Local phone service headed to Augusta

Hopes new chief is `given a chance'

Rips writer's defense of `piggishness'

Blame crime, not guns

Brands critically-hailed film `filth'

Pap tests periled

Pinched South Carolina vision

Urges patients to question providers

Up from preferences

Pulaski's descendants sought

Killers receive reprieve

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

Pilot crash-lands plane

Bill allows officials to issue bonds for campus projects

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

Writer of bomb letter likely 1 man, not group

Local and regional briefs

Rowin' on the river

Board faces land battle

Man injured in shooting

Superintendent bill draws fire

Savannah River to rise at least six feet by weekend

House members order desks for $2,300 each

NAACP investigating discrimination at SRS

Sheriff eyes new weapons

Woman credited for trial wait

Suspect sought in Hill homicide

Tensions rise over abortion bill

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

SRS workers complain of racial hiring

Area hospitals criticized for waste

Local and area briefs

The art of helping out

Dogs hang final defeat on Brown

Archers will take aim in tournament

Ford gets break, say Chevy owners

Georgia Tech needs miracle to stay in the game

Three amigos get job done

Augusta hot spot for girls' hoops

ARC, Josey to meet in AAA final

SEC Tournament pits Bulldogs against LSU

Fox, Lasorda elected to Hall of Fame

Mauldin mauls Aiken girls

Hephzibah out of the game

Earnhardt's funk

Braves find a jackpot at new park

Clemson relies on Code for leadership

N.C. State ends season for Jackets

One ring at a time for Davis

Williams guns Alabama into date with top-seeded South Carolina

ARC, Josey to meet in AAA final

Revitalized Norman back in the groove

Manning says he will return for senior season at Tennessee

ACC has its own hierarchy

New dollar coin may have backing

Eastwood to direct `Midnight' filming in Savannah

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country has international appeal

Video watch

Club calendar

Stand-in rescues `La Traviata'

Stern quite revealing in `Private Parts'

These Irish eyes are tired

Service on a smile

Concert watch

Band is ready for next step

Crafters put work into show

Allergies put opera singer out of `La Travita'

Chevy dealers set to unveil redesigned 1997 Corvette

Business briefs

Augusta unemployment sees small increase

Wachovia closing two branches in South Richmond County

Boutique for cancer patients

Coffee prices headed up

Frost threatens peach crop

March 6 marks return of the Michelangelo virus

Transplant produces chicken with quail head-bobbing behavior

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

Microsoft works to fix security flaw in Internet browser

Experts say fear of human cloning could shackle other research

Atlanta makes list of best places for telecommuting

New firm will let golfers reserve tee times via Internet

CBS gunning for the end zone with big stake in SportsLine

NASA gets warning of space bugs

AOL to put ads in its chat rooms

Special delivery in cyberspace

Computer hackers break into NASA Internet site