Cypress Gardens Open to Visitors, Detour in Effect

Cypress Gardens flower
Cypress Gardens will be conducting business as usual during the aftermath of the bridge collapse on Cypress Gardens Road.  The park will be open during regular business hours and for all scheduled school/tour groups, private parties and events.  Visitors are asked to follow the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) detour which allows access to the park via

Emergency Dispatchers Honored

 The Berkeley County 911 Communications Center is celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunications Week from April 13th – 19th by honoring dispatchers during this week and has named Ashley Taylor “Telecommunicator of the Year” for 2013.

Mosquito Abatement Resumes Spraying

The warmer temperatures we are enjoying, combined with the recent rains have led to an increase in mosquito populations.  Berkeley County Mosquito Abatement personnel have been inspecting and treating mosquito breeding sites for several months and have now commenced adult mosquito control spraying.  We strongly encourage all horse owners to contact their veterinarian and have their horses vaccinated against Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).  Likewise, pet owners should take the simple steps to protect their dogs and cats from heartworms.  Beekeepers, cricket farmers, and

Celebrate Earth Day

Berkeley County’s “Celebrate Earth Day” event will be held at Cypress Gardens and features recycling games for children, giveaways and a number of engaging booths and displays, including a new (CNG) Natural Gas powered truck courtesy of Republic Services.