Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:23:58 EST 1800 Prosperity council gets updates PROSPERITY — The town of Prosperity continued to discuss how to improve the downtown sidewalks at Tuesday night's council meeting. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:01:02 EST Rosemont history feted NEWBERRY — During Newberry County's 229-year history, there have been natural disasters, military battles and outbreaks of disease. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:31:02 EST Sims Chapel Church recognizes seniors WHITMIRE — Sims Chapel honored their seniors with a recognition day, tribute to (deceased): Leola Johnson, Lois Vanlue, Sandra Winbush, Marie Suber, Hattie Henderson. They also recognized their 70+ members: Albert Henderson, Ruby Sanders, Vennie... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:52:05 EST Candidates debate WHITMIRE — The Whitmire Jaycees hosted an event at the Whitmire Community Center Tuesday evening to give local residents an opportunity to become acquainted with local candidates. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:52:02 EST Percy prepares to come to Newberry Newberry Police K-9 Officer Percy is shown with partner Corp. Jake Huffstetler. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:22:01 EST Eargle named Lutheran Man of the Year David Alan Eargle, right, was recently named Lutheran Man of the Year at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Prosperity. Shown with Eargle are Russell Hendrix, left, president of the Sunday morning LMM, an d Pastor Jason Schafer, middle. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:02:02 EST MC Rebel Regiment heads to BOA PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School Rebel Regiment placed ninth out of 42 South Carolina AA marching bands on Oct. 25 and scored an overall excellent rating. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:34:04 EST Celebrating 5 generations Helen Merchant Rister of Newberry, second from the left, recently celebrated five generations of her family. Rister, 89, is shown holding her great-great-grandson Jace Conner Mullinax. Also shown are, from the left, Lauren Fisher Mullinax Dillard... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:45:03 EST Scary good time on Main Street NEWBERRY — With Halloween only two days away, many residents are putting those last-minute touches on their decorations. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:35:04 EST Tricks and treats — don’t forget — safety! NEWBERRY COUNTY — While the anticipation of trick-or-treating is now in the air, another aspect to Halloween is safety. Local law enforcement share tips and suggestions for parents and children before they head out Halloween... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:01:02 EST NCWSA approves economic development incentive NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Water and Sewage Authority approved, by 5-1 majority vote, an economic development incentive to help in the creation of jobs in Newberry County. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:15:01 EST Election Day is Tuesday — are you ready? NEWBERRY COUNTY — How many Newberry County voters will participate in Tuesday's General Election? Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:01:02 EST Brehmer, Dowd united in marriage Kaitlyn Amanda Dowd of Newberry and Daniel Lance Brehmer of Kinards were married on July 12, 2014, at Wiles Chapel, Newberry College, Newberry, S.C. The Rev. Tresco E. Shannon officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at The Country Club... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:51:02 EST NHS improves to 7-2 with 39-31win over Pelion PELION — Newberry became victorious in winning all of its regular season road games Friday night with a 39-31 victory against the Pelion High School Panthers. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:31:04 EST Rebels take home a ‘W’ on Senior Night PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina Rebels had a successful bounce back game Friday night, taking home a win of 49-12 over the Eau Claire Shamrocks. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:32:01 EST Metal Masters expanding NEWBERRY — For the past 38 years, Metal Masters has been located at 23618 U.S. 76 in Newberry but that will soon change when the company relocates across the street. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:46:00 EST Newberry Hospital aims to bring safe Halloween fun NEWBERRY — Newberry County Memorial Hospital will hold its Safe Kids Halloween event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Evans Street entrance of the hospital. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:17:02 EST Whitmire kicks off Halloween season WHITMIRE — The town of Whitmire kicked off its Halloween festivities early with its annual Halloween carnival on Saturday. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:31:07 EST Upcoming sweatshirt workshop in Whitmire WHITMIRE — The Pearl of the Piedmont Artisans Guild is sponsoring a Christmas sweatshirt workshop on Nov. 6. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:31:05 EST PTC to provide EMT certificate in Newberry County NEWBERRY — People's lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Piedmont Technical College has been providing education to prepare students in Greenwood to become certified... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:29:00 EST