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

Feds OK big phone mergers

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.

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.

SSGT Dennis P. Merck (EVANS, Ga.)

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Jarrett emerges as a star for Trojans

Miami set to return to field against Carolina

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.

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

Bad week comes to muddled end

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

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

Caution: Turning point ahead

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.

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.

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.

Miers' good deed for Bush

Naked hatred

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.

'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.

'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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Schooling fish continue to outsmart the anglers

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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
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.

Mickelson decides against Tour Championship

Prep Football Schedule

Week 11 Key Matchups

Player of the Week

Razorbacks will finish above .500

Thomson dominates Butler

Prep Football Power Poll

Patriots will make return to playoffs

Age won't keep Welsh from 300 wins

Jackets' rally can't catch the Hornets

Radio schedule

How they fared

Team concept is defined at Aiken

Tigers prove too powerful for Wildcats

Harlem blows by Hephzibah, gets back to winning season

Boyd, Bulldogs escape for third seed in 5-AA

Irish fight their way to postseason berth

Coaches Confidential

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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!"

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.

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

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.

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:

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

A photo ID is not much to ask of voters

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.

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
Every so often, it seems, we must endure morons coming out of the woodwork.Pete Johnson, Augusta

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

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.

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

Are cell phone yakkers evolving tails?

Augusta: the bad side of Wonderland

Iraq withdrawal needs a timetable

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

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin (OLIVER, Ga.)

Costume ideas can come from book characters

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is luxurious family hauler

Natural gas cars coming soon to more showrooms

More adults are donning costumes at work

Government considers first do-it-yourself AIDS test

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.

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

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.

News you can use

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.

Hospital expects surplus

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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 the area

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.

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.

Officials try to lift business for Delta

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Barrow leaving Athens for Savannah

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

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.

Aiken sheriff's gun recovered

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Across Georgia

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

West Nile still a threat in winter

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.

Workers get us on schedule

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

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

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Leaders say consolidation is goal

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

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.

5 tons of litter piles up along waterways

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.

Across Georgia

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.

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
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Man killed during home invasion

City leaders start study on open space in Aiken

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.

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

Authority seeks offers on Navy base land

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

Adventure shows kids dangers in the home

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.

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

Halloween events

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.

Jailed man tells sheriff where to find gun

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.

Correction

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

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.

Cheney talks of terrorist fight

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

Highway is headed in 'right direction'

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

Across South Carolina

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.

Daddy makes wedding special

Firefighters angry over lack of pay raise

Kid of the Day

Keep on singing

Marines carry memory of fallen comrades in run

South Carolina officials stage terrorist attacks

Residents give input on park

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.

School board to buy houses

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:

Aiken inn opens after years of delays

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

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.

Corrections

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

Dealer headed back to prison

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

Halloween Events

Teacher displays winning spirit

Officials discuss bond benefits

School planning ongoing

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.

Fair brings smiling faces

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

Rants and Raves
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Officials urge Halloween safety

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

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

Pep talks

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

Across the Southeast

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.

Area has plenty of flu shots

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.

Rants and Raves
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Kid of the Day
Tyrell Ryan is today's Kid of the Day.

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.

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

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.

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:

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.

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

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

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

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.

News you can use

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Claim of 'secret' Jackson daughter raises questions

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.

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

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

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin    (OLIVER, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Perkins    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jack R. Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Russell Sheppard    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Marie Lankford    (UNION POINT, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Yoshanda Ray    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Tharon Wasdin    (OLIVER, Ga.)

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

Mr. Steve Priest    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Ronald Van Murry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Carrie Johnson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Rev. Chester A. Heard    (MARTINEZ, 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.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Miss Yoshanda Ray    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

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

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Jack R. Miller    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Ronald Van Murry    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Melinda Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford    (UNION POINT, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

SSGT Dennis P. Merck    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Eggert    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Floretta George (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Beatrice Richardson (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lankford (UNION POINT, Ga.)

Mr. Ronald Van Murry (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

SSGT Dennis P. Merck (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Melinda Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Floyd Eggert (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Steve Priest (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Carrie Johnson (ATHENS, Ga.)

SFC Ernest G. Shropshire (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Floretta George (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Floyd Eggert (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sue Llewellyn (HARLEM, Ga.)

Ms. Nancy Powell Drane (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. James B. Williams, Sr. (GRANITEVILLE, 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. Melinda Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Charlotte Edenfield (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mrs. Ingrid Hartman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Hopes ride on trio of Aiken horses

Overtime

Overtime

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
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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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 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.

It doesn't get any bigger for Little Joe

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

Scary shows have viewers staying home

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.

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).

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).

People in the News

Brooke Shields pregnant with second child

Bahrain has another 'king' in country

'Mr. Sulu' declares his homosexuality

Video of naked Janet Jackson hits the Internet

Cocktail Party could be defensive feast

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Spurrier renews series with Tennessee

Spurrier hopes to boost Gamecock program

Professors will debate our origins

Must Christians obey Old Testament laws?

Athletes' religious message criticized

Walk in faith: A woman's inspiration for insoles

Faith Calendar

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

Faith digest

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

Books tell how to put Christian values on shelves