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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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:

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:

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

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.

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

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."

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Books include two that commemorate historic tragedy

'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

'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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Angels, Yankees game postponed

Playoff regular Sanders is now producing

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
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
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

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.
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.

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.

Emily Colleen Heath

Robert Keith Thomas

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sidney Bennett Byars

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.

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.

Kaylie Elizabeth Birmingham

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.

Pal Machi Sampson

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tyler Leslie E.

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.

Lane Randall Parton

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.

Milan India Berry

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.

Ethan Shane Arnett

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.

Ian Anthony Mann

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.

Chase Wesley Davis

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tre'Shon N'Kiah Hinkins

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.

Megan Christina Elizabeth

Michael Caleb Williams

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.

Amanda Nicole Guido

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.

Andrew Dewayne Silas

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.

James Lane Meadows

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.

Kaden Leuis Mathis

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.

Nathan James Nordeen

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.

Jason Edward Dixon

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.

Sean Presley Skeens

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.

Lindsey Kristin Jones

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.

Kameron Izaiah Nasiir

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.

Emmanuel Chibuike Uzokwe

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.

Hayley Reagan White

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.

Hunter Lee Durham

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.

Megan Marie Chesser

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.

Nathaniel Smith Huffman

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.

Blake Edna Salter

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.

Shelby Margo Lewis

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.

Prinsten Vyshaun Antwan Miller, Jr.

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.

Maggie Anne Dupree

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.

Gavin Matthew Broos

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.

Pryce Holden Waters

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.

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.

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.

Braves cannot close it out

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.

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
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.

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

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.

McCann still beaming over 'neat' moment

Braves notebook

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.

On the move

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
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.

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:

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.

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.

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.

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:

Katrina won't scar economy

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

Property transfers

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.

Plight gives rise to 'city'

On the move

Business briefs

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.

Delphi bankrupt; layoffs expected

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 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

Companies making glass pieces for research

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.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 9, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for October 9, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 8, 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

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.

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

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.

Texas routs Oklahoma to snap five-game streak

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

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

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.

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.

Investigate Clinton's 'skeletons'

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

St. Joe's prognosis improves

Don't rush consolidation

Optimism meets arrogance

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.

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.

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.

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
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
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?

Are current inflation gains just a blip?

Americans' increase their borrowing in August

Pricey natural gas will not fuel crisis

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.

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?

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.

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

Daly powers way to front

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

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.

Wolfpack roll dice, but come up short

Harlem sets stage for a region clash

Friday's scores

Wildcats don't miss a beat

Friday night football rewind

Irish can't stop Devils

Thoroughbreds down Bruins

Jackets kick Wildcats

Knights just miss first win

Spartans air it out to bust up Rebels' defense

Morgan blows past Westside in second half

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

Face the facts: Our president is failing

Commissioner chose not to face reality

Cronyism runs rampant

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

Calvin Holland will lead for change

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

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

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

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

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.

Race isn't as important as some think

Skyfest offers excitement

Terrorist is still wanted and missing

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

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

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

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
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

Column on culture war was on-target

Products of the future presented at GM's TechWorld

Solar systems are good for use in any climate

Recipes add variety to holidays

Aiken home big on charm

Domain for travel industry open for business

Living briefs

Paris trends favor a return to soft femininity

Deer Valley swooshes to top ski spottravel briefs

Rules for gifts to clients vary with businesses

Exhibit explores history of slavery in New York

New Orleans' tourists head elsewhere but long to go back

Alabama towns ranked No. 1 in nation for public golf

Designer's style evoke Imperial Russia

Some people still have midlife crises

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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?

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?

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

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

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.

Across Georgia

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2 more suspects arrested

Garbage fee plan shakes up bills

Rants and raves
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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.

Across the area

Rants and Raves
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Legal troubles follow evacuees

Columbus day schedule
Area closings

Challengers stress desire for progress

Debate heads to federal court

Girl Scouts storm Atlanta

Across South Carolina

Club works to add field facilities

Columbus day schedule
Area closings

Across the area

Kid of the Day

Where we live

Festivals still show life amid 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.

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.

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.

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.

News you can use

Kid of the Day

Attorney general hires prosecutors

Battle's just begun

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
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.

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

Across Georgia

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.

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.

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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.

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

News you can use

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

Flooding near lake is possible

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.

Change boosts office's results

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
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Columbus day schedule

Celebration takes time to offer help

Just in time

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.

Loss of leaders could ring in new political era

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rants and raves
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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.

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

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

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

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.

Keysville's 'visionary' keeps faith

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Augusta remembers Henry Howard

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.

Cutting school trips is savings option

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

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.

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.

ASU looks to end divide broadened by education

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

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Pilots bring gyrocopters out for spin

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

Motor helps raise funds for orphans

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.

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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.

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.

NASCAR notebook

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

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.

Kahne's move isn't popular

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

Biffle is an uneasy rider

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.

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.

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.

Iverson finds Cheeks is the answer for 76ers

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

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

NFL power rankings Week 5

Atlanta can make a big statement

Area players in the NFL

Eagles' D gears up for Bledsoe

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Lillian Seigler    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Lawrence Rowe    (SALUDA, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Lucile Rogers    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Ramon Mathis    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha A. Ray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nell Palmore Suggs    (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

Jordan Muns    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mr. Ramon Mathis    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Turner Hines    (HINESVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Turner Hines    (HINESVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Ms. Esther Edwards Lowe    (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

Ms. Esther Edwards Lowe    (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

Ms. Janet Droba Rice    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Fred Mackie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Jordan Muns    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Irma R. Wilcher    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Betty Mize    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillian Seigler    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Lawrence Rowe    (SALUDA, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Lucile Rogers    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Janet Droba Rice    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha A. Ray    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson    (NEW YORK)

Mr. John F. Kane    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Nell Palmore Suggs    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alvin Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Nora Peacock    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Odell Richardson    (BATH, S.C.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. James Furlan    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Joe Thuan    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alvin Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Willie Humphrey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Alvin P. Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Bell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Monika McKaig    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy Andrews    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Julia Martinez    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Roy Andrews    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella M. Lee    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Bell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Armelia Johnson    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin P. Bridges    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Janet Droba Rice (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Joyce Chambers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clifford Patterson (NEW YORK)

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

Mr. James Furlan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Jordan Muns (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

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

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

Ms. Esther Edwards Lowe (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Fred Mackie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Humphrey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ramon Mathis (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Bell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Armelia Johnson (DEARING, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Mize (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Nell Palmore Suggs (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Norris Ware (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alvin Bridges (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Nora Peacock (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Monika McKaig (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Norris Ware (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Billy Miller (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Thuan (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Fred Mackie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack Massey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Julia Martinez (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Nannie Mae Landrum (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Turner Hines (HINESVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Anderson Bailie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Lucile Rogers (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Baker Johnston (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Roy Andrews (EVANS, 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

Dementieva ends Clijsters' bid for top ranking

Sports rants

Area sports announcements

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.

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.

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.

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

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
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.

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.

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.

Rookie takes home her 1st gator

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.

Heavy load of fish

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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."

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.

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 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.

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

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

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.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

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.

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.

Esquire dubs Jessica Biel sexiest woman alive

People in the News

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
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.

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 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
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
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

Georgia tops Vols, remains unbeaten

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.

Freshmen won't forget their first trip to Neyland

UGA notebook

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.

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

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

Importance on inner beauty is stressed at senior pageant

Reunions

This week

Things to do

CSRA bridge results

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

Senior Games promote good, healthy dose of competition

Group stresses the abilities of those who cope with disabilities

Events

Governor plans bike ride from Aiken to Columbia

Meetings

Recreation center events

Aiken County Detention Center bookings

Area adult literacy sites

Athlete Spotlight: Lila Shull

Sports hall of fame to induct first members

Bolivia run aids church missions

Correction

First Baptist will hear new preacher

Orthodox church can share faith at festival

Storm's aftermath raises Biblical and theological debates

Faith Calendar

Faith digest

International group has cook-off, other events in ministry

Gospel music pioneer Henry Howard is remembered

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