Stamps, oranges, tobacco cost more, but overall inflation muted

U.S., Europe at odds over currency policy

Coca-Cola will introduce U.S. bottled water

Capitalists getting help with reforms

First Union cutting 10 percent of work force

Meeting to focus on transfer

'Relativism' comes to mutual funds

On the move

Growers of coffee suffering

Airport seeks second big airline

Officials call for action against rising drug costs

Business calendar: CEO diversity workshop offered

Celebrities helping to sell prescription drugs

U.S., Europe, Japan agree on warning system for global economy

Private industry competes with city for subscribers

Taco Bell's Chihuahua kept on short leash

OSHA standards to curb strain injuries

Shoshanna Lonstein makes name for herself

Nevada children turning to work rather than school

Drug makers increasingly use celebrities in advertisements

Barnes releases tax plan

Record clubs facing more competition

Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

1950s diner to open in Evans

Yet another new fee showing up on telephone bills

Additional business news

Tax cut could boost local development

A look at the key dispute over Clinton's plan

'Relativism' comes to mutual funds

No. 14 North Carolina 67, Virginia 66

Duke routs Clemson Tigers

USC Aiken women lose in first round

Wiley, Moore spark USC Aiken

Three go for Peach Belt title

Dooley disappointed but is sticking with Jirsa

Lady Jaguars get win in OT

Georgia holds off LSU

Vols' second-half rally burns USC

Jaguars' Tuell is in search of happy endings

Miami upsets No. 2 UConn

Moore goes out in typical high-energy style

Tracking the black migration
Here's when and how blacks migrated from the United States to Nova Scotia:

The Toll of Modern Times
WESTPORT, Conn. -- I long ago ceased making New Year's resolutions for myself. But let me propose one for the entire culture: that in 1999, we prepare not for a big onward-and-upward blowout a year from now but for a chastened look back instead.

South Carolina's slave heritage uncovered in rocky desolation of Nova Scotia
TRACADIE, Nova Scotia -- Carmelita Robertson trudges through the scrub and up the muddy trail, a tiny woman with a powerful mission -- to dig up her black past and expose it to the world.

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.

New lock opens water traffic to Augusta
Norman Daniels smiles each time the massive gates swing open, offering boats an opportunity to move back and forth between downtown Augusta and the lower Savannah River.

This day in the millennium -- February 20
On Feb. 20, 1962, astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.

Black firsts helped bring equality
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Robert A. King became Georgia's first black pilot on the Savannah River this month, a monumental step of progress in business and economic racial equality in Savannah, observers said.

Barnwell wins it all in region

Lions gain Final 4 in state play

Bulldogs hold on to top Monroe

Wade Hampton squeeks past Barnwell

Eagles soar to win over Jackets

Area prep basketball playoff capsules

Cairo downs Burke Co.

Lady Rebels roll past Fayette

Lions look to advance in GISA

North Augusta tops Irmo

Red Wings skate past Devils

Mysticks hold on for 4-3 win

'Do you believe in miracles? Yes!'

City official encourages others to build homes for bluebirds

Tracking the black migration

New lock opens water traffic to Augusta

Mother sues over son's slaying

NHL team takes street hockey into inner city

Battle of Aiken re-enactors expect big audience

Aiken may pay city to handle its waste

Study: Few waterfowl attracted to Bush Field

Professor seeks way to predict sinkholes

Officials search for property

Officials confront conflicts

Slaying continues to affect community

Black firsts helped bring equality

Edgefield bike force hits streets

Race, politics still intertwined

OSHA proposes standards to prevent stress injuries

Another monthly fee to go on phone bill

Convict sentenced to additional 25 years

Ordinance monitors industries

Two indicted in man's 1975 death

Lively appears in court

Lowering standards criticized

Aim and fire

Weekend lows expected around upper 20s

Clearing the way

Across the area

Program attempts to ease pupils' middle school fears

South Carolina's slave heritage uncovered in rocky desolation of Nova Scotia

Public safety officer to help Crosland Park

Lumpkin defense rests case

Confederate blacks' role overlooked

Westside High junior facing cancer again

Republicans, Hodges clash over budget

DHEC report: Blacks at more risk

Residents angered by roadside hunting

Additional area news

Districts influence politics

This day in the millennium -- February 21

Sewage program still troubled

Guard dies when struck

Chamber to support city's redevelopment

Norwood still angry at Clinton

Augusta's United Way group serves as national model

States' first governors are missing

Lawmakers: Millions were misspent

The Toll of Modern Times

Bulls continue to have problems

Magic tops Hawks in OT

Hawks cut Williams, Pollard to reach limit

Houston leads Knicks recovery

Mr. Joe McNabb

Mr. Math Gay

Mrs. Alice Wilder

Mrs. Evelyn Manley

Christian Griffin

Mrs. Harriett Gindroz

Mrs. Ellen Franklin

Mr. Hubert Bolton

Mr. Clarence McGahee Sr.

Mrs. Leila Guillebeau

Mr. Larry Hills

Ms. Mary Carpenter

Mr. Jack Jones

Mrs. Lynda Reese

Mrs. Wessie Davis

Mrs. Eirl Lucas

Mrs. Mary Hawes

Mr. Charles Howell Jr.

Mrs. Carole Kelly

Mrs. Flora Marshall

Mr. Isaac Jackson

Clarifies issues for Ken Starr critics 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Asks for quiet in wake of removal trial 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises study of Augusta government 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Column: Good government `weed' sprouts in Atlanta 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits Falwell for demonizing Teletubbie 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

The race card 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Why not the best? 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

An old soldier's warning 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Want illegally parked cars ticketed 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

A stark contrast 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Lauds paper's support for HB 387 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Praises Graham; hits senators for 'shameful' votes 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Suggests replacing 'cowardly' senators 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ponders level of senators after trial 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares slavery caused 'Civil War' 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recounts Corps action after tornado 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts senator's appeal to lobbyists 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends postage stamp for Malcolm X 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Welcomes new mayor's ideas 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Describes future according to seer 022199 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wells depressed following trade

Galarraga will be missed

Gordon goes for record-tying win at Rockingham

Greene throwing without difficulty

Overtime: Trinidad eyes Whitaker in Garden fight

Venus Williams beats Graf, Novotna wins other semifinal

Davis tells Oakland mayor he wants to move team

Area baseball teams loaded

Venus-Graf semi set for Hanover

Clemens tries to blend in with Yankees

Vinson interviews with Colts

Devil Rays pushing wacky promos

Braves noteebook: Brian Hunter returns to Braves -

Couch consulted with Manning

Wildlife tag funds nearly disappeared

Overtime: Georgia coach reprimanded

Norway's Vik wins first Nordic combined event

Hitters bank on Baylor

Mitchell says ethics inquiry of scandal will look ahead

Braves notes: Wohlers is showing signs of improving

USOC might reopen inquiry of Atlanta bid

Rain postpones qualifying at Rockingham

Burton runs off easy Busch win

Religion briefs: Church leaders' reactions mixed after Clinton acquittal

In Russia, Pentecostalists look to U.S. for help

Motives lead to the right path

Undiscovered nature

Conference examines Orthodox Judaism's place in modern world

Tired of the job? Build a sports car

So exactly who is this Antichrist?

Did trio actually escape from Alcatraz?

Customer service could be improved

Black Americana

Christian salons tend their flock

Author targets the black feminism mystique

Looking anew at David in the age of Bill

Chili Palmer makes a 'Cool' comeback in new novel

Lenten season brings area churches together

Newman thanks luck for success

Bearing the cross

Film critic Gene Siskel dead at 53

Readers of 'Chronicle' had some success playing Cupid

Kid for a day

Church bulletin

Designers add touch of color to conventional men's wear

Fine arts calendar

Scholars wage friendly battle over facts of Jesus

The atom: Theory to major reality

All-in-Wonder not all wonderful

Got the time? Atomic timepiece sets standard

Dangers of genetic engineering debated

What's hot: New items of interest

Computer maker NEC to cut 10 percent of its jobs

Compaq says it never passed rival's secrets to Microsoft

Schools, libraries get another $323 million for Internet connections

Internet gives loyal TV show views a voice to protest

Doctor's orders: More wine, sex

Video game review: Castlevania brings back Dracula-fighting family

Quality computing on the cheap

Try winter sports with this snow pack

Answers to computer questions

Electricity from atoms brings ambivalent progress

Hurricane board may retire names

Intel's top executives to testify at antitrust trial