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  1. Project SEARCH graduates first classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Baptist Easley Hospital, in conjunction with the School District of Pickens County, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation and Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, partnered with Project SEARCH to help educate students with intellectual and development disabilities. The innovative partnership began August 2016, and the first class just graduated after completing a year-long series of internships at Baptist Easley that developed their skills for future job placement.

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  2. Military NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Easley Progress

    U.S. Air Force Airman Najiyen A. Blythe graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

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  3. Southern Appalachian event set for May 20 at Hagood MillRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Hagood Mill Historic Site in Pickens will host a Southern Appalachian Arts and Crafts Fair on May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regional artisans and craftsmen will demonstrate their skills with a variety of time-honored traditions unique to the Southern Appalachian Region. The free event will feature musical performances by Pretty Little Goat String Band, delivering a fresh, energetic take on old-time string-band music.

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  4. Pickens Concert Choir to perform in spring concertRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The spring concert of the Pickens Concert Choir is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 5 and May 6 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Pickens Community Center, 129 Schoolhouse St. in Pickens. Admission is $5 at the door.

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  5. It's time to get your Blue Ridge Fest onRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Blue Ridge Fest is organized and executed by 250 Blue Ridge Electric and Blue Ridge Security employee volunteers, enabling the festival to maximize its proceeds to benefit local charities. The 19th annual Blue Ridge Fest inh 2016 raised a record-breaking $201,000 to benefit local non-profit organizations in Pickens County and Oconee County along with organizations in Anderson and Greenville counties.

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  6. The biggest little festival aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The town celebrates its history with the Railroad Festival. After all, the Central we know today would never have existed if the Atlantic and Richmond Air Line hadn't laid tracks through Pickens County 144 years ago.

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  7. Pups come out for Paws for CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Roxie spent three years at the Pickens County Humane Society searching for her forever home. She now serves as the agency's "mascot."

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  8. Seventh school board seat passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The School District of Pickens County Board of Trustees is in for some changes due to new legislation from the Pickens delegation and newly elected Sen. Rex Rice that adds a controversial seventh seat. The bill was initially introduced last year by Reps.

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  9. Airport needs new asphaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Easley Progress

    "We're growing, and we're growing fast," said Airport Manager Carlos Salinas during a presentation at the Pickens Rotary Club. "We've got a waiting list of about sixty people wanting hangar space for their planes."

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  10. Greater Easley Chamber present annual bevy of awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Britt Wyatt was thrilled to be named the 2016 Ambassador of the Year, an award presented for going above and beyond in promoting businesses and participating in community events throughout the Easley area. Gordon Brush, right, accepted the award for Director of the Year from Robert Halfacre, incoming Chairman of the Board for the Chamber.

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  11. Habitat helpers hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Easley Progress

    College students from across three Northern states are foregoing the traditional Spring Break destinations like Myrtle Beach and Panama City for a slightly more rural destination: Liberty, Pickens and Easley. "Thirty-five students from Widener, Connecticut College and North Central Universities will help build homes and improve the community during their spring break as part of Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge program," said Habitat spokesperson Cindy Sanders.

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  12. Table Rock rebounding from wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The park was swarming with people recently as hikers took to the trails with their dogs, families enjoyed picnics by the lake and kids clambered around on boulders next to streams and waterfalls. Table Rock State Park is located at 158 Ellison Lane in Pickens off S.C. 11 and is open year round with varying hours.

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  13. MCPC announces Distinguished Service Award recipientRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The Pickens County Legislative Delegation held its 2017 annual public meeting at the Six Mile Town Hall in January and announced that the Distinguished Service Award for 2016 was awarded to Michael Batchelor for his leadership role in partnering to launch the Cancer Association of Pickens County. Delegation members attending were Sens. Thomas C. Alexander and Rex F. Rice ; House Reps.

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  14. Third gathering on Appalachian Life is a festival for PickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The Third Gathering on Appalachian Life will be held March 4 at the Pickens Community Center, with registration at 8:15 a.m. and the first session at 9 a.m. Cooking will be one of the sessions to be offered. Traditional Appalachian activities such as hewing logs will be on display March 4 at the Third Gathering on Appalachian Life in Pickens.

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  15. Area sports announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Easley Progress

    Registration for baseball and softball will be taken through Feb. 24 at the Pickens Recreation Center on Sangamo Road in Pickens. Age divisions will include Instructional , Tee Ball/Coaches Pitch , Pitching Machine ; Boys Baseball Minors , Boys Baseball O-Zone , Boys for ages 13 and 14, and Majors for ages 15 through 19. Girls softball divisions will include Darlings for ages 7 and 8, Angels for ages 9 and 10, Ponytails for ages 11 and 12, and Belles for ages 13 to 15. Following registration, a skills/evaluation day will be held for each age division.

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  16. Coach Isaacs to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Easley Progress

    At a recent school board meeting, trustees approved the naming of the Pickens High School football field for legendary coach Bill Isaacs. With 57 wins between the years of 1969 to 1975 - including five straight Western AAA Region titles - Bill Isaacs' teams set the South Carolina record for the most consecutive regular season wins.

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  17. Area sports announcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Easley Progress

    The Easley Parks and Recreation Department will take registrations for the 2017 volleyball program through Jan. 31. The season runs March to May. The fee for registration is $60 for those who live in the city and $80 for those who live outside of the city. Youth must be between the ages of 7 and 14 as of Sept.

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  18. Register now for Appalachian music lessons -Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Easley Progress

    If you have ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar, banjo, fiddle or mandolin, now is the time to take the plunge. Enrollment is underway for the next session of the Appalachian Evening Music Program, which begins the week of Dec. 12 at various locations.

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  19. We are adjusting our sails, so to speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Easley Progress

    The Easley Progress and The Pickens Sentinel will undergo a life-changing event next week when the two publications merge to form The Sentinel-Progress. Now, before you suck all of the air out of the room, let me explain.

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  20. Pickens literacy group holding book sale this week -Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Easley Progress

    The Pickens County Literacy Association continues to collect books for their upcoming book sale scheduled for Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 in Pickens. The two-day event will be held in the All Saints Hall of Pickens Presbyterian Church, 311 W. Main St. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 18 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 19. Hundreds of hardback and paperback books, children's books, cookbooks, self-help books and coffee table books will be available from which to choose.

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