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 […]

Blythewood passes 1st reading on water agreement with Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – After 20 years, a new 20-year water agreement between Winnsboro and Blythewood is in the final stages. Blythewood town council passed the first of two readings on the agreement Tuesday evening, but not easily. After expressing their dismay with Winnsboro water quality and customer service, Councilmen Sloan Griffin and Donald Brock suggested that […]

BW council scrubbing Billy Bob & Charlene

BLYTHEWOOD – After fans memorialized the late country singer Joe Diffie on the town’s water tower in April, more than a thousand people weighed in on The Voice’s Facebook page expressing their delight over Billy Bob’s declaration of love for Charlene in John Deere green paint high above the town. Many, including two town councilmen […]

What a Clerk!

BLYTHEWOOD – During the 51st Annual Professional Municipal Clerks Week celebrated May 3 – 8, Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin presented a bouquet of flowers and a card to Blythewood’s town clerk, Melissa Cowan, on Friday. Franklin said his presentation was on behalf of all the Blythewood town council members. “Melissa is an excellent municipal clerk […]

Doko Meadows walking trails open; park, Manor, playground, restroom closed

BLYTHEWOOD – During a two-hour zoomed town council meeting Monday night, council spent an hour discussing whether or not to re-open the park’s walking trail before voting 4-1 to open it. Councilman Larry Griffin voted against. At issue was the fact that the trail has been used steadily since it was officially closed by a […]

Blythewood council zooms into homes

BLYTHEWOOD – In a special called virtual meeting Monday afternoon at 2 p.m., Town Council appeared online via ZOOM to discuss the disposition of ATAX and HTAX funds that Council has already dispersed to organizations for events that, because of the COVID-19 shutdown, have been cancelled. During a meeting earlier this year, Council voted to […]