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12:17 am on Thursday August 2, 2012

First West Nile mosquitoes of 2012 found in Beaufort

Flickr user mfophotos For the first time during 2012 mosquitoes have test positive for the West Nile Virus in Beaufort.  The virus was confirmed in a small group of mosquitoes found in the City of Beaufort. As a reaction Beaufort County Mosquito...
8:23 pm on Friday July 6, 2012

Aerial mosquito spraying on for James, Folly and Isle of Plams

Charleston County Mosquito Control will be spraying the Isle of Palms, James Island and Folly Beach on Saturday, July 7, with a low flying plane.
5:01 am on Monday April 30, 2012

Tis' the season, Mosquito spraying starts today in Horry County (update)

Flickr user mfophotos Update April 30, 2012: Mosquito spraying will happen today.  Areas slated for pest control are Socastee, Little River, Bucksport, and Galivants Ferry. Aerial operations are from 7 p.m. until dusk, and ground spraying is from 7...
3:57 am on Monday April 9, 2012

The annual war against mosquitoes is back

Image by Flickr user mfophotos Surprise, it's warm and it's not just you: The some 56 types of mosquitoes in the Lowcountry are thick this year and the war against them is well under way.
12:36 am on Monday April 2, 2012

More mosquito spraying this week in Beaufort

Flickr user mfophotos The battle against this year's early crop of mosquitoes is continuing this week from April 2 to 6. Beaufort County Mosquito Control plans airplane spraying in Bluffton and to treat several areas North of the Broad by truck. A...
2:44 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Mosquito spraying today, Friday

Heads up, the Beaufort County mosquito control team may be conducting aerial spray missions during daylight hours on today, March 29, and Friday. They'll use low-flying aircraft to apply EPA-registered public health insecticides and do not treat the...
6:35 am on Friday March 23, 2012

Pollen and mosquitoes: More evidence of an intense spring

Flickr user mfophotos We already mentioned how mosquito spraying is getting an early jump this year, but don't forget about the pollen getting an early start. Let's just hope this aberration doesn't carry too much into the season.
10:32 am on Wednesday March 21, 2012

The annual war against mosquitoes is back

Flickr user mfophotos Surprise, it's warm and the war on some 56 types of mosquitoes in the Lowcountry is well under way — and it's a rather early start as spraying generally starts in April.
11:55 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

Massive tire pile found, removed on St. Helena Island

Flickr user "timparkinson" The tire pile dates back some 50 years. Old discarded tires are specifically called out as an item that "collect water and become breeding grounds for mosquitoes", so when the Beaufort County Department of Mosquito Control...
8:36 am on Monday September 19, 2011

Several Horry County areas to be sprayed for mosquitoes this week

photo by flickr member Travis S. Lee's Landing, Little River, and Carolina Forest will be sprayed for mosquitoes between Monday, September 19th and Friday, September 23rd from 7:00 and 11:00 p.m. Malathion, the chemical to be used in these aerial...