Newberry Observer- RSS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:22:28 EST 1800 No shave November for a good cause NEWBERRY — Newberry College fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon is taking part in their first annual “No Shave November,” a creative fundraiser to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:17:01 EST Events of all kinds planned for Whitmire Seeing all of the fall decorations definitely put me in a brighter mood. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has some wishes, then it's on to local news and events.Birthdays Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:51:02 EST Doctors look toward legislators for new PTSD treatment For more than 30 years, Marine veteran Dan Gandee, 51, had trouble talking about the 1983 bombing of the U.S. military barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, by the Islamic Jihad. The attack and killed 241 American servicemen, including 220 Marines. He was... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:01:04 EST Local group stitches with love LITTLE MOUNTAIN — The Heartfelt Stitches Community Prayer Shawl ministry recently completed some four dozen prayer shawls and have asked the Rev. Fred Suhr, pastor of Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Harbison, for distribution. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:01:06 EST Newberry Academy thumps Warriors, 54-26 NEWBERRY — The Newberry Academy football team faced John Paul II Catholic School on Friday night at Kendall Field in a rematch of a tight game played two weeks ago. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:31:03 EST Think Ink brings style to Prosperity PROSPERITY — Who knew that completing your own tattoo could lead to a new business?That is exactly what happened for friends Ben Buchanan and Rich Mathers with the opening of Think Ink SC. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:01:02 EST Wolverines taken down by Sabres SIMPSONVILLE — The Whitmire Community School Wolverines lost 33-14 to the Southside Christian High School Sabres on Friday in the Wolverine's third region game. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:47:02 EST County auditor sets 2014 tax levy NEWBERRY — Newberry County Auditor Donna Lominack has officially set the 2014 tax levy for all county and school bonded indebtedness purposes. She presented the Newberry County Council with a total of 381 mills for both county and school... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:31:05 EST Newberry Wolves drop homecoming game to L-R, 23-10 NEWBERRY — The Newberry Wolves had perfect weather and a packed house for the annual Homecoming game, but the visiting No. 5/7 Lenoir-Rhyne Bears kept the clamps on the Wolves' offense and escaped with a 23-10 win. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:06:03 EST DJJ ‘Insiders’ share their stories in Newberry NEWBERRY — Community members had the chance to hear the life lessons of others as the Insiders spoke Tuesday night at the Newberry Police Department. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:31:04 EST Upcoming job fair promotes work readiness NEWBERRY — Newberry County residents will have a chance to see what job opportunities lie just around the corner when the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce's Workforce Development Council sponsors a Newberry County Job Fair on Oct. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:16:04 EST Newberry Bulldogs bury Mid-Carolina Rebels, 54-13 PROSPERITY — The Newberry High School Bulldogs advanced to 6-2, and the Mid-Carolina High School Rebels fell to 5-3 after a lopsided rivalry game on Friday night. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:12:02 EST Alert issued for hacking scam NEWBERRY – The Newberry County Sheriff's Department has issued an advisory warning residents of computer hacking that is taking place in the area.According to a Nixle alert issued Saturday morning: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:11:03 EST Wolverines taken down by Sabres Simpsonville — The Whitmire Community School's Wolverines were defeated last night to the Southside Christian High School's Sabres in an away game. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:41:02 EST Newberry Bulldogs sic Mid-Carolina Rebels, win 54-13 PROSPERITY — The Newberry High School Bulldogs advance to 6-2 and the Mid-Carolina High School Rebels fall to 5-3 after a lopsided rivalry game. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:13:09 EST Information about the Survivor Benefit Plan, veterans and spouses Spouses previously enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) can get service from any ID card office. Initial applications must be made through the parent service. The former spouse application for an ID card requires the... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:01:04 EST Whitmire’s fourth graders receive special help WHITMIRE — Fourth graders got special help preparing for their field trip to Cherokee, N.C., when USC-Union dean of students, Dr. Alice Taylor-Colbert, brought her expertise and artifacts to Whitmire Community School. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:01:01 EST Whitmire Community School holds Walk at School Day WHITMIRE — Since Whitmire Community School is in such a rural area, Coach Jarrod King organizes an annual Walk at School Day, in lieu of Walk to School Day. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:32:02 EST Youth Night WHITMIRE — On Oct. 3, Whitmire Community School held its annual youth night, following a Whitmire tradition at Whitmire honor the future Wolverines. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:46:02 EST Whitmire girls tennis update WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School's girls tennis team played in three matches this past week, one against Abbeville and two against Fox Creek. 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