Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:59:03 EST 1800 PTC, Lander University create new gateway into nursing http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150769006/PTC-Lander-University-create-new-gateway-into-nursing GREENWOOD — As the need for more highly skilled nurses continues to rise, Piedmont Technical College and Lander University are joining together to help meet the demand for this profession in South Carolina. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:42:05 EST MCMS raises funds for a cause http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150768112/MCMS-raises-funds-for-a-cause PROSPERITY — Mid-Carolina Middle School recently worked to raise money for JDRF, an organization that works to improve the lives of those with Type 1 diabetes. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:31:02 EST Newberry County children to benefit from $18.5 million http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150970224/Newberry-County-children-to-benefit-from-$18.5-million NEWBERRY COUNTY — Newberry County's low-income infants and toddlers will benefit from a share of $18.5 million in expanded early childhood services in 2015. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:30:04 EST Piedmont Technical College celebrates success of past year http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150835282/Piedmont-Technical-College-celebrates-success-of-past-year NEWBERRY — Benefactors and community leaders joined together at Piedmont Technical College recently to celebrate the successes of the past year with the annual benefactors' event. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:05:02 EST Catering to community http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150905357/Catering-to-community NEWBERRY — Living their dream of running a business together, mother and daughter duo Alene Watts and Mary Ellen Page opened Sissy's Boutique on Dec. 6 at 159 Main St. in Whitmire. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:58:01 EST Gallman transforms past into activism platform http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150163905/Gallman-transforms-past-into-activism-platform NEWBERRY — Using his experience of being incarcerated for the distribution of crack cocaine, Terrence Gallman is now striving to bring about positive change through writing. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:00:05 EST Newberry College shows ‘significant turnaround’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/localnews1-news/150934421/Newberry-College-shows-significant-turnaround NEWBERRY – Newberry College has been fully reaffirmed for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:49:05 EST More Letters to Santa! http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150964459/More-Letters-to-Santa Dear Santa, Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:54:01 EST Lay School returns in January http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150930858/Lay-School-returns-in-January PROSPERITY — If your New Year's resolution is to become more involved spiritually, consider attending the 21st annual Heartland Conference Lay School of Religion. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:47:04 EST Give trees new use http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150970175/Give-trees-new-use NEWBERRY — By the end of Christmas Day, many residents will be putting away their decorations and getting rid of their Christmas tree. This year, instead of just simply throwing away a tree, residents can recycle it. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:30:02 EST Students deliver gifts to those in need http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150951965/Students-deliver-gifts-to-those-in-need NEWBERRY — Newberry High School students loaded down Newberry County Sheriff's Office vehicles Friday morning as part of the fourth annual Secret Santa for Seniors. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:39:05 EST Respite caregivers recognized http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150434997/Respite-caregivers-recognized The quarterly Partners for PRIDE Meeting (Families of Individuals with Disabilities and Special Needs) was held Oct. 17 at the picnic shelter at Newberry DSN Board. Special guests were the respite caregivers who offer care and support to families of... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:36:01 EST Take note of holiday closings http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150950749/Take-note-of-holiday-closings NEWBERRY COUNTY — The upcoming holidays mean the closing of town, city and county offices as well as the delay of some services, such as trash pickup. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:50:00 EST Reading for a cause http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150948957/Reading-for-a-cause NEWBERRY — What does livestock have to do with reading? For Cheryl Parr's fifth-grade English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students at Boundary Elementary School, it means changing the world, one book at a... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:26:06 EST Check out these decorations! http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150948889/Check-out-these-decorations NEWBERRY COUNTY — Interested in seeing some great Christmas lights? Check out the entries in this year's Christmas Lights of Newberry County, sponsored by Newberry Electric Cooperative and Newberry County Chamber of... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:20:01 EST All they want for Christmas … http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150848621/All-they-want-for-Christmas Dear Santa, Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:29:05 EST Whitmire Community School writes Santa http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150946080/Whitmire-Community-School-writes-Santa Joye Hall's ClassDear Santa, Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:28:03 EST Structure fire causes damage but no injuries http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150958967/Structure-fire-causes-damage-but-no-injuries NEWBERRY — A kerosene heater is being blamed for a Saturday morning fire on Kinard Street in Newberry. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:24:04 EST Standoff ends quietly http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/150958653/Standoff-ends-quietly NEWBERRY — A Colorado man is facing multiple charges after kidnapping his estranged daughter and holding her for about four hours at his ex-wife's house on S.C. 395 while law enforcement negotiated for the girl's safe... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:56:02 EST Rotary Club names Chapman Layperson of the Year http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150917022/Rotary-Club-names-Chapman-Layperson-of-the-Year NEWBERRY — Every year the Newberry Rotary Club names a Layperson of the Year for his or her service to the community and this year's recipient was Barbara Chapman, a Newberry County native who has dedicated her life to helping... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:26:02 EST