Retailers upset with '96 results

UPS announced February rate increases

Business Briefs

Ramsey offers advice on getting out of debt

Kiwi to resume scheduled service Jan. 20

Ice cream maker names new CEO

Will inflation rear its ugly head in '97?

Savannah's Great Dane Trailers sold

Labels government `real terrorists'

Calls for `elimination' of air bags

Gripes about cable-channel shuffle

Flawed `hate bill'

Cavalry rides to rescue

Disdains gridlock, Newt's troubles

Vouches for prayer's healing power

Got it wrong

Bill Kirby - Doctors link stress, sickness

Spurns PC advice; prefers Macintosh

Demands Social Security accounting

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

Poor weather hasn't stopped presidents' oath-taking

Science and Medicine News Capsules

Ghosts of Mississippi is focused on wrong race

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

Caped crusader becoming ... you decide

Photo: In spite of the weather ...

Changes will greet students

Local and Regional News Briefs

Carolina routing out tires

Sheriff pledges better security

Here `Today,' gone tomorrow

Photos - Officials sworn in

Devaluation hearings set to begin next month

Colonials romp over Augusta

Newly elected officials set to be sworn in

Two escape Columbia County jail

Photo: Set for Futurity

Small convention could be year's most important

Time to get 1997 entertainment calendar ready

Nuclear laundry's license appealed

Local Area News Briefs

Hospital expansion planned

Schedule of arts events for 1997

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

Grandfather arrested on defamation charge

New leader of airport takes over

Court to hear case over sewer dispute settlement

Business owners should resolve to keep an eye on competition

Gas station attendant helped capture fugitives

Boy is first '97 birth in Augusta

New vault will protect old records

Desecrated Confederate bones to be reinterred

Speaker likely to get reprimand

USC's Grant will miss weeks of practice

Arguments could be heard soon in Lumpkin case

Armed men rob convenience store

Sheriff's office to keep title

Florida legislator charged with illegally night hunting deer

Regional probation director retires

Championship depends on poll

Clemson's new year looks like the old one

Collins set to answer questions

Brigham Young makes its case in Cotton

Gators chomp on Seminoles

One last curtain call for Dunn

Dallas' Irvin has an alibi, lawyers claim

Woods must not believe the hype

Tide rolls to Stalling's last victory

Penn State, Paterno stay perfect in Fiesta

Clemson coach goes to 'Bama

N. Carolina defeats W. Virginia in Gator Bowl

No second thoughts for Stallings

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

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

New parents can e-mail their pride and joy

E-mail babble can be unraveled

Mom gets a kick out of racy computer game

Doctors battle manic depression

Computer support staff in high demand

New way of giving impotence drug avoids injections