10th Amendment comeback

Arauz: A cry for help

Mental illness quandary

Curb the Gates monopoly

Thinks female deputy slighted

Wants bail payee accommodation

Plants part of history

Crowds gather for chitlins

Director focuses on issues amid both criticism, praise

Historic home faces mauling

Senator turns 95 Friday

One cotton farmer left in county

Finding right toy really counts

Wants more talk about `helping poor'

Complains about amount of TV ads

Freed slave graveyard has many stories to tell for educator

Wants Aiken SPCA to alter policies

Condon to telemarketers: Don't call us, we'll call you

New fusion reactor may provide clean energy

Merchants report strong sales

Laments student parents' non-support

Christmas tree goes up in blaze of lights

United Way leader gives vision, helps surpass fund-raising goals

Additional area news

Makeover changes prison education

Proposal aimed at evaluating schools

Empty Stocking Fund: Education taking toll on family

Trial could be early as Monday

School seeks adults to mentor its pupils

Corruption target of investigation

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Town goes hog wild over chitlins

Permits for hidden guns rise

Interstate would cost $5.8 billion

Opposes removal of street people from mill project

Legislators ponder giving mayor authority over administrator

Two killed on Richmond County roads

Turtles may be headed to Florida

Georgia lottery drawings held

Deadline passes but officials hope to ice deal

Frustration with Social Security leads to alleged bomb threat

Gobs of greens

Therapy causing conflict

Acronyms jumble up meanings

Local and area briefs

Overtime: Grey Cup has vanished

Pressure intense as Canada selects Olympic hockey team

DH ban hot topic to owners

With win, Hawks run record to 13-2

Woods stronger, wiser heading to '98

Little puts on good show for homefolks in victory

Augusta State falls to Francis Marion

Five area golfers play for tour card

Gerg wins parallel race after Ertl misses gate

Raptors sign Miller for rest of the season

Cat-and-moose game along Canada-Maine border

Qualifier leads Australian Open

Sporting News spending $30 million on new look

Pacers put whammy on Newberry

Double Davis Cup whammy: Sampras defaults, Chang loses

Classic featured close games

Britain's Grand Dame of golf remembered as one of the best

Columbia proud of Renteria

Hurting for his team

In auto racing country, Carolina Hurricanes hit the wall

Son of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hoping to break out at Western Kentucky

Georgia's Jones leads rout of Texas

Ask Carson

New adaptation of classic is filled with holiday spirit

Illegally excavated items pose dilemma for scholars

Could fate of dirigible have been altered?

Service recalls Holocaust's birth

Seasonal classic back

Prints, drawings offer picture of old India

Many holiday bargains still available for smart travelers

Pope honors area Catholics


Church bulletin

Young Pioneers

God's light overcomes darkness

World is a lucky `Sevens' to Garth Brooks

`Nutcracker's' appeal crosses gender lines

The last call?

The Christmas shopping season has arrived, but many just browsing

Hotel offers workers child care

Marketers say what colors we will be buying

CardTrak list loads of bargains

More holidays than Christmas draw attention

Telemarketers struggle to keep their ethnic groups straight

Companies use layoffs to spark growth

Pay off debt weighed

Indian hotel owners praised

Wrapping options available

Business briefs

Americans' income continues to grow

Selecting trees complicated

Yo-yos return in time for holidays

Millennium bug fix said expensive

Astronaut: Coordination toughest part of satellite catch

Planetary deal in the works

College yanks anti-hacker site

Can humanity survive the next millennium?

Get more RAM if speed is what you need

Queen's Christmas message online

Red tide suspected of killing fish off Texas coast

Researchers say Dutch inventor right about overpopulation

Congress approves $10 million for computer network