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Georgetown County hands out all sandbags Thursday, Loris company offering to deliver

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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - With residents still concerned about possible flooding from Hurricane Matthew, many are searching for sandbags and information on how to use them effectively.

Georgetown County gave away their full supply Thursday, and they are currently completely out of stock of sandbags, according to public information officer Jackie Broach. She added more are on order and the public will be notified when they have arrived.

People picking up sandbags should enter through the main gate and turn left. Sandbags will be distributed on a first-come basis and limited to 10 per household. Proof of residency must be shown to receive sandbags, the release stated.

A Loris company has 500 sand bags available, and will deliver to those who need them. Terry and Monica Wright of WRIGHT-WAY in Loris can be reached at 843-283-3964 or 843-333-0306.

Horry County officials have not yet announced a public distribution of sandbags. However, information on the Horry County Emergency Management Division’s Facebook page provides information on how to use them:

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