Euro off to slow start in Europe's 'capital'

New name for Aiken facility

Gas company lowers rates

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Germany's unemployment rises again

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Bankers challenge union rule

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Hog producers to get $50 million

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Housing complex under construction

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Dow hits another record high

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Georgetown coach steps down

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

Knight's remark angers referee chief

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: January 9
On this day in 1792, John Milton elected mayor of Augusta... Richard M. Nixon, 37th president of the United States, was born in Yorba Linda, Calif. in 1913.

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births
1902 saw the births of two famous individuals -- one who dramatically affected the nation and one of particular significance to Augusta.

Almanacs take 2000 in stride
The 1900 edition of Blum's Farmer's and Planter's Almanac contained the same tables of sunrise and sunset and best times for planting as it did for the 72 previous years.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Jackets romp in tuneup

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Lynx ledger

Colbourne chases scoring record

Celebrating 2000

Former top education official is investigated

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

New plant may aid economy

Hardy made movie magic

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Across the area

Doctor is sued

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

States get high marks in schools

Governor's race at top for expense

Across the area

Museum project planners fall short on funds

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Dates of the millennium: January 9

University speeds expulsion process

South Carolina executes killer

Suspect had been in prison

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Taxes' monitor audited

University's race standards illegal

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Teen romance ends in violence

S.C. finance records set

Suspect's charges reduced

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

Proposal catches faculty unaware

About Celebrate 2000

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Dates of the millennium

Chapter supports Young

Weather is all in our heads

Lawyers want their pride back

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Games preparation

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

NBA focuses on fans

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Atlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers: Position-by-position matchups

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Dynamic duo

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Chargers begin life under Riley

Now it really counts

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mrs. Louise Harris

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Fred Royal

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Christopher Adams

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Billie Warren

Mr. Willie Burton

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Boxing

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Prep notes

Phone company withholding Olympic money

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Hall of Famer doing well

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

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

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

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

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Mini movie reviews

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

A harmonious reunion

Concert calendar

Applause calendar

Video watch

Theater serves more than popcorn

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Rust now wants to be seen

Artful yards

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

1998 had little pop musically

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Club calendar

Religion briefs: U.S. has third largest Catholic population

Freedom achieved with faith

It's true -- Stewart is headed for Comedy Central

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Church bulletin

Inspirational persuasion

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Innovations change TV

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Pet owners begin online shopping

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Digital smoking