Notes many veterans denied benefits

Thanks Baptists for Disney boycott

Aiken Co. greed

Says advisory boards replace voters

Tips hat to Southern Baptists' boycott

Finds SRS mission a noble concept

Calls Norwood's `Beargate' crass

Asks Congress to follow Baptists' lead

Wants stores' check policies changed

Stunning gift to MCG

Clinton ducks gas trap

Drip, drip, drip

Aiken schools raise administrator pay

Owner donates radio stations to MCG

Extension of water, sewer lines discussed

Fee for records still $8

Equine event scheduled for Hitchcock Woods

Families want safe return of jail escapees

Man arrested in teens' shootings

Ga. officials informing teens about driving law changes

Defense bill helps SRS, fort

School board approves teacher raises

Graffiti grows downtown

Educators learn merit of values curriculum

Ground broken on Walton Rehabilitation's home for disabled

Kids on the march

Three arrested in Aiken murder

Governor to pick judges

Officials investigate Aiken homicide

Webster deserves heat

Local and regional news briefs

Jail escapees talk of turning themselves in

Video poker parlors tempting to robbers

Powell admits to owing taxes

ASU expected to choose consultant soon

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

Grant to help equip math, science labs

Richmond County jailbreak: How it happened

Local and area briefs

Second Baptist buys St. Paul's land

Osbon donates $1 million to Greater Augusta Community Foundation

100-year-old Grovetown house saved

Python petting

Braves notebook: Wohler's walking problem

Braves notes

Jones' chipper performance leads Braves to bash Mets

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

King provides the sound, Holyfield, Tyson the fury

McMichael, Baerga team up to beat Braves

Johnson ties mark for lefties

Sampras advances, Chang out at Wimbledon

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

Spurs pick Duncan first

Hawks take Gray with No. 22 pick

Stockton seeks the first repeat of career

Seles wins -- finally

Holyfield confident he can beat Tyson again

Mike Berardino: Real action can be found on draft night

Davis' success goes on

Draft notebook: Prep star McGrady headed to Toronto

Tourists rap Jackets, win second game in row

Hawks don't expect much help from draft

Nike, Muslims settle over logo resembling Allah's name

98-year-old gymnast makes Olympic performance

On-time mail reaches record rate

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

Health calendar

Summer a good time to teach kids how to eat healthfully

Disney flexes marketing muscle for 'Hercules'

Fire up the grill for Onion Curry Hamburgers

Legendary undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies

Hot dogs and kraut for the Fourth of July

Legendary undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau dies

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

Splish splash!

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

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

Vaccine of future could come from spuds

Business briefs: litterers beware

IRS restructuring panel calls for major overhaul of tax collector

Report: No widespread worker abuse in Nike factories

Northwest airlink cuts fares from Columbus to compete with ValuJet

Consumer confidence up nearly 2 points in June

`Safer' cigarettes in pipeline

South Carolina unemployment rises

Business briefs

Clinton orders IRS oversight board

Plan lowers commissions for crop insurance

Minority-women businesses growing three times faster than normal

King Mill Credit Union celebrates 70th anniversary

AT&T to test local service in Augusta, Macon

Fertility Drugs: Study Sees No Link With Ovarian Cancer

Rodney Dangerfield alleges Internet company stole his act

Rodney Dangerfield alleges Internet company stole his act

The supermarket shopper: getting over-extended

TV lobbyists try to stall free-station handover

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

Students can earn two-year college degree via television

Microsoft's Gates plans $200 Million gift to libraries

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

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

Vatican: Human clones wouldn't have same souls

Bacterium's taste for toxics offers food for thought cleanups