Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:11:45 EST 1800 NCMH board discusses improvements http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151545230/NCMH-board-discusses-improvements NEWBERRY — Newberry County Memorial Hospital CEO Bruce Baldwin told the board of trustees in his CEO report that he was impressed with the quality of employees working there. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:10:51 EST Lady Bulldogs win seventh straight http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/151545065/Lady-Bulldogs-win-seventh-straight NEWBERRY — When the Newberry High School Lady Bulldogs won 63-42 on the road at Keenan earlier this month, the Lady Raiders were without two of their main starters. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:05:51 EST Newberry High boys fall to Keenan, 67-51 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/151547858/Newberry-High-boys-fall-to-Keenan-67-51 NEWBERRY — Riding a two-game regional winning streak, the Newberry High School boys basketball team's quest to make the playoffs would have been greatly aided by a home court win Tuesday over top-seeded Keenan. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:00:51 EST Camp, Wolves pick up preseason accolades from NCBWA http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/151495694/Camp-Wolves-pick-up-preseason-accolades-from-NCBWA NEWBERRY — Newberry College left-handed pitcher Wesley Camp has been named to the 2015 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-Southeast Region team. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:25:51 EST Old shoes get new use http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151528365/Old-shoes-get-new-use NEWBERRY COUNTY — Do you have a closet filled with shoes you no longer wear? Here is your chance to get a final use out of those shoes by donating them to the Newberry Soil & Water Conservation District Shoe Drive. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:40:51 EST Percy joins NPD http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151543175/Percy-joins-NPD NEWBERRY — K-9 Percy, one of the newest members of the Newberry Police Department, has definitely proven his worth since beginning work on Oct. 31. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:30:52 EST Newberry Academy varsity teams sweep Knights http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/151564738/Newberry-Academy-varsity-teams-sweep-Knights NEWBERRY — Newberry Academy was back in action again Tuesday night, traveling to Batesburg to take on the Knights of King Academy. The Eagles won both varsity games, 26-20 in the girls game and 59-40 in the boys game. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:20:51 EST Time for spring sports! http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/151509794/Time-for-spring-sports NEWBERRY — It's time to play ball! The City of Newberry Parks Recreation and Tourism Department is now registering children ages 3-16 for baseball and softball. The birthday cutoff is April 30, 2015. Birth certificate and report card are... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:16:01 EST Blog makes finding BBQ easier http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151438339/Blog-makes-finding-BBQ-easier SOUTH CAROLINA — The South Carolina BBQ Trail just became easier to navigate thanks to a local South Carolina barbecue blog called destination-bbq.com. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:15:59 EST Whitten Center names employee of quarter http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151509510/Whitten-Center-names-employee-of-quarter CLINTON — Candis Simpson was selected as Whitten Center's Employee of the Quarter for October through December 2014. She is a Human Services Assistant in Unit 110. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:15:53 EST Be wary of student loan repayment companies http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151506820/Be-wary-of-student-loan-repayment-companies NEWBERRY COUNTY — If you owe money on federal student loans, you should be wary of sales pitches from companies offering to help borrowers lower their payments, warns Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:45:51 EST Lost medals, decorations and awards can be replaced http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151524110/Lost-medals-decorations-and-awards-can-be-replaced The military recognizes that military medals are often a cherished part of family history and makes replacement medals, decorations, and awards available to veterans or their next of kin if the veteran is no longer living or able to make the request... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:50:51 EST WCS’s band director named SCEA teacher of month http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/151500474/WCSs-band-director-named-SCEA-teacher-of-month WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School music educator and band director Christopher Wofford was recently named the South Carolina Education Association's Teacher of the Month for January. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:40:52 EST An ode to Yellowstone http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/151520033/An-ode-to-Yellowstone On Saturday, January 17, the Yellow Stone River, perhaps the most celebrated aquatic system in North America, was heavily contaminated by nearly 1200 barrels of oil. Al Jazeera America reports the leak's environmental damage stretches from the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:05:51 EST Unraveling the mystery of acupuncture http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/151498184/Unraveling-the-mystery-of-acupuncture Acupuncturist Susan Summerall has agreed to help unravel the mystery of acupuncture, which has helped billions of people over the past 5,000 years. She is board certified in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by the National... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:10:51 EST NCWSA to test at Cannons Creek http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151462800/NCWSA-to-test-at-Cannons-Creek NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Water and Sewer Authority will submit information to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control so it can put a phosphorous sampling program into action. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:05:51 EST Officials warn of scam http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151564653/Officials-warn-of-scam NEWBERRY — Recently Newberry businesses and residents have received calls from a collection agency claiming to represent the City of Newberry Utilities Department. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:20:51 EST City log http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter/151503934/City-log The Newberry City Police Department reported the following incidents: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:53 EST Police searching for suspect in holdup http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-news/151523072/Police-searching-for-suspect-in-holdup NEWBERRY — Local police are actively searching for a man who robbed an individual at gunpoint early Sunday morning. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:00:51 EST Women’s tennis selected fourth in SAC preseason poll http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/151498284/Womens-tennis-selected-fourth-in-SAC-preseason-poll NEWBERRY — The South Atlantic Conference has announced the 2015 preseason poll and all-conference selection for men's and women's tennis as voted on by the league's coaches. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:15:51 EST