Doctorow, Didion among National Book Award finalists
NEW YORK - E.L. Doctorow's "The March," his novelization of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's bloody Civil War campaign, and Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking," her memoir of grieving her late husband, were among the nominees announced Wednesday for the National Book Awards.

Best Sellers-Audio
Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in next week's issue of Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission. (Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold.):

Doctorow, Didion among National Book Award finalists
NEW YORK - E.L. Doctorow's "The March," his novelization of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's bloody Civil War campaign, and Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking," her memoir of grieving her late husband, were among the nominees announced Wednesday for the National Book Awards.

Best Sellers-Audio

Best Sellers-Audio
Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in next week's issue of Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission. (Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold.):

Doctorow, Didion among National Book Award finalists

Chicago seizes control of series
ANAHEIM, Calif. - No doubt about this one. Paul Konerko made sure of that.

Chicago seizes control of series

Chicago seizes control of series
ANAHEIM, Calif. - No doubt about this one. Paul Konerko made sure of that.

Houston evens up the series
ST. LOUIS - Yes, it is possible to win on the road in the National League Championship Series. Roy Oswalt showed the way for Houston, silencing the St. Louis Cardinals and all their red-clad fans.

Houston evens up the series

Houston evens up the series
ST. LOUIS - Yes, it is possible to win on the road in the National League Championship Series. Roy Oswalt showed the way for Houston, silencing the St. Louis Cardinals and all their red-clad fans.

Bad words count, even when you're in a car

Prices prompt Social Secutiry benefit increase
WASHINGTON - Social Security checks for nearly 50 million Americans are going up next year an average of $39 a month, the biggest boost in 15 years, though rising energy bills and higher Medicare premiums will erase a big chunk of the gain for many.

GE profit increases in third quarter
STAMFORD, Conn. - General Electric Co. said Friday that profit rose 15 percent in the third quarter as its global growth offset hurricane losses.

GE profit increases in third quarter
STAMFORD, Conn. - General Electric Co. said Friday that profit rose 15 percent in the third quarter as its global growth offset hurricane losses.

Prices prompt Social Secutiry benefit increase
WASHINGTON - Social Security checks for nearly 50 million Americans are going up next year an average of $39 a month, the biggest boost in 15 years, though rising energy bills and higher Medicare premiums will erase a big chunk of the gain for many.

Disputes are watershed moment for unions
DETROIT - The outlook for organized labor seems to grow worse by the day in this year of turmoil for unions.

Disputes are watershed moment for unions
DETROIT - The outlook for organized labor seems to grow worse by the day in this year of turmoil for unions.

Stocks mixed while inflation dominates

Storm effects start to show
WASHINGTON - Consumer prices soared last month by the biggest amount in nearly 25 years, propelled by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the record gasoline costs in their wake.

Storm effects start to show
WASHINGTON - Consumer prices soared last month by the biggest amount in nearly 25 years, propelled by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and the record gasoline costs in their wake.

Twenty new jobs fly into Augusta Regional
Garrett Aviation Services Inc. is reducing jobs nationally, but the cuts have increased staffing levels at the company's Augusta facility.

Martha Stewart, KB Home to collaborate on home design
NEW YORK - Fans of Martha Stewart who snapped up her towels and sheets will soon be able to live in a house designed by the domestic maven.

Consumer prices surge by largest amount in 25 years
WASHINGTON - Consumer prices surged in September by the largest amount in more than 25 years as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita sent energy prices soaring at the fastest pace on record.

Martha Stewart, KB Home to collaborate on home design
NEW YORK - Fans of Martha Stewart who snapped up her towels and sheets will soon be able to live in a house designed by the domestic maven.

Firm branching to Augusta
Synovus Financial Corp. has branched banking to markets throughout the Southeast, and now it's coming to Augusta.

Firm branching to Augusta

Twenty new jobs fly into Augusta Regional
Garrett Aviation Services Inc. is reducing jobs nationally, but the cuts have increased staffing levels at the company's Augusta facility.

GE profit increases in third quarter

Martha Stewart, KB Home to collaborate on home design

Disputes are watershed moment for unions

Stocks mixed while inflation dominates
NEW YORK - Wall Street remained mired in uncertainty Thursday, ending an erratic session narrowly mixed as investors' inflation worries worsened in the face of a sharp jump in import prices.

Twenty new jobs fly into Augusta Regional

Firm branching to Augusta
Synovus Financial Corp. has branched banking to markets throughout the Southeast, and now it's coming to Augusta.

Consumer prices surge by largest amount in 25 years

Stocks mixed while inflation dominates
NEW YORK - Wall Street remained mired in uncertainty Thursday, ending an erratic session narrowly mixed as investors' inflation worries worsened in the face of a sharp jump in import prices.

Prices prompt Social Secutiry benefit increase

Storm effects start to show

Consumer prices surge by largest amount in 25 years
WASHINGTON - Consumer prices surged in September by the largest amount in more than 25 years as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita sent energy prices soaring at the fastest pace on record.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 14, 2005.

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Editorial cartoon for Oct. 15, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 14, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Oct. 15, 2005.

Clemson's Davis undergoes surgery
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Clemson running back James Davis had surgery Friday on a fractured left wrist that could sideline him up to a month.

Tigers run by Wolfpack
RALEIGH, N.C. - Clemson found the perfect remedy for that run of close losses - a lopsided victory.

Tigers run by Wolfpack
RALEIGH, N.C. - Clemson found the perfect remedy for that run of close losses - a lopsided victory.

Tigers run by Wolfpack

Clemson's Davis undergoes surgery
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Clemson running back James Davis had surgery Friday on a fractured left wrist that could sideline him up to a month.

Clemson's Davis undergoes surgery

Tigers looking for season's first win
Savannah State football players were shocked when they watched ESPN last Saturday and saw this score scroll across the bottom of their television screens: Delaware State 17, Bethune-Cookman 0, .

Tigers, Gators trying to stay close in SEC race

Tigers, Gators trying to stay close in SEC race
BATON ROUGE, La. - Florida defensive end Jeremy Mincey paused several seconds, scratching his chin and staring at the ground while trying to explain the significance of Saturday's game at LSU.

Moss finally healthy, contributing for Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Defensive end Jarvis Moss spent the past three years wondering what was wrong with his body.

Moss finally healthy, contributing for Gators

Moss finally healthy, contributing for Gators
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Defensive end Jarvis Moss spent the past three years wondering what was wrong with his body.

Tigers looking for season's first win
Savannah State football players were shocked when they watched ESPN last Saturday and saw this score scroll across the bottom of their television screens: Delaware State 17, Bethune-Cookman 0, .

Tigers looking for season's first win

Tigers, Gators trying to stay close in SEC race
BATON ROUGE, La. - Florida defensive end Jeremy Mincey paused several seconds, scratching his chin and staring at the ground while trying to explain the significance of Saturday's game at LSU.

Wolfpack prepares for life without Hodge

Area teams are waiting for the midnight hour

Historic Iraqi election looms

Aiken County's big decision
The Aiken County Council and Board of Education are getting together Tuesday for what should be a rousing and possibly decisive public hearing - at 7 p.m., in the council building at 736 Richland Ave. West in Aiken - on the pros and cons of the proposed bond deal with the FineDeering Development Group.

Historic Iraqi election looms
A hugely important day in Iraq's history - and the Middle East's as well - takes place Saturday when the Iraqi people vote on the new constitution.

Aiken County's big decision

Needed: a federal anti-meth law
Laws restricting the sale of over-the-counter cold medicines that contain pseudoephedrine - from which can be made the highly addictive drug methamphetamine - are not working because illegal meth makers can get what they need in neighboring states to make and sell the drug in regulated states.

A more fashionable Augusta?

Needed: a federal anti-meth law

Historic Iraqi election looms
A hugely important day in Iraq's history - and the Middle East's as well - takes place Saturday when the Iraqi people vote on the new constitution.

A more fashionable Augusta?
Augusta Mall owners are bringing the latest fashion to town.

Needed: a federal anti-meth law
Laws restricting the sale of over-the-counter cold medicines that contain pseudoephedrine - from which can be made the highly addictive drug methamphetamine - are not working because illegal meth makers can get what they need in neighboring states to make and sell the drug in regulated states.

Aiken County's big decision
The Aiken County Council and Board of Education are getting together Tuesday for what should be a rousing and possibly decisive public hearing - at 7 p.m., in the council building at 736 Richland Ave. West in Aiken - on the pros and cons of the proposed bond deal with the FineDeering Development Group.

A more fashionable Augusta?
Augusta Mall owners are bringing the latest fashion to town.

Actor who played Chewbacca to become U.S. citizen
WASHINGTON - A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a Wookiee named Chewbacca growled and howled his way through "Star Wars" movies. On Monday, the actor who played him will take the oath to become an American citizen.

Actor who played Chewbacca to become U.S. citizen
WASHINGTON - A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, a Wookiee named Chewbacca growled and howled his way through "Star Wars" movies. On Monday, the actor who played him will take the oath to become an American citizen.

Daniel Craig: the new James Bond?
LONDON - The suspense is almost over.

Entertainment quotes from The Associated Press
"You're a good songwriter, it's not June with Spoon that you write." - Yoko Ono, saying she sometimes had to reassure her husband, John Lennon, about his songs.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - Tommy Lee was burned Wednesday when a pyrotechnics stunt went wrong at a Motley Crue concert in Casper, Wyo.

Melissa Etheridge says she used medicinal marijuana during chemotherapy
NEW YORK - Melissa Etheridge says she smoked medicinal marijuana to help with the side effects of chemotherapy during her treatment for breast cancer.

Melissa Etheridge says she used medicinal marijuana during chemotherapy
NEW YORK - Melissa Etheridge says she smoked medicinal marijuana to help with the side effects of chemotherapy during her treatment for breast cancer.

Report: Mary-Kate Olsen leaving NYU
NEW YORK - What would Bob Saget say about this? Mary-Kate Olsen, who shared the role of Michelle with her twin sister, Ashley, on the '80s comedy "Full House," has dropped out of college, early in her sophomore year, according to a published report.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - Tommy Lee was burned Wednesday when a pyrotechnics stunt went wrong at a Motley Crue concert in Casper, Wyo.

People in the News
BURBANK, Calif. - Ellen DeGeneres will get a fancy tour guide when she takes her talk show to Manhattan next month.

Daniel Craig: the new James Bond?
LONDON - The suspense is almost over.

Report: Mary-Kate Olsen leaving NYU
NEW YORK - What would Bob Saget say about this? Mary-Kate Olsen, who shared the role of Michelle with her twin sister, Ashley, on the '80s comedy "Full House," has dropped out of college, early in her sophomore year, according to a published report.

People in the News
BURBANK, Calif. - Ellen DeGeneres will get a fancy tour guide when she takes her talk show to Manhattan next month.

Entertainment quotes from The Associated Press
"You're a good songwriter, it's not June with Spoon that you write." - Yoko Ono, saying she sometimes had to reassure her husband, John Lennon, about his songs.

Social Security benefits to increase 4.1 percent
WASHINGTON - More than 48 million Americans will get a 4.1 percent increase in their monthly Social Security checks next year, the largest increase in more than a decade. For the average retiree, it will mean an increase of $39 a month.

Consumers rush to file bankruptcy petitions ahead of law change
DENVER - Hundreds of consumers across the nation crowded into courthouses Friday to file bankruptcy petitions to beat the start of a new federal law that sets stricter standards for seeking protection from creditors.

Mortgage rates on the rise, may deflate housing bubble
NEW YORK - Americans may have seen the last of long-term mortgage rates below 6 percent, and borrowing costs for home buyers likely will climb further, slowing frenetic demand that has stoked U.S. housing in recent years.

The most (and least) fuel efficient vehicles for 2006
WASHINGTON - The manual version of the hybrid Honda Insight tops the latest government auto fuel economy list, with 60 miles per gallon in the city and 66 mpg on the highway.

Consumers rush to file bankruptcy petitions ahead of law change

Mortgage rates on the rise, may deflate housing bubble
NEW YORK - Americans may have seen the last of long-term mortgage rates below 6 percent, and borrowing costs for home buyers likely will climb further, slowing frenetic demand that has stoked U.S. housing in recent years.

The most (and least) fuel efficient vehicles for 2006
WASHINGTON - The manual version of the hybrid Honda Insight tops the latest government auto fuel economy list, with 60 miles per gallon in the city and 66 mpg on the highway.

Mortgage rates on the rise, may deflate housing bubble

Consumers rush to file bankruptcy petitions ahead of law change
DENVER - Hundreds of consumers across the nation crowded into courthouses Friday to file bankruptcy petitions to beat the start of a new federal law that sets stricter standards for seeking protection from creditors.

The most (and least) fuel efficient vehicles for 2006

Social Security benefits to increase 4.1 percent

Social Security benefits to increase 4.1 percent
WASHINGTON - More than 48 million Americans will get a 4.1 percent increase in their monthly Social Security checks next year, the largest increase in more than a decade. For the average retiree, it will mean an increase of $39 a month.

Fishing tournaments
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Thurmond the scene of vanishing hybrids
Ol' Mother Nature apparently has employed a magician skilled in making schooling hybrids disappear on Strom Thurmond Lake.

Thurmond the scene of vanishing hybrids
Ol' Mother Nature apparently has employed a magician skilled in making schooling hybrids disappear on Strom Thurmond Lake.

Fishing tournaments
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

Thurmond the scene of vanishing hybrids

Fishing tournaments

Patio furniture needs protection

By any name, filberts make good growing
Harry Lauder would be even more popular if he was nuttier. You've surely come across Harry Lauder, or, rather, Harry Lauder's Walking Stick, a head high shrub with stems and leaves all twisted up like corkscrews.

Patio furniture needs protection
It's the ideal time to plant pansies. They have been on sale since early September, but it's really too hot to plant them until October.

By any name, filberts make good growing

Patio furniture needs protection
It's the ideal time to plant pansies. They have been on sale since early September, but it's really too hot to plant them until October.

By any name, filberts make good growing
Harry Lauder would be even more popular if he was nuttier. You've surely come across Harry Lauder, or, rather, Harry Lauder's Walking Stick, a head high shrub with stems and leaves all twisted up like corkscrews.

Soul searching done by kicker
ATLANTA - Travis Bell didn't know the true meaning of pressure until he missed his fourth field goal in a row for Georgia Tech.

Soul searching done by kicker
ATLANTA - Travis Bell didn't know the true meaning of pressure until he missed his fourth field goal in a row for Georgia Tech.

Gailey's team still has identity crisis
ATLANTA - Identities come easily to most college football teams.

Gailey's team still has identity crisis
ATLANTA - Identities come easily to most college football teams.

Soul searching done by kicker

Gailey's team still has identity crisis

Wie's 65 puts her two back
PALM DESERT, Calif. - For a 16-year-old girl, Michelle Wie knows plenty about the birds and bees.

Wie's 65 puts her two back
PALM DESERT, Calif. - For a 16-year-old girl, Michelle Wie knows plenty about the birds and bees.

Wie's 65 puts her two back

Razorbacks stand at .500 with key win

Second-half surge gives Spartans lift

This Week's Games

Week 9 Key Matchups

Warriors flex muscle in blowout of Bears

Lions coach sees squad improving

Red Devils upend region rival Tigers

Westside community rallies for Barneses

Looking to get back on track

Player of the Week

Prep Power Poll

Radio Schedule

Hornets roll behind solid rushing attack

Revenge sweet for Wildcats

Prep Football Scores

Coaches Confidential

Knights get first win with dose of trickery

Lions coach sees squad improving
It's another year and another pleasant surprise this season for Augusta Christian. Last season, coach Bruce Lane had to replace 18 seniors and was pleased to have four wins at this point in the season.

Radio Schedule
- 7:05 p.m.-Jefferson County at Burke County (WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1240)

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Who's the best assistant coach on another team in the area?

Prep Football Scores
Georgia

Week 9 Key Matchups
WESTSIDE (4-3) AT LANEY (6-1)

Razorbacks stand at .500 with key win
CROSS CREEK 34, HARLEM 14

Radio Schedule
- 7:05 p.m.-Jefferson County at Burke County (WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1240)

Red Devils upend region rival Tigers
WASHINGTON, Ga. - Lincoln County was upset, which meant somebody else was going to be an upset victim.

Westside community rallies for Barneses
Amelia Barnes' 25th birthday wish seemed simple. She wanted her mom to open her eyes.

Second-half surge gives Spartans lift
Glenn Hills coach Felix Curry knew his squad needed a lift coming out of the locker room to start the second half of Friday night's Homecoming matchup with Richmond Academy. He probably never expected the Musketeers to lend a hand, however.

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Who's the best assistant coach on another team in the area?

Warriors flex muscle in blowout of Bears
WAYNESBORO - Jefferson County had heard all the critics chirp about its unbeaten record.

Lions coach sees squad improving
It's another year and another pleasant surprise this season for Augusta Christian. Last season, coach Bruce Lane had to replace 18 seniors and was pleased to have four wins at this point in the season.

Hornets roll behind solid rushing attack
AIKEN - With its powerful ground attack, the Aiken Hornets rushed for 312 yards as they defeated Orangeburg-Wilkinson, 40-6, on Homecoming night at Hagood Stadium.

Week 9 Key Matchups
WESTSIDE (4-3) AT LANEY (6-1)

Revenge sweet for Wildcats
Cameron Stallings was in middle school when Westside upset Laney last season, but he heard about it from his teammates.

This Week's Games
All games at 7:30 p.m.

Knights get first win with dose of trickery
Evans led for only 38 seconds of Friday night's contest against rival Lakeside. Fortunately for the Knights, it was the game's final 38 seconds, as they made a 2-point conversion in the final minute for an 8-7 victory.

Looking to get back on track
Aquinas running back Brandon Cooks rushed 13 times for 48 yards in last week's 46-20 loss to Warren County.

Red Devils upend region rival Tigers
WASHINGTON, Ga. - Lincoln County was upset, which meant somebody else was going to be an upset victim.

This Week's Games
All games at 7:30 p.m.

Prep Football Scores
Georgia

Looking to get back on track
Aquinas running back Brandon Cooks rushed 13 times for 48 yards in last week's 46-20 loss to Warren County.

Razorbacks stand at .500 with key win
CROSS CREEK 34, HARLEM 14

Player of the Week
LAST WEEK: Hudson scored four times two weeks ago, then improved his performance Saturday against Richmond Academy.

Hornets roll behind solid rushing attack
AIKEN - With its powerful ground attack, the Aiken Hornets rushed for 312 yards as they defeated Orangeburg-Wilkinson, 40-6, on Homecoming night at Hagood Stadium.

Prep 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.

Knights get first win with dose of trickery
Evans led for only 38 seconds of Friday night's contest against rival Lakeside. Fortunately for the Knights, it was the game's final 38 seconds, as they made a 2-point conversion in the final minute for an 8-7 victory.

Westside community rallies for Barneses
Amelia Barnes' 25th birthday wish seemed simple. She wanted her mom to open her eyes.

Warriors flex muscle in blowout of Bears
WAYNESBORO - Jefferson County had heard all the critics chirp about its unbeaten record.

Player of the Week
LAST WEEK: Hudson scored four times two weeks ago, then improved his performance Saturday against Richmond Academy.

Revenge sweet for Wildcats
Cameron Stallings was in middle school when Westside upset Laney last season, but he heard about it from his teammates.

Second-half surge gives Spartans lift
Glenn Hills coach Felix Curry knew his squad needed a lift coming out of the locker room to start the second half of Friday night's Homecoming matchup with Richmond Academy. He probably never expected the Musketeers to lend a hand, however.

Prep 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.

Bad words count, even when you're in a car
Write about cussin' - as I did earlier this week - and everyone wants to add their opinion.

Bad words count, even when you're in a car
Write about cussin' - as I did earlier this week - and everyone wants to add their opinion.

Troops need to come out of Iraq

Troops need to come out of Iraq
George Bush suffers from many delusions. The cruelest is that he is another Winston Churchill. He even keeps a bust of the great British leader in his office.Vernon H. Johnson, Mesena

Tragedy exposed Democrats' flaws

Rest assured, social promotion has not returned
In response to the Sept. 27 editorial in The Augusta Chronicle titled "Social promotion returns," I feel compelled to respond to the editor's numerous departures from the facts that were characteristic of this editorial.

Tragedy exposed Democrats' flaws
The New Orleans tragedy has exposed much, particularly the failure of liberalism and the Democratic Party. Robert Smock, Hephzibah

Tragedy exposed Democrats' flaws
The New Orleans tragedy has exposed much, particularly the failure of liberalism and the Democratic Party. Robert Smock, Hephzibah

Bin Laden is longtime fugitive
In the letter from Sandy Untemyer ("Terrorist is still wanted and missing," Oct. 8), one needs not read past the second paragraph. Jeff Baker, Gibson

Stop Aiken TIF plan in its tracks
At a recent meeting of the Aiken County Taxpayers Association, Bob White and Ed Giobbe explained that the $36 million Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal before the Aiken County Council is a terrible deal for taxpayers for many reasons:Vicki L. Simons, New Ellenton, S.C.

If SPLOST fails, our taxes will rise
As a homeowner and taxpaying resident of Augusta-Richmond County, I too am displeased with the drastic increase in my property taxes this year. Tom Cobb, Blythe

Stop Aiken TIF plan in its tracks
At a recent meeting of the Aiken County Taxpayers Association, Bob White and Ed Giobbe explained that the $36 million Tax Increment Financing (TIF) proposal before the Aiken County Council is a terrible deal for taxpayers for many reasons:Vicki L. Simons, New Ellenton, S.C.

Bin Laden is longtime fugitive
In the letter from Sandy Untemyer ("Terrorist is still wanted and missing," Oct. 8), one needs not read past the second paragraph. Jeff Baker, Gibson

Stop Aiken TIF plan in its tracks

Rest assured, social promotion has not returned
In response to the Sept. 27 editorial in The Augusta Chronicle titled "Social promotion returns," I feel compelled to respond to the editor's numerous departures from the facts that were characteristic of this editorial.

Bin Laden is longtime fugitive

If SPLOST fails, our taxes will rise
As a homeowner and taxpaying resident of Augusta-Richmond County, I too am displeased with the drastic increase in my property taxes this year. Tom Cobb, Blythe

Rest assured, social promotion has not returned

If SPLOST fails, our taxes will rise

Troops need to come out of Iraq
George Bush suffers from many delusions. The cruelest is that he is another Winston Churchill. He even keeps a bust of the great British leader in his office.Vernon H. Johnson, Mesena

Fashion briefs

Costume designer recruits the high-heel Dream Team

Living briefs

Pontiac G6 coupe is sporty, easy drive

Chrysler announces vehicle recalls

Toyota, Honda, GM excel in survey of vehicle buyers

Accessory can boost style, comfort, sleep, posture

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.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - The only person who might buy more copies of the new issue of More magazine than Thea Kelly is her mother.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - The only person who might buy more copies of the new issue of More magazine than Thea Kelly is her mother.

Toyota, Honda, GM excel in survey of vehicle buyers
DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp.'s youthful Scion brand led the Japanese automaker to more segment victories than any other car company in a survey of buyer satisfaction. Honda Motor Co. was the overall winner, however, and General Motors Corp. was the top performer among U.S. automakers.

Chrysler announces vehicle recalls
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler Group said Oct. 7 that it would voluntarily recall about 300,000 vehicles with a potential defect that could prevent the driver from placing the transmission into park.

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.

Costume designer recruits the high-heel Dream Team
Hollywood costume designer Sophie de Rakoff says you can tell a lot about a woman by the shoes she wears and on what occasions. Some women have multiple shoe personalities but the foundation usually is a high heel, which indicates strength, status and sex appeal.

Toyota, Honda, GM excel in survey of vehicle buyers
DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp.'s youthful Scion brand led the Japanese automaker to more segment victories than any other car company in a survey of buyer satisfaction. Honda Motor Co. was the overall winner, however, and General Motors Corp. was the top performer among U.S. automakers.

Costume designer recruits the high-heel Dream Team
Hollywood costume designer Sophie de Rakoff says you can tell a lot about a woman by the shoes she wears and on what occasions. Some women have multiple shoe personalities but the foundation usually is a high heel, which indicates strength, status and sex appeal.

Pontiac G6 coupe is sporty, easy drive
The Pontiac G6 lineup has expanded rapidly.

Accessory can boost style, comfort, sleep, posture
The site of dreams, the softener of floors and the accent to otherwise drab rooms, the pillow is both a utilitarian and a stylish accompaniment to the home.

Pontiac G6 coupe is sporty, easy drive
The Pontiac G6 lineup has expanded rapidly.

Chrysler announces vehicle recalls
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler Group said Oct. 7 that it would voluntarily recall about 300,000 vehicles with a potential defect that could prevent the driver from placing the transmission into park.

Accessory can boost style, comfort, sleep, posture
The site of dreams, the softener of floors and the accent to otherwise drab rooms, the pillow is both a utilitarian and a stylish accompaniment to the home.

Gamsby plotted course
General manager Paul Gamsby's retirement from the Augusta Lynx might seem poorly timed, but it was actually well planned.

Gamsby plotted course
General manager Paul Gamsby's retirement from the Augusta Lynx might seem poorly timed, but it was actually well planned.

Augusta is sharp in preseason win
For the first time since camp started, the Augusta Lynx got to compete against guys wearing a logo other than their own. The Lynx beat the Greenville Grrrowl 5-3 on Thursday at Augusta Ice Sports Center.

Augusta is sharp in preseason win

Augusta is sharp in preseason win
For the first time since camp started, the Augusta Lynx got to compete against guys wearing a logo other than their own. The Lynx beat the Greenville Grrrowl 5-3 on Thursday at Augusta Ice Sports Center.

Gamsby plotted course

Rants and Raves
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Richmond County school trip limits OK'd

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Howard will run unopposed
Qualifying ended Thursday for the special election to fill the late state Rep. Henry Howard's District 121 seat with only his widow, Earnestine Howard, qualifying.

Shooting uncovers botched kidnap
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities say a man fatally shot Tuesday by Jacksonville Beach police was connected to a bizarre kidnaping plot targeting a Jaguars cheerleader whose body and Mercedes-Benz were to wind up in Miami.

Man sought in shooting
Richmond County deputies were still looking Thursday for a third suspect in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man.

Faux pas with fax rings call to resign

Richmond County school trip limits OK'd
In-town field trips are in, and out-of-town field trips are out.

Officials say indictment has not stopped scams

Area residents racing bankruptcy deadline
The number of bankruptcy filings has exploded in the past two weeks as people try to file before the law changes Monday.

Fort Discovery selects new CEO

Aiken test drives cleaner fuel
AIKEN - The city launched a pilot program Friday to test an alternative fuel in part of its public works fleet.

Food drive expands to accommodate fall break
A chance to help the needy comes a little early this year for many Columbia County residents.

Across the area
The third man sought in connection with the shooting death of Dontavious Wyman has surrendered to authorities, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said Friday.

Across Georgia

News you can use
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Officials show MOX support
Political leaders from the U.S. and Russia joined top-level energy officials at Savannah River Site on Friday to mark the start of work on a factory aimed at keeping weapons-grade plutonium out of the wrong hands.

Officials show MOX support
Political leaders from the U.S. and Russia joined top-level energy officials at Savannah River Site on Friday to mark the start of work on a factory aimed at keeping weapons-grade plutonium out of the wrong hands.

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Across South Carolina
CHESTER - A jury has found a Chester County couple not guilty of participating in "hog-dogging," an illegal animal fight that pits dogs against hogs.

Businessman tells teens of overcoming disability

Height of daring
Teresa Stokes walks on the wing of a Show Cat biplane piloted by Gene Soucy over Daniel Field.

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Economy, jobs take top billing at forum
More than 150 people filled a meeting room at East View Community Center in Augusta on Thursday night to hear mayoral hopefuls talk about what they'll do for the city.

Across Georgia

Businessman tells teens of overcoming disability
Cornelius Butler recalled coming home from school angry and upset almost to the point of tears after suffering ridicule from classmates for being legally blind.

Life still 'fabulous' at Brandon Wilde
On Oct. 15, 1990, Bonnie Lee Cawood and her husband moved into a condominium at Brandon Wilde, a new retirement community off Washington Road in Evans.

Out for a scare
First-grade student Kimberly Cooper walks by "Scarecrow Row," a display of scarecrows made by pupils, faculty and parents at T. Harry Garrett Elementary School.

Doctor is awarded $500,000 in lawsuit
AIKEN - Dr. Paul Weston was awarded $500,000 by a jury this week in his breach of contract lawsuit against the health clinic bearing his deceased wife's name.

Correction
- A story in Thursday's editions contained incorrect information about the Augusta Prep-Westminster soccer game. With Westminster's 4-0 victory, the two teams tied for the regular season championship in Region 4-AAA.

Missing Richmond County woman found
A Richmond County woman who authorities said was missing since Tuesday has been found safe, officials said today.

Across Georgia
ATHENS - A University of Georgia student was arrested Thursday in the hit-and-run death of a skateboarder.

Across South Carolina
CHESTER - A jury has found a Chester County couple not guilty of participating in "hog-dogging," an illegal animal fight that pits dogs against hogs.

3-year-old loggerhead will go to Georgia Aquarium
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Joey was born on Wassaw and raised on Skidaway. Now 3 years old, he's headed for the big city.

School funding focus of forum
A task force that is looking at restructuring how education is funded in Georgia announced Friday it will hold a statewide meeting at 16 locations Oct. 26, including Greenbrier High School.

Kid of the Day
Jasmine DeLong is today's Kid of the Day.

Shooting uncovers botched kidnap
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Authorities say a man fatally shot Tuesday by Jacksonville Beach police was connected to a bizarre kidnaping plot targeting a Jaguars cheerleader whose body and Mercedes-Benz were to wind up in Miami.

Bring in the noise
Rapper Outlaw of the duo Danger Fame performs at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center.

Money runs out for road paving
AIKEN - Aiken County will have to come up with at least an extra $6 million to complete the list of dirt roads to pave compiled for the 2000 version of the county's capital project sales tax.

MCG effort boosts care for strokes
A telemedicine program for stroke in the emergency rooms of eight rural hospitals is working so well that those patients are actually receiving faster care than at one of the best programs in the country, said the physicians at Medical College of Georgia who run it.

Kid of the Day

Scientists in Athens led early research of bird flu
ATHENS, Ga. - Scientists at Atlanta's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week that they had reconstructed a 1918 flu virus that may have killed as many as 30 million people worldwide - but much of the work was done at a laboratory in Athens.

Doctor is awarded $500,000 in lawsuit

Faux pas with fax rings call to resign
ATLANTA - A pair of Republican legislative leaders called for the resignation Thursday of a Democrat appointed to two state commissions because he accidentally faxed a message critical of GOP donors to Gov. Sonny Perdue's office.

News you can use

Officials say indictment has not stopped scams
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Federal officials say a federal indictment and U.S. District Court order have done nothing to halt Savannah resident Randy Treadwell's alleged financial scams.

Across the area

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

State chamber quizzes leaders about needs

News you can use
Around Town

Correction

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Kid of the Day
Jasmine DeLong is today's Kid of the Day.

Across the area
A Martinez woman was killed in a west Augusta traffic accident, officials said Thursday.

Bring in the noise
Rapper Outlaw of the duo Danger Fame performs at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center.

New CEO sets sights on funding
The National Science Center Inc., which operates the Fort Discovery science center in downtown Augusta, has selected its new CEO, center officials said Friday.

Aiken test drives cleaner fuel
AIKEN - The city launched a pilot program Friday to test an alternative fuel in part of its public works fleet.

Howard will run unopposed
Qualifying ended Thursday for the special election to fill the late state Rep. Henry Howard's District 121 seat with only his widow, Earnestine Howard, qualifying.

Phelon shooter's execution set
AIKEN - The eight-year journey of a South Carolina death row inmate from vengeance murders at a manufacturing plant in Aiken to execution by lethal injection is scheduled to end early next month.

Man sought in shooting
Richmond County deputies were still looking Thursday for a third suspect in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man.

Kid of the Day

Across South Carolina
HARTSVILLE - A train carrying garbage containers to a landfill in Bishopville has derailed, but there were no injuries.

Going with the traffic flow
One week after the new Target and Kohl's opened in Evans, transportation officials say traffic in the area on Washington Road has been as expected - busy, but not overwhelming.

School funding focus of forum

Across the area

Food drive expands to accommodate fall break

Officials show MOX support

Record crowds expected at 13th air show

Fort Discovery selects new CEO
The National Science Center Inc., which operates the Fort Discovery science center in downtown Augusta, has selected its new CEO, the center stated this morning.

3-year-old loggerhead will go to Georgia Aquarium

Bring in the noise

News you can use

Money runs out for road paving

Shooting uncovers botched kidnap

Across Georgia
ATHENS - A University of Georgia student was arrested Thursday in the hit-and-run death of a skateboarder.

Life still 'fabulous' at Brandon Wilde

Across the area
The third man sought in connection with the shooting death of Dontavious Wyman has surrendered to authorities, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said Friday.

Roadwork to address traffic flow

Food drive expands to accommodate fall break
A chance to help the needy comes a little early this year for many Columbia County residents.

Height of daring

MCG effort boosts care for strokes
A telemedicine program for stroke in the emergency rooms of eight rural hospitals is working so well that those patients are actually receiving faster care than at one of the best programs in the country, said the physicians at Medical College of Georgia who run it.

Across South Carolina

New CEO sets sights on funding
The National Science Center Inc., which operates the Fort Discovery science center in downtown Augusta, has selected its new CEO, center officials said Friday.

Aiken test drives cleaner fuel

Record crowds expected at 13th air show
Organizers of the Boshears Skyfest are predicting only clear skies for this weekend's air show, which is in its 13th year.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Roadwork to address traffic flow
A major transformation is taking place on Davis Road near Augusta Exchange.

New CEO sets sights on funding

Hot insulation starts fire at Thermal Ceramics
The Augusta-Richmond County Fire Department responded to a fire at Thermal Ceramics Friday after hot insulation that had not cooled properly was packaged inside cardboard boxes.

Life still 'fabulous' at Brandon Wilde
On Oct. 15, 1990, Bonnie Lee Cawood and her husband moved into a condominium at Brandon Wilde, a new retirement community off Washington Road in Evans.

Economy, jobs take top billing at forum

Officer's personal troubles were evident
The information about his disturbing background was just a phone call away.

Phelon shooter's execution set

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

Area residents racing bankruptcy deadline

Across the area
A Martinez woman was killed in a west Augusta traffic accident, officials said Thursday.

Howard will run unopposed

Scientists in Athens led early research of bird flu
ATHENS, Ga. - Scientists at Atlanta's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week that they had reconstructed a 1918 flu virus that may have killed as many as 30 million people worldwide - but much of the work was done at a laboratory in Athens.

Thief picks wrong victim

News you can use
Around Town

Out for a scare

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - The wife of the Fulton County judge shot to death in his courtroom March 11 has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Myron Freeman and other members of his staff.

Man sought in shooting

Across South Carolina
HARTSVILLE - A train carrying garbage containers to a landfill in Bishopville has derailed, but there were no injuries.

Scientists in Athens led early research of bird flu

Richmond County school trip limits OK'd
In-town field trips are in, and out-of-town field trips are out.

Officer's personal troubles were evident

Area residents racing bankruptcy deadline
The number of bankruptcy filings has exploded in the past two weeks as people try to file before the law changes Monday.

Going with the traffic flow

Correction
- A story in Thursday's editions contained incorrect information about the Augusta Prep-Westminster soccer game. With Westminster's 4-0 victory, the two teams tied for the regular season championship in Region 4-AAA.

Across South Carolina

Out for a scare
First-grade student Kimberly Cooper walks by "Scarecrow Row," a display of scarecrows made by pupils, faculty and parents at T. Harry Garrett Elementary School.

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

State chamber quizzes leaders about needs
AIKEN - The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce declared 2005 a banner year in the state Legislature for business.

3-year-old loggerhead will go to Georgia Aquarium
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Joey was born on Wassaw and raised on Skidaway. Now 3 years old, he's headed for the big city.

Faux pas with fax rings call to resign
ATLANTA - A pair of Republican legislative leaders called for the resignation Thursday of a Democrat appointed to two state commissions because he accidentally faxed a message critical of GOP donors to Gov. Sonny Perdue's office.

Third suspect in killing surrenders
The third man sought in connection with the shooting death of Dontavious Wyman has surrendered to authorities, the Richmond County Sheriff's Office said this morning.

Officials say indictment has not stopped scams
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Federal officials say a federal indictment and U.S. District Court order have done nothing to halt Savannah resident Randy Treadwell's alleged financial scams.

Height of daring
Teresa Stokes walks on the wing of a Show Cat biplane piloted by Gene Soucy over Daniel Field.

Businessman tells teens of overcoming disability
Cornelius Butler recalled coming home from school angry and upset almost to the point of tears after suffering ridicule from classmates for being legally blind.

School funding focus of forum
A task force that is looking at restructuring how education is funded in Georgia announced Friday it will hold a statewide meeting at 16 locations Oct. 26, including Greenbrier High School.

Economy, jobs take top billing at forum
More than 150 people filled a meeting room at East View Community Center in Augusta on Thursday night to hear mayoral hopefuls talk about what they'll do for the city.

Money runs out for road paving
AIKEN - Aiken County will have to come up with at least an extra $6 million to complete the list of dirt roads to pave compiled for the 2000 version of the county's capital project sales tax.

MCG effort boosts care for strokes

Thief picks wrong victim
AIKEN - Who would steal from the sheriff? That's a question Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt wants answered after a thief made off with his .40 caliber, Model 27 Glock service handgun.

Thief picks wrong victim
AIKEN - Who would steal from the sheriff? That's a question Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt wants answered after a thief made off with his .40 caliber, Model 27 Glock service handgun.

Record crowds expected at 13th air show
Organizers of the Boshears Skyfest are predicting only clear skies for this weekend's air show, which is in its 13th year.

Phelon shooter's execution set
AIKEN - The eight-year journey of a South Carolina death row inmate from vengeance murders at a manufacturing plant in Aiken to execution by lethal injection is scheduled to end early next month.

Roadwork to address traffic flow
A major transformation is taking place on Davis Road near Augusta Exchange.

Doctor is awarded $500,000 in lawsuit
AIKEN - Dr. Paul Weston was awarded $500,000 by a jury this week in his breach of contract lawsuit against the health clinic bearing his deceased wife's name.

Officer's personal troubles were evident
The information about his disturbing background was just a phone call away.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - The wife of the Fulton County judge shot to death in his courtroom March 11 has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Myron Freeman and other members of his staff.

State chamber quizzes leaders about needs
AIKEN - The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce declared 2005 a banner year in the state Legislature for business.

Going with the traffic flow
One week after the new Target and Kohl's opened in Evans, transportation officials say traffic in the area on Washington Road has been as expected - busy, but not overwhelming.

It's Craig - Daniel Craig - as new 007
LONDON - Blond. James Blond. Daniel Craig, a 37-year-old, sandy-haired Englishman was introduced Friday as the new James Bond, ending months of speculation. He'll star in "Casino Royale," directed by Martin Campbell, due out next year.

It's Craig - Daniel Craig - as new 007

Best Sellers-Video
Weekly charts for the nation's most popular videos as they appear in next week's issue of Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission:

Best Sellers-Video
Weekly charts for the nation's most popular videos as they appear in next week's issue of Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission:

Best Sellers-Video

Film Institute's list hits wrong notes
Imagine, if you will, the steely-eyed gunfighter stepping out of a dark saloon and into the sun. His hands caress the ivory pistol butt and leather holster at his hip as he stares impassively at his like-minded opponent, who has taken up a position over by the mercantile.

It's Craig - Daniel Craig - as new 007
LONDON - Blond. James Blond. Daniel Craig, a 37-year-old, sandy-haired Englishman was introduced Friday as the new James Bond, ending months of speculation. He'll star in "Casino Royale," directed by Martin Campbell, due out next year.

Film Institute's list hits wrong notes
Imagine, if you will, the steely-eyed gunfighter stepping out of a dark saloon and into the sun. His hands caress the ivory pistol butt and leather holster at his hip as he stares impassively at his like-minded opponent, who has taken up a position over by the mercantile.

Film Institute's list hits wrong notes

Top 20 Concert Tours
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

CD review: Linda Perry, "In Flight"
"In Flight" was originally released in 1996, but it doesn't feel dated. No, it feels like a hangover.

Top 20 Concert Tours
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

CD review: Linda Perry, "In Flight"
"In Flight" was originally released in 1996, but it doesn't feel dated. No, it feels like a hangover.

Top 20 Concert Tours

CD review: Linda Perry, "In Flight"

MTV to premiere Madonna videos, documentary
NEW YORK - There will be a Madonna-thon of sorts on MTV's networks over the next few weeks.

MTV to premiere Madonna videos, documentary

MTV to premiere Madonna videos, documentary
NEW YORK - There will be a Madonna-thon of sorts on MTV's networks over the next few weeks.

It's life in fast lane at Lowe's

Last to first wouldn't be new for JohnsonBlown engine forces four-time champion at Lowe's to the back
CONCORD, N.C. - Lowe's Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile track Jimmie Johnson calls "my house," is where his late season charge started a year ago. And if he's going to get back into contention in the Chase for the championship, he will need much of the same in tonight's UAW-GM 500.

Last to first wouldn't be new for JohnsonBlown engine forces four-time champion at Lowe's to the back
CONCORD, N.C. - Lowe's Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile track Jimmie Johnson calls "my house," is where his late season charge started a year ago. And if he's going to get back into contention in the Chase for the championship, he will need much of the same in tonight's UAW-GM 500.

It's life in fast lane at Lowe's
CONCORD, N.C. - The only thing losing its grip at Lowe's Motor Speedway on Thursday was the drivers' fear of the 1.5-mile raceway.

It's life in fast lane at Lowe's
CONCORD, N.C. - The only thing losing its grip at Lowe's Motor Speedway on Thursday was the drivers' fear of the 1.5-mile raceway.

Last to first wouldn't be new for JohnsonBlown engine forces four-time champion at Lowe's to the back

Area teams are waiting for the midnight hour
USC Aiken first-year coach Vince Alexander is wasting no time in his new venture.

Area teams are waiting for the midnight hour
USC Aiken first-year coach Vince Alexander is wasting no time in his new venture.

Wolfpack prepares for life without Hodge
RALEIGH, N.C. - Julius Hodge never backed away from making predictions. Just last season, he boasted he was part of the top backcourt in the country at North Carolina State.

Wolfpack prepares for life without Hodge
RALEIGH, N.C. - Julius Hodge never backed away from making predictions. Just last season, he boasted he was part of the top backcourt in the country at North Carolina State.

Falcons hope new linebacker surprises Saints

Roethlisberger, Ward miss practice again

Bruschi may return this year

Mrs. Richard G. Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jimmy L. Cooper    (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Ethel Raysor    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Willie Mae Johnson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Ramon Mathis    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Washington    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Ethel Raysor    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Bernice Roberson    (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Evelyn R. White    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rubertha Shelton    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Marvin Hall    (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Ms. Sherian D. Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gerald E. Brown    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Leon Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Sherian D. Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Todd    (CAMAK, Ga.)

Mrs. Jane Lunsford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Mercedes Z. Torres    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie Eva Riley    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Mildred Hardin    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Washington    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Jackie Phillips    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Evelyn R. White    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Horton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Shirley Williams    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Daisy M. Gilmore    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Childrey    (RICHMOND, Va.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Shirley Williams    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

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

Rev. Mercedes Z. Torres    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie C. Bailey    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Bernice Roberson    (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Barclay    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Willie Mae Johnson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Larry D. Booker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Langley, Jr.    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Richard T. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jimmy L. Cooper    (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Isaiah Daggett    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tinie Mae Collins    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Rose Williams    (BROOKLYN, N.Y.)

Mr. Wallace R. DuBose    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Mercedes Z. Torres    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Hattie Eva Riley    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Daniel B. Parnell, Sr.    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Miss Ann Ganus    (MATTHEWS, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorene Long    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Hardin    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Shirley Williams    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Rose Williams    (BROOKLYN, N.Y.)

Mr. Wilford Corey    (ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla.)

Mrs. Evelyn R. White    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard T. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Mercedes Z. Torres    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jackie Phillips    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Marvin Hall    (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Daniel B. Parnell, Sr.    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Todd    (CAMAK, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorene Long    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Rubertha Shelton    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Jones    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Leon Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jane Lunsford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ramon Mathis    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. James Langley, Jr.    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Hankerson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Johnson    (JACKSONVILLE, FL.)

Mrs. Lorene Long    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mildred Hardin    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Johnson    (JACKSONVILLE, FL.)

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

Mr. Marvin Hall    (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Richard G. Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Ann Ganus    (MATTHEWS, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Childrey    (RICHMOND, Va.)

Mr. Wallace R. DuBose    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Isaiah Daggett    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Richard T. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Barclay    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tinie Mae Collins    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard T. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry D. Booker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gerald E. Brown    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Ronnie C. Bailey    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Wilford Corey    (ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla.)

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Shirley Williams    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Horton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorene Long    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mildred Hardin    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Jones    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Marvin Hall    (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Julia L. Hall    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Hankerson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Daisy M. Gilmore    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Evelyn R. White    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tinie Mae Collins (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Evelyn R. White (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Sherian D. Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Minnie Ansley Cason (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Barclay (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Isaiah Daggett (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Childrey (RICHMOND, Va.)

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

Mrs. Daisy M. Gilmore (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Larry D. Booker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ramon Mathis (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Wallace R. DuBose (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Johnson (JACKSONVILLE, FL.)

Mrs. Lorene Long (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Richard T. Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Essie Mae Harris (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Jane Lunsford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lorene Long (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Jackie Phillips (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Marvin Hall (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Marvin Hall (GLOVERVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Hankerson (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Hardin (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Bernice Roberson (TENNILLE, Ga.)

Rev. Mercedes Z. Torres (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Essie Mae Harris (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Ethel Raysor (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Rubertha Shelton (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Daniel B. Parnell, Sr. (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Shirley Williams (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Horton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Jones (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Rose Williams (BROOKLYN, N.Y.)

Mr. Leon Taylor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dontavious Wyman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Washington (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Wilford Corey (ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla.)

Mrs. Hattie Eva Riley (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Shirley Williams (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Miss Ann Ganus (MATTHEWS, Ga.)

Rev. Mercedes Z. Torres (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard T. Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Richard G. Crawford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Langley, Jr. (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Evelyn R. White (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie C. Bailey (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred Hardin (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Todd (CAMAK, Ga.)

Mr. Gerald E. Brown (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Willie Mae Johnson (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Jimmy L. Cooper (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

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

Overtime

Overtime

Influential Jesuit magazine condemns boxing

Influential Jesuit magazine condemns boxing
ROME - Immoral. Ruthless. Tantamount to legalized murder. That "punch against prize fighting," as the newspaper Corriere della Sera called it, came from an unusual corner - an influential Jesuit magazine close to the Vatican.

Overtime
In Cleveland, Cavaliers All-Star forward LeBron James was released from the hospital Friday following a two-night stay because of a virus that caused severe pain in his chest.

Overtime
Cavaliers All-Star forward LeBron James has been hospitalized for tests on a strained chest muscle he doesn't know how he injured.

Influential Jesuit magazine condemns boxing
ROME - Immoral. Ruthless. Tantamount to legalized murder. That "punch against prize fighting," as the newspaper Corriere della Sera called it, came from an unusual corner - an influential Jesuit magazine close to the Vatican.

Overtime
In Cleveland, Cavaliers All-Star forward LeBron James was released from the hospital Friday following a two-night stay because of a virus that caused severe pain in his chest.

Overtime
Cavaliers All-Star forward LeBron James has been hospitalized for tests on a strained chest muscle he doesn't know how he injured.

Roethlisberger, Ward miss practice again
PITTSBURGH - Ben Roethlisberger isn't the Pittsburgh Steelers' only injury worry with Sunday's game against Jacksonville approaching.

Falcons hope new linebacker surprises Saints
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Jim Mora says he has decided who will replace injured middle linebacker Ed Hartwell, but the Falcons coach is in no hurry to announce his decision.

Bruschi may return this year
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - New England linebacker Tedy Bruschi is working toward a return to the Patriots - this season, not next - thanks to a faster-than-expected recovery from the stroke that sent him to the emergency room just days after playing in his first Pro Bowl.

Falcons hope new linebacker surprises Saints
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Jim Mora says he has decided who will replace injured middle linebacker Ed Hartwell, but the Falcons coach is in no hurry to announce his decision.

Bruschi may return this year
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - New England linebacker Tedy Bruschi is working toward a return to the Patriots - this season, not next - thanks to a faster-than-expected recovery from the stroke that sent him to the emergency room just days after playing in his first Pro Bowl.

Roethlisberger, Ward miss practice again
PITTSBURGH - Ben Roethlisberger isn't the Pittsburgh Steelers' only injury worry with Sunday's game against Jacksonville approaching.

Public-school textbook on the Bible cleverly skirts trouble
Think it's impossible to create a textbook about the Bible for public high schools that's acceptable to varied faiths and legal in the eyes of church-state separationists?

Appeals court sends gay student's lawsuit to Fla. Supreme Court
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A student's lawsuit alleging he was expelled from his Christian high school after telling a chaplain he is gay is headed for the state's Supreme Court.

Volunteers work hard in ministry
Small fix-it jobs are labors of love for Tim Coody.

Faith Digest
FALL COUNTRY FAIRS

Volunteers work hard in ministry
Small fix-it jobs are labors of love for Tim Coody.

Appeals court sends gay student's lawsuit to Fla. Supreme Court
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A student's lawsuit alleging he was expelled from his Christian high school after telling a chaplain he is gay is headed for the state's Supreme Court.

Woman's faith leads her to urge abstinence
Lakita Garth owes her job to parents.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send to churchnews@augustachronicle.com.

Faith Calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send to churchnews@augustachronicle.com.

Public-school textbook on the Bible cleverly skirts trouble
Think it's impossible to create a textbook about the Bible for public high schools that's acceptable to varied faiths and legal in the eyes of church-state separationists?

Faith Digest
FALL COUNTRY FAIRS

Woman's faith leads her to urge abstinence
Lakita Garth owes her job to parents.

Fox cancels 'The Simple Life'
NEW YORK - "The Simple Life" is over - at least on Fox.

Wisteria Lane has new man on it's block
LOS ANGELES - Mehcad Brooks likes being Wisteria Lane's latest hunk. Just don't ask him what's in the basement.

Martha Stewart shares her recipe for business success
NEW YORK - Martha Stewart says she was happy to give advice to fellow inmates during her five months behind bars in West Virginia for lying to authorities about a stock sale.

Fox cancels 'The Simple Life'

ABC's use of interns for investigation angers colleges

ABC's use of interns for investigation angers colleges
NEW YORK - ABC News is drawing fire for using college interns in an investigative report that alleges lax security at nuclear reactors on 25 U.S. college campuses.

Wisteria Lane has new man on it's block
LOS ANGELES - Mehcad Brooks likes being Wisteria Lane's latest hunk. Just don't ask him what's in the basement.

ABC's use of interns for investigation angers colleges
NEW YORK - ABC News is drawing fire for using college interns in an investigative report that alleges lax security at nuclear reactors on 25 U.S. college campuses.

Fox cancels 'The Simple Life'
NEW YORK - "The Simple Life" is over - at least on Fox.

Ratings for basic cable networks

Ratings for basic cable networks
Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of Oct. 3-9. Each ratings point represents 1,102,000 households. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses.

Ratings for basic cable networks
Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of Oct. 3-9. Each ratings point represents 1,102,000 households. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses.

Martha Stewart shares her recipe for business success

Wisteria Lane has new man on it's block

Martha Stewart shares her recipe for business success
NEW YORK - Martha Stewart says she was happy to give advice to fellow inmates during her five months behind bars in West Virginia for lying to authorities about a stock sale.

People in the News

People in the News

Melissa Etheridge says she used medicinal marijuana during chemotherapy

Report: Mary-Kate Olsen leaving NYU

Actor who played Chewbacca to become U.S. citizen

Daniel Craig: the new James Bond?

Entertainment quotes from The Associated Press

Dooley's name looming large in city's businesses
ATHENS, Ga. - As Georgia's football coach for 25 years, Vince Dooley talked plenty about interior lines, attention to detail and scoring points.

Dooley's name looming large in city's businesses

Richt noticed unity of team in the winter

Richt noticed unity of team in the winter
ATHENS, Ga. - When Georgia players locked arms and walked together row by row out of the tunnel at Tennessee's Neyland Stadium a week ago, it showed to the outside world what those inside the program say they had seen for some time.

Dooley a popular pitchman in retirement

Richt noticed unity of team in the winter
ATHENS, Ga. - When Georgia players locked arms and walked together row by row out of the tunnel at Tennessee's Neyland Stadium a week ago, it showed to the outside world what those inside the program say they had seen for some time.

Dooley a popular pitchman in retirement
ATHENS, Ga. - Vince Dooley is still seen by many as the face of University of Georgia athletics.

Dooley's name looming large in city's businesses
ATHENS, Ga. - As Georgia's football coach for 25 years, Vince Dooley talked plenty about interior lines, attention to detail and scoring points.

Dooley a popular pitchman in retirement
ATHENS, Ga. - Vince Dooley is still seen by many as the face of University of Georgia athletics.

Trip to Europe could be ticket for Gamecocks

Trip to Europe could be ticket for Gamecocks
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Most people travel overseas to see the sites or locate long-lost relatives. South Carolina coach Susan Walvius said her Gamecocks went to Europe this summer to find some confidence.

Trip to Europe could be ticket for Gamecocks
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Most people travel overseas to see the sites or locate long-lost relatives. South Carolina coach Susan Walvius said her Gamecocks went to Europe this summer to find some confidence.

Faith Digest

Woman's faith leads her to urge abstinence

Volunteers work hard in ministry

Public-school textbook on the Bible cleverly skirts trouble

Appeals court sends gay student's lawsuit to Fla. Supreme Court

Faith Calendar