Cashless transfers are option

Economy will feel effects of Asian markets in '98

`98 market expected to slow down

Business Calendar: Advertising club to have monthly luncheon

Americans get tax breaks in new year

Business briefs: Program prepares income tax returns

Holiday traditions can vary

Rebuts Eisenhower medical center critics

COPs a bad golf shot

Readers comment on Gracewood's classroom Christmas card incident

Says lawyers lack `common sense'

Writer recalls happy times at Lake Olmstead

Area kids celebrate `first bucks' days

New look due for park

Defends integrity of John Birch Society

Says Reagan evicted mentally ill

Comment on Christmas card tiff

Road name reform

Defends restoration of CPB funding

Cartoonists ink drawings without fear or favor

Demands all `facts' in history lesson

Looking at the Year of Diana

`Titanic' holds the helm in box office battle

Price of poker license may rise

Horsing around

Drugs still a problem in Augusta

City hopes to end jail lawsuit

Columbia County to face price of rapid growth in '98

New law to affect drivers

Notch babies may finally get their due

Senators consider new vote

Summit discusses problems

Local and area briefs

Death of trustee stuns school board

Sutton not expecting Hall vote

Fraternal membership shrinking

Neighbor charged in teen's death

Holiday cleanup

Warm weather

Local and area briefs

Georgia Lottery drawing held

New year promises local changes

Violin or fiddle?

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Feast of lights

Center facing problems with structure, debt

Unemployment line

Augusta Golf Club to receive long-overdue improvements

Prayers will be answered with free clinic opening

Fishing brings Georgia billions

Thurmond departing Eisenhower

Community's picturesque roads like a stroll down memory lane

Aiken sets trials, prepares '98 docket

Unknown Alaskan grabs share of Dash for Cash purse

Stevens takes aim at Parlaympics in Nagano

Tech surprised by Terriers before win

Heels edge Tigers

Montgomerie tops Love in Andersen

Duke has few problems with Tech women

Sonics enter boom, bust time

A dunk, then death

Sprained foot has McIntyre, Tigers hurting

Georgia loses to Badgers in OT

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

No. 1 Tennessee tops No. 3 UConn

Accepting invitation was proper

Bestsellers

Mother hopes calender will open eyes and minds

Brooks and Reiner make more millennium madness

Historic Manassas

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

Beach Boys `Pet Sounds' albumreveals a solid audio masterpiece

National Aquarium swims off with service award

Women's fears gave birth to devil baby

Escaping to Point Reyes Peninsula

Networks begin rearranging schedulesfor new year

TVA has plans for SRS uranium stash

Leaving the car dealing to the fax

NASA begins countdown for moon mission

Beyond fried eggs

Protecting your PC from gremlins

Automakers escalate race to make more `green' cars

Parents need to overcome Internet fears

Detective's sites are real page turners