Local Economist, Ivestment Analyist weigh in on fiscal cliff debate

A local economist is weighing in on the looming fiscal cliff debate in Washington, as Congress has yet to come to a bipartisan compromise on a set of tax cuts set to expire at midnight on December 31st. Winthrop economics professor Robert Stonebraker says there will be changes to come if Congress doesn’t act. Chartered [...] Read More

What Does Keith Urban Love Most About Being an American Idol Judge?

Keith Urban will continue to expand his resume when he makes his debut as an American Idol judge when season 12 begins January 16 on FOX. He sat down to share why he agreed to sign on as a judge of one of America’s top reality shows. “American Idol really personifies the American Dream,” he [...] Read More

Jake Owen to Perform at the 2013 Orange Bowl

Jake Owen will ring in the new year in a big way! He’ll be the headlining halftime performer on Tuesday, January 1 at the 2013 Discover Orange Bowl at the Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The No. 15 Northern Illinois Huskies will play the No. 12 Florida State Seminoles. Game time is 7:30 [...] Read More

Lisa King from Farm Kings Answers Fan Questions

GAC recently hosted a Facebook chat with Lisa King, matriarch of the King family from the hit series Farm Kings. From the first episode of Season 1, which introduced Lisa and her family, fans have wondered about her farm life, her immaculate flower gardens and of course, her relationship with her nine sons and one [...] Read More

Dixie Chicks Replace Lady Antebellum at Craven Country Jamboree

The Dixie Chicks will replace Lady Antebellum as the Saturday headlining act for the 2013 Craven Country Jamboree. Lady A canceled a number of their summer dates after Hillary Scott announced her pregnancy. “We are extremely excited that we can offer a taste of country music royalty to the Craven Country Jamboree,” Kim Blevins, director [...] Read More