Advises research before giving dog

Focuses on tragedy of Alzheimer's

Knox plan disappoints

Defends role of Taxpayers Association

Finds site selection process flawed

Wants school site in `fair' location

Hopes for meaningful IRS reforms

Sees savings cellular phone use

Blasts former mayor's election plans

Barryville, D.C.

Doubts Coalition would endorse Jesus

Rev. Sadistic

Claims Clinton desecrated vets' graves

Assails WRDW for pre-empting `DS9'

Mandate driver ed? No way!

Unlawful handouts

Jail headache over, for now

Expects Augusta employees to pay for phone service

Making a pony tail

Decorating gingerbread for charity

Portable devices save lives in Aiken

Popular school teacher is killed

McClain execution date reset

Nude dancing club is busted

Hooah! Jargon speaks volumes

Additional area news

The many blessings for which I give thanks

Court fights case backlog

Colonial Days

Spirit of Christmas past

Mental health funds redirected

Spann gets life sentence

Veterans park effort gets boost

Video poker lawsuit expanded

T.W. Josey seeks tutors for college-bound students

Augustan urges fair treatment for mental health patients

Georgia feels brunt of storms

Hinesville killer found guilty

Dog sniff out drugs on campus

Chatham Co. Superior Court avoids backlog

Aiken schools left holding the bag

Police fight ongoing battle with DUI offenders

Professor says stores, not customers, shortchanged by scanners

Local and area briefs

More than a half ton of cocaine seized, two arrested

Georgia lottery drawings held

Lending a hand for the holidays

Gingrich puts to rest rumors of retirement

Officer wounded by gunman may work again

Jackson quadruplets arrive

Galarraga gets 'great' deal

Mize tries his hand at course design

Road Atlanta work to make circuit one of country's best

NBA notebook

Grunwald not about to make quick moves

NASCAR notebook

Sampras leads U.S. into final

College basketball notebook

Hawks drop close one to Pistons

Overtime: Augusta native to play UGA golf

Compagnoni, racing through heavy snow, wins giant slalom

Clemson sizzles in romp

Montgomerie vaults Scotland into top spot at World Cup

Atlanta finally loses after 11 straight wins

Tournaments open area's basketball season

NHL: Lindros didn't bite Shark, and that's the tooth

MLB notebook

Lady Jags sock it to Paine

First Tee project gives kids a chance

Prosecutor will not charge Shinn in sex case

McGriff getting used to idea of being a Devil Ray 112297 - The Augusta Chronicle

Correcting name is in good taste

Hot toys for a cool Yule

Christian Stylites noted for difficult lives

Pride in perseverance

`Liberty!' takes fresh look at Revolutionary War

Christians finding roots in Judaism

Cartoon era comes to an end

Bestsellers

Readers in luck as author combines comedy, crime in `Lucky You'

With Habitat's help, woman made house a home

Church bulletin

Competition stiff for retailers

Business briefs

Additional business news

'Tis the season to shop

Virtual retirement a growing trend

Business calendar

South Korea seeks IMF bailout

Paper-goods giant to cut about 5,000 jobs, 7 percent of its payroll

On the move

Pacific leaders facing spreading currency crisis

Wachovia buys out Florida-based bank

On the money

Part-time work popular, but undervalued

Evaluate goals before investing

Gen Xers want control, material things

Consumers refuse to pay retail prices

Poll: Shoppers split on early Christmas

Speed thrills with racing games

`Magritte' CD-ROM provides understanding of artist

Abbey goes high tech

U.S.: Microsoft tried to leverage Windows to help Internet browser

Libraries can be checked out on the Web

Best buys for holidays among computer-related products

Pondering the meaning of computer compositions

Cyburbia: The Wright font for correspondence

Do-gooding, online and offline

Spacewalk planned to recover satellite

Report: IBM's Gerstner to stay on for five more years

Devices aim at preventing Repetitive Stress Injury

Internet giving coaches more worries than ever