McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Index funds shine again

Postal rates may be going up next year

Inflation worries increase

Season's greetings from the IRS

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Progress, slowly

A congressional `truth' rule

Make Milosevic a pariah

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Reminds Mason of money's source

Focuses reform on responsibility

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Feels cable co. slights Christians

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

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

Evita elegance

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

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Gamecocks looking for answers

Metro area and regional news briefs

Local area and regional briefs

Gator raid yields title

No one told Jaguars they couldn't, so they did

Dramatic touch

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

Making room for science

This week in business - an events calendar

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Miller faces clash about road issues

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Researchers still focus of investigation

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

University targets `career students'

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Two enter guilty pleas

No fanfare for golden birthday of mobster's resort that changed look of Las Vegas Strip

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Horizon looks bright for area

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

A look ahead - '97 should prove to be an eventful year

Butler girls win; star out for year

Dior, Peron meet again

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Researchers still focus of investigation

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Miniature battles

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

New education issues pending

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

Chargers' Ross resigns

Lady Lions lose thriller

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Elway - `They played perfect'

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Packers-Niners a mirror image

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Paine's upset hopes fail

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Firefly in the dark - previewing the movies

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans

New computer - one grand entry

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

Some doubt new keyboard designs mean healthier employees

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

Resolved - Get a Life!