Wet weather hampered National Night Out but did not stop the fun. The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office moved its event inside while the City of Newberry continued with the event at the park. However games were cut short and the crowd stayed under the shelter for much of the event.
Daniel Doolittle gets fingerprinted by Newberry County Sheriff’s Office Community Police Officer Sherri Scott, right. The department gave a card with the child’s fingerprints and photo to parents in case of an emergency.
Faith Grey, left, takes time to chat with Newberry Police Sgt. Chuck Rogers at the city’s National Night Out celebration.
Newberry Fire Chief Keith Minick, right, goes head to head with Newberry City Councilman Gregg Summer. Minick was the winner of the chief’s battle with raising $240 for Bridges from Augusta and Newberry Police Chief Jackie Swindler raising $139 for Young Life. Minick will get the entire pot for his charity.
Newberry County Sheriff’s Major Todd Johnson talks to those in attendance about the new online call tracker that the department has made available to the public.
Newberry First Baptist Church Youth Pastor Lee McDowell makes snow cones for those at the city National Night Out event.