Department store chains lose customers

Pressure to choose relieved

Additional business news

Exxon buying Mobil for $77.2 billion

Study: Small portion of debtors can affort to repay

Bi-Lo planning expansion

New home building helps U.S. economy

Gasoline prices lowest in 8 years

Kellogg to announce job cuts

Brokerages make it tougher to trade in some Internet stocks

December is time for last-minute decisions to lower taxes

Boeing to slash up to 48,000 jobs by 2000

World Bank still sees a risk of recession

Business briefs

Exxon, Mobil very different partners

Kellogg plans to cut hundreds of jobs

Russia receives praise, but no money, from IMF chief

Columbia sells home health care agencies in six states

Rancher allegedly bilked investors of $100 million

Bowden mulling options

Huskies hope to topple mighty GSU

Bowden officially takes post today

Fans charged about new coach

O'Leary wins ACC honor

A Hope Diamond among coaches

College notebook

Post is Holtz's to take

Florida assistant Carl Franks to be new Duke coach

Heisman contenders go for Ricky

Georgia wins with 'guts'

Men's hoops: New Mexico wins

ACC, Big Ten set up series

Women's hoops: Duke tallies victory

It may be bad, but at least it's basketball

Maryland's Williams gets contract extension

McKissick's passion remains

Butler holds off scrappy Aiken team

Egekeze breaks away with 24-point effort

Penguins meet payroll with Rangers' trade money

Swedish Lynx player dreams to make NHL

Indigent care funds uncertain

Ex-coach appears in impeachment case

Schools short on male teachers

Manufacturer will not locate at Aiken site

Department leader candidates run gamut

Hitchcock faces campaign with mixed feelings

GOP retains committee control in Statehouse

Board approves island beach-driving rules

Selling holiday trees

River hit by raw sewage

Republican senators keep leadership roles

Empty Stocking: Caring for child taps out mother

Councilman questions toll idea

Sewage spills into Savannah River

La Nina causing warm temperatures

Man found guilty of beating murder

Strict type of discipline helps school

Convenience store owner settles suit for $550,000

Installing new traffic signals

Official gets top position

Auto wreck claims two area women

Board considers beach-driving limits

Widower faces hard times

Commission votes to join class-action tobacco suit

Neighborhood hidden among swamplands

Lottery winner still has to work

Woman part of airborne family

Holiday display

Experts: Lottery should run separate from government

Salvation Army hit by looters

Hospital workers seek aid

It's all in how you look at it

Deputy uses noose to save Doberman

Additional area news

Company purchases Evans site

Taste of class

Augusta residents take part in World AIDS Day events

Suspect in 3 shootings transferred

Planners want imput for canal project

Change in party possible

All eyes on labor talks in Manhattan

Bills beat deadline, will stay in Buffalo

Chandler ready to return

Manning looks to Falcons, not record

NFL notes: Falcons strike deal to train at Furman

Mrs. Fannie Carter

Mr. Vernon Wiley

Mrs. Evelyn Seals

Mrs. Phyllis Barbee

Mr. Patrick Young

Mrs. Sheryl Brown

Mrs. Georgia Crouch

Mrs. Evelyn Leezer

Mr. Kelly Hendrix Jr.

Mrs. Elizabeth Selph

Mrs. Debbie Vespucci

Mrs. Anna Brown

Mr. Calvin Jones

Mrs. Jeanette Widener

Mr. T. Robert Morgan Sr.

Ms. Kimberly Barlow

Mr. Benjamin Hankerson Jr.

Mrs. Ann Murphy

Mrs. Audrey Townsend

Mrs. Rosina Benjamin

Mrs. Inez Poole

Mrs. Meta Zissett

Mrs. Gertrude Johnson

Mrs. Ruby Reeder

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Mrs. Katharine Massee

Mrs. Robbie Wiley

Mr. Thomas Spires Sr.

Evading the law, again 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes books that honor city's history 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Suggests parks to replace empty stores 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Warlord wins 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says religion, science compatible 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Jabs `uninspiring' football coach 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits murder headline on Thanksgiving 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

An Army under siege 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Against more Cumberland Island traffic 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Backs fight for prescriptive authority 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Suggests potential school district chief 120398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Our blind veep 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Some bipartisanship 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Charges holiday `price gouging' 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

One in, one out 120298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rangers hoping improved gloves, bats help pitchers

Tyson pleads no contest in assault case

Johnson says he's worth the money

Overtime: Payne tabbed as speaker for banquet

In baseball, sky is the limit for salaries

Aussie skier spends hectic summer after Olympic medal

Golf notes: Daly coping with Sunday pressure

Tyson's plea could land him in jail

Team going for speed

What next for the White Sox?

Belle signs on, Palmeiro gone

Clemens demands trade

Speedway uncertain on date for Formula One race

Introductions might be needed in Orioles clubhouse

Cocoa lifts traditional bread-pudding recipe

Easy hors d'oeuvres make entertaining a snap

Super slumber

Health capsules

Expert: Stuffing holes in Titanic may have saved lives

Health calendar

Fighting flab with smoking ill advised

Diet's effects on breast cancer still unknown

Small portions: News from the world of food

Lawmakers ask parents to be wary of violent videos

Stuttering affects 25 million Americans

Commission won't seek ban on toys made with chemical

Carving a turkey is a matter of procedure

'Knotted tongues' noted throughout the ages

Shrimp and runner beans a fast combination

Finding stuttering treatment often difficult

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

Retailers have high hopes for electronic gift cards

Communications technology explored

Future televisions hanging on a thin line

Space station looking for a name

Online sign-up starts for Selective Service

Selective Service begins online registration

The geek streets of Tokyo

Netscape employees wooed by AOL with offer to stay

Research Council looks at future of weather science

Retailers have high hopes for future of electronic gift cards

Bad weather may stop shuttle launch

Technology gives new life to old games

Gates admits 'Java' posed threat

What's online for Wednesday

U.N. calls for ban on human cloning

Painkillers missing dangers

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

Earth may have tilted 600 million years ago

New software called the 'lava lamp of poetry'

DNA experiment fixes mutant gene

Microsoft trial focuses on aggressive tactics

Oldest astronaut's only flight problem came after landing

Virtual ads selling at ball parks