A penny for your thoughts, not letters

BankAmerica reports fourth quarter loss

Dean: State can expect good economic growth

Government spent $866 million on worker complaints

Brazil's Senate passes key austerity measure

Brazil woes apt to harm automakers

Clinton proposes to use budget surpluses to preserve Social Security

Study: Super Bowl could be super bust for host city

Brazil vows to drive ahead with reforms

NAFTA currency unlikely

Nasdaq at new high

Atlanta Bread Co. a big hit in Augusta

Two Japanese banks tentatively agree to merge

Vermont utility, home generator in tussle

Mall owners negotiate sale

Wildcats stopped by Paine defense

Lady Bulldogs top Georgia Tech

Auburn-Kentucky an unexpected showdown

Jags, Pacers to renew rivalry

Maryland tops Georgia Tech

Injury knocks Pacer's duo down to one

New Mexico St. dominates New Mexico

At turn of century, Georgia bleak with slivers of hope
Complaints about traffic congestion. Alarm about urban infrastructure needs. Deploring a negative, divisive political campaign. Those topics, found in the Georgia news media in recent weeks, can also be unearthed from the news pages of 1900, demonstrating that some things haven't changed much from the beginning of the 20th century to its final year.

Dates of the Millennium - January 19
On this date in 1793 , Augusta's Female Academy opened with spelling, writing, English and French, grammar, reading, arithmetic and geography... in 1809, author Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston

Dates of the Millennium - January 20
On this day in 1981, Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days, minutes after the presidency had passed from Jimmy Carter to Ronald Reagan.

Centenarians have seen it all
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Ann Drake reaches back -- to a time before airplanes traversed the skies or automobiles crowded the roads, to a time before penicillin or communism or plastic toys.

Argument over start of the century is nothing new
The year 1900 began in Georgia with ice and snow sweeping much of the state, along with a debate about whether the year marked the beginning of a new century or the last year of an old one.

Thomson needs OT to turn back Burke

Hancock holds off Harlem

North Augusta continues winning streak

Butler handles Lakeside

Lynx stop skid

Lynx are warriors on road

Church arsons investigated

McIntyre discusses city job with Young

Dates of the Millennium - January 20

Testimony begins in suit against county

U.S. funds should aid care center

Georgia educator to compete for national teacher award

Mayor backs new symbol

City expands water system

At turn of century, Georgia bleak with slivers of hope

A day by the pond

Events to honor Lee, Jackson

Sheriff's operator dismissed

NAACP honors leaders

Centenarians have seen it all

Officials seek arson tips through billboards

'Cold' not same for everyone

Council drops video poker law

Across the area

Retirement magazine touts Augusta

Chancellor opposes pharmacy closing

Argument over start of the century is nothing new

Area harkens to rights leader's legacy

Lobbyists give to agreeable officials

King service questions progress

Building OKs get costlier

Victim remains critical

Across the area

Hodges' budget to focus on education spending

Service: King's son urged kindness

Dates of the Millennium - January 19

Pippen traded by Bulls

Rodman retiring, maybe

A big retirement, more rumors and another delay

Settlement will take another day

Super Bowl tickets costly

For Elway, last home game ended perfectly

NFL changes plans after Falcons win

Super Bowl security a top secret affair

Parcells flashes back to '85 playoff loss

Broncos defense doesn't give ground

Bennett back to try again for Super Bowl ring

Move over Otto Graham, Big Dawg's in the hall

Reeves does lonely dance

Falcons having a magical season

Policy meets with Shaw, says Billick didn't fit

Shock of failure sticks with Vikings on morning after

Falcons souvenirs are scooped up

Mrs. Olian Mathis

Mrs. Alma Reason

Mr. Harvey Schultz

Mr. Byant Steven Neal

Mrs. Winifred Skelton

Mr. Joseph Grant

Mr. Geddings Heath

Mr. Johnny Pinkston Sr.

Mr. John Hooks

Mrs. Estelle Davis

Mr. Wiley Irick

Mrs. Ruth Cleckley

Mr. David Crawford Jr.

Mrs. Edith Hatcher

Mrs. Annie Beasley

Ms. Elizabeth Rice

Mr. James Collins

Mrs. Margaret Bragg

Mr. Curtis Patterson Sr.

Mrs. Paula Farmer

Ms. Helen Rybowicz

Mrs. Winnie Seays

Mrs. Dorothy Smith

Ms. Patricia Milikin

Mr. Willie Frazier

Mrs. Bertie Burke

Mrs. Dolly Weeks

Mrs. Donna Wallace

Mrs. Ruth Swearingen

Mrs. Margaret Shealy

Ms. Marie Lockett

Mr. George Cox

Mrs. Georgia Davis

Mr. Ralph Figarola

Mrs. Mary Adamson

Mr. Dennis Hopkins

Mr. Charles Ivey Jr.

Mr. L. Raymond Chambers

Mr. James Gordon

Mrs. Mamie Seays

Mr. Kelly Salter

Mr. Warren Stickney

Mrs. Mary Everhart

Mr. Gerald Newman

Mrs. Marian Brown

Mrs. Thetis Odom

Mrs. Polly Consentino

Mrs. Mauree Johnson

Mr. Everett Dorch Sr.

Mr. George Carter

Claims `justice' of past was better 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits scant coverage of celebration 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Claims SRS workers' morale `dead' 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

No witnesses? 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Poker bill a sellout 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

What a quirk 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes wrong approach to the Bible 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Book 'im, Bill! 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says SunTrust nearly ready for Y2K 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Celebration honors the memory of Scotland's poet 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Worried White House 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Laments abortion `continues to kill' 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rebukes media for blaming the GOP 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Programs offer hope for abused, neglected children 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Charges `vendetta' sexually motivated 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes dangers of school bus stop 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams new school for Fort Gordon 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

The Falcons soar 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Federal grand jury to begin hearing testimony in Salt Lake case

Critics pressing Utah leaders on Olympic debt issue

Tigers name baseball first female groundskeeper

DiMaggio released from hospital

Welsh may return to coach Thomson

Welsh makes return to Thomson

Overtime: Baseball's arbitration season begins

Reaching for it

Cuba vs. Orioles: not just yet

Fans, family gather for Ali's 57th birthday

Korda gets Australian Open win

Age old questions

Sumptuous soup

Banana cream pie gets a twist

Vitamin-taking complicated

Mysterious stranger leaves roses, cognac on macabre poet's grave

Barber shop treasures

Eat for life

Off the Wall: Capitalism is adventure for Sweetie

Cornbread recipe comes with baggage

Gibson, Sawyer take 'GMA' reins

'The PJs' raising howls in black community

Senior calendar

Small portions

PBS show explores extreme nature of Soviet state

Midseason TV successes prove there may be a better way

Veggie quesadillas a great game day treats

The Big Screen

Audio best

Xtreme calendar

Adviceline

Clothing code clash

Win a Valentine's date and dinner -- on us!

Your style

USDA setting up gene research center at Cornell

SRS may ship radioactive waste off site soon

New blue laser to be unveiled

Heart-burning operation proves safe and effective

Government highlights Microsoft contract restrictions

AOL pulls thesaurus over synonyms for 'homosexual'

FCC considering plan to boost high-speed phone service.

At Home Corp. to buy Excite

`Master cell' exempt from U.S. ban on embryo research

Study: New weight-loss drug helped obese lose weight

Intel will build chips with security capabilities

Internet porn law headed back to the courts

Digital format PBS Kids Channel to debut

Some internet companies have vast earning potential

Delta imposing fee for non-web transactions

Rocket scientist behind high-tech water gun line

Northern ozone thinning could pose threat

Cyberspace mania gives Wall Street pause

Pluto may be demoted

Eye-catching headlights a glimpse of automotive future

Placing bets on digital bits