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Churches, guns and common sense in South Carolina

By Phil Noble Contributing Columnist The mental images of churches and guns are about as incongruous as possible. Churches are …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Interfaith Community Services says thanks

The Emergency Relief Fund of the Newberry County Interfaith Community Service was organized almost 40 years ago. Thank you, the …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Drowning the oil industry

Iranian oil means prices won’t rebound soon By Emily Schwartz Greco Contributing columnist With oil cheaper than bottled water, the …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Opening your heart for Valentine’s Day

By Arvin Paranjpe Contributing Columnist In the United States, St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated widely with candy, flowers, and private …

February 12th, 2016 |  

Veteran suicide rate continues to be high

Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist The most oft-cited and contested figure in the grim field of veteran suicide research: 22. That’s …

February 11th, 2016 |  

America’s hollow paradises

Working class pushed away by exorbitant housing costs By Josh Hoxie Contributing columnist Think back to your favorite vacation. Wouldn’t …

February 11th, 2016 |  

The election moves on

Rubio no longer a pipsqueak rolling in the mud with Bush By Donald Kaul Contributing columnist Before the Iowa caucuses …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Lots of events planned in upcoming weeks

Lots of events planned in upcoming weeks

Michelle Long Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Michelle-Long-1.jpg Thank you to all who attended the Legislative Breakfast with Sen. Ronnie Cromer and Rep. …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Releasing asbestos settlement information could damage veterans

Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist Asbestos poisoning is personal for Garry Hall, a retired admiral and national executive director of the …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Now is the time to spay, neuter pets

The Newberry County Humane Society would like to remind all pet parents and animal lovers that February is Spay/Neuter Month …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Co-pay guideline change proposed for 2017

Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department announced new proposed guidelines meant to lower the copay for veterans …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Newberry County’s Big Read has begun

Newberry County’s Big Read has begun

The Literacy Corner Joseph McDonald http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_josephmcdonaldAC.jpg Ready to read? Ready for a Big Read? We at the Newberry County Literacy …

February 8th, 2016 |  

2016 might redefine the American Dream

By Robert J. Gould Contributing Columnist I grew up in the first American Dream, where returning soldiers from World War …

February 8th, 2016 |  

If only the nuclear arsenal were fool proof

By John LaForge Contributing Columnist In his book Atomic Accidents (Pegasus, 2014), James Mahaffey reports that the US has lost, …

February 7th, 2016 |  

What’s wrong with marijuana?

What’s wrong with marijuana?

Margaret Brackett Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Margaret-Brackett.jpg Marijuana is getting stronger. It has become increasingly popular since open drug use crashed through …

February 6th, 2016 |  

No need to worry when you have God

Patsy Lambert Contributing Columnist In Jesus we have a peace that we cannot explain. In Him there is no need …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Columnist had it all wrong

I am writing this letter in response to your selection of an editorial piece titled “Terrorism, American Style” by Mel …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Leashes are for protection of animals, not punishment

Leashes are for protection of animals, not punishment

By Lorraine Bradley Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_DSC_0168.jpg “Bow-wow” and “Meow” animal lovers and pet caretakers. I hope everyone had a wonderful …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Chamber’s 2016 calendar is shaping up

Chamber’s 2016 calendar is shaping up

Michelle Long Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_Michelle-Long.jpg Your Chamber’s 2016 calendar of events is coming together quite nicely. We are offering your …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Lawmakers balk at $1.3B price tag for new system

Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs may finally have good news to share, but lawmakers are balking …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Veterans Health Administration overestimated budgets

Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist An audit of the Veterans Health Administration’s private health care program books finds the department failed …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Meeting room at the library

It was especially nice having our annual meeting-election with speaker Ernest Shealy at the Newberry County Library meeting room mid-afternoon …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

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