Bell Atlantic near $45 billion purchase of wireless giant AirTouch

Euro marks beginning of a new era in Europe

Euro may boost continental economy

New chamber leader aims for unity

Pharmacy competition up

The Euro: A Q&A

Slowing growth expected

G&L Bank will cater to gay community

Meat recalled after outbreak at food plant

Business briefs

Justice joins Medicare fraud suit against Columbia/HCA

Justice Department approves telecommunications merger

British Petroleum-Amoco merger approved

Euro currency is far-reaching

DaimlerChrysler recalls Chrysler, Dodge, Eagle LH-series sedans

Arizona beats Nebraska in Holiday Bowl

TCU's option will run headon into nation's best linebacker

A football fiesta may overshadow the real Fiesta

Bulldogs rally from 21 points down

Not everything is in Buckeyes' favor in Sugar Bowl

TCU 28, Southern Cal 19

Peach Bowl notes: Cavs' Kerney step up to task

Tulane takes Liberty Bowl

Gator Bowl notes: Plenty of rest scheduled

Warrick, Price: Big-play guys in a big game

Tulane determined to finish undefeated

Aggies again in underdog role

Idaho tops Southern Mississippi

Rose Bowl lacking usual excitement

Ole Miss awaits Indy Bowl, and still learning

Williams aims for Cotton Bowl record

Bailey era ending

Hogs, Michigan vie for credibility

Gator Bowl notes: Irish skips night out with Jackets

Tech keys on running defense

Win over Virginia may be first step to top 10

Lawrence leads Lady Jaguars to win

Tusculum earns Augusta sweep

Augusta once was Indian crossroads, research shows
The Augusta area seemed a natural choice more than two centuries ago when Georgia founder James Oglethorpe sought a site northwest of Savannah to bolster American Indian relations and trade.

Backward glances: Merry Christmas, 1961
Cars lined Broad Street in down town Augusta as residents celebrated Christmas Eve in 1961.

Dates of the Millennium
New city ordinance bans the ``burning'' and sale of fireworks in Augusta as well as the firing of guns in 1827 ...Shovel of dirt from Summerville stored in archives of City Hall as symbol of annexation on this day in 1839.

History focus of project
With a new millennium fast approaching, The Augusta Chronicle is taking a look back at the Augusta-Aiken area's history to help residents understand their community's place in history.

Dates of the Millennium
New city ordinance bans the ``burning'' and sale of fireworks in Augusta as well as the firing of guns in 1827 ...Shovel of dirt from Summerville stored in archives of City Hall as symbol of annexation on this day in 1839.

Lady Rebel's streak intact

Balanced Burke captures title

Effect of Lynx players absence unknown

Lynx ledger

Lynx win in overtime

New Year on Ice

Report: New Jersey Nets want to buy Devils

Dates of the Millennium

Drug bust finds infant alligator

Cool rider

Many head to altar at new year

Cemetery's dead forgotten

Care continues even as indigent contract expires

President relishes getaway at Hilton Head Island

Regulations could halt large hog farms

1990s still in search of identity

Thurmond inspects model of monument

First flight

No deadline on jail repair

Additional area news

Jury rejects indictment for manslaughter

Convict faces charges

Backward glances: Merry Christmas, 1961

Across the area

History focus of project

First flight

Augusta once was Indian crossroads, research shows

Mayor's inauguration surrounded by parties

Myths help ring in New Year

Hospital's CEO list narrows

Frommer is named new Aiken chief

Board will act slowly, official says

Dates of the Millennium

Miller planning to sit on corporations' boards of directors

Beasley to go to Harvard

Augustans prepare for celebration

Police will be out in full force for New Year's Eve

Retiring chief remembered

Hunter: Players to make their 'final' offer

Union has final offer but won't give it to league

Five Vikings highlight All-Pro team

Falcons' playoff game is sold out

Flutie, Madison exchange barbs

NFL schedule

Bledsoe to stay on sidelines

Dolphins are a fish out of water on ground

Pro picks: Now it really counts

Cardinals safety cements position

Butler ready for postseason

Testaverde, Chandler among eight honored by NFL

Mrs. Vera Jewett

Mr. Jackie Jordan

Mrs. Olivia Wilson

Mrs. Eva Woods

Mrs. Gwendolyn Brand

Mrs. Mildred Evans

Mrs. Grace Sims

Mr. Albert Twiggs

Mrs. Frances Erwin

Mr. Thomas Kuna

Mrs. Mattie Harden

Mr. Danny Eubanks

Mr. Larry Williams

Mr. Walter Williams

Mr. Bobby Mullis

Mr. Tony Volf

Mrs. Christine Garrett

Mrs. Grace Soto

Mrs. Helen Weld

Mrs. Sudie McGee

Mrs. O'Dessa Cullum

Mrs. Jestine Green

Mrs. Janie Hampton

Mrs. Thelma Thompson

Mrs. Cynthia Gray

Mrs. Sallie Blocker

Mrs. Anna Adams

Mr. Gordon Mays

Mrs. Margarete Farrar

Mr. Willie Swam

Mrs. Nora Pollard

Mr. Gregory Gee

Mr. Willie White

Mr. Ernest Morris

Mr. Fred Campbell

Mrs. Lillie Shannon

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'Tis now the fishing show, angling seminars season

Inquiries to follow Australian race disaster

China to get new horse racing complex


IOC vows to overcome scandal

Olympic debut proposed for mermaid mimics

IOC VP meets with Salt Lake officials

Arrivederci, Alberto! Tomba skis farewell race

Sheffield sets salary record at $14.9 million

Girl Scouts begin countdown to 2000

Health and fitness calendar

Junebug has one stick, one shtick

Club calendar

U.B.'s has a reputation for fine German cuisine

Karaoke not music to all ears

Ramblin' Rhodes: There were differences of opinion on top artists

Concert calendar

The best movies of 1998

Football, news magazines dominate TV ratings

Video watch

Winterizing the garden

99 things to look toward

Applause calendar

Returning festivities

Laughter may not be best medicine, but it's close

1999 brings unexpected difficulty date

Common-sense measures can help elderly avoid falls

New signs of hope for chronically depressed

Mini movie reviews

Health capsules: Brainpower difference

Drought dominated 1998

The specialists: Treatment as a team effort

FDA passes new arthritis painkillers

Balloon capsule lifts off -- a few inches

Appeals court rules dentist violated federal law

U.S. relaxes data-scrambling restrictions

China denies campaign to acquire U.S. technology

Study: High blood pressure not treated aggressively enough

Public to hear more about toxic chemicals under EPA plan

Family planning paying off, but world population still booming

Intuit executive: Microsoft bullied us out of Netscape deal

Octuplets' mom goes home

New balloon team delays round-the-world attempt

Linguistic learning may start in crib, scientists say

Study says warnings about tainted food need to be stronger

Poll: Most Americans think Y2K bug will cause minor woes


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