Democrats saytop priority israising wage

Pay growth holds, but threat of inflation looms

Employment issues

European Union fines Volkswagen $112 million

J.C. Penney plans to close 75 stores

Tax reform not easy

Black & Decker to whittle workforce

Dollar, gold rise in Europe

Mobile-phone companies seek to make callers pay

Olympic business may yield little gold

Additional business news

Asian fallout hits American companies' profits

Chronicle Editor named News-Times publisher

Salaries declining

Coke quarterly, annual earnings up

Health notes

Precepts of nature inflexible

Aiken police hopeful

Sale of lots on lakes prompts joint suit

Teen facing prison

Millner: Paroling felons should end

Lawmakers praise Clinton speech

Health calendar

Agency has new director

Additional area news

Deputies arrest nine after drug search

Heritage Corridor looks for funding

Miller signs tax cut

School leader didn't report funds raised

Grant's heroics lift Gamecocks

School board adds second officer for discipline hearings

Georgia Lottery drawings held

State Corrections Department assisting jail probe

Drill practice

High perch

Principals pleased with scores

Court: Polygraph exam ruling didn't hurt trial

Jury to hear of slaying

Local and area briefs

House passes accountability bill

Audit: Palmetto state education agencies could save

Candidate put conviction behind him

Residents respond to speech

New Ellenton public works commissioner holds public meeting

Georgia lawmakers quickly approve tax cut

Norwood for seat in 1998

Police arrest James Brown

Rare cancer more likely for some nuclear workers

Escaping the wind

New test yields more accurate Pap smear results

Governor gives support to drunken-driving bill

No to federal day care 012898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Opposes making Thurmond land `excess' 012898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks law protecting president from suits 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Derail Ga. H.B. 842 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protests cutting Augusta's bus service 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts `inaccurate' report 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

`Big creep's' gamble 012898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Finds report on school misleading 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Claims fathers better single parents 012898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares marijuana use a `real crime' 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

State of the Union 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Calls Futurity competition `mismatch' 012998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Calls school site debate `waste of time' 012898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cooling off

NFL notes: Contract reworking possible

Kucera clips Sampras to advance in Open

ASU trying to end losing streak

Wagener-Salley coach hope steam not peaking too soon

Solomon official stands behind Shanks decision

Rapp happy he's being able to follow dream

Wagener-Salley still unbeaten

Wal-Mart comes to cutter's rescue

Freshmen guards happy to get respite

Bulldogs get second win in SEC

Sprewell meets with arbritrator

Rapps take nothing for granted

Tech snaps losing streak

N. Augusta rallies for region victory

Graffanino hopes Knoblauch stays

Gold get 100th for Lions

No. 6 Vandy top S.C.

Mitchell not botheredby his slow Nike start

Jags lose 11th straight

Hawks struggling for victories

Bucs lead NFC's Pro Bowl roster

Heels beat unruly Tigers

`Picasso' has the right strokes to advance in Australian Open

Tech, Jones swat Georgia Southern

Pacers wrest doubleheader away from Clayton State

Sprewell, ex-coach meet face to face

This week's special to Tiger: He's teeing off with his dad

No. 10 Lincoln County rolls

Kitchings on USA team

LaFrentz back with vengeance

Chalk drawing by Michelangelo sells for record $7.5 million

Five-and-dime store clinging to tradition

Reader blames garlic for restaurants' sales drop

A study in boots

Sound of life

A new boxer rebellion

Arrest won't hurt tours

Small portions: News from the world of food

Web site helps writers

Fossil discovery pushes back suspected origin of ants

Got the whole world...

Microsoft chairman visits Silicon Valley

AOL responsible for writer's comments, Clinton adviser claims

Apple reorganizes software unit, laying off 300

Multimedia helps corporations cut training costs