Business briefs

Big spenders scale back this Christmas

S&P 500 and Nasdaq to new highs

Levitz to cut work force, closes stores

Russian Communists plan to give quick approval to budget

Despite Iraq strike, analyst says gas prices fell

Blue Cross may appeal case

Italy starts off enthusiastic for euro

Amgen stock up after ruling on rights to lucrative drug

Judge approves multimillion dollar Nationwide award

At Boeing, Christmas layoffs aren't that bleak

Holiday season gloomy for retailers

Justice Department closes snack investigation without charges

Court upholds long-distance restrictions on Baby Bells

U.S. slaps trade sanctions on Europe in food fight

Workers lose jobs after hurricane hits original Banana Republic

Treasury to correct Social Security glitch

Banks and industry spread the word about the Euro

Retailers extend shopping hours

Toy basketball sets being recalled

AMA opposes Aetna purchase of Prudential's Health care business

Small business owners see no fast cure for euro headaches

IMF sees less threat of worldwide recession

Federal Reserve leaves interest rates unchanged

Dissidents win two NASD seats

Bowden prepares for college football history

Clemson tops South Carolina St.

Here and now is Cremins' philosophy

Georgia off to fast start after tough season

Tech shocks heels

Purdue gets eighth straight win, defeats South Carolina

Early season showdown

Big East: UConn complaints not valid

Final Georgia football poll

Lady Wildcats win in Savannah play

Lynx's Soling all-star starter

Bruins put out Lightning

Sabres blow away Hurricanes

Maple Leafs defeat Penguins

Across the area

Blood centers call on donors over holidays

Across the area

A Christmas story

County's first Habitat home to begin soon

Mother's job barely pays household bills

Civic center has its 1st profitable month in history

Deal could facilitate building of new airport terminal

Single mom has difficulty paying bills

Facility holds key to future

Fewer blacks enroll

County adds to library

Hodges' school choice for son causes debate

Need for aid

Weather to turn naughty, not nice

Holiday vacation

House-search documents demanded

County to donate land to technical learning center

Shortage of math teachers expected

Dad sees reflection in his son

NAACP's return begins

Ewing disagrees with the Mailman; league's deal is no better

Curry a middle man in lockout

Nike gives its once-coddled NBA stars a new message: no play, no pay

What's so funny about the lockout? The commercials

Dolphins clinch AFC playoff berth

Complications stall Reeves

Defense will give Miami a chance in playoffs

NFC East champ Dallas, Gailey aim for Super Bowl

Falcons notes

Football notes: Steelers assistants are put on notice

Tuggle wants to continue momentum

Packers finding themselves just in time

Capers stoic about what could be final week

Suwanee folks want Falcons office to stay

Jets say they won't lose their edge

When in trouble, call the Plummer

Mrs. Myra Harris

Mr. Fred Lewis

Mr. Roosevelt Houston

Mr. Sylvester Youngblood

Mr. Tony Redd

Mr. Bert Winterbottom

Mrs. Wilma Milhous

Mrs. Bessie Davis

Mrs. Pearl Roberts

Mr. William Mims

Mrs. Verna King

Mr. C. Wilson Cole

Mrs. Frances Phoenix

Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy

Mr. Billy Murray

Mr. Leonard Hawkins

Mr. Lee Busbee

Mrs. Jessie Williams

Mrs. Pearl Burns

Mrs. Bertha Burnett

Mrs. Cora Mizell

Mrs. Mary Walton

Mr. Allen McCurry

Mrs. Lizzie Williams

Mr. LeRoy Schultz

Mr. Jess Brooks

Mrs. Annabelle Barcklay

Mr. Robert Brooks

Mr. Russell Moore

Mrs. Seminole Walton

Mrs. Mary Coward

Hails the Lynx for charity donations 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Columnist: Has a poor safety record taken fun out of Disney World's Magic Kingdom? 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants Clinton to be decent and resign 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends ability of 'physician extenders' 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps 'attack on the presidency' 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

A break for SRS 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments lack of reverence for life 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rampant hypocrisies 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants polls followed in other issues 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Why stocks rise & fall 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Falcons' best year 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks prescriptive authority for PAs 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Hyde, not Clinton, must go 122298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges gas consumers to contact PSC 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Another O'Meara feat: king of the silly season

Tigers' 'Comerica Park' ahead of schedule

Appalachian State offers course on history of NASCAR

Overtime: Seven Eagles honored as All-Americans

Golf's global stage keeps growing

Clemens withdraws trade demand

ABL folds in third season

Olympics officials grounded

Next up for Mitchell: Olympic scandal

Overtime: Augusta gets tennis grant for programs

Lane retires as boxing referee

Rise in average salary slows to 19.3 percent

Vancouver gets go-ahead for CART race

Another shootout looms in Motor City Bowl

Off the Wall

Lynda's prize-winning recipes

Supermarket shopper

Individual meat loaves tempt at dinner

Beef-and-potato stir fry is quick and nutritious

People's pharmacy

Chocolate gives tradtional pumpkin treat a twist

Age old questions

Simple elegance

Senior calendar

CBS's Hewitt has answer to glut of political TV ads

Small portions

Angels sing, stars shine on traditional Christmas trees

VH1 offers glimpse into artists' styles and music

NBC launches `3rd Rock' back to Tuesday night

Holiday season brings stress to romantic relationships

Cook's winning recipes qualify her for national contest

'You've Got Mail' tops box office

Eat for life

The Big Screen

Net Chat

Advice line

Xtreme style

Gifts of time

Audio best

Xtreme calendar

New technology strikes fear in music industry

School bans laser pointers after student suffers eye damage

Scientists restore contact with spacecraft tracking asteroid

New SRS mission to give area economic boost

Internet Christmas cards gain popularity

$500 million facility to be built at SRS

Caught in a web of holiday music

Apple's iMac becomes best-selling personal computer in November

Find tips for trekking in Nepal via the Web

AOL helps turn up heat on spammers

New bulb gives full-spectrum light

Civilian nuclear reactor to produce weapons

Internet drugs -- no doctor visit needed

Nerve finding helps explain why emotional memories endure

Critic: Mavica is a marvelous digital camera

Gift to strengthen university math, science programs

Virus hits central computer