BW remembers and thanks veterans

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society’s annual Veterans Day event lived up to the hype. About 200 people turned out in ideal fall weather Sunday afternoon to honor, remember and thank veterans at the Palmetto Citizens Credit Union Amphitheater in Doko Park. As the ceremony opened and the strains of the National Anthem swelled in […]

Blythewood Christmas Parade canceled

Tree Lighting Set for Sunday, Dec. 6 BLYTHEWOOD – During a special called meeting on Oct. 29, town council voted unanimously to host the town’s annual tree lighting, but voted to cancel this year’s Christmas parade. The vote on the parade was 4-1, with Mayor Bryan Franklin voting against. “I’m a ‘no’ because I really […]

Blythewood Artists Guild Holiday Market

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Artists Guild may have found a new permanent home, right in the heart of Blythewood at the Doko Manor, where the group held its annual Holiday Market last weekend. “We had a wonderful turnout of both vendors and shoppers,” one of the event’s organizers, Susan Pence, said following the three-day market. […]

Veterans Day set for Sunday in Doko Park

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society & Museum and the Town of Blythewood will host the town’s annual Veterans Day Celebration at Doko Meadows Park on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 3-5 p.m. The event will be held outside at the Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union Amphitheater and the park to allow for social distancing, with […]

Ridgeway’s Walk into Fall set for Sat.

RIDGEWAY – Ridgeway’s inaugural Walk into Fall festival is scheduled from 1 – 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31. “We are inviting everyone to join us for a tour of our town and a fabulous downtown shopping experience,” organizer Phyllis Gutierrez said. “We have lots of wonderful surprises that I think everyone will enjoy, plus our […]

Giving in the Garden

Winnsboro members of the Hoof & Paw Benevolent Society, Aimee Griffith, Paula Spinale and Kathy Faulk visit with customers Sunday at Woodley’s Gardens on Two Notch Road. The event was the group’s annual fundraiser whose proceeds are used to make life better for animals locally and across South Carolina. Woodley’s also made a generous donation, […]

Native American artifacts on display Sunday

BLYTHEWOOD – The third and final day to explore the Blythewood Historical Society’s fascinating South Carolina Native American prehistory exhibit will be Sunday, Oct. 25, from 3 – 5 p.m., at the Langford-Nord House in downtown Blythewood. Blythewood’s Leland Ferguson, retired Director of the USC department of archeology, organized the exhibit which takes visitors on […]

Veteran’s event planned for Nov. 8

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Historical Society & Museum and the Town of Blythewood will host the town’s annual Veterans Day Celebration at Doko Meadows, 171 Langford Road in Blythewood on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 3 – 5 pm. The event will be held outside at the Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union Amphitheater and the park […]

Giving in the Garden set for Oct. 24

COLUMBIA – The Hoof & Paw Benevolent Society of Blythewood’s first online auction is live now through Sunday, Oct. 25 – raising money in yet another fun way to benefit animals in the Midlands and throughout South Carolina. This year, the fundraiser is called Giving in the Garden and consists of two events – the […]

Big Grab set for Sept. 11 – 12

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD – Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s time to get ready for the annual 50-mile Big Grab community yard sale – COVID-style. “The Big Grab has always been a successful weekend for the Blythewood/Ridgeway/Winnsboro communities and I think this year will be no exception. We are, of course, hoping everyone, both vendors and shoppers, […]