Hire cops; cut waste

Endorse fort school

Takes issue with Gracewood article

Congratulates formation of Family Y

Says Contract with America forgotten


Demands Larke's resignation

South Carolina 1997 ACT scores near bottom

Indigent defense to release records

New Ellenton gets bus service

Getting ready

Teaching character to become policy for Georgia schools

Columbia Co. schools seek Algebra waiver

Aiken Co. schools beat state MAT scores

Official requests pay records

Incumbent wins vote in District 81

Balanced budget could mean end for SRS accelerator plans

Lawsuit names head of sheriff's group

Williams denied death penalty appeal

Schools tackle fall registration

Georgia Lottery results

Woman suing hospital

Local and area briefs

SRS notifying state of false alarms

Spray away

Hilton Head records first murder in three years

Equine encephalitis found in 3rd Georgian

Cut off

Georgia elections officials sued

Officials fear SRS layoffs could lower work quality

Local and area briefs

Emergency services ponder accident outcome

Georgia Lottery results

Sharing proposed on money

A long, cool drink

Savannah may soon make parents responsible for their kids' crimes

One killed, three injured in wall collapse

Clemson's past distractions a memory for coach

Swoopes back with 18-point game

Mike Berardino: Don't assume Maddux deal was generous

Camp shows Falcons at full strength

Romanowski fined $20,000 for Collins hit

Investigators looking at Pell Grant fraud by college athletes

PGA is Ryder Cup qualifying school

Pirates sweep; Atlanta's bats stay cold

Bush to `step it up and make plays' to stay safety

Grbac likely to miss Panthers-Chiefs game

NCAA delays rule on jobs for athletes

Championship a final exam for golf's best

Reeves: Competition tight for No. 2 quarterback job

Jackets fall in hole early, lose 6-3

Braves notes

Las Vegas gets Winston Cup race

Pirates take Braves in the ninth

Braves notes

King breaks course record at Palmetto Golf Club

Cowboys lineman accused of sexual assault

Winged Foot's 10th can deep-six any round

College notes

Texas Speedway ups ante for second Winston Cup date

Victims' families fight back after being left out of movie deal

The changing of the hats

Can this marriage be saved?

Marlene Dietrich gets stamp from hometown

Lou Gehrig's patients take to streets in push for drug

Health capsules

Chex puts fun into health, diet

Fat chance

`3rd Rock' actress making solid name for herself

Marinade, special baste key to barbecue

Novelist Terry Kay's career had rocky start

Small portions

Lean Southern cuisine

Got milk? Americans need more calcium to avoid brittle bones

Business briefs

Unsolicited loans come at high cost

Business briefs

Intel files infringement countersuit against Digital

Ward accuses Sears of poaching employees; receives temporary halt

UPS customers turning to Postal Service

UPS, Teamsters to resume talks Thursday

Air South has a rough summer

Visa limits fraud liability on debit cards

Producer prices decline for seventh straight month

Flagstar posts another loss

Boston requires companies to pay `living wage'

Securities officials question Columbia/HCA stock sales

Caltech named Money magazine's best college buy

AAA says cars not main cause of air pollution in big cities

Study: Patients have better odds at teaching hospitals

NASA keeping close watch on Mir's dwindling water supply

Finding the computer link in a good economy

Weighing in on the Internet's `soft money' ban

Docking for dollars

Maps of menace

Outgoing Mir crew wraps up mission; water supply dwindling

Hepatitis C test urged for pre-'92 blood transfusion recipients

Finnish effort reduces drug-resistant germs

Computer companies may raise prices if UPS strike drags on

Ground controllers take over new robot arm

Author Updike makes peace with cyberliterature

Space junk passes within 1 1/2 miles of ozone-mapping satellite

NFL, Jacksonville newspaper settle web dispute