Consumer confidence falls 7.1 points

PAL workers protest accord

Russia gets new tax chief

Tokyo stocks nosedive

Levitt says other hedge funds 'probably' at risk

Shellfish industry could see cutbacks

Business briefs

Thieves prefer the Honda Accord

Dow slips 28 points on rate cut news

Government produces first budget surplus in 29 years

Interest rate cut good news for economy

IMF: Global recession can't be ruled out

Budget writers reject $7.3 billion Democratic aid plan

Economists: Growth will slow

Flute makers flounder

Georgia exports increase 3.3 percent for first 6 months

Rate cut would limit, not end, global turmoil

Russia's blueprint calls for reversal of free-market reforms

Tommy Hilfiger to pull White House ads

House votes lower student loan interest rate

World Bank says Asia crisis could get worse

Value of construction contracts lower in August

Couple may sell 'Star'

Health benefits cutoff challenged in worker-comp case

Titan Wheel will complete Grovetown plant

State tax on food lifted

Strength of program now reeling

Nutt praises Kentucky quarterback

Trip to Auburn a homecoming of sorts for Vols quarterback

Special teams a special concern for Yellow Jackets

Georges disrupts Auburn's practice schedule

Clemson's players not worried about talk of West's job status

Fulmer tells players about Tennessee-Auburn series

Tech tackle possesses many talents

College picks: Ohio State looks too strong for Penn State

Gators armed with two quarterbacks

Playbook wide open for LSU

Tigers' QB job up for grabs

South Carolina player of week

Motivation drives Blackville defense

Georgia player of week

Politics has key role in tritium decision

Two Borison jurors dismissed

S.C. fire safety campaign begins

State tax on food lifted

Across the area

Reps. calling lottery 'done deal'

Youths to work at polls

Progress threatens old well

Politics has key role in tritium decision

Poker ruling could doom scratch-off promotions

Zoning controversy shunned

Balance beam

Mother will get money

Crews test emergency skills

Area schools in top 100 of state HOPE ranking

Mulherin will hear death case

Some assembly required

County not responsible for account

Special education costs rise

Citizens request additional SRS funding

Coverdell courts votes of women

Postcards come from near, afar

Monday is registration cutoff date

Across the area

Rain clouds fail to stop Columbia County Fair

Trio use bats, hoses to pistolwhip teen

Funding is spawning contention

Jews repent sins on Yom Kippur

Columbia County Fair schedule

Corps working to clear debris

Putting around

Another lawsuit filed on poker zoning law

Corley hearing delayed

Charlie Batch: the education of a young quarterback

Parcells still uncertain about Foley's condition

Pack shores up backfield with Holmes

Poor play blamed for Bolden's release

Heyward could play Sunday

Must-win for winless Redskins

Lions' Carrier suspended one game

Rev. Eloise Gary

Mrs. Annie Tanner

Mrs. Cornelia Voliton

Mr. John Harper Jr.

Mr. Bomar Roach

Mrs. Eloise Pardue

Ms. Mary Hall

Mr. Hasanie George

Ms. Earnestine Howell

Mrs. Dorothy Hensley

Mrs. Bessie Overstreet

Mrs. Verdis Miller

Miss Mary Whitaker

Mr. Henry Rhodes Sr.

Mr. Gabriel Rouquie

Mrs. Anise Hogan

Mrs. Anise Hogan

Mrs. Wenona Cox

Dr. Marguerite Frierson

Mrs. Betty Cook

Mr. Dale L. Clark, 62, Alleluia founding member

Mr. Jimmy Davis

Rev. Leroy Miles Jr.

Mrs. Frances Wilcher

Mr. Malcolm Bell

Ms. Lashunda Blocker

Mrs. Zuda Hagans

Coles' shameless smear 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Commends newspapers for stand 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Surprised by statement 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Dems & gamblers: S.C. for sale? 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Pro-lifers do object to the `morning-after pill' 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ousting Roseanne 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions 'worth' of scandal 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Augusta Players director 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits 'whitewash' of Clinton 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits divisive article, commissioners 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Georgian in Canada 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments loss of drivers license 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges pet owners to be responsible 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites dangers to moms of childbirth 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends new building's architecture 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants national cemetery for Augusta 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Braves notes

Lynx ice nearly ready

Cubs received intervention from up above

Agassi beats Pioline, then assails U.S. tennis official

Red-hot Smoltz is Braves' big-game pitcher

Stress no factor for Glavine

Overtime: Howell wins first college tournament

Overtime

Tyson wants to settle traffic dispute

Three teams to join forces in aerodynamics bid

Players union considers next move in NBA lockout

Start of NBA season in serious doubt

Sosa gets playoffs, not home run crown

Retirement may be surest path to golf hall

Hingis leads way for women at Grand Slam Cup

Klesko aims and connects for once

No surprises, Braves take Game 1

Hingis leads way for women at Grand Slam Cup

Bungee into New Zealand's virtual museum

Regular Joes

Homemade stromboli a tasty alternative to takeout

Health and fitness calendar

'Blue's Clues' is a big hit in nation's toy stores

Report: Americans eating more vegetables, but not enough

Sweet, delicate flavor imbues Thai dessert

Osmonds bring toothy smiles to TV

Faith Ford tackles the transition from co-star to star

Health capsules: It's about you

Genetic test reveals seriousness of heart rhythm disorder

Judge blocks new organ donation rule

Good service yields happy customers

War on flu

Foil cooking makes a low-fat, all-in-one meal easy to prepare

Christina Applegate plays a new kind of role in 'Jesse'

New procedure may reduce lymph node removal in breast cancer surgery

Auction aids birth defects fight

Small portions

FDA approves implanted heart pumps

Jewish cook melds culture and food on her TV show

Multivitamins could reduce colon cancer risk

Genetic defect linked to obesity

Dilbert creator performs for fans for first time

Microsoft says new book disproves antitrust case

'Salon' bureau chief quits over Hyde affair story

'Living fossils' surface in Indonesia

Internet ovens and refrigerators are on the horizon

Web sites seize visitors, don't let go

Hundreds suffering mysterious illnesses

Obscure Microsoft challenger gets financial backing

Cable industry to give libraries free Internet connections

Airports to use federal funds for Y2K problems

Evidence of worm-like animals found in billion-year-old rock

Intel, Kodak make it easier to zap photos across Internet

Man puts moonshine memories in cyberspace

Salaries high for grads with tech skills

Success for soy-based fuel blend within reach

Wind power attracting new customers

Changes planned to help Heroin addicts

U.S. government extends its oversight of Internet

Oracle fights Microsoft document-digging