AT&T-TCI merger nearing FCC approval

Wal-Mart surpasses expectations

American: Service getting back to normal

Delta to acquire regional carrier

Virtual Volunter expands reach

Job program gives students tips

Money for cotton growers approved

Japan moves to repair economy

Additional business news

Natural gas providers warned: Keep rates simple

Industry ads: Wine is fine anytime

Interest rates rise in Treasury auction

American Airlines returning to normal

Additional business news

Consumers losing billions in interest

Publisher of National Enquirer, Star to be sold

'Hometown bank' continues expansion

RJR chairman: International tobacco business top priority

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

Scana to buy N.C. utility

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

International fund manager betting on today's losers

Dealership law encourages competition

Hodges seeking tourists

Workers remove last signs of JB White

Blue chips rise on lower interest rates

Dress shop to close after 20 years

USC Aiken honors five seniors tonight

Brown coach will resign after season

No. 2 Huskies roll to win over Rutgers

Jaguars may share title

Senator surge past USC Aiken

Above the rim

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.

Region playoffs to begin in S.C.

Jackets bounce back

Islanders, Lightning tie in overtime

He's no longer Mario Jr.

Refund rules skew indigent care costs

North Augusta to expand water plant capacity

Aiken to keep using Miranda reading

Youngsters lobby for seat belt laws

Barnes unveils tax-limit plan

Retrial begins in fatal shooting

Fight threatens airport project

Office wins brief reprieve

Skaters learn from hockey players

Hall County grapples with changing racial dynamics

Baby derby contestants slow to start

Coronor denied test results

Comparative politics

Fatal truck accidents increase across state

Senate softens up insurance mandate

Officials pursuing growth for airport in Myrtle Beach

Corps cleanup aid sought

County sets utility fund

House OKs $500 million midyear spending plan

Job program gives students tips

Integration rarely extends beyond office or classroom

Smithsonian takes a new look at the promise of America

Alternative school bill debate starts

In the net

Across the area

This day in the millennium -- February 17

Coverdell promotes Republican agenda

Video poker thefts net $500,000

Charges against jailers unfounded

Sale of photos slipped past lawmakers

Pointers offered for non-natives

Conflicts aided by loopholes

Overturned

Greenery survives cold snap

Carters' program memorable to teens

Officials seek end to agency

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

Businesses say fee discriminatory

Judge lets challenge continue

Across the area

Inmate requests new trial

Bloodstains ambiguous in Lumpkin trial

Mayor's note backs airport funds shift

Lawyers focus on blue car

Hawks slam dunk Bulls

Rodman remains out of sight

Woman cannot mention other suits against Rodman

Miami tops New Jersey

Cavaliers top Magic

Mr. William Merritt

Mrs. Goldia Holiday

Mrs. Jessie Goolsby

Mrs. Lynette McKenzie

Mr. Earl Clark Jr.

Mr. William Westerman

Mrs. Tina Wist

Rev. Walter DiFrancesco

Mr. Ben Foulks

Mrs. Jessie Goolsby

Mr. J. Allen Wammock Jr.

Mr. Tywand Jackson

Mr. Edgar Law

Mrs. Elizabeth Chandler

Mrs. Ruth Dixon

Mr. Floyd Bowling

Mrs. Sophia Clayton

Mr. Ennis Gilmore Jr.

Mrs. Myrtis Lovett

Mrs. Marian Askew

Mr. Edward Goldman

Mrs. Helen Brown

Mrs. Hazel Salmon

Mr. Herman Kinard

Mrs. Glenda Frank

Mrs. Zearlean Rhines

Kyle Joyce

Mrs. Louise Phillips

Mrs. Cynthia Gray

Mr. Elijah White

Mrs. Inez Dunn

Mr. James Moore

Mrs. Gladys Nichols

Mr. D.A. Mason

Mrs. Ollie Key

Ms. Ruby Martin

Mrs. Annie Scoville

Mrs. Mamie Brooks

Mr. J. Donald Jordan

Calls Clinton supporters `hypocrites' 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

No foreign commanders 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

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

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

Urges action before water ban needed 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Growing gang threat 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

High-tech for Augusta 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises emergency services director 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

A star is born 021699 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Defends Burnettown mayor with satire 021799 - The Augusta Chronicle

Edwards out for season after surgery

Around Alone yachtswoman capsizes in storm in southern Pacific

Irwin, Pak could use a mulligan on this season

Thornhill hopes to repeat season

IOC sending letters to members implicated in Salt Lake

Marv Albert signs with Turner Sports

Lineman fired after signing

The Kid won anyway

NFL to decide in March on next franchise

Capriati loses as Graf steals show in Hanover

Golf: Pair noted for match-play skill

Paralyzed ex-football player takes a few exhilarating steps

Rodman remains out of sight

Reds rescind facial hair ban

Skip Away wins Horse of the Year

Dozier is lured by thoughts of fishing as a pro

Overtime: ECHL names Pettersen week's best

IOC official suggests ditching profit-sharing deal

French sailor saved in heroic ocean rescue

Jeff Gordon looking for Winston Cup threepeat

Area college baseball outlook

Steinbrenner angry at Strawberry for skipping signing sessions

Overtime

Year of the Rabbit begins

Age old questions

Celebrex pain medication looks like a blockbuster

Small portions

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

Tarragon chicken is simple, deliciously fancy

Search resumes for Amelia Earhart's bones

Costner's 'Message' knocks off 'Payback'

Drug interaction may be deadly

Off the Wall

Study finds most enjoy middle age

Cool performances

Killer flu of 1918 may have been around for years

Senior calendar

Breathing life into `Shakespeare'

Quick cooking with Karin

Audio best

The big screen

The future is staring students in the face

Adviceline

Isn't it romantic?

Xtreme style

Hollywood's youth movement comes of age

Man with transplanted hand hopes proceedure will become commonplace

Government plays video to rebut Microsoft claims

Possible new vaccine fights malaria throughout its life cycle

Getting personal

Site gives you know-how on stuff

Compaq executive: We're not a Microsoft victim

Poor air quality puts highway funds in danger

Privacy groups seek broader support in fight over new Intel chip

Seals rely on sight, not sound, to hunt

Compaq buying Zip2

Company profits by keeping kids away from online porn

Scientists ponder if solar system a rarity

All-in-Wonder not all wonderful

Pluto back in last place

The first Internet blockbuster: The Intern and the President

New study rethinks turtles' evolution

New study refutes suggestion Neanderthals could talk

Study: Chocolate originated in Honduras

News network, health site aligning