Repeatedly named one of the best small towns in the U.S. and widely known for its southern charm and main streets, Newberry County is at the intersection of tradition and transformation. Carefully preserved historic sites sit next to internationally-known companies like Samsung South Carolina, Kiswire, and Kraft Heinz. Art walks and museums are accompanied by locally-owned restaurants and shops, and the city’s long list of annual events and festivals attracts people from all over. With easy access to Columbia and Greenville, and two higher-education institutions in the county, opportunity surely awaits. Feeling at home has never been so attainable.
In Newberry County, the recreational opportunities are endless. With parks, annual events, and plenty of activities, the area never ceases to surprise you. Visit the Newberry Arts Center or the Newberry Opera House or dine a local favorite, Figaro, for an upscale night out, or the Newberry Museum to get to know the town. Annual attractions such as A Taste of Newberry, Newberry Oktoberfest, and Newberry Pork in the Park are great family-friendly options that allow you to celebrate the local flare and spend time in one of the “Most Charming Small Towns in America.”
At more than 160 years old, Newberry College is a hallmark educational institution in Newberry and is nationally ranked among Southern colleges. According to an annual report by College Consensus, Newberry College was named sixth out of 44 southern colleges and universities. Piedmont Technical College offers a wide variety of career studies, programs, and transfer opportunities to colleges and universities throughout South Carolina. The School District of Newberry County serves over 6,000 students in 12 schools – including two private schools – and employs over 480 teachers who are supported by 350 staff and administrators.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — The Orangeburg Department of Public Safety is partnering with Claflin University on a forensics lab that aims to solve crime. A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated this milestone on Monday. “I’m really excited about the benefits that will be shared between Claflin University and the City of Orangeburg,” said Director of Public Safety Charles Austin. […]
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College has partnered with Google to help local workers move into high-growth, in-demand information-technology jobs without ever leaving home. Online Google Career Certificates prepare learners for well-paying jobs in as little as three months in data analytics, digital marketing and e-commerce, IT support, project management and user experience (UX) design. The training is […]