Microsoft profits up 52 percent

Speaker stresses alertness

Trade deficit narrows

Drug makers consider merger

IBM, others warns of Asian fallout well into 1998

Additional business information

Oprah's statements untrue, lawyer for cattlemen alleges

Court OKs punishing federal workers' lies

Technology stressed in farming

Business briefs

Relates 25 years of infanticide in U.S.

Defends teacher in Gracewood incident

Pass S.C. salary bill

Those tall, ugly towers

Says Cleland's votes 'common sense'

Make children work for self-esteem

Health capsules

Newsman considers mayoral race

Anti-drug commercials tested in Atlanta area

Losing ground

Massey donations may have violated ethics law

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Local Cubans cheer papal visit

Revenue chief grilled about tax payments

First-day sales good for nameless ice team

Additional area news

Criminal case could aid new abortion regulation

Man who reported slaying is put in jail

Security employee files suit

Students take fewer guns, more beepers to schools

Health and fitness calendar

Beasley to speak tonight

Park project

No one's getting any younger

Activists targeting program

GOP education plan gives schools more say in funds

Georgia defaults near top

Freshmen not ready for math

Health community pacesetters

Commission OKs balanced 1998 budget

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

Local and area briefs

Beasley tells legislators: Eliminate vehicle taxes

Despite to cool weather, Aiken residents enjoy carriage ride

Bed, breakfast owner protests city regulation

State of the State address text

Healing hands

Georgia lottery drawings held

James Brown released from hospital

On a windy night, woman gathers her jacket for warmth

House debates bill removing FOI loopholes

Sponsor wants public salaries disclosed

Bill aims to ban policy

Report: Audit finds shortfall in tax assessor's office

Lift shot

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

Bob Young: Step down 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

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

Who gains if school is blocked 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Freeze 'rights' funds 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

It's 31 in a row for ARC

Braves put Knoblauch trade talks on hold until March

Lady dogs have no problems with Arkansas

Twins' stadium issue comes up again

NCAA: Basketball standout Lester Earl was paid at LSU

South Aiken beats Bruins with ease

First-day sales good for nameless ice team

Agassi storms back into contention after lackluster season

Razorbacks takecare of Auburn

Talladega reduces length of Busch series, ARCA races

Rookie ready to race boss

Family members say some allegations may be true

King wants to sponsor bout

Davenport feels like forgotten figure

New concept sends Pacers streaking

Missives from the misled and the mistaken

Perdue-led Spurs pound Hawks

Tyson will be the bad guy

Futurity changes as it grows

Pacers at full strength for game with Jaguars

Thrill-ride season continues for Hawks

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

Lady Jags win tough one over USC-Aiken

UNC, N.C. St. set for battle

Overtime: Webber gets arrested on drug charge

USC Aiken routs Jaguars 102-81

Tagine warms cold days

Coming uncoupled

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

Eating for life: Healthy food ideas

Shipwreck hunter may have found Confederate torpedo boat

Italian winery couple make use of local foods for their antipasti

The supermarket shopper: Golden Shopping Cart awards

Study supports expanding supply of kidney transplants from cadavers

Hospital computer improves treatment of infections

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

Local companies grapple millennium bug

Bond will propose cloning ban in Senate next week

South Pole dome may be moved to Ohio State

Bill would restrict subsidy for Internet hookup

Interior says treaty can be met without using less coal

Brain area linked to ringing in ears

Fast modems

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

New anxiety information available

Justice: Microsoft ignored simple response to court order