Candidates Square Off

BLYTHEWOOD – A debate for candidates vying for Blythewood Town Council seats is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. at The Manor.

Six candidates are running for three Council seats, two of which are currently held by Eddie Baughman and Bob Mangone. Baughman is seeking a second term. Mangone is not seeking re-election. Both seats are for four-year terms.

A third seat with two years left on a four-year term was vacated by Bob Massa who resigned in June. Seeking four-year terms are Baughman, Bryan Franklin, Malcolm Gordge and Robert Rue Sr. Larry D. ‘Griff’ Griffin and Michelle Kiedrowski are seeking the vacant two-year term.

Mayor J. Michael Ross is running unopposed.

The debate is being sponsored by The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce and Blythewood High School. At press time the format had not been announced. The Manor is located at 100 Alvina Hagood Circle.


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