Praises programs at Josey High School

Blast pro sports figures for behavior

Teachers need a boost

Abernathy's new disgrace

Can't disconnect unwanted airbags

Historic ground-breakings

Suggests cartoons on high school site

Says flag marred N. Augusta parade

Hails administrator for a `fine job'

Supports rehiring of Jason Beard

S.C rehab plan unique

Surgery costs means mom can't buy Christmas presents

Some teen-agers prefer hunting

Local and area briefs

Christmas should be happy time

Blood banks expect dropoff

Town debates proposed annexation

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Efforts for memorial move slowly

Allison Jones always busy

Custody battle on hold

Condon backs off threats of arresting video poker operators

Few Medicaid patients move to HMO's

SRS pollution could increase slightly

Open house

Scores arouse protest

Rowers gauge rank in races

Holiday cheer

Bill to regulate bounty hunters

Authorities look for murder suspect

Ticket to success

Needed funding looks optimistic

Parades to kick off after noon

Church restoration supported

Worker's comp at SRS low

SRS pollution could increase slightly

Children want it all under the tree

Secret Service probing counterfeit case

Budget struggle goes on

Clapping along to music during puppet show

Festival to educate public about Kwanzaa meaning

Special education teaching assistant arrested

Illinois foul shots top No. 17 Clemson

Clemson women open ACC play with win

Coach learns price of success

The hoop scoop: Friday's prep basketball scores

Peach Jam stars making their marks

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

Overtime

Thoroughbreds stomp Evans

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

Duke, North Carolina face final exams, weekend tests

Michigan comes back to upset No. 1 Duke

Basketball star slowed by injury

AMA-TOUR tournament plans to move in different directions

No. 4 Kentucky back home to take on Georgia Tech

Martinez's contract may not be the richest ever

Newcomers will mean changes

Big brother took game over

Wildcats defeat Tech 85-71

Orioles sign slugger Joe Carter

Butler has championship aspirations again

Weather wipes out World Cup racing again

Overtime: Bowden rewarded

West Side Story!

`Messiah'

Ship went down but won't stay down

Without love we truly are nothing

Toy dreams

Churches join to provide shelter from the storm

Sculptor thinks big, like trees she uses

Fellowship is recruiting for Christ

Author recalls tales of Nanking in book

Young actress brightens potentially drab character

Bestsellers

Church Bulletin

Survey: Winter travel heats up as more Americans take vacations

On the move

Establish financial objectives

Treasury secretary 'seriously disturbed' by IRS violations

Producer prices drop for eighth time this year

Healthtex releasing employees

Business calendar

Monsanto, Solutia Inc. faring well

Radio team dishes out financial advice

Wool-pulling industry fades

More consumers leave home with platinum

Tax relief causes grief

Ruling licks multiple mailings

Store making major move

007 film puts ads up front

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