Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:01:09 EST 1800 Wolves improve and finish in third at Food Lion SAC Championship http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4495430/Wolves-improve-and-finish-in-third-at-Food-Lion-SAC-Championship SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Newberry Wolves shot the second-best round of the day and improved two spots in the team standings to finish in third place Tuesday at the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championship on the Sevierville Golf... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wolves topple Cobras in doubleheader sweep http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4506386/Wolves-topple-Cobras-in-doubleheader-sweep NEWBERRY — The Newberry softball team cruised to a sweep over the visiting Coker Cobras in a SAC doubleheader at the Smith Road Complex on Wednesday afternoon. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wolves book passage into SAC semifinals with 5-2 win over Anderson http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4506484/Wolves-book-passage-into-SAC-semifinals-with-5-2-win-over-Anderson ROCK HILL — The Newberry women's tennis team booked a spot in the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Championship semifinals with a 5-2 victory in the quarterfinals over the No. 5-seed Anderson at the Rock Hill... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wolves see season end at hands of No. 33 Coker http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4506524/Wolves-see-season-end-at-hands-of-No.-33-Coker ROCK HILL — The No. 33 Coker Cobras proved too strong for the Newberry men's tennis team as the third seeded Cobras toppled the Wolves 5-0 in the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference quarterfinals at the Rock Hill Tennis... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wolves tie for third after final round of Food Lion SAC Championship http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4495466/Wolves-tie-for-third-after-final-round-of-Food-Lion-SAC-Championship SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — On a brutally chilly day, the Newberry Wolves shot one of the day's best rounds to finish the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championship in a tie for third place at the Sevierville Golf Club's... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Government as innovator? You bet! http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/4507694/Government-as-innovator-You-bet Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it's down to $134 billion. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Interfaith Community Services thankful for support of area ministries http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/4501891/Interfaith-Community-Services-thankful-for-support-of-area-ministries NEWBERRY — Interfaith Community Services of Newberry is an organization of clergy and lay people with a purpose of serving the needs of the people in the community. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST We serve a risen Savior http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/4489694/We-serve-a-risen-Savior At Christmas time we celebrate the birth of Jesus and at Easter time we celebrate His resurrection. We might not know exactly the day and time this all happened, we just believe it all took place. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Good Samaritans in Newberry http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/4510658/Good-Samaritans-in-Newberry Dear Editor, Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City Council recognizes college seniors http://newberryobserver.com/news/local_features-news/4510709/City-Council-recognizes-college-seniors Newberry City Council recognized eight Newberry College seniors for their outstanding work in the community at Tuesday night's City Council meeting. From left to right are Mayor Foster Senn, William Brant, Brunes Charles, Rebecca Cromer, Jason... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rebels pound Bulldogs http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/4507762/Rebels-pound-Bulldogs PROSPERITY — Mid-Carolina High School Rebels clinched a AA Region 2 Baseball Championship Wednesday night at Lindy Richardson Field, shutting out their in-county rivals, the Newberry Bulldogs 10-0. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pet of the Week: Livy http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/4490204/Pet-of-the-Week:-Livy Livy, a young adult female, long-haired Calico is described as super sweet. She loves animals and people. Livy has been spayed and neutered. For more information on how you can adopt Livy, contact the Newberry County Animal Shelter. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Newberry student’s quick reaction saves woman http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/4507428/Newberry-students-quick-reaction-saves-woman AIKEN — About two weeks ago 18-year-old William Heggs' commute to from Aiken to an Adult Education class in Newberry took a heroic turn. His mother drove as they carpooled, and he glanced up from a text message he was sending to see the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carl Short to be inducted into S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4495520/Carl-Short-to-be-inducted-into-S.C.-Athletic-Hall-of-Fame COLUMBIA — Former Newberry College basketball All-American Carl Short will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame on May 12 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, as announced by the Hall of Fame. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST MC C-team goes 2-1 in recent stretch http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4508749/MC-C-team-goes-2-1-in-recent-stretch PROSPERITY — The Mid Carolina C-Team split a doubleheader on April 12 at Airport High School. The C-team dropped a 4-3 decision to Lexington in its first game. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City Council approves grant funding http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/4496969/City-Council-approves-grant-funding NEWBERRY — Newberry City Council recognized eight Newberry College Seniors Tuesday night for their outstanding efforts of community service and leadership during their time at the college. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wolves take 6-2 win at No. 16 USC Aiken http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/4495266/Wolves-take-6-2-win-at-No.-16-USC-Aiken AIKEN — The Newberry Wolves pounded out 13 hits and scored the game's last five runs in a 6-2 victory over the No. 16 USC Aiken Pacers at Roberto Hernandez Stadium on Wednesday night. The win was Newberry's first in Aiken since... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary honors students, teachers of the month http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/4511806/Rotary-honors-students-teachers-of-the-month Rotary Students of the Month for March were: Cole Whitmire, Justin Long, Carnisha Jones, Cazmera Gray, and Kaitlyn Noble. Teachers of the Month were, back row, Maria Howe and April Session. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Little Mountain Elementary celebrates career awareness http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/4495962/Little-Mountain-Elementary-celebrates-career-awareness LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Little Mountain Elementary has been celebrating Career Awareness. Although everything we do in education is ultimately school-to-work related, we place a major emphasis on the relationship between school and the future during... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Council approves funding requests, will hold budget work session Monday http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/4511528/Council-approves-funding-requests-will-hold-budget-work-session-Monday NEWBERRY — As it looked toward Monday night's budget work session, Newberry County Council unanimously approved several funding requests Wednesday night, including one for a Whitmire fire station as council accepted a low bid from W.E. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST