Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 27 May 2015 14:44:22 EST 1800 All-Stars celebrated NEWBERRY — The city of Newberry honored young people for their academic achievements last week as part of the third annual Academic All-Star Night at the Newberry Opera House. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:10:51 EST James Brown’s son comments on case NEWBERRY — The S.C. Supreme Court ordered Aiken Judge Doyet Early to update the court on what has happened in the estate of music legend James Brown since the case was returned to Aiken two years ago. Wed, 27 May 2015 09:05:52 EST Accident, travel with caution COLUMBIA — A traffic accident involving two tractor trailer trucks has shut down both lanes of I-26 between exits 104 and 106. There is also a fire at the crash site. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:30:51 EST Project means lines will move NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Water and Sewer Authority will have to relocate a sewer force main and a water line on Indian Creek Road so the S.C. Department of Transportation can replace a bridge on Indian Creek Road during the next six to... Tue, 26 May 2015 21:20:53 EST A dozen graduates NEWBERRY — Do not forget your roots and from where you came is what James “Jimmie” Coggins advised Newberry Academy's 12 graduating seniors during his commencement address on May 22. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:20:51 EST Students tackle reading challenge NEWBERRY — Gallman Elementary School competed against Boundary Elementary School in a 10-Day Reading Challenge held from March 2 through March 11. The students had 10 days to read and complete their reading logs. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:25:52 EST Pack 111 Cub Scouts receive awards LITTLE MOUNTAIN — Pack 111 Cub Scouts of Little Mountain had their Pinewood Derby on Feb. 28 at the Little Mountain Ruritan. There were three top racers from each of our four dens and three overall racers from the entire Pack of 31 boys. Each of... Tue, 26 May 2015 11:15:51 EST Whitten Center selects employee of the year 2014 CLINTON — Joanne Davis has been selected as employee of the calendar year 2014 for Whitten Center. Davis has been employed at the facility for 28 years as a direct care worker. She will represent Whitten Center at the Department Disabilities and... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:30:55 EST Academy 5K program explores cultures As part of their lesson on the continents, students in Newberry Academy's 5K program were visited by the Upper School's exchange students, Victoria Pan and Parewa Kamonwat, who talked to them about China and Thailand. Students learned... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:50:52 EST Newberry coalition surveys seek residents input NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Coalition for Underage Drinking needs the community's help to continue its work and measure progress in Newberry County. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:06:01 EST Honoring Newberry County’s veterans NEWBERRY — Each Memorial Day, The Newberry Observer publishes a list of veterans from Newberry County who have died since the previous Memorial Day. This is done with the cooperation of Leslie D. Parnell, director of the Newberry County Veterans... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:05:58 EST Community pays tribute to veterans NEWBERRY — Americans who have died in war and Newberry County veterans who have died in the last year were remembered at the Newberry Memorial Day service Sunday at Memorial Park in downtown Newberry. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:05:51 EST A man and his art JENKINSVILLE — Herman Thompson's artwork recently became a permanent fixture at the South Carolina State Museum although, for 67 years, Thompson has been a fixture in Fairfield County. Mon, 25 May 2015 11:55:52 EST Guilty pleas heard in General Sessions Court NEWBERRY — The following guilty pleas were heard in General Sessions Court from May 4 through May 7 by presiding Judge Thomas Houston. Tue, 26 May 2015 09:05:59 EST Rev those your engines NEWBERRY — For the past 17 years the Newberry Car Buffs has served as an outlet for those who like old cars to come together, not as acquaintances, but as friends. Sun, 24 May 2015 14:45:52 EST Newberry Memorial Day service is Sunday NEWBERRY — Americans who have died in war and Newberry County veterans who have died in the last year will be remembered at the Newberry Memorial Day service this weekend. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:05:51 EST Roper Mountain Science Center inspires NES students NEWBERRY — Science has a method that, when applied, can extend one's perspective further than the human eye can see. Sat, 23 May 2015 14:05:51 EST Prosperity budget passes PROSPERITY — Prosperity Town Council unanimously passed the first reading of their 2015-2016 fiscal year budget Tuesday night which included no millage increase. Sat, 23 May 2015 11:40:52 EST Hoppin’ Quilt winner named Wanda Shealy of Prosperity won the Hoppin' Quilt Raffle at the Prosperity's Hoppin' festival. Linda Pitts of Prosperity made the quilt for the festival from T-shirts from a recent Hoppin' festival. In addition to the quilt won... Sat, 23 May 2015 10:00:51 EST School board gives OK for MCHS tennis courts NEWBERRY — The Newberry County School Board has given the go-ahead to begin the design and development of six new tennis courts at Mid-Carolina High School. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:50:51 EST