Value of construction contracts lower in August

Russia gets new tax chief

World Bank says Asia crisis could get worse

Tokyo stocks nosedive

Flute makers flounder

Shellfish industry could see cutbacks

Consumer confidence falls 7.1 points

Thieves prefer the Honda Accord

Interest rate cut good news for economy

Government produces first budget surplus in 29 years

Tommy Hilfiger to pull White House ads

IMF: Global recession can't be ruled out

Business briefs

Economists: Growth will slow

Budget writers reject $7.3 billion Democratic aid plan

Georgia exports increase 3.3 percent for first 6 months

Dow slips 28 points on rate cut news

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

PAL workers protest accord

House votes lower student loan interest rate

Couple may sell 'Star'

Health benefits cutoff challenged in worker-comp case

Rate cut would limit, not end, global turmoil

Titan Wheel will complete Grovetown plant

Levitt says other hedge funds 'probably' at risk

State tax on food lifted

Strength of program now reeling

Nutt praises Kentucky quarterback

Trip to Auburn a homecoming of sorts for Vols quarterback

Tech tackle possesses many talents

Georges disrupts Auburn's practice schedule

Special teams a special concern for Yellow Jackets

Fulmer tells players about Tennessee-Auburn series

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

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

Zoning controversy shunned

Across the area

S.C. fire safety campaign begins

Reps. calling lottery 'done deal'

Special education costs rise

Balance beam

Area schools in top 100 of state HOPE ranking

Crews test emergency skills

Monday is registration cutoff date

Mother will get money

Politics has key role in tritium decision

Mulherin will hear death case

State tax on food lifted

County not responsible for account

Across the area

Citizens request additional SRS funding

Some assembly required

Postcards come from near, afar

Two Borison jurors dismissed

Jews repent sins on Yom Kippur

Rain clouds fail to stop Columbia County Fair

Corps working to clear debris

Funding is spawning contention

Another lawsuit filed on poker zoning law

Politics has key role in tritium decision

Trio use bats, hoses to pistolwhip teen

Corley hearing delayed

Youths to work at polls

Columbia County Fair schedule

Progress threatens old well

Putting around

Poker ruling could doom scratch-off promotions

Coverdell courts votes of women

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

Mrs. Anise Hogan

Ms. Lashunda Blocker

Ms. Mary Hall

Mr. John Harper Jr.

Mr. Bomar Roach

Mr. Hasanie George

Rev. Eloise Gary

Mrs. Cornelia Voliton

Dr. Marguerite Frierson

Ms. Earnestine Howell

Mrs. Bessie Overstreet

Mrs. Eloise Pardue

Mrs. Annie Tanner

Mr. Henry Rhodes Sr.

Miss Mary Whitaker

Mrs. Anise Hogan

Rev. Leroy Miles Jr.

Mrs. Verdis Miller

Mrs. Zuda Hagans

Mrs. Wenona Cox

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

Mrs. Betty Cook

Mrs. Dorothy Hensley

Mr. Jimmy Davis

Mr. Malcolm Bell

Mrs. Frances Wilcher

Mr. Gabriel Rouquie

Defends new building's architecture 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits divisive article, commissioners 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites dangers to moms of childbirth 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges pet owners to be responsible 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ousting Roseanne 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants national cemetery for Augusta 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions 'worth' of scandal 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Coles' shameless smear 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments loss of drivers license 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Georgian in Canada 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Augusta Players director 100198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Surprised by statement 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Commends newspapers for stand 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits 'whitewash' of Clinton 093098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Sosa gets playoffs, not home run crown

Tyson wants to settle traffic dispute

Hingis leads way for women at Grand Slam Cup

Lynx ice nearly ready

Players union considers next move in NBA lockout

Braves notes

Red-hot Smoltz is Braves' big-game pitcher

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

Cubs received intervention from up above

Overtime

Stress no factor for Glavine

Three teams to join forces in aerodynamics bid

Overtime: Howell wins first college tournament

Start of NBA season in serious doubt

No surprises, Braves take Game 1

Retirement may be surest path to golf hall

Klesko aims and connects for once

Hingis leads way for women at Grand Slam Cup

Bungee into New Zealand's virtual museum

Faith Ford tackles the transition from co-star to star

Small portions

Health and fitness calendar

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

Report: Americans eating more vegetables, but not enough

Regular Joes

Osmonds bring toothy smiles to TV

New procedure may reduce lymph node removal in breast cancer surgery

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

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

Sweet, delicate flavor imbues Thai dessert

Auction aids birth defects fight

Homemade stromboli a tasty alternative to takeout

FDA approves implanted heart pumps

Jewish cook melds culture and food on her TV show

Multivitamins could reduce colon cancer risk

Dilbert creator performs for fans for first time

War on flu

Genetic defect linked to obesity

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

Microsoft says new book disproves antitrust case

Oracle fights Microsoft document-digging

Airports to use federal funds for Y2K problems

Internet ovens and refrigerators are on the horizon

Cable industry to give libraries free Internet connections

Hundreds suffering mysterious illnesses

Obscure Microsoft challenger gets financial backing

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

'Salon' bureau chief quits over Hyde affair story

Man puts moonshine memories in cyberspace

Web sites seize visitors, don't let go

Success for soy-based fuel blend within reach

Intel, Kodak make it easier to zap photos across Internet

Changes planned to help Heroin addicts

Wind power attracting new customers

U.S. government extends its oversight of Internet

'Living fossils' surface in Indonesia

Salaries high for grads with tech skills