Free PPE to be distributed at The Manor

BLYTHEWOOD – Free personal protection equipment (PPE) will be distribute at the Manor from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day from June 4 through June 12 or while supply lasts. Residents of Blythewood will receive a bag with 2 surgical masks, 2 pair of gloves and hand sanitizer refill for one personal bottle, 8oz […]

Blythewood Council closes Manor, park, playground indefinitely

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Blythewood town council held an emergency council meeting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, at Town Hall and voted to:  1) close all town government facilities to the public indefinitely, 2)- lock the doors on town hall to the public (staff may work in office or telework, but will return phone calls and […]

Blythewood town council retreat set for Feb. 8

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Town Council will hold its annual retreat Saturday, Feb. 8, at Doko Manor.  Both council members and administrative staff will attend the meeting, and the public is invited. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. – about 3 p.m. with a community lunch, provided by Blythewood restaurants and open to the public, […]

The Manor: Blythewood’s Crown Jewel

BLYTHEWOOD – The Manor at Doko Meadows, once referred to as Blythewood’s “Undiscovered Jewel,” is indeed a jewel, but it’s been discovered.   Completed in 2013, construction of the Manor had been opposed by many who felt it was an extravagant expense at that time. Nestled in the 22-acre Doko Meadows Park, it is today a […]

Caregivers conference set for Oct. 23

BLYTHEWOOD – The Second Annual Dementia and Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Conference will be held at Doko Manor in Blythewood on Oct. 23 from 9-3. Keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Macie Smith, Licensed Social Worker, notable gerontologist and author. She and other speakers will offer critical and life-changing information about the various forms of […]

Dementia Speaks – Oct. 23

Doko film festival seeking volunteers

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood filmmaker Ray Smith is conducting an informational meeting at the Blythewood Library for those interested in the upcoming Doko Film Festival. Smith will talk about the festival and volunteer opportunities. The meeting is set for March 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm. The Festival is set for April 26 and 27 and is […]

Doko Manor wins Wedding Wire award

BLYTHEWOOD – The staff of Doko Manor has won the Wedding Wire 2019 Couples’ Choice Award for the second year in a row, said Steve Hasterok, Director of the Conference Center and Events at Doko Manor. “Wedding Wire is probably the biggest wedding platform on Google,” Hasterok said. “When planning weddings, couples search the site […]

Lions Clubs sight event set for Sunday

BLYTHEWOOD – Four Lions Clubs will host their annual Night for Sight and Hearing on Sunday, Aug 19. at Doko Manor in Blythewood.  The event includes an afternoon of Gospel music by three acts: God’s Tool Box, Free By Grace and Doug Hudson. Clubs from Blythewood, Winnsboro, Columbia Northeast and Greater Irmo are hosting the […]

Free dementia care training offered Aug. 7

BLYTHEWOOD – A free community training event for caregivers who provide care to family members or others with dementia or related dementia disorders will be conducted at Doko Manor on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 8:30 a.m.  – 1:30 p.m. The course has the support of the Town of Blythewood and Mayor J. Michael Ross. The […]