Teleglobe buys Excel long distance firm for $3 billion

Employers strive to turn passive workers into 'climbers'

BellSouth to grow local calling zone

Inflation at worse level in 17 months

FAA ordering inspection of Boeing rudder-pedal

Strike hits GM where it hurts

Sunbeam axes "Chain Saw Al"

Greenspan: Merger wave not threat to economy

EU members squabble over costs to countries

Dow Jones falls 207 points

Tyson officials accused of seeking Espy influence

Goldman Sachs job not what it used to be

Teamsters may reject Anheuser-Busch terms

County short of speculative buildings

Business briefs

Consumer loan deliquency rates mixed

GM strike talks continue

Georgia-based company paying refunds

Business traveler targeted by hotels

Course targets schemes

County may get steepest lawyer bills in 5 years

Expense for sewer dropping

Hollings denounces plan to end support program

Executives oppose deepening harbor

Martinez, Appling fire departments to determine boundaries

Chess night attracts residents to coffeehouse

Officials hope repaired line will ease problems

Upstate's growers optimistic

Richland jail works to initiate changes

Black colleges seeking money for renovations

Homeless task force still without home

Storms take out power

Adams marks year as college president

Canal authority to lose big chunk of revenues

Ministers defend call for wives to submit

Problems at area weigh stations called typical

Drill to test Augusta's emergency plan in case of dam failure

Criticism of general confirmed

Local and area briefs

Storms take out power

Scores divide incumbents

Prosecutor: Driver may get 30 years

Local teen killed in Florida car crash

In a tight spot

Emergency probe to keep costing county

Search continues for Suba

Local and area briefs

Investigation forces pay of volunteers

Attorney general hopefuls fight over small differences

Norwood could be millionaire

Ready to swim

Hungarian delegates arrive in Augusta

Cutting jobs being avoided

Going to waste

Weather harming farmers

Council recognizes art museum director

Adopt-A-Stream aids teachers

House guarantees tuition aid

Wilson out of contest

Mrs. Mary Phoenix

Mr. Lewis Crafton

Mrs. Iris Holton

Mr. Donald Adams

Mrs. Annie Wilson

Ms. Brenda Grice

Mrs. Virginia Adams

Mr. Freddie Hogan

Mr. George McKenzie

D'ondra Goodwin

Mr. Enon Lamb Jr.

Mrs. Van Daisy Pearson

Mr. Freddie Morell Sr.

Mr. Hairl Price

Ms. Julia West

Mr. James Reynolds

Mr. Leon Greenway

Mrs. Thelma Brannon

Mr. Phil Palmer

Mrs. Ona Wills

Mr. Bernard Houck

Mrs. Mattie Lemmons

Brandi Matney

Mr. Morgan Fitz

Mr. Robert Culbreath

Mr. William Clements

Mrs. Doris Garrett

Mrs. Bernice Clear

Mrs. Ellen Thompson

Mrs. Annie Reese

Mr. Henry James

Mr. James Crank Jr.

Mr. Charles T. Maddox

Mrs. Clarice Lord

Rev. Dora James

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S.C. State athletic department under fiscal gun

Jackets impressed by Freeman's play

Graveyard of champions awaits U.S. Open

Healthy Tolbert ready for '98

Who'll stop Bulls' reign?

Look for the veteran Watson come Sunday

German team shuts out U.S.

Martin journey just beginning

Another ringless summer for Jazz

Els limps into Open, Martin rolls in and Tiger stands

Drivers test IROC cars at Indy

Bulls party one more -- one last? -- time

Smoltz set for Saturday start

USC to open season Nov. 8 vs. Louisville

New pitcher

Brazil first World Cup team to advance

Backup QB quits at South Carolina

Wimbledon seeds good for Graf, Agassi

Capitals' success leaves some black fans cold

Repeat performance

Braves shut out Marlins

Senior calendar

Short bites: News and notes from the world of food

Body's fluid movement can be cause of swelling

How about a scoop of tuna? Spinach, chili, spaghetti?

Can this marriage be saved?

Beanie Mania

Story of 'The Truman Show'

Pet mediator soothes barking, hissing waters

Pfizer developing improved Viagra

Woman receives H.S. diploma at 98

Aspertame may benefit some arthritis sufferers

Weir films worth a look on video

Officials prepare West Coast for disastrous waves

Plus-size is ideal for supermodel Emme

Group puts luxury hotel on endangered list

ABC will rely on controversial fall ad campaign

The sources for the vibe in soul music started small

Supplemental nutrition

Audio best

Xtreme style

Teen chooses vegan diet for health's sake

Xtreme screen

Singer Jewel says she's growing up

Ground broken on new center

Biotech companies developing sci-fi vaccines to ease immunization

Space once an 'ether or' proposition

Air pollution a tourism problem for western N.C.

House web addresses raise question

Company touts composite utility pole as the future

The Web week ahead

FBI files on the Internet

Satellite returns from second trip around the moon

Dell in talks with Microsoft about custom-designing computers

E-mail can be a mixed blessing

Drug company sues FDA over dietary supplement regulations

Study: Radiation no good for eye cancer

Keeping up the Hughes'

Universe balances, despite missing energy

Vaccines changing with times

Researchers groping to find missing energy

Heart tissue may recover when device used

Tests could personalize drugs

Countryfolk, kids lean to micromotoring

Mom gives birth over the Internet

Nader wants guarantees for Windows alternatives