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Colorful, whimsical teapots on display in Salem
SALEM, Mass. - The first teapot Sonny and Gloria Kamm got together was a wedding gift, and as far as they can remember it was a typical "brown betty" - the traditional glazed pot.

'Nutcracker' newcomer
There is only a flash of discomfort on Peter Powlus' face as he stops, again, to explain one of the finer points of dance.

'Nutcracker' newcomer
There is only a flash of discomfort on Peter Powlus' face as he stops, again, to explain one of the finer points of dance.

Exhibit marks Montgomery bus boycott anniversary
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A Smithsonian Institution exhibit featuring a collage of photos, quotes and historical text that chronicle the Montgomery bus boycott goes on view this week as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the landmark protest.

Exhibit marks Montgomery bus boycott anniversary

Colorful, whimsical teapots on display in Salem
SALEM, Mass. - The first teapot Sonny and Gloria Kamm got together was a wedding gift, and as far as they can remember it was a typical "brown betty" - the traditional glazed pot.

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

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

'Nutcracker' newcomer

Colorful, whimsical teapots on display in Salem

Exhibit marks Montgomery bus boycott anniversary
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A Smithsonian Institution exhibit featuring a collage of photos, quotes and historical text that chronicle the Montgomery bus boycott goes on view this week as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the landmark protest.

Answers elusive as night sky signs

Braves hope to retain Furcal
ATLANTA - It's too early for Braves manager Bobby Cox to worry about coming up with another name to top his 2006 lineup.

Braves hope to retain Furcal

Braves hope to retain Furcal
ATLANTA - It's too early for Braves manager Bobby Cox to worry about coming up with another name to top his 2006 lineup.

Chick-fil-A milks cow campaign for all it's worth

Economy stands up to storms
WASHINGTON - The nation's economy demonstrated just how sturdy it is, posting its best quarterly showing in more than a year despite the Gulf Coast hurricanes.

Stocks trade low despite outlook
NEW YORK - Strong growth in the nation's gross domestic product spooked investors and sent stocks mostly lower Wednesday as the data renewed fears that the Federal Reserve would continue raising interest rates.

Plans to renovate center would juggle store lineup
The Village Plaza retail strip on Bobby Jones Expressway is capped at either end by Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores - but a renovation plan proposed by the shopping center's owner could move those stores closer together.

Business briefs
Detroit - Auto sales fell in november, and though they still outpaced a dismal October, the results were disappointing to U.S. automakers who introduced a flurry of discounts to lure buyers to showrooms. Sport utility vehicle sales slid again.

Judge halts BlackBerry case settlement
RICHMOND, Va. - A federal judge ruled invalid Wednesday a $450 million settlement between a small patent holding firm and the maker of BlackBerry e-mail devices, Research in Motion Ltd.

Plans to renovate center would juggle store lineup
The Village Plaza retail strip on Bobby Jones Expressway is capped at either end by Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores - but a renovation plan proposed by the shopping center's owner could move those stores closer together.

Business briefs
Detroit - Auto sales fell in november, and though they still outpaced a dismal October, the results were disappointing to U.S. automakers who introduced a flurry of discounts to lure buyers to showrooms. Sport utility vehicle sales slid again.

Chick-fil-A milks cow campaign for all it's worth
Cows can really sell a chicken sandwich. So says the "chief cow advocate" for Chick-fil-A's decadelong bovine marketing campaign.

Chick-fil-A milks cow campaign for all it's worth
Cows can really sell a chicken sandwich. So says the "chief cow advocate" for Chick-fil-A's decadelong bovine marketing campaign.

Energy drains smaller firms
ATLANTA - Wholesale business for professional landscapers and commercial companies remained strong this fall, the busiest season for Rusty Allen, who co-owns a plant nursery near Athens.

Quick Start earns kudos
ATLANTA - Georgia's approach to employee preparation is receiving attention from more than just manufacturing leaders.

Quick Start earns kudos
ATLANTA - Georgia's approach to employee preparation is receiving attention from more than just manufacturing leaders.

Economy stands up to storms
WASHINGTON - The nation's economy demonstrated just how sturdy it is, posting its best quarterly showing in more than a year despite the Gulf Coast hurricanes.

Nation's retailers post mixed sales for November
NEW YORK - The outlook for holiday shopping was hazy Thursday after the nation's retailers reported a mixed start to the season that indicated consumers were willing to spend only when they found a bargain.

Judge halts BlackBerry case settlement

Nation's retailers post mixed sales for November

Economy stands up to storms

Quick Start earns kudos

Plans to renovate center would juggle store lineup

Stocks trade low despite outlook

Nation's retailers post mixed sales for November
NEW YORK - The outlook for holiday shopping was hazy Thursday after the nation's retailers reported a mixed start to the season that indicated consumers were willing to spend only when they found a bargain.

Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO to depart
ATLANTA - Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. said Thursday its president and chief executive, John R. Alm, is leaving the company, effective Jan. 1.

Business briefs

Judge halts BlackBerry case settlement
RICHMOND, Va. - A federal judge ruled invalid Wednesday a $450 million settlement between a small patent holding firm and the maker of BlackBerry e-mail devices, Research in Motion Ltd.

Energy drains smaller firms

Stocks trade low despite outlook
NEW YORK - Strong growth in the nation's gross domestic product spooked investors and sent stocks mostly lower Wednesday as the data renewed fears that the Federal Reserve would continue raising interest rates.

Energy drains smaller firms
ATLANTA - Wholesale business for professional landscapers and commercial companies remained strong this fall, the busiest season for Rusty Allen, who co-owns a plant nursery near Athens.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Dec. 1, 2005.

Editorial cartoon
Editorial cartoon for Dec. 1, 2005.

Clemson freshman suspended from game

Clemson freshman suspended from game
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson center Barry Humphries has been suspended from the Tigers bowl game after he was arrested earlier this month and charged with driving under the influence in Clayton, Ga., coach Tommy Bowden said Thursday.

Clemson freshman suspended from game
CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson center Barry Humphries has been suspended from the Tigers bowl game after he was arrested earlier this month and charged with driving under the influence in Clayton, Ga., coach Tommy Bowden said Thursday.

Hokies put more emphasis on rushing
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Marcus Vick draws praise for his poise from his coaches and teammates nearly all the time. He'll never have a better chance to show he's worthy of the accolades.

UT recruiting not expected to suffer

UT recruiting not expected to suffer
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Most analysts believed Tennessee had one of the top three recruiting classes last year.

UT recruiting not expected to suffer
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Most analysts believed Tennessee had one of the top three recruiting classes last year.

Hokies put more emphasis on rushing
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Marcus Vick draws praise for his poise from his coaches and teammates nearly all the time. He'll never have a better chance to show he's worthy of the accolades.

Hokies put more emphasis on rushing

Sloppy Lions rally to win

Jags drop Peach Belt openers

Not just bordering on a crisis

Pray that nave peace lovers are saved
Christianity is built on the rock of pacifism - but it does not exclude common sense. Whatever got into the minds of the four Christian peace activists - an American, a Briton and two Canadians - who protested the war in Iraq and got captured by the Islamofascists?

Pray that nave peace lovers are saved
Christianity is built on the rock of pacifism - but it does not exclude common sense. Whatever got into the minds of the four Christian peace activists - an American, a Briton and two Canadians - who protested the war in Iraq and got captured by the Islamofascists?

Pray that nave peace lovers are saved

Keep Freddie Handy

Ideas and experience
In the election for Richmond County's Super District 9 school board seat Tuesday, you should vote for experience.

Ideas and experience

Not just bordering on a crisis
Can you imagine announcing to the public that your house is not secured, and that you plan on securing it sometime in the next few years - but that, in the meantime, anyone who walks in is welcome to stay?

Not just bordering on a crisis
Can you imagine announcing to the public that your house is not secured, and that you plan on securing it sometime in the next few years - but that, in the meantime, anyone who walks in is welcome to stay?

Keep Freddie Handy
Tuesday's runoff election for mayor will say a lot about what Augusta will be like in the near future.

Keep Freddie Handy
Tuesday's runoff election for mayor will say a lot about what Augusta will be like in the near future.

Ideas and experience
In the election for Richmond County's Super District 9 school board seat Tuesday, you should vote for experience.

Julia Roberts again tops list of highest-paid actresses
LOS ANGELES - Julia Roberts, who didn't star in a film this year, is again at the top of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses - at $20 million per movie - according to an annual power list.

'Without Warning' is fun, but could have been better
Without Warning is full of contradictions. It's not bad, but it's not great, either. It's not a first-person shooter, but it's close enough. It's not difficult, but it's not easy.

People in the News
BARNSTABLE, Mass. - Joan Kennedy, the former wife of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, has sold her 13-room waterfront home on Cape Cod, according to her son's congressional office.

'Without Warning' is fun, but could have been better
Without Warning is full of contradictions. It's not bad, but it's not great, either. It's not a first-person shooter, but it's close enough. It's not difficult, but it's not easy.

Spotted
For more photos, log on to The Augusta Chronicle's

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have baby girl
NEW YORK - Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck had a baby girl Thursday.

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Club calendar
Ready for a night out? Here are some highlights of entertainment at Augusta area nightspots:

Gregory Peck's stolen star replaced
LOS ANGELES - In a simple ceremony, a new star honoring Oscar winner Gregory Peck was unveiled Wednesday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to replace one that was stolen by a brazen thief.

Gregory Peck's stolen star replaced
LOS ANGELES - In a simple ceremony, a new star honoring Oscar winner Gregory Peck was unveiled Wednesday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to replace one that was stolen by a brazen thief.

Spotted
For more photos, log on to The Augusta Chronicle's

People in the News
NEW YORK - Sienna Miller wants to move past what she calls a "tumultuous year."

Julia Roberts again tops list of highest-paid actresses
LOS ANGELES - Julia Roberts, who didn't star in a film this year, is again at the top of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses - at $20 million per movie - according to an annual power list.

Club calendar
Ready for a night out? Here are some highlights of entertainment at Augusta area nightspots:

People in the News
NEW YORK - Sienna Miller wants to move past what she calls a "tumultuous year."

The Top Five
The top five entertainment list.

Rocker arrested on suspicion of drug possession
LONDON - Rocker Pete Doherty, best known as the on-off boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession, police and the singer's spokesman said Thursday.

Rocker arrested on suspicion of drug possession
LONDON - Rocker Pete Doherty, best known as the on-off boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession, police and the singer's spokesman said Thursday.

The Top Five
The top five entertainment list.

People in the News
BARNSTABLE, Mass. - Joan Kennedy, the former wife of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, has sold her 13-room waterfront home on Cape Cod, according to her son's congressional office.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have baby girl
NEW YORK - Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck had a baby girl Thursday.

Families often follow their hearts in choosing charities

IRS warns against e-mailed tax refund scam
WASHINGTON - The nation's tax collectors warned consumers Wednesday not to be fooled by a bogus e-mail that appears to come from the Internal Revenue Service and promises a tax refund.

IRS warns against e-mailed tax refund scam

Families often follow their hearts in choosing charities
NEW YORK - More than 20 years ago, Donna and Robert Considine decided they wanted to focus their charitable giving on something that was meaningful to both of them.

Families often follow their hearts in choosing charities
NEW YORK - More than 20 years ago, Donna and Robert Considine decided they wanted to focus their charitable giving on something that was meaningful to both of them.

IRS warns against e-mailed tax refund scam
WASHINGTON - The nation's tax collectors warned consumers Wednesday not to be fooled by a bogus e-mail that appears to come from the Internal Revenue Service and promises a tax refund.

Anglers hope program stays

Anglers hope program stays
Reports that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources was considering to close the hybrid stocking program for Strom Thurmond Lake has upset many Augusta area anglers.

Tournaments

Anglers hope program stays
Reports that the Georgia Department of Natural Resources was considering to close the hybrid stocking program for Strom Thurmond Lake has upset many Augusta area anglers.

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. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.

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. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.

Humidity helps ferns look their very best
I want to save my Boston ferns over the winter. I took them inside my house before the first frost and they already are looking terrible. Is this OK, or should I put them somewhere else that is protected from the cold? - Sheila R.

Buy your Christmas tree by Internet or catalog
Santa Claus may need a bigger sleigh if he hopes to deliver this year to the growing number of American families buying real Christmas trees via the Internet or by mail order.

Buy your Christmas tree by Internet or catalog

Buy your Christmas tree by Internet or catalog
Santa Claus may need a bigger sleigh if he hopes to deliver this year to the growing number of American families buying real Christmas trees via the Internet or by mail order.

Humidity helps ferns look their very best
I want to save my Boston ferns over the winter. I took them inside my house before the first frost and they already are looking terrible. Is this OK, or should I put them somewhere else that is protected from the cold? - Sheila R.

Bark of trees can enliven winter landscape
Right outside our administration building there are a couple of small trees that go unnoticed during the growing season. They almost resemble the kudzu-draped monsters that we are so familiar with in the south.

Bark of trees can enliven winter landscape
Right outside our administration building there are a couple of small trees that go unnoticed during the growing season. They almost resemble the kudzu-draped monsters that we are so familiar with in the south.

Bark of trees can enliven winter landscape

Humidity helps ferns look their very best

Jackets' Johnson piles up honors
ATLANTA - Calvin Johnson's most complimentary critics this season have been the coaches trying to stop him.

Jackets' Johnson piles up honors
ATLANTA - Calvin Johnson's most complimentary critics this season have been the coaches trying to stop him.

Jackets' Johnson piles up honors

GreenJackets unveil new logos, Web site
The new regime had only one question to answer when it embarked on a logo facelift for the 12-year-old Augusta GreenJackets - does it need to be a bug?

GreenJackets unveil new logos, Web site
The new regime had only one question to answer when it embarked on a logo facelift for the 12-year-old Augusta GreenJackets - does it need to be a bug?

Els returns, trails Clarke by five shots

Golf roundup
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- Augusta's John Engler is right back in the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament, thanks to a hole-in-one.

Els returns, trails Clarke by five shots
SUN CITY, South Africa - Ernie Els got pretty much what he expected from his return to competitive golf 4½ months after injuring his left knee.

Golf roundup

Golf roundup
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- Augusta's John Engler is right back in the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament, thanks to a hole-in-one.

Els returns, trails Clarke by five shots
SUN CITY, South Africa - Ernie Els got pretty much what he expected from his return to competitive golf 4½ months after injuring his left knee.

GreenJackets unveil new logos, Web site

Regular season recap

South Carolina prep football playoff pairings

Normans aid Devils' conquest

Tickets going fast for contest

Regular season recap
Washington, Ga. - Drawing inspiration from a blowout loss prediction in the newspaper and two goal-line stands in the first half, Lincoln County stunned its long-time rival Washington-Wilkes, 20-13, in a packed Tiger Stadium.

Normans aid Devils' conquest
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Washington-Wilkes football coach Russell Morgan knows a surefire way to win tonight's Class A title game.

South Carolina prep football playoff pairings
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Pairings for 2005 South Carolina High School state Class 4A, Class 3A, Class 2A and Class A title games at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. Class 4A Division II plays Dec. 2. All other games are on Dec. 3:

South Carolina prep football playoff pairings
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Pairings for 2005 South Carolina High School state Class 4A, Class 3A, Class 2A and Class A title games at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. Class 4A Division II plays Dec. 2. All other games are on Dec. 3:

Tickets going fast for contest
Will anyone be at home in Lincoln County or Wilkes County on Friday night?

Tickets going fast for contest
Will anyone be at home in Lincoln County or Wilkes County on Friday night?

Normans aid Devils' conquest
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Washington-Wilkes football coach Russell Morgan knows a surefire way to win tonight's Class A title game.

Regular season recap
Washington, Ga. - Drawing inspiration from a blowout loss prediction in the newspaper and two goal-line stands in the first half, Lincoln County stunned its long-time rival Washington-Wilkes, 20-13, in a packed Tiger Stadium.

Red Wings' Fischer again treated at hospital

Red Wings' Fischer again treated at hospital
DETROIT - Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer had another abnormal heartbeat this week and returned to the hospital for treatment.

Red Wings' Fischer again treated at hospital
DETROIT - Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer had another abnormal heartbeat this week and returned to the hospital for treatment.

Answers elusive as night sky signs
The first day of the last month dawned cold and dark and December. Overhead the new moon was nowhere to be seen.

Answers elusive as night sky signs
The first day of the last month dawned cold and dark and December. Overhead the new moon was nowhere to be seen.

Cheney war statements hit the mark
The "corrupt and shameless revisionism" and "dishonest and reprehensible" statements made by Vice President Dick Cheney, against critics of the war in Iraq, are right on the mark. A.F. Kotras, Augusta

Show resolve by remaining in Iraq
Run away and hide? Again? Once again the weasels in the media and their quisling, accomplice politicians are clamoring for America to abandon our responsibilities.Robert B. Rackliffe, North Augusta, S.C.

Medicare: the next big boondoggle

How healthy are illegal immigrants?
It gives me a warm feeling that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to quarantine people who are reported to be sick when they are coming into our ship ports and airports. Lew Rich, Evans

How healthy are illegal immigrants?
It gives me a warm feeling that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to quarantine people who are reported to be sick when they are coming into our ship ports and airports. Lew Rich, Evans

Show resolve by remaining in Iraq

Cheney war statements hit the mark
The "corrupt and shameless revisionism" and "dishonest and reprehensible" statements made by Vice President Dick Cheney, against critics of the war in Iraq, are right on the mark. A.F. Kotras, Augusta

Cheney war statements hit the mark

Medicare: the next big boondoggle
The state of Massachusetts used $14 billion in federal taxpayer dollars to build a tunnel that was supposed to cost $2 billion.Herbert A. Edney IV, Augusta

Medicare: the next big boondoggle
The state of Massachusetts used $14 billion in federal taxpayer dollars to build a tunnel that was supposed to cost $2 billion.Herbert A. Edney IV, Augusta

Show resolve by remaining in Iraq
Run away and hide? Again? Once again the weasels in the media and their quisling, accomplice politicians are clamoring for America to abandon our responsibilities.Robert B. Rackliffe, North Augusta, S.C.

How healthy are illegal immigrants?

Chinese automaker Chery facing new dispute

Scores of new stamps slated for 2006

Saturn's largest moon has dramatic weather

Bacterial illness is appearing to spread

Partial face transplant raises ethical questions

China's auto market growing fast, but obstacles remain

FDA approves test for screening West Nile virus

Living briefs

China's auto market growing fast, but obstacles remain
DETROIT - China's rapidly expanding automotive industry faces so many obstacles it will likely be 10 to 20 years before Chinese automakers can compete globally in vehicle design, manufacturing and sales, according to a report issued Wednesday.

Bacterial illness is appearing to spread
ATLANTA - A deadly bacterial illness commonly seen in people who take antibiotics appears to be growing more common - even in patients who hadn't taken antibiotics, federal health officials warned Thursday.

Partial face transplant raises ethical questions
PARIS - Doctors who gave a French woman the world's first partial face transplant did not try normal reconstructive surgery first, raising questions about whether the operation was medically ethical, a surgeon familiar with the case said Thursday.

Partial face transplant raises ethical questions
PARIS - Doctors who gave a French woman the world's first partial face transplant did not try normal reconstructive surgery first, raising questions about whether the operation was medically ethical, a surgeon familiar with the case said Thursday.

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

Chinese automaker Chery facing new dispute
SHANGHAI, China - Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co., having recently settled a piracy dispute with General Motors Corp., is facing another trademark battle - this time from a Chinese instant messaging company, reports said Thursday.

FDA approves test for screening West Nile virus
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it has approved the first test to screen blood, organ and tissue donations for West Nile virus.

Saturn's largest moon has dramatic weather
PARIS - Saturn's planet-size moon Titan has dramatic weather, with freezing temperatures, carbon- and nitrogen-rich clouds and possibly lightning, scientists said Wednesday, describing a world that may have looked like Earth before life developed.

FDA approves test for screening West Nile virus
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it has approved the first test to screen blood, organ and tissue donations for West Nile virus.

Bacterial illness is appearing to spread
ATLANTA - A deadly bacterial illness commonly seen in people who take antibiotics appears to be growing more common - even in patients who hadn't taken antibiotics, federal health officials warned Thursday.

China's auto market growing fast, but obstacles remain
DETROIT - China's rapidly expanding automotive industry faces so many obstacles it will likely be 10 to 20 years before Chinese automakers can compete globally in vehicle design, manufacturing and sales, according to a report issued Wednesday.

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

Scores of new stamps slated for 2006
WASHINGTON - Motorcycles and skiers, baseball players and lovers, a 40-stamp series featuring America's biggest, tallest and deepest, from sea cliffs to bison to waterfalls and lakes. They're all commemoratives planned for next year by the U.S. Postal Service.

Saturn's largest moon has dramatic weather
PARIS - Saturn's planet-size moon Titan has dramatic weather, with freezing temperatures, carbon- and nitrogen-rich clouds and possibly lightning, scientists said Wednesday, describing a world that may have looked like Earth before life developed.

Scores of new stamps slated for 2006
WASHINGTON - Motorcycles and skiers, baseball players and lovers, a 40-stamp series featuring America's biggest, tallest and deepest, from sea cliffs to bison to waterfalls and lakes. They're all commemoratives planned for next year by the U.S. Postal Service.

Chinese automaker Chery facing new dispute
SHANGHAI, China - Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co., having recently settled a piracy dispute with General Motors Corp., is facing another trademark battle - this time from a Chinese instant messaging company, reports said Thursday.

Lynx go down at end
With overtime looming in a tight 3-3 contest, Pensacola's Luke Fulghum took advantage of a slight Augusta mistake and knocked in the game-winner Wednesday night.

Lynx go down at end

Lynx go down at end
With overtime looming in a tight 3-3 contest, Pensacola's Luke Fulghum took advantage of a slight Augusta mistake and knocked in the game-winner Wednesday night.

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

Lincoln, Wilkes county teams set for championship
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Edwin Drinkard, 82, never dreamed it could happen - not in a million years.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Critics say EPA plan may hide pollution

Across Georgia
HORTENSE - A search was under way Thursday for a man and woman wanted in the slaying of a southeast Georgia man whose body was found by Brantley County deputies.

Testing is key to prevention, experts say
Richard Presnell has seen drugs change the face of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, but he knows who is still at risk from the disease.

Empty Stocking Fund Totals

Missing Augusta woman found in Walterboro, S.C.
An Augusta woman whose family had reported her missing earlier today was found tonight by authorities in Walterboro, S.C.

News you can use

Pay, discipline problems pain substitute teachers
They have the same responsibilities as a teacher, but they have a tougher job and get paid less.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

The policy of prayer
AIKEN - The North Augusta City Council typically opens all of its meetings with an invocation.

Jenkins-White Elementary School charter delayed
The search for state approval of the Jenkins-White Elementary School charter application took yet another turn Wednesday.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

Teen robbed by three men in home invasion
Richmond County sheriff's investigators are searching for three men who forced their way into an 18-year-old girl's south Augusta home and robbed her at gunpoint of nearly $40,000 in jewelry Friday night.

Empty Stocking: Children put electricity on Christmas wish list
An Evans woman with two young children needs financial help this winter to get the family's electricity turned back on.

New Arch Foundation has raised $9 million

Empty Stocking: Children put electricity on Christmas wish list
An Evans woman with two young children needs financial help this winter to get the family's electricity turned back on.

Augusta tax increase certain

Leader explains landfill closure
Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross says getting out of the landfill business is in Columbia County's best interest - a move he feels most support.

Kid of the Day
Je'Kiya Q. Wilson of Augusta is today's Kid of the Day.

Home heating aid is almost frozen
Those planning to head to May Park today to sign up for help with their winter heating bills should just stay home and try to stay warm.

Empty stocking fund donations
Previously acknowledged: $6,280.36

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

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

Across the area
The behavioral profile authorities released of the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in North Augusta has yielded numerous tips but no arrest yet, according to North Augusta Public Safety officers.

Planners OK amended development proposal

Across Georgia
NEWTON - Two police officers face charges of involuntary manslaughter in a shootout that killed the husband of Newton's mayor-elect.

Critics say EPA plan may hide pollution
A plan to streamline the way the nation's biggest polluters report releases of toxic chemicals would reduce the information available on Augusta industries, according to Georgia's Public Interest Research Group.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A report that measures how much money is being spent on anti-smoking efforts ranked South Carolina at the bottom for the second year in a row.

Columbia County will gain pupils

Holiday scenes
Susan Willis, of Anderson, S.C., paints holiday scenes on a window at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar in Anderson.

Empty Stocking: Children put electricity on Christmas wish list

Columbia County will gain pupils
More than 600 new students are projected to further crowd the hallways of Columbia County schools next year.

Pay, discipline problems pain substitute teachers

Chairman is urged to skip vote
A Columbia County homeowners association president is calling for county Planning Commission Chairman Ron Thigpen to recuse himself from a rezoning request for a massive development in the Greenbrier District at tonight's commission meeting.

Testing is key to prevention, experts say

New Arch Foundation has raised $9 million
ATLANTA - The University of Georgia's new Arch Foundation, which took over for the UGA Foundation, has already raised more than $9 million, officials say.

Across South Carolina

Tax relief tops early bills
COLUMBIA - Long term, state Sen. Greg Ryberg favors eliminating South Carolina's property tax.

Holiday scenes

$2.9 million budget gets board's OK
The Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center's newly approved $2.9 million budget for fiscal year 2005-06 includes $41,818 for full-time employees' pay raises and $300,000 designed to increase revenue at the downtown entertainment complex.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A report that measures how much money is being spent on anti-smoking efforts ranked South Carolina at the bottom for the second year in a row.

Kid of the Day
A'Kyiah Leta Stephens is today's Kid of the Day.

Augusta tax increase certain
It's not whether Augusta commissioners will raise the property tax rate to balance the 2006 general fund budget, but by how much.

Leader explains landfill closure
Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross says getting out of the landfill business is in Columbia County's best interest - a move he feels most support.

Car lot land is meant to train
With the special purpose local option sales tax issue secure, so is the future of a new fire department training center, which could be completed in about two years.

The policy of prayer
AIKEN - The North Augusta City Council typically opens all of its meetings with an invocation.

Lincoln, Wilkes county teams set for championship

Empty Stocking: Children put electricity on Christmas wish list
An Evans woman with two young children needs financial help this winter to get the family's electricity turned back on.

Schools see effect of area's poverty

Pay, discipline problems pain substitute teachers
They have the same responsibilities as a teacher, but they have a tougher job and get paid less.

Across the area
An Augusta woman who disappeared after she left her husband's hospital room early Thursday morning has been found.

Home heating aid is almost frozen
Those planning to head to May Park today to sign up for help with their winter heating bills should just stay home and try to stay warm.

Former director of animal control is facing charges

Testing is key to prevention, experts say
Richard Presnell has seen drugs change the face of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, but he knows who is still at risk from the disease.

News you can use

Chairman is urged to skip vote
A Columbia County homeowners association president is calling for county Planning Commission Chairman Ron Thigpen to recuse himself from a rezoning request for a massive development in the Greenbrier District at tonight's commission meeting.

Car lot land is meant to train
With the special purpose local option sales tax issue secure, so is the future of a new fire department training center, which could be completed in about two years.

$2.9 million budget gets board's OK
The Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center's newly approved $2.9 million budget for fiscal year 2005-06 includes $41,818 for full-time employees' pay raises and $300,000 designed to increase revenue at the downtown entertainment complex.

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Columbia County will gain pupils
More than 600 new students are projected to further crowd the hallways of Columbia County schools next year.

Schools see effect of area's poverty
As the figures of schoolchildren living in poverty rises in Richmond County, so does the challenge of educating them.

Holiday scenes
Susan Willis, of Anderson, S.C., paints holiday scenes on a window at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar in Anderson.

Empty stocking fund donations
Previously acknowledged: $6,280.36

Empty Stocking Fund Totals
Previously acknowledged: $5,005.36

Authorities search for YDC escapees
Police are searching today for two teenagers whom authorities said escaped from the Augusta Youth Development Campus on Mike Padgett Highway.

New Arch Foundation has raised $9 million
ATLANTA - The University of Georgia's new Arch Foundation, which took over for the UGA Foundation, has already raised more than $9 million, officials say.

Tax relief tops early bills

Tax relief tops early bills
COLUMBIA - Long term, state Sen. Greg Ryberg favors eliminating South Carolina's property tax.

Home heating aid is almost frozen

Kid of the Day
A'Kyiah Leta Stephens is today's Kid of the Day.

Leader explains landfill closure

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

The policy of prayer

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Across the area

Across the area
The behavioral profile authorities released of the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in North Augusta has yielded numerous tips but no arrest yet, according to North Augusta Public Safety officers.

$2.9 million budget gets board's OK

Women dominate early vote

Jenkins-White Elementary School charter delayed

Forum dissects voter ID law

Kid of the Day

Across the area

Across Georgia

Planners OK amended development proposal
Plans to rezone land for a massive second phase of Riverwood Plantation in the Greenbrier district were unanimously approved at Thursday's Columbia County Planning Commission meeting.

Chairman is urged to skip vote

Forum dissects voter ID law
More than a hundred people filled the pews at Antioch Baptist Church on Thursday night to discuss a controversial voter photo identification law that's now before federal courts and is said by some to restrict the vote of the poor, minorities and the elderly.

Across Georgia
NEWTON - Two police officers face charges of involuntary manslaughter in a shootout that killed the husband of Newton's mayor-elect.

County seeks central home
AIKEN - After years of being crammed into every cranny of the old Aiken Hospital building and spread out over leased spaces across the city, county officials next month will begin the search for design and construction professionals to help them create a custom-designed, unified home.

Forum dissects voter ID law
More than a hundred people filled the pews at Antioch Baptist Church on Thursday night to discuss a controversial voter photo identification law that's now before federal courts and is said by some to restrict the vote of the poor, minorities and the elderly.

Augusta tax increase certain
It's not whether Augusta commissioners will raise the property tax rate to balance the 2006 general fund budget, but by how much.

Bowen will be senior judge
After more than a quarter-century on the bench, U.S. District Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. will take senior status next summer, opening a position for a new federal judge.

Women dominate early vote
All week the advance voting turnout for next week's runoff has been high, and on Thursday, the Secretary of State's office provided information indicating just who the early ballot-casters are.

Former director of animal control is facing charges
AIKEN - Aiken County's former director of animal control services has been charged with perjury and turned herself in to authorities Thursday, law enforcement officials said.

Across Georgia

Empty Stocking Fund: Illnesses drain family's funds
An Augusta woman struggling to support her sick husband and 7-year-old daughter has fallen behind on household bills and can't give her child a nice Christmas without help.

Empty stocking fund donations

Women dominate early vote
All week the advance voting turnout for next week's runoff has been high, and on Thursday, the Secretary of State's office provided information indicating just who the early ballot-casters are.

Bowen will be senior judge

Kid of the Day

Critics say EPA plan may hide pollution
A plan to streamline the way the nation's biggest polluters report releases of toxic chemicals would reduce the information available on Augusta industries, according to Georgia's Public Interest Research Group.

Schools see effect of area's poverty
As the figures of schoolchildren living in poverty rises in Richmond County, so does the challenge of educating them.

Jenkins-White Elementary School charter delayed
The search for state approval of the Jenkins-White Elementary School charter application took yet another turn Wednesday.

County seeks central home
AIKEN - After years of being crammed into every cranny of the old Aiken Hospital building and spread out over leased spaces across the city, county officials next month will begin the search for design and construction professionals to help them create a custom-designed, unified home.

Planners OK amended development proposal
Plans to rezone land for a massive second phase of Riverwood Plantation in the Greenbrier district were unanimously approved at Thursday's Columbia County Planning Commission meeting.

Empty Stocking Fund: Illnesses drain family's funds
An Augusta woman struggling to support her sick husband and 7-year-old daughter has fallen behind on household bills and can't give her child a nice Christmas without help.

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Empty Stocking Fund: Illnesses drain family's funds

Kid of the Day
Je'Kiya Q. Wilson of Augusta is today's Kid of the Day.

Lincoln, Wilkes county teams set for championship
LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Edwin Drinkard, 82, never dreamed it could happen - not in a million years.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A South Carolina inmate who is scheduled to be put to death tonight for killing a store clerk on New Year's Day 1994 told his attorney that if his execution is inevitable, he'd rather be the 1,000th person killed since capital punishment resumed in 1977.

Bowen will be senior judge
After more than a quarter-century on the bench, U.S. District Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. will take senior status next summer, opening a position for a new federal judge.

Car lot land is meant to train

Across the area
An Augusta woman who disappeared after she left her husband's hospital room early Thursday morning has been found.

County seeks central home

Former director of animal control is facing charges
AIKEN - Aiken County's former director of animal control services has been charged with perjury and turned herself in to authorities Thursday, law enforcement officials said.

Across South Carolina

Across Georgia
HORTENSE - A search was under way Thursday for a man and woman wanted in the slaying of a southeast Georgia man whose body was found by Brantley County deputies.

Across South Carolina
COLUMBIA - A South Carolina inmate who is scheduled to be put to death tonight for killing a store clerk on New Year's Day 1994 told his attorney that if his execution is inevitable, he'd rather be the 1,000th person killed since capital punishment resumed in 1977.

History fuels state's best rivalry
It might not have occurred to anyone eagerly awaiting tonight's breathing-room-only showdown in Lincolnton, Ga., but they should have been more careful for what they wished for.

History fuels state's best rivalry
It might not have occurred to anyone eagerly awaiting tonight's breathing-room-only showdown in Lincolnton, Ga., but they should have been more careful for what they wished for.

'Penguins' is a chronicle of cool quest for love
There's nothing quite as motivated as a penguin in love.

Film looks at the music and influence of Minutemen

'Penguins' is a chronicle of cool quest for love
There's nothing quite as motivated as a penguin in love.

Oscar wannabes walk tight line of modesty
LOS ANGELES - With three months to go until Hollywood's big night, Academy Awards contenders already are practicing their speeches.

New home-video releases
Here's a look at what's new in home video and DVD releases, and a calendar of what's coming:

Oscar wannabes walk tight line of modesty

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see augusta.com/movies.

Film looks at the music and influence of Minutemen
Nearly 20 years after its tragic end, the San Pedro, Calif., punk combo the Minutemen are coming to the Soul Bar.

New home-video releases

New home-video releases
Here's a look at what's new in home video and DVD releases, and a calendar of what's coming:

Mini reviews
Reviews without star ratings are from critics other than Roger Ebert. Listings are subject to change. Call theaters for times. For an online movie guide, see augusta.com/movies.

Oscar wannabes walk tight line of modesty
LOS ANGELES - With three months to go until Hollywood's big night, Academy Awards contenders already are practicing their speeches.

'Penguins' is a chronicle of cool quest for love

Film looks at the music and influence of Minutemen
Nearly 20 years after its tragic end, the San Pedro, Calif., punk combo the Minutemen are coming to the Soul Bar.

Mini reviews

'Stubbs' features new take on classic rock hits
Like letting the living dead loose in unsuspecting suburbia, having current indie rock acts reinterpret classic hits of the '50s for a videogame soundtrack seems like a recipe for disaster.

Rock band 311, former Creed singer involved in fight
BALTIMORE - Former Creed lead singer Scott Stapp and members of the band 311 were involved in a fight on Thanksgiving in the lounge of a luxury hotel, according to hotel security staff and 311 members.

Minus Run, DMC prepares solo album
NEW YORK - Once again, DMC is in the place to be.

Rock band 311, former Creed singer involved in fight

Song to raise funds for African children with AIDS
NEW YORK - Alicia Keys and Bono are hoping to save the lives of children through song.

Song to raise funds for African children with AIDS

Minus Run, DMC prepares solo album
NEW YORK - Once again, DMC is in the place to be.

'Stubbs' features new take on classic rock hits

Song to raise funds for African children with AIDS
NEW YORK - Alicia Keys and Bono are hoping to save the lives of children through song.

Holiday concert kicks off Christmas
For Les Reagan, the executive director of the Augusta Opera, The Edward Bradberry Holiday Concert at St. Paul's Episcopal Church is as much about staying the same as trying new things.

Minus Run, DMC prepares solo album
NEW YORK - Once again, DMC is in the place to be.

'Stubbs' features new take on classic rock hits
Like letting the living dead loose in unsuspecting suburbia, having current indie rock acts reinterpret classic hits of the '50s for a videogame soundtrack seems like a recipe for disaster.

Rock band 311, former Creed singer involved in fight
BALTIMORE - Former Creed lead singer Scott Stapp and members of the band 311 were involved in a fight on Thanksgiving in the lounge of a luxury hotel, according to hotel security staff and 311 members.

Holiday concert kicks off Christmas
For Les Reagan, the executive director of the Augusta Opera, The Edward Bradberry Holiday Concert at St. Paul's Episcopal Church is as much about staying the same as trying new things.

Holiday concert kicks off Christmas

Home to Hall of Fame to be announced soon
The biggest announcement expected this week at the year-ending awards banquet is the winner of the NASCAR Hall of Fame sweepstakes.

Wallace getting ready for retirement from driving
NEW YORK - Rusty Wallace is trying to figure out what kind of new New Year's resolutions he might come up with this year.

Busch on hand for season-ending ceremonies
NEW YORK - It took two quiet weekends out of a race car for Kurt Busch to realize he needed an attitude adjustment.

Wallace getting ready for retirement from driving

Home to Hall of Fame to be announced soon

Busch on hand for season-ending ceremonies

Racing Newsmaker: Greg Zipadelli
Crew chief Greg Zipadelli (above) won his second NASCAR Nextel Cup Series championship in four years when Tony Stewart led the standings in nine of 10 weeks during the Chase for the Championship.

Home to Hall of Fame to be announced soon
The biggest announcement expected this week at the year-ending awards banquet is the winner of the NASCAR Hall of Fame sweepstakes.

On top of the world

Racing Newsmaker: Greg Zipadelli
Crew chief Greg Zipadelli (above) won his second NASCAR Nextel Cup Series championship in four years when Tony Stewart led the standings in nine of 10 weeks during the Chase for the Championship.

Wallace getting ready for retirement from driving
NEW YORK - Rusty Wallace is trying to figure out what kind of new New Year's resolutions he might come up with this year.

On top of the world
NEW YORK - Tony Stewart checked into the presidential suite at the posh Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday.

Busch on hand for season-ending ceremonies
NEW YORK - It took two quiet weekends out of a race car for Kurt Busch to realize he needed an attitude adjustment.

On top of the world
NEW YORK - Tony Stewart checked into the presidential suite at the posh Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday.

Racing Newsmaker: Greg Zipadelli

Remarks by President Bush on the War on Terror
WASHINGTON - The following is a transcript of remarks by President Bush on the War on Terror:

Remarks by President Bush on the War on Terror

Remarks by President Bush on the War on Terror
WASHINGTON - The following is a transcript of remarks by President Bush on the War on Terror:

Jags drop Peach Belt openers
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Augusta State's women slowed down North Georgia College & State's offense, but not enough to get the victory.

Sloppy Lions rally to win
The Paine women's basketball team is off to its best start in coach Selina Kohn's tenure.

Sloppy Lions rally to win
The Paine women's basketball team is off to its best start in coach Selina Kohn's tenure.

Jags drop Peach Belt openers
DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Augusta State's women slowed down North Georgia College & State's offense, but not enough to get the victory.

Panthers hope to bring down Falcons

Season can continue for those missing the playoffs

Results good when Atlanta scores first

It's a tough week for Steelers' Taylor

Fantasy players to watch, and to avoid, in Week 13

Mr. Adolphus Wells, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Judith "Judy" Newman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary E. Jennings    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Cora Alston    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Emily Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary B. Leggett    (VARNVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Bennie Taylor    (WALDORF, MD.)

Mr. Willie Ray Tripp    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Lanna Kaley Sapp    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Louise Prichard    (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

Mr. Fred L. Salley, Sr.    (SALLEY, S.C.)

Mr. Brian M. Bojanowski    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Charles Myers    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelaide Merritt    (North Augusta, S.C.)

Mrs. Adelaide Merritt    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances J. Hargrove    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bruce E. Ficklin    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Gussie Lewis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Berry    (WRENS, Ga.)

Ms. Ruth L. Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Rev. Mildred Taylor    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Fleming Mack, Sr.    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Jean Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Shelley Hunter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Hawkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Alston    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Nancy Giles    (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Duvall    (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Fleming Mack, Sr.    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Daniel Greer    (DICKSON, TN.)

Mr. Bruce E. Ficklin    (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Maggie W. Conn    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Emily Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Sarah L. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances J. Hargrove    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Brian M. Bojanowski    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth D. Ross    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul R. Armstrong, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John T. Briggs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Adolphus Wells, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Bobbie Wallace    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Anderson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Cora Alston    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Cora Alston    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ms. Lois Reed    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Donn Abraham, Sr.    (FALLON, IL.)

Mrs. Adelaide Merritt    (North Augusta, S.C.)

Mr. Charles Abney    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary E. Jennings    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah L. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Corrie Lee Brown    (AYER, Mass.)

Mr. Charles Abney    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Berry    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. Donn Abraham, Sr.    (FALLEN, IL.)

Mr. John T. Briggs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Judith "Judy" Newman    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Robert L. "Bob" Hogan    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Rev. Mildred Taylor    (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Susie M. Williams    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Stokes Parnell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Adolphus Wells, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Ms. Sharita V. McBride    (WRENS, Ga.)

Ms. Bobbie Wallace    (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Corrie Lee Brown    (AYER, Mass.)

Mr. Bennie Taylor    (WALDORF, MD.)

Mrs. Barbara Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Lanna Kaley Sapp    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Gladys D. Jones    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Fred L. Salley, Sr.    (SALLEY, S.C.)

Mrs. Mamie Joe Walton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Charles Myers    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Shelley Hunter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelaide Merritt    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Barbara Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Gussie Lewis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Lois Reed    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Ruth L. Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Louise Prichard    (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary E. Jennings    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mr. Brian M. Bojanowski    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Jean Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Trevor Galen Atwell    (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.)

Mr. William Hawkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Donn Abraham, Sr.    (FALLEN, IL.)

Mrs. Nancy Giles    (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mr. Robert L. "Bob" Hogan    (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Adolphus Wells, Jr.    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Daniel Greer    (DICKSON, TN.)

Mr. Kenneth D. Ross    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maggie W. Conn    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Ray Tripp    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Brian M. Bojanowski    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Stokes Parnell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Susie M. Williams    (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Ms. Sharita V. McBride    (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. Paul R. Armstrong, Jr.    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances Anderson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Gladys D. Jones    (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Donn Abraham, Sr.    (FALLON, IL.)

Mrs. Mamie Joe Walton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Alston    (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary E. Jennings    (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances J. Hargrove    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Trevor Galen Atwell    (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.)

Mrs. Frances C. Anderson    (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Nancy Giles (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Duvall (MILLEN, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Ray Tripp (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Stokes Parnell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth D. Ross (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Taylor (WALDORF, MD.)

Mr. Adolphus Wells, Jr. (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Donn Abraham, Sr. (FALLON, IL.)

Mrs. Adelaide Merritt (North Augusta, S.C.)

Mrs. Sarah L. Brown (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Charles Abney (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mrs. Frances Anderson (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Mary E. Jennings (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Daniel Greer (DICKSON, TN.)

Mr. Robert L. "Bob" Hogan (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Mr. Fred L. Salley, Sr. (SALLEY, S.C.)

Mr. Shelley Hunter (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Brian M. Bojanowski (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Lois Reed (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary B. Leggett (VARNVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Gladys D. Jones (MIDVILLE, Ga.)

Mr. Brian M. Bojanowski (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Fleming Mack, Sr. (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Trevor Galen Atwell (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.)

Mrs. Gussie Lewis (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Louise Prichard (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Alston (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Paul R. Armstrong, Jr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. William Hawkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Judith "Judy" Newman (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Emily Johnson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances J. Hargrove (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. John T. Briggs (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Berry (WRENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Alston (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Mr. Donn Abraham, Sr. (FALLEN, IL.)

Ms. Sharita V. McBride (WRENS, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Jean Smith (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bruce E. Ficklin (WARRENTON, Ga.)

Mrs. Charles Myers (EVANS, Ga.)

Mrs. Mary E. Jennings (GRANITEVILLE, S.C.)

Lanna Kaley Sapp (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Mamie Joe Walton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Adolphus Wells, Jr. (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Corrie Lee Brown (AYER, Mass.)

Ms. Ruth L. Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Frances C. Anderson (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

Mrs. Susie M. Williams (STATESBORO, Ga.)

Rev. Mildred Taylor (WARRENVILLE, S.C.)

Mrs. Maggie W. Conn (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Adelaide Merritt (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

Ms. Bobbie Wallace (BLACKVILLE, S.C.)

Slowing down in southland

Overtime

Ivanisevic not selected in draw for Davis Cup final

Tear gas delays Italian Cup game

Overtime

Overtime
USC Aiken's Mindy Allee had a career-high 19 points to lead four Pacers in double figures, as USC Aiken went back over .500 with a 73-64 win over Limestone on Thursday night at The Courthouse.

Tear gas delays Italian Cup game
FLORENCE, Italy - Tear gas engulfed the stadium at an Italian Cup game between Juventus and Fiorentina on Thursday, forcing a 20-minute delay in the 2-2 tie.

Slowing down in southland
Two Olympic coaches who have built their lives on the ice will spend their golden years in the sun.

Overtime
USC Aiken's Mindy Allee had a career-high 19 points to lead four Pacers in double figures, as USC Aiken went back over .500 with a 73-64 win over Limestone on Thursday night at The Courthouse.

Ivanisevic not selected in draw for Davis Cup final
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Goran Ivanisevic might get a Davis Cup title without setting foot on the court.

Slowing down in southland
Two Olympic coaches who have built their lives on the ice will spend their golden years in the sun.

Tear gas delays Italian Cup game
FLORENCE, Italy - Tear gas engulfed the stadium at an Italian Cup game between Juventus and Fiorentina on Thursday, forcing a 20-minute delay in the 2-2 tie.

Overtime
In Winter Garden, Fla., former Thomson resident Franklin Langham and Aiken's Matt Hendrix are off to fast starts in the 108-hole PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.

Overtime
In Winter Garden, Fla., former Thomson resident Franklin Langham and Aiken's Matt Hendrix are off to fast starts in the 108-hole PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament.

Ivanisevic not selected in draw for Davis Cup final
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Goran Ivanisevic might get a Davis Cup title without setting foot on the court.

Panthers hope to bring down Falcons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - No player frustrates the Carolina Panthers quite like Michael Vick does.

Fantasy players to watch, and to avoid, in Week 13
Here's a perfect example of why gridiron purists get so annoyed with fantasy footballers: The best players on the NFL's best team are about to become a major liability in fantasy leagues.

Season can continue for those missing the playoffs
After Monday night the season will be over for some of you. Your season of peaks and valleys will have finally come to a merciful end.

It's a tough week for Steelers' Taylor
PITTSBURGH - Marvin Harrison on Monday, Chad Johnson on Sunday.

It's a tough week for Steelers' Taylor
PITTSBURGH - Marvin Harrison on Monday, Chad Johnson on Sunday.

Fantasy players to watch, and to avoid, in Week 13
Here's a perfect example of why gridiron purists get so annoyed with fantasy footballers: The best players on the NFL's best team are about to become a major liability in fantasy leagues.

Panthers hope to bring down Falcons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - No player frustrates the Carolina Panthers quite like Michael Vick does.

Results good when Atlanta scores first
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Jim Mora never knew how much he would appreciate the Atlanta Falcons' Week 3 victory at Buffalo.

Results good when Atlanta scores first
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Coach Jim Mora never knew how much he would appreciate the Atlanta Falcons' Week 3 victory at Buffalo.

Season can continue for those missing the playoffs
After Monday night the season will be over for some of you. Your season of peaks and valleys will have finally come to a merciful end.

WGAC was launchpad for many country, bluegrass artists in area

Film creates fresh debate over author C.S. Lewis
During the 42 years since his death, the prolific C.S. Lewis has never failed to lure hordes of fans through his writings - nor has the Oxford and Cambridge literature scholar ceased to rouse antipathy from religious skeptics.

Film creates fresh debate over author C.S. Lewis
During the 42 years since his death, the prolific C.S. Lewis has never failed to lure hordes of fans through his writings - nor has the Oxford and Cambridge literature scholar ceased to rouse antipathy from religious skeptics.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews turn camera store into big business
NEW YORK - Every morning except Saturday, the buses stop at a bustling corner of Manhattan, and bearded men in dark suits and felt hats, some clutching prayer books and speaking Yiddish, step onto the sidewalk and disappear into a brick building.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews turn camera store into big business
NEW YORK - Every morning except Saturday, the buses stop at a bustling corner of Manhattan, and bearded men in dark suits and felt hats, some clutching prayer books and speaking Yiddish, step onto the sidewalk and disappear into a brick building.

WGAC was launchpad for many country, bluegrass artists in area
You wouldn't expect in today's crowded, Augusta-area radio market that one broadcast station would welcome a competitor to the airwaves, but that's what happened when WGAC-AM (580) went on the air 65 years ago today.

WGAC was launchpad for many country, bluegrass artists in area
You wouldn't expect in today's crowded, Augusta-area radio market that one broadcast station would welcome a competitor to the airwaves, but that's what happened when WGAC-AM (580) went on the air 65 years ago today.

AARP teaches drivers how to be safe
To many, driving is a symbol of independence. There comes a time, however, when families must make the decision whether to let their aging parents continue to get behind the wheel of a car.

Hyde Park residents wounded by pollution's aftermath
Lined with single-dwelling family homes, some made of wood, others brick, Hyde Park is a neighborhood that always has been a self-sustaining community - looking after one another.

Army band delivers musical gift to the community
The U.S. Army Signal Corps Band will present its annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

Rower feels right at home along the Savannah River
Thomas Evans has tried other sports but none have been as exhilarating to him as rowing.

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

Rowing enthusiast enjoys being a coach
On a recent morning last month, Petty Officer 1st Class Roric "Ro" Ralph took a small boat onto the Savannah River to be closer to two of the rowers he coaches with the Augusta Rowing Club.

Pet of the week
Casper, a 1-year-old Lhasa apso and Shih Tzu mix, is socialized with other dogs and loves people.

AARP teaches drivers how to be safe
To many, driving is a symbol of independence. There comes a time, however, when families must make the decision whether to let their aging parents continue to get behind the wheel of a car.

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

Army band delivers musical gift to the community
The U.S. Army Signal Corps Band will present its annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, at First Baptist Church of Augusta.

Milestones
Regina Wynn has been named the 2005 Outstanding Soror by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Augusta Alumni chapter.

Choral concert will help transplant foundation
Paula Shuff joined The Harmony River Chorus of Sweet Adelines International nearly eight years ago when her family moved to the area. She discovered that her soft voice found a home among the women's barbershop repertoire.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations:

Public can get healthy lesson at MCG program
To many people, going to the doctor is a frightening experience, but through the Medical College of Georgia's Mini Medical School, patients are able to gain a sense of ease and familiarity with the medical field.

Community spotlight
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE MISSION: "Our mission is to help families of children who are seriously injured or ill, in state or local hospitals," said Joy Freeman, the administrative assistant.

Hyde Park residents wounded by pollution's aftermath
Lined with single-dwelling family homes, some made of wood, others brick, Hyde Park is a neighborhood that always has been a self-sustaining community - looking after one another.

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.

Richmond Academy's JROTC takes championship
Facing fierce competition from several other high schools, the Academy of Richmond County Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Raider Team won the sixth annual Brigade State Raider Championship in Commerce, Ga., on Nov. 19.

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. Saturday, Dec. 10. Services include registering for a library card, and checking out and returning books.

Community spotlight
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE MISSION: "Our mission is to help families of children who are seriously injured or ill, in state or local hospitals," said Joy Freeman, the administrative assistant.

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

Events
TOY RUN FOR THE FOSTER CHILDREN OF LINCOLN COUNTY: 10 a.m. Saturday; American Legion Post 194, 1121 American Legion Road, Lincolnton; barbecue lunch; silent auction, drawing, door prizes, bring unwrapped toy; (706) 359-1110

Richmond Academy's JROTC takes championship
Facing fierce competition from several other high schools, the Academy of Richmond County Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Raider Team won the sixth annual Brigade State Raider Championship in Commerce, Ga., on Nov. 19.

Pet of the week
Casper, a 1-year-old Lhasa apso and Shih Tzu mix, is socialized with other dogs and loves people.

Military milestones
- Fort Gordon has announced the following honors:

Around the block
The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre will present Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None tonight and Friday in Building 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

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. Saturday, Dec. 10. Services include registering for a library card, and checking out and returning books.

Volunteer give glimpse of Christmas House's work
Santa's elves have been shopping for children of military families, and on Nov. 21 the public got a glimpse into Christmas House where the needy military families will pick up the items.

This week
Member holiday drop-in: 6- p.m. today; Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; activities, entertainment and refreshments for members; 821-0646

Salvation Army struggles to meet needs
Christmas is a time for giving, but many organizations, including the Salvation Army, have struggled this year to raise funds for several of its Christmas programs due to Hurricane Katrina.

Volunteer give glimpse of Christmas House's work
Santa's elves have been shopping for children of military families, and on Nov. 21 the public got a glimpse into Christmas House where the needy military families will pick up the items.

Rower feels right at home along the Savannah River
Thomas Evans has tried other sports but none have been as exhilarating to him as rowing.

Recycling centers
- To raise money to assist burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers in the following locations:

Meetings
AUGUSTA AREA NEWCOMERS: First Tuesdays; call for locations; 447-8696 or home.comcast.net/~augnewcomers/AugustaAreaNewcomers

Events
TOY RUN FOR THE FOSTER CHILDREN OF LINCOLN COUNTY: 10 a.m. Saturday; American Legion Post 194, 1121 American Legion Road, Lincolnton; barbecue lunch; silent auction, drawing, door prizes, bring unwrapped toy; (706) 359-1110

Across the river
CHOLESTEROL SCREENINGS: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday; Kmart, 310 East Martintown Road, North Augusta; basic cholesterol screening, $15; tests for diabetes, liver function, Prostate Specific Antigen more; 278-3673

This week
Member holiday drop-in: 6- p.m. today; Fort Discovery, 1 Seventh St.; activities, entertainment and refreshments for members; 821-0646

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.

Around the block
The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre will present Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None tonight and Friday in Building 32100, Third Avenue, Fort Gordon. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

Across the river
CHOLESTEROL SCREENINGS: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday; Kmart, 310 East Martintown Road, North Augusta; basic cholesterol screening, $15; tests for diabetes, liver function, Prostate Specific Antigen more; 278-3673

CSRA Bridge Results
CSRA Bridge Results for Nov. 21-27.

Rowing enthusiast enjoys being a coach
On a recent morning last month, Petty Officer 1st Class Roric "Ro" Ralph took a small boat onto the Savannah River to be closer to two of the rowers he coaches with the Augusta Rowing Club.

Salvation Army struggles to meet needs
Christmas is a time for giving, but many organizations, including the Salvation Army, have struggled this year to raise funds for several of its Christmas programs due to Hurricane Katrina.

Milestones
Regina Wynn has been named the 2005 Outstanding Soror by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Augusta Alumni chapter.

Public can get healthy lesson at MCG program
To many people, going to the doctor is a frightening experience, but through the Medical College of Georgia's Mini Medical School, patients are able to gain a sense of ease and familiarity with the medical field.

Meetings
AUGUSTA AREA NEWCOMERS: First Tuesdays; call for locations; 447-8696 or home.comcast.net/~augnewcomers/AugustaAreaNewcomers

Richmond County 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):

Military milestones
- Fort Gordon has announced the following honors:

For the record
Indictments, paroles, divorces and sentencings.

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

School lunch menu
Richmond County school lunch menu through Dec. 0.

School lunch menu
Richmond County school lunch menu through Dec. 0.

For the record
Indictments, paroles, divorces and sentencings.

CSRA Bridge Results
CSRA Bridge Results for Nov. 21-27.

Choral concert will help transplant foundation
Paula Shuff joined The Harmony River Chorus of Sweet Adelines International nearly eight years ago when her family moved to the area. She discovered that her soft voice found a home among the women's barbershop repertoire.

Richmond County 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):

Nurseries, tree lots beckon holiday shoppers
The scent of fraser firs, a scent synonymous with Christmas, was strong as Jenny Addie recently talked about her nursery's large selection of freshly cut and live trees.

Nurseries, tree lots beckon holiday shoppers
The scent of fraser firs, a scent synonymous with Christmas, was strong as Jenny Addie recently talked about her nursery's large selection of freshly cut and live trees.

Post Happenings

School lunch menu

Meetings

Choral concert will help transplant foundation

Recycling centers

Pet of the week

Around the block

Army band delivers musical gift to the community

For the record

Rower feels right at home along the Savannah River

Volunteer give glimpse of Christmas House's work

Public can get healthy lesson at MCG program

Richmond County restaurant ratings

This week

Rowing enthusiast enjoys being a coach

Hyde Park residents wounded by pollution's aftermath

Richmond Academy's JROTC takes championship

Nurseries, tree lots beckon holiday shoppers

Georgia Farmers Market

CSRA Bridge Results

Events

Milestones

Military milestones

Salvation Army struggles to meet needs

Recreation

AARP teaches drivers how to be safe

Community spotlight

Across the river

Library events

History fuels state's best rivalry

Fans find campy exploitation films engaging and endearing

Slighted inductees to finally see Hall

Reuniting Knots Landing

NBC makes Thursday night schedule changes
NEW YORK - NBC is making big changes to its prime-time lineup for Thursday - the night it used to own in the era of "must-see TV" - by instituting a two-hour comedy block led by "My Name Is Earl."

'American Idol' stays on Tuesday, Wednesday nights
NEW YORK - Fans of "American Idol" won't have to change their weekly plans. Fox announced that it will keep the popular talent show on Tuesday and Wednesday nights following its season premiere on Jan. 17.

'American Idol' stays on Tuesday, Wednesday nights
NEW YORK - Fans of "American Idol" won't have to change their weekly plans. Fox announced that it will keep the popular talent show on Tuesday and Wednesday nights following its season premiere on Jan. 17.

Letterman and Oprah end 16 year feud
NEW YORK - Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman buried the hatchet Thursday on "The Late Show" and wondered just how their 16-year feud started in the first place.

NBC makes Thursday night schedule changes

'American Idol' stays on Tuesday, Wednesday nights

Letterman and Oprah end 16 year feud

Reuniting Knots Landing
LOS ANGELES - Approached to be part of a "Knots Landing" reunion, Michele Lee recoiled at the anticipated horror of another where-are-they-now show.

Networks offer competing Pope John Paul II biopics
NEW YORK - Controversial depictions of romance, heroism, anti-Communism and molestation scandals are part of two new biopics on the life of Pope John Paul II.

NBC makes Thursday night schedule changes
NEW YORK - NBC is making big changes to its prime-time lineup for Thursday - the night it used to own in the era of "must-see TV" - by instituting a two-hour comedy block led by "My Name Is Earl."

Reuniting Knots Landing
LOS ANGELES - Approached to be part of a "Knots Landing" reunion, Michele Lee recoiled at the anticipated horror of another where-are-they-now show.

Networks offer competing Pope John Paul II biopics
NEW YORK - Controversial depictions of romance, heroism, anti-Communism and molestation scandals are part of two new biopics on the life of Pope John Paul II.

Letterman and Oprah end 16 year feud
NEW YORK - Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman buried the hatchet Thursday on "The Late Show" and wondered just how their 16-year feud started in the first place.

Networks offer competing Pope John Paul II biopics
NEW YORK - Controversial depictions of romance, heroism, anti-Communism and molestation scandals are part of two new biopics on the life of Pope John Paul II.

'Without Warning' is fun, but could have been better

Club calendar

Spotted

People in the News

People in the News

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have baby girl

Applause calendar

Gregory Peck's stolen star replaced

Rocker arrested on suspicion of drug possession

Julia Roberts again tops list of highest-paid actresses

The Top Five

Georgia coaches focused on game
ATHENS, Ga. - Playing in the Southeastern Conferenc Championship game will give Georgia and Louisiana State national exposure for several hours Saturday night to showcase their programs to high school recruits.

Georgia coaches focused on game
ATHENS, Ga. - Playing in the Southeastern Conferenc Championship game will give Georgia and Louisiana State national exposure for several hours Saturday night to showcase their programs to high school recruits.

Georgia plays another SEC title game in 'neutral' Atlanta
ATLANTA - The Georgia Bulldogs will climb aboard their buses Friday and head to an Atlanta-area hotel, just as they do before every home game.

Georgia coaches focused on game

Georgia plays another SEC title game in 'neutral' Atlanta
ATLANTA - The Georgia Bulldogs will climb aboard their buses Friday and head to an Atlanta-area hotel, just as they do before every home game.

Georgia plays another SEC title game in 'neutral' Atlanta

Fans find campy exploitation films engaging and endearing
Despite their best intentions, some filmmakers never seem quite capable of making a quality motion picture. They strive for How Green Was My Valley, but end up with Valley of the Dolls. Lloyd Kaufman and the crew at Troma Entertainment never had high aspirations. Success for them is measured in fake blood and low humor, in imaginative concepts and a unique brand of tongue-in-cheek self-depreciation that makes their low-budget exploitation flicks interesting, engaging and, yes, endearing. Here are a few favorites:

Slighted inductees to finally see Hall
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of inductees rock hard, blow cool and, truth be told, are the institution's attempt to right past wrongs.

Fans find campy exploitation films engaging and endearing
Despite their best intentions, some filmmakers never seem quite capable of making a quality motion picture. They strive for How Green Was My Valley, but end up with Valley of the Dolls. Lloyd Kaufman and the crew at Troma Entertainment never had high aspirations. Success for them is measured in fake blood and low humor, in imaginative concepts and a unique brand of tongue-in-cheek self-depreciation that makes their low-budget exploitation flicks interesting, engaging and, yes, endearing. Here are a few favorites:

Slighted inductees to finally see Hall
This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of inductees rock hard, blow cool and, truth be told, are the institution's attempt to right past wrongs.

Running backs coach fired, Nix promoted
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier has fired running backs coach Madre Hill saying the Gamecocks need someone with more experience in the position.

Running backs coach fired, Nix promoted

Running backs coach fired, Nix promoted
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier has fired running backs coach Madre Hill saying the Gamecocks need someone with more experience in the position.

Film creates fresh debate over author C.S. Lewis

Ultra-Orthodox Jews turn camera store into big business

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