NEWS


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AL baseball coming back
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Meetings promote unity
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Pokemon craze
Area Reunions

Area Reunions

Hudson FamilyThe family of Micajah A. Hudson holds its 63rd family reunion Aug. 28 at the Easley Moose Lodge. Doors open at 10 a.m. and lunch his serv...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Church News

Church News

Aug. 197 p.m.: New Vision Outreach, 3405 S.C. 153 in Piedmont, shows “War Room.” Call 864-295-1111 for more information.Ongoing eventsR...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Museum art show cancelled

PICKENS — An October juried art show that has been a keystone event at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History is being cancelled this year...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Inaugural event a success

Inaugural event a success

EASLEY — The inaugural Back to School Bash, sponsored by Tracie and Sunshine Gantt Ministries, was a success with many local school kids receivi...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.

Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.

CLEMSON — A dangerously prolific invasive ant species, which first surfaced in the United States almost 15 years ago, has been spreading through...

August 17th, 2016 |  


New Civitan Club forming in Easley

EASLEY — The Foothills Civitan Club conducted a pre-charter meeting on Aug. 8 to introduce Civitan International to those interested in learning...

August 17th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Opening Olympic ceremony viewership down

Opening Olympic ceremony viewership down

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 26.5 million people watched NBC’s coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony, a sharp 35 percent drop from the ...

August 7th, 2016 |  


2016 BLWS ends

2016 BLWS ends

EASLEY — Despite a last minute-rally late in the game, South Carolina District 1 was eliminated from the Big League World Series after a 6-4 los...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Asia-Pacific wins Big League World Series, 6-2 over West

Asia-Pacific wins Big League World Series, 6-2 over West

EASLEY — After 11 teams, 19 games and 135 innings, it was Asia-Pacific who came out on top in the Big League World Series.The boys from Chinese ...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Area sports announcements

Area sports announcements

Day Camp 2016PICKENS – The Pickens Recreation Center will holds its last 2016 Summer Day Camp from Aug. 8 through Aug. 12.Camp will be from 7:30...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Volleyball camp has another successful year

Volleyball camp has another successful year

PICKENS — The 2016 #1 Volleyball Camp at Pickens Recreation Gymnasium is in the books and by all accounts was a continuation of volleyball succe...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Local grappler wins gold

Local grappler wins gold

EASLEY — Local wrestler Matt Tran took the gold medal by winning first place in his weight division at the Frank Gotch World Catch Championships...

July 28th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Inaugural event a success
DayBook

DayBook

Wednesday, Aug. 17• 12:30 p.m.: The Easley Business and Professional Women’s Chapter meets at Fatz Cafe in Easley. Send an email to Lynne ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Back to school we go …

Back to school we go …

EASLEY — It’s the time of year that kids dread and parents love: the end of summer vacation.Although students didn’t head back to th...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Park Service celebrates its centennial

Park Service celebrates its centennial

CLEMSON — Clemson University has enjoyed many connections to the U.S. National Park Service over the last five decades thanks to its faculty in ...

August 12th, 2016 |  


The lakes of the Upstate

The lakes of the Upstate

UPSTATE — For the past several weeks, The Easley Progress has been running a series of articles titled “In Your Backyard,” a series ...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Roper sworn in

Roper sworn in

PICKENS COUNTY — Karen Sanchez Roper was sworn in as the newest Family Court Judge in the 13th Judicial Circuit in a ceremony held recently at t...

August 10th, 2016 |  


21 graduate from Leadership Pickens County

21 graduate from Leadership Pickens County

EASLEY – Twenty-one local leaders recently graduated as members of Leadership Pickens County Class of 2016.Sponsored by the chambers of commerce...

August 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


A veteran contemplates Aug. 18

August 18 is not a particularly meaningful day in the history books. Certainly not a holiday — religious, secular, national, or otherwise. And y...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock puts effort where it’s needed

I had a chance to visit Camp iRock toward the end of July. It is a combination school district-YMCA-United Way summer camp with the focus on reading i...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Useless but fun trivia we can all use

Useless but fun trivia we can all use

Here are some really odd facts I found fascinating and thought you may enjoy. I mean, who knows when you may be involved in a hotly contested game of ...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Addiction can be beaten

I found Alex Saitta’s letter, on the growing meth problem in the county, to be very insightful. Alex is a problem solver, I think we would all b...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Are we acting of our own free will?

Are we acting of our own free will?

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as ...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Camp iRock is a true blessing

Camp iRock is a true blessing

I simply can’t believe it. After a year of planning, recruiting, fundraising … with a little anxiety thrown in … Camp iRock is over....

August 5th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Rack Room Shoes reopens
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Easley alcohol vote coming
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Area Business News
Area Business News

Area Business News

Robinson receives CFSPEASLEY — Christopher Payne Robinson, vice president and general manager of Robinson Funeral Homes of Easley, recently rece...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Area Business News

Area Business News

‘Women of Accomplishment’ winner EASLEY — Rise’ Sheriff has been named the 2015 Tri-County Business and Professional WomenR...

December 18th, 2015 updated: December 18th, 2015. |  


Business News

Business News

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July 3rd, 2015 |  


CDL training center to open in Union

CDL training center to open in Union

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June 14th, 2015 |  


Sun Solutions expanding operations

Sun Solutions expanding operations

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June 12th, 2015 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA