The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Tue, 26 May 2015 01:48:33 EST 1800 Out & About http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/153611571/Out--About June 13 Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:17 EST Anderson County 4-H summer camps now registering http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/153612107/Anderson-County-4-H-summer-camps-now-registering Staff Report Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:15 EST Ag Museum offers lots of activities for 2015 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/153611458/Ag-Museum-offers-lots-of-activities-for-2015 PENDLETON — The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina offers Story Time and More, a monthly reading and activity program, and Kids Day, a monthly hands on activity program. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:05 EST Sports Announcements http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/153611595/Sports-Announcements Position campsEASLEY — The Easley Recreation Department are holding position camps for youth ages 8 to 13 who are interested in playing flag football and contact football. The camps continue through July. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:17 EST Proposed budget addresses many areas of concern http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/153610853/Proposed-budget-addresses-many-areas-of-concern In the coming weeks leading up to July 1, the Pickens County School Board will be discussing the FY 2015-16 operating budget. If history is a good predictor then we are sure to see this debate turn toward the discussion of whether or not to raise... Sun, 24 May 2015 23:30:59 EST Grandmas and fathers and zoo trips, oh my! http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/153555432/Grandmas-and-fathers-and-zoo-trips-oh-my A time comes in every parent's life when you have to just let go and just trust that your child will be OK without you, whether that be a first day of school, heading off to daycare or an overnight trip with the grandparents. I just never... Sun, 24 May 2015 23:30:56 EST Legion connection http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/153555418/Legion-connection EASLEY — Since 1935, Boys State has encouraged local young men to participate in government by learning the rights, responsibilities and privileges afforded to franchised citizens. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:30:51 EST Doctor spotlight http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/153613340/Doctor-spotlight By Kasie Stricklandkstrickland@civitasmedia.com Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:08 EST DHS sophomore killed in wreck http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/153613365/DHS-sophomore-killed-in-wreck By Kasie Stricklandkstrickland@civitasmedia.comCENTRAL — A tragic car accident on May 19 claimed the life of a Daniel High School sophomore honor student and landed his sister in the hospital. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:06 EST Can you recognize socialism? http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/letters/153610684/Can-you-recognize-socialism Two letters to the editor which were written by Pickens County leaders of the community sent up red flags to me recently. One addressed elected leaders, complaining our government is not doing enough. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:31:03 EST PRA Main Street Challenge finalists named http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/153556607/PRA-Main-Street-Challenge-finalists-named PICKENS — Appalachian Ale House, Morris on Main and Enrapt LLC have been named the three 2015 finalists for the Pickens Revitalization Association's Main Street Challenge, a program designed to entice business owners to the historic... Sun, 24 May 2015 23:30:57 EST Bikers need to wear those helmets http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/153556251/Bikers-need-to-wear-those-helmets Warmer weather signals the return of motorcycles to the nation's highways and with them, the inevitable rise in traffic fatalities. While the “Look twice, save a life” campaign has been successful in raising awareness to this... Sun, 24 May 2015 23:30:55 EST Baptist Easley, nurse honored http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/153560447/Baptist-Easley-nurse-honored EASLEY — Christy Porter, supervisor of the Abundant Living program and 20 year veteran at Baptist Easley, was honored last Wednesday with the prestigious Palmetto Gold award for nursing excellence. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:30:53 EST Extension specialist honored http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/153484879/Extension-specialist-honored CLEMSON — Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel earned national recognition for helping fruit growers across the East Coast manage disease. Tue, 19 May 2015 13:50:58 EST Relay for Life fundraisers http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/153484405/Relay-for-Life-fundraisers Staff Report Mon, 18 May 2015 18:15:53 EST ‘Madam President’ not that far-fetched an idea for US http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/153399932/Madam-President-not-that-far-fetched-an-idea-for-US The “historic” presidential campaign being run by Hillary Clinton has created quite the stir. It is true that if Clinton were to secure the Democratic nomination, she would be the first woman to run for the highest office under the banner... Mon, 18 May 2015 07:45:52 EST Easley FD now in elite class http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/153451488/Easley-FD-now-in-elite-class By Kasie Stricklandkstrickland@civitasmedia.com Sun, 17 May 2015 15:45:52 EST Students awarded Goldwater Scholarships http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/153484611/Students-awarded-Goldwater-Scholarships CLEMSON — All four of the Clemson nominees for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering received the award this year. Sun, 17 May 2015 14:25:53 EST One man, 3,200 miles and one message http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/153465803/One-man-3200-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. Sun, 17 May 2015 08:20:52 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/153473643/Church-News Revivals/Other EventsOngoing events• Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Easley, 101 E. 1st Ave. in Easley, holds Bible Study from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each Monday. Sun, 17 May 2015 05:35:52 EST