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.

Digital media foes end lawsuit

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.

Chicken business joins rush to draw Furys Ferry crowds

Anxiety over earnings builds amid declines

Stocks finish mixed as bull market shows age

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.

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.

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.

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.

Military housing plan begins

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.

Delphi bankruptcy could hurt GM talks

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

IRS turns vacation time into storm aid

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.

Competition restrained by SBC buyout of AT&T

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.

Merger forms leader in field

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, 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 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.

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

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.

Paterno rolls down pants, Penn State rolls up wins

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.

East Carolina seeks another winning streak

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.

Paterno silencing his doubters
Reviewing and previewing college football

Paterno silencing his doubters
Reviewing and previewing college football

Forest Hills finds right assistant pro in house

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.

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.

Shaken - and stirred

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.

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.

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.

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.

All the right moves

Another incredible run

Black and blue

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

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

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.

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.

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.

The Top Five list
The top five list in entertainment.

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.

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.

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

'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.

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.

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.

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
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.

Tech looks to rebound against Duke

Georgia Tech hopes to utilize Ball even more

Nicklaus caddie dies of cancer

Golf Glance
PGA TOUR

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

Tiger has the world on a string

Golf Glance

Wie should expect resentment at first

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
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.

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.

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.

Power Poll

Hudson, Thomson running wild

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.

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.

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
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

Panthers topple Islanders, 3-1

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Holland would be great commissioner

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.

Abuse charges sometimes are phony

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

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

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.

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

Life must be preserved at all stages

Media experiments with citizens as news producers

Research plays important role in getting book published

Living briefs

In Witch City, college professors tackle Harry Potter

Seniors calendar

Health and fitness calendar

Living briefs

Collections feature yards of lace, soft fabrics

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

10/11/2005 - The Augusta Chronicle

News you can use

444 workers offer to leave

Corrections

Deputies thwart bridge-jump attempt

Health director stays; clinic to take his name

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.

$36.3 million bond deal concerns some taxpayers

Loggerhead nests up from last year

Projects for area could be delayed

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.

Site selected for school

Prices cramp elders' style

Athens landmark serves one last taste with auction

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.

Soldier is given Purple Heart

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.

Kid of the Day

Leaders discuss fire service merger

Trial begins in shooting death

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 South Carolina

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

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

Mounted police and their steeds learn together

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

DuPont teams up to pursue contracts

Drivers' union pulls support of bus rodeo

Organizers say Evans loves a parade, too

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.

2nd McWillaims murder conviction stands

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 the area

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Howard's widow will run for seat

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.

Trip cash sought for vets

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.

Lynx won't have to pay bills

Perdue's wife defends group

Children learn how, why to prevent tooth problems

Obstacles in past for LSU student

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

News you can use

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.

Some talk trash about city's plans

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

$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.

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.

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.

Police make arrests in Augusta shooting

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Across Georgia

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.

Fuel costs threaten field trips

Tragedy in New York may alter boat rules

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.

Across South Carolina

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.

Clear Channel Y will put emphasis on education

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

Funding detailed for revitalization

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.

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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.

Test headline
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Poll staff keep eyes on ID suit

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Man faces drug, gun charges

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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 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.

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

Correction

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

Man is fatally shot in Augusta

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.

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.

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.

Across Georgia

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.

Across the area

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.

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.

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.

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

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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: Dolly Parton, 'Those Were the Days'

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'
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

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

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.

Stoudemire out for four months

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.

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
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.

Steelers rally to win for Big Ben

Eagles are looking up in NFC East

Injuries thin Falcons' defense

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

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

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

Emily Means Travis    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Sara Lewis    (BARTOW, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Louise Dixon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

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

Master Savion Ross    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. James Stone, Sr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Gail Roberson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Melissa Hart    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Miss Sara Lewis    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Geneva Moore    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. John H. Holt    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Stone, Sr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)

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

Mr. Thomas Jones    (SHELBY, N.C.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bennie Douglas    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Harold Bryant    (GIBSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Gene M. Brodie    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Earlene Bennett    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Toby Cohen    (PIKESVILLE, Md.)

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

Mrs. Joyce Chambers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Master Savion Ross    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Gene M. Brodie    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Earlene Bennett    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bennie Douglas    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Harold Bryant    (GIBSON, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Toby Cohen    (PIKESVILLE, Md.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

Mr. James Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gail Roberson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Ella Geneva Moore    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Melissa Hart    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. John H. Holt    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Emily Means Travis    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mr. James Stone, Sr.    (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mrs. Virginia Hodges    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Jones    (SHELBY, N.C.)

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

Mrs. Virginia Hodges    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Virginia Hodges (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Joyce Chambers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Louise Dixon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melissa Hart (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Toby Cohen (PIKESVILLE, Md.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Harold Bryant (GIBSON, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. James Fouche (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Raelette Koehn (AVERA, Ga.)

Emily Means Travis (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

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

Miss Sara Lewis (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Dontavious Wyman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ella Geneva Moore (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Earlene Bennett (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn (AVERA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Bennie Douglas (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Master Savion Ross (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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.

Big Boi receives award in Georgia hometown

People in the News

People in the News

The Top Five list

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

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.

Spotted

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

Girl must talk to her cousin about dating ex-boyfriend

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?

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?

My style

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.

Xtreme calendar

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.

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

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

Senior projects get mixed reviews from busy students

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.

Xtreme calendar
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.

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

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.

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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

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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.

Aiken schools have accepted storm victims

Willcox has had famous guests

Aiken County Detention Center bookings

Area adult literacy sites

Dancers' performance helps feed the needy

Events

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Church stocks its Pumpkin Patch

Aiken flower show is hotbed for gardening ideas

School lunch menu

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Character is important to teen pageant winner

Recreation center events