Mandate driver ed? No way!

Wants school site in `fair' location

Claims Clinton desecrated vets' graves

Hopes for meaningful IRS reforms

Knox plan disappoints

Defends role of Taxpayers Association

Doubts Coalition would endorse Jesus

Sees savings cellular phone use

Blasts former mayor's election plans

Barryville, D.C.

Focuses on tragedy of Alzheimer's

Rev. Sadistic

Advises research before giving dog

Assails WRDW for pre-empting `DS9'

Expects Augusta employees to pay for phone service

Jail headache over, for now

Unlawful handouts

Finds site selection process flawed

Video poker lawsuit expanded

Aiken schools left holding the bag

Portable devices save lives in Aiken

Jackson quadruplets arrive

More than a half ton of cocaine seized, two arrested

Court fights case backlog

Making a pony tail

Hooah! Jargon speaks volumes

Decorating gingerbread for charity

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

Professor says stores, not customers, shortchanged by scanners

Police fight ongoing battle with DUI offenders

Chatham Co. Superior Court avoids backlog

Lending a hand for the holidays

Hinesville killer found guilty

Local and area briefs

Spirit of Christmas past

Additional area news

The many blessings for which I give thanks

Nude dancing club is busted

Veterans park effort gets boost

Popular school teacher is killed

Colonial Days

Georgia lottery drawings held

McClain execution date reset

Gingrich puts to rest rumors of retirement

Mental health funds redirected

Officer wounded by gunman may work again

Augustan urges fair treatment for mental health patients

Georgia feels brunt of storms

Dog sniff out drugs on campus

Spann gets life sentence

Galarraga gets 'great' deal

NASCAR notebook

Overtime: Augusta native to play UGA golf

Lady Jags sock it to Paine

Tournaments open area's basketball season

First Tee project gives kids a chance

Atlanta finally loses after 11 straight wins

Hawks drop close one to Pistons

NBA notebook

Mize tries his hand at course design

Sampras leads U.S. into final

Clemson sizzles in romp

Montgomerie vaults Scotland into top spot at World Cup

Compagnoni, racing through heavy snow, wins giant slalom

MLB notebook

Grunwald not about to make quick moves

Prosecutor will not charge Shinn in sex case

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

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

College basketball notebook

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

Pride in perseverance

Hot toys for a cool Yule

With Habitat's help, woman made house a home

Church bulletin

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

`Liberty!' takes fresh look at Revolutionary War

Cartoon era comes to an end

Christian Stylites noted for difficult lives


Correcting name is in good taste

Christians finding roots in Judaism

Poll: Shoppers split on early Christmas

Business briefs

Consumers refuse to pay retail prices

On the money

'Tis the season to shop

Part-time work popular, but undervalued

Pacific leaders facing spreading currency crisis

Business calendar

On the move

Additional business news

Wachovia buys out Florida-based bank

Virtual retirement a growing trend

Evaluate goals before investing

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

South Korea seeks IMF bailout

Competition stiff for retailers

Gen Xers want control, material things

Pondering the meaning of computer compositions

`Magritte' CD-ROM provides understanding of artist

Do-gooding, online and offline

Devices aim at preventing Repetitive Stress Injury

Speed thrills with racing games

Spacewalk planned to recover satellite

Abbey goes high tech

Cyburbia: The Wright font for correspondence

Internet giving coaches more worries than ever

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

Libraries can be checked out on the Web

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

Best buys for holidays among computer-related products