Business Briefs - Bank will begin fingerprinting customers

Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Retailers upset with '96 results

Order bans Sunday business for exotic dance club

Labels government `real terrorists'

Look ahead - what goes up must come down

Chafes at use of `Army brat' term

Flawed `hate bill'

Happy New Year!

Vouches for prayer's healing power

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Pins losses on pro-homosexual stand

Demands Social Security accounting

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

A worldwide rush to put time in a bottle

Science and Medicine News Capsules

Exercise can promote sleep, relieve arthritis studies say

Order may end zoning concerns

Changes will greet students

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

Aiken partiers leave the champagne behind

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Photo: Set for Futurity

Area players on all-state team

No more fuel rod appeals, Beasley says

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Officials plan goals for year

Former tree drop-off site in Martinez staying busy

Hospital expansion planned

Suit filed in teen's death at Hardee's

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

Winning a losing game

Local Area News Briefs

Torched church to be rebuilt

Armed men rob convenience store

Area Briefs - Third man charged in shooting death

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

Carolina routing out tires

Two escape Columbia County jail

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Two escape Columbia County jail

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

Georgia knocking on door

Mike Berardino - Big bowls bring bevy of guesses

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Road to No. 1 not clear cut

Two Cowboys under investigation

Panthers lone home underdog

One last curtain call for Dunn

No second thoughts for Stallings

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Morris sends Tech on its way

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

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

CD-ROM review

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections

Test-driving that new computer

Doctors battle manic depression

Internet can help steel resolve

Price was reason for good PC season