The Easley Progress- RSS NEWS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/NEWS http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/NEWS Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:41:18 EST 1800 Ag Museum offers lots of activities for 2015 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152895043/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. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:40:51 EST Legislative delegation protests local GOP action, asks for nullification http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152986218/Legislative-delegation-protests-local-GOP-action-asks-for-nullification PICKENS COUNTY — Members of the Pickens County Legislative Delegation have filed a formal protest with the state offices of the Republican party asking that local GOP Convention results be nullified. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:50:53 EST Anderson County 4-H summer camps now registering http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152766933/Anderson-County-4-H-summer-camps-now-registering ANDERSON — Anderson County 4-H has released its 4-H Summer Camp schedule. Space is limited. Contact Jessica Simpson at jdavis4@clemson.edu or call 864-226-1581 for more information. Here is a brief description of the programs: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:05:51 EST Pickens County teams win honors at regional robotics competition http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152766413/Pickens-County-teams-win-honors-at-regional-robotics-competition PICKENS COUNTY — Two teams of elementary students from Pickens County took home trophies from the South Carolina FIRST LEGO League's West State Championship on March 21. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:50:53 EST Oconee county, city law enforcement providing safe swap areas http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152635121/Oconee-county-city-law-enforcement-providing-safe-swap-areas WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office along with all five municipal police departments in Oconee County (Salem, Seneca, Walhalla, Westminster and West Union) will allow their parking lot facilities to be used as locations to finish... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:55:53 EST Clemson AFROTC named top SC unit in SC for fifth straight year http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152687064/Clemson-AFROTC-named-top-SC-unit-in-SC-for-fifth-straight-year CLEMSON — The Air Force Association recently selected Clemson University's Air Force ROTC Detachment 770 the Outstanding Air Force ROTC Unit in South Carolina for the 2014-2015 school year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:35:51 EST And in this corner … http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152938446/And-in-this-corner EASLEY – After a nasty cut above his eye shortened his last fight, amateur MMA fighter and Easley native Jonny “Hammertime” Boyd is ready to get back in the cage and will be fighting at the TD Convention Center on Saturday... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:20:53 EST Hoping for sunshine http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152938360/Hoping-for-sunshine PICKENS — Once deemed as a sure thing, this year's Azalea Festival now appears to be a game-time decision, based solely upon whether the festival's most important contributor — Mother Nature — decides to... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:20:51 EST Extension’s Foster receives public servant award http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/152635188/Extensions-Foster-receives-public-servant-award CLEMSON — Cathy Reas Foster, Clemson Extension's natural resources agent for Pickens County, has been named Public Servant of the Year by Upstate Forever. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:00:51 EST SDPC budget process continues http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152887447/SDPC-budget-process-continues PICKENS COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County has addressed its capital needs for one more year and is in the final stages of completing its budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:55:53 EST SDPC budget process continues http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152899057/SDPC-budget-process-continues PICKENS COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County has addressed its capital needs for one more year and is in the final stages of completing its budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:55:51 EST Time to walk for a cure http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152889217/Time-to-walk-for-a-cure PICKENS COUNTY — It's that time of year again to walk for a cure by joining Relay for Life for 2015 in raising funds and awareness in the fight against cancer April 18. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:14 EST Public’s input sought on SDPC’s Title 1 program http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152887433/Publics-input-sought-on-SDPCs-Title-1-program PICKENS COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County is looking for a few good ideas. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:05:58 EST Spring Fling zings http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152887678/Spring-Fling-zings EASLEY — Crowds of people, ample sunshine and some very talented artists, bakers, dancers and growers all came together to make this year's Spring Fling and opening day of Easley's Farmer's Market a roaring... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:13 EST S.C. State Museum announces art exhibition http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152845414/S.C.-State-Museum-announces-art-exhibition COLUMBIA — The exhibition Carolina Makers opens April 18 at the S.C. State Museum to celebrate those who are producing handmade objects for everyday use locally and around the world. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:03 EST April 15 job fair aimed at veterans http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152892041/April-15-job-fair-aimed-at-veterans PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College's Criminal Justice Career Fair on April 15 will have a special emphasis on helping veterans find jobs in law enforcement. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:02 EST Hemphill named Young Careerist http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152634825/Hemphill-named-Young-Careerist EASLEY — Nicole Hemphill was named Young Careerist by S.C. Business and Professional Women at their annual state conference held March 21 in Spartanburg. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:45:51 EST Connecting with African-American culture http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152637102/Connecting-with-African-American-culture Patrick Hampton, a Southern Wesleyan University music education major, leads worship as part of the SWU Gospel Choir during a Feb. 23 chapel hosted by the Village, a discipleship group devoted to working through issues of spiritual formation common... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:09 EST SWU students reach out to community during Day of Service http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152636663/SWU-students-reach-out-to-community-during-Day-of-Service Southern Wesleyan University students Shannon Stone and Macee Riley scrub walls at the Central-Clemson Recreation Center during Day of Service March 17. This year, 246 volunteers participated in 17 projects in Pickens, Oconee, Anderson and Greenville... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:10 EST Robotics Club takes Overall Most Environmental Invention award http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/152634896/Robotics-Club-takes-Overall-Most-Environmental-Invention-award The Clemson University 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... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:06:08 EST