Virtual Volunter expands reach

Japanese stocks rise for third trading day as dollar falls against yen

Money for cotton growers approved

Delta to acquire regional carrier

Wal-Mart surpasses expectations

Job program gives students tips

AT&T-TCI merger nearing FCC approval

Japan moves to repair economy

Industry ads: Wine is fine anytime

Natural gas providers warned: Keep rates simple

Workers remove last signs of JB White

Additional business news

Dealership law encourages competition

International fund manager betting on today's losers

American Airlines returning to normal

Dress shop to close after 20 years

Consumers losing billions in interest

Hodges seeking tourists

'Hometown bank' continues expansion

Publisher of National Enquirer, Star to be sold

American: Service getting back to normal

RJR chairman: International tobacco business top priority

Additional business news

Scana to buy N.C. utility

After Euro's debut, residents eager for cash and coins

Blue chips rise on lower interest rates

Interest rates rise in Treasury auction

Above the rim

No. 2 Huskies roll to win over Rutgers

Senator surge past USC Aiken

Jaguars may share title

USC Aiken honors five seniors tonight

Brown coach will resign after season

Hall County grapples with changing racial dynamics
GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- As customers hustle in and out of the Western Union nestled between the Fuente De La Salud health store and a unisex hair salon, Toni Martinez eagerly helps them process their orders.

Smithsonian takes a new look at the promise of America
WASHINGTON -- From the Northeast's industrial revolution to the long struggle back from slavery and the social challenges facing immigrants, a new Smithsonian Institution exhibit chronicles the promise of America.

This day in the millennium -- February 17
On Feb. 17, 1801, the House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, electing Jefferson president. Burr became vice president.

Integration rarely extends beyond office or classroom
By the 1970s, civil rights activists had managed to successfully integrate schools, businesses and government agencies. Nearly 30 years later, that integration rarely extends out of the office or classroom.

This day in the millennium -- February 16
On Feb. 16, 1862, during the Civil War, some 14,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered at Fort Donelson, Tenn.

Jackets bounce back

Region playoffs to begin in S.C.

Islanders, Lightning tie in overtime

He's no longer Mario Jr.

Across the area

Barnes unveils tax-limit plan

Judge lets challenge continue

Fatal truck accidents increase across state

Charges against jailers unfounded

Baby derby contestants slow to start

In the net

Officials pursuing growth for airport in Myrtle Beach

Officials seek end to agency

County sets utility fund

Mayor's note backs airport funds shift

Job program gives students tips

Carters' program memorable to teens

Smithsonian takes a new look at the promise of America

Corps cleanup aid sought

Comparative politics

Businesses say fee discriminatory

Alternative school bill debate starts

Coronor denied test results

Inmate requests new trial

Across the area

Aiken to keep using Miranda reading

Bloodstains ambiguous in Lumpkin trial

Youngsters lobby for seat belt laws

Coverdell promotes Republican agenda

Video poker thefts net $500,000

Refund rules skew indigent care costs

Retrial begins in fatal shooting

Overturned

House OKs $500 million midyear spending plan

Pointers offered for non-natives

Skaters learn from hockey players

Office wins brief reprieve

Sale of photos slipped past lawmakers

State-of-the-art vehicle to give rural health care

Conflicts aided by loopholes

Lawyers focus on blue car

Hall County grapples with changing racial dynamics

This day in the millennium -- February 17

Fight threatens airport project

North Augusta to expand water plant capacity

Integration rarely extends beyond office or classroom

Greenery survives cold snap

Senate softens up insurance mandate

Cavaliers top Magic

Hawks slam dunk Bulls

Woman cannot mention other suits against Rodman

Rodman remains out of sight

Miami tops New Jersey

Mrs. Jessie Goolsby

Mrs. Glenda Frank

Mrs. Zearlean Rhines

Ms. Ruby Martin

Mrs. Lynette McKenzie

Mrs. Mamie Brooks

Mrs. Elizabeth Chandler

Mrs. Annie Scoville

Mr. Ben Foulks

Mr. Earl Clark Jr.

Mrs. Tina Wist

Mr. Edgar Law

Mrs. Inez Dunn

Mr. J. Allen Wammock Jr.

Mrs. Ruth Dixon

Mr. William Merritt

Mrs. Marian Askew

Mrs. Goldia Holiday

Mrs. Gladys Nichols

Mr. Tywand Jackson

Mrs. Cynthia Gray

Mr. Floyd Bowling

Mr. James Moore

Mr. Ennis Gilmore Jr.

Mrs. Hazel Salmon

Mrs. Jessie Goolsby

Mr. Herman Kinard

Mr. Elijah White

Mr. Edward Goldman

Mrs. Ollie Key

Mr. William Westerman

Mrs. Sophia Clayton

Mrs. Myrtis Lovett

Mrs. Helen Brown

Rev. Walter DiFrancesco

Kyle Joyce

Mr. D.A. Mason

Mr. J. Donald Jordan

Mrs. Louise Phillips

Urges action before water ban needed 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

No foreign commanders 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends use of troops in bomb tests 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wants to impeach the GOP 'Bozos' 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Calls Clinton supporters `hypocrites' 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

U.S.-Canadian relations a model for friendship between sovereign nations 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises emergency services director 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

High-tech for Augusta 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Growing gang threat 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts 'no' votes in removal trial 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Warns of 'emergency' executive orders 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits `undignified' editorials, letters 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

A star is born 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Claims I-20 deaths were 'no accident' 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Burnettown mayor with satire 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

IOC official suggests ditching profit-sharing deal

Edwards out for season after surgery

NFL to decide in March on next franchise

The Kid won anyway

Skip Away wins Horse of the Year

Capriati loses as Graf steals show in Hanover

Irwin, Pak could use a mulligan on this season

Paralyzed ex-football player takes a few exhilarating steps

Thornhill hopes to repeat season

Reds rescind facial hair ban

Dozier is lured by thoughts of fishing as a pro

Area college baseball outlook

Lineman fired after signing

Steinbrenner angry at Strawberry for skipping signing sessions

Overtime

Around Alone yachtswoman capsizes in storm in southern Pacific

Marv Albert signs with Turner Sports

Golf: Pair noted for match-play skill

Jeff Gordon looking for Winston Cup threepeat

IOC sending letters to members implicated in Salt Lake

Overtime: ECHL names Pettersen week's best

Rodman remains out of sight

French sailor saved in heroic ocean rescue

Search resumes for Amelia Earhart's bones

Senior calendar

Celebrex pain medication looks like a blockbuster

Year of the Rabbit begins

Drug interaction may be deadly

When it comes to motorcycles, women also want to be wild

Quick cooking with Karin

Small portions

Cool performances

Tarragon chicken is simple, deliciously fancy

Breathing life into `Shakespeare'

Killer flu of 1918 may have been around for years

Age old questions

Costner's 'Message' knocks off 'Payback'

Off the Wall

Study finds most enjoy middle age

Adviceline

The future is staring students in the face

Audio best

Xtreme style

The big screen

Isn't it romantic?

Hollywood's youth movement comes of age

Poor air quality puts highway funds in danger

Company profits by keeping kids away from online porn

Seals rely on sight, not sound, to hunt

Getting personal

Site gives you know-how on stuff

New study rethinks turtles' evolution

News network, health site aligning

Privacy groups seek broader support in fight over new Intel chip

Government plays video to rebut Microsoft claims

Compaq buying Zip2

Compaq executive: We're not a Microsoft victim

All-in-Wonder not all wonderful

Man with transplanted hand hopes proceedure will become commonplace

Pluto back in last place

New study refutes suggestion Neanderthals could talk

The first Internet blockbuster: The Intern and the President

Scientists ponder if solar system a rarity

Possible new vaccine fights malaria throughout its life cycle

Study: Chocolate originated in Honduras