The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:16:54 EST 1800 Out & About http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50808377/Out--About Oct. 3 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:32:03 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50808281/ Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:23 EST Church News http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/50808310/Church-News Ongoing events• Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Easley, 101 E. 1st Ave. in Easley, holds Bible Study from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each Monday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:22 EST Hang up the phone, America — and drive http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/50798815/Hang-up-the-phone-America--and-drive Last month, Americans sent 171.3 billion text messages and anywhere from 19 to 28 percent of those texts were sent or read from behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. The average amount of time your eyes are off the road when reading and responding to... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:20 EST Pickens County’s wild, wild kingdom brings laughter http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/opinion_columns/50749751/Pickens-Countys-wild-wild-kingdom-brings-laughter Things have been far too serious in my columns as of late so I thought I would lighten things up a little and hopefully share a laugh with you. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:20:03 EST Clemson professor sees solar-energy revolution on the horizon http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50639873/Clemson-professor-sees-solar-energy-revolution-on-the-horizon CLEMSON — A Clemson University professor will tell a group of experts gathered in Bangladesh that solar panels will soon revolutionize energy production the same way computer chips brought about the information revolution. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:32:13 EST Institute aims to create new markets for wood-based construction materials http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50508493/Institute-aims-to-create-new-markets-for-wood-based-construction-materials CLEMSON — Clemson University has formed a new institute whose founders hope to change how commercial buildings are constructed in the United States. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:32:10 EST No kidding: Goats to work at Clemson http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50639994/No-kidding:-Goats-to-work-at-Clemson CLEMSON — Clemson researchers and campus facilities managers have teamed up to rid a section of Hunnicutt Creek of invaders. Goats will be fenced in along a section of the creek to feed on the invasive weeds along the creek bank and upland area,... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:32:08 EST ‘He’s an inspiration to me’ http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50229600/Hes-an-inspiration-to-me CLEMSON — Proud fathers usually watch from the stands on graduation day, but not Eddie Railey. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:25 EST Fall is upon us in Pickens County http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/community_news/50749743/Fall-is-upon-us-in-Pickens-County PICKENS COUNTY — The Autumnal Equinox on Sept. 23 was officially the end of summer and temperatures have already started to drop across the Upstate. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:24 EST Got books? Donate to PCLA for book sale http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50757741/Got-books-Donate-to-PCLA-for-book-sale PICKENS — The Pickens County Literacy Association is seeking donations for a used book sale on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 at Pickens Presbyterian Church. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:19 EST National Hunting and Fishing Day a success http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50757842/National-Hunting-and-Fishing-Day-a-success SENECA — The eighth annual National Hunting and Fishing Day event held Sept. 20 at the World of Energy in Seneca was a huge success with an estimated 1,500 people in attendance. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:17 EST Butterflies could hold key to probes that repair genes http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50196186/Butterflies-could-hold-key-to-probes-that-repair-genes CLEMSON — New discoveries about how butterflies feed could help engineers develop tiny probes that siphon liquid out of single cells for a wide range of medical tests and treatments, according to Clemson University researchers. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:31:13 EST Evidence of forming planet discovered 335 light years from Earth http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/50640277/Evidence-of-forming-planet-discovered-335-light-years-from-Earth CLEMSON — An international team of scientists led by a Clemson University astrophysicist has discovered new evidence that planets are forming around a star about 335 light years from Earth. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:32:15 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news_education/50714638/ Bob Jones University Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:26:13 EST Easley High to induct 4 into Hall of Fame http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news_education-sports/50721556/Easley-High-to-induct-4-into-Hall-of-Fame EASLEY – The Easley High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct four new members on Oct. 3 during halftime of the game against Hanna. This year's inductees are Keith Godfrey, Ron C. Hicks, Sammy Owen and Stanley “Beetle”... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:26:09 EST Should the drinking age be 18? http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/50716797/Should-the-drinking-age-be-18 The age of 18 carries a lot of responsibility. You can help determine our nation's leaders by voting, you can make a vow for a life-long commitment and get married, you are mature enough to join the military and fight and or kill and or die for... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:26:07 EST First responders honored for saving deputy http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/50716920/First-responders-honored-for-saving-deputy EASLEY — Pickens County EMS workers Terry “T.J.” Galloway Jr. and Derek Day were presented with plaques of honor during a banquet dinner at Silver Bay Restaurant for their role in helping save the life of Pickens County Deputy Thomas... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:26:04 EST Liberty headed to Landrum on Friday http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/50717192/Liberty-headed-to-Landrum-on-Friday LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils (2-2-1, 0-1) will travel to Landrum (1-3, 0-1) for their second in-conference game on Friday. Kick off is at 7:30 p.m. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:25:18 EST Wren hands Pickens 67-28 loss, remains unbeaten http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/50716954/Wren-hands-Pickens-67-28-loss-remains-unbeaten PICKENS — The Wren Golden Hurricanes seem unstoppable Friday night, beating Pickens 67-28 and extending their winning streak to 4-0, 1-0 in conference. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:25:17 EST