McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Season's greetings from the IRS

Inflation worries increase

Index funds shine again

Construction spending rises; single-family housing outlays in check

Companies renew efforts for minority dollars

Postal rates may be going up next year

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Make Milosevic a pariah

Feels cable co. slights Christians

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

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

A congressional `truth' rule

Progress, slowly

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

Focuses reform on responsibility

Reminds Mason of money's source

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

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

Evita elegance

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Dior, Peron meet again

Miniature battles

Making room for science

Researchers still focus of investigation

Dramatic touch

Local area and regional briefs

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

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

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

This week in business - an events calendar

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Gamecocks looking for answers

Miller faces clash about road issues

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

Researchers still focus of investigation

University targets `career students'

School board vote for new president ignites controversy

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Randall Floyd - strange UFO sighted over Kentucky

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Two enter guilty pleas

New education issues pending

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

Guard staffing hasn't kept pace with Columbia inmate population

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Metro area and regional news briefs

Horizon looks bright for area

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Gator raid yields title

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

Butler girls win; star out for year

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

Elway - `They played perfect'

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Chargers' Ross resigns

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Paine's upset hopes fail

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

Packers-Niners a mirror image

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Lady Lions lose thriller

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans

Some doubt new keyboard designs mean healthier employees

New computer - one grand entry

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

Firefly in the dark - previewing the movies

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry

The Mac needs new life from an old friend

Resolved - Get a Life!