Arts community could fuel downtown growth

Lego looks to soar with 'Star Wars'

Carriers may grow from one

Circulation up slightly at nation's biggest newspapers

Business briefs

IRS chief testifies at hearings

CNN Headline News cutting 70 jobs

U.S. savings bond rates decline

Economy aids stock market

Retiring after eight years on the job

Philip Morris chief attacks tobacco bill

Eleven nations to discuss `euro' currency

Popularity of Beetles creating black market

Pepsi's top marketing officer quits

Bonds rally as low inflation erase fears of rate hike

United, Delta reach agreement on global alliance

Money funds fell in latest week

Lawsuit won't be dropped

Demonstrating new boat for fire safety

Georgia Lottery drawings held

College hospital unveiled

Efficiency meeting gets little interest

Facility mending old ways

Judge reunites family

Singers perform song dedicated to slain teacher

Race crowded for lieutenant governor spot

Tire plant brings promise

Bridgestone-Firestone to dedicate factory

South Georgia to see new area code

Lawyer seeking federal probe of police

Scoutfest may draw 5,000

Spring swing

Officials disputing state law

Edgefield courthouse rededication Sunday

Police come across complex pot farm

Fire aftermath

CSX to rehire car inspectors laid off in '97

Death in burning trailer not an accident, GBI says

President, students clash about firings

Local and area briefs

Additional area news

Candidacy gets mixed reaction

Greenville zoning board tries to end prayer dispute

School's artwork blasted

Gravel suspect says charges selective

Action on dues sought

Man on probation for fraud indicted

Railroad promises to cut down delays

Funding will keep Spanish

Millner, Langford qualify for governor's race

Georgia lottery drawings held

Wagon train teaches life lessons

Board axes its leader

Savannah Rapids Pavilion marks five years

Woman in battle for custody

May time for kids, birthdays

New painting program teaches youths a trade

Witness to seek parole

Man dies after shooting during routine traffic stop

Touts McElmurray for probate judge 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Kickboxing takes off! 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wishes smokers respected others 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

DOE: Obey the law 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ga. Regents: Be consistent 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tobacco clout is zilch 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends 'astute businessman' Morris 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lauds tribute 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Backs Georgia `starvation' remark 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

MCG milestone 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

The McClure verdict 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says immoral land will lose freedom 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Jane Fonda 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts language in Mueller piece 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rips Rob Mueller 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps `Hanoi Jane,' labor unions 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes eatery got two '100' ratings 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Muses that `mentality' went North 050198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits Hale St. site 050298 - The Augusta Chronicle

As jury deliberates, college officials uneasy

Derby notes: Lukas gets famous visitors

Triad stadium support growing

Baffert confident about Indian Charlie

Martin looks forward to IROC test

Lakeside shortstop to start in playoff game despite jaw injury

It's an interesting Derby cast

Umpires' decision debated

For once, next year looks good in Cleveland

Braves still patient with Andruw

Janzen, Forsman share 36-hole lead at Houston

Braves still patient with Andruw

Is belonging to Clemson's IPTAY a black-and-white issue?

Williams will stay close to home

Hornets put sting on Hawks

Late pitching change pays off for Midland Valley

Women surging into sports since Title IX

Aiken has no stake in Derby

Minority College Championship grows with PGA's help

Wrestling real for those who believe

Pace runs past Aquinas in girls soccer

Neagle gets shutout win vs. Giants

Braves take out Giants

Hurst, Coe-Jones make it look easy in Titleholders

GreenJackets win 5th straight

Hawks' Henderson named most improved

Golfer makes two holes in one in an 18-hole round

Falcons' Bennett starts jail term

Fishing tournament results

Hephzibah track team unbeaten

Overtime: Keeper Hill victorious in Kentucky Oaks

Butler's Brown to attend Auburn

Blazers' No. 1 priority: signing Stoudamire

Baseball roundup: Pirates edge Dodgers

Masters chief to retire

Prep sports roundup

Stephens retiring as Augusta National chairman

Hawks still on NBA `bubble'

Applause calendar

Garden calendar

Lewis Family stays home for bluegrass festival

Seminaries advised to offer 'job fairs' to attract students

Minister delivers message to those who deliver

Church bulletin

Duck derby

Churches to observe National Prayer Day

Composer gave early hints of creative bent

Ukrainian update upsets church

`He Got Game' has got message

Catholic group angered at Fox depiction

Network newsmagazines schedule interviews with network stars

God's word can satisfy our hunger and thirst

Don't dwell on catalog-perfect pictures to enjoy fruits of labor

Pageantry welcomes bishop coadjutor

Downtown Atlanta to hum with music

'Susannah' performance dramatically powerful

Country starlet's no softy

Video reviews

Strawberry farms can satisfy the yearning for fresh fruit

Churches put ZIP into helping poor, elderly

Club calendar

Bishops issue statement against gay marriages

New quarterly offers sermons, writings of black clergy

Broadway could see play about gay Jesus-like figure

Missionary's journey touches many lives

Java Hut brews to go

Doctors remove, reimplant heart

Judge sets bail at $100,000 in Internet confession case

FDA approves promising pill for advanced breast cancer

House panel considers measures to protect children

Shuttle's veterinarian spares rat's life

Microsoft, retailers try to blunt move to block Windows 98

Hughes using moon's gravity to recover stranded satellite

Internet takes the forefront in medication debate

Report: Internet helps spread anti-Semitic propaganda

NASA vetoes extra day in space

Stargazers set new record for most distant object sighting

Man charged with murdering daughter after Internet confession

Executives urge Justice not to block Windows 98 release

Pentagon awards $1.6 billion contract on missile defense research

Windows 98 delay fought

Researchers find out how anthrax kills

Mir astronaut unfazed by delayed homecoming