Newberry Observer- RSS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/ http://newberryobserver.com/ Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:51:37 EST 1800 Ten things every veteran should know http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/153049559/Ten-things-every-veteran-should-know The Vantage Point blog at the Department of Veterans Affairs website has some very useful information that most veterans should be aware of. They report: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:25:51 EST Newberry Academy celebrates Earth Day http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153098316/Newberry-Academy-celebrates-Earth-Day In celebration of Earth Day, Newberry Academy's 5K students learned about recycling, conserved energy and water, planted flower and picked up litter around campus. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:00:51 EST Lutheran Men raise money for Free Medical Clinic http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153019775/Lutheran-Men-raise-money-for-Free-Medical-Clinic NEWBERRY — The Lutheran Men in Mission at The Lutheran Church of The Redeemer recently hosted its 10th annual yard sale to benefit the Free Medical Clinic of Newberry County. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:45:51 EST God is good http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/153068716/God-is-good Three little words. God is good, because He reveals His goodness to us in so many ways. When we meditate on His goodness, we can see how He has provided what we need. We have food to eat and a good place to sleep. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:30:51 EST County continues budget talks http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153074954/County-continues-budget-talks NEWBERRY — The community service budget for Newberry County might see an increase by $30,000 for the recommended budget of the 2015-2016 fiscal year. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:15:52 EST Newberry art professors featured in regional exhibition http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153098115/Newberry-art-professors-featured-in-regional-exhibition NEWBERRY — Newberry College Art faculty will be part of a show featuring 25 recent works by four regional artists at an exhibition on the campus of Spartanburg Methodist College in Ellis Hall Gallery. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:50:54 EST We need someone new http://newberryobserver.com/news/letters/153097267/We-need-someone-new Last year the Mega Site I-26 and exit 76 was reintroduced as the only site of this size certified and approved in South Carolina for a large auto manufacturing plant. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:20:52 EST Cole Cromer named SAC Pitcher of the Week http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153072917/Cole-Cromer-named-SAC-Pitcher-of-the-Week ROCK HILL — Newberry College senior Cole Cromer has been named the final regular-season AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:10:51 EST ‘Libertarians’ for ethnic cleansing http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/153097227/Libertarians-for-ethnic-cleansing Usually when right-libertarians defend gentrification, they do so by framing it as an entirely spontaneous free market phenomenon, and minimizing or ignoring the state's role in promoting it. That's bad enough. But we don't usually... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:05:53 EST A dangerous and unnecessary game http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion/153097203/A-dangerous-and-unnecessary-game Supporters of a national constitutional convention, as provided for in Article V of the US Constitution, have gained the support of 27 state legislatures for the idea. They need 34. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:40:53 EST Bunny is the ‘Pet of the Week’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153052713/Bunny-is-the-Pet-of-the-Week “Bunny” is about three years old. She is heartworm negative and leash trained. She does really well with all people especially children and has a gentle spirit about her. This sweet girl is waiting for a new family to call her own. For... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST Sen. Ronnie Cromer reviews 2015 legislative session http://newberryobserver.com/news/opinion_columns/153049297/Sen.-Ronnie-Cromer-reviews-2015-legislative-session Sen. Ronnie Cromer serves the residents of Senate District 18, representing Newberry, Lexington and Union counties. Cromer serves as the chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. In addition, he also serves as subcommittee chairman for the Senate... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:15:52 EST Wolves sign two during early signing period http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153069284/Wolves-sign-two-during-early-signing-period NEWBERRY — The Newberry Women's basketball team has signed two student-athletes during the early signing period. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:50:52 EST Wolves announce dates for 2015 Summer ID Camps http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/153069150/Wolves-announce-dates-for-2015-Summer-ID-Camps NEWBERRY — Newberry College will hold its Wolves ID Camps on May 16, May 30 and Aug. 8 on the Wolves' playing field at the Smith Road Complex for youth in grades three through 12. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:45:51 EST Mid-Carolina’s Crotwell to play at college level http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/153042279/Mid-Carolinas-Crotwell-to-play-at-college-level PROSPERITY — Everyone gets a fair shot. That's what 17-year-old Duncan Crotwell said he loves about baseball. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:15:52 EST MCHS defeats NHS in jayvee baseball action http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/153091278/MCHS-defeats-NHS-in-jayvee-baseball-action NEWBERRY — After having their game postponed last week due to the field conditions at Newberry High School's Bill Harvey Field, the Mid-Carolina jayvees defeated the Bulldogs 7-1 on the diamond Wednesday evening. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:52 EST Keeping alcohol out of the hands of youth http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153098675/Keeping-alcohol-out-of-the-hands-of-youth NEWBERRY — Local officials are working to warn youth on the dangers of underage drinking through the “Out of Their Hands” program. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:11 EST Band registration opening soon http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153072523/Band-registration-opening-soon NEWBERRY — Band registration for rising sixth graders at Newberry Middle School will start soon and school representatives will be visiting the county's middle schools to give more information to students. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:10 EST Golf tournament is July 18 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153093284/Golf-tournament-is-July-18 NEWBERRY — The City of Newberry fire department will hold its annual golf tournament on July 18. The tournament will tee off at 9 a.m. at the Newberry County Club. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The hole in one prize is for hole 17 and... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:09 EST Straight shooter http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153091601/Straight-shooter NEWBERRY — In the sport of archery the highest score you can receive is 300, one Pomaria-Garmany Elementary student came pretty close when he scored a 274 in March. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:56:03 EST