Programs teach job skills

Shareholders claim merger lies led to lost money

AGL hoping to keep name

Top honor

Business briefs

Banking group: Asian crisis will lower world trade

Broader market foreseen

Characters at Paris park go on strike

GMAC extending leases

Borders signs lease for store

Regulars propose second-largest fine for 'slamming' phone customers

Motorola earnings drops

Polishing up the nail business

Magic's score: Business up, TV down

Business briefs

No end to GM strike in sight

Aiken authorities arrest man in armed standoff

Reserves to relieve troubles

Medicare benefits miss some

Area tree measures up

Garden city trees suffering

New school safety law targets off-campus crime

Grant given to center

Two face off in insurance chief primary

Judge candidates cite service

County water penalties will get legal backing

Commission OKs water resolution

New water restrictions to take effect

Aiken test scores

Facilities vital, says PAC chief

Sports provides the motivation to learn

Drought has corn crop beyond repair

Authorities arrest few on Fourth

MCG gets new management

Grinder helps recycle debris

Parents frustrated by unsolved killing

Bowers stresses kinship

Residents lament water ban

Secretary of State candidates focus on helping out businesses

Girl goes back to mother

Sheriff's summer camp

Fire claims goats, shed

Teen drinking arrests down in Columbia County

SRS, Alabama vying for tritium site

County council resolution could mean zoning

Reporter almost met his old hero

Grand jury to examine personnel

Over the edge

Military retirees to get benefits

Jury acquits man on murder charge

Summer days

Local and area briefs

University employees to see hike

Teacher scholarship program gets few takers

Mr. Claude Gardner

Ms. Dorothy Holley

Mrs. Fannie Johnson

Mr. Jack Cannady

Mrs. Gladys Knight

Mr. Robert Bynes

Mrs. Elsie Brumbeloe

Mrs. Mary Carrington

Ne'Tasjah Mackie

Mr. Luther Page

Mrs. Ola Reynolds

Mr. John Trowbridge

Mrs. Mary Wynn

Mr. Jerome Grant

Mrs. Willie Mae Hannah

Mrs. Alean Christian

Mrs. Naomi Hester

Mrs. Annie Mathis

Mr. Willie Hampton

Mr. Sidney Sheppard

Mrs. Eleanor Sanders

Mr. Henry Dent

Mr. Lonnie Hall

Mrs. Violet Potrafka

Mr. Julian Evans

Miss Heather Ward

Ms. Bonnita Cook

Mr. William Hurt

Mrs. Pauline Hornsby

Keith Dunn Jr.

Mr. John Grace

Mr. Edward Brinson Sr.

China thoughts 070798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protests `harassment' of motorists 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blast leaders for the water crisis 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Water problem needs solution, not sympathy 070798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tells commissioner 'enough is enough' 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Offer opinions on area's water crisis 070798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits `shameful scuttling' of tobacco bill 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

CNN's disgrace 070798 - The Augusta Chronicle

For Ga. competition 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Barnes vindicated? 070798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Dangerous ruling 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams billboard; lauds Williams 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says water system does not keep pace with growth 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recalls candidate's exemplary past 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Favors Ga. statehouse incumbent 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Water problems: Even a third grader knows better 070798 - The Augusta Chronicle

Carolina signs fourth-round draft pick

Rypien may not play in '98; Falcons sign DeBerg

France favored in Croatia match

Odd Couple start All-Star game

Squared circle no place for Karl Malone

Historic open

Tyson eligible Thursday to ask for his boxing license back

Overtime: Tom Melton added to Georgia Southern

GreenJackets defeat RiverDogs

Weiss' All-Star start second to son's visit

Overtime: Eddy Furniss named SAL Player of the Week

Team Who? Replacements picked for NBA

Alomars get a repeat MVP

Weiss' All-Star start second to son's visit

Se Ri Pak: on course for greatness

Braves bullpen still big problem

Goodwill's Thompson dreams of home crowds

Orangeburg edges Aiken Post 26

Women's Open notebook

Junior turns boos to cheers and wins Derby

World Cup notebook

Bill Cosby in court for closing arguments in murder trial

Senior calendar

You can take a tasty trip to the spa via the kitchen

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Rogers sang about Western life

News and notes from the world of food

Toys help break office tension

A business boom for the coaster craze

Can this marriage be saved?

Season's vegetables take center stage in dishes

U.S. Marine Band marches on

Shower? More like a deluge

Eating poppy seeds can cause false results on a drug test

Mushrooms replace meat without sacrificing flavor

Treatment options available for those with varicose veins

Historial films sit in cold storage

There is never a holiday from shopping

Roy Rogers dead at 86

Teens study heritage through ancient dance

Xtreme style

Out of time

Xtreme advice: Friendships should come before romantic feelings

Xtreme screen

Maxwell's album lacks energy

'X-Files' conspirator chats about X-Fanatics

Scientists discover new dinosaur species

U.S. eases restrictions on encryption exports

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Cystic-fibrosis study reveals strengths, limits of genetic counseling

Japan quietly building a leading space program

Pfizer calls insurers `irresponsible' for questioning Viagra's safety

Apple taking on the Big Apple

Newly available progesterone pill targets growing market of baby-boom women

Compaq faces challenges integrating Digital

Calves cloned from parts expected in December

Russia launches first-ever satellite from submarine

Two Japanese satellites successfully linkup after rendezvous