The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:25:07 EST 1800 Liberty drops first of season on last-minute rally http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50628785/Liberty-drops-first-of-season-on-last-minute-rally WALHALLA— Liberty headed into their road game with Walhalla September 12 with a 2-0 record and a legitimate chance to run that record to 3-0 only to fall prey to a late field goal and a three point loss. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:47:03 EST Patriots continue winning ways http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50628766/Patriots-continue-winning-ways TRAVELERS REST— The Powdersville Patriots, a team which didn't have a varsity football program four years ago, continued to show its offensive prowess and maturity beyond the school's age as they went on the road for a 28-7 win over... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:42:01 EST Slow start leads to big win for Daniel http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50628723/Slow-start-leads-to-big-win-for-Daniel CENTRAL— The 4th ranked Daniel Lions hosted a Westside Rams team coming into the game in Central undefeated as well and eventually wore down the upstart Anderson team 24-9. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:40:05 EST One dead, one in jail after overnight stabbing http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50600866/One-dead-one-in-jail-after-overnight-stabbing CLEMSON – An 18-year-old man from Clemson has been charged with murder in connection with an overnight stabbing death at Goldenwoods Apartments. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:57:09 EST Mother, son have been missing since Aug. 18 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50576738/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. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:15:04 EST Wells Fargo donates to Tri-County Tech http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50314201/Wells-Fargo-donates-to-Tri-County-Tech Wells Fargo funded a $22,500 grant to Tri-County Technical College to purchase equipment for the career pathways programs. Here, Scott Webber, senior vice president, Anderson market president, for Wells Fargo Bank in Anderson, third from left,... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:01:02 EST Hall receives Tri-County’s Presidential Medallion http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50314182/Hall-receives-Tri-Countys-Presidential-Medallion PENDLETON – Ann Hall, accounting manager for the Business Affairs Division at Tri-County Technical College, was honored Aug. 14 with the highest award given for staff excellence at the College. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:57:02 EST Ag Museum starting new kids program on Sept. 7 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50476129/Ag-Museum-starting-new-kids-program-on-Sept.-7 PENDLETON – The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina is hosting a new program called “Story Time and More” beginning Sept. 7. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:27:01 EST What’s in a name? Depends on who you ask http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion/50526989/Whats-in-a-name-Depends-on-who-you-ask Native Americans are a proud people with a vibrant culture, rich history, and a past that is a colorful tapestry of triumph, tragedy, and ultimately survival. Natives may refer to themselves and each other by many different names, tribes, and titles,... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:10:03 EST Researchers bury underwear to demonstrate unhealthy soil http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50436611/Researchers-bury-underwear-to-demonstrate-unhealthy-soil CLEMSON — Men's cotton briefs can serve the needs of science when buried in a field for a few weeks. It's a takeoff on an agronomy soil test that uses cotton swatches to measure carbon consumption by microbes. Microbes living in soil... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:32:03 EST Clemson Extension offering course for livestock, horse producers http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50510143/Clemson-Extension-offering-course-for-livestock-horse-producers CLEMSON — If you've ever had a notion to sell the kids — or lambs, calves, colts or fillies — Clemson University has a workshop to help you learn the commercial side of animal husbandry. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:09:03 EST Shop locally, and improve your community http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion/50557697/Shop-locally-and-improve-your-community The benefits of shopping locally can't be overstated. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:37:03 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/health-news-news_education/50352394/ EASLEY — Tri-County Technical College's Licensed Practical Nursing program received a continued eight-year accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at its July meeting. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:05:07 EST Fall for the Arts looking for artists http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50508571/Fall-for-the-Arts-looking-for-artists EASLEY — Are you an up and coming artist or maybe even an established artist looking for an affordable opportunity to gain community exposure? If so, then Arts Council of Pickens County has the perfect chance for you to do so. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:42:03 EST Go with the flow, advises stormwater expert http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50434483/Go-with-the-flow-advises-stormwater-expert CLEMSON — When rains came, Noah had one approach. Cal Sawyer has another. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:31:03 EST Powdersville water meters getting major upgrade http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50507417/Powdersville-water-meters-getting-major-upgrade POWDERSVILLE — Water meters in the Powdersville area will be getting a major upgrade come fall of 2015. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:36:05 EST Founder’s Day Festival returns this weekend http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news/50554890/Founders-Day-Festival-returns-this-weekend PICKENS — The third annual Founder's Day Music Festival returns to downtown Pickens this weekend to celebrate the musical and cultural heritage of the city all culminating around Founder of the City Andrew Pickens 275th... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:07:03 EST Group discusses healthcare, economics at conference http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news/50554862/Group-discusses-healthcare-economics-at-conference Dr. Daniel Merck, superintendent of the School District of Pickens County, spoke Monday on how economics impact a community largely dependent on education. Merck joined several other speakers at the Creating a Healthy Upstate conference held at... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:06:03 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50554445/ Undefeated Wren took down T.L. Hanna 54-40 last Friday at home in a game featuring two high powered offenses. Wren travels to Easley to take on The Green Wave this Friday. Kick off is at 7:30 p.m. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:35:02 EST Liberty hands Pickens another loss http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50554418/Liberty-hands-Pickens-another-loss LIBERTY — The Pickens Blue Flame is still searching for its first win after a 27-16 loss to Liberty on Friday. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:32:06 EST