Officials say school busses safer than ever

Applauds merger creating Family Y

Convict FBI killer

Aiken success story

Criticizes editorial on `Part-time myths'

Chastises `Chronicle' over gay comic

Questions need for tritium plants

Explains God's law and man's differ

Ga. Medicare ripoff?

Hits Columbia's rezoning process

Bill's new CNN pal

Hits Commission OK of police grant

Seek removal of disqualified trustee

Fraud, not racism, blamed in fire

County kingdoms declining

Back road rifle dealer hits global marketplace

First-day entry down

Georgia Lottery results

Judge releases local physician from jail

Education more important than crime in voters' minds

Suspect wrecks vehicle

Researchers target cancer

Dogs set to go on the growl

Eisenhower unlikely to be site for Medicare test


Committee says no to additional hires

Gun possession charge dropped

Georgia aims to raise SAT scores

South Carolina retirees returning to work

Owner wants apartments turned into non-profit housing

Same tournament, new stadium

South Carolina struggling to care for elderly

Georgia to file against tobacco industry

Dying at work

Paralyzed man filed suit against deputy

Local and regional news briefs

Cutting the doctor glut

It's a first day for some teachers, too

Drug sweep results in nearly 25 arrests

Retreat losing money

Identity of body unknown

Local and area briefs


Mike Berardino: What pressure? Amateur champ keeps smiling

College notes: Richmond Academy grad hoping to top last season

Felder whips nemesis to win

A preview of the playoffs?

Norman pulls away to World Series win

Panthers don't look to repeat as contenders

Swafford ruins no-hitter, but Gnats rout Jackets

Day becomes fifth jockey to rid 7,000 winners

Falcons release three

Tony Fabrizio: NFL has golden opportunity with realignment

Ga. Tech sophomore wins U.S. Amateur

Jaguars go with two QBs, none with much experience

Errors apparent: Braves second-half season sliding

Former Braves pitcher recovering from aneurysm

College notes

Woods enjoys Palmer

Winston Cup still up for grabs

Palmer golf gala won't be seen in Garden City

The money's the thing

Lyrics quiz


Horse-drawn packet boat cruises into Erie's past

Seattle bids farewell to grunge, spotlight

Answers to mystery lyrics

Picasso's paintings to pass time in Atlanta

Birthdays mean spiritual growth to Cannon

Strange encounters: City was not lost one explorer sought

Landmark steamboat partially sunken along wharf

Eco-friendly clothing tries to swim in the mainstream

Can this marriage be saved?

Anaya blends narrative gift with a Hispanic perspective

Milk is a moooving business for dairy farmer

Herbs gain popularity against ailments

Senior calendar

New Barney talks, but will parents buy it?

Ask us: Q&A

Ahead of hair

Nun's story latest shot in Sri Lanka

Audio best

Xtreme fashion

Teens increasingly turning to hard drugs

Netchat: Bill Bellamy

Xtreme screen

Girls' games made to boost girls' egos

A downward spiral

Xtreme calendar

Dow offers implant settlement

Business briefs

PSC looking at phone records

Glue keeps bond with customers

Bridgestone will make it official

Tire factory coming to Aiken

Post office may post another billion-dollar profit

SFX Broadcasting sold for $1.2 billion

On the move

Bye-bye, beef

Bill rates rise in Treasury auction

Delta says string of engine failures a thing of the past

Elmer's sticking at it for 50 years

Your money: SPDRs an option in market

Business calendar: IRS workshop to explain employment tax

Companies hire own Web staffs

Delta Air Lines falls to bottom of industry's on-time performance

Air South working on restructuring plan

Carnegie Mellon team wins robot soccer tourney

Liposuction deaths highlight dangers of pushing the envelope

What's online

CD-ROM review: Putt-Putt returns to travel in time

A weekend ruined by a computer

Autos online

Sizing up sexual dimorphism

Plastic surgeons provide some advice about liposuction

Generator malfunction creates new problems for Mir

Smooth sailing on the Internet

In books: Some business tips from a software giant

Astronaut's wife: First tell me you're fine, then break bad news

Mir renews Russian space program

NASA uses Web to give public closer look at space program

Fishermen delay $200 million NASA mission