The Easley Progress- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:04:09 EST 1800 Ag Museum activities focusing on environment, ecology PENDLETON — The Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina offers Story Time and More, a monthly reading and activity program, and Kids Day, a monthly hands on activity program. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:40:54 EST Easley Pride Day was a success EASLEY — Residents from all across Easley turned up with old mattresses, tires and bags of paperwork to take advantage of Easley Pride Day and get rid of the clutter that can accumulate over the winter months in homes and yards. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:00:58 EST Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope COLUMBIA — Join the South Carolina State Museum at Happy Hubble 25, a family-friendly event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 24. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST County considers legal action against reporter Staff Report Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:20:52 EST SWU concerts planned in the coming months CENTRAL – The Southern Wesleyan University Concert Choir will combine with the Chorale of the Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium to present a concert of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes, and the final... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:50:52 EST Meals on Wheels soars PICKENS COUNTY — Residents from across Pickens County flocked to the Pickens County Airport last weekend to support the Pickens County Meals on Wheels, see some classic cars or even take a flight in a helicopter or plane for a unique... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:10:53 EST Azalea Festival blooms in full PICKENS — Despite threats of cancellation due to bad weather, and a dreary start with the cruise-in on Friday, this year's Azalea Festival triumphed over Mother Nature as sunny skies and cool breezes welcomed festival goers on Saturday... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:55 EST Youth Leadership Academy Robotics Club takes overall prize The Youth Leadership Academy Robotics Club took the Overall Most Environmental Invention Award at the 2015 Duke Energy Invention Convention held this week at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. The eight-member team entered their invention named... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:35:53 EST PCLA book sale celebrates 10 years PICKENS — The Pickens County Literacy Association will hold its 10th annual Spring Used Book Sale on May 1 and May 2 at the Pickens Presbyterian Church, 311 W. Main St. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:45:52 EST Grafting research increases fruit, vegetable harvests CHARLESTON — Plant scientists at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston have developed a technique for producing more fruits and vegetables. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:20:53 EST It’s Fried Apple Pies at Foothills Playhouse By D. C. Moodydmoody@civitasmedia.comEASLEY — Locally written, locally produced, and locally performed for theater goers is Fried Apple Pies which opens April 24 at Easley's Foothills Playhouse. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:25:51 EST Easley expects to be sued by county PICKENS COUNTY — It appears as if a lawsuit against the City of Easley by Pickens County will move forward, with the city having no indication as to what county council is asking for over disputed tax funds. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:25:54 EST City working to fill open spots EASLEY — The city of Easley is in the midst of filling two vital positions and according to Mayor Larry Bagwell things are looking up. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:25:51 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the Easley Progress's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:42:57 EST Milwee named American Legion officer of the year WALHALLA — Oconee County Sheriff's Office Corporal Charles Mulwee was named the 2015 American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year at the annual Joseph Earl “Jake” Robinson Law Enforcement Dinner held at the Charles McGee... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:40:51 EST Tri-County revamps, renames manufacturing management program PENDLETON — Tri-County Technical College's Engineering and Industrial Technology Division has renamed and revamped its manufacturing management program to offer students the technical expertise and the leadership training/skills required... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:25:53 EST State GOP to investigate Pickens convention PICKENS COUNTY — A decision by the S.C. Republican Party's executive committee to investigate the events that unfolded last week at the Pickens County Republican party convention comes on the heels of a formal protest filed by the Pickens... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:01:03 EST Alpha Chi members inducted Southern Wesleyan University inducted 13 new members into the S.C. Delta chapter of Alpha Chi on March 24. Founded in 1922, Alpha Chi is a national honor society that promotes academic excellence and exemplary character. Membership in Alpha Chi is... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:55:51 EST ACSO chief pilot flies toward retirement ANDERSON COUNTY – Larry Gilstrap, chief pilot for the Anderson County Sheriff's Office's Aviation Division, will fly his last assignment on May 14 when he officially retires from Anderson County. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:05 EST Project Lifesaver spots available in Oconee County WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office said spots are available for families to register their loved ones with the Project Lifesaver Program. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:45:52 EST