Dismisses defense of `public' lakes

Takes `childish' School Board to task

Asserts states have right to pot laws

End `immunity' abuses

TV ratings flop

Scoffs at partisan critics of speaker

Governor reveals $11.8 billion state budget

Accomplice wants sentence reduced

Photo - Food for those who need it

Preparing a quilt

Former Augusta Administrator Beazley lands state job

Doctor advocates telemedicine safety

Newest report puts Georgia education in Top 12

Bill would keep suspects behind bars

Criminal hazing prosecutions a problem in Citadel case

Washington State reactor could compete against SRS mission

Study - Cancer rate near SRS not any higher

Old tickets to Elvis event in Savannah questioned

Anti-abortion bill announced hours after blast

Area News Briefs

Group's motel plan approved

Jewell gets legislative pat on back

County schools seek male teacher aides

Citadel leadership under fire

Photo - The center of attention

Photo - Caboose gets new home

County talks with bank in zoning dispute

Photo - King speaker

Beasley lauds record gains for economy

Georgia's top students lag other states'

Bombs blast abortion clinic; 6 hurt

Papers to be made public

Augusta will launch complaint line for citizens

School set to try new methods

Coliseum Authority reaches deal with management firm

Area News Briefs

Bill Cosby's son shot, killed on freeway

Chemical castration considered for sex offenders

County to delay video poker trials

Counsel report at deadline

End court oversight 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

Expel McDermott! 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hopes for further study of chemicals 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Florida's outspoken coach 011697 - The Augusta Chronicle

UConn declares Moore ineligible

Fassel returns as Giants coach

Overtime - Brandon Mitchem to see action in ring

Wildcats coaching job draws interest

Baseball Notes - Avery not sure of replacing Clemens

Mariucci confirmed as 49ers new head coach

UNC-Pembroke squeezes past USC-Aiken 68-63

Tolbert, Wilder pick Tech futures

Fans flocking to Hawks' nest

Tigers win 11th in row

A Seifert sayonara in Frisco

Three-pointer lifts Paine women over Albany State

Freshman leads Wardlaw to 12-0 season start

Area prep wrestling finds that many holds are barred

Atlanta wins 8th straight

Palmer's surgery successful

Late shot shocker to Lions

Lineup shuffle helps Tech rout FSU

Kentucky proves its still team to beat

Braves sign reliever Wohlers

Victory leaves Alabama ecstatic

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

Costello refines technique in release of old favorites

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

Concert Watch

Today's cowboys wear many different hats

Cutting edge

Club Calendar - what's happening in entertainment around Augusta

Ramblin' Rhodes - Little Richard gets big award

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

Capsules - short takes on health and science

Health and fitness calendar

`Naked' star gets prime exposure

Mullen still-lifes bring 19th century into the present

Schools superintendent touts tax to business group

Administration to put tariffs on Argentina trade

Airbus says it can't guarantee jet deliveries to USAir

Companies explore whether global warming could hurt profits

Business Briefs

Zimmerman to succeed Questrom as Federated CEO

Raytheon wins bidding for GM's Hughes Electronics

Jesse Jackson calls off boycott of Mitsubishi

Business Briefs

Savannah company buys South African cosmetics maker

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

Independent insurance agents declare a truce

CPA practice merges with regional firm

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

Grrrrr! America Online gets too much of a good thing

Lost in space

Internet predictions for 1997 and a look back on '96

AOL swamped with new unlimited pricing plan; some users sue

Online banking software providers move toward industry standard

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

New telescope images probe evolution of galaxies

Microsoft unveils Office '97

Lawsuit says AOL can't handle traffic