Authority, chamber mend alliance

Dividends on the decline

Banks: Don't panic because of Y2K

Banks growing cautious about business lending

Supply company bought

New gas provider opening

Appeals made to save main Russian TV station from bankruptcy

Japanese stocks close sharply higher

No holiday strike, company and FedEx pilots say

Activists to boycott the Gap over timberlands purchase

Plans for golf community

Georgia approval expected on tobacco

Housing construction rebounds

Four more states back tobacco deal

Business travelers cut back

Labor board rules in favor of ABC lockout

States investigate overcharges by Ford lease division

FedEx strike to have little impact on economy

Business briefs

Georgia's sales to increase

Ukraine's president proposes printing more money

Postal contract talks reach deadline

Budget gap to go unpaid

Tobacco settlement eases only one of industry's problems

Mortgage rates post first decline in four weeks

AD has support of trustees in search for coach

Tech aims to share of crown

North Augusta's Watkins thrives at tight end

SEC notebook

ACC notebook

No regrets for Gamecocks' Wright

Eagles earn home contest

Harney becomes starting linebacker for Gamecocks

Coaches in spotlight for finale

Panthers crushed by Miami

Seymour emerges as leader

Eagles earn home contest

Freshmen shooter sparkles for Pacers

Area's men's teams on the road

UCLA wins season opener

Auburn tops Central Florida

Augusta Christian headed for semis

Trojans turn back Wolfpack

South Georgia football differs

Americus ousts No. 3 Jefferson

Mitchell-Baker trounces Washington County

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

South Carolina prep notes

Hornets start slow but make playoffs

The Comeback Kids

Barnwell crushes Swansea

Georgia prep notebook

Aiken eliminated from playoffs

Rangers top Kings

Lynx's Bell rung by first-period flurry

Canucks blank Avalanche

Lynx ledger

Bankruptcy judge hedges at approving Penguins deal

Predators rally to beat the Blues

Augusta falls to Grrrowl

Reports show plant has history of slow notification

River Watch extension route sparks concern

Across the area

Chemical companies bring economic benefits, risks

Party members fight recounting vote for Senate

Graham urges Democrats to end attacks on Starr

Separate trials will be decided in murder case

Price tag climbs for S.C. Aquarium

Chemical amount released may be more than reported

Man, 77, dies in house blaze

Keep sense of humor in workplace

Heroism honored

Nicaraguan helps Augusta aid effort

Steeplechase preparations complete

Chemical spill concerns school officials

Across the area

Poll: Education, gambling issues rate highly

Plant fire flares up past barrier

Plan for plant in motion

Plant start-up causes alarm

Fire is battled in plant

Video gambling deals Republicans hard hits

Supreme Court: Video poker is legal

Community associations deter crime

Officers' fees in question

A different drummer

Man faces sex crime allegations

Latest gas release stirs school location debate

Farmer continues syrupy tradition

General Chemical plant release has residents edgy

Expert questions: Public and private ventures

Richmond County teacher honored

NBA players, owners talking again

NBA collective bargaining talks to resume

Wolf chimes in on Holmgren's future

Fans, officials disappointed in Patriots' decision

Falcons' Buchanan wins player of week

Broncos hope to get three starters back for Oakland game

Saints getting to quarterbacks at record rate

Irvin frustrated but happy to trade catches for wins

Future uncertain as Pats head to Hartford

Saints sack mark very good, but not yet great

Simmons feels he was scapegoat for Chiefs problems

Falcons notebook

McCaffrey, Brown likely to miss Raiders game

Odd word association: Falcons and Super Bowl

Filling in the gaps

Mrs. Dorothea Barton

Desmond Drayton

Amber Phillips

Mr. Roy Jackson

Mrs. Alice Noble

Miss Amy Braswell

Mr. James Young

Mrs. Lucy McMillan

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mrs. Eunice Hardigg

Mrs. Ronnie Barefoot

Mrs. Nancy Johnson

Mrs. Lannie Kennedy

Mrs. Ann Nelson

Mrs. Maggie Slaughter

Mr. Calvin Rouse

Lacy Phillips

Mr. Henry Barksdale

Mrs. Leeiler Mobley

Mr. Ike Bailey

Mr. Elroy Bostic

Mrs. Betty Hall

Mrs. Nellie Williams

Ms. Cleo Kendrick

LaPorsha Bussey

LaShunda Gross

Mr. Sumner Marchman

Mr. Clovis Talton Jr.

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Dr. John Norris

Mr. Ralph Wilson

Mr. Edward Cain Sr.

Mrs. Ethel Bright

Mr. Walter Hammac Sr.

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Mrs. Katherine Hart

Mr. Floyd Burke

Mrs. Estella Dorsey

Mrs. Verna Scott

Mr. John Turner

Ms. Brazene Childs

Mrs. Alva Edmunds

Mrs. Lucille Love

Mr. Fred McCall

Mr. Jessie McCoy Sr.

Mr. Vernon Selfridge

Mrs. Mary Kuhlke

Mrs. Nora Roberts

Mrs. Susie Chapman

Ms. Margaret Peebles

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

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

Voices preference for Young 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments inaction on military benefits 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises 'the man' 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Back mayoral candidate with a plan 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Cites importance of voting in runoff 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps McIntyre for avoiding debate 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Observes Young's skills 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts mayoral candidates past, present 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Questions support of Seitz for Board 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

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

Notes Augusta's election opportunity 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

No new BRAC! 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lee learning to roll with punches

Maier falls, Eberharter wins

Fishing report: Anglers would welcome colder air

Gordon gets fourth quarter Driver of the Year nod

Edmonton beats Stanford for 2001 World Championships

Davies leads LPGA Tour Championship

Gullikson wants Sampras, Agassi to play

Spirlea grabs spot in Chase semifinals

O'Meara wins player of the year

Sosa overwhelms McGwire for NL MVP award

Luyendyk to race Indianapolis 500 one last time

Overtime: Parel tied for fifth place in Oak Pointe Classic

Steinbrenner discusses possible sale with partners

Golf notes: Faldo's 70 helps England take lead

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

British designers new victims of industrial espionage

Concert calendar

Church bulletin

Psalms an added treat on Thanksgiving menu

Monks, nuns get back to roots with computers

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

Puppet ministry

An angel's touch

Religion briefs: Black churches face financial pinch

Friendship transcends art in exhibit

Pope's dilemma: How to confront the Inquisition

Catholic bishops urge action and votes against abortion

Applause calendar

Beauty by design

'JAG' powers CBS to narrow win over NBC

Churches share blessings for holiday

Video watch

Tis the season to prepare your garden for winter

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

Rabbi speaks to all faiths

Gardening calendar

Festival will ring in holidays

U.S.-Europe sign satellite cooperation deal

X-rays can detect osteoporosis before patients break bones

Launch of international space station set

Global warming costs unclear

Researchers: China faces increased smoking deaths

Grapefruit and some drugs do mix

Microsoft court hears lesson on power of monopolies

FCC allows renters to install satellite dishes

Video computer unveiled

Electronic tree

Number of pregnant smokers dropped 26 percent in 1990s

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

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

Internet stocks skyrocket

Segment of international space station in orbit