Area news briefs

Illegal dumping covers county

Library seeking funding

Teachers in Georgia prisons lose jobs

Precise security planned for president's visit

Sitter charged with abuse

Aiken officer - "I did what I had to do"

Court seeks judge

Bobby Jones extension faces trouble

Clinton to visit - Secret Service already here

Chasing dumpers - Garbage woes piling up

Photo - Bathing a winner

Photo - And the winner is!

Agencies hope for space in inn

Parents say cadet not hazed

Record number of Augustans file for bankruptcy

Black veterans recall service

Photo - Making Medieval

Killings by police declining

Gaming gets OK by judge

Moviegoers feel the force of `Star Wars'

Crime rises in Aiken schools

Cigarette tax bill may get snuffed out this session

`Nine deaths' for a killer 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Probe the partisan IRS 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

Sounds off on `teens having babies' 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hails `young hero' of house fire 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Explains `error' on fingerprint vote 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Denies gas allotted in lieu of raises 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Counters critic of `Jesus Seminar' 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

Objects to garbage pickup proposal 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

S.C. insurance reform need 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tax credit won't buy jobs 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Views government with cynicism 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Disdains `liberal' religious inclusion 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

High scores in high supply at Futurity

Bulls' Rodman may get arbitration on pay lost

Classic Open captured by Moms Stylish Lassie

Futurity schedule and stats

Jones rules his roost

Coach out on a limb

Martin beats self to win; Harrel earns Open title

UGA self-imposes NCAA sanctions

Favre, Bledsoe go at it again

Paine's Thomas puts zip in Lions

Overtime - Josey's Grant to be first team All-South

Kentucky, as usual, tops Dogs

Majors scouts seek international talent

Frett fills in fine for Lady Dogs

Duncan rescues Deacons from Terrapins

USC romps to 10th in a row

Bulldogs showing signs of meshing

Futurity results

Wife's support keeps Eagle's Greene in the game

Tigers seeking answers

Federal appeals court rules against NBA

Kelly says a tearful goodbye

Ryan dooms South Aiken

Be polite in request to `stinky'

Last works explore new ground

Goldie surfaces again - giggling

Curator publishes images of county

One year old

Curator publishes images of county

Learning experience

Scouts urged to do their own cookie selling

Churches breaking new ground

Abraham Lincoln - `I never felt more certain'

Study finds religion and commercials don't mix

Riverfront Gamble - Radisson beats odds

Inflation gauge criticized

Software executive pleads guilty, cooperates in securities probe

A paperless world? Not!

Economy grows at fast pace

$871 million distributed for summer job programs

Choices coming for telephone customers

Builders design dream house that pampers empty nesters

Jobless rate drops sharply in December

Mead makers tout their product's ancient qualities

Business Briefs

Employers can be sued for leaving bad stuff out of references

Egghead Inc. reorganization virtually closes operation

Online services

TV reporter explores the spiritual side of cyberspace

Apple announces broad price cuts, confirms layoffs in restructuring

Birth size may foretell health

Doctor's bag stays home with telemedicine

Casting a skeptical eye on online hoaxes

Three Mile Island's radioactive debris remains a headache

Apple may lay off up to 3,000