chesser
David and Melissa Chesser of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Marie, born August 30, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Lane Randall Parton
Aaron L. and Melissa M. Parton of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Lane Randall, born August 17, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

James Lane Meadows
Lane and Jennifer Meadows are pleased to announce the birth of their son, James Lane, born August 29, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Kaden Leuis Mathis

Amanda Nicole Guido
Thomas and Suzanne Guido of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Amanda Nicole, born September 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Nathan James Nordeen

Kameron Izaiah Nasiir
Susan Elaine Inglett of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her son, Kameron Izaiah Nasiir, born September 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jason Edward Dixon

Lindsey Kristin Jones
Jaye and Debbie Jones of Thomson are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lindsey Kristin, born July 20, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Pal Machi Sampson

Randy Rahmeer Upson
Angel Childs and Randy Upson are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Randy Rahmeer, born September 16, 2005 at Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken.

Sean Presley Skeens

James Lane Meadows

Lindsey Kristin Jones

Chase Wesley Davis
Ashley Davis is pleased to announce the birth of her son, Chase Wesley, born September 4, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kameron Izaiah Nasiir

Maggie Anne Dupree
Dereck Christopher and Melissa Pilcher Dupree of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Maggie Anne, born September 24, 2005 at University Hospital.

Emmanuel Chibuike Uzokwe

Andrew Dewayne Silas
David and Laycee Silas of Wrens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Andrew Dewayne, born September 16, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Hayley Reagan White

Kaylie Elizabeth Birmingham
Bryan Andrew and Toni Shipes Birmingham of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaylie Elizabeth, born August 8, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Hunter Lee Durham

Hunter Lee Durham
Chad Daniel and Jennifer Leigh Durham of Washington, Ga. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Lee, born September 9, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Amanda Nicole Guido

Sidney Bennett Byars
Dave Edward and Jamie Lynn Byars of Bath, S.C. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Sidney Bennett, born September 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Prinsten Vyshaun Antwan Miller, Jr.
Prinsten and Christian Nicole Miller of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Prinsten Vyshaun Antwan, Jr., born September 16, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Robert Keith Thomas
Robert W. and Dana Thomas, III of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Robert Keith Thomas, born September 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Pal Machi Sampson
Pal and Nickengie Ayana Sampson, Jr. of Sylvania, Ga. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Pal Machi, born September 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Jason Edward Dixon
Jason Edward and Chelsey Helen Dixon of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jason Edward, born September 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Michael Caleb Williams
Michael and Elena Williams of Graniteville are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Michael Caleb, born August 30, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Milan India Berry
Milissa Nelson and Miguel Berry are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Milan India, born September 23, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Blake Edna Salter
Siobhan Salter and Jason Lambeth are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Blake Edna, born August 19, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Chase Wesley Davis
Ashley Davis is pleased to announce the birth of her son, Chase Wesley, born September 4, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Blake Edna Salter
Siobhan Salter and Jason Lambeth are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Blake Edna, born August 19, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Milan India Berry
Milissa Nelson and Miguel Berry are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Milan India, born September 23, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Sean Presley Skeens
Arlene K. Church and Allan Skeens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Sean Presley, born September 19, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Prinsten Vyshaun Antwan Miller, Jr.
Prinsten and Christian Nicole Miller of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Prinsten Vyshaun Antwan, Jr., born September 16, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Christina Elizabeth
Charles and LaVerne Michelle Bussey Kemp are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Christina Elizabeth, born September 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Pryce Holden Waters
Jeffrey and Karla Waters of Warrenton are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Pryce Holden, born September 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Andrew Dewayne Silas

Shelby Margo Lewis
DeMargo and Monica Lewis of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Shelby Margo, born August 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Michael Caleb Williams
Michael and Elena Williams of Graniteville are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Michael Caleb, born August 30, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Amanda Nicole Guido
Thomas and Suzanne Guido of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Amanda Nicole, born September 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Marie Chesser
David and Melissa Chesser of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Marie, born August 30, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital in Augusta.

Hayley Reagan White
Joseph Lamar and Emily Rebecca Holley White of Warrenville, S.C. are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayley Reagan, born September 17, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Nathan James Nordeen
Skip and Tina Nordeen of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nathan James, born September 12, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Emily Colleen Heath
Richard Allen and Sharon Julie Heath of Aiken are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Colleen, born September 6, 2005 at Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken.

Tre'Shon N'Kiah Hinkins
Felicia Lamkins and NaShon Harris are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tre'Shon N'Kiah, born September 15, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ian Anthony Mann
Joseph Anthony and Shannon Barnes Mann of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ian Anthony, born September 12, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ethan Shane Arnett
Thomas Shane and Tamara Dawn Arnett of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ethan Shane, born September 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kaden Leuis Mathis
Jason and Holly Dixon Mathis of Avera, Ga. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kaden Leuis, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tyler Leslie E.
Amy Jones Gray of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Tyler Leslie, born September 6, 2005 at University Hospital.

Tyler Leslie E.
Amy Jones Gray of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her daughter, Tyler Leslie, born September 6, 2005 at University Hospital.

Kaden Leuis Mathis
Jason and Holly Dixon Mathis of Avera, Ga. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kaden Leuis, born August 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ethan Shane Arnett
Thomas Shane and Tamara Dawn Arnett of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ethan Shane, born September 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ian Anthony Mann
Joseph Anthony and Shannon Barnes Mann of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Ian Anthony, born September 12, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tre'Shon N'Kiah Hinkins
Felicia Lamkins and NaShon Harris are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Tre'Shon N'Kiah, born September 15, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Emily Colleen Heath
Richard Allen and Sharon Julie Heath of Aiken are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Colleen, born September 6, 2005 at Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken.

Nathan James Nordeen
Skip and Tina Nordeen of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nathan James, born September 12, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Hayley Reagan White
Joseph Lamar and Emily Rebecca Holley White of Warrenville, S.C. are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Hayley Reagan, born September 17, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tyler Leslie E.

Megan Christina Elizabeth
Charles and LaVerne Michelle Bussey Kemp are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Megan Christina Elizabeth, born September 21, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Sidney Bennett Byars

Maggie Anne Dupree
Dereck Christopher and Melissa Pilcher Dupree of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Maggie Anne, born September 24, 2005 at University Hospital.

Lane Randall Parton

Sean Presley Skeens
Arlene K. Church and Allan Skeens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Sean Presley, born September 19, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Emily Colleen Heath

Kameron Izaiah Nasiir
Susan Elaine Inglett of Augusta is pleased to announce the birth of her son, Kameron Izaiah Nasiir, born September 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Randy Rahmeer Upson

Pryce Holden Waters
Jeffrey and Karla Waters of Warrenton are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Pryce Holden, born September 13, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ethan Shane Arnett

Emmanuel Chibuike Uzokwe
Alex and Ijeoma Uzokwe of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Emmanuel Chibuike, born September 17, 2005 at University Health Care in Augusta.

Robert Keith Thomas

Nathaniel Smith Huffman
Joel and Rebekah Huffman of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nathaniel Smith, born September 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Ian Anthony Mann

Nathaniel Smith Huffman
Joel and Rebekah Huffman of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Nathaniel Smith, born September 6, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Kaylie Elizabeth Birmingham

Gavin Matthew Broos
Radim and Sabrina Broos of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Gavin Matthew, born August 30, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Chase Wesley Davis

Jason Edward Dixon
Jason Edward and Chelsey Helen Dixon of Grovetown are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jason Edward, born September 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Marie Chesser

Pal Machi Sampson
Pal and Nickengie Ayana Sampson, Jr. of Sylvania, Ga. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Pal Machi, born September 22, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Nathaniel Smith Huffman

Robert Keith Thomas
Robert W. and Dana Thomas, III of Beech Island are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Robert Keith Thomas, born September 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Megan Christina Elizabeth

Emmanuel Chibuike Uzokwe
Alex and Ijeoma Uzokwe of Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Emmanuel Chibuike, born September 17, 2005 at University Health Care in Augusta.

Milan India Berry

James Lane Meadows
Lane and Jennifer Meadows are pleased to announce the birth of their son, James Lane, born August 29, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Sidney Bennett Byars
Dave Edward and Jamie Lynn Byars of Bath, S.C. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Sidney Bennett, born September 19, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Blake Edna Salter

Randy Rahmeer Upson
Angel Childs and Randy Upson are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Randy Rahmeer, born September 16, 2005 at Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken.

Shelby Margo Lewis

Hunter Lee Durham
Chad Daniel and Jennifer Leigh Durham of Washington, Ga. are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Hunter Lee, born September 9, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Prinsten Vyshaun Antwan Miller, Jr.

Lane Randall Parton
Aaron L. and Melissa M. Parton of Lincolnton are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Lane Randall, born August 17, 2005 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Maggie Anne Dupree

Kaylie Elizabeth Birmingham
Bryan Andrew and Toni Shipes Birmingham of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kaylie Elizabeth, born August 8, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Gavin Matthew Broos

Lindsey Kristin Jones
Jaye and Debbie Jones of Thomson are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lindsey Kristin, born July 20, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Pryce Holden Waters

Andrew Dewayne Silas
David and Laycee Silas of Wrens are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Andrew Dewayne, born September 16, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Tre'Shon N'Kiah Hinkins

Shelby Margo Lewis
DeMargo and Monica Lewis of Martinez are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Shelby Margo, born August 23, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Michael Caleb Williams

Gavin Matthew Broos
Radim and Sabrina Broos of North Augusta are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Gavin Matthew, born August 30, 2005 at University Hospital in Augusta.

Braves notebook
HOUSTON - On June 21, Braves shortstop Rafael Furcal was hitting .220 with a .272 on-base percentage. Those are figures that get leadoff men moved to the lineup's 8 hole, the bench or Triple A.

Braves cannot close it out

Braves cannot close it out
HOUSTON - Whatever energy was to have spilled over from the Braves' spirit-stirring victory in the second game of the National League Division Series didn't manage to find its way to the Atlanta bullpen.

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.

Braves cannot close it out
HOUSTON - Whatever energy was to have spilled over from the Braves' spirit-stirring victory in the second game of the National League Division Series didn't manage to find its way to the Atlanta bullpen.

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

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

Braves notebook

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.

Braves notebook
HOUSTON - On June 21, Braves shortstop Rafael Furcal was hitting .220 with a .272 on-base percentage. Those are figures that get leadoff men moved to the lineup's 8 hole, the bench or Triple A.

McCann still beaming over 'neat' moment

Plight gives rise to 'city'

On the move

Company hopes cloned animals produce top food
ROUND TOP, Texas - About 80 miles east of Austin, out where the fire ants bite and men still doff their baseball hats when greeting women, 20 cows pregnant with calves cloned by ViaGen Inc. have just arrived.

Property transfers
Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Sept. 26-27. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

On the move

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.

Property transfers
Here are the Richmond County property transfers for Sept. 26-27. The date indicates when the transfer was recorded in the clerk's office:

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.

Companies making glass pieces for research
Glassblowers work all over Aiken County, but don't expect unicorns out of them.

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.

Company hopes cloned animals produce top food
ROUND TOP, Texas - About 80 miles east of Austin, out where the fire ants bite and men still doff their baseball hats when greeting women, 20 cows pregnant with calves cloned by ViaGen Inc. have just arrived.

Katrina won't scar economy

Business calendar
- Tuesday: Not Just Coffee, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce morning networking meeting; speakers Harry Bloomer and Diana Douglas of GMH Military Housing, will talk on the topic of privatizing military housing at Fort Gordon, 7:30 a.m.; Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; 671 N. Belair Road; chamber members free, nonmembers $10; RSVP at 860-4735 or tcarroll@columbiacountychamber.com.

On the move

Business calendar
- Tuesday: Not Just Coffee, Columbia County Chamber of Commerce morning networking meeting; speakers Harry Bloomer and Diana Douglas of GMH Military Housing, will talk on the topic of privatizing military housing at Fort Gordon, 7:30 a.m.; Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; 671 N. Belair Road; chamber members free, nonmembers $10; RSVP at 860-4735 or tcarroll@columbiacountychamber.com.

Delphi bankrupt; layoffs expected

Companies making glass pieces for research
Glassblowers work all over Aiken County, but don't expect unicorns out of them.

Companies making glass pieces for research

Delphi bankrupt; layoffs expected
DETROIT - Delphi Corp., the nation's largest auto supplier, filed for bankruptcy Saturday, sending shock waves through a U.S. auto industry already weakened by high labor costs and falling market share.

Business calendar

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.

Business briefs

Business briefs
"Uh, that's not my department." Ever hear that in a store? Did visions of fiendish violence against the clerk flash through your mind? "Not my department" topped the list of Most Annoying Words from Salesperson's Mouth, cited by 29 percent, in a poll of shopping-mall customers by a retail consulting firm.

Property transfers

Business briefs
"Uh, that's not my department." Ever hear that in a store? Did visions of fiendish violence against the clerk flash through your mind? "Not my department" topped the list of Most Annoying Words from Salesperson's Mouth, cited by 29 percent, in a poll of shopping-mall customers by a retail consulting firm.

Company hopes cloned animals produce top food

Delphi bankrupt; layoffs expected
DETROIT - Delphi Corp., the nation's largest auto supplier, filed for bankruptcy Saturday, sending shock waves through a U.S. auto industry already weakened by high labor costs and falling market share.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 9, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 9, 2005.

In stories and songs, hundreds celebrate life of 'Daddy' Howard

In stories and songs, hundreds celebrate life of 'Daddy' Howard
State Rep. Tyrone Brooks hit the nail on the head Friday at Rep. Henry Howard's funeral when he said, "This is not a funeral. It's a celebration."

In stories and songs, hundreds celebrate life of 'Daddy' Howard
State Rep. Tyrone Brooks hit the nail on the head Friday at Rep. Henry Howard's funeral when he said, "This is not a funeral. It's a celebration."

Small college roundup
CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Javari Taylor scored on runs of 29 and 43 yards, and Brandon Jamison returned a fumble 15 yards for another touchdown to lead West Georgia to a 41-0 victory over West Alabama on Saturday.

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

Texas routs Oklahoma to snap five-game streak

No. 13 Gators seek revenge, rebound

Texas routs Oklahoma to snap five-game streak
DALLAS - The game was over, the Eyes of Texas had been sung and Vince Young was still on the run.

Small college roundup
CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Javari Taylor scored on runs of 29 and 43 yards, and Brandon Jamison returned a fumble 15 yards for another touchdown to lead West Georgia to a 41-0 victory over West Alabama on Saturday.

Small college roundup

Texas routs Oklahoma to snap five-game streak
DALLAS - The game was over, the Eyes of Texas had been sung and Vince Young was still on the run.

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

Don't rush consolidation

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.

Investigate Clinton's 'skeletons'
The feud between former FBI director Louis Freeh and the president who appointed him, Bill Clinton, has been brewing for years. Now it's all-out warfare as a result of Freeh's upcoming book, My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton and Fighting the War on Terror.

Optimism meets arrogance
Woody Merry won't give up on this crop of elected officials - even though harvest time has come and gone and they've yielded very little.

St. Joe's prognosis improves

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.

St. Joe's prognosis improves
Workers, medical offices, labs and other Wrightsboro Road businesses centered around St. Joseph Hospital are starting to breathe a sigh of relief at news the hospital likely won't be closed - and perhaps not even downsized.

Bush stops pussyfooting

Optimism meets arrogance
Woody Merry won't give up on this crop of elected officials - even though harvest time has come and gone and they've yielded very little.

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.

St. Joe's prognosis improves
Workers, medical offices, labs and other Wrightsboro Road businesses centered around St. Joseph Hospital are starting to breathe a sigh of relief at news the hospital likely won't be closed - and perhaps not even downsized.

Optimism meets arrogance

Investigate Clinton's 'skeletons'
The feud between former FBI director Louis Freeh and the president who appointed him, Bill Clinton, has been brewing for years. Now it's all-out warfare as a result of Freeh's upcoming book, My FBI: Bringing Down the Mafia, Investigating Bill Clinton and Fighting the War on Terror.

Investigate Clinton's 'skeletons'

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.

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

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.

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

Are current inflation gains just a blip?
NEW YORK - With Clorox Co. and FedEx Corp. announcing big price increases, business executives wringing their hands about sharply higher costs and Federal Reserve officials openly discussing their pricing concerns, inflation suddenly seems to be public enemy No. 1.

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

Are current inflation gains just a blip?
NEW YORK - With Clorox Co. and FedEx Corp. announcing big price increases, business executives wringing their hands about sharply higher costs and Federal Reserve officials openly discussing their pricing concerns, inflation suddenly seems to be public enemy No. 1.

Are current inflation gains just a blip?

Pricey natural gas will not fuel crisis
Q: Natural gas output is down and futures prices are soaring in the aftermath of back-to-back hurricanes. Is the country on the verge of a crisis?

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.

Pricey natural gas will not fuel crisis

Pricey natural gas will not fuel crisis
Q: Natural gas output is down and futures prices are soaring in the aftermath of back-to-back hurricanes. Is the country on the verge of a crisis?

Eagles improvise to rout conference's top defense
STATESBORO, Ga. - By trying not to slug it out, the Georgia Southern Eagles pounded Western Carolina, 45-7 on Saturday afternoon at Paulson Stadium.

Eagles improvise to rout conference's top defense
STATESBORO, Ga. - By trying not to slug it out, the Georgia Southern Eagles pounded Western Carolina, 45-7 on Saturday afternoon at Paulson Stadium.

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
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech fans can usually count on two constants when it comes to their football team.

Eagles improvise to rout conference's top defense

Jackets' mainstays make miscues, too

Golf roundup
CONOVER, N.C. - Dana Quigley shot a season-best 8-under-par 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Loren Roberts in the Greater Hickory Classic.

Daly powers way to front
SAN FRANCISCO - John Daly relied on the long ball to get back into contention, then to take the lead away from Colin Montgomerie on Saturday in an American Express Championship that kept a chilled gallery in suspense.

Golf roundup
CONOVER, N.C. - Dana Quigley shot a season-best 8-under-par 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Loren Roberts in the Greater Hickory Classic.

Golf roundup

Daly powers way to front
SAN FRANCISCO - John Daly relied on the long ball to get back into contention, then to take the lead away from Colin Montgomerie on Saturday in an American Express Championship that kept a chilled gallery in suspense.

Daly powers way to front

Irish can't stop Devils

Friday's scores

Friday night football rewind

Wolfpack roll dice, but come up short

Wildcats don't miss a beat

Thoroughbreds down Bruins

Morgan blows past Westside in second half

Harlem sets stage for a region clash

Spartans air it out to bust up Rebels' defense

Knights just miss first win

Jackets kick Wildcats

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Friday night football rewind
Warren County vs. Aquinas on Friday was a good measuring stick game for Region 7-A, helping decipher how the region was going to shake out for the remainder of the season. Why? The Irish were a good comparison point considering they played Lincoln County last week.

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.

Friday's scores
Scores from last week's games.

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.

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.

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.

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

Friday night football rewind
Warren County vs. Aquinas on Friday was a good measuring stick game for Region 7-A, helping decipher how the region was going to shake out for the remainder of the season. Why? The Irish were a good comparison point considering they played Lincoln County last week.

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.

Friday's scores
Scores from last week's games.

Thrashers net eight on Capitals
ATLANTA - Peter Bondra got the best of his former team for the second consecutive night, scoring two goals and adding an assist to help the Atlanta Thrashers beat the Washington Capitals, 8-1 on Saturday night.

Thrashers net eight on Capitals
ATLANTA - Peter Bondra got the best of his former team for the second consecutive night, scoring two goals and adding an assist to help the Atlanta Thrashers beat the Washington Capitals, 8-1 on Saturday night.

Thrashers net eight on Capitals

Polite profanity is cause of confusion
My son came home from school, assigned to "interview" an older person about the way things used to be. Naturally, he called his grandfather - who has contributed to similar requests from at least three other grandchildren.

Polite profanity is cause of confusion
My son came home from school, assigned to "interview" an older person about the way things used to be. Naturally, he called his grandfather - who has contributed to similar requests from at least three other grandchildren.

Skyfest offers excitement
I want to encourage everyone to come to Boshears Skyfest 2005 on Oct. 15 and 16 at Daniel Field. This year's show promises to be one of the most exciting ever.Brad Kyzer, Augusta

Commissioner chose not to face reality
Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams was quoted Oct. 7 in The Augusta Chronicle as saying, "We've got guidelines, we've got bylaws, we've got laws to govern us. I am not even going to entertain anything like that," meaning Woody Merry's proposed Contract with Augusta.John R. Davis, Augusta

Terrorist is still wanted and missing

Cronyism runs rampant

Calvin Holland will lead for change
Recently I worked for Sen. Ed Tarver's campaign because I believed in him, and I knew him well.Joseph Diggs Sr., Augusta

Calvin Holland will lead for change

Cronyism runs rampant
First we got a Supreme Court nominee who wouldn't talk about his record in detail. Now we have a nominee who doesn't have a record, because she's never been a judge! Is there any doubt now about what is going on? It's so transparent it's almost funny.Rusty Walton, Augusta

Commissioner chose not to face reality

Column on culture war was on-target

Face the facts: Our president is failing
I would like my Republican friends to refrain from personal attacks on Democrats, and to have an exchange of views without being nasty. Just stick to the facts.Carroll C. Kenny, Martinez

Face the facts: Our president is failing

Skyfest offers excitement
I want to encourage everyone to come to Boshears Skyfest 2005 on Oct. 15 and 16 at Daniel Field. This year's show promises to be one of the most exciting ever.Brad Kyzer, Augusta

Cronyism runs rampant
First we got a Supreme Court nominee who wouldn't talk about his record in detail. Now we have a nominee who doesn't have a record, because she's never been a judge! Is there any doubt now about what is going on? It's so transparent it's almost funny.Rusty Walton, Augusta

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

Calvin Holland will lead for change
Recently I worked for Sen. Ed Tarver's campaign because I believed in him, and I knew him well.Joseph Diggs Sr., Augusta

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.

Commissioner chose not to face reality
Augusta Commissioner Marion Williams was quoted Oct. 7 in The Augusta Chronicle as saying, "We've got guidelines, we've got bylaws, we've got laws to govern us. I am not even going to entertain anything like that," meaning Woody Merry's proposed Contract with Augusta.John R. Davis, 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

Face the facts: Our president is failing
I would like my Republican friends to refrain from personal attacks on Democrats, and to have an exchange of views without being nasty. Just stick to the facts.Carroll C. Kenny, Martinez

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

Race isn't as important as some think

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.

Skyfest offers excitement

Designer's style evoke Imperial Russia

Living briefs

Deer Valley swooshes to top ski spottravel briefs

New Orleans' tourists head elsewhere but long to go back

Some people still have midlife crises

Rules for gifts to clients vary with businesses

Solar systems are good for use in any climate

Recipes add variety to holidays

Aiken home big on charm

Exhibit explores history of slavery in New York

Domain for travel industry open for business

Alabama towns ranked No. 1 in nation for public golf

Products of the future presented at GM's TechWorld

Paris trends favor a return to soft femininity

Alabama towns ranked No. 1 in nation for public golf
AUBURN, Ala. - Myrtle Beach, S.C., has more golf holes per person than any other city in the nation, and Orlando, Fla., is the home of Tiger Woods. But two towns in east Alabama have them both beat for those who like to tee it up.

Domain for travel industry open for business
NEW YORK - A new online domain for the travel industry is open for business.

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

New Orleans' tourists head elsewhere but long to go back
Karen Wall had planned to celebrate her birthday in New Orleans later this month. Instead, she and her husband are heading to Orlando.

Solar systems are good for use in any climate
Q: We visited cousins of ours in Minnesota this summer, and were surprised to see a number of homes with solar systems on their roofs. There was even a car wash there that is powered by solar energy. We see a lot of this near our home in Georgia, but we didn't realize solar energy could be used up north. Does this really work?

Alabama towns ranked No. 1 in nation for public golf
AUBURN, Ala. - Myrtle Beach, S.C., has more golf holes per person than any other city in the nation, and Orlando, Fla., is the home of Tiger Woods. But two towns in east Alabama have them both beat for those who like to tee it up.

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

Exhibit explores history of slavery in New York
NEW YORK - Most Americans think of slavery as a Southern institution, but for close to 200 years, New York City served as a centerpiece in the African slave trade.

Rules for gifts to clients vary with businesses
Dear Carson: I would like to ask you about business etiquette. What would be an appropriate gift of appreciation to valued customers? What would be considered too much?

Recipes add variety to holidays
You've made your "famous" green bean casserole every year for the past 20 Thanksgivings and Christmases.

Deer Valley swooshes to top ski spottravel briefs
BOULDER, Colo. -- Deer Valley in Utah won the top spot in Ski Magazine's annual guide to the top 50 North American ski resorts.

Recipes add variety to holidays
You've made your "famous" green bean casserole every year for the past 20 Thanksgivings and Christmases.

Living briefs
On the sands of a Brazilian beach, Luke Detchemendy gave Bridget Welsh an unexpected birthday gift - a marriage proposal.

Aiken home big on charm
With an open floor plan and 4,000 square feet of space, Tony and Maureen Woltermann's Aiken home offers plenty of room to roam.

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.

Aiken home big on charm
With an open floor plan and 4,000 square feet of space, Tony and Maureen Woltermann's Aiken home offers plenty of room to roam.

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.

Rules for gifts to clients vary with businesses
Dear Carson: I would like to ask you about business etiquette. What would be an appropriate gift of appreciation to valued customers? What would be considered too much?

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.

New Orleans' tourists head elsewhere but long to go back
Karen Wall had planned to celebrate her birthday in New Orleans later this month. Instead, she and her husband are heading to Orlando.

Solar systems are good for use in any climate
Q: We visited cousins of ours in Minnesota this summer, and were surprised to see a number of homes with solar systems on their roofs. There was even a car wash there that is powered by solar energy. We see a lot of this near our home in Georgia, but we didn't realize solar energy could be used up north. Does this really work?

Exhibit explores history of slavery in New York
NEW YORK - Most Americans think of slavery as a Southern institution, but for close to 200 years, New York City served as a centerpiece in the African slave trade.

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.

Deer Valley swooshes to top ski spottravel briefs
BOULDER, Colo. -- Deer Valley in Utah won the top spot in Ski Magazine's annual guide to the top 50 North American ski resorts.

Some people still have midlife crises
The concept of a midlife crisis - that at life's halfway point, people reassess their life direction and make radical changes - turns 40 this year, and the term is going through its own midlife crisis.

Living briefs
On the sands of a Brazilian beach, Luke Detchemendy gave Bridget Welsh an unexpected birthday gift - a marriage proposal.

Domain for travel industry open for business
NEW YORK - A new online domain for the travel industry is open for business.

Some people still have midlife crises
The concept of a midlife crisis - that at life's halfway point, people reassess their life direction and make radical changes - turns 40 this year, and the term is going through its own midlife crisis.

2005-06 Lynx Schedule

Lynx open season with home games
The Augusta Lynx released their updated schedule following the postponed seasons of the Mississippi Sea Wolves and Texas Wildcatters because of recent hurricanes.

Lynx open season with home games

Lynx open season with home games
The Augusta Lynx released their updated schedule following the postponed seasons of the Mississippi Sea Wolves and Texas Wildcatters because of recent hurricanes.

2005-06 Lynx Schedule
October21-vs. South Carolina; 23- vs. Columbia; 25-at South Carolina; 28-at Gwinnett; 29-at Pensacola

2005-06 Lynx Schedule
October21-vs. South Carolina; 23- vs. Columbia; 25-at South Carolina; 28-at Gwinnett; 29-at Pensacola

Keysville's 'visionary' keeps faith
KEYSVILLE, Ga. - For the past 20 years, Mayor Emma Gresham has been to Keysville what a 120-watt light bulb is to a windowless room.

Across South Carolina
DILLON - College Place United Methodist Church of Columbia is renovating two classrooms at a junior high in response to a documentary on the crumbling state of schools in rural South Carolina.

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.

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Kyle Cooper of North Augusta

Change boosts office's results

Celebration takes time to offer help
In spite of the dark clouds that intermingled with sunshine over downtown Augusta, hundreds converged Saturday for a celebration of Latin American culture.

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Loss of leaders could ring in new political era
As an up-and-coming politician in the 1980s, Moses Todd became aware early on of the must-dos for a black candidate in Augusta to get elected - or re-elected - to public office.

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

Garbage fee plan shakes up bills
There will be no such thing as free garbage pickup in Augusta next year because the city plans to change the way residents pay for the service.

ASU looks to end divide broadened by education

Challengers stress desire for progress
Freddie Handy, the interim Super District 9 member of the Augusta Commission, says he can easily sum up the reason for re-electing him.

Across Georgia

Keysville's 'visionary' keeps faith
KEYSVILLE, Ga. - For the past 20 years, Mayor Emma Gresham has been to Keysville what a 120-watt light bulb is to a windowless room.

Loss of leaders could ring in new political era

Motor helps raise funds for orphans
NEW ELLENTON - Like a queen in a royal procession, she perched majestically on the bed of a black metal trailer pulled authoritatively by an antique auto dressed in blazing red.

Motor helps raise funds for orphans

Just in time
Jared Turner (right) and Jim Ripple cross the finish line as their times are announced during the Pink Ribbon Run, which was held along Lake Olmstead on Saturday morning.

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.

Columbus day schedule
Area closings

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.

Battle's just begun
First Sgt. Emory Randolph, a re-enactor with the Fifth Regiment Georgia, charges over a fence during a mock battle in Thomson.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A man was killed in a shootout that injured two Atlanta police officers and a woman early Saturday morning, police said.

Attorney general hires prosecutors
COLUMBIA - The state attorney general's office is beefing up the staff in its fraud division to reduce a backlog of cases and answer critics who say the department isn't tough enough on insurance scams.

Kid of the Day

Legal troubles follow evacuees
COLUMBIA - A couple who came to Columbia after being airlifted from their New Orleans home Sept. 10 caught people's attention when they were reunited with their dachshund, Boogie.

Augusta remembers Henry Howard

Kid of the Day
Today's Kid of the Day is Kyle Cooper of North Augusta

Girl Scouts storm Atlanta

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Garbage fee plan shakes up bills

Where we live
A weekly snapshot of the interesting places that make up the Augusta area

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.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

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

Debate heads to federal court
ATLANTA - One woman was born before birth certificates were the custom. Another is going through the red tape that follows a divorce. Yet another doesn't have the necessary paperwork to get a driver's license.

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.

2 more suspects arrested
TIFTON, Ga. - Two more men sought in the string of armed-robbery attacks that preyed on immigrant Hispanic workers in south Georgia have been arrested, authorities 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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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.

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 the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested two men in an early morning home invasion Saturday, records show.

Columbus day schedule

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A man was killed in a shootout that injured two Atlanta police officers and a woman early Saturday morning, police said.

Just in time

Across South Carolina
DILLON - College Place United Methodist Church of Columbia is renovating two classrooms at a junior high in response to a documentary on the crumbling state of schools in rural South Carolina.

Just in time
Jared Turner (right) and Jim Ripple cross the finish line as their times are announced during the Pink Ribbon Run, which was held along Lake Olmstead on Saturday morning.

Across the area

Festivals still show life amid showers

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Across South Carolina

2 more suspects arrested

Pilots bring gyrocopters out for spin

Attorney general hires prosecutors

News you can use

News you can use

Cutting school trips is savings option

Where we live

Club works to add field facilities

Battle's just begun

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Across South Carolina

Celebration takes time to offer help

Debate heads to federal court

Challengers stress desire for progress

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.

Legal troubles follow evacuees

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.

Attorney general hires prosecutors
COLUMBIA - The state attorney general's office is beefing up the staff in its fraud division to reduce a backlog of cases and answer critics who say the department isn't tough enough on insurance scams.

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.

Battle's just begun
First Sgt. Emory Randolph, a re-enactor with the Fifth Regiment Georgia, charges over a fence during a mock battle in Thomson.

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.

Legal troubles follow evacuees
COLUMBIA - A couple who came to Columbia after being airlifted from their New Orleans home Sept. 10 caught people's attention when they were reunited with their dachshund, Boogie.

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

Columbus day schedule
Area closings

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Entertainment events and activities for today include:

Celebration takes time to offer help
In spite of the dark clouds that intermingled with sunshine over downtown Augusta, hundreds converged Saturday for a celebration of Latin American culture.

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.

News you can use
Entertainment events and activities for this week include:

Kid of the Day

Where we live
A weekly snapshot of the interesting places that make up the Augusta area

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested two men in an early morning home invasion Saturday, records show.

Rants and raves
Comments from readers:

Across Georgia

Motor helps raise funds for orphans
NEW ELLENTON - Like a queen in a royal procession, she perched majestically on the bed of a black metal trailer pulled authoritatively by an antique auto dressed in blazing red.

Keysville's 'visionary' keeps faith

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.

2 more suspects arrested
TIFTON, Ga. - Two more men sought in the string of armed-robbery attacks that preyed on immigrant Hispanic workers in south Georgia have been arrested, authorities said.

Garbage fee plan shakes up bills
There will be no such thing as free garbage pickup in Augusta next year because the city plans to change the way residents pay for the service.

Flooding near lake is possible

Challengers stress desire for progress
Freddie Handy, the interim Super District 9 member of the Augusta Commission, says he can easily sum up the reason for re-electing him.

Debate heads to federal court
ATLANTA - One woman was born before birth certificates were the custom. Another is going through the red tape that follows a divorce. Yet another doesn't have the necessary paperwork to get a driver's license.

Loss of leaders could ring in new political era
As an up-and-coming politician in the 1980s, Moses Todd became aware early on of the must-dos for a black candidate in Augusta to get elected - or re-elected - to public office.

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.

Bulldogs sent their message early
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - They emerged from the tunnel locked arm in arm, marching in a tight column into the theater beneath 108,000 roaring fans.

Bulldogs sent their message early
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - They emerged from the tunnel locked arm in arm, marching in a tight column into the theater beneath 108,000 roaring fans.

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.

Biffle is an uneasy rider
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Greg Biffle admits to being a little skittish following three crashes in four days last week. He hopes to find his nerve in today's Banquet 400 at Kansas Speedway.

Kahne's move isn't popular
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - If Kasey Kahne tries something like the move that won him Saturday's Busch race in today's Nextel Cup event, Greg Biffle vowed to make him pay for it.

NASCAR notebook
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - NASCAR launched a preemptive strike Saturday against multicar teams, saying it plans to limit the number in the future.

Newman has a need for a lot more speed

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.

Biffle is an uneasy rider
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Greg Biffle admits to being a little skittish following three crashes in four days last week. He hopes to find his nerve in today's Banquet 400 at Kansas Speedway.

NASCAR notebook

Kahne's move isn't popular
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - If Kasey Kahne tries something like the move that won him Saturday's Busch race in today's Nextel Cup event, Greg Biffle vowed to make him pay for it.

NASCAR notebook
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - NASCAR launched a preemptive strike Saturday against multicar teams, saying it plans to limit the number in the future.

Kahne's move isn't popular

Biffle is an uneasy rider

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
DURHAM, N.C. - Allen Iverson loves practice so much he wants to arrive early.

Iverson finds Cheeks is the answer for 76ers

Eagles' D gears up for Bledsoe

Area players in the NFL

Atlanta can make a big statement

NFL power rankings Week 5

Mrs. Louise Butler    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Turner Hines    (HINESVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha A. Ray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Janet Droba Rice    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mildred H. Shelman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy Andrews    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Margaret Davis    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Esther Edwards Lowe    (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Turner Hines    (HINESVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Bell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lawrence Rowe    (SALUDA, S.C.)

Mr. Alvin P. Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Nell Palmore Suggs    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Bell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Roy Andrews    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Butler    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Esther Edwards Lowe    (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Alvin Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Nell Palmore Suggs    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha A. Ray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lawrence Rowe    (SALUDA, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Chestang, Jr.    (MSGT AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Chestang, Jr.    (MSGT AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Seigler    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin P. Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Weathersbee    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. W. Wallace Reel, Jr.    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Lillian Seigler    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Margaret Davis    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

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

Ms. Janet Droba Rice    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucile Rogers    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

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

Jordan Muns    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ramon Mathis    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Peggy Garvin Pringle    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Jordan Muns    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

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

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Peggy Garvin Pringle    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. W. Wallace Reel, Jr.    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Lucile Rogers    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Weathersbee    (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred H. Shelman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alvin Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ramon Mathis    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Julia Martinez (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. W. Wallace Reel, Jr. (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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

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

Ms. Janet Droba Rice (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Weathersbee (LANGLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lillian Seigler (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Mildred H. Shelman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clifford Patterson (NEW YORK)

Mr. Billy Miller (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Esther Edwards Lowe (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lucile Rogers (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Roy Andrews (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nell Palmore Suggs (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Turner Hines (HINESVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Chestang, Jr. (MSGT AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Monika McKaig (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Joe Thuan (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Furlan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Martha A. Ray (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Ramon Mathis (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin P. Bridges (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Butler (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Lawrence Rowe (SALUDA, S.C.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Peggy Garvin Pringle (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Alvin Bridges (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Davis (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Henrietta Bell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock (EVANS, Ga.)

Jordan Muns (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

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

Ms. Essie Mae Harris (HEPHZIBAH, 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

Overtime

Area sports announcements

Dementieva ends Clijsters' bid for top ranking

Sports rants

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
In Pembroke, N.C., USC Aiken coach Will Condon earned his 100th victory as Mandy Gerolstein and Laura Williams led the Lady Pacers to a 3-1 victory over UNC Pembroke.

Area sports announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.

Area sports announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number. No phone calls are accepted. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. The announcements will be published weekly.

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
In Pembroke, N.C., USC Aiken coach Will Condon earned his 100th victory as Mandy Gerolstein and Laura Williams led the Lady Pacers to a 3-1 victory over UNC Pembroke.

Sports rants
THE ADMINISTRATION AND athletic director at Evans are reaping what they have sown.

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.

Sports rants
THE ADMINISTRATION AND athletic director at Evans are reaping what they have sown.

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.

Heavy load of fish
Chandler Shoemaker, 9, of Evans, needed help from stepdad, Richard Downs, to hoist this flathead he landed at Thurmond Lake near Parksville, S.C. The fish, caught using live herring, weighed 41 pounds.

Heavy load of fish
Chandler Shoemaker, 9, of Evans, needed help from stepdad, Richard Downs, to hoist this flathead he landed at Thurmond Lake near Parksville, S.C. The fish, caught using live herring, weighed 41 pounds.

Outdoors calendar
NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

Heavy load of fish

Rookie takes home her 1st gator
Rookie gator hunter Katherine Sheetz, 17, and her dad, Steve Sheetz were among a handful of area residents drawn for Georgia's 2005 alligator season, which ended Oct. 2.

Outdoors calendar

Rookie takes home her 1st gator
Rookie gator hunter Katherine Sheetz, 17, and her dad, Steve Sheetz were among a handful of area residents drawn for Georgia's 2005 alligator season, which ended Oct. 2.

Rookie takes home her 1st gator

Outdoors calendar
NOTE: All the listed events are open to the public, although membership in some organizations may be required.

Cuts will impact wildlife management areas
Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division is likely to lose part of its staff next year, and the state's fishermen and hunters could lose as many as a dozen wildlife management areas.

Cuts will impact wildlife management areas
Georgia's Wildlife Resources Division is likely to lose part of its staff next year, and the state's fishermen and hunters could lose as many as a dozen wildlife management areas.

Atlanta can make a big statement
ATLANTA - DeAngelo Hall is adamant about one thing: The Atlanta Falcons can make a significant statement with a victory Sunday over the world champion New England Patriots.

NFL power rankings Week 5
Every week of the season, The Augusta Chronicle's Raymond Beasock will rank the pro teams.

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.

Area players in the NFL
How they faired

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.

Atlanta can make a big statement
ATLANTA - DeAngelo Hall is adamant about one thing: The Atlanta Falcons can make a significant statement with a victory Sunday over the world champion New England Patriots.

NFL power rankings Week 5
Every week of the season, The Augusta Chronicle's Raymond Beasock will rank the pro teams.

Area players in the NFL
How they faired

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.

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."

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.

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

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

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

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cuts will impact wildlife management areas

Bulldogs sent their message early

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
It was 100 years ago that Albert Einstein had a brainstorm: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2.

Killer's capture forced furious rewrites for BTK movie
NEW YORK - Producers of a made-for-TV movie about the BTK killer were preparing a story about a community terrorized and investigators frustrated by a mystery man - until Dennis Rader was caught.

Killer's capture forced furious rewrites for BTK movie

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week
It was 100 years ago that Albert Einstein had a brainstorm: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2.

Killer's capture forced furious rewrites for BTK movie
NEW YORK - Producers of a made-for-TV movie about the BTK killer were preparing a story about a community terrorized and investigators frustrated by a mystery man - until Dennis Rader was caught.

Esquire dubs Jessica Biel sexiest woman alive

People in the News

Georgia, Tennessee look for advantage

Georgia tops Vols, remains unbeaten
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The knock on Georgia was its easy schedule, and D.J. Shockley never starting against a top-10 team.

Georgia tops Vols, remains unbeaten

Freshmen won't forget their first trip to Neyland
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Redshirt freshman Brannan Southerland peppered his elder teammates this past week, trying to get a sense of the experience of playing at Neyland Stadium.

UGA notebook
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Thomas Flowers could barely breathe as his teammates cascaded down on top of him. Fresh off his game-changing 54-yard punt return midway through the fourth quarter that gave Georgia the lead for good, Flowers was in the midst of a chaotic scene in the corner of the south end zone at Neyland Stadium.

Georgia tops Vols, remains unbeaten
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The knock on Georgia was its easy schedule, and D.J. Shockley never starting against a top-10 team.

Freshmen won't forget their first trip to Neyland

UGA notebook
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Thomas Flowers could barely breathe as his teammates cascaded down on top of him. Fresh off his game-changing 54-yard punt return midway through the fourth quarter that gave Georgia the lead for good, Flowers was in the midst of a chaotic scene in the corner of the south end zone at Neyland Stadium.

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.

UGA notebook

Freshmen won't forget their first trip to Neyland
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Redshirt freshman Brannan Southerland peppered his elder teammates this past week, trying to get a sense of the experience of playing at Neyland Stadium.

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.

Gamecocks blast Wildcats

Gamecocks blast Wildcats
COLUMBIA - Not everything has changed for Steve Spurrier in the Southeastern Conference - he still knows how to beat Kentucky.

Gamecocks blast Wildcats
COLUMBIA - Not everything has changed for Steve Spurrier in the Southeastern Conference - he still knows how to beat Kentucky.

Senior Games promote good, healthy dose of competition

Things to do

Bolivia run aids church missions

Reunions

Sports hall of fame to induct first members

Quilt show's raffle will benefit camp for children with cancer

This week

Events

Athlete Spotlight: Lila Shull

CSRA bridge results

Meetings

Recreation center events

Importance on inner beauty is stressed at senior pageant

Area adult literacy sites

Aiken County Detention Center bookings

Group stresses the abilities of those who cope with disabilities

Governor plans bike ride from Aiken to Columbia

Correction

Faith Calendar

International group has cook-off, other events in ministry

Faith digest

Storm's aftermath raises Biblical and theological debates

Orthodox church can share faith at festival

Gospel music pioneer Henry Howard is remembered

First Baptist will hear new preacher