How to get kids ready for school

The Howard surprise

Uneven theater split

Favors Sutherland for S.C. state House

Reviles Commander-in-Chief Clinton

N. Augusta eyes bonds

Reminds vets of duty to one another

Georgia stands alone

Clinton's sordid legacy

Says Commission `railroaded' funding

Says DuPont operated SRP at cost

Making ready for students

Mayor's e-mail: Tax protesters `same old group of idiots'

Guide to private schools

Suit alleges SRS employees were cheated

Columbia County school guide

Principal shuffling biggest change

More private schools will be online

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Richmond BOE to vote on pay changes for substitutes

Local and area briefs

Group to offer loans to need

Georgia Lottery results

Getting by with the help of friends

Dismissal percentage tops state

Board suing state over charter law

Hall settling in as new Helping Hands director

Scorching days near end

Bricks and mortar abound

Dohrmann faces first full year at the helm

Girl testifies her brother shot father

Museum board sets new object removal policy

Richmond searching for home ec teachers

Cone consumption

Man pleads guilty to abuse, burglary

Georgia pollution suit settled

Guide to Aiken County schools

Aiken Housing Committee seeking to increase downtown housing

YMCA, YWCA become one

Massey throws hat into governor's race

Guide to Richmond County schools

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Officials want technology used safely

Howard leaves race; Barnes to seek top job

Bill Kirby: Post card completes mission

Soldier acknowledges trying to cover up affair

Preservationists find hidden treasure at old governor's mansion

Officers learn safety measures for domestic abuse cases

Babysitter pleads guilty in toddler assault

Sombrero shade

Sheriff receives funding

Scientists in training

Norris found guilty of murdering father

Family affair

School cuts Bible classes

Kids challenged to go for gold in classroom

Prep notes

Organization to hold Don A. Brock Golf Classic

Skinner's 62 ties Buick Open course record

Hybrids begin surface feeds on Thurmond

Impressive Macon pitchers overpower Jackets

New owner busy making Jones Creek friendlier

Muster shifting emphasis to hard courts

Jackets use power to defeat Macon

Neagle's shutout streak continues; Braves win 3-0

El Guerrouj is No. 1 at 1,500

Mike Berardino:

Falcons give Whitfield a shot at stardom

Countdown to kickoff

BASS Masters an odd spectacle

Bautista saves Braves

Fitness Weekend begins today

Jones fines Switzer $75,000 for arrest

Johnson, Pitcock share Friendly's Classic lead

College notes

Swoopes joins Comets for playoff run

Braves notes

UPS strike almost costs Seles a victory

NFL, Florida Times-Union in dispute over web site

Health calendar

Change only certainty with Cherokee's new gambling casino

Concert watch: Johnny Cash in Atlanta

Running groups looking for new blood

Pacemakers

Critic has a theory about `Conspiracy'

South Korea accuses `telephone clubs' of offering sex

Ramblin' Rhodes: New attitude serves Cyrus well

Reviving the Playboy empire

Club calendar

Danish intern sees big contrast in legal system

`Star Spangled Girl' sparkles

Fit for the field

Agitated bull to cowboy: Get off my back - now!

Fox's owner delighted with restaurant's debut

Video watch: Murder at 1600 is out

Riff-rockers sound sincere, if confusing

Harvard study downplays milk's role in preventing fractures

Aiken County likely to be site of $400 million plant

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

Lottery Cafe owner says he won't sell liquor

Publisher: Create separate ads for ethnic groups

Wal-Mart facing first union vote in U.S.

FCC OKs plan to drive down international phone rates

Equifax spins off insurance division

Business leaders seek presidential intervention to end UPS strike

Teamsters, UPS to resume talks

Aiken plum pleases Augusta

Dollar hits fourth straight high vs. mark

Hilton raises offer for ITT to $8.3 billion

Fruit of the Loom laying off 4,800 employees

ValuJet to quit service to three cities

Business briefs

Fed survey finds moderate expansion

Lottery Cafe drawing prize seekers, opposition

UPS, Teamsters return to bargaining table

Regulators wrestle with phone service costs

Abandoned drug helps angioplasty succeed

Leaking rocket may delay Cassini launch to Saturn

Newspaper Web site draws rebuke from Jaguars

Apple expected to rehire agency that created famous `1984' ad

Microsoft buying $150 million stake in Apple

Apple Computer's enemies have reasons to save it

Drug protects bones during steroid treatment

UUNet blocks Internet junk mail to stop protest

Macintosh partisans uncomfortable with Apple-Microsoft deal

Discovery rockets into orbit with ozone-mapping satellite

Rozelle wouldn't have stood for Web of intrigue

Store sues computer company over product that doesn't recognize year 2000

Scanners don't register trust

Bacterium's genetic blueprint found

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

Fix-it crew nears crippled Mir

NFL, newspapers battle freedom of online content

Smoking gun shoots for dirt

Computer graphics firms turning to Hollywood

Macintosh partisans uncomfortable with Apple-Microsoft deal

U.S., Japan accused of stalling global warming talks

New crew arrives on Mir; old problem with oxygen worsens

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