Easley's Week in Review: April 22-28
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Saturday, April 28, 2012
The weather finally cooperated so that both team could play on schedule. Easley boys had been trying to finish their first game since Thursday evening.
The money will allow the March of Dimes to continue to help babies and their families.
Ward passes Ralph Carnes with six laps remaining and wins the race.
The fundraiser for the Upstate Kidney Walk 2012 was sponsored by Bowers Family Charities.
Three great book picks from the staff at the Capt. Kimberly Hampton Memorial Library.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Dozens braved the rain, stormy weather to hear cheer their favorite candidate.
Police ask for help statewide in search for George Jackson.
Both Easley teams will try again tomorrow.
The university has been fined and loses scholarships as part of the decision.
Dan Scott, a familiar voice throughout the Upstate for his sports radio shows, is starting a foundation to help children who have fallen victim to abuse. But it was that passion, he says, that may have led to his firing earlier this year.
Chris Peterman, a senior at Bob Jones University, racked up demerits after he created an activist group on campus, and ultimately was kicked out when his last demerits were issued for watching the television show "Glee" off campus.
One Easley resident thanks the school board for their fiscal responsibility.
The downtown shop was picked as best florist.
A lawyer representing the estate of the late Randall Heffron is investigating whether a lawsuit is appropriate against multiple parties.
Twenty-one candidates expected to run in the June 12 primary will be in attendance.
The walk begins at 9 a.m. at Easley High School
Find the best prices before starting your weekend.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Greenville loses to Delmarva 5-1.
Both teams will resume play on Friday.
Two South Carolina football players were selected in the first round for the first time in 31 years.
A warrant has been issued for her arrest
The traditionally red Palmetto State might be in play this fall.
At least 40 new jobs coming to Greenville in the move.
Several players with S.C. ties are expected to be high picks in the draft, which begins tonight.
Former Anderson County councilman and owner of Easley-based Atlantic Bullion & Coin, Ron Wilson is accused of operating a Ponzi scheme and defrauding nearly 1,000 people from 25 states out of at least $59 million.
State GOP chairman says Palmetto State's "first in the South" primary shouldn't be in jeopardy despite backing the wrong 2012 candidate.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Report shows Charleston and Colleton counties have cleanest air in the state.
Newt Gingrich is reportedly dropping out of the race, three months after winning in the coveted S.C. Republican primary.
Data shows big spike in pedestrian, cyclists and biker deaths in 2012. Statewide crackdown planned.
Tom Sponseller, who killed himself in February, had sexually-oriented photos of Rachel Duncan, who pleaded guilty Wednesday to tax fraud, on his computer, prosecutors say.
A New York Times article explores the era of the $250 baseball bat
Dr. Del Freitag has been named the principal at McKissick Elementary School in Easley.
Tell us what should go in this vacant office space
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
School board member Ben Trotter's comments to the media on Monday night have forced the School District of Pickens County to defend their staff.
Will build next to existing facility.
A Senate subcommittee passed the proviso Tuesday that would cut funding as part of the state health plan.
Proponents of a school choice bill held a press conference urging legislators to pass the bill that would allow parents to have more freedom when choosing their child's education.
Legislators call for others to abandon controversial group, and some are doing so.
Justin Eric Roach, 16, was not wearing a seat belt, according to the coroner.
Shoplifting, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal domestic violence were among the charges listed on the blotter.
South Carolinians said the state's economy is improving and the state is back on track, according to new Winthrop Poll.
First reading of the budget, TAP teachers have jobs within the district and activity buses were among the topics of discussion at Monday's meeting.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Counselors will be on hand Tuesday at the school to talk with students and staff.
The victim of a recent home burglary is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
The answer from a Bleacher Report blogger last week delighted some, angered others.
The Easley Soccer Club's U9 and U10 teams won their divisions this weekend.