Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:33:49 EST 1800 Small-scale farmers finding that help is on the way http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152072428/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152073238/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152115550/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152046219/Horse-ordinance-OKd 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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152115690/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152072986/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152002172/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152072341/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-news/152089329/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152113046/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152072399/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152072451/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152053756/Go-go-Power-Rangers--its-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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152073106/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152044505/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152006235/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/152005739/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/151950667/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152073057/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 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152072806/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