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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.