S.C. aid surplus

Claims Tricare Prime retirees shut out

Offers reasons to believe in God

Wants senators to review NAFTA

Laments lack of help for Rocky Creek

Air South a bad bet

Dr. William S. Boyd

Seeks countywide anti-crime program

Charges Charen couldn't know

Unfinished business

Stays home because of severe allergies

Says those who serve deserve benefits

Warns some doctors refuse `assignments'

Co-workers ignored threats

Rehab patients entertain

Local and area briefs

DEA opening Augusta office

GOP calls on Anderson to withdraw bid

On its way

Intoxication contributed to boat accident

Aiken to get new buses

University to seal roofs soon

Doctors: Georgia needs to up HMO regulation

Men sentenced for alien transport

Survivor thankful for life

Aiken's infant mortality rate drops

Shinn accused of assault, kidnapping

Workers struggle with grief

Plant Vogtle wins high safety marks

Organization receives area landmark gift

Pole prayer

City amends alcohol ordinance

Workers attend grief session

Shooting suspect held up bank

Many grieve for dead

Chairman refuses to resign willingly

Referendums popular with Georgia voters

Residents to fight for new school, recall trustees

Lawmakers concerned about rising numbers of `gifted' students

Library vandalism causes frustration

Plant says goodbye to workers

Study: Georgia has top urban highways

Victims: Wise had targets

Minister says Wise kept to himself

Survivors to receive counseling

Buildings Bridges hopes to promote

Truck pulls in front of train, kills 4

Local and area briefs

Ambulance accident

Owners still divided on realignment

Umps on stopwatches: Out!

Braves in grand-slam form

Albert wants sex case dismissed

NBA nixes Rodman idea of playing nice for pay

Cowboys' accuser pleads guilty to perjury

Cards sign McGwire to three-year contract

Woman sues after losing bid to become Duke kicker

Earnhardt hopeful about MBNA 400

Braves simply grand

Baseball notes

Ali lays claim to memorabilia

Overtime: Augusta's Hudson stopped at Ali Cup

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

Slaney cleared of drug use

South Aiken, Irmo renew tennis rivalry

Doctors lack liposuction guidelines

Chelsea not attending Fishbowl U

Pacemakers: Movers and shakers in Augusta medicine

Camp memories have lasting effect on chef

Networks can't escape cable TV's long tentacles


Small portions

Consumer prices up moderately

Fed survey: inflation rate slow

Georgia-Pacific to separate timber business

Georgia Power gets in electric vehicle business

A hamburger by any other name

UPS hiring instead of firing

Business briefs

Air South calls it quits

El Nino threat causing grain, coffee price hikes

BellSouth, competitors take expansion hopes to PSC

Fossil may be biggest T-rex ever

Death penalty convict gets Internet support

Broadcasters still deciding how to utilize digital TV

What's online

Studying the poles for climate clues

Possibilities wide open for plan to protect island birds

Chip breakthrough promises product improvement

Congress to question safety of Russian space station

American satellite whizzes past Mir

Homemade absinthe results in serious illness

Jobs named interim Apple CEO

Lights come back on in Mir