Cox wants to keep McGriff

Fire threat brings recall of chenille sweaters

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

Gouge me, Elmo

Focus on Bill

Speculates on welfare's price tag

Reins in idea of ASU Columbia site

Counters privatization enthusiasm

Puts negative politics in perspective

Points to savings for tag change

HMO wars heating up

Indigent answers

Dismisses call to raise retirement age

Suggests help from zoning clause

Addresses `myths' regarding flags

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

Music is pianist's key to life

Ratings systems sound and fury

Attorneys say Citadel women worried about reporting hazing

Gas tax increase sought

Westside drops a pair to Richmond Academy

ASU finds hope for funding of building improvements

More limits sought on video poker

Retailers get green Christmas

Augustans wait for Elmo investments to pay off

Locals cautiously optimistic about Pena nomination

Season of sparkle

Pena picked as Energy Department head

Aiken Housing Committee to offer two downtown houses for sale

Baston is brightest star in Thoroughbred Classic

Sandersville wish: a state championship for Christmas

Poll finds voters edging toward Beasley's flag plan

Redesign and replacement slated for Russell Dam

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

Former gas factory cleanup includes Augusta Canal

Visit to Shriners Hospital inspires Jackets' Watkins

Show may be blast from past next year

Hard-hitting dramas becoming more common in youth services

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

Jesus can be confusing to kids

Aiken man saves cat from house fire

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

Condemned dog stolen from Death Row

Aiken bird watchers join national event

Priority Mail ads misleading, Better Business Bureau says

Metro area briefs - Two youths get life sentences

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

Santa comes early

Despite win, Georgia coach upset with inconsistent play

Spurrier calling foul over late hits by FSU

NFL coaches stand on thin ice

A tale of two quarterbacks

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

Son seeks to repeat father's state title for Americus

Barkley ejected as Rockets suffer second straight loss

Wildcats hope to crack ACC barrier with Ga Tech game

Hawks are out to prove a point

North Carolina Asheville takes care of South Carolina

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

Greene's sack revival a big surprise to many

Jordan, Pippen, Kerr pace Bulls to victory

Mary visiting more frequently, believers say

Journal highlights research achievements of 1996

He's back? Apple may rehire Steve Jobs

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

Flat-rate pricing keeps AOL's lines busy

Yule Web sites multiply like Christmas sales

Software export limits violate free speech, judge rules