IRS to offer Saturday assistance to residents

Georgia Bank Financial Corp.'s earnings rise

Devaluation puts Brazilian industry, jobs in limbo

Russia needs IMF to restructure debt

Airline mergers move up to first class

Business calendar: Mayor to speak at chamber event

Chamber seeks aid of business

People working more, enjoying it less

Restaurant veterans open Italian eatery

New service-sector jobs boost counties' economy

Know new taxes: Reformed laws can be confusing

Microbrews filling niche for drinkers

Sales calls targeted by states

Post office: doing a pretty good job after all

Russia's foreign trade down 16 percent in 1998

Restaurant tax challenge fueling race

JumboSports store closing

Students get hands-on lessons

European privacy laws raise U.S. concerns.

Senators to examine concentration amid farmer outcry

Mall: Investor eyeing family center

Will 19th-century brewery toast next millennium

Additional business news

Fund managers try to beat the S&P

Boeing to settle discrimination lawsuits for $15 million

Duckhead goes digital

Getting connected

Some CEOs see fun as risky business

Through mixed news, Aiken prospers

Clutch shooting, defense lift Tar Heels past Deacons

Clemson's Whitt, Miller remain on suspension

Stanford wins 13th in row

Boston College adds to UConn's recent woes

Ole Miss suspends Lockhart

Yellow Jackets down sluggish Cavs

Patriots too strong in end for Pacers

USC Aiken women fall

Lady Jaguars romp over Lady Lions

Classic set for tonight

Clemson's Whitt, Miller remain on suspension

USC Aiken team regroups

Jags rough up Lions in City Classic

Ole Miss suspends Lockhart

Rules of war dominated 1907
An international conference on armaments and the rules of modern warfare was held in 1907 at The Hague, the Netherlands.

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.

Dates of the Millennium: January 24
On Jan. 24, 1848, James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter's Mill in northern California, a discovery that led to the gold rush of '49.

Church has roots in prayer gathering
What began as an 18-person gathering as a downtown prayer group has burgeoned to more than 4,300 members on 30 acres in west Augusta.

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.

Yellow Jackets sting Aiken

Lions take home Southside Cup

Westside defeats Evans in key game

Lady Rebels remain unbeaten

Lady Wildcats top Josey, take first place

Public ice rink to open today

IceGators whip Lynx 5-1

Lynx win in overtime

Alternative schools try to turn lives from wrong path

Welfare reform hits home

Alternative schools win over troubled students

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

Area principals' pay below norm

Readers' prisoner

Water, sewer oversight boards eyed

Local service advocates end to abortion

Dates of the Millennium: January 23

Trainees to learn skills

Confederate authors share Civil War tales

Department neutral on block scheduling

Augusta dodges storms

Rules of war dominated 1907

Heroes awarded for help

Generosity warmed holidays

Scientist finds plant SOS messages

Ruling may set precedent

S.C. politician remembered as versatile leader

Public Safety sells state's drivers license photos

Police dispatchers often train while on the job

Church has roots in prayer gathering

Cocaine located on I-20

Penalty changes unlikely

Handling of DUI case questioned

Child shot in face let out of hospital

Boats owners face difficult suit

IceForum gives some first chance to skate

Additional area news

Dates of the Millennium: January 24

Across the area

Preachers recall bad sermons

Death to bacteria haunting

Severe weather forecast for area during weekend

New grass may assist power plants

Barnes makes case for opening records

Proposal stresses people, not parties

Youth hurt by gunfire

Readers bring Christmas joy to needy families

Ten is enough for Bulls' first Floyd practice

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

Rodman hints Miami, Orlando might be his choice

'Dirty Bird Groove' a big hit with fans

Kozlowski a perfect fit

State goes cuckoo for Dirty Birds

Atlanta has its own clutch quarterback

Illness doesn't halt Falcons fan

Atlanta's dancing the Dirty Bird

Mrs. Geneva Taylor

Mrs. Frances Smoot

Mr. Luther Williams

Tanelya Williams

Mr. Barry Bryant

Mrs. Gladys Coach

Mr. Loyd Roberts

Milton Washington

Mrs. Louvenia Hicks

Mrs. Agnes Carpenter

Mrs. Myrtle Mason

Mr. Joseph Moore

Mr. Charlie Freeman Sr.

Mr. Marion Ashley

Mrs. Jo Ann Moore

Ansley Day

Mrs. Virginia Stone

Ms. Shirley Scott

Mr. Charles Cipolla

Mr. Tommie Brabham

Mrs. Ruby Skinner

Mr. William Thomas

Mrs. Rosa Fulmer

Mrs. Stephanie Wingrove

Mr. Edward Smith

Mr. Luke Hebert

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Mr. Lewis Dixon

Mr. Lewis Dixon

Mr. Phillip McBride

Mr. Leroy Burton

Mrs. Cillar Robinson

Rev. N.M. Murphy

Mrs. Lizzie Butler

Mr. Eugene Long

Mrs. Ruby Philson

Student deadbeats beware 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams message of Super Bowl ads 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits insensitivity of columnist's `joke' 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says inflated salary not player's idea 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blast 'uncharitable' requirement 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Column: List of favorite things topped by the best 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Comments on 'unholy' comparison 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes alcohol again brings grief 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends fairness of letters editor 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Column: Gov. Barnes turning up heat in the House 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

New speed curb 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

'Death tax' discredited 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Chides editorial on Aiken police 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Salutes 'God's grace' 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Evangelist disappoints 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Use lobbyists judiciously 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Claims headline writer missed point 012499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Riddle expecting Alotofote good for run to 5th title

Serena Williams a loser after controversial call

Martin tops Korda in 5-set, 3 1/2 -hour Aussie Open match

Futurity schedule

Warnell rides to record-setting victory

Overtime: Penn State, Arizona in Pigskin Classic

Golf roundup: Funk leads Hope by one over Pate

Recruiting notes: Georgia in running for Bell

Warner, Diehl tied for lead

Overtime: Sharp edges Ray for pole in Indy 200

Funk keeps lead at Hope Classic

Hawks' Miller still feeling low

High tech stuff helps Georgian find bass and win

IOC leaders pledge action to reform host city selection system

Masters field in the 90s

Dove society banquet slated

Recruiting notes: Georgia in running for Bell

Western parade slated for Sunday

Official admits to $70,000 IOC inducement

Time of Futurity finals moved up by a half-hour

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

Celebrating 250 years

Co-workers must set boundaries

Secret operation may have saved nation

How did King David conquer Jerusalem?

Pope prods church into battling modern evils in the Americas

Church bulletin

Saying goodbye to holiday pounds easy with healthy routine

Spiritual inspiration drives singer, dance company

Local watercolorist in prestigious exhibit

Pope arrives in Mexico

Arts calendar

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

Best selling books

Activist bishop urges justice for Indians and poor

Diary offers unusual view of Nazism

Dilbert on the tube

West Virginia offers winter wonderland not far from home

Forgive and forget the past

Blue Train offers best of African travel

Pope calls on Christians to 'build a better America'

Finding files, directories on PC often confusing

Frequent-clicker programs emerging

Owner of DirecTV buying main satellite TV rival, Primestar

Experts on fence on handwriting analysis

Tis the season for tax software, e-filing

You can scan for less than you think

Free PCs not so far- fetched

Software helps take the 'ugly' out of American traveler

Energy Department to review study of plutonium risks

Progress made toward tougher germ-warfare treaty

Gadgets, gizmos galore at electonics show

New microbes posing health risks to humans, marine life

They're everywhere! What to do?

What's next: Free personal computers?

Russia to keep Mir station in orbit for three more years