How to improve `The Deal'

Pray for TV 36 spot on cable

Bashes editorial on teacher absences

Cleland's shocking vote

Disgusted with officials' behavior

Wants pranksters held accountable

River Race and mysteries

S.C. government to shrink?

Wonders about military's veracity

Doubts explanation of dog's death

Cost of leisure going up in Columbia County

`Black Pearl' trying to shine

Memorial Day closings

Columbia County school chief gives system A- on test scores

Three others say wife tried to hire them to kill Fort Gordon soldier

Senators assertive on scandal

Buffalo soliders part of Army's heritage

Three others say wife tried to hire them to kill Fort Gordon soldier

Lawsuit nears completion

Regulators stall HMO for review

UGA school head sued over appointment

Women discuss Citadel

Board: Study did not abuse patients

Memorial Day event an escape to past

School security officers accused of strip-searching students

`New challenges': Thurmond sets Senate record

Savannah split on concept of `Midnight' book, movie

State diverts road money on programs

Fire fight

Rookie school champs

Rowers try out for team

Local and regional area briefs

Daughter pleads guilty in mother's death

School helps beat learning disabilities

City weighs annexation reimbursement

Excavator destroys privy foundation

Memorial Day or Veterans Day?

Memorial Day brings memories for POWs

Ex-Klan member reforms

Local and regional news briefs

Greenbrier overpowering

Old-timer Johnson pumps life into Rockets

Midland Valley's champions rank No. 1 for coach Zuehlke

Hawks battle, tie Greenbrier

Mayolo ran ran before cycling

Martin focus of attention at Coca-Cola 600

Despite 'stars' and 'cars' Indy 500 motors on

Indy speedway keeps changing

Indy 500 has lost some of its buzz

Timing can't be better for Braves in LA

Boxing academy sends six boxers to regional bouts

Woods has 65, but trails by 3 shots at Colonial

Joe Nemechek wins race for late brother

It wasn't time to think party, the Pack learns

Marv Albert draws a hug, pats on back, some hecklers

Klesko powers Braves

Charlotte notebook: Irvan and Yates Racing may part ways

French Open is wide-open affair

Gordon is one of favorites in Charlotte

Ramirez slows down Braves

Smith rises to the occasion for Wolfpack

Even after a 62, Ogrin is being stalked by Tiger

One game left for Bulls

O'Connor's five-hitter shuts down Savannah

These diamonds aren't in the cards

Band's 25th anniversary tour carries ring of Truth

Boyhood changes quickly in `Lightning Song'

Blessed the peacemakers

Heavy reading

Pacifism a key element of Quaker faith

Second weddings have different rules

God's love gives to others

Esther Williams still buoyed by her daily swims

Country stars come home with faith

Easter Island no longer dead as a statue

In the swim

Historical mysteries: Miraculous healings attributed to Mary

Americans turn a corner, see a rosier future

Employers pass risk with 401(k)

Business briefs: Interest news puts NASDAQ at record

Internet a hot spot for homes

Business briefs: WJBF-TV wins President's award

Name changes not uncommon

Freebies fly as older apartments work to keep residents

On the move: business professionals in transition

IRA pays dividend after 591/2

Business calendar: Bookkeeping for small business course to be offered

BellSouth notifying 20,000 customers of possible billing mistakes

Among Internet publishers, SportsLine bucks the trend with wild success

Meet CyberMom, the electronic nag

Home improvements await astronaut

DVD-ROM holds promise, but snags persist

Astronaut welcomed back from rough Mir mission with flowers

Fort Gordon video works to stop hackers

Lexmark leads with affordable high-resolution color

What's hot on the World Wide Web: A mad dash through museums of the weird

DVD-ROM holds promise, but snags persist

Online medical information could be lifesaving tips or twaddle