Chicago hails the White Sox
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox triumphantly rode into the heart of the city Friday to celebrate the team's first World Series title since 1917 with hundreds of thousands of fans who turned downtown into a giant block party.

The Homecoming Kings
HOUSTON - Wearing a wide, satisfied smile on a face flushed with pride, Ozzie Guillen stood off to the side by the third base line and simply watched his White Sox rejoice in the middle of the field.

Cashman agrees to stay with Yankees
NEW YORK - Hoping the behind-the-scenes matters are behind the New York Yankees, Brian Cashman is ready to start addressing the issues on the field.

Chicago hails the White Sox

Greenbrier's defense rests
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Greenbrier's run to defend its Class AAAA softball championship came to an end Friday.

Cashman agrees to stay with Yankees

The Homecoming Kings

Greenbrier's defense rests

The Homecoming Kings
HOUSTON - Wearing a wide, satisfied smile on a face flushed with pride, Ozzie Guillen stood off to the side by the third base line and simply watched his White Sox rejoice in the middle of the field.

Chicago hails the White Sox
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox triumphantly rode into the heart of the city Friday to celebrate the team's first World Series title since 1917 with hundreds of thousands of fans who turned downtown into a giant block party.

Cashman agrees to stay with Yankees
NEW YORK - Hoping the behind-the-scenes matters are behind the New York Yankees, Brian Cashman is ready to start addressing the issues on the field.

Greenbrier's defense rests
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Greenbrier's run to defend its Class AAAA softball championship came to an end Friday.

Save your money and save candy for the trick-or-treaters

Augusta office to lead new company
Augusta has been home to a multibillion-dollar appliance company for the past decade.

Augusta office to lead new company
Augusta has been home to a multibillion-dollar appliance company for the past decade.

Country's first soy fuel-injection facility opens in Pa.
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Pennsylvania is home the nation's first fuel-blending facility that can combine a soy additive with diesel or other fuels before they are put into tanker trucks, officials said Friday.

Tamiflu shipments halt amid fears of hoarding

Country's first soy fuel-injection facility opens in Pa.
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. - Pennsylvania is home the nation's first fuel-blending facility that can combine a soy additive with diesel or other fuels before they are put into tanker trucks, officials said Friday.

Durable goods drop pulls market down
NEW YORK - Stocks tumbled Thursday, slicing 115 points from the Dow Jones industrials after a larger-than-expected decrease in durable goods orders raised new questions about the economy and corporate profits.

Delta to eliminate discount carrier Song by May 2006
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc., which is reorganizing under protection from the federal bankruptcy court, announced plans Friday to discontinue its discount carrier Song and incorporate Song's fleet into Delta's regular service.

Durable goods drop pulls market down
NEW YORK - Stocks tumbled Thursday, slicing 115 points from the Dow Jones industrials after a larger-than-expected decrease in durable goods orders raised new questions about the economy and corporate profits.

Bank moves on South Carolina plan
The parent company of Georgia Bank & Trust Co. on Friday announced the appointment of proposed board members for the federally chartered thrift it plans to open in Aiken next year. It also announced the location of the first Aiken office and declared a quarterly dividend.

SSGT Dennis P. Merck (EVANS, Ga.)

Delta to eliminate discount carrier Song by May 2006
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines Inc., which is reorganizing under protection from the federal bankruptcy court, announced plans Friday to discontinue its discount carrier Song and incorporate Song's fleet into Delta's regular service.

Durable goods drop pulls market down

Bank moves on South Carolina plan
The parent company of Georgia Bank & Trust Co. on Friday announced the appointment of proposed board members for the federally chartered thrift it plans to open in Aiken next year. It also announced the location of the first Aiken office and declared a quarterly dividend.

Feds OK big phone mergers

Bank moves on South Carolina plan

Feds OK big phone mergers
WASHINGTON - Federal antitrust regulators on Thursday approved the multibillion-dollar mergers of SBC Communications Inc. with AT&T and of Verizon Communications Inc. with MCI Inc.

Delta to eliminate discount carrier Song by May 2006

Feds OK big phone mergers
WASHINGTON - Federal antitrust regulators on Thursday approved the multibillion-dollar mergers of SBC Communications Inc. with AT&T and of Verizon Communications Inc. with MCI Inc.

Country's first soy fuel-injection facility opens in Pa.

Tamiflu shipments halt amid fears of hoarding
CHICAGO - Amid worries about bird flu, demand for a flu medicine is so extreme that the drug's maker has stopped shipping it to private U.S. suppliers just as consumers fret over whether they should try to stock up on the drug.

Augusta office to lead new company

Tamiflu shipments halt amid fears of hoarding
CHICAGO - Amid worries about bird flu, demand for a flu medicine is so extreme that the drug's maker has stopped shipping it to private U.S. suppliers just as consumers fret over whether they should try to stock up on the drug.

Miami set to return to field against Carolina
MIAMI - A return to normalcy in South Florida may take several weeks following the destruction of Hurricane Wilma. Sixth-ranked Miami doesn't have that kind of time.

Jarrett emerges as a star for Trojans
LOS ANGELES - Matt Leinart and Dwayne Jarrett aren't exactly Oscar Madison and Felix Unger. They are, however, an odd couple.

Miami set to return to field against Carolina
MIAMI - A return to normalcy in South Florida may take several weeks following the destruction of Hurricane Wilma. Sixth-ranked Miami doesn't have that kind of time.

Miami set to return to field against Carolina

Jarrett emerges as a star for Trojans

Jarrett emerges as a star for Trojans
LOS ANGELES - Matt Leinart and Dwayne Jarrett aren't exactly Oscar Madison and Felix Unger. They are, however, an odd couple.

Miers' good deed for Bush
Harriet Miers has worked for President Bush for many years, dating back to his Texas governor days. She has helped his political career in countless and varied ways, has always been loyal to him, and done him many favors, often above and beyond the call of duty.

Naked hatred
We need a new category. Even the word "evil" doesn't cover it.

Miers' good deed for Bush

Naked hatred

Caution: Turning point ahead

Bad week comes to muddled end
Special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald delivered a kill for the buzzards circling the Bush presidency Friday, though not the kill they might have hoped for.

Bad week comes to muddled end
Special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald delivered a kill for the buzzards circling the Bush presidency Friday, though not the kill they might have hoped for.

Caution: Turning point ahead
Some turning points can be seen only in the rear-view mirror, can be recognized only in hindsight.

Bad week comes to muddled end

Miers' good deed for Bush
Harriet Miers has worked for President Bush for many years, dating back to his Texas governor days. She has helped his political career in countless and varied ways, has always been loyal to him, and done him many favors, often above and beyond the call of duty.

Caution: Turning point ahead
Some turning points can be seen only in the rear-view mirror, can be recognized only in hindsight.

Naked hatred
We need a new category. Even the word "evil" doesn't cover it.

Video of naked Janet Jackson hits the Internet
NEW YORK - Janet Jackson has been exposed - and this time, Justin Timberlake is nowhere to be seen.

Brooke Shields pregnant with second child
LOS ANGELES - Actress Brooke Shields, who turned a battle with postpartum depression into a book, is pregnant with her second child, her publicist said Thursday.

Bahrain has another 'king' in country
Bahrain and buns (formerly) in the oven.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Anna Nicole Smith's dogs are boycotting pet food maker Iams.

'Mr. Sulu' declares his homosexuality
LOS ANGELES - George Takei, who as helmsman Sulu steered the Starship Enterprise through three television seasons and six movies, has come out as a homosexual in the current issue of Frontiers, a biweekly Los Angeles magazine covering the gay and lesbian community.

Brooke Shields pregnant with second child
LOS ANGELES - Actress Brooke Shields, who turned a battle with postpartum depression into a book, is pregnant with her second child, her publicist said Thursday.

Bahrain has another 'king' in country
Bahrain and buns (formerly) in the oven.

'Mr. Sulu' declares his homosexuality
LOS ANGELES - George Takei, who as helmsman Sulu steered the Starship Enterprise through three television seasons and six movies, has come out as a homosexual in the current issue of Frontiers, a biweekly Los Angeles magazine covering the gay and lesbian community.

Video of naked Janet Jackson hits the Internet
NEW YORK - Janet Jackson has been exposed - and this time, Justin Timberlake is nowhere to be seen.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Anna Nicole Smith's dogs are boycotting pet food maker Iams.

Mr. Jack R. Miller (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Groups: budget cutters unfairly targeting student aid
As Congress looks to cut up to $50 billion in spending, education and student groups are complaining that college financial aid will take the biggest hit.

Groups: budget cutters unfairly targeting student aid
As Congress looks to cut up to $50 billion in spending, education and student groups are complaining that college financial aid will take the biggest hit.

Groups: budget cutters unfairly targeting student aid

Schooling fish continue to outsmart the anglers

Schooling fish continue to outsmart the anglers
Schooling fish continue to play hide-'n'-go-seek with Strom Thurmond Lake fishermen, and the fish appear to be winning their little games.

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

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

Fishing Tournaments

Schooling fish continue to outsmart the anglers
Schooling fish continue to play hide-'n'-go-seek with Strom Thurmond Lake fishermen, and the fish appear to be winning their little games.

Three hazards threaten spring bulbs
Spring-flowering bulbs are just about the easiest and showiest flowers to grow. Actually, the easiest, because a bulb is really just a package, the flower already inside. Given some moisture and some cold, out comes the flower.

Three hazards threaten spring bulbs
Spring-flowering bulbs are just about the easiest and showiest flowers to grow. Actually, the easiest, because a bulb is really just a package, the flower already inside. Given some moisture and some cold, out comes the flower.

Three hazards threaten spring bulbs

Spring flowers can be coerced to bloom
Spring flowers can be a bright addition to any home in winter. With a little effort, tulips, narcissus (daffodils), hyacinths, crocus, scillas and other bulbs can be forced into midwinter bloom.

Spring flowers can be coerced to bloom
Spring flowers can be a bright addition to any home in winter. With a little effort, tulips, narcissus (daffodils), hyacinths, crocus, scillas and other bulbs can be forced into midwinter bloom.

Spring flowers can be coerced to bloom

Georgia Southern takes the long road
STATESBORO, Ga. - No matter how you figure it, Georgia Southern's football team has a long way to go.

Georgia Southern takes the long road
STATESBORO, Ga. - No matter how you figure it, Georgia Southern's football team has a long way to go.

More Choice is good for Jackets
ATLANTA - One year ago, losing P.J. Daniels to an injury usually meant a loss for Georgia Tech.

Johnson hasn't slowed since 'coming-out game'
ATLANTA - Calvin Johnson remembers what he heard the moment he introduced himself to college football.

Johnson hasn't slowed since 'coming-out game'
ATLANTA - Calvin Johnson remembers what he heard the moment he introduced himself to college football.

More Choice is good for Jackets
ATLANTA - One year ago, losing P.J. Daniels to an injury usually meant a loss for Georgia Tech.

Georgia Southern takes the long road

More Choice is good for Jackets

Johnson hasn't slowed since 'coming-out game'

Mickelson decides against Tour Championship

Mickelson decides against Tour Championship
PGA champion Phil Mickelson decided Friday not to play in the Tour Championship, the second time in the last five years he has skipped the season-ending event for the top 30 on the PGA Tour money list.

Mickelson decides against Tour Championship
PGA champion Phil Mickelson decided Friday not to play in the Tour Championship, the second time in the last five years he has skipped the season-ending event for the top 30 on the PGA Tour money list.

Age won't keep Welsh from 300 wins

Tigers prove too powerful for Wildcats

Jackets' rally can't catch the Hornets

Player of the Week

Coaches Confidential

Week 11 Key Matchups

Thomson dominates Butler

Radio schedule

How they fared

Prep Football Power Poll

Boyd, Bulldogs escape for third seed in 5-AA

Harlem blows by Hephzibah, gets back to winning season

Team concept is defined at Aiken

Patriots will make return to playoffs

Irish fight their way to postseason berth

Prep Football Schedule

Razorbacks will finish above .500

Jackets' rally can't catch the Hornets
AIKEN - The football rivalry between Aiken and North Augusta used to be one of the fiercest around.

Player of the Week
This week's Player of the Week is: Anthony 'Pooh' Erwin

Week 11 Key Matchups
LANEY (8-1) AT GREENE COUNTY (9-0)

Harlem blows by Hephzibah, gets back to winning season
The Harlem Bulldogs ran wild in a 42-7 season-ending win over Hephzibah on Friday, marking the Bulldogs' first winning season in four years in front of a lively home crowd.

Radio schedule
- 7:05 p.m.-Benedictine at Jefferson County (WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1420)

Razorbacks will finish above .500
The Cross Creek Razorbacks didn't make it easy on themselves, but they clinched the first winning season in school history Friday night with a 25-21 victory over Richmond Academy.

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Rate the quality of area officiating along a 1-to-5 scale. 1 being the best.

Thomson dominates Butler
On Friday night, the Thomson football team wanted a repeat from its previous game, and the Bulldogs just about got it.

Team concept is defined at Aiken
Aiken's football team flies under the radar better than the military's top stealth fighter.

Patriots will make return to playoffs
After running back Sergio Campbell tore his anterior cruciate ligament in Westside's eighth game last season, the Patriots lost their final two games to miss the playoffs.

Coaches Confidential
Question 1: Rate the quality of area officiating along a 1-to-5 scale. 1 being the best.

Jackets' rally can't catch the Hornets
AIKEN - The football rivalry between Aiken and North Augusta used to be one of the fiercest around.

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. A first-place vote is worth 10 points; a 10th-place vote is worth one point. First-place votes are in parentheses.

Tigers prove too powerful for Wildcats
GREENSBORO, Ga. - The Region 7-AA unbeatens put the title on the line on the final Friday night of the regular season, and this time Greene County did to Laney what Laney was used to doing unto others.

Irish fight their way to postseason berth
As the final minute played out in Aquinas' game against Hancock Central on Friday night, Fighting Irish senior Hank Chandler jumped up and down on the sideline yelling, "We did it, we did it!"

Razorbacks will finish above .500
The Cross Creek Razorbacks didn't make it easy on themselves, but they clinched the first winning season in school history Friday night with a 25-21 victory over Richmond Academy.

Player of the Week
This week's Player of the Week is: Anthony 'Pooh' Erwin

How they fared
How the top 10 teams in The Augusta Chronicle/WJBF Channel 6 Power Poll fared Friday night:

Age won't keep Welsh from 300 wins
THOMSON - The former Miss Anne Reed of Sumter, S.C., married into the coach's life 44 years ago - courted in the spring and summer and wed before the season opener.

Harlem blows by Hephzibah, gets back to winning season
The Harlem Bulldogs ran wild in a 42-7 season-ending win over Hephzibah on Friday, marking the Bulldogs' first winning season in four years in front of a lively home crowd.

Week 11 Key Matchups
LANEY (8-1) AT GREENE COUNTY (9-0)

Irish fight their way to postseason berth
As the final minute played out in Aquinas' game against Hancock Central on Friday night, Fighting Irish senior Hank Chandler jumped up and down on the sideline yelling, "We did it, we did it!"

Boyd, Bulldogs escape for third seed in 5-AA
PETTICOAT JUNCTION, S.C. - Lawrence Boyd scored two touchdowns, but his biggest play came on defense in the Bulldogs' victory over Wade Hampton.

Patriots will make return to playoffs
After running back Sergio Campbell tore his anterior cruciate ligament in Westside's eighth game last season, the Patriots lost their final two games to miss the playoffs.

Prep Football Schedule
All games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted

Boyd, Bulldogs escape for third seed in 5-AA
PETTICOAT JUNCTION, S.C. - Lawrence Boyd scored two touchdowns, but his biggest play came on defense in the Bulldogs' victory over Wade Hampton.

How they fared
How the top 10 teams in The Augusta Chronicle/WJBF Channel 6 Power Poll fared Friday night:

Thomson dominates Butler
On Friday night, the Thomson football team wanted a repeat from its previous game, and the Bulldogs just about got it.

Tigers prove too powerful for Wildcats
GREENSBORO, Ga. - The Region 7-AA unbeatens put the title on the line on the final Friday night of the regular season, and this time Greene County did to Laney what Laney was used to doing unto others.

Team concept is defined at Aiken
Aiken's football team flies under the radar better than the military's top stealth fighter.

Age won't keep Welsh from 300 wins
THOMSON - The former Miss Anne Reed of Sumter, S.C., married into the coach's life 44 years ago - courted in the spring and summer and wed before the season opener.

Radio schedule
- 7:05 p.m.-Benedictine at Jefferson County (WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1420)

Save your money and save candy for the trick-or-treaters
Here's a consumer tip: Never buy your Halloween candy too early.

Save your money and save candy for the trick-or-treaters
Here's a consumer tip: Never buy your Halloween candy too early.

Augusta: the bad side of Wonderland
Hmmm, let's see if I've got this right. We were recently informed, by no less than the Augusta Regional Airport's marketing director, that the enormous expense in building a new terminal would not bring more airlines or additional flights to Augusta?George T. Sheftall, Augusta

A photo ID is not much to ask of voters
Every so often, it seems, we must endure morons coming out of the woodwork.Pete Johnson, Augusta

Augusta: the bad side of Wonderland
Hmmm, let's see if I've got this right. We were recently informed, by no less than the Augusta Regional Airport's marketing director, that the enormous expense in building a new terminal would not bring more airlines or additional flights to Augusta?George T. Sheftall, Augusta

Iraq withdrawal needs a timetable
The Sept. 27th editorial, "Real peace isn't unilateral," opposed the withdrawal of soldiers from Iraq. It argued that the war in Iraq prevents terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.Ayman H. Fadel, Augusta

Augusta: the bad side of Wonderland

Are cell phone yakkers evolving tails?
Run for your lives. It's finally happened. The evolutionary process has created another horrible insidious monster.Bob Comer, Hephzibah

A photo ID is not much to ask of voters
Every so often, it seems, we must endure morons coming out of the woodwork.Pete Johnson, Augusta

Iraq withdrawal needs a timetable
The Sept. 27th editorial, "Real peace isn't unilateral," opposed the withdrawal of soldiers from Iraq. It argued that the war in Iraq prevents terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.Ayman H. Fadel, Augusta

Two wrongs make a bigger wrong
The Augusta Chronicle's Oct. 18 editorial on the Aiken County Council suing the U.S. Department of Energy - "Suing DOE is the right move," - demonstrates the old saying that two wrongs don't make a right.Sam Speight, Edgefield, S.C.

Are cell phone yakkers evolving tails?

A photo ID is not much to ask of voters

Iraq withdrawal needs a timetable

Two wrongs make a bigger wrong

Two wrongs make a bigger wrong
The Augusta Chronicle's Oct. 18 editorial on the Aiken County Council suing the U.S. Department of Energy - "Suing DOE is the right move," - demonstrates the old saying that two wrongs don't make a right.Sam Speight, Edgefield, S.C.

Are cell phone yakkers evolving tails?
Run for your lives. It's finally happened. The evolutionary process has created another horrible insidious monster.Bob Comer, Hephzibah

More adults are donning costumes at work

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin (OLIVER, Ga.)

Costume ideas can come from book characters

Government considers first do-it-yourself AIDS test

Natural gas cars coming soon to more showrooms

Fall fragrances includes many fruity and woody smells

Darkness falls

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is luxurious family hauler

Natural gas cars coming soon to more showrooms
EAST LIBERTY, Ohio - Selling cars powered by natural gas to American drivers is no small challenge for Honda Motor Co. Natural-gas stations are few and far between, and until recently the vehicles were nearly as expensive to fuel up as their gasoline-powered counterparts.

Natural gas cars coming soon to more showrooms
EAST LIBERTY, Ohio - Selling cars powered by natural gas to American drivers is no small challenge for Honda Motor Co. Natural-gas stations are few and far between, and until recently the vehicles were nearly as expensive to fuel up as their gasoline-powered counterparts.

Fall fragrances includes many fruity and woody smells
NEW YORK - Many fragrances are built around a "note," a single scent that will stand out and linger, even when surrounded by a dozen other familiar smells.

Fall fragrances includes many fruity and woody smells
NEW YORK - Many fragrances are built around a "note," a single scent that will stand out and linger, even when surrounded by a dozen other familiar smells.

Government considers first do-it-yourself AIDS test
WASHINGTON - Swab the inside of your mouth. Put that swab into a vial of test fluid, and 20 minutes later you'll learn whether you're infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

More adults are donning costumes at work
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Mummies at the matinee or divas while dining -- venturing out of your house on Halloween may mean encounters with costumed creatures wherever you go.

Darkness falls
Say goodbye to the sun for a while. It's going to be around a lot less, and your mood might suffer as a result.

Costume ideas can come from book characters
The same question can be heard in school hallways across the country this time of year: What are you going to be for Halloween?

Costume ideas can come from book characters
The same question can be heard in school hallways across the country this time of year: What are you going to be for Halloween?

Government considers first do-it-yourself AIDS test
WASHINGTON - Swab the inside of your mouth. Put that swab into a vial of test fluid, and 20 minutes later you'll learn whether you're infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is luxurious family hauler
Trying to describe the newest Mercedes is like trying to describe a potential new species. It's easier to say what the new 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is not, rather than what it is.

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is luxurious family hauler
Trying to describe the newest Mercedes is like trying to describe a potential new species. It's easier to say what the new 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is not, rather than what it is.

Darkness falls
Say goodbye to the sun for a while. It's going to be around a lot less, and your mood might suffer as a result.

More adults are donning costumes at work
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Mummies at the matinee or divas while dining -- venturing out of your house on Halloween may mean encounters with costumed creatures wherever you go.

Odd man out is back in as Lynx scramble for goalies
Cam Ellsworth came about as close as possible to making the Augusta Lynx out of training camp.

Lynx drop game to Gladiators in overtime
DULUTH, Ga. - The Gwinnett Gladiators seesawed with the Augusta Lynx on Friday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, ending with a 4-3 overtime win.

Lynx drop game to Gladiators in overtime
DULUTH, Ga. - The Gwinnett Gladiators seesawed with the Augusta Lynx on Friday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, ending with a 4-3 overtime win.

Odd man out is back in as Lynx scramble for goalies

Odd man out is back in as Lynx scramble for goalies
Cam Ellsworth came about as close as possible to making the Augusta Lynx out of training camp.

Lynx drop game to Gladiators in overtime

Firefighters angry over lack of pay raise
Augusta firefighters came out in force Thursday to show their dismay over not being given raises along with sheriff's deputies who will receive 4 percent raises starting next month.

Correction
- Because inaccurate information was provided, Friday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle did not report the correct grade level taught by Richmond County Teacher of the Year Amy Hillman. She teaches fifth grade at Freedom Park Elementary School.

Man killed during home invasion

West Nile still a threat in winter

Area has plenty of flu shots
NORTH AUGUSTA - For only the second time in 30 years, Herbert Forrest did not get a flu shot last year.

Across Georgia

Across the area
Two men accused of shooting an Aiken Standard newspaper carrier to death Aug. 27 were denied bond Thursday.

Across the area

City leaders start study on open space in Aiken

South Carolina officials stage terrorist attacks

West Nile still a threat in winter
AIKEN - Officials are urging Aiken County residents to keep taking precautions against contracting West Nile virus from infected mosquitoes, even though the weather has turned cooler.

Firefighters angry over lack of pay raise

Hospital expects surplus
Despite increasing costs and raises for its employees, University Hospital is planning on a record surplus next year, officials said. The biggest factor likely will be an increased volume from patients covered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, whose network University joined a few months ago.

Barrow leaving Athens for Savannah

Fair brings smiling faces
The 82nd Georgia-Carolina State Fair opened Thursday to the delighted shrieks of children and the aroma of sweet-smelling funnel cake.

Hospital expects surplus

News you can use
As colder temperatures descend on the Augusta region, we're all donning sweaters and jackets. It's important to make sure our vehicles are ready for the cold, too.

Keep on singing

Authority seeks offers on Navy base land
ATHENS, Ga. - Competition already is heating up for the prime piece of real estate that is the U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, as members of a local redevelopment authority continue to create a plan for closing the base.

Wow! That's chemistry

Aiken inn opens after years of delays
AIKEN - Navigating hostile neighbors, resistant government officials, a sluggish bureaucracy and even death has taken four long years for developers of Aiken's newest and largest hotel.

Teacher displays winning spirit

Cheney talks of terrorist fight

School planning ongoing

South Carolina officials stage terrorist attacks
AIKEN - Police scanners crackled with unusually high traffic Thursday, with frightening reports coming over the airwaves of chemical spills, explosions and officers shot.

Officials try to lift business for Delta

Wow! That's chemistry
Jack-o-lanterns spewed white foam and balloons burst into flames Thursday as part of Augusta State University's 11th annual Wow! That's Chemistry? show.

Fair brings smiling faces

Area has plenty of flu shots
NORTH AUGUSTA - For only the second time in 30 years, Herbert Forrest did not get a flu shot last year.

Across South Carolina

School planning ongoing
Plans for a middle school at Fort Gordon are progressing, post officials announced Thursday.

News you can use

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Some South Carolina sex offenders will be on a 5 p.m.-to-midnight curfew Halloween night, the state Probation, Parole and Pardon Department says.

Kid of the Day

News you can use
With cooler temperatures upon us, it's important to remember to prepare to use heating sources that haven't been used since the last cold snap. Here are a few tips to help prevent fires this fall and winter:

Dealer headed back to prison

Halloween events
TRICK OR TREATING: Will be recognized Monday by Columbia, Richmond, Burke, McDuffie, Jefferson, Aiken and Edgefield counties.

Across the Southeast

Correction
- Because inaccurate information was provided, Friday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle did not report the correct grade level taught by Richmond County Teacher of the Year Amy Hillman. She teaches fifth grade at Freedom Park Elementary School.

Area has plenty of flu shots

Workers get us on schedule
For most of us, forgetting to turn the clocks back one hour tonight to change from daylight-saving to standard time might result in nothing more than arriving at church one hour earlier than the rest of the congregation.

Officials discuss bond benefits

City leaders start study on open space in Aiken
AIKEN - City officials are in the preliminary stages of implementing an open space study to develop pathways and preserve greenways in various parts of town.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Kid of the Day

Officials urge Halloween safety

Across South Carolina

Corrections

Pep talks

Kid of the Day
Katelyn Burckhalter is today's Kid of the Day.

Dealer headed back to prison
A year's freedom for a convicted drug dealer, released from a 10-year prison sentence when his father paid $70,000 in addition fines, is about to end.

Barrow leaving Athens for Savannah
ATHENS, Ga. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow is leaving Athens.

Firefighters angry over lack of pay raise
Augusta firefighters came out in force Thursday to show their dismay over not being given raises along with sheriff's deputies who will receive 4 percent raises starting next month.

Halloween Events
HAUNTED HALLOWEEN CRUISES: The Augusta Canal Interpretive Center will offer Halloween cruises on the Augusta Canal today and Saturday.

Teacher displays winning spirit
Pumping her fist and rooting like Arsenio Hall, Amy Hillman accepted her award as Richmond County Teacher of the Year, showing the same energy she exhibits each day in class.

Corrections
- An item in Thursday's Across the Area should have said Kathy Salley, who is charged with homicide by child abuse, is accused of beating a 6-year-old to death at her Abbeville Avenue residence June 23.

Officials try to lift business for Delta
Airport officials are in talks with Delta Air Lines to improve the struggling carrier's track record for flights in and out of Augusta Regional.

Keep on singing
Wynona Judd sings with the Augusta Symphony at Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

South Carolina officials stage terrorist attacks
AIKEN - Police scanners crackled with unusually high traffic Thursday, with frightening reports coming over the airwaves of chemical spills, explosions and officers shot.

Across the Southeast
FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. - An American Indian heritage group says Benton County jailers showed ignorance and disregarded an inmate's religious freedoms when it denied him an eagle feather to use in a spiritual ceremony.

West Nile still a threat in winter
AIKEN - Officials are urging Aiken County residents to keep taking precautions against contracting West Nile virus from infected mosquitoes, even though the weather has turned cooler.

Marines carry memory of fallen comrades in run
In the chill of Friday morning on Fort Gordon's Barton Field, Marines from the Augusta area began a running vigil.

Pep talks
Maj. James Hall, the commanding officer of the Augusta Salvation Army, talks to the crowd during a pep rally to show spirit for a new project.

Adventure shows kids dangers in the home
Adventure and safety usually contradict each other, but not Friday for hundreds of Greenbrier Elementary School pupils.

Fair brings smiling faces
The 82nd Georgia-Carolina State Fair opened Thursday to the delighted shrieks of children and the aroma of sweet-smelling funnel cake.

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Jailed man tells sheriff where to find gun

Halloween Events

Across Georgia
PEACHTREE CITY - A 31-year-old man who works as a youth minister and school bus driver has been arrested for trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a teenage girl who turned out to be an undercover police officer.

5 tons of litter piles up along waterways
Officials said Friday that more than five tons of garbage was collected last week when more than 200 volunteers converged on waterways across Richmond County.

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School board to buy houses
Richmond County school officials sent letters to six east Augusta homeowners Friday notifying them of their intention to buy their houses to make way for a new school.

Halloween events

Across Georgia
PEACHTREE CITY - A 31-year-old man who works as a youth minister and school bus driver has been arrested for trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a teenage girl who turned out to be an undercover police officer.

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE - A Maxwell High School of Technology student is being allowed back into class after being suspended for two days earlier this week for refusing to take off an anti-abortion shirt.

Aiken sheriff's gun recovered

Across the area
Three South Carolina women were charged Thursday night after authorities seized five video poker machines in a raid at a Langley convenience store.

Kid of the Day
Katelyn Burckhalter is today's Kid of the Day.

Aiken inn opens after years of delays
AIKEN - Navigating hostile neighbors, resistant government officials, a sluggish bureaucracy and even death has taken four long years for developers of Aiken's newest and largest hotel.

Corrections
- An item in Thursday's Across the Area should have said Kathy Salley, who is charged with homicide by child abuse, is accused of beating a 6-year-old to death at her Abbeville Avenue residence June 23.

Leaders say consolidation is goal
Columbia County commissioners reiterated Friday that incorporation and consolidation will be their No. 1 priority for the next year.

Keep on singing
Wynona Judd sings with the Augusta Symphony at Bell Auditorium in Augusta.

Dealer headed back to prison
A year's freedom for a convicted drug dealer, released from a 10-year prison sentence when his father paid $70,000 in addition fines, is about to end.

Residents give input on park

School board to buy houses

Residents give input on park
The results are in and they point to one preference of surveyed Columbia County residents: Passive recreation is needed more than organized sports at a proposed Evans park.

Daddy makes wedding special
On Friday night, James Rachels escorted his daughter at her wedding.

Pep talks
Maj. James Hall, the commanding officer of the Augusta Salvation Army, talks to the crowd during a pep rally to show spirit for a new project.

City leaders start study on open space in Aiken
AIKEN - City officials are in the preliminary stages of implementing an open space study to develop pathways and preserve greenways in various parts of town.

Officials try to lift business for Delta
Airport officials are in talks with Delta Air Lines to improve the struggling carrier's track record for flights in and out of Augusta Regional.

Kid of the Day
Tyrell Ryan is today's Kid of the Day.

School planning ongoing
Plans for a middle school at Fort Gordon are progressing, post officials announced Thursday.

Man killed during home invasion
Richmond County sheriff's deputies are investigating a home invasion Thursday night in which a man was shot to death.

Teacher displays winning spirit
Pumping her fist and rooting like Arsenio Hall, Amy Hillman accepted her award as Richmond County Teacher of the Year, showing the same energy she exhibits each day in class.

Jailed man tells sheriff where to find gun
AIKEN - The gun stolen from Sheriff Michael Hunt is back in his hands.

Man killed during home invasion
Richmond County sheriff's deputies are investigating a home invasion Thursday night in which a man was shot to death.

Workers get us on schedule
For most of us, forgetting to turn the clocks back one hour tonight to change from daylight-saving to standard time might result in nothing more than arriving at church one hour earlier than the rest of the congregation.

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Residents give input on park
The results are in and they point to one preference of surveyed Columbia County residents: Passive recreation is needed more than organized sports at a proposed Evans park.

Daddy makes wedding special
On Friday night, James Rachels escorted his daughter at her wedding.

Man shot to death during home invasion
Richmond County sheriffs deputies are investigating a home invasion Thursday night in which a man was shot to death.

5 tons of litter piles up along waterways
Officials said Friday that more than five tons of garbage was collected last week when more than 200 volunteers converged on waterways across Richmond County.

News you can use
With cooler temperatures upon us, it's important to remember to prepare to use heating sources that haven't been used since the last cold snap. Here are a few tips to help prevent fires this fall and winter:

Jailed man tells sheriff where to find gun
AIKEN - The gun stolen from Sheriff Michael Hunt is back in his hands.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Some South Carolina sex offenders will be on a 5 p.m.-to-midnight curfew Halloween night, the state Probation, Parole and Pardon Department says.

Hospital expects surplus
Despite increasing costs and raises for its employees, University Hospital is planning on a record surplus next year, officials said. The biggest factor likely will be an increased volume from patients covered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, whose network University joined a few months ago.

Halloween Events
HAUNTED HALLOWEEN CRUISES: The Augusta Canal Interpretive Center will offer Halloween cruises on the Augusta Canal today and Saturday.

Leaders say consolidation is goal

Workers get us on schedule

News you can use

Marines carry memory of fallen comrades in run
In the chill of Friday morning on Fort Gordon's Barton Field, Marines from the Augusta area began a running vigil.

Marines carry memory of fallen comrades in run

Aiken inn opens after years of delays

Adventure shows kids dangers in the home

Adventure shows kids dangers in the home
Adventure and safety usually contradict each other, but not Friday for hundreds of Greenbrier Elementary School pupils.

Across Georgia

Leaders say consolidation is goal
Columbia County commissioners reiterated Friday that incorporation and consolidation will be their No. 1 priority for the next year.

Authority seeks offers on Navy base land

Cheney talks of terrorist fight
SAVANNAH, Ga. - For Dick Cheney, Friday was a tale of at least two cities and two visions of reality.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A giraffe has died at Riverbanks Zoo after surgery for a foot problem, zoo officials said.

Highway is headed in 'right direction'
A project to make a high-accident area of Mike Padgett Highway safer might come faster than anticipated because of Georgia's Fast Forward program.

Across the area
Three South Carolina women were charged Thursday night after authorities seized five video poker machines in a raid at a Langley convenience store.

Daddy makes wedding special

Barrow leaving Athens for Savannah
ATHENS, Ga. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow is leaving Athens.

Highway is headed in 'right direction'

Kid of the Day
Tyrell Ryan is today's Kid of the Day.

Correction

Halloween events
TRICK OR TREATING: Will be recognized Monday by Columbia, Richmond, Burke, McDuffie, Jefferson, Aiken and Edgefield counties.

Across the area

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School board to buy houses
Richmond County school officials sent letters to six east Augusta homeowners Friday notifying them of their intention to buy their houses to make way for a new school.

5 tons of litter piles up along waterways

Cheney talks of terrorist fight
SAVANNAH, Ga. - For Dick Cheney, Friday was a tale of at least two cities and two visions of reality.

Across Georgia
LAWRENCEVILLE - A Maxwell High School of Technology student is being allowed back into class after being suspended for two days earlier this week for refusing to take off an anti-abortion shirt.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A giraffe has died at Riverbanks Zoo after surgery for a foot problem, zoo officials said.

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Highway is headed in 'right direction'
A project to make a high-accident area of Mike Padgett Highway safer might come faster than anticipated because of Georgia's Fast Forward program.

News you can use
As colder temperatures descend on the Augusta region, we're all donning sweaters and jackets. It's important to make sure our vehicles are ready for the cold, too.

Officials discuss bond benefits
Columbia County commissioners met in Atlanta on Thursday for their yearly planning advance meeting, settling on how a possible bond issue and franchise fees from a proposed consolidation would help the county with many needed improvements.

Authority seeks offers on Navy base land
ATHENS, Ga. - Competition already is heating up for the prime piece of real estate that is the U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, as members of a local redevelopment authority continue to create a plan for closing the base.

Officials urge Halloween safety
Soon, little ghosts, goblins and other creatures of the night will descend on area streets.

Wow! That's chemistry
Jack-o-lanterns spewed white foam and balloons burst into flames Thursday as part of Augusta State University's 11th annual Wow! That's Chemistry? show.

It doesn't get any bigger for Little Joe
ATHENS, Ga. - It used to hang on the wall of the original Wally's of Thomson food store before it faded to the point of neglect and got tucked in a forgotten stash.

It doesn't get any bigger for Little Joe
ATHENS, Ga. - It used to hang on the wall of the original Wally's of Thomson food store before it faded to the point of neglect and got tucked in a forgotten stash.

Harry Potter wizard fights evil - and adolescence

Harry Potter wizard fights evil - and adolescence
LONDON - In "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the teenage wizard faces new terrors. A face-to-face encounter with his nemesis, the evil Lord Voldemort, for one. Girls, for another. And, still fresh in the mind of 16-year-old star Daniel Radcliffe - ballroom dancing.

Harry Potter wizard fights evil - and adolescence
LONDON - In "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," the teenage wizard faces new terrors. A face-to-face encounter with his nemesis, the evil Lord Voldemort, for one. Girls, for another. And, still fresh in the mind of 16-year-old star Daniel Radcliffe - ballroom dancing.

Claim of 'secret' Jackson daughter raises questions
NEW YORK - A secret child is usually the stuff of soap operas and romance novels - which makes it a perfect fit for the Jackson family.

Rock star wannabes go to Camp Jam
ATLANTA - For one moment, plucking out a bluesy version of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Whiskey Rock A Roller" beside the man who wrote the song, Kelly Thomas felt like a rock star.

Rock star wannabes go to Camp Jam

Top 20 Concert Tours

Jewish rocker attracts fans with faith and music
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - Rehearsing in his basement recording studio, Rick Recht looks every bit the rocker with his retro T-shirt, worn jeans and medium-brown hair tucked behind his ears.

Claim of 'secret' Jackson daughter raises questions

Jewish rocker attracts fans with faith and music
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - Rehearsing in his basement recording studio, Rick Recht looks every bit the rocker with his retro T-shirt, worn jeans and medium-brown hair tucked behind his ears.

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

Rock star wannabes go to Camp Jam
ATLANTA - For one moment, plucking out a bluesy version of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Whiskey Rock A Roller" beside the man who wrote the song, Kelly Thomas felt like a rock star.

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

Jewish rocker attracts fans with faith and music

Claim of 'secret' Jackson daughter raises questions
NEW YORK - A secret child is usually the stuff of soap operas and romance novels - which makes it a perfect fit for the Jackson family.

Surprising Edwards a serious Chase contender

Surprising Edwards a serious Chase contender
HAMPTON, Ga. - Carl Edwards has never had more fun. Being part of NASCAR's 10-race Chase for the Nextel Cup championship in his first full year on the elite stock car circuit is unexpected, but it is also everything the 26-year-old driver could have hoped for.

Surprising Edwards a serious Chase contender
HAMPTON, Ga. - Carl Edwards has never had more fun. Being part of NASCAR's 10-race Chase for the Nextel Cup championship in his first full year on the elite stock car circuit is unexpected, but it is also everything the 26-year-old driver could have hoped for.

Delhomme won't stop slinging, despite interceptions

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Chester A. Heard    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Perkins    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Rev. Chester A. Heard    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Bernard Mitchell, Sr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Michael A. Haynes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Russell Sheppard    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford    (UNION POINT, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucile W. Hammack    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin    (OLIVER, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. George R. Enlow    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. James B. Williams, Sr.    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Steve Priest    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy H. Andrews    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Roy H. Andrews    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Lucile W. Hammack    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy H. Andrews    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. George R. Enlow    (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mr. Ronald Van Murry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucile W. Hammack    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace Smoak Grimes    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Van Murry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Michael A. Haynes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth Renew    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. James B. Williams, Sr.    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Jessie J. Porter    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Dave Nelson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Russell Sheppard    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth Renew    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Steve Priest    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jessie J. Porter    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Perkins    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Dave Nelson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy E. Wansboro    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth W. Thompson    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Jack R. Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy E. Wansboro    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace Smoak Grimes    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Miss Yoshanda Ray    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Clarence L. Rogers    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy J. Prescott    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Willie A. Stephens, Jr.    (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Mr. Bernard Mitchell, Sr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth W. Thompson    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin    (OLIVER, Ga.)

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy E. Wansboro    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy H. Andrews    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Willie A. Stephens, Jr.    (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Clarence L. Rogers    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford    (UNION POINT, Ga.)

Miss Yoshanda Ray    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Lucile W. Hammack    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack R. Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Russell Sheppard (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Roy H. Andrews (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Rev. Chester A. Heard (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Clarence L. Rogers (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Van Murry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy J. Prescott (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Perkins (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Michael A. Haynes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Grace Smoak Grimes (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Dorothy E. Wansboro (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. George R. Enlow (TRENTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy H. Andrews (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruth Renew (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Yoshanda Ray (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Lucile W. Hammack (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bernard Mitchell, Sr. (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford (UNION POINT, Ga.)

Mr. Jessie J. Porter (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Steve Priest (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. James B. Williams, Sr. (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Dave Nelson (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lucile W. Hammack (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Hopes ride on trio of Aiken horses

Overtime

Overtime

Hopes ride on trio of Aiken horses
Three Aiken-trained thoroughbreds carry their stable's hopes for a championship when they race today in the Breeders' Cup races at Belmont Park in New York.

Hopes ride on trio of Aiken horses
Three Aiken-trained thoroughbreds carry their stable's hopes for a championship when they race today in the Breeders' Cup races at Belmont Park in New York.

Overtime
With top-ranked Roger Federer and defending champion Marat Safin out with injuries, Andy Roddick will be the top-seeded player at the Paris Masters.

Overtime
With top-ranked Roger Federer and defending champion Marat Safin out with injuries, Andy Roddick will be the top-seeded player at the Paris Masters.

Overtime
Ripken Baseball is officially the new owner of the Augusta GreenJackets.

Overtime
Ripken Baseball is officially the new owner of the Augusta GreenJackets.

Delhomme won't stop slinging, despite interceptions
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina quarterback Jake Delhomme has no intention of changing his aggressive style of play - even if it means more ill-advised passes, more interceptions or more bone-jarring hits that knock him out of games.

Delhomme won't stop slinging, despite interceptions
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina quarterback Jake Delhomme has no intention of changing his aggressive style of play - even if it means more ill-advised passes, more interceptions or more bone-jarring hits that knock him out of games.

Must Christians obey Old Testament laws?
Should Christians observe all God's laws revealed in the Old Testament?

Must Christians obey Old Testament laws?
Should Christians observe all God's laws revealed in the Old Testament?

Professors will debate our origins
Proponents of evolution and intelligent design will make their cases in a forum at 7 p.m. Thursday at Augusta State University.

Books tell how to put Christian values on shelves
Most writers have to find a publisher, but in Barbara Walker's case, a publisher went to her.

Athletes' religious message criticized
NEWARK, Del. - A high school principal apologized to parents for allowing a Christian-theme assembly featuring two Philadelphia Eagles players, saying he was misled about what the presentation would cover.

Professors will debate our origins
Proponents of evolution and intelligent design will make their cases in a forum at 7 p.m. Thursday at Augusta State University.

Books tell how to put Christian values on shelves
Most writers have to find a publisher, but in Barbara Walker's case, a publisher went to her.

Faith digest
ELEANOR "MOM" WORKMAN, missionary to Haiti, will speak at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Greater Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 2573 Wheeler Road.

Walk in faith: A woman's inspiration for insoles
About 18 months ago, Connie Johnson was sound asleep in her North Augusta home when she was awakened with the idea that God wanted her to create something that would carry the Word around the world.

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

Walk in faith: A woman's inspiration for insoles
About 18 months ago, Connie Johnson was sound asleep in her North Augusta home when she was awakened with the idea that God wanted her to create something that would carry the Word around the world.

Faith digest
ELEANOR "MOM" WORKMAN, missionary to Haiti, will speak at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Greater Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 2573 Wheeler Road.

Athletes' religious message criticized
NEWARK, Del. - A high school principal apologized to parents for allowing a Christian-theme assembly featuring two Philadelphia Eagles players, saying he was misled about what the presentation would cover.

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

It doesn't get any bigger for Little Joe

Scary shows have viewers staying home

Scary shows have viewers staying home
It's rare, but sometimes a smart marketing move doubles as a smart creative move. Just check out the fall season's three new paranormal dramas - Supernatural, Night Stalker and Ghost Whisperer - and the returning favorite Medium. All appear to have long lives ahead of them, which means there will be plenty of Halloween marathons down the road (or even this year, for those who have stocked up their DVR queue).

Directors get creepy on Showtime's anthology series

Scary shows have viewers staying home
It's rare, but sometimes a smart marketing move doubles as a smart creative move. Just check out the fall season's three new paranormal dramas - Supernatural, Night Stalker and Ghost Whisperer - and the returning favorite Medium. All appear to have long lives ahead of them, which means there will be plenty of Halloween marathons down the road (or even this year, for those who have stocked up their DVR queue).

Directors get creepy on Showtime's anthology series
LOS ANGELES - In Don Coscarelli's "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road," a seemingly defenseless woman gets to practice her survival skills against a serial killer.

Directors get creepy on Showtime's anthology series
LOS ANGELES - In Don Coscarelli's "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road," a seemingly defenseless woman gets to practice her survival skills against a serial killer.

'Mr. Sulu' declares his homosexuality

Bahrain has another 'king' in country

Video of naked Janet Jackson hits the Internet

People in the News

Brooke Shields pregnant with second child

Cocktail Party could be defensive feast
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida-Georgia game typically has some offensive flair, with the winner of the annual rivalry scoring at least 20 points 26 times in the last 29 years.

Bulldogs can grab SEC East with win
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The circumstances of today's Florida-Georgia game at Alltel Stadium are just want Georgia's Greg Blue wanted.

Cocktail Party could be defensive feast

Bulldogs can grab SEC East with win

Cocktail Party could be defensive feast
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida-Georgia game typically has some offensive flair, with the winner of the annual rivalry scoring at least 20 points 26 times in the last 29 years.

Bulldogs can grab SEC East with win
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The circumstances of today's Florida-Georgia game at Alltel Stadium are just want Georgia's Greg Blue wanted.

Spurrier hopes to boost Gamecock program

Spurrier hopes to boost Gamecock program
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Based on preseason predictions, Tennessee should be sailing along at this point in the schedule.

Spurrier renews series with Tennessee

Spurrier renews series with Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Leave it to Steve Spurrier to point out South Carolina has won more games this season than Phillip Fulmer's Tennessee Volunteers.

Spurrier hopes to boost Gamecock program
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Based on preseason predictions, Tennessee should be sailing along at this point in the schedule.

Spurrier renews series with Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Leave it to Steve Spurrier to point out South Carolina has won more games this season than Phillip Fulmer's Tennessee Volunteers.

Faith digest

Mr. Willie A. Stephens, Jr. (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Must Christians obey Old Testament laws?

Walk in faith: A woman's inspiration for insoles

Mrs. Ruth W. Thompson (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Faith Calendar

Athletes' religious message criticized

Books tell how to put Christian values on shelves

Professors will debate our origins