Cinema merger gets OK

J.B. White parent company bought out

Nonindustrial work grows in area

Little known about Beanie Baby manufacturing

Delta to create 200 local jobs

Some bizarre tales of Beanie Babies

Historic auction house sold

New owner to sell shops

Interest rate rise unlikely

NBC's plan for affiliates sign of the times

Additional business news

Business briefs

Senate debates bill to create more visas

Breast cancer research lifting stocks

New toll-free prefix called on

WBBQ cutting news staff

Columbia sells five of seven N.C. hospitals

Toddler fights same disease as golfer

Governor seeks aid for victims

Fire guts Allendale structure

Conviction tossed on technicality

Navy jets to move to Beaufort

`Glueballs' hold things together

Appointments cut by commissioners

Canal cruise

County seeking series

A wet race

Teen accused in crime spree goes to trial

Cancer drug development sparks hope

Hot weather comes early for Augusta

Local and area briefs

Police crack down on seatbelt violations

Taking a dive

Patriotic preparation

Having fun swinging in the sun

Getting water water park beech area

Commission slows trailer park growth

Senator could be bounced from office

General holds town meeting

Additional area news

Church aids Ukraine needy

Southern Mormons gather for address

Sheriff requests staffing

Defense bill schedules $80 million for SRS

Fond farewell

Court: Meeting did not violate FOI rules

Board denies parole in Richey slaying

Man challenging state's anti-sodomy law

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

Proposed budget for schools up

Landfill case renews attention on open-meeting law

Inmate labor limited

Residents oppose local housing plan

Blasts student behavioral problem 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments animals killed in traffic 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Crying over onions ... 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Want deadly highway made safe 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

A deserved extension! 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports re-election of councilwoman 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Supports Wheale election as judge 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Delta's good choice 052098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

No more Freaknik 051998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

St. Louis has work left with Detroit

GreenJackets win sixth in row

Braves notes: Smoltz pays price for elbow surgeries

Boxer sues Holmes for a blinding jab

Earnhardt hopes Charlotte leads to recovery

Sand Gnats snap streak

Tigers facing bumpy path en route to World Series

Rankin lies yards ahead of competition

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

Kite puts crashes, bad luck behind him

Team pays tribute to late golfer

Olie next roadblock for Sabres

Jordan takes Bulls to 2-0 over Pacers

Madison County set for Greenbrier

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

Drew fails in bid to become free agent

Greenbrier title opener on Thursday

Overtime: A sports wrap-up

Jordan gets votes this time

Future Lady Jaguar perfect in playoffs

Marlins fans take team to court

No contest plea entered by Mays

Faldo, Miller named to Hall of Fame

Pacers look to adjust

Vikings believe Clancy lacks cash to close deal

Baseball roundup: Piazza a hit for Marlins

Tommie Smith: no regrets over '68 protest

Glavine subdues Astros

A quarter way in, Braves lead the pack

Old-timer Jazz stop Lakers

Drug ads profit only manufacturers

Colorful salad to be featured at Napa auction

Diana's estate, memorial fund sue Franklin Mint

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

Updated fire-and-brimstone campaign targets MTV generation

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

Ad designer helps transform ideas into creative images

Financial compromise is important

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

'Frasier' to fill 'Seinfeld' slot

Everyone in Myrtle Beach crosses fingers over Memorial Day weekend

Senior calendar

Shadow puppet art form struggles

Source of fatigue may be in lifestyle

Changing pace

Red, white and blue cake celebrates patriotic holiday

Xtreme style

Full-figured model breaks stereotypes

Audio bestsellers

Long-term separations usually mean it's over

'Godzilla' takes movie goers to the Xtreme

Xtreme calendar

Yearbooks remain an annual rite of spring

Two-timers

Gates may be facing biggest fight of his life

Air Force conducts successful 'Raptor' test

To the moon and back -- and back again

Web useful for area code decoding

Internet fosters thriving secondary market in Beanie Babies

MCI may sell off Internet business, sources say

Microsoft not alone: Government investigates Intel

Lack of funds forces cancellation of Croatan dig

New fighter jet tested in aftermath of complaints over progress

Pagemill 3.0 makes web page building easy

Chamber of Commerce holds lobbying conference via Internet

Clinton has faith in anti-trust team

House votes to restrict database pirating

Seneca man creates device for Titanic explorers

Satellite interrupts pager use

NASA aims for June 2 launch despite leak