Wants stores' check policies changed

Says advisory boards replace voters

Thanks Baptists for Disney boycott

Protests planned Ga. `prep diploma'

Finds SRS mission a noble concept

Preparing for more

Drip, drip, drip

Tips hat to Southern Baptists' boycott

Local and area briefs

No millage increase planned for Columbia County school budget

Summer brings more dog bites

Mother, sister turn in escaped slaying suspect

100-year-old Grovetown house saved

Emergency Operations Center to provide `one-stop shopping'

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

Osbon donates $1 million to Greater Augusta Community Foundation

Committee postpones name-change decision

Graffiti grows downtown

Kids on the march

ASU expected to choose consultant soon

Richmond County jailbreak: How it happened

Families want safe return of jail escapees

Webster deserves heat

Ga. officials informing teens about driving law changes

Civil rights activists withdraw federal lawsuit

School board approves teacher raises

Red Cross bringing blood services to area

Extension of water, sewer lines discussed

Local and area briefs

Teen brothers acquitted of murder charges

2 jail escapees remain on loose

Aiken County expected to approve budget; no increase for taxpayers

Second Baptist buys St. Paul's land

Grant to help equip math, science labs

Ground broken on Walton Rehabilitation's home for disabled

Owner donates radio stations to MCG

Video poker operator killed in his store

Video poker parlors tempting to robbers

Educators learn merit of values curriculum

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

Olbermann headed to MSNBC, to get talk show

Sampras advances, Chang out at Wimbledon

Holyfield confident he can beat Tyson again

Colbert undergoes cancer surgery

McMichael, Baerga team up to beat Braves

Krajicek aims to serve at Wimbledon

Braves notes

Mets dismiss Capital City Bombers manager

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

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

98-year-old gymnast makes Olympic performance

New faces help Jackets top Asheville 10-8

Davis' success goes on

Murdoch to create national sports network

Hawks don't expect much help from draft

Three area players in Georgia-Florida football game

Braves notes

Elevating Els

Nike, Muslims settle over logo resembling Allah's name

Tony Fabrizio: Despite tobacco settlement, NASCAR still in business

Instructor turns new drivers into road warriors

Senior calendar

Mother Teresa petitions NY mayor for more parking

Fire up the grill for Onion Curry Hamburgers

Physique and attitude give officer an edge at world competition

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

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

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

Dispensing medication requires patience

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

Hot dogs and kraut for the Fourth of July

Splish splash!

Can this marriage be saved?

Age old questions

Xtreme advice

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

Xtreme style

Net chat: Rosie loves `Sound of Music'

Big screen

`Code of the Streets'teach survival

`Safer' cigarettes in pipeline

Ex-Im helps businesses create jobs

Report: No widespread worker abuse in Nike factories

Business briefs

Domestic partner plans flourish

Home, costly home

OPEC ministers quarrel about falling oil price

Agriculture Committee chairman tours Georgia farms

Minority-women businesses growing three times faster than normal

AT&T to test local service in Augusta, Macon

Clinton orders IRS oversight board

Consumer confidence up nearly 2 points in June

Bacterium's taste for toxics offers food for thought cleanups

Microsoft's Gates plans $200 Million gift to libraries

Spacecraft to make closest-ever flyby of asteroid Friday

Any way you slice it, it's still barbecue

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

Gene flaws found in human obesity

Vatican: Human clones wouldn't have same souls

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

The supermarket shopper: getting over-extended

Government's computer security questioned

Fertility Drugs: Study Sees No Link With Ovarian Cancer

Earth Summit opens with collective `mea culpa'