Georgia lawmakers work to block Ebonics

DSS quit payments for shelter

Wright goes from prodigal to integral

Blacks and whites unite to rebuild burned Jenkins County church

North Augusta officials refuses meeting with school board

Board approves proposal school accountability

Fonda backs Miller's plan to add clinics

Metro and region briefs

Safety chief in running for new job

Augusta commissioners want to hear from citizens on garbage plan

Trustees OK pre-k in Columbia County

Murder case waits on lab results

Columbia County deputies writing more speeding tickets

Video poker temporarily legal in Aiken County

Metro and region briefs

Legislator pushes instant firearm background checks

Judge says criminal must pay his own way

Jewell sues newspaper, college

Johnston police investigate death of newborn

South Carolina may give up three Thurmond Lake parks

Jury recommends death sentences for serial killer Wallace

Richmond County courts among the most clogged

Lawmakers agree Augusta school board needs unity

Probe finds problems at children's shelter

Arguments completed in multistate drug case

Nuclear energy opponent attacks DOE surplus plutonium plan

The special effects - what hath Industrial Light and Magic wrought?

`Star Wars' tinkering was justified, says `Special Edition' producer

George Lucas' influences are of mythic proportions

`Star Wars' juggernault began slowly

`Star Wars' - there is no escape

After 20 years `Star Wars' still as exciting, funny and thrilling

A bombardment of `Star Wars' trivia

Nostalgia prompts the `Star Wars' trilogy's re-release

"Star Wars" is back - and better than it's been in a long time

Prices on some `Star Wars' collectibles are out of this world

`Star Wars' blasts into theaters again Friday, 20 years after it began

Review - surrender to the Force

`Star Wars' re-release captures new fans

Ignore GOP governors 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Agrees with DA: Keep circuit united 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Compliments unheralded workers 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

De-fund Georgia's `AARP' 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Pooh-poohs `attack' on `Michael' 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks compassion for welfare moms 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Barnes: carried away 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Bonier plan backfires 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rebuts disdain for parking `trend' 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Answers liberal analysis of elections 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Carstarphen a plus 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lists options for teens' `spare time' 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions road chief's projections 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Deon a Vol at heart

Ex-Ram named Falcons' assistant head coach

Turner's `number one fan' spurs her on

Wednesday's Futurity schedule and Tuesday's stats

Jamal picks FSU

Two more Eagles pick schools

Futurity schedule and stats

Georgia delays NCAA penalty

Pebble Beach more like a party than PGA stop

Umoh teaches lesson in life

Flight flap spurs another round of ideas

Engineering helps Watkins pick Clemson

Parker to be Laney coach

Watson's jumper saves Gamecocks

Playgun struts his stuff to take lead in Non-Pro

Parcells confined by NFL

Blaylock hits seven treys in 34-point show for Hawks

Daughn stays on top of Open

Futurity notebook - look for champions vs. champions next year

Heart of the matter

Use packing techniques that suit needs

Health Calendar

Chili put dance company on its toes

Toy world's dark side would please Darth Vader

Looney for 'toons

Crostini a no fuss appetizer

Small Portions - High-tech eatery

Pacemakers - Health Industry News

Health News Capsules

Middle America flocks back to home-sales marketplace

Local Big B drug stores to close

Strong loan growth increases Georgia Bank's earnings

Music picking up on merger merry-go-round

Hilton hostile bid will bring little local impact

HFS knits network of franchises for a mobile society

Business briefs

Wages up only modestly, Wall Street rallies

IBM, 3Com, Cascade join to speed up Internet access

Quick cooking: Beef and pasta with tomato-spinach sauce

Compaq remained No. 1 in PC sales

Lawmakers propose curbing Internet service providers

America Online offering refunds to customers

Red menace resurfaces in Strike

AOL agrees to refund customers

Scientists probe 40-year-old monkey virus contamination

Was '96 wet? You bet

Profits up at Netscape; but Microsoft gains ground