Why was Tufts hired?

For a better Augusta

New man in, Ernie out

DARE officer resigns post

Aiken Co. jails flunks crowding test

Surplus revenues to fund parking, construction projects

Hill indicted in DSS shootings

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

Norwood wants federal agencies to abide by environmental laws

Georgia teacher pay not rising as promised

Center lacked fiscal control

Inspector patrols restaurants

Local and area briefs

Shete named regional STAR student

MCG's telemedicine program attractive overseas

Swimming in the spring

Local and area briefs

Bond hearings for murders held

Forecaster sees another busy hurricane year

Hits city for severe tree trimming

Aiken Co. first-graders still lagging behind state

What the school districts are paying

Coyne hired as canal authority director

Out of hand

Miller vetoes bill on scalping

Refutes points in Travelers stories

Defends sex education video kit

Woman found not guilty of murder

Federal wages fall in Aiken County

South Carolina prep notes

Braves notes

Braves open with victory in new field

Crocs bring new image to SAL

Sanchez Vicario makes history at Family Circle

Craven injured at new Texas Motor Speedway

Jag golfers looking for a tournament bid

Rain washes out pole qualifying for second straight day

Agent: Magic virtually clear of AIDS virus

GreenJackets win with sharp pitching

Braves avoid no-hitter to pick up first victory

Braves notes

Crocs spoil Augusta's opener 11-8

Bringing the word to the masses

On tour with God

Getting the show on the road

Former members of meditation school raise questions

St. Andrews gets Easter miracle

Concert watch

Restaurant's bartenders are part of the show

Classic album recalls singer's country years

Entertainment calendar

Calendar II

Oscars boost ABC to victory

WJBF gets most viewers

`Prayer Meetings' put a little jazz in the Soul

Church bulletin

Writers getting credit where it's due

Club calendar

Business briefs

Unemployment edges down to 5.2 percent

First Union expands check-fingerprinting program

Gallo wins wine label dispute

Government rejects restructured Staples merger

American pilot board approves contract

Stock turmoil has `bear' on investors' lips

MSNBC unveils new studio

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

Business briefs

Jobless claims up slightly last week

Black workers sue Publix for discrimination

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

If the Web says it, Elvis must be dead

Learn 2 for the basics

Time to move the clock ahead one hour

Conspiracy on the Web

States investigating AOL over fee on 800 numbers

Pleasures on the I-Way

FCC approves digital TV

Small satellite dishes increasingly common

Finding nuclear secrets

Air-purification system on Mir space station broken