Cigarette firms Rothmans, BAT announce merger

Starbucks sets sights on converting China to coffee

In Iraq, groceries cost fistfuls of cash

Oil prices rise as Midwest cold continues

In Iraq, groceries cost fistfuls of cash

Herman retires from Morris

Nasdaq rallies to record high; Dow finishes lower

Additional business news

Airport tax increase proposed

Regulators fine brokers for alleged price-fixing

Regulators fine brokers for alleged price-fixing

Cigarette firms Rothmans, BAT announce merger

Study: Area housing most affordable in U.S.

Nasdaq rallies to record high; Dow finishes lower

Additional business news

Study: Area has most affordable housing

Airport tax increase proposed

Starbucks sets sights on converting China to coffee

College notes: Gamecocks to get Butler's Aubrey

Neuheisel Washington's surprise choice

Bates closes on goal of playing NFL ball

Lack of drive in end proves costly to Dogs

No. 2 Tennessee whips No. 1 Connecticut

Umoh seals victory for Lady Tigers

Jags' Franklin player of week for second time

Georgia women blast LSU

Lions top Wolverines

High court justice left mark on city
Each year the best pupils at Augusta's Lamar Elementary School benefit from a unusual scholarship fund.

Is the South really dying?
What sort of South will emerge from all of these newcomers, all of these changes -- indeed, whether the South is dying -- is a subject that may always fascinate Southerners, who love to contemplate such things.

Dates of the millennium - January 12
In 1971, the first two cadaver kidney transfers were done at Medical College of Georgia.

Dates of the millennium - January 11
Lillian Russell, the Gibson girl of the 1890s, to appear in Augusta in The First Night in 1910.

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.

Silver Bluff has wealth of history
Silver Bluff, a high cliff on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River about a dozen miles downstream from Augusta, has a rich history of Indian lore, Spanish explorers and pioneer settlers.

South slowly losing its identity
HARDEEVILLE, S.C. -- Henry Ingram does not cotton to Yankees. He has, in fact, taken legal steps at the Jasper County Courthouse to ensure that no Yankee can ever trespass on or purchase his Delta Plantation, a 1,700-acre abandoned rice farm filled with water turkeys, snowy egrets, moss-draped oaks, slave-built roads and the ghosts of Union Gen. William T. Sherman's march to the sea.

Recruiting notes: Prep stars continue visits

Lady Dogs, Knights triumph

Lynx push for better time slot

Rangers strike early on Lightning

Home front: Aiken has homemade brew

Corps plans to build new Pee Dee lake

Hearings: School chief calls plant scare minor

North Augusta downtown development plan outlined

State regent says race standards old

Dates of the millennium - January 12

South slowly losing its identity

Additional area news

Settlement of suit should help out farmers in state

Justices refuse appeals of 2 death row inmates

Remnants of history

School, well spared from road widening

Barnes to take oath today

High court justice left mark on city

Dates of the millennium - January 11

Legislature may determine mansion's future

Answering the call

Silver Bluff has wealth of history

Is the South really dying?

Hodges inauguration to be festive

Annexation plan draws ire

Program advocates abstinence

Man, two children killed in car crash

Across the area

Appeals hearings finished

Aiken man gets highest honor for state's residents

Making the play

Crowds show up for care

Highest court agrees to hear girl's case

Hearings slated for new school

Graham takes case to people

Young to leave little 'downtime'

Barnes sworn in

Hunter teaches falcon

Council honors director

Subpoena sent to the NBA

Confusion reigns as NBA facilities open

Same old Bulls -- only no Michael Jordan

The MJ watch goes on full alert

Falcons notes: Falcons respect Vikings success

Anderson ready for Vikings

Jets surge to whip Jaguars

Analysis: Jaguars' planning unraveled by Jets

Browns interview Falcons' Shell

Rice reflects on his, 49ers' bittersweet season

Tough task ahead for Brooks

Die-hard fans enjoy remarkable season

Vikings outclass Cardinals

NFL coaching carousel continues

Reid emerges as Eagles' top candidate

Cardinals vow return to playoffs

Doubters silenced by Denver's performance

Vikings like using Palmer on offense

Dolphins: Wait 'til next year?

Redskins sold to Milstein-Snyder group for record price

Replay catches Chelios in crease

NFL videotaping players in locker rooms

Falcons ready to test best

Browns prioritize: First a coach, then maybe a Couch

Mrs. Alverna McAllister

Mr. Emmett Scott

Mr. George Forrest

Mrs. Royce Oatman

Mr. William Stone

Mrs. Nezzie McNeely

Mrs. Anneliese Fields

Mr. Twiggs Johnson

Mrs. Gladys Gatlin

Miss Geraldine Lawrence

Mr. William Shockley

Mrs. Mary White

Mr. Samuel Wilson

Mr. John Baldwin Jr.

Mr. James Faulkner

Mrs. Helen Carroll

Mrs. Virginia Ryals

Mrs. Frances Huskey

Mr. William Shupe

Ms. Annie Johnson

Mr. William Shockley

Mrs. Alverna McAllister

Mr. Robert Ashley

Up S.C. speed limit 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries `Barney' cast for drinking 011299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Applauds Bulldog's athletic spirit 011299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Claims telemedicine no threat 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

The Israeli election 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Malcolm X commemorative 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

UGA: keep it equal 011299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises enthusiasm of Lynx, fans 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Assails critics of the judging of Clinton 011299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says difference is 'leftist partisanship' 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Good compromise 011299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Offers `Augusta hypocrisy awards' 011199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Education governor? 011299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Schuttler defeats Henman to win Qatar Open

NCAA presidents lash out at college gambling

Duval on a quick ascent to the top of golf

Ritsma, De Jong European speedskating champions

Holder: 2002 Winter Games could be in jeopardy

Duval is Mercedes champ

Short game pays off for Duval

Tyson still feels like a champ

Jones' foe branded a No. 1 embarrassment

Sweatman wins Featherlite race

Overtime: Seawell begins career on PGA Tour

Ex-committee chief says everything on up-and-up

McGwire's No. 70 headlines auction

Overtime: This time, Chavous' 300 is 'official'

Austrian newcomer Raich beats Maier in giant slalom

Rodriguez sweeps four races against Canada

Men, dogs pursue raccoon trails at big hunt

Baseball notes: Yankees coaches rehired

Senior calendar

Cable special focuses on Bacall

Age old questions

Off the Wall: Mid-life heaven is a feast

Nailing the look

Travolta's 'Civil Action' scores at slow-starting box office

People's pharmacy

The big screen

Audio best

Millennium Generation new kids on the block

Net chat: Anthony Edwards

Xtreme calendar

Software lets kids just putter around

Video games: 'Glover' a gripping new title

Bird's extinction in the hands of Man

Online shoppers face hassles with returns

How not to get tangled in web connections

'Extra Life' draws portrait of Atari generation

Internal clocks have wake-up setting

The year in preview: From Y2K to DVD

Videography blends lines between fantasy and reality

Bundled utility programs a bargain for users

Microsoft prepares testimony in trial

1998 was hottest year on record, researchers say

Knots sites can entangle