McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Postal rates may be going up next year

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Inflation worries increase

Index funds shine again

Season's greetings from the IRS

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Reminds Mason of money's source

Feels cable co. slights Christians

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Focuses reform on responsibility

Progress, slowly

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Make Milosevic a pariah

A congressional `truth' rule

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

Evita elegance

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

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

Gator raid yields title

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

New education issues pending

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

Miniature battles

Making room for science

Researchers still focus of investigation

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

Local area and regional briefs

Gamecocks looking for answers

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

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

Augusta School Board to pick chief

This week in business - an events calendar

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Biz Briefs and On the Move

University targets `career students'

Miller faces clash about road issues

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Researchers still focus of investigation

Dramatic touch

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Two enter guilty pleas

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Shows will explain how to seek roots

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

Dior, Peron meet again

Horizon looks bright for area

Butler girls win; star out for year

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

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Metro area and regional news briefs

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Paine's upset hopes fail

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Chargers' Ross resigns

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Packers-Niners a mirror image

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Lady Lions lose thriller

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

Elway - `They played perfect'

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

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

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

Resolved - Get a Life!

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry