David Moody

Position: Staff writer
E-Mail Address: dmoody@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 864-855-0355


About David Moody

David, a native of Anderson, is a graduate of Lander University with a bachelor of arts degree in English. A twice published novelist, David is also a professional copywriter with professional experience in media advertising. A father of two boys, he enjoys spending his time with family and friends. He can be reached at 864-855-0355, on his cell phone at 980-241-2282 or by email at dmoody@civitasmedia.com

Latest Stories by David Moody

S.C. 153 in Powdersville experienced some slowdowns as road crews did routine maintenance, causing some traffic snarls and delays Sept. 17. The crews were on hand to clear the shoulders of the highway of vegetative growth, a regularly scheduled maintenance program.

Traffic flow slowed by crews removing growth

S.C. 153 in Powdersville experienced some slowdowns as road crews did routine maintenance, causing some traffic snarls and delays Sept. 17. The crews were on hand to clear the shoulders of the highway of vegetative growth, a regularly scheduled maintenance program.

S.C. 153 in Powdersville experienced some slowdowns as road crews did routine maintenance, causing some traffic snarls and delays Sept. 17. The crews were on hand to clear the shoulders of the highway of vegetative growth, a regularly scheduled maintenance program.

Traffic flow slowed by crews removing growth

S.C. 153 in Powdersville experienced some slowdowns as road crews did routine maintenance, causing some traffic snarls and delays Sept. 17. The crews were on hand to clear the shoulders of the highway of vegetative growth, a regularly scheduled maintenance program.

EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts.
According to police incident reports, Willingham's mother, Pamela Burgess, went to her daughter's residence on Aug. 17 to inform her th

Mother, son have been missing since Aug. 18

EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts. According to police incident reports, Willingham's mother, Pamela Burgess, went to her daughter's residence on Aug. 17 to inform her th

EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts.
According to police incident reports, Willingham's mother, Pamela Burgess, went to her daughter's residence on Aug. 17 to inform her th

Mother, son have been missing since Aug. 18

EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts. According to police incident reports, Willingham's mother, Pamela Burgess, went to her daughter's residence on Aug. 17 to inform her th

Cindy Hopkins, right, president of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, presents a certificate commemorating Bynum Financial Group Inc.'s 30-year milestone in business to Rusty Bynum, president of the financial group. The event was held at Smithfield Country Club and was highlighted by a slide show of photos from the first years of the business.

Bynum Financial celebrates 30 years in business

Cindy Hopkins, right, president of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, presents a certificate commemorating Bynum Financial Group Inc.'s 30-year milestone in business to Rusty Bynum, president of the financial group. The event was held at Smithfield Country Club and was highlighted by a slide show of photos from the first years of the business.

Cindy Hopkins, right, president of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, presents a certificate commemorating Bynum Financial Group Inc.'s 30-year milestone in business to Rusty Bynum, president of the financial group. The event was held at Smithfield Country Club and was highlighted by a slide show of photos from the first years of the business.

Bynum Financial celebrates 30 years in business

Cindy Hopkins, right, president of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, presents a certificate commemorating Bynum Financial Group Inc.'s 30-year milestone in business to Rusty Bynum, president of the financial group. The event was held at Smithfield Country Club and was highlighted by a slide show of photos from the first years of the business.

In with the old, in with the new

A long tradition exists when it comes to Easley High School and the Easley community. Well, at least there used to be. It seems there's a pervading feeling, just under the surface for many alumni, which has helped eat away at what was once one of the toughest venues in high school athletics and it was all but a certainty the stands would be full,

EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts.
According to police incident reports, Willingham's mother, Pamela Burgess, went to her daughter's residence on Aug. 17 to inform her th

Mother, son have been missing since Aug. 18

EASLEY — Brandy Monique (Robinson) Willingham, 33, and her 5-year-old son Brandon have been missing from their home in Easley since Aug. 18 and nearly a month later there are no answers to their whereabouts. According to police incident reports, Willingham's mother, Pamela Burgess, went to her daughter's residence on Aug. 17 to inform her th

When it comes to education, just keep it simple

Where does the state of education stand in the state of South Carolina as the 2014-15 school year begins? The answer is, in limbo. There is a real disconnect between polar opposites on an issue that seems to be taking on a life of its own and could easily become a major issue not only in the elections of 2014 but moving forward. Common Core educa

August marriages

The following people were issued marriage licenses in Troup County Probate Court in August: Christopher Adam Maddox and Brittany Lynn Potts. Henry Larry Webb Jr. and Tami Freeman Neese. Jerome Eric Morse and Gwinneth Lucille Murrah. Calvin Moody Jr. and Samantha Jo Marie Eisenhauer. Jeffrey Morgan Watson and Lisa Marie Dixon. Richard Earl Ben

When it comes to education, just keep it simple

Where does the state of education stand in the state of South Carolina as the 2014-15 school year begins? The answer is, in limbo. There is a real disconnect between polar opposites on an issue that seems to be taking on a life of its own and could easily become a major issue not only in the elections of 2014 but moving forward. Common Core educa

Ms. Cindy Terry of LaGrange and Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Terry of Talbotton announce the engagement of their daughter, Shantina Mytice Terry to Demonta Rashad Zeigler, son of Mr. David and Arleen Zeigler of LaGrange.
The wedding is set for Sept. 13, 2014.
The bride-elect is granddaughter of Ms. Liza Terry of Manchester and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Moody

Terry-Zeigler to wed

Ms. Cindy Terry of LaGrange and Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Terry of Talbotton announce the engagement of their daughter, Shantina Mytice Terry to Demonta Rashad Zeigler, son of Mr. David and Arleen Zeigler of LaGrange. The wedding is set for Sept. 13, 2014. The bride-elect is granddaughter of Ms. Liza Terry of Manchester and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Moody

The Doodle Trail is steadily growing closer to completion as the railroad ties lining the old rail line are in the process of being moved. The cost of the project hit a cost overrun of approximately 75 percent, but usage of the trail is tentatively anticipated by the end of the year. The Doodle Trail, originally the rail service between Pickens and

Doodle Line project moving forward

The Doodle Trail is steadily growing closer to completion as the railroad ties lining the old rail line are in the process of being moved. The cost of the project hit a cost overrun of approximately 75 percent, but usage of the trail is tentatively anticipated by the end of the year. The Doodle Trail, originally the rail service between Pickens and

Ray Farley II, executive director of Alliance Pickens, was the keynote speaker for the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce's monthly Third Thursday Luncheon on Aug. 21. Farley discussed the upgrades in media and facilities at the Alliance Pickens offices as well as the future of economic development in Pickens County. According to Farley, Alliance P

Alliance Pickens director addresses Third Thursday

Ray Farley II, executive director of Alliance Pickens, was the keynote speaker for the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce's monthly Third Thursday Luncheon on Aug. 21. Farley discussed the upgrades in media and facilities at the Alliance Pickens offices as well as the future of economic development in Pickens County. According to Farley, Alliance P

Is a brokered peace possible?

For well over 2,000 years, there has been a continuing struggle in the Middle East and to presume the United States can broker any lasting peace in this situation is to expect the impossible. There are two issues at play other than the combatants presently involved in Israel, the Israelis and the Palestinians, or Hamas if you prefer. One of these




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