MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

'98 auto sales second-highest total ever

New postal prices take effect Sunday

Merry Land signs first deal

Home sales hit record; FHA loan limits rise

Company finishes first step in site conversion

Additional business news

Government to post budget surplus

Additional business news

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Bankers challenge union rule

Toyota Camry, Ford F-series pickup remain best sellers

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Knight's remark angers referee chief

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Ospreys top Pacers

Slow start frustrates Gamecocks

ASU retains top spot in Peach Belt

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
On this date in 1949, local police halt all sales of liquor in a sudden move. To this day, nobody knows why.

Forgotten Few back in Augusta
For 145 years, the remains of one of Georgia's leaders lay in an abandoned and vandalized cemetery in Fishkill, N.Y., seemingly forgotten.

Dates of the Millennium
Mrs. Strom Thurmond dies at age 33 ... the astronomer Galileo Galilei sighted four of Jupiter's moons...the World War II siege of Bataan began.

Lone `haunted' pillar one of Augusta's oldest legends
A little-noticed remnant of Augusta's past stands on the sidewalk at the intersection of Broad and Fifth streets.

Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success
Born amid the religious and racial turmoil of Southern Reconstruction, Paine College's interracial cooperation has fueled the school's success, historians and school officials say.

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.

Hardy made movie magic
The distance from Columbia County to Hollywood is nearly 3,000 miles. But Harlem's most-famous son eventually made the journey and along the way managed to become one of the most endearing funny men in movies.

Holder done with football

Marshall's message

Players ready to sign

Devils skate past Rangers

Colbourne chases scoring record

Grahm to present two impeachment articles

Weather is all in our heads

Taxes' monitor audited

Forgotten Few back in Augusta

Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success

Death of bald eagle at lake remains mystery

Educator accepts position

Officer fired

Across the area

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Beach washed away

Lawyers want their pride back

Area woman killed in house fire

University speeds expulsion process

Lawyers allowed by judge

Fire damage

Thomson men charged in 23-year-old slaying

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Hardy made movie magic

Games preparation

Suspect had been in prison

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Dates of the millennium

Former top education official is investigated

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

New date scheduled for Lumpkin trial

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Hospital affirms contract

S.C. finance records set

Police charge Augustan with 2 store robberies

Celebrating 2000

Across the area

About Celebrate 2000

Dates of the Millennium

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Two charged in New Year's Eve slaying

Chapter supports Young

Libraries launch literacy program

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

States get high marks in schools

Lone `haunted' pillar one of Augusta's oldest legends

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

NBA season begins next month

NBC and Turner will be reimbursed for missed games

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

Rebuild or return? That's the question for the Bulls

NBA players relieved as lockout ends

Retrieving fans will be tough task for NBA

In the end, both sides decided to give ground

Hawks have a lot of work to do

NBA focuses on fans

Ravens ready to woo Holmgren

Denver wideouts try to catch on this time

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Riley, Chargers still talking

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Veterans bring confidence

Chargers begin life under Riley

Haley gives 49ers a defensive boost

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Now it really counts

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Mr. James Earley

John Boyd

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Phillip Gossett

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Charles Rosier Jr.

Jana'e Boyd

Mrs. Rachel Johnson

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Gordon Bostic

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mr. Ray Deal

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mr. Ralph Blount

Mr. John Courtney

Mrs. Clara Roberts

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Charlie Tyler

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mrs. Willie Waltower

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mrs. Mary Williams

Mr. Clarence Dunbar

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Christopher Adams

Mrs. Letha Small

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mrs. Eura Burris

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Lillian Powell

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Willie Burton

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Thea-Doshia Denson

Mr. Carl James

Mrs. Mangiben Patel

Questions timing of attack on Iraq 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

What ordeal? 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Clinton's defense hike: Too little, too late 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Without fear or favor 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Continues debate over fossil records 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges conviction of Bill Clinton 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Gephardt's 'eloquent' speech 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

N. Augusta praise 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams speedy auto advertisements 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Fishing report: Brrrrrrrr! But some folks went fishing just the same

Bjorkman slams Korda, ITF over drugs

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Three pals head for Cooperstown

Samaranch defends receiving guns from Salt Lake

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Prep notes

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Hall of Famer doing well

Big money on table this year

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Health capsules: Restless legs

Closing in on cancer vaccines

Theater serves more than popcorn

1998 had little pop musically

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

ER for kids opening today

Weak hearts' strong hope: New aids for failing pumps

Rust now wants to be seen

Mini movie reviews

What 1999 may bring in health

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Applause calendar

A harmonious reunion

Club calendar

ABC network keeps open arms for 'Cupid' sitcom

Ramblin' Rhodes: Awards show promising for country's Dixie Chicks

Home care lifts family of boy with rare disorder

Video watch

Health and fitness calendar

Artful yards


Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Concert calendar

Shock therapy not so shocking anymore

Ford to install accident sensors

Plutonium migrated through groundwater at Nevada test site

Trial judge cites AOL chiefs's interview

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

FDA approves drug for troubled dogs

Innovations change TV

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Doctors warn that efforts to reduce C-sections hold dangers

Astronomers chase new theory of 'ghost galaxies'

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Carotid artery thickness predicts likelihood of heart attack, stroke

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Project puts histories on the Web