Merger frenzy expected to continue in 1999

Germany's unemployment rises again

Insurance companies clamp down on dog bite coverage

SunCom to offer digital wireless phone service

Russia's Tatar republic lurches from boom to bust

Robert Bratti reshapes Cumberland Pasta for success

Housing complex under construction

More states allow triple-digit loan rates

Gas company lowers rates

Will 1999 be the year of the bear or the bull?

Financial experts unsure what 1999 markets hold

Satellite TV turns to marketing pacts, low-tech antenna

Bug may provide business lift

Coal in West Virginia assailed on many fronts

On the move

Banks get ready for Y2K

New name for Aiken facility

Disney orders return of new 'Rescuers' video

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

Dow hits another record high

Hog producers to get $50 million

Couch is ready for Cleveland

Three, maybe four QBs will vie to replace Couch

Georgetown coach steps down

Post-Thompson era begins for Hoyas

Coaches downplay big women's game

ASU fighting for top spot in PBAC

Jags shut down Columbus State

Florida St. tramples Georgia Tech

Arkansas women upend No. 17 Penn State

Youthful Wake hands Clemson 64-61 setback

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.

Atlanta slow in making 2000 plans
ATLANTA -- Many cities around the world used 1998 as a dress rehearsal for next year's much-anticipated New Year's Eve blowouts. Not Atlanta.

Dates of the millennium: January 10
On this day in 1789, Ferry is next to Augusta Warehouse so it is in mid-town ...In 1812, Richmond Academy opened again.

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.

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.

Labor movements marked 1903
In 1903, the United States and the world saw great changes in labor. Mary Harris ``Mother Jones'' Jones brought the plight of child workers to the forefront of national attention as she and children marched from Philadelphia to the New York home of President Theodore Roosevelt.

Walker favors FSU, Kentucky

Laney's girls in top form vs. Spartans

White scores 20 points in return as Evans wins

Jackets romp in tuneup

Roanoke blanks Augusta

Pride hands Lynx 3rd straight loss

Lynx, hockey prove solid successes in Augusta

Red Wings win again rival Avalanche

Robitaille scores 500th NHL career goal

Caps' Bulis steps up despite injuries

Lynx notes: St. Louis plans to sign Obsut

Lynx ledger

Georgia facing downside of growth

Executed woman gets grave marker

Water to be high priority for legislators

Rare breed of duck seen at ponds

Governor's race at top for expense

Deployed soldiers prepare to return

Graham to play key role at trial

Across the area

Junk mail defies all reasoning

Chapter soon to decide stance on incident

Dates of the millennium: January 9

New plant may aid economy

Millionaire to disclose how much he spent to defeat Beasley

Almanacs take 2000 in stride

Hayes to speak to Aiken Chamber

Teen romance ends in violence

Firing of chief stirs ire

Suspect's charges reduced

Chaos routine in Richmond County Superior Court

Danish man alleges jail mistreated him

Dates of the millennium: January 10

Proposal catches faculty unaware

South Carolina executes killer

MCG to close outpatient pharmacy

Museum project planners fall short on funds

Kroc, Jones, among year's notable births

Annexation effort would face struggle

University's race standards illegal

City's new first lady carves role

Many visit governor's mansion

Pending cases rise again

Additional area news

Officials predict 'quiet' session

Atlanta slow in making 2000 plans

Family has wish fulfilled

Teen in alleged suicide pact dies of gunshot wound

Labor movements marked 1903

About Celebrate 2000

Doctor is sued

Cowens: Hornets ready to start playing

Falcons, Jets make rare appearances in postseason play

Davis leads Broncos in rout

Broncos wonder why they're big favorites

Davis is voted NFL's Most Valuable Player

'Dirty Birds' make prey of 49ers

Falcons playoff preview: The journey begins

Chavous to be tested against Minnesota

Home dome may provide Atlanta with edge

Falcons' secondary plays big

Falcons notes: Mathis has a day to remember

Atlanta triumph announces team's arrival

Underdog Cards need some luck

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

49ers notes: Bad break for San Francisco's Hearst

Dynamic duo

Holmgren's search ends with Seattle

Mrs. Emmie Carr

Ms. Bertha Ivey

Mrs. Amelia R. O'Dell

Mrs. Ruth Ryner

Mr. Fred Royal

Mrs. Ruby Boyd

Mr. Bernard Dixon Sr.

Mrs. Ruby Jackson

Ms. Betty Franks

Mr. Leo Rowland

Mr. Charlie Farmer

Mrs. Louise Harris

Mr. William Heard III

Mrs. Annie Wren

Mrs. Leola Jenkins

Mrs. Marie Davis

Mr. Roy Hayden

Ms. Cynthia Key

Mr. Willie Dyches Sr.

Mr. Fed Greenway

Travis Washington

Ms. Darlene Ray

Mrs. Donna Hett

Mr. Guy McCorkle

Mrs. Willie Worley

Mr. Wayne Osborn Sr.

Mrs. Kathryn Osborne

Mrs. Linda Jones

Mr. Wilbur Gibson

Mr. Edward Johnson

Miss Elizabeth Vignati

Mrs. Inez Trowbridge

Mr. Elbert Randall

Mrs. Daisy Gragg

Mr. Robert Maxwell Jr.

Mrs. Frances Miller

Mrs. Edna Ratterree

Mr. Carey Doolittle

Mrs. Daisy Haley

Scathes 'radical' Clinton supporter 010999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes GOP is for 'law and order' 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Insists the 'truth' still is relevant 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises thoughtfulness of film star 010999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Clinton case about justice for all 010999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Column: Zell Miller's legacy nothing to marvel over 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Faults Corps' approach to damage 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Stop high-tech transfers! 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts cartoonas 'revolting and disrespectful' 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Appalling 1-cent shortage 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Column: Where to find courage to try the impossible 010999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Denies impeachment a 'coup d'etat' 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Mulls God's punishment, forgiveness 010999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Let's hear it for... 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hopes Senate acts with statesmanship 011099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Assails editorial on indigent funds 010999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Berra Museum to show Yankees World Series trophy

Boulet breaks four minutes for mile, earns bonus

Wohlers practicing in Puerto Rico

Fifth Augustan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Boxing

Overtime: Statesboro dog crowned trials champ

Tennis roundup: Rafter loses at Hardcourt tournament

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Two executives blamed for scandal

Record-setting home run baseballs top offerings at sports auction

IOC expresses 'regret' over resignations

Through good and bad, Tyson perseveres

Orioles top tax list at $3.1 million

Six Georgians hold all-tackle fish records

Golf notes: Woods believes he can win more than ever

Yankees outfielder undergoes surgical procedure

Phone company withholding Olympic money

Mercedes notes: How to defend Florida State? Send Duval to the game

Rodriguez wins third speedskating race

Payne: Utah Games tarnished

Resignations prompt new questions

Lowther to get U.S. title shot

Duval holds lead in Mercedes

Storkson wins first career title

Fate of Amelia Earhart still a mystery

Best selling books

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

'The PJs' draws heated criticism from activists

Glasser's book earning raves

Just what's worth fixing?

Craftsmen may help fix valuables

Freedom achieved with faith

Glasser's book earning raves

Good Book begins with one really good book, scholar claims

'Yerrinbrukliiiiiiiiiiiiin!'

Church bulletin

In Sicily, food means love

Ban on hula at Hawaiian Masses reversed

Five guests are honored at annual assembly ball

Inspirational persuasion

Fine arts calendar

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

Weddings are not business events

Local singer to perform at Carnegie Hall concert

Stone Street Press makes books by hand

Rings around distant stars suggest planets

Barnwell landfill space sale dropped

Heart attacks and vulnerable plaque

Pet owners begin online shopping

Software lets parents track kids' Internet activities

Digital smoking

Warfare and medicine converge in naming heart condition

Web suicide sites worry Japan

Hubble observations lead to increase in galaxy estimate

Book looks at Internet, electric telegraph similarities

All the made-up news that's fit to print

Personal computer replacing car stereo