Historic church to celebrate 120th anniversary
When the Rev. William Bowser Jr. became pastor at Wesley United Methodist Church eight years ago, he had a drastic plan for the 120-year-old house of worship.

Around the block
A Cleon W. Maudlin lecture and recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the O'Connell Theater at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway.

Milestones
Janet Patrice Pope, of Aiken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Pope, has earned a master's degree in engineering management from Duke University, Durham, N.C.

School lunch menu
School lunch menu thur Oct. 28.

Beta Club members help special program
Paul Patel was unsure about helping special-needs children and adults with the T-RecS program until he started doing it.

Around the block
A Cleon W. Maudlin lecture and recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the O'Connell Theater at the University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway.

Students can get preview of school for math, science
The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics equips students to excel in college.

This week
Cleon W. Maudlin lecture and recital: 7:30 p.m. Thursday; O'Connel Theater, University of South Carolina, 471 University Parkway; lecture and recital about modern and ancient instruments, by Lauren Pelon, recipient of the 2001 Artist of the Year award from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council; $8, free for students; 641-3305

Recycling centers
- To raise money for burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has recycling sites for aluminum cans at the Kmart Shopping Center in North Augusta, the Belvedere Fire Department on U.S. Highway 25.

Silver Bluff honors area veterans
A project three years in the making was dedicated to the veterans of Jackson, Beech Island and New Ellenton on Thursday.

Event puts emphasis on highway safety
All state transportation officials wanted was one day when no one died on South Carolina's highways.

Milestones
Janet Patrice Pope, of Aiken, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Pope, has earned a master's degree in engineering management from Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Historic church to celebrate 120th anniversary
When the Rev. William Bowser Jr. became pastor at Wesley United Methodist Church eight years ago, he had a drastic plan for the 120-year-old house of worship.

Play's message moves young cast
The stark reality of the Holocaust, as seen through one girl's eyes, will be presented by the Aiken Community Playhouse beginning Friday.

Event puts emphasis on highway safety
All state transportation officials wanted was one day when no one died on South Carolina's highways.

Army band to perform concert at Aiken Tech
The U.S. Army Field Band's Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Aiken Technical College's gymnasium.

Army band to perform concert at Aiken Tech
The U.S. Army Field Band's Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Aiken Technical College's gymnasium.

Students can get preview of school for math, science
The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics equips students to excel in college.

Reunions
GLENN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL 1983: Seeking classmates for their 22-year reunion Saturday, Dec. 24; contact Timothy Allen at 798-0766

Recycling centers
- To raise money for burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has recycling sites for aluminum cans at the Kmart Shopping Center in North Augusta, the Belvedere Fire Department on U.S. Highway 25.

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

Across the river
RAGIN' CAJUN CASINO NIGHT: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20; Julian Smith Casino; proceeds support community efforts offered by the St. Joseph Hospice and Palliative Care staff; 481-7402

This week
Cleon W. Maudlin lecture and recital: 7:30 p.m. Thursday; O'Connel Theater, University of South Carolina, 471 University Parkway; lecture and recital about modern and ancient instruments, by Lauren Pelon, recipient of the 2001 Artist of the Year award from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council; $8, free for students; 641-3305

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

History comes to life at park event
Talking about history, John Candillo said, can't compare to experiencing it.

Reunions
GLENN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL 1983: Seeking classmates for their 22-year reunion Saturday, Dec. 24; contact Timothy Allen at 798-0766

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

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

History comes to life at park event
Talking about history, John Candillo said, can't compare to experiencing it.

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

Across the river
RAGIN' CAJUN CASINO NIGHT: 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20; Julian Smith Casino; proceeds support community efforts offered by the St. Joseph Hospice and Palliative Care staff; 481-7402

School lunch menu
School lunch menu thur Oct. 28.

Play's message moves young cast
The stark reality of the Holocaust, as seen through one girl's eyes, will be presented by the Aiken Community Playhouse beginning Friday.

Libraries
JACKSON BRANCH LIBRARY HOURS: 1-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 2-6 p.m. Tuesday

Silver Bluff honors area veterans
A project three years in the making was dedicated to the veterans of Jackson, Beech Island and New Ellenton on Thursday.

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

Libraries
JACKSON BRANCH LIBRARY HOURS: 1-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 2-6 p.m. Tuesday

Beta Club members help special program
Paul Patel was unsure about helping special-needs children and adults with the T-RecS program until he started doing it.

Pujols, Cards force Game 6
HOUSTON - Not so fast. The St. Louis Cardinals were one out away from elimination, their 100 wins dangling in Albert Pujols' hands when he went to the plate Monday night against intimidating Houston Astros closer Brad Lidge.

Astros, Cards feeling deja vu
ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa's cell phone kept ringing, interrupting him once, twice, three times in the middle of an interview.

Astros, Cards feeling deja vu

Pujols, Cards force Game 6

Pujols, Cards force Game 6
HOUSTON - Not so fast. The St. Louis Cardinals were one out away from elimination, their 100 wins dangling in Albert Pujols' hands when he went to the plate Monday night against intimidating Houston Astros closer Brad Lidge.

Astros, Cards feeling deja vu
ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa's cell phone kept ringing, interrupting him once, twice, three times in the middle of an interview.

Visit at N. Augusta church attracts flu shot crowd

Mazzone allowed to talk with N.Y.
ATLANTA - The New York Yankees are beginning to make their interest in Atlanta pitching coach Leo Mazzone abundantly clear.

Mazzone allowed to talk with N.Y.
ATLANTA - The New York Yankees are beginning to make their interest in Atlanta pitching coach Leo Mazzone abundantly clear.

Mazzone allowed to talk with N.Y.

New bank plans area branches
Synovus Financial Corp. has gained $27 billion in assets and established 39 community banks across the Southeast, but it never entered the Augusta market. Until now.

Refco goes bust
NEW YORK - It took only eight days for Refco Inc. to go from up-and-comer to down-and-out, with a midnight bankruptcy announcement capping off the commodities broker's stunning collapse.

Wall Street closes lower
NEW YORK -Wall Street's chronic inflation fears sent stocks skidding Tuesday as a sharp jump in wholesale prices overshadowed strong profit reports from several Dow Jones industrials.

Chemical companies invite neighbors to visit
Dollie Howard has lived in the quiet East View community more than 40 years - but she didn't learn until Tuesday that the mammoth DSM Chemicals plant a few miles away makes materials used in carpet and fishing line.

Packaging-machine maker to move
An Augusta manufacturing operation that has built automatic packaging machines for more than a half-century will close next year.

Panel offers simpler tax plans
WASHINGTON - Most deductions, credits and other tax breaks would be eliminated along with much of the paperwork and equations that baffle taxpayers under a drastically simplified income tax proposed by a presidential commission Tuesday.

Wall Street closes lower

Refco goes bust
NEW YORK - It took only eight days for Refco Inc. to go from up-and-comer to down-and-out, with a midnight bankruptcy announcement capping off the commodities broker's stunning collapse.

Panel offers simpler tax plans
WASHINGTON - Most deductions, credits and other tax breaks would be eliminated along with much of the paperwork and equations that baffle taxpayers under a drastically simplified income tax proposed by a presidential commission Tuesday.

Chemical companies invite neighbors to visit
Dollie Howard has lived in the quiet East View community more than 40 years - but she didn't learn until Tuesday that the mammoth DSM Chemicals plant a few miles away makes materials used in carpet and fishing line.

Big Oil will report big profits
DALLAS - Offshore oil platforms were destroyed, refineries were flooded and gasoline stations were sporadically out of fuel.

Stocks slightly higher on GM, tobacco news
NEW YORK - Wall Street rallied to finish moderately higher Monday as nervous investors got some reassurance from General Motors Corp.'s new labor agreement and a favorable court ruling for cigarette makers.

Packaging-machine maker to move

New bank plans area branches
Synovus Financial Corp. has gained $27 billion in assets and established 39 community banks across the Southeast, but it never entered the Augusta market. Until now.

Wall Street closes lower
NEW YORK -Wall Street's chronic inflation fears sent stocks skidding Tuesday as a sharp jump in wholesale prices overshadowed strong profit reports from several Dow Jones industrials.

Panel offers simpler tax plans

Big Oil will report big profits
DALLAS - Offshore oil platforms were destroyed, refineries were flooded and gasoline stations were sporadically out of fuel.

Stocks slightly higher on GM, tobacco news

Packaging-machine maker to move
An Augusta manufacturing operation that has built automatic packaging machines for more than a half-century will close next year.

Wachovia quarterly profit soars 32 percent

Wachovia quarterly profit soars 32 percent
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wachovia Corp.'s third-quarter earnings soared 32 percent, fueled by strong revenue growth from its acquisition of regional bank SouthTrust Corp. and higher fees and lending income, the bank said Monday.

New bank plans area branches

Wachovia quarterly profit soars 32 percent
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wachovia Corp.'s third-quarter earnings soared 32 percent, fueled by strong revenue growth from its acquisition of regional bank SouthTrust Corp. and higher fees and lending income, the bank said Monday.

Chemical companies invite neighbors to visit

Stocks slightly higher on GM, tobacco news
NEW YORK - Wall Street rallied to finish moderately higher Monday as nervous investors got some reassurance from General Motors Corp.'s new labor agreement and a favorable court ruling for cigarette makers.

Refco goes bust

Big Oil will report big profits

Leinart proves again why he's the top QB
Reviewing and previewing college football

Duke tries understand a season gone wrong

Duke tries understand a season gone wrong
DURHAM, N.C. - A glance at the team statistical categories in the Atlantic Coast Conference tells plenty.

Leinart proves again why he's the top QB

Leinart proves again why he's the top QB
Reviewing and previewing college football

Duke tries understand a season gone wrong
DURHAM, N.C. - A glance at the team statistical categories in the Atlantic Coast Conference tells plenty.

A basically healthy economy

A basically healthy economy
While the nation waits nervously to see if tropical storm Wilma slams into Florida's Gulf Coast with hurricane force, the impact that hurricanes Katrina and Rita are having on the economy is just starting to be felt.

Saving Augusta's Butt
Recall the nationwide attention generated by Augusta's "Save Our Butt" campaign back in 1994?

Another huge turnout in Iraq
Finally, some good news out of Iraq. With Saturday's turnout to vote on the draft constitution exceeding even that of last January's election of an interim general assembly, the political process appears to still be solidly on track despite the wave of recent terrorist attacks.

Suing DOE is the right move
United States and Russian political leaders joined U.S. Department of Energy officials last Friday in putting on a nice show of support at the Savannah River Site for the mixed-oxide plant mission.

Suing DOE is the right move

A basically healthy economy
While the nation waits nervously to see if tropical storm Wilma slams into Florida's Gulf Coast with hurricane force, the impact that hurricanes Katrina and Rita are having on the economy is just starting to be felt.

Another huge turnout in Iraq

Suing DOE is the right move
United States and Russian political leaders joined U.S. Department of Energy officials last Friday in putting on a nice show of support at the Savannah River Site for the mixed-oxide plant mission.

Saving Augusta's Butt
Recall the nationwide attention generated by Augusta's "Save Our Butt" campaign back in 1994?

Another huge turnout in Iraq
Finally, some good news out of Iraq. With Saturday's turnout to vote on the draft constitution exceeding even that of last January's election of an interim general assembly, the political process appears to still be solidly on track despite the wave of recent terrorist attacks.

Saving Augusta's Butt

Beckhams seek damages over unhappy marriage claims
LONDON - David Beckham and his wife, former Spice Girl Victoria, are taking legal action against a British tabloid that claimed their "happy marriage" is a sham.

People in the News
CULVER CITY, Calif. - Paris Hilton says she isn't giving up "The Simple Life" just yet.

Beckhams seek damages over unhappy marriage claims
LONDON - David Beckham and his wife, former Spice Girl Victoria, are taking legal action against a British tabloid that claimed their "happy marriage" is a sham.

Photographer wins appeal in Nicole Kidman bugging case
SYDNEY, Australia - A photographer suspected of planting a listening device outside Nicole Kidman's home will not have to give a DNA sample to police, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Photographer wins appeal in Nicole Kidman bugging case
SYDNEY, Australia - A photographer suspected of planting a listening device outside Nicole Kidman's home will not have to give a DNA sample to police, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

The Top Five
The top five entertainment list.

The Top Five
The top five entertainment list.

People in the News
LONDON - David Beckham and his wife, former Spice Girl Victoria, are taking legal action against a British tabloid that claimed their "happy marriage" is a sham.

People in the News
CULVER CITY, Calif. - Paris Hilton says she isn't giving up "The Simple Life" just yet.

People in the News
LONDON - David Beckham and his wife, former Spice Girl Victoria, are taking legal action against a British tabloid that claimed their "happy marriage" is a sham.

Heat pumps can help reduce heating bills
GRAND ISLAND, Neb -- When Hastings Utilities Director Marv Schultes' furnace and air conditioner both failed last year, he started doing a little research.

Poll: How much is too much for gasoline?
WASHINGTON - Many motorist these days are complaining about the cost of gasoline, but what people consider a fair price varies greatly, depending on where they live.

Poll: How much is too much for gasoline?

Heat pumps can help reduce heating bills
GRAND ISLAND, Neb -- When Hastings Utilities Director Marv Schultes' furnace and air conditioner both failed last year, he started doing a little research.

Poll: How much is too much for gasoline?
WASHINGTON - Many motorist these days are complaining about the cost of gasoline, but what people consider a fair price varies greatly, depending on where they live.

Heat pumps can help reduce heating bills

Try baking overnight sticky buns
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - Why spend all morning in the kitchen making homemade sticky buns, when you can mix the dough and shape the rolls the day before?

Two new cookbooks dedicated to peanut butter
CONCORD, N.H. - If I didn't really love peanut butter, I'd question whether we need two new cookbooks dedicated to the ingredient. Two cookbooks that have nearly identical covers, at that.

Two new cookbooks dedicated to peanut butter
CONCORD, N.H. - If I didn't really love peanut butter, I'd question whether we need two new cookbooks dedicated to the ingredient. Two cookbooks that have nearly identical covers, at that.

Try baking overnight sticky buns

Two new cookbooks dedicated to peanut butter

Try baking overnight sticky buns
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - Why spend all morning in the kitchen making homemade sticky buns, when you can mix the dough and shape the rolls the day before?

Hurricane threatens Georgia Tech-Miami game
ATLANTA - The threat to Miami posed by Hurricane Wilma could lead the University of Miami and the Atlantic Coast Conference to switch the date for Saturday's Georgia Tech-Miami game, leaving Tech's travel plans for the weekend in limbo.

Hurricane threatens Georgia Tech-Miami game
ATLANTA - The threat to Miami posed by Hurricane Wilma could lead the University of Miami and the Atlantic Coast Conference to switch the date for Saturday's Georgia Tech-Miami game, leaving Tech's travel plans for the weekend in limbo.

Hurricane threatens Georgia Tech-Miami game

First win sweet for caddie

Amateur legend dies at 92

First win sweet for caddie
Buck Moore sometimes would lay in bed at night and wonder why he'd never carried the bag of a PGA Tour winner.

Amateur legend dies at 92
Charlie Yates, a renowned amateur golfer who became a longtime fixture of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, died Monday. He was 92.

First win sweet for caddie
Buck Moore sometimes would lay in bed at night and wonder why he'd never carried the bag of a PGA Tour winner.

Amateur legend dies at 92
Charlie Yates, a renowned amateur golfer who became a longtime fixture of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, died Monday. He was 92.

Prep Football Power Poll

Razorbacks' 3rd time truly charmed

Lakeside coach questions call

Lakeside coach questions call
When Lakeside football coach Randy Hill watched the game tape of the trick play that gave Evans an 8-7 win Friday night over his Panthers, something caught his eye.

Razorbacks' 3rd time truly charmed
Cross Creek. yep, that's only three consecutive wins for the razorbacks. but does everyone realize the school is on the cusp of winning as many games in a row as it has in any other full season in its history?

Lakeside coach questions call
When Lakeside football coach Randy Hill watched the game tape of the trick play that gave Evans an 8-7 win Friday night over his Panthers, something caught his eye.

Prep Football 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.

Razorbacks' 3rd time truly charmed
Cross Creek. yep, that's only three consecutive wins for the razorbacks. but does everyone realize the school is on the cusp of winning as many games in a row as it has in any other full season in its history?

Prep Football 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.

Rangers dominate Panthers, 4-0
NEW YORK - Jaromir Jagr scored twice on two-man power plays in a 42-second span, and Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves for his first NHL shutout in the New York Rangers' 4-0 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night.

Rangers dominate Panthers, 4-0
NEW YORK - Jaromir Jagr scored twice on two-man power plays in a 42-second span, and Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves for his first NHL shutout in the New York Rangers' 4-0 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night.

Rangers dominate Panthers, 4-0

Wilma is the 21st named storm of the season
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Wilma strengthened Monday after forming in the northwestern Caribbean, tying the record for the most storms in an Atlantic season and following a path that could menace the Gulf Coast next week as a hurricane.

Wilma is the 21st named storm of the season
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Wilma strengthened Monday after forming in the northwestern Caribbean, tying the record for the most storms in an Atlantic season and following a path that could menace the Gulf Coast next week as a hurricane.

Italian treatment enhances pot roast
Pot roast is classic American comfort food, and with the help of your slow cooker, this homey entree can be cooked unattended.

Italian treatment enhances pot roast
Pot roast is classic American comfort food, and with the help of your slow cooker, this homey entree can be cooked unattended.

Italian treatment enhances pot roast

Visit at N. Augusta church attracts flu shot crowd
Let me thank all those many people at the Sheffield Fellowship Club of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta for their hospitality last week.

Visit at N. Augusta church attracts flu shot crowd
Let me thank all those many people at the Sheffield Fellowship Club of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta for their hospitality last week.

'The Chronicle' reeks of hypocrisy
Thin-skinned readers of The Augusta Chronicle may interpret the Sept. 22 editorial, "A clean break," as a provocative, irreverent diatribe. The Rev. Lewis P. Bohler, Augusta

Plan would crimp Mideast profits
History has proven time and again that foolish actions hurt not only the person who committed the act, but innocent people, too. When a man gets drunk, he abuses his innocent wife and children. Paul L. Cook, Augusta

Is Miers nomination all that bad?

Plan would crimp Mideast profits

Divided court decisions are troubling
"Roberts' first big test" (Oct. 7) on the Supreme Court review of Oregon's assisted suicide law was another excellent editorial. Steve Kohn, Hephzibah

'The Chronicle' reeks of hypocrisy
Thin-skinned readers of The Augusta Chronicle may interpret the Sept. 22 editorial, "A clean break," as a provocative, irreverent diatribe. The Rev. Lewis P. Bohler, Augusta

Divided court decisions are troubling
"Roberts' first big test" (Oct. 7) on the Supreme Court review of Oregon's assisted suicide law was another excellent editorial. Steve Kohn, Hephzibah

Divided court decisions are troubling

Plan would crimp Mideast profits
History has proven time and again that foolish actions hurt not only the person who committed the act, but innocent people, too. When a man gets drunk, he abuses his innocent wife and children. Paul L. Cook, Augusta

Is Miers nomination all that bad?
President Bush's nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court may, on its face, not be the perceived best pick that he could have made; surely there are others with a more public paper trail that would have been more pleasing to those of us on the right.David B. Caudle, Grovetown

Is Miers nomination all that bad?
President Bush's nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court may, on its face, not be the perceived best pick that he could have made; surely there are others with a more public paper trail that would have been more pleasing to those of us on the right.David B. Caudle, Grovetown

'The Chronicle' reeks of hypocrisy

Egg donation helps couples become parents

Health and fitness calendar

Iman's new book focuses on looking naturally beautiful

Group selects top magazine covers of last 40 years

Seniors calendar

Satellite television for vehicles a growing fad

Living briefs

Living briefs

Lifestyle can have a painful effect on our backs

Egg donation helps couples become parents
She likes to think of it as helping another woman become a mother.

Living briefs
We want to publish a holiday cooking guide using time-tested recipes from Chronicle readers.

Living briefs
We want to publish a holiday cooking guide using time-tested recipes from Chronicle readers.

Lifestyle can have a painful effect on our backs
Oh, our aching backs. Between anatomy and lifestyle, the back's muscles, bones and nerves are bound to act up, and more often than most people think.

Satellite television for vehicles a growing fad
DETROIT - As their average commute time rises, Americans are making their vehicles increasingly homelike, with cushy seats, multiple zones of climate control and DVD players. So it's no surprise that the next big thing in vehicle accessories is satellite television.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Iman's new book focuses on looking naturally beautiful
NEW YORK - Everyone has "skin of color," Iman says, and that means her new beauty book is for every woman around the world.

Living briefs
We want to publish a holiday cooking guide using time-tested recipes from Chronicle readers.

Living briefs
We want to publish a holiday cooking guide using time-tested recipes from Chronicle readers.

Group selects top magazine covers of last 40 years
NEW YORK - On what would be the last day of his life, John Lennon posed for photographs with Yoko Ono in a session with photographer Annie Liebovitz. One of the pictures, a naked Lennon curled around and kissing a clothed Ono, became the cover for Rolling Stone magazine's tribute to him.

Egg donation helps couples become parents
She likes to think of it as helping another woman become a mother.

Lifestyle can have a painful effect on our backs
Oh, our aching backs. Between anatomy and lifestyle, the back's muscles, bones and nerves are bound to act up, and more often than most people think.

Iman's new book focuses on looking naturally beautiful
NEW YORK - Everyone has "skin of color," Iman says, and that means her new beauty book is for every woman around the world.

Group selects top magazine covers of last 40 years
NEW YORK - On what would be the last day of his life, John Lennon posed for photographs with Yoko Ono in a session with photographer Annie Liebovitz. One of the pictures, a naked Lennon curled around and kissing a clothed Ono, became the cover for Rolling Stone magazine's tribute to him.

Satellite television for vehicles a growing fad
DETROIT - As their average commute time rises, Americans are making their vehicles increasingly homelike, with cushy seats, multiple zones of climate control and DVD players. So it's no surprise that the next big thing in vehicle accessories is satellite television.

Health and fitness calendar
The health and fitness calendar is a listing of support groups, activities and lectures. Send information to Health Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Seniors calendar
The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Wolfe's prowling led him to Lynx
In the past two seasons, Augusta Lynx goaltender Jason Wolfe has played for four different ECHL teams, but only one of those will play this season.

Wolfe's prowling led him to Lynx

Wolfe's prowling led him to Lynx
In the past two seasons, Augusta Lynx goaltender Jason Wolfe has played for four different ECHL teams, but only one of those will play this season.

Deal might involve credit risk
AIKEN - As it ponders the good and bad of a $36.3 million bond deal with private developers tonight, Aiken County Council is faced with the promise of new development that could cost more than advertised.

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

Man seeks missing daughter
For a family to experience the anguish of wondering what has become of one missing relative is hell on earth.

State notices tardy road work

News you can use
Entertainment events and activities for today include:

Across South Carolina

Lack of record forces retrial
A judge granted an Augusta man a new trial Monday, more than six years after he was convicted of murder.

Federal judge stops voter ID law

Protest focuses on aid by state

Garbage disputes continue

Across South Carolina
Firefighters find man dead in burning home

Across the area

Protest focuses on aid by state
ATLANTA - Previewing what is expected to be a major issue in the General Assembly next year, a group of legislators and rally participants called for new laws limiting state services for illegal immigrants.

Radiation therapy program frees women from relapses
Bettye Hopkins used to leave radiation therapy for breast cancer in the afternoon with her daughter-in-law Cherri and pick up her 10-year-old granddaughter, Summer, from school.

Singer's mom speaks about enduring trials
For evangelist Mary Ida Vandross, speaking about overcoming life's metaphorical stormy seas comes somewhat easily, based on her devout faith in God.

Kid of the Day
Brittany Ballenger is today's Kid of the Day.

Deal might involve credit risk

Garbage disputes continue
A change in the way the city plans to charge residents for garbage service next year sparked spirited debate Tuesday among Augusta commissioners and a call to reconsider the issue.

Across the area

Budget would boost millage
Augusta Administrator Fred Russell on Monday proposed balancing the city's 2006 general-fund budget by eliminating a projected $8.3 million deficit with a millage increase, a reserve-fund draw-down and delays in filling most government vacancies.

Georgia ranks 40th on 'smart states' list

Bond-deal opponents remain unconvinced
AIKEN - Aiken County Council can't seem to escape the TIF abbreviation these days.

Bond-deal opponents remain unconvinced

Lawyers who fled storm can't practice in Georgia
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Harold Du Cloux III is one Louisiana lawyer who wishes his state bar association had a reciprocity agreement with Georgia.

Across the area
Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt has increased the reward he is offering for the return of his stolen service pistol to $500.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - One person was killed and six more injured when a teenager drove a stolen car into an SUV, ramming both vehicles through the porch and into the living room of a southwest Atlanta house, police said.

Lawyers who fled storm can't practice in Georgia
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Harold Du Cloux III is one Louisiana lawyer who wishes his state bar association had a reciprocity agreement with Georgia.

Across Georgia

Event will help poor with new furniture
Augusta Urban Ministries is holding a fundraiser this weekend for its furniture bank, which for a decade has been the area's only provider of free furniture for low-income people.

18-year-old charged in party shooting

Georgia ranks 40th on 'smart states' list
When it comes to being smart, Georgia ranks near the bottom of the list, according to the state rankings of kindergarten through 12th grade education released by Morgan Quitno Press.

Kid of the Day

Atlanta hunts answer for crowded highways
ATLANTA - Avoiding a traffic jam in the future could involve paying to use a specific highway lane or staying away from a lane reserved for tractor-trailers, transportation experts said Tuesday.

Atlanta hunts answer for crowded highways

Aesthetics at issue on road

Singer's mom speaks about enduring trials

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Augusta group praises SPLOST plan
A group of leadership organizations and residents launched a campaign Monday to promote the next round of a local penny-sales tax.

Benefit speech based on life

Georgia ranks 40th on 'smart states' list
When it comes to being smart, Georgia ranks near the bottom of the list, according to the state rankings of kindergarten through 12th grade education released by Morgan Quitno Press.

Man seeks missing daughter

Chemical firms ask residents to dinner
Six of the region's largest chemical plants will sponsor an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. today to offer east Augusta residents a glimpse behind the high fences and gates of nearby industries.

Hundreds turn out, oppose Aiken bond

Singer's mom speaks about enduring trials
For evangelist Mary Ida Vandross, speaking about overcoming life's metaphorical stormy seas comes somewhat easily, based on her devout faith in God.

Walk aids lymphoma research

Hundreds turn out, oppose Aiken bond
AIKEN - The taxpayers of Aiken County revolted Tuesday against a proposed $36.3 million bond deal for a private residential development.

Only one commissioner attends Contract forum

Activist keeps battle going against racism

Corrections

Event will help poor with new furniture

Kid of the Day

Lawyers who fled storm can't practice in Georgia

State OKs Kroc Center grant

News you can use

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Augusta group praises SPLOST plan

Road widening project runs into criticism

Chemical firms ask residents to dinner

32 move closer to top prize in event

Across South Carolina

Federal judge stalls Georgia voter ID law

Lack of record forces retrial

Bus driver proposes council

Budget would boost millage

Across South Carolina
CHARLESTON - A week after a controlled blast dropped a span of the Silas Pearman Bridge into the water, crews are still recovering steel from a Cooper River channel.

Across the area
Two dead birds from south Augusta have tested positive for West Nile virus, public health officials announced Tuesday.

Across Georgia
LILBURN - A 53-year-old man has been charged with first-degree arson, accused of setting his own house on fire after arguing with his wife.

Across Georgia
LILBURN - A 53-year-old man has been charged with first-degree arson, accused of setting his own house on fire after arguing with his wife.

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Across Georgia

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Across Georgia
ATLANTA - One person was killed and six more injured when a teenager drove a stolen car into an SUV, ramming both vehicles through the porch and into the living room of a southwest Atlanta house, police said.

Kid of the Day
Brittany Ballenger is today's Kid of the Day.

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Across the area
Two dead birds from south Augusta have tested positive for West Nile virus, public health officials announced Tuesday.

Kid of the Day
Dalen Demarcus Cobb is today's Kid of the Day.

Federal judge stalls Georgia voter ID law
ATLANTA - A federal judge ordered Georgia on Tuesday to stop requiring voters to present government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots, at least until a lawsuit challenging the new law can be heard.

Activist keeps battle going against racism
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Morris Dees said he's seen progress in the nearly 35 years since he co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center to fight racism in all forms.

Atlanta hunts answer for crowded highways
ATLANTA - Avoiding a traffic jam in the future could involve paying to use a specific highway lane or staying away from a lane reserved for tractor-trailers, transportation experts said Tuesday.

Chemical firms ask residents to dinner
Six of the region's largest chemical plants will sponsor an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. today to offer east Augusta residents a glimpse behind the high fences and gates of nearby industries.

Corrections
- Abram Serotta, chairman of a campaign to pass the special purpose local option sales tax, said Monday that about 40 percent of the money raised by the sales tax comes from people who don't live in Richmond County.

Radiation therapy program frees women from relapses
Bettye Hopkins used to leave radiation therapy for breast cancer in the afternoon with her daughter-in-law Cherri and pick up her 10-year-old granddaughter, Summer, from school.

Benefit speech based on life
The writers of the Declaration of Independence claimed that every American was endowed with rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Budget would boost millage
Augusta Administrator Fred Russell on Monday proposed balancing the city's 2006 general-fund budget by eliminating a projected $8.3 million deficit with a millage increase, a reserve-fund draw-down and delays in filling most government vacancies.

Walk aids lymphoma research
Margaret Dunstan takes lymphoma personally. Not only does she have the cancer that begins in the lymph nodes, but her mother-in-law also was struck by the disease in August. So the family decided to walk.

Bond-deal opponents remain unconvinced
AIKEN - Aiken County Council can't seem to escape the TIF abbreviation these days.

32 move closer to top prize in event
Toriana Aiken, 7, said she wants to be a nurse "because they help people get better," and Tuesday she learned that she is one step closer to a scholarship that could help her do just that.

Across South Carolina
CHARLESTON - A week after a controlled blast dropped a span of the Silas Pearman Bridge into the water, crews are still recovering steel from a Cooper River channel.

Only one commissioner attends Contract forum
Eric Crawford left Augusta for Grovetown because he was tired of the politics. But he returned Tuesday night to a forum for people interested in government reform to hear about the results of a survey that will become the Contract With Augusta, and to hear from Andy Cheek, the only commissioner invited who showed up.

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State notices tardy road work
Even though a south Georgia construction company is almost two years behind on the Furys Ferry Road project, tardiness alone does not disqualify it from other projects, such as the newly begun Davis Road project, the state Department of Transportation commissioner said Tuesday.

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Garbage disputes continue
A change in the way the city plans to charge residents for garbage service next year sparked spirited debate Tuesday among Augusta commissioners and a call to reconsider the issue.

Augusta group praises SPLOST plan
A group of leadership organizations and residents launched a campaign Monday to promote the next round of a local penny-sales tax.

Bus driver proposes council
A Richmond County bus driver is calling for the end of conflict in the school system's transportation department.

State notices tardy road work
Even though a south Georgia construction company is almost two years behind on the Furys Ferry Road project, tardiness alone does not disqualify it from other projects, such as the newly begun Davis Road project, the state Department of Transportation commissioner said Tuesday.

Protest focuses on aid by state
ATLANTA - Previewing what is expected to be a major issue in the General Assembly next year, a group of legislators and rally participants called for new laws limiting state services for illegal immigrants.

18-year-old charged in party shooting
Authorities on Monday arrested an 18-year-old Augusta man in connection with a fatal shooting at a teen hotel party during the weekend.

18-year-old charged in party shooting
Authorities on Monday arrested an 18-year-old Augusta man in connection with a fatal shooting at a teen hotel party during the weekend.

Across the area
Aiken County Sheriff Mike Hunt has increased the reward he is offering for the return of his stolen service pistol to $500.

Corrections
- Abram Serotta, chairman of a campaign to pass the special purpose local option sales tax, said Monday that about 40 percent of the money raised by the sales tax comes from people who don't live in Richmond County.

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32 move closer to top prize in event
Toriana Aiken, 7, said she wants to be a nurse "because they help people get better," and Tuesday she learned that she is one step closer to a scholarship that could help her do just that.

Deal might involve credit risk
AIKEN - As it ponders the good and bad of a $36.3 million bond deal with private developers tonight, Aiken County Council is faced with the promise of new development that could cost more than advertised.

Federal judge stalls Georgia voter ID law
ATLANTA - A federal judge ordered Georgia on Tuesday to stop requiring voters to present government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots, at least until a lawsuit challenging the new law can be heard.

Aesthetics at issue on road
New commercial construction on Columbia Road might have to adhere to the aesthetic restrictions recently placed on similar property on Washington and Furys Ferry roads.

Man seeks missing daughter
For a family to experience the anguish of wondering what has become of one missing relative is hell on earth.

State OKs Kroc Center grant
Local organizers have cleared the highest hurdle in the process of creating a $97.5 million community center near the Augusta Canal.

Only one commissioner attends Contract forum
Eric Crawford left Augusta for Grovetown because he was tired of the politics. But he returned Tuesday night to a forum for people interested in government reform to hear about the results of a survey that will become the Contract With Augusta, and to hear from Andy Cheek, the only commissioner invited who showed up.

Road widening project runs into criticism
To James T. Powell, a proposed $20 million project on Windsor Spring Road is a win-lose situation.

Walk aids lymphoma research
Margaret Dunstan takes lymphoma personally. Not only does she have the cancer that begins in the lymph nodes, but her mother-in-law also was struck by the disease in August. So the family decided to walk.

Hundreds turn out, oppose Aiken bond
AIKEN - The taxpayers of Aiken County revolted Tuesday against a proposed $36.3 million bond deal for a private residential development.

Grant will help Salvation Army center

State OKs Kroc Center grant
Local organizers have cleared the highest hurdle in the process of creating a $97.5 million community center near the Augusta Canal.

Kid of the Day
Dalen Demarcus Cobb is today's Kid of the Day.

Bus driver proposes council
A Richmond County bus driver is calling for the end of conflict in the school system's transportation department.

Event will help poor with new furniture
Augusta Urban Ministries is holding a fundraiser this weekend for its furniture bank, which for a decade has been the area's only provider of free furniture for low-income people.

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Activist keeps battle going against racism
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Morris Dees said he's seen progress in the nearly 35 years since he co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center to fight racism in all forms.

Road widening project runs into criticism
To James T. Powell, a proposed $20 million project on Windsor Spring Road is a win-lose situation.

Across South Carolina
Firefighters find man dead in burning home

Looming hurricane postpones Ga. Tech

Benefit speech based on life
The writers of the Declaration of Independence claimed that every American was endowed with rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

School officials downplay threat

Aesthetics at issue on road
New commercial construction on Columbia Road might have to adhere to the aesthetic restrictions recently placed on similar property on Washington and Furys Ferry roads.

Army officer convicted in child-porn case
A military judge has convicted a Fort Gordon Army officer on a charge of possessing child pornography, officials said this morning.

Radiation therapy program frees women from relapses

Lack of record forces retrial
A judge granted an Augusta man a new trial Monday, more than six years after he was convicted of murder.

'Dogs could be next team left out by BCS
You can stare at the numbers until your head aches.

'Dogs could be next team left out by BCS
You can stare at the numbers until your head aches.

Child star Fanning grabs reins in 'Dreamer'
TORONTO - If there's a Hollywood A-list that casting directors consult when they need a young girl in a lead role, Dakota Fanning certainly is at the top.

Child star Fanning grabs reins in 'Dreamer'
TORONTO - If there's a Hollywood A-list that casting directors consult when they need a young girl in a lead role, Dakota Fanning certainly is at the top.

Claire Danes goes retail with 'Shopgirl'
TORONTO - What if Angela Chase, the fragile teen Claire Danes played on the short-lived TV drama "My So-Called Life," had gone on to take a few more hard romantic knocks into her mid-20s?

Child star Fanning grabs reins in 'Dreamer'

Claire Danes goes retail with 'Shopgirl'

Claire Danes goes retail with 'Shopgirl'
TORONTO - What if Angela Chase, the fragile teen Claire Danes played on the short-lived TV drama "My So-Called Life," had gone on to take a few more hard romantic knocks into her mid-20s?

CD review: Martina McBride, "Timeless"

Kenny Chesney honored at ASCAP awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kenny Chesney won the ASCAP Voice of Music Award at the performing-rights organization's annual country music awards show.

Kenny Chesney honored at ASCAP awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kenny Chesney won the ASCAP Voice of Music Award at the performing-rights organization's annual country music awards show.

CD review: Martina McBride, "Timeless"
Country fans who lament that their music has gone slick pop can rejoice with "Timeless."

CD review: Martina McBride, "Timeless"
Country fans who lament that their music has gone slick pop can rejoice with "Timeless."

Kenny Chesney honored at ASCAP awards

Divac ends 16-year NBA career
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Vlade Divac ended his 16-year NBA playing career Tuesday, easing into a new job with the Los Angeles Lakers as a liaison and scout in Europe.

Hawks deal with loss of teammate

Divac ends 16-year NBA career

Hawks deal with loss of teammate
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Atlanta Hawks set everything up as if Jason Collier were there, carefully hanging his uniform in an empty locker and setting out a chair for him. They plan to do that at every game this year, home or away.

Divac ends 16-year NBA career
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Vlade Divac ended his 16-year NBA playing career Tuesday, easing into a new job with the Los Angeles Lakers as a liaison and scout in Europe.

Hawks deal with loss of teammate
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Atlanta Hawks set everything up as if Jason Collier were there, carefully hanging his uniform in an empty locker and setting out a chair for him. They plan to do that at every game this year, home or away.

Colts now 6-0, get TD record

Falcons' defense needs to improve

Cowher accepts the blame for mistakes

Mr. Arthur Abney    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Louise Faust Allen    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruby Bentley    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Hubert Hayes    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Harvie "Gene" Barnes    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth R. Holmes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Evernell W. Elam    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth R. Holmes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Flora Daniels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna Quarterman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon L. Thomas, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha B. Jefferson    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Nancy J. Harris    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Ms. Wanda Johnson    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Ms. Wanda Johnson    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Lt. Col. Lloyd Gomes    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Lowe, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Nancy J. Harris    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Rev. James Mitchell, Sr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

SFC Guillermo DeLeon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Leon Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon L. Thomas, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Prince A. Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard Auernheimer    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Thomas Lowe, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Auernheimer    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Kenneth R. Holmes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth R. Holmes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lois W. Johnson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Wanda Johnson    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mr. Leon Taylor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna Quarterman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin Holton, Jr.    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Rev. James Mitchell, Sr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary V. Henrich    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Harvie "Gene" Barnes    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Lloyd E. Gomes    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Abney    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Evernell W. Elam    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Tula Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tula Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Flora Daniels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Abney    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Vernon L. Thomas, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Prince A. Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Prince A. Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie F. Tompkins    (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mrs. Ruby Bentley    (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Albert R. Tanner, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Lawton, Jr.    (NEW YORK, N.Y.)

Mr. Joe Roberts    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Ms. Wanda Johnson    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mr. Rodnick Patterson    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Abney    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Alvin Holton, Jr.    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Lois W. Johnson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Prince A. Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronnie F. Tompkins    (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mr. Lloyd E. Gomes    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Lowe, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Faust Allen    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Albert R. Tanner, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SFC Guillermo DeLeon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Lt. Col. Lloyd Gomes    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Roberts    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha B. Jefferson    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Rachel Reynolds    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Rodnick Patterson    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Hubert Hayes    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Lowe, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Lawton, Jr.    (NEW YORK, N.Y.)

Mr. Vernon L. Thomas, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rachel Reynolds    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Ms. Wanda Johnson (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Tula Anderson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha B. Jefferson (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mr. Leon Taylor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Hubert Hayes (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Nancy J. Harris (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Auernheimer (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Ronnie F. Tompkins (BRONX, N.Y.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Evernell W. Elam (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruby Bentley (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Lowe, Jr. (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth R. Holmes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lois W. Johnson (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Abney (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Flora Daniels (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna Quarterman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Joe Roberts (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Albert R. Tanner, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harvie "Gene" Barnes (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon L. Thomas, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Abney (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Prince A. Williamson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Wanda Johnson (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Lt. Col. Lloyd Gomes (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary V. Henrich (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Prince A. Williamson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rachel Reynolds (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon L. Thomas, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Rev. James Mitchell, Sr. (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Kenneth R. Holmes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Faust Allen (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Rodnick Patterson (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas Lowe, Jr. (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Alvin Holton, Jr. (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Lawton, Jr. (NEW YORK, N.Y.)

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Mr. Lloyd E. Gomes (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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Overtime

Duo leads Augusta Prep to playoff victory

Overtime

Wildcats winners by forfeit

Wildcats winners by forfeit
Westminster notched its easiest playoff victory Tuesday - without it ever taking the field.

Overtime
The Augusta Lynx ended the preseason with a 3-1 victory over the Columbia Inferno at Frank McGuire Arena in Columbia.

Duo leads Augusta Prep to playoff victory
A pair of Cavaliers led Augusta Prep's charge with a 6-1 victory over Fellowship Christian in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA State Tournament on Tuesday at Augusta Prep.

Overtime
In Greenbelt, Md., former heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe filed for bankruptcy protection while he tries to revive his career, listing more than $4.1 million in claims against him.

Duo leads Augusta Prep to playoff victory
A pair of Cavaliers led Augusta Prep's charge with a 6-1 victory over Fellowship Christian in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA State Tournament on Tuesday at Augusta Prep.

Overtime
In Greenbelt, Md., former heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe filed for bankruptcy protection while he tries to revive his career, listing more than $4.1 million in claims against him.

Wildcats winners by forfeit
Westminster notched its easiest playoff victory Tuesday - without it ever taking the field.

Overtime
The Augusta Lynx ended the preseason with a 3-1 victory over the Columbia Inferno at Frank McGuire Arena in Columbia.

Falcons' defense needs to improve
It seemed a fitting end to a game in which both teams were trying to find out who most wanted to lose.

Cowher accepts the blame for mistakes
PITTSBURGH - According to Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher, the blame starts with him.

Colts now 6-0, get TD record
INDIANAPOLIS - Once again, the defense bailed out the Indianapolis Colts.

Colts now 6-0, get TD record
INDIANAPOLIS - Once again, the defense bailed out the Indianapolis Colts.

Cowher accepts the blame for mistakes
PITTSBURGH - According to Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher, the blame starts with him.

Falcons' defense needs to improve
It seemed a fitting end to a game in which both teams were trying to find out who most wanted to lose.

'Dogs could be next team left out by BCS

ABC News names three 'Nightline' anchors

Critics take aim at 'Desperate Housewives'
NEW YORK - The same TV critics that Bree of "Desperate Housewives" would have happily welcomed to a dinner party last year would now probably get one of those icy glares she reserves for her misbehaving son.

Critics take aim at 'Desperate Housewives'
NEW YORK - The same TV critics that Bree of "Desperate Housewives" would have happily welcomed to a dinner party last year would now probably get one of those icy glares she reserves for her misbehaving son.

ABC News names three 'Nightline' anchors
NEW YORK - ABC News said Monday it will replace Ted Koppel on "Nightline" with the three-anchor team of Martin Bashir, Cynthia McFadden and Terry Moran and heavily revamp the show's format.

ABC News names three 'Nightline' anchors
NEW YORK - ABC News said Monday it will replace Ted Koppel on "Nightline" with the three-anchor team of Martin Bashir, Cynthia McFadden and Terry Moran and heavily revamp the show's format.

Critics take aim at 'Desperate Housewives'

The Top Five

People in the News

People in the News

Beckhams seek damages over unhappy marriage claims

Photographer wins appeal in Nicole Kidman bugging case

Georgia doesn't want to be this year's Auburn
ATHENS, Ga. - Hmm, this sounds familiar. A Southeastern Conference team could go through the season unbeaten - and get shut out of a chance to play for the national championship.

Georgia backups get chance
ATHENS, Ga. - Rodney Garner believes Arkansas' physical running game is just the style of offense that Georgia starting defensive tackles Kedric Golston and Gerald Anderson would be jacked up to try to slow down.

Georgia fourth in first BCS standings

Georgia backups get chance

Georgia backups get chance
ATHENS, Ga. - Rodney Garner believes Arkansas' physical running game is just the style of offense that Georgia starting defensive tackles Kedric Golston and Gerald Anderson would be jacked up to try to slow down.

Georgia fourth in first BCS standings
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is fourth in the first Bowl Championship Series standings of the season, knowing it must get by two teams for a chance to play in the Rose Bowl.

Georgia doesn't want to be this year's Auburn

Georgia fourth in first BCS standings
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is fourth in the first Bowl Championship Series standings of the season, knowing it must get by two teams for a chance to play in the Rose Bowl.

Georgia doesn't want to be this year's Auburn
ATHENS, Ga. - Hmm, this sounds familiar. A Southeastern Conference team could go through the season unbeaten - and get shut out of a chance to play for the national championship.

Spurrier worries about Vanderbilt
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Here's a new one: the Ol' Ball Coach is worried about Vanderbilt.

Spurrier worries about Vanderbilt
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Here's a new one: the Ol' Ball Coach is worried about Vanderbilt.

Spurrier worries about Vanderbilt

Colleges seek ambitious students
College is harder to get into, especially if you wish to attend an elite institution.

Teens should change behavior

4-1-1
Who's no. 1? Here are the chart-toppers for the week as they appear in Billboard magazine:

Question of the week
How often do you wear a seat belt?

Recipe for a career
Drawing was Reggie McKie's first love, but the 16-year-old has traded in pen and paper for pots and pans.

Spotted

Tragedy reminds us to live life fully
All you seem to see lately is bad news: mud slides, hurricanes, flooding and death.

Colleges seek ambitious students

Recipe for a career

Xtreme calendar

Xtreme calendar
TEEN READ WEEK: You should be reading, but head out to the main library for a little movie fun with the free showing of A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Rated PG; 109 minutes) at the main library, 902 Greene St. There will be popcorn and chances for teens to win a prize.

4-1-1
Who's no. 1? Here are the chart-toppers for the week as they appear in Billboard magazine:

Spotted
Greenbrier 2005 Homecoming Queen Rachel Gamble proudly wears her crown.

Spotted
Greenbrier 2005 Homecoming Queen Rachel Gamble proudly wears her crown.

Recipe for a career
Drawing was Reggie McKie's first love, but the 16-year-old has traded in pen and paper for pots and pans.

Teens should change behavior
Teenagers are so ungrateful and rude these days."

Teens should change behavior
Teenagers are so ungrateful and rude these days."

Tragedy reminds us to live life fully
All you seem to see lately is bad news: mud slides, hurricanes, flooding and death.

Xtreme calendar
TEEN READ WEEK: You should be reading, but head out to the main library for a little movie fun with the free showing of A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Rated PG; 109 minutes) at the main library, 902 Greene St. There will be popcorn and chances for teens to win a prize.

Colleges seek ambitious students
College is harder to get into, especially if you wish to attend an elite institution.

If distance is too much, break up with girlfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My girlfriend just left to go to Job Corps. She will be gone for eight months. She's up there, and I think she's cheating. Some people say I should have broken up with her when she first left and gotten back together when she got back, but I love her. I just think she's cheating.

Question of the week

Tragedy reminds us to live life fully

If distance is too much, break up with girlfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: My girlfriend just left to go to Job Corps. She will be gone for eight months. She's up there, and I think she's cheating. Some people say I should have broken up with her when she first left and gotten back together when she got back, but I love her. I just think she's cheating.

If distance is too much, break up with girlfriend

4-1-1

Question of the week
How often do you wear a seat belt?

CSRA Bridge Results

Army band to perform concert at Aiken Tech

School lunch menu

Silver Bluff honors area veterans

Students can get preview of school for math, science

Beta Club members help special program

Event puts emphasis on highway safety

This week

Play's message moves young cast

History comes to life at park event

Reunions

Area adult literacy sites

Events

Around the block

Historic church to celebrate 120th anniversary

Across the river

Recycling centers

Milestones

Libraries

Wilma is the 21st named storm of the season