Supports candidacy of former felon

Local Ga. schools: a mix

Backs Russia's pro-Orthodox law

Commission races cooking

Questions release of prisoners at jail

Doesn't fear reform will take liberty

Refuses `daily fix of sex and gore'

Wants Senate to take time on judgeships

Assails TV host for silencing guest

Believes God can turn bad into good

Locate vital mission at SRS

Opposes universal fees for storm drains

Learns a new lesson from astronaut

Policing political speech

Congress: stand firm

Challenges believers to write with love

Arts alive and well in N. Augusta

Feminists don't stop prayer rally

Sunday area briefs

The best

Children's hair finds colors

Area still below rain average

Enoree, Tyger watersheds facing quality problems

SRS employees rais $1 million for Aiken United Way

Religious rally hits home for Augusta men in Washington

Local and area briefs

Thurmond hospitalized after feeling faint at rally

SRS could see budget ax again

Magnet schools ranked high

Students learn skills through banking

Greek tastes tempt Augusta

Local towns get in a festive mood

Rosemary opens after restoration

Solution near in murders, police say

Company may handle Aiken Cable

Telemedicine funding still uncertain

Jail officials look forward to bigger facility

Commissions tries to balance funds, taxes

Comic bite

Child is worse than El Nino

Aiken festival draws crowds

Agency moving to goal

Shamrock Hotel receives $19,000 grant

Langer leads German Masters with record 12-under-par 60

Mariners live to play another day

Iverson, Rider suspended by NBA

It's opportunity time for Lewis and Golota

Georgia Southern to open new wildlife center

White grand slam fuels Marlins sweep

Braves hoping they're hot against Marlins

Injury `spoke' to Hudson

How they ran

Injury postpones Douglas bout

Hawks open training camp

Braves make quick work of Astros series

NASCAR notebook

Bowman takes the heat, delivers Cup championships

Three area clubs are among state's top 10

Yankees bomb Indians

IceCaps begin last hurrah

Bodine hoping for better finishes

Augusta Prep stuns Stratford

Wallace struggling to get season turned around

Augusta Prep, Stratford to spar in battle of the hunted

Braves sweep Astros

Animals and nature blessed during patron's day

Founder of treatment center offers seminar on disorder

We should dare to be like Daniel

Artist of ordinary and unusual retains freshness

Church bulletin

Bumper-to-bumper bargains along a southern byway

Documentary explores the pressures of competition

Singing the gospel

Offer late guests a quick drink

An hour of prayer to stand for life

Hidden closet treasures

Executive is offered contract

Business briefs

Senate panel looks at $24 million in `bizarre' state loans

Business calendar

Atlanta's lack of fiscal control criticized

Time left to build nest egg

Women's board progress slow

Company plans managed care for workers' comp cases

Spacecraft finds tantalizing data on Mars

Author: `Addiction' not the right term to apply to Internet obsession

`More Bugs in Boxes' mixes entertainment, learning

Dell offers consumer the option to lease computer

National Geographic: 109 years compressed into 30 disks

Runaway youth found at home of Internet acquaintance

Pathfinder communication problem persists

Hot Java

Lost in the E-mail

The domain name game

Chicken processors in constant fight with microbes

Shuttle leaves Mir, American on board