Bashes editorial on teacher absences

River Race and mysteries

S.C. government to shrink?

Wonders about military's veracity

Disgusted with officials' behavior

Pray for TV 36 spot on cable

Cleland's shocking vote

How to improve `The Deal'

Doubts explanation of dog's death

Wants pranksters held accountable

Local and regional area briefs

Columbia County school chief gives system A- on test scores

Cost of leisure going up in Columbia County

Rowers try out for team

Daughter pleads guilty in mother's death

Fire fight

Memorial Day brings memories for POWs

City weighs annexation reimbursement

Women discuss Citadel

Senators assertive on scandal

Memorial Day or Veterans Day?

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

Lawsuit nears completion

Regulators stall HMO for review

School helps beat learning disabilities

Memorial Day event an escape to past

Ex-Klan member reforms

UGA school head sued over appointment

School security officers accused of strip-searching students

Local and regional news briefs

Savannah split on concept of `Midnight' book, movie

Excavator destroys privy foundation

`Black Pearl' trying to shine

Memorial Day closings

Board: Study did not abuse patients

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

Rookie school champs

`New challenges': Thurmond sets Senate record

State diverts road money on programs

Buffalo soliders part of Army's heritage

Mayolo ran ran before cycling

French Open is wide-open affair

Charlotte notebook: Irvan and Yates Racing may part ways

Smith rises to the occasion for Wolfpack

One game left for Bulls

O'Connor's five-hitter shuts down Savannah

Greenbrier overpowering

Indy 500 has lost some of its buzz

Gordon is one of favorites in Charlotte

Martin focus of attention at Coca-Cola 600

Even after a 62, Ogrin is being stalked by Tiger

Indy speedway keeps changing

Boxing academy sends six boxers to regional bouts

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

Joe Nemechek wins race for late brother

Timing can't be better for Braves in LA

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

Hawks battle, tie Greenbrier

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

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

Old-timer Johnson pumps life into Rockets

Klesko powers Braves

Ramirez slows down Braves

Woods has 65, but trails by 3 shots at Colonial

Band's 25th anniversary tour carries ring of Truth

Historical mysteries: Miraculous healings attributed to Mary

Pacifism a key element of Quaker faith

Boyhood changes quickly in `Lightning Song'

God's love gives to others

Second weddings have different rules

Blessed the peacemakers

Heavy reading

These diamonds aren't in the cards

In the swim

Esther Williams still buoyed by her daily swims

Country stars come home with faith

Easter Island no longer dead as a statue

Business briefs: Interest news puts NASDAQ at record

Business briefs: WJBF-TV wins President's award

On the move: business professionals in transition

Freebies fly as older apartments work to keep residents

Name changes not uncommon

IRA pays dividend after 591/2

Employers pass risk with 401(k)

Internet a hot spot for homes

Business calendar: Bookkeeping for small business course to be offered

Americans turn a corner, see a rosier future

BellSouth notifying 20,000 customers of possible billing mistakes

Meet CyberMom, the electronic nag

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

Among Internet publishers, SportsLine bucks the trend with wild success

Fort Gordon video works to stop hackers

DVD-ROM holds promise, but snags persist

Astronaut welcomed back from rough Mir mission with flowers

Home improvements await astronaut

DVD-ROM holds promise, but snags persist

Lexmark leads with affordable high-resolution color

Online medical information could be lifesaving tips or twaddle