Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:49:04 EST 1800 SC HELP ready to assist potential homeowners http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152006235/SC-HELP-ready-to-assist-potential-homeowners South Carolina State Housing will be the topic of discussion this week. Clayton Ingram, director, Marketing and Communication, will focus attention on Housing Opportunities for buying or assistance keeping a home; programs to create opportunities to... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:20:54 EST Workers, animals share impact of farm stress http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152005739/Workers-animals-share-impact-of-farm-stress I have this boxer puppy named Sugar Ray. Lately, I've noticed that he can read me pretty well. He can see the look on my face and know whether I'm in a playful mood or whether he should just play it cool and head to the... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:10:51 EST Churches tour the Holy Land http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151950667/Churches-tour-the-Holy-Land NEWBERRY — A group of 17 Lutherans from four churches in Newberry County recently returned from a trip to the Holy Land. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:05:51 EST Newberry jumps to No. 6 in Regional Poll http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152073057/Newberry-jumps-to-No.-6-in-Regional-Poll NEWBERRY — The Newberry College Wolves have jumped three spots from last week in the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Southeast Regional Rankings. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:05:51 EST Wolves grapplers end regular season tied for 15th http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152072806/Wolves-grapplers-end-regular-season-tied-for-15th NEWBERRY — The Newberry College wrestling team came in tied for 15th place in the final national coaches' poll of the regular season, a drop of two spots from the previous ranking. 197-pounder Huston Evans (Springfield, Ohio) remains in... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:55:52 EST Readers Choice winners named http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152030390/Readers-Choice-winners-named NEWBERRY — The votes are in for The Newberry Observer Readers Choice Awards for our second category – Professional Services. The winners were:• Accounting firm: Daniel Maw CPA Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:00:51 EST Hospital reports January ended in the ‘black’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152071274/Hospital-reports-January-ended-in-the-black NEWBERRY — After several months of negative operating margins, January was in the “black” at Newberry County Memorial Hospital with an operating income of $668,617 and a total bottom line of $874,555, according to the... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:50:51 EST Kanye West was right on the money again http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152066329/Kanye-West-was-right-on-the-money-again Kanye West is in the news again. He rushed an awards show stage again.West was inspired by what he perceived to be an artistic slight to Beyoncé again.He was also completely correct again. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:20:51 EST Gallman Park feedback http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152066970/Gallman-Park-feedback NEWBERRY — Community members tossed around ideas Tuesday night for planned improvements to Dr. Ulysses S. Gallman Park in Newberry. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:25:51 EST Regaining trust with veterans http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152025138/Regaining-trust-with-veterans When Secretary Bob McDonald took office he immediately set off on a series of engagements to regain trust with Veterans. He has visited dozens VA hospitals across the country and mandated all VA facilities conduct quarterly town halls to promote... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:50:51 EST Wolves drop game to Tampa, 17-7 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152003604/Wolves-drop-game-to-Tampa-17-7 NEWBERRY — The Newberry College women's lacrosse team fell to the visiting Tampa University Spartans on Sunday, 17-7. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:10:51 EST Wolves tame Lincoln Lions, ready for weekend tripleheader http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152072870/Wolves-tame-Lincoln-Lions-ready-for-weekend-tripleheader NEWBERRY — The Newberry Wolves improved to 8-4 on the season after taking an 11-1 victory over the Lincoln (Pa.) Lions on a cold and dreary afternoon at the Smith Road Complex. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:51 EST Brandon, Thomas announce engagement http://newberryobserver.com/news/engagements-weddings/152022454/Brandon-Thomas-announce-engagement Mrs. Debra Brandon of Newberry, S.C., and Mr. Dennis Brandon of Vicksburg, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter Tiffani Yvonne Brandon to Jonathan Marcus Thomas, the son of Mrs. Dorise Norris-Thomas of Aiken, S.C., and Mr. Jonathan Thomas... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:30:51 EST Grow the grass roots http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/152024696/Grow-the-grass-roots Of all the complex environmental problems the world faces today, the elephant in the room is climate change. If current predictions are correct, our posterity faces famine and drought, land loss, natural disasters, political instability and (if the... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:50:53 EST School board shines light on students, teacher http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152019165/School-board-shines-light-on-students-teacher NEWBERRY — The Newberry County School Board had a night of recognitions, students from around the district were recognized for numerous levels of academic excellence. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:30:52 EST Reddick survives wild scramble to win Daytona truck race http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152007973/Reddick-survives-wild-scramble-to-win-Daytona-truck-race DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —As trucks fanned out four-wide behind him, Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:25:56 EST Reed gets first XFINITY win at Daytona http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152007894/Reed-gets-first-XFINITY-win-at-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With a spectacular last-lap move to the inside, not to mention a timely shove from Roush Fenway Raceway teammate Chris Buescher, Ryan Reed stormed to his first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory in Saturday's Alert Today... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:25:53 EST Wolves cancel golf team trip to Daytona http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152072932/Wolves-cancel-golf-team-trip-to-Daytona NEWBERRY — The Newberry College men's golf team will not take part in the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational hosted by Bethune-Cookman this weekend.The announcement was made by golf coach Howard Vroon. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:25:52 EST NHS girls punch ticket to championship game http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152049506/NHS-girls-punch-ticket-to-championship-game NEWBERRY — The Newberry High School Lady Bulldogs won their 14th consecutive game Tuesday night as they punched their tickets to the upper-state championship game with a 66-36 victory over Indian Land. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:25:51 EST Propranolol-enhanced treatment for PTSD http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151971369/Propranolol-enhanced-treatment-for-PTSD The following is a continuation of Thomas Crisp's column from Friday, Feb. 20. 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