Independent booksellers sue Barnes & Noble, Borders

Energy declines check inflation in February

Fans take office to the ballpark

Credit union executives pushing bill

BellSouth loses fee challenge

The Swoosh is slumping

Business briefs

Hankook on schedule despite delays

Development Authority to offer incentives for complex

Coca-Cola names new marketing czar as Zyman resigns

Agents expect strong spring home sales

A summer job and more, with Labor Department help

NASD board gives preliminary approval to merger with Amex

BBC, Discovery announce deal

Tax preparer implicates police officers in filing scam

Study: Stress of firing someone doubles the risk of a heart attack

Expert relates expertise

North Carolina company is back in business -- with restrictions

Cooker opens for Augusta diners

Weaker arms bill approved

Board awards contract

State budget heading to governor

MCG students meet their Match

Proceeds from pupils' cookbook benefits shelter

Conference targets relations

Cocaine confiscation leads to two arrests

Leaders to match spending with cuts

Police review board likely, officials say

Judge says case must go forward

Battle with brain tumor inspired officer

Road work

Reconstruction-era blacks reclaim spot in history

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Jocassee Gorges plan keeps property open

Singer attacked woman, suit says

Political veterans close era

State hopes for lengthy prison stay

County asking for support for library upgrade

Higher salary nixed

Staking out

Ad campaign relying on residents

NAACP pressuring jail director to resign

Screaming for Oscar

Assembly OKs tax rise to set up wildlife fund

Rot takes over where freeze left off

Board may raise taxes for schools

Georgia tornado kills at least 13

State jails get freed from feds

Local and area briefs

Baptist students work at ministry, with community

Local rehab facility marking 10th year

1861 snow gave cheer before war

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Offers praise for 'Godfather of Soul' 032098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Pledge support for N.A. sports teams 031998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Paine College President Lewis 031998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Words of wisdom 031998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Criticizes media's 'new' objective 032098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Still for states' rights 031998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protests end of recycling pickup service 032098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Opposes removal of tree at school site 031998 - The Augusta Chronicle

S.C. toughens bail 032098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hawks rally to beat Bucks

Fresno president warns team

Churchill Downs expands Derby wagering

Auburn dismisses Houston for breaking team rules

Greene injury persists

Roberts named USC Aiken head coach

Rain delays prep tourney

South Aiken gets easy victory against Irmo

Rookie Irwin 'an excellent talent'

Murdoch's Fox Group takes control of Dodgers

Augusta Lynx could have head coach by April

Terps should test Arizona

Owners: Better MLB teams to have playoff advantage

Connecticut's hopes rest with freshman

Georgia beats Vandy

Georgia prepared for Vandy

Aiken Tech falls in first round of tournament

Drexler will return to alma mater as coach

Jackets fall to Penn State in NIT quarterfinals

Turner arrives quietly

Perez longs for more starts

Minnesota defeats Marquette

Damron 7-under at Bay Hill Invitational

Penders stands by suspension of Axtell

Falcons add depth, sign free agent cornerback

Overtime: Roberts expected to be named coach

Loss knocks Aiken Tech from tourney

Williams having tough time getting over loss

North Carolina, Utah, UConn, Arizona into final eight

Richards lives dream with Ravens

Glover still uncertain about future

Instant replay hot topic among owners

Neagle, Galarraga looking impressive

Smoltz impressive in spring debut

Cancer drugs may help kids with arthritis

Early bird need not give up worm

Britons consider banning the Bard -- at least for a while

ABC News executive favors pooling of coverage

Screaming for Oscar

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest ...

Skating can be social event

Sacre bleu! A star is lost and a chef is mystified

Sacre bleu! A star is lost and a chef is mystified

Mini Reviews

Singer to take requests on TV special

Why not split Oscar statue?

Elvis, the comeback special -- 1998 style

Unsinkable?

Tire company pulls book after workers complain about drawings

'Gardens in Thyme' set for Sacred Heart

Health calendar

Teens choose own alternative

Oscar nominees got area exposure

Bestselling books across the nation

Concert watch

Ominous warnings preceded ship's sinking

'Primary Colors' has revealing hues

Gardening calendar

Gardner's enthusiam often soars

Organization key to gardener's busy season

New, coming video releases

Guitarist happy to let Buffett opens doors for him

Capsules: News and notes from the world of science

Lawyer: Punish tobacco companies

Bikini Web site rated G, believe it or not

Rockets away

Nation's hottest, coldest cities listed

New technique promises bacteria reduction in chicken

Columbia banged, damaged during launch preparations

Condom dispensers required for night spots in Moscow

TVA: Alabama, Tennessee reactors will be used for tritium

Tuberculosis defies strategies, remains biggest killer

Gene found for sudden heart failure

Blood thinner research project kills 17

NASA arrests suspected hacker

Study: Vitamin D deficiency common among elderly

Agencies unlikely to fix Year 2000 problem