Local teen-age hero

Says teacher threw away Jesus cards

Wants to honor `courageous ancestors'

Blasts capitalist critic over homeless

Wants Ga. declared `Christian state'

Ax homosexual pick

S.C. welfare down

Defends salary of `great doctor'

Rips Lawrence burial; hits VA pick

Suggests name for new hockey team

`Yes, Virginia ...'

Offers clarification on salary article

A war against charity

Christmas services scheduled

Additional area news

Woman has nativity scenes from around the world

Illness darkens holidays

Bubba the Talking Bear big seller

Illness darkens holidays

Man creates UFO Welcome Center

Christmas in the South: A legacy of stories, tales and traditions

Georgia lottery drawings held

Additional area news

Mothers want good holiday for children

Judge dismissing ethics lawsuit

City manager to stay in Aiken

Fine recommended against nursing home

Whistleblower protection announced

Cheaper gas, long weekend to flood roads

Holiday decorations sometimes take on a peculiar, creative nature

Holiday closings

Prosecutors seeking death penalty

Man meets up with schoolmates

Many need remedial help

First-graders exceed state's test standard

Remembering a great Christmas

Shoppers eye pets at holidays

Feast of Lights festivities

Couple charged with reckless homicide

Paramedics must become involved after a rainy-day wreck

Student denied religious freedom, he says

Georgia lottery drawings held

SLED agents raid video gambling king's Greenville warehouses

Girls may be home by Christmas

Confederate flag supporter charged with shooting black teen-ager

Charleston's largest nonprofit hospitals get merger approval

Godfather of Soul sponsors toy giveaway

Victims were out on bond

Dental records being used in probe

Johnston man charged with murder

Pawn shops stay busy

Signs vandalized in Rudolph style

Bath Mill meets wrecking ball

Aiken firefighters work to put out mattress fire

Coverdell asks opponent to quit

Overtime: Area boxer wins the gold in Greece

Harrison's big game lifts Dogs

Hoops scoop: Butler runs away from ARC in Tennessee tournament

Kwan not 100 percent, but won't miss nationals

Hawks lose third straight

Tigermania boosts interest in clubs for young golfers

Phillips, Berroa and Hamelin become free agents

Clemson tramples Charleston Southern

Boxing commissioner cleared in Foreman bout

Thoroughbreds falter

Holiday punch: Shaq hurts wrist on heavy bag

UNC unanimous top choice

Fortune shines upon Bulldogs against Jackets

Holyfield-Lewis bout takes big step forward

Opponents remain close friends

USC wins as McKie takes command

Golfer allowed to ride cart

Silver Charm looks golden for return

Henderson could return to A's for 4th time

Overtime: Girls' teams set to begin play in holiday tourney

Holiday gifts for the game of golf

Senior calendar

Christmas workers

Christmas in the South: A legacy of stories, tales and traditions

Dabbling with holiday side dishes is tempting

On the job: Personal shoppers

Music business on a sound track for holiday sales

On the job: Personal shoppers

Making a list

Age old question: The poinsettia story

Quick bites: News and notes from the world of food

Radio play puts twist on `A Wonderful Life'

Health notes: Golfers get break

Net chat: Jane Pratt

Xtreme style: Jennifer Annis enjoys a relaxed, loose-fitting look

Xtreme screen

Xtreme advice: 'I'm so sarcastic'

Holiday blues

Poll: Most teens plan to continue school

Star business professor falls amid vandalism allegations

Holton Marine opens store in Regency Mall

South Korea's market dives as president-elect frets over paying bills

Dealers propose new trading system for Nasdaq stocks

Employees of big companies make own little charitable gestures

World Bank plans $3 billion loan to stave off Korea creditors

Additional business news

Video bank gets trial run

Product would be sweeter

Economic indicators up, but may point to trouble ahead

Applebee's to be sold

Additional business news

Baldness pill approved

Dig may link to Jesus' life

Internet subsidies

Microsoft says it complies with court order

Your computer can be a loving home for cute Petz

Immense balloon proposed to lift astronomy instruments to edge of space

Russian film director drums up support for making movie in space

FDA approves inhaled antibiotic to fight cystic fibrosis infection