Also... Don't forget to get out and vote on November
4th. Your vote matters!
To the Westwood High Football team for being # 1
in the region this week! To the Lady Bengals volleyball
team and tennis team for their wins: To the Lady Redhawk Girls'
tennis team; To the District 2 Honor Choir Students; To
the 4 Westwood High school students who won awards in the S.C.
State Fair art show: To the Westwood High School Council
students for top honors at the Southern Association of Student
Councils Convention in Atlanta; And to our Citadel cadet for
being on the President's list . Our High Schools are the
Now You Know..The
answer to last weeks question....Mardenia and J.L Sharpe had 5
sons. The oldest, John L. III, was the curator of Rare Books
at Duke University and an expert on rare manuscripts and tablets.
He is fluent in many languages and is an expert translator.
Thanks to all the Sharpes in Blythewood who do so much for our
community! Patrick K. was the first to answer the question and will
be given a treat from Town Hall.
guess what installation Mr. H. B. McLean, Mr. W.B
Cooper, Mr. Walter Ballentine, Mr. E.S. Eargle and Mr. D.L. Branham
supervised in 1948? In the Historical Society's papers,
Blythe-Words, it was stated as "one of the greatest
improvements that has come to Blythewood in many years". Do
you recognize many of these names? They were instrumental in so
many aspects of life in the early days in Blythewood.
Westwood High School's Chapter of the National Beta
Club will host the first Jeanne
C. Schmidt 5K race on Saturday, November 1. The
event will benefit Palmetto Health
Foundation's Camp KemoProgram. Registration
is over, but contact Jairad Hydrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 609-7375 for more information.
Blythewood Library hosts a Family Storytime each Friday 10:30 to 11:00.
November 1, Blythewood Bookworms for ages 9-12 from 3 to 4. Join the Book Club and have fun hearing about
some great books!
November 5, at 10:30 Hands-On Art for ages 3-5. Join the crowd for stories and simple art fun
for the little ones.
If you have any ideas for the renovation of Blythewood Library now is your chance. Email your thoughts
or ideas to DesignFreely@RichlandLibrary.
CELEBRATING OLD-TIME BLYTHEWOOD: On Sunday, November 2, the Blythewood
Historical Society will dedicate
two historic structures that were relocated in April from Langford
Road to the grounds of the Langford-Nord House for preservation
purposes. The dedication ceremony begins at 3:00 PM at the
Langford-Nord House, followed by
live music and an ice cream social. The
two historic structures—Mrs. Clara’s Sandwich Shop and Tom &
Tallie Boney’s Dairy House—are included on the Town of Blythewood’s
list of historic features and are symbolic of rural life in
Blythewood in the early 20th century. The
owners of these structures, Dorothy Martin Blume and Zelda Boney
respectively, donated them to the Blythewood Historical Society for
preservation. The structures will be open to the public during the
Society’s regular hours: Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 PM, and
Saturday, 9 AM to noon.
The Christian Assistance Bridge Program is sponsoring a fundraiser dinner Thursday, November 6, at The Farm in Ridgeway. The event will feature live music and a menu
catered by Blue Marlin. Individual
tickets are $50 and sponsorships are available starting at $500.
To purchase tickets go to www.christianassistancebridge.com
or contact Aggie Davis Jones at aggiedavis65@gmail or call
803-403-4408. The money from the fundraiser will be used for
emergency assistance to individual or families in need from
Muller Road Middle School will host its 2nd annual Fall
Festival, Saturday, November 15, from 9 to 2 p.m.. Join in the fun with face painting, bounce houses,
vendors and good food!
ABOUT THOSE SIGNS: Because a significant number of signs within
Blythewood town limits must be brought into conformance with town
sign ordinances by 2016, the Town
of Blythewood will be
hosting a public meeting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 to explain the current sign
ordinance requirements, offer guidance for compliance, and hear
feedback from affected businesses. The meeting will be held at The Manor at Doko Meadows starting at 6:00 PM. All businesses, organizations, or individuals with an
interest in the sign ordinance or signage within the town are
invited to attend this meeting.
The Gamecock equestrian
team is back in action on Friday, November 1, when South Carolina hosts SEC
rival Texas A&M at One Wood Farm (1201
Syrup Mill Road) in Blythewood. Friday's meet will begin at 2 p.m.
and admission is free. Friday's meet will be South Carolina's last
home meet until January 31. Fans are encouraged to wear their
Halloween costumes (no masks) and there will be Halloween candy
provided at the marketing table. The team just picked up
their first SEC win for 2014-2015 season.
The first monthly meeting
of the Blythewood Beekeepers Association will be
held on November 5th, 2014 at 7pm. The
meeting will be held at Valentina's Restaurant 135 Blythewood
Rd. Whether you are a seasoned beekeeper or you want to learn
how to keep honeybees, please mark
you calendar for this event. For more information
call Scott Derrick at 803- 754-0444.
The report we hear at Town Hall is that many of the
morning walkers now have regular walking partners they see each
morning on the trail. I hope as you walk and talk, you
are solving all the world's problems!
Doko Manor is the best deal in town for weddings,
family reunions and parties. Call 754-0501 or go on-lline to www.townofblythewoodsc.gov for booking
October 26th the Blythewood Bengals defeated The Carolina
Hurricanes at Dutch Fork High School to claim their third
consecutive SC Midlands Pop Warner Championship. The Bengals
are led by their head coach Rodney Singleton and Assistant Head
Coach Carlton Edwards. They will appear in the first round of
the MidSouth Pop Warner Regional Playoffs in Raleigh on November
15th to face either the Capitol City Steelers or the Pender
Blythewood Youth Football and Cheer Association is a non-profit
affiliated with Pop Warner Little Scholars. We serve
approximately 160 to 180 boys and girls from the Blythewood,
Ridgeway and surrounding communities. To learn more about our
program please visit www.blythewoodyouthfootball.com.