McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Business Briefs

UPS announced February rate increases

Index funds shine again

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Season's greetings from the IRS

Kiwi to resume scheduled service Jan. 20

Will inflation rear its ugly head in '97?

Postal rates may be going up next year

Savannah's Great Dane Trailers sold

Ice cream maker names new CEO

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Focuses reform on responsibility

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

A congressional `truth' rule

Disdains gridlock, Newt's troubles

We want mail, so here's some fodder to Spurrier you on

Calls for `elimination' of air bags

Cavalry rides to rescue

Spurns PC advice; prefers Macintosh

Bill Kirby - Doctors link stress, sickness

Got it wrong

Ghosts of Mississippi is focused on wrong race

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

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

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

Poor weather hasn't stopped presidents' oath-taking

Guest columnist - only God can help us change for the better

Colonials romp over Augusta

Photos - Officials sworn in

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

New vault will protect old records

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Court to hear case over sewer dispute settlement

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Dramatic touch

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Sheriff's office to keep title

Metro area and regional news briefs

Desecrated Confederate bones to be reinterred

Shows will explain how to seek roots

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

Two enter guilty pleas

Local and Regional News Briefs

Gamecocks looking for answers

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

Making room for science

Butler girls win; star out for year

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Florida legislator charged with illegally night hunting deer

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Speaker likely to get reprimand

Gator raid yields title

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

USC's Grant will miss weeks of practice

Sheriff pledges better security

New leader of airport takes over

Schedule of arts events for 1997

Regional probation director retires

Grandfather arrested on defamation charge

University targets `career students'

Gas station attendant helped capture fugitives

Small convention could be year's most important

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

Time to get 1997 entertainment calendar ready

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Championship depends on poll

Packers-Niners a mirror image

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Chargers' Ross resigns

Clemson coach goes to 'Bama

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Gators chomp on Seminoles

Woods must not believe the hype

Collins set to answer questions

Dallas' Irvin has an alibi, lawyers claim

Penn State, Paterno stay perfect in Fiesta

Clemson's new year looks like the old one

Some doubt new keyboard designs mean healthier employees

Computer support staff in high demand

Firefly in the dark - previewing the movies

E-mail babble can be unraveled

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

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans