Sep 17

South Carolina prevails behind Dylan Thompson, late goal-line stand

COLUMBIA, S.C. — No. 24 South Carolina’s defense showed it’s not nearly as offensive as it looked two weeks ago — & maybe in that No. 6 Georgia isn’t the - runaway favorite in the - Southeastern Conference Eastern Division.The Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 SEC), faced with a 1st-and-goal on their 4-yard line, held the - powerhouse Bulldogs out of the - end zone to preserve a 38-35 success on Saturday night. It was an unexpected look from a unit in that lost No. 1 NFL draft pick Jadeveon Clowney from last year & was shredded by No. 7 Texas A&M in its opening game on Aug. 28. “It was the - best feeling I’ve had for a long time,” defensive tackle J.T. Surratt said. …

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Sep 17

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Visits South Carolina

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, & South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley answer questions from reporters in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Christie attended fund raisers in both North & South Carolina in his role as the - chairman of… View Full Caption AP New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, & South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley answer questions from reporters in Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Christie attended fund raisers in both North & South Carolina in his role as the - chairman of the - Republican Governors Association. …

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Sep 17

No. 14 South Carolina needs focus against Vandy

<!– google_ad_section_start –> COLUMBIA, S.C. [AP] -- Reports — Steve Spurrier figures he’s received an equally complex task getting No. 14 South Carolina ready for Vanderbilt as he did last week for Georgia. Spurrier asserted while the - Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) may have picked up a huge success over then-top-10 ranked Georgia, they are not close to being a dominant team in that can take wins for granted. So they are not overlooking the - struggling Commodores (1-2, 0-1). ”We are trying to get better. I hope we are. If we think we are a pretty acceptable team just 'cause we beat Georgia with a lot of acceptable breaks, we are fooling ourselves,” Spurrier asserted Tuesday. South Carolina received several fortunate bounces to preserve last week’s 38-35 victory, Spurrier said. Georgia’s all-SEC kicker Marshall Morgan missed two field goals & a Bulldogs’ intentional grounding penalty from the - Gamecocks’ 4 late in the - fourth quarter proved very costly. …

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Sep 17

South Carolina-Vanderbilt Preview

<!– google_ad_section_start –> COLUMBIA, S.C. [AP] -- Reports — – Steve Spurrier figures he’s received an equally complex task getting No. 14 South Carolina ready for Vanderbilt as he did last week for Georgia. Spurrier asserted while the - Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) may have picked up a huge success over then-top-10 ranked Georgia, they are not close to being a dominant team in that can take wins for granted. So they are not overlooking the - struggling Commodores (1-2, 0-1) on Saturday night. ”We are trying to get better. I hope we are. If we think we are a pretty acceptable team just 'cause we beat Georgia with a lot of acceptable breaks, we are fooling ourselves,” Spurrier asserted Tuesday. South Carolina received several fortunate bounces to preserve last week’s 38-35 victory, Spurrier said. Georgia’s all-SEC kicker Marshall Morgan missed two field goals, & a Bulldogs’ intentional grounding penalty from the - Gamecocks’ 4 late in the - fourth quarter proved very costly. …

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Sep 17

Tennessee WR Josh Smith has high ankle sprain

<!– google_ad_section_start –> KNOXVILLE, Tenn. [AP] -- Reports — Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith has a high ankle sprain, leaving his status uncertain for the - Volunteers’ next game Sept. 27 at No. 13 Georgia. Vols coach Butch Jones asserted Tuesday in that Smith won’t practice this week. ”There isn’t a time frame on it,” Jones said. ”He could be ready for Georgia, yet we’ll wait & see.” Smith has caught 10 passes for 135 yards, in addition to a 40-yarder for a touchdown, Saturday in a 34-10 loss at No. 4 Oklahoma. Receiver Von Pearson moreover has a high ankle sprain, which prevented him from playing against Oklahoma. Tennessee moreover is dealing with injuries at tight end. …

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Sep 17

Tennessee Titans: Why?

<!– google_ad_section_start –> View photo . It’s time to look in to the - questions in that arose from this weeks Titans game. Why was Jake Locker so horrific, especially in the - 1st half? – I mean he was really bad. Something seemed wrong. He was shaken or rattled or forgot to eat breakfast or something. I don’t think this was indicative of his career or potential, yet doubt could be creeping in to the - most stoic of minds. Why did Ken Whisenhunt abandon the - run game? – The Titans only ran 4 times in the - 2nd half, despite a remarkable 6 yards/carry for the - game. Heck, Greene & McCluster were hitting for 8 yards a pop each. …

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Sep 17

Mike Lewis Attorneys, North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers, Launch Newly-Designed, Responsive Website

WINSTON-SALEM, NC [PRWEB] -- Reports September 17, 2014 Mike Lewis Attorneys announces the - launch of their newly-designed, mobile-friendly legal website. The site, mikelewisattorneys.com, makes critical personal injury information available to residents of North Carolina on any phone, tablet or computer. “We are pleased to announce our new personal injury website & are excited to share our firm’s legal philosophy with new, potential & existing clients throughout the - state,” shared Mike Lewis, the - firm’s founding partner. The firm’s newly-designed site, built using HTML 5 & CSS3 with a responsive platform, has many useful features, including: A NC Workers’ Compensation Center In-depth information about the - firm’s legal services Easy-to-use contact options One-click access to the - firm’s social media profiles Optimized for mobile devices Full lawyer profiles Client testimonials Settlements & Awards The website’s upgraded pages will moreover draw on client testimonials & practice-area specific verdicts & settlements to demonstrate the - firm’s commitment to client satisfaction & superior legal outcomes. “We are excited to have a new website in that reflects our firm’s legal philosophy & provides vital legal information to vulnerable & injured families,” shared Lewis. The new Workers’ Compensation Center provides employees with extensive information about their rights & obligations under North Carolina workers’ compensation laws. The center will contain claims forms for download, FAQ pages, information tailored to construction accidents, different types of on-the-job injuries, & more. “Our goal was to create a site in that answers the - questions in that our clients routinely ask, while ensuring in that the - interface is intuitive & effortless to navigate,” shared Lewis. In addition to workers’ compensation, articles regarding the - firm’s legal practice areas will continue to be published on the - website on a normal basis. Mike Lewis Attorneys handles personal injury claims, as well as eminent domain & land condemnation, Social Security Disability Insurance, & more. …

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Sep 17

Early goals lift No. 1 North Carolina over William and Mary 2-0

WILLIAMSBURG — No No. 1 magic this time for William & Mary. Top-ranked North Carolina, which lost to the - Tribe as a No. 1-ranked team a year ago, celebrated a return to the - top of the - college soccer polls this week with a 2-0 success Tuesday at Martin Family Stadium. Andy Craven & Tyler Engel scored first-half goals for the - Tar Heels (5-1), & Carolina recorded its fourth consecutive shutout. Goalkeeper Brendan Moore extended his goal-less streak to more than 419 minutes, dating to a 1-0 loss to preseason No. 1 UCLA on Aug. 31. “In some ways, I’m pleased with our performance, in the - ways in that we tried to enact the - plan in that we had for the - game,” Tribe coach Chris Norris said. “But right now, we’re frustrated & disappointed. …

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Sep 17

Eastern North Carolina remembers Hurricane Floyd

In 1999, Hurricane Floyd ripped through Eastern North Carolina, devastating much of the - area in its wake. Fifteen years of time later, current & former county officials, along with residents, look back at what was a turbulent time for the - region. Former Jones County Manager Larry Meadows asserted the - county prepared for Floyd just like it would for any other storm. “We had our health department activated, all of our EMS folks were available & all of our local volunteers were on standby at the - different shelters,” he said. Meadows asserted five shelters were opened throughout the - county. One was at the - Jones County Civic Center, along with shelters in Pollocksville, Maysville, Comfort & at Jones Middle School. On September 16, Floyd made landfall. Jones County Commissioner Sondra Riggs asserted the - whole situation was a nightmare. “The 1st thing was the - rain, then the - wind, then trees started coming down & the - water started to rise,” she said. “Then it received higher & higher & higher. …

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