Holiday season gloomy for retailers

Russia, U.S. sign long-awaited food aid deal

Federal Reserve leaves interest rates unchanged

CNBC issues rules to prevent conflict-of-interest

Banks and industry spread the word about the Euro

A Schoenbaum again becomes Shoney's chairman

Workers lose jobs after hurricane hits original Banana Republic

Area law firms will merge

Business briefs

Toy basketball sets being recalled

Economy grew at robust rate in third quarter

Russian Communists plan to give quick approval to budget

Judge approves multimillion dollar Nationwide award

Small business owners see no fast cure for euro headaches

Justice Department closes snack investigation without charges

Retailers brace for returns

At Boeing, Christmas layoffs aren't that bleak

Hot-selling Santa made by Boone entrepreneur

Court upholds long-distance restrictions on Baby Bells

Business briefs

Lockheed issues profit warning

Pilots union board endorses proposed contract

Here and now is Cremins' philosophy

Records fall as Maryland romps 132-57

Tech shocks heels

Purdue gets eighth straight win, defeats South Carolina

Big East: UConn complaints not valid

Final Georgia football poll

Lady Wildcats win in Savannah play

Senators top Canadiens

Lynx's Soling all-star starter

Agency chairman selected

Mother's job barely pays household bills

Fatal accident

Health center's site aids convenience

Holiday vacation

Funding to assist homeless

Prison's policies reviewed

Mom wants to help teen-ager with AIDS

Across the area

Hodges obtains Columbia home lease

County to donate land to technical learning center


City denies role in cattle deaths

Civic center has its 1st profitable month in history

Families hold hope on holiday

A Christmas story

Edgefield honors Thurmond

Deal could facilitate building of new airport terminal

County adds to library

Dad sees reflection in his son

Kwanzaa honors heritage

NAACP's return begins

Fewer blacks enroll

Across the area

Charities surviving by holiday donations

Weather to turn naughty, not nice

Georgians fill up before traveling

Need for aid

Social agencies working hard for every dollar

Deployments make family life hard

Out-of-state drivers dodge tolls, penalties

A little help

Woman glows on holiday

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

Key Board of Governors meeting set for Jan. 7

Store specializing in huge shoes hurting because of lockout

What's so funny about the lockout? The commercials

Linebacker Kevin Greene pondering retirement

Coaches keep things normal

Cooke optimistic, players concerned over Redskins sale

Are Cowboys paper tigers?

Jets say they won't lose their edge

Defense will give Miami a chance in playoffs

Mr. William Mims

Mr. Willie Coleman

Mrs. Bessie Davis

Mrs. Juanita Curtis

Mrs. Mary Kuhl

Mr. William Mims

Mr. Bert Winterbottom

Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy

Mr. Russell Moore

Mr. Leonard Hawkins

Mrs. Edith Moore

Mrs. Pearl Roberts

Mr. Henry Jacobs

Mrs. Earle Strickland

Mrs. Pearl Burns

Mrs. Mary Coward

Mr. Sylvester Youngblood

Mrs. Frances Phoenix

Mr. Robert Jennings

Mr. C. Wilson Cole

Mr. Roosevelt Houston

Wants polls followed in other issues 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Takes hope in Clinton impeachment 122498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits timing of U.S. assault on Iraq 122498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges gas consumers to contact PSC 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Discuss the meaning of Christmas 122498 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

A break for SRS 122398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says nation 'has suffered enough' 122498 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

'Yes, Virginia ...' 122498 - The Augusta Chronicle

Golf's global stage keeps growing

Justice Department joins parade of probes into Olympic bid

ABL folds in third season

Clemens withdraws trade demand

Home alone for Christmas with no ABL

Another shootout looms in Motor City Bowl

Appalachian State offers course on history of NASCAR

Overtime: Seven Eagles honored as All-Americans

Another O'Meara feat: king of the silly season

Next up for Mitchell: Olympic scandal

Tennis body accepts Korda's excuse on drug test

Vancouver gets go-ahead for CART race

Health capsules: Incontinence relief

Health and fitness calendar

Family holiday traditions

Simple elegance

Staying healthy, safe through winter months

Cook's winning recipes qualify her for national contest

Film focuses on purity of Georgian's screenplay

Beef-and-potato stir fry is quick and nutritious

Individual meat loaves tempt at dinner

Eat for life

Small portions

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

Supermarket shopper

Children with asthma more likely to be obese

Holiday season brings stress to romantic relationships


Lynda's prize-winning recipes

Secondhand smoke: No surprises

Christmas quiz tests knowledge of yuletide know-it-alls

Chocolate gives tradtional pumpkin treat a twist

If celebrating involves drinking, be ready for mourning after

Study finds link between fertility, life span

Civilian nuclear reactor to produce weapons

Senegal moves to ban female genital mutilation

$500 million facility to be built at SRS

AOL helps turn up heat on spammers

Internet Christmas cards gain popularity

Round-the-world balloonists cross China

Scientists restore contact with spacecraft tracking asteroid

Virus hits central computer

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

New SRS mission to give area economic boost

Gift to strengthen university math, science programs