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The lives of the people of Lexington District and the Dutch Fork were not always easy. Today's turmoi pales in comparison with the challenges faced by our pioneer forefathers for most of 100 years.
Metropolitan Baptist Church was first place. Pictured left to right are Deacon Roy McClurklin, Mrs. Kathy Jackson, Mrs. Mary K. Caldwell, and Rev.
Dr. William E. Dufford will receive a Governor's Awards in Humanities along with two others at a luncheon Oct. 23 at the Columbia Hilton Convention Center Hotel. Other recipients include Dr. Tom Mack, professor and long-time chair of the English Department at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, and Dr. Alexandra Rowe, director of English Programs for Internationals at the University of South Carolina since 1989.
Pauline Mcgraw, 55, of Newberry was charged Sept. 3 with disorderly conduct and assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest after she refused to leave the restroom at a local fast-food restaurant, according to the Newberry Police Department.
To say goodbye to summer and to kick off the 2014 NHS football season, the cheerleaders hosted a Luau-themed pep rally on Aug. 29 leading up to the Newberry vs. Union County season opener. The event was packed full of fun and school spirit including a Hula Hoop contest and a Mr. Cool Man contest.
Tom Ervin, a candidate for governor, held a town hall meeting Tuesday at the Flying Pie to discuss the issues and his plans for South Carolina. Tom Ervin, a candidate for governor, held a town hall meeting Tuesday at the Flying Pie to discuss the issues and his plans for South Carolina.
"The Ice Bucket Challenge" benefiting ALS involves either accepting the challenge and paying $10 or refusing it and paying $100. It's "snowball" effect was started at Newberry High School by Ashlie Harrell who saw it on Facebook.
On Sept. 22, autumn will officially begin. Now, that probably is just another day to most of you, but here at YOUR Chamber, this day means so much more.
The report states Hayes began yelling for an inmate to hit the officer and threatening to assault the officer after he was released from the detention center. - Marion Smith, 26, of 726 Kempson Road in Lugoff, was charged with having an open container of beer in his vehicle on Aug. 22. Dispatch informed city police officers of a report of a subject wielding a machete in the parking area of McDonald's.
I had a tire to blow out on Wilson Road close to Kibler's. A wonderful lady stopped to help but I didn't get her name.
Switching to a single stream recycling service means Newberry County's recyclables would be sorted at the Sonoco Recycling Plant. Switching to a single stream recycling service means Newberry County's recyclables would be sorted at the Sonoco Recycling Plant.
Rescue teams await word from Union County Coroner William Holcombe in the area of John Meador Road and River Road in Union County after dive teams recovered the body of a man who drowned. The Newberry County Water Rescue Dive Team assisted in the search.
It won't be cruel or step on any blue suede shoes, but the South Carolina Elvis Festival hopes to leave Newberry's Elvis fans united in being all shook up. "I think Elvis' memory creates an international family as a fan base," said Terry Futreal, production assistant for Elvisfestival.com.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:14 am
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