The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:18:29 EST 1800 Pendleton outlasts Pickens in tight contest http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50471979/Pendleton-outlasts-Pickens-in-tight-contest The Blue Flame of Pickens was on a short road trip to Pendleton to face the Bulldogs and in the end came up short in its bid to even their record to 1-1, instead falling to 0-2 after a tight ballgame. It was a defensive struggle throughout the night... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:17:03 EST Patriots’ corral Mustangs on turnovers, offensive assault http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50472004/Patriots-corral-Mustangs-on-turnovers-offensive-assault The Powdersville Patriots opened their 2014 season with a strong offensive showing against the Palmetto Mustangs at home. The Patritos took an early lead and the defense never allowed the Mustangs to get back in the game as Powdersville's... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:52:04 EST Wren offense blows through Woodmont like category five http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50471947/Wren-offense-blows-through-Woodmont-like-category-five From the opening kickoff until the final horn it was a Hurricane warning over Anderson county as Wren blasted visiting Woodmont in a 62-0 blowout. Nathaniel Ekwere took the opening kickoff 98 yards to open the scoring and it was downhill from there. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:39:04 EST Third quarter burst gives Daniel big win at Easley http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50471908/Third-quarter-burst-gives-Daniel-big-win-at-Easley Easley's Green Wave was in the game with the ground-powered Daniel Lions until a third quarter burst by the visiting team opened the game up and gave Easley a lead they couldn't overcome. Daniel ripped off 21 unanswered in the third... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:38:02 EST Logano nabs third win of season in Bristol night race http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423352/Logano-nabs-third-win-of-season-in-Bristol-night-race BRISTOL, Tenn. – Joey Logano believes he has the car and Team Penske believes they have the team to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:15:03 EST Logano defies odds with career renaissance at Penske http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423574/Logano-defies-odds-with-career-renaissance-at-Penske For every Kyle Busch, there's a Casey Atwood. For every Kyle Larson, there's a Todd Kluever. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:06:02 EST NASCAR by the numbers http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423460/NASCAR-by-the-numbers 6: The number of victories recorded by Team Penske drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year. It's the first time a Ford team has won more than five races in a single year since Carl Edwards' nine-victory season for Roush Fenway... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:01 EST Keselowski earns first NASCAR Truck Series win at Bristol http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423735/Keselowski-earns-first-NASCAR-Truck-Series-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After 62 races — the last 20 of which were in his own equipment — Brad Keselowski is finally a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:50:02 EST Easley FD ISO rating improves http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50419225/Easley-FD-ISO-rating-improves EASLEY — The new ISO classification rating for the Easley Fire Department has dropped to a Class 3 and Fire Chief Butch Womack says the department is on track to be lowered to a Class 2 by this time next year. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:18:03 EST Congressman speaks at Rotary Club http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news/50336957/Congressman-speaks-at-Rotary-Club Congressman Jeff Duncan was the guest speaker at the Easley Rotary Club on Aug. 19. Duncan spoke on many topics, mainly focusing on his views of corporate tax reformation, deportation hearings of unaccompanied minors from Central America, and the... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:04:01 EST Anderson man sentenced for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50435505/Anderson-man-sentenced-for-knowing-endangerment-by-release-of-asbestos COLUMBIA — Scott William Farmer, 37, of Anderson, was sentenced Aug. 19 in federal court in Spartanburg for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos, a violation of 42 U.S.C. § 7413(c)(5). Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:02 EST Electrical wiring certificate class starts Sept. 2 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50434951/Electrical-wiring-certificate-class-starts-Sept.-2 PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College is offering an Electrical Wiring Certificate program for individuals who want to prepare for careers as electricians. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:02:03 EST Man gets $19K in equipment using bad check http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter-news/50434700/Man-gets-$19K-in-equipment-using-bad-check ANDERSON – The Anderson County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man who wrote a bad check to pay for lawn equipment and other items valued at nearly $19,000. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:44:01 EST SCDOT’s 511 System can help weekend travelers “reach the beach” http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50434214/SCDOTs-511-System-can-help-weekend-travelers-reach-the-beach Labor Day Weekend travelers are reminded to use the South Carolina Department of Transportation's (SCDOT) free 511 Traveler Information System, which provides traffic camera images, travel time estimates and other technological tools to help... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:20:02 EST SWU wins appeal, off to year two of NCAA process http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/50433601/SWU-wins-appeal-off-to-year-two-of-NCAA-process CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University is moving to the second year in the membership process to become a full NCAA Division II institution after all. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:47:02 EST West Coast swing highlights 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50433461/West-Coast-swing-highlights-2015-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-schedule The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule, as announced Tuesday on Fox Sports 1's “Race Hub” and NBC Sports Network's “NASCAR America,” is a more geographically friendly version that also pays homage to important... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:38:05 EST Patriots hosting Palmetto for season opener http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50432985/Patriots-hosting-Palmetto-for-season-opener POWDERSVILLE — The Powdersville Patriots will take on the Palmetto Mustangs for their season opener tonight at home, and Coach Robert Muster couldn't be happier about finally getting the season underway. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:16:04 EST No excuse for not vaccinating children http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/50413938/No-excuse-for-not-vaccinating-children In 1998, the medical journal The Lancet published one of the most damaging articles in modern history — a study supposedly linking the MMR vaccine with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. By 2010, the medical journal retracted the paper in its... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:26:04 EST Easley High pumping up school spirit levels http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/50431739/Easley-High-pumping-up-school-spirit-levels EASLEY — The first week of the 2014-2015 school year at Easley High School was a great success. EHS Student Council has worked hard every day to improve school spirit as a whole, involve the Easley community, and promote their fundraising for... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:12:03 EST EHS band fundraisers help with expenses http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50431334/EHS-band-fundraisers-help-with-expenses EASLEY — The Easley High School marching band is kicking off several fundraisers over the next few months with four car washes and a yard sale planned for this weekend. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:43:02 EST