McGriff may head into spring training at first base

Index funds shine again

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

Season's greetings from the IRS

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

Make Milosevic a pariah

Believes `Ebonics' dooms students

Progress, slowly

Focuses reform on responsibility

Cites HMO emphasis on prevention

Hopes PX ban on `smut' is upheld

Denounces `People vs. Larry Flynt'

Feels cable co. slights Christians

A congressional `truth' rule

WJBF's `Incorrect' promos

Reminds Mason of money's source

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

Biography reveals a serious Buffett

Group helps families get Beyond the Bars

Evita elegance

Atheist leader, money, kids are missing

Two enter guilty pleas

Augusta School Board to pick chief

Gator raid yields title

Dear Carson - etiquette at table important

Making room for science

Local area and regional briefs

Metro area and regional news briefs

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

BellSouth takes aim at long-distance market

Aiken Council to hold park hearing

The look for locks is sleek, tidy

This week in business - an events calendar

Dior, Peron meet again

Biz Briefs and On the Move

Shows will explain how to seek roots

Miller faces clash about road issues

Dramatic touch

Researchers still focus of investigation

Gamecocks looking for answers

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

New Ellenton could reach sewer deal

Curtis wins two; Gritton near record

Aiken Magistrate Court eases case backlog

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

Researchers still focus of investigation

Horizon looks bright for area

Paine faces tough task against Alabama A&M

Artist Morsberger rarely sees a work as finished

Female cadets wait for decision before returning

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

Aiken tae kwon do center is planned

Augusta Mall 9th largest in Georgia

Business briefs - S.C. jobless rate holds steady

Web is site of first online scientific conference

Century-old book still follows `In His Steps'

Miniature battles

New education issues pending

Newsmakers struggle into juggle family, work

Reeves meets with Falcons boss

Cowboys turning into Team Turmoil

Gator fans gather to welcome champs

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina State

Packers-Niners a mirror image

Chadwick do-it-all man for Bulldogs

Cowboys aware of Panthers' love for blitz tactics

Lady Lions lose thriller

If Panthers win Sunday, justice is served

Elway - `They played perfect'

Paine's upset hopes fail

Aikman second only to Starr in coolness

Clemson's defense helps rout South Carolina

Mistakes, muck and Pack attack killed Niners on sloppy tundra

ACC foes lost in Deacons' wake

Gamecocks stop Tigers

Chargers' Ross resigns

Carolina defenders don't play like aging warriors

Broncos aren't looking past Jacksonville

Set sail with Leisure Suit Larry

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

Female CEO finds computers a perfect blend of play, logic

Macolytes ponder Mac's future as Apple outlines software plans