MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

Bankers challenge union rule

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

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

Gas company lowers rates

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Dow hits another record high

Housing complex under construction

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Hog producers to get $50 million

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Germany's unemployment rises again

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

New name for Aiken facility

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

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.

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.

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: 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.

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

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

Jackets romp in tuneup

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Lynx ledger

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Colbourne chases scoring record

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

University speeds expulsion process

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

Doctor is sued

Weather is all in our heads

New plant may aid economy

S.C. finance records set

About Celebrate 2000

Hardy made movie magic

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Former top education official is investigated

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Across the area

Governor's race at top for expense

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Museum project planners fall short on funds

States get high marks in schools

Dates of the millennium: January 9

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

South Carolina executes killer

Taxes' monitor audited

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Teen romance ends in violence

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Suspect's charges reduced

Games preparation

Dates of the millennium

Suspect had been in prison

Lawyers want their pride back

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Celebrating 2000

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

Chapter supports Young

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Across the area

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

University's race standards illegal

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBA focuses on fans

Now it really counts

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Dynamic duo

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

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

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Chargers begin life under Riley

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mr. Henry Walker

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Ms. Darlene Ray

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mr. Billie Warren

Mr. Willie Burton

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mrs. Frances Miller

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Annie Wren

Christopher Adams

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Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Hall of Famer doing well

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Phone company withholding Olympic money

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Prep notes

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Boxing

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

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

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

Freedom achieved with faith

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

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Concert calendar

Club calendar

1998 had little pop musically

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Theater serves more than popcorn

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

A harmonious reunion

Mini movie reviews

Artful yards

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

Video watch

Inspirational persuasion

Rust now wants to be seen

Church bulletin

Applause calendar

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

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

Innovations change TV

Digital smoking

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Pet owners begin online shopping

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

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