Plans announced for bank

Business briefs

Free-falling yen may be Asia's next crisis

Additional business news

Daimler fetes investors sausage and good news

TV commercials giving viewers an earful

Hewlett-Packard files suit

Augusta continues to grow

New drug awaits approval

Pacemakers

Four members join Georgia Bank & Trust board

MCI raising rates to pay subsidies

ATT to impose new charge to pay for cheap school Internet

Merger makes health care giant

Economy advances rapidly but downhill slide forecast

Battle over tritium production heats up

Hanging on -- very tightly

Student protest fizzles

Association wants to use grant to repair homes

Proposal offered for new hotel

House holds fast to education standards

Water flows despite limits

Board accepts budget

Columbia County starting water-use schedule

Water fitness

Court to consider sentence

University sees occupancy rate hurting profits

Bid could delay rest area project

Principal moves into new station

Council debates cutbacks

Plans for class sizes debated

Locals protect Old Glory

Art used to teach heritage

Stephenson murder statements admissible

End of an era

Letter carriers' food-drive donations drop

Manager admits polluting

Commissioners continue debate over discretionary fund

Lawmakers objecting to spending plan

Officials planning pipeline

Mosquitoes bugging residents

Postcard contest underway

Man faces air-quality indictment

Captured!

Onion growers get time

Toddler Time

Additional area news

`Clientele' ends Martinez girl's second spelling bee

Report on Davis' killing submitted

Farmers search for relief from weather's extremes

Brotherly help

Police continue search for suspect in robberies

Local and area briefs

Friendly squeeze shared while signing yearbooks

S.C. folds poker hand 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blast cartoon on south Augusta 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Microsoft in monopoly case 052898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports candidate's abortion stand 052898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Who's pasting who? 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants quality of classes increased 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises article on recreational sports 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Admires couple for `doing it God's way' 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hit officials for recycling's failure 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ignore scare talk 052898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Does not like to see south Augusta criticized 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Memorial Day for all our fallen 052998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Few flaws on this N. Y. Yankee team

Mississippi St. survives close calls to make CWS

Kournikova wows 'em at French Open

McBride can use his head again

NCAA notes: Augusta native helps Bulldogs land talent

Bulls blowout Pacers to lead series

Davis gets two-year scholarship

Sloan snaps at `lazy' Jazz after workout

Braves blank Expos

Streeter ready by opener

Williams and Hingis continue on path toward clash

Bulls getting taste of their own medicine

Memorial: Four share lead

ASU duo likely All-Americans

Leonard emerging as world-class player

Hillin adds new chapter to strange career

Fishing tournament news

Fishing report: Anglers are catching bass

Slow play is easy way to get tempers flaring

Braves notes: Schuerholz happy with start

Lopez gets contract extension

Mariners seeking trade for Johnson

Sampras: a beaten American in Paris

Baseball roundup: Rodriguez hits 20th in win

Martinez doesn't get historic win

College World Series: Florida State hitters taking aim

Jackets lose two to Bats

Overtime: Hoops team has worst GPA at South Carolina

ASU out of golf tourney

Indiana facing seeds of self-doubt

Legion Post 26 expects pitching to be key in '98

NFL notes: Football league still in works

Malone, Jazz find different ways to keep busy

Roddick earns spot in quarters with win

Lopez gets contract extension

Researchers seek genes for alcoholism

Concert connection

Parental supervision, values reduce chances of teen sex

A menu's unnecessary at the 7-Star Buffet

Surgery restores degenerating vision

Knowing the signs can help gardeners stave off damage

A brave new mind

Schedule of summer movies

Garden calendar

Artisans will decorate Riverwalk with crafts

Club calendar

Miniature garden yields large rewards

Mountaineers may have gene advantage

Choral society to bring Broadway to riverfront

Parents say they use TV ratings

Cucumbers offer summer savor

Dopamine tied to learning and memory

Artist thinks big -- and it shows

Griffith's gospel career going strong

Video releases

Recent movie releases

Landscaping can be environmentally friendly

`Hope Floats' on the surface of real emotions

Health calendar

Big-bang theory no longer valid

Moon walk, Super Bowl leading sixties stamp categories

Link found between stress, Gulf War chemicals

MCI seilling Internet assets

Report: First planet outside solar system spotted

Former CompuServe executive convicted in Germany

Ice possibly discovered in new location on Mars

Antitrust case may hit Intel

FDA approves new bioengineered skin

Entrepreneurs turn web typos into opportunities

Global warming speeding up glaciers' melting

Government drawing up antitrust suit against Intel Corp.

Microsoft boldly steps into high-tech's Wild West

Search the web and ye shall find ... generally

Former astronaut: Mir a `disaster waiting to happen'

Russia lacks cash to run Mir through 1999

El Nino said to be lengthening the day, but not for long

Navy scaling back research on futuristic carrier