North Augusta teen and former 'America's Got Talent' contestant reported missing, then found safe

...information on the girl's whereabouts was shared more than 3,300 times on social media.Skilyr Hicks, who competed on America's Got Talent, was reported missing by her mother, Jodi Simak Cronk, around 8 p.m. on Facebook. She posted on Facebook...

Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

DETROIT - Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck...

Property transfers

...Page 13, Easement, $52,000Bank of America NA to Bruce Tice, Section Two-A, 3415...B, McCoys Creek, $114,000Bank of America NA to Department of Housing and Urban...Lot 13, Block C, Glenn HillsBank of America NA to Department of Housing and Urban...

Faith digest

Business fellowshipThe Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship in America meets at noon every Wednesday at Golden Corral Restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway.The speakers for May are:? May 6: Hae...

Diet Pepsi will drop aspertame

...diet sodas. Coca-Cola said this week that sales volume for Diet Coke, which also uses aspartame, fell 5 percent in North America in the first three months of the year.Atlanta-based Coca-Cola said in a statement that it has no plans to change the...

Rants & Raves

...me of my favorite coffee, Chock Full O'Nuts.SEN. HARRY REID is right. The 2016 Republican candidates are all losers. America will soon have its first female president.WHAT IS PRESIDENT Oba ma's greatest achievement? Hurting blacks.CUBA CHANGES...

American Airlines beats Street 1Q forecasts

...flights added by competitors, the strong U.S. dollar, which reduced international ticket sales, and weakness in Latin America.But expenses fell 7 percent because of cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in oil prices that began last summer.Spending...

Regret victory was important to Kentucky Derby

...I do not care if she never wins another race, or if she never starts in another race. She has won the greatest race in America, and I am satisfied."Upon hearing of this, one can imagine that Matt Winn was quite well satisfied, as well.

Millennials reshaping hotel industry

...and Miami Beach, Fla., with 50 additional properties planned within the next three years across the U.S. and Latin America.The brand offers travelers an urban, cosmopolitan design with communal spaces, like the AC Lounge with signature cocktails...

Starved for moral leadership

...Those of us who came afterward have long wondered: How could America and the rest of the world have stood by and done so little...of the Holocaust?We need not wonder any longer.Today, America and the rest of the world are similarly doing little about...