UPS announced February rate increases

Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Retailers upset with '96 results

Ice cream maker names new CEO

Will inflation rear its ugly head in '97?

Savannah's Great Dane Trailers sold

Kiwi to resume scheduled service Jan. 20

Business Briefs

Cavalry rides to rescue

Labels government `real terrorists'

Spurns PC advice; prefers Macintosh

Bill Kirby - Doctors link stress, sickness

Flawed `hate bill'

Disdains gridlock, Newt's troubles

Got it wrong

Calls for `elimination' of air bags

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Demands Social Security accounting

Vouches for prayer's healing power

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

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

Ghosts of Mississippi is focused on wrong race

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

Science and Medicine News Capsules

Poor weather hasn't stopped presidents' oath-taking

Photo: Set for Futurity

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Local and Regional News Briefs

Schedule of arts events for 1997

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Grandfather arrested on defamation charge

USC's Grant will miss weeks of practice

Court to hear case over sewer dispute settlement

Colonials romp over Augusta

Gas station attendant helped capture fugitives

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

New vault will protect old records

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

Speaker likely to get reprimand

Time to get 1997 entertainment calendar ready

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Sheriff pledges better security

Desecrated Confederate bones to be reinterred

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

Two escape Columbia County jail

Armed men rob convenience store

New leader of airport takes over

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Sheriff's office to keep title

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

Florida legislator charged with illegally night hunting deer

Local Area News Briefs

Photos - Officials sworn in

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Changes will greet students

Small convention could be year's most important

Carolina routing out tires

Regional probation director retires

Hospital expansion planned

Dallas' Irvin has an alibi, lawyers claim

Clemson coach goes to 'Bama

Collins set to answer questions

One last curtain call for Dunn

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

Championship depends on poll

Penn State, Paterno stay perfect in Fiesta

Woods must not believe the hype

No second thoughts for Stallings

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Gators chomp on Seminoles

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Clemson's new year looks like the old one

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

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

Doctors battle manic depression

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections

Computer support staff in high demand

E-mail babble can be unraveled

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

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy