Disagrees with defense in pet killing

Sign of a good start

Aiken phones it in

Wants China's MFN status renewed

Advises young to dress carefully

Hopes senator pays child support

`Sconyeritis in Aiken?

Help Line House to receive grant

Arts fair delights elementary pupils

Bowers admits adulterous affair

Ideas on magazine for `guys'

Sinking ship

County wants to double amount of sewage released

Graduates see robust job market

Head of the class

Fort plans hunt for wild hogs

Wrightsboro land under consideration as school site

S.C. closes legislative session

Fort Gordon's Gate 1 opening delayed

Federal government looks at new tritium producers

Courthouse celebration

Officials exhume body of man killed by gunshot

Board makes no decision on teacher

Two arrested in Wagener robbery

Aiken paths scheduled for construction

Mother convicted of abusing daughter

Police salaries worry Columbia County

Local and area briefs

Senator says her business did nothing wrong

Area native likely to sit on federal bench

Braves' bats warm north of the border

Shoulder scare helps ex-Eagle reform his ways

Jackets return from illness, split doubleheader

Neagle shuts down Expos

Detroit takes 3-0 lead with win over Flyers

Stevens says he's got the right horse for Belmont

Holyfield trainer expects Tyson rematch to be like first fight

Jordan unstoppable as Bulls maul Jazz 97-85

Augusta State job not hurting for applicants

Braves notes

The rare French Open seed - Sergi Bruguera

Augusta photographer to show old baseball pictures

Griffey on track to shattering home run record

Dewulf is sleeper in French Open

Smith keeping low profile under new coach Reeves

Atlanta approves new arena, takes step closer to returning to NHL

GreenJackets too sick to play ball

Belmont's Silver Charm and Free House - there they go again

Free time? Researchers say Americans have more, not less

A year to remember

Health capsules: Health and science news and notes

Life choices live on in paintings

Concert watch

Rocking the river

Health and fitness calendar

Brass has a love for rock of old

Not all teachers get a break during summer

Aiken gets new oasis for coffee

Pacemakers

Hamming it up

Ramblin' Rhodes: Dollywood park admission

Video watch: Tiger Woods video released

`Con Air' flies with typecasting

Experiments show how green tea may prevent cancer

Augusta ranks high in survey

NYSE scraps use of fractions

Companies trade Motrin, other drugs

House-pricing strategy uses ranges

Safer Venetian blinds on the horizon

Sears settlement means refunds for credit card users

SBA officials admit $2.5 billion error in loan availability

Snapple's new owners bring back pitchwoman Wendy

Getting fired

Delta names West new financial vice presidential

BMW: Too early to say if Greer plant will expand

IRS is found to have retaliated over an insult

Shaq, Warner Bros. team up for shoe, clothing line

Sears, FTC reach agreement

Democrats again block action on comp time bill

Icy miniplanet found in solar system's farthest reaches

Ergonomics standard cleared regulatory hurdle

Music over the Internet

Don't be hasty in ruling out Netscape's chances

Cloning proposals draw outcry from anti-abortion groups

Online freebies

Science shows how salt makes food taste good

The Internet is a `comical' place

Computer groups intensify lobbying efforts over message privacy

Online privacy standards rolled out for FTC hearings

Smothers Brothers show censored work online