Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Tue, 2 Sep 2014 23:03:42 EST 1800 Bulldogs defeat the Yellow Jackets http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50468649/Bulldogs-defeat-the-Yellow-Jackets NEWBERRY — Going into the half, the Newberry Bulldogs led the Union County Yellow Jackets 21-14, but the momentum didn't stop there. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:21:04 EST Wolverines crush Blue Flashes, 42-0 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50469568/Wolverines-crush-Blue-Flashes-42-0 WHITMIRE — After losing over 40 games in a row, Whitmire Community High School's football team beat the Calhoun Falls Charter School 42-0 in both teams first game of the season. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:59:03 EST Mid-Carolina loses to Chapin http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50469904/Mid-Carolina-loses-to-Chapin Mid-Carolina High School loses this year's Battle of the Bell rivalry game to Chapin High School with a final score of 22-6.Mid-Carolina now possesses an 0-1 record, while Chapin improves to 2-0. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:52:02 EST Understanding the reassessment process http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/50426650/Understanding-the-reassessment-process This fall, as required by the State of South Carolina, Newberry County will put in place new real estate values to be used in determining property taxes. Periodic reviews of property values – in other words, reassessments – keep the... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:46:02 EST School board honors students http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50435710/School-board-honors-students Students Edith Elsenheimer, Lawson Lominick and Jon Ruff from Pomaria-Garmany Elementary School earned perfect scores on various PASS (Palmetto Assessment of State Standards) tests. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:44:02 EST Drowning victim recovered in Saluda County http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50462073/Drowning-victim-recovered-in-Saluda-County SALUDA — Jose Milton Martinez, 31, of Charlotte, N.C., has been identified as the drowning victim recovered at approximately 12:58 a.m. Thursday at 126 Jumper Road in Prosperity. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:36:02 EST Political signs targeted by vandals http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50435670/Political-signs-targeted-by-vandals NEWBERRY — District 40 Rep. Walt McLeod said that about three-fourths of his larger political signs were either cut to shreds, pushed to the ground or totally removed on Monday night. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:09:01 EST Bible Trivia http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50431278/Bible-Trivia 1. Is the book of Phinehas in the Old or New Testament or neither?2. Who answered the Lord about from whence he came, “From walking up and down in it (the earth)”? Moses, Abraham, Satan, Aaron Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:42:04 EST Use your spiritual gifts http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50431202/Use-your-spiritual-gifts Spiritual gifts are those gifts given by the Spirit of God for the accomplishment of God's purpose in the world and for the edification of the church, the body of Christ. Every believer has been given Spiritual gifts. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:38:02 EST Saturday’s scrimmage closed to public http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50446110/Saturdays-scrimmage-closed-to-public NEWBERRY — Newberry College head football coach Todd Knight has announced that Saturday's scrimmage will be closed to the public. The team will continue to prepare for the Sept. 6 season opener at Charleston Southern, but the coaching... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:24:02 EST Have you heard about loaves and fishes? http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50432304/Have-you-heard-about-loaves-and-fishes PROSPERITY — Jesus fed 5,000 people with a young boys five loaves of bread and two fish that he offered from his lunch. Taking this verse to heart, Wightman United Methodist Church held their second Loaves and Fishes dinner Monday... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:03:03 EST New place, new responsibilities http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/50436466/New-place-new-responsibilities Moving to a new town, always means more responsibility and headaches. For the past month, I have been staying with my friend (and landlord) Hunter Doolittle, due to my house not being ready to live in. During the past month Hunter and I, mainly... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:02:02 EST NCMH board members get updates at meeting http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/50431578/NCMH-board-members-get-updates-at-meeting NEWBERRY — Three employees of Newberry County Memorial Hospital will take part in PHT Services Inc. new initiative called Slip, Trip, FallCompetent Person Walkway Auditing. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:04 EST Boyd, Trapp to wed http://newberryobserver.com/news/lifestyle-weddings/50436159/Boyd-Trapp-to-wed Miss Margaret Boyd and Mr. Clarence Abrams of Newberry, South Carolina are thrilled to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Boyd, to Cavin Trapp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Denise and Robert Trapp of Pomaria, South Carolina. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:00:02 EST Germs on the loose — are you prepared? http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50433856/Germs-on-the-loose--are-you-prepared NEWBERRY — With the ringing of the school bell comes a fresh batch of germs that Tricia Ulch, director of nursing for the Newberry County School District, said everyone should watch out for — students, teachers and staff... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:59:03 EST New Whitmire coach ready for first season http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50420249/New-Whitmire-coach-ready-for-first-season WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community High School will play in their first home football game of the season on Friday against the Flashes of Calhoun Falls Charter School. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:58:02 EST Senator makes stop in Newberry http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/50435899/Senator-makes-stop-in-Newberry NEWBERRY — Sen. Tim Scott likes to connect with his constituents on a personal level. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:58:01 EST Mid-Carolina Rebels looking for some Ws in 2014 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50447661/Mid-Carolina-Rebels-looking-for-some-Ws-in-2014 NEWBERRY — The Mid-Carolina High School football Rebels hope to improve after a 2013 season that saw them go winless. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:57:02 EST Someone is defacing American liberty http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50446279/Someone-is-defacing-American-liberty In his pamphlet “The American Crisis,” Thomas Payne writes, “…for though the flame of liberty may sometimes cease to shine, the coal can never expire.” Of course these words belong to 1776, their context obviously being... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:59:05 EST VA Veterans Choice Card: How it is to be used http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/50446226/VA-Veterans-Choice-Card:-How-it-is-to-be-used Veterans reading only headlines, hearing only sound bites, might have a few misconceptions about how Congress and the VA plan to use non-VA healthcare providers to ensure more timely and convenient access to care. A magical sounding item called a... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:55:02 EST