Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:28:37 EST 1800 Scammers posing as deputy sheriffs http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-news/152624177/Scammers-posing-as-deputy-sheriffs NEWBERRY COUNTY — A person has been calling residents posing as a Deputy Sheriff. According to the Newberry County Sheriff's Office, he advises the person that a warrant has been issued for their arrest for not showing for jury... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:30:53 EST Whitten Center Spring Ride set for April 12 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152305995/Whitten-Center-Spring-Ride-set-for-April-12 CLINTON — The Bub Lollis Memorial Whitten Center Spring Ride will take place at 2 p.m. April 12. Riders will gather in downtown Clinton beginning at 12:30 p.m. with food, fellowship and live music. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:50:51 EST 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 Bulldogs shut out Pelion http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152600418/Bulldogs-shut-out-Pelion NEWBERRY — The varsity Newberry High School baseball team will go into their spring break on a winning note after their 7-0 shut-out victory at home Thursday night against Pelion. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:55:52 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 God is bigger than any trial we might face http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152554749/God-is-bigger-than-any-trial-we-might-face God is bigger than any trial, any problem, or any thing we have to go through. We face trials that we can not handle and we need help. We turn to God for help. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:25:51 EST Out & About http://newberryobserver.com/news/announcements/152590219/Out--About March 28• A dedication of Deputy Roger Rice is held at 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Blue Ocean Seafood restaurant in Clinton. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:30:51 EST Medicare reimbursement rates to be cut http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152581849/Medicare-reimbursement-rates-to-be-cut The Army said March 3 it has denied more than 100 claims seeking millions of dollars in compensation for cancer deaths and other illnesses allegedly caused by chemicals buried or tested decades ago at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland. The denials... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:10:51 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 (No heading) http://newberryobserver.com/news/announcements/152590047/ March 27 Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:25:53 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 It’s not about religious freedom. It’s about freedom. http://newberryobserver.com/news/editorial/152581652/Its-not-about-religious-freedom.-Its-about-freedom. There is no right to enslave others. In this day and age, that claim should be non-controversial. But apparently some people just haven't got the memo. It's called the 13th Amendment and it was ratified 150 years ago this coming... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:10:52 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 A five year road to here and now http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152563787/A-five-year-road-to-here-and-now Five years. In the grand scheme of life, five years is not a lot of time when we are expected to live 80 years. But a lot of things can happen in a five-year span — college graduation, a wedding, the very first day of school, birth of a child,... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:10:51 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 VA vet choice program: Only 1 in 5 offered option http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152531095/VA-vet-choice-program:-Only-1-in-5-offered-option Only one in five veterans eligible for the Choice Card were offered the option to get private care outside the Veterans Affairs Department, according to a report released March 3 by Veterans of Foreign Wars. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:10:53 EST