Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:11:33 EST 1800 Students nominated for demonstrating 21st century skills http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150364865/Students-nominated-for-demonstrating-21st-century-skills NEWBERRY — Newberry Elementary School students and faculty have been working to incorporate 21st century skills into everyday living. These skills promote critical thinking, problem solving, values, collaboration, safety, and high... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:08:02 EST Secret Santa for Seniors kicks off Nov. 24 http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150642787/Secret-Santa-for-Seniors-kicks-off-Nov.-24 NEWBERRY — The fourth annual Secret Santa for Seniors kick-off and tree decorating celebration with Mayor Foster Senn and Newberry High School seniors will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 24 at Wendy's, 2900 Main St. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:52:03 EST Getting in the spirit of Fall http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150360583/Getting-in-the-spirit-of-Fall This tractor and trailer made out of hay bales complete with scarecrows “Willie Ray and Lula Mae Strawhead” was created by Dale and Sharon Cromer for the community to enjoy. They are located in the Mt. Pleasant section of Pomaria. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:14:02 EST Community Choir performing ‘This is Christmas’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150604961/Community-Choir-performing-This-is-Christmas NEWBERRY — The Newberry Community Choir will present “This is Christmas” on Dec. 5, Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 in the Newberry Elementary School Auditorium. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:57:02 EST Downtown Newberry kicks off Christmas http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150633612/Downtown-Newberry-kicks-off-Christmas Students from Whitmire Community and Newberry Elementary School choruses sang Christmas tunes downtown as part of the city's community Christmas tree lighting Friday night. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:54:02 EST Piedmont Tech chooses presidential ambassadors for the year http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150226250/Piedmont-Tech-chooses-presidential-ambassadors-for-the-year NEWBERRY — Each year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus functions, provide tours and speak about their experiences to potential... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:49:00 EST Hospice helps patients, families focus on quality of life http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150562296/Hospice-helps-patients-families-focus-on-quality-of-life NEWBERRY — November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for people coping with life-limiting illness. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:47:02 EST City officers receive promotions http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150626480/City-officers-receive-promotions Chris Carter was sworn into his new position of Patrol Sergeant last Tuesday during the city police department's promotion ceremony. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:23:05 EST Promotions honor 5 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150626467/Promotions-honor-5 NEWBERRY — The Newberry City Police Department held a promotional ceremony last Tuesday to honor five of its officers. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:21:05 EST Details of Newberry Christmas parade announced http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150639617/Details-of-Newberry-Christmas-parade-announced NEWBERRY — The Newberry Jaycees are sponsoring the City of Newberry Christmas Parade again this holiday season. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:44:05 EST Pretreatment ordinance passes http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150624028/Pretreatment-ordinance-passes NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Water and Sewer Authority has approved a new pretreatment ordinance that is mandated by the Department of Health and Environmental Control and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:56:03 EST YMCA annual youth prayer breakfast a success http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150624085/YMCA-annual-youth-prayer-breakfast-a-success NEWBERRY — For the past 22 years, the Newberry County Young Men's Christian Association has held a youth prayer breakfast for the young people in the county. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:46:01 EST Grace Lutheran planning Thanksgiving meal http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150610685/Grace-Lutheran-planning-Thanksgiving-meal PROSPERITY — Grace Lutheran Church of Prosperity will host a free dinner on Thanksgiving Day. There are two reservation times for the meal: 11:30 a.m. and noon.Reservations are required. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:53:04 EST Governor’s school welcomes two Newberry County students http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150289932/Governors-school-welcomes-two-Newberry-County-students COLUMBIA — Claire Bernardo and Zachary Laprise, both from Newberry County, have been accepted to the South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics in Hartsville as members of the Class of 2016. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:03:02 EST Free November workshops http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150617305/Free-November-workshops NEWBERRY: The following free workshops are held throughout November at the Newberry SC Works Office, 833 Main Street in Newberry. The workshop titles, dates, and times are as follows. For further information call 276-2110. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:58:09 EST Little Mountain Elementary awards http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150461866/Little-Mountain-Elementary-awards LITTLE MOUNTAIN — The following awards were presented to Little Mountain Elementary School students for the first nine weeks.Perfect Attendance Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:29:09 EST Merchants seek approval for facades http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150612501/Merchants-seek-approval-for-facades NEWBERRY — More downtown merchants have approached the city of Newberry's Architectural Review Board for facade improvement approvals to their locations as part of the city's downtown facade improvement program. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:42:01 EST Prosperity horse issue aired http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150596321/Prosperity-horse-issue-aired PROSPERITY — Prosperity Mayor Derek Underwood spoke to council Tuesday night about complaints he has received about horses on town sidewalks. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:52:02 EST Gallman Elementary gets in the reading spirit http://newberryobserver.com/news/news-news_education/150394307/Gallman-Elementary-gets-in-the-reading-spirit Gallman Elementary School recently held a book parade. Students at Gallman read a book and then made a banner and dressed like the characters from the book. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:19:04 EST Newberry, Fairfield coaches discuss the big game http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150597469/Newberry-Fairfield-coaches-discuss-the-big-game NEWBERRY — The head coaches for Newberry High School and Fairfield Central High School both believe it will be no easy task to walk away with the win when the Bulldogs travel to Winnsboro for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:52:03 EST