The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:56:28 EST 1800 When mom took a tumble, so did my heart http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/150261186/When-mom-took-a-tumble-so-did-my-heart I have been absent of late, in case anyone happened to notice, and although it was for only a short time, just a few days, it seems as if it has been forever since I sat and penned a column for you, but I did have a good reason. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:58:02 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150266832/Church-News Oct. 25 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:24:03 EST Kelley named to Student Legislature delegation at BJU http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/150222287/Kelley-named-to-Student-Legislature-delegation-at-BJU GREENVILLE — Jordan Kelley of Easley was recently named to serve on the Bob Jones University delegation to the South Carolina Student Legislature for the 2014-2015 academic year. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:18:03 EST Beware the galloping hooves … http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/150261370/Beware-the-galloping-hooves EASLEY — This Halloween those sounds you hear behind you might just be The Headless Horseman, if you're taking in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at Easley Foothills Playhouse.The production opens at 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:06 EST Daniel hosting Walhalla, Pickens looking for another win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150225742/Daniel-hosting-Walhalla-Pickens-looking-for-another-win PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame lost 35-14 to Daniel on Oct. 17, knocking them down to a regional record of 2-3, and propelling Daniel to a 4-2 regional record. Both teams enter week nine with high hopes of bolstering their... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:03 EST Liberty takes a loss, heads to Pendleton http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150225712/Liberty-takes-a-loss-heads-to-Pendleton LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils fell to Woodruff last Friday and face tough opposition as they travel to Pendleton to take on Coach Paul Sutherland's Bulldogs this week. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:01 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/150230004/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:30:09 EST Be careful when voting http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/letters/150222457/Be-careful-when-voting To the editor: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:43:06 EST ‘Fill the Hill’ for Homecoming 2014 at SWU http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150222416/Fill-the-Hill-for-Homecoming-2014-at-SWU CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan University alumni will join students, faculty and staff and “Fill the Hill” for 2014 Homecoming on the Central campus on Oct. 24 and Oct. 25. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:37:03 EST Kudos for sidewalk construction http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/letters/150222267/Kudos-for-sidewalk-construction To the editor: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:15:06 EST Green Wave looking to build on homecoming OT win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150225691/Green-Wave-looking-to-build-on-homecoming-OT-win EASLEY — In a nail-biting last-minute rally, the Easley Green Wave took Woodmont to overtime and ultimately came away with the 47-46 victory. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:16:09 EST Daniel High School crowns Homecoming Queen 2014 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/150223343/Daniel-High-School-crowns-Homecoming-Queen-2014 CENTRAL — Daniel High School senior Gingerlynn Jenkins was crowned Miss Homecoming on Sept. 19. Senior Abby Martin was runner-up and Noelle Heerschap was honored as a senior class representative. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:34:04 EST Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150223223/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:19:08 EST Domestic violence ‘just like a fire’ http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/150201985/Domestic-violence-just-like-a-fire PICKENS — The emergency shelter Mary's House held a candlelit prayer vigil for domestic violence awareness last Thursday on the steps of the Pickens County Courthouse. The vigil was attended by more than 50 people, coming from all around... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:54:09 EST ‘Upcountry Boil’ fundraiser planned for Nov. 8 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150222443/Upcountry-Boil-fundraiser-planned-for-Nov.-8 PICKENS — The Pickens County Museum of Art & History and the Pickens County Cultural Commission host “An Upcountry Boil” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Lavonne Nalley Piper Auditorium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:41:07 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:41:57 EST EHS recognizes senior volleyball players http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150182204/EHS-recognizes-senior-volleyball-players Easley High School recognized four seniors recently for their years of dedication to the volleyball team. Shown are, front row from the left, Jordan Valentin, Katelyn Turner, Robin Bradley and Anna Bridges. Back row are, from the left, Kim Valentin,... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:04 EST Pickens Christmas parade set for Dec. 12 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150229690/Pickens-Christmas-parade-set-for-Dec.-12 PICKENS — The City of Pickens Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 with the theme of The Doodle Express, playing off the popular The Polar Express. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:36:06 EST Kudzu — the vine that ate the South http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/150220993/Kudzu--the-vine-that-ate-the-South In 1876, at the U.S. Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, a pretty, leafy vine that had originated in Japan and parts of China was introduced to Americans for the first time. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:21:05 EST DSS brouhaha comes with human element http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/150176968/DSS-brouhaha-comes-with-human-element COLUMBIA — With the release of the audit of S.C.'s Department of Social Services conducted by the Legislative Audit Council, there were many statistics and numbers shared on the department's performance, but in the end, digesting... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:50:03 EST