Two Japanese banks tentatively agree to merge

Study: Super Bowl could be super bust for host city

Mall owners negotiate sale

A penny for your thoughts, not letters

Government spent $866 million on worker complaints

Clinton proposes to use budget surpluses to preserve Social Security

Vermont utility, home generator in tussle

Dean: State can expect good economic growth

Brazil vows to drive ahead with reforms

BankAmerica reports fourth quarter loss

Brazil woes apt to harm automakers

Nasdaq at new high

NAFTA currency unlikely

Brazil's Senate passes key austerity measure

Atlanta Bread Co. a big hit in Augusta

Injury knocks Pacer's duo down to one

Lady Bulldogs top Georgia Tech

Auburn-Kentucky an unexpected showdown

Maryland tops Georgia Tech

Wildcats stopped by Paine defense

Jags, Pacers to renew rivalry

New Mexico St. dominates New Mexico

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.

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

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.

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.

North Augusta continues winning streak

Thomson needs OT to turn back Burke

Butler handles Lakeside

Hancock holds off Harlem

Lynx stop skid

Lynx are warriors on road

U.S. funds should aid care center

Officials seek arson tips through billboards

At turn of century, Georgia bleak with slivers of hope

'Cold' not same for everyone

Lobbyists give to agreeable officials

Testimony begins in suit against county

A day by the pond

Georgia educator to compete for national teacher award

King service questions progress

Argument over start of the century is nothing new

Mayor backs new symbol

Centenarians have seen it all

Across the area

Area harkens to rights leader's legacy

Service: King's son urged kindness

Hodges' budget to focus on education spending

Dates of the Millennium - January 20

Across the area

Retirement magazine touts Augusta

Church arsons investigated

Chancellor opposes pharmacy closing

Events to honor Lee, Jackson

Victim remains critical

Dates of the Millennium - January 19

Building OKs get costlier

Council drops video poker law

NAACP honors leaders

City expands water system

Sheriff's operator dismissed

McIntyre discusses city job with Young

Rodman retiring, maybe

Settlement will take another day

A big retirement, more rumors and another delay

Pippen traded by Bulls

Bennett back to try again for Super Bowl ring

Broncos defense doesn't give ground

Reeves does lonely dance

Parcells flashes back to '85 playoff loss

Policy meets with Shaw, says Billick didn't fit

For Elway, last home game ended perfectly

Super Bowl security a top secret affair

Falcons having a magical season

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

NFL changes plans after Falcons win

Shock of failure sticks with Vikings on morning after

Super Bowl tickets costly

Falcons souvenirs are scooped up

Ms. Marie Lockett

Mrs. Polly Consentino

Mr. James Gordon

Mrs. Thetis Odom

Mr. James Collins

Mr. Everett Dorch Sr.

Mrs. Winifred Skelton

Mrs. Mauree Johnson

Mr. Byant Steven Neal

Mrs. Mary Everhart

Mrs. Georgia Davis

Mrs. Estelle Davis

Mr. Kelly Salter

Mrs. Ruth Cleckley

Mr. Wiley Irick

Mr. Warren Stickney

Mr. Charles Ivey Jr.

Mrs. Edith Hatcher

Mr. John Hooks

Ms. Patricia Milikin

Mrs. Olian Mathis

Mrs. Alma Reason

Mr. L. Raymond Chambers

Mrs. Bertie Burke

Mr. Geddings Heath

Ms. Elizabeth Rice

Mrs. Dolly Weeks

Mr. Gerald Newman

Mrs. Margaret Bragg

Mrs. Paula Farmer

Mrs. Dorothy Smith

Mrs. Winnie Seays

Mr. Willie Frazier

Mrs. Ruth Swearingen

Mrs. Mary Adamson

Mrs. Marian Brown

Mr. Harvey Schultz

Mrs. Margaret Shealy

Mr. Curtis Patterson Sr.

Mr. Ralph Figarola

Mrs. Donna Wallace

Mr. Dennis Hopkins

Mr. Johnny Pinkston Sr.

Mr. George Carter

Mr. Joseph Grant

Mrs. Mamie Seays

Mr. George Cox

Ms. Helen Rybowicz

Mrs. Annie Beasley

Mr. David Crawford Jr.

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

Poker bill a sellout 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

What a quirk 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Worried White House 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Book 'im, Bill! 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Rebukes media for blaming the GOP 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Says SunTrust nearly ready for Y2K 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes wrong approach to the Bible 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits scant coverage of celebration 012099 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Charges `vendetta' sexually motivated 011999 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

No witnesses? 012099 - 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

Welsh makes return to Thomson

Critics pressing Utah leaders on Olympic debt issue

DiMaggio released from hospital

Cuba vs. Orioles: not just yet

Overtime: Baseball's arbitration season begins

Fans, family gather for Ali's 57th birthday

Tigers name baseball first female groundskeeper

Reaching for it

Welsh may return to coach Thomson

Korda gets Australian Open win

Federal grand jury to begin hearing testimony in Salt Lake case

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

Off the Wall: Capitalism is adventure for Sweetie

Vitamin-taking complicated

Gibson, Sawyer take 'GMA' reins

Cornbread recipe comes with baggage

Age old questions

Veggie quesadillas a great game day treats

Midseason TV successes prove there may be a better way

Senior calendar

Barber shop treasures

Banana cream pie gets a twist

Small portions

Sumptuous soup

'The PJs' raising howls in black community

Eat for life

PBS show explores extreme nature of Soviet state

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

Xtreme calendar

The Big Screen

Adviceline

Clothing code clash

Your style

Audio best

Digital format PBS Kids Channel to debut

Pluto may be demoted

Study: New weight-loss drug helped obese lose weight

Heart-burning operation proves safe and effective

Intel will build chips with security capabilities

AOL pulls thesaurus over synonyms for 'homosexual'

Delta imposing fee for non-web transactions

Placing bets on digital bits

FCC considering plan to boost high-speed phone service.

Eye-catching headlights a glimpse of automotive future

New blue laser to be unveiled

Internet porn law headed back to the courts

Government highlights Microsoft contract restrictions

At Home Corp. to buy Excite

USDA setting up gene research center at Cornell

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

Northern ozone thinning could pose threat

SRS may ship radioactive waste off site soon

Cyberspace mania gives Wall Street pause

Rocket scientist behind high-tech water gun line

Some internet companies have vast earning potential