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

Happy New Year!

Chafes at use of `Army brat' term

Pins losses on pro-homosexual stand

Prefers plutonium be used as fuel

Look ahead - what goes up must come down

Bemoans toll of drugs on youths

Deduction time's nearly over

Oglesby: pivotal vote

Derides S.C. governor as `turncoat'

Exercise can promote sleep, relieve arthritis studies say

Playwright Albee is basking in a new round of accolades

A worldwide rush to put time in a bottle

Low-power TV stations have friend in Norwood

Miller backs tough laws against family violence

Suit filed in teen's death at Hardee's

Wittke to continue appeals

Area Briefs - Third man charged in shooting death

Flu bugs are biting in Augusta area

Fuel rod appeal denied

Party time

Winning a losing game

Two escape Columbia County jail

Feds may take look at Citadel

Torched church to be rebuilt

Back to the books

Meeting set to find state aid for city

Shelter mismanagement probe nearly complete

Oliver gives his pick for fire chief; board delays vote

Officials plan goals for year

Aiken partiers leave the champagne behind

Events herald 1997

No more fuel rod appeals, Beasley says

Fire kills boy, injures mother

Volunteers count park's birds

AT&T's hires for the year offset fires

Order may end zoning concerns

Report: Georgia growing rapidly

Former tree drop-off site in Martinez staying busy

Area players on all-state team

Ex-Red Devil will play special role for Army

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

Clintons relax at Hilton Head

Chadwick stepping up for Bulldogs in Hawaii

Two Cowboys under investigation

Road to No. 1 not clear cut

Morris sends Tech on its way

Panthers lone home underdog

Clemson sharp against Marshall

Jaguars really getting kicks

Georgia knocking on door

Mike Berardino - Big bowls bring bevy of guesses

Richmond beats Beach in Sugar

Evita debuts in Augusta

Furman offers an enriching environment

Test-driving that new computer

Encryption program offers security

CD-ROM review

Internet can help steel resolve

Commerce Dept. sets new rules on export of encryption software

Price was reason for good PC season