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

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

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

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

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

School lunch menu
School lunch menu thur Oct. 28.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Applause cover
Applause cover for October 27, 2005.

Applause cover

Applause cover
Applause cover for October 27, 2005.

Set is designed to grand scale of Shakespeare play
The Augusta State University theater department has addressed the controversy inherent in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by building one of the largest sets in the school's history.

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

Pair play well together for children's theater
Barbara Lynne Feldman and Nancy Cisick have formed a friendship based on family, common interests and the allure of Rumplestiltskin.

Set is designed to grand scale of Shakespeare play

Pair play well together for children's theater

Galleries calendar

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

Set is designed to grand scale of Shakespeare play
The Augusta State University theater department has addressed the controversy inherent in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by building one of the largest sets in the school's history.

Pair play well together for children's theater
Barbara Lynne Feldman and Nancy Cisick have formed a friendship based on family, common interests and the allure of Rumplestiltskin.

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 top Cards, head to the World Series

Astros top Cards, head to the World Series
ST. LOUIS - On this wild night of celebration, the Houston Astros owed it all to Roy Oswalt.

Astros top Cards, head to the World Series
ST. LOUIS - On this wild night of celebration, the Houston Astros owed it all to Roy Oswalt.

Astros, Cards feeling deja vu

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.

Mazzone agrees to deal with Baltimore

Mazzone agrees to deal with Baltimore
ATLANTA - Leo Mazzone's reign as the Atlanta Braves' pitching coach is over after 26 years in the organization.

Mazzone agrees to deal with Baltimore
ATLANTA - Leo Mazzone's reign as the Atlanta Braves' pitching coach is over after 26 years in the organization.

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.

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.

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.

Jobs to flourish on Sea Island

Big Oil will report big profits

Dow gets kick out of plummeting oil

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.

South's activity is good

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.

South's activity is good
WASHINGTON - Many parts of the country managed to log decent economic activity in September and early October even amid the soaring energy prices and other repercussions from hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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.

Jobs to flourish on Sea Island
SEA ISLAND, Ga. - One of Southeast Georgia's oldest employers is adding more than 200 jobs as it brings back one of the area's signature destinations.

Wall Street closes lower

Dow gets kick out of plummeting oil
NEW YORK - Stocks soared Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials gaining 128 points as a sharp drop in oil prices and a reassuring assessment of the economy helped investors overcome their disappointment over Intel Corp.'s earnings and troubling sales forecasts.

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.

South's activity is good
WASHINGTON - Many parts of the country managed to log decent economic activity in September and early October even amid the soaring energy prices and other repercussions from hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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

Jobs to flourish on Sea Island
SEA ISLAND, Ga. - One of Southeast Georgia's oldest employers is adding more than 200 jobs as it brings back one of the area's signature destinations.

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

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

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

Refco goes bust

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

Dow gets kick out of plummeting oil
NEW YORK - Stocks soared Wednesday, with the Dow Jones industrials gaining 128 points as a sharp drop in oil prices and a reassuring assessment of the economy helped investors overcome their disappointment over Intel Corp.'s earnings and troubling sales forecasts.

No. 3 Hokies wary of Terrapins
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Ralph Friedgen was talking about his resurgent Maryland football team this week when someone asked him to describe his memories of last year's game against Virginia Tech.

No. 3 Hokies wary of Terrapins

No. 3 Hokies wary of Terrapins
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Ralph Friedgen was talking about his resurgent Maryland football team this week when someone asked him to describe his memories of last year's game against Virginia Tech.

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

Leinart proves again why he's the top QB

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

Wie is a victim, not a cheat
Is there any game besides golf in which a spectator can cite a rule infraction to have a competitor disqualified a day after the incident happened?

Whose judgment should it be?
It was the Georgia Assembly's judgment this year that a photo ID needs to be required of voters in order to cut down on election fraud.

Wie is a victim, not a cheat

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

Saving Augusta's Butt

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.

Whose judgment should it be?
It was the Georgia Assembly's judgment this year that a photo ID needs to be required of voters in order to cut down on election fraud.

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

Wie is a victim, not a cheat
Is there any game besides golf in which a spectator can cite a rule infraction to have a competitor disqualified a day after the incident happened?

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.

A basically healthy economy

Whose judgment should it be?

The Top Five
The top five entertainment list.

Spotted
Jennifer Tutt and Travis Myers took in the Boshears Skyfest last weekend at Daniel Field.

Pizzeria owner moves eatery to Augusta
Pizza has returned to Gordon Highway. Zorba's Pizza & Grill has opened in a space that once housed a Pizza Hut. Owner Nick Chionakis said he sold Nick's House of Pizza in Aiken, which he owned for 10 years, and moved across the street from the Regency Mall to be closer to friends in the Greek community.

Spotted
Jennifer Tutt and Travis Myers took in the Boshears Skyfest last weekend at Daniel Field.

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.

Club calendar
It's Ladies Night at Coyote's, so be sure to wear your really nice cowboy hat if you go. 2512 Peach Orchard Road; 560-9245

The Liquid Life: Hale Tiki
Hale Tiki ADDRESS: 660 Broad St.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

Club calendar
It's Ladies Night at Coyote's, so be sure to wear your really nice cowboy hat if you go. 2512 Peach Orchard Road; 560-9245

What's For Lunch: Tap Tap
Tap Tap is located at 1034 Broad St. in Augusta.

The Liquid Life: Hale Tiki
Hale Tiki ADDRESS: 660 Broad St.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - Antonio Banderas has been presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 16 years after he arrived as a penniless young actor.

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.

Pizzeria owner moves eatery to Augusta
Pizza has returned to Gordon Highway. Zorba's Pizza & Grill has opened in a space that once housed a Pizza Hut. Owner Nick Chionakis said he sold Nick's House of Pizza in Aiken, which he owned for 10 years, and moved across the street from the Regency Mall to be closer to friends in the Greek community.

Stuff to do
Atlanta-based popular culture mag Paste will hold its inaugural Rock 'n' Reel Festival on Saturday and Sunday at East Decatur Station, 619 E. College Ave. in Decatur, Ga.

Stuff to do
Atlanta-based popular culture mag Paste will hold its inaugural Rock 'n' Reel Festival on Saturday and Sunday at East Decatur Station, 619 E. College Ave. in Decatur, Ga.

What's For Lunch: Tap Tap
Tap Tap is located at 1034 Broad St. in Augusta.

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.

What makes barbecue good?
Everyone who has ever picked up a basting brush and put a pig in the pit believes his 'cue is true.

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.

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903.

The Top Five
The top five entertainment list.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - Antonio Banderas has been presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 16 years after he arrived as a penniless young actor.

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.

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.

What makes barbecue good?
Everyone who has ever picked up a basting brush and put a pig in the pit believes his 'cue is true.

Heat pumps can help reduce heating bills

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.

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.

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

Try baking overnight sticky buns

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.

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?

Tech game with Miami postponed
ATLANTA - Score one in favor of the hurricane. The storm, not the football team.

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.

Tech game with Miami postponed
ATLANTA - Score one in favor of the hurricane. The storm, not the football team.

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.

Tech game with Miami postponed

Hurricane threatens Georgia Tech-Miami game

First win sweet for caddie

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.

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.

Wolfpack duo accused of sexual assault

Menu features some spicy rivalry games Friday night

Lakeside coach questions call

Wolfpack duo accused of sexual assault
A Columbia County grand jury indicted two Greenbrier High School students Wednesday on sexual assault charges.

Wolfpack duo accused of sexual assault
A Columbia County grand jury indicted two Greenbrier High School students Wednesday on sexual assault charges.

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.

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.

Menu features some spicy rivalry games Friday night
Students and fans will put something extra into their efforts this week. It's rivarly time. No area rivarly holds more fervor than T.W. Josey and Lucy Laney on a football field.

Menu features some spicy rivalry games Friday night
Students and fans will put something extra into their efforts this week. It's rivarly time. No area rivarly holds more fervor than T.W. Josey and Lucy Laney on a football field.

Wilma grows into most intense Atlantic storm ever recorded
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras - Hurricane Wilma wobbled toward Mexico's Cancun resort and Florida on Wednesday, an "extremely dangerous" storm that has already killed 12 people in the Caribbean and was labeled the most intense ever to form in the Americas.

Wilma sets Atlantic barometric pressure record
MIAMI - Hurricane Wilma doesn't stop making history: It is the strongest, most intense Atlantic hurricane in terms of barometric pressure and the most rapidly strengthening on record.

Wilma sets Atlantic barometric pressure record
MIAMI - Hurricane Wilma doesn't stop making history: It is the strongest, most intense Atlantic hurricane in terms of barometric pressure and the most rapidly strengthening on record.

Wilma grows into most intense Atlantic storm ever recorded
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras - Hurricane Wilma wobbled toward Mexico's Cancun resort and Florida on Wednesday, an "extremely dangerous" storm that has already killed 12 people in the Caribbean and was labeled the most intense ever to form in the Americas.

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

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

Blocker-Adams must be our mayor
It's time for a change! I am writing to endorse Helen Blocker-Adams as the next mayor of Augusta. Helen is a more than a talker.Freya S. Williams, Augusta

'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

Did Pakistan quake take precedence?

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

Blocker-Adams must be our mayor

'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

Did Pakistan quake take precedence?
After watching aid from the United States being handed out in Pakistan, a mixture of feelings came over me. First-there was happiness that we are a caring people.Tony R. Bledsoe, North Augusta, S.C.

'The Chronicle' reeks of hypocrisy

Blocker-Adams must be our mayor
It's time for a change! I am writing to endorse Helen Blocker-Adams as the next mayor of Augusta. Helen is a more than a talker.Freya S. Williams, Augusta

Did Pakistan quake take precedence?
After watching aid from the United States being handed out in Pakistan, a mixture of feelings came over me. First-there was happiness that we are a caring people.Tony R. Bledsoe, North Augusta, S.C.

Satellite television for vehicles a growing fad

Iman's new book focuses on looking naturally beautiful

Toyota's electric car resembles armchair on wheels

Living briefs

Egg donation helps couples become parents

Oil prices push eco-friendly cars in limelight at auto show

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

Oil prices push eco-friendly cars in limelight at auto show
CHIBA, Japan - The usually futuristic "concept cars" at the Tokyo auto show are taking on an all-too-real immediacy this year amid soaring oil prices, with ecologically-friendly autos grabbing the limelight.

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.

Toyota's electric car resembles armchair on wheels
CHIBA, Japan - Toyota's single-seat electric car resembles a soft cuddly armchair on three wheels and comes with a virtual "friend" programmed inside that learns the driver's tastes and personality.

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

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

Oil prices push eco-friendly cars in limelight at auto show
CHIBA, Japan - The usually futuristic "concept cars" at the Tokyo auto show are taking on an all-too-real immediacy this year amid soaring oil prices, with ecologically-friendly autos grabbing the limelight.

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

Toyota's electric car resembles armchair on wheels
CHIBA, Japan - Toyota's single-seat electric car resembles a soft cuddly armchair on three wheels and comes with a virtual "friend" programmed inside that learns the driver's tastes and personality.

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.

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.

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.

Lynx decide on opening roster
At the start of their first practice of training camp, the Augusta Lynx had three goaltenders on the ice. One was a rookie, the other two were members of the Lynx front office staff.

Lynx decide on opening roster

Lynx decide on opening roster
At the start of their first practice of training camp, the Augusta Lynx had three goaltenders on the ice. One was a rookie, the other two were members of the Lynx front office staff.

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.

Powerball players dream of jackpot
David Brooks has an appointment with the Powerball lottery machine at his Gloverville convenience store, Jerry's Curb Market, this morning.

Across Georgia
STATESBORO - Swayed by hundreds of students and business owners, the Statesboro City Council on Tuesday delayed a vote on an ordinance that would ban drink specials and happy hours and limit customers to one drink at a time.

Aesthetics at issue on road

4 more Greenbrier students charged
Police charged four more Greenbrier High School students today in connection with the Sept. 17-18 incident in which two Greenbrier football players were indicted Wednesday for sex offenses.

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

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

Augusta's murder rate drops
If you live in the Augusta area, you're far more likely to get your home broken into than get killed.

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.

Powerball players dream of jackpot
David Brooks has an appointment with the Powerball lottery machine at his Gloverville convenience store, Jerry's Curb Market, this morning.

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.

Good Shepherd's bells to remember Trafalgar
Bells will be a-ringin' Friday morning when a Walton Way church commemorates the anniversary of Britain's greatest naval victory with a musical tradition steeped in roots of the Anglican church.

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.

Augusta's murder rate drops
If you live in the Augusta area, you're far more likely to get your home broken into than get killed.

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.

Across South Carolina

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.

Benefit speech based on life

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

Report cards show little improvement
A new set of national test results is in, but what those results mean for the effectiveness of No Child Left Behind is still in question.

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.

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.

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.

State OKs Kroc Center grant

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

Only one commissioner attends Contract forum

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.

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.

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

Seeing danger in drinking
Sonnia John's bright-purple shoes darted wobblingly about but had trouble following the straight line taped to the ground.

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

Soldier guilty in child porn case
A military judge has convicted a Fort Gordon Army officer on a charge of possessing child pornography, officials said Wednesday.

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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 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.

State notices tardy road work

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.

Road widening project runs into criticism

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

Across the area
Lynn Bailey, the executive director of the Augusta Richmond County Board of Elections, said a federal judge's order blocking a Georgia law that requires government-issued photo identification for voters will not significantly affect the upcoming elections.

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.

Aiken set to auction surplus goods online
AIKEN - The city has a new way to sell excess goods. Aiken has contracted with a national firm, Gov Deals, to auction surplus and confiscated property online.

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

MCG gets giant check
Diane Wray looked like she had won the lottery Wednesday as she hefted the giant fake check.

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.

Suspect evades police in 2 states
AIKEN - Authorities in two states are looking for a Hephzibah man who is accused of assaulting a Richmond County deputy three weeks ago and was chased into South Carolina Wednesday morning by officers.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

Corrections

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.

Seeing danger in drinking
Sonnia John's bright-purple shoes darted wobblingly about but had trouble following the straight line taped to the ground.

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.

Hundreds turn out, oppose Aiken bond

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.

Man seeks missing daughter

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.

Georgia ramps up projects
The $400 million worth of state Department of Transportation road projects that has seen the light of day in Richmond County since 1985 might seem like a mighty tally.

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.

Aiken set to auction surplus goods online
AIKEN - The city has a new way to sell excess goods. Aiken has contracted with a national firm, Gov Deals, to auction surplus and confiscated property online.

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

Schools add security amid violence rumor
School officials say they hope placing additional deputies and security officers at Glenn Hills and Hephzibah high schools will calm the fears of parents alarmed by growing rumors of pending violence related to a weekend fatal shooting.

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

Suspect evades police in 2 states
AIKEN - Authorities in two states are looking for a Hephzibah man who is accused of assaulting a Richmond County deputy three weeks ago and was chased into South Carolina Wednesday morning by officers.

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Leak of candidate's record starts probe
Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength has launched an internal investigation into a leaked misdemeanor record of District 1 Augusta Commission candidate Robert DeMello, but the sheriff refused to confirm or deny that the record is official.

Looming hurricane postpones Ga. Tech

Report cards show little improvement
A new set of national test results is in, but what those results mean for the effectiveness of No Child Left Behind is still in question.

School officials downplay threat

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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.

Across Georgia

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.

Garbage disputes continue

Seeing danger in drinking

Federal judge stalls Georgia voter ID law

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Aiken leaders feel bond deal pressure

Atlanta hunts answer for crowded highways

Powerball players dream of jackpot

32 move closer to top prize in event

Across the area

Across Georgia
STATESBORO - Swayed by hundreds of students and business owners, the Statesboro City Council on Tuesday delayed a vote on an ordinance that would ban drink specials and happy hours and limit customers to one drink at a time.

Georgia ramps up projects

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Soldier guilty in child porn case

Kid of the Day
Josey Madyson Thomas is today's Kid of the Day.

Suspect evades police in 2 states

Good Shepherd's bells to remember Trafalgar
Bells will be a-ringin' Friday morning when a Walton Way church commemorates the anniversary of Britain's greatest naval victory with a musical tradition steeped in roots of the Anglican church.

Good Shepherd's bells to remember Trafalgar

Georgia ramps up projects
The $400 million worth of state Department of Transportation road projects that has seen the light of day in Richmond County since 1985 might seem like a mighty tally.

MCG gets giant check

Aiken leaders feel bond deal pressure
AIKEN - The Aiken County Council bought some time Tuesday by not voting on a proposed bond deal between the county and a private developer, but political pressures aren't likely to subside.

Across South Carolina

Leak of candidate's record starts probe
Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie Strength has launched an internal investigation into a leaked misdemeanor record of District 1 Augusta Commission candidate Robert DeMello, but the sheriff refused to confirm or deny that the record is official.

Kid of the Day

Schools add security amid violence rumor
School officials say they hope placing additional deputies and security officers at Glenn Hills and Hephzibah high schools will calm the fears of parents alarmed by growing rumors of pending violence related to a weekend fatal shooting.

Leak of candidate's record starts probe

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.

Report cards show little improvement

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

Augusta's murder rate drops

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Schools add security amid violence rumor

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.

News you can use

Kid of the Day

Aiken set to auction surplus goods online

Soldier guilty in child porn case
A military judge has convicted a Fort Gordon Army officer on a charge of possessing child pornography, officials said Wednesday.

Across Georgia

Corrections
A story in Wednesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly reported how the Aiken County Council voted on a proposed bond issue Tuesday night. Council members voted twice:

Corrections

Across the area
Lynn Bailey, the executive director of the Augusta Richmond County Board of Elections, said a federal judge's order blocking a Georgia law that requires government-issued photo identification for voters will not significantly affect the upcoming elections.

Corrections
A story in Wednesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly reported how the Aiken County Council voted on a proposed bond issue Tuesday night. Council members voted twice:

Walk aids lymphoma research

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Ben R. Morris, the former president and publisher of The State newspaper, died Wednesday apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Richland County coroner said.

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COLUMBIA - Ben R. Morris, the former president and publisher of The State newspaper, died Wednesday apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Richland County coroner said.

Bus driver proposes council

Aiken leaders feel bond deal pressure
AIKEN - The Aiken County Council bought some time Tuesday by not voting on a proposed bond deal between the county and a private developer, but political pressures aren't likely to subside.

Kid of the Day
Josey Madyson Thomas is today's Kid of the Day.

MCG gets giant check
Diane Wray looked like she had won the lottery Wednesday as she hefted the giant fake check.

'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.

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

Latest in end-time films to be shown at churches
When Mel Gibson went outside the Hollywood movie distribution system to find an audience for The Passion of the Christ, and succeeded, other faith-based producers, including Cloud Ten Pictures, were watching.

Disney's 'Herbie' loses its charm

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.

Latest in end-time films to be shown at churches
When Mel Gibson went outside the Hollywood movie distribution system to find an audience for The Passion of the Christ, and succeeded, other faith-based producers, including Cloud Ten Pictures, were watching.

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.

Latest in end-time films to be shown at churches

Child star Fanning grabs reins in 'Dreamer'

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

Disney's 'Herbie' loses its charm
Just because Lindsay Lohan has become the tawdry tabloid target of choice doesn't mean she can't still indulge in a little family-friendly fun. After all, it is her girlish giggle, freckles and innocent demeanor that made her a Disney favorite and therefore an authentic teen phenomenon.

Disney's 'Herbie' loses its charm
Just because Lindsay Lohan has become the tawdry tabloid target of choice doesn't mean she can't still indulge in a little family-friendly fun. After all, it is her girlish giggle, freckles and innocent demeanor that made her a Disney favorite and therefore an authentic teen phenomenon.

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New CD looks to singer's past, future
For Tracy Lawrence, a rejuvenated career meant taking an opportunity to rerecord his past.

Concerts
Tracy Lawrence: 7:30 tonight, Western Carolina State Fair, Aiken; westerncarolinastatefair.com.

Sonic spotlight: Meredith Jenkins
Meredith Jenkins is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Kenny Chesney honored at ASCAP awards

Concerts
Tracy Lawrence: 7:30 tonight, Western Carolina State Fair, Aiken; westerncarolinastatefair.com.

New CD looks to singer's past, future

New CD looks to singer's past, future
For Tracy Lawrence, a rejuvenated career meant taking an opportunity to rerecord his past.

Sonic spotlight: Meredith Jenkins

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.

Concerts

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.

Sonic spotlight: Meredith Jenkins
Meredith Jenkins is this week's Sonic Spotlight.

Getting a restart

Ganassi might release driver
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Car owner Chip Ganassi might be softening his stance against Jamie McMurray leaving before his contract expires.

Getting a restart
CONCORD, N.C. - Robbie Loomis stood in the middle of the garage area before Saturday night's race and looked around.

Ganassi might release driver
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Car owner Chip Ganassi might be softening his stance against Jamie McMurray leaving before his contract expires.

Ganassi might release driver

Getting a restart
CONCORD, N.C. - Robbie Loomis stood in the middle of the garage area before Saturday night's race and looked around.

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart was in position to build a triple-digit lead in the Chase for the Championship at Lowe's Motor Speedway when he blew out a right-rear tire and hit the wall.

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart was in position to build a triple-digit lead in the Chase for the Championship at Lowe's Motor Speedway when he blew out a right-rear tire and hit the wall.

Divac ends 16-year NBA career

Charlotte, NBA team unveil new downtown arena
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - After more than five years of political angst, Charlotte is ready to take the wrapper off a $265 million downtown arena that will be home to the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.

Charlotte, NBA team unveil new downtown arena
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - After more than five years of political angst, Charlotte is ready to take the wrapper off a $265 million downtown arena that will be home to the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.

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.

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.

Charlotte, NBA team unveil new downtown arena

Cowher accepts the blame for mistakes

Price ready to get his chance with Cowboys

Alexander's stock is soaring

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

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

Mr. James B. Henderson    (SEBRING, FL.)

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

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

Mrs. Mary V. Henrich    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Curtis McCord, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss June Rozier    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

SFC Guillermo DeLeon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Rodnick Patterson    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Rachel Reynolds    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Tula Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Roberts    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. John Thomas, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Mary Sello Pryor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Dalton Kelly Redd    (WINDSOR, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Janie H. Leeking    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Frankie M. Hudson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kennel Dreighton    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Flora Daniels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jimmy Alexander    (GREENWOOD, S.C.)

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

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

Mrs. Rachel Reynolds    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Father Herbert Wellmeier    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alfred Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Thomas, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Arthur Abney    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Alfred Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Moses Simpkins    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Mary Sello Pryor    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Moses Simpkins    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Edmund Rupprecht    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Edmund Rupprecht    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Miss June Rozier    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Walter C. Rozar    (TOWNSEND, Ga.)

Mr. Walter C. Rozar    (TOWNSEND, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Odom    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dalton Kelly Redd    (WINDSOR, S.C.)

Ms. Inez Benning    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Odom    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Curtis McCord, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Kathy A. Madden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Henry Hanley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Peter R. Glabas    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. J.M. Dixon    (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard E. Dawkins, Sr.    (APPLING, Ga.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory A. Buford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tula Anderson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Frankie M. Hudson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur Abney    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. John Henry Hanley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James B. Henderson    (SEBRING, FL.)

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

Mr. Peter R. Glabas    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lillie Gary    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Roberts    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Kennel Dreighton    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Rodnick Patterson    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. J.M. Dixon    (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Gabriella Marie Deckert    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard E. Dawkins, Sr.    (APPLING, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Flora Daniels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gregory A. Buford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lloyd E. Gomes    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Bell Jasper    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jimmy Alexander    (GREENWOOD, S.C.)

SFC Guillermo DeLeon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Flora Daniels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Inez Benning    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Rosa J. Adkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Lloyd E. Gomes    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Father Herbert Wellmeier    (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Janie H. Leeking    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Flora Daniels    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Kathy A. Madden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Frankie M. Hudson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth Odom (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alfred Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe Roberts (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. J.M. Dixon (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard E. Dawkins, Sr. (APPLING, Ga.)

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

Mr. Walter C. Rozar (TOWNSEND, Ga.)

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

Mr. Peter R. Glabas (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Sello Pryor (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tula Anderson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Jean Wooten (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jimmy Alexander (GREENWOOD, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rachel Reynolds (MILLEN, Ga.)

Ms. Kathy A. Madden (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lillie Gary (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jane Schumacher (MARIETTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Rodnick Patterson (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Curtis McCord, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Father Herbert Wellmeier (SAVANNAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. John Henry Hanley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Gabriella Marie Deckert (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

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

SFC Guillermo DeLeon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Moses Simpkins (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mr. Kennel Dreighton (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Edmund Rupprecht (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Gregory A. Buford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Inez Benning (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Wayne Starnes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dalton Kelly Redd (WINDSOR, S.C.)

Gabriella Marie Deckert (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Bell Jasper (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Flora Daniels (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Thomas, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Miss June Rozier (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Janie H. Leeking (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Flora Daniels (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James B. Henderson (SEBRING, FL.)

Duo leads Augusta Prep to playoff victory

Overtime

Area Announcements

Overtime

Wildcats winners by forfeit

Augustans refuse to live in the past

Augustans refuse to live in the past
Individually, the Georgilina Reruns have undoubtedly seen many firsts over the course of their lifetimes.

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

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.

Augustans refuse to live in the past
Individually, the Georgilina Reruns have undoubtedly seen many firsts over the course of their lifetimes.

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

Overtime
New York Yankees bench coach Joe Girardi was hired Wednesday as manager of the Florida Marlins, agreeing to a three-year contract.

Overtime
New York Yankees bench coach Joe Girardi was hired Wednesday as manager of the Florida Marlins, agreeing to a three-year contract.

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

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

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

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.

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

Price ready to get his chance with Cowboys
IRVING, Texas - Hey football fans, remember a guy named Peerless Price? Receiver. Second-round pick out of Tennessee in 1999. Made the Pro Bowl in 2002.

Price ready to get his chance with Cowboys
IRVING, Texas - Hey football fans, remember a guy named Peerless Price? Receiver. Second-round pick out of Tennessee in 1999. Made the Pro Bowl in 2002.

Alexander's stock is soaring
OK, I admit it. I was wrong about Peyton Manning.

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

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

Alexander's stock is soaring
OK, I admit it. I was wrong about Peyton Manning.

Rhonda Vincent headlines Soul and Song concert

Rhonda Vincent headlines Soul and Song concert
It's a year of firsts for bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent, who has recently released her first live CD and first concert DVD.

Rhonda Vincent headlines Soul and Song concert
It's a year of firsts for bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent, who has recently released her first live CD and first concert DVD.

Disabled readers enjoy audio books
Losing your eyesight can be devastating. For those who love reading, the Augusta Talking Book Center can make coping a bit easier.

Hospital lets Girl Scouts shadow nurses
Doctors Hospital is urging young women to become nurses.

This week
Radio-thon for the Augusta Youth Center: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; Augusta Youth Center, 302 Watkins St.; held by Radio One of Augusta; 724-0362

Post happenings
ARMY FIELD BAND CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway; free tickets required: available at the Public Affairs Office, Nelson Hall, Building 29801, Room 214, Fort Gordon; 791-5139.

Military Milestones
- Capt. David Calvin Geer, a native of Augusta, retired July 29 after 26 years of service in the Navy.

Military Milestones
- Capt. David Calvin Geer, a native of Augusta, retired July 29 after 26 years of service in the Navy.

Lunch menu
Richmond County school lunch menu.

Around the house
Ragin' Cajun Casino Night will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m. today at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.

Around the house
Ragin' Cajun Casino Night will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m. today at the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.

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

Storyland Theater takes 'Rumplestiltskin' to Imperial
Outspoken radio personality Austin Rhodes is often recognized by strangers in public. The reason he's recognized, though, would surprise some people.

Soldiers class helps out with Habitat project
At a previous duty station, 1st Lt. Chris Hall had arranged for his fellow soldiers to work on a Habitat for Humanity project; however, he had to work that day.

Dorchester offers close community
The convenience of west Augusta living, combined with the safety of a neighborhood with no through-traffic, makes Dorchester a good place to call home for both young and old.

AARP seeks volunteers for tax-aide classes
The AARP Tax-Aide, the largest free volunteer tax preparation service nationwide, is looking for volunteers for many centers here in Augusta.

Post happenings
ARMY FIELD BAND CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway; free tickets required: available at the Public Affairs Office, Nelson Hall, Building 29801, Room 214, Fort Gordon; 791-5139.

Hospital lets Girl Scouts shadow nurses
Doctors Hospital is urging young women to become nurses.

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

School honors veterans from Aiken County towns
A project three years in the making was dedicated to the veterans of Jackson, Beech Island and New Ellenton on Oct. 13.

Easter Seals will feature mill on new ornament
Enterprise Mill is the historic Augusta site featured on this year's Easter Seals Ornament of Hope.

Storyland Theater takes 'Rumplestiltskin' to Imperial
Outspoken radio personality Austin Rhodes is often recognized by strangers in public. The reason he's recognized, though, would surprise some people.

Program teaches children to live healthy lives
Obesity is a growing concern among people of all ages and races across the country. Adam Butler, the Project Best program manager, sees a need to curb bad habits that lead to the unhealthy lifestyle.

Easter Seals will feature mill on new ornament
Enterprise Mill is the historic Augusta site featured on this year's Easter Seals Ornament of Hope.

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

Marching unit teaches lessons in life
Members of the South Augusta Marching Unit learn more than just how to march and make music.

Pupils solve mystery of the missing blow pops
The mystery began early Oct. 12. Not long after arriving at school, children in Amy Hillman's fifth-grade class at Freedom Park Elementary School discovered that a bag of blow pops was missing from the science lab.

Disabled readers enjoy audio books
Losing your eyesight can be devastating. For those who love reading, the Augusta Talking Book Center can make coping a bit easier.

AARP seeks volunteers for tax-aide classes
The AARP Tax-Aide, the largest free volunteer tax preparation service nationwide, is looking for volunteers for many centers here in Augusta.

Pupils solve mystery of the missing blow pops
The mystery began early Oct. 12. Not long after arriving at school, children in Amy Hillman's fifth-grade class at Freedom Park Elementary School discovered that a bag of blow pops was missing from the science lab.

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

Lunch menu
Richmond County school lunch menu.

Marching unit teaches lessons in life
Members of the South Augusta Marching Unit learn more than just how to march and make music.

Program teaches children to live healthy lives
Obesity is a growing concern among people of all ages and races across the country. Adam Butler, the Project Best program manager, sees a need to curb bad habits that lead to the unhealthy lifestyle.

Milestones
John Douglass Cates V, of Augusta, a 2003 graduate of Westminster Schools, has been named a Presidential Scholar at the University of Georgia, Athens.

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

This week
Radio-thon for the Augusta Youth Center: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today; Augusta Youth Center, 302 Watkins St.; held by Radio One of Augusta; 724-0362

Milestones
John Douglass Cates V, of Augusta, a 2003 graduate of Westminster Schools, has been named a Presidential Scholar at the University of Georgia, Athens.

School honors veterans from Aiken County towns
A project three years in the making was dedicated to the veterans of Jackson, Beech Island and New Ellenton on Oct. 13.

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

Dorchester offers close community
The convenience of west Augusta living, combined with the safety of a neighborhood with no through-traffic, makes Dorchester a good place to call home for both young and old.

Soldiers class helps out with Habitat project
At a previous duty station, 1st Lt. Chris Hall had arranged for his fellow soldiers to work on a Habitat for Humanity project; however, he had to work that day.

Reunions

Lunch menu

School honors veterans from Aiken County towns

For the record

Soldiers class helps out with Habitat project

Events

Easter Seals will feature mill on new ornament

Milestones

Pupils solve mystery of the missing blow pops

Marching unit teaches lessons in life

Program teaches children to live healthy lives

Hospital lets Girl Scouts shadow nurses

Disabled readers enjoy audio books

This week

Dorchester offers close community

Around the house

Military Milestones

Storyland Theater takes 'Rumplestiltskin' to Imperial

Post happenings

AARP seeks volunteers for tax-aide classes

'Dogs could be next team left out by BCS

Some actors do well as writers

What's For Lunch: Tap Tap

Pizzeria owner moves eatery to Augusta

Club calendar

The Liquid Life: Hale Tiki

What makes barbecue good?

People in the News

Stuff to do

Beckhams seek damages over unhappy marriage claims

The Top Five

Applause calendar

Photographer wins appeal in Nicole Kidman bugging case

Spotted

People in the News

Browning accepts role with Bulldogs

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 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.

Browning accepts role with Bulldogs
ATHENS, Ga. - Tyson Browning authored one of the most electrifying plays in Mark Richt's five seasons as coach at Georgia, turning a screen pass into a 93-yard touchdown at Louisiana State University in 2003.

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 doesn't want to be this year's Auburn

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

Browning accepts role with Bulldogs
ATHENS, Ga. - Tyson Browning authored one of the most electrifying plays in Mark Richt's five seasons as coach at Georgia, turning a screen pass into a 93-yard touchdown at Louisiana State University in 2003.

Some actors do well as writers
One of the film industry's cardinal rules is to never write a character with a specific actor in mind. Often, the pitfalls of scheduling, money or interest find a role tailored for Jack Nicholson, going to John Gielgud.

Some actors do well as writers
One of the film industry's cardinal rules is to never write a character with a specific actor in mind. Often, the pitfalls of scheduling, money or interest find a role tailored for Jack Nicholson, going to John Gielgud.

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.

Thompson is implicated
COLUMBIA - Sobbing and wiping away tears on the witness stand, former South Carolina defensive lineman Kevin "KT" Mainord pointed out ex-teammate Moe Thompson as the person who led them to steal electronic equipment from two dorm rooms in February.

Thompson is implicated
COLUMBIA - Sobbing and wiping away tears on the witness stand, former South Carolina defensive lineman Kevin "KT" Mainord pointed out ex-teammate Moe Thompson as the person who led them to steal electronic equipment from two dorm rooms in February.

Thompson is implicated

Spurrier worries about Vanderbilt

Beta Club members help special program

Around the block

Students can get preview of school for math, science

Reunions

History comes to life at park event

Events

School lunch menu

Historic church to celebrate 120th anniversary

Event puts emphasis on highway safety

Army band to perform concert at Aiken Tech

Area adult literacy sites

Play's message moves young cast

This week

Recycling centers

Silver Bluff honors area veterans

Libraries

CSRA Bridge Results

Milestones

Across the river

Wilma grows into most intense Atlantic storm ever recorded

Wilma sets Atlantic barometric pressure record