Sandbags available for area residents, businesses

Sandbags available for area residents, businesses
Source: WTOC

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WTOC) - Islands along the coast are covered in the mandatory evacuations, and that includes Tybee Island.

People are doing what they can to make sure water from flooding stays out of their homes and businesses.

The city of Tybee Island wants to help by making sand bags available. Residents can get as many as they need at any time at Memorial Park.

Folks in Liberty County are also providing sandbags for residents. Citizens can pick them up at the public works yard on Bacontown Road in Midway starting at 8 a.m. Monday.

Port Wentworth is setting up two locations. One is at the festival grounds at Cantyre and Barnsley Road. The other is at Fire Station Two off Highway 21. These locations open Monday at 9 a.m. You can get as many as you need at any time. You’ll need proof that you live in your respective county.

Others:

  • Pooler residents will have access to sand and bags Tuesday, Sept. 3 at noon in the parking lot across from Fire Station One on South Rogers Street.
  • Bryan County - Only 60 Sandbag Remaining! Available for pickup at 15735 Hwy 144, Richmond Hill, GA 31324. You will need to fill them. Max. of 10 per person.

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