Warns some doctors refuse `assignments'

Hits animal law impeding `kindness'

Stays home because of severe allergies

Raises questions about teachers' pay

Claims Tricare Prime retirees shut out

Lauds Silver Bluff coach coverage

Charges Charen couldn't know

Air South a bad bet

More Aiken openness

Seeks countywide anti-crime program

4 killed in Aiken County shooting;suspect caught by SWAT team

Local and area briefs

Six qualify for four Bylthe council seats

Minister says Wise kept to himself

Survivors to receive counseling

Co-workers ignored threats

Special ceremonies will honor soldiers

Study: Georgia has top urban highways

Shinn accused of assault, kidnapping

University to seal roofs soon

Intoxication contributed to boat accident

City amends alcohol ordinance

Xtreme calendar

States against pollution

Schools trying to teach students more subjects

Police from several agencies gather outside the Phelon Co. where a gunman shot and killed four people. RON COCKERILLE/STAFFArea bucks downward death trend

Swinging

Officials preparing bike trail grant

Arrests made in reclamation scheme

Violence reminiscent of DSS killings a year ago

Circus education

Survivor thankful for life

Organization receives area landmark gift

Many grieve for dead

Truck pulls in front of train, kills 4

Ambulance accident

Local and area briefs

Workers struggle with grief

South Aiken, Irmo renew tennis rivalry

Earnhardt hopeful about MBNA 400

Albert wants sex case dismissed

Braves in grand-slam form

Rafting guide makes U.S. women's bobsledding team

Cards sign McGwire to three-year contract

Owners still divided on realignment

Cowboys' accuser pleads guilty to perjury

Slaney cleared of drug use

Ali Cup tournament under way

Becker faces Bjorkman in first round of Grand Slam Cup

Braves notes

Doubts growing on realignment

McGriff homer tops ninth-inning comeback

If Seattle joins NL, Martinez could be out

Small portions

Abstinence

`The Game' debuts well; `Full Monty' in Top 5

Senior calendar

Hair stylist says job is a cut above the rest

Can this marriage be saved?

Prozac slow overactive sex drives

Moving from shadows to spotlight

Networks can't escape cable TV's long tentacles

Camp memories have lasting effect on chef

Coming to America

Lip balms smacking with flavor

Big screen

Xtreme style

BellSouth, competitors take expansion hopes to PSC

Chamber looks for president

Poll: Interest rates to rise

Air South faces deadline

Business briefs

Air South calls it quits

Consumer prices up moderately

UPS hiring instead of firing

Sara Lee says it plans to streamline operations

Georgia Power gets in electric vehicle business

Mir crew cuts power, rigs computer following breakdown

Uplink: Your guide to local computer happenings

Broadcasters still deciding how to utilize digital TV

What's online

Progress on computer glitch lacking, congressman says

Jobs named interim Apple CEO

Lake Murray users seek expanded pollution tests

American satellite whizzes past Mir

Windows 98 launch will be delayed