Kill lawmaker 'perk'

Defends teacher in flap over cards

Rebuts Eisenhower medical center critics

Defends integrity of John Birch Society

Says Reagan evicted mentally ill

Upholds right to display heritage

Comment on Christmas card tiff

Blasts renaming roads for politicians

Worst journalism of '97

Suspects taxpayers duped by politicians

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

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

`Simplicity,' new attitude keep Allman on music road

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

`Titanic' holds the helm in box office battle

Prayers will be answered with free clinic opening

Surplus targeted by governor

Community's picturesque roads like a stroll down memory lane

Warm weather

Crowded field competing for mayor pro tem

Georgia Lottery drawing held

Notch babies may finally get their due

Unemployment line

Foreclosure filed against Aiken Mall

Patrol troopers to review bulletproof vest policy

Price of poker license may rise

Thurmond back at work

Thurmond departing Eisenhower

Punching permanently eliminated from Marine boxing exercise

Violin or fiddle?

Additional area news

Age old question: A positive outlook can defeat the blues

Columbia succeeds in ridding itself of sex clubs

Murder charge put on hold

Georgia lottery drawings held

Lady enjoys taking care of flowers in Aiken

Sutton not expecting Hall vote

The Uplink

Parkway may honor lawmaker

Young fashion designer aspires to clothe top celebrities

Motions delay hearing over New Ellenton suit

No charges to be filed against jailer

Police charge man in disc jockey's death

City hopes to end jail lawsuit

Barnes leads in race fund-raising

Feast of lights

School board to be odd numbered

Holiday cleanup

Local and area briefs

Neighbor charged in teen's death

Drugs still a problem in Augusta

Senior calendar

Xtreme calendar

Overtime: Area ski team places third

Carolina still on top while Hawaii's in

Tubby Smith to coach against Georgia

Duke has few problems with Tech women

Mississippi State quietly off to best start under Richard Williams

A dunk, then death

Georgia loses to Badgers in OT

Sutton makes Hall of Fame

Eagleson to plead guilty to defrauding players

Patience will be golden for U.S. speedskaters

Smith sees game just like any other

Paine falls to Tuskegee

College basketball roundup

Latest estimate on Pippen's return: Two more weeks

Montgomerie tops Love in Andersen

U.S. falls Down Under at Hopman Cup

Networks begin rearranging schedulesfor new year

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

Jason Kay wants music to be fun

Xtreme screen

Head of the class

Xtreme advice: Relationships can just end

Long-term interest rates at record low

Additional business news

VW hopes nostalgia sells new Beetle

Authority concerned about new high school

Mall area traffic horrendous

FAA reduces alcohol testing for aviation industry

Government urged to create more local phone competition

Automakers escalate race to make more `green' cars

Mir crew members start preparations for spacewalk

Study suggests mothers' milk makes school kids smarter

UGA applications taken online

FDA to monitor managed-care companies that dictate drug coverage

FEC puts reports on Internet

Moon shot delayed one day

TVA has plans for SRS uranium stash

NASA begins countdown for moon mission