Housing construction rebounds

Dividends on the decline

Georgia's sales to increase

Tobacco settlement eases only one of industry's problems

Plans for golf community

Postal contract talks reach deadline

Mortgage rates post first decline in four weeks

Budget gap to go unpaid

Business briefs

Banks growing cautious about business lending

Ukraine's president proposes printing more money

New gas provider opening

Supply company bought

Japanese stocks close sharply higher

Appeals made to save main Russian TV station from bankruptcy

Activists to boycott the Gap over timberlands purchase

Business travelers cut back

Georgia approval expected on tobacco

Banks: Don't panic because of Y2K

Four more states back tobacco deal

No holiday strike, company and FedEx pilots say

Labor board rules in favor of ABC lockout

States investigate overcharges by Ford lease division

FedEx strike to have little impact on economy

Authority, chamber mend alliance

North Augusta's Watkins thrives at tight end

Panthers crushed by Miami

Eagles earn home contest

Coaches in spotlight for finale

Seymour emerges as leader

AD has support of trustees in search for coach

No regrets for Gamecocks' Wright

ACC notebook

SEC notebook

Harney becomes starting linebacker for Gamecocks

Tech aims to share of crown

Freshmen shooter sparkles for Pacers

Area's men's teams on the road

UCLA wins season opener

Auburn tops Central Florida

Eagles earn home contest

Mitchell-Baker trounces Washington County

Hornets start slow but make playoffs

Trojans turn back Wolfpack

Americus ousts No. 3 Jefferson

South Georgia football differs

Augusta Christian headed for semis

Aiken eliminated from playoffs

The Comeback Kids

Blackville-Hilda's season ends in loss to Calhoun Falls

Georgia prep notebook

South Carolina prep notes

Barnwell crushes Swansea

Augusta falls to Grrrowl

Canucks blank Avalanche

Rangers top Kings

Lynx ledger

Bankruptcy judge hedges at approving Penguins deal

Predators rally to beat the Blues

Lynx's Bell rung by first-period flurry

Across the area

Plan for plant in motion

Chemical spill concerns school officials

Steeplechase preparations complete

Supreme Court: Video poker is legal

Farmer continues syrupy tradition

A different drummer

Chemical companies bring economic benefits, risks

Poll: Education, gambling issues rate highly

Graham urges Democrats to end attacks on Starr

Fire is battled in plant

Community associations deter crime

Across the area

Party members fight recounting vote for Senate

Heroism honored

Expert questions: Public and private ventures

Latest gas release stirs school location debate

Officers' fees in question

Separate trials will be decided in murder case

Man, 77, dies in house blaze

Richmond County teacher honored

Plant fire flares up past barrier

Chemical amount released may be more than reported

Keep sense of humor in workplace

River Watch extension route sparks concern

Video gambling deals Republicans hard hits

Man faces sex crime allegations

Plant start-up causes alarm

Price tag climbs for S.C. Aquarium

General Chemical plant release has residents edgy

Reports show plant has history of slow notification

Nicaraguan helps Augusta aid effort

NBA players, owners talking again

NBA collective bargaining talks to resume

McCaffrey, Brown likely to miss Raiders game

Saints sack mark very good, but not yet great

Future uncertain as Pats head to Hartford

Falcons notebook

Broncos hope to get three starters back for Oakland game

Odd word association: Falcons and Super Bowl

Simmons feels he was scapegoat for Chiefs problems

Fans, officials disappointed in Patriots' decision

Wolf chimes in on Holmgren's future

Saints getting to quarterbacks at record rate

Falcons' Buchanan wins player of week

Irvin frustrated but happy to trade catches for wins

Filling in the gaps

Mrs. Ethel Bright

Mrs. Alice Noble

Mr. Floyd Burke

Mrs. Susie Chapman

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Mrs. Nancy Johnson

Mrs. Nora Roberts

Mrs. Ann Nelson

Mrs. Eunice Hardigg

Mr. Calvin Rouse

Mrs. Lannie Kennedy

Mr. Henry Barksdale

Mr. Ralph Wilson

Mr. Ike Bailey

Mr. James Young

Mrs. Betty Hall

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Mr. Fred McCall

Amber Phillips

Ms. Cleo Kendrick

LaPorsha Bussey

LaShunda Gross

Mr. Sumner Marchman

Mr. Clovis Talton Jr.

Mr. John Turner

Dr. John Norris

Mrs. Dorothea Barton

Mr. Edward Cain Sr.

Mrs. Maggie Slaughter

Mrs. Lucy McMillan

Mrs. Alva Edmunds

Mr. Jessie McCoy Sr.

Mr. Edward Johnson

Miss Amy Braswell

Mr. Vernon Selfridge

Desmond Drayton

Lacy Phillips

Mrs. Mary Kuhlke

Mr. Elroy Bostic

Mrs. Estella Dorsey

Mrs. Verna Scott

Mrs. Nellie Williams

Mrs. Ronnie Barefoot

Mrs. Leeiler Mobley

Ms. Margaret Peebles

Ms. Brazene Childs

Mrs. Katherine Hart

Mrs. Lucille Love

Mr. Roy Jackson

Mr. Walter Hammac Sr.

Column: Enduring truth in this folk tale is not hidden 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises 'the man' 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits McIntyre's remark on the poor 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes candidate of 'change and growth' 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes Augusta's election opportunity 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments inaction on military benefits 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ruminates on Democratic party, mayoral race 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asks new mayor: 'remember poorest' 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Observes Young's skills 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes mayoral candidate of 'character' 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges Young supporters to go to polls 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps McIntyre for avoiding debate 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Finds 'no fault' with Young 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts mayoral candidates past, present 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

No new BRAC! 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Back mayoral candidate with a plan 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Voices preference for Young 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions support of Seitz for Board 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites importance of voting in runoff 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Gullikson wants Sampras, Agassi to play

Luyendyk to race Indianapolis 500 one last time

O'Meara wins player of the year

Davies leads LPGA Tour Championship

Edmonton beats Stanford for 2001 World Championships

Spirlea grabs spot in Chase semifinals

Fishing report: Anglers would welcome colder air

Sosa overwhelms McGwire for NL MVP award

Maier falls, Eberharter wins

Gordon gets fourth quarter Driver of the Year nod

Golf notes: Faldo's 70 helps England take lead

Overtime: Parel tied for fifth place in Oak Pointe Classic

Lee learning to roll with punches

Steinbrenner discusses possible sale with partners

'Cats' needs more substance, a little less Broadway flash

Applause calendar

Tis the season to prepare your garden for winter

Psalms an added treat on Thanksgiving menu

Video watch

Churches share blessings for holiday

Festival will ring in holidays

Catholic bishops urge action and votes against abortion

Friendship transcends art in exhibit

Pope's dilemma: How to confront the Inquisition

'JAG' powers CBS to narrow win over NBC

Church bulletin

'Enemy of the State' takes us on all too believable a trip

Monks, nuns get back to roots with computers

Ramblin' Rhodes: Country stars hold king of polka in high regard

Rabbi speaks to all faiths

Gardening calendar

An angel's touch

Beauty by design

Puppet ministry

British designers new victims of industrial espionage

Religion briefs: Black churches face financial pinch

Concert calendar

Internet stocks skyrocket

Researchers: China faces increased smoking deaths

Microsoft court hears lesson on power of monopolies

Global warming costs unclear

Number of pregnant smokers dropped 26 percent in 1990s

Segment of international space station in orbit

U.S.-Europe sign satellite cooperation deal

Grapefruit and some drugs do mix

Launch of international space station set

FCC allows renters to install satellite dishes

X-rays can detect osteoporosis before patients break bones

Electronic tree

FCC to charge digital broadcasters fee for new pay-TV services

FCC proposes requirement to recruit, but not hire, minorities, women

Video computer unveiled