Museum will be boon for county

The largest industry in the world is tourism, and heritage tourism is the fastest growing segment of that industry. Using an area’s history as a...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Celebrate safety this Labor Day

Labor Day is a celebration by many Americans as the symbolic end of summer. With fall just around the corner, many families take advantage of this lon...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Museum can help quality of life

The term “quality of life” is often used when describing great places to live, work, and raise a family. Cultural and educational opportun...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Museum project needs our support

The earliest published opinion on the “Old library Building” I can find (mine) appeared 17 years ago in The Newberry Observer on Nov. 23, ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Many thanks to neighborhood heroes

On Thursday, August 11, 2016, our rental home was destroyed due to a fire. During a time like this, you are at the mercy of the good Lord, and those w...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Continue the penny sales tax

Members of the Newberry County Museum recently met with a group of local ministers of Newberry County in order to share upcoming Museum events. An arc...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Museum needs community support

The need for a first class museum for Newberry County has been widely recognized for a long time. The good news is that a solution is now within our g...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Vote your choice

We have just concluded our four days of National Republican Convention. The following week will be our four days of National Democrat Convention. Foll...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Newberry needs a heritage museum

We are demolishing the old County Home located on S.C. 34 at the former County Farm and all the old barns associated with the farm dating from the ear...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Hooray for local papers like The Observer

On a recent visit to Newberry, my second one in two months, I picked up a copy of The Newberry Observer while staying at the Newberry manor B&B.Mo...

July 1st, 2016 |