Company finishes first step in site conversion

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Bankers challenge union rule

New postal prices take effect Sunday

Toyota Camry, Ford F-series pickup remain best sellers

Government to post budget surplus

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Home sales hit record; FHA loan limits rise

Merry Land signs first deal

Additional business news

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

'98 auto sales second-highest total ever

Additional business news

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Slow start frustrates Gamecocks

Knight's remark angers referee chief

Ospreys top Pacers

ASU retains top spot in Peach Belt

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

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.

Marshall's message

Players ready to sign

Holder done with football

Devils skate past Rangers

Colbourne chases scoring record

Across the area

Taxes' monitor audited

Weather is all in our heads

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Grahm to present two impeachment articles

States get high marks in schools

Two charged in New Year's Eve slaying

Former top education official is investigated

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Officer fired

Celebrating 2000

Dates of the Millennium

Across the area

Educator accepts position

Fire damage

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Games preparation

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Dates of the millennium

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Thomson men charged in 23-year-old slaying

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

Beach washed away

Forgotten Few back in Augusta

Death of bald eagle at lake remains mystery

New date scheduled for Lumpkin trial

Libraries launch literacy program

Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success

S.C. finance records set

Police charge Augustan with 2 store robberies

About Celebrate 2000

Lawyers allowed by judge

Lawyers want their pride back

Hospital affirms contract

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Area woman killed in house fire

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Hardy made movie magic

Suspect had been in prison

University speeds expulsion process

Chapter supports Young

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

NBA season begins next month

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBC and Turner will be reimbursed for missed games

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

Riley, Chargers still talking

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Denver wideouts try to catch on this time

Now it really counts

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Veterans bring confidence

Ravens ready to woo Holmgren

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Haley gives 49ers a defensive boost

Chargers begin life under Riley

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Jana'e Boyd

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. James Earley

Mr. Willie Burton

John Boyd

Mrs. Mary Williams

Mrs. Letha Small

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Phillip Gossett

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Clarence Dunbar

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mrs. Thea-Doshia Denson

Mr. John Courtney

Mr. Billie Warren

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Lillian Powell

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Charles Rosier Jr.

Christopher Adams

Mrs. Eura Burris

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Ralph Blount

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Clara Roberts

Mr. Ray Deal

Mrs. Willie Waltower

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mrs. Rachel Johnson

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Gordon Bostic

Mrs. Mangiben Patel

Mr. Charlie Tyler

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N. Augusta praise 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Without fear or favor 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Continues debate over fossil records 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams speedy auto advertisements 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Urges conviction of Bill Clinton 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Bjorkman slams Korda, ITF over drugs

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Hall of Famer doing well

Big money on table this year

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Prep notes

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

Three pals head for Cooperstown

Samaranch defends receiving guns from Salt Lake

Club calendar

Artful yards

ER for kids opening today

Health capsules: Restless legs

Pacemakers

Applause calendar

Video watch

Mini movie reviews

Closing in on cancer vaccines

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

What 1999 may bring in health

1998 had little pop musically

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Concert calendar

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

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

Shock therapy not so shocking anymore

Health and fitness calendar

Theater serves more than popcorn

ABC network keeps open arms for 'Cupid' sitcom

Rust now wants to be seen

Weak hearts' strong hope: New aids for failing pumps

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

A harmonious reunion

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Home care lifts family of boy with rare disorder

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Ford to install accident sensors

FDA approves drug for troubled dogs

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Innovations change TV

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Project puts histories on the Web

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Carotid artery thickness predicts likelihood of heart attack, stroke

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Trial judge cites AOL chiefs's interview

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Doctors warn that efforts to reduce C-sections hold dangers

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Plutonium migrated through groundwater at Nevada test site

Astronomers chase new theory of 'ghost galaxies'