Turmoil in Asia a threat

Despite volatility, stocks did well in '97

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

EEOC claims TJX outlet discriminates against older workers

Regulator: Higher court will overturn pro-Baby Bell decision

Judge: Baby Bells can't jump into long-distance yet

Russia says new rubles won't increase money supply, inflation

Italy's small grocers headed into history

Sees `Car 1' patrolling Streets of Gold

Blames GOP for broken promises

Finds evidence of promise to military

Says irradiation only additional tool

Sweetheart Cup Co. to get new manager

The virtueof keeping profile low

Offers more about Augustan who was on the Titanic

Commission antics

Blasts series on `Public's Payroll'

The Shiloh fiasco

Laments loss of serenity to construction

Even in jail, stars get special treatment

Band expresses its Grateful Dead likeness

Video showcase

Comedian takes on relationships

Second time charm for youth ministry

Residents fear mill's closure

Applause calendar

Let it rip

Georgia Lottery drawing held

Legislators: New roads on agenda

Conduct handbook causes stir among prisoners

Foreclosure canceled on building

Revival to benefit minister

Movie reviews

Writers to be on TV show

Senator to leave hospital

No fatalities occur in area for holiday

Local and area briefs

Selling it all

Two arrested in death of policeman

Murder hearing delayed

Country music's highs and lows of '97

Welfare numbers lower with reforms

Symphony showcases pianist

What we believe

Convention spins into Augusta

Local and area briefs

Concert watch

Stepping up

Church bulletin

Monument will honor Longstreet

Moving on

Panel OKs proposed parole ban

Year in music held surprises

Tree drop-off sites changing

Home sweet home

Girl first local baby of 1998

Paine starts year with tough test

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Stabbing suspect is caught

Maiden launch

Winter holidays get hot

Ruling on motions needed

Two other states seeking man charged with killing trooper

Academy to be sold Monday

Club calendar

`Jackie Brown' proves director is for real

Petty, Nash, Battelle, Wilson win Olympic trials

King, Wadsworth win $10,000 races

Tennis great Helen Wills Moody dies at 92

Agreement reached on sale of Buffalo Sabres

PGA Tour playing swan song

Panthers look like a team on the road with home win

Cuban pitcher may stay in Bahamas

Church bulletin

St. Paul's Epiphany pageant honors a Christian tradition

Faith brings couple to Christian broadcasting

Bolstering faith is a good start

Summit to close with talk by King

Mir's computer breaks down, reducing space station's power supply

NASA plans return to the moon

Remote DeskLink lets you work at the office -- from home

Raleigh teen successful Internet entrepeneur

Freeze! Scientists study the genetics of fear

E-mail taking toll on communication

Painkiller based onfrog poison

Resolution can better life online

German dentist wins right to advertise on Internet

Group threatens to post AOL members

Microsoft to introduce Macintosh Office '98

Moderate wine drinking might lower risk of blinding disease