Georgia approval expected on tobacco

Japanese stocks close sharply higher

Tobacco settlement eases only one of industry's problems

Housing construction rebounds

Plans for golf community

Ukraine's president proposes printing more money

Authority, chamber mend alliance

Mortgage rates post first decline in four weeks

Budget gap to go unpaid

Appeals made to save main Russian TV station from bankruptcy

FedEx strike to have little impact on economy

Business travelers cut back

Labor board rules in favor of ABC lockout

Georgia's sales to increase

No holiday strike, company and FedEx pilots say

Supply company bought

States investigate overcharges by Ford lease division

Dividends on the decline

Postal contract talks reach deadline

Banks: Don't panic because of Y2K

New gas provider opening

Banks growing cautious about business lending

Activists to boycott the Gap over timberlands purchase

Four more states back tobacco deal

Business briefs

North Augusta's Watkins thrives at tight end

Panthers crushed by Miami

Harney becomes starting linebacker for Gamecocks

Coaches in spotlight for finale

Seymour emerges as leader

Tech aims to share of crown

No regrets for Gamecocks' Wright

Eagles earn home contest

SEC notebook

ACC notebook

AD has support of trustees in search for coach

UCLA wins season opener

Area's men's teams on the road

Eagles earn home contest

Auburn tops Central Florida

Freshmen shooter sparkles for Pacers

Hornets start slow but make playoffs

South Carolina prep notes

Aiken eliminated from playoffs

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

Georgia prep notebook

Augusta Christian headed for semis

Americus ousts No. 3 Jefferson

Mitchell-Baker trounces Washington County

Barnwell crushes Swansea

Trojans turn back Wolfpack

South Georgia football differs

The Comeback Kids

Lynx ledger

Predators rally to beat the Blues

Lynx's Bell rung by first-period flurry

Bankruptcy judge hedges at approving Penguins deal

Rangers top Kings

Canucks blank Avalanche

Augusta falls to Grrrowl

Chemical companies bring economic benefits, risks

Chemical spill concerns school officials

Across the area

Fire is battled in plant

Community associations deter crime

Across the area

Separate trials will be decided in murder case

Heroism honored

A different drummer

Plant start-up causes alarm

Latest gas release stirs school location debate

Man, 77, dies in house blaze

Graham urges Democrats to end attacks on Starr

Officers' fees in question

Poll: Education, gambling issues rate highly

Plan for plant in motion

Expert questions: Public and private ventures

Richmond County teacher honored

General Chemical plant release has residents edgy

Steeplechase preparations complete

Chemical amount released may be more than reported

Video gambling deals Republicans hard hits

Keep sense of humor in workplace

Farmer continues syrupy tradition

Nicaraguan helps Augusta aid effort

Plant fire flares up past barrier

Price tag climbs for S.C. Aquarium

Party members fight recounting vote for Senate

Reports show plant has history of slow notification

River Watch extension route sparks concern

Supreme Court: Video poker is legal

Man faces sex crime allegations

NBA players, owners talking again

NBA collective bargaining talks to resume

Future uncertain as Pats head to Hartford

Filling in the gaps

Saints sack mark very good, but not yet great

Saints getting to quarterbacks at record rate

Simmons feels he was scapegoat for Chiefs problems

Irvin frustrated but happy to trade catches for wins

Wolf chimes in on Holmgren's future

Falcons notebook

Falcons' Buchanan wins player of week

Broncos hope to get three starters back for Oakland game

Odd word association: Falcons and Super Bowl

McCaffrey, Brown likely to miss Raiders game

Fans, officials disappointed in Patriots' decision

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Mrs. Verna Scott

Mr. Jessie McCoy Sr.

Mrs. Nancy Johnson

Mrs. Ethel Bright

Mr. Calvin Rouse

Mrs. Lannie Kennedy

Mr. Henry Barksdale

Mrs. Lucille Love

Mr. Ike Bailey

Mrs. Dorothea Barton

Mr. Fred McCall

Miss Amy Braswell

LaShunda Gross

LaPorsha Bussey

Mr. Clovis Talton Jr.

Mr. James Young

Dr. John Norris

Ms. Brazene Childs

Mr. Edward Cain Sr.

Mr. Floyd Burke

Ms. Margaret Peebles

Mrs. Susie Chapman

Mrs. Katherine Hart

Mr. Ralph Wilson

Mr. Walter Hammac Sr.

Mrs. Alva Edmunds

Desmond Drayton

Mr. Vernon Selfridge

Mrs. Mary Kuhlke

Lacy Phillips

Mrs. Estella Dorsey

Mrs. Alice Noble

Mrs. Lucy McMillan

Mrs. Maggie Slaughter

Mrs. Ronnie Barefoot

Amber Phillips

Mrs. Eunice Hardigg

Mrs. Leeiler Mobley

Mrs. Ann Nelson

Mr. Roy Jackson

Mrs. Betty Hall

Mrs. Nora Roberts

Ms. Cleo Kendrick

Mr. Elroy Bostic

Mr. Sumner Marchman

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. John Turner

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Mrs. Nellie Williams

Cites importance of voting in runoff 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises 'the man' 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Raps McIntyre for avoiding debate 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes Augusta's election opportunity 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

No new BRAC! 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Observes Young's skills 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Laments inaction on military benefits 112098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Voices preference for Young 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Back mayoral candidate with a plan 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts mayoral candidates past, present 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions support of Seitz for Board 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Overtime: Parel tied for fifth place in Oak Pointe Classic

Maier falls, Eberharter wins

Fishing report: Anglers would welcome colder air

Lee learning to roll with punches

Golf notes: Faldo's 70 helps England take lead

Edmonton beats Stanford for 2001 World Championships

Gullikson wants Sampras, Agassi to play

Davies leads LPGA Tour Championship

O'Meara wins player of the year

Spirlea grabs spot in Chase semifinals

Luyendyk to race Indianapolis 500 one last time

Gordon gets fourth quarter Driver of the Year nod

Sosa overwhelms McGwire for NL MVP award

Steinbrenner discusses possible sale with partners

Tis the season to prepare your garden for winter

Puppet ministry

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

Applause calendar

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

'JAG' powers CBS to narrow win over NBC

Religion briefs: Black churches face financial pinch

Video watch

Concert calendar

Psalms an added treat on Thanksgiving menu

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

Catholic bishops urge action and votes against abortion

Festival will ring in holidays

Churches share blessings for holiday

Beauty by design

Pope's dilemma: How to confront the Inquisition

Church bulletin

Monks, nuns get back to roots with computers

Gardening calendar

Rabbi speaks to all faiths

British designers new victims of industrial espionage

An angel's touch

Friendship transcends art in exhibit

FCC allows renters to install satellite dishes

Launch of international space station set

Internet stocks skyrocket

Number of pregnant smokers dropped 26 percent in 1990s

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

Grapefruit and some drugs do mix

Electronic tree

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

Microsoft court hears lesson on power of monopolies

U.S.-Europe sign satellite cooperation deal

Researchers: China faces increased smoking deaths

Global warming costs unclear

Segment of international space station in orbit

X-rays can detect osteoporosis before patients break bones

Video computer unveiled