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School board OKs 2016-17 budget

By Andrew Wigger awigger@civitasmedia.com https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_district_art_schools.jpg NEWBERRY — The Newberry County School District has approved the second and final reading of the 2016-17 budget, with total expenditures of $52,285,961 and total revenue of $52,226,926, which leaves […]

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Sheriff named to national forum

Staff Report Foster https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Foster.jpgFoster NEWBERRY COUNTY — Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster has been named to a national forum designed to study the issues facing local detention centers and correctional facilities. Foster was selected as […]

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Prosperity adds officer

By Carson Lambert clambert@civitasmedia.com In addition to serving as a senior master sergeant in the US Air Force, Robert McNeal is now a part-time patrolman at the Prosperity Police Department. https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_McNeal.jpgIn addition to serving as […]

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We’re halfway through the year

Michelle Long Contributing Columnist https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Michelle-Long-1.jpg Here we are almost halfway through 2016 — much quicker than I thought would happen. I say that every year. I’m told of the phenomenon of time moving swifter the […]