The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:53:42 EST 1800 Daniel High School crowns Homecoming Queen 2014 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/150223343/Daniel-High-School-crowns-Homecoming-Queen-2014 CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Gingerlynn Jenkins was crowned Miss Homecoming on Sept. 19. Senior Abby Martin was runner-up and Noelle Heerschap was honored as a senior class representative. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:34:04 EST Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150223223/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:19:08 EST Domestic violence ‘just like a fire’ http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/150201985/Domestic-violence-just-like-a-fire PICKENS — The emergency shelter Mary's House held a candlelit prayer vigil for domestic violence awareness last Thursday on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse. The vigil was attended by more than 50 people, coming from all around... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:54:09 EST ‘Upcountry Boil’ fundraiser planned for Nov. 8 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150222443/Upcountry-Boil-fundraiser-planned-for-Nov.-8 PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Pickens County Cultural Commission host “An Upcountry Boil” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lavonne Nalley Piper Auditorium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:41:07 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST EHS recognizes senior volleyball players http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150182204/EHS-recognizes-senior-volleyball-players Easley High School recognized four seniors recently for their years of dedication to the volleyball team. Shown are, front row from the left, Jordan Valentin, Katelyn Turner, Robin Bradley and Anna Bridges. Back row are, from the left, Kim Valentin,... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:04 EST Pickens Christmas parade set for Dec. 12 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150229690/Pickens-Christmas-parade-set-for-Dec.-12 PICKENS — The City of Pickens Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 with the theme of The Doodle Express, playing off the popular The Polar Express. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:36:06 EST Kudzu — the vine that ate the South http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/150220993/Kudzu--the-vine-that-ate-the-South In 1876, at the U.S. Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, a pretty, leafy vine that had originated in Japan and parts of China was introduced to Americans for the first time. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:05 EST DSS brouhaha comes with human element http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150176968/DSS-brouhaha-comes-with-human-element COLUMBIA — With the release of the audit of S.C.'s Department of Social Services conducted by the Legislative Audit Council, there were many statistics and numbers shared on the department's performance, but in the end, digesting... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:50:03 EST Local artist living the dream http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/150225963/Local-artist-living-the-dream EASLEY — Artist Gregbo Watson landed the job of a lifetime when he was contracted by Marvel Comics to pen the Upper Deck trading cards featuring characters from Marvel's film “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:23:07 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150225668/ Chelsia Sumrell was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen for Easley High School during a halftime presentation at Friday's game against Woodmont. Sumrell, a senior, was chosen as Homecoming Queen following a vote by the senior class. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:12:09 EST McGee Heating and Air Inc. holds ribbon cutting http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news-news/150176878/McGee-Heating-and-Air-Inc.-holds-ribbon-cutting McGee Heating and Air Inc. employees, along with members of the Greater Easley Chamber of Commerce, celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 15. Pictured from left to right are Jeff Kittle, Cindy Hopkins, Robert Kesler,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:46:09 EST Sports Announcements http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150229579/Sports-Announcements Run2Fall is Oct. 25CENTRAL – Runners will converge on Southern Wesleyan University's Central campus and lace up their shoes for the third annual “Run 2 Fall” on Oct. 25. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:26:05 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150229975/Church-News Oct. 25 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:24:04 EST Out & About http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150229920/Out--About Oct. 24-25 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:22:06 EST Alliance to strengthen Technology Villages program, small businesses http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150071672/Alliance-to-strengthen-Technology-Villages-program-small-businesses CLEMSON — The Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership has joined with the Institute for Economic Development, Clemson's College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS) and the Office of Economic Development at Clemson University... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:10:08 EST Wren rolls over West-Oak, 60-3 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150143028/Wren-rolls-over-West-Oak-60-3 WESTMINSTER — The Wren Golden Hurricanes continued to post points in gale force fashion travelling to West-Oak to hang 60 points on the Warriors last Friday. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:29 EST Easley Fire Dept. getting new engine truck http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150176749/Easley-Fire-Dept.-getting-new-engine-truck EASLEY — Easley City Council has unanimously voted to approve the purchase of a new custom built $464,000 fire engine for the Easley Fire Department. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:27 EST Taxpayers Association hosts debate for SDPC seat http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150176896/Taxpayers-Association-hosts-debate-for-SDPC-seat SIX MILE — The Pickens County Taxpayers Association hosted a debate Oct. 14 between hopefuls for District 2 of the School District of Pickens County school board and despite torrential rain and the threat of flash floods a large crowd was in... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:25 EST Dog ordinance fueled by neighborhood feud http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150167223/Dog-ordinance-fueled-by-neighborhood-feud EASLEY — The Carpenters and the Hughes of Skyland Drive have lived next door to each other for nearly 20 years, but continuing disagreements and complaints over the Hughes' dogs have evolved into a new city ordinance that, if passed, will... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:21 EST