BW reps on County Council face challengers

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s three representatives on Richland County Council, Joyce Dickerson (Dist.2), Gwendolyn Davis Kennedy (Dist. 7) and Chip Jackson (Dist. 9), will face challengers in the Democratic primary on June 9. Dickerson, Kennedy and Jackson each represent a different section of Blythewood 29016. Filing closed Monday. Dickerson, who is seeking her fifth term on […]

13-year-old drowns in Lake Carolina

BLYTHEWOOD – A 13-year-old Lake Carolina boy, Jaylan Jones, slipped into the lake around 2 p.m. on Sunday and drowned, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. His body was recovered about 4:30 p.m. that afternoon. According to Lt. Curtis Wilson of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department, a friend told deputies he and Jones were […]