Check S.C. firemen

Lectures news media on presentation

Defends strollers at Civic Center

Who gets huge grants?

Targets polluted Langley Pond status

Rips Beasley, NAACP over the flag

What's in a name?

Fears smokers are `cruel' to kids

Let localities decide

Analyzes best high school site

Get the right reform!

SRS will continue nuclear work

Sconyers asks for help in cleaning Augusta

General Assembly approves budget

South Carolina clean water record poor, study says

Martin Luther King Jr.'s son, convicted killer meet

Holiday closings

Women's finalists beat many major injuries

Georgia lawmakers close to agreement on $11.7 billion budget

Opposing legislators both demand solution for sewage

Local and area briefs

Local and area briefs

Suicide group worked as Web programmers

Spring brings out two-brained creatures

Financing for landfill nears completion

Interim Augusta public works chief proposed

Whittle escapes blame for recent break-outs

Hospital technician charged with sexually assaulting patient

Lowcountry heads state poverty list

The mother of all mothers

Funding for canal in danger

Letterman's jokes target Georgia city

Senate passes chemical castration bill

MCG hopes to offer telemedicine partnership with Chinese

Fort Gordon soliders' reports, journals to get scrutiny from Defense Department

Show me the bunny

Aiken County to get funds for new detention center

South Carolina auto insurance rates drop slightly in survey

Aiken residents resist annexation

Suicide group worked as Web programmers

Report: 1 in 3 Georgia children without health insurance in '95,'96

Special Olympics a success for Aiken, Saluda, Edgefield schools

Tree dispute prompts review of decisions

Miller ends welfare negotiations with House

Bill legalizes some ticket scalpling

Georgia's senators cross paths in Augusta

University Hospital unveils $18.8 million expansion plans

Augusta is now `Augusta'

Searching for sweet stuff

Aiken Memorial Garden graves robbed

No wrongdoing found in grocery chain's settlement with Charleston police

Let's play ball

Braves dealing might not be done

Lofton is center of attention

Elkington leads pack at the Players

Kanas coach: NCAA loss `hurts so badly'

Tedesco victorious with 70 in PowerBilt

Hawks romp to sixth straight

Another day, another Braves deal

Humble Gator visits

Midland Valley looks for respect

Braves notes: Wade will start in the bullpen

North Augusta baseball team flying high

Traylor's heroics give Michigan title

Humble Gator visits

Dean Smith is again chasing Rupp

Ex-Evans star Greene progressing

Old Dominion has lost a step in tournament

Two pitchers cut by Tigers, Red Sox

Bamberg-Ehrhardt outlasts Silver Bluff; Collins whiffs 16

George gets shot at ex-team

Couples isn't ready for bell

Your Health

Contest is tough on a man

Unwritten rules for casual work clothes

Government recommends mammograms for women in their 40s

Tail wags dog out of Broadway show

Theater reviews

Who Eats This Stuff?

Soup is good ... music

New treatment attempts to harness immune system against prostate cancer

Ratings for violent TV programs can attract young viewers

Anderson to lead songwriters' seminar

Woman seeks to unravel mysteries of antebellum Bible

Paris' music saves souls, and a life

Local and area business briefs

Quaker frees itself of Snapple albatross

Attorney General says set-asides are unconstitutional discrimination

Wooing Business

Augusta officials surprised by Titleist decision not to expand

Manufacturing orders brisk in February

Questions and answers on the Fed's interest rate increase

Flagstar files bankruptcy with SEC

Value of new housing permits drops

IRS says budget cuts will be less

Business briefs

Chambers launch joint tourism effort

Suicide group worked as Web programmers

Oracle chairman again talking about buying Apple

Blocking Cybersex

Scientists discover Hale-Bopp spewing building blocks of life

Suicide cult may have been inspired by rumor

New utilities designed for work

Gates tries to ease banks' fears on Microsoft software

Here's what's developing on the Internet

WTO finalizes infotech trade pact with 39 countries

Designer fires back over Internet slander

Space shuttle Endeavor takes detour to Robins Air Force Base

Net literati grapple with language of the Web

Astral cult, expecting UFO rendezvous, leaves 39 lifeless `containers'