Newberry Observer- RSS Feed Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:21:18 EST 1800 City log The Newberry City Police Department reported the following incidents: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:53 EST Police searching for suspect in holdup NEWBERRY — Local police are actively searching for a man who robbed an individual at gunpoint early Sunday morning. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:00:51 EST Women’s tennis selected fourth in SAC preseason poll NEWBERRY — The South Atlantic Conference has announced the 2015 preseason poll and all-conference selection for men's and women's tennis as voted on by the league's coaches. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:15:51 EST Planned improvement NEWBERRY — Three schools received approval for their school improvement plans from the Newberry County School Board, after receiving a growth rating of below average or at risk. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:10:52 EST Ham group moves its base LITTLE MOUNTAIN — The Dutch Fork Amateur Radio Group has set up its headquarters in the old EMT Building in Little Mountain, a move members hope will add to the ranks of its members. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:30:52 EST Eagles have mixed results at Coastal MOUNT PLEASANT — A winter trip to the beach for Newberry Academy on Friday night brought mixed results for the varsity basketball teams when both teams faced Coastal Christian in Mount Pleasant. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:05:51 EST Three minutes to midnight The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has just announced its latest nuclear Doomsday Clock moving ahead the minute hand to three minutes till midnight. The clock represents the count down to zero in minutes to nuclear apocalypse — midnight. This... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:50:53 EST Lady Bulldogs squeak by Columbia, now lead region NEWBERRY — When the Newberry High School Lady Bulldogs got off the bus Friday at Columbia High School, they were in a three-way tie for first place in the region with Keenan and the Lady Capitals. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:10:51 EST Wolves fall 101-92 in double OT for fourth straight loss NEWBERRY — Inside a packed Eleazer Arena the Newberry College men's basketball team dropped their fourth straight game, 101-92 in double overtime against the Carson-Newman Eagles. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:15:53 EST Former Newberry resident to compete on Broken Skull Challenge NEWBERRY — Former Newberry resident Jake James will be on Country Music Television's Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge, a show that brings elite athletes together for physical challenges. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:20:52 EST General Sessions court NEWBERRY — The following guilty pleas were taken in general sessions court on Jan. 5-9 by presiding judge Eugene C. Griffith Jr. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:05:51 EST Newberry County Sheriff’s Office Log The Newberry County Sheriff's Office reported the following arrests and incidents: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:40:51 EST Programs aim to stop youth access to tobacco A good new year's resolution for our community is to work together to reduce underage smoking. If we can prevent our young people from ever starting a tobacco habit, we will see a tremendous reduction in the number of adults who are hooked in... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:55:53 EST State of the Town address upcoming in Whitmire Hello everyone. I've got to admit, those three days of upper 60s temperatures spoiled me. It felt like Spring had sprung. Just when I begin nurturing my plants the old gray dreary cold temperatures came back on us. Even Gottrocks the birthday... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:45:54 EST Veterans Employment Center offers transition help The Veteran Employment Center (VEC) is an online portal that combines elements of standard job boards and professional connection media (e.g. LinkedIn) to provide a single solution for meeting the needs of both veteran job-seekers and employers... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:00:53 EST Readers Choice winners named NEWBERRY — The votes are in for The Newberry Observer Readers Choice Awards for our first category – Automotive —and Stokes Trainor Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac was the big winner, taking four of the categories. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:00:51 EST County audit positive NEWBERRY — Newberry County received a positive review from Rish and Enzastiga Certified Public Accountants for its financial audit of the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:10:51 EST Chamber annual meeting is coming up Can you believe it? Here we are better than halfway through January? Well, it is true. Here at your Chamber, we have started several tasks, with more to follow. However, we certainly enjoy working for Chamber members in and around Newberry... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:55:51 EST NHS boys pull off close win over Columbia, 63-61 NEWBERRY — After graduating nine players off last year's state championship team, youth and inexperience seemed to be the outlook for the 2014-15 Newberry High School boys basketball team. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:00:52 EST Tastebuds at the ready NEWBERRY — Get your tastebuds ready, Newberry! The city of Newberry's second annual Healthy Chili Cook-off is Jan. 31 in Memorial Park. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:25:51 EST