The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:49:35 EST 1800 (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50095337/ All-Alumni BHS Reunion Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50096065/ Day Camps 2014PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold nine one-week Summer Day Camp sessions in July and August at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50095366/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50095441/ Aug. 2• 8 a.m.-noon: St. Andrew Catholic Church, 209 Sloan St. in Clemson, holds a yard sale. Call 864-654-1757 for more information. All profits will benefit the church's building fund. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Easley Progress print edition has new look http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50079215/The-Easley-Progress-print-edition-has-new-look EASLEY — The print edition of The Easley Progress now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50049610/ All-Alumni BHS Reunion Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50049579/ — Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family of alcoholics, meets at 11 a.m. Mondays at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Hwy., and at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 501 Powdersville Road. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Blue Ridge Fest raises $172,000 for local non-profits http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50050668/Blue-Ridge-Fest-raises-$172000-for-local-non-profits PICKENS — Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative and Blue Ridge Security Solutions have announced that the 17th annual Blue Ridge Fest on May 16 raised $172,000 to benefit local non-profit organizations in Greenville, Anderson, Oconee and Pickens... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Preschoolers gets hands-on with recycling http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50047457/Preschoolers-gets-hands-on-with-recycling ANDERSON — The Anderson County Environmental Educator met with a group of preschoolers from Concord Baptist Church at the Anderson County Recycling Education Center for a short lesson on recycling and a tour of the facility. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Oconee County SO seeking public’s help to find shooters http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter-news/50047261/Oconee-County-SO-seeking-publics-help-to-find-shooters WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in regards to an investigation of two drive-by shootings that occurred within 90 minutes of each other in April 2013 and one that occurred in February... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brother, nephew of stockade escapee charged in case http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter/50047187/Brother-nephew-of-stockade-escapee-charged-in-case PICKENS – The brother and nephew of a man who escaped from the Pickens County Stockade were arrested July 16 and charged with harboring an escaped convict, according to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Meth lab discovery results in drug charges http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter/50047356/Meth-lab-discovery-results-in-drug-charges WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office arrested a Seneca man Sunday morning and charged him with manufacturing methamphetamine. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Irresponsible state government http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/letters/50047407/Irresponsible-state-government The people are going to have to decide what kind of life we shall have. The South Carolina legislature runs this state. The speaker of the house is under investigation by a grand jury. No state Infrastructure Bank money gets spent on roads in Pickens... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST World of Energy schedules final outdoor movie night of the summer http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50050833/World-of-Energy-schedules-final-outdoor-movie-night-of-the-summer SENECA — The World of Energy plans to host its final outdoor movie night of the summer at 9 p.m. Aug. 1 featuring the “LEGO” movie. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New role positions Clemson for success in health services http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50051119/New-role-positions-Clemson-for-success-in-health-services CLEMSON — Clemson University professor Windsor Westbrook Sherrill has been named associate vice president for health research at Clemson and chief science officer at Greenville Health System (GHS). Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST S.C. Botanical Gardens on road to recovery http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50025139/S.C.-Botanical-Gardens-on-road-to-recovery CLEMSON — For 28 days during the summer of 2013, the Clemson area was saturated with rain and on July 13, eight inches of rain in 24 hours left the S.C. Botanical Gardens devastated. A year later, recovery is well on the way. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson’s Carolina Clear receives national award http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50050873/Clemsons-Carolina-Clear-receives-national-award CLEMSON — The Clemson University Extension Service's pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council's... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50049546/ Summer Day Camps 2014PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold nine one-week Summer Day Camp sessions in July and August at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST If you have to borrow, you can’t afford it http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion/50025115/If-you-have-to-borrow-you-cant-afford-it To know what is truly important to Americans all you have to do is turn on your television set and wait. It all becomes very apparent as what was once the home of the free has become the mortgage of the indebted. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Easley home to two-time gold medal winner http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50025086/Easley-home-to-two-time-gold-medal-winner EASLEY — Only a handful of Pickens County residents might know there is a two-time gold medal winner living in their midst. 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