How to get kids ready for school

Georgia stands alone

Favors Sutherland for S.C. state House

The Howard surprise

Clinton's sordid legacy

N. Augusta eyes bonds

Says Commission `railroaded' funding

Reviles Commander-in-Chief Clinton

Reminds vets of duty to one another

Uneven theater split

Says DuPont operated SRP at cost

Guide to private schools

Family affair

Dismissal percentage tops state

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Richmond BOE to vote on pay changes for substitutes

Officials want technology used safely

More private schools will be online

Scientists in training

Soldier acknowledges trying to cover up affair

Suit alleges SRS employees were cheated

School cuts Bible classes

Girl testifies her brother shot father

Massey throws hat into governor's race

Richmond searching for home ec teachers

Columbia County school guide

Principal shuffling biggest change

Board suing state over charter law

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Howard leaves race; Barnes to seek top job

Local and area briefs

Group to offer loans to need

Bill Kirby: Post card completes mission

Preservationists find hidden treasure at old governor's mansion

Georgia pollution suit settled

Norris found guilty of murdering father

Aiken Housing Committee seeking to increase downtown housing

Getting by with the help of friends

Babysitter pleads guilty in toddler assault

Sombrero shade

Sheriff receives funding

Officers learn safety measures for domestic abuse cases

Museum board sets new object removal policy

Scorching days near end

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

Dohrmann faces first full year at the helm

Bricks and mortar abound

Georgia Lottery results

Man pleads guilty to abuse, burglary

Hall settling in as new Helping Hands director

Guide to Aiken County schools

Making ready for students

YMCA, YWCA become one

Guide to Richmond County schools

Cone consumption

Kids challenged to go for gold in classroom

Bautista saves Braves

Countdown to kickoff

New owner busy making Jones Creek friendlier

Johnson, Pitcock share Friendly's Classic lead

Fitness Weekend begins today

El Guerrouj is No. 1 at 1,500

Mike Berardino:

Impressive Macon pitchers overpower Jackets

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

Jackets use power to defeat Macon

Hybrids begin surface feeds on Thurmond

Muster shifting emphasis to hard courts

Prep notes

UPS strike almost costs Seles a victory

Skinner's 62 ties Buick Open course record

Braves notes

Organization to hold Don A. Brock Golf Classic

College notes

Jones fines Switzer $75,000 for arrest

BASS Masters an odd spectacle

Swoopes joins Comets for playoff run

Falcons give Whitfield a shot at stardom

NFL, Florida Times-Union in dispute over web site

Health calendar

South Korea accuses `telephone clubs' of offering sex

Critic has a theory about `Conspiracy'

Pacemakers

Riff-rockers sound sincere, if confusing

Ramblin' Rhodes: New attitude serves Cyrus well

Fit for the field

Reviving the Playboy empire

Running groups looking for new blood

Club calendar

Video watch: Murder at 1600 is out

Fox's owner delighted with restaurant's debut

Concert watch: Johnny Cash in Atlanta

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

Danish intern sees big contrast in legal system

Change only certainty with Cherokee's new gambling casino

`Star Spangled Girl' sparkles

Harvard study downplays milk's role in preventing fractures

Business briefs

ValuJet to quit service to three cities

Aiken County likely to be site of $400 million plant

Fruit of the Loom laying off 4,800 employees

Teamsters, UPS to resume talks

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

Aiken plum pleases Augusta

UPS, Teamsters return to bargaining table

Hilton raises offer for ITT to $8.3 billion

FCC OKs plan to drive down international phone rates

Fed survey finds moderate expansion

Publisher: Create separate ads for ethnic groups

Regulators wrestle with phone service costs

Equifax spins off insurance division

Dollar hits fourth straight high vs. mark

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

Business leaders seek presidential intervention to end UPS strike

Lottery Cafe drawing prize seekers, opposition

Lottery Cafe owner says he won't sell liquor

Apple Computer's enemies have reasons to save it

The way we learn - and keep from forgetting

Drug protects bones during steroid treatment

Macintosh partisans uncomfortable with Apple-Microsoft deal

Discovery rockets into orbit with ozone-mapping satellite

NFL, newspapers battle freedom of online content

Bacterium's genetic blueprint found

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

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

Computer graphics firms turning to Hollywood

Macintosh partisans uncomfortable with Apple-Microsoft deal

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

UUNet blocks Internet junk mail to stop protest

Abandoned drug helps angioplasty succeed

Newspaper Web site draws rebuke from Jaguars

Smoking gun shoots for dirt

Fix-it crew nears crippled Mir

Scanners don't register trust

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

Microsoft buying $150 million stake in Apple

New crew arrives on Mir; old problem with oxygen worsens

Leaking rocket may delay Cassini launch to Saturn

Rozelle wouldn't have stood for Web of intrigue