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It's My Job: Chapman's EatJackson - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:52pm

It's My Job: Chapman's EatJackson
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Mississippi is home to an incredible and diverse food culture, and it's become my job to share that unifying element with our neighbors and the world. With our amazing team, we share the stories of food in central Mississippi — the Jackson metro ...

A closer look at Haley's economic 'magic' claims - The State

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:31pm

The State

A closer look at Haley's economic 'magic' claims
The State
Jobs announced, not filled: Voters hear Haley's big job announcement numbers – 57,000 – and don't realize many have not been filled, political experts said. The newspaper surveyed 41 job announcements .... Economists and political scientists say Haley ...

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Car Chase: In search of major auto plant, NC starts to assemble sites - News & Observer

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:05pm

News & Observer

Car Chase: In search of major auto plant, NC starts to assemble sites
News & Observer
South Carolina has a major all-terrain vehicle plant, for example. Honda Jet is headquartered in ... “And we need a couple of 'catalyst' opportunities that are a magnitude enough that we can get strong multipliers to get the job creation moving.” North ...

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Sanderson Farms plant could provide needed jobs, some say - Fayetteville Observer

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:10am

Sanderson Farms plant could provide needed jobs, some say
Fayetteville Observer
When the House of Raeford turkey plant shuttered last year, Derodsha' Evans was among the more than 900 employees let go. The 23-year-old Hoke County resident is now a part-time cook at a Raeford diner, but he likes the prospect of having a job with ...

SC's economy slows, jobless rate jumps - Hilton Head Island Packet

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:44am

Hilton Head Island Packet

SC's economy slows, jobless rate jumps
Hilton Head Island Packet
That means more people are gaining confidence in the job market and are returning to the search for work. South Carolina's jobless rate had been falling rapidly all year until July in part because discouraged job hunters had been dropping out of the ...
SC's unemployment rate increases to 6.4 percentCharlotte Observer

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UGA returns home to face Troy - Anderson Independent Mail

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:13pm

Anderson Independent Mail

UGA returns home to face Troy
Anderson Independent Mail
He's a great coach, and they do a wonderful job there — been doing it for years.” UGA defensive tackle ... It'll be a bounce back game for a team that believes it let one get away in a 38-35 loss to South Carolina last Saturday in Columbia. “Everybody ...
Georgia DC Pruitt shoulders blame, says defense, 'not doing our job'Online Athens
Vandy looking for upset vs. South CarolinaAiken Standard
UGA hears back from SEC on controversial calls vs. South CarolinaAtlanta Journal Constitution
Macon Telegraph (blog)
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What will Spurrier's success mean for USC's future? - GoGamecocks

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:27pm

GoGamecocks

What will Spurrier's success mean for USC's future?
GoGamecocks
When Steve Spurrier leaves South Carolina, it will not be for another job in all likelihood, but Spurrier's new address won't change the challenge that awaits the Gamecocks in replacing him. Like Franklin, Spurrier brought life from what had been dead ...
Five Keys to Victory - Vanderbiltsouthcarolina.247sports.com
Vandy looking for upset vs. No. 14 South CarolinaMerced Sun-Star

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SC's unemployment rate increases - Greenville News

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:07pm

SC's unemployment rate increases
Greenville News
The numbers show more than 138,000 South Carolinians are unemployed but trying to find a job, an increase of 13,400 from July. The national jobless rate declined slightly to 6.1 percent, the same rate as in June. South Carolina had been below the ...

Why Georgia's pass rush struggled at South Carolina - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:52pm

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Why Georgia's pass rush struggled at South Carolina
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Clemson was missing two offensive line starters and was inexperienced. South Carolina also was prepared for the pass rush, designing some quick-release passes. Of course, it's the front seven's job to overcome enough to at least get a hand close to the ...

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Unemployment on the rise in the Carolinas - Charlotte Business Journal

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:25am

Unemployment on the rise in the Carolinas
Charlotte Business Journal
... unemployment rate was 6.8 percent in August, up from a revised rate of 6.5 percent in July. And the jobless rate in South Carolina rose to 6.4 percent from 5.8 percent. ... The industry sector with the largest job gain during the month was ...

SC's unemployment rate increases to 6.4 percent - Charlotte Observer

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:13am

SFGate

SC's unemployment rate increases to 6.4 percent
Charlotte Observer
South Carolina's biggest job gains in August came in education and health services, hospitality, and manufacturing, which posted a combined growth of 5,000 jobs, when seasonally adjusted. The state unemployment agency notes that employment ...
SOURCE: SC Department of Employment and WorkforceMyrtleBeachOnline.com

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Burke fires consultant over jobs plan copying - WIS

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:05am

Burke fires consultant over jobs plan copying
WIS
(AP) - Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she had severed ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats. Burke has built her campaign around her jobs ...

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New DSS Role Starts With Lexington Kids' Murders - WLTX.com

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:47pm

New DSS Role Starts With Lexington Kids' Murders
WLTX.com
In his first weeks on the job, Swindler would have the tragic and severe case of 5 murdered Lexington County children on his desk. "I have been directly involved with unfortunate situations like this," Swindler said. When Lexington County Sheriff's ...

South Carolina's Thompson seeking more success - SunHerald.com

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:23pm

SunHerald.com

South Carolina's Thompson seeking more success
SunHerald.com
"I've got to do a better job of that." Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason thinks Thompson's showing he belongs with the top SEC quarterbacks this season after the Georgia win. "Dylan Thompson had his best game in terms of formulating an explosive offense ...
South Carolina/Vanderbilt FootballHarrison Daily

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Jets' Vick says Goodell doing 'great job' - WIS

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 5:50pm

Jets' Vick says Goodell doing 'great job'
WIS
Three women were robbed at gun point just before 11 p.m. near the University of South Carolina campus Thursday, police said. The three victims told Columbia .... "I think he's doing a great job," Vick said after practice Thursday. "I think some ...

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Energy-rich Weld County leads the nation's big counties for job gains - Denver Business Journal

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:15am

Energy-rich Weld County leads the nation's big counties for job gains
Denver Business Journal
Colorado's Weld County, which has seen a recent surge in oil and gas development, enjoyed the biggest percentage job gain among 339 of the largest U.S. counties over the one-year period ending March 31, according to a federal report Thursday. Two other ...

Ron Higgins' SEC Poll Week 4: South Carolina, LSU go up, Georgia falls - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:52pm

Football.com

Ron Higgins' SEC Poll Week 4: South Carolina, LSU go up, Georgia falls
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
"If you score 35 points and you don't win, we're not doing our job," Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt said. "They 'ought to be dragging me over the coals." Mississippi State (last week No. 7, 3-0, Saturday at LSU): It's Mississippi State's ...
Live updates from the SEC coaches teleconferenceAL.com
Western Division continues to dominate SECFort Worth Star Telegram
Almost Perfect Picks Has Little To ChooseBamaMag.com (subscription)

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Jeremy Pruitt embarrassed to lose when Georgia offense scores 35 points - Red and Black

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:57pm

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jeremy Pruitt embarrassed to lose when Georgia offense scores 35 points
Red and Black
... there were probably 10 to 15 plays throughout the game that I put them in a situation where they didn't have a chance to be successful and that's my fault and I've got to do a better job of that,” Pruitt said. “Not to take anything away from [South ...
Taking the BlameGamecockAnthem.com (subscription)
Pruitt sees no 'loser's limp' from BulldogsMacon Telegraph (blog)
UGA hears back from SEC on controversial calls vs. South CarolinaAtlanta Journal Constitution
Dawg Sports
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SC offshore drilling report: economy beats environment - Greenville News

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:19pm

SC offshore drilling report: economy beats environment
Greenville News
South Carolina's economic benefits would rank second highest to North Carolina along the East Coast with the potential to create anywhere from 8,200 direct and indirect jobs on the low end to 45,700 jobs on the high end by 2035. Since it would take ...
Government Officials Exploring Possibility of Off-Shore Oil DrillingWSAV-TV

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Channel Intelligence: 2014's Best States To Start A Solution Provider Business - CRN

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:00pm

Channel Intelligence: 2014's Best States To Start A Solution Provider Business
CRN
At the same time, they wanted to capitalize on the growing number of business opportunities in South Carolina and, especially, North Carolina. The availability of a pool of experienced IT talent to fill out its employee roster also was a factor.