'Frisco law won't fly

Let's debate NATO

Backs a permanent veterans' home

Resolving local option taxes

Salutes Belvedere Dixie youth coach

Notes Gary Player `first African'

Attacks `insensitivity' to `Ellen'

Hopes Ga. pre-k given a chance

Fixing a bad IDEA

Asks: what now?

Calls for training gender segregation

Seeks more prayer, less judgment

Defends integrity, honor of senator

Fears loss of Georgia State Games

Worries about parent permissiveness

Claims dog stories, letters one-sided

University to attempt to go solo

Murder-for-hire motive often insurance

Attention to attendance

North Augusta honors ex-mayor

Bowers running for governor

Helping Delora perform

Aiken Electric votes to keep four trustees

Cavanaugh fighting to keep eye on city expenditures

Flipping out

Military brats following fathers' footsteps

Springtime fun

Local and area briefs

Contaminated retiree unfazed

Columbia officials studying water sports complex

Long-distance delivery: Mir gets new oxygen generator, fresh astronaut

Drinking and driving effects emphasized during prom season

Rockets time it right to defeat SuperSonics

Distance learning brings world to local classrooms

Uncertainty surrounds details of landfill plan

Palmer's lawyers still trying to move trial

Workers at SRS safer than in past

Go fetch!

Mayfest concert heats up hot day

Local and regional news briefs

`Easy money': Augusta caseworker forces foster parent to pay to keep abused brothers

Commissioners debate Augusta's legal representation after consolidation

Aiken helpline need volunteers in face on call increases

Senate presidency to test Ga. GOP maturity 051897 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cunning conquers Goshen for lead in Golf Capital

Braves take three in a row over Cardinals

Jackets coach gets back into the routine

Silver Charm now one win away from the Triple Crown

Charleston to honor first black SAL player

Minor league notes: GreenJackets' Long beginning to pay dividends

Trainer thinks third time may be the (Silver) Charm

GreenJackets: Hitting blahs cause of loss

Gordon's new car is undefeated

On golf: Midland Valley set up to test Open hopefuls

Cunning hangs on in Golf Capital

Jackets benefit from tough slate

Gordon makes it look too easy in The Winston

Braves notebook: Glavine back in starting rotation against Cardinals tonight

Davis leads Jackets past Macon 8-6

Three state finalists have lots in common

Glamour comes to garage, Gordon

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Gretzky pulls hat trick for Rangers win

Bearcats helped Mustangs

North Augusta can take championship on Lynn's arm

Baseball notebook: Murdoch, Dodgers may come to terms

Braves notes

Lord Byron in awe of the incredible growth of pro golf

Tiger adds to the legend

Heat eliminate short-staffed Knicks

Comeback kid Davis says he's blessed, despite injuries

Boat gives Foyt two drivers in Indy lineup

Memories of J.D. inspire Greenbrier

Woods leads at Byron Nelson Classic

Lindley, Johnson share LPGA lead

Surprising Midland Valley begins AAA championship

Quirky tips perhaps should be kept secret

Messiah complex: Norman Mailer rewrites the New Testament

Travel gear has hefty price

Helping Delora perform

Iranian, Japanese films get Golden Palms at Cannes

`Fifth Element' claims No. 1 spot for second week

Historical mysteries: Indian tribe was remarkably European

Road warriors

New puzzlers offer up secrets on top of secrets

A director's Odyssey

Heaven's island

Miss Universe begins new reign with youngsters

Road warriors

Travel gear has hefty price

Myrtle Beach theme park plans die

Pizza Hut founder now a competitor

Montgomery Ward to sell subsidiary

On the money

Business calendar

Business briefs

Shareholders get back seat at Columbia HCA gathering

Man finds learning incentive

Pitch for tax-exempt status strikes out with IRS

Second mortgage poses risk

Northwest pilot may stage sympathy strike

Herman earns praise

On the move

Regional banks vie for share

Indicators point to slow 2nd-quarter growth

First Union launches `smart cards' at army post

Pizza Hut founder now a competitor

Black-owned businesses face consolidation issues

Beware of the growing number of computer viruses

Political battles over evolution may not matter

Definition of intelligence difficult to grasp

Shareware: News and e-mail programs

Kasparov wants rematch

North Carolina a breeding ground for UFO sightings

Shareware: News and e-mail programs

Clinton advisers want voluntary cloning ban for private researchers

Hospital ICU's a breeding place for bacteria

Beware of the growing number of computer viruses

Repetitive stress injury puts the byte on computer users

Captians: Mir safe but needs good spring cleaning

Scientists expect to find prostate cancer gene soon