Bargain hunters, antique lovers and treasure hunters can mark their calendars for Friday, Sept. 10 and Saturday, Sept. 11 for the annual Big Grab, a 50-mile-long yard sale through Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro.
Cobblestone Park Golf Club in Blythewood will be hosting the 2021 SC Women’s open Aug. 12 through 15. Other events and programming will be presented along with the tournament including a Summer Jam Party lineup, silent auctions, awards, prizes, and more.
Three Columbia-area dancers earned high honors at the recent U.S. National Irish Dance Championships in Phoenix, Arizona.
The Lake Carolina neighborhood welcomed a new business to the block Wednesday with the opening of Vinnie's Pizza & Frozen Yogurt Cafe.
Blythewood area residents feeding a pandemic-boosted craving for takeout and delivery food will have another option next month when a new Domino’s Pizza opens in the Village at Blythewood.
Business leaders in Blythewood have elected five new members to the Greater Blythewood Chamber of Commerce board of directors for fiscal year 2021–2022.
Members of the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina Arts Commission announced a $20 million partnership Tuesday that will help public schools throughout the state implement arts-based learning initiatives. The methods are to help pandemic-related learning loss.
Blythewood is set to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 3 with a full afternoon and evening of outdoor music, food and fun in Doko Park.
Midlands families can step into a good book when experiencing Richland Library's first interactive Storywalk, located at Doko Meadows Park in Blythewood. The experience offers the opportunity for families to celebrate a love of reading, keep moving and get outdoors in a local park together.
Blythewood area families can take advantage of some fun, free entertainment this summer with monthly outdoor movie nights in Doko Meadows Park. The event is the brainchild of local resident Erica Page, a mortgage officer with Guaranteed Rate Affinity and a member of the town’s planning commission.
Blythewood’s newest hotel plans to open its doors to guests by Labor Day, according to Anderson-based Paragon Hotel Company. The four-story, 88-room Home2 Suites by Hilton is under construction near the intersection of Interstate 77 and Blythewood Road.
An international producer of packaging materials is expanding its operations in Blythewood, in part to support the growing e-commerce trend.
Karen David has seen a lot of change in Blythewood in the 25 years she’s lived in the northeast Richland community — especially to the area’s traffic.
Emily Brown found a silver lining in the injuries she suffered while running cross country for Westwood High School. Her recovery included sessions with a physical therapist — and the discovery of a new career passion.
Members of the Richland County Ag + Art Tour Committee gathered Thursday morning at Senate's End in Columbia alongside local farmers and artists, preparing for the annual Ag + Art Tour.
Blythewood High School senior Cora Weems won first place in the 55th annual Poetry and Art Contest hosted by the National Career Development Association (NCDA).
Looking for a fun family outdoor activity that will help kids learn about the environment — plus a chance to win some professional public art for your neighborhood? Consider signing up for Richland County’s stormwater drain marking project.
The popular playground at Doko Park in Blythewood will have an added measure of safety soon with the expansion of the fence around it.
South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday that the state would be canceling the face mask policy for public schools.
Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order late Tuesday afternoon which gives parents the power to decide whether their children should wear masks in public schools across the state. It goes into effect immediately.
Three Blythewood charitable organizations are a combined $7,000 richer, thanks to the Blythewood Chamber of Commerce and the popular Rib Fest cookoff it held in March.
Jonathan Mayberry served for eight years before he was medically retired from the Army due to combat wounds he received while deployed in Baghdad. Mayberry is honored to have been awarded two Purple Hearts and said he uses his second chance as a reminder to pay it forward.
Travel through Blythewood could be easier in the future, thanks to a new roundabout and an extension to Creech Road on the town’s drawing board.
Wednesday is National Pay It Forward Day, and two local companies decided to work together to help brighten the day of Midlands residents.
The Blythewood Farmers Market opens for its eighth season Wednesday, April 21 at Doko Park. The popular market will operate 4 p.m.–7 p.m. weekly, offering locally grown vegetables, fruit, eggs, meats, breads, baked good, plants and flowers, and more. The 2021 grand opening also will include …
Easter is right around the corner and local churches are gearing up to host services for guests and members to safely attend in 2021. It is a tradition for some churches to hold sunrise services specifically on Easter Sunday, many of them outdoors, so guests can see the sun as it rises while…
An animated film has never won the Best Picture Oscar, but a teen filmmaker from Canada pulled off a high school-level equivalent of that feat by winning awards for Best Animation and Best Festival Film at this year’s Doko Film Fest.
South Carolina DHEC confirmed that a bat found near Stonebrook Drive and Oakmist Way in Blythewood, SC has tested positive for rabies. No people are known to have been exposed at this time. One dog was exposed and will be quarantined as required in the South Carolina Rabies Control Act.
A sold-out field of 60 barbecue teams attracted thousands of rib aficionados to Doko Park Saturday for the second annual Rib Fest cookoff. Twenty professional teams, 30 amateur teams and 10 veteran teams lined up their grills, smokers and secret sauces starting at 6 a.m. to vie for a total o…
Governor Henry McMaster updated an executive order Friday, no longer requiring masks to be worn inside government buildings or restaurants. According to the order, the change goes into effect immediately.
Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday morning that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8.
Blythewood’s Town Council voted Tuesday night to bring in outside support to spearhead its branding and marketing efforts. Council members voted 3–2 to hire marketing firm MPA Strategies starting April 1 to promote the town, Doko Manor, Doko Meadows Park and the park’s amphitheater as a trav…
Officials from Ben Lippen School announced Thursday that the school will be expanding with the addition of a new lower-school location in northeast Columbia. According to Ben Lippen's Headmaster Tony Fajardo, the northeast location will be in partnership with Sandhills Community Church.
Small business owners attending Tuesday’s monthly Northeast Connection and Small Business Breakout meeting are in widely diverse industries, but they share a common problem: the challenge of building business relationships during a pandemic without in-person interactions.