Council approves industrial park 5-0

BLYTHEWOOD – After much discussion among town and county officials, the five members of the Blythewood Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve zoning for the remainder of a 1,300-acre site that Richland County plans to turn into an industrial park. The project site, located just west of Interstate 77 with access points in the […]

Final rezoning vote set for Oct. 2

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Town Council will take its second and final vote on whether to approve the rezoning of 162 acres from Development (D-1) to Limited Industrial 2 (LI2) at a special Called meeting to be held next Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. at The Manor. The 162 acres is part of Richland […]

Council defers final industrial park vote

BLYTHEWOOD – Richland County’s request for Blythewood Town Council to rezone 162 acres between Fulmer Road and I-77 from Development (D-1) to Limited Industrial 2 (LI2) hung by a thread Monday night. Things weren’t looking good for approval when Councilman Bryan Franklin made a motion to defer the issue until Monday, Sept. 30. That motion […]

County industrial property to go to RCPC

BLYTHEWOOD – Of the 1,300 acres that Richland County hopes to purchase and have rezoned for a Blythewood Industrial Park, almost 500 acres (two parcels) are in the county, not the Town of Blythewood, and the county will have jurisdiction over their re-zoning. The two parcels, located along Blythewood Road, west of Fairfield Electric Cooperative’s […]