Online advertising on the increase

Charities want donors to give stock options

Banking on faith

FCC to lay out options for revamping long-distance phone fees

Operation causes unease in stock and currency markets

Business Briefs: Dow Jones closes with slight gain

Higher incomes, spending point to robust if not sensational season

AT&T president replaces head of ailing consumer unit

Let's not legalize pot

Area players in NFL playoff picture

Challenges readers

Questions call for retirement-age hike

Ties flag to heritage, not slavery

'Yes, Virginia' ...

Urges `Scrooges'

Takes 'rude' city employees to task

Reverse Ebonic plague

Is U.N. listening?

Colonial Williamsburg interpreters re-create slaves' Christmas customs

Reel world is stage struck

'He can't let me be happy'

Lighting up the holidays

Releases promised by rebels

Area Briefs

Policing the police: Officers often face inquiry

Miller announces new DUI initiative

Gas prices might keep some home

Police seize 'date rape' pills

New group offers job resource for twentysomethings

Merriment requires moderation

Xtreme Calendar

Santa has a lump of coal for Aiken speeders

Learning the truth about Santa

Seniors Calendar - Out and About

Effects of Welfare reform feared

Private school begins modestly

Inmates' numbers decline

Gingrich case stirring up partisan emotions

Defense drives Panthers

Edwards' heads-up play results in crown

Pets may not be ideal gifts

Ho Ho Hurry Up!

Students answer Santa's mail

CSRA Holiday Closings

Cost-cutting crucial for HMO program

Area briefs

Skateboard proposals considered

DUI Law Changes

University of Evansville

Gifts let congressmen travel

Jaguars looking to extend fivegame streak into playoffs

Column - Falcons take the rightstep for comeback

Jaguars use Means to an end result - win

Young Panthers to get new experience in playoffs

NFL coaching carousel keeps spinning

UGA defense holds Colorado back

Miss kicks new life into Jags

Falcons fire Jones, finally

I still believe in Santa Claus

Xtreme on the big screen

Encryption still tightly controlled

The Web at warp speed - a primer on fast access

By rehiring Jobs, Apple Computer tries to put smile back on Mac users

DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'

Bees do it - and now experts studying flight have idea how

Apple chief says expect `lots of new stuff' in '97

Georgia may rack up hefty bill to fix computer glitch

High tech globe puts spin on geography