Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:08:15 EST 1800 Students should take FAFSA process seriously http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152148043/Students-should-take-FAFSA-process-seriously NEWBERRY COUNTY — The federal government requires colleges to verify the information submitted by many students on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:00:52 EST Hospital has second consecutive strong month http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152554850/Hospital-has-second-consecutive-strong-month NEWBERRY — March is shaping up to be the busiest month in the Emergency Room at Newberry County Memorial Hospital, according to Bob Hetrick, member of the finance and compliance committee. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:30:52 EST Community wellness is main goal at hospital http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152584403/Community-wellness-is-main-goal-at-hospital NEWBERRY — Encouraging healthy living and community wellness, the Newberry County Memorial Hospital is holding their eleventh annual Wellness Weekend this weekend at the hospital's front parking lot. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:45:52 EST Blackman becomes Pastor at Cannon’s Creek-Prosperity ARP Church http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152556896/Blackman-becomes-Pastor-at-Cannons-Creek-Prosperity-ARP-Church PROSPERITY — Brett James Blackman was ordained and installed as minister of Cannon's Creek-Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Newberry on Dec. 7, 2014. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:00:51 EST Sheriff’s Log http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter/152558084/Sheriffs-Log The Newberry County Sheriff's Office responded to the following incidents: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:40:51 EST Filling their needs http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152556155/Filling-their-needs NEWBERRY — Since 2004 the Living Hope Foundation, established by the New Enoree Baptist Church, has been serving the community with the Daily Bread Food Pantry. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:25:51 EST Young professionals unite http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152577396/Young-professionals-unite NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Young Professionals Social on March 31 in an effort to provide an outlet for people within the same age group and with similar interests. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:20:57 EST Safety is always first http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152528664/Safety-is-always-first NEWBERRY — Keeping safety close to home, Newberry Electric Cooperative has recorded more than 2,300 incident-free work days through the help of subcontractors. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:55:52 EST City log http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter/152539614/City-log Newberry Police Department reported the following incidents: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:45:52 EST MCHS concert band rates Superior at assessment event http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152535345/MCHS-concert-band-rates-Superior-at-assessment-event PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School Concert Band rated Superior at the 2015 Senior Division Concert Performance Assessment held March 19. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:35:51 EST Community Choir presenting Easter performance this weekend http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152553947/Community-Choir-presenting-Easter-performance-this-weekend NEWBERRY — The Newberry Community Choir will present its annual Easter musical on Palm Sunday weekend (March 27 through March 29) at Newberry Elementary School on Nance Street. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:50:52 EST Sex offender pleads guilty http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/152576556/Sex-offender-pleads-guilty NEWBERRY — A 28-year-old Newberry man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, the Eighth Circuit Solicitor's Office said. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:40:52 EST Correction http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152583407/Correction The Newberry County FFA holds its annual Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. this week with a variety of spring bedding plants and vegetables, including Boston and macho ferns, petunias, begonias, geraniums, sweet potato vine tomatoes, cucumbers... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:10:52 EST Agribusinesses ask state to support Clemson PSA http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152072471/Agribusinesses-ask-state-to-support-Clemson-PSA COLUMBIA — South Carolina agribusiness professionals took to the Statehouse recently to tell lawmakers how vital Clemson University is to the revenue and jobs they bring to the state. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:20:51 EST Sinclair named Trooper of the Year for Troop 2 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152512977/Sinclair-named-Trooper-of-the-Year-for-Troop-2 NEWBERRY COUNTY — The S.C. Highway Patrol's Troop Two has named Corp. Jordan N. Sinclair its Trooper of the Year. Sinclair is assigned to Troop Two Post A, which covers Newberry and Laurens counties. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:40:52 EST Gallman students tackle reading challenge http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152511129/Gallman-students-tackle-reading-challenge These fifth grade Gallman Elementary students read 600 or more minutes during the 10 day challenge against Boundary Elementary School. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:45:51 EST A ‘mat’-ter of success http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-localsports1-news-sports/152512269/A-mat-ter-of-success NEWBERRY — Huston Evans started wrestling for Newberry College in January and has already made a name for himself in the program. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:40:51 EST Students compete in Science Olympiad http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152507828/Students-compete-in-Science-Olympiad NEWBERRY — Students put their skills to the test last Saturday as part of the South Carolina Science Olympiad. The competition for high school (Division C) was held at Newberry College. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:45:52 EST Check your safety seats http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152450684/Check-your-safety-seats NEWBERRY — Research on the effectiveness of child safety seats has found them to reduce fatal injury by 71 percent for infants younger than one year old, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:50:51 EST Life of lineman more than just restoring power http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152344630/Life-of-lineman-more-than-just-restoring-power NEWBERRY — Imagine this scenario: Inclement winter weather has struck and tree limbs begin to sag beneath the weight of accumulating ice. Branches snap and plummet onto power lines severing the connection which provides numerous homes with light... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:40:52 EST