Hits animal law impeding `kindness'

Raises questions about teachers' pay

Air South a bad bet

Lauds Silver Bluff coach coverage

More Aiken openness

Warns some doctors refuse `assignments'

Stays home because of severe allergies

Seeks countywide anti-crime program

Claims Tricare Prime retirees shut out

Charges Charen couldn't know

Arrests made in reclamation scheme

Special ceremonies will honor soldiers

Survivor thankful for life

Organization receives area landmark gift

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

Swinging

Truck pulls in front of train, kills 4

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

Minister says Wise kept to himself

Officials preparing bike trail grant

Circus education

Violence reminiscent of DSS killings a year ago

Study: Georgia has top urban highways

Schools trying to teach students more subjects

Intoxication contributed to boat accident

Xtreme calendar

Survivors to receive counseling

Ambulance accident

Local and area briefs

Workers struggle with grief

Local and area briefs

Co-workers ignored threats

States against pollution

University to seal roofs soon

Six qualify for four Bylthe council seats

Many grieve for dead

City amends alcohol ordinance

Shinn accused of assault, kidnapping

Becker faces Bjorkman in first round of Grand Slam Cup

Slaney cleared of drug use

Albert wants sex case dismissed

Braves in grand-slam form

McGriff homer tops ninth-inning comeback

Cards sign McGwire to three-year contract

Owners still divided on realignment

Braves notes

Cowboys' accuser pleads guilty to perjury

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

South Aiken, Irmo renew tennis rivalry

Doubts growing on realignment

Earnhardt hopeful about MBNA 400

Ali Cup tournament under way

If Seattle joins NL, Martinez could be out

Hair stylist says job is a cut above the rest

Prozac slow overactive sex drives

Senior calendar

Camp memories have lasting effect on chef

Moving from shadows to spotlight

Abstinence

Networks can't escape cable TV's long tentacles

Small portions

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

Can this marriage be saved?

Xtreme style

Coming to America

Lip balms smacking with flavor

Big screen

BellSouth, competitors take expansion hopes to PSC

Georgia Power gets in electric vehicle business

Chamber looks for president

Sara Lee says it plans to streamline operations

Business briefs

Air South calls it quits

Air South faces deadline

Poll: Interest rates to rise

Consumer prices up moderately

UPS hiring instead of firing

Lake Murray users seek expanded pollution tests

Broadcasters still deciding how to utilize digital TV

What's online

Windows 98 launch will be delayed

American satellite whizzes past Mir

Mir crew cuts power, rigs computer following breakdown

Progress on computer glitch lacking, congressman says

Uplink: Your guide to local computer happenings

Jobs named interim Apple CEO