Blythewood receives glowing audit report

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town received a glowing report from its annual audit. Gary Bailey of Love, Bailey & Associates, reported that general fund revenues from 2021 to 2022 climbed from about $2.2 million to $2.7 million. Revenues climbed $481,000 despite modest declines in business license and franchise fees. Expenses increased by about $100,000, mostly related […]

BW/Cobblestone lawsuit settled

BLYTHEWOOD – When Lenore and James Zedosky moved from West Virginia to South Carolina, they didn’t envision spending nearly five years of their retirement locked in litigation with a national home builder. Now the lengthy legal battle has finally reached a conclusion. On March 14, the Zedoskys along with two other residents and DR Horton […]

Attorney: MPA to sue Town of Blythewood, Franklin for defamation, breach of contract

BLYTHEWOOD – Attempts to settle an ongoing lawsuit between the Town of Blythewood and its former marketing firm appear to have fizzled. Now MPA Strategies LLC, which filed a Freedom of Information complaint stating the Town violated public record laws, plans to sue the Town for defamation and breach of contract, according to recent court […]

Lighting up Blythewood for the holiday season

BLYTHEWOOD – At the behest of former Town Administrator Brian Cook, the Town of Blythewood stepped out last year like never before in its Christmas finery – lights everywhere, more lights than ever before wrapped around tree trunks and branches, outlining town hall and along the streets. Cook, who left Blythewood at the end of […]

Veterans Day event postponed to Nov. 7

This event has been postponed to Sunday, Nov. 7. BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood and Blythewood Historical Society and Museum will honor veterans during the town’s 6th annual Veterans’ Day Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Doko Meadows Park. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott will be the guest […]

Four candidates file for two Blythewood council seats

BLYTHEWOOD – Four town residents have filed to run for two at-large seats on town council in the upcoming Nov. 2 municipal elections. The filing period ended Tuesday at 5 p.m. Filing to run for the four-year term on council are: incumbents Larry Griffin and Sloan Griffin, Planning Commission Chairman Rich McKenrick and Cobblestone Park […]

Town to honor Purple Heart Day

BLYTHEWOOD – Aug. 6 is a day the Town will honor and remember our veterans. The community is invited to join the mayor and town council members at 6 p.m., Aug. 6, at Blythewood Town Hall to remember ad honor the men and women who were wounded on the battlefield or paid the ultimate sacrifice […]

MPA Strategies’ Ashley Hunter wants to put the shine on Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s new marketing effort kicked off May 1, the day Ashley Hunter started work at town hall. Hunter’s marketing firm, MPA Strategies, was selected by the Blythewood Town Council for marketing and grant writing by a competitive RFP process. “My job is listening to what citizens and businesses are saying, listening to what […]

BW seeks veteran cemeteries

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood will be placing flags on the graves of veterans who are buried in local church cemeteries to honor all departed family members and citizens who have defended or given their lives for this nation. In order to accomplish this mission, the town would like to canvas local churches to […]

Request for Proposal: Security Gates at Doko Meadows Park

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