Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:39:54 EST 1800 Mid-Carolina tennis team wins two matches http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50619020/Mid-Carolina-tennis-team-wins-two-matches NEXBERRY — Mid-Carolina High School women's tennis played Columbia High School at home on Tuesday.Mid-Carolina won 7-0. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:31:04 EST Newberry kids get a punt, pass and kick out of competition http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50628326/Newberry-kids-get-a-punt-pass-and-kick-out-of-competition NEWBERRY — 65 children sacrificed Saturday morning cartoons to compete on Setzler Field at Newberry College in this year's Punt, Pass and Kick Competition. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:31:02 EST Wolverines unable to hold back Eagles http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50628242/Wolverines-unable-to-hold-back-Eagles WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School's Wolverines lost to the North High School Eagles last night in the Wolverines third game of the season and in the first game these two teams faced each other. After a weather delay stopped the game for... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:51:04 EST Bulldogs defeat Chapin, now 3-0 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50626070/Bulldogs-defeat-Chapin-now-3-0 NEWBERRY — What began as a quick-scoring game remained for a full four quarters as the Newberry High School Bulldogs pulled ahead from the Chapin Eagles to take home a win of 35-26. The Bulldogs now stand with a perfect record of 3-0 in Week... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:25:04 EST VA claim numbers up 55 percent since 2000 http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50592434/VA-claim-numbers-up-55-percent-since-2000 America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why has yearly VA disability... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:43:01 EST Youth football begins Monday, new field complete http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50590168/Youth-football-begins-Monday-new-field-complete NEWBERRY — City of Newberry's youth football and cheerleading programs will have a new home come Monday, September 15. The stadium is located at the renovated Kendall Park, located at the corner of Glenn and Milligan Streets. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:53:02 EST Morris named USA National Supermodel Princess 2014 http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50242460/Morris-named-USA-National-Supermodel-Princess-2014 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Newberry County native Adriane Morris recently won the national title of USA National Supermodel Princess 2014. The competition, which took place in Daytona Beach and included young women from across the country, was held... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:29:02 EST Wolverines look to clip the Eagles wings http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50601741/Wolverines-look-to-clip-the-Eagles-wings WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School's Wolverines will face off against North High School's Eagles for the first time in tonight's game and the Wolverines look to make this first game their third win. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:27:04 EST Bulldogs headed to Chapin for first away game http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50587509/Bulldogs-headed-to-Chapin-for-first-away-game NEWBERRY — Cutting out the middle mistakes to move forward is what Coach Phil Strickland says the Bulldogs were working on this week as they prepared for tonight's game against the Chapin High School Eagles in... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:27:02 EST Youth football players kick off season in jamboree http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50605744/Youth-football-players-kick-off-season-in-jamboree A player from the Town of Prosperity celebrates as they steal the flag from a Trucast player Tuesday night.A player from the Zaxby's team runs the ball against opponents, Full Blooded Ryder's MC. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:25:07 EST Fire at landfill was quickly controlled http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50605550/Fire-at-landfill-was-quickly-controlled NEWBERRY — A large fire at the Southeast Resource Recovery Class II landfill on C & D Lane was well under control Wednesday night after some household construction materials caught fire. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:25:04 EST Depend on God to be faithful http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50586609/Depend-on-God-to-be-faithful As we go through life, we realize that God is faithful. We can trust His precious Word and His promises are forever.“Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:07 EST Whitmire Tennis Update http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50602861/Whitmire-Tennis-Update WHITMIRE — This Wednesday the Whitmire Community School's girls tennis team defeated Newberry High School 7 to 0. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:06 EST News about respiratory illness not all bad http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50602271/News-about-respiratory-illness-not-all-bad NEWBERRY — At least 12 states, including South Carolina, have reported cases of a respiratory illness causing the hospitalization of children. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:04 EST When disaster strikes, will you be prepared? http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50601619/When-disaster-strikes-will-you-be-prepared NEWBERRY — South Carolina is one of the most vulnerable states in the nation to be impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms, according to South Carolina's Emergency Management Division. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:02 EST Little Mountain to address zoning change http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50586633/Little-Mountain-to-address-zoning-change LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Last month, Little Mountain Town Council discussed improper markings made to the town's zoning maps by an unknown person, and now the town is prepared to start the process of changing them back. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:04 EST Obama follows Bush’s Iraq playbook http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50601473/Obama-follows-Bushs-Iraq-playbook U.S. politicians are exploiting the gruesome beheadings of two American journalists to whip up war fever against ISIS, the “criminal gang” masquerading as an organization of devout Sunni Muslims that controls large parts of Syria and Iraq. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:08 EST Rebels make it two in a row http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50614723/Rebels-make-it-two-in-a-row PROSPERITY — Mid-Carolina High School(2-1) rides a two-game winning streak after beating Batesburg-Leesville High School(2-2) comfortably.The final score was 26-6. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:03:05 EST Mid-Carolina High School game date changed http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50602817/Mid-Carolina-High-School-game-date-changed NEWBERRY — Mid-Carolina High School's game against Batesburg-Leesville High School was moved to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, because of inclement weather forecasts for Friday. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:10:08 EST Kyle Busch leads every lap in Nationwide win at Richmond http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50592062/Kyle-Busch-leads-every-lap-in-Nationwide-win-at-Richmond RICHMOND, Va. — Coors Light polesitter Kyle Busch led all 250 laps in Friday night's Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway and beat runner-up and series leader Chase Elliott to the... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:23:02 EST