EPA ignores Congress

Cites other banners' slave histories

Aiken plays it safe

Hails Citadel's choice of Grinalds

Prosecute wiretappers!

Hopes cable company adds Fox News

The Freon criminals

Getting even

Foresees racially tinged new year

Pleads for Christian TV network

Bemoans `greed'-driven job losses

Derides Citadel hazers as `cowards'

Ruling is in favor of scientist

Metro and region briefs

Citadel sets new policy for cadets

Area News Briefs

New tax could aid research

Flag issue is hoisted quickly in Columbia

Trustees approve tax referendum

Department focus of first audit

Attorneys present opposing accounts

General Assembly begins session by changing the rules

Election dominates talk on first day of Legislature

Aiken City Council votes not to build industrial park

Funding formulas announced

Kennedy Middle School rewarded with deregulation status

Employee's charges will be investigated

Social worker tells story of serial killer's boyhood

Group OKs newly redrawn map of House districts

Great-grandmother helps with emergency delivery

Bill Kirby: Players say plenty with odd names

Columbia deputy accused of helping in jail escape close to being cleared

Augusta commissioners try to force meeting to choose fire chief

Council to discuss costs of new landfill

General Assembly begins session with parole, welfare and education reform

Columbia County Health board proposes smoking law

Mathis won't face charges, solicitor says

Center may cut half of drug-abuse staff

Nurture Home sponsors open house

No. 5 Kentucky 86, No. 21 Georgia 65

Patriots put trust in Bill Parcells

Villanova survives Irish scare

Clemson Tigers ranked third

Aiken's Reynolds gets Parade honor

Gamecocks choice of Rebels star

NCAA restricts players from early NBA draft

NBA action - Heat scorches Bullets, Laettner steers Hawks past Cavs

Packers coach turns to Super Bowl veterans Beebe, McMahon for help

Packers big favorites in Las Vegas

Kitchings dominates Jackets

Lombardi's shadow big for Holmgren

Prep Report - Hancock routs Westminster

Tar Heels off to their worst ACC start

Alexander, Grant lead Paine in win

NCAA limits Midnight Madness to weekends only

Part time jobs give schools full-time headaches

Revenue sharing supports Packers

Palmer's surgery is scheduled for today

Becker feels his age, loses opener to Spanish star, 20

NCAA changes rules on work for athletes

Colts' boss Irsay dead at age 73

Becker changes departure plans

Mike Berardino: Bulldogs still not ready for breakthrough

Kentucky tests Dogs in Athens

NFL Notes - Cowboys' accuser charged by police

`Emotional Girl' puts on a tough act

Small portions - quick takes on food

Retired teacher gives culinary lesson

Wrenching reality

The big secret to losing weight is exerting self-control

Wavy walls

Good diet includes good soup

Seniors' calendar

Dodging evils of flu season matter of luck, education

Can this marriage be saved? - sex is not only proof of love

Screen test

Paine College stresses its family orientation

Your style

SEC wants corporate filings written in English

Bourne Toyota buys new digs for sales operation

New Denny's ads to feature more blacks

Labels have retrospective Sinatra discs already in hand

1997 should please everyone, economist says

Analysts says recovery will persist

Atlanta Fed chief says workers needed

Business briefs

Business Briefs

Delta offers lower fare to compete with ValuJet

Apple to focus on core markets

Products that defy categorizaton

Upgrading your computer - MMangst

Good reasons to cheer for Internet

Some Internet providers turning back the clock on flat rates

Atlantis docks with Russian station; crews cheer, embrace

No light exercising or light reading for this astronaut

Eavesdropping on the Internet finds lots of sick puppies

Slate dumps subscription plan