Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

Business briefs

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

Gulp! Government may be looking for you!

Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

States' Blue Crosses to merge

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

Weak ruble raises fears

Cuban minister says economy on track despite sugar woes, U.S. embargo

Russia seeks new loans

Inflation bonds introduced

Additional business news

Dow Corning agrees to pay $3.2 billion to settle breast implant claims

Deal to boost value of stock

Mixed retail sales in June

GM, UAW leaders differ on whether strike can be settled

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

Progress reported in GM strike talks

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

More schools OK'd for merit-pay bonuses

Local and area briefs

Areas get new water rules

Clinton gives effort a push

Garbage left in building

State trooper retiring after 40 years of service

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Trustees' letters explain test failure

Education board fills vacancies

Drug agents could see cut in funding

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

Team seeks silicon alternatives

Area's humane societies divided

Water line repairs continue

Officials reinstate water ban

Additional area news

Dispute shuts down auto race track

Pilot survives parachute crash

Waste transfer ending

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

Pipe key to easing ban

Aiken County jail probe continues

Rezoning vote gets postponed

Officials reinstate water ban

A welcome sight

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

Money coming for locks

Fun in the park

Asbestos warning offered

Augusta ranks hottest

Farmers facing drought

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

Augusta isn't only hot place

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

County has too many voters

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

Birdhouses fit for feathered royalty

Thirsty tree

Low primary turnout foreseen

New management gets final approval

Mrs. Eloise Washington

Mrs. Hattie Marshall

Mr. H.R. Little Sr.

Mrs. Mildred Sellers

MRS. MOROTHEA (DORY) U. PRIESTER (Augusta, GA)

Mr. Robert Hull

Mrs. Agnes Lunsford

Mr. Ernest Cook

Mr. Earl Hartzler

Mrs. Mary Westbrook

Mrs. Annie Powell

Mr. Ronald Trussell

Mrs. Pauline Jackson

Mr. Lee Fields Jr.

Mrs. Adell Nelson

Mr. James Whaley

Mr. Larsen Greenway

Ms. Gladys Ficklin

Mr. Moses McGruder

Mrs. June Blair

Mr. Eddie Tarver Sr.

Mr. Paul Price

Ms. Adrenia Garrett

Mr. Hillard Burgess

Mr. Sip Jones Jr.

Mrs. Dora Glover

Mrs. Mary Adams

Mr. James Perrin

Miss Sue Connor

Mr. John Martin

Kayla Swearingen

Mrs. Daisy Williams

Mrs. Annie Gilbert

Mr. Moses Gibbons

Mrs. Gladys Davis-Heggs

Mr. Ben Story

Mr. Troupe Harris Jr.

Mr. Charles Woody

Mr. William Jopling Sr.

Mr. Billy Hattaway

Mrs. Joan Pritchard

Mr. W. Hugh Raley Jr.

Mr. Lewis Coleman Sr.

Miss Sarah Yonce

Where's leadership? Where's the mayor? 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Prefers a 'common sense' judge 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says politicians, utilities director must go 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes GOP 'frontrunner' in House race 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks answers to water debacle 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says candidate 'unqualified' for Senate 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says politicians, utilities department are to blame 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries deterioration of Riverwalk 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

NRA, Clinton agree? 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

'An example' 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

The crazies 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wonders if 'helpful'candidate is truthful 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Roy Rogers 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts commission over alcohol license 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

It's McGwire-mania these days

Rahal looks for replacement as 'last ride' nears end

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Nicklaus shoots 67 to steal the show

'Stixx bats whip Jackets

Selig elected commissioner

Braves let loose in cage

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

Prep hoops: Peach Jam champs lose trio

France slips into World Cup final

Baseball roundup: Yankees beat Devil Rays

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

Rios and Becker reach quarterfinals

RedStixx slow down Jackets

Soccer with flair in the World Cup final

Braves bash Marlins

Wohlers remains in Richmond

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Past, present hoops stars to meet July 18

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Furniss named player of week

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Organizers: World Cup security a success despite violence

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

Overtime: Five names are on list for Bulls' job

King is a cool courtroom veteran

Augustans are 1 back in State Am

Braves notes: Cox set to punish tardiness

Knowledge helps broadcasters

Mize balances parenting with profession

Burton ready to defend title at Loudon

Tyson must apply personally

Fishing report: Fishing's not so hot on lake

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

Hits keep flying for Raven

Health calendar

Day trips provide lots of family fun

Pacesetters

Mites devastate honeybees

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Savannah film project adds veterans, newcomers to cast

Movie mini-reviews

Castor bean plant good for barrier use

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

This Chicken loves the stage

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Club calendar

On the cutting edge

Spider Monkey gets the audience swinging

Retirement communities raising vitality

Concert connection

Bands' new releases offer little listening pleasure

Agents looking for plants for summer heat study

The city's myrtles

Gardening calendar

Sagebrush has taste of West in heart of South

Retirement communities raising vitality

TV violence is a cause for concern

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

Not enough evidence about tamoxifen

FCC aims to cut Internet congestion

Ex-doctor fights MS with Web

Mir astronaut still feeling the aches and pains of returning to Earth

'Virtual' computer community can be funny

Quiet please

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Jobs unveils Apple's strategy, new iMac at MacWorld Expo

Warmer water killing marine life

Failing weather satellite to be replaced

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B