Hot items may not help holiday toy sales

Area unemployment shows slight increase

Value of construction contracts drops

Business briefs

Deutsche Bank acquiring Bankers Trust for $10.1 billion

Pressure to choose relieved

Gas stations and refineries may be sold if Exxon and Mobil merge

Boeing to slash up to 48,000 jobs by 2000

EchoStar buys last satellite TV license

Brokerages make it tougher to trade in some Internet stocks

Crime boss, computer mogul make Time's list of business titans

Gasoline prices lowest in 8 years

Job prospects dimming for Japan's high school graduates

Exxon buying Mobil for $77.2 billion

Internet companies drop

Study: Small portion of debtors can affort to repay

Two groups say MCI WorldCom fails to comply with FCC order

Bi-Lo planning expansion

Southern's Johnson wins Robinson Award

Duke fires Goldsmith; Sooners to get Stoops

Tech to meet Irish on Jan. 1

College notebook

Bowden mulling options

Bowden visits Clemson campus

O'Leary wins ACC honor

Maryland's Williams gets contract extension

UConn reigns in college hoops

ACC, Big Ten set up series

Paine men rally past Savannah State

Clemson steamrolls Radford

Egekeze breaks away with 24-point effort

Butler holds off scrappy Aiken team

Republican senators keep leadership roles

Panel may assist some properties

Nuclear waste site could close

Hospital workers seek aid

Hospital alloted increase

Suspect in 3 shootings transferred

Some soldiers jump for area symposium

Company purchases Evans site

Man given 10-year sentence for aggravated sexual battery

Salvation Army hit by looters

Budget draft lacks tax increase

Commission votes to join class-action tobacco suit

Crowds line up for show seats

Taste of class

Neighborhood hidden among swamplands

Board considers beach-driving limits

Crossing to close for repairs

La Nina causing warm temperatures

Killer's appeal denied

Manufacturer will not locate at Aiken site

House helps troubled women

Convenience store owner settles suit for $550,000

Bequest interest wanted

Man found guilty of beating murder

Additional area news

Hitchcock faces campaign with mixed feelings

Swing partners

Area schools win cash awards for performances

Planners want imput for canal project

Councilman questions toll idea

It's all in how you look at it

Experts: Lottery should run separate from government

Augusta residents take part in World AIDS Day events

Woman part of airborne family

Decision coming soon for tritium site

Widower faces hard times

Ex-coach appears in impeachment case

Auto wreck claims two area women

Fire may still affect area water

Tutu much rehearsal

Medical official selected

Additional area news

Murder trial set to begin

Administration plans vehicle access to Cumberland Island

Bonus awarded to store for prize ticket

Changes keep 49ers flustered

Bills beat deadline, will stay in Buffalo

Next goal for Falcons is to wrap up home field

49ers clinch winning season with win over Giants

Bengals coach issues apology

Raiders may lose George

Mrs. Mable Lewis

Mrs. Margaret McConnell

Mrs. Annie Beck

Mr. Patrick Young

Mr. Calvin Jones

Mrs. Robbie Wiley

Mr. James Entwistle

Mr. T. Robert Morgan Sr.

Mrs. Jessie Smith

Mrs. Meta Zissett

Mr. Larry Pate

Mr. Benjamin Hankerson Jr.

Mrs. Anna Brown

Mrs. Ruth Waters

Mrs. Georgia Crouch

Mrs. Carrie Parks

Mrs. Rosina Benjamin

Mrs. Ann Murphy

Mrs. Evelyn Hild

Mrs. Betty Stephens

Mr. Herschel Beazley

Mrs. Annie Hendrix

Mrs. Essie Wright

Mr. Ostranda Dixon

Mr. Joseph Dundon

Mr. Lonnie Curry

Mrs. Inez Poole

Mr. James Clark Jr.

Mrs. Sheryl Brown

Mr. Hebron Williams

Mrs. Gertrude Johnson

Mrs. Eleanor Doscher

Mrs. Audrey Townsend

Raps paper's treatment of McIntyre 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Offers praise for Norman concert 120198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Our blind veep 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites `fallacy' of anti-creationists 120198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Charges holiday `price gouging' 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

China's Clinton pals 120198 - The Augusta Chronicle

One in, one out 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Fed chief is hurting seniors 120198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Some bipartisanship 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Justice Dept. vs. Microsoft: Monopoly slows needed innovation 120198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Jabs `uninspiring' football coach 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Criticizes television's on-air deaths 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Justice Dept. vs. Microsoft: Unfettered competition works best 120198 - The Augusta Chronicle

In baseball, sky is the limit for salaries

2000 All-Star game awarded to Turner Field

Lewis is getting what he wants, maybe more

Team going for speed

Johnson signs with Diamondbacks, Belle with Orioles

Tyson pleads no contest in assault case

Belle signs on, Palmeiro gone

Senior calendar

Water-cising

Historian finishes trek along Underground Railroad path taken by slaves

Shrimp and runner beans a fast combination

The supermarket shopper: Price reduction often not passed along by stores

Carving a turkey is a matter of procedure

People's pharmacy

Cocoa lifts traditional bread-pudding recipe

Age old questions: Help sleeping

Makeup artist builds confidence with beauty tips

Easy hors d'oeuvres make entertaining a snap

Off the wall: Express lane is shopper's war zone

Small portions: News from the world of food

Bugs, Rugrats claim Thanksgiving box office crown

Expert: Stuffing holes in Titanic may have saved lives

Adviceline: Change in girl's attitude hurts friend's feelings

Weighty matters

Xtreme style

Xtreme calendar

Microsoft trial focuses on aggressive tactics

U.N. calls for ban on human cloning

Space station looking for a name

Retailers have high hopes for future of electronic gift cards

Painkillers missing dangers

Technology gives new life to old games

New software called the 'lava lamp of poetry'

Countdown begins for start of space station construction

What's online for Wednesday

Selective Service begins online registration

The geek streets of Tokyo

Future televisions hanging on a thin line

S&L customers can bank electronically under new rules

Oldest astronaut's only flight problem came after landing

Microsoft trial turns to 'Java' pollution

Netscape employees wooed by AOL with offer to stay

China's Internet police step up fight against hackers

Court-appointed panel finds no definite link between implants, diseases

Microsoft: Computer makers still offering Netscape software

Computer hacker-turned-informant on the lam again