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Yesterday | Newberry Observer

Another new school year begins in Newberry County

Teachers from Boundary Street Elementary sported matching shirts during the Newberry County School District's kickoff to school last week for teachers.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Prosperity, SC

Yesterday | Newberry Observer

County plans Lynch's Woods improvements

Newberry County Council will consider plans for repair work on four bridges in the 286-acre wildlife park located behind the old National Guard armory off Wilson Road.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News

SCAC elects two new board members and reelects four board members to four-year terms

The SCAC elected W.B. Wilson, Williamsburg County Councilmember, to a four-year term on the Association's Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg County, SC, Greenville County, SC, Oconee County, SC, Aiken County, SC, Sumter County, SC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newberry Observer

Sheriff log

Tony Ray Sherfield Jr., 18, and Elizabeth Harley Danielle Sherfield, 20, of 19985 S.C. 72 East in Clinton, and Marie Meagan Wygant, 25, of 280 Hazel Drive in Clinton, were charged with simple possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia on July 31. Tony Sherfield was pulled over for speeding and marijuana was seen within his car.

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Related Topix: Clinton, SC, Drugs, Marijuana, Newberry, SC

Newberry Observer

American Pickers coming back to Newberry

Why are we so enamored with celebrities? I cannot answer that, but the pure and simple truth is that we really are.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, American Pickers, Television, Avanquest Software, GameMill Publishing, Video Games, Newberry, SC, Opinion

Newberry Observer

Art in Park coming this weekend to Whitmire

Whitmire's Economic Development board is calling all art connoisseurs this weekend to their inaugural Art in the Park held in Heritage Park from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. The show will feature original crafts, art work and photography by artists in styles, sizes and prices to suit all tastes and budgets, according to board member Maria Mcmurtury.

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Related Topix: Whitmire, SC, Photography, Family, Kids, Laurens County, SC

Newberry Observer

SCHP begins Sober or Slammer effort

Various first responders of Laurens County and local residents stand together in their support of Sober or Slammer and #TargetZeroSC.

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Related Topix: Laurens County, SC, Fire

WALB-TV Albany

Newberry woman discovers husband's multiple marriages through Facebook

A simple check on Facebook led a woman down a deep rabbit hole of discovery that ended with the revelation that her husband was already married to at least three other women and had divorced another, according to an incident report.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Newberry Observer

Notice to Creditorsofestates All p...

NOTICE TO CREDITORSOFESTATESAll persons having claims against the following estates MUST file their claims on FORM #371PC with the Probate Court of NEWBERRY COUNTY, the address of which is PO Box 442 NEWBERRY, SC 29108, within eight months after the date of the first publication of this Notice to Creditors, or within one year from the date of ... (more)

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The Island Packet

Newberry County Sheriffa s deputies searching for burglary suspect in bicycle outfit

According to a news release from the department, a tall white male wearing what appeared to be a bicycle outfit kicked in the back door of a residence located at the 1200 block of Jalapa Road near Wilson Road.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Right Wing News

Woman Discovers Her Husband Is Married To Three Other Women After Finding Wedding Photos On Facebook

The woman from South Carolina, whose identity has been been protected by the Newberry County Sheriff's Office, filed a complaint with investigators after she saw wedding photos of her husband, 49-year-old Darnell Pixley, with another woman on Facebook.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Woman discovers her husband was married to four different women in...

'I just saw someone die': New details of Michael Brown shooting revealed by rapper who watched and LIVE-TWEETED it as new protests begin hours after officer who shot him is finally named 'Have some dignity and jump': Outrage as Gene Simmons advises people suffering from depression and drug addiction to commit suicide ISIS militants 'massacre 80 ... (more)

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Newberry Observer

Several scams going around in Newberry County.

Citizens should be aware of continuing scams that are happening in Newberry County and surrounding areas.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Star

Newberry man faces bigamy charge

A Newberry man has been charged with bigamy after officials discovered he has married four times since 1988 without divorcing any of the women.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC, Edgefield County, SC, Richland County, SC

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newberry Observer

Obesity epidemic sweeping the country, South Carolina

The United States is the second most obese industrialized country in the world. A 2013 report stated that 31.8 percent of Americans were obese.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Breast Cancer, Life, Food, Nutrition, Opinion

The Island Packet

Sheriff: Newberry County man engaged in matrimonial crime spree

Darnell Pixley, 49, was chatting with others back in November 2013 and said, no he wasn't at work, he was on his honeymoon.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Sheriff: Man With 4 Wives Arrested For Bigamy

A man was arrested by the Newberry County sheriff's department for bigamy after one of his four wives filed a complaint with the Newberry Sheriffs dept, Sheriff: Man With 4 Wives Arrested For Bigamy A man was arrested by the Newberry County sheriff's department for bigamy after one of his four wives filed a complaint with the Newberry Sheriffs ... (more)

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Newberry Observer

Feeling right at home in Newberry

When I was first offered the position of staff writer for The Newberry Observer in June, I was incredibly nervous, to say the least.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC, Newberry College, Little Mountain, SC, Opinion

Newberry Observer

Graham honored with deputy award

Newberry County Deputy Ted Graham of Prosperity has been chosen to receive the Larry Bragg Deputy of the Year Award for 2013.

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Related Topix: Prosperity, SC

Newberry Observer

Renovation updates for Newberry County owned buildings

Ervin West, director of facilities management, presented updates to the Newberry County Council's Public Safety and Courts Committee on renovations occurring with county facilities.

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Related Topix: Whitmire, SC

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