'Hometown bank' continues expansion

American: Service getting back to normal

Virtual Volunter expands reach

Delta to acquire regional carrier

Wal-Mart surpasses expectations

Dress shop to close after 20 years

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

RJR chairman: International tobacco business top priority

AT&T-TCI merger nearing FCC approval

Blue chips rise on lower interest rates

Workers remove last signs of JB White

Job program gives students tips

Money for cotton growers approved

Japan moves to repair economy

Industry ads: Wine is fine anytime

Natural gas providers warned: Keep rates simple

Dealership law encourages competition

Interest rates rise in Treasury auction

American Airlines returning to normal

Additional business news

Consumers losing billions in interest

International fund manager betting on today's losers

Additional business news

Hodges seeking tourists

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

Scana to buy N.C. utility

Publisher of National Enquirer, Star to be sold

Senator surge past USC Aiken

Above the rim

Jaguars may share title

No. 2 Huskies roll to win over Rutgers

USC Aiken honors five seniors tonight

Brown coach will resign after season

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jackets bounce back

Region playoffs to begin in S.C.

Islanders, Lightning tie in overtime

He's no longer Mario Jr.

Video poker thefts net $500,000

Greenery survives cold snap

This day in the millennium -- February 17

Smithsonian takes a new look at the promise of America

Coverdell promotes Republican agenda

Office wins brief reprieve

Hall County grapples with changing racial dynamics

Judge lets challenge continue

In the net

Across the area

Barnes unveils tax-limit plan

Carters' program memorable to teens

Refund rules skew indigent care costs

Fight threatens airport project

Inmate requests new trial

Comparative politics

Pointers offered for non-natives

Youngsters lobby for seat belt laws

Businesses say fee discriminatory

Skaters learn from hockey players

Coronor denied test results

Sale of photos slipped past lawmakers

Officials seek end to agency

Fatal truck accidents increase across state

Mayor's note backs airport funds shift

Baby derby contestants slow to start

Charges against jailers unfounded

Officials pursuing growth for airport in Myrtle Beach

Retrial begins in fatal shooting

County sets utility fund

Aiken to keep using Miranda reading

Job program gives students tips

Alternative school bill debate starts

Conflicts aided by loopholes


North Augusta to expand water plant capacity

Senate softens up insurance mandate

Across the area

Lawyers focus on blue car

Bloodstains ambiguous in Lumpkin trial

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

House OKs $500 million midyear spending plan

Integration rarely extends beyond office or classroom

Corps cleanup aid sought

Miami tops New Jersey

Hawks slam dunk Bulls

Cavaliers top Magic

Rodman remains out of sight

Woman cannot mention other suits against Rodman

Mr. J. Allen Wammock Jr.

Mrs. Lynette McKenzie

Mr. Ben Foulks

Mrs. Goldia Holiday

Mrs. Louise Phillips

Mrs. Ruth Dixon

Mrs. Mamie Brooks

Mr. Floyd Bowling

Mrs. Jessie Goolsby

Mr. William Merritt

Mrs. Jessie Goolsby

Mrs. Zearlean Rhines

Mr. Herman Kinard

Mr. Ennis Gilmore Jr.

Mr. Edgar Law

Mrs. Inez Dunn

Mr. Edward Goldman

Mr. Earl Clark Jr.

Mrs. Hazel Salmon

Mrs. Elizabeth Chandler

Mrs. Sophia Clayton

Mrs. Marian Askew

Mr. William Westerman

Mr. J. Donald Jordan

Mr. Tywand Jackson

Mrs. Annie Scoville

Kyle Joyce

Ms. Ruby Martin

Mrs. Gladys Nichols

Mr. Elijah White

Rev. Walter DiFrancesco

Mrs. Glenda Frank

Mrs. Myrtis Lovett

Mrs. Tina Wist

Mrs. Helen Brown

Mr. D.A. Mason

Mrs. Cynthia Gray

Mrs. Ollie Key

Mr. James Moore

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

Praises emergency services director 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

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

High-tech for Augusta 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Calls Clinton supporters `hypocrites' 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Urges action before water ban needed 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Defends Burnettown mayor with satire 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

A star is born 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Growing gang threat 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

No foreign commanders 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Irwin, Pak could use a mulligan on this season

Skip Away wins Horse of the Year

Rodman remains out of sight

Capriati loses as Graf steals show in Hanover

IOC official suggests ditching profit-sharing deal

The Kid won anyway

Dozier is lured by thoughts of fishing as a pro

Thornhill hopes to repeat season

Edwards out for season after surgery

Overtime: ECHL names Pettersen week's best

Lineman fired after signing

Marv Albert signs with Turner Sports


Paralyzed ex-football player takes a few exhilarating steps

NFL to decide in March on next franchise

Reds rescind facial hair ban

Area college baseball outlook

Steinbrenner angry at Strawberry for skipping signing sessions

French sailor saved in heroic ocean rescue

Around Alone yachtswoman capsizes in storm in southern Pacific

IOC sending letters to members implicated in Salt Lake

Golf: Pair noted for match-play skill

Jeff Gordon looking for Winston Cup threepeat

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

Drug interaction may be deadly

Costner's 'Message' knocks off 'Payback'

Small portions

Celebrex pain medication looks like a blockbuster

Killer flu of 1918 may have been around for years

Tarragon chicken is simple, deliciously fancy

Off the Wall

Cool performances

Senior calendar

Age old questions

Breathing life into `Shakespeare'

Quick cooking with Karin

Study finds most enjoy middle age

Year of the Rabbit begins

Search resumes for Amelia Earhart's bones

The big screen


The future is staring students in the face

Xtreme style

Isn't it romantic?

Hollywood's youth movement comes of age

Audio best

New study rethinks turtles' evolution

All-in-Wonder not all wonderful

Possible new vaccine fights malaria throughout its life cycle

Pluto back in last place

Site gives you know-how on stuff

Compaq buying Zip2

Seals rely on sight, not sound, to hunt

New study refutes suggestion Neanderthals could talk

Study: Chocolate originated in Honduras

News network, health site aligning

Poor air quality puts highway funds in danger

Compaq executive: We're not a Microsoft victim

Getting personal

Company profits by keeping kids away from online porn

Government plays video to rebut Microsoft claims

Privacy groups seek broader support in fight over new Intel chip

Scientists ponder if solar system a rarity

The first Internet blockbuster: The Intern and the President

Man with transplanted hand hopes proceedure will become commonplace