The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:59:16 EST 1800 The passage of time — when perception meets reality http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/50392473/The-passage-of-time--when-perception-meets-reality My little brother is getting married this weekend, and I can't seem to wrap my head around the fact that he's all grown up. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:58:03 EST 2014 Pumpkin Festival Quilt http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50318093/2014-Pumpkin-Festival-Quilt The 36th annual Pumpkin Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Oolenoy Community Center, 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pickens. This year's quilt is a Nine Patch Pumpkin Quilt designed by Susie Flowers and quilted by Anne Stowe. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:08:02 EST New restaurants coming to Easley, Pickens http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50341806/New-restaurants-coming-to-Easley-Pickens PICKENS COUNTY — One new restaurant has already opened in Pickens County — Moe's Southwestern Grill had its grand opening last week — and Zaxby's has chosen Pickens County to be the location for the company's new... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:57:01 EST MAC Ride raises money for charity http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news/50394151/MAC-Ride-raises-money-for-charity EASLEY — The Mission Action Challenge kicked off its 2014 fundraising event out of Old Market Square in Easley on Aug. 23. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:17:03 EST Powdersville Business of the Month http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/business/50275508/Powdersville-Business-of-the-Month The Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce presented the Powdersville Business of the Month to Dr. J.J. Lynn, D.M.D. on Aug. 13. Members of Dr. Lynn's staff, along with chamber members and representatives, were on hand to honor the dental office... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:08:04 EST ‘Passing the Mantle’ marks transition into college life http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/50353069/Passing-the-Mantle-marks-transition-into-college-life Students and their families, along with faculty and staff took part in a “Passing the Mantle” ceremony – a time of prayer and reflection as well as a celebration of transition into college life. During the Aug. 16 ceremony, part of... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:43:02 EST SWU applauds top Pickens County educators http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50352872/SWU-applauds-top-Pickens-County-educators PICKENS – Southern Wesleyan University joined the School District of Pickens County in congratulating top educators during the district's Back-to-School Celebration Aug. 15 at Pickens High School. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:34:03 EST Grainger Foundation donates $5K to Tri-County welding program http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/50352498/Grainger-Foundation-donates-$5K-to-Tri-County-welding-program GREENVILLE — The Grainger Foundation donated $5,000 to Tri-County Technical College in support of the expansion of the cutting lab in its Welding department. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:11:04 EST Tri-County faculty, staff recognized for service http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/50316848/Tri-County-faculty-staff-recognized-for-service PENDLETON — A Tri-County Technical College employee was recognized for four decades of service to the college and the state at an annual convocation. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:04:02 EST Implant could be solution for epileptics http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50316679/Implant-could-be-solution-for-epileptics EASLEY — Sufferers of epilepsy haven't seen many options for treatment over the years, especially in Pickens County, but Baptist Easley Hospital in conjunction with Clemson Neurology has opened avenues locally. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:52:02 EST Pickens hitting the road for Pendleton tilt this week http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50398290/Pickens-hitting-the-road-for-Pendleton-tilt-this-week PICKENS — Coming off a tough start to the 2014 season with a 52-7 loss to Easley, Pickens (0-1) is looking to turn it around this week when they travel to Pendleton to take on the Bulldogs. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:49:02 EST Liberty digs out of hole to win season opener http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50398234/Liberty-digs-out-of-hole-to-win-season-opener ANDERSON — The Red Devils pulled off an impressive win for their varsity football season opener at Crescent on Friday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:43:02 EST Meals on Wheels wins in annual Food Fight Bowl http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50397510/Meals-on-Wheels-wins-in-annual-Food-Fight-Bowl PICKENS — The seventh annual Food Fight Bowl might be over, but the fundraising efforts between local area high schools won't be over until mid-September. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:06:07 EST Easley douses Blue Flame 52-7 in rivalry game http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50397486/Easley-douses-Blue-Flame-52-7-in-rivalry-game PICKENS — From the opening possession until the final horn, the Easley Green Wave dominated the Blue Flame of Pickens on the road for its fourth consecutive win in the county rivalry by a final score of 52-7. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:06:04 EST Changing the face of violence http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50397459/Changing-the-face-of-violence EASLEY — The state of South Carolina ranks among the worst in the nation when it comes to criminal domestic violence and the deaths of women at the hands of their partners. Angel Garcia wants to change that. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:05:04 EST Alliance Pickens director addresses Third Thursday http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50397436/Alliance-Pickens-director-addresses-Third-Thursday Ray Farley II, executive director of Alliance Pickens, was the keynote speaker for the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce's monthly Third Thursday Luncheon on Aug. 21. Farley discussed the upgrades in media and facilities at the Alliance Pickens... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:04:04 EST Green Wave going hunting for win number 2 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50397414/Green-Wave-going-hunting-for-win-number-2 EASLEY — Fresh off its fourth straight victory over county rival Pickens, the Easley Green Wave are set to host powerhouse D. W. Daniel this Friday as the Lions open the 2014 campaign. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:03:02 EST Area Reunions http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50405304/Area-Reunions Trotter ClanThe Trotter clan and descendants of George MacDuffie and Sara O'Neal Trotter hold their reunion at 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Gatehouse Restaurant in Pickens.EHS Class of 1984 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:36:06 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50405385/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:36:10 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50405436/Church-News Revivals/Meetings/Misc. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:36:09 EST