Cinema merger gets OK

Delta to create 200 local jobs

Columbia sells five of seven N.C. hospitals

Breast cancer research lifting stocks

J.B. White parent company bought out

Historic auction house sold

New toll-free prefix called on

Nonindustrial work grows in area

WBBQ cutting news staff

Interest rate rise unlikely

Senate debates bill to create more visas

New owner to sell shops

Additional business news

Some bizarre tales of Beanie Babies

Business briefs

Little known about Beanie Baby manufacturing

NBC's plan for affiliates sign of the times

Toddler fights same disease as golfer

Governor seeks aid for victims

Weeds in pond possibly contributed to 14-year-old's death

Getting water water park beech area

Navy jets to move to Beaufort

Fire guts Allendale structure

Sheriff requests staffing

Having fun swinging in the sun

Patriotic preparation

Proposed budget for schools up

Teen accused in crime spree goes to trial

Conviction tossed on technicality

Hot weather comes early for Augusta

Commission slows trailer park growth

Police crack down on seatbelt violations

Church aids Ukraine needy

Fond farewell

Cancer drug development sparks hope

Appointments cut by commissioners

Residents oppose local housing plan

Senator could be bounced from office

A wet race

Additional area news

Canal cruise

Southern Mormons gather for address

`Glueballs' hold things together

Defense bill schedules $80 million for SRS

Local and area briefs

Court: Meeting did not violate FOI rules

Taking a dive

Man challenging state's anti-sodomy law

Inmate labor limited

County seeking series

Landfill case renews attention on open-meeting law

Board denies parole in Richey slaying

General holds town meeting

Blasts student behavioral problem 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments animals killed in traffic 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Crying over onions ... 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares men can be promiscuous, too 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks control of Columbia Co. growth 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Want deadly highway made safe 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports re-election of councilwoman 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

No more Freaknik 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Red China's `attack' 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

A deserved extension! 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Delta's good choice 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says city should make road four lanes 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports Wheale election as judge 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

... yet offers good bill 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts `misuse' of Scripture quote 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Madison County set for Greenbrier

GreenJackets win sixth in row

Future Lady Jaguar perfect in playoffs

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

Sand Gnats snap streak

Drew fails in bid to become free agent

Earnhardt hopes Charlotte leads to recovery

Olie next roadblock for Sabres

Team pays tribute to late golfer

No contest plea entered by Mays

Jordan takes Bulls to 2-0 over Pacers

Pacers look to adjust

Kite puts crashes, bad luck behind him

Baseball roundup: Piazza a hit for Marlins

Tommie Smith: no regrets over '68 protest

Glavine subdues Astros

Vikings believe Clancy lacks cash to close deal

Old-timer Jazz stop Lakers

Langham, Taylor Volpitto pass first U.S. Open test

St. Louis has work left with Detroit

Greenbrier title opener on Thursday

Braves notes: Smoltz pays price for elbow surgeries

Faldo, Miller named to Hall of Fame

Jordan gets votes this time

Boxer sues Holmes for a blinding jab

Overtime: Paine's Williams leaving baseball job after three years

Rankin lies yards ahead of competition

Marlins fans take team to court

A quarter way in, Braves lead the pack

Tigers facing bumpy path en route to World Series

Changing pace

Everyone in Myrtle Beach crosses fingers over Memorial Day weekend

Source of fatigue may be in lifestyle

Senior calendar

Red, white and blue cake celebrates patriotic holiday

Shadow puppet art form struggles

Colorful salad to be featured at Napa auction

Godzilla arrives: What does Hollywood have against New York anyway?

Financial compromise is important

Diana's estate, memorial fund sue Franklin Mint

Updated fire-and-brimstone campaign targets MTV generation

Ad designer helps transform ideas into creative images

'Frasier' to fill 'Seinfeld' slot

Drug ads profit only manufacturers

The supermarket shopper: Campbell missed the mark with its new product

Lighter pineapple upside down cake has plenty of flavor, but a lot less fat

Yearbooks remain an annual rite of spring

Xtreme calendar

Long-term separations usually mean it's over

'Godzilla' takes movie goers to the Xtreme

Full-figured model breaks stereotypes

Two-timers

Xtreme style

Audio bestsellers

Gates may be facing biggest fight of his life

Microsoft not alone: Government investigates Intel

New fighter jet tested in aftermath of complaints over progress

Chamber of Commerce holds lobbying conference via Internet

Internet fosters thriving secondary market in Beanie Babies

Lack of funds forces cancellation of Croatan dig

To the moon and back -- and back again

Clinton has faith in anti-trust team

Pagemill 3.0 makes web page building easy

Seneca man creates device for Titanic explorers

MCI may sell off Internet business, sources say

Web useful for area code decoding

NASA aims for June 2 launch despite leak

Air Force conducts successful 'Raptor' test

House votes to restrict database pirating

Satellite interrupts pager use