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D. C. Moody

Position: Staff writer
E-Mail Address: dmoody@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 864-855-0355


About D. C. Moody

David, a native of Anderson, is a graduate of Lander University with a bachelor of arts degree in English. A twice published novelist, David is also a professional copywriter with professional experience in media advertising. A father of two boys, he enjoys spending his time with family and friends. He can be reached at 864-855-0355, on his cell phone at 980-241-2282 or by email at dmoody@civitasmedia.com

Latest Stories by D. C. Moody

PICKENS COUNTY — “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.”
General John Logan, commander of

Sacrifices remembered

PICKENS COUNTY — “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.” General John Logan, commander of

PICKENS COUNTY — “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.”
General John Logan, commander of

Memorial Day made memorable

PICKENS COUNTY — “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.” General John Logan, commander of

EASLEY — The Big League World Series has called Easley home for the last 15 years, bringing players and fans from around the globe to Pickens County and this year will be no different.
In years past the week-long tournament has started and ended on a Wednesday but this year's edition will kick off on a Tuesday and end on a Tuesday, with ESPN

Big League World Series ready to roll in Easley

EASLEY — The Big League World Series has called Easley home for the last 15 years, bringing players and fans from around the globe to Pickens County and this year will be no different. In years past the week-long tournament has started and ended on a Wednesday but this year's edition will kick off on a Tuesday and end on a Tuesday, with ESPN

EASLEY — The Big League World Series has called Easley home for the last 15 years, bringing players and fans from around the globe to Pickens County and this year will be no different.
In years past the week-long tournament has started and ended on a Wednesday but this year's edition will kick off on a Tuesday and end on a Tuesday, with ESPN

Big League World Series ready to roll into Easley

EASLEY — The Big League World Series has called Easley home for the last 15 years, bringing players and fans from around the globe to Pickens County and this year will be no different. In years past the week-long tournament has started and ended on a Wednesday but this year's edition will kick off on a Tuesday and end on a Tuesday, with ESPN

By D. C. Moody
dmoody@civitasmedia.com
PICKENS COUNTY — What began as an invitation to speak at Easley's chapter of Rotary evolved into an opportunity for Pickens County schools to visit with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman.
Spearman, taking in some of the schools in the School District of Pickens County with Dr. Danny Merck, SD

Impromptu SDPC tour

By D. C. Moody dmoody@civitasmedia.com PICKENS COUNTY — What began as an invitation to speak at Easley's chapter of Rotary evolved into an opportunity for Pickens County schools to visit with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. Spearman, taking in some of the schools in the School District of Pickens County with Dr. Danny Merck, SD

PICKENS COUNTY — What began as an invitation to speak at Easley's chapter of Rotary evolved into an opportunity for Pickens County schools to visit with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman.
Spearman, taking in some of the schools in the School District of Pickens County with Dr. Danny Merck, SDPC superintendent in tow, saw a variety o

Impromptu SDPC tour

PICKENS COUNTY — What began as an invitation to speak at Easley's chapter of Rotary evolved into an opportunity for Pickens County schools to visit with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. Spearman, taking in some of the schools in the School District of Pickens County with Dr. Danny Merck, SDPC superintendent in tow, saw a variety o

SDPC general fund passes first reading, no tax increase included

PICKENS COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County held its first reading of the 2015-2016 general fund budget May 11 and with the initial offering no tax increase is part of the package presented. While there is no tax increase included in the budget proposal, which still must pass two more public readings before adoption, there are som

PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in attendance.
Thousands strolled Friday night through the 500 plus classic collectibles, shiny as the day

Blue Ridge Fest rocks

PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in attendance. Thousands strolled Friday night through the 500 plus classic collectibles, shiny as the day

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In July 2014 Pastor “Chick” McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier.
On April 29, after 3,200 miles, McGill completed his national prayer walk, a symbol of his efforts to bring a message

Preacher completes walking trek across country

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In July 2014 Pastor “Chick” McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier. On April 29, after 3,200 miles, McGill completed his national prayer walk, a symbol of his efforts to bring a message

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In July 2014 Pastor “Chick” McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier.
On April 29, after 3,200 miles, McGill completed his national prayer walk, a symbol of his efforts to bring a message

One man, 3,200 miles and one message

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In July 2014 Pastor “Chick” McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier. On April 29, after 3,200 miles, McGill completed his national prayer walk, a symbol of his efforts to bring a message

As you read this column — and I am assuming it is Friday, so keep that in mind — I am actually on vacation. Well, a vacation for me, and I don't think I could believe many of you would consider it down time. I'll give you an explanation of what I mean and then the point of it all, because believe it or not, my life isn't always about me

Time for riding, riffing, relaxing

As you read this column — and I am assuming it is Friday, so keep that in mind — I am actually on vacation. Well, a vacation for me, and I don't think I could believe many of you would consider it down time. I'll give you an explanation of what I mean and then the point of it all, because believe it or not, my life isn't always about me

As you read this column, and I am assuming it is Friday so keep that in mind. I am actually on vacation. Well, a vacation for me and I don't think I could believe many of you would consider it down time. I'll give you an explanation of what I mean and then the point of it all, because believe it or not, my life isn't always about me.
There's no se

Time for some riding, riffing and relaxing

As you read this column, and I am assuming it is Friday so keep that in mind. I am actually on vacation. Well, a vacation for me and I don't think I could believe many of you would consider it down time. I'll give you an explanation of what I mean and then the point of it all, because believe it or not, my life isn't always about me. There's no se

No tax hike for SDPC

PICKENS COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County held its first reading of the 2015-2016 general fund budget May 11 and with the initial offering no tax increase is part of the package presented. While there is no tax increase included in the budget proposal, which still must pass two more public readings before adoption, there are som

PICKENS COUNTY — What began as an invitation to speak at Easley's chapter of Rotary evolved into an opportunity for Pickens County schools to visit with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman.
Spearman, taking in some of the schools in the School District of Pickens County with Dr. Danny Merck, SDPC superintendent in tow, saw a variety o

Spearman tours SDPC

PICKENS COUNTY — What began as an invitation to speak at Easley's chapter of Rotary evolved into an opportunity for Pickens County schools to visit with Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. Spearman, taking in some of the schools in the School District of Pickens County with Dr. Danny Merck, SDPC superintendent in tow, saw a variety o

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In July 2014 Pastor “Chick” McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier.
On April 29, after 3,200 miles, McGill completed his national prayer walk, a symbol of his efforts to bring a message

TransAmerican Crosswalk 2014 walker reaches destination in California

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — In July 2014 Pastor “Chick” McGill passed through Easley and Pickens County on a walk, not to pass the time but to pass a message. The walk is finally over, ending on the Santa Monica Pier. On April 29, after 3,200 miles, McGill completed his national prayer walk, a symbol of his efforts to bring a message

Easley judge resigns, cites issues with EPD

EASLEY — A recently appointed part-time municipal court judge in the city of Easley resigned May 6 after a brief stint with the city court and cited issues with Easley Police Department officials and processes as the reasons. The Easley Progress obtained a copy of former municipal judge Chris L. McFarlin's resignation through a Freedom of In

PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in attendance.
Thousands strolled Friday night through the 500 plus classic collectibles, shiny as the day

Blue Ridge Fest a 'classic'

PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in attendance. Thousands strolled Friday night through the 500 plus classic collectibles, shiny as the day

Easley judge resigns, cites issues with EPD

EASLEY — A recently appointed part-time municipal court judge in the city of Easley resigned May 6 after a brief stint with the city court and cited issues with Easley Police Department officials and processes as the reasons. The Easley Progress obtained a copy of former municipal judge Chris L. McFarlin's resignation through a Freedom of In

PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in attendance.
Thousands strolled Friday night through the 500 plus classic collectibles, shiny as the day

Blue Ridge Fest rocks

PICKENS COUNTY — The 18th annual Blue Ridge Fest was a reminiscent throwback to years gone by with classic American rides and the tunes that once pumped through the AM radios now lost to memory with folks from as far away as California in attendance. Thousands strolled Friday night through the 500 plus classic collectibles, shiny as the day

Foothills Playhouse unveils new look for upcoming season

By D. C. Moody dmoody@civitasmedia.com EASLEY — Easley's Foothills Playhouse celebrated its first-ever Red Carpet Reveal to an enthusiastic group of theatre patrons on May 2, and much like an old 45 rpm record, there is a B-side to the 2015-16 season. “We wanted to do something a little different with this upcoming season and offer s





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