Newberry Observer- RSS Feed Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:33:49 EST 1800 Small-scale farmers finding that help is on the way FLORENCE — For small-scale farmers, hard work and long hours come with the territory — and that doesn't even include their “day jobs,” without which many could not support themselves and their... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:54 EST VA want to shift budgeted funds Veterans Affairs officials don't know how many veterans are using the new “choice card” program, but it's a small enough total that they want to start taking money out of the program. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:10:51 EST Lady Bulldogs fall short at upper state GREENVILLE — The Newberry High School Lady Bulldogs' quest to be crowned the AA upper-state champions fell short Saturday afternoon in Greenville as they were defeated by Pendleton, 44-30. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:05:53 EST Horse ordinance OK’d PROSPERITY — Prosperity Town Council unanimously passed first reading of an ordinance that will allow keeping of horses and will establish rules for residents who keep horses on their property. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:55:52 EST Court Reports NEWBERRY — The following guilty pleas were heard last week in General Sessions Court: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:25:51 EST Newberry College secures adidas as official outfitter NEWBERRY — Newberry College has secured adidas as its official outfitter of the college's 19 varsity intercollegiate athletic programs through the 2018-19 academic year. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:05:52 EST For the love of outdoors SILVERSTREET — In an effort to encourage youths to participate in outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing, the Midstate Quail & Dove group held a rabbit hunt and fishing rodeo. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:25:51 EST Clemson monitors weather impact on peaches CLEMSON — February's frigid temperatures could make spring and summer tiring seasons for South Carolina peach growers. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:45:52 EST City log The Newberry Police Department reported the following incidents: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:50:54 EST Wolves clipped by Eagles to conclude regular season JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A 7-0 run over the final 2:31 doomed Newberry on Saturday afternoon as they fell to Carson-Newman 89-82 inside the Holt Fieldhouse. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:50:56 EST Yes, you are beautiful LIBERTY — Childhood bullying is a reality that many youth have to deal with in their day-to-day life. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 20:00:51 EST Clemson Bull Test draws record crowd, prices CLEMSON — In the most closely watched test so far this semester, all the students passed with flying colors. Then they were sold. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:25:51 EST Go, go Power Rangers — it’s sequel time Earlier this week, many adults who grew up in the 1990s had something new to share on Facebook and Twitter and discuss at the dinner table: a dark, adult version of the 1990s version of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was released. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:10:51 EST Newberry enters NCAA Regional Rankings NEWBERRY — Following two victories the previous game week, the Newberry Wolves men's basketball team enters the most recent regional ranking at No. 10. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:05:52 EST Good news about Jesus Sin is an unpopular word. No one wants to be judged by any one else for their actions, or beliefs. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:50:52 EST SC HELP ready to assist potential homeowners South Carolina State Housing will be the topic of discussion this week. Clayton Ingram, director, Marketing and Communication, will focus attention on Housing Opportunities for buying or assistance keeping a home; programs to create opportunities to... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:20:54 EST Workers, animals share impact of farm stress I have this boxer puppy named Sugar Ray. Lately, I've noticed that he can read me pretty well. He can see the look on my face and know whether I'm in a playful mood or whether he should just play it cool and head to the... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:10:51 EST Churches tour the Holy Land NEWBERRY — A group of 17 Lutherans from four churches in Newberry County recently returned from a trip to the Holy Land. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:05:51 EST Newberry jumps to No. 6 in Regional Poll NEWBERRY — The Newberry College Wolves have jumped three spots from last week in the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Southeast Regional Rankings. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:05:51 EST Wolves grapplers end regular season tied for 15th NEWBERRY — The Newberry College wrestling team came in tied for 15th place in the final national coaches' poll of the regular season, a drop of two spots from the previous ranking. 197-pounder Huston Evans (Springfield, Ohio) remains in... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:55:52 EST