US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in Q3

US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in third quarter, boosted by exports and defense spending.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

Shopgirl: Taco Bell adds app

Wow, Taco Bell has taken fast food to a new level of ? convenience? Laziness? You decide.


Sturgill Simpson is country guy in disguise

Nashville singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson expected to be labeled "the acid-country guy" when he self-released his sophomore album "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music" in May 2014. Instead, within weeks, Simpson found resonance with country music fans nationwide. He'll perform at Sky City on Nov. 5.

Robert Streb wins McGladrey Classic, will realize dream at Augusta

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Two items on Robert Streb's bucket list are attending an Oklahoma-Texas football game and playing at Augusta National Golf Club. He never could have guessed which would be the first one scratched off the list.

Aussie wins Asia-Pacific Amateur, spot in Masters

Antonio Murdaca of Australia earned a place in the field for next year's Masters Tournament after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship by seven shots Sunday on Royal Melbourne's composite course.

Australian leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

Todd Sinnott of Australia shot 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Tianlang Guan of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne.

Aussies on top at Asia-Pacific Amateur

Antonio Murdaca of Australia shot 4-under 68 to lead the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from compatriot and overnight leader Todd Sinnott on Friday.