Eliminating waste

Augusta State offering class on taxes for small businesses

Big-time job cuts no guarantee of greater profits

On the Move

Two of "Big Six" say they won't merge

Survey: Bank fees costlier

Kenny Rogers chicken chain closing company-owned stores

Blacks starting businesses

Survey: Minorities, singles boost home sales 4.1 percent

Hartsfield second-busiest airport

Consumer Reports retests pet food after company disputes findings

Fishing primer gets kids to the pond

New plan to unclog rail traffic does little to soothe tensions with shippers

Raids highlight tactics of suspect brokerage firms

Payment dates vary for bonds

Company's `niche' challenged

Singing for students

Juvenile receives sentence

Horse hurdles

All-male university in works


Local and area briefs

Paine traditions get praise

Convicted gunman to serve 10 years

Language relies on exceptions

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Valentine's Day gift

Georgia Lottery drawings held

Postcards home

Postcards home

Player audits sought

Social Services getting new director

Technical schools thriving

Aiken gears up for Civil War re-enactment

Symposium discusses Confederacy

Surplus makes for more pork

Local troops deploy

Jobless lacking skills

Best ducks in flock

Ex-leader of paper dies at 63

Report lists tobacco donations

Judge rules against family court orders

Two treated for rabies after attack by bobcat

Valentine's messages

Senate rejects proposal

Health forcing judge's retirement

Venue in lawsuit changes

Walker plans to expand NAACP mission

City's water towers undergoing face lift

Day for romance observed

Republicans quarrel in House

State corporate tax incentives costing revenue

U.S. women's hockey team rallies to defeat Canada 7-4

Men's hockey team wins despite continued problems

Olympic high points more than winning medals

Says Bill, Hillary in 'throes of illness' 021498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments Medicare fraud, cutbacks 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Jabs at three potential mayoral bids 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Dislikes negative image of blindness 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Pass Ga. road naming bill 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes predecessors `helped' Clinton 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Demos' nightmare near 021498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recalls the party of high tax levels 021498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Charges blacks commit more crimes 021498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Umansky `left only heartache' 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Aiken's investment boom 021598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Observes N. Augusta's efficient example 021498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Malone mimics Jordan

Pierce, Van Roost move into Paris Open final

Duck's par fuels ASU golf win

NASCAR's 50 years recall facts, spur some fiction

U.S. team tries to erase memories of Mexico City humiliation

Josey, ARC to meet in final

Lopez sour on team bid for services

Rain helps Gordon to IROC win

Gamecocks are looking for late-season solutions

Jarrett's good but time isn't on his side

Fishing primer gets kids to the pond

Kendall fires 63 to lead in Hawaii

Few barriers block way for solo skipper

Brooks leaving Wilkes

Barnwell, Silver Bluff to meet for fourth time

Martin may ride on scooter

Martinez impresses Cox with workout

Swaim Jr. takes win at Discount Auto 200

Harris keys Tennessee in victory No. 18

Hendrick still a force despite troubles

Westside surprises Thomson in semis

As NASCAR hits 50 years, sport thriving

Tyson closer to kicking promoter King to the curb

Josey beats ARC girls in OT

Hawks go cold in fourth quarter, lose

Thomson tops Glenn Hills for girls' title

Nemechek wins with up-front run

Greene one of spring's first arrivals

Enchanting Nagano

God's word teaches us how to love

Arts calendar

Project Light helps youths learn through Christ

Art of love

Couple married 80 years without ever celebrating Valentine's Day

Respond to invitation in own hand

Church bulletin

The value of a romantic getaway

Arts council brings Oscars to Augusta

Mission will take Augusta doctor, family to Central African hospital

Flight may have begun before Wrights

Heart of Augusta

On this rock

Computers tutor: Odds and ends you should know

PC prices a budget can love

Touring the information superhighway

Scientist says proof will come that Dolly was cloned

PC software used to come with manuals

Game turns into four-day ordeal

Hart creates digital library of great works

Can a secret code stay secret?

Detecting child porn pushers online

Anti-Valentine's Day Web

Computer problem to cost state

Study: Africa apes use complex symbols to mark trails in dense jungle

Touring the information superhighway

The Web: Separating the women from the grrls

Future of computers is now

Teen exchanged sexual Internet messages with officers