Cashless transfers are option

Business briefs: Program prepares income tax returns

`98 market expected to slow down

Business Calendar: Advertising club to have monthly luncheon

Americans get tax breaks in new year

Economy will feel effects of Asian markets in '98

Defends restoration of CPB funding

Says Reagan evicted mentally ill

Road name reform

Comment on Christmas card tiff

Defends integrity of John Birch Society

Cartoonists ink drawings without fear or favor

COPs a bad golf shot

Holiday traditions can vary

Area kids celebrate `first bucks' days

Readers comment on Gracewood's classroom Christmas card incident

Rebuts Eisenhower medical center critics

Says lawyers lack `common sense'

New look due for park

Writer recalls happy times at Lake Olmstead

Demands all `facts' in history lesson

`Titanic' holds the helm in box office battle

Looking at the Year of Diana

Augusta Golf Club to receive long-overdue improvements

New year promises local changes

Fishing brings Georgia billions

Notch babies may finally get their due

Holiday cleanup

City hopes to end jail lawsuit

Community's picturesque roads like a stroll down memory lane

Warm weather

Death of trustee stuns school board

Georgia Lottery drawing held

Senators consider new vote

Columbia County to face price of rapid growth in '98

Local and area briefs

Violin or fiddle?

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Feast of lights

Drugs still a problem in Augusta

Unemployment line

Price of poker license may rise

Prayers will be answered with free clinic opening

Summit discusses problems

Thurmond departing Eisenhower

New law to affect drivers

Horsing around

Aiken sets trials, prepares '98 docket

Fraternal membership shrinking

Sutton not expecting Hall vote

Center facing problems with structure, debt

Neighbor charged in teen's death

Local and area briefs

Unknown Alaskan grabs share of Dash for Cash purse

Stevens takes aim at Parlaympics in Nagano

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

Sprained foot has McIntyre, Tigers hurting

Duke has few problems with Tech women

Montgomerie tops Love in Andersen

Tech surprised by Terriers before win

Sonics enter boom, bust time

A dunk, then death

Heels edge Tigers

Georgia loses to Badgers in OT

No. 1 Tennessee tops No. 3 UConn

Historic Manassas

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

Accepting invitation was proper

Mother hopes calender will open eyes and minds

Bestsellers

Brooks and Reiner make more millennium madness

Beach Boys `Pet Sounds' albumreveals a solid audio masterpiece

National Aquarium swims off with service award

Women's fears gave birth to devil baby

Networks begin rearranging schedulesfor new year

Escaping to Point Reyes Peninsula

Leaving the car dealing to the fax

TVA has plans for SRS uranium stash

Detective's sites are real page turners

Protecting your PC from gremlins

NASA begins countdown for moon mission

Beyond fried eggs

Automakers escalate race to make more `green' cars

Parents need to overcome Internet fears