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Harper Street parade showcases patriotism, Americana

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Chloe Regier made sure to take her American Girl Doll with her on the parade route.Copeland Dahman, center, rides along and throws candy to the crowd in a golf cart driven by her grandpa Jimmie Coggins, right.Katie Price checks on 8-week-old William as they ride in the parade.This girl was overjoyed to be, not only in the parade, but the subject of photographs, too.Cullen Davis, Connor Long, Kursten Long and Jeremiah, Josiah and Johanna Jones all took part in the parade Saturday.Jackie Swindler chats with “Elvis” before the parade gets started.Young and old alike took part in the parade by golf cart, bike, tricycle or other means.


Community gathers in Memorial Park

NEWBERRY — The Newberry Opera House continued it’s outdoor concert series July 25 with performers Jerry Sims and Kristi Hood.Sims, owner of Sims Music in Columbia, graduated from Berkley School of Music in Boston and plays Southern-String Guitar — a technique he learned from his friend and mentor Bucky Pizzarelli.Hood is a world class jazz vocalist. She fine-tuned her vocals singing at Columbia College, USC and singing with the Dick Goodwin Big Band and...

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Jackie Swindler receives honor from Newberry College

Retired Newberry Police Chief, Jackie Swindler Jr. was given a Certificate of Appreciation for his dedication to the City of Newberry and Newberry College. The award states: “In grateful appreciation for 38 years in law enforcement, the Newberry College family thanks you for your leadership, loyalty and service to the City of Newberry.” Swindler graduated from Newberry College in 1979 with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology and criminal justice. “I always have and will b...

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Super Johnnie finds McSwain Park

NEWBERRY — The winner of the last week’s “Where’s Super Johnnie?” challenge was Amber Longshore for correctly identifying McSwain Park.Located at the end of McSwain and Langford streets, the park is next to the old Gallman High School. The park once had a community swimming pool that was removed in 1988.The park includes basketball courts, playground equipment and a picnic shelter with bathrooms. Renovations to the park, as part of the city&...

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Tanner, Shealy to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Hutchins and Mr. and Mrs. Mark W. Tanner announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelli Leann Tanner, to Collin Ellis Shealy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy D. Shealy of Newberry.Kelli is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julian Tanner of Winnsboro, Harriet Wood and the late Ronald Cook of Lexington.Collin is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chalmers of Newberry, Betty K. Shealy and the late Ellis Shealy of Newberry. The wedding is planned for...

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Super Johnnie locates Kendall Park

NEWBERRY — The winner of the second “Where’s Super Johnnie?” challenge is Tony Chapman for correctly identifying Kendall Park.Located at the corner of Milligan and Glenn streets, Kendall Park was once the site of the Mollohon Manufacturing Co. from 1921 to 1926 when it was sold to the Kendall Co. The mill closed in 1976. The park is a part of the historical Mollohon Mill and Village and is next to Mollohon Park. The former mill office still stands on the sit...

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Licker is ‘Pet of the Week’

Licker looks to be a Lab mixed with a Rottweiler. He is about seven to eight months old, very playful, and gets along well with cats and other dogs. He is child friendly. For more information about adopting Licker or other area shelter pets, visit

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Super Johnnie finds Willowbrook Park

NEWBERRY — The winner of the second “Where’s Super Johnnie?” challenge is DC Dapper for correctly identifying Willowbrook Park.Located in West End, at the corner of Crosson and Drayton Streets, the park is split by Scott’s Creek. At one time, the park had a large pavilion that was used for dancing, suppers, roller skating and other entertainment as well as a bandstand and a goldfish pond.Scott’s Creek Greenway runs parallel to the cree...

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Tanner, Shealy to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Hutchins and Mr. and Mrs. Mark W.

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Liptak, Huggins united in marriage

Emily Ruth Huggins and David Zade Liptak both of...

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