First Union takeover opponent will support deal to buy CoreStates

Mattel exec's pay package could hit $26 million

Federal regulators take close look at mergers

On the move

Lawmakers call for Georgia to join dairy compact

Business in brief

Airline stocks still a bargain

Sales of tax programs going fine

Education IRAs yield small return

Group homes targeted for restriction

Businesses banking on Laney-Walker

Indictment alleges infomercial guru used deceit, lies to make fortune

El Nino, Asian crisis eliminate wholesale price inflation in February

Business calendar

S.C. prenatal drug-abuse law angers opponents

Lawmakers debate city payraises

Third-party vehicle resales on the rise

Talk shows test limits of freedom

Cold stirs memories of storm

International Paper planning mitigation bank for rare woodpecker

Local and area briefs

Heavy crop losses expected

Officials await crop damage assessment

Flying beauty

Attic sale

Officials say work has risen

Senate blocks election

Wonderland in March

Students anticipate assignments

Authority puts off decision on land

Lobby funding strong

Authorities to extradite suspect

Video poker war will settle in during delay

Congressmen fight dip into surpluses

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Schools bracing for merger

Awarness Radar targeting speeders

Children sent to suspect after evidence gathered

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Motion filed seeking vote on prison

Once again, South Carolina will split area codes

Senate gives OK to budget for next year

Richmond County education moves leave questions

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Down the stretch

Schools dropball in South Aiken game

Friday the 13th dooms Raptors

Mississippi St. gets new coach

Sonics route Wolves

FIU beats Marquette

Clemson gets win over Miami

Hughes leads Saint Louis to win

Georgia, South Carolina hunters getting ready for wild turkeys

South Aiken squeaks past Socastee for title

How much will Rose's visit hurt reinstatement efforts?

Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street breaks leg in crash

Paese wins Indy Lights Pole

Kitchings shines in final game

Michigan player won't return without coach

Mistakes seal fate for Tigers

Palmetto State leaves dance early

Cougars' star of future learns another lesson

Huskies down Hoosiers

Simon's future with Braves still in question

Second-half surge lifts Arizona

Laurens girls take Girls AAAA title

Final Mistletoe tournament rounds get early start today

Kentucky overwhelms South Carolina State

Overtime: Broken leg casts Street's future as skier in doubt

Maggert responds to calm; Daly struggles at Honda

Marlins' Leyland has wallet stolen

Stanford knocks out Charleston

Woods commits to Columbia event

UConn's Moore is defensive force

Upsets show Palmetto Statefar from elite

Moore makes the call, wins CART pole with record lap

Smoltz may start Thursday

Golfer stamp mulled

Cavs clip Knicks in OT

S.C. bulldogs didn't have enough bite

Tar Heels top 49ers

Tar Heels torpedo Navy

South Aiken combines luck, talent to win title

Love enjoys quiet time at Augusta National

Wizards halt Charlotte's win streak

By guess, by gosh! That's a 3-D shoot

U.S. men's soccer can't find win, settle for tie

Masters highlights revisited

UConn beats Fairfield to move on in tourney

Take a kid out of doors, Watson urges sportsmen

Clemson, State out of tourney

Fine arts calendar

It's all in the translation

`Titanic' sinks `Star Wars'

Despite short attention spans, movies, books are longer

Where is Southern hospitality?

Prehistoric creature may live in river

'Easter Lilly': Mystery, deceit, drama fall short

Sand, surf, sun found in Acapulco

4HIM to perform at Bell

Comedy Central latches onto local story

Male dancers strength of swashbuckling ballet

Prayer requires listening

James Brown sentenced to drug treatment or jail

In Ecclesia, we find an assembly that is called by God himself

Church's followers await God's arrival

Kitchen operator gives picks for Aiken Trials

VH1 polls artists to select best rock 'n' roll musicians

Broadway musicians cancel strike vote

Portugal expo '98 celebrates past and future

Religion calendar

Hard disk space can add life

New online service gazes into climate's crystal ball

Polish churches to link by Internet

Clinton says U.S. stopped China from selling nuclear equipment to Iran

Colleges have computer dilemma

Tobacco company scientist admits smoking health risks

Malaysia cracks down on cybersmut

Ship carrying nuclear waste docks and unloads

Computers Q&A: Answers to computer questions

Greenville man dies from strep infection

Web designers adjust to browser wars