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

Post office served city in many ways
Ever since Todd Lista moved his business, Lista's Studio of Photography Inc., into Aiken's old post office building in 1995, he has been asked the same question over and over.

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

School lunches
School lunch menus for AIken and Edgefield counties

Stars on wall speak of sacrifices
Forty-two red, white and blue stars bearing the names of military personnel lined the Pinecrest Educational and Opportunity Center's Wall of Honor for Patriotism Week.

Upcoming events
CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday; Aiken Technical College Community Room, Bldg. 1200/1400, U.S. Highway 1; preparing soil for spring planting; 644-9400

Band director keeps Silver Bluff on top
Fresh out of college, Kevin Piner stepped into some large shoes last school year.

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

Upcoming events
CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday; Aiken Technical College Community Room, Bldg. 1200/1400, U.S. Highway 1; preparing soil for spring planting; 644-9400

School lunches
School lunch menus for AIken and Edgefield counties

Pet of the week
Callie, a 2-year-old shepherd mix, is socialized with other dogs./P>

Across the river
AGATHA CHRISTIE'S AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show; Fort Gordon Dinner Theater Production; Bldg. 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon; buffet menu includes roasted pork loin with spiced apples, mesquite baked chicken and marinated bourbon flank steak, scalloped potatoes, rice pilaf, green bean casserole, glazed baby carrots, salad bar and desserts; 793-8552

Veterans honored at school
Although she didn't know her great-grandfather, Amnor Markwalter was able to share part of his life with her schoolmates Friday.

Upcoming events
During Caring Rose Week, which continues through Saturday, participating florists will offer a dozen roses for $10 and two cans of food.

Veterans honored at school
Although she didn't know her great-grandfather, Amnor Markwalter was able to share part of his life with her schoolmates Friday.

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

Upcoming events
CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. Thursday; Aiken Technical College Community Room, Bldg. 1200/1400, U.S. Highway 1; preparing soil for spring planting; 644-9400

Milestones
Jessica Beach, of Johnston, S.C., has been awarded a scholarship by the Government Employees' Benefit Association Foundation Inc.

Milestones
Jessica Beach, of Johnston, S.C., has been awarded a scholarship by the Government Employees' Benefit Association Foundation Inc.

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

Pottery is hands-on for shop owner
When she was in college, Elizabeth Reynolds never imagined that one day she'd be holding pottery classes in her home and making money with her hobby.

Pet of the week
Callie, a 2-year-old shepherd mix, is socialized with other dogs./P>

Across the river
AGATHA CHRISTIE'S AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show; Fort Gordon Dinner Theater Production; Bldg. 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon; buffet menu includes roasted pork loin with spiced apples, mesquite baked chicken and marinated bourbon flank steak, scalloped potatoes, rice pilaf, green bean casserole, glazed baby carrots, salad bar and desserts; 793-8552

Honoring fallen comrades
Members of the local chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc., and the Marine Corps League honored those who served and died in Vietnam with the placing of a wreath at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Edgefield Road in Aiken on Veterans Day.

Events
LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

Band director keeps Silver Bluff on top
Fresh out of college, Kevin Piner stepped into some large shoes last school year.

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

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction
Margaret Fussell's gifted and talented pupils will get to build simple machines during the winter using building blocks.

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction
Margaret Fussell's gifted and talented pupils will get to build simple machines during the winter using building blocks.

Post office served city in many ways
Ever since Todd Lista moved his business, Lista's Studio of Photography Inc., into Aiken's old post office building in 1995, he has been asked the same question over and over.

Honoring fallen comrades
Members of the local chapter of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Inc., and the Marine Corps League honored those who served and died in Vietnam with the placing of a wreath at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Edgefield Road in Aiken on Veterans Day.

Pottery is hands-on for shop owner
When she was in college, Elizabeth Reynolds never imagined that one day she'd be holding pottery classes in her home and making money with her hobby.

Stars on wall speak of sacrifices
Forty-two red, white and blue stars bearing the names of military personnel lined the Pinecrest Educational and Opportunity Center's Wall of Honor for Patriotism Week.

Events
LEGACY SCULPTURE AND GARDEN: Outdoor Education Center, two miles of hiking trails, wetlands habitat and a pavilion; self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, guided group and weekend tours by appointment; www.nwtf.org

Applause cover

Applause cover

Applause cover

50 Cent to launch 'street fiction' book line

Galleries calendar
GET LISTED: 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@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

Galleries calendar

Doctorow, Didion among book award finalists
NEW YORK - E.L. Doctorow's "The March," his novelization of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's bloody Civil War campaign, and Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking," her memoir of grief for her late husband, were among the finalists for Wednesday night's National Book Awards.

Doctorow, Didion among book award finalists

Galleries calendar
GET LISTED: 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@augusta chronicle.com. Please include a contact name and phone number.

50 Cent to launch 'street fiction' book line
NEW YORK - 50 Cent will again turn his reality into fiction with a new line of hip-hop novellas and graphic novels featuring his former G-Unit rap crew buddies, a publisher announced.

Doctorow, Didion among book award finalists
NEW YORK - E.L. Doctorow's "The March," his novelization of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's bloody Civil War campaign, and Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking," her memoir of grief for her late husband, were among the finalists for Wednesday night's National Book Awards.

50 Cent to launch 'street fiction' book line
NEW YORK - 50 Cent will again turn his reality into fiction with a new line of hip-hop novellas and graphic novels featuring his former G-Unit rap crew buddies, a publisher announced.

Future Panther
Westside Patriots athletic director and head baseball coach Gerald Barnes (right) looks on after right-handed pitcher Bradley Logan (left) signed on to play for the Georgia State University Panthers in Atlanta next year.

Congress eyes other policies
WASHINGTON - Congress is sending a message to the NFL, NBA and NHL: Now that baseball strengthened its steroids policy, we're turning our attention to you.

Congress eyes other policies
WASHINGTON - Congress is sending a message to the NFL, NBA and NHL: Now that baseball strengthened its steroids policy, we're turning our attention to you.

Baseball cracks down on steroids
WASHINGTON - Major league players and owners agreed to toughen penalties for steroid use to a 50-game suspension for a first failed test, 100 games for a second and a lifetime ban for a third.

Congress eyes other policies

Baseball cracks down on steroids

Future Panther

Future Panther
Westside Patriots athletic director and head baseball coach Gerald Barnes (right) looks on after right-handed pitcher Bradley Logan (left) signed on to play for the Georgia State University Panthers in Atlanta next year.

Baseball cracks down on steroids
WASHINGTON - Major league players and owners agreed to toughen penalties for steroid use to a 50-game suspension for a first failed test, 100 games for a second and a lifetime ban for a third.

MVP wait ends for Cards star
ATLANTA - Two things separated Atlanta Braves center fielder Andruw Jones from disappointment after finishing second Tuesday in the National League's MVP voting.

MVP wait ends for Cards star
ATLANTA - Two things separated Atlanta Braves center fielder Andruw Jones from disappointment after finishing second Tuesday in the National League's MVP voting.

MVP wait ends for Cards star

Shoppers will travel Avenue

Sony's software removal scheme aggravates security hole
BOSTON - The fallout from a hidden copy-protection program that Sony BMG Music Entertainment put on some CDs is only getting worse. Sony's suggested method for removing the program actually widens the security hole the original software created, researchers say.

Sony's software removal scheme aggravates security hole

Delivery workers push for benefits

Sony's software removal scheme aggravates security hole
BOSTON - The fallout from a hidden copy-protection program that Sony BMG Music Entertainment put on some CDs is only getting worse. Sony's suggested method for removing the program actually widens the security hole the original software created, researchers say.

Benefit likely to cost pill makers

Home Depot reports profits

Microsoft launches desktop search for businesses
SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released a business version of software that aims to help people more quickly find documents, e-mail and other data stored on Windows-based computers.

'Best boss ever' gets 'small business' award

Delta, pilots in court over reduced pay

CNBC revamps morning schedule for worldwide simulcast

Low point for GM drags stocks lower
NEW YORK - Stocks closed an erratic session mixed Wednesday as General Motors Corp. hit an 18-year low, dragging down the Dow Jones industrial average. Rising oil prices also dulled investor enthusiasm.

Home Depot reports profits
ATLANTA - The Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement store chain, reported a nearly 17 percent jump in third-quarter earnings on strong sales, beating Wall Street expectations.

Benefit likely to cost pill makers
NEW YORK - At first blush the Medicare drug benefit seniors began signing up for Tuesday seems like a pharmaceutical executive's dream: Millions of people who formerly lacked drug coverage suddenly having the means to buy medicines.

Delta, pilots in court over reduced pay
NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines Inc. asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge Wednesday to void its contract with Delta's pilots' union so the beleaguered airline can impose deep wage and benefit cuts and avoid further financial erosion.

CNBC revamps morning schedule for worldwide simulcast
NEW YORK - CNBC is revamping its morning lineup, including a worldwide business news program with anchors in New York, London and Singapore.

Inflation, spending push investors to sell

Delta, pilots in court over reduced pay
NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines Inc. asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge Wednesday to void its contract with Delta's pilots' union so the beleaguered airline can impose deep wage and benefit cuts and avoid further financial erosion.

Microsoft launches desktop search for businesses

Shoppers will travel Avenue
Augusta shoppers will be busy come 2007. The Avenue Furys Ferry, the latest of three major upscale shopping centers announced in recent months, is set to open in west Augusta on the Richmond-Columbia County line.

Inflation, spending push investors to sell
NEW YORK - Nervous investors collected profits and sent stocks lower Tuesday, wiping out an early advance amid conflicting signals about inflation and consumer spending.

Delivery workers push for benefits
ATLANTA - Passenger airline pilots aren't the only ones feuding with management these days over new contract terms. Cargo airline pilots are, too.

Microsoft launches desktop search for businesses
SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released a business version of software that aims to help people more quickly find documents, e-mail and other data stored on Windows-based computers.

Shoppers will travel Avenue
Augusta shoppers will be busy come 2007. The Avenue Furys Ferry, the latest of three major upscale shopping centers announced in recent months, is set to open in west Augusta on the Richmond-Columbia County line.

Home Depot reports profits
ATLANTA - The Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement store chain, reported a nearly 17 percent jump in third-quarter earnings on strong sales, beating Wall Street expectations.

Delivery workers push for benefits
ATLANTA - Passenger airline pilots aren't the only ones feuding with management these days over new contract terms. Cargo airline pilots are, too.

Inflation, spending push investors to sell
NEW YORK - Nervous investors collected profits and sent stocks lower Tuesday, wiping out an early advance amid conflicting signals about inflation and consumer spending.

Low point for GM drags stocks lower
NEW YORK - Stocks closed an erratic session mixed Wednesday as General Motors Corp. hit an 18-year low, dragging down the Dow Jones industrial average. Rising oil prices also dulled investor enthusiasm.

'Best boss ever' gets 'small business' award
When people think Jeff Annis, they think vermin. They also think "best boss ever," "motivator," and "Small Business Person of the Year."

Benefit likely to cost pill makers
NEW YORK - At first blush the Medicare drug benefit seniors began signing up for Tuesday seems like a pharmaceutical executive's dream: Millions of people who formerly lacked drug coverage suddenly having the means to buy medicines.

CNBC revamps morning schedule for worldwide simulcast
NEW YORK - CNBC is revamping its morning lineup, including a worldwide business news program with anchors in New York, London and Singapore.

Low point for GM drags stocks lower

'Best boss ever' gets 'small business' award
When people think Jeff Annis, they think vermin. They also think "best boss ever," "motivator," and "Small Business Person of the Year."

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 16, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 17, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 17, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 16, 2005.

Bowden sees South Carolina's edge

Bowden sees South Carolina's edge
Wonder who's got the edge in the Clemson-South Carolina game this week? If you listen to Tigers' coach Tommy Bowden, it's all Gamecocks.

Bowden sees South Carolina's edge
Wonder who's got the edge in the Clemson-South Carolina game this week? If you listen to Tigers' coach Tommy Bowden, it's all Gamecocks.

Trojans' game with Bulldogs fills a need

Trojans' game with Bulldogs fills a need
LOS ANGELES - Coach Pete Carroll felt fine about Southern California having one weekend off before playing crosstown rival UCLA. Two idle weekends was too much.

Spurrier quickly working wonders

Spurrier quickly working wonders
Reviewing and previewing college football

Is Alabama headed down Georgia's path?

Trojans' game with Bulldogs fills a need
LOS ANGELES - Coach Pete Carroll felt fine about Southern California having one weekend off before playing crosstown rival UCLA. Two idle weekends was too much.

Is Alabama headed down Georgia's path?
ATLANTA - Just like Georgia, Alabama's schedule included games against two quality opponents toward the end of the season.

Is Alabama headed down Georgia's path?
ATLANTA - Just like Georgia, Alabama's schedule included games against two quality opponents toward the end of the season.

Spurrier quickly working wonders
Reviewing and previewing college football

USC Aiken opens season with loss

Doherty ready to start anew at Florida Atlantic

Integration vs. disintegration
The French were slow to see the gravity of the immigrant riots there, and even slower to see the unrest broiling for years beforehand.

No way to run a war

No way to run a war
"Over the past year, Vice President Cheney has waged an intense and largely unpublicized campaign to stop Congress, the Pentagon and the State Department from imposing more restrictive rules on the handling of terrorist suspects, according to defense, state, intelligence and congressional officials."

Ignoring Chicken Little
Democrats are in a full-scale panic with regard to the war in Iraq - in large part in order to mobilize their base for next year's midterm elections.

Ignoring Chicken Little

Integration vs. disintegration
The French were slow to see the gravity of the immigrant riots there, and even slower to see the unrest broiling for years beforehand.

Governing made easy
Welcome to Governing Made Easy 101. We're the members of the Augusta Commission, and we'll be your instructors.

Governing made easy
Welcome to Governing Made Easy 101. We're the members of the Augusta Commission, and we'll be your instructors.

Gambling on freedom
Finally, peaceful coexistence will get its shot.

No way to run a war
"Over the past year, Vice President Cheney has waged an intense and largely unpublicized campaign to stop Congress, the Pentagon and the State Department from imposing more restrictive rules on the handling of terrorist suspects, according to defense, state, intelligence and congressional officials."

Governing made easy

Gambling on freedom

Gambling on freedom
Finally, peaceful coexistence will get its shot.

Integration vs. disintegration

Ignoring Chicken Little
Democrats are in a full-scale panic with regard to the war in Iraq - in large part in order to mobilize their base for next year's midterm elections.

Around town
MOUNTAIN HEART: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $20; 722-8341, or imperialtheatre.com.

Club calendar
Ready for a night out? Here's a sampling of drink and entertainment specials at Augusta and Aiken area bars:

Applause calendar
The Tuesday's Music Live series continues with a concert by flutist Rob Foster and pianist Martin David Jones at noon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St. The concert will be followed by a lunch catered by the Atlanta Bread Co. Concert admission is free and lunch is $7. Lunch reservations are required. For more information or reservations, call 722-3463.

Concert calendar
U2 WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday WHERE: Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta

Sgt. Scuba teaches youths about world under the sea
Augusta native James Gilchrist has been taking dips in the deep blue sea just north of Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park.

Grubbin': The Chef's House
The Chef's House ADDRESS: 1729 Walton Way

Club calendar
Ready for a night out? Here's a sampling of drink and entertainment specials at Augusta and Aiken area bars:

There's something fishy in Atlanta
ATLANTA - The Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus is ready to unwrap the new Georgia Aquarium, his $200 million gift to Atlanta.

Trekkies can beam up tributes with Doohan's ashes
TORONTO - When Scotty's ashes head for orbit next year, his fans can send their best wishes along for the ride.

People in the News
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Michael Jackson has stirred a small controversy in the United Arab Emirates by entering the ladies room in a shopping mall.

There's something fishy in Atlanta
ATLANTA - The Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus is ready to unwrap the new Georgia Aquarium, his $200 million gift to Atlanta.

Sgt. Scuba teaches youths about world under the sea
Augusta native James Gilchrist has been taking dips in the deep blue sea just north of Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park.

People in the News
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Michael Jackson has stirred a small controversy in the United Arab Emirates by entering the ladies room in a shopping mall.

Applause calendar
The Tuesday's Music Live series continues with a concert by flutist Rob Foster and pianist Martin David Jones at noon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St. The concert will be followed by a lunch catered by the Atlanta Bread Co. Concert admission is free and lunch is $7. Lunch reservations are required. For more information or reservations, call 722-3463.

Grubbin': The Chef's House
The Chef's House ADDRESS: 1729 Walton Way

People in the News
NEW YORK - 50 Cent will again turn his reality into fiction with a new line of hip-hop novellas and graphic novels featuring his former G-Unit rap crew buddies, a publisher has announced.

Concert calendar
U2 WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday WHERE: Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta

Trekkies can beam up tributes with Doohan's ashes
TORONTO - When Scotty's ashes head for orbit next year, his fans can send their best wishes along for the ride.

Around town
MOUNTAIN HEART: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $20; 722-8341, or imperialtheatre.com.

People in the News
NEW YORK - 50 Cent will again turn his reality into fiction with a new line of hip-hop novellas and graphic novels featuring his former G-Unit rap crew buddies, a publisher has announced.

Spotted
Chae Hendrix (from left), Caitlin Chapman and Markie Williams enjoyed the Guitar Pull.

Spotted
Chae Hendrix (from left), Caitlin Chapman and Markie Williams enjoyed the Guitar Pull.

Company goal: solar power as cheap as electricity
TOKYO - Solar power could become as cheap as conventional electric power in Japan in five years and presents enormous potential to electronics makers, the president of Sharp Corp. said Wednesday.

Company goal: solar power as cheap as electricity
TOKYO - Solar power could become as cheap as conventional electric power in Japan in five years and presents enormous potential to electronics makers, the president of Sharp Corp. said Wednesday.

Company goal: solar power as cheap as electricity

Smart Carb Suppers book provides nutrition details

Small bites
WASHINGTON - The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a campaign to promote the use of food thermometers, including an offer of a free brochure.

Small bites
WASHINGTON - The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a campaign to promote the use of food thermometers, including an offer of a free brochure.

Smart Carb Suppers book provides nutrition details
Boneless pork chops are used in this low-fat recipe. Smothered in green onions and red peppers, they make a fast, easy and healthy skillet dinner.

Holiday Dining: Desserts
Ah, it's time for the sweet stuff! The holiday season just wouldn't be the same without the tantalizing scents of cinnamon, cloves and pumpkin wafting through the house.

A delicious recipe for 'Leftover Sandwich'
CONCORD, N.H. - Chances are, you won't end up staring down a giant tub of turkey.

Small bites

A delicious recipe for 'Leftover Sandwich'
CONCORD, N.H. - Chances are, you won't end up staring down a giant tub of turkey.

Smart Carb Suppers book provides nutrition details
Boneless pork chops are used in this low-fat recipe. Smothered in green onions and red peppers, they make a fast, easy and healthy skillet dinner.

A delicious recipe for 'Leftover Sandwich'

Holiday Dining: Desserts
Ah, it's time for the sweet stuff! The holiday season just wouldn't be the same without the tantalizing scents of cinnamon, cloves and pumpkin wafting through the house.

Holiday Dining: Desserts

Judge orders Tech to reinstate player
ATLANTA - A Fulton County judge ordered Georgia Tech to reinstate defensive back Reuben Houston to the team Tuesday even though Houston is facing felony drug charges and has been suspended from the team all season.

Bilbo giving Tech another receiving threat
ATLANTA - The numbers, say Damarius Bilbo, don't tell the full story of his season.

Bilbo giving Tech another receiving threat
ATLANTA - The numbers, say Damarius Bilbo, don't tell the full story of his season.

Judge orders Tech to reinstate player
ATLANTA - A Fulton County judge ordered Georgia Tech to reinstate defensive back Reuben Houston to the team Tuesday even though Houston is facing felony drug charges and has been suspended from the team all season.

Gailey earns extension
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's athletic director professes to being football coach Chan Gailey's biggest fan.

Gailey earns extension
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's athletic director professes to being football coach Chan Gailey's biggest fan.

Bilbo giving Tech another receiving threat

Gailey earns extension

Judge orders Tech to reinstate player

Rediscover Gordon Lakes

Another resounding year for Sorenstam
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - And to think Annika Sorenstam once contemplated early retirement.

Another resounding year for Sorenstam
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - And to think Annika Sorenstam once contemplated early retirement.

Rediscover Gordon Lakes
Three years ago, Gordon Lakes Golf Course quietly started offering civilian memberships for the first time.

Another resounding year for Sorenstam

Rediscover Gordon Lakes
Three years ago, Gordon Lakes Golf Course quietly started offering civilian memberships for the first time.

Rebels' planning pays off

Butler starts slow but handles Laney

Rebels' planning pays off
Strom Thurmond saw this coming. The Rebels have won 22 of their past 25 games and face Myrtle Beach on Friday in the quarterfinals of the South Carolina High School League Class AAA playoffs.

Rebels' planning pays off
Strom Thurmond saw this coming. The Rebels have won 22 of their past 25 games and face Myrtle Beach on Friday in the quarterfinals of the South Carolina High School League Class AAA playoffs.

Blue Jackets acquire Fedorov from Ducks
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired six-time All-Star center Sergei Fedorov on Tuesday from the Anaheim Mighty Ducks for forward Tyler Wright, rookie defenseman Francois Beauchemin and a fifth-round pick in 2006.

Blue Jackets acquire Fedorov from Ducks

Blue Jackets acquire Fedorov from Ducks
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired six-time All-Star center Sergei Fedorov on Tuesday from the Anaheim Mighty Ducks for forward Tyler Wright, rookie defenseman Francois Beauchemin and a fifth-round pick in 2006.

Cappuccinos make sweet treat after meal
Cappuccino is one of my favorite coffeehouse treats, especially a caramel macchiato, which includes a shot of caramel syrup and a sprinkling of ground cinnamon.

Cappuccinos make sweet treat after meal
Cappuccino is one of my favorite coffeehouse treats, especially a caramel macchiato, which includes a shot of caramel syrup and a sprinkling of ground cinnamon.

Cappuccinos make sweet treat after meal

Spread out trash pickup payments

Violence is color-blind, inexcusable

Spread out trash pickup payments
"Every man has his price." I heard this clich used in a different light years ago. My friend used it when she frittered away $50 on an impulse buy.Kitty Lamb, Augusta

Join the Great American Smokeout
Today marks the American Cancer Society's 29th annual Great American Smokeout, when millions of smokers will take the first step toward quitting.Joseph D. Greene, Thomson

Violence is color-blind, inexcusable
More than a month has passed since your Oct. 11 editorial "Black and blue." You were sharing your opinion about the white New Orleans police officers who were filmed beating a 64-year-old black man who supposedly resisted arrest.Karen Haughton, Augusta

Join the Great American Smokeout

'Activist judge' tag is overblown
In its Nov. 14 editorial "Ruling imperils parental rights," The Augusta Chronicle once again has gone a little crazy over so-called "activist" liberal judges.Charles Heywood, Martinez

Violence is color-blind, inexcusable
More than a month has passed since your Oct. 11 editorial "Black and blue." You were sharing your opinion about the white New Orleans police officers who were filmed beating a 64-year-old black man who supposedly resisted arrest.Karen Haughton, Augusta

'Activist judge' tag is overblown
In its Nov. 14 editorial "Ruling imperils parental rights," The Augusta Chronicle once again has gone a little crazy over so-called "activist" liberal judges.Charles Heywood, Martinez

Join the Great American Smokeout
Today marks the American Cancer Society's 29th annual Great American Smokeout, when millions of smokers will take the first step toward quitting.Joseph D. Greene, Thomson

'Activist judge' tag is overblown

Spread out trash pickup payments
"Every man has his price." I heard this clich used in a different light years ago. My friend used it when she frittered away $50 on an impulse buy.Kitty Lamb, Augusta

Study questions health effects of coffee, this time decaf

Study: Exercise can add 3 years to life

China confirms first three human cases of bird flu

Prosthetic center to make artificial leg for puppy

Novel drug helps smokers quit, but not as much as hoped

Study: Healthy carbs may help heart

Scientists seeking new treatments for male-pattern balding

Dogs lower anxiety among heart patients in study

China confirms first three human cases of bird flu
BEIJING - China reported its first three confirmed human cases of bird flu Wednesday as the government raced to vaccinate billions of chickens, ducks and other poultry in a massive effort to stop the spread of the virus.

Study: Exercise can add 3 years to life
CHICAGO - People who exercise can add three years to their life, and their hearts reap benefits from something as simple as brisk walking a half-hour a day, two studies suggest.

Novel drug helps smokers quit, but not as much as hoped
DALLAS - A novel, experimental drug worked better than existing ones to help people kick the cigarette habit, but not as much as some experts had hoped, the first extensive studies of the drug revealed.

Prosthetic center to make artificial leg for puppy
FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Peg, a 4-month-old puppy born without an ankle joint or right paw, will always have "a little hitch in her giddyup," says Rex Miller.

China confirms first three human cases of bird flu
BEIJING - China reported its first three confirmed human cases of bird flu Wednesday as the government raced to vaccinate billions of chickens, ducks and other poultry in a massive effort to stop the spread of the virus.

Dogs lower anxiety among heart patients in study
DALLAS - It turns out dogs are more than man's best friend. They're pretty good at making the sick feel better, too, in ways that can be measured.

Dogs lower anxiety among heart patients in study
DALLAS - It turns out dogs are more than man's best friend. They're pretty good at making the sick feel better, too, in ways that can be measured.

Study: Healthy carbs may help heart
CHICAGO - Tweaking a healthy, high-carb diet to include a little more protein or healthy oils can further curb heart disease risks, say researchers who had volunteers try three variations of the same diet.

Scientists seeking new treatments for male-pattern balding
NEW YORK - Look around a crowd, and you'll see that lots of middle-aged men are losing their hair. As Baby Boomers, they have every right to demand, What is science doing about this?

Study: Exercise can add 3 years to life
CHICAGO - People who exercise can add three years to their life, and their hearts reap benefits from something as simple as brisk walking a half-hour a day, two studies suggest.

Study questions health effects of coffee, this time decaf
DALLAS - Fresh questions are percolating about the health effects of coffee, this time the decaffeinated variety.

Scientists seeking new treatments for male-pattern balding
NEW YORK - Look around a crowd, and you'll see that lots of middle-aged men are losing their hair. As Baby Boomers, they have every right to demand, What is science doing about this?

Study questions health effects of coffee, this time decaf
DALLAS - Fresh questions are percolating about the health effects of coffee, this time the decaffeinated variety.

Prosthetic center to make artificial leg for puppy
FLINT TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Peg, a 4-month-old puppy born without an ankle joint or right paw, will always have "a little hitch in her giddyup," says Rex Miller.

Study: Healthy carbs may help heart
CHICAGO - Tweaking a healthy, high-carb diet to include a little more protein or healthy oils can further curb heart disease risks, say researchers who had volunteers try three variations of the same diet.

Novel drug helps smokers quit, but not as much as hoped
DALLAS - A novel, experimental drug worked better than existing ones to help people kick the cigarette habit, but not as much as some experts had hoped, the first extensive studies of the drug revealed.

Lynx goaltenders dealing with injury bug
When Trevor Cunning got hit in the neck with a puck during warm-ups for the Augusta Lynx's game against the South Carolina Stingrays on Saturday, he wasn't the only one in pain.

Lynx goaltenders dealing with injury bug

Lynx goaltenders dealing with injury bug
When Trevor Cunning got hit in the neck with a puck during warm-ups for the Augusta Lynx's game against the South Carolina Stingrays on Saturday, he wasn't the only one in pain.

State of emergency declared at Augusta trailer park
The Augusta Commission declared a mobile home park in the 2500 block of Deans Bridge Road in a state of emergency Thursday evening after about 60 people were affected by a utilities problem.

Panel examines reaction to molestation case

Staff wants mileage rate to increase
AIKEN - Pat Silva says she would welcome an increase in the Aiken County school district's mileage reimbursement rate.

All city workers get pay raise
Augusta utility workers paved the way Tuesday for all city employees to get 4 percent raises beginning with their next paycheck and another 4 percent in January.

Employees can still wish you 'Merry Christmas'
Did you hear how aliens will arrive on Christmas Eve and turn humans into slaves for cats?

Racetrack noise rules stalled, for now
An attempt to amend the city's noise ordinance to allow a drag-racing track to operate in south Richmond County went into limbo Tuesday with two no-action Augusta Commission votes.

Across Georgia

So long, summer
Pack up the flip-flops and pull out the winter woolies.

Jargon frustrates residents

Graniteville fights purchase
AIKEN - The hotly contested issue of tax increment financing was yesterday's news at the Aiken County Council meeting Tuesday night.

Across South Carolina
CLEMSON - Clemson University says it needs to hire 300 faculty members in the next five years.

Pit facility loses funding in bill
AIKEN - A proposed weapons conversion facility that could be built at Savannah River Site, possibly creating hundreds of jobs and costing billions of dollars to build, would go unfunded under an energy appropriations bill that passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

Two home invaders take $3,300
The two men were in Sharon Williams' bedroom before she understood what was happening.

340 home sites sell on lakefront
A two-day campaign to peddle waterfront lots at a new Thurmond Lake development in Lincoln County yielded $43 million in sales commitments, according to the developer.

Woman's body found in car
A woman was found dead in her car this morning on the side of Doug Barnard Parkway near Gravel Pit Road.

Graduate school office moves out
ATLANTA - The University of Georgia graduate school's central office is being moved off campus to find more room for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, which has been growing quickly in recent years.

Social Security regional office opens
The Social Security Administration's new regional facility in Augusta opened this morning, but for at least the next few business days service will be limited.

Kid of the Day
Samantha D. Williams is today's Kid of the Day.

14-year-old celebrated as patient, volunteer

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Erosion powers shifting

Economy in Augusta still adding jobs
ATLANTA - The Augusta economy might have been a little tepid in the first half of the year, but things began improving around late summer, resulting in a growth rate of 0.8 percent in the third quarter.

School gets award for SAT success

Adoption program allows classrooms to have more
Second-grader Khala Mitchell, 7, enjoys coloring and painting at Tobacco Road Elementary, but school supplies, such as those for art, tend to run low as school wears on.

Rants and Raves
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14-year-old celebrated as patient, volunteer
Fourteen-year-old Daniel Moretz handled his death as he did his life.

Annexation backers await second vote
AIKEN - A proposed annexation could bring a 2 percent increase to the city's population by the end of the year.

Jargon frustrates residents
AIKEN - Et sequitur, thereof, thereto, therewith and whereby. It's hard to believe a claim of transparency when a governing body's official language is in heavily accented legalese.

Economy in Augusta still adding jobs
ATLANTA - The Augusta economy might have been a little tepid in the first half of the year, but things began improving around late summer, resulting in a growth rate of 0.8 percent in the third quarter.

Employees can still wish you 'Merry Christmas'
Did you hear how aliens will arrive on Christmas Eve and turn humans into slaves for cats?

Small plane lands on its belly at metro Atlanta airport
ATLANTA (AP) - A small plane with three people on board landed on its belly at a metro Atlanta airport after circling several times with a stuck landing gear.

Erosion powers shifting
Columbia County will be given - for a six-month probationary period - sole enforcement authority for state laws that cover erosion and sediment control violations at construction sites.

340 home sites sell on lakefront

Panel examines reaction to molestation case
The state Professional Standards Commission recently heard the cases of two Columbia County school administrators, but a final rendering in those cases has not yet occurred.

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for today include:

Two home invaders take $3,300

Across the area
School bus drivers are threatening to push forward with a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Richmond County Board of Education.

Across Georgia

School property sale is close to completion

Kid of the Day

Students hear drug warning
Sgt. Steve Deibel remembers well the results of an incident of prescription drug abuse by a student.

Annexation backers await second vote

Kid of the Day
Samantha D. Williams is today's Kid of the Day.

Economy in Augusta still adding jobs

Across the area
An Augusta man accused of taking part in a carjacking last year pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Tuesday.

Volunteer panel will do audit

Across Georgia
SNELLVILLE - A South Gwinnett High School teacher has resigned after he showed the R-rated movie Elizabeth to his students without following proper school procedures.

News you can use

Across South Carolina
CLEMSON - Clemson University says it needs to hire 300 faculty members in the next five years.

Students hear drug warning

So long, summer
Pack up the flip-flops and pull out the winter woolies.

Graduate school office moves out

Staff wants mileage rate to increase
AIKEN - Pat Silva says she would welcome an increase in the Aiken County school district's mileage reimbursement rate.

Across the area
An Augusta man accused of taking part in a carjacking last year pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Tuesday.

Pit facility loses funding in bill
AIKEN - A proposed weapons conversion facility that could be built at Savannah River Site, possibly creating hundreds of jobs and costing billions of dollars to build, would go unfunded under an energy appropriations bill that passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.

Central office plans develop
North Augusta plans to have a new municipal complex in three years. First, however, officials need to determine what will be in the building.

Graduate school office moves out
ATLANTA - The University of Georgia graduate school's central office is being moved off campus to find more room for the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, which has been growing quickly in recent years.

School property sale is close to completion
Only paperwork stands in the way of the Richmond County Board of Education finalizing the sale of three of its properties for commercial ventures.

340 home sites sell on lakefront
A two-day campaign to peddle waterfront lots at a new Thurmond Lake development in Lincoln County yielded $43 million in sales commitments, according to the developer.

Rally has roots online
When Sam Booher stood to denounce proposed cuts in Medicare at the Augusta Common on Wednesday, he faced a crowd of mostly strangers. Yet they were there to stand with him.

Rants and Raves
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Volunteer panel will do audit
A committee of volunteers will take the reins of a technology audit of the Columbia County school system.

Graniteville fights purchase
AIKEN - The hotly contested issue of tax increment financing was yesterday's news at the Aiken County Council meeting Tuesday night.

Transcripts show train crew felt rushed
AIKEN - As Jan. 5 wore on, the three-man crew of Norfolk Southern Train 119 began to feel pinched for time, according to interview transcripts released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Students hear drug warning
Sgt. Steve Deibel remembers well the results of an incident of prescription drug abuse by a student.

Teenager arrested in home invasion
One teenager was charged today in a Wednesday home invasion on Richmond Hill Road.

Erosion powers shifting
Columbia County will be given - for a six-month probationary period - sole enforcement authority for state laws that cover erosion and sediment control violations at construction sites.

Much of S.C. under freeze warning
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolinians will feel more than a little weather shock as temperatures were forecast to drop from 10-15 degrees above normal to freezing.

All city workers get pay raise
Augusta utility workers paved the way Tuesday for all city employees to get 4 percent raises beginning with their next paycheck and another 4 percent in January.

So long, summer

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include:

Pit facility loses funding in bill

Panel examines reaction to molestation case
The state Professional Standards Commission recently heard the cases of two Columbia County school administrators, but a final rendering in those cases has not yet occurred.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A woman who says she was slammed to the ground and arrested by a police officer at Atlanta's airport has been paid $350,000 to settle a lawsuit.

Rants and Raves
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School gets award for SAT success
Academics should be a team sport, Gov. Sonny Perdue said, and Tuesday he presented a team trophy to the Academy of Richmond County for the school's SAT gains.

Home invaders rob residents
Richmond County sheriff's investigators are looking for two men who forced their way into a south Augusta home early this morning and robbed a couple in their bedroom.

Racetrack noise rules stalled, for now
An attempt to amend the city's noise ordinance to allow a drag-racing track to operate in south Richmond County went into limbo Tuesday with two no-action Augusta Commission votes.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - Myrtle Beach Mayor Mark McBride has been ousted after eight years.

Police investigate Grovetown robbery
Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a Grovetown discount store this evening, officials said.

Across the area

Kid of the Day
Ahvee Jerriah Wilson is today's Kid of the Day.

Across South Carolina

Rally has roots online
When Sam Booher stood to denounce proposed cuts in Medicare at the Augusta Common on Wednesday, he faced a crowd of mostly strangers. Yet they were there to stand with him.

Transcripts show train crew felt rushed

Central office plans develop
North Augusta plans to have a new municipal complex in three years. First, however, officials need to determine what will be in the building.

News you can use

Annexation backers await second vote
AIKEN - A proposed annexation could bring a 2 percent increase to the city's population by the end of the year.

Adoption program allows classrooms to have more

Volunteer panel will do audit
A committee of volunteers will take the reins of a technology audit of the Columbia County school system.

Rally has roots online

Two home invaders take $3,300
The two men were in Sharon Williams' bedroom before she understood what was happening.

Employees can still wish you 'Merry Christmas'

Transcripts show train crew felt rushed
AIKEN - As Jan. 5 wore on, the three-man crew of Norfolk Southern Train 119 began to feel pinched for time, according to interview transcripts released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Central office plans develop

School property sale is close to completion
Only paperwork stands in the way of the Richmond County Board of Education finalizing the sale of three of its properties for commercial ventures.

Across the area

Adoption program allows classrooms to have more
Second-grader Khala Mitchell, 7, enjoys coloring and painting at Tobacco Road Elementary, but school supplies, such as those for art, tend to run low as school wears on.

Staff wants mileage rate to increase

Rants and Raves
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Racetrack noise rules stalled, for now

Jargon frustrates residents
AIKEN - Et sequitur, thereof, thereto, therewith and whereby. It's hard to believe a claim of transparency when a governing body's official language is in heavily accented legalese.

Graniteville fights purchase

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A woman who says she was slammed to the ground and arrested by a police officer at Atlanta's airport has been paid $350,000 to settle a lawsuit.

All city workers get pay raise

Across the area
School bus drivers are threatening to push forward with a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Richmond County Board of Education.

Kid of the Day

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

Across South Carolina

Kid of the Day
Ahvee Jerriah Wilson is today's Kid of the Day.

Across Georgia
SNELLVILLE - A South Gwinnett High School teacher has resigned after he showed the R-rated movie Elizabeth to his students without following proper school procedures.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

School gets award for SAT success
Academics should be a team sport, Gov. Sonny Perdue said, and Tuesday he presented a team trophy to the Academy of Richmond County for the school's SAT gains.

Across South Carolina
MYRTLE BEACH - Myrtle Beach Mayor Mark McBride has been ousted after eight years.

14-year-old celebrated as patient, volunteer
Fourteen-year-old Daniel Moretz handled his death as he did his life.

Georgia has been bunch of lucky Dawgs
ATHENS, Ga. - The word bandied about this week is not one prideful football players are entirely comfortable using.

Georgia has been bunch of lucky Dawgs
ATHENS, Ga. - The word bandied about this week is not one prideful football players are entirely comfortable using.

Sea is fertile ground for artists

Sea is fertile ground for artists
The Georgia Aquarium's assortment of fish, marine mammals and things that go glub in the night offers new opportunities for nautical entertainment, but finding a few hours of escape beside, or beneath, the sea is nothing new. Here's a list of movies, tunes, television shows and even the odd novel that are a bit fishy:

Sea is fertile ground for artists
The Georgia Aquarium's assortment of fish, marine mammals and things that go glub in the night offers new opportunities for nautical entertainment, but finding a few hours of escape beside, or beneath, the sea is nothing new. Here's a list of movies, tunes, television shows and even the odd novel that are a bit fishy:

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

New on DVD

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

Rap mogul set for trial in federal case
NEW YORK - When a brash disc jockey named Irving Lorenzo decided to call himself "Irv Gotti" and start a music label called Murder Inc. in the late 1990s, he said it was all about selling records. Records by stars like Ashanti and Ja Rule sold in the millions, turning Lorenzo into a rap mogul.

Phoenix, Witherspoon can't duplicate Cash and Carter
As Johnny Cash, Joaquin Phoenix out-mimics Jamie Foxx in this year's four-star biopic "Walk the Line." Reese Witherspoon is also top-notch as June Carter, while Tyler Hilton and Jonathan Rice are perfectly fine in their respective roles of Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison.

Essence Music Festival relocates to Houston
HOUSTON - The 2006 Essence Music Festival is moving to Houston as New Orleans continues to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

Phoenix, Witherspoon can't duplicate Cash and Carter
As Johnny Cash, Joaquin Phoenix out-mimics Jamie Foxx in this year's four-star biopic "Walk the Line." Reese Witherspoon is also top-notch as June Carter, while Tyler Hilton and Jonathan Rice are perfectly fine in their respective roles of Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison.

12 Bands' CD offers holiday classics and new tunes

Chapman: 'Nothing could have stopped' Lennon's murder
NEW YORK - The man who murdered John Lennon 25 years ago says "nothing could have stopped" his twisted quest to track down and assassinate the ex-Beatle.

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.

Essence Music Festival relocates to Houston

12 Bands' CD offers holiday classics and new tunes
Start counting shopping days because in Augusta, the holiday season has officially begun.

Chapman: 'Nothing could have stopped' Lennon's murder
NEW YORK - The man who murdered John Lennon 25 years ago says "nothing could have stopped" his twisted quest to track down and assassinate the ex-Beatle.

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.

Chapman: 'Nothing could have stopped' Lennon's murder

Top 20 Concert Tours

Rap mogul set for trial in federal case

12 Bands' CD offers holiday classics and new tunes
Start counting shopping days because in Augusta, the holiday season has officially begun.

Rap mogul set for trial in federal case
NEW YORK - When a brash disc jockey named Irving Lorenzo decided to call himself "Irv Gotti" and start a music label called Murder Inc. in the late 1990s, he said it was all about selling records. Records by stars like Ashanti and Ja Rule sold in the millions, turning Lorenzo into a rap mogul.

Phoenix, Witherspoon can't duplicate Cash and Carter

Essence Music Festival relocates to Houston
HOUSTON - The 2006 Essence Music Festival is moving to Houston as New Orleans continues to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

Racing Newsmaker: Mike Helton
NASCAR said it would limit each car owner to four teams in the Nextel Cup Series.

Stewart won't do anything different to win

Racing Newsmaker: Mike Helton

Stewart won't do anything different to win
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Tony Stewart has been asked the same question at least 10 times a day since the Chase for the Championship started three months ago.

Busch still out despite conflicting statements
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - As soon as the racing community packed up and left Phoenix International Raceway, the truth about Kurt Busch's run-in with the local police starting coming out. And it's clear both sides had problems telling it.

Busch still out despite conflicting statements
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - As soon as the racing community packed up and left Phoenix International Raceway, the truth about Kurt Busch's run-in with the local police starting coming out. And it's clear both sides had problems telling it.

Stewart won't do anything different to win
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Tony Stewart has been asked the same question at least 10 times a day since the Chase for the Championship started three months ago.

Racing Newsmaker: Mike Helton
NASCAR said it would limit each car owner to four teams in the Nextel Cup Series.

Busch still out despite conflicting statements

USC Aiken opens season with loss
AIKEN - The new-look USC Aiken men's basketball team ran almost step for step with No. 14 Catawba in the first half of Tuesday's season-opener at The Courthouse.

Doherty ready to start anew at Florida Atlantic
BOCA RATON, Fla. - He was the national coach of the year in 2001, recruited the nucleus of the team that delivered an NCAA championship to North Carolina last season and has walked the sidelines in some of college basketball's most storied arenas.

USC Aiken opens season with loss
AIKEN - The new-look USC Aiken men's basketball team ran almost step for step with No. 14 Catawba in the first half of Tuesday's season-opener at The Courthouse.

Doherty ready to start anew at Florida Atlantic
BOCA RATON, Fla. - He was the national coach of the year in 2001, recruited the nucleus of the team that delivered an NCAA championship to North Carolina last season and has walked the sidelines in some of college basketball's most storied arenas.

Back-ups starting to shine

Muhammad to square off against old team

Mr. William T. Brassell    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Joe B. McCurley    (GRESHAMVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mrs. Sara P. Farlow    (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Claude F. Lewis    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Claude F. Lewis    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Doris H. Landers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne E. Ressler    (CLARKS HILL, S.C.)

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

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Theodore Johnson    (OGDEN, Utah)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Hutto    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Dawsie Mae Griffin    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Ivory F. Green    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Caleb Shedrick, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Grady H. Phillips    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Elsie H. Fulmer    (CONWAY, Ark.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Fliermans    (GEORGETOWN, Ill.)

Mrs. Cheryl Hills    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Ivory F. Green    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Charlie Hill    (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Hutto    (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maria R. Eclavea    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Henry A. Easterby    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Walter I. Dozier    (HAYESVILLE, N.C.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Cornetti    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Christopher B. Lovett    (SARDIS, Ga.)

Mr. William Chatman    (MACON, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Antonio Robbins, Sr.    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lee Anna Payne    (FALL RIVER, Mass.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Buddy Anderson    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Christopher B. Lovett    (SARDIS, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Dawsie Mae Griffin    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah E. Day    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Lee Anna Payne    (FALL RIVER, Mass.)

Mrs. Julia Murphy    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Owen W. Reames    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Johnnie L. Campbell    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Caleb Shedrick, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Maria R. Eclavea    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred B. Williamson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Georgia R. Hall    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Buddy Anderson    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lee Anna Payne    (FALL RIVER, Mass.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna B. Lowe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maria R. Eclavea    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. J. Thomas Miller, Jr.    (CLARKS HILL, S.C.)

Mr. William Chatman    (MACON, Ga.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Cornetti    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Jayson D. Richards    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Walter I. Dozier    (HAYESVILLE, N.C.)

Mr. Owen W. Reames    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Henry A. Easterby    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Fliermans    (GEORGETOWN, Ill.)

Mrs. Rubye O'Brien    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mrs. Elsie H. Fulmer    (CONWAY, Ark.)

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed    (EVANS, Ga.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Velma H. Mayer    (ANDERSON, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Velma H. Mayer    (ANDERSON, S.C.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Joe B. McCurley    (GRESHAMVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Georgia R. Hall    (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maria R. Eclavea    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Rubye O'Brien    (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna B. Lowe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Grady H. Phillips    (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Johnnie L. Campbell    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. William T. Brassell    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Owen W. Reames    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Wayne E. Ressler    (CLARKS HILL, S.C.)

Mrs. Lee Anna Payne    (FALL RIVER, Mass.)

Mr. Jayson D. Richards    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Antonio Robbins, Sr.    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Charlie Hill    (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Mr. J. Thomas Miller, Jr.    (CLARKS HILL, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah E. Day    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Caleb Shedrick, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)

Mrs. Cheryl Hills    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Mildred B. Williamson    (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Charlie Hill    (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Mr. Caleb Shedrick, Sr.    (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. Owen W. Reames    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Doris H. Landers    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Murphy    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Theodore Johnson    (OGDEN, Utah)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Antonio Robbins, Sr. (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. J. Thomas Miller, Jr. (CLARKS HILL, S.C.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mrs. Lee Anna Payne (FALL RIVER, Mass.)

Mr. Willie Charlie Hill (PLUM BRANCH, S.C.)

Mr. Caleb Shedrick, Sr. (BATH, S.C.)

Mr. James McClerklin (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Georgia R. Hall (BELVEDERE, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Martin (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Hutto (CLEARWATER, S.C.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Martin (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. James C. Reagan (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Fliermans (GEORGETOWN, Ill.)

Mr. William T. Brassell (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Lee Anna Payne (FALL RIVER, Mass.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Theodore Johnson (OGDEN, Utah)

Mr. Johnnie L. Campbell (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

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

Mr. Joe B. McCurley (GRESHAMVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mildred B. Williamson (ATHENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Maria R. Eclavea (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Dawsie Mae Griffin (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Doris H. Landers (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Velma H. Mayer (ANDERSON, S.C.)

Mr. Walter I. Dozier (HAYESVILLE, N.C.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Murphy (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna B. Lowe (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maria R. Eclavea (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Owen W. Reames (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Dr. John M. Martin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jayson D. Richards (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Ivory F. Green (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Courtney Pugh (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Cornetti (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Rubye O'Brien (STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.)

Mr. Owen W. Reames (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Caleb Shedrick, Sr. (BATH, S.C.)

Dr. John M. Martin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Buddy Anderson (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Claude F. Lewis (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elsie H. Fulmer (CONWAY, Ark.)

Mr. Christopher B. Lovett (SARDIS, Ga.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. Wayne E. Ressler (CLARKS HILL, S.C.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Cheryl Hills (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Grady H. Phillips (SANDERSVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Henry A. Easterby (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Sarah E. Day (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. William Chatman (MACON, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara P. Farlow (SNELLVILLE, Ga.)

Keeping it in perspective

Overtime

Area Announcements

Keeping it in perspective
When the opportunity for a second round of duty with Ambassadors in Sport came around this year, Daniel Welsh knew it was something he had to pursue.

Overtime
In Dade City, Fla., Augusta's Scott Parel opened play in a PGA Tour Qualifying second stage tournament with 3-under-par 69.

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

Overtime
In Dade City, Fla., Augusta's Scott Parel opened play in a PGA Tour Qualifying second stage tournament with 3-under-par 69.

Keeping it in perspective
When the opportunity for a second round of duty with Ambassadors in Sport came around this year, Daniel Welsh knew it was something he had to pursue.

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.

Butler starts slow but handles Laney
Brenton Harris understands the difficulties of tipping off a basketball season.

Butler starts slow but handles Laney
Brenton Harris understands the difficulties of tipping off a basketball season.

Back-ups starting to shine
If last week proved anything about the quirkiness of fantasy football, it's this: You can never have enough running backs.

Muhammad to square off against old team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Muhsin Muhammad ended last season as the most prolific receiver in Carolina Panthers history, stamping his name all over the franchise record books.

Muhammad to square off against old team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Muhsin Muhammad ended last season as the most prolific receiver in Carolina Panthers history, stamping his name all over the franchise record books.

Back-ups starting to shine
If last week proved anything about the quirkiness of fantasy football, it's this: You can never have enough running backs.

Musician makes his Augusta return with good friend in tow

Musician makes his Augusta return with good friend in tow
Good friends Jedd Hughes and Patrick Davis will share the stage Tuesday when they perform at the Imperial Theatre.

Musician makes his Augusta return with good friend in tow
Good friends Jedd Hughes and Patrick Davis will share the stage Tuesday when they perform at the Imperial Theatre.

Georgia Farmers Market prices
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Library events
BOOKMOBILE SATURDAY SERVICE: The Bookmobile will be available in the Target parking lot, 235 Robert C. Daniels Jr. Parkway, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 26 and Dec. 10. Services include registering for a library card, and checking out and returning books.

Events
HOLIDAYS IN OLDE TOWNE FESTIVAL AND HOLIDAY PARADE: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday; downtown Lincolnton; free (706) 359-7970

Restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

Around the block
Ronald Hoffman will talk about the American Revolution at 7 tonight in 170 University Hall at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Mr. Hoffman is the director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

CSRA Bridge results
CSRA Bridge Results for Nov. 7-13

Restaurant ratings
The following is a listing of restaurant ratings by the Richmond County Department of Environmental Health. Listed are the restaurant name, address, inspection date and the establishment's score (out of a perfect 100):

JROTC ceremony recognizes sponsors
Since the 1890s, the Academy of Richmond County has held a special recognition ceremony for its students who choose to carry on the pride and tradition of its Corps of Cadets.

This week
AGATHA CHRISTIE'S AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show; Fort Gordon Dinner Theater Production; Bldg. 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon; buffet menu includes roasted pork loin with spiced apples, mesquite baked chicken and marinated bourbon flank steak, scalloped potatoes, rice pilaf, green bean casserole, glazed baby carrots, salad bar and desserts; 793-8552

Pet of the week
Callie, a 2-year-old shepherd mix, is socialized with other dogs. All Save the Animals Rescue Society pets are crate-trained and housebroken, spayed or neutered, on heartworm preventative medication and have had all shots. For more information, call (706) 592-4158.

Pet of the week
Callie, a 2-year-old shepherd mix, is socialized with other dogs. All Save the Animals Rescue Society pets are crate-trained and housebroken, spayed or neutered, on heartworm preventative medication and have had all shots. For more information, call (706) 592-4158.

Across the river
CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. today; Aiken Technical College Community Room, Bldg. 1200/1400, U.S. Highway 1; preparing soil for spring planting; 644-9400

Massing of the Colors ceremony is time to show military support
As Veterans Day weekend wound down, the annual Massing of the Colors ceremony gave some at Fort Gordon the time to reflect upon the flag and those who have fought to preserve it.

Servicemembers complete run to honor fallen comrades
After nearly two weeks in which Marines remembered their fallen comrades, a final ceremony was held Nov. 10.

Holidays are brighter with necessities, toys for families in need
For more than 35 years, Christmas House has been helping families of Fort Gordon soldiers have a brighter holiday.

Post happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Ryan Wehmeyer, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

For the record
Sentencings, indictments, paroles, marriage licenses and divorces.

Augusta Task Force for the Homeless
MISSION: "Working as a community coalition to advocate the policies and programs to end homelessness," said Stephanie Suarez, an interim financial assistant.

Marine detachment seeks members for local units
The Riverfront Marine Detachment in North Augusta is looking for a few good men and women for a Marine Corps League Detachment in Augusta.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

Servicemembers complete run to honor fallen comrades
After nearly two weeks in which Marines remembered their fallen comrades, a final ceremony was held Nov. 10.

Recreation
FORT DISCOVERY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Family helps make hobby a full-time business
Walking through the glass doors of Wedgee's Pizzeria and Grill in Hephzibah, customers are greeted with the friendly face of Ruth Walden, affectionately known as "Granny" among many residents.

Events
HOLIDAYS IN OLDE TOWNE FESTIVAL AND HOLIDAY PARADE: Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday; downtown Lincolnton; free (706) 359-7970

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

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

Library events
BOOKMOBILE SATURDAY SERVICE: The Bookmobile will be available in the Target parking lot, 235 Robert C. Daniels Jr. Parkway, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 26 and Dec. 10. Services include registering for a library card, and checking out and returning books.

This week
AGATHA CHRISTIE'S AND THEN THERE WERE NONE: Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show; Fort Gordon Dinner Theater Production; Bldg. 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon; buffet menu includes roasted pork loin with spiced apples, mesquite baked chicken and marinated bourbon flank steak, scalloped potatoes, rice pilaf, green bean casserole, glazed baby carrots, salad bar and desserts; 793-8552

Georgia Farmers Market prices
This is a list of commodities available at the Georgia Farmers Market, 1150 Fifth St. Prices and availability of produce are subject to change.

Massing of the Colors ceremony is time to show military support
As Veterans Day weekend wound down, the annual Massing of the Colors ceremony gave some at Fort Gordon the time to reflect upon the flag and those who have fought to preserve it.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876.

Coalition recognizes caregivers' work
The CSRA Caregivers Network, a coalition of family and professional caregivers that focuses on education, awareness and advocacy, held its first Caregiver of the Year celebration at Julian Smith Casino on Nov. 10.

Coalition recognizes caregivers' work
The CSRA Caregivers Network, a coalition of family and professional caregivers that focuses on education, awareness and advocacy, held its first Caregiver of the Year celebration at Julian Smith Casino on Nov. 10.

Around the block
Ronald Hoffman will talk about the American Revolution at 7 tonight in 170 University Hall at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. Mr. Hoffman is the director of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

JROTC ceremony recognizes sponsors
Since the 1890s, the Academy of Richmond County has held a special recognition ceremony for its students who choose to carry on the pride and tradition of its Corps of Cadets.

Recreation
FORT DISCOVERY HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction
Margaret Fussell's gifted class will get to build simple machines during the winter using building blocks.

Students paint, clean up ASU's literacy center
The Augusta State University Literacy Center recently received a makeover.

Augusta Task Force for the Homeless
MISSION: "Working as a community coalition to advocate the policies and programs to end homelessness," said Stephanie Suarez, an interim financial assistant.

Beauty is all around in historic Summerville area
Summerville, also called the Hill, is known for its history and eclectic styles of homes.

Beauty is all around in historic Summerville area
Summerville, also called the Hill, is known for its history and eclectic styles of homes.

Marine detachment seeks members for local units
The Riverfront Marine Detachment in North Augusta is looking for a few good men and women for a Marine Corps League Detachment in Augusta.

Post happenings
Post Happenings lists events, programs and other community notices from Fort Gordon. Send information to Fort Gordon Calendar, attention Ryan Wehmeyer, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations: Kimberly-Clark, Belvedere fire station at 204 Hampton Ave., Beech Island fire station, two Aiken County Department of Public Safety fire stations and the Graniteville fire station. Call 650-2876.

Meetings
AL-ANON/ALATEEN: For friends and family members of alcoholics; 738-7984 for meeting information

Milestones
Lou Futrell Gramling, of Augusta, a professor at the School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Aiken, has received an award for nursing education at the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, Mercer University, Macon.

School lunch menu
TODAY: Breakfast pocket, fruit or juice and milk *Sausage biscuit with hash browns

Across the river
CSRA HYDRANGEA SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m. today; Aiken Technical College Community Room, Bldg. 1200/1400, U.S. Highway 1; preparing soil for spring planting; 644-9400

Family helps make hobby a full-time business
Walking through the glass doors of Wedgee's Pizzeria and Grill in Hephzibah, customers are greeted with the friendly face of Ruth Walden, affectionately known as "Granny" among many residents.

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction
Margaret Fussell's gifted class will get to build simple machines during the winter using building blocks.

Milestones
Lou Futrell Gramling, of Augusta, a professor at the School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Aiken, has received an award for nursing education at the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, Mercer University, Macon.

Students paint, clean up ASU's literacy center
The Augusta State University Literacy Center recently received a makeover.

School lunch menu
TODAY: Breakfast pocket, fruit or juice and milk *Sausage biscuit with hash browns

Holidays are brighter with necessities, toys for families in need
For more than 35 years, Christmas House has been helping families of Fort Gordon soldiers have a brighter holiday.

CSRA Bridge results
CSRA Bridge Results for Nov. 7-13

Reunions

Pet of the week

Library events

Around the block

Milestones

Events

Massing of the Colors ceremony is time to show military support

Coalition recognizes caregivers' work

Students paint, clean up ASU's literacy center

Holidays are brighter with necessities, toys for families in need

Post happenings

Servicemembers complete run to honor fallen comrades

School lunch menu

Recycling centers

CSRA Bridge results

Meetings

Augusta Task Force for the Homeless

Georgia Farmers Market prices

Across the river

Marine detachment seeks members for local units

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction

This week

Recreation

Family helps make hobby a full-time business

Beauty is all around in historic Summerville area

Restaurant ratings

For the record

JROTC ceremony recognizes sponsors

Georgia has been bunch of lucky Dawgs

Some child actors are allowed to grow up

Bethany Joy Lenz sings out for 'One Tree Hill'
BURBANK, Calif. - Bethany Joy Lenz's singing ability wasn't why she was cast as Haley James in "One Tree Hill." Yet her vocal talent has become an integral part of the character - even affecting the plot of the teen drama.

Ratings for basic cable networks
Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 7-13. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses.

Martha Stewart's 'The Apprentice' to end next month
LOS ANGELES - Donald Trump will soon have "The Apprentice" to himself: Martha Stewart's version of the NBC reality series is ending next month.

Actor denies he was fired for improper behavior

Actor denies he was fired for improper behavior
DETROIT - Former "Desperate Housewives" actor Page Kennedy says he wasn't fired from the hit show because of any improper behavior.

Who's the ratings winner on the really small screen?
NEW YORK - "Desperate Housewives" may be ABC's most popular show on the small screen, but "Lost" is the winner on the REALLY small screen.

'This Is Your Life' host Ralph Edwards dies at 92
LOS ANGELES - Broadcasting pioneer Ralph Edwards, host of the popular 1950s "This Is Your Life" television show, died Wednesday of heart failure, his publicist said. He was 92.

Ratings for basic cable networks
Rankings for the top 15 programs on basic cable networks as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for the week of Nov. 7-13. Day and start time (EDT) are in parentheses.

Martha Stewart's 'The Apprentice' to end next month
LOS ANGELES - Donald Trump will soon have "The Apprentice" to himself: Martha Stewart's version of the NBC reality series is ending next month.

Actor denies he was fired for improper behavior
DETROIT - Former "Desperate Housewives" actor Page Kennedy says he wasn't fired from the hit show because of any improper behavior.

AOL, Warner Bros. to offer old TV shows online
LOS ANGELES - Dozens of old television shows including "Welcome Back Kotter" will be available online and free-of-charge under a deal between America Online Inc. and Warner Bros.

'This Is Your Life' host Ralph Edwards dies at 92
LOS ANGELES - Broadcasting pioneer Ralph Edwards, host of the popular 1950s "This Is Your Life" television show, died Wednesday of heart failure, his publicist said. He was 92.

Who's the ratings winner on the really small screen?

AOL, Warner Bros. to offer old TV shows online

'This Is Your Life' host Ralph Edwards dies at 92

Martha Stewart's 'The Apprentice' to end next month

Bethany Joy Lenz sings out for 'One Tree Hill'
BURBANK, Calif. - Bethany Joy Lenz's singing ability wasn't why she was cast as Haley James in "One Tree Hill." Yet her vocal talent has become an integral part of the character - even affecting the plot of the teen drama.

Bethany Joy Lenz sings out for 'One Tree Hill'

AOL, Warner Bros. to offer old TV shows online
LOS ANGELES - Dozens of old television shows including "Welcome Back Kotter" will be available online and free-of-charge under a deal between America Online Inc. and Warner Bros.

Ratings for basic cable networks

Who's the ratings winner on the really small screen?
NEW YORK - "Desperate Housewives" may be ABC's most popular show on the small screen, but "Lost" is the winner on the REALLY small screen.

Sgt. Scuba teaches youths about world under the sea

Grubbin': The Chef's House

People in the News

Spotted

Around town

Concert calendar

Trekkies can beam up tributes with Doohan's ashes

People in the News

Applause calendar

There's something fishy in Atlanta

Club calendar

Some know their Georgia history
ATHENS, Ga. - Step right up. Step right up, Georgia football players.

Richt tries to end confusion on sideline
ATHENS, Ga. - The Georgia sideline was in disarray. Coach Mark Richt was signaling for a two-point conversion, but the kicking team already had sprinted onto the field.

Fresh talent boosts 'Dogs

Fresh talent boosts 'Dogs
ATHENS, Ga. - Mohamed Massaquoi has the talent to stand out in any group of receivers.

Some know their Georgia history
ATHENS, Ga. - Step right up. Step right up, Georgia football players.

Fresh talent boosts 'Dogs
ATHENS, Ga. - Mohamed Massaquoi has the talent to stand out in any group of receivers.

Richt tries to end confusion on sideline
ATHENS, Ga. - The Georgia sideline was in disarray. Coach Mark Richt was signaling for a two-point conversion, but the kicking team already had sprinted onto the field.

Some know their Georgia history

Richt tries to end confusion on sideline

Some child actors are allowed to grow up
The passage of time makes Hollywood nervous.

Some child actors are allowed to grow up
The passage of time makes Hollywood nervous.

Gamecocks' case officially closed
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The NCAA outlined 11 violations - five of them major - in its final report Wednesday concerning South Carolina's football program under ex-Gamecocks coach Lou Holtz.

Spurrier shrugs off rhetoric by Bowden

Spurrier shrugs off rhetoric by Bowden
COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier spoke to a gathering of Gamecock fans soon after taking the job as South Carolina coach when one supporter suggested a reason for Clemson's recent success in the state rivalry.

Gamecocks' case officially closed

ESPN2 to air South Carolina-Clemson
Football fans in Augusta who want to tune in the Clemson-South Carolina game this weekend can rest easy.

Clemson, USC deal with brawl aftermath

Clemson, USC deal with brawl aftermath
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina receiver Kris Clark had finished running his route late in the Clemson game when he spun to see what quickly became the defining moment of the 2004 season for both teams.

ESPN2 to air South Carolina-Clemson

Spurrier shrugs off rhetoric by Bowden
COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier spoke to a gathering of Gamecock fans soon after taking the job as South Carolina coach when one supporter suggested a reason for Clemson's recent success in the state rivalry.

Gamecocks' case officially closed
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The NCAA outlined 11 violations - five of them major - in its final report Wednesday concerning South Carolina's football program under ex-Gamecocks coach Lou Holtz.

Clemson, USC deal with brawl aftermath
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina receiver Kris Clark had finished running his route late in the Clemson game when he spun to see what quickly became the defining moment of the 2004 season for both teams.

ESPN2 to air South Carolina-Clemson
Football fans in Augusta who want to tune in the Clemson-South Carolina game this weekend can rest easy.

Upcoming events

Post office served city in many ways

Events

Milestones

Upcoming events

Honoring fallen comrades

Reunions

Meetings

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction

Veterans honored at school

Band director keeps Silver Bluff on top

Across the river

School lunches

Recreation centers

Stars on wall speak of sacrifices

Pottery is hands-on for shop owner

Pet of the week