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

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.

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.

School lunches
School lunch menus for AIken and Edgefield counties

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

School lunches
School lunch menus for AIken and Edgefield counties

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Applause cover

Applause cover

Applause cover

Doctorow, Didion among book award finalists

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.

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.

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.

50 Cent to launch 'street fiction' book line

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.

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.

Future Panther

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

Congress eyes other policies

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

'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."

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.

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

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.

Delivery workers push for benefits

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.

Shoppers will travel Avenue

Sony's software removal scheme aggravates security hole

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

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.

CNBC revamps morning schedule for worldwide simulcast

Delta, pilots in court over reduced pay

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.

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."

Home Depot reports profits

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Microsoft launches desktop search for businesses

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.

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.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 16, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 17, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 16, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Nov. 17, 2005.

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.

Bowden sees South Carolina's edge

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
Reviewing and previewing college football

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

Trojans' game with Bulldogs fills a need

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?

Doherty ready to start anew at Florida Atlantic

USC Aiken opens season with loss

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."

No way to run a war

Integration vs. disintegration

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

A delicious recipe for 'Leftover Sandwich'

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

Holiday Dining: Desserts

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.

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
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.

Judge orders Tech to reinstate player

Gailey earns extension

Bilbo giving Tech another receiving threat

Rediscover Gordon Lakes

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

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

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.

Another resounding year for Sorenstam

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
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

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
"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

Join the Great American Smokeout

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

Spread out trash pickup payments

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

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

Violence is color-blind, inexcusable

'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

'Activist judge' tag is overblown

'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

Dogs lower anxiety among heart patients in study

Study: Healthy carbs may help heart

Scientists seeking new treatments for male-pattern balding

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

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

Prosthetic center to make artificial leg for puppy

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?

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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 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.

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 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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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

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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.

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.

Erosion powers shifting

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.

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

Rally has roots online

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

Two home invaders take $3,300

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

All city workers get pay raise

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

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.

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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.

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

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

Employees can still wish you 'Merry Christmas'

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

Volunteer panel will do audit

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

Adoption program allows classrooms to have more

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.

Transcripts show train crew felt rushed

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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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.

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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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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.

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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.

Graduate school office moves out

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

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Jargon frustrates residents

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Across the area

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

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.

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.

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

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

Economy in Augusta still adding jobs

School gets award for SAT success

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Students hear drug warning

Central office plans develop

Graniteville fights purchase

14-year-old celebrated as patient, volunteer

Panel examines reaction to molestation case

Annexation backers await second vote

Racetrack noise rules stalled, for now

School property sale is close to completion

Staff wants mileage rate to increase

Kid of the Day

340 home sites sell on lakefront

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So long, summer

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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

12 Bands' CD offers holiday classics and new tunes

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

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.

Phoenix, Witherspoon can't duplicate Cash and Carter

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.

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.

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.

Stewart won't do anything different to win

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.

Racing Newsmaker: Mike Helton

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Muhammad to square off against old team

Back-ups starting to shine

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

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

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

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

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mrs. Mary Cornetti    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

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

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

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. Ivory F. Green    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. William Chatman    (MACON, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Fliermans    (GEORGETOWN, Ill.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Theodore Johnson    (OGDEN, Utah)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Buddy Anderson    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Julia Murphy    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier    (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Mary Cornetti    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. William Chatman    (MACON, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Charles Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Buddy Anderson    (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mrs. Julia Murphy    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Dawsie Mae Griffin    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Joanna B. Lowe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Louise Fliermans    (GEORGETOWN, Ill.)

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

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

Mrs. Joanna B. Lowe    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Theodore Johnson    (OGDEN, Utah)

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

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed    (EVANS, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Dawsie Mae Griffin    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Ivory F. Green    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Dominick Giacalone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. James McClerklin (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Bertha Crawford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Carmelo Lopez (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Dominick Giacalone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Courtney Pugh (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Rebecca Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jennie Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. James Campbell (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Carmelo Lopez (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Julia Murphy (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Dawsie Mae Griffin (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Theodore Johnson (OGDEN, Utah)

Mr. William Chatman (MACON, Ga.)

Mrs. Louise Fliermans (GEORGETOWN, Ill.)

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

Mr. Richard Martin (BLYTHE, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Charles Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Buddy Anderson (SYLVANIA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard Martin (BLYTHE, Ga.)

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

Area Announcements

Overtime

Keeping it in perspective

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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):

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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):

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

School lunch menu

Milestones

Augusta Task Force for the Homeless

Around the block

Pet of the week

Events

CSRA Bridge results

Coalition recognizes caregivers' work

Across the river

Marine detachment seeks members for local units

Post happenings

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction

Students paint, clean up ASU's literacy center

Holidays are brighter with necessities, toys for families in need

Reunions

Servicemembers complete run to honor fallen comrades

Massing of the Colors ceremony is time to show military support

Recycling centers

Library events

Meetings

JROTC ceremony recognizes sponsors

Georgia Farmers Market prices

Beauty is all around in historic Summerville area

This week

Recreation

Family helps make hobby a full-time business

Restaurant ratings

For the record

Georgia has been bunch of lucky Dawgs

Some child actors are allowed to grow up

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

'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.

Actor denies he was fired for improper behavior

AOL, Warner Bros. to offer old TV shows online

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.

Bethany Joy Lenz sings out for 'One Tree Hill'

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.

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.

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

Ratings for basic cable networks

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.

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

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.

There's something fishy in Atlanta

Applause calendar

People in the News

Sgt. Scuba teaches youths about world under the sea

People in the News

Trekkies can beam up tributes with Doohan's ashes

Around town

Concert calendar

Grubbin': The Chef's House

Spotted

Club calendar

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

Fresh talent boosts 'Dogs

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

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

Some know their Georgia history

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 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.

Spurrier shrugs off rhetoric by Bowden

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.

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.

Gamecocks' case officially closed

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

ESPN2 to air South Carolina-Clemson

Recreation centers

Milestones

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction

Veterans honored at school

Reunions

Honoring fallen comrades

Band director keeps Silver Bluff on top

Post office served city in many ways

Events

Meetings

Stars on wall speak of sacrifices

School lunches

Pottery is hands-on for shop owner

Upcoming events

Across the river

Pet of the week

Upcoming events

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