In which season do leaves fall: Mustard or vinegar?

Startup aims to make online video profitable

Wal-Mart releases study results, takes on critics

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.

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.

North Augusta to lose Food Lion

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.

Wal-Mart releases study results, takes on critics
WASHINGTON - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which has been prickly about criticisms of its low-cost business model, opened itself up to a lively debate among economists Friday about how the world's largest retailer affects the economy.

Stocks post gains despite weak employment report
NEW YORK - A late rally gave Wall Street a modest advance Friday after a lackluster employment report left investors wondering about the pace of economic growth and inflation. The major indexes each gained more than 1 percent this week.

Wal-Mart releases study results, takes on critics
WASHINGTON - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which has been prickly about criticisms of its low-cost business model, opened itself up to a lively debate among economists Friday about how the world's largest retailer affects the economy.

Stocks post gains despite weak employment report

Charities, governments worry about winter

House moves to counter Supreme Court decision on eminent domain

Sales, productivity drive stocks higher

Retail sales, strong productivity boost stocks

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.

Downtown has new director

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.

Downtown has new director
Margaret Woodard won't be able to look out her window without seeing her work, and that's fine by her.

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.

Charities, governments worry about winter
ROANOKE, Va. - Preparing for astronomical heating bills this winter, Angel Hodges lowered the thermostat in her rented townhouse to 60 degrees and warned her two daughters: "Bundle up."

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.

Downtown has new director
Margaret Woodard won't be able to look out her window without seeing her work, and that's fine by her.

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.

Stocks post gains despite weak employment report
NEW YORK - A late rally gave Wall Street a modest advance Friday after a lackluster employment report left investors wondering about the pace of economic growth and inflation. The major indexes each gained more than 1 percent this week.

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.

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.

Charities, governments worry about winter
ROANOKE, Va. - Preparing for astronomical heating bills this winter, Angel Hodges lowered the thermostat in her rented townhouse to 60 degrees and warned her two daughters: "Bundle up."

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 4, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 4, 2005.

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Editorial cartoon for Nov. 5, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 5, 2005.

Decision still out on Whitehurst
CLEMSON, S.C. - Even if Charlie Whitehurst begged his coach to let him play quarterback this week, Clemson's Tommy Bowden might have to say no.

Clemson basketball after bigger things in 2006

Decision still out on Whitehurst
CLEMSON, S.C. - Even if Charlie Whitehurst begged his coach to let him play quarterback this week, Clemson's Tommy Bowden might have to say no.

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.

Decision still out on Whitehurst

Elect Freddie Handy

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.

'Lawyer's lawyer' will be missed

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
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.

Elect Freddie Handy
Freddie Handy was a virtual fixture in Richmond County government during the 1990s. He was first elected to the old county commission in 1991 and to the consolidated commission in 1995; then he ran into some family problems and lost his re-election bid in 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.

Elect Freddie Handy
Freddie Handy was a virtual fixture in Richmond County government during the 1990s. He was first elected to the old county commission in 1991 and to the consolidated commission in 1995; then he ran into some family problems and lost his re-election bid in 1999.

'Lawyer's lawyer' will be missed
If all lawyers practiced law the way Lansing B. Lee Jr. did, attorneys would be held in highest esteem along with clergy and doctors.

Bowles: top of his class

Another reason for abstinence

'Lawyer's lawyer' will be missed
If all lawyers practiced law the way Lansing B. Lee Jr. did, attorneys would be held in highest esteem along with clergy and doctors.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - Charlie Sheen says his relationship with his wife, Denise Richards, is on the mend. Sheen told the CBS "Late Late Show" with Craig Ferguson that "things are really good."

Shar was dating Federline when he met Spears
NEW YORK - In a new interview, Shar Jackson says she and Kevin Federline were still together when he and Britney Spears began dating last year.

Shar was dating Federline when he met Spears
NEW YORK - In a new interview, Shar Jackson says she and Kevin Federline were still together when he and Britney Spears began dating last year.

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

Clooney denies confrontation with security guard
LONDON - George Clooney denied a newspaper report that he was involved in a shoving match with a security guard outside a bar in London's West End.

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

Clooney denies confrontation with security guard
LONDON - George Clooney denied a newspaper report that he was involved in a shoving match with a security guard outside a bar in London's West End.

People in the News
LOS ANGELES - Charlie Sheen says his relationship with his wife, Denise Richards, is on the mend. Sheen told the CBS "Late Late Show" with Craig Ferguson that "things are really good."

Stocks post gains despite weak jobs data
NEW YORK - A late rally gave Wall Street a modest advance Friday after a lackluster employment report left investors wondering about the pace of economic growth and inflation. The major indexes each gained more than 1 percent this week.

Stocks post gains despite weak jobs data

Stocks post gains despite weak jobs data
NEW YORK - A late rally gave Wall Street a modest advance Friday after a lackluster employment report left investors wondering about the pace of economic growth and inflation. The major indexes each gained more than 1 percent this week.

Getting their beauty sleep

Fishing Tournaments

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.

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.

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

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.

Perennials need to be divided for their health

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

Ga. Southern needs win now against Furman
STATESBORO, Ga. - Twenty years ago, an upstart Georgia Southern football program began a championship tradition.

Ga. Southern needs win now against Furman
STATESBORO, Ga. - Twenty years ago, an upstart Georgia Southern football program began a championship tradition.

Henderson relies on faith to get through all his pain, heartache
ATLANTA - When Eric Henderson woke up the day after the game, the pain surged through his ailing right ankle.

Henderson relies on faith to get through all his pain, heartache
ATLANTA - When Eric Henderson woke up the day after the game, the pain surged through his ailing right ankle.

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.

Ga. Southern needs win now against Furman

Henderson relies on faith to get through all his pain, heartache

Georgia Tech cornerback must stay alert this week

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

Bryant still atop the field

Bryant still atop the field
ATLANTA - In the spring of 2000, just after yet another surgery on yet another crucial golfing joint, a surgeon sat Bart Bryant down and leveled with him.

Bryant still atop the field
ATLANTA - In the spring of 2000, just after yet another surgery on yet another crucial golfing joint, a surgeon sat Bart Bryant down and leveled with him.

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.

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

Prep Football Radio Schedule

Warriors can't fix playoff misery

Hillary, Rebels advance

Prep Football Schedule

Road very kind to Bulldogs

Devils scream way to victory

Cross Creek ousted quickly

Coaches Confidential

Player of the Week

Lions' defense bogs Swampcats

Thomson passes test

Prep Football Power Poll

Red Devils bounce Dragons

Trojans pitch shutout in opening win

Aiken still the buzz

Key Matchups

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.

Red Devils bounce Dragons
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Lincoln County staved off an upset threat by Jefferson, but the victory might have cost the Red Devils a quarterback.

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.

Thomson passes test
THOMSON - High school football fans across Georgia considered it one of the premier first round playoff games in any classification. Washington County and Thomson didn't disappoint.

Lions' defense bogs Swampcats
Augusta Christian's defense grabbed four interceptions and forced a fumble in Friday night's 35-6 win over Laurence Manning in the quarterfinal round of the South Carolina Independent Schools Association Class AAA state playoffs.

Hillary, Rebels advance
EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Coco Hillary admits there's a little pressure on Strom Thurmond's seniors this year.

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

Road very kind to Bulldogs
ANDREWS, S.C. - The road is apparently a friendly place for Silver Bluff.

Cross Creek ousted quickly
FORT VALLEY, Ga. - It seems like the 0-3 start and ensuing murmurs about anything being wrong with Peach County were years ago, not September.

Warriors can't fix playoff misery
LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Jefferson County is going bananas when it comes to the Georgia High School Association football playoffs.

Devils scream way to victory
COMMERCE, Ga. -- The Commerce Tigers knew coming into the game that Warren County was capable of big plays, they just didn't expect to see them so soon.

Trojans pitch shutout in opening win
RIDGE SPRING, S.C. -- Devon Quattlebaum broke open a close game in the fourth quarter as the the Trojans pitched a shutout in the first round of the Class A playoffs.

Devils scream way to victory
COMMERCE, Ga. -- The Commerce Tigers knew coming into the game that Warren County was capable of big plays, they just didn't expect to see them so soon.

Hillary, Rebels advance
EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Coco Hillary admits there's a little pressure on Strom Thurmond's seniors this year.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Thomson passes test
THOMSON - High school football fans across Georgia considered it one of the premier first round playoff games in any classification. Washington County and Thomson didn't disappoint.

Road very kind to Bulldogs
ANDREWS, S.C. - The road is apparently a friendly place for Silver Bluff.

Lions' defense bogs Swampcats
Augusta Christian's defense grabbed four interceptions and forced a fumble in Friday night's 35-6 win over Laurence Manning in the quarterfinal round of the South Carolina Independent Schools Association Class AAA state playoffs.

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

Red Devils bounce Dragons
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Lincoln County staved off an upset threat by Jefferson, but the victory might have cost the Red Devils a quarterback.

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

Aiken still the buzz
AIKEN - The Aiken Hornets' seniors gave the underclassmen a little pep talk before Friday's regular-season finale against rival South Aiken.

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.

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

Cross Creek ousted quickly
FORT VALLEY, Ga. - It seems like the 0-3 start and ensuing murmurs about anything being wrong with Peach County were years ago, not September.

Aiken still the buzz
AIKEN - The Aiken Hornets' seniors gave the underclassmen a little pep talk before Friday's regular-season finale against rival South Aiken.

Trojans pitch shutout in opening win
RIDGE SPRING, S.C. -- Devon Quattlebaum broke open a close game in the fourth quarter as the the Trojans pitched a shutout in the first round of the Class A playoffs.

Warriors can't fix playoff misery
LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Jefferson County is going bananas when it comes to the Georgia High School Association football playoffs.

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

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.

We can't trust commission with SPLOST
There are a number of reasons to support Augusta's special local option sales tax to be voted on Nov. 8, but there are also three big reasons to be opposed: city commissioner Marion Williams and his two commission lapdogs, Betty Beard and Richard Colclough.M. Don Williams, Augusta

City needs real leaders to handle money
The letter to the editor written by Blythe Mayor Tom Cobb ("If SPLOST fails, our taxes will rise," Oct. 14) was right on point.Robert Fry, Augusta

City needs real leaders to handle money

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

Vote Sonny Pittman for District 7
I strongly support Sonny Pittman's election to serve as the Augusta Commissioner for District 7.Alvin Forrest, 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

Willie Mays will unite Augusta
I wholeheartedly endorse Willie Mays for mayor of Augusta, and ask voters to give him the majority Tuesday so he can move our great city forward.Tracy E. Williams Jr., Augusta

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

Willie Mays will unite 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

Willie Mays will unite Augusta
I wholeheartedly endorse Willie Mays for mayor of Augusta, and ask voters to give him the majority Tuesday so he can move our great city forward.Tracy E. Williams Jr., Augusta

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

A SPLOST 'no' vote is a wake-up call
First things first. We must get rid of Augusta's free-spending city commissioners. We must demand that the city administrator concern himself with necessary projects.Harry Sellers, Hephzibah

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.

Starve the beast: reject SPLOST
Fellow taxpayers, Nov. 8 is just around the corner, and we have an opportunity to send a message to our dysfunctional Augusta commissioners: no more SPLOST revenues until they provide the taxpayers a full accounting of past SPLOST money that has been spent, and why.Frank W. Scharite, Augusta

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

Vote Sonny Pittman for District 7

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

District 3 needs Bowles

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

We can't trust commission with SPLOST
There are a number of reasons to support Augusta's special local option sales tax to be voted on Nov. 8, but there are also three big reasons to be opposed: city commissioner Marion Williams and his two commission lapdogs, Betty Beard and Richard Colclough.M. Don Williams, Augusta

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

Voting for SPLOST will help city
The Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Augusta proudly join more than 25 other leading civic organizations in support of SPLOST V.Phil Wahl, Hal Hood, 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.

A SPLOST 'no' vote is a wake-up call
First things first. We must get rid of Augusta's free-spending city commissioners. We must demand that the city administrator concern himself with necessary projects.Harry Sellers, 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

Starve the beast: reject SPLOST
Fellow taxpayers, Nov. 8 is just around the corner, and we have an opportunity to send a message to our dysfunctional Augusta commissioners: no more SPLOST revenues until they provide the taxpayers a full accounting of past SPLOST money that has been spent, and why.Frank W. Scharite, Augusta

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

City needs real leaders to handle money
The letter to the editor written by Blythe Mayor Tom Cobb ("If SPLOST fails, our taxes will rise," Oct. 14) was right on point.Robert Fry, 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

Voting for SPLOST will help city
The Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Augusta proudly join more than 25 other leading civic organizations in support of SPLOST V.Phil Wahl, Hal Hood, Augusta

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

Vote Sonny Pittman for District 7
I strongly support Sonny Pittman's election to serve as the Augusta Commissioner for District 7.Alvin Forrest, 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

We can't trust commission with SPLOST

Deke Copenhaver is up to challenge

Voting for SPLOST will help city

Copenhaver will unify

A SPLOST 'no' vote is a wake-up call

Butler could be political all-star

Want change? Vote Copenhaver

Holland is the right man for District 5

Starve the beast: reject SPLOST

Paper should've backed Copenhaver

Holland an outstanding choice

Living briefs

Today's Mods interpret '60s Mod scene

Fashion briefs

Fashion boots are a trend for men, too

Hyundai's Azera is value-priced, premium sedan

Wedge heels, fur lining give the boot to ordinary shoes

Fashion boots are a trend for men, too
NEW YORK - Most men have no problem putting on hiking boots, ski boots or serious winter weather boots. But leather boots?

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - Short hair isn't only for mature women and rebel rockers. Any woman can wear short hair, says Matrix stylist Enzo Angileri. The key is in the cut.

Wedge heels, fur lining give the boot to ordinary shoes
NEW YORK - Creating something that is equally stylish and practical is no easy feat. But boot designers this fall are giving women so many attractive choices that regular shoes are getting the shaft.

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.

Fashion boots are a trend for men, too
NEW YORK - Most men have no problem putting on hiking boots, ski boots or serious winter weather boots. But leather boots?

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.

Wedge heels, fur lining give the boot to ordinary shoes
NEW YORK - Creating something that is equally stylish and practical is no easy feat. But boot designers this fall are giving women so many attractive choices that regular shoes are getting the shaft.

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.

Today's Mods interpret '60s Mod scene
LOS ANGELES - A banner reading "1966" hangs above DJ Rena Durrant and her turntables at Club Satisfaction in Hollywood. On the dance floor, doe-eyed girls in polyester A-line dresses and bobbed hair shimmy and shake alongside boys in three-button suits and Beatle boots. A '60s R&B tune fills the room.

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.

Today's Mods interpret '60s Mod scene
LOS ANGELES - A banner reading "1966" hangs above DJ Rena Durrant and her turntables at Club Satisfaction in Hollywood. On the dance floor, doe-eyed girls in polyester A-line dresses and bobbed hair shimmy and shake alongside boys in three-button suits and Beatle boots. A '60s R&B tune fills the room.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - Short hair isn't only for mature women and rebel rockers. Any woman can wear short hair, says Matrix stylist Enzo Angileri. The key is in the cut.

Lynx suffer power outage
ESTERO, Fla. - Bob Ferguson chatted with some old friends and couldn't help but reminisce about his three years as the Florida Everblades' head coach.

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.

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

Lynx suffer power outage
ESTERO, Fla. - Bob Ferguson chatted with some old friends and couldn't help but reminisce about his three years as the Florida Everblades' head coach.

Lynx suffer power outage

A night to remember

Special education teachers focus qualification concerns
ATLANTA - Anita Graham has taught special education for 20 years.

Many wait for payouts from train wreck
GRANITEVILLE - Gloria and Rodney Swearingen fled their Graniteville home last January mere minutes after a Norfolk Southern train crash sent a deadly chlorine plume into the cold morning air.

Bill would cut tax for factories

Young competitors take studies on ride
Between waking up early in the morning, daily walks and full body massages, there are some days 12-year-old Tyrney Steinhoff would rather be in a classroom than taking care of her cocoa-colored quarter horse, Hotshot.

Inaction on lawsuit could cost Augusta

Kid of the Day
Lyndon Bryce Lowery is today's Kid of the Day.

MCG conducts abortion forum

Butler Creek is test site of new monitor
An Ohio technology firm whose innovative water quality monitors helped gather new knowledge during Hurricane Katrina has chosen Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta as a test site for a real-time study of Butler Creek.

Robin Williams in jail on theft charge

System to keep track of children

Drive for hunger scares up record

Corps will charge for land-use permits
Property owners with permits to use public lands along Thurmond Lake will begin paying administrative fees Jan. 1.

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

Special education teachers focus qualification concerns
ATLANTA - Anita Graham has taught special education for 20 years.

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.

Across South Carolina
DARLINGTON - A 64-year-old woman has died after she came home from work and discovered someone had broken into her home, Darlington County deputies say.

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.

City takes no action on suits
Another lawsuit against the city ended in default proceedings recently because no answer was filed on Augusta's behalf.

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 South Carolina
DARLINGTON - A 64-year-old woman has died after she came home from work and discovered someone had broken into her home, Darlington County deputies say.

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

Survivors go on; Wise waits for execution

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.

Across South Carolina

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.

Across Georgia

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.

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Old courthouse opens with new renovations
The reminders of the past were all around: two white, ornate fireplaces in the courtroom, a polished plaque bearing the names of Civil War dead and judges recalling memories that frequently drew laughter from the crowd.

Across the area
The temporary delay in delivery of the area's allotment of flu vaccine was shorter than expected.

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Symposium showcases debate on evolution

Facilities director fired after wreck
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Burke County Administrator Merv Waldrop said he wanted to give a longtime county employee a chance to resign rather than be fired, but the employee didn't take it.

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Police boost patrols after brick attacks
If you live in Augusta and have an e-mail account, there's a good chance you have received warnings this week about driving down Wheeler Road near Summerville.

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

Career centers help students choose path
A multicolored abstract painting of intersecting vertical and horizontal lines hangs above a bookshelf cluttered with scholarship pamphlets and college brochures.

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.

Across the area

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City takes no action on suits

Aiken County high schools' scores mixed

Facilities director fired after wreck
WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Burke County Administrator Merv Waldrop said he wanted to give a longtime county employee a chance to resign rather than be fired, but the employee didn't take it.

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Man who killed 4 in Aiken County plant put to death

Ceremony remembers German, Italian POWs

Doctor follows up on Pakistan

Many wait for payouts from train wreck

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.

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.

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.

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?

Officials want board to act on stabbing

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.

Facilities director fired after wreck

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.

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?

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.

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

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.

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.

Across Georgia

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.

View from the top

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

Student cut with knife on bus

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.

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.

Arrests made in killing, break-in

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.

Across the area

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

Officials want board to act on stabbing
Richmond County school board member Barbara Pulliam has been stressing the need for monitors on all school buses, and Thursday's knife attack has renewed her efforts to see that happen.

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.

Police boost patrols after brick attacks
If you live in Augusta and have an e-mail account, there's a good chance you have received warnings this week about driving down Wheeler Road near Summerville.

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Butler Creek is test site of new monitor
An Ohio technology firm whose innovative water quality monitors helped gather new knowledge during Hurricane Katrina has chosen Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta as a test site for a real-time study of Butler Creek.

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.

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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.

Economics is tops at candidate forum

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Kid of the Day

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

Career centers help students choose path
A multicolored abstract painting of intersecting vertical and horizontal lines hangs above a bookshelf cluttered with scholarship pamphlets and college brochures.

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.

Many wait for payouts from train wreck
GRANITEVILLE - Gloria and Rodney Swearingen fled their Graniteville home last January mere minutes after a Norfolk Southern train crash sent a deadly chlorine plume into the cold morning air.

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.

Show has space exploration, explanation
Everyone's an explorer at heart, according to Susan Lendroth of The Planetary Society.

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.

City takes no action on suits
Another lawsuit against the city ended in default proceedings recently because no answer was filed on Augusta's behalf.

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

Across the area
The temporary delay in delivery of the area's allotment of flu vaccine was shorter than expected.

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.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A 23-year-old Woodstock man who said he heard voices is being charged in two recent arson attacks on Jehovah's Witnesses kingdom halls in Forsyth and Cobb counties.

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.

Old courthouse opens with new renovations
The reminders of the past were all around: two white, ornate fireplaces in the courtroom, a polished plaque bearing the names of Civil War dead and judges recalling memories that frequently drew laughter from the crowd.

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.

Officials want board to act on stabbing
Richmond County school board member Barbara Pulliam has been stressing the need for monitors on all school buses, and Thursday's knife attack has renewed her efforts to see that happen.

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.

Corps will charge for land-use permits
Property owners with permits to use public lands along Thurmond Lake will begin paying administrative fees Jan. 1.

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.

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Old courthouse opens with new renovations

Young competitors take studies on ride
Between waking up early in the morning, daily walks and full body massages, there are some days 12-year-old Tyrney Steinhoff would rather be in a classroom than taking care of her cocoa-colored quarter horse, Hotshot.

Show has space exploration, explanation

Corps will charge for land-use permits

Butler Creek is test site of new monitor

Special education teachers focus qualification concerns

Across South Carolina

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A 23-year-old Woodstock man who said he heard voices is being charged in two recent arson attacks on Jehovah's Witnesses kingdom halls in Forsyth and Cobb counties.

Career centers help students choose path

Show has space exploration, explanation
Everyone's an explorer at heart, according to Susan Lendroth of The Planetary Society.

Young competitors take studies on ride

Kid of the Day
Lyndon Bryce Lowery is today's Kid of the Day.

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

Police boost patrols after brick attacks

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

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.

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

Today's children's films have more violence

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.

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films
Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films
Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

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.

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.

Country music counting on late releases
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country music sales are off 10 percent from last year. But with releases by Kenny Chesney and Big & Rich still to come and the Country Music Association broadcasting its annual awards show this month, no one is panicking.

Jazz musician lost treasures in hurricane
NEW ORLEANS - Pete Fountain's home in nearby Bay St. Louis, Miss., told his life story - gold albums, pictures posing with four presidents, thank-you notes from Frank Sinatra, and beloved clarinets and other vintage instruments.

Rev. Run keeps it old school on new disc

Country music counting on late releases
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country music sales are off 10 percent from last year. But with releases by Kenny Chesney and Big & Rich still to come and the Country Music Association broadcasting its annual awards show this month, no one is panicking.

Jazz musician lost treasures in hurricane
NEW ORLEANS - Pete Fountain's home in nearby Bay St. Louis, Miss., told his life story - gold albums, pictures posing with four presidents, thank-you notes from Frank Sinatra, and beloved clarinets and other vintage instruments.

Jazz musician lost treasures in hurricane

Country music counting on late releases

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.

Newman wins pole at Dickies 500
FORT WORTH, Texas - Ryan Newman won the pole for Sunday's Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway with his first lap of 192.947 mph. During his second lap, however, his Alltel Dodge slammed into the fourth-turn wall.

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.

Newman wins pole at Dickies 500
FORT WORTH, Texas - Ryan Newman won the pole for Sunday's Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway with his first lap of 192.947 mph. During his second lap, however, his Alltel Dodge slammed into the fourth-turn wall.

Newman wins pole at Dickies 500

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.

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

Falcons O-line goes about business quietly

Falcons sign Edwards, bring back Ulmer

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanne Boyd    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Ernestine Chance    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James "Rock" Moore    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Melvin Dorsey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Yassney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ella Francis    (NEW ORLEANS, La.)

Mrs. Jeanne M. Stratton    (APPLING, Ga.)

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

Mr. Tee Partin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Harden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jeanne M. Stratton    (APPLING, Ga.)

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

Mr. Tee Partin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Tom Caldwell    (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Tee Partin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura H. Baker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Joanna Sheppard    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Flora W. Perkins    (AUGUSTA, 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 Ann Godbee    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Ed Milner    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Frederick H. Lightsey    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Miss Reba Lavon Wells    (MABLETON, Ga.)

Mrs. Laura H. Baker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tom Caldwell    (DEARING, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanne Boyd    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Robbie J. Styron    (LORIS, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Flora W. Perkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ernestine Chance    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris    (APPLING, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ed Milner    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Melvin Dorsey    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frederick H. Lightsey    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Miss Reba Lavon Wells    (MABLETON, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Francis    (NEW ORLEANS, La.)

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

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

Mr. James "Rock" Moore    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ernest Harden    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Ms. Joanna Sheppard    (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Tee Partin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Thomas E. Toney    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris    (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mary A. Yassney    (RYDC AUGUSTA, 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. Robbie J. Styron    (LORIS, S.C.)

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

Ms. Mary A. Yassney    (RYDC AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Frank Mears (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Maeola Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Tee Partin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Frank Mears (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Robbie J. Styron (LORIS, S.C.)

Mrs. Marion Hall Jenkins (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Ms. Joanna Sheppard (MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Frederick H. Lightsey (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Ella Francis (NEW ORLEANS, La.)

Mrs. Mary Yassney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ed Milner (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mr. Tee Partin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ernest Harden (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Melvin Dorsey (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Phyllis Beasley (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Ann Godbee (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Queenie Dunaway (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. James "Rock" Moore (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Joel Swearingen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Maeola Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanne Boyd (HARLEM, Ga.)

Featured obituary: Lansing Burrows Lee Jr.

Mrs. Jeanne M. Stratton (APPLING, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy Norris (APPLING, Ga.)

Mr. Tom Caldwell (DEARING, Ga.)

Mrs. Ernestine Chance (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Reba Lavon Wells (MABLETON, Ga.)

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

Ms. Mary A. Yassney (RYDC AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Flora W. Perkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Joel Swearingen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Vernon Lee Hale (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Overtime

City applauds club's efforts

Overtime

Rider looking for bit of magic

Getting off the island

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
In Rocky Face, Ga., Augusta State's men's golf team carded 9-over 297 on Friday, putting them in eighth place after the first round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate.

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

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.

Rider looking for bit of magic
This could be the night Mike Berberich and his horse, JD Donit, lay down what Berberich calls "that magical run" in the National Barrel Horse Association World Championships.

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.

Overtime
In Rocky Face, Ga., Augusta State's men's golf team carded 9-over 297 on Friday, putting them in eighth place after the first round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate.

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

Rider looking for bit of magic
This could be the night Mike Berberich and his horse, JD Donit, lay down what Berberich calls "that magical run" in the National Barrel Horse Association World Championships.

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 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.

Image of Holiness
After working nearly 10 months on an oil painting of Jesus preaching from a boat, the moment had come Monday for artist Lucy McTier to see how well it would fit in its new home, the sanctuary of Christ's Sanctified Holy Church on North Belair Road in Evans.

Faith digest
Sheri Davis knew she wanted to apply for a $15,000-grant to help Interfaith Hospitality Network, but actually winning it took her by surprise.br>Coming next Saturday

Image of Holiness
After working nearly 10 months on an oil painting of Jesus preaching from a boat, the moment had come Monday for artist Lucy McTier to see how well it would fit in its new home, the sanctuary of Christ's Sanctified Holy Church on North Belair Road in Evans.

Faith calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send to churchnews@augustachronicle.com. Send a fax to 722-7403 or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Loss of son results in heartfelt ministry
Since 2004, Angela Youmans has worked with hundreds of Allendale County children, teaching them to sing, dance and act. When she looks into their faces they look like such babies to her, a reminder of how young her 16-year-old son, Deonte Elmore, was when he died two years ago.

Faith digest
Sheri Davis knew she wanted to apply for a $15,000-grant to help Interfaith Hospitality Network, but actually winning it took her by surprise.br>Coming next Saturday

Blunt thoughts on U.S. Jews' declining birth rates
The Bible states that after God had created man and woman, he commanded, "Be fertile and increase, fill the earth and master it" (Genesis 1:28).

Health benefits come from Golden Rule
Few people link living their faith with a healthy lifestyle.

Loss of son results in heartfelt ministry
Since 2004, Angela Youmans has worked with hundreds of Allendale County children, teaching them to sing, dance and act. When she looks into their faces they look like such babies to her, a reminder of how young her 16-year-old son, Deonte Elmore, was when he died two years ago.

Faith calendar
The Faith Calendar lists church and temple activities. Space is limited. Deadline is noon Monday. Send to churchnews@augustachronicle.com. Send a fax to 722-7403 or mail to Faith Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle Newsroom, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Health benefits come from Golden Rule
Few people link living their faith with a healthy lifestyle.

Anne Rice returns to Jesus in new book
After stupendous sales for her tales of vampires, witches and lust, novelist Anne Rice has turned to Jesus - personally and literarily.

Blunt thoughts on U.S. Jews' declining birth rates
The Bible states that after God had created man and woman, he commanded, "Be fertile and increase, fill the earth and master it" (Genesis 1:28).

Anne Rice returns to Jesus in new book
After stupendous sales for her tales of vampires, witches and lust, novelist Anne Rice has turned to Jesus - personally and literarily.

Securing his Masters spot settles Howell

Fireworks promised on 'West Wing' live debate
LOS ANGELES - The powers behind "The West Wing" are making this campaign promise: Sunday's live debate between presidential candidates Arnold Vinick and Matt Santos will be far from politics - or television - as usual.

Fireworks promised on 'West Wing' live debate
LOS ANGELES - The powers behind "The West Wing" are making this campaign promise: Sunday's live debate between presidential candidates Arnold Vinick and Matt Santos will be far from politics - or television - as usual.

Fireworks promised on 'West Wing' live debate

Clooney denies confrontation with security guard

Shar was dating Federline when he met Spears

People in the News

Mel Gibson's 'Passion' fuels religious films

Georgia loses prize recruit to knee injury
ATHENS, Ga. - Top recruit Angel Robinson won't play this season for the Georgia women's basketball team because of an injury to her left knee.

Georgia loses prize recruit to knee injury

Georgia loses prize recruit to knee injury
ATHENS, Ga. - Top recruit Angel Robinson won't play this season for the Georgia women's basketball team because of an injury to her left knee.

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

Razorbacks to start freshman at quarterback against USC

South Carolina athletic department to use on-line service
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The University of South Carolina has partnered with Paciolan Systems Inc. to bring its ticket operations for athletic events on-line.

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.

South Carolina athletic department to use on-line service

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.

South Carolina athletic department to use on-line service
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The University of South Carolina has partnered with Paciolan Systems Inc. to bring its ticket operations for athletic events on-line.

Razorbacks to start freshman at quarterback against USC
LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas defensive lineman Keith Jackson says his team will be ready for Steve Spurrier.

Odom says it's time to forget about NIT title

Razorbacks to start freshman at quarterback against USC
LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas defensive lineman Keith Jackson says his team will be ready for Steve Spurrier.

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.

Image of Holiness

Anne Rice returns to Jesus in new book

Loss of son results in heartfelt ministry

Blunt thoughts on U.S. Jews' declining birth rates

Faith digest

Health benefits come from Golden Rule

Faith calendar