Asks commissioner some questions

`Yes, Virginia ...'

Denies South seceded over slavery

Wants to honor `courageous ancestors'

Blasts capitalist critic over homeless

A war against charity

Thanks paper for fertility report coverage

Rips Lawrence burial; hits VA pick

Says 'happy birthday' to Jesus

Gracewood travesty

The Christmas story

Says teacher threw away Jesus cards

Man meets up with schoolmates

NAACP calls for investigation

Charleston's largest nonprofit hospitals get merger approval

Pawn shops stay busy

Man charged with felony DUI to be home for Christmas

Bath Mill meets wrecking ball

Dental records being used in probe

Georgia lottery drawings held

Mom says blacks 'pick on' son

Many need remedial help

Additional area news

Remembering a great Christmas

Family making deer noses glow

Mothers want good holiday for children

Confederate flag supporter charged with shooting black teen-ager

Feast of Lights festivities

Shoppers eye pets at holidays

Some children will wait as long as it takes to see Santa

Bird counters count away

Tragedy promotes positive action

Prosecutors seeking death penalty

Teen-age girl like Santa Claus

Every room is a happy season

SLED agents raid video gambling king's Greenville warehouses

Travelers need to be cautious

Aiken firefighters work to put out mattress fire

Church to get historic marker

Trinity on the Hill presented live nativity scene

First-graders exceed state's test standard

Judge issues emergency stay

Godfather of Soul sponsors toy giveaway

Bubba the Talking Bear big seller

Holiday closings

Couple charged with reckless homicide

Additional area news

Card issue becoming complex

Georgia lottery drawings held

Donors pulled together successfully

Henderson could return to A's for 4th time

Athletes help with charities

Tiny Coppin State strives for spot among nation's elite

Women prove their mettle in the ring

Harrison's big game lifts Dogs

The changing face of U.S. soccer in Europe

Hoops scoop: Butler runs away from ARC in Tennessee tournament

Court decides boxers don't qualify for workers' compensation

Gamecocks feel Watson loss

Golfer allowed to ride cart

Puerto Rico team scores huge upset

Fortune shines upon Bulldogs against Jackets

USC wins as McKie takes command

Holiday punch: Shaq hurts wrist on heavy bag

Charlotte area residents haven't caught baseball fever

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

Cleveland interested in ex-Giant

Holiday gifts for the game of golf

Boxing commissioner cleared in Foreman bout

Silver Charm looks golden for return

Christmas story: 'Alex and the Night Visitor'

Dabbling with holiday side dishes is tempting

The Elf Who Lived Next Door

Making a list

Radio play puts twist on `A Wonderful Life'

Christmas short story winners

Quick bites: News and notes from the world of food

Dealers propose new trading system for Nasdaq stocks

Watch out for rental crunch

Holton Marine opens store in Regency Mall

Personal income up, but Americans didn't go on holiday shopping spree

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

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

Employees of big companies make own little charitable gestures

Applebee's to be sold

EU set to ban U.S. ice cream, other dairy exports

Economic indicators up, but may point to trouble ahead

Additional business news

FCC rejects BellSouth's long-distance bid for South Carolina

Additional business news

Microsoft says it complies with court order

Your computer can be a loving home for cute Petz

FDA approves inhaled antibiotic to fight cystic fibrosis infection

Seattle's monorail plan is leaving the station

Spooked by bird flu

Justice, Microsoft wage technological tug of war