MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

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

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Dow hits another record high

Gas company lowers rates

Hog producers to get $50 million

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Bankers challenge union rule

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Housing complex under construction

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

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Georgetown coach steps down

Knight's remark angers referee chief

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

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.

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.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

Jackets romp in tuneup

Lynx ledger

Colbourne chases scoring record

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Roanoke blanks Augusta

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Suspect's charges reduced

Teen romance ends in violence

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

New plant may aid economy

Across the area

Doctor is sued

Taxes' monitor audited

Museum project planners fall short on funds

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Dates of the millennium: January 9

S.C. finance records set

University's race standards illegal

Games preparation

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Governor's race at top for expense

Chapter supports Young

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

University speeds expulsion process

Former top education official is investigated

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Dates of the millennium

Suspect had been in prison

Weather is all in our heads

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Celebrating 2000

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

About Celebrate 2000

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

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

States get high marks in schools

Across the area

Hardy made movie magic

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Lawyers want their pride back

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

South Carolina executes killer

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

NBA focuses on fans

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Now it really counts

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

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

Chargers begin life under Riley

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Dynamic duo

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mr. Billie Warren

Christopher Adams

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mrs. Donna Hett

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Ms. Darlene Ray

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Henry Walker

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mr. Willie Burton

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Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Prep notes

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Phone company withholding Olympic money

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Hall of Famer doing well

Boxing

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

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

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Theater serves more than popcorn

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Concert calendar

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Video watch

Inspirational persuasion

Club calendar

A harmonious reunion

Freedom achieved with faith

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Artful yards

Church bulletin

Mini movie reviews

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

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

Applause calendar

Rust now wants to be seen

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

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

1998 had little pop musically

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

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Innovations change TV

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Pet owners begin online shopping

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Digital smoking

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Microsoft aggressive with witness