McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Business Briefs

Will inflation rear its ugly head in '97?

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Ice cream maker names new CEO

Season's greetings from the IRS

Kiwi to resume scheduled service Jan. 20

Index funds shine again

UPS announced February rate increases

Postal rates may be going up next year

Savannah's Great Dane Trailers sold

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

A congressional `truth' rule

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Spurns PC advice; prefers Macintosh

Cavalry rides to rescue

Focuses reform on responsibility

Disdains gridlock, Newt's troubles

Bill Kirby - Doctors link stress, sickness

Calls for `elimination' of air bags

Got it wrong

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

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

Ghosts of Mississippi is focused on wrong race

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

Poor weather hasn't stopped presidents' oath-taking

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

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

Colonials romp over Augusta

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Gas station attendant helped capture fugitives

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

New leader of airport takes over

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

Desecrated Confederate bones to be reinterred

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Butler girls win; star out for year

Metro area and regional news briefs

New vault will protect old records

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

Gator raid yields title

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Sheriff pledges better security

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

University targets `career students'

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Florida legislator charged with illegally night hunting deer

Regional probation director retires

Grandfather arrested on defamation charge

Photos - Officials sworn in

Court to hear case over sewer dispute settlement

Sheriff's office to keep title

Making room for science

Speaker likely to get reprimand

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

Time to get 1997 entertainment calendar ready

Dramatic touch

Local and Regional News Briefs

USC's Grant will miss weeks of practice

Schedule of arts events for 1997

Two enter guilty pleas

Gamecocks looking for answers

Small convention could be year's most important

Chargers' Ross resigns

Championship depends on poll

Clemson's new year looks like the old one

Clemson coach goes to 'Bama

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Gators chomp on Seminoles

Packers-Niners a mirror image

Collins set to answer questions

Woods must not believe the hype

Penn State, Paterno stay perfect in Fiesta

Dallas' Irvin has an alibi, lawyers claim

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

E-mail babble can be unraveled

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans

Computer support staff in high demand

Firefly in the dark - previewing the movies

Some doubt new keyboard designs mean healthier employees

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