How to get kids ready for school

Clinton's sordid legacy

Favors Sutherland for S.C. state House

Judges Christians unworthy of comment

Uneven theater split

A populist emerges

N. Augusta eyes bonds

Says DuPont operated SRP at cost

Says boycott is warning of `judgment'

Seeks serious gun control effort

Georgia Lottery results

Savannah coolant smuggler sentenced

Bricks and mortar abound

Drug charges end in 25-year sentence

Girl testifies her brother shot father

Cleaning up

Howard quits governor race

Local and regional news briefs

Guide to Richmond County schools

Augusta man free after child molestation charges strikes in Aiken, investigators say

Scientists in training

Polls showing Miller with favorable rating

Defense says son, not daughter, killed father as trial of teen begins

Wall Street Journal says Aiken to get tire-making plant, 800 jobs

The scientist's apprentice

`We're going to try to make something happen'

Dismissal percentage tops state

Aiken court comprises women

Guide to Aiken County schools

Downtown North Augusta proposal analyzed

Authorities seek input on boating accidents

No downsizing for Army workload, general says

Officials want technology used safely

Dohrmann faces first full year at the helm

Suit alleges SRS employees were cheated

Howard leaves race; Barnes to seek top job

Richmond searching for home ec teachers

Local and area briefs

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Party opposes plans for Wildwood Park

McDuffie elected to New Ellenton council

Independent candidate for governor wants debate

City's traffic lights to be computerized

Columbia County school guide

Georgia Lottery results

Sombrero shade

Hall settling in as new Helping Hands director

Bill Kirby: Post cards from Europe

Man pleads guilty to abuse, burglary

Officers learn safety measures for domestic abuse cases

YMCA, YWCA become one

Scorching days near end

High school courses will give technical school credit

More private schools will be online

MCG pays fees to Master Health

Board suing state over charter law

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Guide to private schools

Principal shuffling biggest change

Kids challenged to go for gold in classroom

Braves notes

Florida eliminates area teams in Dixie Majors

Johnson overcomes cramp to win 400

Tony Fabrizio: Falcons rookie reminds Reeves of Gayle Sayers

Jones fines Switzer $75,000 for arrest

UPS strike almost costs Seles a victory

First day busy one for Tuell

Bautista saves Braves

NFL, Florida Times-Union in dispute over web site

Payback time for Schmidt

Braves pad division lead with 5-0 victory over GreenJackets

Columbia County junior tennis players going for the gold

Elway likely to be ready for opener

BASS Masters isn't another day at lake

Impressive Macon pitchers overpower Jackets

El Guerrouj is No. 1 at 1,500

BASS Masters an odd spectacle

Organization to hold Don A. Brock Golf Classic

New owner busy making Jones Creek friendlier

College notes

Better late than never: Munson finally gets ring

The Who: What, were and how

Crusty parmesan fillets are delicious - and healthy

Supermarket shopper

Harvard study downplays milk's role in preventing fractures

Change only certainty with Cherokee's new gambling casino

Danish intern sees big contrast in legal system

South Korea accuses `telephone clubs' of offering sex

Pacemakers

Who still loves the who

Fit for the field

Running groups looking for new blood

Health calendar

Chefs offer guidance for summertime salads

Children of Catherine the great: The Germans from Russia

Small portion

Quick cooking: Tropical sundae

Low-fat cooking: Bistro-style crab cakes

Reviving the Playboy empire

Lottery Cafe drawing prize seekers, opposition

Aiken plum pleases Augusta

Hilton raises offer for ITT to $8.3 billion

Teamsters, UPS to resume talks

Food Lion asks court to make ABC pay $1 million inlegal fees

Regulators wrestle with phone service costs

ValuJet to quit service to three cities

Leading economic indicators hold steady in June

Business briefs

Fed survey finds moderate expansion

Business leaders seek presidential intervention to end UPS strike

East, West Coast TV academies war over commercial Emmy

Dollar hits fourth straight high vs. mark

Business briefs

Aiken County likely to be site of $400 million plant

Abandoned drug helps angioplasty succeed

Microsoft buying $150 million stake in Apple

Farm scene: Brown spot strikes Idaho bean fields

Students' can start educational journey online

Smoking gun shoots for dirt

Fix-it crew nears crippled Mir

Replacement crew blasts off for Mir; oxygen generators break down

Bacterium's genetic blueprint found

Apple preaches, but even the MacWorld choir is a tough sell

Drug protects bones during steroid treatment

Company says it's cloned a bull, stays mum on details

Scanners don't register trust

MCI, Progressive offer Internet broadcasting service

Judge rejects settlement in radiation experiment case