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.

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.

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.

School lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Applause cover

Applause cover

Applause cover

Photographer's camera seeks timeless qualities
For photographer Jack Stoddart, art means more than finding an atheistically pleasing picture in his frame.

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

Art galleries

Rowling, King among winners for Quills Awards
NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling, Jon Stewart and Stephen King were among the winners Tuesday night of the first annual Quills Awards, people's choice book prizes better known so far to the industry than to the public.

Rowling, King among winners for Quills Awards

Art galleries
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Art galleries
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

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, King among winners for Quills Awards
NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling, Jon Stewart and Stephen King were among the winners Tuesday night of the first annual Quills Awards, people's choice book prizes better known so far to the industry than to the public.

Photographer's camera seeks timeless qualities
For photographer Jack Stoddart, art means more than finding an atheistically pleasing picture in his frame.

Photographer's camera seeks timeless qualities

Second chance propels Chicago
CHICAGO - The ninth inning was over. And then it wasn't. And then Joe Crede gave the White Sox what is sure to go down as one of the most disputed victories in playoff history.

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.

Never a loss for words

Second chance propels Chicago

Sanders delivers again for Cardinals
ST. LOUIS - "Reggie! Reggie! Reggie!" There's a new Mr. October in the baseball playoffs.

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.

Sanders delivers again for Cardinals
ST. LOUIS - "Reggie! Reggie! Reggie!" There's a new Mr. October in the baseball playoffs.

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

Sanders delivers again for Cardinals

Second chance propels Chicago
CHICAGO - The ninth inning was over. And then it wasn't. And then Joe Crede gave the White Sox what is sure to go down as one of the most disputed victories in playoff history.

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.

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.

Five questions for Braves

Ex-chief of Refco charged in fraud
NEW YORK - The former chief executive of commodities brokerage Refco Inc. was charged with securities fraud Wednesday and is accused of hiding as much as $545 million in bad debts from federal regulators and investors, a Justice Department prosecutor said.

Ex-chief of Refco charged in fraud
NEW YORK - The former chief executive of commodities brokerage Refco Inc. was charged with securities fraud Wednesday and is accused of hiding as much as $545 million in bad debts from federal regulators and investors, a Justice Department prosecutor said.

Bridgestone to pay $240 million in recall
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire has agreed to pay $240 million to Ford Motor Co. to settle claims related to the tiremaker's 2000 recall of defective tires, Bridgestone Firestone said Wednesday.

Ex-chief of Refco charged in fraud

Apple, Intel sink, pull indexes down
NEW YORK - Trouble in the technology sector pushed Wall Street's major indexes to their lowest levels since mid-May on Wednesday, with Apple Computer Inc. and a downgrade of Intel Corp. leading the market downward.

Apple, Intel sink, pull indexes down

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.

Military housing plan begins

Mall makeover to include outdoor center
Augusta Mall owners want to breathe fresh air into the nearly 30-year-old facility, and they're hoping the open air will do it.

Chicken business joins rush to draw Furys Ferry crowds

Bankruptcy filings soar before new law takes effect
NEW YORK - The number of personal bankruptcy filings is soaring as the start date nears for a new law making it harder for consumers to seek protection from debtors.

Mall makeover to include outdoor center

Mall makeover to include outdoor center
Augusta Mall owners want to breathe fresh air into the nearly 30-year-old facility, and they're hoping the open air will do it.

Bankruptcy filings soar before new law takes effect
NEW YORK - The number of personal bankruptcy filings is soaring as the start date nears for a new law making it harder for consumers to seek protection from debtors.

Apple, Intel sink, pull indexes down
NEW YORK - Trouble in the technology sector pushed Wall Street's major indexes to their lowest levels since mid-May on Wednesday, with Apple Computer Inc. and a downgrade of Intel Corp. leading the market downward.

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.

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.

Bankruptcy filings soar before new law takes effect

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.

Bridgestone to pay $240 million in recall

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

Digital media foes end lawsuit

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.

Stocks finish mixed as bull market shows age

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.

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

Bridgestone to pay $240 million in recall
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire has agreed to pay $240 million to Ford Motor Co. to settle claims related to the tiremaker's 2000 recall of defective tires, Bridgestone Firestone said Wednesday.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 13, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 13, 2005.

Paterno rolls down pants, Penn State rolls up wins

Florida State's move leads to ACC Super League
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Atlantic Coast Conference used to be a basketball league. Not anymore.

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.

Paterno silencing his doubters

Florida State's move leads to ACC Super League
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Atlantic Coast Conference used to be a basketball league. Not anymore.

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.

Amato able to laugh despite disappointing start
RALEIGH, N.C. - It begins with a barrel-chested Chuck Amato strutting through school, where he shoves a student against a locker in a move that surely would make Bobby Knight proud.

Paterno silencing his doubters
Reviewing and previewing college football

Florida State's move leads to ACC Super League

Amato able to laugh despite disappointing start

Amato able to laugh despite disappointing start
RALEIGH, N.C. - It begins with a barrel-chested Chuck Amato strutting through school, where he shoves a student against a locker in a move that surely would make Bobby Knight proud.

Forest Hills finds right assistant pro in house

Keeping one's head
The media love a good fight, especially when race appears to be involved.

Ending 'trashfare' as we know it

A really blue state

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.

Keeping one's head
The media love a good fight, especially when race appears to be involved.

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.

A really blue state
Oregon is proud to be one of the nation's most liberal states, but a ruling by the state's Supreme Court is making many Oregonians gasp in disgust.

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

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.

A really blue state
Oregon is proud to be one of the nation's most liberal states, but a ruling by the state's Supreme Court is making many Oregonians gasp in disgust.

Keeping one's head

Liquid Life: Honky Tonk
Honky Tonk WHERE: 1602 Gordon Highway

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.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Eminem's "Curtain Call" is just months away.

The Top Five list
The top five list in entertainment.

What's For Lunch: Mezcal Restaurant
Mezcal Restaurant ADDRESS: 611 E. Martintown Road, North Augusta

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Report: It's over for Jude and Sienna
NEW YORK - Sienna Miller and Jude Law have ended their engagement, months after he apologized for an affair with his children's nanny, according to a published report.

Boshears Skyfest returns to the Augusta sky
Although North Carolina resident Wyatt Fuller's name is emblazoned on the gleaming cockpit of his F-86 Sabre jet, scheduled to appear at this year's Boshears Skyfest, he doesn't see himself as the owner of the historic aircraft.

Boshears Skyfest returns to the Augusta sky
Although North Carolina resident Wyatt Fuller's name is emblazoned on the gleaming cockpit of his F-86 Sabre jet, scheduled to appear at this year's Boshears Skyfest, he doesn't see himself as the owner of the historic aircraft.

Angelina Jolie receives award for humanitarian work
NEW YORK - Angelina Jolie has accepted an award for her humanitarian work as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send information by fax to 722-7403. Send e-mail to steven.uhles@augusta chronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Classic titles put the 'Beatdown' on new fighting game
The folks at Capcom have been busy, but with mixed results.

Clubbin': Cream takes over club duties from Malibu
They're knocking down buildings on one corner of North Leg Road and Wrightsboro Road, but not far away, a resurrection has taken place. The space at 1511 North Leg Road that once housed Malibu has been reborn as Cream nightclub.

Club calendar
Shaun Piazza, whose last name sounds sort of like a popular Italian-American dish, plays The Soul Bar tonight with a band that's definitely got Italy on the brain. Their name is Venice Is Sinking. The Soul Bar is at 984 Broad St., 724-8880.

Classic titles put the 'Beatdown' on new fighting game
The folks at Capcom have been busy, but with mixed results.

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.

Angelina Jolie receives award for humanitarian work
NEW YORK - Angelina Jolie has accepted an award for her humanitarian work as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations refugee agency.

What's For Lunch: Mezcal Restaurant
Mezcal Restaurant ADDRESS: 611 E. Martintown Road, North Augusta

Renaissance festival expands its focus
If Stacie Adkins has anything to say about it, the Columbia County Art and Renaissance Festival will move forward by continuing to look back.

Liquid Life: Honky Tonk
Honky Tonk WHERE: 1602 Gordon Highway

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.

Clubbin': Cream takes over club duties from Malibu
They're knocking down buildings on one corner of North Leg Road and Wrightsboro Road, but not far away, a resurrection has taken place. The space at 1511 North Leg Road that once housed Malibu has been reborn as Cream nightclub.

Spotted
Karan Singh and Pratik Trehan took a moment out during the Garba dance Saturday.

Renaissance festival expands its focus
If Stacie Adkins has anything to say about it, the Columbia County Art and Renaissance Festival will move forward by continuing to look back.

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.

Spotted
Karan Singh and Pratik Trehan took a moment out during the Garba dance Saturday.

Report: It's over for Jude and Sienna
NEW YORK - Sienna Miller and Jude Law have ended their engagement, months after he apologized for an affair with his children's nanny, according to a published report.

The Top Five list
The top five list in entertainment.

Club calendar
Shaun Piazza, whose last name sounds sort of like a popular Italian-American dish, plays The Soul Bar tonight with a band that's definitely got Italy on the brain. Their name is Venice Is Sinking. The Soul Bar is at 984 Broad St., 724-8880.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Eminem's "Curtain Call" is just months away.

Budget-busting winter heating bills in the offing

Tax panel recommends changing tax breaks
WASHINGTON - A presidential panel says tax breaks that promote homeownership and encourage businesses to give workers health insurance should be changed to help more middle income families.

Budget-busting winter heating bills in the offing
WASHINGTON - Winter heating bills will be a third to a half higher for most families across the country, with the sharpest increases expected for those who heat with natural gas, the Energy Department forecast Wednesday.

Budget-busting winter heating bills in the offing
WASHINGTON - Winter heating bills will be a third to a half higher for most families across the country, with the sharpest increases expected for those who heat with natural gas, the Energy Department forecast Wednesday.

Tax panel recommends changing tax breaks
WASHINGTON - A presidential panel says tax breaks that promote homeownership and encourage businesses to give workers health insurance should be changed to help more middle income families.

Tax panel recommends changing tax breaks

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.

Hall's maturity bulks up Georgia Tech defense
ATLANTA - KaMichael Hall just goes where he is told. "He's always done what he's asked," Georgia Tech coach Chan Gailey said.

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.

Hall's maturity bulks up Georgia Tech defense
ATLANTA - KaMichael Hall just goes where he is told. "He's always done what he's asked," Georgia Tech coach Chan Gailey said.

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

Hall's maturity bulks up Georgia Tech defense

Nicklaus caddie dies of cancer

Wie should expect resentment at first

Golf Glance

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.

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.

Golf Glance
PGA TOUR

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.

Warren County star finally sticking with the program

Warren County star finally sticking with the program
Warren County's Veuncle Ivey has ran for 315 yards on 17 carries across two different games the past three weeks.

Warren County star finally sticking with the program
Warren County's Veuncle Ivey has ran for 315 yards on 17 carries across two different games the past three weeks.

Keeping it all in the family
Bill Scicchitano asks his three boys which one of them is going to make it to the NHL and all three respond as though he'd just asked who wanted to go on a shopping spree at Toys 'R Us later that night.

Kovalchuk hopes to play against Montreal

Keeping it all in the family
Bill Scicchitano asks his three boys which one of them is going to make it to the NHL and all three respond as though he'd just asked who wanted to go on a shopping spree at Toys 'R Us later that night.

Keeping it all in the family

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

Dog story spurs a burning question

Dog story spurs a burning question
A few weeks ago, I read in The Chronicle that a man in Savannah killed a dog by putting him in a 400-degree oven. Naturally I, like many others, was infuriated by such a cruel and heartless deed. The Rev. J.F. Rodgers, Augusta

Holland would be great commissioner

Geologist believes in evolution lies

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

Dog story spurs a burning question
A few weeks ago, I read in The Chronicle that a man in Savannah killed a dog by putting him in a 400-degree oven. Naturally I, like many others, was infuriated by such a cruel and heartless deed. The Rev. J.F. Rodgers, Augusta

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

Geologist believes in evolution lies
Regarding Garrett Weiss' Oct. 7 letter, with the editor's note that the writer is a registered geologist: Mr. Weiss has been willfully deceived into believing that evolution is based on observed facts.Denis Thomas, North Augusta, S,C.

Life must be preserved at all stages

Geologist believes in evolution lies
Regarding Garrett Weiss' Oct. 7 letter, with the editor's note that the writer is a registered geologist: Mr. Weiss has been willfully deceived into believing that evolution is based on observed facts.Denis Thomas, 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.

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.

Collections feature yards of lace, soft fabrics

Living briefs

Apple unveils video iPod, TV deals

Media experiments with citizens as news producers

Cold medicine now available in strip, pop or patch

Cold medicine now available in strip, pop or patch
CHICAGO - Pocket-size throat sprays. Thin strips that melt in your mouth. Freezer pops. Like Mary Poppins with her spoonful of sugar, the makers of cold remedies are offering creative ways to help the medicine go down.

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.

Apple unveils video iPod, TV deals
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Apple Computer Inc. unveiled Wednesday an iPod capable of playing videos, evolving the portable music player of choice into a multimedia platform for everything from TV shows to music videos.

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.

Apple unveils video iPod, TV deals
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Apple Computer Inc. unveiled Wednesday an iPod capable of playing videos, evolving the portable music player of choice into a multimedia platform for everything from TV shows to music videos.

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.

Cold medicine now available in strip, pop or patch
CHICAGO - Pocket-size throat sprays. Thin strips that melt in your mouth. Freezer pops. Like Mary Poppins with her spoonful of sugar, the makers of cold remedies are offering creative ways to help the medicine go down.

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.

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.

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.

Lynx GM Gamsby to retire
Augusta Lynx general manager Paul Gamsby will retire Friday, The Augusta Chronicle has learned.

Lynx GM Gamsby to retire

Lynx GM Gamsby to retire
Augusta Lynx general manager Paul Gamsby will retire Friday, The Augusta Chronicle has learned.

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.

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

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

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

Pupils drilled on fire safety
Richmond County schoolchildren crouched as they scurried out of a trailer filled with simulated smoke Wednesday, practicing the proper technique for evacuating a burning building.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Grants will assist breast cancer fight
Two Augusta health care systems will receive thousands of dollars in grant money to help fight breast cancer.

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.

North Augusta is flush with cash for drainage

Suicide of fired officer averted by police

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.

Mounted police and their steeds learn together

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.

Service tries to stop teens from failing

Rants and Raves
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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.

Airport receives top-flight radar
Next year, Augusta Regional Airport will be using state-of-the-art equipment that not even Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has.

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

Confusion delays OK of charter
Confused and bad information from the state has held up approval of Richmond County's charter school application, school officials said.

Airport receives top-flight radar
Next year, Augusta Regional Airport will be using state-of-the-art equipment that not even Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has.

House seat may go unopposed
The widow of Georgia Rep. Henry Howard said Wednesday that she is running only to fill out the rest of his term, which would end in about a year.

Incorrect answer dooms oak trees
There was a razing of seven trees, a new restaurant called Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers and some Furys Ferry Road residents who wanted to raise cane as a result.

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.

Realtors want limit on condemnation
ATLANTA - They're printing up yard signs, handing out bumper stickers and buying ad time on radio stations throughout the state.

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

Execution date set for Wise
An execution date for Hastings Arthur Wise has been set for Nov. 4, the South Carolina Attorney Generals Office said 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.

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.

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.

Corrections

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.

Prices cramp elders' style

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.

News you can use

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.

Across South Carolina

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.

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.

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.

Grants will assist breast cancer fight

Across the area
Aiken authorities have released a 30-year-old man from jail, saying he was falsely implicated in an armed robbery.

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.

Elections chief says ID law creates more risk of fraud
ROME, Ga. - Secretary of State Cathy Cox testified Wednesday that she knows of no cases of people trying to vote by impersonating someone legally registered and that she believes Georgia's new law will actually create more opportunities for fraud.

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 South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Myrtle Beach residents would receive vouchers and checks for overpayment of their 1999 property taxes under a $2.76 million settlement reached in a 6-year-old class action lawsuit.

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

Grants will assist breast cancer fight
Two Augusta health care systems will receive thousands of dollars in grant money to help fight breast cancer.

Kid of the Day
Christian O'Neal is today's Kid of the Day.

Service tries to stop teens from failing
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Children who come to school with problems - the kind that can't be looked up in the dictionary or worked out on a calculator - don't always find solutions.

North Augusta is flush with cash for drainage
NORTH AUGUSTA - By the end of the year, the city will have $1.18 million to fix stormwater drainage problems.

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Plan links goals, dollars
MARIETTA, Ga. - A new model for funding the University System of Georgia would tie a relatively small amount of the system's state dollars to a list of goals, including an effort to increase graduation rates.

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

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A judge banned from campus the Georgia Tech student who was arrested after confessing to making a bottle bomb that exploded in a campus courtyard and led to the evacuation of two dormitories.

Plan links goals, dollars
MARIETTA, Ga. - A new model for funding the University System of Georgia would tie a relatively small amount of the system's state dollars to a list of goals, including an effort to increase graduation rates.

North Augusta is flush with cash for drainage
NORTH AUGUSTA - By the end of the year, the city will have $1.18 million to fix stormwater drainage problems.

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.

Pupils drilled on fire safety
Richmond County schoolchildren crouched as they scurried out of a trailer filled with simulated smoke Wednesday, practicing the proper technique for evacuating a burning building.

Realtors want limit on condemnation
ATLANTA - They're printing up yard signs, handing out bumper stickers and buying ad time on radio stations throughout the state.

Aiken bond talk continues
AIKEN - The Aiken County school board is holding a special called meeting tonight to consider additional discussion on a proposed $36.3 million bond deal between the county and the FineDeering Development Group.

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Fuel prices throttle down
Gasoline prices in Georgia and South Carolina are slowly coming down, but fuel is still nearly 60 percent higher than it was a year ago.

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

Driver charged in wreck that killed 18-month-old
A Grovetown man faces charges of vehicular homicide in connection with a Tuesday night wreck that killed a toddler on Interstate 20.

Elections chief says ID law creates more risk of fraud
ROME, Ga. - Secretary of State Cathy Cox testified Wednesday that she knows of no cases of people trying to vote by impersonating someone legally registered and that she believes Georgia's new law will actually create more opportunities for fraud.

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Service tries to stop teens from failing
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Children who come to school with problems - the kind that can't be looked up in the dictionary or worked out on a calculator - don't always find solutions.

Man sought in shooting death
Arrest warrants have been issued for a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of an Augusta man this week.

Kid of the Day
Christian O'Neal is today's Kid of the Day.

FBI issues sketch of armed robber
The FBI released a composite sketch this morning of a man it says committed several armed robberies in Augusta, Hephzibah and Fort Gordon, and it announced a reward for his capture.

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Site selected for school

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Myrtle Beach residents would receive vouchers and checks for overpayment of their 1999 property taxes under a $2.76 million settlement reached in a 6-year-old class action lawsuit.

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

Across the area
Aiken authorities have released a 30-year-old man from jail, saying he was falsely implicated in an armed robbery.

Athens landmark serves one last taste with auction

DuPont teams up to pursue contracts

Kid of the Day

Projects for area could be delayed

Across Georgia

Trial begins in shooting death

Man faces drug, gun charges

Lynx won't have to pay bills

Across Georgia

2nd McWillaims murder conviction stands

Children learn how, why to prevent tooth problems

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

Howard's widow will run for seat

Across the area

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

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.

Aiken bond talk continues

Health director stays; clinic to take his name

Corrections
A headline on the Metro front of Wednesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly reported the threat to field trips. The headline should have said the school board committee is concerned about fuel supply.

$36.3 million bond deal concerns some taxpayers

Airport receives top-flight radar

Soldier is given Purple Heart

Elections chief says ID law creates more risk of fraud

Fuel costs threaten field trips

Corrections

Organizers say Evans loves a parade, too

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.

Trip cash sought for vets

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.

Across the area

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

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.

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.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A judge banned from campus the Georgia Tech student who was arrested after confessing to making a bottle bomb that exploded in a campus courtyard and led to the evacuation of two dormitories.

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Confusion delays OK of charter

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

Realtors want limit on condemnation

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.

Pupils drilled on fire safety

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.

Incorrect answer dooms oak trees

$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.

Plan links goals, dollars

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.

Driver charged in wreck that killed 18-month-old

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

Kid of the Day

House seat may go unopposed

Across South Carolina

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

House seat may go unopposed
The widow of Georgia Rep. Henry Howard said Wednesday that she is running only to fill out the rest of his term, which would end in about a year.

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

Confusion delays OK of charter
Confused and bad information from the state has held up approval of Richmond County's charter school application, school officials 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.

Fuel prices throttle down
Gasoline prices in Georgia and South Carolina are slowly coming down, but fuel is still nearly 60 percent higher than it was a year ago.

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.

Driver charged in wreck that killed 18-month-old
A Grovetown man faces charges of vehicular homicide in connection with a Tuesday night wreck that killed a toddler on Interstate 20.

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.

Incorrect answer dooms oak trees
There was a razing of seven trees, a new restaurant called Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers and some Furys Ferry Road residents who wanted to raise cane as a result.

Fuel prices throttle down

News you can use

Corrections
A headline on the Metro front of Wednesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly reported the threat to field trips. The headline should have said the school board committee is concerned about fuel supply.

Aiken bond talk continues
AIKEN - The Aiken County school board is holding a special called meeting tonight to consider additional discussion on a proposed $36.3 million bond deal between the county and the FineDeering Development Group.

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.

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.

Deputies thwart bridge-jump attempt

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Curses? Braves could be a long unsuspecting victim
If something turned them into the Living Dead at the Ted, maybe it's the Curse of the Merck.

Curses? Braves could be a long unsuspecting victim
If something turned them into the Living Dead at the Ted, maybe it's the Curse of the Merck.

New on DVD
Here's a look at new releases in home DVD and video and a calendar of what's coming:

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see augusta.com/movies.

'Batman Begins' deftly soars with refreshing reality
Both brainy and brawny, Batman Begins succeeds because it understands the difficulty in making the impossible seem probable.

Mini reviews

'Kingdom of Heaven' depicts Crusades with little cohesion
The ambitious but flawed Kingdom of Heaven, epic specialist Ridley Scott's (Gladiator, Black Hawk Down) take on the Crusades, sacrifices too much of the plot and character development at the altars of spectacle and political correctness.

New on DVD

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see augusta.com/movies.

'Batman Begins' deftly soars with refreshing reality

'Kingdom of Heaven' depicts Crusades with little cohesion
The ambitious but flawed Kingdom of Heaven, epic specialist Ridley Scott's (Gladiator, Black Hawk Down) take on the Crusades, sacrifices too much of the plot and character development at the altars of spectacle and political correctness.

'Kingdom of Heaven' depicts Crusades with little cohesion

'Batman Begins' deftly soars with refreshing reality
Both brainy and brawny, Batman Begins succeeds because it understands the difficulty in making the impossible seem probable.

New on DVD
Here's a look at new releases in home DVD and video and a calendar of what's coming:

Rapper Young Jeezy takes musical cues from hip-hop greats
Young Jeezy, slated to perform Friday at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, is looking to the past as the future face of hip-hop.

Concerts

Sonic Spotlight: Fred Williams
Fred Williams is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Sonic Spotlight: Fred Williams
Fred Williams is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Sonic Spotlight: Fred Williams

Hot ticket: Detroit Cobras
The Detroit Cobras WHEN: 9 p.m. Wednesday

Hot ticket: Detroit Cobras
The Detroit Cobras WHEN: 9 p.m. Wednesday

Concerts
YOUNG JEEZY, T.I.: 8 p.m. Friday, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 605 Seventh St.; $33.50 upper level, $38.50 floor and first level, except $23.50 for first 500 tickets sold for first level; augustaciviccenter.com, 722-3521.

Atmosphere is having little 'Fun' lurking in underground
Indie credibility is a double-edged sword. Toil long enough in obscurity and your chances of hooking up with a loyal following increase exponentially. To be undiscovered is to be full of potential; to be hard to find is to be more worth finding.

Atmosphere is having little 'Fun' lurking in underground
Indie credibility is a double-edged sword. Toil long enough in obscurity and your chances of hooking up with a loyal following increase exponentially. To be undiscovered is to be full of potential; to be hard to find is to be more worth finding.

Hot ticket: Detroit Cobras

Rapper Young Jeezy takes musical cues from hip-hop greats
Young Jeezy, slated to perform Friday at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, is looking to the past as the future face of hip-hop.

Atmosphere is having little 'Fun' lurking in underground

Rapper Young Jeezy takes musical cues from hip-hop greats

Concerts
YOUNG JEEZY, T.I.: 8 p.m. Friday, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, 605 Seventh St.; $33.50 upper level, $38.50 floor and first level, except $23.50 for first 500 tickets sold for first level; augustaciviccenter.com, 722-3521.

Racing Newsmaker: Jack Roush
Jack Roush, who owns five cars -- all in the Chase for the Championship -- in the Nextel Cup Series, wasn't happy that NASCAR announced its plans to restrict the number of teams one person can own.

Racing Newsmaker: Jack Roush

Battle of the airwaves
NASCAR didn't need the latest report from Neilsen Media Research to know it's finally reached major league status.

Racing Newsmaker: Jack Roush
Jack Roush, who owns five cars -- all in the Chase for the Championship -- in the Nextel Cup Series, wasn't happy that NASCAR announced its plans to restrict the number of teams one person can own.

Crashes prompt Lowe's upgrade

Battle of the airwaves
NASCAR didn't need the latest report from Neilsen Media Research to know it's finally reached major league status.

Battle of the airwaves

Crashes prompt Lowe's upgrade
CONCORD, N.C. - After crashing twice at Lowe's Motor Speedway during a recent test session, Nextel Cup Series points leader Tony Stewart said the track is slowly getting better.

Crashes prompt Lowe's upgrade
CONCORD, N.C. - After crashing twice at Lowe's Motor Speedway during a recent test session, Nextel Cup Series points leader Tony Stewart said the track is slowly getting better.

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.

Stoudemire out for four months

Miami braces for back's return

Mrs. Louise Hoover Dixon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Jane Lunsford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Billy I. Davis    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bryant    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Johnson    (JACKSONVILLE, FL.)

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

Mr. Peter D. Fransham    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Master Savion Ross    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Gail Roberson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Earlene Bennett    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Marguerite Lamb    (KITE, Ga.)

Mr. Gene M. Brodie    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Josephine Jackson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Gladys Gordy    (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bryant    (GIBSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mavis Flanigan    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Hodges    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beulah P. West    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. George M. Tucker    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard Tracy Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. J.R. Rouse    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Joanna Quarterman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Master Savion Ross    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Jenardis Mountain    (COLUMBUS, Ga.)

Miss Sara Lewis    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Todd    (CAMAK, Ga.)

Mr. Jenardis Mountain    (COLUMBUS, Ga.)

Mrs. Jane Lunsford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Freddie Lee Morris    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Freddie Lee Morris    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Alexander Kish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marguerite Lamb    (KITE, Ga.)

Deacon Johnnie Jenkins, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alexander Kish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Hoover    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Johnson    (JACKSONVILLE, FL.)

Taylor Brooklynn Hegre    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Deacon Johnnie Jenkins, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Dixon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Josephine Jackson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James R. Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Hoover    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Lois Faye Neal    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Hodges    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Sara Lewis    (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Douglas    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Peter D. Fransham    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Douglas    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. James R. Fouche    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mavis Flanigan    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lois Faye Neal    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn    (AVERA, Ga.)

Mr. Billy I. Davis    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Gene M. Brodie    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Earlene Bennett    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Curtis Courtney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beulah P. West    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Gloria Tutt    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. George M. Tucker    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Gail Roberson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Tracy Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Marie Todd    (CAMAK, Ga.)

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. J.R. Rouse    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Joanna Quarterman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Hoover Dixon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Taylor Brooklynn Hegre    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Gladys Gordy    (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

Miss Ann Ganus    (MATTHEWS, Ga.)

Miss Ann Ganus    (MATTHEWS, Ga.)

Deacon Johnnie Jenkins, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard Tracy Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Fouche (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Mr. Alexander Kish (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beulah P. West (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. James R. Fouche (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Billy I. Davis (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Marvin Ray Adams (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Freddie Lee Morris (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Louise Hoover Dixon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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Mr. J.R. Rouse (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Margaret Parrish (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Johnson (JACKSONVILLE, FL.)

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

Mrs. Earlene Bennett (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jane Lunsford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harold Bryant (GIBSON, Ga.)

Taylor Brooklynn Hegre (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Raelette Koehn (AVERA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lois Faye Neal (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Marie Todd (CAMAK, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Gladys Gordy (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Josephine Jackson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jenardis Mountain (COLUMBUS, Ga.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mavis Flanigan (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Miss Sara Lewis (BARTOW, Ga.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. George M. Tucker (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. Peter D. Fransham (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis Courtney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna Quarterman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Master Savion Ross (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Marguerite Lamb (KITE, Ga.)

Mrs. Willie Lee Williams (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Douglas (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Hodges (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Ann Ganus (MATTHEWS, Ga.)

Overtime

Wildcats win region title

Sharapova escapes upset in homeland

Overtime

Area Announcements

Sharapova escapes upset in homeland
MOSCOW - Top-ranked Maria Sharapova avoided losing her homeland pro debut when Anna-Lena Groenefeld retired with an ankle injury while controlling play Wednesday in the Kremlin Cup.

Wildcats win region title
As the Westminster Wildcats took the field against cross-town rival Augusta Prep on Wednesday afternoon, their thoughts flashed back to the Sept. 8 defeat that allowed the Cavaliers to vault up the GISA Region 4-AAA standings.

Overtime
USC Aiken's men snapped a 19-game conference winless streak by beating Francis Marion 2-1 in Aiken.

Area Announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

Wildcats win region title
As the Westminster Wildcats took the field against cross-town rival Augusta Prep on Wednesday afternoon, their thoughts flashed back to the Sept. 8 defeat that allowed the Cavaliers to vault up the GISA Region 4-AAA standings.

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.

Sharapova escapes upset in homeland
MOSCOW - Top-ranked Maria Sharapova avoided losing her homeland pro debut when Anna-Lena Groenefeld retired with an ankle injury while controlling play Wednesday in the Kremlin Cup.

Overtime
USC Aiken's men snapped a 19-game conference winless streak by beating Francis Marion 2-1 in Aiken.

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.

Area Announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

Miami braces for back's return
Ricky Williams is back on the Miami Dolphins' active roster. Whether or not he picks up a spot on fantasy owners' starting rosters remains to be seen.

Miami braces for back's return
Ricky Williams is back on the Miami Dolphins' active roster. Whether or not he picks up a spot on fantasy owners' starting rosters remains to be seen.

Stamps remember Elvis, help keep King's memory alive

Stamps remember Elvis, help keep King's memory alive
The world thought of Elvis Presley as the "King of Rock 'n' Roll," but that's not how Presley saw himself, according to one of those closest to him.

Stamps remember Elvis, help keep King's memory alive
The world thought of Elvis Presley as the "King of Rock 'n' Roll," but that's not how Presley saw himself, according to one of those closest to him.

Library events
BOARD MEETING: The Augusta-Richmond County Library Board will meet at the Main Library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Events
CAMPFIRE TALES: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21; Assembly Shelter, Mistletoe State Park, 3723 Mistletoe Road, Appling; entertainment provided by storyteller Tim Hall; free with $3 park admission; (706) 541-0321

Soldier helps build Afghan highway
In the middle of the Afghan desert, a soldier reared in the Augusta area has aided in the construction of a major highway to connect two provincial capitals.

Around the block
The Richmond County Democratic Party will hold its October breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the IBEW Union Hall, 1250 Reynolds St. The program will feature Jim Martin, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor next year and a former representative in the Georgia Legislature. A continental breakfast will be served. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 733-0190.

Around the block
The Richmond County Democratic Party will hold its October breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the IBEW Union Hall, 1250 Reynolds St. The program will feature Jim Martin, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor next year and a former representative in the Georgia Legislature. A continental breakfast will be served. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 733-0190.

Across the river
A TASTE OF WINE AND ART: 7-10 p.m. today; 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

Residents of quiet Conifer Place enjoy perks of central location
Combined with the convenience of west Augusta and the quietness of country living, Conifer Place has been an excellent place for the Daitches to call home.

This week
THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: 5 p.m. Saturday; Augusta Common, on the 800 block between Broad and Reynolds streets; nationwide evening fundraising walk to commemorate lives touched by cancer; $100 suggested donation; (770) 438-6006, ext. 245

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876.

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Sergeant is glad to get into show
Performing has been in Sgt. Tony Cooper's blood since he was a child.

Dancers' performance helps food bank
Beverlee Nichols' prayers were answered Saturday.

Dancers' performance helps food bank
Beverlee Nichols' prayers were answered Saturday.

Group supports those with disabilities
Les Paul Morgan, of Clear-water, has his own spelling for the word "disability." He spells it "disABILITY."

Farmers Market
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

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

Richmond Academy cadets now commissioned officers
Several parents proudly watched with digital cameras in hand as their sons and daughters participated in the Academy of Richmond County's annual return of the colors commissioning ceremony at the school's stadium Oct. 5.

Sergeant is glad to get into show
Performing has been in Sgt. Tony Cooper's blood since he was a child.

CSRA Bridge Results
CSRA Bridge Results for Oct. 3-9.

Richmond Academy cadets now commissioned officers
Several parents proudly watched with digital cameras in hand as their sons and daughters participated in the Academy of Richmond County's annual return of the colors commissioning ceremony at the school's stadium Oct. 5.

Reunions
GLENN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL 1980: Friday-Sunday; Augusta Towers Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; contact Mona Kennedy Fedrick, 4125 Foreman Way, Hephzibah, 30815 or monafedrick@hotmail.com

Soldier helps build Afghan highway
In the middle of the Afghan desert, a soldier reared in the Augusta area has aided in the construction of a major highway to connect two provincial capitals.

Across the river
A TASTE OF WINE AND ART: 7-10 p.m. today; 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

Improved sales put focus on Checkers manager
On a damp, dreary day last week, Checkers store Manager Brenda Thomas learned that dark clouds do have silver linings.

This week
THE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK: 5 p.m. Saturday; Augusta Common, on the 800 block between Broad and Reynolds streets; nationwide evening fundraising walk to commemorate lives touched by cancer; $100 suggested donation; (770) 438-6006, ext. 245

Boy Scouts help out with annual Spooky food drive
This time of year usually calls for ghosts and goblins, witches and spiders. For the It's Spooky to Be Hungry food drive, however, there's nothing scary about this time of year.

CSRA Bridge Results
CSRA Bridge Results for Oct. 3-9.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Events
CAMPFIRE TALES: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21; Assembly Shelter, Mistletoe State Park, 3723 Mistletoe Road, Appling; entertainment provided by storyteller Tim Hall; free with $3 park admission; (706) 541-0321

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876.

Residents of quiet Conifer Place enjoy perks of central location
Combined with the convenience of west Augusta and the quietness of country living, Conifer Place has been an excellent place for the Daitches to call home.

Restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Man's therapeutic addiction eases stress, wins awards
Cardell Hunter's love for tricking out - or customizing - cars is an addiction.

Man's therapeutic addiction eases stress, wins awards
Cardell Hunter's love for tricking out - or customizing - cars is an addiction.

Boy Scouts help out with annual Spooky food drive
This time of year usually calls for ghosts and goblins, witches and spiders. For the It's Spooky to Be Hungry food drive, however, there's nothing scary about this time of year.

Recreation
FORT DISCOVERY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

School lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Farmers Market
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Group supports those with disabilities
Les Paul Morgan, of Clear-water, has his own spelling for the word "disability." He spells it "disABILITY."

Recreation
FORT DISCOVERY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

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

Reunions
GLENN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL 1980: Friday-Sunday; Augusta Towers Hotel, 2651 Perimeter Parkway; contact Mona Kennedy Fedrick, 4125 Foreman Way, Hephzibah, 30815 or monafedrick@hotmail.com

Library events
BOARD MEETING: The Augusta-Richmond County Library Board will meet at the Main Library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Improved sales put focus on Checkers manager
On a damp, dreary day last week, Checkers store Manager Brenda Thomas learned that dark clouds do have silver linings.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

School lunch menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Recreation

Quilt show's raffle will benefit Camp Rainbow

Farmers Market

Richmond Academy cadets now commissioned officers

School lunch menu

Dancers' performance helps food bank

Across the river

Meetings

Recycling centers

Boy Scouts help out with annual Spooky food drive

Soldier helps build Afghan highway

Reunions

Man's therapeutic addiction eases stress, wins awards

Restaurant ratings

For the record

Around the block

This week

Events

Residents of quiet Conifer Place enjoy perks of central location

Library events

CSRA Bridge Results

Improved sales put focus on Checkers manager

Group supports those with disabilities

Sergeant is glad to get into show

Curses? Braves could be a long unsuspecting victim

Dark days of Cold War provide Hollywood with plot ideas

'Good Morning America' weathercaster Tony Perkins leaving
NEW YORK - ABC's "Good Morning America" is in the market for a weathercaster, with Tony Perkins announcing that he will be leaving after seven years.

'Good Morning America' weathercaster Tony Perkins leaving

'Good Morning America' weathercaster Tony Perkins leaving
NEW YORK - ABC's "Good Morning America" is in the market for a weathercaster, with Tony Perkins announcing that he will be leaving after seven years.

Club calendar

The Top Five list

Renaissance festival expands its focus

Clubbin': Cream takes over club duties from Malibu

People in the News

Big Boi receives award in Georgia hometown

Classic titles put the 'Beatdown' on new fighting game

Spotted

People in the News

Applause calendar

Liquid Life: Honky Tonk

What's For Lunch: Mezcal Restaurant

Report: It's over for Jude and Sienna

Boshears Skyfest returns to the Augusta sky

Angelina Jolie receives award for humanitarian work

Georgia hopes to avoid cold start in Nashville
ATHENS, Ga. - Even when Georgia is hot, a visit to Nashville can have a chilling effect on the team.

Georgia hopes to avoid cold start in Nashville

Georgia hopes to avoid cold start in Nashville
ATHENS, Ga. - Even when Georgia is hot, a visit to Nashville can have a chilling effect on the team.

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

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

Dark days of Cold War provide Hollywood with plot ideas
Although often regarded as ancient history, the Cold War, the Soviet-American battle of wills that lasted for nearly 40 years, dominated headlines and the American psyche for most of the last half of the 20th century.

Dark days of Cold War provide Hollywood with plot ideas
Although often regarded as ancient history, the Cold War, the Soviet-American battle of wills that lasted for nearly 40 years, dominated headlines and the American psyche for most of the last half of the 20th century.

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.

Area adult literacy sites

This week

Recreation center events

Willcox has had famous guests

Aiken County Detention Center bookings

Aiken flower show is hotbed for gardening ideas

Dancers' performance helps feed the needy

Character is important to teen pageant winner

Aiken schools have accepted storm victims

Around the block

Events

School lunch menu

Church stocks its Pumpkin Patch