The Easley Progress- RSS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/ http://theeasleyprogress.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:05:46 EST 1800 Out & About http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements/152135735/Out--About March 5 Fri, 6 Mar 2015 05:25:51 EST Pickens County receives grant for emergency food, shelter programs http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/152182291/Pickens-County-receives-grant-for-emergency-food-shelter-programs PICKENS COUNTY — Pickens County has been chosen to receive $44,766 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:10:51 EST Johnson dominates late in Atlanta win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152179109/Johnson-dominates-late-in-Atlanta-win HAMPTON, Ga. — Coors Light Polesitter Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick dominated the early and middle stages of Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway — before Jimmie Johnson decided to crash the... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:45:51 EST Crafton annihilates field in Atlanta truck win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152178983/Crafton-annihilates-field-in-Atlanta-truck-win HAMPTON, Ga. — There's no letup in Matt Crafton. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:40:51 EST Harvick wins third straight XFINITY race in Atlanta http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152178811/Harvick-wins-third-straight-XFINITY-race-in-Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. — If you had to pick one driver to knock Joey Logano off his pedestal at Atlanta Motor Speedway, you couldn't make a better choice than Kevin Harvick. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:35:52 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/letters/152129386/ I read David Moody's column in The Easley Progress entitled “Technology in the Classroom SDPC Facing Public Pressure To Not Raise Taxes.” He wrote people like me, “oppose any tax hike, no matter the size, to support updated... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:30:51 EST Woman charged with cruelty to a child http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/blotter/152176927/Woman-charged-with-cruelty-to-a-child PICKENS COUNTY – The Pickens County Sheriff's Office charged Anita Ann McNeely with one count of cruelty to a child following an investigation into a domestic disturbance reported to the Sheriff's Office on Feb. 23. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:25:52 EST Free position camps offered through July http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/152123336/Free-position-camps-offered-through-July EASLEY — The Easley Recreation Center is holding free position camps through July for the 2015 season for student athletes ages 8-13 who want to participate in flag or contact football. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:45:51 EST Deputy fired over Taser use http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152119995/Deputy-fired-over-Taser-use PICKENS COUNTY – The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has taken possession of all documents related to a Taser incident that resulted in the firing last week of a Pickens County deputy after an internal investigation revealed the deputy... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:10:51 EST Residents sue recycler http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152123292/Residents-sue-recycler EASLEY — Residents of the Alice Mill Community filed a lawsuit last week against T&S Recycling alleging the company's location at 100 Maple St. is in direct violation of multiple state statutes and county ordinances. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:40:52 EST SCPA: Pickens County Council vote was illegal http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152125789/SCPA:-Pickens-County-Council-vote-was-illegal PICKENS COUNTY — According to the S.C. Press Association and its legal counsel, Pickens County Council violated state law in a vote taken during a scheduled meeting in January, which would in turn invalidate the unanimous vote cast on the... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:45:53 EST FOIA requests made in light of Delk resignation http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152125840/FOIA-requests-made-in-light-of-Delk-resignation PICKENS COUNTY — The Easley Progress and The Pickens Sentinel have submitted Freedom of Information Act requests to Pickens County requesting materials concerning the resignation of Matthew Delk, former Pickens County administrator. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:45:51 EST President for a day: The bizarre story of David Atchison http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/editorial/152121133/President-for-a-day:-The-bizarre-story-of-David-Atchison Today we know Inauguration Day as Jan. 20, but it didn't used to be. In fact, up until 1933, United States presidents were sworn into office on March 4 — the date the Constitution was declared into effect by the 1st U.S. Congress in 1789. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 06:45:52 EST Small-scale farmers finding that help is on the way http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/151971780/Small-scale-farmers-finding-that-help-is-on-the-way FLORENCE — For small-scale farmers, hard work and long hours come with the territory — and that doesn't even include their “day jobs,” without which many could not support themselves and their... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:51 EST CTC instructors tapped for awards, meetings http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/151937508/CTC-instructors-tapped-for-awards-meetings PICKENS – Three instructors at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center have been singled out for their contributions to the community. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:30:51 EST Agribusinesses ask state to support Clemson PSA http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/151972975/Agribusinesses-ask-state-to-support-Clemson-PSA COLUMBIA — South Carolina agribusiness professionals took to the Statehouse recently to tell lawmakers how vital Clemson University is to the revenue and jobs they bring to the state. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:20:52 EST Clemson monitors weather impact on peaches http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152049253/Clemson-monitors-weather-impact-on-peaches CLEMSON — February's frigid temperatures could make spring and summer tiring seasons for South Carolina peach growers. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:45:53 EST Explorers bring it home http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news/152045292/Explorers-bring-it-home PICKENS COUNTY — The South Carolina Association of Law Enforcement Explorers (SCALE) held its winter conference and competition in North Myrtle Beach and Pickens County was well represented. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:40:51 EST Basketball alumni return to SWU http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151937779/Basketball-alumni-return-to-SWU CENTRAL – A group of Southern Wesleyan University's top basketball alumni were welcomed back to the Central campus Jan. 31, where they were recognized for their contributions as Warriors and were reunited with longtime Head Basketball... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:45:51 EST Connect to College grads at Tri-County http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news/151937392/Connect-to-College-grads-at-Tri-County December 2014 high school graduates through the Connect to College (C2C) program at Tri-County Technical College are, from left to right, Brittney F. Scurry, Easley High School; Orell J. (Ques) Galloway, Pendleton High School; Briana S. Ferguson,... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:25:52 EST