NEWBERRY — With the help of grants, the Newberry County Sheriff's Office will be acquiring 18 new tactical ballistic vests and six ballistic hard armor plates.
PROSPERITY — Oscar F. Lovelace Jr. received the national 2015 Family Physician of the Year Award through the help of those around him.
The Newberry Observer will be collecting unwrapped toys for the Newberry County Sheriff's Office's toy drive. Drop off toys before Dec. 17 when you come in to buy a paper, go ahead and bring a toy or book for an underprivileged child.
NEWBERRY COUNTY — 'Tis the season for holiday gatherings, family traditions, including Newberry County's Christmas parades.
LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Little Mountain Town Council has passed a reimbursement policy that addresses how reoccuring bills will be paid and also sets protocols for what town council members must submit when requesting a reimbursement of their personal...
The following students were named Awesome Authors for the month of November at Prosperity Rikard Elementary. Front Row: Braleigh Kinard, Megan Norton, Da'Mia Wadsworth, and Kelby Myers. Back Row: Jada Peacock, Kadge Gwyn, Haley Patterson, Jaylee...
NEWBERRY — Newberry College has been ranked on the 2015 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings. The college earned three top rankings in the national magazine's annual report.
PROSPERITY — Every year, the South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association holds a preseason banquet to announce the number one teams in the state, the top five female/male senior players from each classification, and elite players from the...
PROSPERITY — The 2014 state of South Carolina Annual School Report Cards have been released and Mid-Carolina High School has received an Excellent Absolute rating.
NEWBERRY — Two-year and four-year colleges and universities in the region often work together to help students transition between schools in various ways.
NEWBERRY — The Newberry College Department of Teacher Education inducted four alumni into the Hall of Master Teachers during a recent ceremony.
NEWBERRY — When you first meet Ricky Fernandez, he comes across as a soft-spoken, respectful Southern gentleman. But, that gentle first impression hides a few secrets.
NEWBERRY — Mary Ella Glymph was born Nov. 21, 1912, in Pomaria — and yes, that means she celebrated her 102nd birthday last month.
NEWBERRY — The Aiken Chapter of The Links Inc. hosted a silent auction and gala at the Lloyd Kennedy Charter School in Aiken to benefit families who participate in organizations such as the Newberry Literacy Council to which The Links donated...
NEWBERRY — Pull out those dusty Christmas decorations for a chance to earn some extra Christmas cash: the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce is holding its second Lights of Newberry County competition.
NEWBERRY — The following list of top 10 Christmas activities in Newberry was compiled by Mary Alex Kopp, tourism and events coordinator for the City of Newberry.
PROSPERITY — Call Me Sir is a student-led club that seeks to develop young men into gentlemen who will also become productive residents.
NEWBERRY — A Newberry County man is fighting extradition from North Carolina after his arrest there in connection with an aggravated assault that occurred more than a week ago at a local fast-food restaurant.
POMARIA — Some of the playground equipment in Pomaria is missing bolts and now needs to be replaced.
NEWBERRY — The sights and sounds of the season will be brought to life this weekend when the Newberry Community Choir performs “This is Christmas” in the Newberry Elementary School Auditorium.
NEWBERRY — Allen Lee Koon apologized Monday to his family, his children and to the family of Cindy Huckabee Koon after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with her death more than two years ago.
NEWBERRY — Hospice Care of South Carolina, Springfield Place and J.F. Hawkins are sponsoring a gift drive for senior citizens this holiday season. Gifts will be accepted until Dec. 16.
Pomaria Garmany Elementary School had 13 students travel to Spartanburg on Oct. 25 for a Carolina Warrior's Tournament. Katie Smith took second place with a 226, Alana Brown took third place with a 214, Lawson Lominick took first place with a...
John E. Caldwell was presented the Citizen of the Year Award at Omega Psi Psi Fraternity's Incorporated Founders' Day Event. The Citizen of the Year is awarded each year from outstanding citizens nominated for unusual contributions to...
NEWBERRY – A Prosperity man charged in the 2012 death of his wife pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter late Monday afternoon and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.