How to get kids ready for school

The Howard surprise

Favors Sutherland for S.C. state House

Uneven theater split

N. Augusta eyes bonds

Says Commission `railroaded' funding

Reminds vets of duty to one another

Says DuPont operated SRP at cost

Reviles Commander-in-Chief Clinton

Clinton's sordid legacy

Georgia stands alone

Making ready for students

Aiken Housing Committee seeking to increase downtown housing

Guide to private schools

Hall settling in as new Helping Hands director

Columbia County school guide

Scorching days near end

Howard leaves race; Barnes to seek top job

Board suing state over charter law

Georgia pollution suit settled

Officials want technology used safely

Sheriff receives funding

Scientists in training

Getting by with the help of friends

Suit alleges SRS employees were cheated

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

Girl testifies her brother shot father

Soldier acknowledges trying to cover up affair

Richmond searching for home ec teachers

Dohrmann faces first full year at the helm

Principal shuffling biggest change

School cuts Bible classes

Group to offer loans to need

Babysitter pleads guilty in toddler assault

Massey throws hat into governor's race

Norris found guilty of murdering father

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

Museum board sets new object removal policy

Bricks and mortar abound

Cone consumption

Man pleads guilty to abuse, burglary

Local and area briefs

Georgia Lottery results

Fall colors coming out just in time for school

YMCA, YWCA become one

More private schools will be online

Guide to Richmond County schools

Officers learn safety measures for domestic abuse cases

Family affair

Sombrero shade

Bill Kirby: Post card completes mission

Dismissal percentage tops state

Preservationists find hidden treasure at old governor's mansion

Guide to Aiken County schools

Richmond BOE to vote on pay changes for substitutes

Kids challenged to go for gold in classroom

Muster shifting emphasis to hard courts

Braves notes

Prep notes

Swoopes joins Comets for playoff run

Hybrids begin surface feeds on Thurmond

Bautista saves Braves

Skinner's 62 ties Buick Open course record

College notes

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

New owner busy making Jones Creek friendlier

Mike Berardino:

BASS Masters an odd spectacle

Countdown to kickoff

Fitness Weekend begins today

Jackets use power to defeat Macon

UPS strike almost costs Seles a victory

Johnson, Pitcock share Friendly's Classic lead

Organization to hold Don A. Brock Golf Classic

El Guerrouj is No. 1 at 1,500

Jones fines Switzer $75,000 for arrest

NFL, Florida Times-Union in dispute over web site

Impressive Macon pitchers overpower Jackets

Falcons give Whitfield a shot at stardom

Health calendar

Running groups looking for new blood

Riff-rockers sound sincere, if confusing

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

Change only certainty with Cherokee's new gambling casino

Video watch: Murder at 1600 is out

`Star Spangled Girl' sparkles

Concert watch: Johnny Cash in Atlanta

South Korea accuses `telephone clubs' of offering sex

Harvard study downplays milk's role in preventing fractures

Pacemakers

Reviving the Playboy empire

Fit for the field

Danish intern sees big contrast in legal system

Club calendar

Ramblin' Rhodes: New attitude serves Cyrus well

Fox's owner delighted with restaurant's debut

Critic has a theory about `Conspiracy'

Teamsters, UPS to resume talks

Regulators wrestle with phone service costs

Business leaders seek presidential intervention to end UPS strike

Aiken County likely to be site of $400 million plant

Aiken plum pleases Augusta

Business briefs

FCC OKs plan to drive down international phone rates

Hilton raises offer for ITT to $8.3 billion

Dollar hits fourth straight high vs. mark

ValuJet to quit service to three cities

Fed survey finds moderate expansion

Lottery Cafe drawing prize seekers, opposition

Publisher: Create separate ads for ethnic groups

Equifax spins off insurance division

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

Fruit of the Loom laying off 4,800 employees

UPS, Teamsters return to bargaining table

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

Lottery Cafe owner says he won't sell liquor

Macintosh partisans uncomfortable with Apple-Microsoft deal

NFL, newspapers battle freedom of online content

Leaking rocket may delay Cassini launch to Saturn

Drug protects bones during steroid treatment

UUNet blocks Internet junk mail to stop protest

Abandoned drug helps angioplasty succeed

Rozelle wouldn't have stood for Web of intrigue

Smoking gun shoots for dirt

Newspaper Web site draws rebuke from Jaguars

The way we learn - and keep from forgetting

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

Bacterium's genetic blueprint found

Discovery rockets into orbit with ozone-mapping satellite

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

Macintosh partisans uncomfortable with Apple-Microsoft deal

Scanners don't register trust

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

Microsoft buying $150 million stake in Apple

Apple Computer's enemies have reasons to save it

Fix-it crew nears crippled Mir

Computer graphics firms turning to Hollywood

New crew arrives on Mir; old problem with oxygen worsens

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