Labor leaders nervous about Teamsters legal problems

Minister: No beer in heaven

Hectic year for business

Persisting Japan bank crisis raises fears

Bull market raced to record

Workers with disability at higher risk

God is watching

Advocates chain gang for skinheads

All good things get tossed out

Trimming Augusta's budget

Learns government promise no guarantee

Supports mother of Gracewood victim

Questions chancellor's inquisitor

Strengthen S.C. FOI law

Claims editorial violates `decency'

How about fair dialogue?

Questions tax-funding hall of fame

Praises chaplain's volunteer work

Seeks approval for retaining BellSouth

Slams attack on `Indian givers'

Seeks compassion, seasonal spirit

Wants support for classroom discipline

New album casts light on a rekindled Bob Dylan

Woods boosts interest in golf among children

Georgia lottery drawings held

SRS officials want L-Lake cleaned

Time running out to make contribution, get tax break

Leader's son gets free instruction

Whiskey Road being beautified

Ask Carson

More education, counseling needed, say juvenile justice officials

Year kicks off with escape of inmates

Turner spends Christmas at home

Binding arbitration agreed to

Funeral training in the works

Case to settle who keeps girls

Attendance to affect driving privileges

Sleet possible for Augusta area

Crowd gathers to celebrate Kwanzaa

Business briefs

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

Burden to create debates

Carless custodian walks 20 miles to work

Georgia frenzied in 1997

Beasley spent more than $85,000 on Asia trip

Consolidation raises budget, not savings

Hundreds file into Catawba Bingo grand opening

Quartet will sing for family party

Positive identifications still forthcoming

Local and area briefs

Graham gains reputation in Congress

MCG fraud scheme is top area story

Derrick finds life after Congress hectic

Gambling tops 1997 S.C. stories

Dispute with gay attorney has historic potential

Area advertising club to discuss aging

Park closed, evacuation plan set as rivers rise

Boogyman disappeared after six decades

Additional area news

MCG fraud scheme is top area story

Brooker just waiting his turn to play

Westside in tourney finals

Jordan shoots Bulls past Hawks

Visit from father is Agbatan's best gift

Atlanta eyeing memorabilia site

Georgia faces major challenge

Heels survive Dog bite

UTEP coach approaches 700 victories

South Aiken loses opener

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

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

Top story is Tiger's

Florence records hockey sellout

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

Tech hands Miami first loss

Arkansas topples Saint Louis

Jury still out on Dogs' Jirsa after close call

Hawks lose to Bucks in OT

Nowen wins second straight race

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

Richmond stuns Stone Mountain

Top 25 basketball roundup: TCU wins

No charges filed in the death of Michigan wrestler

Golf: Year of the revolving door

NBA notes: Trends from the season

Churches offer holy New Year's alternatives

Movement helps youth with faith

'Seinfeld' calls it quits

Christmas sheds light on truths

Magazine takes hits to audio

Cotton fields to Lord's vineyard

Church bulletin

Columbia County Baptist church to start new year with new name

Muslims to gather for Ramadan

Saying goodbye

Picture perfect

Lease language to be more straightforward

Influx of new international money helps calm Korean markets

Shoppers, shoppers everywhere

Additional business news

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

Mail money manager credits profits to new postal attitude

Compubug: Video conferencing and your PC

Basic cyber training begins

Readers use the Internet to pick top stories

Global marketplace alive on the web

Cyburbia: New PC problems often just human oversight

Resetting your biological time clock

Games' disturbing violence goes too far

'Mafia' web site befuddling

Conservation buying land, marshes in N.C.