FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Hog producers to get $50 million

Bankers challenge union rule

Germany's unemployment rises again

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

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Housing complex under construction

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

Dow hits another record high

New name for Aiken facility

Gas company lowers rates

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Knight's remark angers referee chief

Georgetown coach steps down

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

Jackets romp in tuneup

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Colbourne chases scoring record

Lynx ledger

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Weather is all in our heads

Suspect had been in prison

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Doctor is sued

Taxes' monitor audited

Museum project planners fall short on funds

Suspect's charges reduced

Dates of the millennium: January 9

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

University's race standards illegal

Across the area

Chapter supports Young

S.C. finance records set

University speeds expulsion process

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Former top education official is investigated

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Governor's race at top for expense

About Celebrate 2000

South Carolina executes killer

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Lawyers want their pride back

Dates of the millennium

New plant may aid economy

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Across the area

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

Teen romance ends in violence

States get high marks in schools

Hardy made movie magic

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Games preparation

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Celebrating 2000

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBA focuses on fans

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Chargers begin life under Riley

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

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

Now it really counts

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mr. Willie Burton

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mrs. Annie Wren

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Christopher Adams

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Billie Warren

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Fred Royal

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Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Hall of Famer doing well

Phone company withholding Olympic money


IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Prep notes

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

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

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Video watch

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

A harmonious reunion

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

Mini movie reviews

Artful yards

Applause calendar

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

Theater serves more than popcorn

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

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Rust now wants to be seen

1998 had little pop musically

Concert calendar

Club calendar

Inspirational persuasion

Church bulletin

Freedom achieved with faith

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

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

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Digital smoking

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Pet owners begin online shopping

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Innovations change TV

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

Web suicide sites worry Japan


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