Cigarette partners

Catches error

Welcome back, Newt

Lauds writer `for breaking silence'

Let the females box

Answers anti-South `prevarications'

Attacks `ignorant' writer; notes Celtic achievement

Debate over canal land fires up again

Local and area briefs

Maddox back on public stage

Panel finishes Fort Gordon visit

Tasty pies make for a sweet contest

Armed for school

Panel to draft smoking ban proposal

University Hospital looking for ways to pay for Women's Center

Josey test probe extends to teacher

Health Department looking into tattoo parlors

Sound and lights

Columbia County BOE wants basics

Planning panel frustrated at council

Fewer students skipping school in Aiken

Baston Road closed for expansion

Local and area briefs

Unlikely source posts bond for murder suspect

Grants to help Aiken students

Larsen says `No' to NFL draft

Jackets pull back into town

Jackets would trade body parts for a bowl trip

Patriots jolted by Pack

Lynn gets key win for North Augusta

Wimbledon's purse nets bigger dollars for men than women

Park hurts hurlers

Batesburg-Leesville junior pitches fourth no-hitter of season

Synchronized swimmer bidding to be first male on U.S. national team

Slamming to victory

Kenny Wallace surprises with first Winston Cup pole

Prep notes

Hawks gunning for home court in final two games of season

Druckenmiller won't be a Falcon on first draft pick

Braves notes

50's era blood-pressure drug may show new promise

Entertainment calendar

Video reviews

Tale shows flavors, smells of holiday

On pins and needles

God needs believers who grow

Americans active in civic life despite lack of trust

Barbecue's best

Prodigy gets over dislike of concerto

Church bulletin

Entertainment calendar II

Celebrating Passover

Church gets an answer to prayers

`Grease' is the word

Age of Faith rocks on God

Dabbling in the arts

Target will open in October, bring 150 jobs to the area

Coke, Pepsi battle for exclusive contracts on college campuses

Air South clears Charleston airport debt

Plastics familiar to area

Reported $300 billion tobacco settlement called too cheap

`How to Succeed in Business Without Being White

Augustine to step down as Lockheed Martin's CEO

Georgia Bank Financial Corp. reports 37-percent increase

Telefonica signs agreement with MCI, British Telecom

Martin Color-Fi reports record earnings

Business briefs

U.S. trade deficit shrinks slightly, but still big

Bagging the next big craze

Korean firm entering tough market

Banks report 1st quarter earnings

Rival visions of digital TV will fight for viewers

Apple seeks to reassure customers, software developers

Fantasy games hitting home runs on the Web

Scientist: snakes descended from seagoing lizard

Scientists identify gene responsible for endocrine disorder

House haunted by cyber stalker up for sale

Makers of low-cost Internet box slash prices amid sluggish sales

Office 97 sales drive high-profit quarter for Microsoft

Microsoft promises new ways to surf Internet