Georgia Bank Financial Corp.'s earnings rise

Tobacco companies establish trust fund for farmers

European privacy laws raise U.S. concerns.

Brazilian markets continue slump

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Trade deficit up sharply in November

Russia's foreign trade down 16 percent in 1998

Banks report increased earnings

Mall: Investor eyeing family center

Official invests in store

Lawmakers to block government collection of tobacco money

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Additional business news

Boeing to settle discrimination lawsuits for $15 million

Tire plant to begin 24-hour production

Chamber seeks aid of business

IRS to offer Saturday assistance to residents

JumboSports store closing

Restaurant veterans open Italian eatery

Airline mergers move up to first class

United hopes to buy America West

Latin nations fight to end finance woes

Authority may offer loans

Time Warner increases stock buyback

Devaluation puts Brazilian industry, jobs in limbo

Classic set for tonight

USC Aiken team regroups

Loss to Duke proves frustrating

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.

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.

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

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.

Lions take home Southside Cup

Lady Wildcats top Josey, take first place

Hornets have shown great resilience

Lady Rebels remain unbeaten

Yellow Jackets sting Aiken

Public ice rink to open today

Lynx win in overtime

Lynx lose two, but gain one

Projects to save water underway

Adding a little color

Department neutral on block scheduling

Dates of the Millennium: January 21

Veteran senator may take helm at insurance agency

Board approves zoning plan for Cross Creek High

Stadium funding allotted

Civic center's bookkeeping criticized

Across the area

Homecoming tuition battle changes rules

Police name suspect

Corps to alter shoreline plan early

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Juror: Knowing service record changes verdict

Exchange was hub in earlier times

Dates of the Millennium: January 22

Trainees to learn skills

Barnes makes case for opening records

Cocaine located on I-20

Dates of the Millennium: January 23

Alternative schools project discussed

S.C. politician remembered as versatile leader

DUI suspect in psychiatric hospital

Ruling may set precedent

Handling of DUI case questioned

Garlic can help raise chickens

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

Aiken delegation split on leadership

Readers' prisoner

Responses fall within party lines

Proposal stresses people, not parties

Supervisor suspended for misuse

Water, sewer oversight boards eyed

Tucker applies for new job

Heroes awarded for help

Reaching new heights

Local service advocates end to abortion

Fog, wet roads cited in three early wrecks

Youth hurt by gunfire

Death to bacteria haunting

Severe weather forecast for area during weekend

Ten is enough for Bulls' first Floyd practice

Bulls won't be on national TV

Agent: Rodman not yet ready to sign

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

Rodman hints Miami, Orlando might be his choice

NBA schedule contains 50 games for each team

Atlanta has its own clutch quarterback

Palmer hired as Browns coach

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

Sharpe not expecting warm welcome in Miami

Kozlowski a perfect fit

Atlanta's dancing the Dirty Bird

Falcons notebook: Falcons get good news on fullback

Success follows Chavous

Mrs. Irene Burton

Mr. Joseph Moore

Mrs. Ruby Philson

Mr. Aaron Collins

Mrs. Bular Usry

Mr. Edward Smith

Mrs. Dace Horelly

Mr. Edward Smith

Mrs. Virginia Stone

Mr. Lewis Dixon

Mrs. Sarah Royal

Mr. Clarence Burley

Mrs. Grace Masters

Dr. Monroe Blackmon

Mr. Robert Owens

Mrs. Hixie Scott

Mr. J.C. Williams Jr.

Mrs. Frances Smoot

Mrs. Lizzie Butler

Mrs. Jo Ann Moore

Milton Washington

Mr. Leroy Burton

Mr. Barry Bryant

Mrs. Lillie Tolbert

Francette Williams

Mrs. Doris Tarver

Mr. James Harmon

Mrs. Virgil Hammock

Mr. David Baker

Ms. Mary Curry

Mr. Thomas Story

Mrs. Lillie Bunyon

Mr. Willie Walker Sr.

Ms. Annie Thomas

Mr. William Altman

Mrs. Glenda Steinmeyer

Mr. Willie Battle

Mr. Roderick Watson

Mrs. Cillar Robinson

Mr. Monroe Richardson Sr.

Mr. Loyd Roberts

Mrs. Ruby Skinner

Mr. Luther Williams

Mr. Charlie Freeman Sr.

Mrs. Agnes Carpenter

Mrs. Louvenia Hicks

Mr. Marion Ashley

Mr. Charles Cipolla

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Shykell Morris

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Mrs. Geneva Taylor

Mr. Bertis White

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Wants stiff punishment for driver 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Evangelist disappoints 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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'True character' found in icons of Southern history 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

New speed curb 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hodges' priorities 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Student deadbeats beware 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Assails 'pro-Republican' editorial page 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Overtime: Penn State, Arizona in Pigskin Classic

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

New warm-up pen a plus for cutters

Funk keeps lead at Hope Classic

Official admits to $70,000 IOC inducement

Tyson signs for another bout

Funk fights wind, takes Hope lead

Western parade slated for Sunday

Tech football staff undergoes changes

Futurity schedule

Brack opens defense of 1998 IRL title at Disney World

Serena Williams a loser after controversial call

Wins by Agassi, Goldstein lead Americans in Aussie play

Warner, Diehl tied for lead

Atlanta Olympics organizers welcome investigation

It's all tastefully Italian at Mimmo's

How did King David conquer Jerusalem?

Church setting friendly to Chamber Jazz Series

Video reviews

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

Celebrating 250 years

Chamber musicians feed off the artistry

Spiritual inspiration drives singer, dance company

Applause calendar

Activist bishop urges justice for Indians and poor

Garden calendar

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

Winter gardens can be expressive

Pope arrives in Mexico

Debut of `60 Minutes II' brings CBS victory

Church bulletin

Mini reviews

`At First Sight' lacks a clear vision

TV networks battle for the elusive male audience

Exhibit sparks national unity through artwork

Forgive and forget the past

Backyard feeders give local bird-watchers a treat

Concert connection

Macon exhibit honors black musicians

Club calendar

Coastal Grill to have variety

Saddle up: The Futurity's here

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

China imposes new restrictions on Internet use

Creating a community of parents on the Web

New microbes posing health risks to humans, marine life

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

Microsoft: Monopoly Windows would cost $2,000

Progress made toward tougher germ-warfare treaty

USDA promises organically labeled foods will truly be organic

Russia to keep Mir station in orbit for three more years

Chip to help with online purchases

Free PCs not so far- fetched

Firm not yet feeling like Microsoft rival

Owner of DirecTV buying main satellite TV rival, Primestar

Intel hearing delayed until March 9

Energy Department to review study of plutonium risks

Personal computing Q&A

Frequent-clicker programs emerging

They're everywhere! What to do?

New Augusta guide available on Web

Web programs reward frequent clickers

What's next: Free personal computers?