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Greenville Mosquito Program a Success

An ordinance passed at the beginning of the summer by the city of Greenville was extremely successful in its first year. Fears over the Zika virus spreading to the United States caused many major cities to begin spraying pesticides in hopes of killing the mosquitoes that spread the disease. Greenville city officials hoped to avoid the costs and potential harm…

Greenville Cracks Down on Mosquito Population

With Alabama’s warm winter and heavy rains, this summer might be a good one for mosquitoes. The city of Greenville is hoping to keep its pest population down by strictly enforcing a city ordinance. That ordinance, according to Mayor Dexter McLendon, is to destroy the breeding grounds of mosquitoes before they get a chance to reproduce. He even invited in…