Council denies Chamber’s $ request

BLYTHEWOOD – It was announced at the July breakfast meeting of the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce that the Chamber would be moving forward in its current location and that it would be joined after Aug. 1, by both Bravo Blythewood and the Blythewood Artists Guild, and that the Chamber would be once again taking charge […]

BAR approves COA for The Park complex

BLYTHEWOOD – The Board of Architectural Review spent much of Monday evening’s meeting negotiating with a representative of the Prestwick Company on lighting, landscaping, fencing, business connectivity and more associated with the apartment complex proposed next to the IGA. After much discussion and several adjustments to the planned facility, the board voted 4-0 to approve […]

MLILY to expand workforce by 35%

WINNSBORO – Seven months after the official opening of its vertically integrated factory in Winnsboro, mattress manufacturer MLILY USA is expanding again and looking to grow its workforce by 35 percent to fill a third shift and increase its production to more than 6,000 units a day.  The company opened the 650,000-square-foot facility in December […]

PC votes against commercial zoning on Wilson Boulevard

BLYTHEWOOD – After the Blythewood Town Council voted 5-0 on June 22 to deny the rezoning of a property at 10715 Wilson Boulevard from Rural (R) zoning to Multi-Neighborhood (MO) commercial zoning, property owner Terika Taylor started the rezoning process anew. She appeared before the Blythewood Planning Commission on Monday night asking for a more […]

Open!

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin, center left and Zaxby co-owners Jim and Britt Poston cut the ribbon to officially open the new Zaxby’s restaurant located at 221 Blythewood Road, as Blythewood chamber director Phil Frye and chamber assistant Erin Welford-McMaster hold the ribbon. Back row, from left: chamber board chair Matt Cunningham, chamber board […]

Blythewood Zaxby’s opens drive-thru July 13

BLYTHEWOOD – Zaxby’s is opening its new location on Blythewood Road on Monday, July 13, with drive-thru service only. A subsequent grand opening of the dining room will happen as soon as local and state regulations permit, according to co-owners Jim and Britt Poston. “We are excited to be opening our seventh Zaxby’s restaurant in […]

Heirloom Fine Art Gallery opens

WINNSBORO – Opening night of artist Barbara Yongue’s new Heirloom Fine Art Gallery in downtown Winnsboro drew 90 attendees Friday night. Approximately 30 attended the ribbon cutting earlier that day. “I was overwhelmed by the attendance,” Yongue said. “Everyone was so welcoming. Plus, I was thrilled that we sold 11 paintings. It was a wonderful, […]

Lake Monticello Family Practice Now Open

Yongue opens downtown art gallery

Grand Opening Set For July 3, 5 – 8 p.m. WINNSBORO – When local artist, Barbara Yongue, was a little girl, she dreamed of becoming an artist. Her parents would say, “Draw me,” when they had company over, proud of her natural ability. They took her to special art classes and she collected art postcards, […]

Windermere golf course tax sale set for July 6

BLYTHEWOOD – Last summer, there appeared to be new hope that the financially troubled Windermere golf course and country club, situated in the heart of LongCreek Plantation subdivision, would be purchased and flourish. This summer is a different story. Next week, the golf course, club house and 80 acres of undeveloped land will be up […]