Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Order bans Sunday business for exotic dance club

Retailers upset with '96 results

Business Briefs - Bank will begin fingerprinting customers

Happy New Year!

Pins losses on pro-homosexual stand

Demands Social Security accounting

Flawed `hate bill'

Look ahead - what goes up must come down

Vouches for prayer's healing power

Labels government `real terrorists'

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Chafes at use of `Army brat' term

Science and Medicine News Capsules

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

A worldwide rush to put time in a bottle

Exercise can promote sleep, relieve arthritis studies say

Area Briefs - Third man charged in shooting death

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

Officials plan goals for year

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Changes will greet students

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

Suit filed in teen's death at Hardee's

Two escape Columbia County jail

Armed men rob convenience store

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Former tree drop-off site in Martinez staying busy

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Hospital expansion planned

Aiken partiers leave the champagne behind

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

Photo: Set for Futurity

Carolina routing out tires

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Winning a losing game

Area players on all-state team

Order may end zoning concerns

No more fuel rod appeals, Beasley says

Local Area News Briefs

Torched church to be rebuilt

Two escape Columbia County jail

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

Georgia knocking on door

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Two Cowboys under investigation

Morris sends Tech on its way

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

Mike Berardino - Big bowls bring bevy of guesses

Panthers lone home underdog

One last curtain call for Dunn

No second thoughts for Stallings

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Road to No. 1 not clear cut

While U.S. cracks down, Europe snubs smoking rules

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

Doctors battle manic depression

CD-ROM review

Price was reason for good PC season

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections

Internet can help steel resolve

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy

Test-driving that new computer