Turmoil in Asia a threat

Changeover of Hardee's to Carl's Jr. delayed

Despite volatility, stocks did well in '97

Italy's small grocers headed into history

Regulator: Higher court will overturn pro-Baby Bell decision

Finds evidence of promise to military

Happy New Year!

Slams abortion group for `crowing'

The virtueof keeping profile low

The Shiloh fiasco

Commission antics

Says irradiation only additional tool

Offers kudos for 'Dangerous World'

Blasts series on `Public's Payroll'

Laments loss of serenity to construction

Asks chance for teacher to explain

Even in jail, stars get special treatment

Band expresses its Grateful Dead likeness

Video showcase

Comedian takes on relationships

Lops stay upheld

New Year's Eve gala held at the Radisson

Movie reviews

Foreclosure canceled on building

Thurmond remains in hospital

Concert watch

Clear Springs to take cue from Disney community

Two arrested in death of policeman

Convention spins into Augusta

Maiden launch

Hunting accident investigated

Residents fear mill's closure

Jackson quadruplets go home

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Deputy flips in car in Aiken

Local and area briefs

Let it rip

Girl first local baby of 1998

Investigators still looking into crash

Panel OKs proposed parole ban

Country music's highs and lows of '97

Tree drop-off sites changing

Year was full of interesting quotes

Monument will honor Longstreet

Additional area news

Year in music held surprises

Georgia's population growing

Club calendar

Applause calendar

Symphony showcases pianist

Clinton puts chief of staff, resolutions on hold

Cameras to be allowed in trial

Voter ID requirement among new laws taking effect Thursday

Voting law to be enforced

Deadly force necessary, police say

Expanded abuse registry, mesne conveyance name change starts with new year

`Jackie Brown' proves director is for real

Petty, Nash, Battelle, Wilson win Olympic trials

Cuban pitcher may stay in Bahamas

Panthers look like a team on the road with home win

Jackets sting N. Texas

Agreement reached on sale of Buffalo Sabres

Jordan, Karl, Duncan honored by NBA

Hendrick receives 3 years' probation

How teams handle lost point guard could determine season

The next Hernandez: Ace or wild card?

Race is on for first balloonist to circle to globe

Health and fitness calendar

Mind over matter

Controversial Japanese cartoon coming to America

Real brass: The insecure world of marching with a tuba

Hardee's owners delay changes

Federal judge upholds disqualification of Carey

Record year ends on Wall Street

Group threatens to post AOL members

Painkiller based onfrog poison

Moderate wine drinking might lower risk of blinding disease

Buddhists pray for chickens' souls

Raleigh teen successful Internet entrepeneur

Study says middle-aged spread can be a killer

African outbreak less mysterious -- experts know what it's not

Resolution can better life online

Study: Age explains why women more likely to die after heart attacks

Microsoft to introduce Macintosh Office '98

German dentist wins right to advertise on Internet

FDA approves new breast cancer test

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