Rite Aid pulling up local stakes

Comptroller warns banks about lax lending practices

Titan joining operation

Dow reaches new high

Zoning cited as problem around Tobacco Road

Russian bailout package now awaits parliament's verdict

Ameritech, SBC make their case for merger

Company lied on records

Consumer prices, retail sales record modest increases

Charity targeted by probe

Chrysler sales, costcutting boot earnings

FamilyPlus to sell customer contracts

IMF emergency fund needed for Russia's credit demands

Union Pacific Railroad: Crises behind them

Doctors taking over hospitals from owner

Disney scraps plans to launch ESPN West

GM standoff frames issues of concern to labor movement

GM second-quarter earnings plummet

TCI chairman says AT&T stock slide 'scares me to death'

Meeting crowd against trash recycling plant

Local and area briefs

Prison opposition group gets new counsel

Readers share trip happiness

Candidate, victims stump against parole

Yard work

Games, cashing barred

Georgia to get millions more for program

Senator maintains money lead

Utility refunds city bill

Millner gives more to bid for governor

Trial to be offered on television station

Road rage evident in Augusta

Handicapped adults rally to show support

Justices consider defense

Money builds, is used

Happy trails

50th anniversary

Chief to retire in July

Company eyes building facility on post

Deputies take water safety course

State officials unveil new health plan for children

One hour of watering allowed for Richmond

Local and area briefs

Portions of Aiken, Edgefield counties restricted by outdoor ban

Water rules encouraging to residents

Drought ruining farmers

Ambulance panel finds no harm

U.S. Senate candidate begins television blitz

Well-wishers turn out to cheer torch lighting

Mr. James McCurry

Mr. Wayne Rackley

Mrs. Mamie Smith

Mrs. Nancy Van Popering

Mr. Jack Fitzgerald

Mr. Quinton Marshall

Mr. Willard Weeks Jr.

Mrs. Mary Beasley

Miss Wanda Friese

Mrs. Ruth Emeneker

Mr. Herman Kniphfer

Ms. Genevieve King

Mr. Haron Baynes III

Mrs. Mariam Ray

Mr. Bela Jobb

Mrs. Bertha Lynch

Mrs. Rubye Willis

Mrs. Elizabeth Blocker

Mrs. Clara Balentine

Mrs. Joyce Ledford

Mr. Milton Silver

Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe

Mrs. Dorothy Ellenberg

Mrs. Anna Sheppard

Mr. Fields Palmer Sr.

Mr. Bobby Kersey

Mrs. Bertha Gowdy

Mrs. Margaret Brown

Likes enthusiasm in Ga. House race 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Prefers experience in Columbia Co. race 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Sides with family values in judicial race 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Owens explains photo with David Duke 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urge votes for Jolles in court race 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Chooses candidate who'll lower taxes 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Yes to jail, annex 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Resents influence of 'bosses' in race 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants to bring back Smokey Bear 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Prefer 'doer' in Columbia Co. race 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recommends Watkins in judicial race 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Backs Annis in Superior Court race 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rebuts charges in 'scurrilous' letter 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Shocking failure 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praise colleague's work, public service 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes Spears in Columbia Co. race 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits abortion 'supporter' in Senate race 071498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Grounds crew thrives on dirty deeds

Braves notes

Mize qualifies for British Open

Kuchar hints he may turn pro soon

Paris honors 'Les Bleus'

Pak's goal: friends before funds

Braaksma planning to return to '99 race

Royal Birkdale's winds often bring quick answers

Lorch earns respect from coaches, kids

It's back to majors for closer Wohlers

ITF backs off on proposal to drop let rule

Furniss gets promotion

Coaches attend Jam looking for recruits

Atlanta gets win

Holyfield might fight Akinwande in August

Jackets top SandGnats 10-7

Grounds crew thrives on dirty deeds

Duo a force at Peach Jam

Chinese star must watch out for head

Braves clubhouse a haven for players

West given 3 more years to prove self

French come close in Tour

Zabel ecstatic after taking second Tour stage

Talladega hopes to tap into fan base returning to Daytona

Peach Jam notes 071598 - The Augusta Chronicle

TV producers work hard to feed the program monster

Gospel singers honored

PBS' 'Masterpiece Theatre' to add American dramas

Cool off from heat with an after-dinner Smoothie

Certo can alleviate arthritis pain

Spreading their wings

Expressing feelings can often break the barriers

Madonna, Garbage head MTV video nominations

Senior calendar

Chowder lends subtlety to a meal

Twists and turns of Mitchard's life surprise even her

Small portions

Generic drugs are most often as effective as the name-brands

Letterman show bounced from the air over ticket dispute

Xtreme calendar

Audio best

Teen style

Xtreme big screen: 'Mary' opens Wednesday

Defeating depression

William Shatner talks about TV, movies, books

Actress 'Can't Wait' for more movie changes

Being a little creative will impress your date

Web site open to water woes

Wall Street tests for 'millennium bug'

Three members of von Braun team die in same week

Russian czars remembered with website

Bag a moose on your PC

Gore blames global warming for record temperatures

MCI may sell Internet business

States challenge federal policy on donated organs

Intel says actions were legal

County trying to avoid 2000 glitch

Dr. Decor will analyze taste

Coming in for a downloading

Senate earmarking $250 million for technology

FTC to report on junk e-mail problems

NIST has the time

Edison's work to be preserved

Toxic cleanup successful

Clinton: 'Gaping holes' in Year 2000 plan

S.C. licensing division upgrading computer system