Celebrating long success Lonnie Adamson|Easley Progress
Belk in Easley will celebrate the 125 year anniversary of all Belk stores Wednesday May 29. According to Manager John Fiedler, 100 gift cards will be given away at the Easley store’s ribbon cutting ceremony 9 a.m. Fiedler said the clothing chain, once popular to downtown areas of small and large southern cities has made transitions to keep pace with changing needs in the market. The store recently announced th...
Dead body found on Alice Manufacturing property ARIAL — A dead body has been found adjacent to the Arial Plant of Alice Manufacturing Company Inc. just off Highway 8 between Easley and Pickens.
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office officials are on the scene investigating this morning.
“A passing motorist notified the sheriff’s office at approximately 7:15 a.m. this morning after observing what they thought to be a person hanging from a rope,” Chief Deputy Creed Hashe said. “Detectives are r...
SWU celebrates ‘Class of 2013’ CENTRAL — More than 300 graduates received their associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees during three ceremonies at Southern Wesleyan University in Central.
Each ceremony began with a processional along Wesleyan Drive, as students, anticipating their new degrees, were led by the City of Greenville Pipes and Drums, playing “Scotland the Brave.” The musical aspect of this celebration continued inside with inspirational music from the Unive...
Community Snapshot The Easley City Police Department located on West Main Street was dedicated in 2002 after leaving its former location in the basement of City Hall.
Under the flags at the police station stands a memorial to those who have died in uniform.
It reads: “In Memory of Easley Police Officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.”
Jeremiah (Jere) Hughes June 23. 1892
Walter C. Holcombe Mar. 7. 1921
Woodrow W. Nalley Sept. 7 1959”