The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Fri, 1 Aug 2014 07:29:20 EST 1800 Clemson Alumni Association names new board members http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50051089/Clemson-Alumni-Association-names-new-board-members CLEMSON — The Clemson Alumni Association has elected six new members to its board of directors. Their terms began July 1. They are: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST English professor appointed editor of leading scholarly journal http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50051068/English-professor-appointed-editor-of-leading-scholarly-journal CLEMSON — Clemson University professor R. Barton Palmer has been named editor of South Atlantic Review (SAR), the official journal of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Palmer's appointment is effective Aug... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s Explorers win big at summer conference http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50050497/Sheriffs-Explorers-win-big-at-summer-conference ANDERSON — Sheriff John Skipper has announced the results regarding the agency's ratings in the South Carolina Association of Law Enforcement Explorers (SCALE) Competition. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ty Dillon holds off Kyle Busch for first Nationwide Series win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50093320/Ty-Dillon-holds-off-Kyle-Busch-for-first-Nationwide-Series-win INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Ty Dillon held off a charging Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he had to win the first NASCAR Nationwide Series race of his career with a fuel cell approaching... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Apollo 11 an achievement worth remembering http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/50092627/Apollo-11-an-achievement-worth-remembering July 21 marked the anniversary of one of America's great triumphs. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dooley to teach at Sherman College of Chiropractic http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50092329/Dooley-to-teach-at-Sherman-College-of-Chiropractic PICKENS — Dr. Brian Dooley of Pickens has been asked to serve on the faculty of Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg. Dooley is a 2005 graduate of Sherman College and has been practicing in Pickens since. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County hires new county administrator http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50091266/Pickens-County-hires-new-county-administrator PICKENS — Pickens County Council unanimously approved hiring Matthew Delk as the new Pickens County administrator during a called meeting on July 24. Delk will join the staff on Aug. 25. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Regional junior cattle competition set for Garrison Arena http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50090975/Regional-junior-cattle-competition-set-for-Garrison-Arena CLEMSON — Where's the beef? It will be at T. Ed Garrison Arena Aug. 1 to Aug. 3. Nearly 150 young people will show off their prize cattle and beef-industry smarts at the annual Junior Beef Round-Up. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County educator joins team to shape SC math standards http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50090712/Pickens-County-educator-joins-team-to-shape-SC-math-standards PICKENS — A Pickens County educator will be part of the team that shapes South Carolina's new math standards. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Focus on cow care, milk quality result in better milk http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50090526/Focus-on-cow-care-milk-quality-result-in-better-milk EASLEY – Marilyn Easter is similar in many ways to the members of the Easley Business & Professional Women she spoke with on July 16 – working hard and taking pride in providing a quality product to customers. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SWU pilots student run coffeehouse, golf facility http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50090383/SWU-pilots-student-run-coffeehouse-golf-facility CENTRAL – Student run organizations aren't a new thing on campuses across the nation, but what about student-run businesses? Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson Downs hires wellness director http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/business/50090321/Clemson-Downs-hires-wellness-director CLEMSON — Clemson Downs Retirement Community has hired a wellness director with broad experience in crafting personalized fitness plans geared toward engaging seniors with a best-in-class holistic approach. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local 15U players win World Series of their own http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50087277/Local-15U-players-win-World-Series-of-their-own EASLEY — While preparations were being made to welcome the world to Easley for the Big League World Series, a group of local boys was already winning a world series of their own. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Harvard off to national stage with a splash http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50086741/Harvard-off-to-national-stage-with-a-splash EASLEY — Miss Greater Easley Teen 2013 Hope Harvard and a representative of the state in the national pageant was welcomed in Easley last week to much fanfare before departing for the national competition. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST No agenda here http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/50086733/No-agenda-here I had a disturbing conversation with someone I consider a dear and close friend this past weekend which has left me a little perturbed. It seems one of the political parties in this state has taken umbrage with some of my remarks and have determined I... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50095337/ All-Alumni BHS Reunion Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50096065/ Day Camps 2014PICKENS — The Pickens County Recreation Department will hold nine one-week Summer Day Camp sessions in July and August at the Pickens Recreation Center, 545 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50095366/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50095441/ Aug. 2• 8 a.m.-noon: St. Andrew Catholic Church, 209 Sloan St. in Clemson, holds a yard sale. Call 864-654-1757 for more information. All profits will benefit the church's building fund. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Easley Progress print edition has new look http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50079215/The-Easley-Progress-print-edition-has-new-look EASLEY — The print edition of The Easley Progress now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST