Data: Economy still booming

Oil, gas producers get some relief

Brazil markets react calmly to new central banker

Program for elderly doesn't cover drug costs

China tries to clean up troubled banks

Goodyear and Sumitomo forge alliance

Many aren't getting lower rates for cable, phones

MCI WorldCom to offer local service in New York

Fathers fear expressing work-family needs

Companies settle diaper dispute

Sell-off in technology shares sink markets

Fair to match employers, workers

$121 million for California among state shares of extra gas taxes

Russian government proposes budget compromise

Mortgage rates rise from six-week low

HMO legislation moving forward in Congress

Industry recruiters seek incentives

Federal Reserve opts for no change

$121 million for California among state shares of extra gas taxes

Ad man keeps message simple

Gun makers target lawmakers to fight off lawsuits

Cooperative to show its new facility

Hurricanes sweep series vs. St. John's

Clemson stuns North Carolina

Georgia snaps five-game skid

Augusta State dominates USC Aiken

Paine beats Central for ailing captain

Lady Bulldogs rally to down Gamecocks

Dates of the millennium: February 5
Today is Thursday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 1998. There are 329 days left in the year.

Lawyer rose to political fame
John Forsyth served young country as diplomat, congressman, secretary of state under JacksonFrom Staff ReportsJohn Forsyth was considered the most accomplished Georgia politician of the early 1800s and one of the most able men in the young United States.

Augusta's Forsyth killed in line of duty
Robert Forsyth paid the ultimate price serving his country. The Augusta lawman and civic leader is remembered as the first U.S. marshal slain in the line of duty - he died Jan. 11, 1794 - in addition to being the father of John Forsyth, a Georgia governor and congressman.

Coming to terms
NEWTON, Mass. -- Making resolutions is generally a harmless habit, but it is one that is widely and wisely eschewed by those of a more analytic bent. Still, several left-brained friends could not resist chiming in when I asked them what scientists might resolve to accomplish in 1999.

Creativity, order able to work together, futurists say
Every period of history needs to produce a lot of bad art to yield a few great achievements. You can't be cost-effective and bottom-linish in the arts if you hope to end up with anything worth preserving.

Dates of the millennium: February 4
Today is Feb. 4, the 35th day of 1998. There are 330 days left in the year.

Jackets seniors spell double-trouble

Lynx down Stingrays

Bodtker seeks stability

Lynx ledger

Gossip-sheet suspects demand jury trial

Bill lets drug offenders pay lab fees

Creativity, order able to work together, futurists say

Projects for roads approved

Clowning around

Bill has little opposition

Across the area

Bill raises penalties for assault

Man arrested during extortion sting

Serving up Augusta

Hearing of DUI suspect planned

Youths charged in holdup

Gasoline costs similar in city to 1970s prices

Citizens group to curb violence

Gasoline costs similar to 1970s prices

Firm unveils headgates plan

Coming to terms

Letter puts winter in perspective

Judge says book was improper

Hospital: No layoffs budgeted

Lumpkin trial jury selection to begin

Fire department will cancel airport contract

Lawyer rose to political fame

School board to vote on search for chief

City council reconsiders annexation

Bond rejected in child-porn case

Gripes aired on gas bills

Dates of the millennium: February 5

Barnes scores big with farmers at meeting

Burglar with long record receives life imprisonment

Drivers deal well with fog

Attorney: Arrest was unjustified

Haven for the grief-stricken to open in Milledgeville

Augusta's Forsyth killed in line of duty

In memoriam

DOT won't recall map that leaves off Augusta

Learning to ride

Lumpkin's jury nears completion

Mental health advances discussed

Group initiation

Lakers lineup might change in opener

A new Knicks team unveiled

Magic counting on Penny again

Rodman's options appear to be diminishing

NBA's shortened season begins today

Revamped Hawks are confident

WWF Super Bowl ad raises groups ire

Eagles, Phillies plan 2002 opening for new stadiums

Robinson not hiding at Pro Bowl

Pirates, Steelers stadium plans approved

Mr. Martin Fossler

Mrs. Shirley Isaac

Mrs. Beatrice Corson

Mr. Dowdy Shuman

Mrs. Geneva Thomas

Mrs. Doshie Ruff

Mr. Levi Freeman Sr.

Mr. Albert Lee

Mr. Ira Williams

Mrs. Ellie Widener

Rev. Harold Owens

Ms. Lushia Dorns

Mr. Ralph Harris

Mr. Roy Cunningham

Miss Tabitha Hawes

Mr. Terrell Jenkins Sr.

Mrs. Eleanor Lamb

Mr. Eugene Hammonds

Mr. James Jackson

Mrs. Virginia Plumb

Mr. A. Pierce Taylor

Mrs. Dollie Widener

Mr. James Ivey

Mrs. Sadye Berlin

Mr. Eddie Hall Sr.

Mr. Charles Raye

Mrs. Ida Williams

Mrs. Essie McManus

Hannah Taylor

Mr. David Hutto

Mr. John Molony

Miss Lorna Wigton

Mrs. Elsie Davis

Mr. Grady Johnson

Mr. Theodore Coleman Sr.

Mrs. Cora Johnson

Mrs. Velma Hall

Miss Juanita Sirmans

Mr. Robert Williams

Mr. Starling Powell

Mrs. Lois Bohler

Mr. LeGrand Lamb

Mrs. Estelle Ledbetter

Mrs. Mary Johnson

A deal for Hodges? 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts critic of term 'Afro-American' 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Where Ga., S.C. rank 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares racism a reality, not excuse 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends judge in Shayna Lively case 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends USPS against media critics 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Criticizes lack of murder charge 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports idea for taxing alcohol 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Accuses Clinton of lying to us again 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Takes polls industry with 'grain of salt' 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says alcohol tax politically impractical 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits mayor for possible lobbyist choice 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Jennings sorry? 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Denies feud exists over anesthesia 020599 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes TV show; jabs Spike Lee 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Zany market scheme 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Evans Middle a model 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants hookup with county sewerage 020499 - The Augusta Chronicle

A happy day for coaches

South Carolina State signs 18 standouts

May signs with Charleston Southern

Clemson signs top quarterback

Rivalries punctuate Millrose Games

IOC jolted by membership revolt and drug stalemates

O'Brien sets sights on 9,000 points in decathlon

Georgia targets wide receivers

Fishing report: Bass fishing improving in Savannah below Augusta

Georgia Southern adds to defense

Late-starter Davenport wins first match in Pan Pacific

Texas wins the recruiting wars

Career home run king 'ecstatic' over fund-raising tribute

Olympic official rips 'souped-up' McGwire

Duval still on course

Holtz lands plenty of local talent

Georgia Tech's winning season attracts talent

Overtime: Aaron thinks homer record safe for a bit

Tyson to learn Friday if jail awaits

NASCAR notes

Georgia recruits top players

Comeback kids Albert, Sprewell return together

Tiger, Costner, O'Meara and Junior give fans a show

Martin is sentimental favorite to win Daytona

Elway won't consider Pro Bowl his final game

Bookies didn't have such a bad game

Concert calendar

Band tones down, makes room for melody

Video watch

Squirrel problem needs to be fixed quickly

La Cantina likes to warm you up

One-act plays capture Southern humor's flavor

As experts debate C-sections, moms-to-be should have say

Garden calendar

New therapies work as more learned about heart failure

Forever in love with music

Mini movie reviews

Loving alternatives

Smith recounts days in Augusta

Club calendar

Health and fitness calendar

FDA recalls popular dietary supplement

Health capsules: What you don't know can hurt you

Health advocates try to drive wedge between golf, cigars

Technology gives tremor sufferer new lease on life

Less than super Super Bowl still a winner for Fox

Italian dinner serves cuisine with musical flavor

'Payback' features bad guy as hero

Applause calendar

Worn out by test, having a great time

Microsoft tries to explain video debacle

Mini digital camera

Risky day trading now subject of popular comic strip

Injecting new drug into the brain reverses massive strokes

Mir's 'space mirror' to shine on cities in ex-Soviet Union

Mir's 'space mirror' fails to unfold

Pluto's status as a planet is intact

Online brokerage ETrade offline again

Tooth fossils shed light on ancient Florida

Microsoft recreates disputed video

Research panel critical of climate-observing systems

Duo of boxing games a hit

Russia concedes that Y2K bug is a problem

Researchers ironing out limits on plankton growth

Put zoom back into your old PC

Doctors stop AIDS treatment to control HIV infection