Rabid bats caught in south Augusta

The Richmond County Health Department issued a warning Monday after four rabid bats were caught...rabid animal, residents are asked to contact the Richmond County Health Department at (706) 667-4234.

Jackson leaves mayor 'dumbfounded'

...must have been unhappy and reported his too-close encounter with Little Lucky because a man from the McDuffie County Health Department came a-calling and checked with the vet to make sure Little Lucky's rabies shots were up to date.But he...

Rabid bat found in Goshen

...Goshen subdivision, according to the Richmond County Health Department.Augusta Animal Services retrieved the bat from...contact between humans and wild animals to Richmond County Health Department at (706) 667-4234. Report contact of pets...

Mosquito complaints increased last year

...abandoned or neglected in the city.The Richmond County Health Department received 2,122 complaints through Augusta's...environmental health specialist with the Colum bia County Health Department.Thornhill urged residents to eliminate all...

Private pool inspection change sought

...clear that privately owned pools that are not open to the public should not be under the jurisdiction the local, county health department," he said.The bill does allow pool owners to request county inspections, and it permits local governments...

Richmond County teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

...Life Clinic and events put on by the Richmond County Health Department "that make gaining knowledge fun and easy for...condoms and leave," said Kelly Bushey, Richmond County Health Department manager. "Now, once a guy says he needs condoms...

Water park developer provides missing documents to Columbia County officials

...their records shows "no evidence that Mr. Bell has contacted EPD regarding this project."Chambers said the county health department regulates septic tanks, and is the local issuing authority regarding land disturbance."My understanding is...

Dogs kill retention pond goats

...kind of our mascots," he said.The goat pilot program put in place by the Augusta Commission and Richmond County Health Department last year had been heralded as a cost-effective way to maintain vegetation.Engineering Director Abie Ladson...

Peggy Satcher

...Satcher was born in Camden, SC. She was a member of Edgefield First Baptist Church and retired from Edgefield County Health Department. Survivors include 1 son Richard (Marilyn) Satcher; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchild; 2 sisters Carol...

Martinez Elementary School pupil evaluated for possible tuberculosis exposure

...will be read from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday.If a child tests positive, parents will be notified by the Columbia County Health Department and will need further evaluation.All who test negative will need to be retested in eight to 10 weeks.Parents...