For a better Augusta

Why was Tufts hired?

New man in, Ernie out

DARE officer resigns post

Local and area briefs

Coyne hired as canal authority director

Hill indicted in DSS shootings

Shete named regional STAR student

Refutes points in Travelers stories

Georgia teacher pay not rising as promised

Woman found not guilty of murder

Hits city for severe tree trimming

MCG's telemedicine program attractive overseas

Aiken Co. jails flunks crowding test

S.C. House agrees to Confederate flag on some license plates

Swimming in the spring

Local and area briefs

Forecaster sees another busy hurricane year

Aiken Co. first-graders still lagging behind state

What the school districts are paying

Miller vetoes bill on scalping

Bond hearings for murders held

Surplus revenues to fund parking, construction projects

Out of hand

Inspector patrols restaurants

Norwood wants federal agencies to abide by environmental laws

Defends sex education video kit

Center lacked fiscal control

Federal wages fall in Aiken County

GreenJackets win with sharp pitching

Crocs spoil Augusta's opener 11-8

Sanchez Vicario makes history at Family Circle

Agent: Magic virtually clear of AIDS virus

South Carolina prep notes

Braves notes

Braves notes

Craven injured at new Texas Motor Speedway

Jag golfers looking for a tournament bid

Rain washes out pole qualifying for second straight day

Crocs bring new image to SAL

Braves open with victory in new field

Braves avoid no-hitter to pick up first victory

Church bulletin

Calendar II

Getting the show on the road

Writers getting credit where it's due

St. Andrews gets Easter miracle

On tour with God

Concert watch

`Prayer Meetings' put a little jazz in the Soul

Entertainment calendar

Classic album recalls singer's country years

WJBF gets most viewers

Restaurant's bartenders are part of the show

Bringing the word to the masses

Club calendar

Oscars boost ABC to victory

Former members of meditation school raise questions

Gallo wins wine label dispute

Stock turmoil has `bear' on investors' lips

Jobless claims up slightly last week

Government rejects restructured Staples merger

Business briefs

American pilot board approves contract

First Union expands check-fingerprinting program

Black workers sue Publix for discrimination

MSNBC unveils new studio

Rough week at the Stock Market ... and it's not over yet

Unemployment edges down to 5.2 percent

Business briefs

Finding nuclear secrets

Time to move the clock ahead one hour

Learn 2 for the basics

FCC approves digital TV

States investigating AOL over fee on 800 numbers

Pleasures on the I-Way

Conspiracy on the Web

Second Noah's Ark launching ... on the Internet

Air-purification system on Mir space station broken

Small satellite dishes increasingly common

If the Web says it, Elvis must be dead