Government to post budget surplus

Additional business news

Company finishes first step in site conversion

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Toyota Camry, Ford F-series pickup remain best sellers

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Merry Land signs first deal

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

'98 auto sales second-highest total ever

Bankers challenge union rule

Additional business news

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Home sales hit record; FHA loan limits rise

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

New postal prices take effect Sunday

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Slow start frustrates Gamecocks

Knight's remark angers referee chief

ASU retains top spot in Peach Belt

Ospreys top Pacers

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Holder done with football

Players ready to sign

Marshall's message

Devils skate past Rangers

Colbourne chases scoring record

Taxes' monitor audited

Area woman killed in house fire

Police charge Augustan with 2 store robberies

Chapter supports Young

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Beach washed away

About Celebrate 2000

Hospital affirms contract

Celebrating 2000

Lawyers want their pride back

S.C. finance records set

States get high marks in schools

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Forgotten Few back in Augusta

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Libraries launch literacy program

Suspect had been in prison

University speeds expulsion process

Across the area

Two charged in New Year's Eve slaying

Games preparation

Fire damage

Grahm to present two impeachment articles

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

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

Weather is all in our heads

Hardy made movie magic

Dates of the millennium

Former top education official is investigated

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Thomson men charged in 23-year-old slaying

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Death of bald eagle at lake remains mystery

Across the area

Officer fired

Lawyers allowed by judge

New date scheduled for Lumpkin trial

Dates of the Millennium

Educator accepts position

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBC and Turner will be reimbursed for missed games

Hawks have a lot of work to do

NBA players relieved as lockout ends

NBA focuses on fans

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

NBA season begins next month

Retrieving fans will be tough task for NBA

In the end, both sides decided to give ground

Chargers begin life under Riley

Now it really counts

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Riley, Chargers still talking

Haley gives 49ers a defensive boost

Veterans bring confidence

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Denver wideouts try to catch on this time

Ravens ready to woo Holmgren

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mr. Ray Deal

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Jana'e Boyd

Mrs. Letha Small

Mr. Phillip Gossett

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Charles Rosier Jr.

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

John Boyd

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Gordon Bostic

Mr. Clarence Dunbar

Mrs. Mangiben Patel

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Ralph Blount

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Clara Roberts

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Charlie Tyler

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Eura Burris

Christopher Adams

Mr. James Earley

Mr. Willie Burton

Mrs. Mary Williams

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mrs. Thea-Doshia Denson

Mrs. Lillian Powell

Mr. Carl James

Mr. John Courtney

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Willie Waltower

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mrs. Rachel Johnson

Without fear or favor 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Questions timing of attack on Iraq 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Continues debate over fossil records 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

N. Augusta praise 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Urges conviction of Bill Clinton 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

What ordeal? 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams speedy auto advertisements 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hall of Famer doing well

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

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

Bjorkman slams Korda, ITF over drugs

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Big money on table this year

Prep notes

Three pals head for Cooperstown

Samaranch defends receiving guns from Salt Lake

A harmonious reunion

ER for kids opening today

Weak hearts' strong hope: New aids for failing pumps

Applause calendar

Mini movie reviews

Theater serves more than popcorn

What 1999 may bring in health

Rust now wants to be seen

Health and fitness calendar

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

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

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Club calendar

Home care lifts family of boy with rare disorder

Video watch

Shock therapy not so shocking anymore

Artful yards

ABC network keeps open arms for 'Cupid' sitcom

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Closing in on cancer vaccines

Concert calendar

Health capsules: Restless legs

1998 had little pop musically

Pacemakers

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Doctors warn that efforts to reduce C-sections hold dangers

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Innovations change TV

Plutonium migrated through groundwater at Nevada test site

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Astronomers chase new theory of 'ghost galaxies'

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

FDA approves drug for troubled dogs

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Carotid artery thickness predicts likelihood of heart attack, stroke

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Ford to install accident sensors

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Project puts histories on the Web

Trial judge cites AOL chiefs's interview