Says flag marred N. Augusta parade

Hails administrator for a `fine job'

Praises programs at Josey High School

Can't disconnect unwanted airbags

Supports rehiring of Jason Beard

Suggests cartoons on high school site

Abernathy's new disgrace

Teachers need a boost

Blast pro sports figures for behavior

S.C rehab plan unique

Historic ground-breakings

Church restoration supported

Local and area briefs

Festival to educate public about Kwanzaa meaning

Bill to regulate bounty hunters

Blood banks expect dropoff

Needed funding looks optimistic

Worker's comp at SRS low

Authorities look for murder suspect

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Condon backs off threats of arresting video poker operators

SRS pollution could increase slightly

Town debates proposed annexation

Some teen-agers prefer hunting

Efforts for memorial move slowly

Clapping along to music during puppet show

Few Medicaid patients move to HMO's

Budget struggle goes on

Custody battle on hold

Special education teaching assistant arrested

Christmas should be happy time

Holiday cheer

Parades to kick off after noon

SRS pollution could increase slightly

Children want it all under the tree

Secret Service probing counterfeit case

Surgery costs means mom can't buy Christmas presents

Open house

Allison Jones always busy

Rowers gauge rank in races

Ticket to success

Scores arouse protest

Newcomers will mean changes

The hoop scoop: Friday's prep basketball scores

Illinois foul shots top No. 17 Clemson

Overtime: Bowden rewarded

Thoroughbreds stomp Evans

Wildcats defeat Tech 85-71

Peach Jam stars making their marks

Butler has championship aspirations again

Basketball star slowed by injury

Clemson women open ACC play with win

Twins exec says N.C. 'very, very viable' market for baseball

Michigan comes back to upset No. 1 Duke

Duke, North Carolina face final exams, weekend tests

No. 4 Kentucky back home to take on Georgia Tech

Weather wipes out World Cup racing again

Big brother took game over

AMA-TOUR tournament plans to move in different directions

Coach learns price of success

Overtime

Orioles sign slugger Joe Carter

No-notice drug tests to be added for USOC training programs

Martinez's contract may not be the richest ever

Churches join to provide shelter from the storm

Author recalls tales of Nanking in book

Bestsellers

Ship went down but won't stay down

`Messiah'

West Side Story!

Without love we truly are nothing

Young actress brightens potentially drab character

Sculptor thinks big, like trees she uses

Church Bulletin

Toy dreams

Fellowship is recruiting for Christ

007 film puts ads up front

Store making major move

Healthtex releasing employees

Tax relief causes grief

Establish financial objectives

Wool-pulling industry fades

Producer prices drop for eighth time this year

Monsanto, Solutia Inc. faring well

Treasury secretary 'seriously disturbed' by IRS violations

Radio team dishes out financial advice

Business calendar

On the move

More consumers leave home with platinum

Survey: Winter travel heats up as more Americans take vacations

Ruling licks multiple mailings

Boosting PC memory not necessarily expensive

Microsoft case's `special master' seen as ideal

Each to his own taste

American on Mir plans to celebrate holidays in style

Research worker killed by virus from monkey

Shoppers can be savvy online, too

Shoppers can browse the 'net for holiday gifts