Euro currency is far-reaching

Bell Atlantic near $45 billion purchase of wireless giant AirTouch

Christmas freeze leaves orange pickers and packers out in the cold

Portfolio checkup can serve useful purposes

Third World artisans find partners

Euro may boost continental economy

New currency launches hope

Meat recalled after outbreak at food plant

Slowing growth expected

Pharmacy competition up

It was a bi-polar year in business

Monsanto, Merck battle for market

IMF expected to come to Moscow in mid-January

New area codes can be problem

Mutual fund investing need not be dull

Taking chances can pay

Georgia growth goes up

Vols have new play-caller for Fiesta Bowl

Tech keys on running defense

Williams goes out with Heisman-like performance

Tech puts sting on Irish

Bulldogs rally from 21 points down

Foundation is there at Georgia

Penn State contains Kentucky

Michigan rallies past Arkansas

Gator Bowl notes: White not surprised

Wisconsin handles UCLA in Rose Bowl

Bailey era ending

Aggies again in underdog role

Hogs, Michigan vie for credibility

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

Trick play proves useful

Gator Bowl notes: Irish skips night out with Jackets

Expect offensive show from Gators, Orangemen

Williams aims for Cotton Bowl record

TCU 28, Southern Cal 19

Rose Bowl lacking usual excitement

Tulane takes Liberty Bowl

Mississippi beats odds vs. Texas Tech

Lawrence leads Lady Jaguars to win

Clemson out to end 44-game losing streak

Pacers, Moore resume quests in Peach play

Wyoming extends streak

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Lynx win in overtime

Lynx win Checkers match

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

Report: New Jersey Nets want to buy Devils

Retiring chief remembered

Canal group to open office

Residents unswayed by report

President relishes getaway at Hilton Head Island

Care continues even as indigent contract expires

Additional area news

1st '99 baby came at midnight

Augusta once was Indian crossroads, research shows

Bartram's travels yielded wealth of early details

Backward glances: Merry Christmas, 1961

Many head to altar at new year

History focus of project

Regulations could halt large hog farms

Start of 20th century brought changes

Savannah planning to tone down party

Let it fly

Freedom's anniversary

Cemetery's dead forgotten

Dates of the Millennium

1990s still in search of identity

Beasley to go to Harvard

Myths help ring in New Year

Hospital's CEO list narrows

Dates of the Millennium

Humane Society files suit against building company

South Carolina high on list for heart ills

Frommer is named new Aiken chief

Dates of the Millennium

Mayor's inauguration surrounded by parties

Additional area news

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

Aikman, Plummer study in contrast as quarterbacks

Five Vikings highlight All-Pro team

Dolphins are a fish out of water on ground

Testaverde, Chandler among eight honored by NFL

History favors Bills against Dolphins

Seifert is focus of Panthers' search

Chavous a key for Cardinals

Pro picks: Now it really counts

Mrs. Janie Hampton

Mr. Joe Vaughan

Mr. Eldridge Vick

Mrs. Grace Sims

Mrs. Dorothy Robin

Mrs. Jestine Green

Mrs. Sallie Blocker

Mrs. Lillie Shannon

Mr. Clyde Hutto

Mrs. Eva Woods

Mrs. Anna Pounds

Mr. Ernest Morris

Mrs. Nora Pollard

Mrs. Sudie McGee

Mr. Willie Swam

Mr. Albert Twiggs

Mrs. Christine Garrett

Mr. Thomas Kuna

Mr. David Hall Jr.

Mr. Danny Eubanks

Mrs. Gwendolyn Brand

Mr. Walter Williams

Mrs. Rena Earney

Mrs. Beatrice Thomaston

Natalie Stinson

Mrs. Frances Erwin

Mr. Ronnie Johnson

Mrs. Gwendolyn Brand

Mr. Jackie Jordan

Mrs. O'Dessa Cullum

Mr. Tony Volf

Mrs. Grace Soto

Mr. Gordon Mays

Mr. Derwood Hall

Mrs. Mattie Harden

Mrs. Hattie Price

Mrs. Virginia Poole

Mrs. Thelma Thompson

Mrs. Mildred Evans

Happy New Year! 010199 - The Augusta Chronicle

New Aiken 'Alley' 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Watches as history repeats itself 010199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asserts discovery backs creationism 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asserts laws fundamental to society 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Raps gift certificates for workers 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Scathes president of Aiken Tech 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Predator's words 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Offers praise for Christmas photo 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments loss of Y gymnastics team 010299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Overtime

'Fight of the Aged' called off

Girl Scouts begin countdown to 2000

Overtime: Peach Belt has its own site on Web

IOC vows to overcome scandal

'Tis now the fishing show, angling seminars season

China to get new horse racing complex

Returning festivities

Club calendar

Football, news magazines dominate TV ratings

Former pastor brings disaster to Internet

Video watch

Mission to bring tidings to orphans

Karaoke not music to all ears

Church bulletin

Drought dominated 1998

New projects keep Isaac Hayes' creativity flowing

Winterizing the garden

Column: Compassion can brighten Christ's light

Applause calendar

The best movies of 1998

Mini movie reviews

Tolerance versus justice

Concert calendar

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

Junebug has one stick, one shtick

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

Groups seek end to clash

Some concerned German will lose nuclear-prowess

Y2K a challenge for '99

Linguistic learning may start in crib, scientists say

Poll: Most Americans think Y2K bug will cause minor woes

Technobabble is expanding dictionary

Acitivists ecology minded in Germany

DaimlerChrysler decides methanol better prospect for fuel cell vehicle

FDA passes new arthritis painkillers

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

New balloon team delays round-the-world attempt

China denies campaign to acquire U.S. technology