Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:32:29 EST 1800 Percy prepares to come to Newberry http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150264367/Percy-prepares-to-come-to-Newberry Newberry Police K-9 Officer Percy is shown with partner Corp. Jake Huffstetler. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:22:01 EST (No heading) http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150327173/ Zach Parker was recently selected as one of the Top 5 AA senior basketball players in South Carolina by the South Carolina Coaches Association. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:47:01 EST Eargle named Lutheran Man of the Year http://newberryobserver.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/150233314/Eargle-named-Lutheran-Man-of-the-Year David Alan Eargle, right, was recently named Lutheran Man of the Year at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Prosperity. Shown with Eargle are Russell Hendrix, left, president of the Sunday morning LMM, an d Pastor Jason Schafer, middle. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:02:02 EST MC Rebel Regiment heads to BOA http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150316418/MC-Rebel-Regiment-heads-to-BOA PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School Rebel Regiment placed ninth out of 42 South Carolina AA marching bands on Oct. 25 and scored an overall excellent rating. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:34:04 EST Deadline extended for toxic exposure at Camp Lejeune update http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/150333111/Deadline-extended-for-toxic-exposure-at-Camp-Lejeune-update The Veterans Affairs Department has extended its deadline for veterans to receive reimbursement for medical costs related to exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and announced it will start paying out-of-pocket health costs for family... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:01:01 EST MC tennis advances to playoffs http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150333517/MC-tennis-advances-to-playoffs PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School Lady Rebels advance in the playoffs after defeating Indian Land 7-0 on Monday. Their next match is Wednesday against Southside Christian to be held at their home courts in Newberry. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:15:03 EST City of Newberry Little League minor baseball champions http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150114665/City-of-Newberry-Little-League-minor-baseball-champions The Exchange Club Cardinals were named the City of Newberry Little League Minor baseball champions. Team members included Zechariah Chalmers, Shannen Chapman, Patrick Collins, Zaytraivius Cromer, AJ Espino, Peyton Felker, Zytrelle Fuller, Malik Goree,... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:01:02 EST Wolves in second, Wilkinson tied for third after opening round of Rock Barn Intercollegiate http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150326851/Wolves-in-second-Wilkinson-tied-for-third-after-opening-round-of-Rock-Barn-Intercollegiate CONOVER, N.C. — The Newberry College men's golf team was off to a great start after the first round of the Rock Barn Intercollegiate Monday. The Wolves anchor down second place going into the final round. Newberry posted a team score of... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:35:01 EST Celebrating 5 generations http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150304572/Celebrating-5-generations Helen Merchant Rister of Newberry, second from the left, recently celebrated five generations of her family. Rister, 89, is shown holding her great-great-grandson Jace Conner Mullinax. Also shown are, from the left, Lauren Fisher Mullinax Dillard... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:45:03 EST Scary good time on Main Street http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150310000/Scary-good-time-on-Main-Street NEWBERRY — With Halloween only two days away, many residents are putting those last-minute touches on their decorations. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:35:04 EST Wolves wrestling ranked 19th to start 2014-15 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150327066/Wolves-wrestling-ranked-19th-to-start-2014-15 EDMOND, Okla. — The 2014-15 national preseason coaches poll has been released and the Newberry Wolves face a hill to climb to reach their usual levels of success. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:44:04 EST Tricks and treats — don’t forget — safety! http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150327324/Tricks-and-treats--dont-forget--safety NEWBERRY COUNTY — While the anticipation of trick-or-treating is now in the air, another aspect to Halloween is safety. Local law enforcement share tips and suggestions for parents and children before they head out Halloween... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:01:02 EST SAC releases 2014-15 preseason poll, conference teams http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150327161/SAC-releases-2014-15-preseason-poll-conference-teams ROCK HILL — The Newberry College men's basketball team has been selected to finish second in the South Atlantic Conference preseason poll released today. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:47:03 EST NCWSA approves economic development incentive http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/150319240/NCWSA-approves-economic-development-incentive NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Water and Sewage Authority approved, by 5-1 majority vote, an economic development incentive to help in the creation of jobs in Newberry County. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:15:01 EST Election Day is Tuesday — are you ready? http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/150313749/Election-Day-is-Tuesday--are-you-ready NEWBERRY COUNTY — How many Newberry County voters will participate in Tuesday's General Election? Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:01:02 EST Brehmer, Dowd united in marriage http://newberryobserver.com/news/lifestyle-weddings/150262995/Brehmer-Dowd-united-in-marriage Kaitlyn Amanda Dowd of Newberry and Daniel Lance Brehmer of Kinards were married on July 12, 2014, at Wiles Chapel, Newberry College, Newberry, S.C. The Rev. Tresco E. Shannon officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at The Country Club... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:51:02 EST Veterans Administration partnering with Walgreens http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/150277753/Veterans-Administration-partnering-with-Walgreens The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new problem on its hands. While struggling to beef up its medical staff and sharply reduce the time it takes veterans to get appointments at health facilities, the staggering cost of Sovaldi, a specialty drug... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:01:03 EST NHS improves to 7-2 with 39-31win over Pelion http://newberryobserver.com/news/news-sports/150303290/NHS-improves-to-7-2-with-39-31win-over-Pelion PELION — Newberry became victorious in winning all of its regular season road games Friday night with a 39-31 victory against the Pelion High School Panthers. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:31:04 EST Whitmire council, board members have successful ‘field trip’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/150293100/Whitmire-council-board-members-have-successful-field-trip Hello everyone, wow! Hasn't my favorite fall month (October) zoomed by really fast? Here we are, close to Halloween weekend, halfway through high school fall sports, and the leaves are just turning various colors. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:01:01 EST Newberry wrestling ranked third in preseason poll http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150303410/Newberry-wrestling-ranked-third-in-preseason-poll BELMONT, N.C. — The Newberry College wrestling team enters the 2014-15 season ranked third in Super Region Two, as released by the region's coaches Friday. Five Wolves are ranked in the top six of their individual weight... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:50:05 EST