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Newberry police seek information leading to an arrest

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NEWBERRY — Sean Latrel Glenn, 25, is wanted with charges of burglary first degree, two counts of third degree arson, and attempted murder by the Newberry City Police department.At approximately 3:40 a.m. on Tuesday September 16, city officers and Newberry Fire Department were dispatched to a structure fire and vehicle fire at Indian Hills Apartments, located at 1935 Drayton Street.Once on scene, firefighters were able to distinguish the fire.During the investigation, officers interviewed the apartment tenant and determined that the fire was intentionally started by Glenn during a domestic altercation. Glenn fled the scene prior to officers arriving.


Shots fired while Newberry paramedics were on call at Lake Murray

NEWBERRY — While Newberry County EMS were assisting with a medical issue at Lake Murray near Dreher Island State Parks, shots were fired at the scene near the paramedics. Newberry County sheriff’s deputies responded accordingly. No one on the scene was injured, but the paramedics had to seek cover. A crime did not take place on the scene before the shooting, but the coroner was called to the scene. Deputy response was because of the unknown circumstances surrounding the event, and...

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Updates from Newberry County Council

Wayne Adams, Newberry County Administrator, will bring us up to date on county government, County Council issues and current matters occurring in Newberry County.Council recently awarded a contract to replace four of the crossings, or bridges, on the main roadway in Lynch’s Woods. How will this affect use of the park?The replacement of these crossings is primarily a safety issue. The bridges have to be sufficiently strong to withstand an ambulance, if nece...

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Help is available for veterans in crisis

More than 8,000 veterans per year take their own lives. On average, that’s 667 per month, 154 per week, 22 per day, or one Veteran every 65 minutes. A lesser-known statistic is that more than half of these veterans are 50 years or older. In the past two years, much ado has been made about veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries — and rightfully so.For an increasing number of veterans, the sense of urgency for wellness is stead...

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Burglary suspect apprehended, charged

NEWBERRY — Harold Vermal O’Neal, 33, of 4 Eugene Street in Greenville has been arrested and charged with burglary second degree and grand larceny along with other minor traffic offenses as released by Newberry Police Department Wednesday.On Tuesday September 16, at approximately 12:53 a.m., officers were dispatched to a burglar alarm at the Spinx Station, located at 2725 College Street.Once on scene, officers found that the front door glass had been shattered...

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Give a shout out for local heroes

As I watched the flames grow larger, I couldn’t help but turn to the crowd around me to gauge its reaction. I was in the parking lot of Piedmont Technical College for the city fire department’s Kids Fun Day a few weeks ago.After walking through the crowd and getting photos of families enjoying the rides and gaining knowledge of equipment used by the fire department, EMS and others, it was time for the burn demonstration.While I knew the fire of the two 8x12 b...

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Two golf tourneys planned for September

Joe Trainor from Stokes-Trainor in Newberry and Debra Shaw from Newberry Electric Cooperative stand in front of a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox that is the hole in one prize for the No. 17 hole at the Newberry Electric Cooperative Wire/Community Care Golf Tournament set for Sept. 18 at the Country Club of Newberry. Registration is at 11 a.m. with a noon shotgun start. NEC has made donations to Boys Farm, Freedom and Hope Foundation, Newberry Free Clinic, Hospice, MADD, Sistercare, The Manna House, J...

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Burks, DuBose to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas Burks of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice Elizabeth of Columbia, to John Cottingham DuBose of Newberry. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Eugene DuBose of Newberry, S.C.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Burks of Rockville, Md., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Leonard Wiles of Columbia, S.C. She is a graduate of Presbyterian College and is employed by Richland School Distri...

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Guilty Pleas

NEWBERRY — Judge Frank Addy took the following guilty pleas from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4.— Caroll Richard Addy, 44, of 114 Cotton Tail in Batesburg, breach of trust with fraudulent check ($2,000 or less); 20 days in prison, credit time served.— Terrance Robert Boyd, 22, of 2007 Lee St., Newberry, third degree burglary, three and a half years in prison, credit for 141 days.— James Mckinsley Gallman, 49, 491 Houston Road, Prosperity, simple la...

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Whitmire girls tennis loses to Woodruff

WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School’s girls tennis team lost to Woodruff High School 5-2.“This was one one of the closest matches I have ever been a part of and I am looking forward to playing Woodruff again,” said Chaz Adams, head girls tennis coach.In singles, Bethany Cromer and Haven Coppock won against Woodruff competitor, while Rebecca Glymph, Alexis Swain and Lauren Couch lost to theirs.Doubles teams Rebecca Glymphy and Alexis Sw...

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Wolves announce 2014 Friends and Family Outing

NEWBERRY — Newberry golf coaches Howard Vroon and Clarissa Childs have announced the Inaugural Friends and Family Golf Outing will be held Nov. 22 at the Country Club of Newberry.Teams will be comprised of four amateurs paired with one Newberry current or alumnus player (men or women). The entry fee will be $100 per person, which includes tee prizes, drinks on the course, lunch and tickets to the Newberry College Men’s Basketball game versus Brevard at 4 p.m. that day....

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Newberry Academy annual steak supper is Saturday

NEWBERRY — The Academy’s Parents’ Council at Newberry Academy is hosting its Fall Steak Supper on Sept. 20, featuring country-fried steak, gravy, rice, cole slaw, biscuits and tea for $8.50 a ticket.Take-out plates will be available beginning at 5 p.m. while the dine-in portion will begin at 6 p.m. All lines will be open until 8 p.m.The school’s front office will have tickets available but tickets also will be available at the door on Saturday nig...

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Hugo inspired us to remember historic storm

This Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo, a storm that devastated South Carolina. I was not one of the many South Carolinians that experienced the storm.In fact, I was born 11 months later. However, being from Charleston, I could not go through life not knowing what Hugo was or what it did to the people of South Carolina.My sister, Stephanie, was 6 years old at the time, and she remembers the devastation that she saw on my family’s return home. She ...

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King named all-tournament first team

NEWBERRY — Newberry Wolves senior middle blocker Jessica King was named to the USC Aiken Invitational all-tournament first team.King was a key component in the Wolves’ rolling out a 3-1 record in the USC Aiken Invitational this past weekend. King totaled 15 kills in the four matches, along with 11 digs, 17 block assists, one solo block and five service aces.Her best match of the weekend came against Francis Marion when she totaled four kills in nine attempts ...

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Whitmire inductees three into the Hall of Fame

WHITMIRE — At Whitmire Community School’s home game last Friday, three alumni were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame: Amber Plemmons Epps, Bradley Epps and Michael Ruff.Amber Plemmons EppsAmber Plemmons Epps of Whitmire is a 2005 graduate of Whitmire High School. She is married to Brad Epps and is the mother of Kenleigh, 5, and Sienna, who is almost 2. While in high school, Epps participated in volleyball, cheerleading and softball....

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Kaycie Andrew named ECAC Offensive Player of the Week

NEWBERRY — Newberry College junior forward Kaycie Andrew claimed the programs first Offensive Player of the Week award from the ECAC after posting six goals and two assists during the last week of matches for the Wolves.Andrew posted four goals and two assists on Sept. 9 at Sweet Briar in the 10-2 victory, the first in programs history. She notched two more goals Friday at Kutztown in the team’s 6-3 loss.

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Newberry veterans honored by senator

COLUMBIA — Sixteen veterans from Newberry were honored Aug. 2 at Sen. Tim Scott’s veterans honor event.The veterans and their families from Newberry, as well as individuals from surrounding communities, were honored with a turnout of approximately 2,500 people from all over the state.The event was held at the First Baptist Church of Columbia. Every year since he has been in federal office, Scott has honored a group of veterans with a special ceremony. Two yea...

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‘Setting the Pace’ at Whitten Center

CLINTON — Setting the Pace at Whitten Center 5K and 10K Run/Walk was held Sept. 6. Over 80 people from three states took to the two certified courses to try to either post their fastest time or simply finish. Race Management Systems certified the course distances and provided the electronic chip timing.The youngest 5K participant was 4 years old and the oldest was 72. The winner was 60-year-old Dave Geer of Clemson. The 5K is generally flat, while the 10K has two challenging ...

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