NEWBERRY — The Newberry Observer recently added a new name to the rank of staff writer — Benjamin “Ben” Hohenstatt, a 2014 graduate of Auburn University with a degree in journalism.
NEWBERRY — The Newberry County School Board gave special recognition on Monday to 20 student for making perfect scores on the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) in various subjects.
NEWBERRY — The City of Newberry's Fire Department ISO rating will move up one classification on Sept. 1 to a Class 2 following an evaluation by the Public Protection Classification Survey.
City and county officials, law enforcement and MADD Newberry County members signed the 2014 Proclamation for Labor Day Sobriety Checkpoint Emphasis to be observed Aug. 15 through Sept. 1. Shown are, seated from the left, Newberry County Councilman...
The Newberry Chamber Orchestra will hold an organizational meeting on Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Music Center at Newberry College. Any resident of Newberry County who plays the violin, viola, cello or double bass is invited to attend.
NEWBERRY — Newberry College unveiled its wolf sculpture on Aug. 22, a larger than life recreation of the wolf depicted in the college's logo, to the more than 1,200 students, faculty, staff and community members who had gathered for the...
Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College's associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Amanda Grace Beverly,...
Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College's practical nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, April Baird, Clinton; Ashley...
NEWBERRY — Piedmont Technical College is hosting an opportunity to revel in the magic of Italy during its Reflections of Italy Tour scheduled for April 13-22, 2015.
Members of the Newberry County Touchdown Club held their annual watermelon feeding for the Newberry College football team Aug. 23 at Setzler Field. The Wolves play their first game on the road Sept. 6 against Charleston Southern.
NEWBERRY — Newberry County 4-H kick off its 2014 club year on Sept. 1 but could still use volunteers to help with existing and new clubs.
UNION — Business owners Billy Graham and Jeff Mcbrayer are optimistic about what their new restaurant — County Line Steak and Seafood Company — can bring to several communities in both Newberry and Union counties.
NEWBERRY — Newberry City Council members toured Newberry's water and waste water treatment plants last week to see what improvements could be made as a part of this year's Capital Improvement Plan.
WHITMIRE — Whitmire held its inaugural Art in the Park event on Aug. 23 in Heritage Park.
NEWBERRY — The Newberry Opera House Guild will hold a live auction at the Newberry Opera House on Aug. 23.
The Newberry County Sheriff's Office reported the following:
POMARIA — What began as a simple class project transformed into a garden of pride when 9-year-old Kendellin Haltiwanger grew a 29-pound cabbage at her grandparents' home in Pomaria.
PROSPERITY — Capt. Jimmy Richardson spoke to Prosperity Town Council members Tuesday about their plans for the future in the department.
NEWBERRY — In the summer of 1963, almost 100,000 soldiers and airmen participated in the largest-ever peacetime military maneuvers in U.S. history.
PROSPERITY — Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity won the Forrest Wood Cup fishing tournament held last weekend on Lake Murray, netting himself $500,000 and the distinction of being the first South Carolinian to win the event since 1998.
NEWBERRY — Organizations in Newberry County will soon receive tourism related funds from the Newberry County Accommodations Tax Committee, following approval of the disbursements by the Newberry County Council.
NEWBERRY — To some, the name Krazy Daisy might sound like a flower shop, but here in Newberry, Krazy Daisy is the name of a new women's clothing store.
COLUMBIA — Newberry Academy Headmaster Brian Fitzgerald and his family will be raising awareness this weekend for the March of Dimes.
NEWBERRY — Labor Day was created to honor the work force of our country — a day to relaxation as we enjoy time off from work. But like some holidays, the true meaning has been forgotten.
NEWBERRY — Most Newberry County local governments are still one year out in the new Government Accounting Standard Board's (GASB) accounting process.