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

Technology stressed in farming

Court OKs punishing federal workers' lies

Business briefs

Those tall, ugly towers

Relates 25 years of infanticide in U.S.

Pass S.C. salary bill

Defends teacher in Gracewood incident

Says Cleland's votes 'common sense'

Health capsules

Make children work for self-esteem

Man who reported slaying is put in jail

Losing ground

House debates bill removing FOI loopholes

Local Cubans cheer papal visit

Anti-drug commercials tested in Atlanta area

Massey donations may have violated ethics law

Healing hands

First-day sales good for nameless ice team

Revenue chief grilled about tax payments

Criminal case could aid new abortion regulation

Additional area news

Bill aims to ban policy

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

Security employee files suit

On a windy night, woman gathers her jacket for warmth

Health and fitness calendar

James Brown released from hospital

Park project

Lift shot

Georgia defaults near top

No one's getting any younger

Activists targeting program

GOP education plan gives schools more say in funds

Report: Audit finds shortfall in tax assessor's office

Freshmen not ready for math

State of the State address text

Commission OKs balanced 1998 budget

Beasley to speak tonight

Despite to cool weather, Aiken residents enjoy carriage ride

Local and area briefs

Georgia lottery drawings held

Health community pacesetters

Newsman considers mayoral race

Beasley tells legislators: Eliminate vehicle taxes

Sponsor wants public salaries disclosed

Bed, breakfast owner protests city regulation

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Students take fewer guns, more beepers to schools

Freeze 'rights' funds 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

Who gains if school is blocked 012198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Lady Jags win tough one over USC-Aiken

Perdue-led Spurs pound Hawks

New concept sends Pacers streaking

It's 31 in a row for ARC

Futurity changes as it grows

USC Aiken routs Jaguars 102-81

Family members say some allegations may be true

Twins' stadium issue comes up again

Overtime: Webber gets arrested on drug charge

South Aiken beats Bruins with ease

NCAA: Basketball standout Lester Earl was paid at LSU

Talladega reduces length of Busch series, ARCA races

UNC, N.C. St. set for battle

Davenport feels like forgotten figure

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

First-day sales good for nameless ice team

Pacers at full strength for game with Jaguars

Lady dogs have no problems with Arkansas

Tyson will be the bad guy

Razorbacks takecare of Auburn

Missives from the misled and the mistaken

Braves put Knoblauch trade talks on hold until March

King wants to sponsor bout

Rookie ready to race boss

Thrill-ride season continues for Hawks

Agassi storms back into contention after lackluster season

The supermarket shopper: Golden Shopping Cart awards

Eating for life: Healthy food ideas

Italian winery couple make use of local foods for their antipasti

Coming uncoupled

Shipwreck hunter may have found Confederate torpedo boat

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

Tagine warms cold days

Study supports expanding supply of kidney transplants from cadavers

South Pole dome may be moved to Ohio State

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

Fast modems

New anxiety information available

Justice: Microsoft ignored simple response to court order

Local companies grapple millennium bug

Bill would restrict subsidy for Internet hookup

Interior says treaty can be met without using less coal

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

Brain area linked to ringing in ears

Hospital computer improves treatment of infections

Bond will propose cloning ban in Senate next week