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Deputies: Two arrested for cocaine trafficking in Newberry
Brenda Lee Edgins, 38, of Newberry was charged with cocaine trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Woman refused to feed her ex-boyfriend's dog, left it outside to die, rescue group says
Animal Control said the dog, named Champ, had been in James' possession for at least 30 days and she did not feed the dog because she was mad at her boyfriend.
City Council discusses proposed zoning ordinance updates | Newberry Observer
NEWBERRY – City Council along with the City of Newberry’s Planning Commission and Ward Braswell, planning and development director held a work session Monday to go through a summary of major points in an effort to update the City’s zoning ordinance. The work session was led by the Matheny Burns Grou
Arrest Report for August 16
Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Sherri Clem – LaurensBreach / Brea
Town hears project update | Newberry Observer
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5 shot during remembrance ceremony in Greenwood
According to a Greenwood County Sheriff's Office news release, investigators, the Crime Scene Unit and the Bloodhound Tracking Team responded to the area to investigate.
Kavanaugh a Home Run for Supreme Court | Newberry Observer
Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting and sitting down with President Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. He is an intelligent, dedicated and universally respected man, whom I thoroughly enjoyed talking to and learning more about. Judge Kavanaugh has an impressive and pro
Newberry youth learns leadership and agriculture | Newberry Observer
Courtnie Stafford, of Newberry County, was among 27 rising high school juniors and seniors from across South Carolina who recently participated in the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Youth Leadership Conference in Columbia. -Courtesy photo
Save your life, wear a seat belt | Newberry Observer
NEWBERRY COUNTY — In the state of South Carolina it is required that every driver and occupant in a motor vehicle, when it is being operated on public streets and highways, must wear a fastened seat belt.
Students grow award winning cabbage | Newberry Observer
Third graders at Prosperity-Rikard Elementary participated in the Bonnie Plant Farms Mega Cabbage Growing Contest growing a record-breaking cabbage weighing 27.5 pounds. -Courtesy photoPROSPERITY — Prosperity-Rikard Elementary School’s third graders participated in Bonnie Plant Farms Mega Cabbage Gr
Greenwood deputies investigating shooting with multiple injuries
Law enforcement is investigating a reported shooting Thursday morning with multiple people injured, according to officials.Greenwood County EMS Director Derek Kinney said EMS staff has responded to help multiple people injured by gunshots. He said any additional information would have to come from t
Arrest Report for August 14
Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.Alex Johnson – ClintonLarceny / Pe
Fire destroys thrift store in West Columbia - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper
A fire damaged a West Columbia thrift store called ‘Lets Just Plunder’ just off of Meeting Street, Tuesday afternoon.No injuries were reported, but The building and its contents are a total loss according to the West Columbia Fire Department.Crews from West Columbia, Irmo, Cayce, Richland, and Lexin
Report: Girl tells police Greenwood man raped her
Justus Michael Sanders, 32, of 1519 Woodlawn Road, Greenwood was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
Arrest Report for August 13
Editor's Note: The following information is compiled from arrests records from the Laurens Police Department, Clinton Public Safety, Laurens County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson Detention Center. This information is presented with no intent of guilt or innocence.
Mountville man faces larceny, drug charges after moped theft
Paul Charles Hunt, 31, of 324 Singing Pines Road, Mountville was arrested Saturday and charged with grand larceny, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and resisting arrest.
S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame inducts seven officers | Newberry Observer
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony to recognize seven officers for for their contributions to law enforcement in South Carolina. The first ceremony recognizing officers for meritorious service was held in October 2017.
South Carolina Woman Arrested After Allegedly Giving Birth in Car, Leaving Baby in Trash Bag on Floorboard
LEXINGTON, S.C. —A South Carolina woman has been arrested and charged with homicide by child abuse after allegedly giving birth in her car, and then leaving her baby in a trash bag on the floorboard to die.
Woman shot through open car window in Union
UNION, SC (WSPA) - A woman was shot through the open window of a car, according to a report from Union Police.
West Columbia holding job fair for city departments - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper
The City of West Columbia announced they will be hosting a career fair Tuesday, August 21, to showcase the open positions in their different departments. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the New Brookland Room at City Hall (200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia). Recently, the Police Departm