County seeks input at Sept. 2 BW meeting

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood 29016 residents will have the opportunity to have input into recently updated county land development rules with county staff on Thursday, Sept. 2 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater in Doko Meadows Park, 100 Alvina Hagood Circle in Blythewood. The meeting, hosted by Richland County Council member Derek […]

Land for sale in Blythewood

Land for sale in Blythewood.  Five acres.  All wooded.   Call 730-1466.

It takes a community to rescue a cat

BLYTHEWOOD – After a group of animal advocates from Blythewood and Ridgeway rescued a Jacksonville, Florida cat last week that had gone missing in Blythewood last September in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the rescuers and the cat’s owner, Chris Miller, were treated to breakfast Sunday morning by the staff at Blythewood’s Lizard’s Thicket. The […]

Looking for a last minute gift? Local artisan Mamie Turner creates treasures

Blythewood resident Mamie Turner was raised with a do-it-yourself attitude. She says that perhaps her woodworker father instilled his artistic talent in her along with the desire to put her own spin on things. And Turner has passed that same “make it my way” passion to her daughter, Tamara Day. The pair, members of the […]

Looking for a last minute gift? Local artisan Kem Smith sews

When she was about ten years old, Kem Smith, now a CPA in Blythewood, earned her sewing badge in Girl Scouts, and that acquired love of sewing and crafting never ended. Smith’s great aunt lived in a clapboard house with no indoor plumbing, but it was her favorite place to visit. “She had a Singer […]

Looking for last minute gifts? Local artisan Judy Lennon creates jewelry

For Blythewood Moonshine and Pearls creator Judy Lennon, art has been a passion since childhood. Rather than purchasing a college ring upon graduation from USC, Lennon designed for herself a unique gold pendant with horseshoe gates surrounded by garnets. “It’s by far my most creative and favorite piece,” she says. Lennon turned to art as […]

Looking for a last minute gift? Local artisan Philip creates unique art

Sixteen-year-old Blythewood native Philip Koelsch is autistic, and though he did not begin speaking until age four, he was drawing and painting at three. He has a knack for remembering details, even after only seeing something one time. Philip is not new to the art scene. After his mother posted photos on Facebook of artwork […]

Home for Rent

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Blythewood’s DMV releases information about REAL IDs

BLYTHEWOOD – While testing continues on the state’s new secure driver’s licenses and identification cards, the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) has released the images of the new REAL ID and non-compliant cards residents will begin seeing in the first quarter of 2018. The state’s new REAL ID driver’s licenses and identification cards […]

BZA chooses Littlejohn to lead board

BLYTHEWOOD – After more than a year, the Blythewood Board of Zoning Appeals held a meeting on Monday evening to elect a new board chair after the death last February of longtime board member and chair Sabra Mazyck. Veteran board member and vice chair Pat Littlejohn of Cobblestone Park was elected chair. Derrick Pugh of […]

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