The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:35:49 EST 1800 The case for making foreign aid a two-way street http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/50478685/The-case-for-making-foreign-aid-a-two-way-street What if I told you there was a lot in Africa that was going right? Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:44:03 EST You don’t have to be a jerk to support your team http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/50477948/You-dont-have-to-be-a-jerk-to-support-your-team I'm going to preface this column with a statement, a disclosure, if you will, so that all of you know where I stand and know where I'm coming from before you read any further: I am a Tiger fan. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:43:03 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50478161/ Sept. 3 Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:15 EST Patriots corral Mustangs on turnovers, offensive assault http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/50472004/Patriots-corral-Mustangs-on-turnovers-offensive-assault POWDERSVILLE — The 2014 season kicked off in high fashion for the high-flying Patriots of Powdersville High School as they opened the 2014 season with a 41-20 win over the visiting Mustangs of Palmetto. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:13 EST Wren offense blows Woodmont away, 62-0 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/50471947/Wren-offense-blows-Woodmont-away-62-0 PIEDMONT — From the opening kickoff until the final horn, it was a Hurricane warning over Anderson County as Wren blasted visiting Woodmont in a 62-0 blowout. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:10 EST Pendleton outlasts Pickens in tight contest http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/50471979/Pendleton-outlasts-Pickens-in-tight-contest PENDLETON — The Blue Flame of Pickens was on a short road trip to Pendleton to face the Bulldogs and in the end came up short in its bid to even their record to 1-1, instead falling to 0-2 after a tight ballgame where momentum seemed to be... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:08 EST Third quarter burst gives Daniel big win at Easley http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/50471908/Third-quarter-burst-gives-Daniel-big-win-at-Easley EASLEY — Hosting its first ever Community Tailgate in the home-opener for the Green Wave, Easley returned home after a road win over cross-county rival Pickens to face state powerhouse Daniel, only to come up short 35-6. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:03 EST Stout restart gives Blaney Nationwide Series win at Bristol http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423661/Stout-restart-gives-Blaney-Nationwide-Series-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney swept past Kyle Busch on a restart with seven laps to go and held on to win Friday night's rain-delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:41:16 EST Logano nabs third win of season in Bristol night race http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423352/Logano-nabs-third-win-of-season-in-Bristol-night-race BRISTOL, Tenn. – Joey Logano believes he has the car and Team Penske believes they have the team to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:15:03 EST Logano defies odds with career renaissance at Penske http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423574/Logano-defies-odds-with-career-renaissance-at-Penske For every Kyle Busch, there's a Casey Atwood. For every Kyle Larson, there's a Todd Kluever. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:06:02 EST NASCAR by the numbers http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423460/NASCAR-by-the-numbers 6: The number of victories recorded by Team Penske drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year. It's the first time a Ford team has won more than five races in a single year since Carl Edwards' nine-victory season for Roush Fenway... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:00:01 EST Keselowski earns first NASCAR Truck Series win at Bristol http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50423735/Keselowski-earns-first-NASCAR-Truck-Series-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After 62 races — the last 20 of which were in his own equipment — Brad Keselowski is finally a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:50:02 EST Easley FD ISO rating improves http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50419225/Easley-FD-ISO-rating-improves EASLEY — The new ISO classification rating for the Easley Fire Department has dropped to a Class 3 and Fire Chief Butch Womack says the department is on track to be lowered to a Class 2 by this time next year. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:18:03 EST Congressman speaks at Rotary Club http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news/50336957/Congressman-speaks-at-Rotary-Club Congressman Jeff Duncan was the guest speaker at the Easley Rotary Club on Aug. 19. Duncan spoke on many topics, mainly focusing on his views of corporate tax reformation, deportation hearings of unaccompanied minors from Central America, and the... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:04:01 EST Anderson man sentenced for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50435505/Anderson-man-sentenced-for-knowing-endangerment-by-release-of-asbestos COLUMBIA — Scott William Farmer, 37, of Anderson, was sentenced Aug. 19 in federal court in Spartanburg for knowing endangerment by release of asbestos, a violation of 42 U.S.C. § 7413(c)(5). Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:02 EST Electrical wiring certificate class starts Sept. 2 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50434951/Electrical-wiring-certificate-class-starts-Sept.-2 PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College is offering an Electrical Wiring Certificate program for individuals who want to prepare for careers as electricians. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:02:03 EST Man gets $19K in equipment using bad check http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter-news/50434700/Man-gets-$19K-in-equipment-using-bad-check ANDERSON – The Anderson County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man who wrote a bad check to pay for lawn equipment and other items valued at nearly $19,000. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:44:01 EST SCDOT’s 511 System can help weekend travelers “reach the beach” http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50434214/SCDOTs-511-System-can-help-weekend-travelers-reach-the-beach Labor Day Weekend travelers are reminded to use the South Carolina Department of Transportation's (SCDOT) free 511 Traveler Information System, which provides traffic camera images, travel time estimates and other technological tools to help... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:20:02 EST SWU wins appeal, off to year two of NCAA process http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/50433601/SWU-wins-appeal-off-to-year-two-of-NCAA-process CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University is moving to the second year in the membership process to become a full NCAA Division II institution after all. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:47:02 EST West Coast swing highlights 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/50433461/West-Coast-swing-highlights-2015-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-schedule The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule, as announced Tuesday on Fox Sports 1's “Race Hub” and NBC Sports Network's “NASCAR America,” is a more geographically friendly version that also pays homage to important... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:38:05 EST