Japanese stocks close higher on banking rally

Many work on holiday

Facing the end of an era, coal town banks for the long years ahead

New uses for citrus boost sales

Japanese draft budget will double annual deficit

Tokyo shares down after bank sell-off

New tax breaks start on Jan. 1

Freeze ruins California citrus crop

Augusta Lynx enjoy a profitable season

Retail money funds fell in latest week

Catalog sales continue to grow

Gremlin may force Furby to get new look

Business briefs

Russia readies austerity budget

Freeze ruins California citrus crop

Business briefs

Dow extends win streak to six sessions

Personal income rises in November

Mistakes give Colorado Aloha Bowl victory

Jones, West ready for college finale at Insight.com Bowl

Aloha QBs switched careers

Air Force wins Oahu Bowl

Blue-Gray All-Star Classic offered redemption

Blue-Gray game was not in Bailey or Tyler's plans

Bethune finally shakes losing heritage

Georgia all-area football

Campbell, Dykes similar but different

South Carolina all-area football

Good attitudes shine in great player, coach

Americus' Walker is Georgia's player all-class of the year

All-State list boasts first female

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Artist puts Jesus in her work

Agency sets priorities for spills

Aiken area roadways to see changes

Ex-U.N. envoy to lead Habitat

In heavenly peace

Bald eagle sightings rise

Next first lady growing into role

Holiday cheer

Across the area

Searching for a white Christmas

Augustans respond to Christmas needs

Planners to revise proposal

Most get HOPE in Georgia

Across the area

Couple find love in each other

Gaining industry

Voter-approved tax breaks to be affected

Volunteers focus energy with work

I-20 crashes plague holiday

GBI lab budget boost seems like a tough sell

Sex crime law set to take effect

Woman celebrates 100th Christmas

After secret meeting, another may be held this weekend

Anderson: Star RB in tough field

Vikings beat salary cap deadline

Vikings won't let up against Oilers

Blitzkreig defenses hurting Dallas

Christian faith bolsters Atlanta's aptly named fullback

Avery ready to start for Dolphins

Auld lang syne plays for Oilers

Bucs hope they don't stop here

Mrs. Daisy Eagle

Mrs. George Warren

Reginald Belt

Mr. Allen Griffin

Mrs. Gail Crayton

Ms. Cynthia Layton

Mr. Lum Usry

Mr. Willie Taylor

Mrs. Mary Wiley

Mrs. Mary Lu Kuhl

Mr. Sylvester Scott

Mr. Fred Huffman Jr.

Mrs. Modestine Preacher

Mr. Walter Hillary

Mrs. Alene Martin

Mr. Willie Mapp

Mr. Arthur Rabun

Mr. Vernon Oglesby

Mr. Jimmy Davis Sr.

Mrs. Helene Toomey

Mrs. Mary Newberry

Mrs. Fannie Drummond

Mr. Malcolm Inglett

Mrs. Blondell Hunt

Mrs. Martha Bedingfield

Mrs. Evelyn Richardson

Miss Cora Sampson

Mr. Marion Sanders Sr.

Doubts accuracy of polls on Clinton 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits Christmas tree as pagan tradition 122598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Alleges mall has 'double standard' 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Notes mall help in menorah lighting 122598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Knifing our troops 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Assails comparison of Clinton to Christ 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Columnist: God offers so much grace, for so few takers 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams Republicans as 'hypocritical' 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Attacks writer who backs president 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urge re-thinking reason for season 122598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blames Perot for Clinton presidency 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asks deliverance from 'tyrant' Clinton 122698 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Former Senior PGA golfer Landers recovering

Memorable 1998 sports highlights

International Olympic Committee continues ethics investigation

Blizzard fans to get refunds

Commissioner's office: Teams side deals are unenforceable

Bass striking variety of lures

Government to probe tennis abuse claims

Holidays a good time to lime lawns

Ramadan provides a time of cleansing, reaching out

CBS draws strength from Sunday, Monday lineup

Rae's Coastal Cafe worth seeking out

Craving for concerts grows in Garden City

Applause calendar

Churches to bring in New Year prayerfully

Pruning herbs now for flavor later

Mini movie reviews

Augusta will party into '99

Watering guide for trees and shrubs

Marco Polo's not ashamed of name

New azalea species in town

Testaments: Unearthing Bible nuggets

Garden calendar

Christmas is a story of love, promise

Ramblin' Rhodes: Memorable quotes from celebrities during the year

Youth's power

Concert calendar

Pope calls for end to violence and hate in Christmas message

Church bulletin

Club calendar

Religion briefs; Hastert gets high Christian Coalition marks

Video watch

Film focuses on purity of Georgian's screenplay

Computer support salaries surge

Disfigured by pollution, Paris bridges get a facelift

Personal, interactive forums offered on the Web

Balloon flight ends in Pacific Ocean

AOL added to S&P

Radioactive, chemical wastes contaminate Arctic, Baltic

Microsoft no longer a political novice

SRS could get third major project

Balloonists halfway around the world

iMac's popularity fails to boost other Apple products