Hog producers to get $50 million

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Bankers challenge union rule

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Dow hits another record high

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Gas company lowers rates

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

New name for Aiken facility

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

Germany's unemployment rises again

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

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

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

Georgetown coach steps down

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Jackets romp in tuneup

Colbourne chases scoring record

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Lynx ledger

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Taxes' monitor audited

Suspect's charges reduced

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

New plant may aid economy

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

Governor's race at top for expense

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

Museum project planners fall short on funds

Dates of the millennium

South Carolina executes killer

Celebrating 2000

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

University's race standards illegal

Across the area

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Teen romance ends in violence

Games preparation

Hardy made movie magic

Across the area

States get high marks in schools

Suspect had been in prison

Proposal catches faculty unaware

S.C. finance records set

Weather is all in our heads

University speeds expulsion process

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Lawyers want their pride back

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Dates of the millennium: January 9

About Celebrate 2000

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Chapter supports Young

Doctor is sued

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Former top education official is investigated

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBA focuses on fans

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Dynamic duo

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Chargers begin life under Riley

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

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

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Now it really counts

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. Carl Lawson

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mr. Willie Burton

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Christopher Adams

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Carl James

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mr. Billie Warren

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

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Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Hall of Famer doing well

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Prep notes

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

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Boxing

Phone company withholding Olympic money

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

1998 had little pop musically

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Theater serves more than popcorn

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Mini movie reviews

Club calendar

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

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

Concert calendar

Artful yards

Freedom achieved with faith

Church bulletin

A harmonious reunion

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Rust now wants to be seen

Applause calendar

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

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Inspirational persuasion

Video watch

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

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

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

Microsoft aggressive with witness

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Pet owners begin online shopping

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Digital smoking

Innovations change TV

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings