Utility to buy N.C. Natural Gas in stock swap

Monsanto plans to cut 2,500 jobs to lower costs

Bargain phone service carries hidden costs

Even some MBA candidates are nervous these days

United Parcel Service reports third-quarter growth

Business briefs

Mark Whitaker named Newsweek editor

Company fund up in quarter

FedEx talking restructuring plan during contract negotiations

Productivity rises at 2.3 percent rate in third quarter

Dollar falls against yen, Tokyo stock prices rise

Cargill to acquire Continental Grain's worldwide grain operations

Business briefs

Some businesses evading state laws banning loans

Stewart takes aggressive approach in Texas A&M QB battle

Georgia roots for its rivals

Tuberville not interested in Auburn job

Temple tops Wake Forest

College notes: Auburn's search focuses on five

Tennessee game was as big as everyone predicted

Purple on white

Jackets healthy for Tigers

Arkansas focuses on game plan for Tennessee contest

Georgia signs six players for next season

Georgia prep poll

Georgia player of the week

Georgia prep poll

Hephzibah star going to Auburn

Standouts sign

Panthers claw Rangers

Neely tries for comeback with Bruins

Rangers score big against Lightning

Executive secretary named by Barnes

Hephzibah star going to Auburn

Tigers' Umoh plays leading lady role

Standouts sign

Seasonal vendors limited

Across the area

Plant a priority, candidates claim

Trek to raise awareness of Hepatitis C

Tigers' Shyatt easing pressure

Soldiers honored

Fired whistle-blower argues right to sue

Mother: Smith is not well

Champion band perseveres

Officials silent on future of wetlands

Historic jail might be razed

Second Regatta expected to bring in $2 million

Seasonal vendors limited

Pacers try to stay on rebound

Flag ceremony

Local troops lend hand to hurricane victims

Barrel race horses stolen from stalls

Dohrmann disputes allegations

Wastewater plant in disrepair

USC Aiken women under new leadership

Motion would permit more waste at SRS

Volunteers gather aid for victims

Traffic solution needed

Across the area

He's my brother

Jury convicts man in killing

Lawmakers hear arguments against minibottles

Lawmakers re-elected to posts 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Take time to thank veterans

Glenn Hills works to pay $22,000 debt

Falcons team merely kings of mediocrity

Steelers were the anti-Cowhers

Martin not worrying about yards

Falcons' German out for season

Huskers know a big game when they see it

Tight games becoming common for 49ers

Gannon will start for Chiefs

Christian a pleasant surprise

Mr. James Owens

Mrs. Ruth Tanner

Mrs. Willie Harmon

Mr. Glenn Goodman

Mrs. Reita McCaskey

Mr. Thomas Cody

Mrs. Geneva Courtney

Mrs. Roxane Hornsby

Mr. Norman Garner

Mr. Jesse Curry

Mr. Alton Beard

Mr. Howard Meyer

Mr. James Avrett

Mr. Wilson Blanchard

Mrs. Lillie Collie

Mrs. Gracie Drinkard

Mrs. Marian Meiere

Mrs. Violene Simmons

Mrs. Emily Craig

Mrs. Hiawatha Moore

Mrs. Ednaearl Maxwell

Mr. Felton Williams

Mrs. Jessie Killam

Mrs. Bessie Shuler

Mrs. Carol Dukes

Mr. Abner Johnson Sr.

Mrs. Adele Griffin

Mrs. Judy Hoover

Mrs. Mardine Giddens

Mr. Willard Askren

Mr. Charles Smith

Mrs. Glenda Bruno

Mr. Robert Lewis Sr.

Mrs. Canara Joyner

Ms. Alice Anthony

Mrs. Doretha Wright

Likes candidate for economic diversity 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Explains Young's Legion membership 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports `crusader for literacy' 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries `prejudice' against Democrats 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says homosexuality is 'not a choice' 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks a problem-solver in runoff 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Voucher win stuns Left 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Honor the sacrifices 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Applauds museum's 'Augusta's Story' 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

The stealth campaign 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Champions' course 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Grieve gets AL rookie honors

TVM cyclists used banned substances

Olbermann leaving MSNBC for Fox Sports

Baseball '98: The wealthy win

Ticket prices rising along with payroll

Marcelo Rios survives first-round scare at Chevrolet Cup

Moraetes' bout went well

Golf notes: Mighty Casey strikes out in Q-school

Overtime: NHL suspends Devils' Holik

The 'Big Three' to build golf course

Williams at 80: a baseball mind forever sharp

Athens organizers seek an early start to image making

Braves make a deal

Overtime: Malone will demand trade after lockout

Halper's collection to be auctioned by Sotheby's

Padres join the race for Big Unit

Sampras loses in opening round

Maddux's view from top is all green

Lakeside coach, player honored

Vintage airplanes displayed

Doctor, radio station team to offer free breast surgery

Supermarket Shopper: Supermarkets' tapes should itemize coupon usage by products

Health and fitness calendar

Health capsules

Companies announce gains against arthritis

Traditional shepherd's pie makes a hearty, English-style meal

AZT stops AIDS in babies when given after birth

Lamb makes for hearty soup

Pregnancy, nursing may make women smarter

Fake skin: 'This stuff works'

Fair fare

Study: Zeroing in on heart patients with low HDL saves lives

Small portions

Vietnam veteran to get honor

Organ-donor criteria challenged

Mir cosmonauts take spacewalk to install meteor device

How come no one saw big supernova explosion?

Heart attacks most common in winter, nighttime and Mondays

Thousands come out to honor Glenn

Some alternative therapies work, others don't

Low-jin? Oh, you mean LOG in!

Hepatitis C treatments will be too late

Global warming talks advanced

Energey Department calls two computers each the world's fastest

Routine screening for homocysteine not recommended

New, better arthritis drugs promise relief with fewer side effects

Gates in '95: 'This antitrust thing will blow over'

Compaq to sell computers directly to customers

Tobacco foes target impotence in new campaign to kick the habit

Scientists get mouse to grow elephant egg