The Easley Progress- RSS Feed Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:43:33 EST 1800 Friends shave heads for Relay By D. C. Moodydmoody@civitasmedia.comPICKENS COUNTY — Under normal circumstances, only punk rock and serious rebellion would make a woman shave her head, but not in the case of the Pickens County Relay for Life 2015. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:15:54 EST Church News April 25 Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:35:52 EST Out & About April 25 Sun, 26 Apr 2015 05:25:51 EST A colorful fundraiser POWDERSVILLE — More than 150 people of all ages turned out in support of Powdersville Middle School for the annual Patriot Paint Run 5k — an event that raised just over $8,000 for the school's Parent Teacher Student... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:00:54 EST Final homesteading class is May 9 at Hagood Mill PICKENS – Ecosystems on the Homestead is the final homesteading class at Hagood Mill. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:30:54 EST Debate continues over Free Range Parenting vs. “parenting” A parenting style being practiced across the nation is causing much debate on social media outlets and sparking a new conversation in both law enforcement and Department of Social Service circles on what should or shouldn't be considered... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:00:52 EST 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. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 05:30:51 EST Ag Museum activities focusing on environment, ecology 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. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:40:54 EST Easley Pride Day was a success EASLEY — Residents from all across Easley turned up with old mattresses, tires and bags of paperwork to take advantage of Easley Pride Day and get rid of the clutter that can accumulate over the winter months in homes and yards. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:00:58 EST Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope COLUMBIA — Join the South Carolina State Museum at Happy Hubble 25, a family-friendly event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 24. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST It’s a dirty job being a kid these days I have heard via friends, television and well, pretty much all of society, that it can be a difficult thing to get a kid to take a bath. For my 3-year-old son, Ben, this is not the case. The problem I am having with him is quite the opposite: I... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:21:01 EST Area Reunions Davis Family Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:30:55 EST Out & About April 25 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:30:54 EST Church News April 25 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:30:54 EST County considers legal action against reporter Staff Report Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:20:52 EST SWU concerts planned in the coming months CENTRAL – The Southern Wesleyan University Concert Choir will combine with the Chorale of the Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium to present a concert of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes, and the final... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:50:52 EST Meals on Wheels soars PICKENS COUNTY — Residents from across Pickens County flocked to the Pickens County Airport last weekend to support the Pickens County Meals on Wheels, see some classic cars or even take a flight in a helicopter or plane for a unique... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:10:53 EST Azalea Festival blooms in full PICKENS — Despite threats of cancellation due to bad weather, and a dreary start with the cruise-in on Friday, this year's Azalea Festival triumphed over Mother Nature as sunny skies and cool breezes welcomed festival goers on Saturday... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:55 EST Will a rift become a chasm in Pickens County? A rift within the Pickens County Republican Party has become an issue to be decided by the state's party offices. The result has become a heated debate within the community and on social media. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:53 EST Youth Leadership Academy Robotics Club takes overall prize The Youth Leadership Academy Robotics Club took the Overall Most Environmental Invention Award at the 2015 Duke Energy Invention Convention held this week at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. The eight-member team entered their invention named... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:35:53 EST