The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:33:40 EST 1800 Out & About http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/4501488/Out--About April 18 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Attempted murder suspect arrested in Georgia http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/4496075/Attempted-murder-suspect-arrested-in-Georgia EASLEY — A Pickens County man wanted in connection with two attempted murders is behind bars after being arrested around 1 p.m. Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in Chamblee, Ga., a small town close to Atlanta. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Southern Wesleyan Spring Events Calendar http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/4501588/Southern-Wesleyan-Spring-Events-Calendar CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University has released it fine arts calendar for spring and it's sure to have something for everyone. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free, no ticket required, and open to the public. Unless otherwise... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4501620/Church-News April 18Noon: Easley Presbyterian Church, 200 S. First St. in Easley, holds a Good Friday service. A soup luncheon will be held after the brief worship service. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Trustees credited with choosing Merck as new superintendent http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/letters/4497569/Trustees-credited-with-choosing-Merck-as-new-superintendent On April 10, in a 6-0 vote, the Pickens County School Board named Dr. Danny Merck the new Superintendent. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Saving downtown requires a buy-in from everyone http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/4497334/Saving-downtown-requires-a-buy-in-from-everyone Pickens County is not Greenville. Period. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County pro anglers place in latest BFL tournament http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4473708/Pickens-County-pro-anglers-place-in-latest-BFL-tournament ELBERTON, Ga. – Three Pickens County pro anglers placed in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2014 held April 5 on Lake Russell. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Green Wave sweep Mann, Hillcrest http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4498061/Lady-Green-Wave-sweep-Mann-Hillcrest EASLEY — For the first time in school history, the Easley High School softball team gained a season sweep of both J.L. Mann and Hillcrest. The Lady Green Wave defeated Mann 8-7 last Tuesday, and followed that with a 17-10 thumping of Hillcrest... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Baptist Easley Wound Care Center recognized for excellence http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/4494437/Baptist-Easley-Wound-Care-Center-recognized-for-excellence EASLEY — The Baptist Easley Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center has been awarded the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award for the second year in a row for meeting the Center of Distinction quality standards for Healogics... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Railroad Festival rolling into Central April 26 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/4494385/Railroad-Festival-rolling-into-Central-April-26 CENTRAL — The Central Railroad Festival will pull into historic downtown Central on April 26 with music, great food and festivities for all ages. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Reunion of Upcountry Families highlights family history http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/4494478/Reunion-of-Upcountry-Families-highlights-family-history EASLEY — The public is invited to the Reunion of Upcountry Families from April 24 through April 26. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mother’s Finest headlining Pickens Azalea Festival http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/4496112/Mothers-Finest-headlining-Pickens-Azalea-Festival PICKENS — Mother's Finest, a staple along the Grand Strand for many years, will bring the Pickens Azalea Festival to a rousing conclusion with a free concert at 8 p.m. in the new amphitheater in Pickens. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Seel to open ‘Central Focus’ exhibit on April 23 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/local_features/4497946/Seel-to-open-Central-Focus-exhibit-on-April-23 CENTRAL — Local architect, artist and musician Robert M. Seel will open his third exhibition of art photography in downtown Central with a special opening and free artist's reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 23 at the Main Street Deli... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County Library System Events http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/4469635/Pickens-County-Library-System-Events Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Out & About http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/4476293/Out--About Through April 19 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4475776/ Pickens YMCA baseball registration Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/4469631/ Got a reunion coming up? Let us know so we can help spread the word. We encourage the submission of reunion notices for schools, churches and families for publication. Items can be submitted in writing to P.O. Box 709, Easley, S.C. 29641; in... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST PWA’s Azalea Festival comes with new course this year http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top/4456348/PWAs-Azalea-Festival-comes-with-new-course-this-year PICKENS – The eighth annual Pickens Women Association Azalea Festival 5K Run/Walk will be held April 19 with a start time of 8 a.m. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson’s National Dropout Prevention Center to assist S.C. at-risk schools http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news_education/4479452/Clemsons-National-Dropout-Prevention-Center-to-assist-S.C.-at-risk-schools CLEMSON — Clemson University's National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has entered into an agreement with the S.C. Department of Education to analyze needs and provide support to the state's 26 at-risk schools. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Manhunt continues for suspect in shooting http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4470007/Manhunt-continues-for-suspect-in-shooting EASLEY — The manhunt for Jason Allen Larson, wanted in connection with two attempted murders April 9, continues and law enforcement is seeking the public's help. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST