It was a bi-polar year in business

IMF expected to come to Moscow in mid-January

Euro currency is far-reaching

New area codes can be problem

Mutual fund investing need not be dull

Portfolio checkup can serve useful purposes

Bell Atlantic near $45 billion purchase of wireless giant AirTouch

Monsanto, Merck battle for market

Third World artisans find partners

Pharmacy competition up

Georgia growth goes up

Meat recalled after outbreak at food plant

Taking chances can pay

Euro may boost continental economy

Christmas freeze leaves orange pickers and packers out in the cold

Slowing growth expected

New currency launches hope

Tech keys on running defense

Foundation is there at Georgia

TCU 28, Southern Cal 19

Williams aims for Cotton Bowl record

Mississippi beats odds vs. Texas Tech

Tech puts sting on Irish

Bailey era ending

Rose Bowl lacking usual excitement

Gator Bowl notes: White not surprised

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

Wisconsin handles UCLA in Rose Bowl

Expect offensive show from Gators, Orangemen

Tulane takes Liberty Bowl

Williams goes out with Heisman-like performance

Gator Bowl notes: Irish skips night out with Jackets

Penn State contains Kentucky

Hogs, Michigan vie for credibility

Trick play proves useful

Aggies again in underdog role

Bulldogs rally from 21 points down

Michigan rallies past Arkansas

Vols have new play-caller for Fiesta Bowl

Pacers, Moore resume quests in Peach play

Lawrence leads Lady Jaguars to win

Clemson out to end 44-game losing streak

Wyoming extends streak

Dates of the Millennium
St. Joseph's School opens at Dickey Cottage on Monte Sano Avenue on this day in 1913 ... Georgia became the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1788.

Bartram's travels yielded wealth of early details
On a spring afternoon in March 1773, William Bartram left his native Philadelphia to explore the Southeast.

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.

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.

Start of 20th century brought changes
The year was 1900 and people weren't concerned with a Y1900 computer problem.

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.

About Celebrate 2000
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.

Hockey roundup: Primeau's 17th goal helps Hurricanes tie Panthers

Lynx win in overtime

Lynx win Checkers match

Report: New Jersey Nets want to buy Devils

Retiring chief remembered

Care continues even as indigent contract expires

Canal group to open office

Hospital's CEO list narrows

President relishes getaway at Hilton Head Island

Cemetery's dead forgotten

Freedom's anniversary

Frommer is named new Aiken chief

Beasley to go to Harvard

Additional area news

Regulations could halt large hog farms

1st '99 baby came at midnight

Humane Society files suit against building company

Residents unswayed by report

Bartram's travels yielded wealth of early details

South Carolina high on list for heart ills

Let it fly

Augusta once was Indian crossroads, research shows

Dates of the Millennium

Backward glances: Merry Christmas, 1961

Savannah planning to tone down party

Mayor's inauguration surrounded by parties

Myths help ring in New Year

Dates of the Millennium

Start of 20th century brought changes

History focus of project

Dates of the Millennium

1990s still in search of identity

Additional area news

Many head to altar at new year

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

Aikman, Plummer study in contrast as quarterbacks

History favors Bills against Dolphins

Dolphins are a fish out of water on ground

Chavous a key for Cardinals

Pro picks: Now it really counts

Testaverde, Chandler among eight honored by NFL

Seifert is focus of Panthers' search

Five Vikings highlight All-Pro team

Mrs. O'Dessa Cullum

Mrs. Rena Earney

Mr. David Hall Jr.

Mrs. Gwendolyn Brand

Mrs. Jestine Green

Mrs. Sallie Blocker

Mr. Tony Volf

Mrs. Mildred Evans

Mrs. Gwendolyn Brand

Mr. Ernest Morris

Natalie Stinson

Mrs. Sudie McGee

Mrs. Christine Garrett

Mr. Thomas Kuna

Mrs. Janie Hampton

Mr. Danny Eubanks

Mrs. Nora Pollard

Mr. Walter Williams

Mr. Clyde Hutto

Mr. Gordon Mays

Mr. Joe Vaughan

Mr. Willie Swam

Mrs. Anna Pounds

Mrs. Beatrice Thomaston

Mrs. Dorothy Robin

Mr. Ronnie Johnson

Mrs. Grace Sims

Mrs. Eva Woods

Mrs. Frances Erwin

Mrs. Lillie Shannon

Mr. Jackie Jordan

Mr. Derwood Hall

Mrs. Grace Soto

Mrs. Hattie Price

Mrs. Mattie Harden

Mrs. Virginia Poole

Mrs. Thelma Thompson

Mr. Eldridge Vick

Mr. Albert Twiggs

Asserts laws fundamental to society 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Predator's words 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Column: God's name demonstrates value of children 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asserts discovery backs creationism 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Watches as history repeats itself 010199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps gift certificates for workers 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps 'internationalism' of Clinton, Gore 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Scathes president of Aiken Tech 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

New Aiken 'Alley' 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says keep Clinton, avoid Gore awhile 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Happy New Year! 010199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Offers praise for Christmas photo 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments loss of Y gymnastics team 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Mulls Malcolm X stamp vs. Ga. flag 010199 - The Augusta Chronicle

China to get new horse racing complex

Girl Scouts begin countdown to 2000

'Tis now the fishing show, angling seminars season

'Fight of the Aged' called off

Overtime: Peach Belt has its own site on Web

IOC vows to overcome scandal

Overtime

Junebug has one stick, one shtick

Applause calendar

Football, news magazines dominate TV ratings

Drought dominated 1998

Mini movie reviews

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

Karaoke not music to all ears

The best movies of 1998

Former pastor brings disaster to Internet

Groups seek end to clash

Returning festivities

Column: Compassion can brighten Christ's light

Club calendar

Tolerance versus justice

Video watch

New projects keep Isaac Hayes' creativity flowing

Winterizing the garden

Church bulletin

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

Mission to bring tidings to orphans

Concert calendar

FDA passes new arthritis painkillers

New balloon team delays round-the-world attempt

Linguistic learning may start in crib, scientists say

DaimlerChrysler decides methanol better prospect for fuel cell vehicle

China denies campaign to acquire U.S. technology

Technobabble is expanding dictionary

Poll: Most Americans think Y2K bug will cause minor woes

Y2K a challenge for '99

Acitivists ecology minded in Germany

Some concerned German will lose nuclear-prowess

Anthrax hoaxes are becoming the bomb scares of the '90s