`98 market expected to slow down

Business briefs: Program prepares income tax returns

Economy will feel effects of Asian markets in '98

Americans get tax breaks in new year

Cashless transfers are option

Business Calendar: Advertising club to have monthly luncheon

Comment on Christmas card tiff

Writer recalls happy times at Lake Olmstead

Road name reform

Readers comment on Gracewood's classroom Christmas card incident

Rebuts Eisenhower medical center critics

Cartoonists ink drawings without fear or favor

Demands all `facts' in history lesson

Area kids celebrate `first bucks' days

COPs a bad golf shot

Says Reagan evicted mentally ill

Defends integrity of John Birch Society

Says lawyers lack `common sense'

Defends restoration of CPB funding

New look due for park

Holiday traditions can vary

Looking at the Year of Diana

`Titanic' holds the helm in box office battle

Center facing problems with structure, debt

New year promises local changes

Summit discusses problems

Georgia Lottery drawing held

Warm weather

Local and area briefs

Columbia County to face price of rapid growth in '98

Feast of lights

Death of trustee stuns school board

Unemployment line

Senators consider new vote

Neighbor charged in teen's death

Horsing around

Prayers will be answered with free clinic opening

Fraternal membership shrinking

Thurmond departing Eisenhower

Fishing brings Georgia billions

Drugs still a problem in Augusta

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Community's picturesque roads like a stroll down memory lane

Augusta Golf Club to receive long-overdue improvements

Price of poker license may rise

New law to affect drivers

Holiday cleanup

Aiken sets trials, prepares '98 docket

Notch babies may finally get their due

Sutton not expecting Hall vote

City hopes to end jail lawsuit

Violin or fiddle?

Local and area briefs

Unknown Alaskan grabs share of Dash for Cash purse

Stevens takes aim at Parlaympics in Nagano

Montgomerie tops Love in Andersen

No. 1 Tennessee tops No. 3 UConn

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

A dunk, then death

Sprained foot has McIntyre, Tigers hurting

Duke has few problems with Tech women

Georgia loses to Badgers in OT

Heels edge Tigers

Sonics enter boom, bust time

Tech surprised by Terriers before win

Women's fears gave birth to devil baby

Bestsellers

Escaping to Point Reyes Peninsula

National Aquarium swims off with service award

Accepting invitation was proper

Beach Boys `Pet Sounds' albumreveals a solid audio masterpiece

Brooks and Reiner make more millennium madness

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

Historic Manassas

Mother hopes calender will open eyes and minds

Networks begin rearranging schedulesfor new year

Beyond fried eggs

TVA has plans for SRS uranium stash

Automakers escalate race to make more `green' cars

Leaving the car dealing to the fax

NASA begins countdown for moon mission

Protecting your PC from gremlins

Parents need to overcome Internet fears

Detective's sites are real page turners