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Historical fantasy book among awards winners
NEW YORK - A historical fantasy set partly in Africa and a biography of the late feminist poet Audre Lorde were among the winners Tuesday night of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, given annually to outstanding books by writers of African descent.

Galleries calendar
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA.

Historical fantasy book among awards winners
NEW YORK - A historical fantasy set partly in Africa and a biography of the late feminist poet Audre Lorde were among the winners Tuesday night of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, given annually to outstanding books by writers of African descent.

Galleries calendar

Historical fantasy book among awards winners

Galleries calendar
GET LISTED: Send your gallery's exhibit schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA.

Gillick introduced as Phillies' new GM
PHILADELPHIA - Pat Gillick has turned losing teams into winners everywhere he's been. His job now is to build a champion from a team that hasn't been able to get over the top.

Gillick introduced as Phillies' new GM

Gillick introduced as Phillies' new GM
PHILADELPHIA - Pat Gillick has turned losing teams into winners everywhere he's been. His job now is to build a champion from a team that hasn't been able to get over the top.

In which season do leaves fall: Mustard or vinegar?

Oil futures slip as mild weather curbs deman
SINGAPORE - Crude oil prices slipped on Wednesday, edging further below $60 a barrel as mild weather in the northeastern United States curbed demand for heating oil.

North Augusta to lose Food Lion

Startup aims to make online video profitable
LOS ANGELES - The Internet is buzzing with amateur videos, the kind that feature kids lip-synching or imitating Jedi knights. They get e-mailed and posted on Web sites and often become the topic of water cooler chat.

Sales, productivity drive stocks higher
NEW YORK - A wide swath of good news, from better-than-expected retail sales and worker productivity figures to a major court victory for Merck & Co., drove stocks higher Thursday, although a jump in oil prices limited the gains.

Survivors labor to settle claims
NEW ORLEANS - After evacuating around the country, survivors of hurricanes Katrina and Rita are on a new journey to prove their losses to insurance companies so they can repair tattered lives.

Expect travel restrictions if superflu hits

More rate increases expected by the Fed
WASHINGTON - The star actor may be about to depart, but his understudy at the Federal Reserve is expected to keep following the same script - gradually increasing interest rates to make sure inflation does not get out of control.

Earnings, oil news push stocks higher
NEW YORK - Stocks moved sharply higher Wednesday on strong earnings from Time Warner Inc. and declining oil prices. A big upswing in tech stocks sent the Nasdaq composite index up well over 1 percent.

Survivors labor to settle claims
NEW ORLEANS - After evacuating around the country, survivors of hurricanes Katrina and Rita are on a new journey to prove their losses to insurance companies so they can repair tattered lives.

Japan's Bridgestone reports strong profit growth
TOKYO - Bridgestone Corp., which last month settled its tire-recall dispute with Ford Motor Co., said Wednesday that its group net profit for the first nine months of the year nearly doubled, and raised its full-year earnings projection.

Stabbing kills son of official

Japan's Bridgestone reports strong profit growth
TOKYO - Bridgestone Corp., which last month settled its tire-recall dispute with Ford Motor Co., said Wednesday that its group net profit for the first nine months of the year nearly doubled, and raised its full-year earnings projection.

North Augusta to lose Food Lion
North Augusta is losing its Food Lion on Saturday, and there are no immediate plans to replace it in the city limits or neighboring boroughs.

Japan's Bridgestone reports strong profit growth

Survivors labor to settle claims

More rate increases expected by the Fed

Oil futures slip as mild weather curbs deman

Commercial center gets new look, life after rehab

Sales, productivity drive stocks higher

Earnings, oil news push stocks higher

Startup aims to make online video profitable

Earnings, oil news push stocks higher
NEW YORK - Stocks moved sharply higher Wednesday on strong earnings from Time Warner Inc. and declining oil prices. A big upswing in tech stocks sent the Nasdaq composite index up well over 1 percent.

House moves to counter Supreme Court decision on eminent domain

Expect travel restrictions if superflu hits
WASHINGTON - Sustained person-to-person spread of the bird flu or any other superflu strain anywhere in the world could prompt the United States to implement travel restrictions or other steps to block a brewing pandemic, according to a federal plan released Wednesday.

Sales, productivity drive stocks higher
NEW YORK - A wide swath of good news, from better-than-expected retail sales and worker productivity figures to a major court victory for Merck & Co., drove stocks higher Thursday, although a jump in oil prices limited the gains.

More rate increases expected by the Fed
WASHINGTON - The star actor may be about to depart, but his understudy at the Federal Reserve is expected to keep following the same script - gradually increasing interest rates to make sure inflation does not get out of control.

Retail sales, strong productivity boost stocks
NEW YORK - A wide swath of good news, from better-than-expected retail sales and worker productivity figures to a major court victory for Merck & Co., drove stocks higher Thursday, although a jump in oil prices limited the gains.

Commercial center gets new look, life after rehab
When Connie Meriweather needed more space for her hair salon this year, she moved from Tobacco Road to Center South Commercial Park on Peach Orchard Road.

House moves to counter Supreme Court decision on eminent domain
WASHINGTON - Charging that the Supreme Court undermined one of the pillars of American society, the House took up legislation Thursday to block court-sanctioned seizings of people's homes for use by private developers.

Oil futures slip as mild weather curbs deman
SINGAPORE - Crude oil prices slipped on Wednesday, edging further below $60 a barrel as mild weather in the northeastern United States curbed demand for heating oil.

North Augusta to lose Food Lion
North Augusta is losing its Food Lion on Saturday, and there are no immediate plans to replace it in the city limits or neighboring boroughs.

Expect travel restrictions if superflu hits
WASHINGTON - Sustained person-to-person spread of the bird flu or any other superflu strain anywhere in the world could prompt the United States to implement travel restrictions or other steps to block a brewing pandemic, according to a federal plan released Wednesday.

Startup aims to make online video profitable
LOS ANGELES - The Internet is buzzing with amateur videos, the kind that feature kids lip-synching or imitating Jedi knights. They get e-mailed and posted on Web sites and often become the topic of water cooler chat.

Commercial center gets new look, life after rehab
When Connie Meriweather needed more space for her hair salon this year, she moved from Tobacco Road to Center South Commercial Park on Peach Orchard Road.

Retail sales, strong productivity boost stocks
NEW YORK - A wide swath of good news, from better-than-expected retail sales and worker productivity figures to a major court victory for Merck & Co., drove stocks higher Thursday, although a jump in oil prices limited the gains.

House moves to counter Supreme Court decision on eminent domain
WASHINGTON - Charging that the Supreme Court undermined one of the pillars of American society, the House took up legislation Thursday to block court-sanctioned seizings of people's homes for use by private developers.

Retail sales, strong productivity boost stocks

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 3, 2005.

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Editorial cartoon for Nov. 3, 2005.

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Editorial cartoon for Nov. 4, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 4, 2005.

Clemson basketball after bigger things in 2006

Clemson basketball after bigger things in 2006
CLEMSON, S.C. - Sam Perry thought about the cheering crowds last winter at Clemson's Littlejohn Coliseum, his team's successful stretch run after he entered the starting lineup and the Tigers first trip to the postseason since 1999.

Clemson basketball after bigger things in 2006
CLEMSON, S.C. - Sam Perry thought about the cheering crowds last winter at Clemson's Littlejohn Coliseum, his team's successful stretch run after he entered the starting lineup and the Tigers first trip to the postseason since 1999.

Another reason for abstinence
Abstinence is becoming the foremost lesson of sex education classes in the nation's schools for two reasons: Parents and educators have correctly concluded it's the only sure way to prevent pregnancies, and the spread of venereal diseases among teenagers.

Bowles: top of his class

Bowles: top of his class
You might be surprised, and you absolutely should be delighted, to know that the crop of candidates for local office in Augusta this year is bushels better than we've seen in a long time, if ever.

Rearden for Augusta Commission

Pure divisiveness
If Democrats truly wanted to get to the bottom of the intelligence problems on the eve of the Iraq war, they could have simply worked with Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan.

Pure divisiveness

Bowles: top of his class
You might be surprised, and you absolutely should be delighted, to know that the crop of candidates for local office in Augusta this year is bushels better than we've seen in a long time, if ever.

Rearden for Augusta Commission
Roy Rearden once made campaign signs for Dwight D. Eisenhower. He's been dutifully supporting other candidates ever since.

Another reason for abstinence
Abstinence is becoming the foremost lesson of sex education classes in the nation's schools for two reasons: Parents and educators have correctly concluded it's the only sure way to prevent pregnancies, and the spread of venereal diseases among teenagers.

Pure divisiveness
If Democrats truly wanted to get to the bottom of the intelligence problems on the eve of the Iraq war, they could have simply worked with Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan.

Rearden for Augusta Commission
Roy Rearden once made campaign signs for Dwight D. Eisenhower. He's been dutifully supporting other candidates ever since.

Another reason for abstinence

Mel Gibson's 'Passion' fuels religious films
Mel Gibson has a lot to answer for. It has been nearly two years since Mr. Gibson's self-financed biblical epic The Passion of the Christ was released theatrically, and the reverberations from the film are still being felt. Using Christ as a model, filmmakers, including Mr. Gibson, are hoping to ape the film's success by borrowing some of the more unusual Christ aspects and using them in their own projects

People in the News
LONDON - Jerry Hall has withdrawn from the cast of the West End musical "High Society," saying she is suffering from the energy-sapping illness glandular fever.

People in the News
LONDON - Jerry Hall has withdrawn from the cast of the West End musical "High Society," saying she is suffering from the energy-sapping illness glandular fever.

Mel Gibson's 'Passion' fuels religious films
Mel Gibson has a lot to answer for. It has been nearly two years since Mr. Gibson's self-financed biblical epic The Passion of the Christ was released theatrically, and the reverberations from the film are still being felt. Using Christ as a model, filmmakers, including Mr. Gibson, are hoping to ape the film's success by borrowing some of the more unusual Christ aspects and using them in their own projects

Simple 'Unmasked' stays true to trusty Scooby-Doo formula
Those meddling kids are back to solve another mystery in the third Scooby-Doo game for PlayStation 2.

Club calendar
Ready for a night out? Here are some entertainment and drink specials at Augusta and Aiken area nightclubs:

Spotted
Timmy Lee portrays comedian Dave Chappelle's Tyrone at Modjeska's Boogeyman's Ball Part II.

What's For Lunch: Cutie Pies
Cutie Pes ADDRESS: 4274 Washington Road, Evans

Columbia County gets fair festivities off ground
The twirling lights of the carnival midway will light up Columbia County skies beginning tonight with the opening of the annual Columbia County Fair.

Club calendar
Ready for a night out? Here are some entertainment and drink specials at Augusta and Aiken area nightclubs:

Latest arcade offerings come with more flair, variety
It's amazing how far Pong has come. The latest tennis games are, after all, just the latest iterations of that noteworthy early 1970s arcade game, but with more flair.

Simple 'Unmasked' stays true to trusty Scooby-Doo formula
Those meddling kids are back to solve another mystery in the third Scooby-Doo game for PlayStation 2.

'Vue nightclub provides Surrey Center with another angle on professionalism
Coconuts nightclub has long been absent from the Surrey Center landscape. Vue will rise in its place, and it's touted to be one of Augusta's poshest nightspots.

Columbia County gets fair festivities off ground
The twirling lights of the carnival midway will light up Columbia County skies beginning tonight with the opening of the annual Columbia County Fair.

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

What's For Lunch: Cutie Pies
Cutie Pes ADDRESS: 4274 Washington Road, Evans

Spotted
Timmy Lee portrays comedian Dave Chappelle's Tyrone at Modjeska's Boogeyman's Ball Part II.

Latest arcade offerings come with more flair, variety
It's amazing how far Pong has come. The latest tennis games are, after all, just the latest iterations of that noteworthy early 1970s arcade game, but with more flair.

'Vue nightclub provides Surrey Center with another angle on professionalism
Coconuts nightclub has long been absent from the Surrey Center landscape. Vue will rise in its place, and it's touted to be one of Augusta's poshest nightspots.

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

New 30-year bond will debut on Feb. 9

New 30-year bond will debut on Feb. 9
WASHINGTON - The new 30-year bond will debut on Feb. 9, helping the U.S. Treasury to raise an estimated record $171 billion during the January-March quarter, the government announced Wednesday.

New 30-year bond will debut on Feb. 9
WASHINGTON - The new 30-year bond will debut on Feb. 9, helping the U.S. Treasury to raise an estimated record $171 billion during the January-March quarter, the government announced Wednesday.

Getting their beauty sleep

Getting their beauty sleep
Ever wonder how Thurmond Lake's Keg Creek got its name? Perhaps there were whiskey stills located along its shores in the pre-lake days of Prohibition.

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.

Getting their beauty sleep
Ever wonder how Thurmond Lake's Keg Creek got its name? Perhaps there were whiskey stills located along its shores in the pre-lake days of Prohibition.

Fishing Tournaments

Michelin offers its debut guide to fine New York dining

Michelin offers its debut guide to fine New York dining
NEW YORK - The red-jacketed Michelin guidebook, considered a Bible for food connoisseurs in Europe, has revealed its rankings of New York restaurants - and may have some chefs seeing stars.

Michelin offers its debut guide to fine New York dining
NEW YORK - The red-jacketed Michelin guidebook, considered a Bible for food connoisseurs in Europe, has revealed its rankings of New York restaurants - and may have some chefs seeing stars.

An oak is a tree for the next generation - and the next
NEW MARKET, Va. - Statues commemorating the many contributions of the mighty oak might suddenly appear on every courthouse square if William Bryant Logan were to be named czar of national monument building.

Perennials need to be divided for their health
Perennial flowers are popular in area landscapes. They come back year after year, which cuts down on maintenance, but they are not maintenance free. To keep perennials in peak performance, you occasionally have to divide them.

An oak is a tree for the next generation - and the next
NEW MARKET, Va. - Statues commemorating the many contributions of the mighty oak might suddenly appear on every courthouse square if William Bryant Logan were to be named czar of national monument building.

An oak is a tree for the next generation - and the next

Perennials need to be divided for their health
Perennial flowers are popular in area landscapes. They come back year after year, which cuts down on maintenance, but they are not maintenance free. To keep perennials in peak performance, you occasionally have to divide them.

Perennials need to be divided for their health

Georgia Tech cornerback must stay alert this week
ATLANTA - Kenny Scott may not get a whole lot of work on Saturday.

Georgia Tech cornerback must stay alert this week
ATLANTA - Kenny Scott may not get a whole lot of work on Saturday.

Georgia Tech cornerback must stay alert this week

SFB Classic has different feel after Katrina
MADISON, Miss. - The Southern Farm Bureau Classic has a different feel this year.

PGA Tour presents Cup plans

PGA Tour presents Cup plans
ATLANTA - Citing the need to clearly define the season and boost interest toward the end of the year to compete with other sports, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem laid out plans Wednesday for a points system to be installed in 2007.

Bryant tames course with 62
ATLANTA - A man who has referred to himself as "Bart Who?" made a pretty sizable step away from obscurity Thursday at East Lake Golf Club.

Bryant tames course with 62
ATLANTA - A man who has referred to himself as "Bart Who?" made a pretty sizable step away from obscurity Thursday at East Lake Golf Club.

Bryant tames course with 62

PGA Tour presents Cup plans
ATLANTA - Citing the need to clearly define the season and boost interest toward the end of the year to compete with other sports, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem laid out plans Wednesday for a points system to be installed in 2007.

SFB Classic has different feel after Katrina

SFB Classic has different feel after Katrina
MADISON, Miss. - The Southern Farm Bureau Classic has a different feel this year.

Coaches Confidential

Player of the Week

Prep Football Power Poll

Bringing back a rivalry

Prep Football Radio Schedule

Key Matchups

Don't look for repeat of 1989

Prep Football Schedule

Fans make their pitch for the best team in the Augusta area

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 a few other area media outlets.

Key Matchups
EAST HALL (6-4) at LANEY (8-2)

Coaches Confidential
Question #1: Have you ever suspected a player on your team of steroid use?

Fans make their pitch for the best team in the Augusta area
When the same words are spoken over and over, it almost becomes clich. The Augusta Chronicle asked its readers to name the area football teams they thought were the best they had ever seen.

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 a few other area media outlets.

Key Matchups
EAST HALL (6-4) at LANEY (8-2)

Player of the Week
This week's Player of the Week is:

Coaches Confidential
Question #1: Have you ever suspected a player on your team of steroid use?

Fans make their pitch for the best team in the Augusta area
When the same words are spoken over and over, it almost becomes clich. The Augusta Chronicle asked its readers to name the area football teams they thought were the best they had ever seen.

Don't look for repeat of 1989
The last time Thomson and Washington County played, the final score was 69-0 in favor of the boys that call the Brickyard their home. Don't look anything remotely similar in the predictions part of your sports section on Friday.

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

Player of the Week
This week's Player of the Week is:

Bringing back a rivalry
AIKEN - Dan Pippin doesn't know the particulars of South Aiken's losing streak against Aiken in football.

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 a few other area media outlets.

Don't look for repeat of 1989
The last time Thomson and Washington County played, the final score was 69-0 in favor of the boys that call the Brickyard their home. Don't look anything remotely similar in the predictions part of your sports section on Friday.

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

Bringing back a rivalry
AIKEN - Dan Pippin doesn't know the particulars of South Aiken's losing streak against Aiken in football.

Prep Football Radio Schedule
- 7:30 p.m.-Mary Persons at Jefferson County (WPEH-FM 92.1, WPEH-AM 1420)

In which season do leaves fall: Mustard or vinegar?
We're in trouble. I am more than a little concerned if the future scientists of America don't pick up the educational pace.

In which season do leaves fall: Mustard or vinegar?
We're in trouble. I am more than a little concerned if the future scientists of America don't pick up the educational pace.

Holland an outstanding choice

Paper should've backed Copenhaver
I must confess I am very disappointed your paper did not endorse Deke Copenhaver for Augusta's mayor. The reasoning set forth in your endorsement should have led you to endorse Deke, as I have.Doug Barnard Jr., Martinez

Butler sets a 'good example'
First, I will freely admit that I am very involved in John Butler's campaign for the District 3 Commission seat. And I live in Columbia County. Marty Koger, Evans

Paper should've backed Copenhaver

Copenhaver will unify
This "have" is scared of Willie's plan. I see that interim Augusta Mayor Willie Mays is proposing the same old failed political policy of taking from the "haves" and giving to the "have-nots."Bobby Wright, Augusta

District 3 needs Bowles

Holland is the right man for District 5
I am writing to support Calvin L. Holland Sr., candidate for the District 5 seat on the Augusta Commission.Samuel Johnson Sr., Hephzibah

Want change? Vote Copenhaver

Holland an outstanding choice
In 1964 God blessed Millen in Jenkins County, Ga., with an outstanding citizen and teacher. At 13 years old, entering the 8th grade, there stood a tall, dark, handsome young man.Loriana Pope-Mathis, Augusta

Butler sets a 'good example'

Want change? Vote Copenhaver
Here we go again. Our commissioners and city administrator are considering increasing Augusta's millage rates after some of us just had our property values increased as much as 20 percent.

Copenhaver will unify
This "have" is scared of Willie's plan. I see that interim Augusta Mayor Willie Mays is proposing the same old failed political policy of taking from the "haves" and giving to the "have-nots."Bobby Wright, Augusta

Holland is the right man for District 5

Copenhaver ensures bright future
I have known Deke Copen-haver for 15 years. In that time, I have become impressed with his uncanny ability to work with people from all across Augusta and achieve great things.Amy D. Simons, Augusta

Make Boyles Augusta's next mayor

Students learn outside of class, too

Deke Copenhaver is up to challenge
As former residents of a state where taxation was one of the highest in the country, we can say that you do not want Richmond County to become the place where the only people who live there are the wealthy and the poor.Karyn and John Nixon, Augusta

Deke Copenhaver is up to challenge
As former residents of a state where taxation was one of the highest in the country, we can say that you do not want Richmond County to become the place where the only people who live there are the wealthy and the poor.Karyn and John Nixon, Augusta

Blocker-Adams is clear choice
For the first time in decades, Augusta has a plethora of qualified candidates for the position of mayor of our city.James W. Clark, D.D.S., Augusta

Deke Copenhaver is up to challenge

Copenhaver can lead as mayor
I have visited friends and family in other cities over the years, and have come to realize that Augusta is a city full of assets that other cities can only dream of.Braye Boardman, Augusta

Butler could be political all-star
District 3 Augusta Commission candidate John Butler would be valuable to the commission team.Neil Gordon, Augusta

District 3 needs Bowles
Joe Bowles is perfect for Augusta's District 3 commission seat. Others have extolled Joe's Citadel training and education; his qualifications as a CPA; and his ability to bring fiscal discipline and responsibility to the Augusta Commission. We write based on our knowledge and familiarity with Joe as a person.Susan and Pat Rice, Augusta

Paper should've backed Copenhaver
I must confess I am very disappointed your paper did not endorse Deke Copenhaver for Augusta's mayor. The reasoning set forth in your endorsement should have led you to endorse Deke, as I have.Doug Barnard Jr., Martinez

Holland an outstanding choice
In 1964 God blessed Millen in Jenkins County, Ga., with an outstanding citizen and teacher. At 13 years old, entering the 8th grade, there stood a tall, dark, handsome young man.Loriana Pope-Mathis, Augusta

Holland is the right man for District 5
I am writing to support Calvin L. Holland Sr., candidate for the District 5 seat on the Augusta Commission.Samuel Johnson Sr., Hephzibah

District 3 needs Bowles
Joe Bowles is perfect for Augusta's District 3 commission seat. Others have extolled Joe's Citadel training and education; his qualifications as a CPA; and his ability to bring fiscal discipline and responsibility to the Augusta Commission. We write based on our knowledge and familiarity with Joe as a person.Susan and Pat Rice, Augusta

Butler could be political all-star

Students learn outside of class, too
Michael Ryan's Oct. 23 column regarding Columbia County schools' absentee policy, "Logic takes an un-excused absence," was absolutely right on.Debbie van Tuyll, Martinez

Copenhaver will unify

Augusta needs Blocker-Adams
I am not a voting member of Augusta but I surely know Augusta, have family in Augusta, shop Augusta, work in Augusta and love Augusta. ...Connie Shackelford, Martinez

Blocker-Adams is clear choice

Copenhaver ensures bright future

Copenhaver can lead as mayor

Butler sets a 'good example'
First, I will freely admit that I am very involved in John Butler's campaign for the District 3 Commission seat. And I live in Columbia County. Marty Koger, Evans

Students learn outside of class, too
Michael Ryan's Oct. 23 column regarding Columbia County schools' absentee policy, "Logic takes an un-excused absence," was absolutely right on.Debbie van Tuyll, Martinez

Augusta needs Blocker-Adams

Copenhaver can lead as mayor
I have visited friends and family in other cities over the years, and have come to realize that Augusta is a city full of assets that other cities can only dream of.Braye Boardman, Augusta

Butler could be political all-star
District 3 Augusta Commission candidate John Butler would be valuable to the commission team.Neil Gordon, Augusta

Make Boyles Augusta's next mayor
Tommy Boyles is by far the best candidate we have for mayor of Augusta. He has the best record, the best ideas for moving us forward and a superior knowledge of the position.Carl Walker, Augusta

Want change? Vote Copenhaver
Here we go again. Our commissioners and city administrator are considering increasing Augusta's millage rates after some of us just had our property values increased as much as 20 percent.

Augusta needs Blocker-Adams
I am not a voting member of Augusta but I surely know Augusta, have family in Augusta, shop Augusta, work in Augusta and love Augusta. ...Connie Shackelford, Martinez

Copenhaver can lead as mayor
I have visited friends and family in other cities over the years, and have come to realize that Augusta is a city full of assets that other cities can only dream of.Braye Boardman, Augusta

Blocker-Adams is clear choice
For the first time in decades, Augusta has a plethora of qualified candidates for the position of mayor of our city.James W. Clark, D.D.S., Augusta

Make Boyles Augusta's next mayor
Tommy Boyles is by far the best candidate we have for mayor of Augusta. He has the best record, the best ideas for moving us forward and a superior knowledge of the position.Carl Walker, Augusta

Study: Mice sing in the presence of potential mates

Hyundai's Azera is value-priced, premium sedan

Study: shortness of breath may be sign of heart disease

China orders more bird flu vaccine research

Living briefs

New BlackBerry more grippable, screen dazzles

Barriers falling for HIV-positive patients seeking transplants

Study: Mice sing in the presence of potential mates
ST. LOUIS - Songbirds may be the Sinatras of the animal world, but male mice can carry a tune too, say Washington University researchers who were surprised by what they heard.

Living briefs
Stapleton, Ga., artist Lucy McTier has created a mural for Christ's Sanctified Holy Church on North Belair Road that reflects the tiny denomination's unusual history.

Barriers falling for HIV-positive patients seeking transplants
Buoyed by a legislative victory in California and a court ruling in Arizona, advocacy groups say they are making significant headway in efforts to ensure that HIV-positive people have the same access as other patients to kidney and liver transplants.

Study: shortness of breath may be sign of heart disease
NEW YORK - One simple question - Do you have trouble breathing? - may reveal as much about someone's risk of dying as the most relied-upon sign, chest pain.

Living briefs
Stapleton, Ga., artist Lucy McTier has created a mural for Christ's Sanctified Holy Church on North Belair Road that reflects the tiny denomination's unusual history.

Barriers falling for HIV-positive patients seeking transplants
Buoyed by a legislative victory in California and a court ruling in Arizona, advocacy groups say they are making significant headway in efforts to ensure that HIV-positive people have the same access as other patients to kidney and liver transplants.

China orders more bird flu vaccine research
BEIJING - China ordered tighter monitoring for bird flu and more aggressive vaccine research Wednesday while a U.S. envoy urged caution in banning poultry imports, saying excessive steps could discourage nations from reporting outbreaks.

New BlackBerry more grippable, screen dazzles
NEW YORK - There are, by now, a slew of BlackBerry-like cell phones with typewriter keyboards for mobile e-mail. But none, including Palm Inc.'s popular Treo, has yet mustered a following that resembles the malady affectionately known as "CrackBerry" addiction.

Hyundai's Azera is value-priced, premium sedan
Add another Hyundai to the shopping list. With the release this month of Hyundai's new flagship sedan, the 2006 Azera, the South Korean automaker offers another noteworthy model for American car shoppers.

China orders more bird flu vaccine research
BEIJING - China ordered tighter monitoring for bird flu and more aggressive vaccine research Wednesday while a U.S. envoy urged caution in banning poultry imports, saying excessive steps could discourage nations from reporting outbreaks.

Hyundai's Azera is value-priced, premium sedan
Add another Hyundai to the shopping list. With the release this month of Hyundai's new flagship sedan, the 2006 Azera, the South Korean automaker offers another noteworthy model for American car shoppers.

New BlackBerry more grippable, screen dazzles
NEW YORK - There are, by now, a slew of BlackBerry-like cell phones with typewriter keyboards for mobile e-mail. But none, including Palm Inc.'s popular Treo, has yet mustered a following that resembles the malady affectionately known as "CrackBerry" addiction.

Study: shortness of breath may be sign of heart disease
NEW YORK - One simple question - Do you have trouble breathing? - may reveal as much about someone's risk of dying as the most relied-upon sign, chest pain.

Study: Mice sing in the presence of potential mates
ST. LOUIS - Songbirds may be the Sinatras of the animal world, but male mice can carry a tune too, say Washington University researchers who were surprised by what they heard.

Ferguson ready for successful return
It's been four years since Bob Ferguson has coached a hockey game in Estero, Fla.

Ferguson ready for successful return

Ferguson ready for successful return
It's been four years since Bob Ferguson has coached a hockey game in Estero, Fla.

Lynx goalies passed test
Augusta Lynx defenseman Martin Lapointe remembers his first ECHL game back in 1999.

Lynx goalies passed test

Lynx goalies passed test
Augusta Lynx defenseman Martin Lapointe remembers his first ECHL game back in 1999.

Correction
- Because of incorrect information provided to The Augusta Chronicle, an item about the Firefighter of the Year awards in Wednesday's editions incorrectly spelled the last name of one of the honorees, George Wayne Maddox.

Kid of the Day
Chelsea Gailliard is today's Kid of the Day.

Impact of rules can harm property

Man who killed 4 in Aiken County plant put to death

Georgia gas tax to temporarily rise 2 cents
ATLANTA - The sales tax on gasoline in Georgia will increase temporarily by 2 cents per gallon beginning Dec. 1 in a delayed reaction to the price spikes which followed Hurricane Katrina.

Development authority names new director
The Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Augusta named a North Carolina woman as its new executive director today.

Internet chat leads to soliciting charge

A night to remember
Thousands of luminarias light A Night of Remembrance, an annual event by St. Joseph Hospice to remember loved ones who have passed away.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A woman accused of helping her husband kill their 8-year-old to rid her of a demon pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday.

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Correction
- Because of incorrect information provided to The Augusta Chronicle, an item about the Firefighter of the Year awards in Wednesday's editions incorrectly spelled the last name of one of the honorees, George Wayne Maddox.

Outdoor burning issue heats up

Across the area
Aiken authorities are looking for a man accused of trying to rob an Aiken gas station and beating the clerk with a metal pipe.

Inaction on lawsuit could cost Augusta
A missed deadline could mean the city is in default of a civil lawsuit, forcing taxpayers to pick up the tab.

Arrests made in killing, break-in
Richmond County sheriff's investigators have arrested two people in connection with a Thursday homicide and home invasion, officials said.

'Kinks' in supply delay flu shots
A temporary delay in the vaccine supply is halting some flu-shot clinics at Augusta-area health departments. Officials said they don't think that means there will be a shortage this year, however.

Across South Carolina

Student cut with knife on bus
A Hephzibah High School student was charged by Richmond County sheriff's officials after being accused of cutting a fellow student's arm during a fight aboard a Richmond County school bus Thursday.

Rising costs create heavier laundry load

Survivors go on; Wise waits for execution
AIKEN - Going to work had finally become a pleasure for Pam Morey back in 1997.

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Across the area
The shooting death of a 4-year-old Emanuel County boy has been ruled an accident, the Emanuel County sheriff said Thursday.

Impact of rules can harm property
ATLANTA - Florence Eberhart wants to make it clear she's not in a fight with anyone.

MCG conducts abortion forum
Medical students grabbed slices of pizza and a seat in a Medical College of Georgia auditorium Thursday to hear eight ministers debate: Can you be religious and favor abortion rights?

Outdoor burning issue heats up
If Hollis Key had his way, there would be no more outdoor burning in the yards of those who live in small, congested neighborhoods.

Georgia gas tax to temporarily rise 2 cents

Rising costs create heavier laundry load
Jimmy Townsend hasn't raised prices on his coin-operated dryers for two decades.

Stabbing kills son of official
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The son of an Oconee County commissioner was stabbed to death early Tuesday as he was making his way home after a night of Halloween festivities in downtown Milledgeville.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A woman accused of helping her husband kill their 8-year-old to rid her of a demon pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday.

Board is pressed for time
AIKEN - Time is running out for the county school board to weigh in on a proposed $36.3 million bond deal between the county and private developers.

Impact of rules can harm property
ATLANTA - Florence Eberhart wants to make it clear she's not in a fight with anyone.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Two inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison were captured Thursday shortly after noon after a three-day manhunt, according to the State Law Enforcement Division.

Early 'snow days' must be made up

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Outdoor burning issue heats up
If Hollis Key had his way, there would be no more outdoor burning in the yards of those who live in small, congested neighborhoods.

Board is pressed for time
AIKEN - Time is running out for the county school board to weigh in on a proposed $36.3 million bond deal between the county and private developers.

Doctor follows up on Pakistan
Haroon F. Choudhri is still following the progress of his patients - even though some are half a world a way.

Ceremony remembers German, Italian POWs
Sixty years after the end of a war in which they were enemies, Americans, Italians and Germans came together as friends Thursday to honor Italian and German prisoners of war buried at Fort Gordon.

Robin Williams in jail on theft charge
Former state Rep. Robin Williams was supposed to have had 11 days of freedom left before beginning a 10-year prison term for health-care fraud.

View from the top
The sun sets on the Columbia County Fair's opening day as people ride the Ferris wheel.

Symposium showcases debate on evolution
The relationship between religion and politics is being fought on many fronts, and on Thursday that front was the debate between evolution and intelligent design.

Bill would cut tax for factories
ATLANTA - The same increase in energy costs that is pinching homeowners, schools and businesses is squeezing the bottom line of the state's manufacturers.

Economics is tops at candidate forum
A panel of Augusta journalists posed questions to the four mayoral candidates Thursday night at a political forum held at the Augusta Scottish Rite Center on Washington Road.

System to keep track of children
ATLANTA - A long-awaited computer system that will help the state track the children in its custody is closer to becoming a reality, Gov. Sonny Perdue said Thursday.

Rising costs create heavier laundry load
Jimmy Townsend hasn't raised prices on his coin-operated dryers for two decades.

Kid of the Day
Brandie Alexis Lowery is today's Kid of the Day.

System to keep track of children
ATLANTA - A long-awaited computer system that will help the state track the children in its custody is closer to becoming a reality, Gov. Sonny Perdue said Thursday.

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A night to remember
Thousands of luminarias light A Night of Remembrance, an annual event by St. Joseph Hospice to remember loved ones who have passed away.

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Economics is tops at candidate forum
A panel of Augusta journalists posed questions to the four mayoral candidates Thursday night at a political forum held at the Augusta Scottish Rite Center on Washington Road.

Across the area
The shooting death of a 4-year-old Emanuel County boy has been ruled an accident, the Emanuel County sheriff said Thursday.

Correction

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Ten city employees have been charged with defrauding an insurance company of disability payments.

Across the area

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Two inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison were captured Thursday shortly after noon after a three-day manhunt, according to the State Law Enforcement Division.

Kid of the Day

Robin Williams in jail on theft charge

Across Georgia

Bill would cut tax for factories

Across South Carolina
HOLLY HILL - Four women have been charged with taking credits from someone else's food stamp account.

Survivors go on; Wise waits for execution

Across the area
Aiken authorities are looking for a man accused of trying to rob an Aiken gas station and beating the clerk with a metal pipe.

Across Georgia

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Stabbing kills son of official
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The son of an Oconee County commissioner was stabbed to death early Tuesday as he was making his way home after a night of Halloween festivities in downtown Milledgeville.

Arrests made in killing, break-in

Gas taxes are about to go up
ATLANTA - As the recent prices at the pump bring some relief to drivers' pockets, the state is planning to temporarily increase the amount it collects in motor fuel taxes to the highest level in two years. But easing retail gasoline prices should make the tax increase barely noticeable to motorists.

System to keep track of children

Early 'snow days' must be made up
Teachers who thought they had two free days off this year might want to think again, as local school officials decide how to recoup the lost time from early "snow days."

Economics is tops at candidate forum

Internet chat leads to soliciting charge
AIKEN - A 55-year-old Jackson man was arrested this week and charged with soliciting sex from a minor over the Internet.

A night to remember

'Kinks' in supply delay flu shots
A temporary delay in the vaccine supply is halting some flu-shot clinics at Augusta-area health departments. Officials said they don't think that means there will be a shortage this year, however.

Kid of the Day

Across South Carolina
HOLLY HILL - Four women have been charged with taking credits from someone else's food stamp account.

Rants and Raves
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Early 'snow days' must be made up
Teachers who thought they had two free days off this year might want to think again, as local school officials decide how to recoup the lost time from early "snow days."

Symposium showcases debate on evolution

Georgia gas tax to temporarily rise 2 cents
ATLANTA - The sales tax on gasoline in Georgia will increase temporarily by 2 cents per gallon beginning Dec. 1 in a delayed reaction to the price spikes which followed Hurricane Katrina.

Drive for hunger scares up record

Internet chat leads to soliciting charge
AIKEN - A 55-year-old Jackson man was arrested this week and charged with soliciting sex from a minor over the Internet.

MCG conducts abortion forum

'Kinks' in supply delay flu shots

Student cut with knife on bus

Gas taxes are about to go up
ATLANTA - As the recent prices at the pump bring some relief to drivers' pockets, the state is planning to temporarily increase the amount it collects in motor fuel taxes to the highest level in two years. But easing retail gasoline prices should make the tax increase barely noticeable to motorists.

Inaction on lawsuit could cost Augusta

Aiken County high schools' scores mixed
The results are mixed for Aiken County's latest scores on the South Carolina High School Assessment Program.

Aiken County high schools' scores mixed

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

View from the top

Robin Williams in jail on theft charge
Former state Rep. Robin Williams was supposed to have had 11 days of freedom left before beginning a 10-year prison term for health-care fraud.

Ceremony remembers German, Italian POWs

Arrests made in killing, break-in
Richmond County sheriff's investigators have arrested two people in connection with a Thursday homicide and home invasion, officials said.

Board is pressed for time

View from the top
The sun sets on the Columbia County Fair's opening day as people ride the Ferris wheel.

Doctor follows up on Pakistan

Survivors go on; Wise waits for execution
AIKEN - Going to work had finally become a pleasure for Pam Morey back in 1997.

Across the area

Inaction on lawsuit could cost Augusta
A missed deadline could mean the city is in default of a civil lawsuit, forcing taxpayers to pick up the tab.

Across South Carolina

Doctor follows up on Pakistan
Haroon F. Choudhri is still following the progress of his patients - even though some are half a world a way.

Shooting death of child ruled accidental

Aiken County high schools' scores mixed
The results are mixed for Aiken County's latest scores on the South Carolina High School Assessment Program.

Car collides with train at 6th Street

Student cut with knife on bus
A Hephzibah High School student was charged by Richmond County sheriff's officials after being accused of cutting a fellow student's arm during a fight aboard a Richmond County school bus Thursday.

Authorities investigate shooting
Richmond County authorities are investigating the shooting of a man who died early this morning, officials said.

Gas taxes are about to go up

S.C. prison escapees captured at motel
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Two inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison were captured Thursday shortly after noon following a three-day manhunt, according to the State Law Enforcement Division.

Bill would cut tax for factories
ATLANTA - The same increase in energy costs that is pinching homeowners, schools and businesses is squeezing the bottom line of the state's manufacturers.

Former state Rep. Robin Williams jailed on theft charge
Former state Rep. Robin Williams turned himself in to Columbia County authorities this afternoon on a misdemeanor charge of theft by deception, Columbia County sheriffs Capt. Steve Morris said.

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Student stabbed while on bus

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Ten city employees have been charged with defrauding an insurance company of disability payments.

Kid of the Day
Chelsea Gailliard is today's Kid of the Day.

Drive for hunger scares up record
Despite an outpouring of donations to Hurricane Katrina and Rita relief efforts, the Augusta area continued its support of It's Spooky To Be Hungry, helping the local food drive celebrate another record year of donations.

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Kid of the Day
Brandie Alexis Lowery is today's Kid of the Day.

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Ceremony remembers German, Italian POWs
Sixty years after the end of a war in which they were enemies, Americans, Italians and Germans came together as friends Thursday to honor Italian and German prisoners of war buried at Fort Gordon.

MCG conducts abortion forum
Medical students grabbed slices of pizza and a seat in a Medical College of Georgia auditorium Thursday to hear eight ministers debate: Can you be religious and favor abortion rights?

Drive for hunger scares up record
Despite an outpouring of donations to Hurricane Katrina and Rita relief efforts, the Augusta area continued its support of It's Spooky To Be Hungry, helping the local food drive celebrate another record year of donations.

Symposium showcases debate on evolution
The relationship between religion and politics is being fought on many fronts, and on Thursday that front was the debate between evolution and intelligent design.

Securing his Masters spot settles Howell
ATLANTA - There's plenty of reason for anyone to feel good about playing in the Tour Championship at East Lake.

Securing his Masters spot settles Howell
ATLANTA - There's plenty of reason for anyone to feel good about playing in the Tour Championship at East Lake.

New era is in planning stage for PGA Tour
ATLANTA - Gentlemen, start your golf carts?

New era is in planning stage for PGA Tour
ATLANTA - Gentlemen, start your golf carts?

New home-video releases

Imaginative film 'Millions' manages to engage and entertain

Imaginative film 'Millions' manages to engage and entertain
A good-hearted family film seems a stretch for the director who fed his native Britain to zombies in 28 Days Later and made unlikely heroes out of unrepentant heroin addicts in Trainspotting.

Today's children's films have more violence
LOS ANGELES - A shotgun-wielding hunter mercilessly pursues his target. Angry space aliens vaporize a defenseless town. A bloodthirsty shark preys on the weak and tiny.

Imaginative film 'Millions' manages to engage and entertain
A good-hearted family film seems a stretch for the director who fed his native Britain to zombies in 28 Days Later and made unlikely heroes out of unrepentant heroin addicts in Trainspotting.

Today's children's films have more violence
LOS ANGELES - A shotgun-wielding hunter mercilessly pursues his target. Angry space aliens vaporize a defenseless town. A bloodthirsty shark preys on the weak and tiny.

'Chocolate Factory' is built on Burton's sweet imagination
Sometimes you don't know what you've got until it's gone, and sometimes you don't realize something has been missing until it returns.

'Chocolate Factory' is built on Burton's sweet imagination

Today's children's films have more violence

New home-video releases
Here's a roundup of new releases in home DVD and video and a calendar of what's coming:

'Chocolate Factory' is built on Burton's sweet imagination
Sometimes you don't know what you've got until it's gone, and sometimes you don't realize something has been missing until it returns.

New home-video releases
Here's a roundup of new releases in home DVD and video and a calendar of what's coming:

Robert Earl Keen shows he's a singer who can sing
After experimenting with the tempos and textures of rock on his 2003 release Farm Fresh Onions, Texas singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen has returned to his roots with the CD What I Really Mean.

Sonic Spotlight: Louis Stevenson

The CDB strived to keep its music simple, smart and true
If Charlie Daniels has any advice for the musicians who mark him as an influence, it is this: Keep it simple and keep it true.

Concert calendar
BRYAN KENNEDY AND FRIENDS: 8 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $15 advance, $20 day of show; songwriters Bryan and Gordon Kennedy and Wayne Kirkpatrick; 722-8341, imperialtheatre.com.

Robert Earl Keen shows he's a singer who can sing

Locals feel Charlie Daniels' influence
Many of the acts on the bill for Saturday's Rockin' Rib and Music Fest plan on playing under the influence.

Rev. Run keeps it old school on new disc

Robert Earl Keen shows he's a singer who can sing
After experimenting with the tempos and textures of rock on his 2003 release Farm Fresh Onions, Texas singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen has returned to his roots with the CD What I Really Mean.

Locals feel Charlie Daniels' influence
Many of the acts on the bill for Saturday's Rockin' Rib and Music Fest plan on playing under the influence.

The CDB strived to keep its music simple, smart and true

Rev. Run keeps it old school on new disc
It's been 22 years since Rev. Run stepped in the game in his Adidas as one-third of the legendary Run-DMC. Listening to his latest album, "Distortion," is a little like being in time warp, as the rap pioneer delivers songs reminiscent of the group's groundbreaking sound.

Concert calendar

Sonic Spotlight: Louis Stevenson
PLAYS: Pictured with a Hohner blues harmonica. He's also played guitar since he was 5.

Locals feel Charlie Daniels' influence

Rev. Run keeps it old school on new disc
It's been 22 years since Rev. Run stepped in the game in his Adidas as one-third of the legendary Run-DMC. Listening to his latest album, "Distortion," is a little like being in time warp, as the rap pioneer delivers songs reminiscent of the group's groundbreaking sound.

The CDB strived to keep its music simple, smart and true
If Charlie Daniels has any advice for the musicians who mark him as an influence, it is this: Keep it simple and keep it true.

Sonic Spotlight: Louis Stevenson
PLAYS: Pictured with a Hohner blues harmonica. He's also played guitar since he was 5.

Concert calendar
BRYAN KENNEDY AND FRIENDS: 8 p.m. Thursday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $15 advance, $20 day of show; songwriters Bryan and Gordon Kennedy and Wayne Kirkpatrick; 722-8341, imperialtheatre.com.

Racing Newsmaker: Carl Edwards

Smaller teams find hope in NASCAR proposal to scale back super teams
HAMPTON, Ga. - Cal Wells III sat outside his hauler at Atlanta Motor Speedway, surrounded on all sides by larger, better-funded teams.

New Car might hit the track next year
HAMPTON, Ga. - NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow took a big step toward reality Monday with a five-car test session at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Racing Newsmaker: Carl Edwards
Carl Edwards won his third race of the season last Sunday to tie Tony Stewart's rookie record. More important, it inched him closer to Stewart in the Chase for the Championship standings.

Smaller teams find hope in NASCAR proposal to scale back super teams
HAMPTON, Ga. - Cal Wells III sat outside his hauler at Atlanta Motor Speedway, surrounded on all sides by larger, better-funded teams.

Drivers outside top 10 are taking spotlight
HAMPTON, Ga. - NBC's cameras rarely focused on Jamie McMurray during Sunday's Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

New Car might hit the track next year

Drivers outside top 10 are taking spotlight
HAMPTON, Ga. - NBC's cameras rarely focused on Jamie McMurray during Sunday's Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

New Car might hit the track next year
HAMPTON, Ga. - NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow took a big step toward reality Monday with a five-car test session at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Drivers outside top 10 are taking spotlight

Racing Newsmaker: Carl Edwards
Carl Edwards won his third race of the season last Sunday to tie Tony Stewart's rookie record. More important, it inched him closer to Stewart in the Chase for the Championship standings.

Smaller teams find hope in NASCAR proposal to scale back super teams

Falcons are hard to please now

Green returns to Warner as starting quarterback

Falcons sign Edwards, bring back Ulmer

Falcons O-line goes about business quietly

Mr. John Beard Lyons, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Lola Smith Anderson    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Ms. Vijaya Simpkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Bill Harville    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Burtis Ray Jackson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Beard Lyons, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Joseph Lundy    (NIAGRA, N.Y.)

Mrs. Dorothy Jane Aslaner    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Lou Kyler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie V. Brower    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Williamson    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. George "De" Lewis    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Victoria C. Castille    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Joanna Sheppard    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Lansing Burrows Lee Jr.
Lansing Burrows Lee Jr., a fifth-generation Augusta lawyer who was lauded as a "latter-day Renaissance man" and a devoted family man, died Wednesday.

Mrs. Dorothy Norris    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Yassney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Inez Heyward-Grant    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. James Livengood, Sr.    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Miss Annie Lee Lowery    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Daryl Leon Stone    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John David Langley    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Lansing Lee, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Miss Annie Lee Lowery    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Ms. Hazel Annette Spivey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Raymond Johnson    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Jane Aslaner    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Francis    (NEW ORLEANS, La.)

Mrs. Lola Smith Anderson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. John David Langley    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Johnny Sherlock    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Joanne Boyd    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Ms. Joanna Sheppard    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Robert W. Riggs    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Williamson    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Ms. Monica Harvey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lola Smith Anderson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Tee Partin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tee Partin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Pauline Hartzog    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Francis    (NEW ORLEANS, La.)

Mr. James Edward Quinn    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Raymond Johnson    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Ms. Monica Harvey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nannie Dee Lawson    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. James Livengood, Sr.    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. John David Langley    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Nannie Dee Lawson    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Harry B. Cooper    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Harry B. Cooper    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie V. Brower    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Andrew Jared Bree    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Andrew Jared Bree    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mrs. Laura Baker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Laura Baker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tommie Nichols    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ms. Hazel Annette Spivey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Inez Heyward-Grant    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Ancrum    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Pauline Hartzog    (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. John Beard Lyons, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest Harden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. George "De" Lewis    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary A. Gary    (MCCORMICK, S.C.)

Mr. Melvin Young    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. James Edward Quinn    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Melvin Dorsey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lola Smith Anderson    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ernestine Chance    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Vijaya Simpkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lansing Burrows Lee, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Edward Quinn    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura H. Baker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John David Langley    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Featured obituary: Lansing Burrows Lee Jr.
Lansing Burrows Lee Jr., a fifth-generation Augusta lawyer who was lauded as a "latter-day Renaissance man" and a devoted family man, died Wednesday.

Mrs. Victoria C. Castille    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanne Boyd    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Beard Lyons, Jr.    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Anthony Parker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Sherlock    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ophelia Moore    (METTER, Ga.)

Mr. Robert W. Riggs    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Wardell Philpot, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tommie Nichols    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Joseph Lundy    (NIAGRA, N.Y.)

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Lou Kyler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Bill Harville    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. James Livengood, Sr.    (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mr. Ernest Harden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Daryl Leon Stone    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Lee Long, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Williams    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lansing Lee, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Melvin Dorsey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ernestine Chance    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Melvin Young    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Lansing Burrows Lee, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Edward Makowski    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Anthony Parker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura H. Baker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tommie Nichols    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Tommie Nichols    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ophelia Moore    (METTER, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Edward Makowski    (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. David J. Thomas, Sr.    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Burtis Ray Jackson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. David J. Thomas, Sr.    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wardell Philpot, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Lee Long, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Blackmon (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Mr. Daryl Leon Stone (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Josie V. Brower (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Inez Heyward-Grant (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Tommie Nichols (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Lansing Burrows Lee, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Hazel Annette Spivey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Melvin Dorsey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Ancrum (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Vijaya Simpkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary A. Gary (MCCORMICK, S.C.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Robert W. Riggs (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura Baker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tee Partin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Beard Lyons, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Victoria C. Castille (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Raymond Johnson (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Joanne Boyd (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Nannie Dee Lawson (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Sherlock (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. George "De" Lewis (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Yassney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Livengood, Sr. (BEECH ISLAND, S.C.)

Mrs. Laura H. Baker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Edward Quinn (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Ernestine Chance (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Edward Makowski (MARIETTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Williamson (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. James Edward Quinn (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. David J. Thomas, Sr. (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Harden (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary Lou Kyler (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Bill Harville (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Miss Annie Lee Lowery (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. John David Langley (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Anthony Parker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Jane Aslaner (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lansing Lee, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. John David Langley (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ophelia Moore (METTER, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary W. Parker (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Burtis Ray Jackson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris (APPLING, Ga.)

Andrew Jared Bree (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Lansing Burrows Lee Jr.

Ms. Monica Harvey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lola Smith Anderson (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ella Francis (NEW ORLEANS, La.)

Mr. Melvin Young (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Joanna Sheppard (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph Lundy (NIAGRA, N.Y.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wardell Philpot, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John Beard Lyons, Jr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Lee Long, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lola Smith Anderson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tommie Nichols (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Harry B. Cooper (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Pauline Hartzog (BARNWELL, S.C.)

Getting off the island

City applauds club's efforts

Overtime

Team event thrills riders

Local men aim for good finish at Florida race

Roddick tops Dent to move on at Paris Masters

Overtime

Overtime
Muhammad Ali was treated for a back and neck condition, and is now undergoing follow-up physical therapy.

Getting off the island
When Debbie Daniells became the National Barrel Horse Association district manager for Maui, Hawaii, earlier this year, she saw riders whose potential was being limited. She decided to do something about it.

Getting off the island
When Debbie Daniells became the National Barrel Horse Association district manager for Maui, Hawaii, earlier this year, she saw riders whose potential was being limited. She decided to do something about it.

Overtime
Muhammad Ali was treated for a back and neck condition, and is now undergoing follow-up physical therapy.

Roddick tops Dent to move on at Paris Masters
PARIS - Top-seeded Andy Roddick beat Taylor Dent 6-4, 6-7 (2), 7-5 Wednesday to reach the third round of the Paris Masters.

Overtime
Georgia's Gordon Ely-Kelso is one of the 10 semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award.

City applauds club's efforts
As many as 1,000 participants are scheduled to converge in Augusta on Nov. 12 for the ninth annual Head of the South Rowing Regatta on the Savannah River.

Local men aim for good finish at Florida race
Paul Kannady used to see triathlons and question who would want to subject themselves to that torture.

City applauds club's efforts
As many as 1,000 participants are scheduled to converge in Augusta on Nov. 12 for the ninth annual Head of the South Rowing Regatta on the Savannah River.

Team event thrills riders
When Sayra de Troetsch competes in barrel races in her native Panama, crowds are sparse and competitions don't hold much revere.

Roddick tops Dent to move on at Paris Masters
PARIS - Top-seeded Andy Roddick beat Taylor Dent 6-4, 6-7 (2), 7-5 Wednesday to reach the third round of the Paris Masters.

Overtime
Georgia's Gordon Ely-Kelso is one of the 10 semifinalists for the Ray Guy Award.

Team event thrills riders
When Sayra de Troetsch competes in barrel races in her native Panama, crowds are sparse and competitions don't hold much revere.

Local men aim for good finish at Florida race
Paul Kannady used to see triathlons and question who would want to subject themselves to that torture.

Green returns to Warner as starting quarterback
TEMPE, Ariz. - Kurt Warner is a starter again. Warner will replace Josh McCown as starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Falcons are hard to please now
ATLANTA - It might finally be time for an NFL team to add an adjective to its nickname.

Green returns to Warner as starting quarterback
TEMPE, Ariz. - Kurt Warner is a starter again. Warner will replace Josh McCown as starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Falcons O-line goes about business quietly
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Quick, name all five starters on the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line. OK, we'll take four. Better yet, make it three.

Falcons are hard to please now
ATLANTA - It might finally be time for an NFL team to add an adjective to its nickname.

Falcons O-line goes about business quietly
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Quick, name all five starters on the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line. OK, we'll take four. Better yet, make it three.

Falcons sign Edwards, bring back Ulmer
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Looking for an upgrade at safety, the Atlanta Falcons signed former first-round pick Antuan Edwards on Wednesday.

Falcons sign Edwards, bring back Ulmer
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Looking for an upgrade at safety, the Atlanta Falcons signed former first-round pick Antuan Edwards on Wednesday.

Small-town girl becomes big country star

Small-town girl becomes big country star
Two years ago, Danielle Peck was just a girl from a small town in Ohio, waiting on tables in Nashville, Tenn., restaurants.

Small-town girl becomes big country star
Two years ago, Danielle Peck was just a girl from a small town in Ohio, waiting on tables in Nashville, Tenn., restaurants.

Georgia Farmers Market prices
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Davidson school's show focuses on dance, music
An annual event at John S. Davidson Fine Arts School receives a new twist this year.

School menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Crowning the winner
Joyce Lokey, the events coordinator for Windermere Health Center, crowns Eva Murray as one of the winners in the Mr. and Ms. Windermere Pageant.

Post Happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Ryan Wehmeyer, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Around the block
The Georgia-Carolina State Fair will continue through Sunday at the Hale Street Fairgrounds, 301 Hale St.

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

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

Instructor says class gets youths off streets
Discipline, patience and self-control - these are virtues that Sgt. 1st Class Trussie Bristow says can be learned through tae kwon do.

Post Happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Ryan Wehmeyer, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Across the river
INVITATIONAL CARRIAGE DRIVE: 10 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday; begins and ends at Winthrop Field on Mead Avenue, Aiken; drive includes a Victorian-era tea stop at Let's Pretend, 312 Horry St.; horses and carriages will be announced at Laurens Street; (803) 644-3547

'Stand-down' provides help for area's homeless veterans
Kathleen Scott believes the homeless need a hand up, not a hand out.

Library events
BOOKMOBILE SATURDAY SERVICE: The Bookmobile will be available in the Target parking lot, 235 Robert C. Daniels Jr. Parkway, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 26 and Dec. 10. Services include registering for a library card, and checking out and returning books.

Marines honor fallen comrades with round-the-clock
Lance Cpl. Ronaldo Navarro was a little out of breath as he finished his three-mile lap around Fort Gordon's Barton Field.

Instructor says class gets youths off streets
Discipline, patience and self-control - these are virtues that Sgt. 1st Class Trussie Bristow says can be learned through tae kwon do.

Hepzibah Lady Rebels claim championship
She has led the Hephzibah Middle School Lady Rebels to eight championships since 1989. Once again coach Anita Toney found her team dominating the win column, culminating the season by claiming the championship trophy with a 13-0 victory over Sego Middle School on Oct. 20.

Richmond County restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Community Spotlight: Golden Harvest Food Bank
Golden Harvest Food Bank ADDRESS: 3310 Commerce Drive, Augusta, GA 30909

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations:

Sixteen advance in latest Kids Count drawing
William Caudill, 5, and his grandmother Susan Norvell waited nervously to see whether William would make it to the next round in The Augusta Chronicle's Make Kids Count drawing for children ages 4-8, held Friday at Ashley Furniture Home Stores.

Entertainment program receives many awards
Fort Gordon's entertainment program has received top honors in the past few weeks.

Entertainment program receives many awards
Fort Gordon's entertainment program has received top honors in the past few weeks.

Upcoming events
GEORGIA-CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Through Sunday; Hale Street Fairgrounds; entertainment includes sea-lion show, hypnotist Dr. Travis Fox, Georgia-Carolina Clogging; Family Life exhibits include art, China painting; models, needlework and homecrafts and youth photography; gate admission $5; an unlimited-rides pass $15; various admission specials; individual ride tickets available; children 5 and younger free; www.georgiacarolina statefair.com

Recreation events
FORT DISCOVERY Seventh Street, 821-0200 COST: Free for members, $8 adults, $6 children, seniors and active military

Around the block
The Georgia-Carolina State Fair will continue through Sunday at the Hale Street Fairgrounds, 301 Hale St.

Events
THE ANNUAL WASHINGTON CONNECTIONS ART SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; on the square in Washington, Ga.; exhibits of art in a range of styles; sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Foundation for the Arts and Performing Arts; free admission and parking; (706) 318-8190

Recreation events
FORT DISCOVERY Seventh Street, 821-0200 COST: Free for members, $8 adults, $6 children, seniors and active military

School menu
School lunch menu for the week.

Foxhall's quiet seclusion is attraction to residents
Foxhall is a quiet community situated close to the bustling shopping centers scattered throughout west Augusta.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

Hepzibah Lady Rebels claim championship
She has led the Hephzibah Middle School Lady Rebels to eight championships since 1989. Once again coach Anita Toney found her team dominating the win column, culminating the season by claiming the championship trophy with a 13-0 victory over Sego Middle School on Oct. 20.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations:

Community Spotlight: Golden Harvest Food Bank
Golden Harvest Food Bank ADDRESS: 3310 Commerce Drive, Augusta, GA 30909

Library events
BOOKMOBILE SATURDAY SERVICE: The Bookmobile will be available in the Target parking lot, 235 Robert C. Daniels Jr. Parkway, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 26 and Dec. 10. Services include registering for a library card, and checking out and returning books.

Marines honor fallen comrades with round-the-clock
Lance Cpl. Ronaldo Navarro was a little out of breath as he finished his three-mile lap around Fort Gordon's Barton Field.

Richmond County restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Crowning the winner
Joyce Lokey, the events coordinator for Windermere Health Center, crowns Eva Murray as one of the winners in the Mr. and Ms. Windermere Pageant.

Georgia Farmers Market prices
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

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

Across the river
INVITATIONAL CARRIAGE DRIVE: 10 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday; begins and ends at Winthrop Field on Mead Avenue, Aiken; drive includes a Victorian-era tea stop at Let's Pretend, 312 Horry St.; horses and carriages will be announced at Laurens Street; (803) 644-3547

Hot line aids residents in burning yard debris
Since the ban on outdoor burning was lifted Oct. 1, the Georgia Forestry Commission has stayed busy issuing permits for residents to burn leaves, pine straw and limbs.

Sixteen advance in latest Kids Count drawing
William Caudill, 5, and his grandmother Susan Norvell waited nervously to see whether William would make it to the next round in The Augusta Chronicle's Make Kids Count drawing for children ages 4-8, held Friday at Ashley Furniture Home Stores.

Foxhall's quiet seclusion is attraction to residents
Foxhall is a quiet community situated close to the bustling shopping centers scattered throughout west Augusta.

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

Davidson school's show focuses on dance, music
An annual event at John S. Davidson Fine Arts School receives a new twist this year.

Events
THE ANNUAL WASHINGTON CONNECTIONS ART SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday; on the square in Washington, Ga.; exhibits of art in a range of styles; sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Foundation for the Arts and Performing Arts; free admission and parking; (706) 318-8190

Upcoming events
GEORGIA-CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Through Sunday; Hale Street Fairgrounds; entertainment includes sea-lion show, hypnotist Dr. Travis Fox, Georgia-Carolina Clogging; Family Life exhibits include art, China painting; models, needlework and homecrafts and youth photography; gate admission $5; an unlimited-rides pass $15; various admission specials; individual ride tickets available; children 5 and younger free; www.georgiacarolina statefair.com

Hot line aids residents in burning yard debris
Since the ban on outdoor burning was lifted Oct. 1, the Georgia Forestry Commission has stayed busy issuing permits for residents to burn leaves, pine straw and limbs.

'Stand-down' provides help for area's homeless veterans
Kathleen Scott believes the homeless need a hand up, not a hand out.

Marines honor fallen comrades with round-the-clock

Meetings

Crowning the winner

Upcoming events

Community Spotlight: Golden Harvest Food Bank

Recreation events

Richmond County restaurant ratings

Reunions

Library events

Hepzibah Lady Rebels claim championship

Georgia Farmers Market prices

Foxhall's quiet seclusion is attraction to residents

Recycling centers

Around the block

Events

Hot line aids residents in burning yard debris

Davidson school's show focuses on dance, music

Instructor says class gets youths off streets

Sixteen advance in latest Kids Count drawing

For the record

'Stand-down' provides help for area's homeless veterans

Entertainment program receives many awards

School menu

Across the river

Post Happenings

Securing his Masters spot settles Howell

New era is in planning stage for PGA Tour

Hollywood's dark movies have way of finding their own light

Fox special to answer letters to Santa Claus
NEW YORK - Thanks to the Fox network, some letters to Santa Claus are sure to be answered this year.

CNN's Aaron Brown is departing in shake-up
NEW YORK - Aaron Brown, once one of CNN's most prominent anchors, is leaving the network after a shakeup that gives his prime-time slot to rising star Anderson Cooper and expands it to two hours.

Fox special to answer letters to Santa Claus

CNN's Aaron Brown is departing in shake-up
NEW YORK - Aaron Brown, once one of CNN's most prominent anchors, is leaving the network after a shakeup that gives his prime-time slot to rising star Anderson Cooper and expands it to two hours.

Fox special to answer letters to Santa Claus
NEW YORK - Thanks to the Fox network, some letters to Santa Claus are sure to be answered this year.

NBC launching new network for fans of crime stories
NEW YORK - NBC Universal said Wednesday it will start a new cable channel, Sleuth, to appeal to fans of mystery and crime shows.

NBC launching new network for fans of crime stories
NEW YORK - NBC Universal said Wednesday it will start a new cable channel, Sleuth, to appeal to fans of mystery and crime shows.

NBC launching new network for fans of crime stories

CNN's Aaron Brown is departing in shake-up

People in the News

Latest arcade offerings come with more flair, variety

Spotted

Calendar

What's For Lunch: Cutie Pies

Mel Gibson's 'Passion' fuels religious films

Club calendar

Simple 'Unmasked' stays true to trusty Scooby-Doo formula

'Vue nightclub provides Surrey Center with another angle on professionalism

Columbia County gets fair festivities off ground

Hollywood's dark movies have way of finding their own light
Nothing turns my life upside down quite as efficiently as the end of daylight-saving time. It seems that no matter how good my intentions, there's always at least one clock I forget to set, one appointment I'm late for or one task I fail to complete because at some point, when I wasn't paying attention, everyone did the traditional Fall Back.

Hollywood's dark movies have way of finding their own light
Nothing turns my life upside down quite as efficiently as the end of daylight-saving time. It seems that no matter how good my intentions, there's always at least one clock I forget to set, one appointment I'm late for or one task I fail to complete because at some point, when I wasn't paying attention, everyone did the traditional Fall Back.

Hill, Thompson, Wommack return to Arkansas with Gamecocks
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina assistant Madre Hill tried to make this week the same as any other for his runners. It hasn't worked, said tailback Mike Davis.

Hill, Thompson, Wommack return to Arkansas with Gamecocks
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina assistant Madre Hill tried to make this week the same as any other for his runners. It hasn't worked, said tailback Mike Davis.

Odom says it's time to forget about NIT title
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Last year's NIT title might have been sweet for South Carolina, but Gamecocks coach Dave Odom says it's time to forget it.

Hill, Thompson, Wommack return to Arkansas with Gamecocks

Odom says it's time to forget about NIT title

Odom says it's time to forget about NIT title
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Last year's NIT title might have been sweet for South Carolina, but Gamecocks coach Dave Odom says it's time to forget it.

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