Business briefs: Program prepares income tax returns

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

EEOC claims TJX outlet discriminates against older workers

`98 market expected to slow down

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

Cashless transfers are option

Business Calendar: Advertising club to have monthly luncheon

Economy will feel effects of Asian markets in '98

Americans get tax breaks in new year

Area kids celebrate `first bucks' days

New look due for park

Readers comment on Gracewood's classroom Christmas card incident

Offers more about Augustan who was on the Titanic

Blames GOP for broken promises

Defends restoration of CPB funding

Writer recalls happy times at Lake Olmstead

COPs a bad golf shot

Says lawyers lack `common sense'

Road name reform

Sees `Car 1' patrolling Streets of Gold

Cartoonists ink drawings without fear or favor

Holiday traditions can vary

Demands all `facts' in history lesson

Sweetheart Cup Co. to get new manager

Looking at the Year of Diana

Second time charm for youth ministry

Stepping up

Local and area briefs

Welfare numbers lower with reforms

Revival to benefit minister

Fraternal membership shrinking

Conduct handbook causes stir among prisoners

Home sweet home

Death of trustee stuns school board

Stabbing suspect is caught

New law to affect drivers

Murder hearing delayed

Local and area briefs

No fatalities occur in area for holiday

Senators consider new vote

Senator to leave hospital

New year promises local changes

Academy to be sold Monday

Writers to be on TV show

Winter holidays get hot

Paine starts year with tough test

Ruling on motions needed

Fishing brings Georgia billions

What we believe

Center facing problems with structure, debt

Church bulletin

Legislators: New roads on agenda

Columbia County to face price of rapid growth in '98

Horsing around

Selling it all

Georgia Lottery drawing held

Summit discusses problems

Moving on

Aiken sets trials, prepares '98 docket

Augusta Golf Club to receive long-overdue improvements

Two other states seeking man charged with killing trooper

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Stevens takes aim at Parlaympics in Nagano

King, Wadsworth win $10,000 races

Tennis great Helen Wills Moody dies at 92

Unknown Alaskan grabs share of Dash for Cash purse

No. 1 Tennessee tops No. 3 UConn

Late Wolverines wrestler waited too long to shed weight, school says

Tech surprised by Terriers before win

Sonics enter boom, bust time

Sprained foot has McIntyre, Tigers hurting

Heels edge Tigers

PGA Tour playing swan song

Beach Boys `Pet Sounds' albumreveals a solid audio masterpiece

Bolstering faith is a good start

`Men in Black,' `Lost World' boost 1997 film returns

National Aquarium swims off with service award

Summit to close with talk by King

Bestsellers

Brooks and Reiner make more millennium madness

Accepting invitation was proper

St. Paul's Epiphany pageant honors a Christian tradition

Women's fears gave birth to devil baby

Escaping to Point Reyes Peninsula

Faith brings couple to Christian broadcasting

Historic Manassas

Mother hopes calender will open eyes and minds

Church bulletin

Freeze! Scientists study the genetics of fear

Parents need to overcome Internet fears

Leaving the car dealing to the fax

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

NASA plans return to the moon

E-mail taking toll on communication

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

Beyond fried eggs

Detective's sites are real page turners

Protecting your PC from gremlins