Cox wants to keep McGriff

U.S. trade deficit narrows sharply

`Lowest' airline fares hard to come by

Economic slows but is steady

Commission deciding whether to sanction Plant Vogtle after safety breach

Jury rules ABC journalists committed fraud in undercover Food Lion report

Fire threat brings recall of chenille sweaters

Indigent answers

Addresses `myths' regarding flags

Speculates on welfare's price tag

Puts negative politics in perspective

Points to savings for tag change

Suggests help from zoning clause

Counters privatization enthusiasm

Reins in idea of ASU Columbia site

Focus on Bill

HMO wars heating up

Gouge me, Elmo

Dismisses call to raise retirement age

Ramblin' Rhodes - Life was an intoxicating journey for country star

Music is pianist's key to life

Ratings systems sound and fury

Baston is brightest star in Thoroughbred Classic

ASU finds hope for funding of building improvements

Augustans wait for Elmo investments to pay off

Retailers get green Christmas

Metro area briefs - Two youths get life sentences

Pena picked as Energy Department head

Attorneys say Citadel women worried about reporting hazing

Aiken Housing Committee to offer two downtown houses for sale

Hard-hitting dramas becoming more common in youth services

High school notes - Former Hephzibah star might play on a national championship squad

Poll finds voters edging toward Beasley's flag plan

Sandersville wish: a state championship for Christmas

Former gas factory cleanup includes Augusta Canal

More limits sought on video poker

Westside drops a pair to Richmond Academy

Aiken man saves cat from house fire

S. C. education chief pushing for more per-pupil funding

Business briefs - parent company of Osbon Medial Systems reaches distribution agreement

Visit to Shriners Hospital inspires Jackets' Watkins

Pena moves from one hot seat to another with shift to Energy Department

Jesus can be confusing to kids

Santa comes early

Aiken bird watchers join national event

Priority Mail ads misleading, Better Business Bureau says

Gas tax increase sought

Season of sparkle

Show may be blast from past next year

Condemned dog stolen from Death Row

Redesign and replacement slated for Russell Dam

Locals cautiously optimistic about Pena nomination

College football notes - Josh Booty wants to go back to school

Greene's sack revival a big surprise to many

Hawks are out to prove a point

NFL coaches stand on thin ice

Despite win, Georgia coach upset with inconsistent play

High school championship notebook - Bethea kicks himself over short effort last week

Barkley ejected as Rockets suffer second straight loss

A tale of two quarterbacks

Son seeks to repeat father's state title for Americus

Wildcats hope to crack ACC barrier with Ga Tech game

Jordan, Pippen, Kerr pace Bulls to victory

Spurrier calling foul over late hits by FSU

North Carolina Asheville takes care of South Carolina

Mary visiting more frequently, believers say

Software export limits violate free speech, judge rules

Yule Web sites multiply like Christmas sales

Journal highlights research achievements of 1996

Flat-rate pricing keeps AOL's lines busy

He's back? Apple may rehire Steve Jobs

Carl Sagan, astronomer, storyteller and visionary, dead at 62