To convert or not to convert

Biotech's newest task: Engineering a source of cash

Retiree builds with foam

Business briefs: Medical center has ribbon cutting

Opponents of managed care overhaul spend $60 million

Smaller stocks rebound

'Tis the season for giving, scamming

Trustbuster laws vague, full of irony

Exxon-Mobil would be No. 1 oil company

Of note in business: Fox Sports to join restaurant business

Mail early to lick postal stamp increases

Car-sharing services offer savings, environmental benefits

Asian stock markets gain momentum

Toys less popular as children change

Toys R Us tries to revamp business

Shopping season begins

Russian government to cut taxes

Megastore gas sellers put squeeze on little guy

To Georgia's Carter, it was personal

Williams becames career rushing leader

Robinson Award goes to Paterno

Tuberville takes over as Auburn coach

No. 23 Penn St. smothers Michigan St.

Kicker to sit atop Tech's Olympus

Eagles wash Colgate down the drain

Kicker lifts Tech over UGA

College notes: Tulane's Bowden making the rounds in Palmetto state

North Carolina slips by NC State in OT

Eagles enter I-AA playoffs against Colgate

Virginia pulls off miracle win

Ricky Williams takes a big step toward Heisman Trophy

Nebraska tops Colorado

Ga. Tech notes: Edwards comes through in win

Arkansas beats LSU

Volunteers ready to score points against Vanderbilt

Gridiron praying waves red flag for officials

More than bragging rights up for grabs

Tennessee plasters Vanderbilt

Syracuse crushes 'Canes

USC struggles and wins

No. 4 Kentucky tops UCLA by four

Presbyterian tops USC-Aiken 68-58

No. 14 Arkansas women mop away Oral Roberts

Women's basketball roundup: Duke wins

ECI knocked out of playoffs

Lions roar into state title game

Panthers knock off Barnwell

Fumbles, penalties sink Washington-Wilkes

Lincoln County remains unbeaten

Prep football notes: Augusta Christian plays Tattnall for title

Jefferson edges Toombs for state title

Josey wins in overtime

Carver holds off North Augusta

Area teams have talent in abundance

Driving by

Lizard Kings player suspended

Flyers top Maple Leafs

Sharks devour Blues

Hurricanes topple Islanders

Lynx notes: Two-on-one bad odds for Thompson

Lynx scratches win over Greenville

Across the area

Mitch survivor brings memories home

Widow will not witness killers' executions

19th century farm house to host winter gala

Limitations have shrimpers steaming

Water warning to continue

Grandmother seeks help for holidays

Arrest made in slayings

Woman superintendent administers conferences

Best-laid plans often go astray

Vietnam POWs well-adjusted, study indicates

Crowds line up for unique fare at Chitlin' Strut

Schools set their priorities

Empty Stocking Fund: Family wishes for good Christmas

Additional area news

Salaries at state colleges rise

Witness recalls killings

Neighbors battle over annexation

Sizing up the season

Poor areas find friends at Capitol

Refugees resettle in U.S.

Firefighter treats area to bagpipes

NBA notes: Signing day to be fast and furious

Chiefs collapse has Kansas City perplexed

Bledsoe will wait one more day to practice

Tails, they lost

NFL roundup: Big day for the Fluties

Falcons must win without Chandler

Chandler doubtful against Rams

Mrs. Pat Deberry

Mrs. Elsa Lockett

Mrs. Annie Jones

Mrs. Betty Stephens

Mr. Ralph Toler

Mrs. Betty Dixon

Mr. Wilbur Anderson

Mr. Paul Dickinson

Mr. Gordon Williford

Joseph C. Addison

Mrs. Viola Roberts

Ms. Evelyn Costill

Mrs. JoAnn Jones

Mr. Pierce Humphrey

Mrs. Helen Jennings

Mrs. Tura Cochran

Mr. Otis Walker Jr.

Ms. Lolale Fountain

Mrs. Ruth Voliton

Ms. Grady Grant

Mr. Thomas Stanley

Mr. W. Homer Moss

Mariah M. Hankerson

Mrs. Fannie Noggle

Mrs. Carrie Gipson

Mrs. Decie Scott

Mr. Manuel Mariani

Mr. Leroy Breland

Mr. Edward Marsh

Mrs. Helen Heitz

Mr. Ray Heminger

Mrs. Margaret Wells

Mr. Horace Albright

Rev. R.M. Mounts

Mr. A. Dennis Chavous

Mr. Fred Allen

Mr. James Beard

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Overtime: Buzz owner,Tech near agreement

Overtime: Tiger golfers complete 3-0 fall campaign

Sampras in the semifinals

Golf notes: Ryder Cup is no-holds-barred match

Lehman, O'Meara tie Skins money record

Orioles' Miller warms to idea of Belle in lineup

Golf roundup: Pavin leads in Australia

Seawell realizes his dream

Randy Johnson will decide by Monday

Delay is not an option for new Atlanta arena

Belle and Orioles essentially agree to contract

Sampras' year ends in upset loss

C.S. Lewis still winning converts

Renewal fosters rebirth of the soul

Church bulletin

Religion briefs: ACLU block Bible Week

Fine arts calendar

Living by loving example

Best selling books

Singer's reward is family, music

English creature had evil characteristics

Tracking down Bible references in hymns

Some humanists reassert ties to religious beliefs

Peaceful Dutch city is architectural work of art

Advent places importance on spirit, kindness

Relaxing in Jamaica

Honesty is best policy -- even with 'Cats'

'Bug's Life' computer games play on movie release

Gag gifts for Y2K Bug, computer viruses

Shopping expert's tips for safe web buys

Students get education via laptops

Augusta's Y2K fix in works

Nuclear agency lacked Y2K check

All-in-one billing emerging

Packers issue waring about laser-pointers at games

Space station crew eager to get going

Report: weather causes record $89 billion damage, humans not innocent

Dump may have foe in Hodges

Dolinar on computers: UPS can deliver when power fails

AOL to develop new gadgets

Internet college courses becoming more popular