Says those who serve deserve benefits

Offers reasons to believe in God

S.C. aid surplus

Stays home because of severe allergies

Unfinished business

Air South a bad bet

Laments lack of help for Rocky Creek

Seeks countywide anti-crime program

Dr. William S. Boyd

Claims Tricare Prime retirees shut out

Charges Charen couldn't know

Wants senators to review NAFTA

Warns some doctors refuse `assignments'

Co-workers ignored threats

Survivors to receive counseling

Lawmakers concerned about rising numbers of `gifted' students

Shinn accused of assault, kidnapping

Local and area briefs

Buildings Bridges hopes to promote

Local and area briefs

Plant Vogtle wins high safety marks

Victims: Wise had targets

DEA opening Augusta office

Intoxication contributed to boat accident

On its way

University to seal roofs soon

Aiken to get new buses

Workers struggle with grief

Doctors: Georgia needs to up HMO regulation

Referendums popular with Georgia voters

Pole prayer

Plant says goodbye to workers

Shooting suspect held up bank

Aiken's infant mortality rate drops

Survivor thankful for life

Truck pulls in front of train, kills 4

Chairman refuses to resign willingly

Organization receives area landmark gift

Men sentenced for alien transport

City amends alcohol ordinance

Workers attend grief session

Study: Georgia has top urban highways

Residents to fight for new school, recall trustees

Minister says Wise kept to himself

GOP calls on Anderson to withdraw bid

Many grieve for dead

Library vandalism causes frustration

Rehab patients entertain

Ambulance accident

Owners still divided on realignment

Ali lays claim to memorabilia

Braves simply grand

Albert wants sex case dismissed

NBA nixes Rodman idea of playing nice for pay

Slaney cleared of drug use

Umps on stopwatches: Out!

Cowboys' accuser pleads guilty to perjury

South Aiken, Irmo renew tennis rivalry

Cards sign McGwire to three-year contract

The full Monty: Will Colin join U.S. tour?

Braves in grand-slam form

Overtime: Augusta's Hudson stopped at Ali Cup

Earnhardt hopeful about MBNA 400

Woman sues after losing bid to become Duke kicker

Baseball notes

Pacemakers: Movers and shakers in Augusta medicine

Small portions

Chelsea not attending Fishbowl U

Abstinence

Camp memories have lasting effect on chef

Doctors lack liposuction guidelines

Networks can't escape cable TV's long tentacles

Air South calls it quits

Consumer prices up moderately

Georgia Power gets in electric vehicle business

Business briefs

BellSouth, competitors take expansion hopes to PSC

El Nino threat causing grain, coffee price hikes

Georgia-Pacific to separate timber business

A hamburger by any other name

UPS hiring instead of firing

Fed survey: inflation rate slow

Death penalty convict gets Internet support

Possibilities wide open for plan to protect island birds

Fossil may be biggest T-rex ever

Jobs named interim Apple CEO

Homemade absinthe results in serious illness

American satellite whizzes past Mir

Studying the poles for climate clues

Broadcasters still deciding how to utilize digital TV

Chip breakthrough promises product improvement

What's online

Congress to question safety of Russian space station

Lights come back on in Mir