Inaugural class is inducted into sports hall of fame
Although it's been more than 40 years since Cally Gault coached in North Augusta, he still has fond memories of the city.

Recreation calendar
BROTHERS AND SISTERS MEETINGS: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; for boys and girls ages 5 to 18; programs offer tutoring, mentoring, cultural and recreational activities and field trips

Semifinalist for scholarship has plans to 'help sick babies'
Children and their parents gathered for the third elimination round in The Augusta Chronicle's Make Kids Count drawing for ages 4-8 held at Dillard's in the Augusta Mall.

Reunions
AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL 1975: Seeking classmates for a 30-year reunion Friday, Nov. 25; contact Beverly Adams, (803) 648-3714

School lunch menus
Here are Aiken County school lunch menus through November 18.

Recreation calendar
BROTHERS AND SISTERS MEETINGS: 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; for boys and girls ages 5 to 18; programs offer tutoring, mentoring, cultural and recreational activities and field trips

Applefest lights up eyes of patrons at church event
Requests for fried apple pies were coming in faster than Jennifer Kelley and Linda Endler could make them.

School lunch menus
Here are Aiken County school lunch menus through November 18.

Calendar
CSRA APPLE MACINTOSH USERS GROUP MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; open to all Mac users, prospective users and anyone interested in Mac software and computers; 279-6456

Calendar
CSRA APPLE MACINTOSH USERS GROUP MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday; Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta; open to all Mac users, prospective users and anyone interested in Mac software and computers; 279-6456

Meetings
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays; Thursdays and Fridays, Aurora Pavilion, 655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken; 641-5926

Meetings
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: 7 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays; Thursdays and Fridays, Aurora Pavilion, 655 Medical Park Drive, Aiken; 641-5926

Graves reveal living history of Graniteville
Beneath Spanish moss-laden cedar trees in the Graniteville Cemetery are tombstones and granite monuments that provide a glimpse into the mill town's early years.

Around the block
The CSRA Apple Macintosh Users Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta.

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists
Although it's a classic ballet that's been performed for generations, The Nutcracker has a new twist with the Augusta Dance Theatre.

Semifinalist for scholarship has plans to 'help sick babies'
Children and their parents gathered for the third elimination round in The Augusta Chronicle's Make Kids Count drawing for ages 4-8 held at Dillard's in the Augusta Mall.

Church bazaar helps fill Christmas lists
Julia Stone spent Saturday morning doing a little Christmas shopping at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church's 25th annual Holiday Bazaar.

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists
Although it's a classic ballet that's been performed for generations, The Nutcracker has a new twist with the Augusta Dance Theatre.

Graves reveal living history of Graniteville
Beneath Spanish moss-laden cedar trees in the Graniteville Cemetery are tombstones and granite monuments that provide a glimpse into the mill town's early years.

Inaugural class is inducted into sports hall of fame
Although it's been more than 40 years since Cally Gault coached in North Augusta, he still has fond memories of the city.

Around the block
The CSRA Apple Macintosh Users Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Nancy Carson Library, 135 Edgefield Road, North Augusta.

Rosemary Hall's opulent features are well preserved
From the layout of the city to the construction of the 13th Street bridge, James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, left a lasting mark on the community.

Reunions
AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL 1975: Seeking classmates for a 30-year reunion Friday, Nov. 25; contact Beverly Adams, (803) 648-3714

New vehicles are ordered for sheriff's department
Most people would never dream of driving a car with 200,000 miles on it.

Rosemary Hall's opulent features are well preserved
From the layout of the city to the construction of the 13th Street bridge, James U. Jackson, the founder of North Augusta, left a lasting mark on the community.

Applefest lights up eyes of patrons at church event
Requests for fried apple pies were coming in faster than Jennifer Kelley and Linda Endler could make them.

Church bazaar helps fill Christmas lists
Julia Stone spent Saturday morning doing a little Christmas shopping at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church's 25th annual Holiday Bazaar.

New vehicles are ordered for sheriff's department
Most people would never dream of driving a car with 200,000 miles on it.

Applause cover

Applause cover

Applause cover

Fine arts calendar
Send your gallery's exhibit 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@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Artistic growth
ATLANTA - The revamped High Museum of Art in Atlanta has become as much about the experience as the art.

Agatha Christie mystery to keep Fort Gordon audiences guessing

Artistic growth

Fine arts calendar
Send your gallery's exhibit 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@augustachronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Fine arts calendar

Artistic growth
ATLANTA - The revamped High Museum of Art in Atlanta has become as much about the experience as the art.

Agatha Christie mystery to keep Fort Gordon audiences guessing
The setup is standard: a mixed bag of guests, a remote location and an imaginative litany of murders. It's business as usual for Agatha Christie, which is why And Then There Were None works so well.

Agatha Christie mystery to keep Fort Gordon audiences guessing
The setup is standard: a mixed bag of guests, a remote location and an imaginative litany of murders. It's business as usual for Agatha Christie, which is why And Then There Were None works so well.

Perez, Cubs agree to $5 million contract
CHICAGO - Infielder Neifi Perez and the Chicago Cubs agreed Tuesday to a $5 million, two-year contract.

Perez, Cubs agree to $5 million contract
CHICAGO - Infielder Neifi Perez and the Chicago Cubs agreed Tuesday to a $5 million, two-year contract.

Perez, Cubs agree to $5 million contract

Charleston Southern pitcher killed in fight

Colon wins AL Cy Young
NEW YORK - Bartolo Colon won the American League Cy Young Award on Tuesday in a surprisingly one-sided vote, becoming the first Angels pitcher in 41 years to take home the honor.

Charleston Southern pitcher killed in fight
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - An 18-year-old freshman pitcher for the Charleston Southern baseball team died after an argument with another student came to blows, authorities said.

Colon wins AL Cy Young
NEW YORK - Bartolo Colon won the American League Cy Young Award on Tuesday in a surprisingly one-sided vote, becoming the first Angels pitcher in 41 years to take home the honor.

Charleston Southern pitcher killed in fight
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - An 18-year-old freshman pitcher for the Charleston Southern baseball team died after an argument with another student came to blows, authorities said.

Colon wins AL Cy Young

New standard is set by Cox
ATLANTA - Of Atlanta's 14 consecutive division titles, manager Bobby Cox said the past two years' have been the most challenging and rewarding.

New standard is set by Cox

New standard is set by Cox
ATLANTA - Of Atlanta's 14 consecutive division titles, manager Bobby Cox said the past two years' have been the most challenging and rewarding.

Georgia rejects request on ports
HAIFA, Israel - The largest foreign-based shipper of freight containers through Georgia's ports was rebuffed Tuesday when it asked to build its own terminal operations on land that it would lease from the Georgia Ports Authority.

AIG is again restating finances

Riverfront hotels to be Marriott
The market's most upscale hotel will be a little more so beginning next year.

Georgia rejects request on ports
HAIFA, Israel - The largest foreign-based shipper of freight containers through Georgia's ports was rebuffed Tuesday when it asked to build its own terminal operations on land that it would lease from the Georgia Ports Authority.

Market slide ends four days of gains
NEW YORK - A negative sales forecast from home builder Toll Brothers Inc. on Tuesday cast doubt on the health of the housing market and sent stocks falling after four sessions of gains.

Grokster downloading service shuts down
LOS ANGELES - Grokster Ltd., which came out on the losing end of a Supreme Court decision, has agreed to shut down its file-swapping service and pay $50 million to settle music and movie piracy claims.

Jordan bombings slow stock gains
NEW YORK - Bombings at hotels in Jordan erased most of an afternoon rally on Wall Street on Wednesday, leaving stocks with only marginal gains as fears about terrorism resurfaced.

Riverfront hotels to be Marriott
The market's most upscale hotel will be a little more so beginning next year.

Microsoft teams with AP for online video venture

AIG is again restating finances
NEW YORK - American International Group Inc., one of the world's largest insurers, said Wednesday that it was delaying its third-quarter earnings report until next week because it must again restate earlier financial results to correct accounting errors.

Grokster downloading service shuts down

Jordan bombings slow stock gains
NEW YORK - Bombings at hotels in Jordan erased most of an afternoon rally on Wall Street on Wednesday, leaving stocks with only marginal gains as fears about terrorism resurfaced.

Digital watermark to be used in video-on-demand programs
BURBANK, Calif. - Invisible marks that can be used to trace illegal copies of television shows and movies will be embedded in programs available on demand across the country using technology from Widevine Technologies.

Crew at work recycling tissue mill
Augusta Tissue Mill is still quiet, aside from the sounds of workers clanking pipes and forklifts removing the last bits of waste from the building's former tenant.

Grokster downloading service shuts down
LOS ANGELES - Grokster Ltd., which came out on the losing end of a Supreme Court decision, has agreed to shut down its file-swapping service and pay $50 million to settle music and movie piracy claims.

Market slide ends four days of gains

China, U.S. OK pact on imports
LONDON - The United States and China signed a deal Tuesday limiting imports of Chinese clothing and textile products into the United States, ending three months of negotiations over the thorny issue.

China, U.S. OK pact on imports
LONDON - The United States and China signed a deal Tuesday limiting imports of Chinese clothing and textile products into the United States, ending three months of negotiations over the thorny issue.

Microsoft teams with AP for online video venture
NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp. is teaming with The Associated Press to offer an advertising-supported online video news network in the first quarter of 2006, the companies announced Wednesday.

China, U.S. OK pact on imports

Jordan bombings slow stock gains

Riverfront hotels to be Marriott

Crew at work recycling tissue mill

AIG is again restating finances
NEW YORK - American International Group Inc., one of the world's largest insurers, said Wednesday that it was delaying its third-quarter earnings report until next week because it must again restate earlier financial results to correct accounting errors.

Digital watermark to be used in video-on-demand programs

Microsoft teams with AP for online video venture
NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp. is teaming with The Associated Press to offer an advertising-supported online video news network in the first quarter of 2006, the companies announced Wednesday.

Crew at work recycling tissue mill
Augusta Tissue Mill is still quiet, aside from the sounds of workers clanking pipes and forklifts removing the last bits of waste from the building's former tenant.

Digital watermark to be used in video-on-demand programs
BURBANK, Calif. - Invisible marks that can be used to trace illegal copies of television shows and movies will be embedded in programs available on demand across the country using technology from Widevine Technologies.

Georgia rejects request on ports

Market slide ends four days of gains
NEW YORK - A negative sales forecast from home builder Toll Brothers Inc. on Tuesday cast doubt on the health of the housing market and sent stocks falling after four sessions of gains.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 10, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 10, 2005.

Bowden matchup goes from bowl to burden
CLEMSON, S.C. - The Bowden Bowl has become a drag for the football family.

Bowden matchup goes from bowl to burden

Bowden matchup goes from bowl to burden
CLEMSON, S.C. - The Bowden Bowl has become a drag for the football family.

Eagles eye berth in playoffs

Tar Heels know offense has to improve

Tar Heels know offense has to improve
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - For the past two seasons, North Carolina's offense had to make up for the struggles of its defense and give the Tar Heels any chance to win.

Eagles eye berth in playoffs
Reviewing and previewing college football:

Tar Heels know offense has to improve
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - For the past two seasons, North Carolina's offense had to make up for the struggles of its defense and give the Tar Heels any chance to win.

Eagles eye berth in playoffs
Reviewing and previewing college football:

French dread

You better believe it
Believe. That's the simple but utterly profound message from Tuesday's mayoral race, in which two newcomers - Deke Copenhaver and Helen Blocker-Adams - appear to have changed the political climate in Augusta.

A penny for their thoughts
This is what happens when the public and private sectors work together seamlessly.

French dread
Those misguided souls who think George W. Bush created the problem with Islam should turn their eyes toward the smoke rising from Paris.

Terminating California
If California is still a bellwether state, then our country is headed for disaster.

Keep tax reform hope alive

Terminating California
If California is still a bellwether state, then our country is headed for disaster.

Terminating California

You better believe it
Believe. That's the simple but utterly profound message from Tuesday's mayoral race, in which two newcomers - Deke Copenhaver and Helen Blocker-Adams - appear to have changed the political climate in Augusta.

Keep tax reform hope alive
The federal tax code - about 20,000 pages with 6 million-plus words - has been variously, and accurately, described as disgraceful, irrational, embarrassing and unfair.

A penny for their thoughts
This is what happens when the public and private sectors work together seamlessly.

French dread
Those misguided souls who think George W. Bush created the problem with Islam should turn their eyes toward the smoke rising from Paris.

Keep tax reform hope alive
The federal tax code - about 20,000 pages with 6 million-plus words - has been variously, and accurately, described as disgraceful, irrational, embarrassing and unfair.

You better believe it

A penny for their thoughts

Comedian will be seeking mate in Augusta after loss of 'love pig'
Comedian Judy Tenuta does not answer questions; she asks them. She doesn't speak in sound bites, instead allowing conversations to unspool as stream-of-consciousness rants, raves and affectionate odes to things that interest and attract her.

Spotted
Mike Creel had his table ready for patrons at the National Barrel Horse Association Championships.

Entertaining gameplay makes 'Sly 3' a winner
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves is like a good book or movie - you hate to see it end.

Stern taken off the air after promoting move to Sirius
NEW YORK - Howard Stern got a one-day suspension Monday after heavily promoting his move to satellite radio.

The liquid life
Le Cafe Du Teau, 1885 Central Ave.

The Top Five
Here's what's tops in the entertainment world this week.

The Top Five
Here's what's tops in the entertainment world this week.

'Skeleton Key' actress to go to court over skinny photos
LONDON - Kate Hudson has launched legal action over photos she claims wrongly portrayed her as having an eating disorder, her lawyers said.

Comedian will be seeking mate in Augusta after loss of 'love pig'
Comedian Judy Tenuta does not answer questions; she asks them. She doesn't speak in sound bites, instead allowing conversations to unspool as stream-of-consciousness rants, raves and affectionate odes to things that interest and attract her.

Stern taken off the air after promoting move to Sirius
NEW YORK - Howard Stern got a one-day suspension Monday after heavily promoting his move to satellite radio.

Applause calendar
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@augustachronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Spotted
Mike Creel had his table ready for patrons at the National Barrel Horse Association Championships.

Entertaining gameplay makes 'Sly 3' a winner
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves is like a good book or movie - you hate to see it end.

Applause calendar
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@augustachronicle.com. Include a contact name and phone number.

Club calendar
Send your nightclub's entertain-ment or drink special information to ryan.wehmeyer@augustachronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220. Listings must be received by 6 p.m. Mondays for publication in the current week.

Club calendar
Send your nightclub's entertain-ment or drink special information to ryan.wehmeyer@augustachronicle.com, or call (706) 823-3220. Listings must be received by 6 p.m. Mondays for publication in the current week.

The liquid life
Le Cafe Du Teau, 1885 Central Ave.

'Skeleton Key' actress to go to court over skinny photos
LONDON - Kate Hudson has launched legal action over photos she claims wrongly portrayed her as having an eating disorder, her lawyers said.

Low-fat: Roasted cod with warm tomato-olive-caper tapenade
No need to turn to rich sauces - a tapenade is perhaps the easiest way to perk up roasted fish fillets. Here, the forthright flavors of this quick-cook tapenade, reminiscent of the Mediterranean, match well with cod. You could also serve this simple condiment with grilled chicken or pork.

New angles on Thanksgiving side dishes
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, traditional recipes are hard to beat. They're familiar and reliable, and everyone expects to see them on the table each year. However, while there may be comfort in the routine, there is also the intrigue of trying something new.

Corn pudding is a Southern favorite

Vegitarian Cooking: Sourdough stuffing
CONCORD, N.H. - Moist, but not soggy. Nothing crunchy. No fruit. No rice. No cornbread.

Roast rack of lamb with cranberry wine sauce

Low-fat: Roasted cod with warm tomato-olive-caper tapenade
No need to turn to rich sauces - a tapenade is perhaps the easiest way to perk up roasted fish fillets. Here, the forthright flavors of this quick-cook tapenade, reminiscent of the Mediterranean, match well with cod. You could also serve this simple condiment with grilled chicken or pork.

Cream cheese pie and spiced souffle

Roast rack of lamb with cranberry wine sauce
This is a stylish dish that could grace a holiday occasion or make a good choice for entertaining any time of year. Don't worry that its preparation will mean the cook has to lose a lot of social time toiling away out of sight in the kitchen. The lamb roasts in about half an hour and while it's in the oven, the savory, rosy-red sauce can be prepared simply and easily.

Low-fat: Roasted cod with warm tomato-olive-caper tapenade

Vegitarian Cooking: Sourdough stuffing

New angles on Thanksgiving side dishes

Turkey can play flavor variations

Vegitarian Cooking: Sourdough stuffing
CONCORD, N.H. - Moist, but not soggy. Nothing crunchy. No fruit. No rice. No cornbread.

Food historian surveys changes in Thanksgiving tradition
NEW YORK - For a food historian who's studied Thanksgivings as far back as they go, Kathleen Curtin has a lively interest in how the present will affect the future.

Roast rack of lamb with cranberry wine sauce
This is a stylish dish that could grace a holiday occasion or make a good choice for entertaining any time of year. Don't worry that its preparation will mean the cook has to lose a lot of social time toiling away out of sight in the kitchen. The lamb roasts in about half an hour and while it's in the oven, the savory, rosy-red sauce can be prepared simply and easily.

Turkey can play flavor variations
Traditional, but with a twist. Isn't that the kind of inspiration, the interestingly varied recipes for the Meal of the Day, that cooks hope will come their way as Thanksgiving nears?

Call it stuffing or dressing, this one's a winner

Food historian surveys changes in Thanksgiving tradition
NEW YORK - For a food historian who's studied Thanksgivings as far back as they go, Kathleen Curtin has a lively interest in how the present will affect the future.

Holiday cooks can find help on phone hot lines and online

New angles on Thanksgiving side dishes
HYDE PARK, N.Y. - When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, traditional recipes are hard to beat. They're familiar and reliable, and everyone expects to see them on the table each year. However, while there may be comfort in the routine, there is also the intrigue of trying something new.

Corn pudding is a Southern favorite
BATON ROUGE, La. - Corn is more than just food in the United States. It's the food that American Indians revered, the food that saved the early colonists from starvation. And it's the food that has sustained the common man in the South, Midwest and Southwest.

Holiday cooks can find help on phone hot lines and online
Toll-free telephone services and Web sites offer a variety of specialist answers to cooking and food-safety questions during holiday preparation times.

Food historian surveys changes in Thanksgiving tradition

Call it stuffing or dressing, this one's a winner
Is there a difference between stuffing and dressing? This recipe for a tasty sourdough, pears and sausage accompaniment bakes in a baking dish rather than being stuffed inside the Thanksgiving turkey - but what you call it depends more on where you live than how the dish is prepared.

Turkey can play flavor variations
Traditional, but with a twist. Isn't that the kind of inspiration, the interestingly varied recipes for the Meal of the Day, that cooks hope will come their way as Thanksgiving nears?

Cream cheese pie and spiced souffle
For pumpkin-dessert lovers who also want to have their cheese cake and eat it at Thanksgiving, Januz Noka, pastry chef at New York City's historic Grand Central Oyster Bar, has the answer.

Holiday cooks can find help on phone hot lines and online
Toll-free telephone services and Web sites offer a variety of specialist answers to cooking and food-safety questions during holiday preparation times.

Corn pudding is a Southern favorite
BATON ROUGE, La. - Corn is more than just food in the United States. It's the food that American Indians revered, the food that saved the early colonists from starvation. And it's the food that has sustained the common man in the South, Midwest and Southwest.

Cream cheese pie and spiced souffle
For pumpkin-dessert lovers who also want to have their cheese cake and eat it at Thanksgiving, Januz Noka, pastry chef at New York City's historic Grand Central Oyster Bar, has the answer.

Call it stuffing or dressing, this one's a winner
Is there a difference between stuffing and dressing? This recipe for a tasty sourdough, pears and sausage accompaniment bakes in a baking dish rather than being stuffed inside the Thanksgiving turkey - but what you call it depends more on where you live than how the dish is prepared.

Reis says senior leadership is key to strong finish
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech doesn't win very often at Virginia. Georgia Tech doesn't win very often in November.

Reis says senior leadership is key to strong finish
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech doesn't win very often at Virginia. Georgia Tech doesn't win very often in November.

Reis says senior leadership is key to strong finish

More changes at the Masters, still the same game
AUGUSTA, Ga. - For more than 40 years, the yardage on the scorecard at Augusta National Golf Club stayed about 6,925 yards for the Masters, which fooled no one.

More changes at the Masters, still the same game
AUGUSTA, Ga. - For more than 40 years, the yardage on the scorecard at Augusta National Golf Club stayed about 6,925 yards for the Masters, which fooled no one.

Goshen sports new look
Twenty-seven. The number will always stick in the mind of Goshen Plantation Golf Club co-owner and head pro Spike Kelley.

Lady Jaguars win again
Augusta State's third time certainly is a charm.

Lady Jaguars win again

Lady Jaguars win again
Augusta State's third time certainly is a charm.

More changes at the Masters, still the same game

Goshen sports new look
Twenty-seven. The number will always stick in the mind of Goshen Plantation Golf Club co-owner and head pro Spike Kelley.

Goshen sports new look

Butler standout opts for South Carolina

Butler standout opts for South Carolina
Austin Steed, the big fish in the Augusta area talent pool for the NCAA's early signing period for perspective athletes, was landed Wednesday at Butler High School.

Butler standout opts for South Carolina
Austin Steed, the big fish in the Augusta area talent pool for the NCAA's early signing period for perspective athletes, was landed Wednesday at Butler High School.

Return of the dip
They say "everything old will be new again," and I've been around long enough to believe it's true.

Return of the dip
They say "everything old will be new again," and I've been around long enough to believe it's true.

Return of the dip

Augustans can see and hear a genuine hero
On Veterans Day this Friday, a very special person will be visiting Augusta and speaking at an event that commences at 1 p.m. at Heroes Overlook, at 10th Street and Riverwalk.

Augustans can see and hear a genuine hero

Family Y has many positive effects
After reading the Oct. 5 letter regarding the Family Y ("Does private entity need public land?"), and the author's opinion that the membership fees were economically exclusionary, I realized that many in our area are unaware of the available programs and the scope of the Family Y's service to the CSRA.Maribeth Wright, Augusta

Family Y has many positive effects

Modified intersection is hair-raising
The newly modified intersection of Owens Road with Washington Road is ludicrous.William P. Bebbington, Evans

Medicare improvements will help seniors
On Nov. 15, Georgia seniors and those who are disabled can begin signing up for the new Medicare Prescription Drug program signed into law by President Bush last year.

Democrats thought Saddam had WMD
Recently in the major news media, there has been a lot of talk concerning Democrats wanting to investigate President Bush and the White House staff on the grounds that they fabricated the information about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.Jeff Clark, Martinez

Modified intersection is hair-raising

Bush unites nation - against him

Medicare improvements will help seniors

Bush unites nation - against him
After nearly five years in office, President Bush has achieved one of his first-term campaign promises: to unite the nation.Don Coulter, Augusta

Family Y has many positive effects
After reading the Oct. 5 letter regarding the Family Y ("Does private entity need public land?"), and the author's opinion that the membership fees were economically exclusionary, I realized that many in our area are unaware of the available programs and the scope of the Family Y's service to the CSRA.Maribeth Wright, Augusta

Medicare improvements will help seniors
On Nov. 15, Georgia seniors and those who are disabled can begin signing up for the new Medicare Prescription Drug program signed into law by President Bush last year.

Augustans can see and hear a genuine hero
On Veterans Day this Friday, a very special person will be visiting Augusta and speaking at an event that commences at 1 p.m. at Heroes Overlook, at 10th Street and Riverwalk.

Democrats thought Saddam had WMD
Recently in the major news media, there has been a lot of talk concerning Democrats wanting to investigate President Bush and the White House staff on the grounds that they fabricated the information about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.Jeff Clark, Martinez

Bush unites nation - against him
After nearly five years in office, President Bush has achieved one of his first-term campaign promises: to unite the nation.Don Coulter, Augusta

Modified intersection is hair-raising
The newly modified intersection of Owens Road with Washington Road is ludicrous.William P. Bebbington, Evans

Democrats thought Saddam had WMD

Indoor water parks: Finally hitting Northeast

Kayaking the Baja: Adventure - with catered meals

Travel briefs

Antietam only start of black history tour

Center celebrates life of 'The Greatest'

Snowman shirt raises alarm with its message

Center celebrates life of 'The Greatest'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The relationship between this city and native son Muhammad Ali always comes back to a story, of the brash Olympic boxing champ then known as Cassius Clay tossing his 1960 gold medal into the Ohio River in disgust over entrenched racism.

Snowman shirt raises alarm with its message
NEW YORK - One of the hottest-selling T-shirts around the country shows a simply drawn snowman with a menacing expression.

Indoor water parks: Finally hitting Northeast
PHILADELPHIA - If you live in the chilly Northeast, you'll be able to vacation in your bathing suit this winter without flying to Florida or Jamaica.

Antietam only start of black history tour
SHARPSBURG, Md. - The bloodbath near Sharpsburg led to the Emancipation Proclamation, and for many Civil War buffs, that's where the story of the Battle of Antietam ends.

Antietam only start of black history tour
SHARPSBURG, Md. - The bloodbath near Sharpsburg led to the Emancipation Proclamation, and for many Civil War buffs, that's where the story of the Battle of Antietam ends.

Center celebrates life of 'The Greatest'
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The relationship between this city and native son Muhammad Ali always comes back to a story, of the brash Olympic boxing champ then known as Cassius Clay tossing his 1960 gold medal into the Ohio River in disgust over entrenched racism.

Kayaking the Baja: Adventure - with catered meals
ISLA CARMEN, Mexico - Across the channel, the setting sun turned the sharp, desert mountains of the Baja Peninsula a dusty red as they plunged into the placid blue and turquoise waters of the Gulf of California.

Indoor water parks: Finally hitting Northeast
PHILADELPHIA - If you live in the chilly Northeast, you'll be able to vacation in your bathing suit this winter without flying to Florida or Jamaica.

Travel briefs
NEW YORK - Hank Williams' gravesite in the Oakwood Annex Cemetery in Montgomery, Ala., draws so many tourists that the grass had to be replaced with artificial turf. Jim Morrison's grave in the Pere-Lachaise cemetery is one of the top tourist attractions in Paris. And there is no cemetery where Grateful Dead fans can pay tribute to Jerry Garcia - he was cremated, and his ashes scattered.

Kayaking the Baja: Adventure - with catered meals
ISLA CARMEN, Mexico - Across the channel, the setting sun turned the sharp, desert mountains of the Baja Peninsula a dusty red as they plunged into the placid blue and turquoise waters of the Gulf of California.

Travel briefs
NEW YORK - Hank Williams' gravesite in the Oakwood Annex Cemetery in Montgomery, Ala., draws so many tourists that the grass had to be replaced with artificial turf. Jim Morrison's grave in the Pere-Lachaise cemetery is one of the top tourist attractions in Paris. And there is no cemetery where Grateful Dead fans can pay tribute to Jerry Garcia - he was cremated, and his ashes scattered.

Snowman shirt raises alarm with its message
NEW YORK - One of the hottest-selling T-shirts around the country shows a simply drawn snowman with a menacing expression.

Lynx coach is glad his past is behind him

Lynx coach is glad his past is behind him
Sometimes, homecomings aren't all they're cracked up to be.

Lynx coach is glad his past is behind him
Sometimes, homecomings aren't all they're cracked up to be.

Hatney, Handy to compete in runoff

Some who left area near spill didn't need to
AIKEN - More people fled their homes after the Jan. 6 Graniteville train wreck and chlorine leak than were asked to, according to a recently published study of the evacuation.

Leaders looking toward session
On election day, beneath a low-hanging cloud of fog, politicians and other area officials met in Columbia County early Tuesday for a little breakfast and to listen to their state legislators about the coming legislative session.

Bowles is victor with 63 percent
Former government auditor Joe Bowles rode a reform message to victory Tuesday night in the race for Augusta Commission District 3.

Across South Carolina

Holland wins by 12-vote margin
In Tuesday's closest race, political newcomer Calvin Holland upset incumbent Bobby Hankerson by a mere 12 votes to become the new District 5 commissioner.

Across South Carolina

Beard defeats DeMello in race
District 1 voters committed to another four years of Commissioner Betty Beard as their city representative.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for today include:

Man gets three life sentences in slaying
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A man accused of the 2000 rape and slaying of a 14-year-old St. Marys girl was sentenced to three life sentences Monday, after agreeing to a plea bargain several hours before opening arguments were scheduled to begin in the death penalty case.

Across the area
A Thomson, Ga., woman taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital after suffering burns in a series of wrecks Tuesday on Interstate 20 remained in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Smell, touch the roses
Barbara Botts (bottom left) visits with Eugenia S. Lehmann (bottom right) before the dedication ceremony of the Touch and Smell Garden at Pendleton King Park.

Buses might stop at office

Board turns down bond deal
AIKEN - The Aiken County school board voted Tuesday to reject a proposed $36.3 million bond deal between the county and private developers seeking help with infrastructure needs.

Hephzibah votes incumbents out

James, Stoddard selected by voters
Two longtime Grovetown public servants won seats on the city council in Tuesday's election.

Two-story school plan approved
School officials in Columbia County unveiled plans for what the system's next middle school will look like at a school board meeting Tuesday.

Hephzibah votes incumbents out
Hephzibah voters turned out all three incumbents in council voting Tuesday.

Brigham, Rearden will face off again
Two accountants, former county commissioner Jerry Brigham and interim commissioner Roy Rearden, will duke it out again in December for west Augusta's District 7 seat.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Gonorrhea has fallen to the lowest level on record in the United States, while the rates of other sexually transmitted diseases - syphilis and chlamydia - are rising, federal health officials said Tuesday.

Pen-bomb plan exposed; pupil found guilty
A 13-year-old pupil was found guilty by a Richmond County school tribunal after being found with a "very detailed" plan to build a "pen" bomb.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - No charges have been filed and an investigation continues into the weekend all-terrain vehicle accident that claimed the lives of two young cousins, Horry County police said Tuesday.

Radar tests give team clues to Civil War past
A high-tech probe of a Civil War prison camp site near Millen, Ga., has yielded clues that might enable archaeologists to locate stockade walls and other historic features.

Grovetown picks Stoddard, James
Two longtime Grovetown public servants won seats on the city council in Tuesday's election.

Across Georgia
OCILLA - Police have called off their search for a popular high school teacher who has been missing for more than two weeks.

Across the area
Voters elected C.H. Williams mayor in Burnettown on Tuesday night. The unofficial results listed Mr. Williams as the victor with 217 votes.

Aiken maintains report card ratings

Kid of the Day
Brianna Rose Rice is today's Kid of the Day.

Radar tests give team clues to Civil War past

Runoff pits veteran vs. rookie
Interim Augusta Mayor Willie Mays and political newcomer Deke Copenhaver will face each other in a runoff for mayor Dec. 6.

Assessment names canal weeds

Sweeping approval keeps tax in force
A late charge by Augusta business leaders and fear of rising property taxes if the special sales tax program failed might have saved the $160 million package Tuesday,

Board turns down bond deal

Beard defeats DeMello in race
District 1 voters committed to another four years of Commissioner Betty Beard as their city representative.

Smell, touch the roses

Holland wins by 12-vote margin
In Tuesday's closest race, political newcomer Calvin Holland upset incumbent Bobby Hankerson by a mere 12 votes to become the new District 5 commissioner.

Body parts are stolen from crypt
ATHENS, Ga. - Thieves broke into a 19th century mausoleum at an historic Athens cemetery and stole a skull and other body parts from two of the caskets in the crypt, Athens-Clarke police said.

Grovetown picks Stoddard, James
Two longtime Grovetown public servants won seats on the city council in Tuesday's election.

Street project gains momentum
A move expected to alleviate traffic near the Greenbrier schools complex is progressing, with county officials saying they now only need permit approval to start intersection work for a planned route there.

Hatney, Handy to compete in runoff
The Augusta Commission's Super District 9 seat for next term remains unfilled after all four candidates failed to win a majority.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Nearly an acre of land on Sullivans Island used by the state's health and environmental agency should be sold to bring in $1 million, Gov. Mark Sanford said Wednesday.

James, Stoddard selected by voters
Two longtime Grovetown public servants won seats on the city council in Tuesday's election.

DOT is set to submit parkway proposal
Officials with the South Carolina Department of Transportation hope to submit a request for proposal to construct Phase II of the Palmetto Parkway to consultants by Thanksgiving.

Bowles is victor with 63 percent
Former government auditor Joe Bowles rode a reform message to victory Tuesday night in the race for Augusta Commission District 3.

Graniteville crossing remains perilous
GRANITEVILLE - Sometimes, Mary Mack wonders what would have happened if she'd stayed home that day.

Hephzibah votes incumbents out
Hephzibah voters turned out all three incumbents in council voting Tuesday.

Buses might stop at office
Before the bus picks up riders at Target in the Augusta Exchange, it may soon be making a stopover at the Social Security Administration's new regional facility behind Best Buy.

Brigham, Rearden will face off again
Two accountants, former county commissioner Jerry Brigham and interim commissioner Roy Rearden, will duke it out again in December for west Augusta's District 7 seat.

Mayoral voting results
Here's a breakdown by precinct

Hasan, Howard head to runoff
Former Richmond County school board President A.K. Hasan received the most votes Tuesday, but he will have to prevail in a runoff election to regain a seat on the board in Super District 9.

News you can use
Activities and entertainment events scheduled for today include:

Board turns down bond deal
AIKEN - The Aiken County school board voted Tuesday to reject a proposed $36.3 million bond deal between the county and private developers seeking help with infrastructure needs.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Street project gains momentum
A move expected to alleviate traffic near the Greenbrier schools complex is progressing, with county officials saying they now only need permit approval to start intersection work for a planned route there.

Veterans Day closings

Soldier is convicted in stabbing
A military judge found a Fort Gordon soldier guilty of attempted murder during a court-martial Tuesday.

News you can use

I-20 wrecks injure 4, halt traffic
A series of wrecks Tuesday morning on Interstate 20 near the Appling-Harlem exit injured four people, including one woman who had serious burns to her head.

Mayoral voting results

Leaders looking toward session
On election day, beneath a low-hanging cloud of fog, politicians and other area officials met in Columbia County early Tuesday for a little breakfast and to listen to their state legislators about the coming legislative session.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Instructors drive point differently
Students in Woodrow Gaines' driving class have virtual front-row seats to a stunning car crash in which a reckless driver slams into a median and then plunges over a highway wall to his death.

Kid of the Day

Two-story school plan approved
School officials in Columbia County unveiled plans for what the system's next middle school will look like at a school board meeting Tuesday.

Across the area

Charter school's wait may end soon
Months of confusion and delays for Jenkins-White Elementary School's state charter could be settled Thursday, Richmond County school officials said during a committee meeting Tuesday.

Sweeping approval keeps tax in force
A late charge by Augusta business leaders and fear of rising property taxes if the special sales tax program failed might have saved the $160 million package Tuesday,

Assessment names canal weeds
An assessment of aquatic weeds in the Savannah River near downtown Augusta has identified at least four unwanted species - two that are native to South America.

Mayoral voting results
Here's a breakdown by precinct

Smell, touch the roses
Barbara Botts (bottom left) visits with Eugenia S. Lehmann (bottom right) before the dedication ceremony of the Touch and Smell Garden at Pendleton King Park.

Runoff pits veteran vs. rookie

Hatney, Handy to compete in runoff
The Augusta Commission's Super District 9 seat for next term remains unfilled after all four candidates failed to win a majority.

Runoff pits veteran vs. rookie
Interim Augusta Mayor Willie Mays and political newcomer Deke Copenhaver will face each other in a runoff for mayor Dec. 6.

News you can use
ASU performance: The choir and orchestra at Augusta State University will perform Schubert's Mass in G at 8 p.m. in the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way.

Hasan, Howard head to runoff
Former Richmond County school board President A.K. Hasan received the most votes Tuesday, but he will have to prevail in a runoff election to regain a seat on the board in Super District 9.

Instructors drive point differently
Students in Woodrow Gaines' driving class have virtual front-row seats to a stunning car crash in which a reckless driver slams into a median and then plunges over a highway wall to his death.

Judge revokes Williams' bond
A federal judge revoked former state Rep. Robin Williams' bond this morning after a hearing in U.S. District Court.

Soldier is convicted in stabbing
A military judge found a Fort Gordon soldier guilty of attempted murder during a court-martial Tuesday.

Some who left area near spill didn't need to
AIKEN - More people fled their homes after the Jan. 6 Graniteville train wreck and chlorine leak than were asked to, according to a recently published study of the evacuation.

Charter school's wait may end soon
Months of confusion and delays for Jenkins-White Elementary School's state charter could be settled Thursday, Richmond County school officials said during a committee meeting Tuesday.

Pen-bomb plan exposed; pupil found guilty
A 13-year-old pupil was found guilty by a Richmond County school tribunal after being found with a "very detailed" plan to build a "pen" bomb.

Assessment names canal weeds
An assessment of aquatic weeds in the Savannah River near downtown Augusta has identified at least four unwanted species - two that are native to South America.

Graniteville crossing remains perilous
GRANITEVILLE - Sometimes, Mary Mack wonders what would have happened if she'd stayed home that day.

I-20 wrecks injure 4, halt traffic
A series of wrecks Tuesday morning on Interstate 20 near the Appling-Harlem exit injured four people, including one woman who had serious burns to her head.

Veterans Day closings
The following holiday schedules have been announced for Veterans Day:

Radar tests give team clues to Civil War past
A high-tech probe of a Civil War prison camp site near Millen, Ga., has yielded clues that might enable archaeologists to locate stockade walls and other historic features.

Body parts are stolen from crypt
ATHENS, Ga. - Thieves broke into a 19th century mausoleum at an historic Athens cemetery and stole a skull and other body parts from two of the caskets in the crypt, Athens-Clarke police said.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Man gets three life sentences in slaying
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A man accused of the 2000 rape and slaying of a 14-year-old St. Marys girl was sentenced to three life sentences Monday, after agreeing to a plea bargain several hours before opening arguments were scheduled to begin in the death penalty case.

Answers on prescription drug plan don't satisfy all
Mike Leavitt came to Augusta to help answer questions Wednesday about Medicare's forthcoming prescription drug program.

Kid of the Day
Brianna Rose Rice is today's Kid of the Day.

Mayor race hinges on turnout
Augusta mayoral candidate Deke Copenhaver, who came in second in Tuesday's special election and will face first-place finisher interim Mayor Willie Mays in a runoff next month, has an advantage because he won in precincts with the highest voter turnout, local political analysts agree.

News you can use
ASU performance: The choir and orchestra at Augusta State University will perform Schubert's Mass in G at 8 p.m. in the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, 2500 Walton Way.

Historic bomber visits Augusta
Augustans will hear a very rare kind of Liberty Belle sounding over the area this weekend.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Buses might stop at office
Before the bus picks up riders at Target in the Augusta Exchange, it may soon be making a stopover at the Social Security Administration's new regional facility behind Best Buy.

Across the area
Voters elected C.H. Williams mayor in Burnettown on Tuesday night. The unofficial results listed Mr. Williams as the victor with 217 votes.

Aiken maintains report card ratings
AIKEN - While scores declined across South Carolina in this year's state School Report Card ratings for districts and individual schools, results for Aiken County remained unchanged from last year.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Gonorrhea has fallen to the lowest level on record in the United States, while the rates of other sexually transmitted diseases - syphilis and chlamydia - are rising, federal health officials said Tuesday.

Across Georgia
OCILLA - Police have called off their search for a popular high school teacher who has been missing for more than two weeks.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - No charges have been filed and an investigation continues into the weekend all-terrain vehicle accident that claimed the lives of two young cousins, Horry County police said Tuesday.

Across the area
A Thomson, Ga., woman taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital after suffering burns in a series of wrecks Tuesday on Interstate 20 remained in critical condition Wednesday afternoon, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Holland wins by 12-vote margin

Kid of the Day
Chavonda Johnson is today's Kid of the Day.

Bowles is victor with 63 percent

Historic bomber visits Augusta
Augustans will hear a very rare kind of Liberty Belle sounding over the area this weekend.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Mayor race hinges on turnout
Augusta mayoral candidate Deke Copenhaver, who came in second in Tuesday's special election and will face first-place finisher interim Mayor Willie Mays in a runoff next month, has an advantage because he won in precincts with the highest voter turnout, local political analysts agree.

Grovetown picks Stoddard, James

Answers on prescription drug plan don't satisfy all
Mike Leavitt came to Augusta to help answer questions Wednesday about Medicare's forthcoming prescription drug program.

News you can use

Aiken maintains report card ratings
AIKEN - While scores declined across South Carolina in this year's state School Report Card ratings for districts and individual schools, results for Aiken County remained unchanged from last year.

Beard defeats DeMello in race

DOT is set to submit parkway proposal
Officials with the South Carolina Department of Transportation hope to submit a request for proposal to construct Phase II of the Palmetto Parkway to consultants by Thanksgiving.

Leaders looking toward session

Veterans Day closings
The following holiday schedules have been announced for Veterans Day:

Sweeping approval keeps tax in force

Kid of the Day
Chavonda Johnson is today's Kid of the Day.

Across Georgia

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Instructors drive point differently

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - Nearly an acre of land on Sullivans Island used by the state's health and environmental agency should be sold to bring in $1 million, Gov. Mark Sanford said Wednesday.

Soldier is convicted in stabbing

DOT is set to submit parkway proposal

Man gets three life sentences in slaying

Mayor race hinges on turnout

Body parts are stolen from crypt

Pen-bomb plan exposed; pupil found guilty

Two-story school plan approved

Kid of the Day

Charter school's wait may end soon

Graniteville crossing remains perilous

Brigham, Rearden will face off again

Across Georgia

Street project gains momentum

Answers on prescription drug plan don't satisfy all

I-20 wrecks injure 4, halt traffic

Across the area

Hasan, Howard head to runoff

Historic bomber visits Augusta

James, Stoddard selected by voters

Some who left area near spill didn't need to

Believe it or not: Dogs root for Spurrier
ATHENS, Ga. - Chicken Little premiered in theaters over the weekend, but alarmists have been fearing a falling sky for months.

Believe it or not: Dogs root for Spurrier
ATHENS, Ga. - Chicken Little premiered in theaters over the weekend, but alarmists have been fearing a falling sky for months.

AP Review: 'Get Rich or Die Tryin"

50 Cent delivers version of life story
NEW YORK - The story of 50 Cent being shot nine times has been repeated so often it's become pop folklore, told again and again through his hit songs, videos, cameo appearances, recent autobiography - and now, his new movie.

Q&A: 50 Cent on love and tears
NEW YORK - Chances are you've seen 50 Cent's buff body, bullet wounds and tattoos. Get ready to see another side of the Queens-born rapper: his backside.

Harry, Kong lead Hollywood's hopes to finish with a bang
LOS ANGELES - Harry Potter doesn't just have the fate of the magical world on his shoulders. This time, the teen wizard's trying to save Hollywood, too.

Harry, Kong lead Hollywood's hopes to finish with a bang
LOS ANGELES - Harry Potter doesn't just have the fate of the magical world on his shoulders. This time, the teen wizard's trying to save Hollywood, too.

New home-video releases

Harry, Kong lead Hollywood's hopes to finish with a bang

Review: 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'

AP Review: 'Get Rich or Die Tryin"
As Eminem's protege, 50 Cent got the entree to rap superstardom and all the automatic wealth, fame and cred that go along with it.

Q&A: 50 Cent on love and tears

50 Cent delivers version of life story
NEW YORK - The story of 50 Cent being shot nine times has been repeated so often it's become pop folklore, told again and again through his hit songs, videos, cameo appearances, recent autobiography - and now, his new movie.

Review: 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'
Before we pronounce judgment on "Zathura: A Space Adventure," let's clear up the confusion on pronouncing the title, a matter that stumped contestants in a marketing exercise for the movie on Donald Trump's "The Apprentice."

AP Review: 'Get Rich or Die Tryin"
As Eminem's protege, 50 Cent got the entree to rap superstardom and all the automatic wealth, fame and cred that go along with it.

Review: 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'
Before we pronounce judgment on "Zathura: A Space Adventure," let's clear up the confusion on pronouncing the title, a matter that stumped contestants in a marketing exercise for the movie on Donald Trump's "The Apprentice."

Q&A: 50 Cent on love and tears
NEW YORK - Chances are you've seen 50 Cent's buff body, bullet wounds and tattoos. Get ready to see another side of the Queens-born rapper: his backside.

New home-video releases
Here's a look at recent releases in home video and DVD and a calendar of what's coming:

50 Cent delivers version of life story

New home-video releases
Here's a look at recent releases in home video and DVD and a calendar of what's coming:

Album gives fans chance to hear Neil Diamond without pretense
Calling Neil Diamond's Rick Rubin-produced set of stripped-down songs, 12 Songs, his best album in 30 years might be viewed as faint praise. After all, this is the man who channeled his inner Jolson for The Jazz Singer and sang the praises of E.T. in Heartlight.

Violinist focuses on new sound with his American string music
Over the course of his nearly 30-year career, violinist Mark O'Connor has composed classical pieces, fiddled with bluegrass bands and developed a well-documented thing for swing.

Album gives fans chance to hear Neil Diamond without pretense
Calling Neil Diamond's Rick Rubin-produced set of stripped-down songs, 12 Songs, his best album in 30 years might be viewed as faint praise. After all, this is the man who channeled his inner Jolson for The Jazz Singer and sang the praises of E.T. in Heartlight.

Concert calendar

Duran Duran DVD shows they're worthy of longevity

Album gives fans chance to hear Neil Diamond without pretense

Coming together
Nestled nicely between the mop-top pop Beatles and the genre-bending experimentalists they would become, Rubber Soul, according to Ed Turner, is an album about transition.

Coming together

Coming together
Nestled nicely between the mop-top pop Beatles and the genre-bending experimentalists they would become, Rubber Soul, according to Ed Turner, is an album about transition.

Duran Duran DVD shows they're worthy of longevity

Concert calendar
MARK O'CONNOR AND THE HOT SWING JAZZ TRIO: 8 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $30; 722-8341.

Violinist focuses on new sound with his American string music

Duran Duran DVD shows they're worthy of longevity

Violinist focuses on new sound with his American string music
Over the course of his nearly 30-year career, violinist Mark O'Connor has composed classical pieces, fiddled with bluegrass bands and developed a well-documented thing for swing.

Concert calendar
MARK O'CONNOR AND THE HOT SWING JAZZ TRIO: 8 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $30; 722-8341.

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart (above) posted his sixth top-10 finish in eight Chase for the Championship races and has a 38-point lead over Jimmie Johnson heading into Sunday's race.

Timing's right for Rudd to park ride
ATLANTA - With all the good rides now filled for 2006, Ricky Rudd said he will walk away from stock-car racing when the season ends Nov. 20 at Homestead, Fla.

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart (above) posted his sixth top-10 finish in eight Chase for the Championship races and has a 38-point lead over Jimmie Johnson heading into Sunday's race.

Timing's right for Rudd to park ride

Testing their limits
ATLANTA - Greg Biffle did a double-take when Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove his race car into the garage area during a recent test session at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart

Testing their limits
ATLANTA - Greg Biffle did a double-take when Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove his race car into the garage area during a recent test session at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Testing their limits

Timing's right for Rudd to park ride
ATLANTA - With all the good rides now filled for 2006, Ricky Rudd said he will walk away from stock-car racing when the season ends Nov. 20 at Homestead, Fla.

T.O. saga the latest to hurt owners

Owens issues apology to Eagles

Coach's fall was a boost for Atlanta

Panthers defense playing like one of the best

Could No. 7 and T.O. team up in Atlanta?

Cowboys not really excited to avoid Owens

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Cebron Rance Scott, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James W. Ware    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Leroy E. Smith    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Harry A. Kearse    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Mr. Wade C. Smith    (MILLETTE, S.C.)

Mr. Floyd Morris, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Reginald T. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Mickle Cantey    (CONWAY, S.C.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Annie B. Dais    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Reginald T. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Foreman Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Grover Lloyd    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Ms. Rhea L. Combs    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Virginia P. Bowman    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Grover Lloyd    (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Rhea L. Combs    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Annie B. Dais    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Wade C. Smith    (MILLETTE, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Isaac Parks    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Mickle Cantey    (CONWAY, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Reginald T. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harry A. Kearse    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Morris, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia P. Bowman    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin    (TAMPA, FL.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Mickle Cantey    (CONWAY, S.C.)

Dea. Charlie Frank Hunter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Reginald T. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Julian C. Newsome    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Knowles    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Connie Sanderson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. David L. O'Bryant    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Connie Sanderson    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Bowman    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Rhea L. Combs    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Cebron Rance Scott, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Charles English    (LITTLE ROCK, AR.)

Mr. Lewis J. Somers    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. David L. O'Bryant    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Matthews    (TIGNAL, Ga.)

Mr. H.L. Usry    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Wispert    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. Julian C. Newsome    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Bowman    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Foreman Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Leroy E. Smith    (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Eugene Hicks    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin    (TAMPA, FL.)

Mrs. Barbara Knowles    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Matthews    (TIGNAL, Ga.)

Mr. Lewis J. Somers    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. Isaac Parks    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

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

Mr. H.L. Usry    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Dea. Charlie Frank Hunter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Wispert    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Eugene Hicks    (JACKSON, S.C.)

Mrs. Annie B. Dais    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ms. Rhea L. Combs    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Annie B. Dais    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Dr. Charles English    (LITTLE ROCK, AR.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Matthews (TIGNAL, Ga.)

Mr. David L. O'Bryant (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Harry A. Kearse (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Ms. Rhea L. Combs (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia Bowman (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Foreman Williamson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mr. Reginald T. Johnson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Leroy E. Smith (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Annie B. Dais (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Isaac Parks (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. James W. Ware (WASHINGTON, Ga.)

Mr. Eugene Hicks (JACKSON, S.C.)

Ms. Rhea L. Combs (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Julian C. Newsome (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Virginia P. Bowman (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. James Wheeler (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mildred Sacco (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin (TAMPA, FL.)

Mrs. Annie B. Dais (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Knowles (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Connie Sanderson (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd Morris, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Lewis J. Somers (BLYTHE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Cebron Rance Scott, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mr. Wade C. Smith (MILLETTE, S.C.)

Dr. Charles English (LITTLE ROCK, AR.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Grover Lloyd (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Wispert (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dea. Charlie Frank Hunter (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. H.L. Usry (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Reginald T. Johnson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Mickle Cantey (CONWAY, S.C.)

Area Announcements

Overtime

Overtime

WBC heavyweight champion ends career

Gymnast hopes to reach new heights at Georgia

Regatta benefits from extensive preparations

Overtime
Two Strom Thurmond players have been named to the South Carolina Football Coaches Association Palmetto Champions All-Star Team.

Area Announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

Overtime
In Melbourne, Australia, two-time champion Lleyton Hewitt withdrew from the Masters Cup in Shanghai because of the pending birth of his first child and was replaced Tuesday by ninth-ranked Gaston Gaudio.

WBC heavyweight champion ends career
FRANKFURT, Germany - Facing a six-month recovery after tearing a ligament in his right knee, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko came to a tough realization: It was time to retire.

Gymnast hopes to reach new heights at Georgia
Grace Taylor fulfilled one dream Wednesday. Now, she gets to see where it leads her.

Regatta benefits from extensive preparations
As last year's Head of the South Regatta in Augusta wound down to an exciting finish, it would have been difficult to find the administration at Augusta Rowing Club celebrating the successful event.

WBC heavyweight champion ends career
FRANKFURT, Germany - Facing a six-month recovery after tearing a ligament in his right knee, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko came to a tough realization: It was time to retire.

Gymnast hopes to reach new heights at Georgia
Grace Taylor fulfilled one dream Wednesday. Now, she gets to see where it leads her.

Overtime
In Melbourne, Australia, two-time champion Lleyton Hewitt withdrew from the Masters Cup in Shanghai because of the pending birth of his first child and was replaced Tuesday by ninth-ranked Gaston Gaudio.

Area Announcements
Note: Announcements for participatory events must be written, delivered, mailed or faxed to The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928, with a return address and phone number.

Regatta benefits from extensive preparations
As last year's Head of the South Regatta in Augusta wound down to an exciting finish, it would have been difficult to find the administration at Augusta Rowing Club celebrating the successful event.

Overtime
Two Strom Thurmond players have been named to the South Carolina Football Coaches Association Palmetto Champions All-Star Team.

Panthers defense playing like one of the best
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When the Carolina Panthers lost Kris Jenkins for the season, it was assumed their defense would suffer tremendously without the game-changing tackle.

T.O. saga the latest to hurt owners
An already strange year got even stranger. All thanks to an ill-wind blowing out of Philadelphia.

T.O. saga the latest to hurt owners
An already strange year got even stranger. All thanks to an ill-wind blowing out of Philadelphia.

Cowboys not really excited to avoid Owens
IRVING, Texas - When Dallas Cowboys tight end Dan Campbell heard that the Philadelphia Eagles were getting rid of Terrell Owens, he groaned.

Coach's fall was a boost for Atlanta
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Despite four years as defensive coordinator in Green Bay, Ed Donatell's time with the Packers might be best remembered for one of the last plays he was involved in.

Owens issues apology to Eagles
MOORESTOWN, N.J. - A contrite Terrell Owens, hoping to overturn his dismissal from the Philadelphia Eagles, on Tuesday apologized to coach Andy Reid, quarterback Donovan McNabb, the team's owner and president, and fans.

Could No. 7 and T.O. team up in Atlanta?
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Michael Vick wouldn't mind having Terrell Owens line up at receiver for the Atlanta Falcons - as long as T.O. understands one thing.

Cowboys not really excited to avoid Owens
IRVING, Texas - When Dallas Cowboys tight end Dan Campbell heard that the Philadelphia Eagles were getting rid of Terrell Owens, he groaned.

Coach's fall was a boost for Atlanta
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Despite four years as defensive coordinator in Green Bay, Ed Donatell's time with the Packers might be best remembered for one of the last plays he was involved in.

Panthers defense playing like one of the best
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When the Carolina Panthers lost Kris Jenkins for the season, it was assumed their defense would suffer tremendously without the game-changing tackle.

Could No. 7 and T.O. team up in Atlanta?
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Michael Vick wouldn't mind having Terrell Owens line up at receiver for the Atlanta Falcons - as long as T.O. understands one thing.

Owens issues apology to Eagles
MOORESTOWN, N.J. - A contrite Terrell Owens, hoping to overturn his dismissal from the Philadelphia Eagles, on Tuesday apologized to coach Andy Reid, quarterback Donovan McNabb, the team's owner and president, and fans.

Performers duel it out in guitar pull to raise money for area's needy kids

Performers duel it out in guitar pull to raise money for area's needy kids
The award for "Best Try" at the seventh annual WKXC-FM Million Pennies for Kids Guitar Pull on Tuesday night definitely was won by Pat Green, who several times had to follow crowd favorite Billy Currington.

Performers duel it out in guitar pull to raise money for area's needy kids
The award for "Best Try" at the seventh annual WKXC-FM Million Pennies for Kids Guitar Pull on Tuesday night definitely was won by Pat Green, who several times had to follow crowd favorite Billy Currington.

It's nice to be home
Just a chip shot away from Augusta National Golf Club, National Hills is a large neighborhood that is convenient to shops, recreational facilities and restaurants along Washington Road.

Fair contest winners
The following were winners in contests at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair:

Pet of the week
Missy, a 1-year-old mixed breed, recently recovered from a broken rear leg and fractured pelvis. She had been hit by a car. She is loving and gentle and shows no sign of the accident. Missy and other Save the Animals Rescue Society pets are crate-trained and housebroken, spayed or neutered, on heartworm medication and have had all shots. For more information call (706) 592-4158.

Easter Seals has national certification
The Easter Seals of East Georgia last month became one of the first nonprofit organizations to be awarded the custodial service certification.

Calendar
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 540 Telfair St.; workshop on basic nature photography, lens choice, film and composition; host is Ed Belinski; $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers; class size is limited; register by today; 828-2109.

For the record
Here are Richmond County indictments, paroles, juvenile sentencings, marriage license applications and divorces.

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists
Although it's a classic ballet that's been performed for generations, The Nutcracker has a new twist with the Augusta Dance Theatre.

Work from Hephzibah Middle yields victory in championship
Building on last year's 4-2 season, the Hephzibah Middle School Rebels clinched the Richmond County Middle School Football Championship with a win over the Glenn Hills Middle School Seminoles 16-6 on Nov. 1.

Girl Scouts collect donations to help Goodwill
When many people hear about the Girl Scouts, they think of Thin Mints, Samoas and Do-Si-Dos.

Girl Scouts collect donations to help Goodwill
When many people hear about the Girl Scouts, they think of Thin Mints, Samoas and Do-Si-Dos.

For the record
Here are Richmond County indictments, paroles, juvenile sentencings, marriage license applications and divorces.

It's nice to be home
Just a chip shot away from Augusta National Golf Club, National Hills is a large neighborhood that is convenient to shops, recreational facilities and restaurants along Washington Road.

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists
Although it's a classic ballet that's been performed for generations, The Nutcracker has a new twist with the Augusta Dance Theatre.

Fair contest winners
The following were winners in contests at the Georgia-Carolina State Fair:

Hands-on lessons in classes show pupils that science can be fun
Science often can be a difficult subject for children to grasp, but Episcopal Day School science teacher Eleanor Taylor tries to make the subject fun for her pupils.

Pet of the week
Missy, a 1-year-old mixed breed, recently recovered from a broken rear leg and fractured pelvis. She had been hit by a car. She is loving and gentle and shows no sign of the accident. Missy and other Save the Animals Rescue Society pets are crate-trained and housebroken, spayed or neutered, on heartworm medication and have had all shots. For more information call (706) 592-4158.

Reunions
HEPHZIBAH HIGH SCHOOL 1985: Seeking classmates for 20-year reunion Saturday, Nov. 26; call Bev Connor, 592-2606.

Around the block
Richmond County Department of Family and Children Services will hold an Employment Intervention Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at May Park Recreation Center, 622 Fourth St. Employers attending include A Child's Dream Child Care & Learning Center, Georgia Department of Labor, Goodwill Industries and Kelly Services. Call 721-2786.

Scholarship semifinalist has plans to help babies
Children and their parents gathered for the third elimination round in The Augusta Chronicle's Make Kids Count drawing for ages 4-8 held at Dillard's in Augusta Mall.

Hands-on lessons in classes show pupils that science can be fun
Science often can be a difficult subject for children to grasp, but Episcopal Day School science teacher Eleanor Taylor tries to make the subject fun for her pupils.

Restaurant Ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health.

Restaurant Ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health.

School lunch menus
Here are Richmond County school lunch menus through November 18.

Easter Seals has national certification
The Easter Seals of East Georgia last month became one of the first nonprofit organizations to be awarded the custodial service certification.

Around the block
Richmond County Department of Family and Children Services will hold an Employment Intervention Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at May Park Recreation Center, 622 Fourth St. Employers attending include A Child's Dream Child Care & Learning Center, Georgia Department of Labor, Goodwill Industries and Kelly Services. Call 721-2786.

Calendar
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19; Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, 540 Telfair St.; workshop on basic nature photography, lens choice, film and composition; host is Ed Belinski; $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers; class size is limited; register by today; 828-2109.

Scholarship semifinalist has plans to help babies
Children and their parents gathered for the third elimination round in The Augusta Chronicle's Make Kids Count drawing for ages 4-8 held at Dillard's in Augusta Mall.

Work from Hephzibah Middle yields victory in championship
Building on last year's 4-2 season, the Hephzibah Middle School Rebels clinched the Richmond County Middle School Football Championship with a win over the Glenn Hills Middle School Seminoles 16-6 on Nov. 1.

School lunch menus
Here are Richmond County school lunch menus through November 18.

Reunions
HEPHZIBAH HIGH SCHOOL 1985: Seeking classmates for 20-year reunion Saturday, Nov. 26; call Bev Connor, 592-2606.

Work from Hephzibah Middle yields victory in championship

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists

Girl Scouts collect donations to help Goodwill

Calendar

Reunions

Scholarship semifinalist has plans to help babies

It's nice to be home

Restaurant Ratings

Around the block

Fair contest winners

Pet of the week

Hands-on lessons in classes show pupils that science can be fun

Easter Seals has national certification

School lunch menus

For the record

Believe it or not: Dogs root for Spurrier

Some short movies merit remakes of greater length

Penn & Teller return with first network TV special in 8 years

Blurring lines between entertainment and news on 'West Wing', 'SportsCenter'

Networks to offer replays of prime-time shows
NEW YORK - CBS and NBC have announced deals to offer replays of prime-time programs for 99 cents per episode, shifting television toward a sales model that gained popularity with downloaded music.

CBS stretches winning streak; it hasn't lost this season
NEW YORK - CBS kept its unbeaten streak alive as the November ratings "sweeps" period began, becoming the first network to win the first seven weeks of a TV season since 1988.

'Desperate Housewives' actor Page Kennedy fired
LOS ANGELES - Page Kennedy, who plays a fugitive from the law on "Desperate Housewives," was fired from the hit ABC drama for improper conduct, a series spokeswoman said Tuesday.

CBS stretches winning streak; it hasn't lost this season

Sela Ward brings heart to 'House'
LOS ANGELES - Sela Ward has won two Emmys for playing heartfelt roles on relationship shows. So what's the star of the emotional family dramas "Sisters" and "Once and Again" doing on the cynical medical drama "House"?

CBS orders more 'Survivor' for next season
LOS ANGELES - CBS has ordered more editions of "Survivor" for next season but it remains uncertain whether host Jeff Probst will stay with the reality series.

Blurring lines between entertainment and news on 'West Wing', 'SportsCenter'
NEW YORK - An on-screen NBC News identifier for a fictional debate on "The West Wing" and a "news conference" by a fake Boston Red Sox executive on ESPN show how fuzzy the lines between news and entertainment have become.

'Desperate Housewives' actor Page Kennedy fired
LOS ANGELES - Page Kennedy, who plays a fugitive from the law on "Desperate Housewives," was fired from the hit ABC drama for improper conduct, a series spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Sela Ward brings heart to 'House'
LOS ANGELES - Sela Ward has won two Emmys for playing heartfelt roles on relationship shows. So what's the star of the emotional family dramas "Sisters" and "Once and Again" doing on the cynical medical drama "House"?

CBS stretches winning streak; it hasn't lost this season
NEW YORK - CBS kept its unbeaten streak alive as the November ratings "sweeps" period began, becoming the first network to win the first seven weeks of a TV season since 1988.

Penn & Teller return with first network TV special in 8 years
NEW YORK - Penn Jillette is capable of amazing things. Working with his professionally mute partner Teller, he's breathed fire, served as a human bee hive, survived a 450-pound frost-free refrigerator dropped on his head.

Penn & Teller return with first network TV special in 8 years
NEW YORK - Penn Jillette is capable of amazing things. Working with his professionally mute partner Teller, he's breathed fire, served as a human bee hive, survived a 450-pound frost-free refrigerator dropped on his head.

'Desperate Housewives' actor Page Kennedy fired

Networks to offer replays of prime-time shows

Blurring lines between entertainment and news on 'West Wing', 'SportsCenter'
NEW YORK - An on-screen NBC News identifier for a fictional debate on "The West Wing" and a "news conference" by a fake Boston Red Sox executive on ESPN show how fuzzy the lines between news and entertainment have become.

CBS orders more 'Survivor' for next season
LOS ANGELES - CBS has ordered more editions of "Survivor" for next season but it remains uncertain whether host Jeff Probst will stay with the reality series.

Sela Ward brings heart to 'House'

Networks to offer replays of prime-time shows
NEW YORK - CBS and NBC have announced deals to offer replays of prime-time programs for 99 cents per episode, shifting television toward a sales model that gained popularity with downloaded music.

CBS orders more 'Survivor' for next season

Stern taken off the air after promoting move to Sirius

Applause calendar

Entertaining gameplay makes 'Sly 3' a winner

Comedian will be seeking mate in Augusta after loss of 'love pig'

'Skeleton Key' actress to go to court over skinny photos

Spotted

The Top Five

The liquid life

Club calendar

Bulldogs defenders' injuries have healed
ATHENS, Ga. - The reinforcements are coming just in time for Georgia's defense.

Shockley can ignite offense in return

Shockley returns for Bulldogs' big game
ATHENS, Ga. - D.J. Shockley has watched plenty of games from the sideline. After all, he spent nearly his entire Georgia career as a backup.

Georgia hopes to go the distance with runs
ATHENS, Ga. - Auburn has made breaking away for long runs look easy this season.

Georgia hopes to go the distance with runs
ATHENS, Ga. - Auburn has made breaking away for long runs look easy this season.

Shockley can ignite offense in return
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is 22nd among public universities in total research expenditures, but no grant money or a Ph.D., for that matter, is needed to determine quarterback D.J. Shockley's value to the ninth-ranked Bulldogs, who eagerly await his return to the starting lineup Saturday against No. 15 Auburn.

Bulldogs defenders' injuries have healed
ATHENS, Ga. - The reinforcements are coming just in time for Georgia's defense.

Shockley returns for Bulldogs' big game

Georgia hopes to go the distance with runs

Bulldogs defenders' injuries have healed

Shockley returns for Bulldogs' big game
ATHENS, Ga. - D.J. Shockley has watched plenty of games from the sideline. After all, he spent nearly his entire Georgia career as a backup.

Shockley can ignite offense in return
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia is 22nd among public universities in total research expenditures, but no grant money or a Ph.D., for that matter, is needed to determine quarterback D.J. Shockley's value to the ninth-ranked Bulldogs, who eagerly await his return to the starting lineup Saturday against No. 15 Auburn.

Some short movies merit remakes of greater length
Sometimes the big picture starts small.

Some short movies merit remakes of greater length
Sometimes the big picture starts small.

Around the block

Recreation calendar

Church bazaar helps fill Christmas lists

Inaugural class is inducted into sports hall of fame

Meetings

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists

Calendar

Applefest lights up eyes of patrons at church event

Semifinalist for scholarship has plans to 'help sick babies'

Graves reveal living history of Graniteville

Rosemary Hall's opulent features are well preserved

Reunions

School lunch menus

New vehicles are ordered for sheriff's department

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