World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

Dow hits another record high

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Bankers challenge union rule

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

New name for Aiken facility

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Housing complex under construction

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Hog producers to get $50 million

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Germany's unemployment rises again

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

Gas company lowers rates

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Georgetown coach steps down

Knight's remark angers referee chief

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

Players ready to sign

Jackets romp in tuneup

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Lynx ledger

Colbourne chases scoring record

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Taxes' monitor audited

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Dates of the millennium: January 9

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

New plant may aid economy

About Celebrate 2000

Across the area

States get high marks in schools

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Former top education official is investigated

Across the area

Suspect had been in prison

Chapter supports Young

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

University speeds expulsion process

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

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

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Hardy made movie magic

Doctor is sued

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

Celebrating 2000

Games preparation

Teen romance ends in violence

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Suspect's charges reduced

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Weather is all in our heads

Dates of the millennium

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Lawyers want their pride back

Museum project planners fall short on funds

S.C. finance records set

South Carolina executes killer

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Governor's race at top for expense

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

University's race standards illegal

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

NBA focuses on fans

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Dynamic duo

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

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

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Chargers begin life under Riley

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Now it really counts

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Walter Robertson

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Henry Walker

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Christopher Adams

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Willie Burton

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mrs. Louise Harris

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Phone company withholding Olympic money

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Boxing

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

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

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Prep notes

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Hall of Famer doing well

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Artful yards

Freedom achieved with faith

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

Concert calendar

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Video watch

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

A harmonious reunion

Rust now wants to be seen

Mini movie reviews

Club calendar

Applause calendar

Inspirational persuasion

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

1998 had little pop musically

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Church bulletin

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

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

Theater serves more than popcorn

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

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

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Digital smoking

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Pet owners begin online shopping

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Innovations change TV

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia