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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
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Artistic growth

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Carpenter wins NL Cy Young Award

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
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

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

Poythress signs deal with Dogs

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.

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.

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
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

Crew at work recycling tissue mill

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Georgia rejects request on ports

AIG is again restating finances

Jordan bombings slow stock gains

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.

Microsoft teams with AP for online video venture

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.

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.

Stocks rise after Treasury auction

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.

Plenty of free shipping this holiday season

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.

Honda recalling Civic over accelerator pedal

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

Yahoo is out of contention in AOL talks

NBTY's plant opening delayed

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Editorial cartoon for Nov. 11, 2005.

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Editorial cartoon for Nov. 10, 2005.

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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
CLEMSON, S.C. - The Bowden Bowl has become a drag for the football family.

Bowden matchup goes from bowl to burden

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.

Ties with Georgia don't bind Tigers

Terminating California

A penny for their thoughts

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.

Don't overlook real heroes

You better believe it

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Establishing a reality-free zone

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

GOP can recover next year

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fishing Tournaments

Fishing Tournaments
Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928.

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.

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

Study poinsettia's flowers, bracts to find healthy plant

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.

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.

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

Reis says senior leadership is key to strong finish

Turnover ratio has Jackets all abuzz

Prep Football Playoff matchups

Unlike Samson, Nickels' strength comes from heart

Butler standout opts for South Carolina

Going low at Laney a must for best players

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.

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.

Prep Football Playoff matchups
GHSA SECOND ROUND

Prep Football Playoff matchups
GHSA SECOND ROUND

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.

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:

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

Bush unites nation - against him

Vietnam vets' benefits are in peril

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

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

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

Senate minority leader is shameful

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

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'

Dad finds tarnish on golden age of parenting

Kayaking the Baja: Adventure - with catered meals

Whole new look

Indoor water parks: Finally hitting Northeast

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

Antietam only start of black history tour

Vests: Keep warm without admitting you're cold

Fierce looking new dinosaur found in Argentina

Fashion briefs

Travel briefs

Family briefs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lynx coach is glad his past is behind him

Roster changes welcome team back home

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

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.

Some who left area near spill didn't need to

Opt-out given for recruiting

Aiken maintains report card ratings

Across Georgia

Shipment of flu shots is delayed

News you can use

Across South Carolina

Impact fees are being discussed

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.

GBI's inquiry on Wrens police chief done

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.

Students to perform for chance to play with best

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.

Stinky water is gone in east Augusta

Historic bomber visits Augusta

District 5 recount scheduled

Graniteville crossing remains perilous

Marines complete tribute to the fallen

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 South Carolina

Mayoral voting results
Here's a breakdown by precinct

Across the area

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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

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

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

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

Veterans Day closings

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:

Across Georgia

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

DOT is set to submit parkway proposal

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.

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.

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

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.

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

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

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

Veterans Day Events

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.

Relief fund has fire chief up in arms

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Pen-bomb plan exposed; pupil found guilty

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

Mayor race hinges on turnout

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

Across the area

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

Answers on prescription drug plan don't satisfy all

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

Mayoral voting results

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

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.

News you can use

Mayoral voting results
Here's a breakdown by precinct

Kid of the Day

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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

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

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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

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.

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

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

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

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

Veterans Day Closings

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

Perdue discusses jobs with world leaders

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

Kid of the Day

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

Prison doors close early for Williams

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

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.

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.

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.

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Review: 'Derailed'

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

Review: 'Zathura: A Space Adventure'

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:

New home-video releases

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

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."

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:

Violinist focuses on new sound with his American string music

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.

Kenny Chesney pushes artistic boundaries

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

Top 20 Concert Tours

Reunions could dish out some sour notes

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.

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.

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

Coming together

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

Album gives fans chance to hear Neil Diamond without pretense

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

Racing newsmaker: Tony Stewart

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.

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
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.

Timing's right for Rudd to park ride

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.

T.O. saga the latest to hurt owners

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

Boley, Williams hold their own as starters

Coach's fall was a boost for Atlanta

Panthers defense playing like one of the best

McNabb: Eagles ready to move on

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Foreman Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill McVicker    (NEWNAN, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wade C. Smith    (MILLETTE, S.C.)

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

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

Mr. Ira F. Holmes    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Jeannette Martin    (TAMPA, FL.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Foreman Williamson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Wheeler    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Naomi Lindsey    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Floyd T. Morris    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jeannette Martin    (TAMPA, FL.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Ira F. Holmes    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wade C. Smith    (MILLETTE, S.C.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Betty Smith    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Marie Lowery    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bill McVicker    (NEWNAN, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Ruth M. Godbee    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Naomi Lindsey    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mildred M. Ashe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Betty Smith (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. James Wheeler (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeannette Martin (TAMPA, FL.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Hall (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mildred Sacco (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill McVicker (NEWNAN, Ga.)

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

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

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

Ms. Mildred Sacco (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. William Wiley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Celia McDaniel Swindell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Samuel Malone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. William Wiley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Marie Lowery (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Foreman Williamson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Overtime

Gymnast hopes to reach new heights at Georgia

WBC heavyweight champion ends career

Regatta benefits from extensive preparations

Overtime

Area Announcements

Five spots still open for World Cup

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

'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.

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

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.

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.

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

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:

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

'New Nutcracker' dances get more twists

Girl Scouts collect donations to help Goodwill

Around the block

Fair contest winners

For the record

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

Reunions

Easter Seals has national certification

Work from Hephzibah Middle yields victory in championship

Restaurant Ratings

Calendar

Scholarship semifinalist has plans to help babies

School lunch menus

Pet of the week

It's nice to be home

Some short movies merit remakes of greater length

'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."

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.

CBS orders more 'Survivor' for next season

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

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 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

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.

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

'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 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

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.

Applause calendar

The liquid life

Entertaining gameplay makes 'Sly 3' a winner

Rapper Beanie Sigel jailed briefly

Spotted

Ashley Judd participates in forum on HIV, AIDS

People in the News

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

Club calendar

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.

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.

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

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