Order bans Sunday business for exotic dance club

Business Briefs - Bank will begin fingerprinting customers

Retailers upset with '96 results

Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Vouches for prayer's healing power

Pins losses on pro-homosexual stand

Demands Social Security accounting

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Chafes at use of `Army brat' term

Flawed `hate bill'

Look ahead - what goes up must come down

Labels government `real terrorists'

Happy New Year!

Exercise can promote sleep, relieve arthritis studies say

Science and Medicine News Capsules

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

A worldwide rush to put time in a bottle

Two escape Columbia County jail

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

No more fuel rod appeals, Beasley says

Photo: Set for Futurity

Order may end zoning concerns

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

Area players on all-state team

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Area Briefs - Third man charged in shooting death

Former tree drop-off site in Martinez staying busy

Hospital expansion planned

Carolina routing out tires

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Torched church to be rebuilt

Local Area News Briefs

Suit filed in teen's death at Hardee's

Armed men rob convenience store

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Two escape Columbia County jail

Winning a losing game

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Officials plan goals for year

Changes will greet students

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Aiken partiers leave the champagne behind

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

No second thoughts for Stallings

Georgia knocking on door

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Panthers lone home underdog

One last curtain call for Dunn

Mike Berardino - Big bowls bring bevy of guesses

Morris sends Tech on its way

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Road to No. 1 not clear cut

Two Cowboys under investigation

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

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

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy

CD-ROM review

Internet can help steel resolve

Price was reason for good PC season

Test-driving that new computer

Doctors battle manic depression