McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Season's greetings from the IRS

Inflation worries increase

Postal rates may be going up next year

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Index funds shine again

Make Milosevic a pariah

Focuses reform on responsibility

A congressional `truth' rule

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Progress, slowly

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

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Feels cable co. slights Christians

Reminds Mason of money's source

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

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

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

Evita elegance

Gamecocks looking for answers

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Horizon looks bright for area

Researchers still focus of investigation

Miniature battles

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Dramatic touch

Local area and regional briefs

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

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

Butler girls win; star out for year

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

Metro area and regional news briefs

This week in business - an events calendar

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

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Miller faces clash about road issues

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

University targets `career students'

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Dior, Peron meet again

New education issues pending

Making room for science

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Two enter guilty pleas

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

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

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Researchers still focus of investigation

Gator raid yields title

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Paine's upset hopes fail

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Chargers' Ross resigns

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Lady Lions lose thriller

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Elway - `They played perfect'

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Packers-Niners a mirror image

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

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!