Adopt an older animal this month

November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month and the Newberry County Humane Society would like to urge anyone seeking a warm and fuzzy companion, to consider ...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Veterans Day by the Numbers

Veterans Day by the Numbers

“I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces.”“Ah, yes, you refer to Veterans Day facts and fi...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Caring about others

I would like to express my thanks to the caring people that report suspicious and illegal activities that they observe. It makes me feel proud because...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Relay 2018 and You

Relay 2018 and You

Many of you know we have started our 24th year of Relay For Life in Abbeville/McCormick and Greenwood Counites. It is the 23rd year for Newberry Count...

November 8th, 2017 |  


History of Miss Newberry

History of Miss Newberry

The history of Miss Newberry comprises over fifty years of countless contestants who found success in accomplishments, triumph in achievement and vict...

November 6th, 2017 |  


‘Casablanca’ Turns 75: We’ll Always Have Parodists

‘Casablanca’ Turns 75: We’ll Always Have Parodists

When I was in my late teens, a Nashville TV station ran a late-night double-feature of Humphrey Bogart movies. Immersed in the nostalgia craze, I grud...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Losing a memory

Prior to her death in 2005, my granddaughter, Jenna Cripe and I worked on bringing back an old flower garden surrounded by a brick retaining wall.On O...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Watchdog citizens strengthen communities

Watchdog citizens strengthen communities

They keep tabs on their public officials, often asking the tough questions and sounding the alarm when something doesn’t seem right. They attend...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Thinking of those less fortunate

Thinking of those less fortunate

With Halloween behind us, it is time to focus on Thanksgiving. As we consider our fortunes, it also brings to mind those who are not as blessed. With ...

November 5th, 2017 |  


A true Christian

Many people have a wrong idea of what a Christian is. A lot of people think just because a person prays or tries to live right makes them a Christian....

November 4th, 2017 |