Japanese stocks close sharply higher

Postal contract talks reach deadline

Euro at last becoming reality

Tobacco settlement eases only one of industry's problems

Banks growing cautious about business lending

Business briefs

Holidays force rise in traffic

Dividends on the decline

States investigate overcharges by Ford lease division

Service, selection keep small toy stores alive

Budget gap to go unpaid

Holidays force rise in traffic

New gas provider opening

Global warming costs unclear

Activists to boycott the Gap over timberlands purchase

Toy gun propels inventor

Stores prepare for rush

Business briefs: Care home planning open house events

No holiday strike, company and FedEx pilots say

Americans returning to cities

Unions trying to organize hotel workers in Big Easy

Banks: Don't panic because of Y2K

Tennessee soars past Wildcats

South Carolina State falls in final game

AD has support of trustees in search for coach

Tech notes: Team not drawing fans

Alabama bullies Auburn 31-17

Fort Valley State wins playoff opener

Kansas State hangs on to hope

Bruins whip Trojans to go 10-0

Tech aims to share of crown

S.C. coaches futures uncertain after woeful '98 campaigns

Ga. Tech scores 63 in win

GSU will learn which team they'll play

Clemson interested in Beamer

Clemson-USC notes: Rivalry is strange

Warrick leads FSU over Florida

Tigers maul feisty Gamecocks

Air Force wins with interception

Scott's list of shortcomings too lengthy

Coaches in spotlight for finale

Ohio State tramples Michigan

North Carolina rolls past Duke

Arkansas upended by field goal

Bulldogs hold off Ole Miss

Jaguars capture first win

Lions open season with win

USC-Aiken women win big

Duke crushes S.C. State

Driesell gets700th victory

Wake Forest whips Mercer

Georgia Southern slams High Point

Freshmen shooter sparkles for Pacers

Henson back where to roots in New Mexico

Americus ousts No. 3 Jefferson

Aiken eliminated from playoffs

Trojans turn back Wolfpack

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

Prep notes: Area teams' title chances dwindling

Augusta Christian headed for semis

Mitchell-Baker trounces Washington County

Barnwell crushes Swansea

Hull sidelined by injury

Lynx drop 5th straight game

Senators 4, Flames 1

Bankruptcy judge hedges at approving Penguins deal

Lynx notes: Major shakeup coming

Avalanche 3, Canadiens 2

Lynx's Bell rung by first-period flurry

Maple Leafs 2, Sabres 1

Program makes teachers of former service members

Price tag climbs for S.C. Aquarium

Residents to oppose annexation

Heroism honored

Leader to seek new job

Reports show plant has history of slow notification

Steeplechase preparations complete

General Chemical plant release has residents edgy

Soldiers receive sendoff

Plant start-up causes alarm

Some Southerners argue for secession

Video gambling deals Republicans hard hits

A different drummer

Plant fire flares up past barrier

Volunteers keep battling blaze

Higher ed crossing its fingers

Georgia motorists enjoy low gas costs

Runoff election particulars

Experience triumphs in competition

New manager drawn to city

Race flavors mayor picks

Latest gas release stirs school location debate

Historic cemeteries tell island's heritage

Farmer continues syrupy tradition

Upstate irked by Hodges' picks

Chemical companies bring economic benefits, risks

Procedures will change after spills

Graham urges Democrats to end attacks on Starr

Across the area

Expert questions: Racial issues

Volunteers keep battling blaze

Community associations deter crime

Police find youth's body shot in woods

Party members fight recounting vote for Senate

Issues on voters' minds

Expert questions: Public and private ventures

Private prison has homey touch

NBA players, owners talking again

Saints sack mark very good, but not yet great

Falcons should be wary of Bears

Leaf takes big fall

McCaffrey, Brown likely to miss Raiders game

Wolf chimes in on Holmgren's future

Panthers have totally collapsed

Simmons feels he was scapegoat for Chiefs problems

Future uncertain as Pats head to Hartford

IFL players work to catch the eyes of NFL team scouts

Mr. William Willie

Mr. Ronald Woodley

Mrs. Ida Barnes

Mrs. Brenda Smith

Mrs. Betty Cromley

Mr. Lester Newsome Jr.

Mrs. Mary Kuhlke

Mr. Walter Avrett III

Mrs. Alice Noble

Mrs. Estella Dorsey

Mrs. Jesse Rachels

Mrs. Ronnie Barefoot

Mrs. Geneva Kneece

Mr. Sumner Marchman

Ms. Margaret Peebles

Mrs. Lannie Kennedy

Ms. Cleo Kendrick

Mr. John Turner

Mrs. Dorothea Barton

Mrs. Dorothy Neal

Mr. Thomas White

Mrs. Maggie Slaughter

Mr. Marion Fox

Mrs. Ethel Bright

Mr. Johnnie Powell

Mrs. Sallie Parker

Mr. Larry Norris

Mr. James Young

Mr. Kenneth Brown

Mr. James Young

Mrs. Lynette Jenkins

Mrs. Alva Edmunds

Mrs. Katherine Hart

Mrs. Louise Lenz

LaShunda Gross

Dr. John Norris

Desmond Drayton

Mr. Clovis Talton Jr.

Mr. Ralph Wilson

Mr. Edward Cain Sr.

Mr. Walter Hammac Sr.

Rev. James Andrews

Mrs. Nellie Williams

LaPorsha Bussey

Mr. Eugene Photos

Lauds work of nurse practitioner 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Gardner for School Board 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Complains about burning of leaves 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Applauds 'ethically fit' candidate 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Prefers 'unblemished' candidate 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites importance of voting in runoff 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

GOP fashion maven 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Voices preference for Young 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Notes Augusta's election opportunity 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes dilemma of nurse practitioners 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Praises 'the man' 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes ex-mayor in mayoral race 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Observes Young's skills 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports 'fit' candidate for Board seat 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions support of Seitz for Board 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Young for mayor 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Back mayoral candidate with a plan 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

McDonald for PSC 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts mayoral candidates past, present 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Column: An early look at Gingrich's Georgia legacy 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps McIntyre for avoiding debate 112198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Says Columbia Co. Board to decide on paraprofessionals 112298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Norman to be a 'guinea pig' for research

Augusta's 'Patch' becomes full 18-hole course again

Georgia athlete doubles her pleasure

Maier falls, Eberharter wins

O'Meara wins player of the year

Luyendyk to race Indianapolis 500 one last time

Jockey, trainer win big

Golf notes: Faldo's 70 helps England take lead

Overtime: Clemson, Lafayette in soccer clash today

Steinbrenner discusses possible sale with partners

Let's leave our lakeshore the way it is

Davies leading without confidence

Mayfield sets track mark

Wood ducks have good luck

Churches share blessings for holiday

Fine arts calendar

Best selling books

Classic, good spirits mark Reeves return to the screen

Religion briefs: Black churches face financial pinch

Psalms an added treat on Thanksgiving menu

Monks, nuns get back to roots with computers

Pope's dilemma: How to confront the Inquisition

Wolfe raps out burning novel on Atlanta

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

Catholic bishops urge action and votes against abortion

Give thanks for life's blessings

Puppet ministry

Iran's historic grandeur draws Americans back

Rabbi speaks to all faiths

Huge creature seemed human to hunter

Church bulletin

Ghana: Land of contradictions

An angel's touch

FCC allows renters to install satellite dishes

Grapefruit and some drugs do mix

Global warming costs unclear

Russia boosts space station module

Navigator: Finding virtual community

Touring the Information Superhighway

Dolinar on computers: Click, scan, crop, print

Online in brief: Microsoft Network satisfies customers

Segment of international space station in orbit

A site to see: The alien truth

Electronic tree

Vocabulary building through software can be a conundrum

Election night coverage may never be the same