Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:32:37 EST 1800 Lady Bulldogs squeak by Columbia, now lead region http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/151486376/Lady-Bulldogs-squeak-by-Columbia-now-lead-region NEWBERRY — When the Newberry High School Lady Bulldogs got off the bus Friday at Columbia High School, they were in a three-way tie for first place in the region with Keenan and the Lady Capitals. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:10:51 EST Wolves fall 101-92 in double OT for fourth straight loss http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/151486433/Wolves-fall-101-92-in-double-OT-for-fourth-straight-loss NEWBERRY — Inside a packed Eleazer Arena the Newberry College men's basketball team dropped their fourth straight game, 101-92 in double overtime against the Carson-Newman Eagles. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:15:53 EST Former Newberry resident to compete on Broken Skull Challenge http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151419166/Former-Newberry-resident-to-compete-on-Broken-Skull-Challenge NEWBERRY — Former Newberry resident Jake James will be on Country Music Television's Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge, a show that brings elite athletes together for physical challenges. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:20:52 EST General Sessions court http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-news/151447370/General-Sessions-court NEWBERRY — The following guilty pleas were taken in general sessions court on Jan. 5-9 by presiding judge Eugene C. Griffith Jr. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:05:51 EST Newberry County Sheriff’s Office Log http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter/151446496/Newberry-County-Sheriffs-Office-Log The Newberry County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests and incidents: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:40:51 EST Programs aim to stop youth access to tobacco http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/151445230/Programs-aim-to-stop-youth-access-to-tobacco A good new year's resolution for our community is to work together to reduce underage smoking. If we can prevent our young people from ever starting a tobacco habit, we will see a tremendous reduction in the number of adults who are hooked in... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:55:53 EST State of the Town address upcoming in Whitmire http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151444967/State-of-the-Town-address-upcoming-in-Whitmire Hello everyone. I've got to admit, those three days of upper 60s temperatures spoiled me. It felt like Spring had sprung. Just when I begin nurturing my plants the old gray dreary cold temperatures came back on us. Even Gottrocks the birthday... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:45:54 EST Veterans Employment Center offers transition help http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151465279/Veterans-Employment-Center-offers-transition-help The Veteran Employment Center (VEC) is an online portal that combines elements of standard job boards and professional connection media (e.g. LinkedIn) to provide a single solution for meeting the needs of both veteran job-seekers and employers... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:00:53 EST Readers Choice winners named http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151493335/Readers-Choice-winners-named NEWBERRY — The votes are in for The Newberry Observer Readers Choice Awards for our first category – Automotive —and Stokes Trainor Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac was the big winner, taking four of the categories. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:00:51 EST County audit positive http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151446306/County-audit-positive NEWBERRY — Newberry County received a positive review from Rish and Enzastiga Certified Public Accountants for its financial audit of the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:10:51 EST Chamber annual meeting is coming up http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151463753/Chamber-annual-meeting-is-coming-up Can you believe it? Here we are better than halfway through January? Well, it is true. Here at your Chamber, we have started several tasks, with more to follow. However, we certainly enjoy working for Chamber members in and around Newberry... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:55:51 EST NHS boys pull off close win over Columbia, 63-61 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/151486313/NHS-boys-pull-off-close-win-over-Columbia-63-61 NEWBERRY — After graduating nine players off last year's state championship team, youth and inexperience seemed to be the outlook for the 2014-15 Newberry High School boys basketball team. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:00:52 EST Tastebuds at the ready http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151445939/Tastebuds-at-the-ready NEWBERRY — Get your tastebuds ready, Newberry! The city of Newberry's second annual Healthy Chili Cook-off is Jan. 31 in Memorial Park. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:25:51 EST Trinity UMC hosting health fair on Saturday http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151464206/Trinity-UMC-hosting-health-fair-on-Saturday NEWBERRY — Do you know the numbers essential to healthy living? Trinity United Methodist Church in Newberry, along with Self Regional Healthcare, want to educate the community with free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:15:52 EST Second half run grounds Wolves against Carson-Newman http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/151486407/Second-half-run-grounds-Wolves-against-Carson-Newman NEWBERRY — The Newberry Wolves women's basketball team suffered a tough loss at home on Saturday afternoon to the hands of the Carson-Newman Eagles, 53-50. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:15:51 EST Rev. Ryan Streett discusses his path to Newberry http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151419649/Rev.-Ryan-Streett-discusses-his-path-to-Newberry Editor's note: The following is a continuation of Margaret Brackett's column from Wednesday on the Rev. Ryan Streett. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:05:55 EST Send “Trip Report” to SC Wildlife magazine http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151181748/Send-Trip-Report-to-SC-Wildlife-magazine COLUMBIA — South Carolina Wildlife magazine is planning a new, reader-driven feature called “Trip Report” for 2015, but for it to work, your pictures, videos, trail journals and written descriptions of your latest and greatest... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:10:52 EST NCWSA mulling water upgrades http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151380838/NCWSA-mulling-water-upgrades NEWBERRY — During the Newberry County Water and Sewer Authority's annual board work session, they heard from Clint Shealy from Black & Veatch Corporation about possible water capacity improvements. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:30:52 EST Hey, hey, LBJ, how many dreams have you killed today? http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/151442687/Hey-hey-LBJ-how-many-dreams-have-you-killed-today The critically acclaimed film Selma's conspicuous absence from Academy Award nominations for Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor for David Oyelowo's portrayal of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. follows its concerted... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:25:53 EST Eau Claire sweeps Rebels http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/151443051/Eau-Claire-sweeps-Rebels PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School boys basketball team fell to Keenan 95-61 on Tuesday. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:25:51 EST