Sees food for thought in cartoon

Respond to criticisms by `burned out' teacher

Wisdom from former mayor

Raps tampering with consolidation law

Remembers exemplary life of victim

End cafe's harassment

Beware of `warming' pact

Finds crime stories eat up sports pages

Teen gets life in prison in murder-for-hire case

Authority helps in last resort

Town eyes rerailing train speed limits

Georgia Lottery results

Puppet master

Foster parent story horrific

Christmas can be magical time

Condon says payouts illegal

Crowds cheer on senator

Children focus of candidate

Santa's helpers

Agency to probe tycoon

Schools make little progress in remedial areas

Georgia lottery drawings held

Season's greeting from old St. Nick himself

Thurmond marks 95th year

'Bloody' nickname doesn't sit well

Candace Gingrich, 'Ellen's' mom to attend gay pride festival

Empty Stocking Fund makes holiday brighter

Landfill fire has burned for a week

Mummification project teaches pupils about Egyptian culture

Flag issue resurfaces in governor's race relations panel report

Murphey seeks adult math tutors

Teams' fans at no loss for words

Mother of sick child seeks help

Additional area news

Book tells history of Augusta

Bank robberies register record pace

Family wants new burial

Lawyers offer aid to disabled children

Water could be sold to customers

Local and area briefs

Veterans recall infamous date

More storms to come

Convicts slip into schools

Christmas shoppers browse through various items

Love, Mickelson four ahead in Million Dollar Challenge

Aiken Tech edges Chattanooga State

Snowboarders see Olympics as the games of acceptance

Overtime: 5 Augusta boxers on team

When Iran meets US in World Cup, it won't only be a sport

Nagano ski resorts underbooked for Olympics

McEnroe beats Borg in first match in Britain in 16 years

Holmes gets TKO to retain his title

Three arrested for shaking down Ted Williams' son

Hingis, Majoli remain undefeated

Clemson succeeds in season's first major test

NBA notebook

Club unable to handle golfers

ASU falls in home debut

Gamecocks survive rare bad performance

Little hope of major league players in Sydney

NASCAR notes

Catawba ices win over Lady Jaguars

Changes abound at Jones Creek

Austrians sweep first five places in downhill

Gordon's track paved with gold

Georgia women stunned in loss

De La Hoya too much for Rivera

Success, hardship put Reese in touch with God

Rescue of orphan makes perfect Christmas story

Service meant to ease pain of the grieving

Church tour combines history, holiday

News Watch

Church bulletin

Manhattan Suites

Bestsellers

Sea wasp's sting most deadly in the water

Artist's exhibit shows Jesus is first in her work

Christ child still dwells among us

WTO rules for Fuji in trade dispute

Ho, Ho, Ho, unemployment hits 24-year low

Council targets leadership void

Public granted chance to choose stamps

Additional business news

Need a computer fix? Call a geek

Long delays are cause for concern

Easing taxing issues

They become Santa's helpers

Business calendar

The software sell

Presidential panel begins study of digital TV

New twist on Internet to take off

Best video games of '97 are blend of excitement, terror

Judge hears Microsoft, U.S. arguments

One-man web site branches into play about AIDS

Pictionary flops on CD

Booming Internet trade draws attention to tax exemption

Websites can keep kids busy during the holiday season

Track the Web sites visited by your kids

Astronauts return to Earth, face inquiry

More for those seeking 'need for speed'