World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Government to post budget surplus

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Home sales hit record; FHA loan limits rise

Bankers challenge union rule

Toyota Camry, Ford F-series pickup remain best sellers

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

New postal prices take effect Sunday

Merry Land signs first deal

Additional business news

Company finishes first step in site conversion

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

'98 auto sales second-highest total ever

Additional business news

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

ASU retains top spot in Peach Belt

Ospreys top Pacers

Slow start frustrates Gamecocks

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Knight's remark angers referee chief

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

Holder done with football

Marshall's message

Devils skate past Rangers

Colbourne chases scoring record

New date scheduled for Lumpkin trial

About Celebrate 2000

Grahm to present two impeachment articles

Hardy made movie magic

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Dates of the Millennium

Dates of the millennium

Educator accepts position

Fire damage

Chapter supports Young

Lawyers want their pride back

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Death of bald eagle at lake remains mystery

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Taxes' monitor audited

Officer fired

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Games preparation

Two charged in New Year's Eve slaying

S.C. finance records set

Celebrating 2000

Lawyers allowed by judge

University speeds expulsion process

Hospital affirms contract

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Area woman killed in house fire

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

Police charge Augustan with 2 store robberies

Forgotten Few back in Augusta

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success

Across the area

Former top education official is investigated

Beach washed away

Thomson men charged in 23-year-old slaying

Libraries launch literacy program

Across the area

Weather is all in our heads

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

States get high marks in schools

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Suspect had been in prison

NBC and Turner will be reimbursed for missed games

NBA season begins next month

NBA players relieved as lockout ends

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

In the end, both sides decided to give ground

Hawks have a lot of work to do

Retrieving fans will be tough task for NBA

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

NBA focuses on fans

Now it really counts

Ravens ready to woo Holmgren

Riley, Chargers still talking

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Veterans bring confidence

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Haley gives 49ers a defensive boost

Denver wideouts try to catch on this time

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Chargers begin life under Riley

Mr. John Courtney

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Willie Waltower

Mrs. Lillian Powell

Mr. Willie Burton

Mr. James Earley

Mr. Ralph Blount

Mrs. Letha Small

Mr. Carl James

Jana'e Boyd

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Charles Rosier Jr.

John Boyd

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mr. Clarence Dunbar

Mrs. Mary Williams

Mrs. Clara Roberts

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mrs. Thea-Doshia Denson

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Henry Walker

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Phillip Gossett

Christopher Adams

Mr. Ray Deal

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mrs. Eura Burris

Mrs. Rachel Johnson

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Gordon Bostic

Mrs. Mangiben Patel

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Charlie Tyler

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

Questions timing of attack on Iraq 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Without fear or favor 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

What ordeal? 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

N. Augusta praise 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Continues debate over fossil records 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges conviction of Bill Clinton 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Three pals head for Cooperstown

Hall of Famer doing well

Big money on table this year

Prep notes

Bjorkman slams Korda, ITF over drugs

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

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

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Samaranch defends receiving guns from Salt Lake

Club calendar

Closing in on cancer vaccines

Theater serves more than popcorn

Pacemakers

What 1999 may bring in health

Weak hearts' strong hope: New aids for failing pumps

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Home care lifts family of boy with rare disorder

ABC network keeps open arms for 'Cupid' sitcom

Video watch

Concert calendar

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Health capsules: Restless legs

1998 had little pop musically

Shock therapy not so shocking anymore

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

ER for kids opening today

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Health and fitness calendar

A harmonious reunion

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Mini movie reviews

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

Applause calendar

Rust now wants to be seen

Artful yards

Project puts histories on the Web

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Trial judge cites AOL chiefs's interview

FDA approves drug for troubled dogs

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Carotid artery thickness predicts likelihood of heart attack, stroke

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Ford to install accident sensors

Plutonium migrated through groundwater at Nevada test site

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Innovations change TV

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Astronomers chase new theory of 'ghost galaxies'

Doctors warn that efforts to reduce C-sections hold dangers