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 […]

Vote Franklin, Baughman, & Brock

Commision endorses vendor ordinance

BLYTHEWOOD – After more than a year of handwringing over whether to allow temporary vendors in the Town Center District, the Planning Commissioners voted Monday night to recommend that Council adopt the City of Columbia’s vending ordinance, presented by Town Administrator Brian Cook, with a few tweaks. That modified ordinance, basically, allows temporary vendors and […]

Horton cottages fail PC rezoning criteria, Brock elected PC Chair

BLYTHEWOOD – The Planning Commission members unanimously elected Donald Brock to chair the Commission Monday evening. Brock replaces Brian Franklin who was elected to Town Council last month. Brock is a resident of Oakhurst neighborhood. Developer D. R. Horton was back on the Commission’s doorstep Monday evening requesting the rezoning of 4.76 acres near the […]