Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS Sat, 30 May 2015 03:00:26 EST 1800 Helping those in need http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153615591/Helping-those-in-need NEWBERRY — The conscience of Newberry County. That is what some people call Interfaith Community Services of Newberry County. Fri, 29 May 2015 13:45:53 EST Duncan tours Newberry http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153747550/Duncan-tours-Newberry NEWBERRY — One of Congressman Jeff Duncan's themes on his Thank Our First Responders Tour is that first responders epitomize the crucial American institution of civic duty Fri, 29 May 2015 13:05:53 EST MCMS pageant winners announced http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152785126/MCMS-pageant-winners-announced Congratulations to the girls who participated in the 2015 Miss MCMS Pageant on April 4: Mikayla Wright, Dori Pitts, Reagan White, Rileigh Hobgood, Emma Grace Connelly, Lea Hamilton Abbi Berrry, Aeriel Vanlue Georgia Summer, Alexis Higbe, Madison... Fri, 29 May 2015 10:55:52 EST Boys Farm golf benefit is June 2 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153742493/Boys-Farm-golf-benefit-is-June-2 The eighth annual Boys Farm Golf Benefit will take place June 2 at the Mid-Carolina Country Club. All proceeds will go to benefit the Boys Farm. A 2015 Chevrolet Cruze LS will be the hole in one prize for hole 17. Registration for the tournament... Fri, 29 May 2015 09:00:54 EST PGE archery team going to World Tournament http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153769597/PGE-archery-team-going-to-World-Tournament Pomaria-Garmany Elementary Archery Team members traveled to Louisville, Ky., for the National Archery In Our Schools National Tournament on May 7. More than 12,000 shooters came from 43 states and 18 of those were from PGE. Archers shot in the target... Fri, 29 May 2015 08:40:52 EST DC Danceworks brings home awards http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153210002/DC-Danceworks-brings-home-awards NEWBERRY — DC Danceworks took home high marks at a competition held in Batesburg-Leesville on March 28. The competition was the group's first of the year. Thu, 28 May 2015 15:00:51 EST Forfeited Land group accept bids http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153636613/Forfeited-Land-group-accept-bids NEWBERRY — The Forfeited Land Commission of Newberry County has approved six bids for property the commission acquired at delinquent tax sales. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:35:51 EST Newberry College, Clemson University sign dual degree program http://newberryobserver.com/news/localnews1-news/153291949/Newberry-College-Clemson-University-sign-dual-degree-program NEWBERRY – Newberry College has launched a dual education program with Clemson University. Thu, 28 May 2015 09:55:52 EST Students bring on Spring! http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152389981/Students-bring-on-Spring Pomaria Garmany's Kindergarten classes are celebrating the arrival of spring by learning springtime songs and using our new rhythm ribbons. The ribbons float through the air as the students move them to the music. PGE earned points from their... Wed, 27 May 2015 17:00:52 EST PTC presents W.A. Klauber Memorial Scholarship http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153051097/PTC-presents-W.A.-Klauber-Memorial-Scholarship Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the W. A. Klauber Memorial Scholarship at the college's annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Megan Long, a radiologic technology student from Newberry; Dr. Jerry... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:05:55 EST Girl Scouts visit Rep. McLeod at Statehouse http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152350641/Girl-Scouts-visit-Rep.-McLeod-at-Statehouse SILVERSTREET — The Junior Girl Scouts of Troop 259 Silverstreet visited the State House to finish the requirement for their Inside Government Badge. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:00:52 EST All-Stars celebrated http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153637293/All-Stars-celebrated NEWBERRY — The city of Newberry honored young people for their academic achievements last week as part of the third annual Academic All-Star Night at the Newberry Opera House. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:10:51 EST James Brown’s son comments on case http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153713866/James-Browns-son-comments-on-case NEWBERRY — The S.C. Supreme Court ordered Aiken Judge Doyet Early to update the court on what has happened in the estate of music legend James Brown since the case was returned to Aiken two years ago. Wed, 27 May 2015 09:05:52 EST Accident, travel with caution http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-news/153740390/Accident-travel-with-caution COLUMBIA — A traffic accident involving two tractor trailer trucks has shut down both lanes of I-26 between exits 104 and 106. There is also a fire at the crash site. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:30:51 EST Project means lines will move http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153687584/Project-means-lines-will-move NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Water and Sewer Authority will have to relocate a sewer force main and a water line on Indian Creek Road so the S.C. Department of Transportation can replace a bridge on Indian Creek Road during the next six to... Tue, 26 May 2015 21:20:53 EST A dozen graduates http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153687596/A-dozen-graduates NEWBERRY — Do not forget your roots and from where you came is what James “Jimmie” Coggins advised Newberry Academy's 12 graduating seniors during his commencement address on May 22. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:20:51 EST Students tackle reading challenge http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152510541/Students-tackle-reading-challenge NEWBERRY — Gallman Elementary School competed against Boundary Elementary School in a 10-Day Reading Challenge held from March 2 through March 11. The students had 10 days to read and complete their reading logs. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:25:52 EST Pack 111 Cub Scouts receive awards http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152761914/Pack-111-Cub-Scouts-receive-awards LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Pack 111 Cub Scouts of Little Mountain had their Pinewood Derby on Feb. 28 at the Little Mountain Ruritan. There were three top racers from each of our four dens and three overall racers from the entire Pack of 31 boys. Each of... Tue, 26 May 2015 11:15:51 EST Whitten Center selects employee of the year 2014 http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152216083/Whitten-Center-selects-employee-of-the-year-2014 CLINTON — Joanne Davis has been selected as employee of the calendar year 2014 for Whitten Center. Davis has been employed at the facility for 28 years as a direct care worker. She will represent Whitten Center at the Department Disabilities and... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:30:55 EST Academy 5K program explores cultures http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152528546/Academy-5K-program-explores-cultures As part of their lesson on the continents, students in Newberry Academy's 5K program were visited by the Upper School's exchange students, Victoria Pan and Parewa Kamonwat, who talked to them about China and Thailand. Students learned... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:50:52 EST