Applause cover

Applause cover

Applause cover

Museum opening exhibit of letters from warriors
WASHINGTON - From the Korean War soldier telling family he had been wounded to the Civil War missive letting a future wife know her letters were his only source of pleasure, the National Postal Museum opens an exhibit of war letters on Friday - Veterans Day.

Fine arts calendar

Agatha Christie mystery to keep Fort Gordon audiences guessing

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

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
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.

Museum opening exhibit of letters from warriors
WASHINGTON - From the Korean War soldier telling family he had been wounded to the Civil War missive letting a future wife know her letters were his only source of pleasure, the National Postal Museum opens an exhibit of war letters on Friday - Veterans Day.

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.

Artistic growth

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.

Museum opening exhibit of letters from warriors

Carpenter wins NL Cy Young Award

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.

Poythress signs deal with Dogs

Palmeiro will not be charged
WASHINGTON - Baseball star Rafael Palmeiro will not be prosecuted on perjury charges after lawmakers said Thursday there isn't enough evidence to prove he lied when he told a congressional panel under oath that he had "never used steroids" - six weeks before failing a steroid test.

Carpenter wins NL Cy Young Award
NEW YORK - Chris Carpenter was ready to call it quits. Toiling in Double-A two years ago, trying to work his way back from shoulder surgery, he pitched a game in Tennessee just before the All-Star break and couldn't even play catch afterward because his right arm hurt so much.

Carpenter wins NL Cy Young Award
NEW YORK - Chris Carpenter was ready to call it quits. Toiling in Double-A two years ago, trying to work his way back from shoulder surgery, he pitched a game in Tennessee just before the All-Star break and couldn't even play catch afterward because his right arm hurt so much.

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.

Poythress signs deal with Dogs
Greenbrier senior first baseman Rich Poythress sealed a year-long verbal decision to play for the University of Georgia by officially signing with the Bulldogs Thursday morning.

Charleston Southern pitcher killed in fight

Poythress signs deal with Dogs
Greenbrier senior first baseman Rich Poythress sealed a year-long verbal decision to play for the University of Georgia by officially signing with the Bulldogs Thursday morning.

Palmeiro will not be charged
WASHINGTON - Baseball star Rafael Palmeiro will not be prosecuted on perjury charges after lawmakers said Thursday there isn't enough evidence to prove he lied when he told a congressional panel under oath that he had "never used steroids" - six weeks before failing a steroid test.

Palmeiro will not be charged

In locked-car emergency, cell phone can't replace hanger

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Georgia rejects request on ports

NBTY's plant opening delayed

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.

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.

NBTY's plant opening delayed
The opening of NBTY Inc.'s new Augusta manufacturing facility will come later than predicted, but it won't be long, company leaders said Thursday.

Plenty of free shipping this holiday season
FREEPORT, Maine - Hoping to drum up more sales of handsewn slippers, flannel shirts, sweaters and Christmas wreaths, L.L. Bean has dusted off a promotion it hasn't offered in three years: free shipping for holiday purchases.

Plenty of free shipping this holiday season

Crew at work recycling tissue mill

Stocks rise after Treasury auction

AIG is again restating finances

Yahoo is out of contention in AOL talks
NEW YORK - Yahoo Inc. has pulled out of discussions over buying a stake in America Online Inc., leaving Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. as the leading potential suitors.

Jordan bombings slow stock gains

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.

Microsoft teams with AP for online video venture

Plenty of free shipping this holiday season
FREEPORT, Maine - Hoping to drum up more sales of handsewn slippers, flannel shirts, sweaters and Christmas wreaths, L.L. Bean has dusted off a promotion it hasn't offered in three years: free shipping for holiday purchases.

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.

Honda recalling Civic over accelerator pedal
WASHINGTON - Honda Motor Co. recalled about 25,000 Civics on Thursday because the accelerator pedal was improperly installed on some 2006 models, which could cause a crash.

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.

NBTY's plant opening delayed
The opening of NBTY Inc.'s new Augusta manufacturing facility will come later than predicted, but it won't be long, company leaders said Thursday.

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.

Honda recalling Civic over accelerator pedal
WASHINGTON - Honda Motor Co. recalled about 25,000 Civics on Thursday because the accelerator pedal was improperly installed on some 2006 models, which could cause a crash.

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.

Yahoo is out of contention in AOL talks
NEW YORK - Yahoo Inc. has pulled out of discussions over buying a stake in America Online Inc., leaving Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. as the leading potential suitors.

Stocks rise after Treasury auction
NEW YORK - Stocks rallied Thursday after a record Treasury auction pushed bond yields lower, boosting hopes that interest rates will follow and allaying fears that foreign investors would move away from U.S. debt.

Stocks rise after Treasury auction
NEW YORK - Stocks rallied Thursday after a record Treasury auction pushed bond yields lower, boosting hopes that interest rates will follow and allaying fears that foreign investors would move away from U.S. debt.

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.

Yahoo is out of contention in AOL talks

Honda recalling Civic over accelerator pedal

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 11, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 11, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 10, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 10, 2005.

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.

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

Ties with Georgia don't bind Tigers

Ties with Georgia don't bind Tigers
ATHENS, Ga. - Just because Columbus, Ga., native Antarrious Williams crossed over the state line to play for one of Georgia's biggest rivals doesn't mean he's lost his sense of humor.

Ties with Georgia don't bind Tigers
ATHENS, Ga. - Just because Columbus, Ga., native Antarrious Williams crossed over the state line to play for one of Georgia's biggest rivals doesn't mean he's lost his sense of humor.

Don't overlook real heroes

Terminating California

GOP can recover next year
Tuesday's elections - particularly the gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey that the Democrats won - are being portrayed in much of the media as an embarrassing defeat for President Bush and a harbinger of worse things to come for the GOP in next year's midterm elections.

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

GOP can recover next year

You better believe it

Establishing a reality-free zone

Don't overlook real heroes
We throw around the word "hero" as if heroism hangs on the discount store rack.

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

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.

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.

Establishing a reality-free zone
If the Framers had been told that in 2005 the government would be taking arms from citizens, they probably would have wondered which government had invaded.

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

GOP can recover next year
Tuesday's elections - particularly the gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey that the Democrats won - are being portrayed in much of the media as an embarrassing defeat for President Bush and a harbinger of worse things to come for the GOP in next year's midterm elections.

A penny for their thoughts

Establishing a reality-free zone
If the Framers had been told that in 2005 the government would be taking arms from citizens, they probably would have wondered which government had invaded.

Don't overlook real heroes
We throw around the word "hero" as if heroism hangs on the discount store rack.

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

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.

Ashley Judd participates in forum on HIV, AIDS
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Ashley Judd has come to this Central American capital to join 3,000 Latin American politicians, police chiefs, doctors and activists in a regional forum on HIV.

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

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

Rapper Beanie Sigel jailed briefly
PHILADELPHIA - Rapper Beanie Sigel, who has sold more than a million records glamorizing a criminal lifestyle, was briefly jailed Thursday until he paid $26,000 in child support.

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.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Ashlee Simpson may have followed sister Jessica's lead by launching a singing career, but she's not interested in mirroring her romantic life by linking up with a famous guy.

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

Rapper Beanie Sigel jailed briefly
PHILADELPHIA - Rapper Beanie Sigel, who has sold more than a million records glamorizing a criminal lifestyle, was briefly jailed Thursday until he paid $26,000 in child support.

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.

Ashley Judd participates in forum on HIV, AIDS
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Ashley Judd has come to this Central American capital to join 3,000 Latin American politicians, police chiefs, doctors and activists in a regional forum on HIV.

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.

People in the News
NEW YORK - Ashlee Simpson may have followed sister Jessica's lead by launching a singing career, but she's not interested in mirroring her romantic life by linking up with a famous guy.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Herring turning hybrids into deep-lake adventure
"There weren't just hundreds of fish schooling, there were thousands!" declared Bonnie Annis of Trenton, S.C.

Herring turning hybrids into deep-lake adventure

Fishing Tournaments

Herring turning hybrids into deep-lake adventure
"There weren't just hundreds of fish schooling, there were thousands!" declared Bonnie Annis of Trenton, S.C.

Most sumacs are good plants
The mere word "sumac" can cause fear. Nongardeners put "poison" before the word, and their skins begins to creep and itch. Gardeners preface the word with "staghorn," which calls to mind a plant that spreads fast and furiously by shoots from the spreading roots and by seeds.

Most sumacs are good plants
The mere word "sumac" can cause fear. Nongardeners put "poison" before the word, and their skins begins to creep and itch. Gardeners preface the word with "staghorn," which calls to mind a plant that spreads fast and furiously by shoots from the spreading roots and by seeds.

Study poinsettia's flowers, bracts to find healthy plant
You know it's the holiday season when poinsettias show up at florist shops, garden centers and chain stores.

Most sumacs are good plants

Study poinsettia's flowers, bracts to find healthy plant
You know it's the holiday season when poinsettias show up at florist shops, garden centers and chain stores.

Study poinsettia's flowers, bracts to find healthy plant

Georgia Southern's Bryant adjusts to new hype
STATESBORO, Ga. - Once A.J. Bryant was asked about earning All-American honors as a backup, he shook his head, shrugged his shoulders then smiled.

Georgia Southern's Bryant adjusts to new hype
STATESBORO, Ga. - Once A.J. Bryant was asked about earning All-American honors as a backup, he shook his head, shrugged his shoulders then smiled.

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.

Turnover ratio has Jackets all abuzz
ATLANTA - Mathematicians and their "money ball" statistical formulas are the rage in sports such as baseball and basketball.

Turnover ratio has Jackets all abuzz
ATLANTA - Mathematicians and their "money ball" statistical formulas are the rage in sports such as baseball and basketball.

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.

Georgia Southern's Bryant adjusts to new hype

Turnover ratio has Jackets all abuzz

Reis says senior leadership is key to strong finish

Going low at Laney a must for best players

Butler standout opts for South Carolina

Unlike Samson, Nickels' strength comes from heart

Prep Football Playoff matchups

Going low at Laney a must for best players
High school culture gets flipped upside down with the scarlet and gray of Laney's football team.

Going low at Laney a must for best players
High school culture gets flipped upside down with the scarlet and gray of Laney's football team.

Unlike Samson, Nickels' strength comes from heart
WASHINGTON, Ga. - Casey Nickels is pieced together a little differently.

Prep Football Playoff matchups
GHSA SECOND ROUND

Unlike Samson, Nickels' strength comes from heart
WASHINGTON, Ga. - Casey Nickels is pieced together a little differently.

Prep Football Playoff matchups
GHSA SECOND ROUND

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.

In locked-car emergency, cell phone can't replace hanger
Mr. Practical here with another emergency tip:

In locked-car emergency, cell phone can't replace hanger
Mr. Practical here with another emergency tip:

Vietnam vets' benefits are in peril

Bush unites nation - against him

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

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

Senate minority leader is shameful
Sadly, the time has come for Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to resign from the Senate.Keith Shafer, Augusta

Senate minority leader is shameful

Vietnam vets' benefits are in peril
As we all know, today is Veterans Day. Our young men and women are dying every day in the Iraq war.Willie Davis Jr., Hephzibah

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

Senate minority leader is shameful
Sadly, the time has come for Democratic Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to resign from the Senate.Keith Shafer, Augusta

Modified intersection is hair-raising

Vietnam vets' benefits are in peril
As we all know, today is Veterans Day. Our young men and women are dying every day in the Iraq war.Willie Davis Jr., Hephzibah

Center celebrates life of 'The Greatest'

Big smiles, small outfits at Victoria's Secret fashion show

Vests: Keep warm without admitting you're cold

Fashion briefs

Indoor water parks: Finally hitting Northeast

Travel briefs

Antietam only start of black history tour

Family briefs

Fierce looking new dinosaur found in Argentina

Dad finds tarnish on golden age of parenting

Whole new look

Kayaking the Baja: Adventure - with catered meals

Fierce looking new dinosaur found in Argentina
WASHINGTON - In the era when dinosaurs ruled the Jurassic earth, a 13-foot oceanic crocodile with a short snout and a mouthful of deadly teeth hunted large creatures in the sea, scientists reported Thursday.

Vests: Keep warm without admitting you're cold
NEW YORK - Is putting on a wool dress coat or down ski jacket an invitation for Old Man Winter to knock at the door?

Family briefs
NEW YORK - Many people were touched by Rosa Parks' life and death but their feelings might be hard to explain to children who never lived through segregation. "The Bus Ride That Changed History: The Story of Rosa Parks" (Houghton Mifflin) aims to explain Parks' place in U.S. history and in the hearts of its citizens in terms kids will understand.

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.

Whole new look
On her trips to Wal-Mart, Lynn Foster normally looks for bargain gifts and housewares, but on her most recent trip to the super-retailer she made a detour to women's wear.

Big smiles, small outfits at Victoria's Secret fashion show
NEW YORK - Gisele Bundchen set the tone at Victoria's Secret fashion show Wednesday when she stepped onto the runway in a bejeweled "Sexy Splendor Fantasy bra," teeny-tiny red Santa skirt with feather trim, above-the-knee red boots and a huge grin that said: This is going to be fun, this is going to be fantasy, this is going to be fabulous.

Dad finds tarnish on golden age of parenting
NEW YORK - Those who recall the first half of the 20th century as the golden era of parenting seem to have a selective memory.

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.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - One of the fashion world's favorite secrets is about to become public: It is possible to buy top-quality designer merchandise at a fraction of the price.

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.

Whole new look
On her trips to Wal-Mart, Lynn Foster normally looks for bargain gifts and housewares, but on her most recent trip to the super-retailer she made a detour to women's wear.

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.

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.

Fashion briefs
NEW YORK - One of the fashion world's favorite secrets is about to become public: It is possible to buy top-quality designer merchandise at a fraction of the price.

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.

Family briefs
NEW YORK - Many people were touched by Rosa Parks' life and death but their feelings might be hard to explain to children who never lived through segregation. "The Bus Ride That Changed History: The Story of Rosa Parks" (Houghton Mifflin) aims to explain Parks' place in U.S. history and in the hearts of its citizens in terms kids will understand.

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.

Dad finds tarnish on golden age of parenting
NEW YORK - Those who recall the first half of the 20th century as the golden era of parenting seem to have a selective memory.

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.

Fierce looking new dinosaur found in Argentina
WASHINGTON - In the era when dinosaurs ruled the Jurassic earth, a 13-foot oceanic crocodile with a short snout and a mouthful of deadly teeth hunted large creatures in the sea, scientists reported Thursday.

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.

Vests: Keep warm without admitting you're cold
NEW YORK - Is putting on a wool dress coat or down ski jacket an invitation for Old Man Winter to knock at the door?

Big smiles, small outfits at Victoria's Secret fashion show
NEW YORK - Gisele Bundchen set the tone at Victoria's Secret fashion show Wednesday when she stepped onto the runway in a bejeweled "Sexy Splendor Fantasy bra," teeny-tiny red Santa skirt with feather trim, above-the-knee red boots and a huge grin that said: This is going to be fun, this is going to be fantasy, this is going to be fabulous.

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.

Roster changes welcome team back home

Roster changes welcome team back home
Jamie Johnson was looking forward to playing a game at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center tonight for the first time in almost three weeks.

Roster changes welcome team back home
Jamie Johnson was looking forward to playing a game at Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center tonight for the first time in almost three weeks.

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

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

Mayor race hinges on turnout

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.

DOT is set to submit parkway proposal

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.

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.

Mayoral voting results
Here's a breakdown by precinct

Shipment of flu shots is delayed
Supply problems with one of the main flu shot manufacturers is causing spot shortages nationwide and problems for one of Augusta's largest private physician groups in getting its order filled.

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

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

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.

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

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

Stinky water is gone in east Augusta
Most of the waste oil and rancid water that stunk up east Augusta last week has been removed from abandoned storage tanks on Prep Phillips Drive, according to environmental regulators.

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.

Across South Carolina

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 Georgia

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.

Prison doors close early for Williams
Former state Rep. Robin Williams lost a few final days of freedom Thursday.

Prison doors close early for Williams

GBI's inquiry on Wrens police chief done
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed an inquiry into criminal allegations made by a former Wrens police officer against the city's police chief.

Relief fund has fire chief up in arms

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

Opt-out given for recruiting

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A manhunt is under way in Atlanta for a man who escaped from police custody while being transferred to Fulton County Jail.

Perdue discusses jobs with world leaders

Relief fund has fire chief up in arms
GRANITEVILLE - It might be called the disaster relief fund for Graniteville, but $340,000 in this year's state budget isn't being spent in the town.

Veterans Day Closings

Some who left area near spill didn't need to

Shipment of flu shots is delayed

Across the area

Across Georgia

Buses might stop at office

Kid of the Day

Pen-bomb plan exposed; pupil found guilty

Veterans Day Events

Kid of the Day

GBI's inquiry on Wrens police chief done

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.

Students to perform for chance to play with best

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.

District 5 recount scheduled

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

Marines complete tribute to the fallen

Relief fund has fire chief up in arms
GRANITEVILLE - It might be called the disaster relief fund for Graniteville, but $340,000 in this year's state budget isn't being spent in the town.

Across South Carolina

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Kid of the Day
Nathan Grantham is today's Kid of the Day.

News you can use

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Impact fees are being discussed

Impact fees are being discussed
Ron Cross says he has heard the arguments against what are called impact fees, with some people saying they just might have an impact on development in Columbia County.

Stinky water is gone in east Augusta

GBI's inquiry on Wrens police chief done
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed an inquiry into criminal allegations made by a former Wrens police officer against the city's police chief.

Across the area

District 5 recount scheduled
Augusta Commissioner Bobby Hankerson's call for a recount in the District 5 commission race marks just the second recount in Richmond County since electronic voting started in 2002.

Across South Carolina
ROCK HILL - The York County Council has given preliminary approval to suspending blue laws for a year.

Opt-out given for recruiting
It's not easy selling a military career in wartime, and on Thursday night the job got tougher.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A manhunt is under way in Atlanta for a man who escaped from police custody while being transferred to Fulton County Jail.

Veterans Day closings

Across the area
Jenkins-White Elementary School remains in limbo as it continues to await state approval of its charter application.

Historic bomber visits Augusta

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Radar tests give team clues to Civil War past

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Mayoral voting results

Kid of the Day
Nathan Grantham is today's Kid of the Day.

Graniteville crossing remains perilous

Perdue discusses jobs with world leaders
TEL AVIV - Gov. Sonny Perdue is fond of saying that the quest for jobs has become a competition on a global scale, and Thursday he came face to face with his competitors.

Fire destroys abandoned house
Firefighters are currently extinguishing a fire that destroyed an abandoned house at Tenth and Fenwick streets.

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

Answers on prescription drug plan don't satisfy all

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.

News you can use

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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

Aiken maintains report card ratings

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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:

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

Kid of the Day
Chavonda Johnson 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.

Shipment of flu shots is delayed
Supply problems with one of the main flu shot manufacturers is causing spot shortages nationwide and problems for one of Augusta's largest private physician groups in getting its order filled.

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

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.

Students to perform for chance to play with best
One day, Cassandra Komp would like to perform with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Stinky water is gone in east Augusta
Most of the waste oil and rancid water that stunk up east Augusta last week has been removed from abandoned storage tanks on Prep Phillips Drive, according to environmental regulators.

District 5 recount scheduled
Augusta Commissioner Bobby Hankerson's call for a recount in the District 5 commission race marks just the second recount in Richmond County since electronic voting started in 2002.

Mayoral voting results
Here's a breakdown by precinct

Impact fees are being discussed
Ron Cross says he has heard the arguments against what are called impact fees, with some people saying they just might have an impact on development in Columbia County.

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.

Marines complete tribute to the fallen
The first mile of a Marine tribute run at Fort Gordon two weeks ago was attended by a modest number of Marines.

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

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 the area
Jenkins-White Elementary School remains in limbo as it continues to await state approval of its charter application.

Opt-out given for recruiting
It's not easy selling a military career in wartime, and on Thursday night the job got tougher.

Across South Carolina
ROCK HILL - The York County Council has given preliminary approval to suspending blue laws for a year.

Prison doors close early for Williams
Former state Rep. Robin Williams lost a few final days of freedom Thursday.

Perdue discusses jobs with world leaders
TEL AVIV - Gov. Sonny Perdue is fond of saying that the quest for jobs has become a competition on a global scale, and Thursday he came face to face with his competitors.

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.

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

Marines complete tribute to the fallen
The first mile of a Marine tribute run at Fort Gordon two weeks ago was attended by a modest number of Marines.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

Students to perform for chance to play with best
One day, Cassandra Komp would like to perform with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Capsule reviews of new films

New home-video releases

Review: 'Derailed'

Review: 'Derailed'
During a mundane suburban morning in "Derailed" - a scene that comes early, before all the deception, infidelity and violence that's in store - Clive Owen's character helps his preteen daughter with her book report over cereal and juice at the breakfast table.

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

Capsule reviews of new films
Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

Review: 'Derailed'
During a mundane suburban morning in "Derailed" - a scene that comes early, before all the deception, infidelity and violence that's in store - Clive Owen's character helps his preteen daughter with her book report over cereal and juice at the breakfast table.

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

Review: 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'

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."

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."

Capsule reviews of new films
Capsule reviews of films opening this week:

Kenny Chesney pushes artistic boundaries
Kenny Chesney, country music's reigning entertainer of the year, tips his Stetson to the guiding lights of his career in the title of his latest album, "The Road and the Radio." Musically, however, he's stretching beyond the island rhythms and party anthems of his past by showing a restless ambition that suggests he's not done growing yet as an artist.

Violinist focuses on new sound with his American string music

Reunions could dish out some sour notes

Album gives fans chance to hear Neil Diamond without pretense

Reunions could dish out some sour notes
Music fans, be wary: Genesis might be opening Pandora's box.

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

Kenny Chesney pushes artistic boundaries
Kenny Chesney, country music's reigning entertainer of the year, tips his Stetson to the guiding lights of his career in the title of his latest album, "The Road and the Radio." Musically, however, he's stretching beyond the island rhythms and party anthems of his past by showing a restless ambition that suggests he's not done growing yet as an artist.

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.

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.

Concert calendar

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.

Top 20 Concert Tours
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

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.

Reunions could dish out some sour notes
Music fans, be wary: Genesis might be opening Pandora's box.

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.

Top 20 Concert Tours
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

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.

Top 20 Concert Tours

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

Kenny Chesney pushes artistic boundaries

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.

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
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

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.

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.

Testing their limits

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

McNabb: Eagles ready to move on

T.O. saga the latest to hurt owners

Boley, Williams hold their own as starters

Panthers defense playing like one of the best

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

Coach's fall was a boost for Atlanta

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bill McVicker    (NEWNAN, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wade C. Smith    (MILLETTE, S.C.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

The Rev. Frank Rottier    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Vivian L. Borden    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

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

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Vivian L. Borden    (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin    (TAMPA, FL.)

Mr. Forman B. Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances T. Rowland    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Foreman Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Jonathan A.L. Little    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Gene T. Fulbright    (TIFTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Foreman Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Forman B. Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Voncile L. Bowers    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

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

Mr. Otis "D" Daniels    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph E. Stanley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Levan Roundtree, Sr.    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Ralph E. Stanley    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Keith B. Moore    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Ms. Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances T. Rowland    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nella D. Jones    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Rev. Levan Roundtree, Sr.    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe N. Johnson, Jr.    (WRENS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ira F. Holmes    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

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

Mr. Peter D. Fransham    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Voncile L. Bowers    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Jonathan A.L. Little    (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

Mr. Otis "D" Daniels    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

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

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

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

Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Wade C. Smith    (MILLETTE, S.C.)

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nella D. Jones    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe N. Johnson, Jr.    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin    (TAMPA, FL.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Ira F. Holmes    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Gene T. Fulbright    (TIFTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Peter D. Fransham    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

The Rev. Frank Rottier    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Keith B. Moore    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Bill McVicker    (NEWNAN, Ga.)

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

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

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Larry Gaines (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ira F. Holmes (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Wheeler (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mildred Sacco (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall (WARRENTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Paul J. Connell (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Vivian L. Borden (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

Jonathan A.L. Little (ROCKY FORD, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ralph E. Stanley (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin (TAMPA, FL.)

Mrs. Voncile L. Bowers (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

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

Celia McDaniel Swindell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill McVicker (NEWNAN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Alvis A. Dye (TYRONE, Ga.)

Mr. Peter D. Fransham (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances T. Rowland (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Otis "D" Daniels (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Samuel Malone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mildred Sacco (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Forman B. Williamson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Foreman Williamson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe N. Johnson, Jr. (WRENS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Gene T. Fulbright (TIFTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. William Wiley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James Wheeler (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Rev. Levan Roundtree, Sr. (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

The Rev. Frank Rottier (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Keith B. Moore (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. William Wiley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mrs. Nella D. Jones (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Five spots still open for World Cup

Gymnast hopes to reach new heights at Georgia

Area Announcements

Overtime

WBC heavyweight champion ends career

Regatta benefits from extensive preparations

Overtime

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.

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
The 15th annual Peach Belt Conference volleyball tournament begins today at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

Five spots still open for World Cup
Spain hasn't lost any of its 16 games under coach Luis Aragones. He could still be looking for another job within a week.

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.

Five spots still open for World Cup
Spain hasn't lost any of its 16 games under coach Luis Aragones. He could still be looking for another job within a week.

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

Overtime
The 15th annual Peach Belt Conference volleyball tournament begins today at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

McNabb: Eagles ready to move on
PHILADELPHIA - When a door to the auditorium of the Eagles practice facility suddenly flew open, a startled Donovan McNabb could have been excused for thinking it was some familiar hot air - not a brisk wind - that was the culprit.

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.

Boley, Williams hold their own as starters
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - As the Atlanta Falcons began training camp in late July, rookie linebacker Michael Boley wanted a better understanding of his job as a backup to weakside starter Keith Brooking.

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.

McNabb: Eagles ready to move on
PHILADELPHIA - When a door to the auditorium of the Eagles practice facility suddenly flew open, a startled Donovan McNabb could have been excused for thinking it was some familiar hot air - not a brisk wind - that was the culprit.

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.

Boley, Williams hold their own as starters
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - As the Atlanta Falcons began training camp in late July, rookie linebacker Michael Boley wanted a better understanding of his job as a backup to weakside starter Keith Brooking.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

'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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

School lunch menus

Restaurant Ratings

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

Reunions

Pet of the week

Work from Hephzibah Middle yields victory in championship

Fair contest winners

Girl Scouts collect donations to help Goodwill

Easter Seals has national certification

It's nice to be home

Scholarship semifinalist has plans to help babies

Calendar

For the record

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists

Around the block

Some short movies merit remakes of greater length

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.

Shannon gets snuffed on 'Lost' (or could it be Sawyer?)

'Desperate Housewives' actor Page Kennedy fired

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.

CBS orders more 'Survivor' for next season

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

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

Shannon gets snuffed on 'Lost' (or could it be Sawyer?)
NEW YORK - It would seem to be lights out for Shannon on "Lost."

'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
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.

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.

'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.

Shannon gets snuffed on 'Lost' (or could it be Sawyer?)
NEW YORK - It would seem to be lights out for Shannon on "Lost."

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.

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

Applause calendar

Entertaining gameplay makes 'Sly 3' a winner

Ashley Judd participates in forum on HIV, AIDS

Club calendar

People in the News

Rapper Beanie Sigel jailed briefly

The liquid life

Spotted

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.

Shockley can ignite offense in return

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

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.

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.

Spurrier's allegiance stays with Carolina
COLUMBIA - Months before Steve Spurrier coached his first game for South Carolina, the former Florida star made it clear he had only one allegiance this season - the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Spurrier's allegiance stays with Carolina
COLUMBIA - Months before Steve Spurrier coached his first game for South Carolina, the former Florida star made it clear he had only one allegiance this season - the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Spurrier's allegiance stays with Carolina