Cashless transfers are option

Business briefs: Program prepares income tax returns

`98 market expected to slow down

Economy will feel effects of Asian markets in '98

Business Calendar: Advertising club to have monthly luncheon

Americans get tax breaks in new year

Readers comment on Gracewood's classroom Christmas card incident

Rebuts Eisenhower medical center critics

Road name reform

Area kids celebrate `first bucks' days

Writer recalls happy times at Lake Olmstead

COPs a bad golf shot

Demands all `facts' in history lesson

Holiday traditions can vary

Defends restoration of CPB funding

Cartoonists ink drawings without fear or favor

Comment on Christmas card tiff

Says Reagan evicted mentally ill

Defends integrity of John Birch Society

Says lawyers lack `common sense'

New look due for park

Looking at the Year of Diana

`Titanic' holds the helm in box office battle

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Notch babies may finally get their due

New year promises local changes

Sutton not expecting Hall vote

Death of trustee stuns school board

Community's picturesque roads like a stroll down memory lane

Augusta Golf Club to receive long-overdue improvements

Price of poker license may rise

Drugs still a problem in Augusta

City hopes to end jail lawsuit

Center facing problems with structure, debt

Local and area briefs

Warm weather

Neighbor charged in teen's death

Summit discusses problems

Georgia Lottery drawing held

New law to affect drivers

Violin or fiddle?

Aiken sets trials, prepares '98 docket

Feast of lights

Holiday cleanup

Unemployment line

Horsing around

Prayers will be answered with free clinic opening

Fishing brings Georgia billions

Thurmond departing Eisenhower

Senators consider new vote

Fraternal membership shrinking

Columbia County to face price of rapid growth in '98

Local and area briefs

Unknown Alaskan grabs share of Dash for Cash purse

Stevens takes aim at Parlaympics in Nagano

Georgia loses to Badgers in OT

Sprained foot has McIntyre, Tigers hurting

No. 1 Tennessee tops No. 3 UConn

Duke has few problems with Tech women

Tech surprised by Terriers before win

A dunk, then death

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

Montgomerie tops Love in Andersen

Sonics enter boom, bust time

Heels edge Tigers

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

Bestsellers

Accepting invitation was proper

Mother hopes calender will open eyes and minds

Networks begin rearranging schedulesfor new year

Beach Boys `Pet Sounds' albumreveals a solid audio masterpiece

Brooks and Reiner make more millennium madness

Escaping to Point Reyes Peninsula

Women's fears gave birth to devil baby

Historic Manassas

National Aquarium swims off with service award

Detective's sites are real page turners

TVA has plans for SRS uranium stash

NASA begins countdown for moon mission

Beyond fried eggs

Leaving the car dealing to the fax

Protecting your PC from gremlins

Parents need to overcome Internet fears

Automakers escalate race to make more `green' cars