Merck drags down drug stocks

Flue-cured markets open amid uncertainty

Business briefs

Clinton signs legislation to overhaul IRS

Aiken construction underway

Pay raise, 401(k)s for military advocated

'Healing' margarine headed to U.S.

House Republicans postpone action on IMF funds

Russia pushes ahead with austerity program

Clinton's decision to maintain trade with China upheld

Knology to provide digital service

Greenspan: 'there will be a correction'

Judge orders arbitration for GM, UAW

Additional business news

Fed inflation-wary despite slowdown in economy

Viagra sales taper off

Millner leads in GOP primary

PSC shuts down phone companies

Judges miss deadline for appeal

Lawyers headed for runoff

Coles leading early in Senate primary

Walking the line

Additional area news

Unknowns battle for 10th congressional seat

E. coli problems cause death of 2-year-old girl

One PSC race over, one close

Five overlooked ballots to be counted

Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

Violators of water restrictions could face fine

Additional area news

District 2 seat goes to Spears

County high on list of chemical risks

Boswell takes early lead in Attorney General primary

Trains to move quicker

Brush fires scorch Aiken Co.

Election wrapup

Millner runoff possible

Ex-inmate suit alleges abuse

Clinton may veto bill limiting tritium to SRS

Architecture camp

Wheale, Watkins win in judgeship races

Officials opt to change water policy

Richmond Co. probate judge runoff in August

Massey bows out of runoff

Greer wins agriculture primary

Augusta's tax rates unchanged

Former Gingrich aid wins

Judge denies new trial motion

Report: Pentagon housing plan will save less than expected

Package creates scare in Aiken

Schrenko keeps seat in primary

Center's changes positive

Raise request denied

Water main gives supply more relief

Williams returns to legislature

Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

Thurmond leads in labor commissioner race

Mr. Elmer Patrick

Mr. George Kirkland

Mrs. Julia Burns

Mrs. Thelma Franks

Mrs. Winnell Fowler

Mr. Michael Moore

Mrs. Jean Hindmarch

Mrs. Barbara Boyle

Ms. Gail Harris

Ms. Gladys Turner

Mrs. Angelyn DeLoach

Mrs. Eleanor Mertins

Mr. Ralph Sifre

Mr. Howard Deer Sr.

Mrs. Agnus Campbell

Mrs. Marjorie Phinizy

Mrs. Patricia Ange

Mr. Billy Gregory

Mrs. Mary Bragg

Mr. Isaac Hickson Sr.

Mr. Frank Trotter

Mr. Hugh Thackston

Mr. King Johnson III

Mrs. Edna Griffin

Mr. Frank Ellis

Mrs. Joan Harmon

Mr. Herman Gartrell

Mrs. Norma McDaniel

Mrs. Gladys Gordon

Would expand on excellent SRS start 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Applauds Ripken's ability, longevity 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Opposes child custody protection bill 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Hicks isn't a one man show 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

'Wants God in America again' 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Those state judge races 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Hicks as Utilities Director 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ga. primary postmortem: The statewide scene 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Condition of Dolphins' Wheeler upgraded

Lazier looks for another big weekend at Charlotte

Mountain man: Ullrich takes Tour de France lead

Cox's song: Take him out of the ballgame

Columbia County falls in Dixies

Braves crush Phillies

NFL notes: Manning's agent gets down to business

Bull's dynasty coming to end in wrong way

Reeves, Falcons set to improve on 1997

Nate Newton on the Chopping Block

A real pro: Rose enjoys first pay day

Tar Heels push Bly for Heisman

Floyd: A coach's son hits the big-time

Griffey hits AL-leading 40th home run

NBA and union: Let's talk

Woods, Cubs outdo Maddux to get victory

Wagner just happy to be back

Local NFL official honored

Post 26 getting by without star

This could be cinderella year for Wake Forest

Braves notes: Jones embarrassed when yanked

Cleveland grounds crew goes swinging in the rain

Newsome says farewell to a lost season

NFL notes: Policy steps down as team president

Floyd to coach Chicago Bulls

Overtime: Cranford closes in on lead at junior tourney

Gil Morgan shooting for victory

Inexperience meaningless for `Noles QB

Window is minutes long for reversing cardiac arrest

National Trust opens Paul McCartney's boyhood home to the public

Intimacy difficult for those suffering depression

Cruise ship smoke obscures industry safety record

Calming a racing heart

Children more at risk of being bitten by dog

Fox kicking off its fall season in August with two new sitcoms

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Perfect dad, ideal doc, Robert Young dies at 91

Newsmagazines continue their summer success

'Private Ryan' reminds family of tragedy

Putting a heart saver in hands of novices

Study: Drugs effective in exercise-induced asthma

Health calendar

It's a boy for actress Jodie Foster

Health capsules

Perfect dad, ideal doc, Robert Young dies at 91

Lively chicken Flamenco Fajitas are full of flavor

Ballmer named Microsoft president

Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

Columbia County using Internet tally

No need for Viagra with garlic website

Study finds apparent decline in Gulf hurricanes

Study: Differences in heart-risk traits not explained by socioeconomics

Columbia County using Internet tally

National Geographic makes 3-D splash

Senate moves to protect children from Internet smut

Study: Radioactive idodine treament does not affect cancer deaths

Pornographic images of man's dead daughter found on his computer

Internet companies set their sights on toppling TV

Mice cloned with improved technology

Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

Researchers hunt for American eels in Cape Fear