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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.

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.

Joan Didion wins National Book Award

50 Cent to launch 'street fiction' book line

Exhibit showcases rare paper trail of a slave
NEW YORK - It's the kind of paper trail that may never be discovered again - a 249-year-old chain of records that stretches from Sierra Leone in 1756 to modern-day South Carolina, tracing the history of an African slave and generations of her descendants.

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.

Joan Didion wins National Book Award
NEW YORK - On a night when honorary winner Norman Mailer likened the literary novel to the horse and buggy, National Book Award judges helped canonize what is sure to become a classic of nonfiction: Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking."

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.

Exhibit showcases rare paper trail of a slave
NEW YORK - It's the kind of paper trail that may never be discovered again - a 249-year-old chain of records that stretches from Sierra Leone in 1756 to modern-day South Carolina, tracing the history of an African slave and generations of her descendants.

Exhibit showcases rare paper trail of a slave

Joan Didion wins National Book Award
NEW YORK - On a night when honorary winner Norman Mailer likened the literary novel to the horse and buggy, National Book Award judges helped canonize what is sure to become a classic of nonfiction: Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking."

Galleries calendar

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.

Doctorow, Didion among book award finalists

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.

Congress eyes other policies

Meaning of Thanksgiving gets lost in holidays

Shoppers will travel Avenue

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.

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.

Delivery workers push for benefits

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.

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.

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.

Oil prices drop more than $1 per barrel

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.

Oil prices drop more than $1 per barrel
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel Thursday to their lowest level in five months as U.S. inventories of natural gas rose, easing fears that there won't be enough fuel to heat homes as winter approaches.

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.

Benefit likely to cost pill makers

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.

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.

Delta CFO says Delta needs pilot wage cuts to recover

CNBC revamps morning schedule for worldwide simulcast

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.

Low point for GM drags stocks lower

Golf colors Augusta tourism
Golf brings people to Augusta, but it also keeps others away.

Delta, pilots in court over reduced pay

Oil prices drop more than $1 per barrel
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel Thursday to their lowest level in five months as U.S. inventories of natural gas rose, easing fears that there won't be enough fuel to heat homes as winter approaches.

Golf colors Augusta tourism

Delta CFO says Delta needs pilot wage cuts to recover
NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines Inc. is losing $5 million each day, much of it due to high jet fuel prices, as it tries to stay afloat, the company's chief financial officer testified in bankruptcy court Thursday.

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.

Golf colors Augusta tourism
Golf brings people to Augusta, but it also keeps others away.

Delta CFO says Delta needs pilot wage cuts to recover
NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines Inc. is losing $5 million each day, much of it due to high jet fuel prices, as it tries to stay afloat, the company's chief financial officer testified in bankruptcy court Thursday.

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.

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Is Alabama headed down Georgia's path?

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.

Doherty ready to start anew at Florida Atlantic

Lady Jags have a lot of potential

Jaguars expect respect

Give Internet over to U.N.? No thanks!

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."

Monday-morning quarterbacks

Monday-morning quarterbacks
The president thought it important enough to address the nation from the Oval Office.

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

Give Internet over to U.N.? No thanks!
Deal reached on managing the Internet." That's the good news. And the bad news.

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

An endorsement for change
Former Augusta Commissioner Tommy Boyles handed down a three-count endorsement in the mayor's race on Thursday.

Monday-morning quarterbacks
The president thought it important enough to address the nation from the Oval Office.

Give Internet over to U.N.? No thanks!
Deal reached on managing the Internet." That's the good news. And the bad news.

No way to run a war

An endorsement for change
Former Augusta Commissioner Tommy Boyles handed down a three-count endorsement in the mayor's race on Thursday.

An endorsement for change

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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.

The Top Five list
The top five entertainment list.

'Hollywood Madam' plans Nevada brothel makeover
LAS VEGAS - Former "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss says she's bound for a brothel in the southern Nevada desert that she wants to help remake into a resort featuring male prostitutes serving female customers.

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:

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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
NEW YORK - Danny DeVito - who hasn't starred in a TV series since "Taxi" ended its run in 1983 - will return to the small screen next year in the FX comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

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

People in the News
NEW YORK - Danny DeVito - who hasn't starred in a TV series since "Taxi" ended its run in 1983 - will return to the small screen next year in the FX comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

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.

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.

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

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

The Top Five list
The top five entertainment list.

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

Matthew McConaughey named 'sexiest man alive'
NEW YORK - Matthew McConaughey has been named the "sexiest man alive" by People magazine.

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.

Matthew McConaughey named 'sexiest man alive'
NEW YORK - Matthew McConaughey has been named the "sexiest man alive" by People magazine.

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.

'Hollywood Madam' plans Nevada brothel makeover
LAS VEGAS - Former "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss says she's bound for a brothel in the southern Nevada desert that she wants to help remake into a resort featuring male prostitutes serving female customers.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Don't forget to stop and view the foliage
Augusta area residents who enjoy Mother Nature's ever-changing fall leaf picture have a different option when it comes to places to go: Strom Thurmond Lake.

Fishing Tournaments

Don't forget to stop and view the foliage

Don't forget to stop and view the foliage
Augusta area residents who enjoy Mother Nature's ever-changing fall leaf picture have a different option when it comes to places to go: Strom Thurmond Lake.

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

Herbs can add flavor to your holidays
NEW MARKET, Va. - Homegrown herbs are a natural choice for adding a special flavor to your holidays -- everything from giving food a boost to providing Christmas cheer when decorating, clearing the air or personalizing gift-giving.

Herbs can add flavor to your holidays

Herbs can add flavor to your holidays
NEW MARKET, Va. - Homegrown herbs are a natural choice for adding a special flavor to your holidays -- everything from giving food a boost to providing Christmas cheer when decorating, clearing the air or personalizing gift-giving.

Flight path of leaves is dependent on breezes

Flight path of leaves is dependent on breezes
Boy, did the leaves really start falling from the trees last week. Most will continue until they are all off in a few weeks. With some trees, such as water oaks, it takes most of fall and winter for all the leaves to come down.

Flight path of leaves is dependent on breezes
Boy, did the leaves really start falling from the trees last week. Most will continue until they are all off in a few weeks. With some trees, such as water oaks, it takes most of fall and winter for all the leaves to come down.

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

Jackets placed on probation
ATLANTA - The NCAA finally slapped Georgia Tech with penalties Thursday in its long-running infractions case.

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

Jackets placed on probation
ATLANTA - The NCAA finally slapped Georgia Tech with penalties Thursday in its long-running infractions case.

NCAA gives Tech two-year probation
ATLANTA - The NCAA placed Georgia Tech on two years' probation Thursday for using 17 academically ineligible athletes in four sports, including 11 in football.

Bilbo giving Tech another receiving threat

Jackets placed on probation

Sorenstam and Creamer feud over a drop

Three Musketeers reunited

Three Musketeers reunited
The eight golfers on Georgia's top-ranked golf team are from different high schools, ranging from Florida to Canada.

Another resounding year for Sorenstam

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

Sorenstam and Creamer feud over a drop
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Paula Creamer wasn't about to give Annika Sorenstam an inch.

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

Three Musketeers reunited
The eight golfers on Georgia's top-ranked golf team are from different high schools, ranging from Florida to Canada.

Sorenstam and Creamer feud over a drop
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Paula Creamer wasn't about to give Annika Sorenstam an inch.

Glover becomes portrait for success

Lions focused on capturing first state title

Rebels' planning pays off

Glover becomes portrait for success
The introduction to Larry Glover will be just as fast as he hits the hole for the Aiken Hornets.

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.

Lions focused on capturing first state title
No Augusta Christian football player has ever played a game at South Carolina State's Oliver C. Dawson Stadium.

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.

Glover becomes portrait for success
The introduction to Larry Glover will be just as fast as he hits the hole for the Aiken Hornets.

Lions focused on capturing first state title
No Augusta Christian football player has ever played a game at South Carolina State's Oliver C. Dawson Stadium.

Meaning of Thanksgiving gets lost in holidays
It's beginning to seem like Thanksgiving has become a holiday afterthought, lost between the orange and black decorations of Halloween and the red and green of Christmas.

Meaning of Thanksgiving gets lost in holidays
It's beginning to seem like Thanksgiving has become a holiday afterthought, lost between the orange and black decorations of Halloween and the red and green of Christmas.

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

Dems' hypocrisy shows over WMD

Plame investigation is trumped-up joke

Plame investigation is trumped-up joke
At least seven people knew Valerie Plame's identity, according to an Augusta Chronicle article Oct. 29.Carl W. Rafoth, 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

Dems' hypocrisy shows over WMD
President George W. Bush recently said, "While it's perfectly legitimate to criticize my decision or the conduct of the war, it is deeply irresponsible to rewrite the history of how that war began.Mike Fulford, Evans

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

Plame investigation is trumped-up joke
At least seven people knew Valerie Plame's identity, according to an Augusta Chronicle article Oct. 29.Carl W. Rafoth, Augusta

Join the Great American Smokeout

Dems' hypocrisy shows over WMD
President George W. Bush recently said, "While it's perfectly legitimate to criticize my decision or the conduct of the war, it is deeply irresponsible to rewrite the history of how that war began.Mike Fulford, Evans

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

Spread out trash pickup payments

China confirms first three human cases of bird flu

Volkswagen pulls its luxury sedan out of U.S. car market

Ford recalling six models

Ford announces new incentive program

Hyundai's Azera enters luxury field

Chrysler ads fuel to auto price war

Study questions health effects of coffee, this time decaf

Living briefs

Harry Potter from A to Z

Volkswagen pulls its luxury sedan out of U.S. car market
DETROIT - Volkswagen said Monday that it will stop selling its luxury Phaeton sedan in the U.S. market next year.

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.

Hyundai's Azera enters luxury field
Add another Hyundai to the shopping list. With the release this month of Hyundai's new flagship sedan, the 2006 Azera, the South Korean automaker offers another noteworthy model for American car shoppers - this time for buyers of near-luxury to entry-luxury large sedans.

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.

Ford recalling six models
WASHINGTON - Ford Motor Co. recalled about 220,000 vehicles from the 2005 model year on Wednesday amid concerns that a battery cable was rubbing against the vehicle frame, potentially causing fires, and that a fuel tank strap could separate after logging tens of thousands of miles.

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.

Hyundai's Azera enters luxury field
Add another Hyundai to the shopping list. With the release this month of Hyundai's new flagship sedan, the 2006 Azera, the South Korean automaker offers another noteworthy model for American car shoppers - this time for buyers of near-luxury to entry-luxury large sedans.

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.

Harry Potter from A to Z
The world of Harry Potter is coming to an end. Oh, no time soon, but it is on the downward slope toward its inevitable conclusion.

Living briefs
Here's a look at some of your best entertainment bets for this weekend:

Chrysler ads fuel to auto price war
DETROIT - DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler Group said Thursday it will give two years of free gas to customers who buy a 2005 or 2006 vehicle before Jan. 3, following announcements of new discounts by rivals General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co.

Volkswagen pulls its luxury sedan out of U.S. car market
DETROIT - Volkswagen said Monday that it will stop selling its luxury Phaeton sedan in the U.S. market next year.

Living briefs
Here's a look at some of your best entertainment bets for this weekend:

Ford recalling six models
WASHINGTON - Ford Motor Co. recalled about 220,000 vehicles from the 2005 model year on Wednesday amid concerns that a battery cable was rubbing against the vehicle frame, potentially causing fires, and that a fuel tank strap could separate after logging tens of thousands of miles.

Harry Potter from A to Z
The world of Harry Potter is coming to an end. Oh, no time soon, but it is on the downward slope toward its inevitable conclusion.

Chrysler ads fuel to auto price war
DETROIT - DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler Group said Thursday it will give two years of free gas to customers who buy a 2005 or 2006 vehicle before Jan. 3, following announcements of new discounts by rivals General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co.

Ford announces new incentive program
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. became the second of the Big Three automakers to jump back into the discount game with a program that knocks thousands of dollars off the price of some vehicles.

Ford announces new incentive program
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. became the second of the Big Three automakers to jump back into the discount game with a program that knocks thousands of dollars off the price of some vehicles.

Well-traveled forward finds home with Lynx
Brian Passmore is in his third ECHL season, but the 25-year-old has already played for five teams.

Lynx goaltenders dealing with injury bug

Well-traveled forward finds home with Lynx

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.

Well-traveled forward finds home with Lynx
Brian Passmore is in his third ECHL season, but the 25-year-old has already played for five teams.

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.

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

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.

Across Georgia

Looking into your heart

Across South Carolina

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

Kid of the Day

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.

Transcripts show train crew felt rushed

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.

School property sale is close to completion

Across Georgia

News you can use

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

Annexation backers await second vote

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

Adoption program allows classrooms to have more

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.

14-year-old celebrated as patient, volunteer

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

Rally has roots online

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

Economy in Augusta still adding jobs

Across the area

Employees can still wish you 'Merry Christmas'

Woman completes Journey of Hope

Jargon frustrates residents

Volunteer panel will do audit

Central office plans develop

Two home invaders take $3,300

Deputies say man set truck, himself, on fire
Richmond County sheriff's investigators are investigating a domestic disturbance that ended when a man crashed his Ford F-150 pickup into a house and set the truck and himself on fire.

Boyles says he'll back Copenhaver in runoff

Mother is calling for look into complaint
A 7-year-old's complaints that he was sexually touched by a classmate at school have gone unanswered, his mother said Thursday.

Mobile homes in emergency state

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

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

Boyles says he'll back Copenhaver in runoff
Calling for Augusta to turn to "fresh new leadership," former Augusta Commissioner Tommy Boyles, who was defeated in his bid for mayor last week, announced Thursday that he will support Deke Copenhaver in his runoff election against interim Mayor Willie Mays on Dec. 6.

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

Signals will change to improve traffic flow
New traffic signals being installed to help improve vehicle flow on Washington Road have actually been creating more backups along the busy roadway, people involved in traffic planning acknowledged.

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.

Men plead to lesser charges in sexual assaults
Two men accused of sexual assaults in unrelated cases pleaded guilty to reduced charges Thursday.

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.

Bill would allow public prayer by officials
AIKEN - U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, R-S.C., announced plans Thursday to introduce legislation called the Public Prayer Protection Act.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Mobile homes in emergency state
The Augusta Commission declared a mobile home park in the 2500 block of Deans Bridge Road in a state of emergency Thursday night after electricity, gas and water were cut off to about 60 people.

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.

Across the area
Authorities have identified the woman who was found dead in her car Thursday morning on the side of Doug Barnard Parkway near Gravel Pit Road.

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.

Across South Carolina
ORANGEBURG - South Carolina State University evacuated about 400 students from a dormitory Thursday morning because of flooding caused by a pipe break.

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.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A small plane with three people on board landed on its belly at a metro Atlanta airport after circling several times with stuck landing gear.

Bill would allow public prayer by officials

News you can use
Activities and events scheduled for this week include:

Across South Carolina

Woman completes Journey of Hope
Deborah Simone promised her dying husband she would complete his cross-country trek to raise awareness about hepatitis C.

News you can use

Coming soon: Mullins Crossing II
Target and Kohl's were only the beginning. A sequel to the Mullins Crossing shopping center in Evans is already in the works.

'No man's land' may get fire service

Looking into your heart
Sylvia Raborn has a little yellow around her heart, which is not a good thing.

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

Girls size up Army
Seventeen-year-old Lavetta Dorsey has a pretty good idea what she would like to do when she graduates Lucy C. Laney High School this spring.

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

'No man's land' may get fire service
A change in fire service for Columbia County's unincorporated area starting Dec. 31 is set to apply to an area south of Harlem's city limits - a location some refer to as ''no man's land.''

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Kid of the Day
Traleen Rhone is today's Kid of the Day.

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Mobile homes in emergency state
The Augusta Commission declared a mobile home park in the 2500 block of Deans Bridge Road in a state of emergency Thursday night after electricity, gas and water were cut off to about 60 people.

Across the area

Signals will change to improve traffic flow
New traffic signals being installed to help improve vehicle flow on Washington Road have actually been creating more backups along the busy roadway, people involved in traffic planning acknowledged.

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.

Mother is calling for look into complaint
A 7-year-old's complaints that he was sexually touched by a classmate at school have gone unanswered, his mother said Thursday.

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.

Men plead to lesser charges in sexual assaults
Two men accused of sexual assaults in unrelated cases pleaded guilty to reduced charges Thursday.

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.

Bill would allow public prayer by officials
AIKEN - U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, R-S.C., announced plans Thursday to introduce legislation called the Public Prayer Protection Act.

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.

Boyles says he'll back Copenhaver in runoff
Calling for Augusta to turn to "fresh new leadership," former Augusta Commissioner Tommy Boyles, who was defeated in his bid for mayor last week, announced Thursday that he will support Deke Copenhaver in his runoff election against interim Mayor Willie Mays on Dec. 6.

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.

Girls size up Army
Seventeen-year-old Lavetta Dorsey has a pretty good idea what she would like to do when she graduates Lucy C. Laney High School this spring.

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

'No man's land' may get fire service
A change in fire service for Columbia County's unincorporated area starting Dec. 31 is set to apply to an area south of Harlem's city limits - a location some refer to as ''no man's land.''

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.

Signals will change to improve traffic flow

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

Mother is calling for look into complaint

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

Woman completes Journey of Hope
Deborah Simone promised her dying husband she would complete his cross-country trek to raise awareness about hepatitis C.

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
Traleen Rhone is today's Kid of the Day.

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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.

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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
Authorities have identified the woman who was found dead in her car Thursday morning on the side of Doug Barnard Parkway near Gravel Pit Road.

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.

Across Georgia
ATLANTA - A small plane with three people on board landed on its belly at a metro Atlanta airport after circling several times with stuck landing gear.

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

Across South Carolina
ORANGEBURG - South Carolina State University evacuated about 400 students from a dormitory Thursday morning because of flooding caused by a pipe break.

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.

Men plead to lesser charges in sexual assaults

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.

Coming soon: Mullins Crossing II

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

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Kid of the Day

Looking into your heart
Sylvia Raborn has a little yellow around her heart, which is not a good thing.

Girls size up Army

Coming soon: Mullins Crossing II
Target and Kohl's were only the beginning. A sequel to the Mullins Crossing shopping center in Evans is already in the works.

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.

Spurrier gives Carolina credibility
Contrary to widely circulated reports, Steve Spurrier is neither a god nor the devil. He is simply the best dadgum ball coach the South Carolina Gamecocks have ever had.

Spurrier gives Carolina credibility
Contrary to widely circulated reports, Steve Spurrier is neither a god nor the devil. He is simply the best dadgum ball coach the South Carolina Gamecocks have ever had.

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

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:

Suicide bombers movie has Israelis on edge of their seats

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

Suicide bombers movie has Israelis on edge of their seats
TEL AVIV, Israel - A movie about Palestinian suicide bombers had Tel Aviv viewers on the edge of their seats - and some even found themselves empathizing with the two West Bank mechanics trying to attack their city.

Suicide bombers movie has Israelis on edge of their seats
TEL AVIV, Israel - A movie about Palestinian suicide bombers had Tel Aviv viewers on the edge of their seats - and some even found themselves empathizing with the two West Bank mechanics trying to attack their city.

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:

'The John & Yoko Collection'on DVD
NEW YORK - "I dream of us being an old couple on the south coast of Ireland," says John Lennon, seated onstage next to wife Yoko Ono. Then, in a "When I'm Sixty-four" burst of playfulness, he adopts a crinkly voice and pretends to reminisce about this night in 1971: "I remember when we were on 'Dick Cavett'!"

Essence Music Festival relocates to Houston

12 Bands' CD offers holiday classics and new tunes

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.

'The John & Yoko Collection'on DVD
NEW YORK - "I dream of us being an old couple on the south coast of Ireland," says John Lennon, seated onstage next to wife Yoko Ono. Then, in a "When I'm Sixty-four" burst of playfulness, he adopts a crinkly voice and pretends to reminisce about this night in 1971: "I remember when we were on 'Dick Cavett'!"

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.

'The John & Yoko Collection'on DVD

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

Top 20 Concert Tours

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.

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.

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

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.

Stewart won't do anything different to win

Busch still out despite conflicting statements

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.

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.

Jaguars expect respect
Peach Belt Conference coaches picked the Augusta State men's basketball team to finish ninth in the conference last year.

Lady Jags have a lot of potential
Greg Wilson doesn't like the word potential, but he has a hard time avoiding it when he describes the Augusta State women's basketball team.

Lady Jags have a lot of potential
Greg Wilson doesn't like the word potential, but he has a hard time avoiding it when he describes the Augusta State women's basketball team.

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.

Jaguars expect respect
Peach Belt Conference coaches picked the Augusta State men's basketball team to finish ninth in the conference last year.

Back-ups starting to shine

Muhammad to square off against old team

Minter: Gamble will be great cornerback

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Daniel Evans    (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Doretha Whitehead    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur J. Youmans    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Beverly Latimer    (FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.)

Mr. James E. Williams    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Doretha Whitehead    (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mr. Doug Wells    (RCBOE)

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

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie "Bat" Ruff    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Alvinia Tarver    (CLAXTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Alvinia Tarver    (CLAXTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha Stiefel    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Margaret McDaniel    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Diana L. Turner    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Emanuel Johnson    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James McClerklin    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bonnie Perdue Bell    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Nancy N. Cushman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Arthur J. Youmans    (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Diana L. Turner    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stevie Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Vicki Keen Dibler    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Jason Lee Fields    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mr. James F. Mills    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Fannie McNeal    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Margaret McDaniel    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mr. Carmelo Lopez    (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stevie Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Connie Lee Rohrs    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Beverly Latimer    (FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.)

Mrs. Jeanette Davis    (VIDALIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Kicklighter    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Richard V. Canterbury    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Ms. Vicki Keen Dibler    (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

Mr. Michael A. Bogans    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clyde Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Francis Andrews    (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mr. Emanuel Johnson    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Kate G. Lanier    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Holloway    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Johnny Barefield    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. James E. Williams    (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Doug Wells    (RCBOE)

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

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Martha Stiefel    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Miss Courtney Pugh    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Roy M. Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bonnie Perdue Bell    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Dea. Roman E. Bing    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Fannie McNeal    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Daniel Evans    (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

Mrs. Connie Lee Rohrs    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Jeanette Davis    (VIDALIA, Ga.)

Mrs. Henrietta Kicklighter    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clyde Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nancy N. Cushman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Holloway    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Barefield    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Bruce C. Hillis    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Freed    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Thompson Ferguson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mr. Clenton Ryans    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Richard V. Canterbury    (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Michael A. Bogans    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Lula M. Bell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Francis Andrews    (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

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

Mr. Willie "Bat" Ruff    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

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

Mr. Charles Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. James C. Reagan    (HARLEM, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mr. James Campbell    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Bertha Crawford    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed    (EVANS, Ga.)

Daniel J. G. Moretz    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Bruce C. Hillis    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard Martin    (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

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

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

Dr. John M. Martin    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Jason Lee Fields    (WILLISTON, S.C.)

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

Mr. Thompson Ferguson    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Freed    (AIKEN, S.C.)

Mrs. Sara B. Furse    (MARTIN, S.C.)

Mr. Dominick Giacalone (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Carmelo Lopez (TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico)

Mr. Clyde Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. James E. Williams (KEYSVILLE, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Jeanette Davis (VIDALIA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Beverly Latimer (FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.)

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

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Richard V. Canterbury (THOMSON, Ga.)

Mr. James Campbell (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Martha Stiefel (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Nancy N. Cushman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Margaret McDaniel (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Ms. Fannie McNeal (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Doug Wells (RCBOE)

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

Mrs. Jennie Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Robert Holloway (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Doretha Whitehead (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

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

Ms. Vicki Keen Dibler (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

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

Mr. James F. Mills (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Jennie Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Emanuel Johnson (THOMSON, Ga.)

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

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

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

Jason Lee Fields (WILLISTON, S.C.)

Mrs. Dorothy McCladdie (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Rebecca Allen (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Bertha Crawford (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Clenton Ryans (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. James McClerklin (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Clenton Ryans (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Thompson Ferguson (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

Mrs. Henrietta Kicklighter (STATESBORO, Ga.)

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

Mr. Stevie Martin (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

Mr. Michael A. Bogans (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Diana L. Turner (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bruce C. Hillis (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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

Mr. Francis Andrews (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Miss Courtney Pugh (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Richard Martin (BLYTHE, Ga.)

Mr. Willie "Bat" Ruff (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Miss Courtney Pugh (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Johnny Barefield (AIKEN, S.C.)

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

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

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

Mrs. Bonnie Perdue Bell (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Cynthia Mohammed (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Alvinia Tarver (CLAXTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Lillie Mae Nelson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Arthur J. Youmans (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

Mrs. Connie Lee Rohrs (WARRENTON, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Daniel Evans (CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga.)

Overtime

Area Announcements

Keeping it in perspective

Overtime

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.

Overtime
Four members of the Atlanta Braves, including 1996 Cy Young winner John Smoltz, are scheduled to sign autographs today at The First Tee of Augusta, 3165 Damascus Road.

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.

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.

Overtime
Four members of the Atlanta Braves, including 1996 Cy Young winner John Smoltz, are scheduled to sign autographs today at The First Tee of Augusta, 3165 Damascus Road.

Minter: Gamble will be great cornerback
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers safety Mike Minter is not one for bold statements, but on Thursday he predicted teammate Chris Gamble will become the NFL's next great cornerback.

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.

Minter: Gamble will be great cornerback
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina Panthers safety Mike Minter is not one for bold statements, but on Thursday he predicted teammate Chris Gamble will become the NFL's next great cornerback.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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):

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

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

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.

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):

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Students paint, clean up ASU's literacy center

Recreation

Meetings

Around the block

JROTC ceremony recognizes sponsors

Events

Coalition recognizes caregivers' work

Holidays are brighter with necessities, toys for families in need

School lunch menu

Servicemembers complete run to honor fallen comrades

Beauty is all around in historic Summerville area

Marine detachment seeks members for local units

Across the river

This week

Teachers will use grants to further science instruction

Family helps make hobby a full-time business

Recycling centers

Restaurant ratings

Georgia Farmers Market prices

For the record

Massing of the Colors ceremony is time to show military support

Reunions

Post happenings

CSRA Bridge results

Milestones

Augusta Task Force for the Homeless

Library events

Pet of the week

Spurrier gives Carolina credibility

Television finally has gone too far

Some child actors are allowed to grow up

Broadcasters: People with DVRs watch more television
NEW YORK - Even though nine out of 10 people with digital video recorders say they usually fast-forward through commercials, broadcast executives argued Wednesday that doesn't mean the death knell for advertisers.

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

Ratings for basic cable networks

'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.

Koppel will exit 'Nightline' with lessons from Morrie
NEW YORK - Ted Koppel will conclude his 25-year run on ABC's "Nightline" with a look back on lessons from Morrie Schwartz.

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

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.

Koppel will exit 'Nightline' with lessons from Morrie
NEW YORK - Ted Koppel will conclude his 25-year run on ABC's "Nightline" with a look back on lessons from Morrie Schwartz.

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

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.

Broadcasters: People with DVRs watch more television
NEW YORK - Even though nine out of 10 people with digital video recorders say they usually fast-forward through commercials, broadcast executives argued Wednesday that doesn't mean the death knell for advertisers.

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.

Koppel will exit 'Nightline' with lessons from Morrie

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.

Broadcasters: People with DVRs watch more television

'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.

People in the News

Grubbin': The Chef's House

Around town

'Hollywood Madam' plans Nevada brothel makeover

Club calendar

Matthew McConaughey named 'sexiest man alive'

Sgt. Scuba teaches youths about world under the sea

The Top Five list

Applause calendar

Concert calendar

There's something fishy in Atlanta

Spotted

People in the News

Fresh talent boosts 'Dogs

Georgia defense shows a few cracks

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

Georgia defense shows a few cracks
ATHENS, Ga. - It's been a while since Georgia had to worry about its defense.

Georgia defense shows a few cracks
ATHENS, Ga. - It's been a while since Georgia had to worry about its defense.

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

Television finally has gone too far
The future is upon us and it looks bleak. Just as frightening as killer Terminator robots or the sinister-sounding HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey are the technological twists and turns in the television industry.

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.

Television finally has gone too far
The future is upon us and it looks bleak. Just as frightening as killer Terminator robots or the sinister-sounding HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey are the technological twists and turns in the television industry.

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.

Clemson, USC deal with brawl aftermath

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.

ESPN2 to air South Carolina-Clemson

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.

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