Dismisses defense of `public' lakes

End `immunity' abuses

Scoffs at partisan critics of speaker

TV ratings flop

Asserts states have right to pot laws

Takes `childish' School Board to task

Bill would keep suspects behind bars

Newest report puts Georgia education in Top 12

Area News Briefs

Washington State reactor could compete against SRS mission

Counsel report at deadline

Old tickets to Elvis event in Savannah questioned

Area News Briefs

Jewell gets legislative pat on back

Bill Cosby's son shot, killed on freeway

Citadel leadership under fire

Bombs blast abortion clinic; 6 hurt

Photo - Caboose gets new home

Coliseum Authority reaches deal with management firm

Criminal hazing prosecutions a problem in Citadel case

Photo - Food for those who need it

Photo - King speaker

School set to try new methods

Photo - The center of attention

Beasley lauds record gains for economy

Georgia's top students lag other states'

Group's motel plan approved

Governor reveals $11.8 billion state budget

Study - Cancer rate near SRS not any higher

Preparing a quilt

Former Augusta Administrator Beazley lands state job

County talks with bank in zoning dispute

Accomplice wants sentence reduced

Doctor advocates telemedicine safety

Augusta will launch complaint line for citizens

Papers to be made public

County schools seek male teacher aides

Chemical castration considered for sex offenders

County to delay video poker trials

Anti-abortion bill announced hours after blast

Expel McDermott! 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hopes for further study of chemicals 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

End court oversight 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Florida's outspoken coach 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Seifert sayonara in Frisco

Braves sign reliever Wohlers

Freshman leads Wardlaw to 12-0 season start

Lineup shuffle helps Tech rout FSU

UConn declares Moore ineligible

Baseball Notes - Avery not sure of replacing Clemens

Late shot shocker to Lions

Kentucky proves its still team to beat

Area prep wrestling finds that many holds are barred

Tigers win 11th in row

Wildcats coaching job draws interest

Palmer's surgery successful

Atlanta wins 8th straight

Three-pointer lifts Paine women over Albany State

Prep Notes - Silver Bluff asked why it's not playing South Aiken

Victory leaves Alabama ecstatic

Tolbert, Wilder pick Tech futures

Mariucci confirmed as 49ers new head coach

Overtime - Brandon Mitchem to see action in ring

Fans flocking to Hawks' nest

Fassel returns as Giants coach

UNC-Pembroke squeezes past USC-Aiken 68-63

Mullen still-lifes bring 19th century into the present

Capsules - short takes on health and science

Health and fitness calendar

Wine and Dine - pizza by the slice available on Broad Street

Video releases - just out are Phenomenon, Tales From the Crypt - Bordello of Blood, She's the One, The White Balloon.

Concert Watch

Costello refines technique in release of old favorites

Club Calendar - what's happening in entertainment around Augusta

Cutting edge

Today's cowboys wear many different hats

Ramblin' Rhodes - Little Richard gets big award

`Naked' star gets prime exposure

Fed wants to extend the time it takes to clear a check

Raytheon wins bidding for GM's Hughes Electronics

CPA practice merges with regional firm

Zimmerman to succeed Questrom as Federated CEO

Business Briefs

Airbus says it can't guarantee jet deliveries to USAir

Schools superintendent touts tax to business group

GTE weighs in with its own flat-rate long-distance plan

Companies explore whether global warming could hurt profits

Administration to put tariffs on Argentina trade

Jesse Jackson calls off boycott of Mitsubishi

Savannah company buys South African cosmetics maker

Business Briefs

Independent insurance agents declare a truce

Online banking software providers move toward industry standard

Movie studios, looking to the future, compete for hipness on the Web

AOL swamped with new unlimited pricing plan; some users sue

New telescope images probe evolution of galaxies

Microsoft unveils Office '97

Internet predictions for 1997 and a look back on '96

Grrrrr! America Online gets too much of a good thing

Lawsuit says AOL can't handle traffic

Lost in space