The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:43:12 EST 1800 Tagging along on bike ride will bring many returns http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/5295216/Tagging-along-on-bike-ride-will-bring-many-returns As you read this column, whether it be over a cup of coffee, a bite of lunch during your workday break, or as you sit at home celebrating the beginning of your weekend, I am on the road. I hope to make it entertaining for you. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson Downs residents celebrate independence with annual event http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/5296311/Clemson-Downs-residents-celebrate-independence-with-annual-event CLEMSON — Residents at Clemson Downs Retirement Community invited friends, neighbors and nearby residents to join them in putting their love of country and active living on full display during the 15th annual Fourth of July parade at the Clemson... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Supreme Court autopsy ruling trumps public accountability http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion/5300797/Supreme-Court-autopsy-ruling-trumps-public-accountability For the second time in a month, the S.C. Supreme Court has ruled against openness and punted important issues back to the Legislature for change. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Big League World Series more than just baseball in Easley http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/5295583/Big-League-World-Series-more-than-just-baseball-in-Easley EASLEY — The 2014 Big League World Series will be about high caliber baseball on an international level, but there is far more meaning to Easley and Pickens County than that. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clemson students head to Africa to help save lives http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/5296941/Clemson-students-head-to-Africa-to-help-save-lives CLEMSON — A team of Clemson University students is traveling around the world to reach people in desperate need of medical equipment on the eastern coast of Africa. The group will spend two weeks in Tanzania as part of Clemson's unique... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Helton: We will ‘build NASCAR collectively’ http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/5297067/Helton:-We-will-build-NASCAR-collectively LOUDON, N.H. – Emphasizing that NASCAR respects the needs, rights and opinions of all stakeholders in the sport, NASCAR president Mike Helton said Friday that the formation of the Race Team Alliance by nine leading owners will not significantly... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST OCSO’s Citizens Police Academy still has available spots http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/5293903/OCSOs-Citizens-Police-Academy-still-has-available-spots WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office still has spots open for its first Citizens Police Academy. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports Announcements http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/5297388/Sports-Announcements Summer 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. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/5297381/ — Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family of alcoholics, meets at 11 a.m. Mondays at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 309 Pelzer Hwy., and at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Matthias Lutheran Church, 501 Powdersville... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/5297366/ Washington/Leslie/Lesley descendants Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/5297411/Church-News July 20 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tamassee-Salem MHS adds third panel to Quilt Trail http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/5293750/Tamassee-Salem-MHS-adds-third-panel-to-Quilt-Trail SALEM — Tamassee-Salem Middle High School has added a third quilt panel to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mountain Rest Baptist Church adds to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/5293783/Mountain-Rest-Baptist-Church-adds-to-the-Upstate-Heritage-Quilt-Trail MOUNTAIN REST — Mountain Rest Baptist Church is the site of a new addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Easley’s Kelley places 20th in national debate event http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/5293851/Easleys-Kelley-places-20th-in-national-debate-event EASLEY – Elliott Kelley, a 2014 graduate of Bob Jones Academy, placed 20th in the nation out of 250 debaters in Lincoln-Douglas debate at the 2014 National Speech and Debate Association Tournament held June 15-20 in Overland Park,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST @AuntFAE Twitter account helps with financial aid question http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-news_education/5295997/@AuntFAE-Twitter-account-helps-with-financial-aid-question PENDLETON — With fall semester just six weeks away, the phones in Tri-County Technical College's Financial Aid office are ringing off the hook with returning, prospective and current students, along with parents and the general public,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST OCSO lauded for help during Honoring Their Service http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top/5296704/OCSO-lauded-for-help-during-Honoring-Their-Service WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office received a Certificate of Appreciation recently from the board of Honoring Their Service Inc. for their support and participation in the 2014 Honoring Their Service program, which was held in... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST November governor battle will be a political brawl http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/5295201/November-governor-battle-will-be-a-political-brawl It's beginning to look as if this could be a very interesting campaign season as concerns the gubernatorial race in South Carolina and the issue of the state's Department of Social Services will be the battleground upon which it is... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Powdersville teen ready for national pageant stage http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/5295679/Powdersville-teen-ready-for-national-pageant-stage CLEARWATER, Fla. — Hope Harvard, the current Miss South Carolina Teen, is set to compete for the title of Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2015 from July 29 through Aug. 2 at the Linda Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pickens County Library System Events http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/5297360/Pickens-County-Library-System-Events Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST MCPC group in middle of busy summer http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/5296154/MCPC-group-in-middle-of-busy-summer LIBERTY — The Manufacturers Caring for Pickens County will be applying for 501(c)3 status, allowing it to solicit funds to be distributed to educational and social needs. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST