Preparing for more

Says advisory boards replace voters

Finds SRS mission a noble concept

Drip, drip, drip

Wants stores' check policies changed

Thanks Baptists for Disney boycott

Tips hat to Southern Baptists' boycott

Protests planned Ga. `prep diploma'

2 jail escapees remain on loose

100-year-old Grovetown house saved

Extension of water, sewer lines discussed

No millage increase planned for Columbia County school budget

Webster deserves heat

Summer brings more dog bites

Local and area briefs

Teen brothers acquitted of murder charges

Kids on the march

Civil rights activists withdraw federal lawsuit

Local and area briefs

U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear Augusta man's case

Families want safe return of jail escapees

Aiken County expected to approve budget; no increase for taxpayers

Video poker operator killed in his store

Mother, sister turn in escaped slaying suspect

Ga. officials informing teens about driving law changes

Graffiti grows downtown

Educators learn merit of values curriculum

ASU expected to choose consultant soon

Second Baptist buys St. Paul's land

Grant to help equip math, science labs

Ground broken on Walton Rehabilitation's home for disabled

Video poker parlors tempting to robbers

Richmond County jailbreak: How it happened

School board approves teacher raises

Committee postpones name-change decision

Osbon donates $1 million to Greater Augusta Community Foundation

Emergency Operations Center to provide `one-stop shopping'

Owner donates radio stations to MCG

Red Cross bringing blood services to area

Olbermann headed to MSNBC, to get talk show

Davis' success goes on

Three area players in Georgia-Florida football game

Mike Berardino: 2 high school-to-NBA players living large

Elevating Els

Nike, Muslims settle over logo resembling Allah's name

Braves notes

Holyfield confident he can beat Tyson again

98-year-old gymnast makes Olympic performance

Sampras advances, Chang out at Wimbledon

Hawks don't expect much help from draft

Tony Fabrizio: Despite tobacco settlement, NASCAR still in business

Mets dismiss Capital City Bombers manager

Murdoch to create national sports network

Colbert undergoes cancer surgery

Alliance to give top 6 WAC, C-USA teams spot in glamour bowls

New faces help Jackets top Asheville 10-8

McMichael, Baerga team up to beat Braves

Krajicek aims to serve at Wimbledon

Braves notes

Braves waste Smoltz's efforts, lose 3-2 to Mets

Encroaching seas drive islanders to U.N. to appeal for help

Mother Teresa petitions NY mayor for more parking

Physique and attitude give officer an edge at world competition

Consumers urged to cut out diet mentality while they trim the fat

Age old questions

Can this marriage be saved?

Tasty treat, a few good thoughts on chocolate, the food we don't need but can't live without

Instructor turns new drivers into road warriors

`Batman and Robin' tops box office; `Speed 2' sinks

Senior calendar

Dispensing medication requires patience

Hot dogs and kraut for the Fourth of July

Fire up the grill for Onion Curry Hamburgers

Splish splash!

Net chat: Rosie loves `Sound of Music'

Big screen

Xtreme advice

Whether it's in pastels or brights, unusual is "in"

`Code of the Streets'teach survival

Xtreme style

Domestic partner plans flourish

Ex-Im helps businesses create jobs

OPEC ministers quarrel about falling oil price

Business briefs

Agriculture Committee chairman tours Georgia farms

`Safer' cigarettes in pipeline

Home, costly home

AT&T to test local service in Augusta, Macon

Minority-women businesses growing three times faster than normal

Clinton orders IRS oversight board

Report: No widespread worker abuse in Nike factories

Consumer confidence up nearly 2 points in June

Fertility Drugs: Study Sees No Link With Ovarian Cancer

Spacecraft to make closest-ever flyby of asteroid Friday

Gene flaws found in human obesity

Earth Summit opens with collective `mea culpa'

Air Force: Dummies, not aliens in Roswell 50 years ago

Government's computer security questioned

Vatican: Human clones wouldn't have same souls

U.N. inspector: Iraq's biological weapons program most secretive

Any way you slice it, it's still barbecue

Microsoft's Gates plans $200 Million gift to libraries

The supermarket shopper: getting over-extended

Bacterium's taste for toxics offers food for thought cleanups