Kennedy uses ‘wrong’ credit card

BLYTHEWOOD – It was all a mixup. That was the explanation Richland County Councilwoman Gwendolyn Kennedy gave in response to recent media reports that she racked up more than $10,000 in charges over 13 months on her taxpayer-funded credit card. Many of those charges were to hotels, retail stores and steakhouses, credit card statements show. […]

County Councilwoman Gwen Kennedy says no to lacrosse

COLUMBIA – Alex Oakes has two kids who attend Blythewood schools and play in Richland County’s youth lacrosse league. Sean King has another. Their children are among the 31 county youths who compete weekly in a sport where the only thing faster than action on the field is lacrosse’s growth in popularity. The league is […]

Rimer Pond faces an uphill battle

BLYTHEWOOD – Almost 200 residents in the Rimer Pond Road, LongCreek Plantation and Eagles Glen neighborhoods showed up, many wearing red in solidarity, at the Windermere Club last week to express to their County Council representative the myriad reasons they do not want commercial zoning on Rimer Pond Road. Columbia resident Hugh Palmer has requested […]

Rimer Pond meeting set for Jan. 31

BLYTHEWOOD – County Councilwoman Gwen Kennedy, who represents residents on Rimer Pond Road, has agreed to a community meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. at the Windermere Club in LongCreek Plantation. The meeting was called by residents in the area to discuss the proposed commercial rezoning at the intersection of Rimer Pond Road […]

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