Dorchester Co. will have sandbags, sand available for Self-Fill

Hurricane Central

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – After distributing 15,000 filled sandbags, Dorchester County is providing an additional 50 tons of sand for self-fill. 

Beginning at 1:00 p.m., September 12, sandbags and sand will be available at the below locations, according to spokesperson Tiffany Norton. Citizens must bring their own shovel and fill their own bags. Bags should only be filled 2/3 of the way full, to be effective, Norton added.

There will be a limit of 10 sandbags per household. 

Gahagan Park
184 W. Boundary St.
Summerville, SC 29483

Wescott Park
9006 Dorchester Rd.
North Charleston, SC 29420

Big Lots Dorchester Rd.
10055 Dorchester Rd.
Summerville, SC 29485

The Old Mr. K’s Piggly Wiggly Parking Lot in Knightsville
1605 Central Ave.
Summerville, SC 29483

Harleyville Town Hall
122 W. Main St.
Harleyville, SC 29448

The Citizens Call Center is open, according to officials. Citizens can call the center with questions related to Hurricane Florence. The CCC phone numbers are (843) 832-0393 and (843) 563-0393.

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