Augusta commissioners want to hear from citizens on garbage plan

Jury recommends death sentences for serial killer Wallace

Columbia County deputies writing more speeding tickets

Blacks and whites unite to rebuild burned Jenkins County church

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

Board approves proposal school accountability

North Augusta officials refuses meeting with school board

Metro and region briefs

Johnston police investigate death of newborn

Murder case waits on lab results

Trustees OK pre-k in Columbia County

Video poker temporarily legal in Aiken County

Wright goes from prodigal to integral

Legislator pushes instant firearm background checks

Richmond County courts among the most clogged

Jewell sues newspaper, college

Arguments completed in multistate drug case

South Carolina may give up three Thurmond Lake parks

Metro and region briefs

Probe finds problems at children's shelter

DSS quit payments for shelter

Nuclear energy opponent attacks DOE surplus plutonium plan

Safety chief in running for new job

Georgia lawmakers work to block Ebonics

Lawmakers agree Augusta school board needs unity

Fonda backs Miller's plan to add clinics

Judge says criminal must pay his own way

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

`Star Wars' re-release captures new fans

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

George Lucas' influences are of mythic proportions

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

`Star Wars' - there is no escape

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

Review - surrender to the Force

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

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

A bombardment of `Star Wars' trivia

`Star Wars' juggernault began slowly

Questions road chief's projections 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Barnes: carried away 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks compassion for welfare moms 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Bonier plan backfires 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Carstarphen a plus 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Answers liberal analysis of elections 013097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ignore GOP governors 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Compliments unheralded workers 012997 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Flight flap spurs another round of ideas

Daughn stays on top of Open

Jamal picks FSU

Turner's `number one fan' spurs her on

Watson's jumper saves Gamecocks

Pebble Beach more like a party than PGA stop

Wednesday's Futurity schedule and Tuesday's stats

Futurity notebook - look for champions vs. champions next year

Parker to be Laney coach

Playgun struts his stuff to take lead in Non-Pro

Parcells confined by NFL

Ex-Ram named Falcons' assistant head coach

Futurity schedule and stats

Deon a Vol at heart

Umoh teaches lesson in life

Two more Eagles pick schools

Engineering helps Watkins pick Clemson

Georgia delays NCAA penalty

Blaylock hits seven treys in 34-point show for Hawks

Looney for 'toons

Use packing techniques that suit needs

Chili put dance company on its toes

Health News Capsules

Small Portions - High-tech eatery

Pacemakers - Health Industry News

Crostini a no fuss appetizer

Health Calendar

Heart of the matter

Toy world's dark side would please Darth Vader

Middle America flocks back to home-sales marketplace

Music picking up on merger merry-go-round

Local Big B drug stores to close

Hilton hostile bid will bring little local impact

HFS knits network of franchises for a mobile society

Wages up only modestly, Wall Street rallies

Strong loan growth increases Georgia Bank's earnings

Business briefs

Scientists probe 40-year-old monkey virus contamination

America Online offering refunds to customers

Quick cooking: Beef and pasta with tomato-spinach sauce

Compaq remained No. 1 in PC sales

Red menace resurfaces in Strike

Was '96 wet? You bet

AOL agrees to refund customers

Lawmakers propose curbing Internet service providers

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

Profits up at Netscape; but Microsoft gains ground