Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:20:33 EST 1800 Bunny is the ‘Pet of the Week’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153052713/Bunny-is-the-Pet-of-the-Week “Bunny” is about three years old. She is heartworm negative and leash trained. She does really well with all people especially children and has a gentle spirit about her. This sweet girl is waiting for a new family to call her own. For... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST Sen. Ronnie Cromer reviews 2015 legislative session http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/153049297/Sen.-Ronnie-Cromer-reviews-2015-legislative-session Sen. Ronnie Cromer serves the residents of Senate District 18, representing Newberry, Lexington and Union counties. Cromer serves as the chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. In addition, he also serves as subcommittee chairman for the Senate... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:15:52 EST Wolves sign two during early signing period http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153069284/Wolves-sign-two-during-early-signing-period NEWBERRY — The Newberry Women's basketball team has signed two student-athletes during the early signing period. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:50:52 EST Wolves announce dates for 2015 Summer ID Camps http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153069150/Wolves-announce-dates-for-2015-Summer-ID-Camps NEWBERRY — Newberry College will hold its Wolves ID Camps on May 16, May 30 and Aug. 8 on the Wolves' playing field at the Smith Road Complex for youth in grades three through 12. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:45:51 EST Mid-Carolina’s Crotwell to play at college level http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/153042279/Mid-Carolinas-Crotwell-to-play-at-college-level PROSPERITY — Everyone gets a fair shot. That's what 17-year-old Duncan Crotwell said he loves about baseball. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:15:52 EST MCHS defeats NHS in jayvee baseball action http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/153091278/MCHS-defeats-NHS-in-jayvee-baseball-action NEWBERRY — After having their game postponed last week due to the field conditions at Newberry High School's Bill Harvey Field, the Mid-Carolina jayvees defeated the Bulldogs 7-1 on the diamond Wednesday evening. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:52 EST Keeping alcohol out of the hands of youth http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153098675/Keeping-alcohol-out-of-the-hands-of-youth NEWBERRY — Local officials are working to warn youth on the dangers of underage drinking through the “Out of Their Hands” program. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:11 EST Band registration opening soon http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153072523/Band-registration-opening-soon NEWBERRY — Band registration for rising sixth graders at Newberry Middle School will start soon and school representatives will be visiting the county's middle schools to give more information to students. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:10 EST Golf tournament is July 18 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153093284/Golf-tournament-is-July-18 NEWBERRY — The City of Newberry fire department will hold its annual golf tournament on July 18. The tournament will tee off at 9 a.m. at the Newberry County Club. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The hole in one prize is for hole 17 and... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:09 EST Straight shooter http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153091601/Straight-shooter NEWBERRY — In the sport of archery the highest score you can receive is 300, one Pomaria-Garmany Elementary student came pretty close when he scored a 274 in March. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:03 EST New attorney sworn in http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153091742/New-attorney-sworn-in PROSPERITY — Lisa Senn was sworn in Tuesday night as the Town Attorney for the town of Prosperity. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:02 EST Oregon woman killed in wreck http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153077775/Oregon-woman-killed-in-wreck NEWBERRY —A 24-year-old Oregon woman was killed in a wreck on U.S. 76 on Wednesday morning. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:01 EST Wolves add four more for 2015 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153098200/Wolves-add-four-more-for-2015 NEWBERRY — Newberry College head volleyball coach Todd Hay has announced the final additions to the 2015-16 Wolves' volleyball roster. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:00 EST Assessment testing begins next week http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153101032/Assessment-testing-begins-next-week NEWBERRY COUNTY — The School District of Newberry County will administer various assessments over the next few weeks. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:59 EST Pastors-in-residence named at SWU http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153106424/Pastors-in-residence-named-at-SWU CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University's Division of Religion welcomed Dr. Karl Westfall and the Rev. Sharon Butcher Westfall as pastors-in-residence in January. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:57 EST WCS hosts ‘Prom Promise’ event http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153097608/WCS-hosts-Prom-Promise-event WHITMIRE — Whitmire High School juniors and seniors participated in the annual anti-drinking and driving campaign on April 22, three days before their prom. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:54 EST Horseshoe tourney comes to town this weekend http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153027048/Horseshoe-tourney-comes-to-town-this-weekend NEWBERRY — Close will not cut it in horseshoes this weekend when professional throwers come to Marion Davis Park for the kick-off of the 2015 Horseshoe Pitchers Pro Tour in The SummerFun tournament. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:55:51 EST Baur named semifinalist for Tino Martinez Award http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153025904/Baur-named-semifinalist-for-Tino-Martinez-Award OMAHA, Neb. — Newberry College first baseman Albert Baur has been named as a semifinalist for the D2 Baseball News 2015 Tino Martinez Award. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:20:51 EST Best kept secret http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153024874/Best-kept-secret NEWBERRY — David Green thinks the Newberry Adult Education program is one of the best kept secrets in Newberry County and he might be right. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:50:51 EST NHS holds inaugural ‘College Signing Day’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153047135/NHS-holds-inaugural-College-Signing-Day NEWBERRY — Newberry High School faculty and staff began a new tradition on March 20 with the school's inaugural College Signing Day, celebrating students who had already been accepted to a college or university or are planning to serve... 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