Cather confident after surgery

Braves notebook: Wohlers up to speed

Evans' no-hitter defeats Greenbrier

Yankees' starting five throw together for first time

Additional business news

Dollar hits high against yen

Deadline near for job tax

Survey: Job market to slow in Augusta

Sundstrand to be acquired by United Technologies

Telecom Italia shares jump after takeover bid

Pinkerton to be acquired Swedish company

Russia agrees to cut steel exports to U.S.

Dow close to record high

Court sides with FCC in dispute with 'Baby Bells'

Levi Strauss to close 11 plants, slash 5,900 jobs

No. 14 Georgia 98, Arkansas 82

Augusta women ousted

Talk stings Terps' star

USC Aiken ousted in overtime

Augusta State advances to semifinals

LSU upsets Tennessee women

1900s became Atomic Century
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- David Hawkins stared south through the chilly canyon gloom toward the wide open range. Behind him, an Army secretary worked quietly at her desk.

This day in the millennium -- February 23
Suribachi, where they raised the American flag. In 1822, Boston was granted a charter to incorporate as a city. In 1954, the first mass inoculation of children against polio with the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh.

This day in the millennium -- February 22
In 1819, Spain ceded Florida to the United States....In 1973, the United States and Communist China agreed to establish liaison offices....In 1980, in a stunning upset, the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviets at Lake Placid, N.Y., 4-3..

Military Park offers history and economic boost
VICKSBURG, Miss. -- Today it is a tranquil place of marble monuments and weathered cannons, a far cry from the bloody fighting on these rolling hills that killed thousands and brought a proud city to its knees.

High school, first place: Butterfly McQueen
Many important and influential people have passed through the great city of Augusta, Georgia. In my opinion, one of the most important is Butterfly McQueen.

High school, third place: The Voice of Velvet - Jessye Norman
In 1945, Jessye Norman was born in Augusta, Georgia. She was one of the five children produced by Silas and Jane Norman. Her parents believed that their family focus should be on church and school. Their children were required to go to school.

Financial advisers need ties of trust
Finding the right financial adviser is critical.

Essayists honor local figures
Students from area high schools and middle schools showed their respect for local African-American figures by participating in the Black History Student Essay Contest.

Middle school, third place: Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King was born in the year 1929. He was a United States clergyman and civil rights leader. King became the nation's most prominent spokesman for equal justice for Black Americans.

Museum follows educator's footsteps
The Lucy C. Laney Museum of Black History provides a wealth of information on the life and times of Miss Laney and encourages the appreciation of black art.

Middle schools, first place: Dr. Charles G. Larke
Dr. Charles G. Larke is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Larke. He was born in a small rural community of Kathwood, South Carolina. He has contributed to Richmond County, Georgia in many ways.

Middle schools, second place: Springfield Baptist Church -- An Impact on Black History
Founded in 1787, Springfield Baptist Church is the oldest independently formed black Baptist Church in America. It is also a place with one of America's most interesting histories.

High school, second place: Amanda Dickson
Amanda Dickson was famous for becoming the richest black woman in the South. She was the daughter of a rich plantation owner and was legally a slave herself when she was awarded the money through her father's will. There was some controversy over this, but she got the money and settled in Augusta.

County museum features three eras
The Augusta-Richmond County Museum offers a visual timeline of Augusta's black history.

Gallery highlights black artists
The Morris Museum of Art is honoring Black History Month by dedicating a special exhibit to three Georgia African-American artists and by kicking off a new educational program to teach children about black history.

Blackhawks fire Graham as coach

Red Wings 4, Sabres 4

Stars 1, Avalanche 1

Bill may loosen teen penalties

Navy looks to high schoolers

Forum tackles policies

Aiken hospital settles in sexual assault lawsuit

High school, second place: Amanda Dickson

I think I can

Citadel lawsuit delayed

Ambulance purchase debated

Middle schools, second place: Springfield Baptist Church -- An Impact on Black History

Armed robbers take woman's gambling winnings

This day in the millennium -- February 22

Bill would ban campaign lies

Middle school, third place: Martin Luther King

Businesses use police reports

This day in the millennium -- February 23

Man walks with cross 400 miles

Window treatment

Legos help students build for future

Driver released on bond

Official blames racism in health gap

Military Park offers history and economic boost

City council approves waste contract

He got game

Home front: Area man drives C-SPAN bus

Isakson may be missed

Across the area

Body found in area pond may be missing resident

Council lacks new petitions for annexation

High school, third place: The Voice of Velvet - Jessye Norman

Tax reduction plan approved by House

County museum features three eras

Jury weighing Lumpkin's fate today

Gallery highlights black artists

Thurmond unfazed by attention in Clinton trial

Middle schools, first place: Dr. Charles G. Larke

Panel guts pet projects in budget

Survey shows forest acreage grew slightly

City may privatize its wastewater plant

Treatment plant may snag river development

Smart Start results vary, say critics

Columbia County starts work on director posts

Essayists honor local figures

Businesses face suits by victims

Officials approve fee raises

Inn's cereal to be marketed

Taking a fall

Buffalo Soldiers re-enactors ride to preserve history

Recruiters struggle to fill ranks

Financial advisers need ties of trust

1900s became Atomic Century

Prison van crashes

Barnes' legislative agenda to get big push this week

Museum follows educator's footsteps

Plans remain on hold for shut air force base

Rodman moves closer to joining Lakers

Bulls no longer feared in NBA

Hawks fall to struggling Bulls

Injured knee knocks Hawks' leading scorer out week to 10 days

Magic 109, Rockets 83

Mr. Arthur Lamb

Mrs. Willie Thompson

Mr. Walker Dupree

Mr. Jack Troutman

Mr. Samuel Singfield Sr.

Mr. Kenneth Price, 52, assistant chief of police

William Mills-Cotten

Mr. Harold Willis

Mrs. Helen Howard

Mrs. Marguerite Maloney

Mr. Jack Browning

Mr. W. Mitchell Flint

Mr. Junior Roberts Sr.

Mrs. Reba Dempsey

Mr. George Athanaelos

Mr. Danny Newman Sr.

Mrs. Linda Dickens

Mr. Benjamin Martin

Mr. Jimmy Anderson

Mr. Jackson Thomas

Mr. Donald Smith

Mrs. Virginia Chapman

Mr. Marion Holston

Mr. Willard Moore

Mrs. Doris Durand

Mrs. Dorothy Stevens

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Braves notes: Nixon key player in Braves scheme

Braves notebook: Wohlers up to speed

Georgia 16, Wake Forest 7

Boone's offensive skills a real bonus for Braves

Is Toronto a way station for Wells?

Nelson holds off Fleisher to win GTE Seniors

Cox tests Yost on his signs

Overtime: Hiers 4-hits Kennesaw as Jags gain split

Evans' no-hitter defeats Greenbrier

Martin wins; Gordon's engine fails

Haas beats ailing Courier for first career title

Tyson could lose privileges for jail outburst

Novotna stops Venus Williams from winning first title

Slumping Faldo has high hopes for Match Play

USOC waits, and worries, about IOC

Javelin change wipes out Joyner-Kersee's heptathlon record

Nissan win satisfies Els

IOC inquiry to end this weekend

Semi-pro football opens doors in Augusta

Cather confident after surgery

United States 2, Chile 1


Evans test Pack in first meeting

Trinidad-De La Hoya is the talk of boxing

The people's pharmacy: Mixture of oils offers winter comfort

Age-old question: Power bars not source of health

Jewel of the diamond

The senior calendar

Actress ready to leave 'Home' after eight years

High school, first place: Butterfly McQueen

Xtreme advice: Respect is important part of a relationship

Xtreme style

Veggie value

Marketers targeting U.S. teen-agers more

Xtreme audio: Chart toppers

Net chat: J.C. Chasez from 'N Sync

Xtreme calendar

Xtreme screen

When teens chat, spammers listen

Call it the virtual Kool-Aid acid test

Student 'bashboard' sends schools back to drawing board

Campaign underway against IV bags made of PVC

Study: Classrooms are wired, but teachers unprepared

Treatment cuts deaths from cervical cancer in half

Take flight with 'Rogue Squadron'

Jones: Deal will close in March

Producing a digital photo finish

Online today

Russian money woes may end Mir missions

CompuServe gets a new look

Microsoft employee contradicts top executives

White House affair to remember -- and satirize

AOL kills neighborhood marketing plan


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