Business briefs

Contends athletes avoid autographs

Gore's smoking gun

Asserts critic of teachers misguided

Avers that South actually won war

Legal help for cops

Believes all too many `take offensive'

Wants strollers banned from events

Open up bridge talks

Rethink Georgia bail bill

Asks for continued museum support

Fears discrimination against smokers

Admits mistake in previous letter

Bill aims at young drivers

Discovery work

Convicted teen in Richey murder up for parole

Bill seeks authority for golf hall of fame

United Way looks toward future efforts

County will pay for bigger pipes

State high court resurrects school lawsuit

Report: SRS most expensive in bid for new plutonium mission

Parachutists dot skyline at Gordon

Fort Gordon holds `as is, where is' sale

Pickup hits back of bus

Local and regional news briefs

Army drops recruit standard, offers new incentives for inductees

Council moves to restrict video poker

Pollen springs into air

Center's finances questioned

Laundry to help residents

New plan to save Butt Bridge being quietly discussed

Barnwell voters to choose new mayor today

Local and regional briefs

Augusta commission ups 911 tax; creates traffic division

County may consider video poker measure

Gamecocks place three players on all-SEC team

Officially, Wallace is winner

Spring training notebook: Maddux hammered

`Moo Moo' a force to be reckoned with

Channel 26 will show Gamecocks

Mohr re-signs with Buffalo

Tarasco striving to be `comeback player of the year'

Fox, Lasorda elected to Hall of Fame

Just how high will Air Jordan fly?

Who is the ACC champion?

Aiken's season of rebuilding becoming thrilling

Jackets coach ousted

South Aiken: Laurens pulls mild upset

Ripken misses Braves game

Miles makes winning play for Aiken

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

Friedgen caught flack instead of deserved credit

Jaguar golfers meet challenge by winning Matlock Classic

Auburn captures SEC women's title

Prep basketball playoffs to open in South Carolina

Georgia to find out fate

On a crusade

Manning says he will return for senior season at Tennessee

Georgia football gets two years' probation

Steppin' out

Battling bankruptcy

Cheese Supper Bread makes meatless main dish

Monkees are back in business with new pop album

Can This Marriage Be Saved? - Cultivate friendship with mate

Serve Seafood for Lent

Quick Cooking: Fiesta Rice Medley

Book captures flavor of French countryside

Your favorite brew no longer just a beverage

Seniors' Calendar

One basic recipe yields four chicken dishes

To safeguard hearing, avoid excessive noise

Small portions - news and notes about food

Personal space

Your style

Birmingham-Southern challenges students

Net Chat-Rappers share peace message

Xtreme screen

Xtreme calendar

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

Augusta-area home sales rise in 1997

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

Supreme Court to let lawsuit stand

CSX may raise offer, split lines with Norfolk Southern

Business briefs

Rate set for AT&T local telephone hookup

AT&T gives more details about finances

IRS tests telephone filing of quarterly payroll returns

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

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

Angioplasty relief similar to bypass

Pentium MMX designed for speed

Serious security flaw found in Microsoft Internet browser

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

Older programmers go back to fix the future

Clinton bars federal research on human cloning

Sheep, monkeys - what will they clone next?