Agrees in accolades for ex-director

Advocates broader view of flag rift

Apologizes for students' behavior

Disputes criticism of CIA nominee

Believes driver's ed should be taught

Tip of the iceberg?

Questions hiring from outside area

Praises diverse methods of worship

Back Perdue bill

Max keeps BBA vow

Families shocked by study allegations

MCG researchers indicted on 172 counts

Photo - Grand master in action

College a victim, chief says

Bill might increase first punishment for family abuse

Proposed nuclear transportation rules criticized

Decision to relocate divides congregation

Commission OKs '97 budget, grants nude dance license

Sheriff's pay raise finds favor

New school slated to open Tuesday

MCG studies to get checkup

County delays action on video poker restrictions

Defense wants judges recused

Photo - Seeking to roll the clock back

Former researchers stashed funds, documents say

SKF opens in Sage Mill park

Photo - Cookie crunch

House committee guts background check bill

Testing crucial in case

Doctors face $1 million bond

DOE commits $600,000 to Tri-County Alliance

Lawyers wrangle over pipe bomb sentences for militia members

Streetscape construction stunts profits, businesses say

Abandoned baby released from MCG

Tipoff alerted MCG to problems with studies

Area News Briefs

Photo - Out in the fog

Corrections chief denies requesting paroles to ease crowding

Jaguars' win streak now at two

Tar Heels rip Deacons for sixth straight victory

Braves' battle the bulge

Perry making '97 his final season

Despite loss, Hephzibah coach keeps his optimism

College down to nitty gritty

Bolton is main man for Butler

Cincinnati captures 20th victory again

Irmo nips South Aiken in key region skirmish

Mike Berardino - Waiting for a collapse that may not come

Wakefield the rare arbitration winner

Duke beats Clemson, takes one-game lead

Dawn of new era on baseball horizon

Dissatisfied players make Magic coach Hill disappear

Vanderbilt builds lead, whips Dogs

Williams has keyed resurgence by Evans

Mike Berardino - Ugly loss leaves streak in jeopardy

Gamecocks polish off Hogs

No. 1 Jayhawks get their revenge

Butler girls carry on after loss of key player

Southeastern conference worries about slim NCAA invites

Reeves will devise Falcons' offense himself

Region 6-AA Tournament kicks off

Clark rolls past Paine in tourney preliminary

Booth leads Terps to win over Jackets

Dijon mustard, honey give old dish new flavor

Capsules - news from the world of health and science

One of the team

Roasted vegetables add sweet flavor to any meal

Carrots, mangoes join forces

On parenting - Take low-key action when kids play married

Health Calendar

Small portions - food news and notes

Volunteer groups finding a few good men

Companies offering fewer coupons

Education key for high-tech jobs, BellSouth exec tells Chamber

Air fare sale criticized

BellSouth to sell stock directly to investors

Number of U.S. workers for foreign companies doubles since '80

Device could speed-up visits to gas stations

Photo - Luncheon meeting

Photo - Preparing for the Masters

Business News Briefs

Trade deficit surges

HealthSouth nears its goal with acquisition of Horizon

Social vision can produce profits

Chilling the body speeds recovery from brain injury, study says

Archiving the Internet a tall order

Raid, arrest shut down Internet porn site in Fort Worth

Gates to double the billions Microsoft gives for science, research

Trading public interest obligations in the digital world

With new eyes, Hubble floats free

Monorail is on track with prices, service

Scientists see benefits of research in space

With Hubble flying free, astronauts `ready for a margarita'

Dear diary, it's me, Bill