Local Features

New Trail-based AmeriCorps program to launch Aug. 1

Staff Report https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_palmettoconservationcorps.jpg https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_AmericorpsLOGO.jpg NEWBERRY COUNTY — The Palmetto Conservation Corps, the only trail-based AmeriCorps service program for young adults in South Carolina, will launch Aug. 1, the Palmetto Conservation Foundation said. Corps members’ training […]


Lessons from outdoors

By Andrew Wigger awigger@civitasmedia.com Scott Ray, a natural resources staff officer for Francis Marion Sumter National Forest, shows a deer skull to this young Camp Conservation attendee while pointing out some features that help the […]


New board members named to PTC Foundation

The Piedmont Technical College Foundation recently named Lee Matthews, left, and Trey Taylor, right, to its board for the coming year. Matthews represents Abbeville County and Taylor represents Newberry County. https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_FoundationBoardMembers-7-16.jpgThe Piedmont Technical College Foundation […]