Business briefs

Slowing growth expected

Justice Department approves telecommunications merger

G&L Bank will cater to gay community

Pharmacy competition up

Euro marks beginning of a new era in Europe

British Petroleum-Amoco merger approved

Justice joins Medicare fraud suit against Columbia/HCA

DaimlerChrysler recalls Chrysler, Dodge, Eagle LH-series sedans

New chamber leader aims for unity

Euro may boost continental economy

The Euro: A Q&A

Meat recalled after outbreak at food plant

Bell Atlantic near $45 billion purchase of wireless giant AirTouch

Euro currency is far-reaching

Peach Bowl notes: Cavs' Kerney step up to task

Rose Bowl lacking usual excitement

Ole Miss awaits Indy Bowl, and still learning

Gator Bowl notes: Irish skips night out with Jackets

Aggies again in underdog role

Bailey era ending

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

Bulldogs rally from 21 points down

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

Not everything is in Buckeyes' favor in Sugar Bowl

Williams aims for Cotton Bowl record

Idaho tops Southern Mississippi

Arizona beats Nebraska in Holiday Bowl

Tulane takes Liberty Bowl

Win over Virginia may be first step to top 10

A football fiesta may overshadow the real Fiesta

Tulane determined to finish undefeated

Hogs, Michigan vie for credibility

Tech keys on running defense

TCU 28, Southern Cal 19

Gator Bowl notes: Plenty of rest scheduled

Lawrence leads Lady Jaguars to win

Tusculum earns Augusta sweep

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.

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.

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

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.

Lady Rebel's streak intact

Balanced Burke captures title

Lynx win in overtime

Lynx ledger

Effect of Lynx players absence unknown

New Year on Ice

Report: New Jersey Nets want to buy Devils

Regulations could halt large hog farms

Augusta once was Indian crossroads, research shows

First flight

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

Dates of the Millennium

Miller planning to sit on corporations' boards of directors

Convict faces charges

Augustans prepare for celebration

Retiring chief remembered

Drug bust finds infant alligator

1990s still in search of identity

First flight

Cemetery's dead forgotten

Across the area

Board will act slowly, official says

Backward glances: Merry Christmas, 1961

Cool rider

Mayor's inauguration surrounded by parties

Hospital's CEO list narrows

Dates of the Millennium

History focus of project

Many head to altar at new year

Myths help ring in New Year

Care continues even as indigent contract expires

Frommer is named new Aiken chief

Thurmond inspects model of monument

Additional area news

Beasley to go to Harvard

President relishes getaway at Hilton Head Island

No deadline on jail repair

Jury rejects indictment for manslaughter

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

Hunter: Players to make their 'final' offer

Bledsoe to stay on sidelines

Five Vikings highlight All-Pro team

Cardinals safety cements position

Flutie, Madison exchange barbs

Falcons' playoff game is sold out

Pro picks: Now it really counts

Dolphins are a fish out of water on ground

NFL schedule

Butler ready for postseason

Testaverde, Chandler among eight honored by NFL

Mr. Larry Williams

Mrs. Nora Pollard

Mr. Gordon Mays

Mrs. Lillie Shannon

Mr. Bobby Mullis

Mrs. Eva Woods

Mrs. Gwendolyn Brand

Mrs. Thelma Thompson

Mr. Tony Volf

Mr. Thomas Kuna

Mrs. Janie Hampton

Mr. Danny Eubanks

Mrs. Olivia Wilson

Mrs. Christine Garrett

Mr. Gregory Gee

Mrs. Mildred Evans

Mrs. Sallie Blocker

Mrs. Sudie McGee

Mrs. Helen Weld

Mr. Ernest Morris

Mrs. Mattie Harden

Mrs. Grace Sims

Mr. Fred Campbell

Mrs. Margarete Farrar

Mrs. Vera Jewett

Mr. Willie Swam

Mr. Willie White

Mrs. Frances Erwin

Mrs. Anna Adams

Mrs. O'Dessa Cullum

Mrs. Grace Soto

Mr. Jackie Jordan

Mr. Walter Williams

Mr. Albert Twiggs

Mrs. Cynthia Gray

Mrs. Jestine Green

Watches as history repeats itself 010199 - The Augusta Chronicle

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'Tis now the fishing show, angling seminars season

IOC vows to overcome scandal

Sheffield sets salary record at $14.9 million

Olympic debut proposed for mermaid mimics

China to get new horse racing complex

Arrivederci, Alberto! Tomba skis farewell race

Girl Scouts begin countdown to 2000

IOC VP meets with Salt Lake officials

Inquiries to follow Australian race disaster


The specialists: Treatment as a team effort

Applause calendar

Junebug has one stick, one shtick

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

New signs of hope for chronically depressed

The best movies of 1998

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

Football, news magazines dominate TV ratings

Health capsules: Brainpower difference

Health and fitness calendar

1999 brings unexpected difficulty date

Winterizing the garden

99 things to look toward

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

Common-sense measures can help elderly avoid falls

Concert calendar

Video watch

Club calendar

Drought dominated 1998

Mini movie reviews

Returning festivities

Karaoke not music to all ears

Family planning paying off, but world population still booming

U.S. relaxes data-scrambling restrictions

Poll: Most Americans think Y2K bug will cause minor woes

New balloon team delays round-the-world attempt

FDA passes new arthritis painkillers

China denies campaign to acquire U.S. technology

Intuit executive: Microsoft bullied us out of Netscape deal

Octuplets' mom goes home

Balloon capsule lifts off -- a few inches

Public to hear more about toxic chemicals under EPA plan

Appeals court rules dentist violated federal law

Study says warnings about tainted food need to be stronger

Study: High blood pressure not treated aggressively enough

Linguistic learning may start in crib, scientists say


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