Workers with disability at higher risk

Persisting Japan bank crisis raises fears

Hectic year for business

Minister: No beer in heaven

Labor leaders nervous about Teamsters legal problems

Bull market raced to record

Wants support for classroom discipline

Advocates chain gang for skinheads

Claims editorial violates `decency'

Supports mother of Gracewood victim

How about fair dialogue?

Trimming Augusta's budget

Seeks approval for retaining BellSouth

Questions tax-funding hall of fame

Questions chancellor's inquisitor

Learns government promise no guarantee

Praises chaplain's volunteer work

Strengthen S.C. FOI law

Slams attack on `Indian givers'

God is watching

All good things get tossed out

Seeks compassion, seasonal spirit

New album casts light on a rekindled Bob Dylan

Woods boosts interest in golf among children

Binding arbitration agreed to

Attendance to affect driving privileges

Year kicks off with escape of inmates

Crowd gathers to celebrate Kwanzaa

Park closed, evacuation plan set as rivers rise

Graham gains reputation in Congress

Georgia frenzied in 1997

Hundreds file into Catawba Bingo grand opening

SRS officials want L-Lake cleaned

Leader's son gets free instruction

Ask Carson

Case to settle who keeps girls

Georgia lottery drawings held

Sleet possible for Augusta area

Consumer groups want to know if Bowers had conflict in Blue Cross case

Business briefs

MCG fraud scheme is top area story

Burden to create debates

Positive identifications still forthcoming

Consolidation raises budget, not savings

Dispute with gay attorney has historic potential

Derrick finds life after Congress hectic

Additional area news

Quartet will sing for family party

Boogyman disappeared after six decades

Local and area briefs

More education, counseling needed, say juvenile justice officials

MCG fraud scheme is top area story

Whiskey Road being beautified

Gambling tops 1997 S.C. stories

Carless custodian walks 20 miles to work

Area advertising club to discuss aging

Time running out to make contribution, get tax break

Beasley spent more than $85,000 on Asia trip

Turner spends Christmas at home

Funeral training in the works

UTEP coach approaches 700 victories

Westside in tourney finals

No charges filed in the death of Michigan wrestler

Visit from father is Agbatan's best gift

Top 25 basketball roundup: TCU wins

South Aiken loses opener

Brooker just waiting his turn to play

Georgia faces major challenge

No. 4 Kentucky says it won't overlook lowly Louisville

Atlanta eyeing memorabilia site

Richmond stuns Stone Mountain

Five skaters win berths on the U.S. Olympic team

Golf: Year of the revolving door

Florence records hockey sellout

College hoops notes: UCLA paid a price not to play Murray

Heels survive Dog bite

Tech hands Miami first loss

Jury still out on Dogs' Jirsa after close call

Arkansas topples Saint Louis

Top story is Tiger's

Hawks lose to Bucks in OT

Jordan shoots Bulls past Hawks

NBA notes: Trends from the season

Nowen wins second straight race

U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team Trials -- first step to Nagano

Churches offer holy New Year's alternatives

Saying goodbye

Columbia County Baptist church to start new year with new name

Cotton fields to Lord's vineyard

Movement helps youth with faith

Christmas sheds light on truths

Church bulletin

Muslims to gather for Ramadan

Magazine takes hits to audio

Picture perfect

'Seinfeld' calls it quits

Shoppers, shoppers everywhere

Influx of new international money helps calm Korean markets

Mail money manager credits profits to new postal attitude

Additional business news

While big sport utility vehicles thrive, sales of smaller cars dip

Lease language to be more straightforward

Compubug: Video conferencing and your PC

Basic cyber training begins

Readers use the Internet to pick top stories

'Mafia' web site befuddling

Global marketplace alive on the web

Resetting your biological time clock

Conservation buying land, marshes in N.C.

Cyburbia: New PC problems often just human oversight

Games' disturbing violence goes too far