Business briefs

Believes all too many `take offensive'

Contends athletes avoid autographs

Avers that South actually won war

Asserts critic of teachers misguided

Legal help for cops

Fears discrimination against smokers

Wants strollers banned from events

Admits mistake in previous letter

Open up bridge talks

Asks for continued museum support

Gore's smoking gun

Rethink Georgia bail bill

Bill aims at young drivers

Discovery work

State high court resurrects school lawsuit

Center's finances questioned

Army drops recruit standard, offers new incentives for inductees

Augusta commission ups 911 tax; creates traffic division

Convicted teen in Richey murder up for parole

Local and regional news briefs

Parachutists dot skyline at Gordon

New plan to save Butt Bridge being quietly discussed

Pickup hits back of bus

Laundry to help residents

Report: SRS most expensive in bid for new plutonium mission

Bill seeks authority for golf hall of fame

Pollen springs into air

County will pay for bigger pipes

Local and regional briefs

Fort Gordon holds `as is, where is' sale

Barnwell voters to choose new mayor today

United Way looks toward future efforts

Council moves to restrict video poker

County may consider video poker measure

Mohr re-signs with Buffalo

Officially, Wallace is winner

Gamecocks place three players on all-SEC team

`Moo Moo' a force to be reckoned with

Fox, Lasorda elected to Hall of Fame

Aiken's season of rebuilding becoming thrilling

Jaguar golfers meet challenge by winning Matlock Classic

Prep basketball playoffs to open in South Carolina

Tarasco striving to be `comeback player of the year'

Who is the ACC champion?

Spring training notebook: Maddux hammered

Jackets coach ousted

Manning says he will return for senior season at Tennessee

Miles makes winning play for Aiken

Georgia football gets two years' probation

Auburn captures SEC women's title

Ripken misses Braves game

Just how high will Air Jordan fly?

Duncan unanimous All-ACC; Tech's Harpring first-teamer

Georgia to find out fate

Friedgen caught flack instead of deserved credit

South Aiken: Laurens pulls mild upset

Channel 26 will show Gamecocks

On a crusade

Serve Seafood for Lent

Can This Marriage Be Saved? - Cultivate friendship with mate

Book captures flavor of French countryside

Seniors' Calendar

Steppin' out

To safeguard hearing, avoid excessive noise

Your favorite brew no longer just a beverage

One basic recipe yields four chicken dishes

Battling bankruptcy

Small portions - news and notes about food

Monkees are back in business with new pop album

Cheese Supper Bread makes meatless main dish

Quick Cooking: Fiesta Rice Medley

Personal space

Net Chat-Rappers share peace message

Birmingham-Southern challenges students

Xtreme calendar

Your style

Xtreme screen

Business briefs

AT&T gives more details about finances

Supreme Court to let lawsuit stand

`The economy's hot' -- sales exceeding forecasts

Success of IRS computer upgrade key to agency's broad reforms

CSX may raise offer, split lines with Norfolk Southern

Rate set for AT&T local telephone hookup

Augusta-area home sales rise in 1997

IRS tests telephone filing of quarterly payroll returns

Sheep, monkeys - what will they clone next?

Clinton bars federal research on human cloning

FCC approves new, national pay-to-listen radio service

U.S. denies it's trying to stall talks on global warming

Serious security flaw found in Microsoft Internet browser

Pentium MMX designed for speed

Older programmers go back to fix the future

Angioplasty relief similar to bypass

Internet links via PCs expected to keep lead over boxes for TV