The Homecoming Kings

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

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.

Greenbrier's defense rests

Cashman agrees to stay with Yankees

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.

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
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

SSGT Dennis P. Merck (EVANS, Ga.)

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.

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

Durable goods drop pulls market down

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Bank moves on South Carolina plan

Tamiflu shipments halt amid fears of hoarding

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.

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.

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.

Augusta office to lead new company

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.

Feds OK big phone mergers

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.

Delta to eliminate discount carrier Song by May 2006

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.

Jarrett emerges as a star for Trojans

Miami set to return to field against Carolina

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.

Bad week comes to muddled end

Miers' good deed for Bush

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.

Caution: Turning point ahead

Naked hatred

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Patriots will make return to playoffs

Tigers prove too powerful for Wildcats

Razorbacks will finish above .500

Prep Football Power Poll

Boyd, Bulldogs escape for third seed in 5-AA

Prep Football Schedule

Irish fight their way to postseason berth

Age won't keep Welsh from 300 wins

How they fared

Week 11 Key Matchups

Coaches Confidential

Thomson dominates Butler

Player of the Week

Jackets' rally can't catch the Hornets

Team concept is defined at Aiken

Radio schedule

Harlem blows by Hephzibah, gets back to winning season

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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!"

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!"

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.

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

A photo ID is not much to ask of voters

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?

Two wrongs make a bigger wrong

Iraq withdrawal needs a timetable

Augusta: the bad side of Wonderland

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

Darkness falls

Costume ideas can come from book characters

Government considers first do-it-yourself AIDS test

More adults are donning costumes at work

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin (OLIVER, Ga.)

Natural gas cars coming soon to more showrooms

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is luxurious family hauler

Fall fragrances includes many fruity and woody smells

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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
Cam Ellsworth came about as close as possible to making the Augusta Lynx out of training camp.

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.

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:

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.

Halloween events

Firefighters angry over lack of pay raise

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.

Barrow leaving Athens for Savannah

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

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

South Carolina officials stage terrorist attacks

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.

Across Georgia

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

School planning ongoing

Highway is headed in 'right direction'

Fair brings smiling faces

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

West Nile still a threat in winter

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
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.

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.

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

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.

Across the Southeast

Hospital expects surplus

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

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.

Keep on singing

Officials urge Halloween safety

Wow! That's chemistry

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.

Across the area

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.

Teacher displays winning spirit

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.

Officials try to lift business for Delta

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.

Across South Carolina

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

News you can use

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.

Kid of the Day

City leaders start study on open space in Aiken

Corrections

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.

Dealer headed back to prison

News you can use

Area has plenty of flu shots

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.

Officials discuss bond benefits

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

Halloween Events

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.

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.

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.

Daddy makes wedding special

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Across South Carolina

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.

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.

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 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.

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:

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.

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

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

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

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.

Pep talks

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.

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Aiken sheriff's gun recovered

School board to buy houses

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

Aiken inn opens after years of delays

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Marines carry memory of fallen comrades in run

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

Correction

Cheney talks of terrorist fight

Adventure shows kids dangers in the home

Jailed man tells sheriff where to find gun

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Man killed during home invasion

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.

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.

Residents give input on park

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

Across the area

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.

Workers get us on schedule

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

Across Georgia

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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

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.

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

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

Authority seeks offers on Navy base land

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
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.

Harry Potter wizard fights evil - and adolescence

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.

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.

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.

Claim of 'secret' Jackson daughter raises questions

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.

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.

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.

Top 20 Concert Tours

Rock star wannabes go to Camp Jam

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
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

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

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

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth Renew    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

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

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

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Rev. Dave Nelson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Van Murry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Yoshanda Ray    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

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

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

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Russell Sheppard    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

Mr. Steve Priest    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Perkins    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Russell Sheppard    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth Renew    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford    (UNION POINT, Ga.)

Mr. Steve Priest    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Perkins    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jack R. Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin    (OLIVER, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ronald Van Murry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Miss Yoshanda Ray    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Jack R. Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Carrie Johnson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin    (OLIVER, Ga.)

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Dave Nelson    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Marie Lankford    (UNION POINT, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Melinda Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Van Murry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford (UNION POINT, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Steve Priest (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Floyd Eggert (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Yoshanda Ray (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Russell Sheppard (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

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

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

Rev. Dave Nelson (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jennie Perkins (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Floretta George (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Overtime

Overtime

Hopes ride on trio of Aiken horses

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Video of naked Janet Jackson hits the Internet

'Mr. Sulu' declares his homosexuality

Bahrain has another 'king' in country

Brooke Shields pregnant with second child

People in the News

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.

Professors will debate our origins

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

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

Faith digest

Faith Calendar

Must Christians obey Old Testament laws?

Athletes' religious message criticized

Books tell how to put Christian values on shelves

Walk in faith: A woman's inspiration for insoles