Disputes alleged lack of local hiring

Mayoral jockeying

Sorry CPB hike

Sees no quick solution for racism

Notes prayers for injured football player

Bosnian quagmire

Praises professor at Augusta State

No free tuition

Remembers `gentleman' of WBBQ

Snow in S.C. creates is novelty for some, problems for others

Skeletal remains stump investigators

Shiloh probe uncovers concerns

Thurmond hospitalized with cold

Magazine slowly regains lost ground

Puppet magic

Deputy shoots, kills prowler

Local and area briefs

Snow hits North Georgia; misses Augusta

Homicides fall; high-profile deaths rise

Marker celebrates church history

Charleston jurors say job security, shorter assignments needed

Police to check drivers

Creek tribe rebuilds village in Georgia

Clintons once again to attend Renaissance Weekend

Taking a tight turn on a chilly ride

Georgia lottery drawings held

Winter white coats northern Georgia

Government's plane cutbacks help taxpayers

Immigrant populations growing fast

Citizens group addresses state representatives

Transit expense cuts advised

Murder has town frightened

Officials planning for 1998

Environmental plan to recognize rivers

Additional area news

1998 spending plan waits for approval

Craig helping get children

Miami police identify bodies of Aiken men

Officers alert for holiday

Events slated for New Year's week

Ask us

Braving the elements and hitting a cold serve

No Augusta snow

Found letter disturbing 123097 - The Augusta Chronicle

Americans getting used to clap skates

Tar Heels trample Wildcats

Japanese dominate Four Hills opener with Funaki winner

USC Aiken rips Elon

Bulldogs no match for Tigers

Hermann Maier leads Austrian sweep

Hingis top female athlete

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar faces criminal charges

American swimmers drug-tested at their training base

Nagano may be speedskater Kirstin Holum's first and last Olympics

UK's Smith picks up intensity in practices

Jags, Pacers riding wins into tourney

Bulls focusing on Pippen's return, another title

Randy Johnson wants to be traded before spring training

Michigan resumes wrestling following death

ASU takes a whipping

Prep action: Westside a winner

Shaq working out with Lakers again

The People's Pharmacy: Surgeons should exercise caution

No smoking signs going up in California bars

`Titanic' floats atop holiday movies

Pilot's missions can come anytime day or night

New Yorkers pleased, saddened by end of Seinfeld

Taking a shine to metallics

Can this marriage be saved: Sharing can heal

Senior calendar

Ten artists rise above anonymous in '97

Xtreme style

Sneaking a peek

Xtreme calendar

Free time puts actress to sleep

Xtreme advice: It's OK to be just friends

Merry Land seeks national level

New year, new deals; No letup in incentives seen

Additional business briefs

Sales of existing homes decline slightly in November

Colgate-Palmolive begins $100 million campaign for new toothpaste

With a little anxiety, Russians ring in new ruble with the New Year

Los Angeles air cleanest it's been in 50 years

Flu sparks poultry kill

Ebola vaccine shows promise in guinea pig study

The Internet in '97: Bigger, not always better

Pilot to circle world in unique balloon