World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Housing complex under construction

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

New name for Aiken facility

Germany's unemployment rises again

Dow hits another record high

Gas company lowers rates

Hog producers to get $50 million

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Bankers challenge union rule

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

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

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Georgetown coach steps down

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Knight's remark angers referee chief

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Jackets romp in tuneup

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

Colbourne chases scoring record

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Lynx ledger

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

University's race standards illegal

Governor's race at top for expense

Teen romance ends in violence

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Dates of the millennium: January 9

University speeds expulsion process

Former top education official is investigated

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Lawyers want their pride back

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Weather is all in our heads

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Chapter supports Young

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

Taxes' monitor audited

Across the area

Suspect's charges reduced

States get high marks in schools

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Hardy made movie magic

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Suspect had been in prison

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

New plant may aid economy

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Games preparation

S.C. finance records set

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Dates of the millennium

About Celebrate 2000

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Celebrating 2000

Doctor is sued

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Across the area

Museum project planners fall short on funds

South Carolina executes killer

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBA focuses on fans

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Chargers begin life under Riley

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Now it really counts

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

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

Dynamic duo

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mr. Carl James

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mr. Willie Burton

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Christopher Adams

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mr. Henry Walker

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Elbert Randall

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Prep notes

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Boxing

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

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

Hall of Famer doing well

Phone company withholding Olympic money

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

1998 had little pop musically

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Freedom achieved with faith

Mini movie reviews

Video watch

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Rust now wants to be seen

Artful yards

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

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Club calendar

Theater serves more than popcorn

Concert calendar

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Church bulletin

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Applause calendar

Inspirational persuasion

A harmonious reunion

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

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

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

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Innovations change TV

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Pet owners begin online shopping

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Digital smoking

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative