UPS announced February rate increases

Savannah's Great Dane Trailers sold

Will inflation rear its ugly head in '97?

Ice cream maker names new CEO

Business Briefs

Kiwi to resume scheduled service Jan. 20

Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Retailers upset with '96 results

Demands Social Security accounting

Cavalry rides to rescue

Flawed `hate bill'

Spurns PC advice; prefers Macintosh

Bill Kirby - Doctors link stress, sickness

Got it wrong

Vouches for prayer's healing power

Calls for `elimination' of air bags

Labels government `real terrorists'

Disdains gridlock, Newt's troubles

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Did Elvis go back in the Army again? Pop music bores in 1996

Science and Medicine News Capsules

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

Ghosts of Mississippi is focused on wrong race

Poor weather hasn't stopped presidents' oath-taking

Beatles fan won't say `Hello-Goodbye' until there's one more Grammy

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Sheriff pledges better security

USC's Grant will miss weeks of practice

Regional probation director retires

Speaker likely to get reprimand

Armed men rob convenience store

Local and Regional News Briefs

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Small convention could be year's most important

Carolina routing out tires

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

Schedule of arts events for 1997

Grandfather arrested on defamation charge

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

Court to hear case over sewer dispute settlement

Changes will greet students

Gas station attendant helped capture fugitives

New leader of airport takes over

New vault will protect old records

Desecrated Confederate bones to be reinterred

Sheriff's office to keep title

Hospital expansion planned

Florida legislator charged with illegally night hunting deer

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Photos - Officials sworn in

Colonials romp over Augusta

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Ramblin' Rhodes - Many country acts found success in '96

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

Local Area News Briefs

Photo: Set for Futurity

Time to get 1997 entertainment calendar ready

Two escape Columbia County jail

Clemson's new year looks like the old one

One last curtain call for Dunn

No second thoughts for Stallings

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Championship depends on poll

Clemson coach goes to 'Bama

Woods must not believe the hype

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

Collins set to answer questions

Dallas' Irvin has an alibi, lawyers claim

Penn State, Paterno stay perfect in Fiesta

Gators chomp on Seminoles

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

E-mail babble can be unraveled

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy

Doctors battle manic depression

Computer support staff in high demand

Year of the comet - astronomers train their sights on Hale-Bopp