City Hall fire safety training

City Hall fire safety training

City Hall employees learned the acronym P.A.S.S. — Pull, Aim, Squeeze and Sweep — to remember how to operate a fire extinguisher.Each empl...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Research aims to improve water management during extreme droughts

Research aims to improve water management during extreme droughts

CLEMSON — Research from Clemson University could help scientists, engineers and policymakers better understand drought, considered to be the wor...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Alexander wins award

Alexander wins award

PROSPERITY — Prosperity Town Council named its first recipient for the Bennie Bennett African American Community Leadership Award at its regular...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Local anglers place in Lake Murray fishing tourney

Local anglers place in Lake Murray fishing tourney

LAKE MURRAY — Three local fishermen placed last Saturday in the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Council OKs first reading of ordinance

Council OKs first reading of ordinance

NEWBERRY — Newberry City Council has approved first reading of an ordinance that will authorize city police officers to perform off duty jobs du...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Area Events & Happenings

Pomaria SocietyCOLUMBIA — The Pomaria Society meets from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Seibels House and Garden, 601 Richland St. in Columbia....

February 24th, 2017 |  


Around Newberry County

Diabetes workshopsNEWBERRY — The Newberry County Council on Aging will be hosting diabetes self management workshops, beginning Feb. 23 at 10 a....

February 24th, 2017 |  


Stolen truck located, search continues for man

Stolen truck located, search continues for man

NEWBERRY COUNTY — A truck stolen by a burglary suspect on Feb. 9 has been recovered but the search for the suspect continues.Sheriff Lee Foster ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


NMS student recites ‘I Have a Dream’

NMS student recites ‘I Have a Dream’

Ky’Brian, a sixth grader at Newberry School Middle School, recited the “I Have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King Jr. in its enti...

February 24th, 2017 |  


College to host Jazz Festival on March 4

College to host Jazz Festival on March 4

NEWBERRY — The 60th annual Newberry College Jazz Festival will be held March 4 in conjunction with the 20th annual South Carolina Band Directors...

February 24th, 2017 |