Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Gas company lowers rates

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Dow hits another record high

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Hog producers to get $50 million

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

New name for Aiken facility

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Germany's unemployment rises again

Bankers challenge union rule

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

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

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Housing complex under construction

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Knight's remark angers referee chief

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

Georgetown coach steps down

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

Jackets romp in tuneup

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Colbourne chases scoring record

Lynx ledger

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

S.C. finance records set

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Doctor is sued

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Suspect's charges reduced

Governor's race at top for expense

Dates of the millennium

Museum project planners fall short on funds

Celebrating 2000

Dates of the millennium: January 9

Games preparation

South Carolina executes killer

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

New plant may aid economy

University's race standards illegal

Teen romance ends in violence

University speeds expulsion process

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Lawyers want their pride back

Weather is all in our heads

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

About Celebrate 2000

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

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

Chapter supports Young

States get high marks in schools

Across the area

Hardy made movie magic

Across the area

Taxes' monitor audited

Suspect had been in prison

Former top education official is investigated

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBA focuses on fans

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Now it really counts

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Dynamic duo

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Chargers begin life under Riley

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

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Annie Wren

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Fred Royal

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mr. Carl James

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Willie Burton

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Christopher Adams

Mrs. Lena McCormack

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Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

Boxing

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Phone company withholding Olympic money

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Hall of Famer doing well

Prep notes

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

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

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Applause calendar

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Club calendar

Concert calendar

Freedom achieved with faith

1998 had little pop musically

A harmonious reunion

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Rust now wants to be seen

Video watch

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

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

Artful yards

Theater serves more than popcorn

Inspirational persuasion

Mini movie reviews

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Church bulletin

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

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

Digital smoking

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Pet owners begin online shopping

Innovations change TV

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak