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

A congressional `truth' rule

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

Reminds Mason of money's source

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

Progress, slowly

Focuses reform on responsibility

Feels cable co. slights Christians

Make Milosevic a pariah

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Evita elegance

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

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

Gator raid yields title

Researchers still focus of investigation

Dior, Peron meet again

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

Local area and regional briefs

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

This week in business - an events calendar

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Miller faces clash about road issues

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Researchers still focus of investigation

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

University targets `career students'

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Butler girls win; star out for year

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Gamecocks looking for answers

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

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

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

Dramatic touch

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Making room for science

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

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

Metro area and regional news briefs

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

New education issues pending

Two enter guilty pleas

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

Miniature battles

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Paine's upset hopes fail

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Chargers' Ross resigns

Packers-Niners a mirror image

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Lady Lions lose thriller

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Elway - `They played perfect'

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

Firefly in the dark - previewing the movies

Some doubt new keyboard designs mean healthier employees

Resolved - Get a Life!

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

New computer - one grand entry

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry