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.

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.

Museum opening exhibit of letters from warriors

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.

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.

Palmeiro will not be charged

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.

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

Yahoo is out of contention in AOL talks

Four vie to be chamber's award
A school director, a pest control company owner, an ophthalmologist and the head of a security firm.

Stocks rise after Treasury auction

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 finish higher on falling oil
A continued slide in oil prices gave Wall Street a moderate advance Friday, with earnings from Dell Inc. and a labor deal at General Motors Corp. feeding the gains. The major indexes ended the week higher.

Plenty of free shipping this holiday season

NBTY's plant opening delayed

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.

Honda recalling Civic over accelerator pedal

Four vie to be chamber's award
A school director, a pest control company owner, an ophthalmologist and the head of a security firm.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 finish higher on falling oil

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.

Four vie to be chamber's award

Stocks finish higher on falling oil
A continued slide in oil prices gave Wall Street a moderate advance Friday, with earnings from Dell Inc. and a labor deal at General Motors Corp. feeding the gains. The major indexes ended the week higher.

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.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for November 12, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for November 12, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 11, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 11, 2005.

FSU seeking higher goals than title
CLEMSON, S.C. - Nothing to play for? Don't tell that to Florida State's Lorenzo Booker.

FSU seeking higher goals than title

FSU seeking higher goals than title
CLEMSON, S.C. - Nothing to play for? Don't tell that to Florida State's Lorenzo Booker.

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.

Some racists get a pass
Ever heard of Kamau Kambon? Probably not. Neither have most reporters, apparently.

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

Blame riots on rioters
More than 1,000 rioters clashed with police, smashed storefronts and burned down businesses as Argentina-hosted Summit of the Americas talks got under way between the U.S. and our Latin American neighbors last weekend.

Don't overlook real heroes

Some racists get a pass

Establishing a reality-free zone

GOP can recover next year

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.

Blame riots on rioters

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.

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.

More than protests needed

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

Some racists get a pass
Ever heard of Kamau Kambon? Probably not. Neither have most reporters, apparently.

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.

More than protests needed
It's very encouraging to see the anti-al-Qaida protests in Jordan, after the terrorist bombings there this week.

More than protests needed
It's very encouraging to see the anti-al-Qaida protests in Jordan, after the terrorist bombings there this week.

Blame riots on rioters
More than 1,000 rioters clashed with police, smashed storefronts and burned down businesses as Argentina-hosted Summit of the Americas talks got under way between the U.S. and our Latin American neighbors last weekend.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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
"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

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

Most sumacs are good plants

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.

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.

Eagles seeking a strong finish
STATESBORO, Ga. - With the buzz of Georgia Southern's biggest win of the season still resonating throughout Paulson Stadium, linebacker John Mohring's statements turned out to be the team's theme of the week.

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.

Eagles seeking a strong finish
STATESBORO, Ga. - With the buzz of Georgia Southern's biggest win of the season still resonating throughout Paulson Stadium, linebacker John Mohring's statements turned out to be the team's theme of the week.

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.

Win vs. Virginia sent Jackets on the way in 1990
ATLANTA - The emotional crash finally came on the bus ride from the airport to the Georgia Tech campus.

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.

Win vs. Virginia sent Jackets on the way in 1990
ATLANTA - The emotional crash finally came on the bus ride from the airport to the Georgia Tech campus.

Eagles seeking a strong finish

Georgia Southern's Bryant adjusts to new hype

Win vs. Virginia sent Jackets on the way in 1990

Turnover ratio has Jackets all abuzz

Gore and Funk take lead at Naples tournament
NAPLES, Fla. - A different odd couple - Jason Gore and Fred Funk - is atop the leaderboard after the first round of the Franklin Templeton Shootout.

Gore and Funk take lead at Naples tournament

Gore and Funk take lead at Naples tournament
NAPLES, Fla. - A different odd couple - Jason Gore and Fred Funk - is atop the leaderboard after the first round of the Franklin Templeton Shootout.

Unlike Samson, Nickels' strength comes from heart

Hornets sting Thoroughbreds again

Rebels fill the gaps in victory

Small plays huge role for Washington-Wilkes

Laney falls in the long run

Blocked punt gets Lions win

No. 1 Blackville continues its roll

Big first half carries Red Devils to win

Bowdon puts stop to Warren County comeback

Going low at Laney a must for best players

Prep Football Playoff matchups

Small plays huge role for Washington-Wilkes
WASHINGTON, Ga. - Washington-Wilkes knew it could count on the defense coming up big again, but the Tigers were more excited to see their offense come up Small.

No. 1 Blackville continues its roll
BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- Quarterback Brandon Pressley continued his strong play, and so did Blackville-Hilda.

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.

Big first half carries Red Devils to win
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - The words "Lincoln County" and "Georgia Dome" seem to go hand in hand.

Prep Football Playoff matchups
GHSA SECOND ROUND

Blocked punt gets Lions win
SUMTER, S.C. - Throughout the season, a number of different offensive stars have given Augusta Christian the boost it needed to earn a victory. In Friday's 14-7 win at Wilson Hall, defense and special teams made the difference.

No. 1 Blackville continues its roll
BLACKVILLE, S.C. -- Quarterback Brandon Pressley continued his strong play, and so did Blackville-Hilda.

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.

Blocked punt gets Lions win
SUMTER, S.C. - Throughout the season, a number of different offensive stars have given Augusta Christian the boost it needed to earn a victory. In Friday's 14-7 win at Wilson Hall, defense and special teams made the difference.

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

Laney falls in the long run
ATLANTA - Chris Thomas and his Laney teammates would give anything to get 17 seconds back.

Hornets sting Thoroughbreds again
AIKEN - Make it a baker's dozen for Aiken when it comes to playing its crosstown rival South Aiken.

Rebels fill the gaps in victory
JOHNSTON, S.C. - With all the talk about two starters who wouldn't be there, Friday night's 28-7 victory over Manning in the second round of the Class AAA playoffs put the focus back on the Rebels who took the field.

Rebels fill the gaps in victory
JOHNSTON, S.C. - With all the talk about two starters who wouldn't be there, Friday night's 28-7 victory over Manning in the second round of the Class AAA playoffs put the focus back on the Rebels who took the field.

Bowdon puts stop to Warren County comeback
BOWDON, Ga. - Bowdon will get its rematch with Hawkinsville after all. But this year, it won't come on the neutral turf of the Georgia Dome.

Laney falls in the long run
ATLANTA - Chris Thomas and his Laney teammates would give anything to get 17 seconds back.

Hornets sting Thoroughbreds again
AIKEN - Make it a baker's dozen for Aiken when it comes to playing its crosstown rival South Aiken.

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

Small plays huge role for Washington-Wilkes
WASHINGTON, Ga. - Washington-Wilkes knew it could count on the defense coming up big again, but the Tigers were more excited to see their offense come up Small.

Big first half carries Red Devils to win
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - The words "Lincoln County" and "Georgia Dome" seem to go hand in hand.

Bowdon puts stop to Warren County comeback
BOWDON, Ga. - Bowdon will get its rematch with Hawkinsville after all. But this year, it won't come on the neutral turf of the Georgia Dome.

Devils squeak by Capitals, 4-3
WASHINGTON - Martin Brodeur returned to the lineup to end the New Jersey Devils' four-game losing streak, making 21 saves to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Friday in a Veterans Day matinee.

Devils squeak by Capitals, 4-3

Devils squeak by Capitals, 4-3
WASHINGTON - Martin Brodeur returned to the lineup to end the New Jersey Devils' four-game losing streak, making 21 saves to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Friday in a Veterans Day matinee.

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:

Doomsayer exaggerates on socialism
In his opposition to federal grants for the Open Land Trust, the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, and the National Wild Turkey Federation ("Nation is sliding toward socialism," Nov 8), Andy Windham refers to socialistic and communistic predictions by Norman Thomas and Nikita Khrushchev. It should be pointed out that Norman Thomas, a pretty harmless man in the long run, is dead. Nikita Khrushchev, a not-so-harmless man, is dead. The Soviet Union is dead. American high-schoolers take part in stock market games. President Bush has nominated a thoroughly competent person to head the Federal Reserve.Bruce Brown, Augusta

Vietnam vets' benefits are in peril

Doomsayer exaggerates on socialism

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

How do you stop fraud without voter ID?
Well, well, well. Richmond County Democratic Party Chairman Lowell Greenbaum and the other liberal Democrats (sorry, I'm being redundant) got their way and got the Georgia voter ID law killed - not by the voters, but by a judge.Charles Kimbrough, Sylvania

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

How do you stop fraud without voter ID?

Senate minority leader is shameful

Without Helen, Augusta missed out

Without Helen, Augusta missed out
In the coming year, what Augustans have to look forward to is suffering budget cuts, higher taxes, a stagnant and underfunded arts community, back-door politics and racial issues. But I guess this is all Augusta knows.Michael J. Ryan, 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

How do you stop fraud without voter ID?
Well, well, well. Richmond County Democratic Party Chairman Lowell Greenbaum and the other liberal Democrats (sorry, I'm being redundant) got their way and got the Georgia voter ID law killed - not by the voters, but by a judge.Charles Kimbrough, Sylvania

Without Helen, Augusta missed out
In the coming year, what Augustans have to look forward to is suffering budget cuts, higher taxes, a stagnant and underfunded arts community, back-door politics and racial issues. But I guess this is all Augusta knows.Michael J. Ryan, Evans

Doomsayer exaggerates on socialism
In his opposition to federal grants for the Open Land Trust, the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, and the National Wild Turkey Federation ("Nation is sliding toward socialism," Nov 8), Andy Windham refers to socialistic and communistic predictions by Norman Thomas and Nikita Khrushchev. It should be pointed out that Norman Thomas, a pretty harmless man in the long run, is dead. Nikita Khrushchev, a not-so-harmless man, is dead. The Soviet Union is dead. American high-schoolers take part in stock market games. President Bush has nominated a thoroughly competent person to head the Federal Reserve.Bruce Brown, 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

Fierce looking new dinosaur found in Argentina

Fashion briefs

Dad finds tarnish on golden age of parenting

Family briefs

Vests: Keep warm without admitting you're cold

Robert Langridge: A computer-modeling pioneer

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

Whole new look

Robert Langridge: A computer-modeling pioneer
Last time Smithsonian magazine checked in with Robert Langridge, 20 years ago, he was enjoying a measure of fame for pioneering a way to visualize the invisible -- the structure and behavior of key biological molecules, such as DNA.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Robert Langridge: A computer-modeling pioneer
Last time Smithsonian magazine checked in with Robert Langridge, 20 years ago, he was enjoying a measure of fame for pioneering a way to visualize the invisible -- the structure and behavior of key biological molecules, such as DNA.

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.

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?

Lynx welcomed home with loss to Inferno
This was not the homecoming the Augusta Lynx envisioned.

Lynx welcomed home with loss to Inferno

Lynx welcomed home with loss to Inferno
This was not the homecoming the Augusta Lynx envisioned.

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

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.

Across Georgia

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.

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.

Perdue discusses jobs with world leaders

Veterans Day events
Veterans Day events scheduled this weekend:

News you can use
Events for today include:

Veterans Day events

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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 Georgia
ATLANTA - Officials have revealed the city's new slogan: "Atlanta: Every day is an opening 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.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - North Myrtle Beach officials are optimistic the area will get money for beach re-nourishment for areas affected by recent tropical storms and hurricanes.

Plan for change stirs questions
ATLANTA - The possibility of sweeping changes to taxpayer-funded health care for lower-income Georgians has some advocates on edge as a group assembled by Gov. Sonny Perdue works to put the finishing touches on a proposal to rein in the program's cost.

Corrections
- A story in Wednesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly spelled the name of Daisy Bailey, an unopposed winner of Tuesday's Blythe City Council election.

800 acres given to state program

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

Kid of the Day
Noah Martin Rice is today's Kid of the Day.

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

News you can use
Events for today include:

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

Trump executive Kepcher inspires workers
Geanne Pierre Gordon felt something when she shook hands with Donald Trump's right-hand woman, Carolyn Kepcher, on Friday night.

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.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - North Myrtle Beach officials are optimistic the area will get money for beach re-nourishment for areas affected by recent tropical storms and hurricanes.

Trump executive Kepcher inspires workers

Phone towers could get limits
Columbia County officials are in the process of drafting a new ordinance that would take on a tall issue: that of the cell-phone tower.

Teen steps into spotlight as mayor
HILLSDALE, Mich. - Cameras hummed and reporters fired away Wednesday as freshly elected Mayor Michael Sessions fielded questions about his unlikely victory.

Community offers salute to service
For Arsinia Diaz, Veterans Day in Augusta was bittersweet.

Across South Carolina

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - Officials have revealed the city's new slogan: "Atlanta: Every day is an opening day."

General dismayed by lack of recruits

General dismayed by lack of recruits
Back when Leon Perre joined the Navy, he and his three brothers were eager to enlist, he said Friday during a Veterans Day ceremony at Savannah River Site.

Fourth vacant house burns

Plan for change stirs questions
ATLANTA - The possibility of sweeping changes to taxpayer-funded health care for lower-income Georgians has some advocates on edge as a group assembled by Gov. Sonny Perdue works to put the finishing touches on a proposal to rein in the program's cost.

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.

Teen steps into spotlight as mayor
HILLSDALE, Mich. - Cameras hummed and reporters fired away Wednesday as freshly elected Mayor Michael Sessions fielded questions about his unlikely victory.

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

800 acres given to state program
WOODBINE, Ga. - A St. Simons Island developer and his business partner have donated nearly 800 acres of land at the north end of Camden County to the state's land conservation program.

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.

Veterans Day events
Veterans Day events scheduled this weekend:

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.

Hicks tells of courage of veterans
A veteran herself now, retired Maj. Gen. Janet Hicks delivered a Veterans Day message of heroism and honor to an assembly of Greenbrier High School students Friday.

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

Fourth vacant house burns
Firefighters extinguished a fire that destroyed an abandoned house at 10th and Fenwick streets Friday evening.

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

Company's pullout raises tax deal question
AIKEN - Pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline will get approval soon from the county council on a fee in lieu of taxes agreement on a minimum $60 million expansion at its plant in Aiken.

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
Shoppers might have seen lights from fire trucks as they shopped at the Evans Target on Friday afternoon.

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

Standing in support
Emilia Jefferson, 3, listens to the national anthem during the Veterans Day ceremony on Riverwalk Augusta.

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

Community offers salute to service
For Arsinia Diaz, Veterans Day in Augusta was bittersweet.

Kid of the Day

Hicks tells of courage of veterans
A veteran herself now, retired Maj. Gen. Janet Hicks delivered a Veterans Day message of heroism and honor to an assembly of Greenbrier High School students Friday.

Corrections
- A story in Wednesday's editions of The Augusta Chronicle incorrectly spelled the name of Daisy Bailey, an unopposed winner of Tuesday's Blythe City Council election.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

800 acres given to state program
WOODBINE, Ga. - A St. Simons Island developer and his business partner have donated nearly 800 acres of land at the north end of Camden County to the state's land conservation program.

Across the area
Shoppers might have seen lights from fire trucks as they shopped at the Evans Target on Friday afternoon.

Kid of the Day
Noah Martin Rice is today's Kid of the Day.

Officials seek two men in shooting deaths
Richmond County authorities are searching for a pair of gunmen they said shot to death two Augusta men outside a club early Saturday morning.

Standing in support

Prison doors close early for Williams

Across the area

Relief fund has fire chief up in arms

Hicks tells of courage of veterans

Plan for change stirs questions

Company's pullout raises tax deal question

News you can use

Phone towers could get limits

Community offers salute to service

District 5 recount scheduled

Teen steps into spotlight as mayor

Corrections

Opt-out given for recruiting

Kid of the Day

Veterans Day Events

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

Veterans Day Closings

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

Shipment of flu shots is delayed

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

Across Georgia

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

News you can use

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.

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

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

Students to perform for chance to play with best

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

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.

Marines complete tribute to the fallen

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

Across South Carolina

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

Across the area

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.

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

Veterans Day Events
Here are events scheduled for Veterans Day:

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

News you can use
Activities scheduled for this week include:

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

General dismayed by lack of recruits
Back when Leon Perre joined the Navy, he and his three brothers were eager to enlist, he said Friday during a Veterans Day ceremony at Savannah River Site.

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

Trump executive Kepcher inspires workers
Geanne Pierre Gordon felt something when she shook hands with Donald Trump's right-hand woman, Carolyn Kepcher, on Friday night.

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.

Fourth vacant house burns
Firefighters extinguished a fire that destroyed an abandoned house at 10th and Fenwick streets Friday evening.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Phone towers could get limits
Columbia County officials are in the process of drafting a new ordinance that would take on a tall issue: that of the cell-phone tower.

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.

Company's pullout raises tax deal question
AIKEN - Pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline will get approval soon from the county council on a fee in lieu of taxes agreement on a minimum $60 million expansion at its plant in Aiken.

Standing in support
Emilia Jefferson, 3, listens to the national anthem during the Veterans Day ceremony on Riverwalk Augusta.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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.

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.

Capsule reviews of new films

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

Review: 'Derailed'

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.

Pianist Earl Wild ever active as he approaches 90th birthday
NEW YORK - New album, master classes, concert performances in Europe and America - Earl Wild is turning 90, but that's not stopping him.

Reunions could dish out some sour notes

Pianist Earl Wild ever active as he approaches 90th birthday

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

Top 20 Concert Tours

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.

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

Kenny Chesney pushes artistic boundaries

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.

Pianist Earl Wild ever active as he approaches 90th birthday
NEW YORK - New album, master classes, concert performances in Europe and America - Earl Wild is turning 90, but that's not stopping him.

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.

Roush feels singled out by car limit
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Roush Racing couldn't help but feel singled out by NASCAR's new rule that limits the number of entries.

Roush feels singled out by car limit

Roush feels singled out by car limit
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Roush Racing couldn't help but feel singled out by NASCAR's new rule that limits the number of entries.

Boley, Williams hold their own as starters

McNabb: Eagles ready to move on

Unproven receivers try to fill T.O.'s shoes

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Ms. Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha Warnock    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Grover Broadwater    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Rupert Freeman    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Carter, Sr.    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Dr. Thomas B. Smith    (CHARLESTON, S.C.)

Mr. Grover Broadwater    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Bruder, Jr.    (BATH, S.C.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

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

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Cullum, Sr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Cullum, Sr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph C. Goudy    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bill McVicker    (NEWNAN, Ga.)

Mr. Henry B. Landis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Al Stransky    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bill McVicker    (NEWNAN, Ga.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey    (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph C. Goudy    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Linda P. Hadden    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

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

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Ira F. Holmes    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Ira F. Holmes    (FAIRFAX, S.C.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

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

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul J. Connell    (ATLANTA, Ga.)

Mr. Alvis A. Dye    (TYRONE, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Celia McDaniel Swindell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Johnson, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Washington    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Cullum, Sr.    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Larry Gaines    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne H. Wills    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Linda P. Hadden    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Wayne H. Wills    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Willie Johnson, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie A. Walker    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha Warnock    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Al Stransky    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Dr. Thomas B. Smith    (CHARLESTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Newman    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Newman    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie A. Walker    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. Henry B. Landis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dr. Virgil Woods    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Mildred Sacco    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Washington    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie A. Walker    (WRENS, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Robert Sanon    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Samuel Malone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie Johnson, Sr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Rupert Freeman    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

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

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Ms. Mildred Sacco (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

MSgt. Luther Ward Owens (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Grover Broadwater (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Cecil Ruff Alexander (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Bruder, Jr. (BATH, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Martha Warnock (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Larry Gaines (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Frances Newman (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. Samuel Malone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

Ms. Naomi Lindsey (WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Mary Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Brenda Mitchell (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Dr. Virgil Woods (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Celia McDaniel Swindell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Linda P. Hadden (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Lee Wesbey (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Henry B. Landis (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Al Stransky (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Willie A. Walker (WRENS, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Beatrice Johnson (SPARTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James Cullum, Sr. (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Samuel Malone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Catherine Washington (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. William Wiley (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Dr. Virgil Woods (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Mary Martin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Emerson Walker (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne H. Wills (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Dr. Cason Conrad Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joseph C. Goudy (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Rupert Freeman (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Sam Cannon (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Carter, Sr. (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mr. Bill McVicker (NEWNAN, Ga.)

Dr. Thomas B. Smith (CHARLESTON, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Robert Sanon (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Johnson, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Overtime

Overtime

Five spots still open for World Cup

Overtime
Augusta will play host to more than 1,000 athletes today for the ninth annual Head of the South Regatta.

Overtime
Augusta will play host to more than 1,000 athletes today for the ninth annual Head of the South Regatta.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Unproven receivers try to fill T.O.'s shoes
PHILADELPHIA - Greg Lewis didn't work on his dance moves. Reggie Brown hasn't thought of any new routines. Billy McMullen isn't the showboating type.

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.

Unproven receivers try to fill T.O.'s shoes
PHILADELPHIA - Greg Lewis didn't work on his dance moves. Reggie Brown hasn't thought of any new routines. Billy McMullen isn't the showboating type.

There are times when we must take a stand
Looking out a hotel window, I saw the mighty Ohio River. A lonely channel marker silently witnessed via its wake that here was a powerful river with a prevailing current, with both constructive and destructive potential.

Faith digest
Volunteers bring hope and assistance to Gulf Coast communities hit by Hurricane Katrina.

Woman acts on faith for funding
Sheri Davis' investment of six hours in writing a grant application has netted $15,000 for Interfaith Hospitality Network.

A sociologist and a theologian see significant moral decline in America
As the 21st century began, University of Virginia sociologist James Davison Hunter produced a jeremiad that deserved far more attention than it received: "The Death of Character: Moral Education in an Age Without Good or Evil" (Basic Books).

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

A sociologist and a theologian see significant moral decline in America
As the 21st century began, University of Virginia sociologist James Davison Hunter produced a jeremiad that deserved far more attention than it received: "The Death of Character: Moral Education in an Age Without Good or Evil" (Basic Books).

There are times when we must take a stand
Looking out a hotel window, I saw the mighty Ohio River. A lonely channel marker silently witnessed via its wake that here was a powerful river with a prevailing current, with both constructive and destructive potential.

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

Christians to unite for prayer
They will join other Christians to pray for the Augusta community, for leaders and for peace at a citywide rally at 7 p.m. Friday at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.

Faith digest
Volunteers bring hope and assistance to Gulf Coast communities hit by Hurricane Katrina.

Clergy of rentapriest.com deliver God's word, perform rites after leaving Catholic Church
One is a psychotherapist. A second is a retired travel agent. A third sells medical equipment. But Sean Patrick O'Reilly, Ralph Bastian and John Shuster share an additional identity: Each is an ordained Catholic priest.

Christians to unite for prayer
They will join other Christians to pray for the Augusta community, for leaders and for peace at a citywide rally at 7 p.m. Friday at Bell Auditorium, 712 Telfair St.

Woman acts on faith for funding
Sheri Davis' investment of six hours in writing a grant application has netted $15,000 for Interfaith Hospitality Network.

Clergy of rentapriest.com deliver God's word, perform rites after leaving Catholic Church
One is a psychotherapist. A second is a retired travel agent. A third sells medical equipment. But Sean Patrick O'Reilly, Ralph Bastian and John Shuster share an additional identity: Each is an ordained Catholic priest.

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

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

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

People in the News

Ashley Judd participates in forum on HIV, AIDS

Rapper Beanie Sigel jailed briefly

One point apart after all these years

One point apart after all these years
ATHENS, Ga. - There's plenty of things that stand out in the Auburn-Georgia rivalry, but one tidbit caught Russ Tanner's eye: Heading into the 109th game between the Deep South's oldest rivals, they are separated by one measly point.

One point apart after all these years
ATHENS, Ga. - There's plenty of things that stand out in the Auburn-Georgia rivalry, but one tidbit caught Russ Tanner's eye: Heading into the 109th game between the Deep South's oldest rivals, they are separated by one measly point.

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

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.

A sociologist and a theologian see significant moral decline in America

Faith calendar

There are times when we must take a stand

Faith digest

Woman acts on faith for funding

Christians to unite for prayer

Clergy of rentapriest.com deliver God's word, perform rites after leaving Catholic Church