Will paint cover Billy Bob and Charlene?

WINNSBORO – The saga of Billy Bob and Charlene emblazoned in John Deere green on the Blythewood water tower is about to be toast. After Blythewood town council voted, albeit reluctantly, at its May 26 meeting to ask the Town of Winnsboro to paint over what both the Blythewood and Winnsboro mayors called Billy Bob […]

BW council scrubbing Billy Bob & Charlene

BLYTHEWOOD – After fans memorialized the late country singer Joe Diffie on the town’s water tower in April, more than a thousand people weighed in on The Voice’s Facebook page expressing their delight over Billy Bob’s declaration of love for Charlene in John Deere green paint high above the town. Many, including two town councilmen […]

Painting over it ain’t no use

BLYTHEWOOD – After fans of the late country singer Joe Diffie paid tribute to him two weekends ago by painting ‘Billy Bob Loves Charlene” – lyrics from his song John Deere Greene – on the Blythewood water tower, the question has hung in the air, right up there alongside the tower: Who will paint over […]

Country singer honored on town’s water tower

Mayor: This may be a good time to repaint the tower with the town’s new logo BLYTHEWOOD – In an apparent tribute to country singer/songwriter Joe Diffie, who died March 29 at age 61 from complications of COVID-19, some of his devoted Blythewood fans emblazoned the town’s water tower over the weekend with the words, […]