Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Business Briefs - Bank will begin fingerprinting customers

Order bans Sunday business for exotic dance club

Retailers upset with '96 results

Labels government `real terrorists'

Pins losses on pro-homosexual stand

Chafes at use of `Army brat' term

Flawed `hate bill'

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Happy New Year!

Vouches for prayer's healing power

Demands Social Security accounting

Look ahead - what goes up must come down

Exercise can promote sleep, relieve arthritis studies say

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

Science and Medicine News Capsules

A worldwide rush to put time in a bottle

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

Carolina routing out tires

Order may end zoning concerns

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Hospital expansion planned

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Suit filed in teen's death at Hardee's

Local Area News Briefs

Winning a losing game

Armed men rob convenience store

Former tree drop-off site in Martinez staying busy

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

No more fuel rod appeals, Beasley says

Two escape Columbia County jail

Area players on all-state team

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Officials plan goals for year

Changes will greet students

Area Briefs - Third man charged in shooting death

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Torched church to be rebuilt

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

Aiken partiers leave the champagne behind

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Photo: Set for Futurity

Two escape Columbia County jail

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

No second thoughts for Stallings

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Road to No. 1 not clear cut

Panthers lone home underdog

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Georgia knocking on door

Two Cowboys under investigation

One last curtain call for Dunn

Mike Berardino - Big bowls bring bevy of guesses

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

Morris sends Tech on its way

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

Test-driving that new computer

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

Internet can help steel resolve

Price was reason for good PC season

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy

CD-ROM review

Doctors battle manic depression

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections