Hagood needs to stay open

I come to you as a concerned parent of a child at Hagood Elementary. Like myself, many other parents are …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Save Hagood Elementary in Pickens County

The School District of Pickens County’s web page says their vision is “to prepare students for success beyond the classroom …

January 26th, 2016 |  

Heartfelt gratitude and thanks

It is with a heart full of gratitude and appreciation that I write this letter. The Pickens County Board of …

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  

SDPC needs to shift focus

I’m sure most read the article where the School District Of Pickens County paid architects $50,000 to draw up a …

January 7th, 2016 |  

HUD and Obama’s Stealth Plan

There are so many things people are stressed about when it comes to government lately. And here’s another stressor. The …

January 6th, 2016 |  

A newspaper just for us

I really enjoy reading The Easley Progress. I can take a break from the murder and mayhem on the national …

December 10th, 2015 |  

School board member reacts to budget

In June the Pickens County School Board passed a budget that had more expenditures than revenue coming in for the …

December 1st, 2015 |  

Concern about Syrian refugees

The Pickens County Taxpayers Association has for 20 years been involved in our principal areas of work – property rights …

November 25th, 2015 |  

Rock the Fall Ball a success

Rock the Fall Ball a success What a great time we had at the first Rock the Fall Ball in …

November 18th, 2015 |  

SDPC’s financial status has improved

The school district’s 2015 financial audit is complete and the district’s budget ended the year in surplus of $3.8 million. …

October 29th, 2015 |  

Nothing misleading, Collins mistaken

It is with regret I find I must write this letter, however it is necessary to refute the recent derogatory …

October 29th, 2015 |  

Collins travel troubling

I have read two articles lately about Easley Rep. Neal Collins. Seems he has recently been to Panama and Turkey …

October 27th, 2015 |  

Reasons for school improvement

I have been reading in the newspaper about the test for the Pickens County School District. They have improved. High …

October 23rd, 2015 |  

Print the truth, not lies

One reason our country is great is that critics can voice their opinion. In fact, on my Facebook page and …

October 1st, 2015 |  

Time for GOP to move forward

In April the Pickens County GOP held its convention where officers were elected to two-year terms by the seated delegates …

September 15th, 2015 |  

Pay increase the right thing to do

I write this letter with a heart filled with gratitude and thanks. I am grateful for the step increases that …

September 15th, 2015 |  

The culprit behind violence

After seeing Vester Flanagan gunning down those two journalists, video-taping it all, sending off a 23-page manifesto, and then calling …

September 8th, 2015 |  

Looking for loopholes

Since Rep. Neal Collins’ election a year ago, I think I’ve uncovered a disturbing pattern. Collins was employed in a …

September 8th, 2015 |  

Our children are our future

Did you know there are 681,000 children victims of maltreatment every year in the United States? Most of these are …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Do you remember?

As to the letter from Rick Tate as Chairman of the Republican Party of Pickens County, is that the same …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Don’t surrender heritage

I was proud to see our state coming together, across racial and economic differences, to give loving support to the …

July 16th, 2015 |  

State reps need to attend to all county issues

I applaud the Pickens County Council and school board for their hard work the last few years, in these tough …

July 9th, 2015 |  


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