Mayor Franklin says he’s besieged by council/media conspiracy

BLYTHEWOOD – When an article in the April 29 issue of The Voice reported that Mayor Bryan Franklin unilaterally hired outside counsel – without town council’s consent – to represent the Town concerning MPA Strategies, Franklin, in a 19+ minute tirade against the newspaper’s account, said it was “absolutely fabricated and false.” He insisted that […]

Blythewood mayor, family test positive for COVID

BLYTHEWOOD – After being exposed to COVID 19 when two of his daughters tested positive in early December, Mayor Bryan Franklin and the other members of his immediate family tested negative but quarantined for the CDC-required 7 days. On Dec. 18, however, Franklin’s wife, Dusty, experienced symptoms of COVID 19, prompting her, the mayor and […]

Franklin reveals vision for Town

BLYTHEWOOD – Speaking at the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast on Tuesday at The Manor, the town’s new mayor, Bryan Franklin, talked about his vision for the town over the next four years. Franklin said he ran on a platform of smart growth, building partnerships, building a sports complex, enforcing ordinances and acting boldly. […]