Atlanta Gas plan good start

Feels Christians persecuted in U.S.

TV ratings flop

Takes `childish' School Board to task

Counters misgivings on `renewal'

Sees upside to early hospital release

Asserts states have right to pot laws

President is no monarch

Scoffs at partisan critics of speaker

Opposes new sales tax for schools

End `immunity' abuses

Bill may open health market

Area News Briefs

Group's motel plan approved

Former Augusta Administrator Beazley lands state job

Preparing a quilt

Counsel report at deadline

Miller demands enrollment audit

Anti-abortion bill announced hours after blast

Bill Cosby's son shot, killed on freeway

Coliseum Authority reaches deal with management firm

County to delay video poker trials

Papers to be made public

Panel OKs reprimand

County schools seek male teacher aides

Photo - Unpleasant chill

Photo - Food for those who need it

You go thataway

Study - Cancer rate near SRS not any higher

Cosby investigation has witnesses

Newest report puts Georgia education in Top 12

Beasley lauds record gains for economy

Schedule woes cause concern

Doctor advocates telemedicine safety

Authorities seek clues in bombing

Chemical castration considered for sex offenders

North Augusta mayor stepping down

Bombs blast abortion clinic; 6 hurt

Judge to rule on games Jan. 28

`Dead' man uncovered scam, police say

Governor reveals $11.8 billion state budget

Unfinished forms fill tag office

Hatcher files for open seat

Holyfield-Tyson will rumble on Derby Day

Georgia has work cut out against South Carolina

Freshman leads Wardlaw to 12-0 season start

Mariucci confirmed as 49ers new head coach

Silver Bluff `horses' romp 71-48

Tolbert, Wilder pick Tech futures

Road games hold Pacers' title key

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

Derrick breaks record as Wardlaw wins

Wildcats coaching job draws interest

Hogan honored tonight

Three-pointer lifts Paine women over Albany State

NBA lays down law to Rodman

Victory leaves Alabama ecstatic

Josey in control, beats Butler

Overtime - Brandon Mitchem to see action in ring

Moore won't know fate until next week

Atlanta wins 8th straight

Late shot shocker to Lions

UConn declares Moore ineligible

Costello refines technique in release of old favorites

Adventists meet for leadership convention

Birth of the millennium

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

Birth of the millennium

Club Calendar - what's happening in entertainment around Augusta

Mullen still-lifes bring 19th century into the present

Today's cowboys wear many different hats

Concert Watch

Ramblin' Rhodes - Little Richard gets big award

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

Ancient form of spirituality is revived

Savannah company buys South African cosmetics maker

Independent insurance agents declare a truce

Airbus says it can't guarantee jet deliveries to USAir

Augusta has slow job growth

Business Briefs

Gas prices increase nationwide

Raytheon wins bidding for GM's Hughes Electronics

Trade deficit rises slightly

Carmakers struggle to stay ahead

Zimmerman to succeed Questrom as Federated CEO

AT&T gives up on satellite

Flood of users brings lawsuits to AOL

AOL swamped with new unlimited pricing plan; some users sue

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

Unmanned rocket explodes after liftoff

Microsoft unveils Office '97

Law on cellular phones, scanners has apparent loophole

New telescope images probe evolution of galaxies

Online banking software providers move toward industry standard

Lost in space