Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:02:07 EST 1800 Shots fired while Newberry paramedics were on call at Lake Murray http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-news/50688629/Shots-fired-while-Newberry-paramedics-were-on-call-at-Lake-Murray NEWBERRY — While Newberry County EMS were assisting with a medical issue at Lake Murray near Dreher Island State Parks, shots were fired at the scene near the paramedics. Newberry County sheriff's deputies responded accordingly. No one on... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:03 EST Newberry police seek information leading to an arrest http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50670320/Newberry-police-seek-information-leading-to-an-arrest NEWBERRY — Sean Latrel Glenn, 25, is wanted with charges of burglary first degree, two counts of third degree arson, and attempted murder by the Newberry City Police department. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:59:01 EST Burglary suspect apprehended, charged http://newberryobserver.com/news/breaking_news-home_top/50671174/Burglary-suspect-apprehended-charged NEWBERRY — Harold Vermal O'Neal, 33, of 4 Eugene Street in Greenville has been arrested and charged with burglary second degree and grand larceny along with other minor traffic offenses as released by Newberry Police Department... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:36:02 EST Two golf tourneys planned for September http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50590551/Two-golf-tourneys-planned-for-September Joe Trainor from Stokes-Trainor in Newberry and Debra Shaw from Newberry Electric Cooperative stand in front of a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox that is the hole in one prize for the No. 17 hole at the Newberry Electric Cooperative Wire/Community Care Golf... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:57:02 EST Burks, DuBose to wed http://newberryobserver.com/news/engagements-lifestyle/50641318/Burks-DuBose-to-wed Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas Burks of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Elizabeth of Columbia, to John Cottingham DuBose of Newberry. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Eugene DuBose of Newberry, S.C. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:56:03 EST Guilty Pleas http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50619010/Guilty-Pleas NEWBERRY — Judge Frank Addy took the following guilty pleas from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:18:03 EST Newberry Academy annual steak supper is Saturday http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50657259/Newberry-Academy-annual-steak-supper-is-Saturday NEWBERRY — The Academy's Parents' Council at Newberry Academy is hosting its Fall Steak Supper on Sept. 20, featuring country-fried steak, gravy, rice, cole slaw, biscuits and tea for $8.50 a ticket. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:14:08 EST Newberry veterans honored by senator http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50242940/Newberry-veterans-honored-by-senator COLUMBIA — Sixteen veterans from Newberry were honored Aug. 2 at Sen. Tim Scott's veterans honor event. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:12:02 EST ‘Setting the Pace’ at Whitten Center http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50640207/Setting-the-Pace-at-Whitten-Center CLINTON — Setting the Pace at Whitten Center 5K and 10K Run/Walk was held Sept. 6. Over 80 people from three states took to the two certified courses to try to either post their fastest time or simply finish. Race Management Systems certified... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:11:03 EST Mid-Carolina, Newberry swimmers take part in Dam Swim http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50650739/Mid-Carolina-Newberry-swimmers-take-part-in-Dam-Swim PROSPERITY — In 1997, 11-year-old Drew Smith was night fishing with his father on Lake Murray when boaters under the influence collided with their boat and the younger Smith lost his life. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:04 EST That’s some ‘Berry’ tasty barbecue http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50639542/Thats-some-Berry-tasty-barbecue PROSPERITY — Berry Patch BBQ celebrated its opening with live music and plenty of food on Saturday at 11635 C R Koon Highway in the building that used to be Dee's Barbecue. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:09:06 EST Preparing for disaster: Is Newberry County ready? http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50651605/Preparing-for-disaster:-Is-Newberry-County-ready NEWBERRY — Hurricane Hugo landed north of the Charleston Harbor on the night of Sept. 21, 1989, almost 25 years ago to the day, affecting an estimated 1.8 million people. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:09:03 EST Reward offered for sign vandalism leads http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50657183/Reward-offered-for-sign-vandalism-leads NEWBERRY — While many people find being helpful to be personally or spiritually rewarding, anyone who helps discover the party or parties responsible for the destruction of political campaign signs could find it financially... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:08:01 EST Newberry student honored http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50382087/Newberry-student-honored At Piedmont Technical College's recent summer commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college's seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement. Newberry County student Brandon Simon was honored for... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:48:02 EST Photos from the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition http://newberryobserver.com/news/news-sports/50631730/Photos-from-the-Punt-Pass-and-Kick-Competition Mickell Jones warms up for the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition.Troy Cunningham helps lead the competitors through stretches.Jordan Gambrell rears back before firing off a pass. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:10:05 EST Photos from the Ag Expo http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50631542/Photos-from-the-Ag-Expo A personalized pumpkin sold by Newberry County Future Farmers of America.A bull relaxes during the heat of the day.Christina Martin cares for horse, C.A. Another Special Cat, before her barrel racing event. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:09:02 EST Elvis visits Newberry, 19 of them http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50619636/Elvis-visits-Newberry-19-of-them NEWBERRY — This past weekend 19 Elvises — 14 competitors and five headliners — invaded Newberry for the South Carolina Elvis Festival. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:06:06 EST Community gets involved in Ag-Expo http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50631499/Community-gets-involved-in-Ag-Expo NEWBERRY — Even though the weekend's weather alternated between muggy and stormy extremes, the Newberry County Agricultural Expo offered food, fun and excitement to those in attendance. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:05:02 EST Vocational Rehab is here to help http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50620272/Vocational-Rehab-is-here-to-help NEWBERRY — Substance abuse can be a life-limiting and often life-destroying disability, which is why South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation offices want to help those in need. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:04:02 EST Academy students learn about Civitan program http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50619522/Academy-students-learn-about-Civitan-program Newberry Academy's Junior Civitans hosted their annual “Catch the Excitement” party on Sept. 5 at the home of Chad and Dana Connelly. The evening of fun and fellowship gave Academy students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to learn... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:00:05 EST