Drug makers consider merger

Trade deficit narrows

Additional business information

Microsoft profits up 52 percent

IBM, others warns of Asian fallout well into 1998

Speaker stresses alertness

Technology stressed in farming

Business briefs

Oprah's statements untrue, lawyer for cattlemen alleges

Court OKs punishing federal workers' lies

Defends teacher in Gracewood incident

Those tall, ugly towers

Says Cleland's votes 'common sense'

Pass S.C. salary bill

Relates 25 years of infanticide in U.S.

Health capsules

Make children work for self-esteem

Despite to cool weather, Aiken residents enjoy carriage ride

No one's getting any younger

Sponsor wants public salaries disclosed

Losing ground

Students take fewer guns, more beepers to schools

Revenue chief grilled about tax payments

Beasley tells legislators: Eliminate vehicle taxes

Georgia defaults near top

Massey donations may have violated ethics law

Local and area briefs

Georgia lottery drawings held

Man who reported slaying is put in jail

Commission OKs balanced 1998 budget

Bill aims to ban policy

State of the State address text

Health and fitness calendar

Health community pacesetters

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Bed, breakfast owner protests city regulation

Activists targeting program

Lift shot

Report: Audit finds shortfall in tax assessor's office

Local Cubans cheer papal visit

Healing hands

GOP education plan gives schools more say in funds

James Brown released from hospital

Newsman considers mayoral race

Criminal case could aid new abortion regulation

Anti-drug commercials tested in Atlanta area

Freshmen not ready for math

Fog covered much of the area Tuesday morning ... life continued

Beasley to speak tonight

Additional area news

Park project

First-day sales good for nameless ice team

On a windy night, woman gathers her jacket for warmth

Security employee files suit

House debates bill removing FOI loopholes

Says legal `pot' wouldend double standard 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asks who gains if school is blocked 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Calls national sales tax `stupid idea' 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Bob Young: Step down 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says safety is key to school site issue 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Freeze 'rights' funds 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Who gains if school is blocked 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Davenport feels like forgotten figure

First-day sales good for nameless ice team

Lady Jags win tough one over USC-Aiken

Talladega reduces length of Busch series, ARCA races

South Aiken beats Bruins with ease

King wants to sponsor bout

Razorbacks takecare of Auburn

Tyson will be the bad guy

USC Aiken routs Jaguars 102-81

Pacers at full strength for game with Jaguars

Lady dogs have no problems with Arkansas

Overtime: Webber gets arrested on drug charge

Agassi storms back into contention after lackluster season

NCAA: Basketball standout Lester Earl was paid at LSU

Family members say some allegations may be true

UNC, N.C. St. set for battle

Rookie ready to race boss

On the fringe: News and notes from the world of golf

Braves put Knoblauch trade talks on hold until March

Missives from the misled and the mistaken

Futurity changes as it grows

Thrill-ride season continues for Hawks

Perdue-led Spurs pound Hawks

Twins' stadium issue comes up again

It's 31 in a row for ARC

New concept sends Pacers streaking

Shipwreck hunter may have found Confederate torpedo boat

Small portions: Red meat in meals doesn't have to be unhealthy

Study supports expanding supply of kidney transplants from cadavers

The supermarket shopper: Golden Shopping Cart awards

Italian winery couple make use of local foods for their antipasti

Coming uncoupled

Eating for life: Healthy food ideas

Tagine warms cold days

Gene can let AIDS virus escape body's defenses, study suggests

Bond will propose cloning ban in Senate next week

Fast modems

Bill would restrict subsidy for Internet hookup

Brain area linked to ringing in ears

First ex-astronaut, then schoolteacher, now ex-cosmonaut

South Pole dome may be moved to Ohio State

New anxiety information available

Justice: Microsoft ignored simple response to court order

Local companies grapple millennium bug

Hospital computer improves treatment of infections

Interior says treaty can be met without using less coal