In searing public speech, BW mayor confuses conspiracy with routine journalism

BLYTHEWOOD – Mayor Bryan Franklin delivered his most chilling verbal attack to date on The Voice’s publisher and Councilman Donald Brock at the end of a joint town council/planning commission meeting Monday night. The subject matter was rambling, with multiple undocumented claims. Explaining that his speech was in response to The Voice’s editorial in the […]

Attorney calls for Country Chronicle, Franklin to cease and desist

BLYTHEWOOD – An attorney representing Town Councilman Donald Brock has demanded that Country Chronicle editor Tonya F. Page and Blythewood Mayor Bryan Franklin “immediately cease and desist from speaking, writing or otherwise publishing all false, injurious and otherwise damaging statements about Mr. Brock.” In documents obtained by The Voice, the attorney, Kevin Hall, with Womble […]

Franklin wins mayor’s seat

Subhead: Brock, Beauman elected to council BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood voters elected a new mayor and two councilmen Monday night.   Current Town Councilman Bryan Franklin received 330 votes for mayor, besting former mayor Keith Bailey with 252 votes and Town Councilman Malcolm Gordge with 121 votes. Planning Commission Chair Donald Brock was the top vote […]

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