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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.

'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.

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.

Exhibit marks Montgomery bus boycott anniversary

Galleries calendar
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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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Energy drains smaller firms

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Judge halts BlackBerry case settlement

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.

Economy stands up to storms

Nation's retailers post mixed sales for November

Stocks trade low despite outlook

Quick Start earns kudos

Plans to renovate center would juggle store lineup

Business briefs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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
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.

Sloppy Lions rally to win

Jags drop Peach Belt openers

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?

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

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?

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

Keep Freddie Handy

Not just bordering on a crisis

Pray that nave peace lovers are saved

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

Spotted
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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.

'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.

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.

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

The Top Five
The top five entertainment 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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Applause calendar
GET LISTED: Send your event or group's schedule, pricing and other information to Steven Uhles, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Bark of trees can enliven winter landscape

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.

Humidity helps ferns look their very best

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.

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.

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.

Buy your Christmas tree by Internet or catalog

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?

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

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

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.

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

GreenJackets unveil new logos, Web site

Regular season recap

Tickets going fast for contest

Normans aid Devils' conquest

South Carolina prep football playoff pairings

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.

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:

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.

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

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?

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

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.

Show resolve by remaining in Iraq

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

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

Cheney war statements hit the mark

How healthy are illegal immigrants?

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?
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
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.

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
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

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

FDA approves test for screening West Nile virus

China's auto market growing fast, but obstacles remain

Bacterial illness is appearing to spread

Saturn's largest moon has dramatic weather

Chinese automaker Chery facing new dispute

Partial face transplant raises ethical questions

Living briefs

Scores of new stamps slated for 2006

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Forum dissects voter ID law

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Empty stocking fund donations
Previously acknowledged: $6,280.36

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

Empty Stocking: Children put electricity on Christmas wish list

$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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Rants and Raves
Comments from readers:

$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.

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.

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

Across South Carolina

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

Kid of the Day

Empty Stocking Fund Totals
Previously acknowledged: $5,005.36

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

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.

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

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.

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

News you can use
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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Rants and Raves
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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.

Across the area

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

Lincoln, Wilkes county teams set for championship

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 donations

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.

New Arch Foundation has raised $9 million

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.

Leader explains landfill closure

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

County seeks central home

Columbia County will gain pupils

Car lot land is meant to train

$2.9 million budget gets board's OK

Jenkins-White Elementary School charter delayed

Women dominate early vote

Across Georgia

Tax relief tops early bills

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.

Holiday scenes

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

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Activities and entertainment events scheduled for today include:

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.

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

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.

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.

Bowen will be senior judge

Planners OK amended development proposal

Empty Stocking Fund: Illnesses drain family's funds

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.

Critics say EPA plan may hide pollution

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
Previously acknowledged: $6,280.36

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

Across South Carolina

Pay, discipline problems pain substitute teachers

Former director of animal control is facing charges

Home heating aid is almost frozen

Augusta tax increase certain

Across Georgia

News you can use

Empty Stocking Fund Totals

Across the area

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.

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.

Chairman is urged to skip vote

Kid of the Day

News you can use

Testing is key to prevention, experts say

The policy of prayer

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.

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

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

New home-video releases

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.

Mini reviews

'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

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.

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.

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:

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:

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
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

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

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.

'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.

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

'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.

'Stubbs' features new take on classic rock hits

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

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

Song to raise funds for African children with AIDS

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Racing Newsmaker: Greg Zipadelli

Busch on hand for season-ending ceremonies

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.

Home to Hall of Fame to be announced soon

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.

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:

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.

Season can continue for those missing the playoffs

It's a tough week for Steelers' Taylor

Results good when Atlanta scores first

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

Panthers hope to bring down Falcons

Mrs. Barbara Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Mary Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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. John T. Briggs    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Charles Myers    (EVANS, Ga.)

Mr. Stokes Parnell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Emily Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Nancy Giles    (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

Mr. Paul Daniel Greer    (DICKSON, TN.)

Mrs. Corrie Lee Brown    (AYER, Mass.)

Mrs. Maggie W. Conn    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Sarah L. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bruce E. Ficklin    (WARRENTON, 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.)

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

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.)

Mr. Charles Abney    (COLUMBIA, S.C.)

Mrs. Mamie Joe Walton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Cora Duvall    (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Mary Thompson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Mamie Joe Walton    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mr. Bennie Taylor    (WALDORF, MD.)

Mr. Shelley Hunter    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Lanna Kaley Sapp    (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Gibson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mrs. Charles Myers    (EVANS, Ga.)

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

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

Ms. Lois Reed    (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Louise Prichard    (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

Mrs. Gussie Lewis    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Ms. Ruth L. Jones    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Trevor Galen Atwell    (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.)

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

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

Mrs. Barbara Jean Smith    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. William Hawkins    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Nancy Giles    (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mr. Kenneth D. Ross    (SPARTA, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo    (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

Mr. Willie Ray Tripp    (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Paul Daniel Greer    (DICKSON, TN.)

Mr. Stokes Parnell    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Maggie W. Conn    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Sarah L. Brown    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Corrie Lee Brown    (AYER, Mass.)

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

Mrs. Emily Johnson    (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

Trevor Galen Atwell    (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Berry    (WRENS, Ga.)

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

Mr. William Hawkins (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Cora Duvall (MILLEN, Ga.)

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

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

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mr. Bennie Taylor (WALDORF, MD.)

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

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

Lanna Kaley Sapp (SWAINSBORO, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mr. Jose Escobedo (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

Mr. Paul Daniel Greer (DICKSON, TN.)

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

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

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

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

Ms. Lois Reed (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

Mrs. Barbara Gibson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Elizabeth Berry (WRENS, Ga.)

Mr. Stokes Parnell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ms. Louise Prichard (TWIN CITY, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Ella Lou Stokes (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Trevor Galen Atwell (HUNTSVILLE, Ala.)

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

Mr. Willie Ray Tripp (GREENSBORO, Ga.)

Mr. Jose Escobedo (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Corrie Lee Brown (AYER, Mass.)

Mr. Shelley Hunter (AUGUSTA, 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.)

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

Mrs. Mamie Joe Walton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

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

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

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

Mrs. Mary Thompson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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

Mrs. Gussie Lewis (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Mrs. Nancy Giles (DEEPSTEP, Ga.)

Mrs. Emily Johnson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

Ivanisevic not selected in draw for Davis Cup final

Slowing down in southland

Overtime

Overtime

Tear gas delays Italian Cup game

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

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Military milestones
- Fort Gordon has announced the following honors:

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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):

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

For the record
Indictments, paroles, divorces and sentencings.

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

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

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.

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.

Army band delivers musical gift to the community

Military milestones

Meetings

CSRA Bridge Results

Rowing enthusiast enjoys being a coach

Milestones

Public can get healthy lesson at MCG program

Salvation Army struggles to meet needs

Events

For the record

Volunteer give glimpse of Christmas House's work

Library events

Richmond Academy's JROTC takes championship

Recycling centers

Rower feels right at home along the Savannah River

Recreation

This week

Community spotlight

Georgia Farmers Market

AARP teaches drivers how to be safe

School lunch menu

Across the river

Hyde Park residents wounded by pollution's aftermath

Richmond County restaurant ratings

Choral concert will help transplant foundation

Post Happenings

Around the block

Pet of the week

Nurseries, tree lots beckon holiday shoppers

History fuels state's best rivalry

Fans find campy exploitation films engaging and endearing

Slighted inductees to finally see Hall

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.

Reuniting Knots Landing

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.

Letterman and Oprah end 16 year feud

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."

NBC makes Thursday night schedule changes

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.

'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

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.

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.

Julia Roberts again tops list of highest-paid actresses

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have baby girl

People in the News

Spotted

Gregory Peck's stolen star replaced

Applause calendar

Club calendar

People in the News

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

Rocker arrested on suspicion of drug possession

The Top Five

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
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 plays another SEC title game in 'neutral' Atlanta

Georgia coaches focused on game

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.

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:

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