McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Index funds shine again

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Season's greetings from the IRS

Inflation worries increase

Postal rates may be going up next year

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

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

Feels cable co. slights Christians

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Focuses reform on responsibility

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

A congressional `truth' rule

Reminds Mason of money's source

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Progress, slowly

Make Milosevic a pariah

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

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

Evita elegance

Gamecocks looking for answers

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Dramatic touch

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Local area and regional briefs

Gator raid yields title

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Biz Briefs and On the Move

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

This week in business - an events calendar

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

Two enter guilty pleas

Miller faces clash about road issues

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

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

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Dior, Peron meet again

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

Researchers still focus of investigation

Butler girls win; star out for year

Miniature battles

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

New education issues pending

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Researchers still focus of investigation

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

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

Metro area and regional news briefs

Horizon looks bright for area

Making room for science

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

University targets `career students'

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Lady Lions lose thriller

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Packers-Niners a mirror image

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Paine's upset hopes fail

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Elway - `They played perfect'

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Chargers' Ross resigns

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

New computer - one grand entry

Firefly in the dark - previewing the movies

Resolved - Get a Life!

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans

Some doubt new keyboard designs mean healthier employees

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry