Criticizes Board phone, pager vote

Refutes prof's access fee numbers

Pushes arboretum idea for Augusta

Laments loss of `inconvenient' tree

Wants to have beepers for teachers

This `mysterious bond'

A good bill, we suppose

Zell's vetoes tough but fair

A textbook lesson

Dividing the budget pie

States' utility commissions gaining new life

Columbia group heads to Poland

Local and area briefs

Confederate memorials falling victim to change

On Cloud Nine

Study: HOPE scholars less likely to drop out of college

Augusta attorneys bypass prosecutors to get bond set directly by judges

Burnettown searching for sensible zoning

Privatized-prisons risk-free, state says

Columbia County Civil War efforts remembered

Sub recovery plan debated

State issues dam report

Teachers: Criticism baseless

Larke: Richmond schools need new way to select books

Columbia County Revolutionary War efforts remembered

Turner chastizes other billionaires for lack of charity

Lawmakers protest allocation of energy funds

Athens named `most enlightened' place in Georiga by magazine

Aides get top salaries

Local and regional news briefs

Few firms own most of state's video poker

Doubts cloud Georgia's pre-K program

Change of Palmer trial venue denied

Kite close to becoming Ryder Cup player-captain

Newest teams spending lots

Thompson edges No. 3 Engler in Wyatt

Augusta Prep takes boys, girls state tennis titles

Pistons know plan; problem is doing it

Weather may challenge drivers in Winston 500

Lofton's clutch hit a winner for Braves

Starters rule in spring contest for the Bulldogs

Faxon joins crowded leaderboard

Jones gets it done for Braves

Rain only a mild hindrance to action

Knicks take 2-0 lead vs. Hornets

Jaguars eye tough Kennesaw

Hamilton, Shaw lead Tech offense

Jackets rally, jolt Suns 11-6

Jaguars eye tough Kennesaw

West African duo getting education in class, sports

Augusta Superfight showcases local kickboxing talent

Braves notes

It's smooth sailing for Disc Golf

Rejection never ends, longtime author says

Sisters find their mission nursing patients

Mayors help mark day of prayer

Square egg

Back in the spin

Library displays pieces of American life

Songwriting lucrative part of music biz

Comic strokes

The church bulletin

Traveler's checks remain dependable companions

Healing hands

Historical mysteries: Creature may haunt island near Crete

Church must remember old embrace new

Home sales slip amid floods, higher interest rates

Business briefs

Bird site in midst of urban sprawl

Business calendar: University offers course on home-based businesses

Ad agency toys with interactive marketing

Laws help bosses give references

Billionaire stayed course with country clubs concept

Columbia HCA - Street bully or street wise?

Kmart unveils revamping project

The downsized strike out on their own

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

Popsicle ice cream sandwiches recalled

Airwaves auction gets government only $14 million

Move over McDonalds - Entrepreneur franchises dog meat restaurants

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

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

Software provides a glimmer of hope for Apple

COMPUTERS 102: Internet is worth taming to serve your needs

Caution may soften blow of computer crash

MSN lacks community spirit

DVD: The new wave in home theater

Book buyers deflect doom scenarios of Internet sales

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

This week's tech tips: `Push' technology and more on digital TV

Scientists dispute universal direction