Exports fall, imports rise in quarter

County pins hope on growth

IRS says electronic returns and refunds are both up

Wholesale costs record flukey surge

Dealership law encourages competition

Central Bank defends use of obscure offshore company

Poker operator consolidating

Russian parliament's upper house approves 1999 budget

Georgia's economy slowing

Hodges seeking tourists

Study cites employers' prejudice

AT&T-TCI merger wins approval of FCC

Center gets new owners

Judge grants delay in hearing against pilots

Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

Equity revenues hit new high

Tax time taking more time than ever

U.S. rejects tighter links with other currencies

Scam dumps unordered products on businesses

RJR chairman: International tobacco business top priority

Across the area

Additional business news

Scana to buy N.C. utility

Virtual Volunteer expands reach

Bulldogs fall to Kentucky

Lions rally to down Dragons

Augusta State's women test Clayton State in tournament

Don't expect any area teams in Big Dance

Lady Bulldogs stomp Lady Gators

This day in the millennium -- February 21
In 1866, Lucy B. Hobbs became the first woman to graduate from a dental school, the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in Cincinnati...In 1885, the Washington Monument was dedicated...In 1916, the World War I Battle of Verdun began in France.

Symbol of justice survives the years
For almost a century and a half she reigned over the old Richmond County Courthouse in downtown Augusta, a symbol of justice and integrity.

Millennium bug problems likely to keep technology workers on job
ATLANTA -- Other Americans can look forward to blowout celebrations of the arrival of the year 2000. For many techies, however, New Year's weekend likely will be spent hunkered down in cubicles or at command centers monitoring computer systems for Millennium Bug problems.

This day in the millennium -- February 18
On Feb. 18, 1861 -- Jefferson Davis was sworn in as president of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Ala.<=

This day in the millennium -- February 19
On Feb. 19, 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 Marines landed on Iwo Jima, where they began a month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.

Georgia prep tourney gets under way today

Preserverance pays off

Jackets eye crown; so does Irmo

Big recruit Harvey brings game to area

S.C. prep notes: Lady Hawks have high expectations

Christian girls fall at Macon

Butler's senior players unite

Blackville-Hilda rolls past North

Basketball schedule

Green sparkles, Silver Bluff wins

Hurricanes tie Capitals in overtime

Canucks call up Soling, Bodtker

Lindros has second shot to tie Flyers' record

Lemieux steps up efforts to buy into Penguins

Canadiens sink Flyers

Hospital awaiting decision

Halfway-house adds fourth location

Psychologist pleads not guilty to charges

FAA official: Transfer is legal

Across the area

Goodwill opens career center

Services mark start of Lent

Assistant DA: Shooting connected with gang

Testing of teen ordered

Girl dies in attempt to cross busy highway

Teacher appreciation

Race gap gets smaller at polls

This day in the millennium -- February 21

Defense calls witnesses

Across the area

Symbol of justice survives the years

Bush Field solution simple, mayor says

Darlington oak regains national title

Proper child seat use stressed

Choo Choo Chat delivers the news

Company car drivers wrongly hit with insurance hikes

100 days and counting

Deliberations continue in murder trial

Jury finds men innocent in fatal shooting

This day in the millennium -- February 18

Advice for supervisors has sting

Engineer presents Riverwood plans

This day in the millennium -- February 19

Bid to block Savannah water project in trouble

Barnes unveils plans to regulate insurance

Millennium bug problems likely to keep technology workers on job

TV reporter's notes at odds with testimony

Senate approves SAT classes

Legislative deadline may block pay raise

Pacers outlast 76ers

Pistons waive Macon, Moore, sign free-agent Corey Beck

Lakers again beat Mavericks

Mrs. Sharon Baker

Mrs. Bertha Eidson

Mr. Judson Boulineau

Mr. Jesse Lain

Ms. Fannie Allen

Mr. Robert Smith

Mr. Thomas Crumbley

Mrs. Lessie Johnson

Ms. Ethel Parrish

Mr. C. Dickie Scott

Mr. William Ussery Sr.

Mrs. Janet Kroeger

Mrs. Debbie Clark

Mrs. Edna Hall

Mr. Edward Wilkerson

Mrs. Mary Moss

Mrs. Pauline Tanksley

Mr. Clyde Widener Sr.

Mrs. Sarah Kemp

Mr. Donald Bullock

Mr. John McCaffrey

Mr. Dolphus Tankersley

Mr. Wilson Bowen Sr.

Mr. Tucker Smith Jr.

Mr. Edward Kenny Sr.

Mrs. Sarah Ard

Mr. Harry Wren

Janet Windham

Miss Katherine Rowland

Mrs. Elfriede Rogers

Mr. Eulis Rhodes

Mr. Fred Benefield

Mr. Wayne Gentry

Correction 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Time for statesmanship: Save Bush project 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

The Tinky Winky flap 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Congress turn zeal on tobacco 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Jabs past University Hospital head 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits Clinton's `sad' view of Americans 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges letters in behalf of libraries 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Opposes higher taxes on liquor 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

An unwise DHR cut 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Welcomes new Commission member 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

To abolish, or not? 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts 'lying, cheating' airline pilots 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Offers money-saving ideas for Augusta 021899 - The Augusta Chronicle

Labonte and Petty looking forward to Rockingham race

Morales will headline fort fight

Overtime: Coaches get promoted at Georgia, GSU

Galarraga out for season

Loss will impact Braves

Ripken adjusts to life after The Streak

WNBA All-Star Game slated for July

Galarraga faces a difficult year

Graf reaches semifinals, Schnyder loses

Gibbs building NASCAR contender

Galarraga out for season

Bennett released by Falcons

Fishing report: Angler finds Soap Creek honey hole

Overtime: Fite gets 400th career victory

Evans quits Vikes, signs Ravens pact

Woods, Duval rivalry seems a natural

Braves notebook

Broncos release safety Atwater

Clemens traded to Yankees

NCAA names panel to study safety risks of metal bats

Ex-Lakeside star makes name as college `thrower'

Ski trip doesn't cool off Duval, tied for Nissan lead

Aiken's Seawell has slow tour start

Salt Lake City may owe athletes $3 million

Indy invitations in the mail

Chipper wants past behind him

Thursday night keeps NBC on top in 'sweeps'

Bicyclists reluctant to discuss problem

Medicare recipients rate HMOs

Rebel yell echoes again

King Lego wants long reign

Big bands come back big

Concert calendar

Ramblin' Rhodes: Road to country not easy for Pride

Studies show no link between circumstances, happiness

B.C. Davenport's warm, inviting

Getting a second opinion

Applause calendar

King Lego wants long reign

Liriope conditioning should be done now

Club calendar

Mini movie reviews

Impotence controversy has bicyclists riding uneasy

Dancing and decorum will rule Millennium

Pacemakers

Water world

Parent pressure cited in overuse of antibiotics

To many, Brynner's still King

Breaking boundaries

King Lego wants long reign

Men's grip strength a disability predictor

Garden calendar

Health capsules: Brain power

'Jawbreaker' holds on to tired teen story line

Health and fitness calendar

Y2K bug probably not a home problem except for PCs

Wofford student runs neo-Nazi group via Internet from dorm room

Cable: Internet service planned

British balloonists in round-the-world bid fly over Morocco

Ask the Computer Guy

Company: Buyout will benefit SRS

The ABCs of keypad logic

Pollution plan may limit types of cars available

Free operating software gains momentum

CDC panel urges mandatory hepatitis shots for kids in high-risk states

Scientist disputes article

Pentium III chip offers advanced computer features

License photo database company got federal aid

Y2K worriers ready for 2000

Plan may combine facilities

Researchers say volcanoes ruled early Mars

EPA to demand cleaner snowmobiles, ATVs

Study indicates growth hormones' effect only slight

Music fans assert their freedom

Microsoft exec accuses AOL of aiding government case

Colon screening rates still low

Bone marrow transplants effective against weak immune systems

Rank: Nitrates put county at top