Pushes arboretum idea for Augusta

A textbook lesson

Refutes prof's access fee numbers

Criticizes Board phone, pager vote

Wants to have beepers for teachers

A good bill, we suppose

Zell's vetoes tough but fair

This `mysterious bond'

Laments loss of `inconvenient' tree

Athens named `most enlightened' place in Georiga by magazine

State issues dam report

Sub recovery plan debated

Burnettown searching for sensible zoning

Study: HOPE scholars less likely to drop out of college

Local and area briefs

Turner chastizes other billionaires for lack of charity

On Cloud Nine

Teachers: Criticism baseless

Confederate memorials falling victim to change

Dividing the budget pie

Larke: Richmond schools need new way to select books

Change of Palmer trial venue denied

Doubts cloud Georgia's pre-K program

Columbia group heads to Poland

Few firms own most of state's video poker

Lawmakers protest allocation of energy funds

Columbia County Revolutionary War efforts remembered

Augusta attorneys bypass prosecutors to get bond set directly by judges

Columbia County Civil War efforts remembered

Aides get top salaries

States' utility commissions gaining new life

Privatized-prisons risk-free, state says

Local and regional news briefs

Rain only a mild hindrance to action

Jackets rally, jolt Suns 11-6

Thompson edges No. 3 Engler in Wyatt

Braves notes

West African duo getting education in class, sports

Augusta Prep takes boys, girls state tennis titles

Newest teams spending lots

Jaguars eye tough Kennesaw

Weather may challenge drivers in Winston 500

Kite close to becoming Ryder Cup player-captain

Starters rule in spring contest for the Bulldogs

Augusta Superfight showcases local kickboxing talent

Jones gets it done for Braves

Knicks take 2-0 lead vs. Hornets

Lofton's clutch hit a winner for Braves

Jaguars eye tough Kennesaw

Faxon joins crowded leaderboard

Hamilton, Shaw lead Tech offense

Pistons know plan; problem is doing it

It's smooth sailing for Disc Golf

Back in the spin

Library displays pieces of American life

Rejection never ends, longtime author says

Sisters find their mission nursing patients

Historical mysteries: Creature may haunt island near Crete

Mayors help mark day of prayer

Comic strokes

The church bulletin

Traveler's checks remain dependable companions

Healing hands

Songwriting lucrative part of music biz

Church must remember old embrace new

Square egg

Kmart unveils revamping project

Airwaves auction gets government only $14 million

Move over McDonalds - Entrepreneur franchises dog meat restaurants

Business calendar: University offers course on home-based businesses

Fries, drink prices up in McDonald's 55-cent deal

Laws help bosses give references

Popsicle ice cream sandwiches recalled

Home sales slip amid floods, higher interest rates

Columbia HCA - Street bully or street wise?

The downsized strike out on their own

Billionaire stayed course with country clubs concept

Business briefs

Bird site in midst of urban sprawl

Ad agency toys with interactive marketing

Book buyers deflect doom scenarios of Internet sales

DVD-ROM the not-yet-ready-for-prime-time player

Caution may soften blow of computer crash

MSN lacks community spirit

Scientists dispute universal direction

COMPUTERS 102: Internet is worth taming to serve your needs

Electronic newspapers displayed on portable computer tablets could be in our future

DVD: The new wave in home theater

Software provides a glimmer of hope for Apple

What's hot on the World Wide Web: Merry melodies and Disney tunes

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