FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

Kansas company to buy 22 area Pizza Huts

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

Bankers challenge union rule

Housing complex under construction

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

Dow hits another record high

MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

New name for Aiken facility

World Bank approves $1.01 billion in loans to Brazil

Germany's unemployment rises again

Job cuts emerge amid strong economic signals

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

Dow falls, Nasdaq sets record

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Gas company lowers rates

Hog producers to get $50 million

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Kentucky QB to enter NFL draft

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

Georgetown coach steps down

Georgetown calls 'major' press conference

Knight's remark angers referee chief

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Players ready to sign

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

Jackets romp in tuneup

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Lynx ledger

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Colbourne chases scoring record

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Celebrating 2000

Teen romance ends in violence

Area low on penny stamps before prices rise

NAACP to examine traffic confrontation

Across the area

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Exiting governor says he has no regrets about choices

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

New plant may aid economy

Doctor is sued

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

About Celebrate 2000

Governor's race at top for expense

Martinez couple facing charges in boy's injuries

Museum project planners fall short on funds

Games preparation

Dates of the millennium: January 9

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

South Carolina executes killer

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Suspect's charges reduced

University's race standards illegal

Proposal catches faculty unaware

Lawyers want their pride back

Thurmond, Graham in key impeachment roles

Norwood pushes for managed-care reform

Weather is all in our heads

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

S.C. finance records set

States get high marks in schools

State hunters capture some nuisance alligators

Hardy made movie magic

University speeds expulsion process

Taxes' monitor audited

Across the area

Holocaust group blasted over deleted passages

Suspect had been in prison

Governor-elect appoints women, black to Cabinet

Chapter supports Young

Former top education official is investigated

Dates of the millennium

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Reinsdorf: We start with Jordan

NBA focuses on fans

Big challenge awaits Jets cornerbacks

Healthy, rested teams carry big edge

Dynamic duo

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Falcons notes: Cornerbacks to provide great matchup

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

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

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Chandler leads Falcons to playoffs

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Chargers begin life under Riley

Now it really counts

Doug Flutie: AP Comeback Player of the Year

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mrs. Laura Prickett

Mr. Carl Lawson

Mr. Edward Johnson

Mrs. Mary Wadley

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Mr. Ivory Jordan

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mr. Walter Robertson

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Ms. Nellie Glasson

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mr. Henry Walker

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Mr. Herbert Godbee

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mr. Fred Royal

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Lena McCormack

Mr. Billie Warren

Mr. Sutton Joyner

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mr. Ronnie Dudley

Mr. Elbert Randall

Christopher Adams

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mrs. Jacquelyn Abel

Mr. Carl James

Mr. Willie Burton

Mr. Charlie Farmer

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

IOC investigates land deal in Utah

Hingis beats davenport at Hopman Cup

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Boxing

Phone company withholding Olympic money

ITF will seek one-year ban for Korda

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Prep notes

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Hall of Famer doing well

Lakeside swimmers squeak past Evans

Church bulletin

Freedom achieved with faith

Family pride flavors Ms. Miriam's burgers

Pruning herbs now for more flavor

Theater serves more than popcorn

Concert calendar

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

1998 had little pop musically

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

CBS starts new year in high-ratings style

Applause calendar

'Providence' puts perspective on trials of families

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

A harmonious reunion

Club calendar

Artful yards

'Civil Action' like John Grisham for grown-ups

Video watch

Rust now wants to be seen

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

Winter the season to plant fruit trees

Mini movie reviews

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

Inspirational persuasion

Microsoft aggressive with witness

Digital smoking

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Off-line reading explores technology's beginnings

Stars have superflares that could fry planets

Study suggests some avoid fat by fidgeting

Pet owners begin online shopping

Researchers: Humans caused extinctions in Australia

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Barnes unveils high-tech initiative

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Study: Pill has no long-term ill effects

CDC: Death toll eight from bacterial outbreak

Innovations change TV