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  1. October 20, 2018 ] The Functions of the Chamber ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newberry Observer

    There are the visible functions that one sees with the Chamber's name attached: the Ribbon Cuttings, the Business After Hours, and the Job Fairs. Then there are the happenings in which we have a hand that are not always visible: our involvement with the Advisory Committee of the Newberry County Career Center, the Newberry County Coalition on Underage Drinking, and the Newberry County Governmental Association; the programs we run: Newberry County Young Professionals, Leadership Newberry County, and Grow Newberry Farmers Market; the community events we coordinate: the Pumpkin Painting Party and Santa's Workshop and Story Time with Mrs. Claus; the tourism events that we plan: the Ag + Art Tour and the Christmas Tour of Homes.

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  2. Paint your pumpkins this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newberry Observer

    About four years ago the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce started a new fall tradition with the Pumpkin Painting Party. This event gives children, 12 and under, a chance to come by the Chamber, 1209 Caldwell Street, get a free pumpkin and paint it with their very own design.

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  3. October 18, 2018 ] Talk to the Animals ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Newberry Observer

    ... Jay Booth is a retired university professor, a retired newspaper columnist, and the vice-president of the Newberry County Humane Society. Jay Booth is a retired university professor, a retired newspaper columnist, and the vice-president of the ...

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  4. Attempted kidnapping suspect apprehendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Newberry Observer

    ... The Prosperity Police Department extended a thank you to the Newberry Police Department and the Newberry County Sheriff's Office in their collaborative efforts to apprehend Kinsler. "I appreciate the collaborative efforts of the Prosperity Police ...

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  5. Angie Owens - ChappellsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | GwdToday.com

    Angela "Angie" Shannon Jennings Owens, 45, of 68 Holloway Cove Road, Chappells, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born in Greenwood, she was the daughter of the late Doris Jean Dotson Johnson.

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  6. October 13, 2018 ] Big plans for Ag Program at NCCC ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Newberry Observer

    The Agriculture Program at Newberry County Career Center has big plans on their agenda this year! Only a month in and students of the program have already participated in all kinds of educational functions and gearing up for multiple Career Development Event competitions. Students would like to take the time to thank the community for all of their help and support, including the Ag.

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  7. October 13, 2018 ] Bickley earns Eagle Scout honor NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Newberry Observer

    ... Bickley and fellow Troop members and volunteers refurbished a classroom used for first-aid training at the Newberry County Council on Aging Center. Bickley also completed a final Board of Review as part of the Eagle requirement. Bickley began his ...

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  8. Oktoberfest brings a crowd to NewberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Newberry Observer

    Members of the Newberry County Literacy Council were out promoting literacy during Oktoberfest. Pictured, Joe MacDonald Barbara Chapman, Sheila Brown.

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  9. Many Upstate schools announce closings and delays due to weather on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | FOX Carolina

    Greenville County Schools, the state's largest school district, will be closed, along with all of the school districts in Spartanburg County. Laurens Districts 55 & 56, Union County Schools, Newberry County Schools, Abbeville County Schools, Ware Shoals District 51, Greenwood Districts 50 & 52, Elbert County Schools, Hart County Schools and Cherokee County Schools are all closed on Thursday.

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  10. Response to a oeWe cana t afford a spending spree.aRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Newberry Observer

    ... said, "Pay me now, or pay me later," and it's way past later in South Carolina. John Sukovich is a Newberry County resident and a retired professor of business and other IT courses from Midlands Technical College. John Sukovich is a Newberry County ...

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  11. What happened in September with the Chamber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Newberry Observer

    On September 28, several Chamber representatives visited the Rutherford, N.C. Chamber of Commerce and their director, Clark Poole, to learn about how their chamber operates. - The Leadership Newberry County class of 2018-2019 kicked off their year on September 26 with a Team Building Day.

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  12. October 10, 2018 ] Hurricane Michael expected to bring strong winds NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Newberry Observer

    ... we are preparing and are as ready as possible for Hurricane Michael. The City is working closely with the Newberry County Emergency Operations Center to make sure we have the latest information and are prepared for what this storm will bring ...

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  13. Man charged with breaking into bank, theft from motor vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Newberry Observer

    Reginald Wade Mayers, 24, of 2804 Milne Avenue in Newberry, was charged Friday morning with entering a bank with intent to steal and breaking into a motor vehicle. At approximately 2:28 a.m., officers from the Newberry Police Department, Newberry County Sheriff's Office and S.C. Highway Patrol responded to J.F. Hawkins Nursing home at 1330 Kinard Street in reference to suspicious activity.

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  14. Council OKs clerk to council ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Newberry Observer

    Newberry County Council passed the second reading of an ordinance for the appointment and duties of the clerk to council, by a 6-1 vote with Councilman Scott Cain voting against. This ordinance establishes the duties of the clerk to council, such that those duties are limited in scope to statutory description.

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  15. Lakelands & beyondRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | GwdToday.com

    Reginald Wade Mayers, 24, of 2804 Milne Avenue in Newberry was charged this morning with entering a bank with intent to steal and breaking into a motor vehicle. At approximately 2:28 a.m., officers from the Newberry Police Department, Newberry County Sheriff's Office and SC Highway Patrol responded to J.F. Hawkins Nursing home at 1330 Kinard Street in reference to suspicious activity.

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  16. October 4, 2018 ] Whata s happening in Newberry County ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Newberry Observer

    With the school year in full swing and fall weather just around the corner, I just wanted to take this opportunity to update you on some important events happening in Newberry County and around our state. First of all, I would like to sincerely thank our first responders, sheriff's office, fire departments, EMS teams, disaster preparedness staff, armed service personnel, and countless others who helped prepare Newberry and surrounding counties against potential and actual damage from Hurricane Florence.

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  17. October 4, 2018 ] Voters pressed for time NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Newberry Observer

    Currently, in order to vote in the 2018 General Election, state residents must be registered to vote before Sunday, Oct. 7. - NEWBERRY COUNTY - Attorney General Alan Wilson has taken action to protect voting rights in South Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence by asking the courts to extend the deadline to register to vote. According to Robert Kittle, spokesperson for the AG's Office, the actions - if adopted - would affect the entirety of South Carolina, not just the areas affected by the flooding.

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  18. October 3, 2018 ] Bus Route approved for Newberry NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Newberry Observer

    The COMET Board of Directors have unanimously approved the addition of a bus route in Newberry County. This new route will connect Columbia and Newberry via Chapin, Little Mountain, Ballentine with one a.m. and one p.m. trips Monday through Friday.

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  19. Tajh Boyd speaks to playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Newberry Observer

    Tajh Boyd, Clemson's starting quarterback in 2011 and the quarterback that led the Tigers to the 2011 ACC Championship, inspired Newberry County football players and coaches during Newberry County Touchdown Club's monthly meeting. Boyd, who was born and raised in Hampton, Virginia, was the middle child that grew up playing almost every sport imaginable.

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  20. October 3, 2018 ] Kicking off a new year of Leadership ColumnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Newberry Observer

    Last year the Newberry County Chamber of Commerce embarked on a new program designed for the leader who is dedicated to making a difference in the community, Leadership Newberry County. This program takes those who live, work or both live and work in the Newberry County community on a nine month journey.

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