Crickentree named Richland Co. Neighborhood of the Month

BLYTHEWOOD – The Crickentree neighborhood off Kelly Mill Road in Blythewood has been selected as the Richland County Neighborhood Council’s February Community of the Month.  This recognition was recently announced at the Richland County Neighborhood Council’s February Meeting in the Richland County Administration Chambers.  Crickentree was selected for its wide array of on-going social activities: […]

Dickerson leads vote to defeat TROS

COLUMBIA – Without providing documentation guaranteeing a promised 250-foot buffer between Crickentree residents and an undetermined number of homes proposed on the adjoining former Golf Course of South Carolina, Blythewood’s representative on County Council, Joyce Dickerson, led the charge on third and final reading Tuesday night to rezone the golf course from Traditional Recreational Open […]

County Council casts second vote approving rezoning of golf course

COLUMBIA – On Tuesday night, Richland County Council cast a second vote in as many weeks in favor of a rezoning that could turn a former golf course bordering Crickentree neighborhood into hundreds of homes. A third vote, to be taken Sept. 17, will be the final say on the issue. The 9-1-1 vote came […]

Dickerson led 7-3 vote to rezone golf course for homes

More Than 120 Crickentree Residents Attended to Oppose Rezoning COLUMBIA – Richland County Council dimmed the hopes of more than 120 Crickentree residents who were in attendance at a public hearing Tuesday night, that council would save their quiet, treed, large-acre neighborhood from hundreds of homes being built on a former golf course along the […]

RC Council to vote on golf course zoning

BLYTHEWOOD – Tuesday night’s Richland County Council meeting could be a turning point for the residents of Crickentree concerning a rezoning request they oppose for the 183-acre golf course property that adjoins their neighborhood. The meeting will include a public hearing on the issue and the first of three votes to deny or approve a […]

Crickentree residents take 5-2 PC vote

Rezoning Request Now Heads for Richland County Council COLUMBIA – In horseracing terms, it’s pretty close to a hat trick. More than 50 residents of Crickentree and other Columbia area golf course communities pulled off a third upset in their quest to stop the rezoning of a former golf course property that borders their neighborhood […]

Rec plan may be on the table

BLYTHEWOOD – As homeowners in Crickentree brace for a second rezoning request that could allow as many as 600 homes to be built on the 183-acre former Golf Club of South Carolina, Town Councilman Bryan Franklin announced to council last week that there could be a light at the end of the tunnel for residents. […]

E-Capital files for new zoning request

BLYTHEWOOD – Texas investment firm E-Capital has filed a second application for a zoning change of the Crickentree Golf Course. The request this time is to change the golf course’s current Traditional Residential Open Space (TROS) zoning to Low Density Residential (RS-LD) zoning. Low Density zoning allows for 3.63 homes per acre on the 183-acre […]

Crickentree flies past first hurdle, 7-1

COLUMBIA – Crickentree residents appeared before the Richland County Planning Commission on Monday to protest the rezoning of the failed Golf Course of South Carolina from Traditional Residential Open Spaces (TROS) to medium density residential use (RS-MD). The golf course shares a border with Crickentree. After hearing from 13 of approximately 75 Crickentree residents in […]

Crickentree residents to plead case before PC

BLYTHEWOOD – A request to rezone the former Golf Course of South Carolina property from Traditional Residential Open Space (TROS/RURAL) to Medium Density (RS-MD) is set to be heard by the Richland County Planning Commission on Monday, April 1, at 3 p.m. The property is owned by Texas investment firm E-Capital which purchased the mortgage […]

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