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9 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Bank robbery suspect apprehended in Newberry County

Newberry County Sheriff's Deputies apprehended a bank robbery suspect Thursday around 11 a.m. in partnership with the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

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16 hrs ago | Lexington County Chronicle

Wilkes' accused killers sit in jail

It's been more than a month since Susan Wilkes was allegedly killed by her husband and her son.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Union Daily Times

Fifth suspect charged in equipment theft ring

A Columbia man jailed in Newberry County on 14 charges related to an equipment theft ring is considered the ring leader of the group for his role in scouting the target locations as well choosing the items to be stolen.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Kershaw, SC

Newberry Observer

Fourth of July celebration a blast for community

Mahagony Cromer, Madison Johnson, Makira Dewalt, Miracle Cannon, Kayden Cannon and Tyresa Cunningham dressed in patriotic attire for the fireworks and... A good sized crowd was on hand for the event produced by the Newberry County Law Enforcement Officer's Association.

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Newberry Observer

Community Hall grounds getting 'facelift'

The grounds surrounding Community Hall downtown will soon get a refreshed look, according to Matt DeWitt, assistant city manager for the City of Newberry.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Newberry Observer

Protect your pets this Fourth of July

The Newberry County Humane Society would like to remind area residents and pet owners to "protect" their precious pets from all fireworks and loud noises.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Opinion

GwdToday.com

Fugitive on the run in Ninety Six

The Greenwood County Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Laurens County Sheriff's Office, S.C. Highway Patrol and S.C. Transport Police, has captured the fugitive who was at large in Ninety Six.

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Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC, Laurens County, SC, Greenwood County, SC, Waterloo, SC

Newberry Observer

County approves library funding

Hal Kohn Memorial Library Director Sam Ziady updated Newberry County Council on successful county summer reading programs at Wednesday night's meeting and after the presentation council voted unanimously to approve third reading on funding allocations for the library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Whitmire, SC, Greenville, SC, Central, SC

Newberry Observer

Aviation enthusiasts invited to breakfast on Sunday

Aviation enthusiasts are invited to journey by plane, train or automobile to Newberry County on Sunday morning for a breakfast at the Newberry County Airport for the South Carolina Pilot's Breakfast Club.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies

Newberry Observer

Fifth suspect charged in equipment theft ring

A Columbia man jailed in Newberry County on 14 charges related to an equipment theft ring is considered the ring leader of the group for his role in scouting the target locations as well choosing the items to be stolen.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Kershaw, SC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Suspect in Lawnmower Theft Ring Arrested

Suspect in Lawnmower Theft Ring Arrested Newberry County, SC - Newberry County deputies have arrested a suspect they say is part of a lawnmower theft ring.

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Related Topix: Kershaw, SC

Post and Courier

Exhibit tackles South Carolina's first fruit tree nursery

"This is really interesting!," the only other person in the McKissick Museum gallery exclaimed, likely as surprised as I was that the story of wealthy nineteenth-century horticulturists could be so compelling.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Pomaria, SC, Life, Fruits, Food

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Newberry Observer

For the sheer love of Alpacas

This alpaca poses for the camera. Alpacas weigh between 100 and 200 pounds and are about 36 inches high at the withers, which is where the neck and sp... Big Girl is the family's guard dog, constantly checking with the alpacas to make sure everything is in order.

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Related Topix: Pomaria, SC, Spartanburg, SC, Joanna, SC

Newberry Observer

Whitmire showcases renovated annex at intergovernmental meeting

The newly renovated Whitmire Town Hall Annex was the setting for the second half of the intergovernmental meeting Monday night.

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Related Topix: Whitmire, SC, Newberry, SC

Newberry Observer

Fireworks are a leading cause of injury to children

At 6 p.m. July 4 Newberry County Law Enforcement holds its annual celebration with free rides and music and with fireworks that begin around 9 p.m. Though local officials encourage the public to attend the professional event, they realize some people choose to celebrate in other ways, such as private fireworks displays.

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Related Topix: Newberry, SC

Newberry Observer

Don't let fireworks mishaps ruin Fourth holiday

Newberry County Fire Chief Keith Minick encourages residents to be safe if they choose to shoot fireworks themselves instead of going to a professional display on July 4. "Sparklers are a big thing that people love and our concern is for small children if sparks hit loose fitting clothing or hair and cause burns," he said.

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Related Topix: Fire

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Newberry Observer

Saying goodbye to a legend

Sadly, last Monday I attended the funeral of Mr. Bill Armfield and I must tell you, Newberry County lost a great patriot and southern gentleman.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Newberry Observer

New nurse practitioner coming to Little Moun...

Lauren Powell has been recruited as a new Nurse Practitioner and will be working at Little Mountain Family Health Center, Newberry County Memorial Hospital's board announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Little Mountain, SC, Medical University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina

Newberry Observer

Low primary voter turnout in Newberry County

Although slightly higher than the statewide voter turnout percentage of 6.32 percent, Newberry County came in with a low turnout for the statewide runoff primary elections for Lieutenant Governor and State Superintendent of Education.

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Related Topix: Peak, SC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Finalists for Lexington 2 Superintendent Announced

Finalists for Lexington 2 Superintendent Announced Lexington, SC --The Lexington Two School Board has selected three candidates as finalists for Superintendent-elect.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Education Etc., Barnwell County, SC

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