Local phone service headed to Augusta

Rips writer's defense of `piggishness'

Brands critically-hailed film `filth'

Hopes new chief is `given a chance'

Urges patients to question providers

Up from preferences

Pinched South Carolina vision

Blame crime, not guns

Pap tests periled

Killers receive reprieve

Writer of bomb letter likely 1 man, not group

Board faces land battle

Pilot crash-lands plane

Arrest: Murder-case witness arrested forgery, theft-related charges

Thirteen-year-old to jump from middle school to college

The art of helping out

Local and regional briefs

Woman credited for trial wait

Tensions rise over abortion bill

House members order desks for $2,300 each

SRS workers complain of racial hiring

Superintendent bill draws fire

Local and area briefs

Man injured in shooting

Citadel graduates might have to compete for active-duty officer slots

Bill allows officials to issue bonds for campus projects

Sheriff eyes new weapons

Savannah River to rise at least six feet by weekend

Rowin' on the river

NAACP investigating discrimination at SRS

Suspect sought in Hill homicide

Area hospitals criticized for waste

Pulaski's descendants sought

Clemson relies on Code for leadership

Archers will take aim in tournament

Williams guns Alabama into date with top-seeded South Carolina

ARC, Josey to meet in AAA final

Three amigos get job done

Revitalized Norman back in the groove

N.C. State ends season for Jackets

ACC has its own hierarchy

Augusta hot spot for girls' hoops

Fox, Lasorda elected to Hall of Fame

Hephzibah out of the game

Earnhardt's funk

Braves find a jackpot at new park

Mauldin mauls Aiken girls

Dogs hang final defeat on Brown

SEC Tournament pits Bulldogs against LSU

ARC, Josey to meet in AAA final

Manning says he will return for senior season at Tennessee

Ford gets break, say Chevy owners

One ring at a time for Davis

Georgia Tech needs miracle to stay in the game

New dollar coin may have backing

Eastwood to direct `Midnight' filming in Savannah

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country has international appeal

Club calendar

These Irish eyes are tired

Video watch

Crafters put work into show

Concert watch

Band is ready for next step

Stern quite revealing in `Private Parts'

Allergies put opera singer out of `La Travita'

Stand-in rescues `La Traviata'

Service on a smile

Business briefs

Frost threatens peach crop

Chevy dealers set to unveil redesigned 1997 Corvette

Wachovia closing two branches in South Richmond County

Coffee prices headed up

Boutique for cancer patients

Augusta unemployment sees small increase

AOL to put ads in its chat rooms

March 6 marks return of the Michelangelo virus

Special delivery in cyberspace

New firm will let golfers reserve tee times via Internet

Drug makers push anti-cholesterol medicines to the public as life savers

CBS gunning for the end zone with big stake in SportsLine

Transplant produces chicken with quail head-bobbing behavior

Microsoft works to fix security flaw in Internet browser

Experts say fear of human cloning could shackle other research

NASA gets warning of space bugs

Computer hackers break into NASA Internet site

Atlanta makes list of best places for telecommuting