The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:27:29 EST 1800 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 Dream Center gets $25,000 donation http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150176991/Dream-Center-gets-$25000-donation EASLEY — The Dream Center, located in Easley, was the benefactor of a substantial donation from a local manufacturer and the family that has owned and operated the business for four generations. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:17 EST Wren Hurricanes on track to continue gale force offense versus Walhalla http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150177010/Wren-Hurricanes-on-track-to-continue-gale-force-offense-versus-Walhalla PIEDMONT — The Wren Hurricanes — undefeated at 7-0 and sitting at 4-0 in Western AAA play — hosts Walhalla on Friday and is looking to improve on its number three state ranking. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:10 EST Know who you are voting for — and why http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/150176824/Know-who-you-are-voting-for--and-why The voters of the Central and Six Mile areas will go to the polls and choose their representative for the School District of Pickens County board and while the qualifications of any of the four candidates are more than stellar, those qualifications... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:06 EST Patriots rally but fall short against Pendleton, 17-14 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150132591/Patriots-rally-but-fall-short-against-Pendleton-17-14 POWDERSVILLE — A slow start and failing to score until the fourth quarter led to the Powdersville High School Patriots downfall against the Pendleton Bulldogs last Friday with a final score of 17-14. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:15 EST Easley looking for a win for Homecoming http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150176809/Easley-looking-for-a-win-for-Homecoming EASLEY — Coming off a heartbreaking two-point loss at Westside, Easley will return home to host the Wildcats of Woodmont for homecoming. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:14 EST NJROTC orienteering team prepares for season http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150181507/NJROTC-orienteering-team-prepares-for-season EASLEY — Easley High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) orienteering team has been preparing for the upcoming season by utilizing the orienteering courses the Georgia Orienteering Club lays out. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:06 EST Traffic stop leads to drug arrest http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter/150181188/Traffic-stop-leads-to-drug-arrest WALHALLA – A California man was arrested Tuesday by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office after a traffic stop yielded nearly two pounds of high grade marijuana. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:03 EST DHEC board issues order to create Health Preparedness Network http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150188161/DHEC-board-issues-order-to-create-Health-Preparedness-Network COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Board of Health and Environmental Control today issued a Public Health Order (PHO) to create a statewide Health Preparedness Network (HPN) that will provide for essential email communications to a central database... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:55:07 EST Do fences really make good neighbors? http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/150165567/Do-fences-really-make-good-neighbors The other day I was baking cookies, and I realized I was an egg short. It was raining out, my 2-year-old was napping, and I was dressed in flannel pajama pants and one of my husband's old Star Wars T-shirts. Driving to the grocery store for eggs... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:13 EST Area Reunions http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150185369/Area-Reunions EHS Class of 1984 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:13 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150185333/Church-News Oct. 25 Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:13 EST Harvick advances, tempers flare after the Charlotte race http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150162114/Harvick-advances-tempers-flare-after-the-Charlotte-race CONCORD, N.C. — The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:11 EST