Local phone service headed to Augusta

Hopes new chief is `given a chance'

Up from preferences

Pinched South Carolina vision

Rips writer's defense of `piggishness'

Blame crime, not guns

Urges patients to question providers

Pap tests periled

Brands critically-hailed film `filth'

NAACP investigating discrimination at SRS

House members order desks for $2,300 each

Pulaski's descendants sought

Pilot crash-lands plane

Killers receive reprieve

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

Bill allows officials to issue bonds for campus projects

Local and regional briefs

Savannah River to rise at least six feet by weekend

Tensions rise over abortion bill

Superintendent bill draws fire

SRS workers complain of racial hiring

Writer of bomb letter likely 1 man, not group

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

Man injured in shooting

Rowin' on the river

The art of helping out

Suspect sought in Hill homicide

Board faces land battle

Local and area briefs

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

Sheriff eyes new weapons

Area hospitals criticized for waste

Woman credited for trial wait

Revitalized Norman back in the groove

Braves find a jackpot at new park

N.C. State ends season for Jackets

Earnhardt's funk

ARC, Josey to meet in AAA final

Mauldin mauls Aiken girls

Fox, Lasorda elected to Hall of Fame

SEC Tournament pits Bulldogs against LSU

Archers will take aim in tournament

Manning says he will return for senior season at Tennessee

Dogs hang final defeat on Brown

Augusta hot spot for girls' hoops

ACC has its own hierarchy

Hephzibah out of the game

ARC, Josey to meet in AAA final

Three amigos get job done

Ford gets break, say Chevy owners

Clemson relies on Code for leadership

One ring at a time for Davis

Williams guns Alabama into date with top-seeded South Carolina

Georgia Tech needs miracle to stay in the game

Club calendar

Band is ready for next step

Service on a smile

Stern quite revealing in `Private Parts'

Crafters put work into show

Video watch

Allergies put opera singer out of `La Travita'

Concert watch

Eastwood to direct `Midnight' filming in Savannah

New dollar coin may have backing

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country has international appeal

Stand-in rescues `La Traviata'

These Irish eyes are tired

Boutique for cancer patients

Wachovia closing two branches in South Richmond County

Business briefs

Augusta unemployment sees small increase

Chevy dealers set to unveil redesigned 1997 Corvette

Coffee prices headed up

Frost threatens peach crop

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

Experts say fear of human cloning could shackle other research

CBS gunning for the end zone with big stake in SportsLine

Atlanta makes list of best places for telecommuting

March 6 marks return of the Michelangelo virus

Special delivery in cyberspace

NASA gets warning of space bugs

Transplant produces chicken with quail head-bobbing behavior

Computer hackers break into NASA Internet site

AOL to put ads in its chat rooms

New firm will let golfers reserve tee times via Internet

Microsoft works to fix security flaw in Internet browser