Kill lawmaker 'perk'

Defends integrity of John Birch Society

Defends teacher in flap over cards

Comment on Christmas card tiff

Suspects taxpayers duped by politicians

Upholds right to display heritage

Blasts renaming roads for politicians

Worst journalism of '97

Says Reagan evicted mentally ill

Rebuts Eisenhower medical center critics

The people's pharmacy: Natural remedies not reliable against herpes prevention

Can this marriage be saved: Real life can alter the dreams

`Titanic' holds the helm in box office battle

`Simplicity,' new attitude keep Allman on music road

Balloonist lands in Russia, ending 4th attempt to fly around world

Prayers will be answered with free clinic opening

The Uplink

Motions delay hearing over New Ellenton suit

Thurmond departing Eisenhower

Community's picturesque roads like a stroll down memory lane

No charges to be filed against jailer

Notch babies may finally get their due

Patrol troopers to review bulletproof vest policy

Lady enjoys taking care of flowers in Aiken

Thurmond back at work

Local and area briefs

Murder charge put on hold

Crowded field competing for mayor pro tem

Police charge man in disc jockey's death

Neighbor charged in teen's death

Barnes leads in race fund-raising

Georgia Lottery drawing held

School board to be odd numbered

Foreclosure filed against Aiken Mall

Feast of lights

Surplus targeted by governor

Violin or fiddle?

Sutton not expecting Hall vote

Punching permanently eliminated from Marine boxing exercise

Drugs still a problem in Augusta

Age old question: A positive outlook can defeat the blues

Price of poker license may rise

Additional area news

City hopes to end jail lawsuit

Columbia succeeds in ridding itself of sex clubs

Warm weather

Georgia lottery drawings held

Holiday cleanup

Senior calendar

Unemployment line

Parkway may honor lawmaker

Young fashion designer aspires to clothe top celebrities

Xtreme calendar

Mississippi State quietly off to best start under Richard Williams

Paine falls to Tuskegee

Sutton makes Hall of Fame

Overtime: Area ski team places third

A dunk, then death

College basketball roundup

Georgia loses to Badgers in OT

U.S. falls Down Under at Hopman Cup

Eagleson to plead guilty to defrauding players

Smith sees game just like any other

Latest estimate on Pippen's return: Two more weeks

Carolina still on top while Hawaii's in

Montgomerie tops Love in Andersen

Patience will be golden for U.S. speedskaters

Tubby Smith to coach against Georgia

Duke has few problems with Tech women

Networks begin rearranging schedulesfor new year

Jason Kay wants music to be fun

Head of the class

Xtreme style: Area teen-ager shows his own unique fashion style

Xtreme advice: Relationships can just end

Xtreme screen

Authority concerned about new high school

Additional business news

Mall area traffic horrendous

Long-term interest rates at record low

VW hopes nostalgia sells new Beetle

Moon shot delayed one day

Study suggests mothers' milk makes school kids smarter

FDA to monitor managed-care companies that dictate drug coverage

Automakers escalate race to make more `green' cars

FEC puts reports on Internet

TVA has plans for SRS uranium stash

FAA reduces alcohol testing for aviation industry

NASA begins countdown for moon mission

Mir crew members start preparations for spacewalk

UGA applications taken online

Government urged to create more local phone competition