Photo: Creating the perfect baby sitter

Business Briefs - Bank will begin fingerprinting customers

Business Briefs: Greenfield buys again

Order bans Sunday business for exotic dance club

Lexington County family farm churns out collards for New Year's

Derides S.C. governor as `turncoat'

Oglesby: pivotal vote

Pins losses on pro-homosexual stand

Deduction time's nearly over

Prefers plutonium be used as fuel

Bemoans toll of drugs on youths

Chafes at use of `Army brat' term

Happy New Year!

Look ahead - what goes up must come down

A worldwide rush to put time in a bottle

Playwright Albee is basking in a new round of accolades

Exercise can promote sleep, relieve arthritis studies say

Volunteers count park's birds

Two escape Columbia County jail

Low-power TV stations have friend in Norwood

Order may end zoning concerns

Wittke to continue appeals

Area Briefs - Third man charged in shooting death

Miller backs tough laws against family violence

Winning a losing game

Meeting set to find state aid for city

Torched church to be rebuilt

Feds may take look at Citadel

Aiken partiers leave the champagne behind

Flu bugs are biting in Augusta area

Former tree drop-off site in Martinez staying busy

Oliver gives his pick for fire chief; board delays vote

Officials plan goals for year

Report: Georgia growing rapidly

Suit filed in teen's death at Hardee's

No more fuel rod appeals, Beasley says

Area players on all-state team

Shelter mismanagement probe nearly complete

Events herald 1997

Back to the books

Party time

Fuel rod appeal denied

Fire kills boy, injures mother

Ex-Red Devil will play special role for Army

AT&T's hires for the year offset fires

Augusta, Georgia: opinion@ugusta: Defends Army's `unisex' operation 12/31/96

Clintons relax at Hilton Head

Georgia knocking on door

Two Cowboys under investigation

Jaguars really getting kicks

Road to No. 1 not clear cut

Panthers lone home underdog

Morris sends Tech on its way

Mike Berardino - Big bowls bring bevy of guesses

Chadwick stepping up for Bulldogs in Hawaii

Richmond beats Beach in Sugar

Clemson sharp against Marshall

Furman offers an enriching environment

Evita debuts in Augusta

Commerce Dept. sets new rules on export of encryption software

Encryption program offers security

Test-driving that new computer

Internet can help steel resolve

CD-ROM review

Price was reason for good PC season