EPA ignores Congress

Cites other banners' slave histories

Aiken plays it safe

Hopes cable company adds Fox News

Hails Citadel's choice of Grinalds

Getting even

Derides Citadel hazers as `cowards'

Pleads for Christian TV network

Foresees racially tinged new year

Bemoans `greed'-driven job losses

Prosecute wiretappers!

The Freon criminals

Department focus of first audit

Trustees approve tax referendum

Augusta commissioners try to force meeting to choose fire chief

Great-grandmother helps with emergency delivery

Area News Briefs

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

Funding formulas announced

Council to discuss costs of new landfill

General Assembly begins session with parole, welfare and education reform

Mathis won't face charges, solicitor says

Social worker tells story of serial killer's boyhood

Center may cut half of drug-abuse staff

Flag issue is hoisted quickly in Columbia

Attorneys present opposing accounts

New tax could aid research

Group OKs newly redrawn map of House districts

Aiken City Council votes not to build industrial park

Nurture Home sponsors open house

General Assembly begins session by changing the rules

Election dominates talk on first day of Legislature

Employee's charges will be investigated

Kennedy Middle School rewarded with deregulation status

Bill Kirby: Players say plenty with odd names

Citadel sets new policy for cadets

Metro and region briefs

Ruling is in favor of scientist

Columbia County Health board proposes smoking law

Lombardi's shadow big for Holmgren

Prep Report - Hancock routs Westminster

NFL Notes - Cowboys' accuser charged by police

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

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

Aiken's Reynolds gets Parade honor

NCAA limits Midnight Madness to weekends only

Alexander, Grant lead Paine in win

Mike Berardino: Bulldogs still not ready for breakthrough

NCAA restricts players from early NBA draft

No. 5 Kentucky 86, No. 21 Georgia 65

Part time jobs give schools full-time headaches

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

Villanova survives Irish scare

Tar Heels off to their worst ACC start

Clemson Tigers ranked third

Revenue sharing supports Packers

Kentucky tests Dogs in Athens

Colts' boss Irsay dead at age 73

Gamecocks choice of Rebels star

Kitchings dominates Jackets

Packers big favorites in Las Vegas

Palmer's surgery is scheduled for today

Patriots put trust in Bill Parcells

Becker changes departure plans

NCAA changes rules on work for athletes

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

Retired teacher gives culinary lesson

Wavy walls

`Emotional Girl' puts on a tough act

The big secret to losing weight is exerting self-control

Good diet includes good soup

Dodging evils of flu season matter of luck, education

Seniors' calendar

Wrenching reality

Small portions - quick takes on food

Paine College stresses its family orientation

Your style

Screen test

Bourne Toyota buys new digs for sales operation

Delta offers lower fare to compete with ValuJet

Analysts says recovery will persist

1997 should please everyone, economist says

Business Briefs

New Denny's ads to feature more blacks

Labels have retrospective Sinatra discs already in hand

SEC wants corporate filings written in English

Business briefs

Atlanta Fed chief says workers needed

Slate dumps subscription plan

Atlantis docks with Russian station; crews cheer, embrace

Good reasons to cheer for Internet

Products that defy categorizaton

Eavesdropping on the Internet finds lots of sick puppies

Some Internet providers turning back the clock on flat rates

No light exercising or light reading for this astronaut

Upgrading your computer - MMangst

Apple to focus on core markets