Aiken schools have accepted storm victims
In recent weeks, pupils from the hurricane-stricken Gulf Coast region have found new homes and schools in Aiken County.

School lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Willcox has had famous guests
Repeat guests, from the rich and famous to avid sportsmen, are a fixture at the Willcox Inn.

School lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Church stocks its Pumpkin Patch
It was similar to a water-bucket brigade.

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

Dancers' performance helps feed the needy
Beverlee Nichols' prayers were answered Saturday. Sandwiched between rainy days was a sunny afternoon - perfect for an outdoor performance to raise money for the Golden Harvest Food Bank.

Events
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23; Jerusalem Baptist Church, 4185 Columbia Highway, North Ridge Spring, S.C.; with the Rev. Otis Moss; 210-0433

This week
A taste of wine and art: 7-10 p.m. Thursday; Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; featuring signature dishes from area restaurants and 100 wines from 36 producers; $45; 641-9094

Recreation center events
SPOOK-TACKULAR DONATIONS NEEDED: The center is looking for sponsorships and donations for its annual Halloween Spook-Tackular on Friday, Oct. 28. The center had 176 children at last year's event and expects twice as many this year.

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1-5. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Around the block
The Aiken Center for the Arts will hold its annual fundraiser, A Taste of Wine and Art, from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the arts center, 122 Laurens St. S.W.

Character is important to teen pageant winner
As Hannah Cromer prepared for the Miss Aiken County Teen pageant, selecting the platform of character for the contest was easy, she said.

This week
A taste of wine and art: 7-10 p.m. Thursday; Aiken Center for the Arts, 122 Laurens St. S.W.; featuring signature dishes from area restaurants and 100 wines from 36 producers; $45; 641-9094

Church stocks its Pumpkin Patch
It was similar to a water-bucket brigade.

Aiken County Detention Center bookings
These are the bookings for the Aiken County Detention Center for Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1-5. Suspects are innocent until proved guilty:

Aiken flower show is hotbed for gardening ideas
The second annual Aiken Flower and Garden Show, which was held at the Rye Patch estate Thursday through Saturday, offered tips to experienced and novice gardeners alike.

Willcox has had famous guests
Repeat guests, from the rich and famous to avid sportsmen, are a fixture at the Willcox Inn.

Events
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23; Jerusalem Baptist Church, 4185 Columbia Highway, North Ridge Spring, S.C.; with the Rev. Otis Moss; 210-0433

Dancers' performance helps feed the needy
Beverlee Nichols' prayers were answered Saturday. Sandwiched between rainy days was a sunny afternoon - perfect for an outdoor performance to raise money for the Golden Harvest Food Bank.

Recreation center events
SPOOK-TACKULAR DONATIONS NEEDED: The center is looking for sponsorships and donations for its annual Halloween Spook-Tackular on Friday, Oct. 28. The center had 176 children at last year's event and expects twice as many this year.

Aiken flower show is hotbed for gardening ideas
The second annual Aiken Flower and Garden Show, which was held at the Rye Patch estate Thursday through Saturday, offered tips to experienced and novice gardeners alike.

Around the block
The Aiken Center for the Arts will hold its annual fundraiser, A Taste of Wine and Art, from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the arts center, 122 Laurens St. S.W.

Aiken schools have accepted storm victims
In recent weeks, pupils from the hurricane-stricken Gulf Coast region have found new homes and schools in Aiken County.

Character is important to teen pageant winner
As Hannah Cromer prepared for the Miss Aiken County Teen pageant, selecting the platform of character for the contest was easy, she said.

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

Rowling, McCullough among Quills Awards finalists

Rowling, McCullough among Quills Awards finalists
NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling, David McCullough and Stephen King were among the finalists Tuesday for the Quills Awards, populist literary prizes that so far have attracted more attention from the book industry than from the general public.

Rowling, McCullough among Quills Awards finalists
NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling, David McCullough and Stephen King were among the finalists Tuesday for the Quills Awards, populist literary prizes that so far have attracted more attention from the book industry than from the general public.

Angels win again despite lack of time off
CHICAGO - The Los Angeles Angels will have plenty of time to rest. Right now, they're too busy winning.

Never a loss for words
CHICAGO - When Ozzie Guillen speaks, heads turn. Who knows what he might say next? What opinionated, four-letter-word spiel might come tumbling out as he waxes on about a game that makes him both ill and ecstatic.

Angels win again despite lack of time off
CHICAGO - The Los Angeles Angels will have plenty of time to rest. Right now, they're too busy winning.

Angels win again despite lack of time off

Never a loss for words

Angels bounce Yankees again
ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Angels were down and their ace was out. In came a 22-year-old rookie with a defiant look in his eye and the season on the line.

Angels bounce Yankees again

Never a loss for words
CHICAGO - When Ozzie Guillen speaks, heads turn. Who knows what he might say next? What opinionated, four-letter-word spiel might come tumbling out as he waxes on about a game that makes him both ill and ecstatic.

Angels bounce Yankees again
ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Angels were down and their ace was out. In came a 22-year-old rookie with a defiant look in his eye and the season on the line.

Coining phrases with enough 'velcro factor' to stick

Five questions for Braves

Braves can't let loss go yet
ATLANTA - The final, lasting image of the Braves' 2005 season is one part chill-inducing, one part fitting.

14 notable days for 2005 Braves
DEC. 16, 2004: The Braves acquire Tim Hudson (above) from Oakland for Juan Cruz, Dan Meyer and Charles Thomas. Hudson wins 14 games while the trio the Braves gave up spends most of the season in the minors.

14 notable days for 2005 Braves

14 notable days for 2005 Braves
DEC. 16, 2004: The Braves acquire Tim Hudson (above) from Oakland for Juan Cruz, Dan Meyer and Charles Thomas. Hudson wins 14 games while the trio the Braves gave up spends most of the season in the minors.

Braves can't let loss go yet

Five questions for Braves
ATLANTA - There are far fewer questions facing the Atlanta Braves in this off-season in comparison to ones in recent years, Chipper Jones said Monday.

Five questions for Braves
ATLANTA - There are far fewer questions facing the Atlanta Braves in this off-season in comparison to ones in recent years, Chipper Jones said Monday.

Braves can't let loss go yet
ATLANTA - The final, lasting image of the Braves' 2005 season is one part chill-inducing, one part fitting.

IRS turns vacation time into storm aid

Merger forms leader in field
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Lincoln National Corp. agreed Monday to acquire Jefferson-Pilot Corp. in a $7.5 billion merger deal that creates one of the nation's biggest public life insurance companies.

Competition restrained by SBC buyout of AT&T
NEW YORK - SBC Communications Inc.'s planned purchase of AT&T Corp. is still awaiting government approval, but it already appears to be reducing competition in a way that might cost taxpayers.

Stocks finish mixed as bull market shows age
NEW YORK - Stocks closed mixed Tuesday as strong earnings from Alcoa Inc. led the Dow Jones industrials slightly higher but the Nasdaq gave up early gains as rising oil prices renewed worries about inflation and recession.

Chicken business joins rush to draw Furys Ferry crowds

Digital media foes end lawsuit
SEATTLE - A broad settlement between digital media pioneer RealNetworks Inc. and longtime foe Microsoft Corp. goes a lot farther than simply ending the last major U.S. antitrust case against the tech heavyweight.

Anxiety over earnings builds amid declines
NEW YORK - Stocks fell Monday as Delphi Corp.'s bankruptcy filing and lowered outlooks at Northrop Grumman Corp. and Xilinx Inc. set a gloomy tone on Wall Street before the upcoming third-quarter earnings season.

Military housing plan begins
Fort Gordon's housing privatization program has gotten under way, with groundbreaking set for next year.

IRS turns vacation time into storm aid
You no longer need cash to make a financial contribution to hurricane relief efforts, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service.

Chicken business joins rush to draw Furys Ferry crowds
Raising Cane's is risen. But Furys Ferry Road has more to offer than just a new chicken finger restaurant.

IRS turns vacation time into storm aid
You no longer need cash to make a financial contribution to hurricane relief efforts, thanks to the Internal Revenue Service.

Stocks finish mixed as bull market shows age
NEW YORK - Stocks closed mixed Tuesday as strong earnings from Alcoa Inc. led the Dow Jones industrials slightly higher but the Nasdaq gave up early gains as rising oil prices renewed worries about inflation and recession.

Stocks finish mixed as bull market shows age

Chicken business joins rush to draw Furys Ferry crowds
Raising Cane's is risen. But Furys Ferry Road has more to offer than just a new chicken finger restaurant.

Anxiety over earnings builds amid declines

Military housing plan begins
Fort Gordon's housing privatization program has gotten under way, with groundbreaking set for next year.

Delphi bankruptcy could hurt GM talks
DETROIT - General Motors Corp. has been negotiating with the United Auto Workers for months in an attempt to lower its skyrocketing health care costs, but those talks could be jeopardized by Delphi Corp.'s bankruptcy, analysts said Monday.

Competition restrained by SBC buyout of AT&T

Merger forms leader in field
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Lincoln National Corp. agreed Monday to acquire Jefferson-Pilot Corp. in a $7.5 billion merger deal that creates one of the nation's biggest public life insurance companies.

Delphi bankruptcy could hurt GM talks

Anxiety over earnings builds amid declines
NEW YORK - Stocks fell Monday as Delphi Corp.'s bankruptcy filing and lowered outlooks at Northrop Grumman Corp. and Xilinx Inc. set a gloomy tone on Wall Street before the upcoming third-quarter earnings season.

Merger forms leader in field

Competition restrained by SBC buyout of AT&T
NEW YORK - SBC Communications Inc.'s planned purchase of AT&T Corp. is still awaiting government approval, but it already appears to be reducing competition in a way that might cost taxpayers.

Military housing plan begins

Delphi bankruptcy could hurt GM talks
DETROIT - General Motors Corp. has been negotiating with the United Auto Workers for months in an attempt to lower its skyrocketing health care costs, but those talks could be jeopardized by Delphi Corp.'s bankruptcy, analysts said Monday.

Digital media foes end lawsuit

Digital media foes end lawsuit
SEATTLE - A broad settlement between digital media pioneer RealNetworks Inc. and longtime foe Microsoft Corp. goes a lot farther than simply ending the last major U.S. antitrust case against the tech heavyweight.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 11, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 11, 2005.

Clemson needs another second-half turnaround

Clemson needs another second-half turnaround
CLEMSON, S.C. - After three straight nail-biting defeats to fall to 2-3, Clemson faces another save-the-season stretch starting Thursday night at North Carolina State.

Clemson needs another second-half turnaround
CLEMSON, S.C. - After three straight nail-biting defeats to fall to 2-3, Clemson faces another save-the-season stretch starting Thursday night at North Carolina State.

Paterno silencing his doubters
Reviewing and previewing college football

Paterno rolls down pants, Penn State rolls up wins

Paterno rolls down pants, Penn State rolls up wins
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State coach Joe Paterno has to pay attention to a lot of things to get himself and his team ready for game day. So far this season, apparently, his pant cuffs aren't at the top of the list.

East Carolina seeks another winning streak
GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina's last winning streak was a beauty. The run of four consecutive victories included three away from home, and it led to a spot in the GMAC Bowl.

Paterno silencing his doubters

East Carolina seeks another winning streak
GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina's last winning streak was a beauty. The run of four consecutive victories included three away from home, and it led to a spot in the GMAC Bowl.

Paterno silencing his doubters
Reviewing and previewing college football

Paterno rolls down pants, Penn State rolls up wins
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State coach Joe Paterno has to pay attention to a lot of things to get himself and his team ready for game day. So far this season, apparently, his pant cuffs aren't at the top of the list.

East Carolina seeks another winning streak

Forest Hills finds right assistant pro in house

All the right moves
A key reason that Congress consolidated responsibility for the nation's infrastructure protection and response to disasters in a new Homeland Security Department was so the government would speak with one clear voice in matters involving national security.

Black and blue
New Orleans police officers, those who didn't desert, have seen long hours and little sleep since Katrina. Many officers lost their own homes, and their families were evacuated.

Another incredible run
Imagine running a marathon - and stopping one foot short of the finish line.

Another incredible run

Black and blue
New Orleans police officers, those who didn't desert, have seen long hours and little sleep since Katrina. Many officers lost their own homes, and their families were evacuated.

Black and blue

All the right moves

Shaken - and stirred
This planet, work in progress that it is, finds many ways to swallow its unwitting inhabitants. We've seen those awful methods at work far too much of late.

Ending 'trashfare' as we know it

All the right moves
A key reason that Congress consolidated responsibility for the nation's infrastructure protection and response to disasters in a new Homeland Security Department was so the government would speak with one clear voice in matters involving national security.

Another incredible run
Imagine running a marathon - and stopping one foot short of the finish line.

Shaken - and stirred
This planet, work in progress that it is, finds many ways to swallow its unwitting inhabitants. We've seen those awful methods at work far too much of late.

Ending 'trashfare' as we know it
There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free carting off of the trash left over from it.

Ending 'trashfare' as we know it
There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free carting off of the trash left over from it.

Shaken - and stirred

People in the News
NEW YORK - Olivia Newton-John is still hoping her missing boyfriend returns - more than three months after he disappeared.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Olivia Newton-John is still hoping her missing boyfriend returns - more than three months after he disappeared.

People in the News
SHANGHAI, China - A year after raising the censors' hackles with bus stop ads, Pamela Anderson's nearly naked image is returning to China on phone cards telling people not to buy fur.

Big Boi receives award in Georgia hometown
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Antwan "Big Boi" Patton has another prize to add to his collection of awards - and this one is from his hometown.

'Parkers' star Mo'Nique gives birth to twin boys
LOS ANGELES - Mo'Nique is seeing double - and their names are Jonathan and David.

People in the News
SHANGHAI, China - A year after raising the censors' hackles with bus stop ads, Pamela Anderson's nearly naked image is returning to China on phone cards telling people not to buy fur.

'Parkers' star Mo'Nique gives birth to twin boys
LOS ANGELES - Mo'Nique is seeing double - and their names are Jonathan and David.

The Top Five list
The top five list in entertainment.

The Top Five list
The top five list in entertainment.

Big Boi receives award in Georgia hometown
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Antwan "Big Boi" Patton has another prize to add to his collection of awards - and this one is from his hometown.

Tasty and low curried lamb casserole recipe
This curried lamb casserole has more to offer than being easy to make, tasty and low in fat. The recipe is from a source which caters to the special needs of diabetics.

Tasty and low curried lamb casserole recipe

Tasty and low curried lamb casserole recipe
This curried lamb casserole has more to offer than being easy to make, tasty and low in fat. The recipe is from a source which caters to the special needs of diabetics.

Tech looks to rebound against Duke
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Chan Gailey just wants something good to happen. After starting the season 3-0, the Yellow Jackets have dropped two consecutive games against conference opponents.

Georgia Tech hopes to utilize Ball even more
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Reggie Ball accounted for 367 yards against North Carolina State last week, more yardage than his team had in three of its first four games.

Georgia Tech hopes to utilize Ball even more
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Reggie Ball accounted for 367 yards against North Carolina State last week, more yardage than his team had in three of its first four games.

Tech looks to rebound against Duke
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's Chan Gailey just wants something good to happen. After starting the season 3-0, the Yellow Jackets have dropped two consecutive games against conference opponents.

Georgia Tech hopes to utilize Ball even more

Tech looks to rebound against Duke

Wie should expect resentment at first
PALM DESERT, Calif. - Michelle Wie has loads of money in the bank, all because she turned pro and signed her name at the bottom of two endorsement contracts.

Golf Glance
PGA TOUR

Nicklaus caddie dies of cancer

Tiger has the world on a string

Nicklaus caddie dies of cancer
CANTON, Ohio - Angelo Argea, who spent two decades on the bag for Jack Nicklaus and became an iconic figure among caddies for his shock of silver hair, died of liver cancer. He was 75.

Nicklaus caddie dies of cancer
CANTON, Ohio - Angelo Argea, who spent two decades on the bag for Jack Nicklaus and became an iconic figure among caddies for his shock of silver hair, died of liver cancer. He was 75.

Wie should expect resentment at first

Golf Glance

Tiger has the world on a string
SAN FRANCISCO - The World Golf Championships were created to bring together the best players from around the globe. They have turned into an annuity for the world's No. 1 player.

Wie should expect resentment at first
PALM DESERT, Calif. - Michelle Wie has loads of money in the bank, all because she turned pro and signed her name at the bottom of two endorsement contracts.

Tiger has the world on a string
SAN FRANCISCO - The World Golf Championships were created to bring together the best players from around the globe. They have turned into an annuity for the world's No. 1 player.

Golf Glance
PGA TOUR

Power Poll

Hudson, Thomson running wild

Power Poll
The area's top 10 prep football teams this week, as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF NewsChannel 6 sports departments, plus selected other media outlets around the area. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place votes are in parentheses.

Power Poll
The area's top 10 prep football teams this week, as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle and WJBF NewsChannel 6 sports departments, plus selected other media outlets around the area. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place votes are in parentheses.

Hudson, Thomson running wild
THOMSON. The Bulldogs (7-1) have zapped opposing run defenses of late, thanks to LaBrandon Hudson. He's ran for more than 550 yards and 11 touchdowns during the past three games.

Hudson, Thomson running wild
THOMSON. The Bulldogs (7-1) have zapped opposing run defenses of late, thanks to LaBrandon Hudson. He's ran for more than 550 yards and 11 touchdowns during the past three games.

Kovalchuk hopes to play against Montreal
DULUTH, Ga. - Ilya Kovalchuk worked on a line with Peter Bondra and Marc Savard in his first practice Tuesday with the Atlanta Thrashers.

Panthers topple Islanders, 3-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Roberto Luongo is using his stick, his glove and now even his face to keep shots out of the net.

Kovalchuk hopes to play against Montreal
DULUTH, Ga. - Ilya Kovalchuk worked on a line with Peter Bondra and Marc Savard in his first practice Tuesday with the Atlanta Thrashers.

Panthers topple Islanders, 3-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Roberto Luongo is using his stick, his glove and now even his face to keep shots out of the net.

Panthers topple Islanders, 3-1

Kovalchuk hopes to play against Montreal

English pub is brought home with chicken pie
Dining out while traveling has always been a great source of inspiration when developing recipes for this column, and my recent two-week trip to England and Scotland is no different.

English pub is brought home with chicken pie
Dining out while traveling has always been a great source of inspiration when developing recipes for this column, and my recent two-week trip to England and Scotland is no different.

English pub is brought home with chicken pie

Coining phrases with enough 'velcro factor' to stick
When you spend time with words as I do, you hope you might one day make up a word or phrase that ends up in the dictionary.

Coining phrases with enough 'velcro factor' to stick
When you spend time with words as I do, you hope you might one day make up a word or phrase that ends up in the dictionary.

Life must be preserved at all stages

Abuse charges sometimes are phony
When I read the Oct. 3 article about the two women arrested for assaulting a relative over a child abuse accusation, I was horrified, but unfortunately not surprised.Dorothy Kernaghan-Baez, Augusta

Abuse charges sometimes are phony

Abuse charges sometimes are phony
When I read the Oct. 3 article about the two women arrested for assaulting a relative over a child abuse accusation, I was horrified, but unfortunately not surprised.Dorothy Kernaghan-Baez, Augusta

Outsourcing will be our nation's ruin

Holland would be great commissioner
Calvin "Coach" Holland is an excellent candidate for Augusta commissioner in District 5.Natalie Godbee, Augusta

Holland would be great commissioner
Calvin "Coach" Holland is an excellent candidate for Augusta commissioner in District 5.Natalie Godbee, Augusta

Life must be preserved at all stages
The editorial titled "Roberts' first big test" (Oct. 7) supports the Oregon Physician Assisted Suicide Law, and urges that the new John Roberts Supreme Court should not rule against it. Ralph W. Buchanan Sr., M.D., North Augusta, S.C.

Life must be preserved at all stages
The editorial titled "Roberts' first big test" (Oct. 7) supports the Oregon Physician Assisted Suicide Law, and urges that the new John Roberts Supreme Court should not rule against it. Ralph W. Buchanan Sr., M.D., North Augusta, S.C.

Outsourcing will be our nation's ruin
The effects of outsourcing are obvious. India and China, for example, are building thousands of new factories and graduating hundreds of thousands of highly qualified engineers every year.Robert Gilbert, Aiken, S.C.

Holland would be great commissioner

Outsourcing will be our nation's ruin
The effects of outsourcing are obvious. India and China, for example, are building thousands of new factories and graduating hundreds of thousands of highly qualified engineers every year.Robert Gilbert, Aiken, S.C.

Seniors calendar

Media experiments with citizens as news producers

Living briefs

Health and fitness calendar

Research plays important role in getting book published

In Witch City, college professors tackle Harry Potter

Living briefs

Collections feature yards of lace, soft fabrics

Living briefs
If you already dread dragging out the same, tired recipes from years past for the holiday season, maybe the augusta chronicle can help.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA.

Living briefs
If you already dread dragging out the same, tired recipes from years past for the holiday season, maybe the augusta chronicle can help.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@ augustachronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.

Research plays important role in getting book published
Everybody has a story to tell, and with a robust publishing industry, more people can and do tell their stories.

Research plays important role in getting book published
Everybody has a story to tell, and with a robust publishing industry, more people can and do tell their stories.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA.

Living briefs
If you already dread dragging out the same, tired recipes from years past for the holiday season, maybe The Augusta Chronicle can help.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@ augustachronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.

Media experiments with citizens as news producers
NEW YORK - MSNBC invited viewers to share photos of their interactions with the late Pope John Paul II, while The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash., anointed eight readers with the power to publicly criticize the newspaper's coverage on its very Web site.

In Witch City, college professors tackle Harry Potter
SALEM, Mass. - Hundreds of Harry Potter fanatics have turned this historic seaport, best known for its witches and their trials, into a makeshift college campus fit for a young wizard.

Collections feature yards of lace, soft fabrics
PARIS - Designers who showed spring-summer 2006 collections in Paris last week took women on a long, romantic vacation.

In Witch City, college professors tackle Harry Potter
SALEM, Mass. - Hundreds of Harry Potter fanatics have turned this historic seaport, best known for its witches and their trials, into a makeshift college campus fit for a young wizard.

Media experiments with citizens as news producers
NEW YORK - MSNBC invited viewers to share photos of their interactions with the late Pope John Paul II, while The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash., anointed eight readers with the power to publicly criticize the newspaper's coverage on its very Web site.

Living briefs
If you already dread dragging out the same, tired recipes from years past for the holiday season, maybe The Augusta Chronicle can help.

Collections feature yards of lace, soft fabrics
PARIS - Designers who showed spring-summer 2006 collections in Paris last week took women on a long, romantic vacation.

Pace picked up by Lynx
The Augusta Lynx played their first scrimmage in front of fans Tuesday night at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, but their first scrimmage of camp came Monday afternoon.

Pace picked up by Lynx
The Augusta Lynx played their first scrimmage in front of fans Tuesday night at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, but their first scrimmage of camp came Monday afternoon.

Pace picked up by Lynx

Tragedy in New York may alter boat rules
A push to re-examine Coast Guard criteria for licensing commercial tour boats could focus scrutiny on the Augusta Canal Authority's Petersburg boats.

Kid of the Day

444 workers offer to leave

Poll staff keep eyes on ID suit
Augusta officials will be closely watching a federal court case that begins Wednesday in Rome, Ga., challenging the state's voter identification law.

Democrats endorse Mays for mayor
The Richmond County Democratic Committee endorsed interim Mayor Willie Mays for mayor today.

Health director stays; clinic to take his name

Drivers' union pulls support of bus rodeo

$36.3 million bond deal concerns some taxpayers

Kid of the Day
Kaleb Cooper is today's Kid of the Day.

Projects for area could be delayed

Across the area
A Grovetown toddler was killed Tuesday night in a two-car accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 between the Wheeler Road and Belair Road/Jimmie Dyess Parkway exits.

Site selected for school

Police make arrests in Augusta shooting

Athens landmark serves one last taste with auction

Correction
- An item in Sunday's City Ink column should have said that the late Rep. Henry Howard's son, Karlton Howard, in delivering the eulogy at his father's funeral Friday, renounced the fierce politicking that had been going on since his father died.

Corrections

Across South Carolina

Kid of the Day

Perdue's wife defends group
ATLANTA - Mary Perdue gave her first public defense Monday of a group that raises money to restore antiques in the Governor's Mansion, even as the head of the Democratic Party called for an investigation.

Across Georgia

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

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Gov. Mark Sanford and more than 200 cyclists pedaled 60 miles to the Governor's Mansion from Aiken in about five hours to encourage South Carolinians to live healthier lifestyles.

Funding detailed for revitalization

Trial begins in shooting death

Lynx won't have to pay bills
A Richmond County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of the Augusta Lynx hockey team in a two-year dispute with the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority over bills for the use of spotlights and a sound system operator during games.

Fuel costs threaten field trips

DuPont among SRS bidders
Engineering companies Fluor Daniel and DuPont have formed a partnership that will explore the possibility of running Savannah River Site, an official said today.

Soldier is given Purple Heart

Man is fatally shot in Augusta
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found early Monday on an Augusta road.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Leaders discuss fire service merger
Columbia County is looking into the possibility of having one entity operate fire service in all unincorporated areas of the county, commissioners were told Monday.

Correction

Obstacles in past for LSU student
It's almost as if Mandy O'Leary wasn't meant to finish medical school. First, she broke her ankle during a routine clinic rotation while she was six months pregnant.

$36.3 million bond deal concerns some taxpayers
AIKEN - School board chairman John Bradley summed up the county's proposed $36.3 million bond deal with the FineDeering Development Group with two sentences Tuesday night.

Tragedy in New York may alter boat rules

Across Georgia

Some talk trash about city's plans

Man faces drug, gun charges
A Hephzibah man remained in the Richmond County jail late Tuesday after police arrested him on multiple drug and gun charges after he reportedly fired random shots near his home.

Clear Channel Y will put emphasis on education
NORTH AUGUSTA - A local Family Y often becomes a home away from home for loyal patrons, and the new Clear Channel Y, which opened Monday, definitely has a homey atmosphere.

Trial begins in shooting death
A murder trial began Tuesday for a man accused of killing another in front of scores of witnesses.

Fuel costs threaten field trips
A committee of the Richmond County Board of Education voted Tuesday to recommend discontinuing out-of-town field trips amid fuel supply concerns, but to spare in-town field trips for the moment.

Howard's widow will run for seat
The widow of Georgia Rep. Henry Howard filed Tuesday to run for his former post.

Organizers say Evans loves a parade, too
The celebration formerly known as the Merchants Association of Columbia County Martinez Christmas Parade will get a new name and a new route this year.

DuPont teams up to pursue contracts
AIKEN - A familiar name has joined the ranks of engineering companies that are interested in running Savannah River Site after 2006.

Leaders discuss fire service merger
Columbia County is looking into the possibility of having one entity operate fire service in all unincorporated areas of the county, commissioners were told Monday.

Augusta Mall to get open-air addition
The owners of Augusta Mall announced today a renovation project that will create a 135,000-square-foot "lifestyle village" where the vacant Macy's building stands.

Prices cramp elders' style

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Students evacuated two Georgia Tech dorms Monday morning after a janitor found a chemical-filled bottle on a campus courtyard that exploded, police said.

Man faces drug, gun charges

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Researchers at the University of South Carolina plan to study how diabetes affects children and adolescents.

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Man is fatally shot in Augusta

Across the area

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Students evacuated two Georgia Tech dorms Monday morning after a janitor found a chemical-filled bottle on a campus courtyard that exploded, police said.

Rants and Raves
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2nd McWillaims murder conviction stands
An Augusta man convicted of murder lost his bid for a new trial Tuesday.

Lynx won't have to pay bills

Soldier is given Purple Heart
Sgt. James D. Quinn, 24, still bears the scars of an improvised explosive device that killed a comrade in June in Iraq.

Children learn how, why to prevent tooth problems

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Comments from readers:

Across South Carolina

Deputies thwart bridge-jump attempt

DuPont teams up to pursue contracts

Loggerhead nests up from last year

Organizers say Evans loves a parade, too

Clear Channel Y will put emphasis on education

2nd McWillaims murder conviction stands

Howard's widow will run for seat
The widow of Georgia Rep. Henry Howard filed Tuesday to run for his former post.

Howard's widow will run for seat

Site selected for school
Columbia County's next middle school might be constructed on Blackstone Camp Road.

Trip cash sought for vets

Prices cramp elders' style
Lucille Faulkner doesn't waste her precious pennies when she drives these days.

Corrections
There were several errors in a story in Monday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle about Pam Thomas, an Augusta woman who comes up with creative ways to show appreciation to local sheriff's deputies.

Howard's widow to run for his former post
The widow of Georgia Rep. Henry Howard filed today to run for his former post.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Researchers at the University of South Carolina plan to study how diabetes affects children and adolescents.

10/11/2005 - The Augusta Chronicle

Man is fatally shot in Augusta
Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found early Monday on an Augusta road.

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Drivers' union pulls support of bus rodeo
The Richmond County school bus drivers' union has voted against a safety program it previously supported, saying safety should be mandatory rather than voluntary.

Some talk trash about city's plans
It turns out the decision to change the way the city charges residents for garbage service isn't as simple as some Augusta commissioners thought.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student was arrested Tuesday after confessing to making bottle bombs found on campus after one of them exploded, leading to the evacuation of two dormitories, authorities said.

444 workers offer to leave
AIKEN - Almost 450 people have volunteered to leave Savannah River Site by month's end, officials said Monday, a situation that will likely mean fewer involuntary layoffs at the nuclear reservation.

Across the area
A Grovetown toddler was killed Tuesday night in a two-car accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 20 between the Wheeler Road and Belair Road/Jimmie Dyess Parkway exits.

Poll staff keep eyes on ID suit
Augusta officials will be closely watching a federal court case that begins Wednesday in Rome, Ga., challenging the state's voter identification law.

Rants and Raves
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Drivers' union pulls support of bus rodeo
The Richmond County school bus drivers' union has voted against a safety program it previously supported, saying safety should be mandatory rather than voluntary.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

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Kid of the Day
Kellie Cooper is today's Kid of the Day.

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Athens landmark serves one last taste with auction
ATHENS, Ga. - Going once, going twice ... The mementos of an era at Allen's Hamburgers will be gone in a few weeks.

Perdue's wife defends group

Children learn how, why to prevent tooth problems
With a warm grin showing her missing front teeth, Naaim Colbert, 5, knew the routine and opened her mouth for her dental screening.

Test headline
test test test.

Mounted police and their steeds learn together
AIKEN - While all the other horses were dutifully cantering around an Aiken polo field and moving into formation Tuesday, Little Bit was munching on a wooden fence.

Across the area

Projects for area could be delayed
Hurricane relief costs will force a second look at all federal spending and could push some local projects even farther toward the back burner, according to U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood.

Poll staff keep eyes on ID suit

Health director stays; clinic to take his name
Frank M. Rumph tried to retire at the beginning of this month as director of the East Central Health District but will continue on an interim basis, officials said. And he will have a presence at the Richmond County Health Department for a long time.

Kid of the Day
Kellie Cooper is today's Kid of the Day.

$36.3 million bond deal concerns some taxpayers
AIKEN - School board chairman John Bradley summed up the county's proposed $36.3 million bond deal with the FineDeering Development Group with two sentences Tuesday night.

Trip cash sought for vets
One of the Augusta area's congressmen came to the Garden City on Tuesday to pitch proposed legislation that would help veterans with their fuel costs to and from medical care.

Organizers say Evans loves a parade, too
The celebration formerly known as the Merchants Association of Columbia County Martinez Christmas Parade will get a new name and a new route this year.

Tragedy in New York may alter boat rules
A push to re-examine Coast Guard criteria for licensing commercial tour boats could focus scrutiny on the Augusta Canal Authority's Petersburg boats.

Fuel costs threaten field trips
A committee of the Richmond County Board of Education voted Tuesday to recommend discontinuing out-of-town field trips amid fuel supply concerns, but to spare in-town field trips for the moment.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's officers are looking for a 61-year-old Alzheimer's patient who officials said wandered away from a downtown Augusta personal care home.

444 workers offer to leave
AIKEN - Almost 450 people have volunteered to leave Savannah River Site by month's end, officials said Monday, a situation that will likely mean fewer involuntary layoffs at the nuclear reservation.

Clear Channel Y will put emphasis on education
NORTH AUGUSTA - A local Family Y often becomes a home away from home for loyal patrons, and the new Clear Channel Y, which opened Monday, definitely has a homey atmosphere.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Some talk trash about city's plans
It turns out the decision to change the way the city charges residents for garbage service isn't as simple as some Augusta commissioners thought.

Funding detailed for revitalization
AIKEN - The city council has $1.75 million to spend on revitalization efforts on Aiken's north side during the next seven years. Now, city officials just need to decide how to spend it.

Mounted police and their steeds learn together

Perdue's wife defends group
ATLANTA - Mary Perdue gave her first public defense Monday of a group that raises money to restore antiques in the Governor's Mansion, even as the head of the Democratic Party called for an investigation.

Kid of the Day
Kaleb Cooper is today's Kid of the Day.

Trip cash sought for vets
One of the Augusta area's congressmen came to the Garden City on Tuesday to pitch proposed legislation that would help veterans with their fuel costs to and from medical care.

Obstacles in past for LSU student
It's almost as if Mandy O'Leary wasn't meant to finish medical school. First, she broke her ankle during a routine clinic rotation while she was six months pregnant.

Prices cramp elders' style
Lucille Faulkner doesn't waste her precious pennies when she drives these days.

Correction
- An item in Sunday's City Ink column should have said that the late Rep. Henry Howard's son, Karlton Howard, in delivering the eulogy at his father's funeral Friday, renounced the fierce politicking that had been going on since his father died.

Lynx won't have to pay bills
A Richmond County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of the Augusta Lynx hockey team in a two-year dispute with the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority over bills for the use of spotlights and a sound system operator during games.

Loggerhead nests up from last year
SAVANNAH, Ga. - With the sea turtle nesting season almost over, biologists have recorded 1,219 loggerhead nests along the Georgia coast.

Site selected for school
Columbia County's next middle school might be constructed on Blackstone Camp Road.

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

DuPont teams up to pursue contracts
AIKEN - A familiar name has joined the ranks of engineering companies that are interested in running Savannah River Site after 2006.

Across the area
Richmond County sheriff's officers are looking for a 61-year-old Alzheimer's patient who officials said wandered away from a downtown Augusta personal care home.

Trial begins in shooting death
A murder trial began Tuesday for a man accused of killing another in front of scores of witnesses.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Gov. Mark Sanford and more than 200 cyclists pedaled 60 miles to the Governor's Mansion from Aiken in about five hours to encourage South Carolinians to live healthier lifestyles.

2nd McWillaims murder conviction stands
An Augusta man convicted of murder lost his bid for a new trial Tuesday.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student was arrested Tuesday after confessing to making bottle bombs found on campus after one of them exploded, leading to the evacuation of two dormitories, authorities said.

Man faces drug, gun charges
A Hephzibah man remained in the Richmond County jail late Tuesday after police arrested him on multiple drug and gun charges after he reportedly fired random shots near his home.

Leaders discuss fire service merger

Soldier is given Purple Heart
Sgt. James D. Quinn, 24, still bears the scars of an improvised explosive device that killed a comrade in June in Iraq.

Projects for area could be delayed
Hurricane relief costs will force a second look at all federal spending and could push some local projects even farther toward the back burner, according to U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood.

Corrections
There were several errors in a story in Monday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle about Pam Thomas, an Augusta woman who comes up with creative ways to show appreciation to local sheriff's deputies.

Obstacles in past for LSU student

Mounted police and their steeds learn together
AIKEN - While all the other horses were dutifully cantering around an Aiken polo field and moving into formation Tuesday, Little Bit was munching on a wooden fence.

Athens landmark serves one last taste with auction
ATHENS, Ga. - Going once, going twice ... The mementos of an era at Allen's Hamburgers will be gone in a few weeks.

Health director stays; clinic to take his name
Frank M. Rumph tried to retire at the beginning of this month as director of the East Central Health District but will continue on an interim basis, officials said. And he will have a presence at the Richmond County Health Department for a long time.

Funding detailed for revitalization
AIKEN - The city council has $1.75 million to spend on revitalization efforts on Aiken's north side during the next seven years. Now, city officials just need to decide how to spend it.

Children learn how, why to prevent tooth problems
With a warm grin showing her missing front teeth, Naaim Colbert, 5, knew the routine and opened her mouth for her dental screening.

Loggerhead nests up from last year
SAVANNAH, Ga. - With the sea turtle nesting season almost over, biologists have recorded 1,219 loggerhead nests along the Georgia coast.

Animation archive destroyed in fire at warehouse
BRISTOL, England - Fire destroyed a priceless archive of Aardman Animations props, sets and models early Monday, just hours after the company learned that its animated clay movie stars Wallace and Gromit had topped the U.S. box office.

Animation archive destroyed in fire at warehouse

Animation archive destroyed in fire at warehouse
BRISTOL, England - Fire destroyed a priceless archive of Aardman Animations props, sets and models early Monday, just hours after the company learned that its animated clay movie stars Wallace and Gromit had topped the U.S. box office.

Review: Thelonious Monk Quartet

Ciara leads Vibe Awards nominations
NEW YORK - Ciara will have a fightin' chance to bring home the most Vibe Awards at this year's hip-hop and R&B awards show. She leads the field with five nominations, including artist of the year.

Ciara leads Vibe Awards nominations
NEW YORK - Ciara will have a fightin' chance to bring home the most Vibe Awards at this year's hip-hop and R&B awards show. She leads the field with five nominations, including artist of the year.

Review: Thelonious Monk Quartet
Even though this recording dates back nearly half a century, for jazz fans it's the year's most important new release - the equivalent of finding a Rembrandt masterpiece hidden away in a cluttered attic.

Review: Dolly Parton, 'Those Were the Days'
On her new CD "Those Were the Days," Dolly Parton offers renditions of 12 songs from the 1960s and thereabouts that originated with some of that era's most prominent artists - Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Pete Seeger, among them.

Review: Dolly Parton, 'Those Were the Days'

Review: Dolly Parton, 'Those Were the Days'
On her new CD "Those Were the Days," Dolly Parton offers renditions of 12 songs from the 1960s and thereabouts that originated with some of that era's most prominent artists - Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Pete Seeger, among them.

Review: Thelonious Monk Quartet
Even though this recording dates back nearly half a century, for jazz fans it's the year's most important new release - the equivalent of finding a Rembrandt masterpiece hidden away in a cluttered attic.

Ciara leads Vibe Awards nominations

Stoudemire out for four months
PHOENIX - Eight days after signing a five-year, $73 million contract extension, Amare Stoudemire underwent surgery Tuesday to repair damage to his left knee and will be sidelined for about four months.

Stoudemire out for four months

Stoudemire out for four months
PHOENIX - Eight days after signing a five-year, $73 million contract extension, Amare Stoudemire underwent surgery Tuesday to repair damage to his left knee and will be sidelined for about four months.

Pacers to open preseason fully loaded
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers are ready to open the preseason with most of their regular lineup.

Pacers to open preseason fully loaded

Pacers to open preseason fully loaded
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers are ready to open the preseason with most of their regular lineup.

Injuries thin Falcons' defense

Eagles are looking up in NFC East

Steelers rally to win for Big Ben

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Master Savion Ross    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Baughman    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Earlene Bennett    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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Mrs. Louise Dixon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny "John" Wilson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Toby Cohen    (PIKESVILLE, Md.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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Mr. James Stone, Sr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)

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Mr. Kenny L. Turner    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah Dicks    (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha F. Sayers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Dr. John R. Maben, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susie D. Faulkner    (MODOC, S.C.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mr. Gene M. Brodie    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Jones    (SHELBY, N.C.)

Mr. Kenneth K. Badke    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cleveland J. Huckabee    (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gail Roberson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Martha S. Sayers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Janice Long Rush    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bryant    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Emily Means Travis    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Broome, Sr.    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hilda L. Boyer    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Darrell W. Plyler    (ROCK HILL, S.C.)

Mrs. Henrietta D. Bell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Gene M. Brodie    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Anna Gillespie    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Earlene Bennett    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Melissa Hart    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth K. Badke    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Geneva Moore    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny "John" Wilson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Stone, Sr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah Dicks    (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Toby Cohen    (PIKESVILLE, Md.)

Mrs. Martha S. Sayers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gail Roberson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Broome, Sr.    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Dr. John R. Maben, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Geneva Moore    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Anna Gillespie    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Bennie Douglas    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Melissa Hart    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bryant    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mr. John H. Holt    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Hilda L. Boyer    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Cleveland J. Huckabee    (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

Mrs. Henrietta D. Bell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Jones    (SHELBY, N.C.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella "Baby Sis" Moore    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Hilda L. Boyer    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Albert von Kamp Gary    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Baughman    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Kenny L. Turner    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Master Savion Ross    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. James Stone, Sr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Darrell W. Plyler    (ROCK HILL, S.C.)

Miss Sara Lewis    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Susie D. Faulkner    (MODOC, S.C.)

Mr. John H. Holt    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Douglas    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha F. Sayers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Hodges    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Sara Lewis    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn (AVERA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth K. Badke (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bryant (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John H. Holt (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Janice Long Rush (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Martha F. Sayers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Darrell W. Plyler (ROCK HILL, S.C.)

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Dr. John R. Maben, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella "Baby Sis" Moore (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Toby Cohen (PIKESVILLE, Md.)

Mr. Kenny L. Turner (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Anna Gillespie (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Gene M. Brodie (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Melissa Hart (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Baughman (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Virginia Hodges (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn (AVERA, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cleveland J. Huckabee (BURNETTOWN, S.C.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Jones (SHELBY, N.C.)

Master Savion Ross (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. James Stone, Sr. (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Louise Dixon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hilda L. Boyer (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta D. Bell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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Mrs. Susie D. Faulkner (MODOC, S.C.)

Mr. Bennie Douglas (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James E. Broome, Sr. (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Martha S. Sayers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Broome, Sr. (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Gail Roberson (AIKEN, S.C.)

Emily Means Travis (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Albert von Kamp Gary (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ella Geneva Moore (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Hilda L. Boyer (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah Dicks (WASHINGTON, D.C.)

Mrs. Earlene Bennett (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Overtime

Overtime

Overtime
In Birmingham, Ala., Augusta State freshman Stephen Swan-epoel fired 4-under-par 67 in his collegiate debut Monday, then backed it up with a 1-under-par 70 in the afternoon for a two-round total of 5-under 137 through 36 holes of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate.

Overtime
In Birmingham, Ala., Augusta State closed with 3-over-par 287 and finished ninth in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at Old Overton Golf Club.

Overtime
In Birmingham, Ala., Augusta State freshman Stephen Swan-epoel fired 4-under-par 67 in his collegiate debut Monday, then backed it up with a 1-under-par 70 in the afternoon for a two-round total of 5-under 137 through 36 holes of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate.

Overtime
In Birmingham, Ala., Augusta State closed with 3-over-par 287 and finished ninth in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at Old Overton Golf Club.

Eagles are looking up in NFC East
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles have a week off to ponder their unfamiliar place at the bottom of the NFC East standings.

Injuries thin Falcons' defense
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - With Ed Hartwell lost for the season following surgery Monday to repair a torn right Achilles' tendon, the Atlanta Falcons are looking for a new middle linebacker.

Injuries thin Falcons' defense
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - With Ed Hartwell lost for the season following surgery Monday to repair a torn right Achilles' tendon, the Atlanta Falcons are looking for a new middle linebacker.

Steelers rally to win for Big Ben
SAN DIEGO - The Bus was back, and Ben Roethlisberger thrust both fists in the air as Jeff Reed's kick won it for the Steelers.

Steelers rally to win for Big Ben
SAN DIEGO - The Bus was back, and Ben Roethlisberger thrust both fists in the air as Jeff Reed's kick won it for the Steelers.

Eagles are looking up in NFC East
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles have a week off to ponder their unfamiliar place at the bottom of the NFC East standings.

People in the News

Big Boi receives award in Georgia hometown

'Parkers' star Mo'Nique gives birth to twin boys

People in the News

The Top Five list

Georgia special teams step up

Georgia special teams step up
ATHENS, Ga. - Mike Gilliam says Georgia's record of road success begins with familiar instructions.

Georgia special teams step up
ATHENS, Ga. - Mike Gilliam says Georgia's record of road success begins with familiar instructions.

Pacers' Condon reaches 100 wins
Sometimes Will Condon will motivate his team by joking around.

Pacers' Condon reaches 100 wins

Pacers' Condon reaches 100 wins
Sometimes Will Condon will motivate his team by joking around.

Forest Hills finds right assistant pro in house
Forest Hills Golf Club is back at full strength behind the counter in the pro shop.

Forest Hills finds right assistant pro in house
Forest Hills Golf Club is back at full strength behind the counter in the pro shop.

My style
THE FACTS: Brittany Fields, 15 (left), a sophomore at the Academy of Richmond County, and Sharon Cornwall, 15, a sophomore at Cross Creek High School.

More students sign up for 'the other' college exam
It's the other college entrance exam, but a lot of students for a lot of reasons never consider taking it.

More students sign up for 'the other' college exam
It's the other college entrance exam, but a lot of students for a lot of reasons never consider taking it.

Question of the week

My style

More students sign up for 'the other' college exam

Question of the week
Q: What's the best way to handle stress?

Senior projects get mixed reviews from busy students
Senior year. It conjures memories of laborious college applications and late-night parties with the excitement of graduation just around the corner. At Lakeside High School, senior year also reminds students that the senior-project deadline is fast approaching.

Girl must talk to her cousin about dating ex-boyfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My cousin and I are very close; we're like best friends. She recently hooked me up with a boy I liked. Well, we broke up and then the next day I saw something strange, like they would look at each other and she (told) me he called her. I found out that they are going together.

Girl must talk to her cousin about dating ex-boyfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My cousin and I are very close; we're like best friends. She recently hooked me up with a boy I liked. Well, we broke up and then the next day I saw something strange, like they would look at each other and she (told) me he called her. I found out that they are going together.

Spotted
Lakeside students Rushton Metzler and Amanda Townsend cheer their team on at the Greenbrier football game.

Question of the week
Q: What's the best way to handle stress?

Spotted
Lakeside students Rushton Metzler and Amanda Townsend cheer their team on at the Greenbrier football game.

Teenagers share their ideas on America's moral downfall
Morality in America is an issue that seems to be in the news daily, but how does it affect teens?

Spotted

Teenagers share their ideas on America's moral downfall
Morality in America is an issue that seems to be in the news daily, but how does it affect teens?

Xtreme calendar

My style
THE FACTS: Brittany Fields, 15 (left), a sophomore at the Academy of Richmond County, and Sharon Cornwall, 15, a sophomore at Cross Creek High School.

Girl must talk to her cousin about dating ex-boyfriend

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HELP OUT: The South Augusta Marching Unit show band will be at the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road. Donations will help finance their trip to Tallahassee for Florida A&M University's homecoming. Call 798-5291 for details.

Teenagers share their ideas on America's moral downfall

Senior projects get mixed reviews from busy students
Senior year. It conjures memories of laborious college applications and late-night parties with the excitement of graduation just around the corner. At Lakeside High School, senior year also reminds students that the senior-project deadline is fast approaching.

Senior projects get mixed reviews from busy students

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HELP OUT: The South Augusta Marching Unit show band will be at the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road. Donations will help finance their trip to Tallahassee for Florida A&M University's homecoming. Call 798-5291 for details.

Willcox has had famous guests

Aiken schools have accepted storm victims

Character is important to teen pageant winner

School lunch menu

Aiken flower show is hotbed for gardening ideas

Church stocks its Pumpkin Patch

This week

Events

Recreation center events

Aiken County Detention Center bookings

Around the block

Area adult literacy sites

Dancers' performance helps feed the needy