Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:41:07 EST 1800 Shots fired while Newberry paramedics were on call at Lake Murray http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-news/50688629/Shots-fired-while-Newberry-paramedics-were-on-call-at-Lake-Murray NEWBERRY — While Newberry County EMS were assisting with a medical issue at Lake Murray near Dreher Island State Parks, shots were fired at the scene near the paramedics. Newberry County sheriff's deputies responded accordingly. No one on... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:03 EST Newberry police seek information leading to an arrest http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50670320/Newberry-police-seek-information-leading-to-an-arrest NEWBERRY — Sean Latrel Glenn, 25, is wanted with charges of burglary first degree, two counts of third degree arson, and attempted murder by the Newberry City Police department. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:59:01 EST Updates from Newberry County Council http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50639152/Updates-from-Newberry-County-Council Wayne Adams, Newberry County Administrator, will bring us up to date on county government, County Council issues and current matters occurring in Newberry County. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:33:04 EST Help is available for veterans in crisis http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50655859/Help-is-available-for-veterans-in-crisis More than 8,000 veterans per year take their own lives. On average, that's 667 per month, 154 per week, 22 per day, or one Veteran every 65 minutes. A lesser-known statistic is that more than half of these veterans are 50 years or older. In the... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:29:02 EST Burglary suspect apprehended, charged http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50671174/Burglary-suspect-apprehended-charged NEWBERRY — Harold Vermal O'Neal, 33, of 4 Eugene Street in Greenville has been arrested and charged with burglary second degree and grand larceny along with other minor traffic offenses as released by Newberry Police Department... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:02 EST Give a shout out for local heroes http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50650830/Give-a-shout-out-for-local-heroes As I watched the flames grow larger, I couldn't help but turn to the crowd around me to gauge its reaction. I was in the parking lot of Piedmont Technical College for the city fire department's Kids Fun Day a few weeks ago. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:17:02 EST Two golf tourneys planned for September http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50590551/Two-golf-tourneys-planned-for-September Joe Trainor from Stokes-Trainor in Newberry and Debra Shaw from Newberry Electric Cooperative stand in front of a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox that is the hole in one prize for the No. 17 hole at the Newberry Electric Cooperative Wire/Community Care Golf... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:57:02 EST Burks, DuBose to wed http://newberryobserver.com/news/engagements-lifestyle/50641318/Burks-DuBose-to-wed Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas Burks of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Elizabeth of Columbia, to John Cottingham DuBose of Newberry. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Eugene DuBose of Newberry, S.C. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:56:03 EST Guilty Pleas http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50619010/Guilty-Pleas NEWBERRY — Judge Frank Addy took the following guilty pleas from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:18:03 EST Whitmire girls tennis loses to Woodruff http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50635993/Whitmire-girls-tennis-loses-to-Woodruff WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School's girls tennis team lost to Woodruff High School 5-2. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:16:04 EST Wolves announce 2014 Friends and Family Outing http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50638681/Wolves-announce-2014-Friends-and-Family-Outing NEWBERRY — Newberry golf coaches Howard Vroon and Clarissa Childs have announced the Inaugural Friends and Family Golf Outing will be held Nov. 22 at the Country Club of Newberry. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:14:09 EST Newberry Academy annual steak supper is Saturday http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50657259/Newberry-Academy-annual-steak-supper-is-Saturday NEWBERRY — The Academy's Parents' Council at Newberry Academy is hosting its Fall Steak Supper on Sept. 20, featuring country-fried steak, gravy, rice, cole slaw, biscuits and tea for $8.50 a ticket. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:14:08 EST Hugo inspired us to remember historic storm http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/50636368/Hugo-inspired-us-to-remember-historic-storm This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo, a storm that devastated South Carolina. I was not one of the many South Carolinians that experienced the storm. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:14:05 EST King named all-tournament first team http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50639814/King-named-all-tournament-first-team NEWBERRY — Newberry Wolves senior middle blocker Jessica King was named to the USC Aiken Invitational all-tournament first team. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:13:03 EST Whitmire inductees three into the Hall of Fame http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50641195/Whitmire-inductees-three-into-the-Hall-of-Fame WHITMIRE — At Whitmire Community School's home game last Friday, three alumni were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Amber Plemmons Epps, Bradley Epps and Michael Ruff.Amber Plemmons Epps Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:13:02 EST Kaycie Andrew named ECAC Offensive Player of the Week http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50655602/Kaycie-Andrew-named-ECAC-Offensive-Player-of-the-Week NEWBERRY — Newberry College junior forward Kaycie Andrew claimed the programs first Offensive Player of the Week award from the ECAC after posting six goals and two assists during the last week of matches for the Wolves. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:04 EST Newberry veterans honored by senator http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50242940/Newberry-veterans-honored-by-senator COLUMBIA — Sixteen veterans from Newberry were honored Aug. 2 at Sen. Tim Scott's veterans honor event. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:02 EST ‘Setting the Pace’ at Whitten Center http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50640207/Setting-the-Pace-at-Whitten-Center CLINTON — Setting the Pace at Whitten Center 5K and 10K Run/Walk was held Sept. 6. Over 80 people from three states took to the two certified courses to try to either post their fastest time or simply finish. Race Management Systems certified... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:11:03 EST Wolves fall to No. 1 Millersville, 9-0 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50655458/Wolves-fall-to-No.-1-Millersville-9-0 MILLERSVILLE, Pa. — Newberry College suffered defeat at the hands of top-ranked Millersville, 9-0, on Sunday at Biemesderfer Stadium. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:11:02 EST Mid-Carolina, Newberry swimmers take part in Dam Swim http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50650739/Mid-Carolina-Newberry-swimmers-take-part-in-Dam-Swim PROSPERITY — In 1997, 11-year-old Drew Smith was night fishing with his father on Lake Murray when boaters under the influence collided with their boat and the younger Smith lost his life. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:04 EST