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We can help get roads fixed

We can help get roads fixed

By Ted Smith Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_tedsmith-1.jpg As I travel about the county and meet people, the question most frequently asked …

July 28th, 2015 |  

New regulation offers guidance on replacing military awards

By Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist The newly revised edition of the Army regulation for military awards, AR 600-8-22, lays out …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Justice in America not all it’s cracked up to be

By John W. Whitehead Contributing Columnist Justice in America is not all it’s cracked up to be. Just ask Jeffrey …

July 25th, 2015 |  

The Iran deal is a good starting point

By Wim Laven Contributing Columnist President Obama said: “If 99 percent of the world community and the majority of nuclear …

July 25th, 2015 |  

By Faith

By Patsy Lambert Contributing Columnist The Bible says that we come to know the Lord Jesus Christ by grace through …

July 24th, 2015 |  

South Carolina Insurance News Service

South Carolina Insurance News Service

By Margaret Brackett Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Margaret-Brackett3.jpg The South Carolina Insurance News Service is a trade association that represents 17 of …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Are disarmament agreements of any value?

By Lawrence S. Wittner Contributing Columnist The recent announcement of a nuclear deal between the governments of Iran and other …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Correcting unfair sentencing laws

By John Kiriakou Contributing Columnist In becoming the first president ever to visit a prison with his trip to the …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Poetry for the summer

Poetry for the summer

By Ted Smith Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_tedsmith2.jpg Recently, I was reminded of this poem written 120 years ago by Rudyard Kipling: …

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  

Time flies in one year

Time flies in one year

Inside Out Andrew Wigger http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_AndrewWigger02.jpg July 21 marked the one-year anniversary of when I started as a staff writer at …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Vacation with no modern conveniences

By Jill Richardson Contributing Columnist When you read this, I’ll probably be out in the wilderness on a 220-mile hike …

July 21st, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  

Bless the Lord

By Patsy Lambert Contributing Columnist “Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Lighting a legal fuse

Lighting a legal fuse

People from Seattle to Fiji are filing lawsuits over global warming By Emily Schwartz Greco Contributing Columnist Courtesy photo Attorney …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Severing a higher education lifeline

Severing a higher education lifeline

Ending Perkins loans would block the path to college for hundreds of thousands of students By Christine Dickason Contributing Columnist …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Disparate impact claims essential for justice

By Laura Finley Contributing Columnist Like many other progressives, I was very excited about some of the Supreme Court decisions …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Saving the Iran nuclear deal

By Mel Gurtov Contributing Columnist A US-Iran agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and US sanctions appears to be slowly nearing …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Together we can stop cruelty to animals

Together we can stop cruelty to animals

By Margaret Brackett Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Margaret-Brackett2.jpg Animal Cruelty can be either deliberate abuse or simply the failure to take care …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Whew, it’s hot in The Whitty!

Whew, it’s hot in The Whitty!

Cassie Fowler Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Cassie-Fowler.jpg Hello everyone, so good to see you again. After a no news respite, we have …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Angel stolen from grave site

To whom it may concern: I recently visited my daddy’s grave in Memorial Gardens. I had a very upsetting visit …

July 15th, 2015 |  

What’s needed for processing a VA claim

By Thomas Crisp Contributing Columnist A couple of questions Veterans Service Representatives (VSRs) are often asked about claims processing – …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Keep it in the ground

By Mel Gurtov Contributing Columnist On January 17 the New York Times reported that, to appease environmentalists, the Obama administration …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Turning the page – One SC

Turning the page – One SC

By Phil Noble Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_Phil-Noble1.jpg As these words are being written, the ceremony of lowering the Confederate flag at …

July 15th, 2015 |  

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