UPDATE: Phone lines to Newberry County Sheriff’s Department working now.

07/30/2014 7:48 PM

07/31/2014 12:12 AM

Newberry County Sheriff's Department phones lines are back up, the sheriff's department has announced.

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The only way to contact the Newberry County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday night is through 911. The sheriff’s office announced that the administrative lines - the non-emergency phone lines - are not working.

911 is working and technicians are working to restore regular phone service to the sheriff’s department.

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