Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

Business briefs

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

Mixed retail sales in June

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

Gulp! Government may be looking for you!

Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

States' Blue Crosses to merge

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

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

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

GM, UAW leaders differ on whether strike can be settled

Progress reported in GM strike talks

Local and area briefs

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

New management gets final approval

Water line repairs continue

Officials reinstate water ban

Additional area news

Officials reinstate water ban

Waste transfer ending

Dispute shuts down auto race track

Pilot survives parachute crash

Areas get new water rules

More schools OK'd for merit-pay bonuses

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Fun in the park

Clinton gives effort a push

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Pipe key to easing ban

Drug agents could see cut in funding

Rezoning vote gets postponed

Education board fills vacancies

A welcome sight

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

Money coming for locks

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

Asbestos warning offered

Garbage left in building

State trooper retiring after 40 years of service

Area's humane societies divided

Augusta isn't only hot place

Thirsty tree

County has too many voters

Augusta ranks hottest

Birdhouses fit for feathered royalty

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

Farmers facing drought

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

Low primary turnout foreseen

Aiken County jail probe continues

Trustees' letters explain test failure

Team seeks silicon alternatives

Mrs. Annie Powell

Mr. Ben Story

Miss Sarah Yonce

Mr. Moses McGruder

Mr. Earl Hartzler

Mrs. Mildred Sellers

Mr. Larsen Greenway

Mr. Robert Hull

Kayla Swearingen

Mr. Ernest Cook

Mr. Billy Hattaway

Mrs. Mary Westbrook

Mr. Lewis Coleman Sr.

Mr. Ronald Trussell

Mrs. Agnes Lunsford

Mr. Lee Fields Jr.

Mr. H.R. Little Sr.

Mrs. June Blair

Mr. Eddie Tarver Sr.

Mr. James Whaley

Mr. Moses Gibbons

Ms. Adrenia Garrett

Mr. Charles Woody

Mrs. Mary Adams

Mr. W. Hugh Raley Jr.

Mr. Paul Price

Mrs. Joan Pritchard

Mr. Hillard Burgess

Mrs. Adell Nelson

Mrs. Pauline Jackson

Mrs. Annie Gilbert

Miss Sue Connor

Mrs. Gladys Davis-Heggs

Mrs. Dora Glover

Mr. Troupe Harris Jr.

Mr. James Perrin

Mr. William Jopling Sr.

Mrs. Eloise Washington

Mr. Sip Jones Jr.

Mr. John Martin

Mrs. Hattie Marshall

Mrs. Daisy Williams

Ms. Gladys Ficklin

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

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

Seeks answers to water debacle 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

NRA, Clinton agree? 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries deterioration of Riverwalk 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Blasts commission over alcohol license 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Prefers a 'common sense' judge 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

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

King is a cool courtroom veteran

Knowledge helps broadcasters

Rahal looks for replacement as 'last ride' nears end

Selig elected commissioner

Nicklaus shoots 67 to steal the show

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

Prep hoops: Peach Jam champs lose trio

France slips into World Cup final

Organizers: World Cup security a success despite violence

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

'Stixx bats whip Jackets

RedStixx slow down Jackets

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Braves bash Marlins

Past, present hoops stars to meet July 18

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Fishing report: Fishing's not so hot on lake

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Braves notes: Cox set to punish tardiness

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Rios and Becker reach quarterfinals

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

Overtime: Five names are on list for Bulls' job

Furniss named player of week

Augustans are 1 back in State Am

Braves let loose in cage

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Mize balances parenting with profession

Burton ready to defend title at Loudon

Tyson must apply personally

It's McGwire-mania these days

Soccer with flair in the World Cup final

Baseball roundup: Yankees beat Devil Rays

Gardening calendar

Pacesetters

TV violence is a cause for concern

Bands' new releases offer little listening pleasure

Concert connection

Day trips provide lots of family fun

Retirement communities raising vitality

Mites devastate honeybees

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

Savannah film project adds veterans, newcomers to cast

Spider Monkey gets the audience swinging

Castor bean plant good for barrier use

Agents looking for plants for summer heat study

This Chicken loves the stage

On the cutting edge

Sagebrush has taste of West in heart of South

Health calendar

Hits keep flying for Raven

Retirement communities raising vitality

The city's myrtles

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Club calendar

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

Movie mini-reviews

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B

FCC aims to cut Internet congestion

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

Failing weather satellite to be replaced

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Not enough evidence about tamoxifen

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

Ex-doctor fights MS with Web

Quiet please

'Virtual' computer community can be funny

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

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Warmer water killing marine life