World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Merry Land signs first deal

'98 auto sales second-highest total ever

New postal prices take effect Sunday

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Home sales hit record; FHA loan limits rise

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Toyota Camry, Ford F-series pickup remain best sellers

Company finishes first step in site conversion

Additional business news

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Bankers challenge union rule

Government to post budget surplus

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Additional business news

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Slow start frustrates Gamecocks

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Ospreys top Pacers

Knight's remark angers referee chief

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

Marshall's message

Players ready to sign

Holder done with football

Colbourne chases scoring record

Devils skate past Rangers

Educator accepts position

Lawyers want their pride back

Fire damage

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Grahm to present two impeachment articles

States get high marks in schools

Lawyers allowed by judge

Hardy made movie magic

Celebrating 2000

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Taxes' monitor audited

About Celebrate 2000

Across the area

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Police charge Augustan with 2 store robberies

Former top education official is investigated

Two charged in New Year's Eve slaying

Weather is all in our heads

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Forgotten Few back in Augusta

Chapter supports Young

Thomson men charged in 23-year-old slaying

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Beach washed away

Libraries launch literacy program

Death of bald eagle at lake remains mystery

Racial cooperation helped Paine College find success

S.C. finance records set

Dates of the Millennium

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Officer fired

Across the area

New date scheduled for Lumpkin trial

Games preparation

Hospital affirms contract

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Area woman killed in house fire

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

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

Dates of the millennium

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

University speeds expulsion process

Suspect had been in prison

NBA players relieved as lockout ends

NBC and Turner will be reimbursed for missed games

Hawks have a lot of work to do

NBA season begins next month

NBA focuses on fans

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

In the end, both sides decided to give ground

Retrieving fans will be tough task for NBA

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

Haley gives 49ers a defensive boost

Riley, Chargers still talking

Ravens ready to woo Holmgren

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Veterans bring confidence

Now it really counts

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Denver wideouts try to catch on this time

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Chargers begin life under Riley

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Mrs. Mary Williams

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Rachel Johnson

Mr. James Earley

Mrs. Eura Burris

Mr. Carl James

John Boyd

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Letha Small

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Charles Rosier Jr.

Mr. John Courtney

Mrs. Mangiben Patel

Mrs. Thea-Doshia Denson

Mr. Ralph Blount

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Phillip Gossett

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Henry Walker

Jana'e Boyd

Mr. Clarence Dunbar

Mrs. Lillian Powell

Mrs. Willie Waltower

Mrs. Mary Jackson

Mr. Billie Warren

Christopher Adams

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mr. Willie Burton

Mr. Gordon Bostic

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mrs. Clara Roberts

Mr. Charlie Tyler

Mr. Ray Deal

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

Slams speedy auto advertisements 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Continues debate over fossil records 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges conviction of Bill Clinton 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

What ordeal? 010799 - The Augusta Chronicle

N. Augusta praise 010899 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Three pals head for Cooperstown

Samaranch defends receiving guns from Salt Lake

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Prep notes

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

Hall of Famer doing well

Bjorkman slams Korda, ITF over drugs

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Big money on table this year

A harmonious reunion

Health capsules: Restless legs

Shock therapy not so shocking anymore

1998 had little pop musically

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

ER for kids opening today

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Health and fitness calendar

Applause calendar

Pacemakers

Home care lifts family of boy with rare disorder

Mini movie reviews

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Concert calendar

Club calendar

Closing in on cancer vaccines

Rust now wants to be seen

ABC network keeps open arms for 'Cupid' sitcom

What 1999 may bring in health

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

Weak hearts' strong hope: New aids for failing pumps

Theater serves more than popcorn

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Video watch

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Artful yards

FDA approves drug for troubled dogs

Astronomers chase new theory of 'ghost galaxies'

Trial judge cites AOL chiefs's interview

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Ford to install accident sensors

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Innovations change TV

Plutonium migrated through groundwater at Nevada test site

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Carotid artery thickness predicts likelihood of heart attack, stroke

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Doctors warn that efforts to reduce C-sections hold dangers

Project puts histories on the Web