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32 min ago | The Union Daily Times

Whitmire community supports idea of wellness

Whitmire community members gathered around the registration table early Saturday morning, April 5 to register for the town's first wellness walk.... Wendy Green, along with children, Addie, Kingston, and Raegan participated in Whitmire's wellness walk.

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32 min ago | The Union Daily Times

Whitmire named outstanding HOSA member

Kentrel Whitmire was named Most Outstanding HOSA Member for the Newberry County Career Center Chapter at the South Carolina State HOSA Convention, held March 12-14 in Charleston.

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2 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Frogs are hoppin' out all over Prosperity

Prosperity's Frog Man, James Sizemore, uses these cardboard templates to cut the large pieces of metal he needs for the large frog in downtown Prosper... PROSPERITY - Prosperity's Hoppin', a festival built around Prosperity's lineage as the town Frog Level, will honor Prosperity's very own Frog Man, James Sizemore.

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Related Topix: Prosperity, SC, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Lung Cancer

3 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Heichberger named 'Doctor of the Year'

Lisa Heichberger finally broke her "non-attendance" record to Newberry County Memorial Hospital's Doctor's Day Soiree, just to be presented with the title Doctor of the Year on March 27. "Every time, every year, something would always happen to me on my way to the event," Heichberger said.

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Related Topix: Prosperity, SC

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newberry Observer

Council approves funding requests, will hold budget work session Monday

As it looked toward Monday night's budget work session, Newberry County Council unanimously approved several funding requests Wednesday night, including one for a Whitmire fire station as council accepted a low bid from W.E. Baker and sons.

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Related Topix: Whitmire, SC, Painting, Arts, Libraries, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Newberry, SC

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Newberry Observer

County students get crash course in Prom Promise

Nearly 1.5 million people are arrested each year for driving under the influence, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Newberry Observer

Stories, songs honor Week of the Young Child

Leaders signed a proclamation in honor of Week of the Young Child. Seated are Superintendent Bennie Bennett and Mayor Foster Senn.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Newberry Observer

Chapin shooting suspects turn themselves in

Jeffery Lewis Hentz, 22, and Demichael Edward Mayers, 20, of 318 Nursery Road in Little Mountain, were arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting incident that occurred around 5:30 p.m. April 8 outside a home at 125 Bayfield Lane near Chapin.

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Related Topix: Chapin, SC, Little Mountain, SC, Lexington County, SC

Newberry Observer

County schools receive Palmetto Gold, Silver awards

Four Newberry County schools are recipients of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for the 2013-14 school year, Education Superintendent Dr. Mick Zais announced.

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Related Topix: Pomaria, SC, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Newberry Observer

Operation Inasmuch ministers to community

Sarah Delap and Pastor Derald Edwards unload pine straw as part of Operation Inasmuch.

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Related Topix: Pomaria, SC, Newberry, SC, Prosperity, SC, Canada, Lodge, SC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

FOX Carolina

Manhunt underway for pair of suspects wanted in Lexington shooting

A manhunt is currently underway at the Newberry County and Lexington County line for a pair of suspects involved in a shooting.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Lexington County, SC, Chapin, SC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Thomaston Times

Farmer helps apprehend fugitives

Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster credited social media and Nixle updates for Todd Lever's quick action to help apprehend four fugitives near Lever Farms on Thursday, but for Todd's wife, Lynnette, her husband's quick actions show the power of prayer.

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Related Topix: Pomaria, SC

Newberry Observer

Music can be soothing

Who doesn't like music? As humans we have many likenesses, but each and every one of us is different in many ways.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC, Opinion

WBIR-TV Knoxville

TN teen murder suspects caught in SC waive extradition

Robert Blanchard is charged with first degree murder in the death of his father.

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Newberry Observer

Whitmire community supports idea of wellness

Todd Johnson explained just how parallel scripture was when it came to keeping our physical and spiritual bodies in shape Saturday at Whitmire's first Wellness Walk.

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WTMA-AM North Charleston

Cops Arrest Four Teenage Suspects in Tenn. Murder

Four teenagers suspected of murder in Tennessee were held in South Carolina on Thursday, following a massive manhunt.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

4 Teens from Manhunt Expected in Court

The four Tennessee teens who led police on a 10-hour chase last week are due in court in South Carolina.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The State

PARTICIPANTS

YMCA Baseball League: Register through May 23. Season dates to be announced. Contact your local YMCA for more information: Downtown YMCA, 799-7159; Jeep Rogers Family YMCA at Lake Carolina, 451-8439; Lexington Family YMCA, 359-3376; NorthWest Family YMCA, 407-8007.

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Post and Courier

Teens in South Carolina manhunt face murder, accessory charges

A 16-year-old Greene County boy who was one of four teens leading police on a 10-hour chase Thursday has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father.

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WIS-TV Columbia

NYPD: 4 dead, 1 injured after car flips into creek

Law enforcement officers in Sumter County are looking for five people and arrested 14 in a year-long heroin investigation.Officers with the Sumter Police Department and Sumter County Sheriff's Office have Law enforcement officers in Sumter County are looking for four people and arrested 15 in a year-long heroin investigation.

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