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Dorchester County begins sandbag distribution Monday

The Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) maintains operating Condition (OPCON) 3, closely monitoring Hurricane Florence.

OPCON 3 means an emergency is likely, the EOC has partially activated and the Emergency Operations Plan has been fully activated.

All Dorchester County Administrative Offices, Convenience Sites, Dorchester County Circuit, Family, Magistrate and Probate Courts, the Dorchester County Library, the Dorchester County Career & Technology Center (DCC&TC) and all Dorchester School Districts Two (DD2) and Four (DD4) Schools will be open Monday, September 10, 2018.

 

Beginning at 1:00 PM  September 10, 2018 sandbags will be available at the below location. There will be a limit of 10 sandbags per household.

 

Gahagan Park

184 W. Boundary St.

Summerville, SC 29483

 

Dorchester County Fire Rescue Station 21

4214 Ladson Rd.

Ladson, SC 29456

 

Wescott Park

9006 Dorchester Rd.

North Charleston, SC 29420

 

Beginning at 5:00 PM September 10, 2018 sandbags will be available at the below location. There will be a limit of 10 sandbags per household.

 

Harleyville Town

122 W. Main St.

Harleyville, SC 29448

 

Hutto Ace Hardware – St. George

5726 Memorial Blvd. (Hwy 78)

St. George, SC 29477

 

The Citizens Call Center (CCC) opens at 8:00 AM on Monday, September 10, 2018. Citizens can call the center with questions related to Hurricane Florence. The CCC phone numbers are (843) 832-0393 and (843) 563-0393.

 

Dorchester County Hurricane Evacuation Zones have changed. Residents can locate their zone by visiting DorchesterCountySC.gov/Florenceand/or by downloading the SC Emergency Manager mobile app.

 

DorchesterCountySC.gov/Florence will serve as the central information hub for all Tropical Storm Florence updates. Residents are also encouraged to follow Dorchester County Government on Facebook and Twitter.


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