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 all others with qu
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.
Berkeley County officials announced today that the Charleston Area Transportation Study (CHATS) committee has granted the County an additional $27.5 million in funding designated for road improvements. The funding was awarded to viable “federal aid eligible” projects currently underway. Berkeley County will receive the monies to help support two road widening projects which qualify for the funding: Clements Ferry Road Phase 1 and College Park Road.
On Sunday, March 9, 2014 Berkeley County Animal Control investigated a dog bite incident on a 6 year old child at 145 Rahway Road Goose Creek, SC after being contacted by a relative of the child that was attacked. Animal Control determined that the child entered the backyard where the two dogs were housed. The dogs were not at large or running loose.
Curbside storm debris pickup begins for Berkeley County Residents this week. Crews will be working in selected areas each week and residents are asked to properly prepare their debris prior to their arrival.
For Curbside Pickup, all yard debris must be stacked separately in (no more than) 4ft lengths. Please make sure not to mix this with other waste such as construction and demolition or household debris.