Economy advances rapidly but downhill slide forecast

ATT to impose new charge to pay for cheap school Internet

Business briefs

Merger makes health care giant

Four members join Georgia Bank & Trust board

Additional business news


TV commercials giving viewers an earful

Daimler fetes investors sausage and good news

Plans announced for bank

Free-falling yen may be Asia's next crisis

Hewlett-Packard files suit

MCI raising rates to pay subsidies

Augusta continues to grow

New drug awaits approval

Council debates cutbacks

Commissioners continue debate over discretionary fund

Art used to teach heritage

Report on Davis' killing submitted

House holds fast to education standards

`Clientele' ends Martinez girl's second spelling bee

Water flows despite limits

Association wants to use grant to repair homes

Lawmakers objecting to spending plan

Student protest fizzles

Postcard contest underway

University sees occupancy rate hurting profits

Battle over tritium production heats up

Principal moves into new station

Locals protect Old Glory

Plans for class sizes debated

Bid could delay rest area project

Columbia County starting water-use schedule

Court to consider sentence

Letter carriers' food-drive donations drop

Mosquitoes bugging residents

Water fitness

Proposal offered for new hotel

Local and area briefs

Onion growers get time

End of an era


Manager admits polluting

Toddler Time

Man faces air-quality indictment

Police continue search for suspect in robberies

Additional area news

Farmers search for relief from weather's extremes

Board accepts budget

Brotherly help

Stephenson murder statements admissible

Hanging on -- very tightly

Friendly squeeze shared while signing yearbooks

Officials planning pipeline

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Memorial: Four share lead

Kournikova wows 'em at French Open

NFL notes: Football league still in works

Lopez gets contract extension

Hillin adds new chapter to strange career

Braves blank Expos

College World Series: Florida State hitters taking aim

Lopez gets contract extension

Davis gets two-year scholarship

Leonard emerging as world-class player

Sloan snaps at `lazy' Jazz after workout

McBride can use his head again

Overtime: Hoops team has worst GPA at South Carolina

Bulls blowout Pacers to lead series

Few flaws on this N. Y. Yankee team

Streeter ready by opener

Indiana facing seeds of self-doubt

Bulls getting taste of their own medicine

Malone, Jazz find different ways to keep busy

Mississippi St. survives close calls to make CWS

Jackets lose two to Bats

Sampras: a beaten American in Paris

Mariners seeking trade for Johnson

Fishing report: Anglers are catching bass

ASU duo likely All-Americans

Braves notes: Schuerholz happy with start

Williams and Hingis continue on path toward clash

Martinez doesn't get historic win

Slow play is easy way to get tempers flaring

NCAA notes: Augusta native helps Bulldogs land talent

ASU out of golf tourney

Roddick earns spot in quarters with win

Legion Post 26 expects pitching to be key in '98

Baseball roundup: Rodriguez hits 20th in win

Fishing tournament news

Dopamine tied to learning and memory

Club calendar

Landscaping can be environmentally friendly

A menu's unnecessary at the 7-Star Buffet

Mountaineers may have gene advantage

Miniature garden yields large rewards

Link found between stress, Gulf War chemicals

Cucumbers offer summer savor

Concert connection

Artist thinks big -- and it shows

Griffith's gospel career going strong

Moon walk, Super Bowl leading sixties stamp categories

A brave new mind

Surgery restores degenerating vision

Parental supervision, values reduce chances of teen sex

Parents say they use TV ratings

Garden calendar

Choral society to bring Broadway to riverfront

Recent movie releases

Schedule of summer movies

`Hope Floats' on the surface of real emotions

Video releases

Big-bang theory no longer valid

Health calendar

Artisans will decorate Riverwalk with crafts

Researchers seek genes for alcoholism

Knowing the signs can help gardeners stave off damage

Government drawing up antitrust suit against Intel Corp.

Antitrust case may hit Intel

Search the web and ye shall find ... generally

Entrepreneurs turn web typos into opportunities

El Nino said to be lengthening the day, but not for long

Former astronaut: Mir a `disaster waiting to happen'

Report: First planet outside solar system spotted

Global warming speeding up glaciers' melting

MCI seilling Internet assets

FDA approves new bioengineered skin

Russia lacks cash to run Mir through 1999

Ice possibly discovered in new location on Mars

Former CompuServe executive convicted in Germany

Microsoft boldly steps into high-tech's Wild West

Navy scaling back research on futuristic carrier