PC votes for council to rezone Red Gate

BLYTHEWOOD – As was expected, the Blythewood planning commission voted 5-0 Tuesday evening to recommend that Town Council rezone the Red Gate property and a smaller adjoining property from Planned Development (PD) zoning designation to Development (D-1) zoning. But the properties’ owners, who sat in the audience during the commission’s proceedings, say they are not […]

Council fills four seats on BAR

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Town Council went with experience when voting unanimously to fill two vacancies on the Board of Architectural Review Monday evening. Former town mayor Keith Bailey was appointed to fill seat 1 on the board and former town councilman and president of the Doko Park Foundation Paul Moscati to seat 6. Council also […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

Notice of Public Hearing: Rezoning 10715 Wilson Blvd

Notice of Public Hearing: Purchasing Policies

Blythewood approves 20-year Winnsboro water contract

BLYTHEWOOD – After discussion that made clear it was the only option to supply water to the town of Blythewood, the Blythewood Town Council approved a new 20-year agreement with the Town of Winnsboro, which has provided water in Blythewood for the past 20 years. In a 4-1 vote, the council agreed to another 20 […]

Wilson Blvd. rezoning denied

Applicant Is Expected To Bring New Commercial Rezoning Request BLYTHEWOOD – After Blythewood Town Council discussed the merits and legalities of a controversial rezoning request Monday night, members voted unanimously on second and final reading to deny the request with the understanding that if the applicant choses to come back with a new, more restrictive […]

Council passes $1.8M budget, barely

Use Of Rainy-Day Reserves To Fund Events Causes Stir BLYTHEWOOD – After briefly expressing their two opposing views, a divided Blythewood Town Council passed a $1.8 million budget Monday night for the 2020-21 fiscal year. In a controversial measure, the council voted to pull a little less than $150,000 from almost $500,000 in hospitality tax […]