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

Probe the partisan IRS 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Objects to garbage pickup proposal 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

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

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

Views government with cynicism 020297 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Disdains `liberal' religious inclusion 020197 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Bulls' Rodman may get arbitration on pay lost

Tigers seeking answers

Bulldogs showing signs of meshing

Coach out on a limb

Kelly says a tearful goodbye

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

Martin beats self to win; Harrel earns Open title

Federal appeals court rules against NBA

Favre, Bledsoe go at it again

Jones rules his roost

UGA self-imposes NCAA sanctions

Kentucky, as usual, tops Dogs

Ryan dooms South Aiken

Frett fills in fine for Lady Dogs

Duncan rescues Deacons from Terrapins

Majors scouts seek international talent

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

High scores in high supply at Futurity

Classic Open captured by Moms Stylish Lassie

USC romps to 10th in a row

Futurity schedule and stats

Futurity results

Paine's Thomas puts zip in Lions

Curator publishes images of county

One year old

Goldie surfaces again - giggling

Abraham Lincoln - `I never felt more certain'

Scouts urged to do their own cookie selling

Curator publishes images of county

Last works explore new ground

Learning experience

Study finds religion and commercials don't mix

Be polite in request to `stinky'

Churches breaking new ground

Economy grows at fast pace

Software executive pleads guilty, cooperates in securities probe

A paperless world? Not!

Riverfront Gamble - Radisson beats odds

Business Briefs

Mead makers tout their product's ancient qualities

$871 million distributed for summer job programs

Jobless rate drops sharply in December

Inflation gauge criticized

Employers can be sued for leaving bad stuff out of references

Choices coming for telephone customers

Builders design dream house that pampers empty nesters

Egghead Inc. reorganization virtually closes operation

Online services

Three Mile Island's radioactive debris remains a headache

Apple announces broad price cuts, confirms layoffs in restructuring

Apple may lay off up to 3,000

Casting a skeptical eye on online hoaxes

TV reporter explores the spiritual side of cyberspace

Doctor's bag stays home with telemedicine

Birth size may foretell health