Notes many veterans denied benefits

Calls Norwood's `Beargate' crass

Asks Congress to follow Baptists' lead

Tips hat to Southern Baptists' boycott

Clinton ducks gas trap

Says advisory boards replace voters

Thanks Baptists for Disney boycott

Wants stores' check policies changed

Stunning gift to MCG

Drip, drip, drip

Finds SRS mission a noble concept

Aiken Co. greed

Defense bill helps SRS, fort

Powell admits to owing taxes

Equine event scheduled for Hitchcock Woods

Extension of water, sewer lines discussed

Grant to help equip math, science labs

Educators learn merit of values curriculum

Owner donates radio stations to MCG

Kids on the march

Jail escapees talk of turning themselves in

Second Baptist buys St. Paul's land

School board approves teacher raises

100-year-old Grovetown house saved

Families want safe return of jail escapees

Ground broken on Walton Rehabilitation's home for disabled

Video poker parlors tempting to robbers

Richmond County jailbreak: How it happened

ASU expected to choose consultant soon

Webster deserves heat

Governor to pick judges

Fee for records still $8

Python petting

Aiken schools raise administrator pay

S.C. tags have `smiling faces, beautiful places' and blue mountains, too

Three arrested in Aiken murder

Ga. officials informing teens about driving law changes

Man arrested in teens' shootings

Osbon donates $1 million to Greater Augusta Community Foundation

Officials investigate Aiken homicide

Graffiti grows downtown

Local and regional news briefs

Local and area briefs

Seles wins -- finally

Nike, Muslims settle over logo resembling Allah's name

Jones' chipper performance leads Braves to bash Mets

Sampras advances, Chang out at Wimbledon

Braves notes

Davis' success goes on

Mike Berardino: Real action can be found on draft night

Spurs pick Duncan first

98-year-old gymnast makes Olympic performance

King provides the sound, Holyfield, Tyson the fury

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

Draft notebook: Prep star McGrady headed to Toronto

Hawks take Gray with No. 22 pick

Stockton seeks the first repeat of career

Braves notebook: Wohler's walking problem

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

Johnson ties mark for lefties

Tourists rap Jackets, win second game in row

Hawks don't expect much help from draft

Holyfield confident he can beat Tyson again

McMichael, Baerga team up to beat Braves

Health calendar

Hot dogs and kraut for the Fourth of July

Summer a good time to teach kids how to eat healthfully

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

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

Splish splash!

Disney flexes marketing muscle for 'Hercules'

Legendary undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies

Legendary undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies

Country singers go head-to-head with `Butterfly Kisses'

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

On-time mail reaches record rate

Vaccine of future could come from spuds

Fire up the grill for Onion Curry Hamburgers

Plan lowers commissions for crop insurance

Business briefs

Clinton orders IRS oversight board

`Safer' cigarettes in pipeline

Business briefs: litterers beware

AT&T to test local service in Augusta, Macon

IRS restructuring panel calls for major overhaul of tax collector

Northwest airlink cuts fares from Columbus to compete with ValuJet

South Carolina unemployment rises

Consumer confidence up nearly 2 points in June

Minority-women businesses growing three times faster than normal

Report: No widespread worker abuse in Nike factories

King Mill Credit Union celebrates 70th anniversary

The supermarket shopper: getting over-extended

Students can earn two-year college degree via television

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

Bacterium's taste for toxics offers food for thought cleanups

Microsoft's Gates plans $200 Million gift to libraries

Rodney Dangerfield alleges Internet company stole his act

Vatican: Human clones wouldn't have same souls

Russian Mir space station damaged in accident with unmanned cargo ship; Crew unhurt

Fertility Drugs: Study Sees No Link With Ovarian Cancer

TV lobbyists try to stall free-station handover

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

Rodney Dangerfield alleges Internet company stole his act