Georgia Bank Financial Corp.'s earnings rise

Trade deficit up sharply in November

Additional business news

Russia's foreign trade down 16 percent in 1998

Authority may offer loans

JumboSports store closing

Time Warner increases stock buyback

Devaluation puts Brazilian industry, jobs in limbo

Banks report increased earnings

European privacy laws raise U.S. concerns.

Official invests in store

Airline mergers move up to first class

Tire plant to begin 24-hour production

Mall: Investor eyeing family center

Lawmakers to block government collection of tobacco money

IRS to offer Saturday assistance to residents

Latin nations fight to end finance woes

Boeing to settle discrimination lawsuits for $15 million

United hopes to buy America West

Restaurant veterans open Italian eatery

Tobacco companies establish trust fund for farmers

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Brazilian markets continue slump

Getting connected

Chamber seeks aid of business

Loss to Duke proves frustrating

Classic set for tonight

USC Aiken team regroups

Dates of the Millennium: January 22
On this day in 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its ``Roe vs. Wade'' decision, which legalized abortion, using a trimester approach.

Exchange was hub in earlier times
The tall, red brick building at Eighth and Reynolds streets in Augusta reeks of history.After all, it is a museum, a testament to the huge cotton market in Augusta in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

S.C. politician remembered as versatile leader
The late James F. ``Jimmy'' Byrnes of Aiken began his public career as a court stenographer. Before it ended, he was a congressman, U.S. senator, presidential adviser, U.S. secretary of state, Supreme Court justice, South Carolina governor and almost U.S. president.

Dates of the Millennium: January 21
On this date in 1825, Richmond County population consisted of 4,484 whites, 4,720 slaves and free colored.

Dates of the Millennium: January 23
On this day in 1968, North Korea seized the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo, claiming it had intruded into the communist nation's territorial waters on a spy mission. The crew was released 11 months later.

President travels outside U.S. for the first time in 1906
Publication of Upton Sinclair's novel, The Jungle, in January 1906 caused an uproar in the country.

Lady Wildcats top Josey, take first place

Hornets have shown great resilience

Yellow Jackets sting Aiken

Lady Rebels remain unbeaten

Lions take home Southside Cup

Lynx win in overtime

Public ice rink to open today

Lynx lose two, but gain one

Cocaine located on I-20

Ruling may set precedent

Exchange was hub in earlier times

Dates of the Millennium: January 21

Stadium funding allotted

Board approves zoning plan for Cross Creek High

Civic center's bookkeeping criticized

Homecoming tuition battle changes rules

Veteran senator may take helm at insurance agency

Juror: Knowing service record changes verdict

President travels outside U.S. for the first time in 1906

Dates of the Millennium: January 22

Trainees to learn skills

Alternative schools project discussed

Death to bacteria haunting

Additional area news

Heroes awarded for help

Responses fall within party lines

Aiken delegation split on leadership

Supervisor suspended for misuse

Reaching new heights

Adding a little color

S.C. politician remembered as versatile leader

Water, sewer oversight boards eyed

Readers' prisoner

Corps to alter shoreline plan early

Local service advocates end to abortion

Proposal stresses people, not parties

Department neutral on block scheduling

Severe weather forecast for area during weekend

Across the area

DUI suspect in psychiatric hospital

Fog, wet roads cited in three early wrecks

Police name suspect

Projects to save water underway

Tucker applies for new job

Garlic can help raise chickens

Barnes makes case for opening records

Youth hurt by gunfire

Handling of DUI case questioned

Dates of the Millennium: January 23

Ten is enough for Bulls' first Floyd practice

NBA schedule contains 50 games for each team

NBA notes: McDyess, Divac and Smith make up their minds

Rodman hints Miami, Orlando might be his choice

Agent: Rodman not yet ready to sign

Bulls won't be on national TV

Falcons notebook: Falcons get good news on fullback

Reeves' former college coach serves as father-figure on Falcons staff

Palmer hired as Browns coach

Kozlowski a perfect fit

Sharpe not expecting warm welcome in Miami

Atlanta's dancing the Dirty Bird

Atlanta has its own clutch quarterback

Success follows Chavous

Dr. Monroe Blackmon

Mrs. Cillar Robinson

Mr. Willie Walker Sr.

Mr. Leroy Burton

Ms. Mary Curry

Mrs. Ruby Skinner

Mrs. Irene Burton

Mrs. Geneva Taylor

Mrs. Sarah Royal

Mrs. Louvenia Hicks

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Mr. Lewis Dixon

Mrs. Grace Masters

Mr. Charlie Freeman Sr.

Mr. Loyd Roberts

Mr. Barry Bryant

Mr. Robert Owens

Mr. Bertis White

Mr. Edward Smith

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Mr. J.C. Williams Jr.

Mrs. Lillie Bunyon

Milton Washington

Ms. Annie Thomas

Mrs. Virgil Hammock

Mr. Roderick Watson

Mrs. Glenda Steinmeyer

Francette Williams

Mrs. Hixie Scott

Mrs. Bular Usry

Mr. Willie Battle

Mr. Monroe Richardson Sr.

Mr. David Baker

Mr. James Harmon

Mr. Thomas Story

Mr. Charles Cipolla

Mr. Clarence Burley

Mr. Joseph Moore

Mrs. Dace Horelly

Mr. Marion Ashley

Mr. Aaron Collins

Mr. Luther Williams

Mr. William Altman

Mrs. Virginia Stone

Mrs. Ruby Philson

Mrs. Frances Smoot

Mrs. Lizzie Butler

Mrs. Jo Ann Moore

Mrs. Agnes Carpenter

Mrs. Doris Tarver

Shykell Morris

Mr. Edward Smith

Mrs. Lillie Tolbert

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Reminds women sex is 'private affair' 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Offers words for 'Clintonites' to mull 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

New speed curb 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hodges' priorities 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Student deadbeats beware 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes pornography in `garb of humor' 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Clinton support of anti-gun laws 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes alcohol again brings grief 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants stiff punishment for driver 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Fishing report: Staying put way to catch a mess of Thurmond fish

Atlanta Olympics organizers welcome investigation

New warm-up pen a plus for cutters

Warner, Diehl tied for lead

Official admits to $70,000 IOC inducement

Serena Williams a loser after controversial call

Tech football staff undergoes changes

Funk keeps lead at Hope Classic

Overtime: Penn State, Arizona in Pigskin Classic

Western parade slated for Sunday

Wins by Agassi, Goldstein lead Americans in Aussie play

Tyson signs for another bout

Brack opens defense of 1998 IRL title at Disney World

Futurity schedule

Funk fights wind, takes Hope lead

Forgive and forget the past

Saddle up: The Futurity's here

TV networks battle for the elusive male audience

Garden calendar

Activist bishop urges justice for Indians and poor

Club calendar

How did King David conquer Jerusalem?

Debut of `60 Minutes II' brings CBS victory

Backyard feeders give local bird-watchers a treat

Indian church will honor a man's love for his faith

Pope's St. Louis invitation extended by an old friend

Video reviews

Spiritual inspiration drives singer, dance company

Applause calendar

Church bulletin

Exhibit sparks national unity through artwork

Winter gardens can be expressive

Pope arrives in Mexico

Macon exhibit honors black musicians

Chamber musicians feed off the artistry

Coastal Grill to have variety

Mini reviews

Concert connection

It's all tastefully Italian at Mimmo's

Now's the time to launch battle against destructive winter weeds

Church setting friendly to Chamber Jazz Series

`At First Sight' lacks a clear vision

Celebrating 250 years

Free PCs not so far- fetched

Progress made toward tougher germ-warfare treaty

China imposes new restrictions on Internet use

Duke joins N.C. State in wood chip mill study

Energy Department to review study of plutonium risks

They're everywhere! What to do?

New microbes posing health risks to humans, marine life

What's next: Free personal computers?

Intel hearing delayed until March 9

New Augusta guide available on Web

Frequent-clicker programs emerging

Personal computing Q&A

Owner of DirecTV buying main satellite TV rival, Primestar

Web programs reward frequent clickers

Russia to keep Mir station in orbit for three more years

Creating a community of parents on the Web

USDA promises organically labeled foods will truly be organic

Chip to help with online purchases

Firm not yet feeling like Microsoft rival

Microsoft: Monopoly Windows would cost $2,000